Valiant Update: Maguire at peace and new Quantum and Woody weekly webcomic

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Tweet Good news! Despite earlier previous sharp words for how Valiant was handling properties that had reversion clauses for creators, artist Kevin Maguire recently Fb’d that he “is cool” with how they are handling Trinity Angels. And had a pleasant chat with Valiant CEO Dinesh Shamdasani who gave me all the information I was looking […]

Brandon Graham on why he doesn’t want to work for DC

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Tweet In a series of Tumblr posts Brandon Graham reports his experiences working on an 8-page Madame Xanadu story for Vertigo’s House of Mystery Halloween Annual in 2010: It was an interesting experience. The editor was super heavy handed. but missed some basics ,like I was never told that the kids I drew were meant […]

President Clinton blurbs MARCH graphic novel

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Tweet When you get a genuine American hero to write a graphic novel about his life, you get a lot of attention. Thus it is that MARCH: BOOK ONE, the story of the civil rights movement as seen through the life of Rep. John Lewis, has been the first graphic novel (it is believed) to […]

Gender-shifting superhero may save Hub cartoon channel

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Tweet Hub, a cable channel for kids owned by Discovery and Hasbro, is hoping its new cartoon “SheZow” can turn the channel’s fortunes around. Hub has struggled to gain viewers since its debut in 2010, but it’s betting a 12-year-old boy named “Guy” who transforms into a female superhero, complete with a purple skirt and […]

Some problems with Thor: The Dark World as composer departs and rumors fly

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Tweet In Thor: The Dark World, the handsome Norse god takes on the dark Elves of Svartalfheim, who are led by a former Doctor Who, which sounds like all kinds of fun, but the film seems to have had an unusually rough time behind the scenes for a Marvel movie, going through directors like a […]

Zenith by Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell is Back!

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TweetOnce more, I’ve dragged myself away from my usual obsessive witterings about Marvelman to write about another, different, long-lost British superhero. Right now, as you’re reading this, the Internet is about to explode/has already exploded with the news that Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell’s Zenith is finally being reprinted by British publishing company Rebellion. Zenith […]