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Inhumans, Attilan Rising, The Latest Teaser…

The teaser for Inhumans: Attilan Rising, again looking more and more like a collision of worlds and events as a result of Secret Wars, and less like a What If..? weekly special, sees the Inhumans, with the X-Men and Avengers …

Nothing For Kev Hopgood Or Len Kaminski For Hulkbuster In Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Comic book artist Kev Hopgood posts, Apparently the Hulkbuster armour is making its movie debut in the forthcoming Avenger: Age of Ultron epic. Unfortunately me and Len Kaminski didn’t manage to get a New Character agreement on this one… New …

Hank Kanalz To Run DC’s June 2015 Event?

I don’t know what it’s called. I don’t know what it’s about. I don’t know what books it involves, who is writing or drawing the titles or whether it involves John Constantine or not. All I know is that in …

It’s Amazing What Happens When You Pursue What You Love – The Sights And Sounds Of New York Comic Con(VIDEO)

By Shawn Perry The joy of New York Comic Con 2014 was exquisite and thanks to the miracle of modern media production I not only have the prose but video evidence to prove it! Over the course of three-and-a-half insanely …

I Am Static – Michael Davis, From The Edge

Michael Davis is an artist, writer, mentor, and entertainment executive. He writes, Twenty-one years ago, five friends, Denys Cowan, Derek Dingle, Dwayne McDuffie, Christopher Priest, and I partner to form Milestone Media. The Dakota Universe was born soon afterwards. There …

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Welcome The Dark Gods

Launching next Wednesday are Baltimore: Wolf And The Apostle, Harley Quinn Annual, Rasputin, Axis: Carnage, Axis Revolutions, Death Of Wolverine: Deadpool And Captain America, Deathlok, Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration, True Stories, Beast Commandoes, Rogue The Burning Heart, Roman Ritual, Dark Gods, Sonic …

Thor Fights Tooth And Claw Over Advance Reorders

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where …

Now Cuervo Are Launching A Comic – The Drifter – And You Can Be In It. #CingeMyFace

First, Bacardi publish a comic by Warren Ellis and Mike Allred about one of their less controversial founders. Now Cuervo want to get into the game, announcing a comic book The Drifter: Red Moon Over Baja to promote Cinje. A …

Tonight, Ask Rian Hughes Everything About Multiversity. He Won’t Mind, Honest.

Tonight, Rian Hughes is appearing at Gosh Comics in London, on behalf of the centre for adult learning, City Lit. Hughes is well known for his design and advertising work, his typographical work and for his comics work, three spheres …

Marvel Releases UK Teaser Trailer for Avengers: Age Of Ultron – And Teaser Poster (UPDATE)

So, the UK teaser trailer leaked. Then the US teaser trailer went out officially, Now the UK trailer has joined it, along with a teaser poster… UPDATE: Let’s get that right, shall we?

Rounding Up A Stray In January With Action Lab

A year ago Vito Delsante and Sean Izaakse started a Kickstarter for a comic of their called Stray. They got $11,000 of their $8,000 goal. And in January next year, that comic will be published by Action Lab. (W) Vito Delsante (A) …

Dragon Ball’s Akira Toriyama’s Jaco The Galactic Patrolman Comes To Print In The USA In January

Akira Toriyama, famed creator of Dragon Ball, began work on a new comic two years ago, his first comic work for thirteen years. Published in Japan, Jaco The Galactic Patrolman was serialised in the US in the digital Weekly Shonen Jump …

Ben Dunn Proves That Science Is Magic In January

That’s the cover for Ben Dunn‘s oneshot comic out in January, Science Is Magic. The battle of the sexes is more pitched than ever, divided between reliance on the mystical and mechanical!  Certain women are graced with powerful magical talent, solving …

I, Henchmen: Henchbot Hits Stores In January

Henchmen is a comic about, well, supervillain henchmen. New issues from small press publisher Robot Paper have been thin on the ground however, but after creating a B&W ashcan over the summer, they are now taking it to full colour …

Comic Book Artists: The Next Generation

Do you remember when folks used to put out those videos of comic creators talking about their work back in the eighties and nineties? Well someone else does… Stephen Christy of Archaia has produced Comic Book Artists: The Next Generation, a …

Anthony Horowitz Writing A Victorian Superhero Film For Disney

Anthony Horowitz is known for his Alex Rider, Diamond Brothers and Power Of Five novels, and now the new Moriarty novel and new James Bond novels, as well as creating TV shows Foyle’s War, Collision and Injustice… And he’s also …

Amy Mebberson Goes From Disney Fanfic To Official Ongoing Frozen Comic Strip From Joe Books

To accompany the release of a number of Disney licence comic books, including Frozen, Pixar and the Disney Princesses, Joe Books is publishing a series of Disney digital comic strips delivered to your digital device with a monthly subscription. They …

Today’s Batman Delivers Punishment Beatings And Can Bring Down Helicopters With His Fists

Okay. So in Arkham Manor #1, we understand that Bruce Wayne may be a little annoyed that Wayne Manor has been compulsory purchased to be the new Arkham Asylum, with the city’s worst villains poised above his Batcave. But a) …