Stan Lee is totally okay with the Marvel Universe getting rebooted

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The brilliant Jim McLauchlin at Newsarama was able to get Stan Lee to comment on the news that Secret Wars would make a big mixed up new pizza out of the Marvel Universe. And Stan was just fine with it.

IDW starts publishing Disney Comics

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IDW sort of hinted at this back at NYCC, when they announced an Artists Editions of the Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa. At the retailer meeting, Dirk Wood said, in that special way of his, something along the lines of “There will be more coming from IDW and Disney.” which at the time was a pretty clear indication there would be…more.

And so there is, and they mentioned it again in the fall but no one noticed. And now they just slyly let it out in the April Solicitations.

Review: POWERS #1 More True Than Any Detective

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Powers by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming is a book that’s moved around a lot. It started as a DC pitch, then came to life at Image, and found a home under Marvel’s Icon imprint. With the book getting ready to make its big move to PlayStations everywhere, (We watched the first episode today and it’s dynamite!) the powers behind Powers are back with a new ongoing series that doesn’t miss a beat.

Simon Pegg to co-write Star Trek 3

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It has only been over a month since Roberto Orci walked away from the director’s chair on the upcoming Star Trek threequel, with Fast & Furious series director Justin Lin taking over the job not long after. With Orci’s script for the film (which he co-wrote with John D. Payne and Patrick McKay) being tossed, […]

Once Again, Suitors Come Courtin’ Comic-Con International

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Might Comic-Con International actually move from San Diego? Comic-Con International has yet to sign a contract for 2017 and 2018, and it looks uncertain whether America’s Finest City™  can convince CCI to remain in San Diego. The Los Angeles Times reports: With an expansion of San Diego’s convention center stalled, other Southern California convention center operators […]

Gotham to debut The Red Hood in a future episode

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When Gotham kicked off last year, the show began with a number of proto-versions of Batman’s Rogues gallery such as The Riddler, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and of course The Penguin (who, played by Robin Lord Taylor, has sort of worked his way into MVP status on the show according to its fans, along with Jada […]

Archie Joins the Humble Bundle Bandwagon; Image Scores with 2nd Bundle

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By Bruce Lidl Following immediately on the conclusion of the second Image Comics Humble Bundle, Archie Comics has joined the Humble Bundle comics movement with its first release. Humble Bundles are curated collections of digital comics available under a “pay what you want” revenue model. Customers can choose their payment amount for the basic pack, […]

Review: Burning Fields Burns This Mother Down

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Burning Fields is an analog combination of old school horror like The Thing in combination with the geopolitical drama of a Zero Dark Thirty. Where it plants its feet and sets itself apart is in the perpetual insecurity these pages bring and that is far from a bad thing.

Cowan, Hudlin, and Dingle Relaunch Milestone Media

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While diversity in comics has made strides in the Big Two in the past couple of years, Denys Cowan still wants to see a greater shift in comics: “We’ve never just done black characters just to do black characters,” Cowan said. “It’s always come from a specific point of view, which is what made our […]

Review: Holy F*#k It’s Rambo Jesus!

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Action Lab Entertainment might not be a familiar name to you but they’ve got great books like Molly Danger and Nutmeg under their belt. The studio continues to further sharpen already edgy ideas with their newest book Holy F*ck.