New Marvel Teasers for Journey Into Mystery and Avengers Arena

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Shock reverberates around the internet, as the latest two teasers from Marvel not only features full images alongside one-word teasers — but one of them actually dares to feature a SECOND word in the image. The unmitigated gall!

DC Show Off Andrea Sorrentino’s Art for Green Arrow #17

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DC have sent out some preview pages for Green Arrow #17, the first issue drawn by Andrea Sorrentino (fresh from a lengthy run on I, Vampire) and written by Jeff Lemire (who wore the same shirt as me once when I went to a convention, and we were both deeply embarrassed about it). I know […]

Marvel’s Next Big Thing: Fearless Defenders with Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney

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Marvel’s Next Big Thing is…. Fearless Defenders! Which launches in February from Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney. We’ve already given you a look at how this Valkyrie-starring book got started, and you can expect a few more insights over the next few weeks. Tease! But tonight Marvel offered the comics press a chat with Bunn […]

Phil Noto joins Thunderbolts, and The Punisher gets Romantic

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Marvel have released a full teaser image – brings you back to those heady days before one-word teasers, sweet memories – for Daniel Way’s Thunderbolts series, revealing Phil Noto as the artist for the second arc. It also reveals Punisher getting a special lapdance from Elektra.

Brian Wood and Oliver Coipel on new X-Men series in April?

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It seems so! Marvel have released another one of their one-word teasers today, although this one is less of a word and more of an initialism. This April, Marvel will be releasing what appears to be an X-Men book, written by Brian Wood and drawn by Oliver Coipel.

Comics come to Fox & Friends with Joe Palooka

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Apocalypse now? Boxing announcer/comics publisher Joe Antonacci will be appearing this Friday on Fox & Friends to talk about the Joe Palooka comic which is launching this week from IDW. (Disclosure: We were a consultant on the project.) Hopefully, this will be a peaceful discussion of how awesome comics are and not a session on […]

Jim Zub and Edwin Huang Launch ‘Savage Skullkickers’ in March

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Following on from the success of Uncanny Skullkickers #1 next February, Image have announced the launch of a brand new #1 issue in March – Savage Skullkickers, from the creative team of Jim Zub and Edwin Huang.

FIRST LOOK: Juan Doe’s Cover for The End Times of Bram and Ben #3

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Lovely James Asmus has shared with us an exclusive first look at the cover for issue #3 of his upcoming Image miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben, created by Juan Doe. It is LUSH.

Marvel Tease X-Termination

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Ed McGuinness delivers a fight between Wolverine and the Nightcrawler from Age of Apocalypse in this new teaser image from Marvel, which seems to be suggesting at the next storyline for Wolverine & The X-Men. Or an upcoming crossover. Or that something magical has happened. One of these things. Read on for speculation as to […]

Marvel Now Previews Thunderbolts #1

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Out in December, Marvel today called round to talk about Daniel Way and Steve Dillon’s Thunderbolts relaunch. Featuring Red Hulk as team leader, the book sees a ragtag bunch of mercs and assassins teaming together – uneasily – for black-ops work. Among the cast will be Punisher, Venom, Deadpool and Elektra.

Marvel’s 2013 Event will be Age of Ultron

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Their first event, at any rate. Today’s conference call was with Brian Michael Bendis, who will be writing a 10-issue event story for Marvel Now in March 2013. Age of Ultron will be split in half, with the first five issues drawn by Bryan Hitch, and the back five by Carlos Pacheco and Brandon Peterson.

Paul Cornell and Alan Davis SNIKT it up

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Boy oh boy, Marvel are everywhere with teasers and phone calls and events and solicitations at the moment. Keep up, everyone else! Their newest teaser reveals that the prodigal son of the X-Men has returned, as Paul Cornell comes back to Marvel for some kind of Wolverine (or Daken! Or X-23! Or Erista, Wolverine’s secret […]

Dennis Hopeless Discusses Avengers Arena

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Onto our second conference call of the week, with Dennis Hopeless inviting various comics bloggers for a fireside chat on his tigerskin rug. We’re now a month away from the first issue of Avengers Arena, the book he’s launching with Kev Walker for Marvel Now, so what better time to get a more realised look […]

Kieron Gillen Discusses Iron-Man: The Godkiller

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Conference calls! You love them, Marvel loves them, and today saw the first in a new wave of conferences take place. This time we were here to talk about a surprise, which turned out to be Kieron Gillen, and his second arc for Iron Man – ‘The Godkiller’.

Before Watchmen: Dollar Bill Gets A Late Addition To DC’s January Slate

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Here’s an odd one: DC just added a comic to their January schedule that wasn’t in the solicitations that went online on October 15.  It’s another Before Watchmen title, this time it’s a Dollar Bill one-shot by Len Wein and Steve Rude.

Return of the Enigmatic Marvel Teasers: Fearless

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Newsarama have been sent a new teaser from Marvel, regarding what would now be a February-launching series from the company. Tagging Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney as the creative team, this looks as though it may well be a Lady liberators title.   At the end of Bunn’s Fear Itself fallout series ‘The Fearless’, it […]