Chris Evans to Voice Captain America in SEGA’s Super Soldier

| February 16, 2011

SEGA announced they have signed film star Chris Evans (Captain America, Fantastic Four) to voice the title role in the upcoming action adventure Captain America: Super Soldier. The actor’s likenesses will also be used in the game, which is based on the seminal and iconic franchise from Marvel Entertainment. “Signing Chris to star in Captain […]

Highlander: Reunion (2008) starring Peter Wingfield, Jim Byrnes, Elizabeth Gracen

| January 27, 2011

Over the last 25 years, Highlander (1986) starring Christopher Lambert has spawned three utterly incompatible theatrical sequels (Highlander 2: The Quickening, Highlander: The Final Dimension, Highlander: Endgame) along with a TV series, comic books, novels, a cartoon, and one more sequel, the bad, bad, bad, oh so bad, straight-to-SyFy Highlander: The Source. Little did I know the TV series’ supporting […]

Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston Star in Thor: God of Thunder Video Game

| December 3, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced they have signed Chris Hemsworth to voice the title role and Tom Hiddleston to voice Loki in the upcoming action adventure Thor(tm): God of Thunder. Both actors’ likenesses will also be used in the game, which is based on the […]

Convention Report: RED – Retired, Extremely Dangerous (Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Karl Urban) Pt. 1

| September 28, 2010

“I always question whether it’s the right time for anything I do,” Bruce Willis told us during this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International. He said the movie was ambitious in everything it was trying to do, defying description in whether it was action movie, comedy, or romantic comedy, but “it weaves all these things together” […]

Comic-Con Report and Reaction: Where Are the Action Chicks?

| July 27, 2010


Sometimes when a movie does it right it will burn an image into your brain which will never go away. Stuck there forever like a good childhood memory waiting to be called back to the surface for you to enjoy again. I have one of those images bubbling around in my head. The reveal shot […]

Rocket Llama Crew at San Diego Comic-Con 2010: Panels on Digital Comics, Action Chicks, Batman’s Empty Nest, & More

| July 12, 2010

FRIDAY, JULY 23 11:30-1:00 Comics Arts Conference Session #6: Digital Comics— Nick Langley (Rocket Llama) gives a brief history of webcomics and evaluates online economic experiments from subscriptions to micropayments – with Brock Heasley (Super Fogeys, Zuda Comics’ Monsterplex). 2:00-3:30 Comics Arts Conference Session #8: Where Are the Action Chicks?— Katrina Hill (, Jill Pantozzi […]

Why Is a Kid Batman’s Crimefighting Partner?

| July 12, 2010

I’m getting ready to do a panel at Comic-Con later this month to discuss Batman’s crimefighting partnerships. Last year Dr. Robin Rosenberg and I got to discuss the psychopathy of the Joker with creator Jerry Robinson, “The Laughing Fish” author Steve Englehart, The Dark Knight executive producer Michael Uslan, and TV’s original Batman himself, Adam […]

Interview: Ti West (Dead & Lonely, House of the Devil) Pt. 2

| October 28, 2009

Justin Rice in Dead & Lonely episode 2, "Making Contact"

Previous posts: Review: Dead & Lonely on Interview: Ti West (Dead & Lonely, Cabin Fever II) Pt. 1 Spoilers! If you’ve been watching the IFC web series Dead & Lonely, then you’ve seen episode one end with a view of the red haired girl Lee’s fangs identifying her to us as the vampire and […]

Comic-Con Joker Panel Was Wild: Recap and Reflections

| September 6, 2009


It’s amazing how much information a single experience might yield. A few months ago, Peter Coogan – who, with my colleague Dr. Randy Duncan, co-founded the Comics Arts Conference, the academic conference-within-the-convention held in conjunction with both WonderCon and San Diego Comic-Con International – asked if I’d like to help moderate a CAC panel on […]

Comic-Con: Jerry Robinson, Michael Uslan, and Adam West on the Joker’s Origins

| August 31, 2009


Continued from “Comic-Con Excerpts: The Joker’s Relationship with Batman.” Concluding our report on the San Diego Comic-Con International panel “Is the Joker a Psychopath? You Decide!”  which our own Papa Llama, in his secret identity as psychology professor Dr. Travis Langley, moderated and co-organized. Other panelists: Dr. Robin Rosenberg (therapist and editor – The Psychology […]