Frances McDormand's Stolen Best Actress Oscar Recovered, Suspect in Custody

No, this isn't a Meryl Streep joke setup.Deadline reports that suspect Terry Bryant, who had a ticket to attend the event, is currently in custody.  They go on to say that a LAPD spokesperson told them that Bryant was arrested at 11:50 p.m and taken to the Hollywood Division station He reportedly faces a charge[...]

Deathstroke #25 cover by Ryan Sook

Deathstroke #25 Review: What Is Evil?

Deadline has brought a case against Slade due to Deathstroke’s stealing of his contract, gun, and hand Vandal Savage leads the prosecution against Slade, and the Riddler is his defense attorney The Society wants to know if this act was fair play, and the only way they can do this is to test if Slade[...]

TOLDJA: Deadline Announces Mark Millar And Greg Capullo's Reborn For October

We told you in March that it looked like Mark Millar was writing a new comic called Reborn.Today, Deadline has arranged a PR release of the news that Reborn will be by Mark Millar and Greg Capullo, and published in October.Last month, Millar said that nobody knew the title of his comic with Capullo[...]

The Burlesque Face Of The Deadline Magazine Revival

Coco Deville has been announced as the face of Missed Deadline, the new revival of the classic Deadline magazine currently underway, which we may have previously mentioned.A Ryan Hughes-designed logo, there.Coco is a regular performer at Proud Cabaret Brighton and during May - as well as representing Missed Deadline - she'll be featuring at London Burlesque Festival.Where you'll[...]

The Return… Of Deadline Magazine?

Once upon a time there was a British comic called Deadline It was just the best thing.It originated the comic character Tank Girl by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett It featured reprints of American strips like Hate, Love And Rockets and Milk & Cheese It profiled the British music industry and rising bands, through Madchester and[...]

A Very Special Story For Hallowe'en – Abraham's Gun By Rich Johnston

Published by Nikki Finke on her Hollywood Dementia site, a place for fables, and fiction and parables in and around the movie business, comes Abraham's Gun, written by, well, me. A story about a man with a plan, beset by devils around him. So it begins… Abraham Zimmer felt the weight against his chest as […]

Nikki Finke Announces Hollywood Dementia – A New Site For Fiction About Showbiz

I don't know if this will include the comic book industry.I have asked.But Nikke Finke, the requisite months after leaving Deadline has announced Hollywood Dementia. My website will present short stories, novellas and novel excerpts written by Hollywood insiders like myself After 30 years as a journalist, I’m now going to expose the hard truths and gritty[...]

Brett Ewins, Co-Creator Of Deadline, And Legendary 2000 AD Artist Dies, Aged 59

He also created the series Skreemer with Milligan and Steve Dillon.But with Dillon, he also created the music and comics magazine Deadline, launching Tank Girl and bringing comic book creators and musicians together like never before Gorillaz is very much his legacy, as is his strong influence on modern street art.His recent work, far more[...]

So What Is Actually Going On With Supergirl? Or Super? Or Girl? (UPDATE)

Michael Green's agent has got in touch to tell us that he is not involved with the project.[UPDATE: Though other sources now ask, if so, why such a strong part of the meeting with Fox two weeks ago]Though that might indicate that there is a project.So all thanks to Deadline who managed to use the[...]

Jamie Hewlett's Wonderful Trees

After the success of Jamie Hewlett's work on Gorillaz, combined with his relative lack-of-a-rock-and-roll lifestyle, he is one of the richest living comic book artists on the planet, only beaten (I think) by David Choe. As a result, living in Paris with his wife and actress Emma de Caunes, he can basically draw what the […]

The Ron Moore Comeback Continues With Outlander

We've already talked about  Helix, the Arctic science horror show he's producing, getting a full-season order from SyFy, Starz are following suit with Outlander*.Deadline are reporting that the show has been given 16-episode season order and production is set to start in Scotland in October this year They describe the show, based on Diana Gabaldon's millions-selling series[...]

The Night London's Cartoonists Come Out To Play

Serialised in the likes of Deadline, and partially collected through Atomeka/Tundra, it tells the gradual shifting changing story of a happy go lucky stick figure, corrupted by complexity who gradually become a three dimensional figure, albeit one that still holds onto elements of his past.And now it will be finally collected in a complete volume,[...]

Isaac Perlmutter, Packing Heat And Pushing Disney

Recently fired as Disney Studio Chairman, with Kevin Feige rumoured to replace him, Deadline fingers Isaac Perlmutter as one of those with the knives in their hand Or semi-automatics, in Perlmutter's case They also report; The comic book, TV, and film entertainment company’s Israeli owner Ike Perlmutter is not just a notoriously tough customer but a[...]

When Stephen Pound MP Visited Brett Ewins

Earlier this year, Brett Ewins, co-creator of Deadline and iconic 2000AD artist was hospitalised, then arrested and charged with committing grevious bodily harm against a policeman He is currently on remand in Wormwood Scrubs, in Hammersmith, London, awaiting trial.Steve Pound, MP for Ealing North writes about Brett Ewins' current situation Visual from Henry Flint. I visited[...]

Thinking About Brett Ewins

Old time associate of 2000AD artist and Deadline creator Brett Ewins, Tony V Wright, has written about his current situation after recent events; He was in the trauma unit just over three weeks He had lost two stone and could, then, just about stand unaided but he was out of any serious danger so the medical[...]

Marvel Fires Some Of Their Marketing People

Nikki Finke is headlining the news that "Disney Fires Marvel's Marketing Department". Which isn't exactly true. Not quite. What is true, as she reports is that Dana Precious, EVP of Worldwide Marketing for Marvel's LA Studios was let go by Disney yesterday, as well as Jeffrey Stewart, VP of Worldwide Marketing and Jodi Miller, Manager of Worldwide […]

Philip Bond's Tank Girl… And Tank Girl's Deadline

Here's a bit of it.In related news, there is a groundswell of support for a twentieth anniversary edition of the magazine Deadline, very much the CLiNT of its day, that featured Tank Girl as well as Wired World, Cheeky Wee Budgie Boy, Hugo Tate and so much more Show your support here.This Tank Girl[...]

VIDEO: Bulletproof Coffin's Shaky Kane Interviewed

A short documentary about the venerated British comic artist Shaky Kane, including Simon Bisley and a dangerous Punk Rock Nightclub and Jack Kirby's stand against The Hun! Enjoy… [vimeo][/vimeo]