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E! Online: How big ‘Iron Man’?

Title/Link: How Big ‘Iron Man‘? Publication: E! Online Date: May 1, 2008 Quotes: On the movie having legs at the box office: Rob M. Worley, founder of, agreed. “I rank it among the better superhero movies,” said Worley, who watched it Tuesday night. “It’s the cool, hipster superhero movie.” […]

Detroit Free Press: Iron Supplement

Title/Link: Iron Supplement Publication: Detroit Free Press Date: April 27, 2008 Quotes: Article focusing on the ‘Iron Man movie: “Everybody thinks it looks like it’s going to be the coolest movie of the summer,” says Rob Worley of Madison Heights, founder of “It’s definitely got a cool factor ‘Hulk’ […]

NY Post: Hero Hour

Title/Link: Hero Hour Publication: NY Post Date: April 20, 2008 Quotes: Article focuses on the rise of comic fans in Hollywood, and how many of them are taking the reigns of major motion pictures. “I definitely think it’s good that these filmmakers have a real appreciation for the characters, rather […]

Hollywood Heat: Grave Concerns

Title/Link: Hollywood Heat Broadcast on: TruTV Date: January 31, 2008 Quotes: So far, all the marketing on this movie, The Dark Knight, has focused on the revelation of this character, The Joker, that Heath Ledger is playing. It’s really just been a phenomenal campaign so far. Now that Heath is […]

E! Online: Ledger’s Joker a serious topic

Title/Link: Ledger’s Joker a serious topic Publication: E! Online Date: January 24, 2008 Quotes: The Dark Knight posters ask, “Why so serious?” In the wake of Heath Ledger’s death, the answer is because the movie has a situation. “So far everything’s been about the Joker,” says founder Rob M. […]

97.1 FM – The Ticket

Title/Link: Guest on Motor City Mornings radio show with Jay Towers and Bill McAllister Station: 97.1 FM – The Ticket Date: January 23, 2008 Quotes: Conversation about the death of actor Heath Ledger and the impact on ‘The Dark Knight‘

Entertainment Weekly: Dude Looks Like a Hero

Title/Link: Dude Looks Like a Hero Publication: Entertainment Weekly Date: August 24, 2007 (Issue #949/950, page 18) Quotes: On atypical casting of the likes of Tobey Maguire, Robert Downey Jr. and Seth Rogen as big screen heroes: “In addition to being superheroes, these characters were very human and real,” says […]

USA Today: Male heroes draw comic fans

Title/Link: Male heroes draw comic fans Publication: USA Today Date: June 12, 2007 Quotes: On male-oriented themes in comics: “Certainly, a lot of the comic world is from the male perspective,” says Rob Worley of “You look at the way, say, Wonder Woman is drawn, and it’s done from […]

The Guardain: Shows of Support

Title/Link: Show of Support Publication: The Guardian Date: October 22, 2005 Quotes: On Comics2Film’s campaign to save THE TICK TV series: The not-organised-at-all fans of superhero show The Tick (battle cry: “Spooooon!”) took up the baton in spoon form, forgot to check how many were sent (“I envisaged the head […]

USA Today: Grading the summer films

Title/Link: Grading the summer films Publication: USA Today Date: August 7, 2005 Quotes: Superheroes: B After the lackluster performance of comic-book adaptations such as Elektra and Catwoman, some pundits predicted doom for the superheroes.But Batman Begins silenced the naysayers by taking in $196.6 million. And despite some savage reviews,Fantastic Four […] ‘Fantastic Four’ Has Few Fans in Fandom

Title/Link: ‘Fantastic Four’ Has Few Fans in Fandom Publication: Date: July 8, 2005 Quotes: In the days approaching the opening of this weekend’s would-be blockbuster “The Fantastic Four,” (search) comic book fans privy to sneak previews have been doing what they do best: trashing the film. “It was disappointing. […]

USA Today: In search of a serious protagonist

Title/Link: In search of a serious protagonist Publication: USA Today Date: June 23, 2005 Quotes: For instance, Rob Worley of wonders what the makers of Catwoman were thinking when they made her save the world not from crime but from bad cosmetics. “They went out of their way to […]

USA Today: ‘Batman’ de-camps

Title/Link: ‘Batman’ de-camps Publication: USA Today Date: June 9, 2005 Quotes: Rob Worley, president of, understands how the Dark Knight found himself lampooned in the kitschy TV show, which ran from 1966 to 1968. “You’ve got a guy who dresses up in a cape, tights and big ears, running […]

USA Today: Marvel’s Fearsome Foursome

Title/Link: Marvel’s fearsome foursome Publication: USA Today Date: March 8, 2005 Quotes: The genre, says Rob Worley of, could use a hero — or four. “People have been waiting for years for this movie to be done right,” Worley says. “The comic book is so loved, I think fans […]

Wired: Packing a Punch in Hollywood

Title/Link: Packing a Punch in Hollywood Publication: Wired Date: December 21, 2004 Quotes: On Marvel’s rise to power as a Hollywood player: “I never envisioned Marvel becoming the entertainment powerhouse it has become in the last four or five years,” said Rob Worley, who created Comics2Film, a clearinghouse of articles […]

USA Today: Fans have the muscle to shape the movie

Title/Link: Fans have the muscle to shape the movie Publication: USA Today Date: June 20, 2003 Quotes: Rob Worley has watched similarly volatile debates on his site,, in which the Spider-Man web-shooting controversy was a dominant theme. When it comes to comic books, “Fans grew up with these characters, […]

The Daily Texan: A Hulking Presence

Title/Link: A Hulking Presence Publication: The Daily Texan Date: June 19, 2003 Quotes: “‘Batman’ was groundbreaking for comics in the late ’80s and brought back a lot of readers, but ‘Spider-man’ in 2001 was the phenomena,” said Rob Worley, columnists for “It typified everything that was great about Marvel: […]