Peter Milligan Takes “Terminal Hero” To Dynamite

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TweetAdd another name to the list of quirky DC and Marvel writers popping up over at Dynamite.  Peter Milligan has announced a new series, “Terminal Hero,” and it will be coming out from Barrucci & company.

Battlestar Galactica’s Starbuck Gets An Origin Mini-Series

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TweetDynamite recently launched a new series based on the original (1978 version of) Battlestar Galactica.  Today they’re announcing a spin-off series telling the origin of Starbuck.

“Legends of Red Sonja” Lines Up Pierce, Pratchett, DeConnick, Collins and many more for new mini-series

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TweetLook, we’re not saying Dynamite was happy with the immediate response to Gail Simone’s  Red Sonja relaunch, we’re just saying they’ve announced a mini-series with a lot well-known names attached.  Many of them, well-known names from the world of fantasy novels.  And Frank Thorne is back, too.

James Robinson’s New Series “Grand Passion” Lands At Dynamite

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TweetEverybody’s been wondering what James Robinson was going to do next after he suddenly announced his departure from DC and the Earth 2 title for which he’d been discussing a big Event in 2014.  Come to find out, he’s not going to Image, as so many name creators have been doing lately.  He’s signed with Dynamite.

Steve Niles Heads To Dynamite For “Ash and the Army of Darkness”

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Tweet Army of Darkness was Dynamite’s first comic, back in 2005.  It takes a break every once in a while, but always comes back.  This time it’s coming back with a slight larger name attached. Steve Niles, best known for the 30 Days of Night franchise and Cal MacDonald (across a couple different formats) will be […]

“The Shadow Now” Mini Updates The Shadow With The Spider’s Launch Team

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TweetIn October, Dynamite is launching a new Shadow mini-series.  Yes, yes… I know.  It’s another title with the same character, but there’s a compelling reason to pay attention to this concept/creative pairing.  The Shadow Now is updating the character to a modern setting and the key piece of information is that creative team on this is […]

Review: Lazarus #1

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TweetA few years back, Greg Rucka and Michael Lark (along with Ed Brubaker) won a lot of critical acclaim for their work on DC’s Gotham Central.  Rucka and Lark have reunited for Lazarus at Image.  (Brubaker’s already been Fatale at Image for over a year, so the primary creators for Gotham Central seem to have relocated.)

Jeff Parker Writing Flash Gordon/The Phantom/Mandrake Team-Up

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TweetI’d been wondering what Jeff Parker was working on, besides his Batman ’66 digital series.  Parker’s someone you expect will fill up his plate fairly quickly.  Come to find out he’s also over at Dynamite doing a 5-part series called “King’s Watch” teaming the King Features Syndicate comic strip heroes Flash Gordon, The Phantom and […]

The Mocking Dead: Zombie Parody Scheduled For September

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TweetWith Walking Dead being so popular for so long, it’s a wonder nobody has done a parody of it.  (Well, unless you count Marvel Zombies).  Dynamite’s fixing that in September with the debut of a 4-issue mini-series called The Mocking Dead.  It’s written by Fred Van Lente and drawn by Max Dunbar.

Captain Action Resurfaces, Bridging the Pulp Age and Cold War

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TweetCaptain Action is beginning his third life in comics this September in the 6-issue Codename: Action mini-series from Dynamite.  Originally a 1960s action figure with licensed costumes to dress it up like Superman, Spider-Man or the Lone Ranger, Captain Action first came to comics in 1968 from DC and then was revived in 2008 at Moonstone […]

Matt Smith Pulls the Plug On Doctor Who – The Final Regeneration Is Upon Us?

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TweetYou don’t get a whole lot more official than the BBC announcing an actor is vacating the lead role in Doctor Who and that’s just what happened today, when it was announced that Matt Smith will be regenerating in the 2013 Christmas special. (If you’re unfamiliar with the nearly 50 year old show, which recently […]

DC Has Another Cancellation Wave; Plus How Many Trinity Crossovers?

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TweetDC’s August Solicitations are you and we’re looking at the cancellation axe falling again. Threshold – gone with #8 Legion of Super Heroes – gone with #23 Demon Knights – gone with #23 Dial H gone with #15 — a double-sized issue to wrap it up. No surprises with any of those books.  None were […]

REVIEW: Todd Tackles Iron Man 3

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TweetIron Man ­3 is a bag of mixed nuts.  An enjoyable popcorn movie with some gaping plot holes that will derail it for anyone that isn’t along for the ride.  Personally, I was along for the ride and enjoyed it quite a bit, but I’ve encountered plenty of people who were outright horrified by it. […]

C2E2: Marvel: The Next Big Thing

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TweetMarvel has been showing off covers at their Next Big Thing Panel. Ultimate X-Men 29 Ultimates 27     Ultimate Spider-Man 25   Iron Man 12   Hulk 11 Hulk 10 Thor 13

C2E2: The X-Men Panel – X-Factor Ends, Declan Shalvey Arrives, Wolverine Loses Healing Factor

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TweetThe X-Men Panel has just concluded over at the ol’ C2E2, and there’s been a number of various announcements. New storylines, book cancellations, and new creative teams coming onto the books. Here’s a rundown of what happened. By the way – Steve here, in case you’re confused why Todd is suddenly rattling on at length […]

Who’s Reviving The Gold Key Heroes?

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TweetA little mystery surfaced during the Valiant panel at C2E2.  A fan talked about his love for the original Valiant’s Solar (an excellent comic, by the by) and wondered if those old Gold Key heroes might be returning to the new Valiant.  Fred Pierce started out with a slightly political answer, that he thought that […]