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Batman 3 in Asia; Iron Man 3 loses Jon Favreau; Mighty Samson debuts

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 4:20 pm •  Published: December 18, 2010

Jon Favreau won’t direct Iron Man 3

Hero Complex, in an interview with Jon Favreau, announced that the director won’t return for Iron Man 3.

Jon Favreau confirmed via Twitter that he was directing Disney’s “Magic Kingdom” rather than the third film in the “Iron Man” series.   There doesn’t appear to be any hard feelings; Favreau wished Marvel the best via Twitter, and of course Disney is now Marvel’s parent company.

Comic Book Rock

In Weekend Look,  Matt Price talks to musician Ray Wall about his comic-book themed songs that feature the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and the Watchmen. You can check out his music at

Mighty Samson
Mighty Samson


According to Hero Complex, Christopher Nolan is in Asia scouting locations for filming his third “Batman” film, “The Dark Knight Rises.”   Nolan’s film “Inception” received a Golden Globe nominations Other comic-book properties receiving nominations include the comic-based movie “Red” and comic-book based TV show “The Walking Dead.”


Supergirl 59 – the last issue by Sterling Gates and Jamal Igle.

John Byrne’s Next Men 1 – Revisiting the critically acclaimed 1990s series.

Amazing Spider-Man 650 – Spidey is saved by Lady Gaga — sort of.

Mighty Samson 1 – the latest Gold Key revival from Jim Shooter.

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by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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