SIX-GUN GORILLA REVIEW: All That And More

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Tweet Let’s start with that title, shall we? Calling a story “Six-Gun Gorilla” is a bold and audacious decision, one that’s guaranteed to attract a specific kind of person and give many others pause. If you come to this book cold, you will very likely either somersault with glee or scratch your head and wonder, […]

Numbercruncher’s Trade Comes Out This Week: Here’s The Trailer

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TweetWith the upcoming release of the thoroughly Beat-approved series Numbercruncher in trade, Titan Comics have shared a trailer video with us that catches people up on the book. The series – by Si Spurrier, PJ Holden, Jordie Bellaire and Simon Bowland - was pretty well acclaimed by everyone, so if you missed it first time round, […]

Si Spurrier and Rock He-Kim Launch X-Force: All Other X-Forces to End

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TweetAnnounced on USA Today with Brian Truitt – Si Spurrier and Rock He-Kim will be the creative team for X-Force, a series which will replace both Uncanny X-Force and Cable & X-Force in 2014. Both of those titles will end after their imminent crossover event, with the remaining characters forming this new team.

FIRST LOOK: Numbercruncher #3 from Titan Comics

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TweetTitan Comics, hearing about Tharg’s earlier visit, decided to also pop round for some tea and biscuits, and also handed me some paper. This time though, the paper was a first look – nobody else in the bally WORLD has seen these yet – at the preview for Numbercruncher #3 from Si Spurrier, PJ Holden, […]

Titan Solicitations for July 2013

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TweetGood morning, hungover Brits and Americans who are staying up far too late. And, of course, hello to all our other friends across the World, all of whom experience the joy of different time zones. Titan have released their solicitations for July, so in the spirit of The Brit Zone, here they are:

Review: X-Men Legacy #6 FEATURING PIXIE

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TweetX-Men Legacy completes the first arc, with writer Si Spurrier taking its lead character – which, I still can’t really believe, is Professor X’s son Legion – into a new direction, having thoroughly established him as protagonist worth following. He’s joined by artist Jorge Molina, who has spent the last year or so drawing essentially […]

Marvel Now: Everything is Annotated

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TweetOne of the more interesting aspects of Marvel’s relaunch is how involved some of the creators have been in discussing their craft with fans. While Jonathan Hickman’s formspring account has been pinging away daily with fresh questions from Namor and Black Panther shippers, several other writers have set up frequent ‘annotations’ after the release of […]

Good Work, Comics!

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TweetIs there nowhere in the world of culture which can stay positive for more than five minutes!? This week we found out that not even glam rock could provide us safety (now we’re firmly in the barren hair-straightened wastelands of the post-80s), with the news that Kiss and Aerosmith are now art war with each […]

NYCC: The X-Men in Marvel NOW!

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TweetThe X-Men panel has just ended at NYCC, revealing a few bits and pieces, but mostly just going over the basic premise for each of the titles in the Marvel NOWniverse. But there are some bits and pieces! And new art from Mike Del Mundo and Stuart Immonen! Here’s a rundown: