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The #Binquirer: Apr. 23 Edition


By Zak Edwards
April 23, 2014 - 21:09



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Comics
The company who was in trouble for selling those sexist "I Hate Coffee" t-shirts has responded to the controversy.In the spirit of letting everyone talk, their response is appropriately sexist and awful (and randomly hates on bronies for literally no reason). More at The Daily Dot.

Big Nate
creator Lincoln Pierce has set a Guinness World Record for longest comic by a team. Pierce put together strips drawn by schoolchildren around America into a continual 3,920 feet. More at The Daily Cartoonist.

Batman's 75th anniversary is spreading to other DC Comics. The Caped Crusader will grace the covers of 21 DC Comics in July. More at Newsarama.

DC Comics has announced that all their weekly comic series will end in March 2015. What follows has yet to be announced. More at Newsarama.

Understanding Comics creator Scott McCloud has announced a new graphic novel. The Sculptor will follow a man who makes a deal to sculpt anything with his bare hands. More at The New York Times.

Oprah's Book Club has announced their first graphic novel selection. March: Book One, the autobiographical comic by congressman John Lewis, has been selected for one of the 6 Books to Read this Spring. More at the Huffington Post.

Film
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has released a new teaser trailer. Watch it below:




Cabin Fever is getting a reboot because it's been 11 years since the original was released and Hollywood has no ideas left. More at io9.

Flash Gordon has been optioned for a film adaptation. Star Trek 3 scribes J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay have been hired to rework George Nolfi's script. More at the Hollywood Reporter.

The Walking Dead actor Steve Yeun and Felicia Day will voice characters in the upcoming Chew animated film adaptation. The film will be directed by Peter Panzerfaust director off a script by the comic series' writer John Layman. More at the Hollywood Reporter.

Barbie is getting a live action adaptation. No word of how a woman is going to be able to even play the character. More at Deadline.

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Television
J.K. Rowling's latest novel The Casual Vacancy will be adapted into a BBC=HBO joint miniseries. EastEnders scribe Sarah Phelps will write. More at the AV Club.

Beware the Batman has a return date, but fans will be disappointed. The latest Batman animated series will have its remaining 15 episodes burned off at 3AM very early on Saturday mornings. More at IGN.

HBO has signed an exclusive streaming deal with Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime customers will now be able to stream HBO shows with roughly a 3-year delay from the episode's original airing. More at Deadline.

NBC has released a trailer for their upcoming Crossbones TV series. The pirate series stars John Malkovich. More at Entertainment Weekly.

Meg Ryan has been cast to play the future voice in the pseudo-spinoff How I Met Your Father, like Bob Sagat did for How I Met Your Mother. More at Entertainment Weekly.

Video Games
The upcoming Bungie RPG Destiny has released teasers of their character classes. They look vaguely like warrior, mage, and rogue classes. More at Destiny's website.


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