Brian Michael Bendis' Powers TV Series Gets A Release Date 

The live-action series adaptation of the comic book Powers, created by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, finally has an air date. And the first episode will be free! » 1/20/15 9:30am 1/20/15 9:30am

The History of Jessica Jones

So the next Nextflix show after Daredevil will be Jessica Jones. And there's a very good probability that Krysten Ritter will play her (I'm hedging my bets, since there's no official announcement yet, but it looks really good for Ritter). But who, you ask, is Jessica Jones? She hasn't been around as long as, say,… » 12/05/14 10:29am 12/05/14 10:29am

First Powers TV Pic Looks Nothing Like The Comic, Still Looks Good

The first photo of Sharlto Copley and Susan Hayward as Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim in Sony's live-action Powers adaptation has arrived! You may notice that neither of them look even slightly like their original comic counterparts. Who cares? Not co-creator Brian Michaal Bendis, that's for sure. » 9/16/14 11:58am 9/16/14 11:58am

Hell Yeah, Sharlto Copley Will Lead The Powers TV Series

We've had a bevy of casting news for Sony's adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's comic already, but today comes the big one: Elysium's Sharlto Copley will be the superhero-related homicide investigator Christian Walker, while Michelle Forbes will play the superheroine Retro girl. » 8/18/14 10:42am 8/18/14 10:42am

The Powers TV Series Is Moving To PlayStation

The long-awaited TV adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis' comic Powers is finally coming to TV... just thanks to a videogame console. Once set for FX, the show has been picked up by Sony, and will be their first original programming on their PlayStation on-demand media service. » 3/20/14 6:44am 3/20/14 6:44am

All the Best Reasons to Love Comics in 2013!

This is going to be a great year for comic book movies — but it's also shaping up to be a fantastic year for comics as well. There are tons of inventive, strange and just plain thrilling comics coming out in 2013. Including a Sandman prequel, a new DC Universe mega-event, Greg Rucka creating a brand new heroine, and a… » 1/04/13 2:46pm 1/04/13 2:46pm

Spider-Man is an extremely polite menace, in this first look at …

Ever since the death of Peter Parker, teenager Miles Morales has carried the mantle of the Ultimate Universe's most famous web-slinger. And so far in his short career, Miles has aced the "friendly" and "neighborhood" parts of the equation, but he has yet to get the "Spider-Man" portion down pat. » 3/29/12 7:00am 3/29/12 7:00am

When will the superhero cop show Powers hit TV?

We saw the scriptto the TV adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's comic Powers, but when will we see the actual show? Sadly, it sounds like Powers is stuck in development purgatory. » 1/17/12 8:45am 1/17/12 8:45am

Who did Brian Michael Bendis recruit for his final arc on Avengers?

For his final story arc on Avengers, writer Brian Michael Bendis decided to bring in an illustrator who hasn't played in Marvel Comics' sandbox for a spell now. Who did he recruit? » 1/10/12 2:25pm 1/10/12 2:25pm

First Photo of Jason Patric as a Cop Amongst Superheroes, in Powers

Here's the first official still from the TV pilot based on Powers, the comic-book police procedural set in a world of superheroes. There have been a lot of attempts to create a successful superhero show on television lately, but this could be the one that hits. » 8/17/11 8:30am 8/17/11 8:30am

Marvel Comics unveil their new Spider-Man (who isn't Peter Parker)

Hot diggity dog! Remember the "Donald Glover for Spider-Man" Twitter campaign that started on the very site you're reading and eventually led to Glover donning the web-slinger's pajamas on Community? » 8/02/11 7:40am 8/02/11 7:40am

Marvel is bringing Hulk, sexy super-spies, and Luke Cage to your TV…

In Marvel's live-action TV projects, Hulk returns to his beginnings, super-spy Mockingbird and Cloak & Dagger get their own shows, and A.K.A. Jessica Jones introduces Luke Cage and Miss Marvel. Plus the animated return of J.K. Simmons's J. Jonah Jameson! » 7/23/11 12:40pm 7/23/11 12:40pm

Is this the leaked script for FX's Powers TV show?

An anonymous tipster has sent us what appears to be the pilot script for FX's adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Oeming's cop-and-superheroes series Powers. It reads like the real deal, complete with a heaping dollop of cable grime. » 5/24/11 4:15pm 5/24/11 4:15pm

The police and superheroes comic book Powers is coming to cable

It's been in the works for positively forever, but FX has finally ordered a pilot episode of Brian Michael Bendis' and Michael Avon Oeming's long-running superhero series Powers. Yesterday Bendis confirmed the news when he tweeted: » 2/26/11 4:41pm 2/26/11 4:41pm

Is TV ready for tough-but-damaged female hero Jessica Jones?

Twilight screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg adapting a TV series called AKA Jessica Jones, based on the gritty, sarcastic comic book detective. But is prime time ready for a darker, female version of Castle? Marvel and ABC are gambling that they are. » 12/17/10 4:00pm 12/17/10 4:00pm

Powers TV show is almost a go, and Marvelman will be back within the…

A big announcement for the TV version of the superpowered cop comic Powers is coming within days, says creator Brian Michael Bendis. Plus Marvelman is back within 12 months, and the CrossGen revival brings back one of its greatest writers. » 10/09/10 3:30pm 10/09/10 3:30pm

Bid Adieu To Norman Osborn And His Brillo-Pad Haircut

Marvel wraps up Norman Osborn's Dark Reign in earnest tomorrow with end of Siege and its few remaining Avengers titles. Marvel's Heroic Age is upon us, but there's no Howard The Duck title on the stands. I call fowl! » 5/11/10 9:00am 5/11/10 9:00am

Journeyman Creator Returns To SFTV With Powers

Everyone still missing NBC's Journeyman (and that includes some of us here) have new reason to be cheerful; creator Kevin Falls is apparently hard at work on a new science fiction project: The television adaptation of comic book Powers. » 1/24/10 7:00am 1/24/10 7:00am

How Marvel Learned To Stop Worrying About 9/11 And Love Slaughter

Wondering how long it'd take for the events of September 11th to go from real life tragedy to thoughtless plot McGuffin? Marvel's new mega-event Siege demonstrates that the answer is "eight years, and we can kill even more people." » 12/07/09 12:21pm 12/07/09 12:21pm