Category Archives: Comics

What Was The Deal With Batman: The Deal? Daniel Bayless Talks

Back in November we ran a story about a fan fiction called Batman: The Deal by Gerardo Preciado and Daniel Bayless. We were not the only ones to cover it as it was quite a unique and dramatic project. Seems …

An Editorial: 8 Things that Need to Change in Comics – Threats, Harassment And Understanding

By Erik Grove I wrote a column about Batman for this week but this isn’t that column. That column will come in the future. I’ve also got several interviews and other pieces I’m very excited about coming up. This week’s …

Be A Character In Justin Jordan And Kyle Strahm’s Spread, With Just One Tweet

Here’s how you do it. Post the cover image of Spread #1, the new Image comic from Justin Jordan and Kyle Strahm with the caption “it’s spreading…” and tag @kstrahm and @Justin_Jordan on Twitter and/or Facebook with the hashtag #itsspreading …

Excalibur Reunite – For Just One Panel!

It’s only for just one panel. In today’s Amazing X-Men. As Nightcrawler returns to the land of the living and the X-folk have a… coming back from the dead party, at Wolverine’s behest. But for just one panel, I was …

DC Comics To Launch New Booster Gold Comic, Out Of Futures End 3D Titles In September (UPDATE)

Okay, with the DC Comics solicitations being released any day now, it looks as of we’ll be seeing the September Futures End #1 oneshots solicited alongside the July books as, learning from last time, DC are giving retailers a two-month-early …

Boom! Studios Is Bringing The Boom! With Bee And Puppycat #1 Plus Four Different Covers

By Julz Hendricks Bee and Puppycat #1 is making it’s way to Boom! Studios this May with Natasha Allegri (Adventure Time with Fiona and Cake) and co-written by Garrett Jackson. First launched as a Kickstarter, Bee and Puppycat broke the …

Gendercrunching The Marvel Retreat

Last week, Marvel held a creative retreat, where a bunch of comics folk working for Marvel get together and shape the next waves at Marvel. From CBR, To that point, is the focus at the retreats mainly the big line-wide …

How Much For A Rat Chewed Plastic Man #9 From 1948?

Rats can chew through anything, it seems. Plastic and paper alike. From eBay…. This listing is for one single comic book. It came from a collection of golden age comics that were chewed on by a rat. The books have …

‘Power That Defies Logic’ In Solar: Man of The Atom Released Today – Five Questions With Frank Barbiere

Solar: Man of the Atom is back, today in fact, arriving in shops from Dynamite Entertainment as part of their Gold Key line up. The comic maintains much of its pulp origin, and has all those classic elements super powers …

Wolverine’s Hair IS His Mutant Power After All…

From the opening scene of today’s Wolverine & The X-Men… Genesis makes a case that might have some wide reaching implications. He’s talking about Wolverine’s body, being repaired by his healing factor (when it’s working) into an image that he …

A Spoilerish Surprise For Today’s X-O Manowar…

Valiant only has one book out this week, but boy is it a doozy. X-O Manowar #24 is billed as a “Prelude to Armor Hunters” – Valiant’s forthcoming, chromium-covered summer crossover beginning in June in the Armor Hunters mini-series with tie-ins in Unity, …

Batman Shows His Poker Face In Batman Eternal #2

From Batman Eternal #2 posted today, Jim Gordon in trouble. Batman on the case. And Catwoman on Batman’s case.   Oh Batman! Catwoman will only throw herself at you rubbing herself up and down your suited body for so long …

Free Comic Book Day Preview: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers And A History Of Japan

Another couple of previews of comics coming up for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May the fourth. Two comics with their origins in Japan…. but taking very different tacks. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Publisher: Papercutz In 1993, The Mighty …

A Brand New X-Men Team Debuts Today

From today’s copy of X-Men. A brand new team of mutants, formed within the confines of the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning. Made up of Broo, Rockslide, Hellion and Anole. And their name? Yup, Bromo Superior. Spin-off series by …

A New Battle For Batwoman Ahead

It appears that, once more, Batwoman is to enter the headlines over the cultural and social mores of our time. Not only have we had the first mainstream lead gay character in comic books, as well as the first ongoing …

Dan Slott Finds A Path Between Stan Lee And Steve Ditko To Conclude Superior Spider-Man

Superior Spider-Man #31 is out today. The final issue of Superior Spider-Man before the Amazing Spider-Man relaunch. And all things come to an end. Or a beginning. There are many references to all sorts of Spider-Man stories and eras through …

A Very Strange Page Turn In Sinestro #1

I had a rather strange experience reading the new Sinestro #1, out today. A beautiful comic it is as well with Dale Eaglesham on full force. People reading in digital may not get quite the same effect. But reading the …

Maria Hill Loves Cyclops. Fact.

In a recent Bleeding Cool interview, Brian Bendis slightly despaired that no matter what complex drama he might write, it would always be the shipping that would get the attention. From today’s Uncanny X-Men… … he seems like he might …