ARTICLES RELATING TO COMICS

Check out Ben Affleck as Batman!

2014-07-26 09:00

Director Zack Snyder has shared new photos on his Twitter account of Ben Affleck as Batman.

Look! Thor is a girl now!

2014-07-16 10:37

Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics has said.

1D hunk Zayn Malik inspires new comic book character

2014-03-10 15:08

Zayn Malik's "boyish expression" has inspired a new look for crime-fighter Ghost Rider, and the new animations of the supernatural stunt-motorcyclist are a dead ringer for the singer.

X-Men and Avengers won't be meeting up any time soon

2013-10-23 19:00

Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige insists there are no plans to make the superhero universes of X-Men and Avengers Assemble collide any time soon.

Marvel wins superhero rights case

2013-08-12 13:52

A federal appeals court has sided with Marvel in a dispute about who owns the rights to popular comic heroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.

New logo for Superman on 75th anniversary

2013-05-31 08:05

DC Entertainment has unveiled a new logo in honour of Superman's 75th anniversary, tying in his familiar red and blue colours, along with his ever-present cape, and the legend "75 Years".

Hope Marvel sues

2013-04-05 12:52

Toying with public and falsely using Marvel and other trade marks is not on.

Comic Con SA plans revealed

2013-04-04 09:36

South Africa is getting its very own Comic Con to be held in Cape Town this month.

DC Comics wins fight over Superman

2012-10-18 09:14

DC Comics has won a copyright fight over Superman after a federal judge ruled that the heirs of one of Superman's creators have no right to reclaim copyrights to the Man of Steel.

Trevor Noah 'fled' to Hollywood

2012-03-11 10:20

One of the reasons Trevor Noah left SA for Hollywood was because his stepfather wanted to kill him, court papers have revealed.

Marvel wins suit over Ghost Rider rights

2011-12-30 16:01

A federal judge has rejected the claims of a former Marvel writer that he owns the rights to the Ghost Rider character.

New Spider-Man is black teen from NY

2011-08-04 14:34

Spider-Man has peeled his webbed mask back to reveal a new face - and it's black.

Zapiro in hot water again

2011-06-13 09:54

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro could face yet another defamation claim after drawing a second daring cartoon of President Jacob Zuma.

Stolen Nicolas Cage comic resurfaces

2011-04-12 08:09

A valuable comic featuring the debut of Superman has resurfaced in a storage locker, and police said it appears to be the same one stolen from Nicolas Cage.

US comic artist wins French prize

2011-01-31 14:39

US comic book artist Art Spiegelman has won the top prize for his craft at France's Angouleme world comic strip festival.

Tokyo restricts 'extreme sex' anime

2010-12-15 15:33

Japan's capital city has restricted the sale of manga comics and anime films with extreme depictions of rape, incest and other sex crimes.

Tintin in Hindi travels to India

2010-11-30 18:01

The globe-trotting adventures of boy reporter Tintin have been opened up to millions of Hindi speakers in India after translations by a local enthusiast.

Batman comic sells for nearly $500k

2010-11-19 14:19

A rare comic book an 84-year-old California man bought for a dime when he was a teen has been sold in Texas for $492 937.

Superman, Batman covers up for sale

2010-11-09 21:12

Jerry Robinson was 18 when he created the Joker and is reluctantly parting with its prototype as well as with an iconic Superman comic book cover.

Superman to fly again

2010-10-05 22:16

Superman is to fly again on the silver screen in a new movie about the comic book hero by director Zack Snyder.

Veteran UK comedian dies

2010-10-05 12:40

British comedian and actor Norman Wisdom has died at the age of 95.

Russel Kane wins Edinburgh comedy

2010-08-29 20:22

Britain's top annual comedy prize, the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award, has been awarded to Russell Kane.

Wonder Woman gets makeover

2010-06-30 21:11

Comic book super heroine Wonder Woman has traded in her spangled hot pants for urban leggings and upped her street smarts.

 

A quickie with Deep Fried man ahead of Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards

2014-08-01 19:00

We got to speak to Deep Fried Man, a Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards nominee, and asked him all about his accolades, his writing style and even gave him a food based ultimatum.

