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Sony Brazil Keeping Spider-Man Films Close To Home
There has been lots of speculation regarding the future of Spider-Man at Sony, and whether or not the character might be lent out to Marvel Studios for Civil War and the like. Well, last week, Sony Pictures in Brazil decided to make it's plans clear, with a Sinister Six promotional image posted to Facebook. That's "we have[...]
Paddington Is Love Actually Meets Brazil
Add a few faces from the Office, Peep Show and the wonderful Jim Broadbent, everyone gets a chance to chew the scenery marvellously. He was in Brazil as well, wasn't he. And because no one is taking anything seriously, there's a chance to be very serious indeed. This is a film that espouses tolerance and find allegories for immigration[...]
The Brazilian X-Men Comics That The USA Never Saw
This is a compilation of Brazilian-created X-Men comics, created as backups strips for the (very) old Brazilian editions of the Marvel superhero comic, trying to bulk up the limited US product These were not authorized by Marvel, but no one seemed to care very much. Never republished since original publication in 1968, the ten back up strips[...]
Swipe File: Daytripper And Feliz Aniversário, Feliz Obituário
But here we go. Popular Brazilian comic book site Mel Hores Domundo has published what it alleges as a possible unacknowledged inspiration for the Eisner Award winning 2010 Vertigo series and graphic novel Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. Happy Birthday, Happy Obituary by Jefferson Costa and Rafael de Oliveira published in 2005, a short story featuring a man who dies every[...]
Ivan Reis And Rafael Grampá's Mashup Batman/Joker Poster For CCXP Is Pretty Cool
Two of Brazil's comic book stars in the US have worked together on this Batman/Joker mashup poster image for CCXP, Comic Con Experience, the Sao Paulo comic convention for later this year Reis on the Joker, Grampa on the Batman Expect T-shirts. CCXP, in its first year, will exhibit at at Immigrantes Exhibition & ConventionCenter in[...]
Glauco Villas Boas' Killer Arrested Again, After Police Shoot Out
Four and a half years ago, we ran a story about how a Brazilian cartoonist, Glauco Villas Boas and his son were killed by a man claiming religious conviction. Carlos Eduardo Sundfeld Nunes confessed, was arrested and charged He was found insane and was institutionalised into a psychiatric facility in Goiania after being diagnosed with a schizophrenic disorder Until[...]
Deodato Borges, "Mike Deodato Sr", Dies, Aged 80
Yesterday, it was reported that Brazilian comic book creator Deodato Borges died, at the age of 80 He suffered a series of heart attacks, some time after being treated for cancer of the kidneys. His son, Mike Deodato, tweeted, O Flama morreu. — Mike Deodato, Jr (@mikedeodato) August 25, 2014 "The flame died". Broadcaster, journalist and radio dramatist, Borges was the[...]
Monica's Gang To Become Monica And Friends In The USA
Monica's Gang is one of the most successful comics around, and certainly America's best selling comic. It just happens to mostly sell in South America. Brazil to be specific, around 400,000 an issue, though a recent "kiss" cover issue saw it sell half a million a couple of years ago An animated version airs on the Brazilian[...]
Brazilian Batman Vs The World Cup
The AFP reports on the Batman Of Brazil. There have been many protests in Rio de Janeiro over communities being destroyed and residents evicted to build stadiums for the upcoming World Cup being held there. One of the protestors looks a little familiar A 32-year-old dental technician Eron Morais de Melo who does so by dressing up[...]
Rafael Grampa Heads Up Nike Advertising Campaign In Brazil
[youtube][/youtube] This is the clip from the new Nike Brasil TV ad, featuring the art of legendary Brazilian cartoonist Rafael Grampa, animated It's one of a number of vignettes that show the Brazilian football team in a match, that cuts away to show different sorts of football games, with children, with cartoon giants, with black and[...]
More Adventures Of Lobo In Brazil
Yildiray Cinar bulks up the new Lobo design a little, ahead of his appearance in Supergirl… We've had quite a bit of Brazilian traffic since our post the other week One from newssite Judeo reported; It is worth saying that it is not the first time something like this happens Last year DC decided to put the[...]
The Sting Of V For Vinegar
You may have seen on the news that around two weeks ago, Brazil was host to widespread protests against government corruption and wasteful spending, prompted by a hike in public transport fares. Anonymous Brazil released several videos in support of the movement and because previous Anonymous activity, Occupy and the Arab Spring were models/antecedents, they used[...]