The Superior Spider-Man Gap and Other Points of Interest From the December Sales Charts

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The big sales news for December was definitely coming out of the Marvel Now relaunch and the “death” of Peter Parker.  Big numbers on first issues, big drops on subsequent issues and an Amazing drop-off to start off the saga of The Superior Spider-man.

Review: CREATOR-OWNED HEROES #8 and BLACK BEETLE #1

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[warning: mild spoilers ahead for CREATOR-OWNED HEROES #8 and major spoilers ahead for BLACK BEETLE #1] Well, here it is. The final issue of CREATOR-OWNED HEROES. When you think “last issue”, particularly on a series meeting an untimely end, you might expect the rough edges left behind by a team just going through the motions […]

INTERVIEW: Ron Perazza’s Think Tank!

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Ron Perazza has been at the forefront of new digital comic projects for years, with his work at Zuda and ComiXology helping to pave the way for digital comics as we now know them. Thrillbent, Madefire, Aces Weekly, Double Feature, Monkeybrain – they all owe a debt to his work. His most recent leap is […]

The utterly insane world of Platinum Studios

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As we reported last night, the story of Platinum Studios, the bizarre IP company founded by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg on his peripheral involvement in having published the MEN IN BLACK comic book, has gotten seriously bizarre, with shareholders and acting president Chris Beall banding together to attempt to oust Rosenberg from the company after a series of what they claim are flagrantly fraudulent money shifting and credit card embezzlement—all from the coffers of the publicly traded company. While we don’t know the whole story, we can piece together some of it.

Thursday morning Marvel Cat blogging

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A very cute cat with an extra claw named Lil Bub visited Marvel Comics, and thus perhaps the greatest post ever on the Marvel webpage was born. Can a co-starring role in a WOLVERINE movie be far behind?