Tag Archives: Superman

Modernizing a classic

Back in 1978 many cinema goers left theaters believing that a man could fly. It also saw the star of a certain Christopher Reeve rise high above the heavens. Since then, if you ask any who they thought was the best Superman, most people would say Christopher Reeve. But there have been quite a few who have tried to emulate …

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Up Up and Away

In 2006 Superman Returns was released and I was the most excited person in the world. Long have I wanted a Superman film in modern times since I used to watch Superman 1 and 2 on VHS in the 80s. At first I was impressed but after a while I realised there wasn’t much more to that film other than …

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Injustice Gods Among Us Demo

From the creators of Mortal Kombat comes this highly anticipated one on one arena styled game that takes place on a totally different dimension and the best part is, it involves all your favourite DC heroes! The game itself won’t be released till 19 Apr but a demo version is now available via XBOX Live or PCN and if you …

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Singapore’s Biggest Toy Collector

He is probably the biggest Toy Collector in Singapore and I had the chance to visit his home or should I say museum of Toys. They range from the likes of Hot Toys to even Bowen statues. Spencer Song runs a business that specializes in creating acrylic displays to preserve such toys and of course I got one from him …

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Man of Steel Official Trailer 2

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the 2nd trailer for the upcoming superhero movie Man of Steel. A reboot of the Superman movie series, Man of Steel will explore the DC Comics character’s origin story. Clark Kent is a journalist in his twenties who was adopted as a child by Jonathan and Martha Kent after he was transported to Earth from …

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In Conversation with Andy Diggle

Andy Diggle is one of the UK’s leading comic book writers, best known for the Vertigo action thriller THE LOSERS, which was adapted into a major Hollywood movie in 2010, and GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE, which forms the basis of Warner Bros’ forthcoming TV show ARROW. He has also written BATMAN, HELLBLAZER, SWAMP THING and RAT CATCHER for DC Comics; …

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In Conversation with Paul Levitz

Paul Levitz was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1956, and entered the comics industry in 1971 as editor/publisher of The Comic Reader, the first mass-circulation fanzine devoted to comics news.  He continued to publish TCR for three years, winning two consecutive annual Comic Art Fan Awards for Best Fanzine.  His other fan activities included editing the program books for several …

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Return To Krypton – Superman Returns Deleted Opening Scene

Although Superman Returns had it's fair share of critics, it was a good effort from Bryan Singer in trying to recapture the look of the 1978 original. As part of the Superman Anthology recently released on DVD, here is a video of the original opening scene for Superman Returns. It's dark and mostly quiet and features an intense look on Brandon …

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Maroon 5

American Band Maroon 5 was in town recently for a concert at the Singapore Indoor Stadium and POPCulture Online caught up with them just before their big concert to ask them about music, tattoos and their favorite superhero. It all started with the band being presented with a plaque recognising the album Hands all over's Gold success in Singapore. PCO: First …

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Michael Shannon to play General Zod in Man Of Steel

Warner Bros. Pictures and Lengendary Pictures has announced that Michael Shannon of Boardwalk Empire fame has been signed to play the role of General Zod in the upcoming Superman movie, Man of Steel. Director Zack Snyder commented,"Zod is not only one of Superman's most formidable enemies, but one of the most significant because he has insights into Superman that others …

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Amy Adams confirmed as Lois Lane

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have confirmed that Amy Adams will be playing the role of Lois lane in the new reboot of the Superman movie. Zack Snyder who will direct the movie commented: "Second only to Superman himself, the question of who will play Lois Lane is arguably what fans have been most curious about. So we are excited to …

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Fantasy World

We've had 3 covers before our latest issue and they have been pretty impressive from the likes of Olivia Wilde of Tron Legacy, Seth Rogen and Jay Chou of The Green Hornet and Alex Pettyfer of I am Number Four. But I gotta say this month is my favorite because we are finally able to put so many beautiful women …

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Henry Cavill to play Superman

  Warner Bros. Pictures has announced that Henry Cavill will be playing the role of Clark Kent  / Superman in the upcoming Superman film. The film will be directed by Zack Snyder of the 300 fame and is targeted for a December 2012 release. The British actor has played roles such as Humphrey in "Stardust" and Randy James in "Whatever …

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