Cape Town goes all out for first Comic Con

2016-05-10 08:54

The inaugural Cape Town Comic Con pulled out all the stops with entertainment that truly embraced geek culture.

Rare copy of Superman comic book fetches $3.2m

2014-08-26 12:00

A nearly flawless copy of Superman's comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2m.

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.

20th Century Fox to adapt another comic book

2013-12-17 20:30

20th Century Fox will adapt Mark Millar's comic book miniseries Starlight into a movie.

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.


Batman trades cape for a suit of armour

2015-04-29 17:00

DC Comics to debut new armor-wearing Batman to replace Bruce Wayne in comic book.

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.

A superhero for the new world: Black Captain America

2014-07-17 13:57

Marvel announced it's second big superhero shake-up: The new Captain America is black.

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.

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