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The Binquirer: Dec. 2 Edition


By Zak Edwards
Dec 2, 2013 - 18:18

Hello and welcome to the latest incarnation of the Binquirer, where we give you a roundup of news you want to know about from TV, Movies, and of course Comic Books. Every weekday, we'll provide you with the biggest news in easily digestible chunks. Want to know more? Just click on the links provided!

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Film
While the full trailer is coming out in a few days, 3 teasers for the Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer have been released. The teasers are some basic web swinging and Spier-Man falling around helicopters. More at Coming Soon.

Paul Walker’s final project, Fast and Furious 7, will not be abandoned according to the film’s the production company. The film will continue in “a manner that [will] be respectful to Walker’s death.” More at The Hollywood Reporter.

Video Games
For those interested, Xbox One was beaten PS4 in Black Friday sales. 31% of consoles bought at major retailers this weekend were Xbox Ones, vs. 15% for PS4s. Of course, Sony is reporting record sales and production problems, so availability may have more to do with it. More at Info Scout.

Television
It seems Solomon Grundy is coming to Arrow. A plot synopsis for this season’s ninth episode features Cyrus Gold, Grundy’s name before he became a supervillain, and is written by Geoff Johns. More at Coming Soon.

Harlan Ellison has released the fifth volume of his Brain Movies series, which collects his various teleplays. This latest volume includes an unproduced episode for the Adam West Batman series, as well as his first ever teleplay for adventure series Ripcord. More at Harlan Ellison Books.

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Comics
Marvel continues with its cryptic, single word posters. This time, an image that says “Future” has been released, with Jason Latour (Winter Soldier, Django Unchained) and Mahmud Asrar (Supergirl, Dynamo 5) as the creative team. More at CBR.

Indie comics publisher Picture Box has closed its doors. The small time publisher released a statement today that announced no new projects will be made, but their back catalogue is available for the time being. More at Picture Box.

BBC’s First Person has featured Ms. Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson. The short focuses on the struggles that Kamala Khan, a Muslim girl who becomes the new Ms. Marvel, and the similar struggles faced by the writer, who is a Muslim convert as well. More at the BBC.

Famous movie producers Harvey and Bob Weinstein are looking to bring Sin City and The Mist to TV. The latter project is apparently helmed by The Walking Dead’s Frank Darabont and Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller are in on the Sin City show. More at The New York Times.


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