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26Sep
2012
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First Official Image For “Wolverine” Movie Released

The first official image of Hugh Jackman in the "Wolverine" movie has been released. Hugh has played Wolverine in the successful X-Men movies before.

The movie is set for release on July 26th, 2013 and features Hugh flexing as "Wolverine" claws and all. The movie takes place in Japan when Wolverine encounters a stranger from the past. Uh-Oh.

The movie is directed by James Mangold and also stars Will Yun Lee, Khodchenkova, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hal Yamanouchi, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima and Brian Tee.

We are looking forward to this super-hero movie for sure.-DocFB

1Feb
2012
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Comic World At A Loss As Artist Al Rio Found Dead At 49

Al Rio File Photo

Al Rio File Photo

Al Rio File Photo

49-year-old artist Al Rio was found dead in his home yesterday.  The famous comic book artist took his own life by hanging himself.

Al Rio, was born Alvaro Araújo Lourenço do Rio on 05/19/62, and was raised in Fortaleza, in the northeast of Brazil.  He became an animator for Disney in the 90's, working on the cartoon series "Aladdin" before he started working for Glasshouse Comics and then DC Comics.

He drew for Marvel, Vertigo Press, Dark Horse, Chaos! Comics, Avatar Press, Crossgen, Zenescope, Image, along with others.  He would draw woman eroticly, even releasing a book entitled "How To Draw Girls" and did brilliant work on Batman, and Spider-man as well.

Batman, Black Canary, & Catwoman

Batman, Black Canary, & Catwoman

He was working on "Fever Moon" for Random House at the time of his death.  He leaves behind a wife, Zilda, and 3 children, Renee, Adrialle, and Isabelle.

His funeral will take place today, Feb. 1st in on Cemitério São João Batista, in Fortaleza, Brazil.

We send our heartfelt prayers and love to his family and friends.  To check out the brilliant artwork of Al Rio, please go here.

Al Rio, you will be missed.-DocFB