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“I Grew Up With The Defenders Of The Earth” – Ben Acker Talks Flash Gordon

As part of Dynamite’s new King Features launch next year, Ben Acker will be taking on Flash Gordon. Byron Brewer chatted with the writer about the new series and how all of the characters tie together leading into the crossover event. BYRON BREWER: First off, Ben, how does it feel to be part of such… Read more »

Young Avengers, Batwoman, Fearless Defenders, Life With Archie And Husbands Nominated For Gay Media Awards

GLAAD has announced its nominees for its 2014 awards for the treatment of gay characters and themes, including for comic books. The awards usually favour the mainstream familiar comic books over the more personal works. But it makes for an entertaining list. They also credit the writers over the artist, with the following nominee list…. Read more »

How Cullen Bunn Planned For The End Of Fearless Defenders

With the final issue of Fearless Defenders released this week, Cullen Bunn has been talking about his plans for the series, what would have been and what never was. And how it was originally Valkyrie And The Fearless. Would that have sold better? How Annabelle was never planned as a character, she just emerged when… Read more »

Thirty Thoughts About Thirty Comics – Iron Man, Earth 2, Superior Spider-Man, Bionic Man, Batman/Superman, X-Men Legacy, Batwing, Green Arrow, Phantom Stranger, Fearless Defenders, Detective Comics, Elephantmen, Khan, Spawn, Burn The Orphanage, Happy Kitty, Judge Dredd, The Revenger, Velvet, Carbon Grey, Great Pacific, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Secret Avengers, Think Tank, Doctor Who, Black Bat, Deadworld, Dinosaurs Attack, Transformers And TMNT Shredder (UPDATE)

Like we said earlier today, everyone loves a drone. I’m starting to wonder why all the Iron Men suits still need to be man-shaped though. As subterfuge? To present a human face to mass destruction? Ego? Or maybe just so Superman won’t just keep going through you? Oh Lois, what are you, a sitcom character?… Read more »

Fearless Defendersless, Young Avengers’ “Mic-Drop”, A Legacy Conclusion And An Ultimate End To Thor?

Missing from the new Marvel solicitations for January, is a certain Fearless Defenders. At the time the book began, Marvel Comics was suffering a deficit of female-focused titles, and a superhero team of women seemed a novelty for the publisher. In the year since, it’s… actually becoming close to something expected. And Marvel’s new announcements… Read more »

Yes, Tumblr is Still Upset About Fearless Defenders

From the new issue of Fearless Defenders, published today. And she’s right, Tumblr still are. bartonsnethers I see the sadness of a love that, though it breathes, can never be made chriscappuccino So did marvel really introduce a new lesbian character only to kill her off? Or magesmagesmages I’m really disappointed? I’m really REALLY disappointed…. Read more »

Ryan Dunlavey Tweets His Take On The Secret Defenders

Ryan Dunlavey of Action Philosophers and M. O. D. O. K. Reign Delay decided to share his idea for the Secret Defenders on his twitter feed. Now it seems to me to be tongue-in-cheek, but then again I’d buy it. The Secret Defenders would have been Shang-Chi, Machine Man, Katie Power & an Asgardian-powered Mary… Read more »

Fearless Defenders Breaks New Gender Relationship Ground (Spoilers)

Nice big massive spoilers for today’s Fearless Defenders. Because they’ve created a rather interesting set up today. From next issue’s solicitations, “New costume! New arc! New status quo I still won’t tell you about!” Well I will. So if you fear spoilers, begone, read the comic, return and then we can talk. Now, as readers… Read more »

Cammy’s Covers – Fearless Defenders To Winter Soldier

Cameron Hatheway writes; The Fearless Defenders #5 by Mark Brooks Ah, this cover brings back some awesome memories from my childhood. Arriving over at Paolo’s house on the weekends, putting in Street Fighter, and playing for the rest of the day. Since I wasn’t very good, I would always play as Blanco and try my… Read more »

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – Star Wars, Nowhere Men, Manhattan Projects, Peter Panzerfaust, Crossed Badlands, Avengers Arena, Secret Avengers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fearless Defenders, Superboy, Ozymandias, Uncanny X-Men, Katana And Batgirl

  It must be a real arse to argue with Luke Skywalker when he pulls lines like this one from Star Wars #3 on you. Arguing about the contents of the fridge probably go the same way. “Who ate the last sausage? Luke???” “I was hungry, you know, after taking on the Death Star for… Read more »

Dani Moonstar, Misty Knight And Valkyrie Join An All-New All-Female Superhero Team From Marvel – The Fearless Defenders

Teased as the “Fearless”, tying into both the now-cancelled Defenders team and the post-Fear Itself Fearless book, The Fearless Defenders is one of those all-female lead comic books that Axel Alonso promised us earlier in the year. And while no all-male team has needed a reason to be an all-male team, the Fearless Defenders are… Read more »

Swipe File: Defenders And Wimbledon

The BBC’s new Wimbledon trailer reminded a number of Bleeding Cool readers of another advertising campaign… In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself?… Read more »

Retailers To Get 50% Extra Defenders #1 And Incredible Hulk #2 Than They Ordered, For Free

Getting comic book retailers to increase their orders with a series of incentives, then doubling all orders anyway saw comic stores flooded with copies of Point One from Marvel this week, a fifty-odd page comic for $5.99 was soon selling for $2.99 in many stores as a result (although someone did manage to sell a… Read more »

Defenders #1 by Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson – A Taster’s Menu

This kind of article seemed to be popular for Point One and Fantastic Four #600. So let’s do another for the finished Defenders #1. Out in December, this is the last day retailers can order it to guarantee getting it on release day, so it seems opportune. Here are six very non spoilery tastes of… Read more »