TweetThe local library consortium got a whole bunch of New 52 Vol. 1′s, so I’m going through and catching up on a few things I opted not pick up as monthlies. This batch consists of the first volumes of Animal Man, Captain Atom, DCU Presents and Swamp Thing.
TweetJ. Michael Straczynski has had a strange ride in comics over the last few years. The Twelve, which finally wrapped up last year, was highly regarded by critics. Superman walking across the country… not so much. When JMS first started doing comics on a regular basis (he’d dabbled a bit here and there, earlier), it was […]
TweetThe February sales estimates are in over at The Comics Chronicles and what a strange February it was. DC papered over a decaying mess at the bottom of their New 52 chart with a whopping 307K for Justice League of America #1 and its state flag variant cover stunt. Variants are still the flavor of week. Marvel’s […]
TweetMarvel made the media rounds at SXSW yesterday and most of the announcements were for things off in the future. SXSW is fast becoming Marvel’s mainstream outreach equivalent of SDCC. That’s right. SXSW isn’t really about the Direct Market comics fan. It’s about getting Marvel’s name and their *digital* offerings in the mind set of […]
TweetWhile promoting the new Marvel Unlimited App over at Gizmodo, Marvel’s Peter Phillips indicated that Marvel was updating most of his major titles when they were six months old: The comics available through MU are all at least six months old, and while Marvel wouldn’t commit to every title making it into the service, SVP […]
TweetMarvel’s library subscription program used to be called Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited A.K.A. Marvel DCU – an in-joke at DC’s expense that likely flew over the head of anyone who didn’t go to the comic shop on a regular basis. Marvel’s rebranding it and tweaking it a bit. They’re also talking about it ahead of […]
TweetMarvel’s really pulling out all the stops to pimp Guardians of the Galaxy. This time up – a new 4-part bi-weekly “Infinity” digital comic series. ”Infinity” is Marvel’s branding term for the sort a minimal animation effects you see on thing’s like Mark Waid’s Thrillbent or Alex De Campi’s Valentine.
TweetIt’s almost time for the “The Amazing, Awesome IDW Panel” at the Emerald City con. We’ll be liveblogging it. Get ready to start hitting refresh. Our cast: Denton Tipton, Joe Harris, Michael Walsh, Mike Costa, Phil Hester and Livio Ramondelli. Harris on X-Files – He’ll be re-establishing and updating the mythology arc. There will be some […]
TweetIt’s almost time for the ”Marvel: The Next Big Thing” panel to start at the Emerald City con. We’ll be liveblogging it. Get ready to start hitting refresh. Our cast includes, Mark Waid, Sam Humphries, Joe Keating, Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Sana Amanat, Gerry Duggan and Brian Prosehn (who is late). DeConnick – Crossover event with […]
TweetIt’s almost time for the Star Wars In Comics Panel to start at Emerald City con. We’re going to be liveblogging it. Get ready to hit refresh. Our cast: Jeremy Atkins, Randy Stradley, Brian Wood, Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko. Wood Star Wars – His book takes place a week after the first film. The Rebellion […]
TweetIt’s almost time for the ”Dynamite is Ready to Explode” at the Emerald City con. We’ll be liveblogging it. Get ready to start hitting refresh. Our cast: Nick Barrucci, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Mark Waid, Brandon Jerwa, Robert Napton, Chris Robeson, Ron Marz, Mark Rahner, Francesco Francavilla and Eric Trautman. Gail Simone is getting into the Red […]
TweetIt’s almost time for the “From the Pages of Hellboy” panel at the Emerald City con and we’ll be liveblogging it. Get ready to start hitting refresh. Matt from Multiveristy is running the panel. Our cast includes, Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Tyler Crook and Dave Stewart. All Q&A panel! Q: Hellboy 3 happening? A: No news. […]
TweetIt’s almost time for the “DC Comics the New 52″ panel at the Emerald City con and we’ll be liveblogging it. Get ready to start hitting refresh. The lineup – Larry Ganem, David Finch, Scott Snyder, James Tynion, Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, Ethan Van Sciver, Gail Simone, James Robinson, Brian Buccellato, Kevin Maguire and Matt Kindt. […]