SDCC’13: Wolverine Origins II by Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert

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Marvel have announced that in November Kieron Gillen and Adam Kubert will be taking on the daunting job of creating a follow-up to Wolverine: Origins. Picking up straight after the original book ended, Origins II will see Wolverine facing up to who he is, and where he has to go next.

DC goes returnable on Vertigo, Mad, and kids comics

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At the Diamond Retailers lunch, DC announced a major move to boost their non-superhero lines by making issues from Vertigo, Mad, and the kids line fully returnable. A similar move helped the New 52 catch hold as retailers were able to take a risk-free move on issues 2 and 3 of the relaunches. This time, […]

SDCC’13: ‘Revolutionary War’ Brings Back Marvel UK

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Here’s an announcement you would never have seen coming – Marvel have announced Revolutionary War, a new miniseries by writers Andy Lanning and Alan Cowsill which’ll feature MI13, Deaths Head II, Digitek, Dark Angel and many more of the Marvel UK characters.

SDCC’13: PIXIE!!! Oh, and Young Avengers: Afterparty

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Announced at the Cup O’ Joe Panel is Young Avengers: Afterparty, a two-issue jam comic which’ll see Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie welcome in a number of other creators for some stories and dancing. Also, some of these stories will feature PIXIE!

Gail Simone writing Tomb Raider Series for Dark Horse

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Heidi’s at the Diamond Retailer’s Lunch right now, where companies announce their upcoming campaigns, stories, and plans. Dark Horse have just spoken, and she reports that Gail Simone will be the writer for a new Tomb Raider series, coming soon from the company.

SDCC ’13: Marvel teases Marvelman at lunch and more from IDW, DC and Titan

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David Gabriel announced a bunch of stuff, including Origins II, Deadpool vs Carnage, and saying “We have not forgotten” Miracleman. Also, more original graphic novels are coming—orders on the first one, by Warren Ellis and Mike McKone, have been greater than on Hawkeye. Titan ran through a list of its upcoming books with trailers. including […]

SDCC’13: Titan Announce New Books from Larry Stroman, Victor Gischler and Pat Mills

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I said to keep an eye out on Titan, and it appears the company have announced a whole range of new titles to add to their current roster. Amongst them will be Pat Mills’ Accident Man, as well as new titles from creators including Victor Gischler, Lavie Tidhar, Larry Stroman and Carl Potts.

SDCC’13: The Ultimates Face A Final Cataclysm

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Marvel’s Ultimates Panel is currently underway, and has kicked off with news of the ‘Hunger’ storyline and where it’s leading the Ultimate Universe – to ‘Cataclysm’.

SDCC’13: South Park and the Stick of Truth

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By Nicholas Eskey This year at Comic Con International 2013, we were given a treat to have the South Park show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker make an appearance for a question and answer panel. Located in the 6CDE rooms, the two men sat down at the long table on the stage (oddly quite […]

INTERVIEW: Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin on Bandette

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By Bruce Lidl There’s lots of excitement for the Monkeybrain crew at Comic-Con, with a slew of new titles announced to celebrate the digital first company’s successful first year. But nothing would cap this amazing year like an Eisner Award, and Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin’s Bandette will be carrying the Monkeybrain banner high tonight, […]

SDCC’13: Heidi’s Friday Podcast with Tony Isabella, Comixology and more

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Live from San Diego Comic-Con, it’s More To Come! Heidi’s podcast from Publishers Weekly Comics World brings you special coverage from San Diego Comic Con. Interviews fresh from the convention floor, with new episodes daily during the con! In today’s episode, Heidi interviews veteran Marvel and DC comics creator Tony Isabella and Andy Grossberg of […]

SDCC ’13: The Vertigo panel

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Yesterday’s Vertigo panel began with John Cunningham introducing a large panel featuring Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond, editors Will Dennis and Mark Doyle, artist Mark Buckingham and writers Sean E. Williams, Mark Andrekyo, Scott Snyder, Simon Oliver, and Jeff Lemire. Everyone came to this panel with something to prove, and the new ambitious titles backed up the confidence. Warning: spoilers […]

SDCC’13: WWE and Mattel Bring The Action and The Insults to Comic-Con

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By Bob Calhoun The only thing missing from the WWE and Mattel panel at Comic-Con on Thursday was the pyro, because it had everything else: entrance music, trash-talking and even a surprise run-in. And the atmosphere there in Room 25 of the San Diego Convention Center was as raucous as a Monday Night RAW broadcast […]

SDCC ’13: The Gender in Comic Books Panel

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Christina Blanch brought together a very diverse group for the ‘Genders in Comics’ panel today at the convention. Who better to moderate this panel than the lecturer of the ‘Gender Through Comics’ free online class through Canvas Network? I asked her before the panel if we can expect another class and she said definitely.

SDCC ’13 On the scene: Who showed up to protest the Ender’s Game experience?

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By Bob Calhoun I’m making my way through the streets of San Diego’s Gaslamp District to the mammoth “Ender’s Game” tent that Lionsgate has erected across the street from Comic-Con. As I get closer to the tent, I hear the thunder generated by THX Dolby sound systems, but when I get closer still, I hear […]

IDW Announce Artist Editions for Sam Kieth, Mike Mignola, Walt Simonson and more

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One of IDW’s biggest successes has been their Artist Edition collection, which publish black and white art from some of the very best artists of all time – we’re talking Will Eisner, David Mazzucchelli and John Romita, here – in wonderful detail. This year at SDCC the company have announced that more artists will be experiencing […]