Kurt Cobain inspires new comic book which will be released in April

2014-03-28 19:00

Kurt Cobain will have his life documented in a new animated biography which documents the late Nirvana frontman's rise to fame and battle with drugs.

Shia LaBeouf admits he seriously messed up in plagiarism spat

2013-12-18 19:00

Actor Shia LaBeouf admitted that he forgot to credit the original work of Daniel Clowes on which his new short film was based on, after its similarities came to light.

What does comic book hero creator Stan Lee got up his sleeve?

2013-11-27 17:30

Stan Lee, the man behind Iron Man, X-Men and more, is creating a brand new character for the big screen with Hollywood producer Avi Arad.

Marvel, Disney unveil 1st comic under new imprint

2013-10-09 16:02

Marvel Comics and Disney will publish a comic book inspired by Disneyland's fabled but never built Museum of the Weird as the first title under its "Disney Kingdoms" banner.

Comic-Con 2013 has landed

2013-07-18 10:03

The zombies, superheroes, space aliens, pirates and time travellers taking over the streets of San Diego can only mean one thing: Comic-Con is here.

Comic Con SA: Not impressed

2013-04-05 14:57

As a avid gamer and LAN co-ordinator i feel that the 3 weeks!!! Notice that we have been given and the lack of advertisement is ridiculous.

Comic Con SA: Is it all just a ruse?

2013-04-05 11:53

After reports detailing South Africa's very first Comic Con to be held this month, Lazygamer has done some digging into the validity of the event and found that almost everything the organisers promised is dubious.

Superman quits his job as journalist

2012-10-23 13:48

Superman's alter ego Clark Kent has decided to lay down his pen and quit the Daily Planet in the latest edition of the DC Comic franchise.

Play with The Avengers

2012-07-17 13:26

Do your kids love The Avengers? Here's how you can have them in your home!

Trevor Noah's hell at home

2012-03-04 11:36

Trevor Noah's stepfather made his family's life a living nightmare, forcing him to turn his back on his mother, court papers have revealed.

First Superman comic fetches $2m

2011-12-01 16:40

The first issue of Action Comics, famed for the first appearance of Superman, has set a record for the most money paid for a single comic book.

Prince Harry becomes comic book hero

2011-07-29 12:28

Britain's Prince Harry can add comic book character to his list of accolades as a new comic based on his life is set to be released in August.

University to give manga doctorate

2011-06-07 21:12

Japan's Kyoto Seika University has announced the launch of the country's first doctoral programme in manga studies.

US comic book writer dies

2011-02-23 10:17

Dwayne McDuffie, who wrote comic books for Marvel and DC and founded his own publishing company before crossing over to TV, has died.

Porn ban induces rival fair

2010-12-29 16:09

Eight major Japanese manga comic and anime film publishers will be holding a rival event to Tokyo's top industry fair in protest of new restrictions.

Drawer of Archie and GI Joe dies

2010-12-01 15:28

John D'Agostino snr, whose work in comic books ranged from Archie and Jughead to the Incredible Hulk and GI Joe, has died.

Stephen King creates evil vampire

2010-11-26 18:09

Skinner Sweet's his name, but the long, lean drifter is anything but.

Denzel Washington praises 'movies on steroids'

2010-11-15 14:34

Denzel Washington has said he believes the new popularity of comic-book adapted films are due to advanced technology.

Superman to fly again

2010-10-05 22:16

Superman is to fly again on the silver screen in a new movie about the comic book hero by director Zack Snyder.

Veteran UK comedian dies

2010-10-05 12:40

British comedian and actor Norman Wisdom has died at the age of 95.

Russel Kane wins Edinburgh comedy

2010-08-29 20:22

Britain's top annual comedy prize, the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award, has been awarded to Russell Kane.

Wonder Woman gets makeover

2010-06-30 21:11

Comic book super heroine Wonder Woman has traded in her spangled hot pants for urban leggings and upped her street smarts.

Biff! Pow! Comic artists clash

2010-06-14 22:02

Bam! Zap! Whammo! It's a battle royal between two of the toughest heavyweights in the superhero business.

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