ARCHIVE PAGE 242 - July 2014
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Free Batman Anniversary Issue Wednesday July 23
WEDNESDAY JULY 23 will be the Free Issue day for the 75th Anniversary of Batman. Comic book stores will be distributing a special free issue of Detective Comics 27 to Bat-fans as part of the promotions celebrating DC Comics famous hero.
The cover of the Free Anniversary issue is a combination of he Bob Kane 1939 issue of Detective Comics 27, and the Greg Capullo cover of Batman #zero from 2012.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes now at $245+ million
July 21, 2014: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has retained the number one slot in theaters in the USA for another week, and has now built up an impressive $240,497,000 million after 10 days in release.
Captain America Winter Soldier gross at $712 million
July 20, 2014: More on Captain America Winter Soldier
Top Earning World Wide Superhero Films
List Updated Dec 26, 2016
*Currently in release in movie theatres
- The Avengers (2012 Marvel Studios) $1,511,757,910 Billion
- Avengers Age of Ultron (2015 Marvel Studios) $1.402 Billion
- Iron Man 3 (2013 Marvel Studios) $1,212,795,474 Billion
- Captain America Civil War: $1,153,294,011
- Dark Knight Rises (2012 Warners) 1,081,036,828 Billion
- The Dark Knight (2008 Warners Bros) $1,004,558,444 Billion
- Spiderman 3 (2007 Sony) $890.9 Million
- Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice (Warners 2016) $872,662,631
- Spiderman (2002 Sony) $821.7 Million
- Spiderman 2 (2004 Sony) $783.8 Million
- Deadpool (Fox and Marvel) - $778,682,681
- Guardians of the Galaxy (2014 Marvel) $772.152 Million ($332 million domestic)
- Amazing Spider-Man (2012 Sony) $752,216,557 ($262,030,663 Domestic)
- X-Men Days of Future Past (2014 Fox) $746,045,700 Million
- Suicide Squad (Warners 2016) $744,285,963
- Captain America 2 - The Winter Soldier (Marvel-Sony-Perception) $714,083,572 Million
- Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Columbia/Sony 2014) $708,294,944
- Man of Steel (2013 Warners) $668,045,518 ($291,045,518 domestic)
- Dr Strange (2016 Marvel Entertainment) $656,065,966 Million
- Thor The Dark World (2013 Buena Vista) $639,317,634 Million ($205,517,634 Domestic)
See a complete list: The Top Earning Super Hero Movies
Transformers IV at $886 million
July 20, 2014: The worldwide tally on Transformers Age of Extinction now at $886,257,000 million worldwide.
Robert Crumb cover - 2004 New Yorker
Alex Toth - Hold Softly, Death Splash Page
Alex Toth artwork from 1970.
Tradd Moore art - Ghost Rider #6
Mike Allred Silver Surfer #3 cover
More Mike Allred art
"We need a plan..."
Review of the 1990 monster film/comedy Tremors.
Maleficent at $672 million
July 20, 2014: Crossing the $700 million mark is now a certainty: Maleficent at $697,167,000 million.
More on Maleficent
Original Page July 26, 2014