After much concern and debate about the “boy-scout” persona of Superman in past films, how did the producers solve the image problem for the “Man of Steel”?, Break out the Band-Aids because the the red stuff is flowing again on the new season of “True Blood”!, Does Spielberg’s Tom Mason need to have his priorities adjusted on “Falling Skies”?, Did you order all your favorite games for the PS4 yet? And Zoe is back with a sneak peek at her Red Carpet event for the horror film “Hatchet III”.
How does Superman Shave?? The legendary old debate continues thanks to Gillette. But Ben points out that the answer was published in the comics long ago! American Horror Story cast gets another famous name, Do you know what is the one word you don’t want to hear in a nuke plant? The Simpsons get some more real estate, Marvel and FOX continue to fight over a superhero, and why isn’t there more Cthulhu in our daily lives?
Before Zach Snyder took over the reigns of Superman, Batman director Tim Burton was going to try his hand at directing the Man of Steel. Based on a screenplay by Kevin Smith, Superman Lives was to star Nicolas Cage as a flightless incarnation of the Man of Steel in a radically different take on the character.
Today, the crew talks about: Superman is coming… again! Edgar Wright + JJ Abrams = Collider (squeel!), Warehouse 13 tackles new risks for characters, RoboCop reboot lands All-Star casting choices, learn how to search for E.T.’s, Lance Neutron’s Multiverse Spanking, News from Flight Test Land
Interview: Today, Mike and Brian talk with author and producer Gary Grossman about the long storied history of Superman, much of which can be found in the books he’s written over the decades, and there’s plenty more at his website, http://www.garygrossman.com
Warning: This article has SPOILERS for Action Comics #10, which hit stores earlier this week. If you haven’t read it yet and don’t want to know, turn back now.