Category Archives: Comics

Why You Need To Read Axis #3 And Deadpool #36 Together To Make Sense Of It All

Here’s a recommended reading order for today’s Axis-related titles. First All-New X-Factor #15. It happens independently of the other books, exploring a world destroyed by the Red Skull’s hate. And reminding us that President Obama is a fan of Conan …

Anna’s Letter To Carl In Today’s Walking Dead

Once of the criticisms that The Walking Dead is that it tends to forget the zombies. Today’s issue, #133, ¬†proves that a) that most definitely isn’t true but b) it’s indicative of the fact that the comic isn’t actually about …

Matching Up Deathstroke, The Comics Version And The TV Version – FINAL PAGE SPOILERS

This is Slade Wilson in the comicss, from today’s Deathstroke #1.
And this is Slade Wilson as he appears in the Arrow TV series.

Is Johns And Romita’s Superman Meant To Be ‘Superman IV: The Quest For Peace’ Done Right?

It is the lowest point in the Superman film franchise and one that doomed the film series for years, until Superman Returns doomed it all over again. Superman IV: The Quest For Peace. A film in which Superman destroys the …

Superman And Spawn Take The Front And Back Of November’s Previews As Geoff Johns’ Work Inspires New DC Variants

The Johns/Romita/Janson Superman takes the back of November’s Diamond Previews catalogue in full-on explodo mode as Spawn takes the front, with a well deserved sit down after 250 issues. And it’s Geoff Johns’ work that will be inspiring a new …

Dean Haspiel Invokes A Silver Age Comics Bio For Emcee MF Doom At Red Bull Music Academy

Dean Haspiel is never still. When I asked him recently what he was currently working on, he said Fox Hunt for Dark Circle Comics at Archie with Mark Waid, Garbage Pail Kids for IDW, and a couple more specific projects …

Exclusive Extended Previews: Chaos The Chosen, Steampunk BSG And More

Here we have this week’s exclusive extended preview from Dynamite Entertainment which include the new one-shot of Chaos: The Chosen, the latest Steampunk Battlestar Galactica: 1880 and the second collection of Gail Simone’s amazing run on Red Sonja. CHAOS: THE …

Top Cow Preview: Wildfire #4 Wraps Up The First Volume

This week Top Cow is releasing the fourth issue of Wildfire. This issue finished up the first volume. Matt Hawkins, writer for the series and president of Top Cow, had this to say about the series: “GMO is an interesting …

A Comic Show – Harley Quinn Has No Arkham Manors!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I’m back with another weekly A Comic Show just seven days after the last one! This week DC Comics released several new books, and gave Harley and Constantine …

Free Hellboy Books From Noisetrade, As Free Digital Service Steps Up A Notch

Last month, we reported on Noise Trade, a new digital service offering free music, books and comics.¬† Well they’ve just stepped up a notch, offering Mike Mignola Hellboy books and comics for free as well. More to come I understand…

The Tintin Ebola Connection That Makes For A Very Strange Story

By Abdulkareem Baba Aminu Way back in 1976, Peter Piot, a researcher at a lab in Antwerp was a young scientist and was part of the team that discovered the Ebola virus back then in Africa. In a nice, long …

Marvel Teases The Infinity Gauntlet

Another Marvel teaser image… The Infinity Gauntlet for Summer 2015.

Stormtroopers Pounce On Main Street – Independent Cons Grow In The Midlands With Leamington Spa Comic Con

Leamington Spa Comic Con 2014 By Olly MacNamee With nearly 1000 people through the doors of this inaugural crowd funded fan event, I would say Leamington Spa Comic Con was a resounding success and brought a splash of colour and …

Secret Wars Turns 30 – A Look Back At Marvel’s First Major Inter-Title Crossover

By Rob Mclaughlin Yes its that long ago – Marvel’s first major inter-title crossover hits 30 years old and while this not only make me feel very old indeed this epic 12 issue series has been the template for comic …

DC Comics Ask Creators For ‘Daring, Blue Sky Thinking’ Pitches After The Band Aid – Think Batgirl, Gotham Academy And Harley Quinn

Yesterday, I ran the story that DC Comics were asking creators to bring their story lines to an end before what we have dubbed the Band-Aid event in April 2015. This was similar to instructions given to comic book creators …

Macherot’s Chaminou Finally To See Re-Publication In France

A comic that the late comic creator/editor/translator/publisher Kim Thompson really wanted to publish, but was tied up in rights disputes, is going to be re-released in France. While he was working on translations on the Sybil-Anne books, Kim Thompson wrote …

She-Hulk, Ultimates And X-Factor Cancelled In Marvel’s January 2015 Solicitations – And Where Is Avengers World?

Well, She-Hulk, Ultimates and X-Factor list their final issues for January. And Avengers World has gone missing, which never looks good. Electra, Ghost Rider and Invaders hang in there. The new Wolverines title gets the 3.99 price point, the first …

DC Comics Will Still Have A Skeleton Staff In New York After The Big Move – For Six Months

I am told by DC Comics insiders that the big move from New York to Burbank in April next year may not be quite as clear cut as it has been presented. Because I’m told that two to three editors …