In Defense of Licensed Comics: Why Media Tie-Ins Matter

In Defense of Licensed Comics: Why Media Tie-Ins Matter

The truth is, though, while the industry at large struggles with how to bring in new readers in an increasingly insular medium, licensed comics may be the answer.[caption id="attachment_1245478" align="aligncenter" width="600"] True Blood: Tainted Love cover, a licensed media-tie in from the HBO show Credit: IDW Publishing.[/caption]In the early 2010s, when companies like IDW and[...]

WWE 24 &#8211 Ric Flair: The Final Farewell Review &#8211 Bittersweet Nostalgia

WWE 24 – Ric Flair: The Final Farewell Review – Bittersweet Nostalgia

After NXT Takeover: In Your House ended, WWE aired the latest episode of their 24 documentary series, Ric Flair: The Final Farewell The show was released earlier on Sunday on the WWE Network Feeling in a pretty nostalgic mood after all of WWE's nostalgia-peddling with In Your House, I decided to give it a watch[...]

The Fugitive: Quibi Teaser Finds Boyd Holbrooks Mike Wrongfully Accused&#8230 On the Run&#8230 And Being Hunted by Kiefer Sutherland [VIDEO]

"The Fugitive": Quibi Teaser Finds Boyd Holbrook's Mike Wrongfully Accused… On the Run… And Being Hunted by Kiefer Sutherland [VIDEO]

New mobile short-form streaming service Quibi released the first teaser for The Fugitive, starring Boyd Holbrook (Milk, Gone Girl) as innocent-man-on-the-run Mike Ferro and Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) as head fugitive hunter Detective Clay Bryce Developed by Nick Santora (Scorpion) and directed by Stephen Hopkins (24), the series is a co-production Thunder Road Films[...]

24: Having Passed on 2 Spinoffs FOX Still Believes Theres Time Left for Franchise

"24": Having Passed on 2 Spinoffs, FOX Still Believes There's Time Left for Franchise

Fox is continuing to explore options on how to expand its 24 franchise The original series starring Keifer Sutherland ran for eight seasons (2001-2010) Building off the success, the network produced a miniseries called 24: Live Another Day in 2014 Trying to break away from the Jack Bauer character, 24: Legacy premiered in 2016 featuring[...]

Fox Hitting Snooze on 24 Pilots Still Very Open to Bringing Franchise Back

Fox Hitting Snooze on '24' Pilots, Still "Very Open" to Bringing Franchise Back

For some time now, Fox has had two potential new 24 series in development The first concept was a real-time legal action/thriller from 24 executive showrunner Howard Gordon and Jeremy Doner - one that went beyond the script stage and into further development and reworking The second concept was a prequel to the original series[...]

Fox Interested in 24 Prequel Series with Young Jack Bauer

Fox Interested in '24' Prequel Series with Young Jack Bauer

[caption id="attachment_895468" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Fox[/caption]So would that make it Pre-24? 2B4? Young Bauer? If this one doesn't work, would they try a sequel series set in the future called 24 - but with Donald Sutherland as Jack Bauer?Presumably believing that the number of their attempts to restart the franchise should equal the title of[...]

Fox Chair on Buffy Revival: When Joss Decides Its Time Well Do It

Fox Chair on 'Buffy' Revival: "When Joss Decides It's Time, We'll Do It"

Whedon's beloved and influential series starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, David Boreanz, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, Anthony Stewart Head, Seth Green and James Marsters.Fox is no stranger to reviving series, with The X-Files, 24 and Prison Break on the broadcast side; and The Greatest American Hero for ABC on the development side Still, Newman cautions that revivals[...]

Fox Chair Talks Series Futures of 24 Gotham Exorcist Empire and More

Fox Chair Talks Series Futures of 24, Gotham, Exorcist, Empire, and More

Fox Broadcasting Chairman Gary Newman took some time during the Innovative TV Conference (INTV) in Jerusalem on Monday to touch upon the future of the 24 franchise; as well as offer some pointed insight into the renewal futures of series Gotham, The Last Man on Earth, L.A To Vegas, The Exorcist and Empire.Here are some[...]

Fox Is Working On Female-Lead Return Of 24

Fox Is Working On Female-Lead Return Of 24

According to a report from Deadline, Fox is eyeing a comeback for 24 with a female-lead But instead of it focusing on terrorism, the new take on the real-time format would be applied to a criminal justice arena The project, which has a script commitment, comes from Howard Gordon and Brian Grazer, the franchise's executive[...]

Time Runs Out For FOXs 24: Legacy Franchise May Continue

Time Runs Out For FOX's '24: Legacy," Franchise May Continue

No more red wire/blue wire decision-making for CTU...at least for now.Fox has canceled 24: Legacy after just one season,  however it might not be the last we see of the realtime series. The network is still exploring a restructuring of the once-popular series, possibly as an anthology series built around a similar real-time storytelling format[...]

