Author: Neil Vagg

Neil is the Editor-in-Chief at GYCO. He has a BA in Film & TV and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 in an office and 5-9 as a reviewer. He has been reading comics for as long as he can remember and is never far away from any book which has the word Bat in the title.

Hot from being presented to crowds of fans at this years Dragon Con in Atlanta comes the first trailer for ‘Arrow’ season 4. Picking up soon after the season 3 finale ‘My Name Is Oliver Queen’, ‘Arrow’ season 4 finds Oliver and love interest Felicity Smoak living away from the newly re-christened Star City (RIP Ray Palmer?) until trouble back caused by new big bad Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough) brings Oliver back to town. Season 4 is set to see the return of Caity Lotz’s long dead Sara Lance and the fan favourite Nyssa Al Ghul played by Katrina Law.…

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During the upfront press conference to unveil their schedule for the 2015/16 TV season US network The CW took a moment to unveil the first cast photo for the upcoming spin off of ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’ entitled ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’. The show has been officially announced to begin at mid-season rather than during the usual September/October kick off for new seasons. The series stars Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom, Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary, Wentworth Miller as Leonard Snart/Captain Cold, and Dominic Purcell as Mick Rory/Heat Wave, Ciara Renee as Kendra/Hawkgirl, Victor Garber as Professor Martin Stein, Arthur…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm46-envrHo Hot off the announcement that their new ‘Supergirl’ series would premier in the Monday 8pm slot, up against the second season of ‘Gotham’ on Fox, CBS has unveiled a 6min long teaser for the pilot which features all the main cast as well as some Kryptonian action and a guest spot from none other than Superman himself. The show looks promising with some great special effects but there’s no doubting that the tone of this show is far removed from that of ‘Arrow’ and even from that of ‘The Flash’ which is clearly the influence of ‘No Ordinary Family’…

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In the wake of the ‘All Who Follow You’ trailer, which you can view here, the guys at Rocksteady have released two new videos to promote upcoming franchise ender ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ which is due for release on PS4, Xbox One and PC in June this year. First up an expanded trailer which reveals the voice cast for the game which includes the ever present Kevin Conroy but finally confirms the involvement of outstanding ‘Fringe’ actor John Noble as Scarecrow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbg9Bqsvifg Second up is a 12min behinds-the-scenes look at the game which comes to you directly from the Rocksteady studios.…

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David Ayer has gone and broken the internet again, last time it was with the unveiling of the first photo of Jared Leto as The Joker in his upcoming ‘Suicide Squad’ film, due for release in 2016. This time he’s only gone and revealed the first photo of the full Task Force X team but also the first photo of Will Smith in the full Deadshot costume! Both photos were released via Ayers twitter account shortly before set photos of Margot Robbie in the costume made their way online. The cast photo gives us our first look at all the…

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The weekend is over, the numbers are in and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has fallen $20M short of the opening weekend of its predecessor but not one to be knocked the film has still taken an incredibly impressive $187.7M over the course of its opening weekend. Back in 2012 ‘Avengers’ (minus the ‘Assemble’) took a whopping $207.4M in its opening weekend setting the record for the biggest opening weekend of all time at the US box office. ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ will now hold the title of the second biggest opening weekend of all time. Internationally the film has now…

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Earlier this week Rocksteady and Warner Interactive announced the first vague details and pricing for the season pass to be release alongside the upcoming ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ (read the details here) but now the companies have gone one steps further by announcing details of what will make the season pass and giving us our first look at the Arkham franchise version of Batgirl! In a statement the two companies announced: Earlier this week, we announced the Season Pass for Batman: Arkham Knight. While the story of Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Trilogy will come to a close on June 23rd, we are…

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Another day, another news story straight from Rocksteady regarding it’s upcoming ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ title. We’ve already had teaser trailers (check ’em out here) and a full new trailer (also viewable here) and now comes the news that the game will feature a ‘season pass option’. It’s not unusual for games these days to have season passes which offer all DLC content delivered directly to your device for a discounted fee. It saves on purchasing each time new DLC is released and often offers up items unavailable elsewhere. Todays press release from Rocksteady reads: Today, we’ve officially announced the first…

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After three short teaser videos – which you can see here – Rocksteady have finally released the ‘All Who Follow You’ trailer for the upcoming ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ game. The trailer focusses on those working alongside Batman with extended glimpses of Alfred, Oracle, Nightwing, Robin and Catwoman to name but a few. Without further ado here is ‘All Who Follow You’ in full HD glory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CINA288fZUs What do you think of the trailer? Sound off in the comments below.

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Setting a huge benchmark for itself in preparation for its US opening on 1st May ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has taken a huge $201.2M in the overseas box office. Opening in 44 different territories across the world ‘Ultron’ has taken the #1 slot in each and every one of those box offices and exceeded the opening of it’s predecessor by 44%. Superherohype details the numbers for key territories as follows: Korea $28.2M UK $27.3M Russia $16.2M Brazil $13.1M Australia $13.1M France $12.4M Germany $9.3M Taiwan $8.6M Italy $8.5M Philippines $7.7M India $7.7M Hong Kong $6.4M Malaysia $5.8M Argentina $4.9M Singapore $3.6M Other $28.3M Total $201.2M Many sites are reporting that this is also the biggest IMAX opening weekend…

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