C2E2: Superior Spider-Man – The Return of Spider-Man 2099

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TweetMarvel was showing off a few covers at the Superior Spider-Man panel and… is that… the Spider-Man of 2099 Why yes, yes it is. Miguel will be returning to Marvel comics in issue #17 of Superior Spider-Man, heralding in the start of a new story arc which seems to be bringing in members of the […]

C2E2 – The Age of Ultron Panel

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Tweet            At the Age of Ultron panel, Marvel was showing off a few covers: Age of Ultron 7   Age of Ultron 7   Age of Ultron 8   Fearless Defenders 4   Uncanny Avengers   Age of Ultron 10 AI   Age of Ultron 9   Age of Ultron […]

C2E2: Liveblogging DREDD and Beyond: The Whole Wide World of 2000 AD

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TweetC2E2 has invaded Chicago and we’re liveblogging the DREDD and Beyond: The Whole Wide World of 2000 AD, so get ready to hit reload. Our cast of characters include Andy Diggle , Michael Carroll , Paul Cornell and some noob named Heidi MacDonald. Q: What do Americans know about Dredd. Heidi: I was surprised it only went […]

C2E2 – Liveblogging “Making Comics the Avatar Way” (New Garth Ennis Projects)

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TweetC2E2 has invaded Chicago and we’re liveblogging the “Making Comics the Avatar Way” panel, which should be kicking off momentarily.  Get ready to start hitting reload. Jim Kuhoric looks to be doing this solo. They start from the point of what the other publishers won’t let the creators do. It’s not all extreme, but that’s […]

C2E2 – Liveblogging the DC COMICS 101 Panel.

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TweetIt’s C2E2.  Get ready to hit refresh. Our Cast: Bob Harras, Bobbi Chase John Cunningham and our man Fletcher. Man of Steel is coming out soon and they’re showing a trailer for it. Harras says his favorite Superman villain is Brainiac.  Harras has love for Jor-El, who was in the first comic he read. Chase’s […]

Review: Dial H Vol. 1: Into You

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TweetOne of the later additions to DC’s New 52 reboot was a new version of Dial H For Hero, this time shortened to just Dial H.  The revamped version is a vehicle for China Mieville, a bestselling British author who’s generally put in the science fiction category, but tends to be a real genre-bender specializing in […]

The Owl Signals The Return of Project Superpowers

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TweetAfter roughly a three year absence, Dynamite is returning to the Project Superpowers universe with the July debut of The Owl.  The title will be written by J.T. Krul, currently writing Superman Beyond for DC and Jirni for Aspen.  Heubert Khan Michael, recently drawing Vampirella, will be the artist.

DC Fires Entire Writing Staff – Editorial Takes Over

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TweetBurbank, CA (AF) – DC Comics has voided the contracts of all it’s writers today.  The not entirely unanticipated move signals a more formal policy towards editorially directed stories. “Jerry Krause was right,” said DC co-publisher Dan DiDio, quoting the General Manager credited with breaking up the Michael Jordan era Chicago Bulls.  “Players don’t win […]

Review – Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray

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TweetEvery now and again there’s a buzz book that lives up to the hype.  When I first the announcements for Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray, my initial thought was that it was a rehash of Cowboy Ninja Viking, an Image book from 2-3 years ago with a similar premise of a man who could channel […]

“Come with me if you want to live, John Stewart”: Your Morning Superman and Green Lantern Controversy Links

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TweetIt’s been an… eventful couple of days around DC’s HQs. There’s a little more information slipping out around the Superman and Green Lantern franchises. First off, Tony Daniel clarified a few things about the Action Comics run he’s drawing and taking over plotting duties on, over at his Facebook page: Yes, many have heard, Andy Diggle left […]

Gaiman Returns To Marvel With Angela (Formerly of Spawn)

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TweetI think we can finally throw some dirt on the coffin of the Neil Gaiman – Todd McFarlane lawsuit.  The New York Times has announced that Gaiman’s Angela character (created for Spawn with Todd McFarlane, back in 1992), one of the objects of dispute, has moved over to Marvel.  Nothing says “the legal battle is over” like […]

Is DC Prepping To Kill Off John Stewart?

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TweetIt’s a modern comic book cliche.  Need sales?  Kill off a character.  Preferably a big enough character than it can make all the newspapers and media websites.  You don’t always see that much of a sales bump long term, but you sell a huge amount of the death issue and then you can announce the […]

The New Green Lantern Writers Are Revealed, Plus Fialkov’s Explanation.

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TweetConsider it official, Joshua Fialkov is definitely off his Green Lantern books.  DC’s Alex Segura has tweeted the new writers.

Fialkov Leaving Green Lantern Corps and Red Lanterns

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Tweet It seems like a good day for announcements about leaving DC titles.  First news breaks that Andy Diggle has left Action Comics.   There are now two reports that Joshua Fialkov has left Green Lantern Corps and Red Lanterns.

Review – Constantine #1, This Is Not Your Father’s Hellblazer

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TweetA preview for Constantine #1 was widely circulated last month and the reaction around these parts was somewhat less than enthusiastic.  IIRC, someone in the comment section renamed it “Heckblazer.”  I’ve read the full issue and it’s not as bad as the initial impression, but it really isn’t Hellblazer, either.

Andy Diggle Off Action Comics – One and Done

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TweetAndy Diggle has left Action Comics.  His first issue was #19.  The whispers I’m hearing from high places are that Tony Daniel will be taking over as writer (in addition to artist) with issue #20.