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iheartchaos:

This one was how Jack Nicholson came to be cast as The Joker

In 1980, while scheming a silver screen pitch, Michael Uslan, the man who bought the rights to “Batman,” came across a promotional image of Nicholson’s character from “The Shining” in the New York Post… Uslan painted over the image with whiteout and transformed Nicholson’s furious features into that of the clownish villain.

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iheartchaos:

All ten volumes of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman finally coming to one collection

DC is bringing out an all-ten-volumes-in-one-slipcase edition of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman. Gaiman writes, “I’m thrilled. You have no idea how long I’ve been asking DC to do one of these. (Er, about 16 years.)”

Pre-order here

agentmlovestacos:

Cat Avengers Assemble!

iheartchaos:

Geekcraft of the day: DC Universe in Lego minifigs

Can you name all of them?

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iheartchaos:

IHC After Dark: Solomon Grundy wants pants, too!

Still cracks me up

Darren Aronofsky wanted to to a Batman movie starring Clint Eastwood

iheartchaos:

Back before Warner Bros handed the reigns of a new Batman series to Christopher Nolan, they apparently had plans of letting Darren Aronofsky have a go at it. And Aronofsky’s plans for Batman would have been more like a Year One type Batman, with Clint Eastwood as an older, more pissed off Bruce Wayne.

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iheartchaos:

A Doctor Who/Star Trek crossover? Yes, it’s happening, at least in comic book form

Fans have been begging for and talking about a Doctor Who/Star Trek crossover for years, and while it may never happen on the screen, it does look like it’s going to happen in an IDW comic book series. The limited series will put the Doctor, Amy and Rory on the Enterprise with Captain Picard, Worf, Data, Geordie LaForge, Deanna Troy, Will Riker and the rest. And that this art, featuring the Doctor, Rory and Amy on the bridge of the Enterprise is a cover that will be used in the series.

There’s no official launch date yet, but stay tuned.

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Director Matthew Vaughn and the X-Men: First Class stars sign up for a sequel. Awww yeah.

iheartchaos:

After several decent X-Men movies, X-Men: First Class turned out to be a hell of a recast prequel, racking up positive reviews and lots of money at the box office. So it’s not surprising that there will be a sequel, and that director Matthew Vaughn as well as actors Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence have signed on for First Class 2.

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DC Comics unveils its shitty new logo

iheartchaos:

Well to be fair, the logo itself isn’t inherently shitty… it’s actually a pretty nice logo. But it’s not a logo for a comic book company. It’s a logo for a medium sized tech company or a food company or something. If someone like Dole Foods did this for a logo, it would be fine. But DC Comics? No.

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