C2E2: Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez on Storm Solo Series

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TweetIt’s happening, hurrah! Marvel have today announced the news that Greg Pak and Victor Ibanez will be the creative team for a Storm ongoing series. Starting this July, the series will see the character take off around the world on a one-woman peacekeeping mission. She’ll be toppling corrupt governments, stopping natural disasters – it sounds […]

Wondercon ’14: 20th Century Fox Presentation

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TweetFox pictures have a number of exciting movies coming out this year, spanning a number of different audiences. Guest moderator Ralph Garman introduced the first movie, How to Train Your Dragon 2. Director Dean DeBlois and surprisingly Jay Baruchel (voice of Hiccup) took to the stage. After showing a completed first five minutes of the […]

Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman to Launch Cyclops Solo Series FEATURING HEPZIBAH

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TweetMarvel have announced, via the beaming presence of an interview feature with Albert Ching, that Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman will be the creative team for an ongoing Cyclops solo series. The book will start in May.

The Hero Initiative Announce The Uncanny X-Men Project

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TweetThe Hero Initiative remains an essential part of the comics industry. They offer support to comic creators who have suffered injuries, sickness, or other problems in their lives. And they do so in some of the best and brightest and most charming ways imaginable – which leads us to The Uncanny X-Men Project.

Mike Carey Returns for X-Men OGN ‘No More Humans’ with Salvador Larocca

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TweetAnnounced via alpha reporter Brian Truitt over at USA Today is the news that Mike Carey and Salvador Larocca will be the creative team for an X-Men graphic novel due for release in 2014, No More Humans.

Brian Michael Bendis Brings Trial and Judgment to the X-Men

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TweetBecause if there’s anything the X-Men haven’t seen anything of, it’s trial and judgement. Yesterday saw two teasers emerge from Marvel, as we start to line up crosshairs on New York Comic-Con. With both featuring Brian Michael Bendis as the writer, and Stuart Immonen and Sara Pichelli as artists, this is going to be something […]

Marvel in December: Welcome Back, Peter Parker, Bye Kaine

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TweetMarvel have released their solicitations for December, including a lot of odd decimal placements, an apparent return for Peter Parker, the finale of Scarlet Spider, and a whole load of other stuff. Here’s a few bulletpoints about what you can look out for over Christmas: If you want the full set of solicitations rather than […]

Breaking Down Battle of the Atom #2

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TweetBattle of the Atom, the 2013 X-Men event crossover, will see All-New X-Men, X-Men, Uncanny X-Men and Wolverine & the X-Men tell a story in which the current X-Men have to deal with past versions of themselves – and, uh, also future versions of themselves. Over the next few months, I’ll be tracking the story […]

Breaking Down Battle of the Atom #1

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TweetBattle of the Atom, the 2013 X-Men event crossover, will see All-New X-Men, X-Men, Uncanny X-Men and Wolverine & the X-Men tell a story in which the current X-Men have to deal with past versions of themselves – and, uh, also future versions of themselves. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be reading […]

Convention mistakenly advertises X-men Creators reunion, apologizes

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Tweet The other day I received an email from comics historian and artist Jim Amash on behalf of inker Terry Austin to alert people that a mailer sent out by retailer Joseph Koch wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. The mailer, part of which you can see above, claimed that this Saturday at […]

SDCC’13: The Final Photos – Axe Cop, Cosplay, Samuel L. Jackson and CROWDS

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TweetWe’re at the end of our SDCC coverage! And we’re ending with Megan Byrd’s final selection of photos taken around the site. She’s found more fantastic cosplay than you can shake Gambit’s staff at, as well as looks at various signings, exhibits, art galleries and more! My favourite? The happy family of supervillains..

SDCC’13: Nightcrawler Returns in Amazing X-Men #1 from Aaron and McGuinness

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TweetThe big announcement at the X-Men panel this year was that Marvel have finally decided to pass their Amazing adjective across to their merry mutants: Amazing X-Men #1 is coming out later this year, from the creative team of Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness.

SDCC13: Chris Hastings Will Be Announcing an X-Men Book on Sunday

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TweetAs you prep for SDCC over the next few days, I’ve been sharing a few tips and notifications. First was a mysterious new one-shot that Paul Cornell will be announcing at some point during the weekend. Now comes news that Christopher Hastings, creator of Dr McNinja, will be announcing a new book at the X-Men […]

C2E2: Here’s Jordan D. White Playing the X-Men Theme on his Ukelele

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Tweet What a tune. As found on Agent M’s Tout feed.

C2E2: Marvel Announce X-Men Crossover ‘Battle of the Atom’

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TweetToday at Marvel’s X-Men panel, a new crossover has been announced between Uncanny X-Men, All-New X-Men, Wolverine & the X-Men, and X-Men. Written between Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron and Brian Wood, this storyline will be called ‘Battle of the Atom’. The story will see a team of X-Men from the future show up, whose […]

Why Maggott Isn’t the Worst X-Men Character of All Time

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TweetA few days ago Brett White wrote a passioned defence of teen hearthrob X-Men character Maggott on CBR. Many would mock him for such a claim, and poke him with brightly painted sticks – but no! Put down those ribbon sticks. Maggott is a character worth defending, and I’m going to give some of my own […]