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The #Binquirer: Apr. 16 Edition

By Zak Edwards
April 16, 2014 - 17:51

The Eisner Award nominations for 2014 have been announced. DC Comics fared better this year, but Image continues to dominate, taking 4 of the 5 Best Continuing Series nominations. More at the Washington Post.

Darwyn Cooke is working on a short film to honour Batman's 75th anniversary. A preview was released today featuring Batman Beyond. Watch it below:

Arthur Adams will be providing variant covers for every issue of Original Sin. Even better, all 8 covers will link together to make one large illustration. More at CBR.

A rare issue of The Beano #1 has appeared on ebay. Opening bid is £3,499.99 for the slightly used issue, which may be 1 of 25 left in the world. More at ebay.

If you have Twitter, you can make a cameo appearance in an upcoming issue of Spread. Just tweet #itsspreading to @kstrahm and @Justin_Jordan to enter. More at Bleeding Cool.

CBR writer Janelle Asselin has been receiving rape threats from "fans" in regards to a piece she did on the New Teen Titans #1 cover. Let's be clear, this is illegal activity and not the work of fans, but of violent individuals. To participate in her survey about sexual harassment in comics, go here. Read her article here.

WGN is set to adapt Scalped into a TV series. The critically acclaimed and bestselling Vertigo series followed Dashiell Bad Horse's return to his family's reservation and was a pretty great noir. More at The Hollywood Reporter.

The very first Instagram from space features an astronaut in a Firefly t-shirt because maybe the universe isn't such a bad place after all. More on Instagram.

Hanna writer Seth Lochheed will be writing the film adaptation of Who is Jake Ellis. The David Yates is directing the film, which still has no release date. More at Variety.

The final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past has been released, providing more insight into the story's multiple timelines. Watch it below:

Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly Eyeing are reuniting for Border Guards. The film, about US border patrol guards, will be written by The Thick of It and Veep writer Jesse Armstrong. More at The Hollywood Reporter.

Michael Bay's production company is planning a reboot to the reboot of the last Friday the 13th film, which performed poorly at the box office. Apparently, this wasn't reason enough to maybe put it away for awhile. More at Total Film.

Hans Zimmer will score the upcoming Batman-Superman film. Zimmer also scored the Dark Knight Trilogy, Iron Man, and the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2. More at Consequence of Sound.

Kick-Ass director Matthew Vaughn will produce another Mark Millar comic, this time with Superior. The series follows a boy with MS who is granted superpowers and becomes basically Superman. More at The Hollywood Reporter.

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