The Week In Geek… With Precinct1313 – SDCC Special

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Welcome fellow Agents of Precinct1313 to another exhilarating episode of  ‘The Week In Geek’  where we love to share our favourite – Comic Book, Video-Game and Cult Movie news for your perusal and pleasure. And so once more unto the geek dear Agents, once more…

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Well, of course they did…

A veritable feast for the eyes was unveiled at this years largest American geek gathering – San Diego Comic-Con, in fact smorgasbord would be a rather more fitting word for the absolutely astonishing avalanche of DC Comics greatness that was available… and, of course, your ever prescient Precinct1313 is here to share said greatness with you, it’s fellow Agents, beginning with…

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The First Trailer For Shazam… Blew Minds!

It’s an unfortunate thing being a geek sometimes… especially when awesome stuff comes along that literally explodes your head, I mean it’s such an unpleasant and rather icky chore to constantly pick up brain matter and skull fragments from the floor every time something uber cool makes an appearance… and the trailer for DC Comics’ cinematic adaptation for the coming of age Superhero – Shazam is just that thing. In fact the trailer is so damnably great, that I rigorously had my hands pressed hard against my head to stop the inevitable explosion of said geeky brain matter (more fool me of course… implosions are just as goddamn messy!) 

Indulge in the trailer below fellow fans of fantastic fiction…

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Aquaman Trailer Makes Waves At SDCC…

Sorry folks if you’ve just finished scooping up your inevitably exploded heads from the floor after watching the stonking Shazam trailer, cos it’s about to happen again with the premier for James Wan’s adaptation of DC’s king of the seas, Aquaman. Atlantis’ favoured son, Arthur Curry, will be surfing his way towards the big screen this Winter, and under the guidance of film auteur – the aforementioned Wan, everyone is expecting great things… and this first glimpse definitely does not disappoint… it’s looking like the tide has finally turned for Aquaman.

Luxuriate In The Trailer Below My Astonishing Atlantean Associates…

 

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Stargirl – Coming Back To A Small Screen Near You Soon…

We love the character of Stargirl here in Precinct1313’s comic crypts, she has been a favourite of ours for many a year now. So it was with great delight when we saw her pop up in CW’s live action Legends Of Tomorrow series, and she was actually rather well realised in the episodes. Yet, we were really hoping she would ultimately become a team mainstay, alas that never happened… luckily though, one of her creators, the fantastic Geoff Johns is currently working on bringing Courtney Whitmore back for her own series, for DC’s upcoming digital streaming service – DC Universe.

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Two live action versions of Courtney have already materialised through shows Smallville (inset pic) and Legends of Tomorrow. but you can never have too much Stargirl, so a third version, by her own creator no less, is definitely welcome.

The project is an emotional and significant one for Johns, who based the character on his sister, Courtney, who died in a plane explosion in the 90’s. Johns will both write and produce the series along with cohort Greg Berlanti, who has been the driving force behind DC’s commanding Superheroic presence on the small screen with such shows as Supergirl, The Flash and Arrow.

Why not join us again next time friends, for more Week In Geek…

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About ArcaneHalloween

Fanatical about comics, gaming and horror movies....but then isn't everyone?

Posted on July 25, 2018, in Comics, Comics in film, Comics/television, Movies, Other stuff... and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. Great trailers, eh? Just got my weekly comics. Justice League Dark with WW looks great. Love all the characters. Loving Bendis on Supes titles, too.

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    • The trailers are indeed sublime Sir, ooh I haven’t picked up the Wondy/JLD comic yet, glad to hear it’s great. And I had never actually read Bendis comic before due to me being a DC fanatic and Bendis previously being a Marvel only stalwart, so I have to say after reading some Supes comics by him… he’s a great goddamn writer indeed!

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  2. Exciting. The Shazam movie looks a lot of fun and Aquaman looks to promise some pretty epic sea battles.

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  3. Ha! Love the trailers. I’d heard about the Shazam trailer but had yet to watch it. Looks like it’s gonna be a lot of fun. 😀

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  4. Say, my friend. I’ve a question. What did you think of Final Crisis from ’08? There’s a omnibus coming out in September that has the whole run with all the tie-in books included and I’m thinking about getting it. So, I’m curious as to what your opinion is on it. Thanks.

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  5. Oh, I’m thinking of getting Geoff John’s run on Teen Titans in an omnibus, too. Is it as good as I know it should be?

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