'Shaft' Comics Writer David Walker On The Character's History In Media [Interview]

Next month, the world’s most famous fictional Private Dick / Sex Machine / Bad MotherSHUTYOURMOUTH will make his first-ever appearance on comic shop shelves, when Dynamite Entertainment releases the premiere issue of Shaft, by the creative team of David Walker and Bilquis Evely. And while John Shaft is a well known figure to moviegoers and soul music listeners worldwide, this title promises to focus on the rough-and-tumble version of the character that originated in Ernest Tidyman’s series of novels. We spoke to series writer Walker about the character’s long history in multiple media, and his plans for the comic incarnation.

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'Arrow' Season Three Recap, Episode 3: 'Corto Maltese'

The CW’s superhero series Arrow re-imagines Green Arrow for a TV audience as a tough, often ruthless vigilante bent on setting things right in his home of Starling City by punishing the wicked. ComicsAlliance’s Matt Wilson is back for the third season of the popular series in our recap feature we’re officially dubbing Pointed Commentary.

This week: Team Arrow goes on a trip, Laurel deals with her seething rage and two different women get beaten up by men on screen. Oh, also, Ollie shoots a bunch of guys. Let’s get started.

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POLL: What Did You Think of the First "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Trailer?

The first trailer for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” arrived a little early, catching fans (and Marvel!) by surprise. Now that you’ve seen it, what did you think?

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Bendis & McGuinness' "Guardians of the Galaxy" #20

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"Arrow" Recap: "Corto Maltese"

Oliver & Co. track down Thea, who’s been busy, Diggle’s concerns about ARGUS grow, and Laurel turns to Ted Grant.

Marvel Officially Releases First "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Trailer, Poster

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Joe Books' "Darkwing Duck" Omnibus to Lead into New Ongoing

“Darkwing Duck” artist James Silvani has confirmed that the Joe Books omnibus for the former BOOM! Studios series will lead into a new ongoing.

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