Over the weekend Deadpool broke all sorts of box office records. Here is how it all stacked up. #1 opening weekend ($132.75M) ever in Fox history #1 opening weekend ever for an R-rated film #1 February opening weekend #1 Winter opening weekend #2 opening weekend ever for an original Marvel property title #5 opening weekend ever for a Marvel property title Even more impressive is that this all happened with a very small $58 million budget that is very low by Hollywood standards for a major title with visual effects and a star.
Twilight Children #4 Vertigo Comics Writer Gilbert Hernandez, Artist & Letterer Darwyn Cooke, Colorist Dave Stewart The final chapter of this wonderful mini series comes to a somewhat somber conclusion that is going to divide a lot of readers on this.
Strange Sports Stories #1 Vertigo Comics Writers Gilbert Hernandez/Amy Chu/Lauren Beukes & Dale Halvorsen/Ivan Brandon, Artists Gilbert Hernandez/Tana Ford/Christopher Mitten/Amei Zhao, Colorists Trish Mulvihill/Giulia Brusco/Eva De La Cruz/Amei Zhao, Letterers Pat Brosseau/Sal Cipriano/Dezi Sienty/ClemRobins Vertigo Comics has revived the 1973-1974 DC Comic book that was an anthology of sports themed stories that always had a strange twist to them.
Over the weekend the Long Beach Comic Con Expo was in town and this was the biggest expo yet. Moving to the huge arena at the Long Beach convention center this marked the continuing expansion of the spring expo event.
Every year we all run around like mad people trying to find the perfect gift for that someone special. If that special someone is a proud geek or nerd then sometimes it’s eve harder to find something for them.
Long Beach Comic Con was back in the southland over the weekend and I was able to attend both Saturday and Sunday and this years show was a big improvement over last falls so-so showing.