All The Green Lantern Writers Leaving – Change Is In the Air

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The big news, as promoted by DC, was that Geoff Johns was capping off his 9 year run on Green Lantern.  That’s not the entirety of the Green Lantern news.  A look at the actual May solicitations reveals EVERY title in the Green Lantern family of titles is wrapping up their run.

Preview: Foreigners By Patrick Kyle

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  Continuing their mini-series releases, SPACE FACE BOOKS is gearing up for another string of tiny-sized comics from some of indie’s most notable cartoonists. Joining the likes of ALEX SCHUBERT, CHARLES FORSMAN, and SIMON HANSELMANN, Toronto’s PATRICK KYLE is throwing his name in with the release of FOREIGNERS, a short story that takes a look […]

Walking Dead kills it again with record-setting 3.5 season premiere

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AMC’s The Walking Dead continues to be an unstoppable ratings juggernaut — last night’s premiere of season 3.5 debuted with even higher ratings than the full season premiere in October:

Review: The Pulp Fiction of The Spider – Terror of the Zombie Queen

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Introducing the best crime-fighting comic on the shelves right now: The Spider. No, not that Spider, but this one from Dynamite Entertainment that you quite possibly haven’t been reading. But fear not! The first trade collection has just been released, making this a handy time to catch up and enjoy the first 6 issues in one delicious […]

Geoff Johns to Conclude His Green Lantern Run with issue #20

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After ten years working on the character, and reigniting one of DC’s struggling titles into one of their most popular franchises, Geoff Johns has announced that he will be leaving the world of Green Lantern with the giant-sized issue #20 in May.

Interview and Exclusive Preview: Peyo’s BENNY BREAKIRON with Jim Salicrup of Papercutz

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Following a multi-volume and ongoing celebrated run of bringing Peyo’s original SMURFS comics to English-speaking reader, all ages comics publisher Papercutz is poised to release the first volume of another Peyo classic, BENNY BREAKIRON on May 7th, 2013. Papercutz, headed by former Marvel editor and all round comics ambassador Jim Salicrup, has been kind enough […]

Resurgent TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES among Toy of the Year winners

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While we sort through our 600+ photos from Toy Fair, here’s the Toy of the Year winners, which includes both Lego’s girl-centric Friends line and Playmates’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles line, which we saw previewed yesterday. It’s huge and no doubt the Turtles are back— although now owned by Nickelodeon and not creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Still, it’s a property that has stood the test of time to become a true perennial for kids — if Michael Bay’s live-action version doesn’t somehow kill it again, that is.

PREVIEW: Civil Rights pioneer Rep. John Lewis to pen trilogy for Top Shelf

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This will definitely be one of the most talked about books for the second half of the year, a graphic memoir by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Eisner-winner Nate Powell. MARCH will be a firsthand account of Lewis’s life in the the Civil Rights movement, including the 1963 March on Washington and the 1965 […]

Don Rosa on retiring from making comics

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Indie and Disney master Don Rosa has posted online the final chapter of a bio intended for a collected edition of his works. after it was rejected by Disney. Rosa explains his decision to retire from drawing comics last year as the result of both the psychological effects years of working, his failing eyesight, and some ongoing difficulties with how Disney deals with it’s comics licenses. It’s an entertaining read — especially for ow his early years intersected with those of his hero, Disney artist supreme Carl Barks, but it’s also not hard to see why Disney may not have been thrilled to publish it.

Dark Horse Editorial changes: Gibbons promoted, Edidin goes freelance

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A couple of changes at Dark Horse as Jim Gibbons has been promoted to assistant editor. Gibbons, one of about 12 trillion former Wizard staffers now working in the comics industry, has worked in DARK HORSE PRESENTS, Brian Wood’s THE MASSIVE, and Guillermo del Toro’s THE STRAIN, as well as Francesco Francavilla’s THE BLACK BEETLE […]