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Free Comic Book Day Preview: The Entropy Of Epic Scam Crosswords

Three more previews of comics coming up for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May the third… smaller, indie, action! Scam Crosswords #0 Publisher: COMIXTRIBE (W) Jason Ciaramella (A/CA) Joe Mulvey Spinning out of the pages of the super-powered con-man series, SCAM, …

Guardians Of The Galaxy – The Big Return (SPOILERS)

So, yes, there are spoilers here, especially for Guardians Of The Galaxy #14, published today.But we’ve waiting until plenty of folk have had plenty of chance to pick up the comic in question, under Dan Slott’s spoiler guidelines.

A Look At The Voice Recording Of John Layman And Rob Guillory’s Chew With Felicia Day And Steven Yeun

A look at the voice recording of Chew, a new animated series based on John Layman and Rob Guillory‘s Chew comic from Image, and starring The Walking Dead‘s Steven Yeun as Tony Chi and The Guild‘s Felicia Day as Amelia Mintz. …

IDW Publish Ben Templesmith’s The Squidder In July

Funded on Kickstarter at the end of last year, to the tune of $137,000, The Squidder is Ben Templesmith‘s new work, and will be serialised by IDW from July. This all-new four-issue series finds an old soldier from a forgotten …

So What Is This Marvel 100th Anniversary Anyway? Our Best Guess

In July, Marvel are publishing a number of 100th Anniversary themed specials from a variety of creators, including James Stokoe. We may have mentioned this earlier. But what exactly is the anniversary? Marvel weren’t around in 1914. So this is …

39 Thoughts About 39 Comics – Original Sin, Eltingville, Daredevil, Catwoman, Larfleeze, Justice League United, Red Lanterns, Batman/Superman, Dead Body Road, Sheltered, Uber, Crossed, Gravel, Lazarus, Five Ghosts, Fused, Skullkickers, 24, Eternal Warrior, Harbinger, Star Trek, Regular Show, Turtles, City, GI Joe, Robotech/Voltron, Godzilla, Ash, Moriarty, Game Of Thrones, Lady Rawhide, Danger Girl, Rogue Trooper, Transformers, Shotgun Wedding, Bravest Warriors, Midas Flesh, Evil Empire And Peanuts

Hulk got a rock? Now Watcher got a rock. Welcome to another look through the week’s comics, courtesy of friends and relatives. But how are you feeling today? Tense, nervous headache? If this were any other drama, you might expect …

Plot Details On All Of DC Comics’ Futures End Five Years Later Titles For September – With Death For Teen Titans And Green Arrow And Marriage For Harley Quinn

Okay, so we don’t know who is writing and drawing all thes titles. Possibly because DC Comics don’t quite know yet. But for September, when each book takes a jump five years later as part of DC Comics’ Futures End, …

Marvel’s July 2014 Solicitations – With 33 Classified Listings (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Looks like Bleeding Cool’s report below may have urged Marvel to release their solicits officially a little early… Marvel’s original comics and graphic novels for July 2014… including a new Original Sin spinoff mini-series Original Sin #5.1-#5.5 (the Thor/Loki …

Okay, There Are A Lot More 100th Anniversary Marvel Specials It Seems, Including James Stokoe Drawing The Avengers

Earlier today, I ran the news about a 100th Anniversary Fantastic Four Special written by James Stokoe. That it seems is just the tip of the iceberg. There is this Amazon listing for a start. Now, I still don’t know …

Marvel To Publish New Star Lord Series, Starting In July, Ahead Of The Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie

We have a Guardians Of The Galaxy comic. We have a Rocket Raccoon comic, coming. And at C2E2, Marvel Comics will announce a third ongoing Guardians series before the movie comes out later this year. In July, Marvel Comics will …

Two New Deadpool Comics For July – Deadpool Vs. X-Force And Dracula’s Gambit

Again, say it with me, to be announced by Marvel at C2E2… The continuing Deadpool Vs. series of mini-series sees him up against the team that fought him first (second if you could New Mutants) in Deadpool Vs. X-Force by Duane …

A 100th Anniversary Special For The Fantastic Four By James Stokoe And Joanna Estep In July

Also to be announced at C2E2, it seems, is a  100th Anniversary Special for the Fantastic Four by James Stokoe and Joanna Estep from Marvel for July. A hundredth anniversary of what exactly? Again, I have no idea. There’s going …

A New Storm Series By Greg Pak And Victor Ibanez

We mentioned a wee while ago that there was a new ongoing Storm series coming soon from Marvel. Well, that’s suddenly all firmed up with a creative team to match. Presumably to be announced at C2E2, July will bring us …

The One Reference That Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 10 Is Not Making

So last month…

Your Is-Stephanie-Brown-In-A-Published-Comic-Today Watch

Welcome to your regular guide to whether or not Stephanie Brown is a published comic today. And today’s answer? Yes. She appears in the third issue of the weekly Batman Eternal series, in a similar fashion to how she appeared …

When Miracleman Was Meant To Be In Original Sin

This was a scene from a preview copy of Original Sin #0 by Mark Waid and Jim Cheung that was passed to Bleeding Cool. And this is that scene, coloured, appearing in Original Sin #0 and published today by Marvel Comics. Do …

The New Wally West Of DC Comics (Big Flash Spoilers)

So there are big spoilers here from today’s The Flash #30. Stay away spoiler-phobes, because for a start we’ll be showing the last panel of this comic book, and you may want to enjoy the build up first. Come back …

Flash Gordon Burns Through 18,000 Of #1 And 10,000 Of #2

It looks like Dynamite’s Flash Gordon #1 and #2, just like the Ardden Flash Gordon #1 and #2, have sold out pretty sharpish. Issue 1 had orders at Final Order Cut-Off date of 14,499 and a print run of 17,000 copy …