24 Spin-Off 24: Legacy Gets A Prequel Comic From IDW In April

24 Spin-Off "24: Legacy" Gets A Prequel Comic From IDW In April

With Donald Trump taking office at the end of this week, the time is ripe for a reboot of Dick Cheney's favorite gratuitous torture porn show, 24 Called 24: Legacy, the spin-off will star a brand new Jack Bauer, this time named Eric Carter, played by Corey Hawkins, but will still feature basically the same plot as[...]

Kiefer Sutherland Signs On For Flatliners Reboot

Kiefer Sutherland Signs On For Flatliners Reboot

The actor who is already headlining the new ABC series Designated Survivor and has been mentioned by the producers of the new 24: Legacy series as a possible guest star.. has no signed on to the reboot of the 1990 film he stared in, Flatliners.Sutherland will play a season doctor in the remake along side[...]

Could There Be A 24 Without Jack Bauer

Could There Be A 24 Without Jack Bauer?

One of the things that has come out of the Television Critics Association press tour is that Fox is considering a segment of their 24 franchise without Kiefer Sutherland playing Jack Bauer They have been pitched a follow up to 24: Live Another Day by executive producers Howard Gordon, Evan Katz and Manny Coto that would focus[...]

38 Thoughts About 38 Comics &#8211 Outcast Saga Trees Chew Revival C.O.W.L Justice League Futures End Guardians Of The Galaxy Batman Eternal New Avengers Annual Uncanny Avengers Batman Original Sins Savage Hulk Wolverine X-Force Invincible X-Files Turok Flash Gordon Dejah Of Mars Solar Super Secret Crisis War Transformers x2 24 Deceivers Green Hornet Bravest Warriors Amazing World Of Gumballs Clockwork Angels Nightbreed Peanuts 7th Sword Ghostbusters My Little Pony And Turtles

38 Thoughts About 38 Comics – Outcast, Saga, Trees, Chew, Revival, C.O.W.L, Justice League, Futures End, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Batman Eternal, New Avengers Annual, Uncanny Avengers, Batman, Original Sins, Savage Hulk, Wolverine, X-Force, Invincible, X-Files, Turok, Flash Gordon, Dejah Of Mars, Solar, Super Secret Crisis War, Transformers x2, 24, Deceivers, Green Hornet, Bravest Warriors, Amazing World Of Gumballs, Clockwork Angels, Nightbreed, Peanuts, 7th Sword, Ghostbusters, My Little Pony And Turtles

 Will anyone make an objection?Okay, Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #30 shows the danger of that.Though they'd probably have a better case against the hamster cheeked Jack Bauer in 24... New Avengers Annual does look very very pretty and goes on the kind of ethereal painted journey through the pages, twisting and turning panels with[...]

39 Thoughts About 39 Comics &#8211 Interesting Drug Trees Batman Nightwing Suicide Squad Chew/Revival Sex Crossed God Is Dead Thief Of Thieves Skullkickers The Star Wars Peanuts Elephantmen Sheltered Futures End C.O.W.L. Midas Flesh Deadly Class Tanpopo Batman Eternal Southern Bastards Dr Spektor Nightbreed Doc Savage Bravest Warriors Twilight Zone Star Wars Ghostbusters Samurai Jack My Little Pony Transformers Harbinger Shadowman Gozilla 24 City Dejah Thoris X-Files

39 Thoughts About 39 Comics – Interesting Drug, Trees, Batman, Nightwing, Suicide Squad, Chew/Revival, Sex, Crossed, God Is Dead, Thief Of Thieves, Skullkickers, The Star Wars, Peanuts, Elephantmen, Sheltered, Futures End, C.O.W.L., Midas Flesh, Deadly Class, Tanpopo, Batman Eternal, Southern Bastards, Dr Spektor, Nightbreed, Doc Savage, Bravest Warriors, Twilight Zone, Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Samurai Jack, My Little Pony, Transformers, Harbinger, Shadowman, Gozilla, 24, City, Dejah Thoris, X-Files

It probably has gorilla glass anyway.A traditional 24 greeting...Even a Princess Of Mars can get slobbered on by doggie drool Hey, we're allowed to call her Princess Of Mars now, right?X-Files #12 derives its power from the foreshortened barrel of a gun But only because our eyes allow it.So.. comics what have you picked up today? [...]

39 Thoughts About 39 Comics &#8211 Original Sin Eltingville Daredevil Catwoman Larfleeze Justice League United Red Lanterns Batman/Superman Dead Body Road Sheltered Uber Crossed Gravel Lazarus Five Ghosts Fused Skullkickers 24 Eternal Warrior Harbinger Star Trek Regular Show Turtles City GI Joe Robotech/Voltron Godzilla Ash Moriarty Game Of Thrones Lady Rawhide Danger Girl Rogue Trooper Transformers Shotgun Wedding Bravest Warriors Midas Flesh Evil Empire And Peanuts

24 #1 Sells Out Of 12000 Print Run

24 #1 Sells Out Of 12,000 Print Run

Not every comic book gets a massive media push for its launch.But 20th Century Fox were kind enough to lend a hand to IDW's licensed 24 comic, the prequel to the upcoming film 24: Live Another Day coming out on the 23rd April.Which has meant a rapid advance sellout for issue 1 from the distributor to[...]