ARCHIVE PAGE 242 - July 2014

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Free Batman Anniversary Issue Wednesday July 23

Detective Comics 27 Anniversary Free Issue

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.

Detective Comics 27 Original BatmanBatman Zero Capullo Cover 2012


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes now at $245+ million

Keri Russell - Planet of the Apes

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.

More Dawn of the Planet of the Apes


Captain America Winter Soldier gross at $712 million

Scarlett Johansson Captain America Winter Soldier

July 20, 2014: More on Captain America Winter Soldier


Top Earning World Wide Superhero Films

List Updated July 17, 2017

*Currently in release in movie theatres

  1. The Avengers (2012 Marvel Studios) $1,511,757,910 Billion
  2. Avengers Age of Ultron (2015 Marvel Studios) $1.402 Billion
  3. Iron Man 3 (2013 Marvel Studios) $1,212,795,474 Billion
  4. Captain America Civil War: $1,153,294,011
  5. Dark Knight Rises (2012 Warners) 1,081,036,828 Billion
  6. The Dark Knight (2008 Warners Bros) $1,004,558,444 Billion
  7. Spiderman 3 (2007 Sony) $890.9 Million
  8. Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice (Warners 2016) $872,662,631
  9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017 Marvel-Disney) $859,305,145 Million
  10. Spiderman (2002 Sony) $821.7 Million

15. Wonder Woman (2017 Warners) $764,886,078 Million

33. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017 Sony) $469,370,314 Million


Transformers IV at $886 million

Transformers Extinction

July 20, 2014: The worldwide tally on Transformers Age of Extinction now at $886,257,000 million worldwide.


Robert Crumb cover - 2004 New Yorker

Robert Crumb New Yorker Cover


Alex Toth - Hold Softly, Death Splash Page

splash page - alex -toth-hold tightly death

Alex Toth artwork from 1970.


Tradd Moore art - Ghost Rider #6

Ghost Rider 6 -  Tradd Moore art


Mike Allred Silver Surfer #3 cover

Mike Allred Silver Surfer cover 3

More Mike Allred art


"We need a plan..."

Tremors - Jeep truck and Kevin bacon with Fred Ward

Review of the 1990 monster film/comedy Tremors.


Maleficent at $672 million

Maleficent Angelina Jolie

July 20, 2014: Crossing the $700 million mark is now a certainty: Maleficent at $697,167,000 million.

More on Maleficent


Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

2008 - Wanted

2010 - Salt

2014 - Maleficent


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Lynda Carter - Wonder Woman

Lynda Carter - Wonder Woman