ONE AND DONE: Up, Up, and Away?

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Tweet Keeping up with comics is ridiculously expensive if you want to keep up with a number of titles that come out every month. Not everyone can do that–I definitely can’t. So welcome to One and Done, a weekly column where I go to a comics shop and try to find one good book that’s […]

Romita Jr. is either playing centerfield for DC or “the real thing” on Superman

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Tweet This week Jorn Romita’s first Superman comic debuts, a fairly notable event in that Romita has been known all his career for his Marvel work. DC pulled out the big PR guns and the Times covers the move: For comics fans, Mr. Romita’s change to DC from Marvel is the equivalent of Derek Jeter […]

Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr. taking over Superman this summer

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Tweet Via their DC ALl Access video series DC has confirmed that the new team on Superman will be writer Geoff Johns and artist John Romita Jr. You may recall that last summer JRjr went on something of a charm campaign, basically telling everyone he was available, now that his Marvel contract was over. DC […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/10/13: Emily Carroll’s THROUGH THE WOODS previewed and it will blow your mind

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Tweet § Holy crap! A preview of Through the Woods, the first collectino of Emily Carroll’s comics. It’s coming nextyear from Simon & Shuster(!). Zainab has more: Carroll is, to my mind, the only web-comic creator, along with Boulet, to make a fuller use of the platform, testing and exploring it in innovative ways. Her […]

Interview: John Romita Jr. on career planning, Kick-Ass and rape scenes

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John Romita Jr. talks about facing a world of options for his career and addresses concerns over Kick-Ass 2.

Marvel’s Next Big Thing: Captain America

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TweetThe final Marvel phonecall of the week was for Rick Remender and John Romita Jr’s Captain America relaunch. More than the other calls, this was perhaps the conversation most centred on craft and design, although we did at one point get a vivid description of Remender’s love for taking his trousers off in public. Fun […]

The Marvel NOW! Comic Parade

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Here it is – an exhaustive look at all the Marvel books announced this week for Marvel NOWWWW, from Iron Man to Thor, with X-Men and Hulk inbetween. Also, the campaign for a Pixie Ongoing series picks up pace!

Marvel NOW! Rick Remender on Captain America, Simon Spurrier on… X-Men?

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More teasers for Marvel NOW! Suggesting Rick Remender and John Romita Jr will be in charge of Captain America, and Si Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat on what may be a new X-Men title.