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Rick Remender To Write X-Men/Avengers Event, AXIS, With Loki, Red Skull, Doom, Sabretooth And More ( VISUAL UPDATE)

AXIS has an “A” and an “X” in its title. It also has an “Is”. Well, at the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas, we got a better idea of what it “is”. Axis is a loaded term, whether referring …

Time Runs Out, The Marvel Event For May 2015, Avengers To Skip Eight Months In September – And A Full Marvel Reboot? (VISUAL UPDATES)

Ever since the DC New 52 reboot of 2011, Marvel folk have been asked if they would ever reboot their universe as DC have done (a number of times) and have said no, they prefer sliding changes in continuity when …

Boom! Announces George Perez’ Sirens, Based On His Favourite Cosplayers, And A New Jim Henson Graphic Novel (UPDATE x2)

Boom! Studios have been showing off their wares at the Diamond Retailer Summit. We got a name for the new George Perez comic from the publisher – Sirens! A female cast comic, the characters will be based on the many …

Lumberjanes Goes Ongoing

We said there would be more to come on Lumberjanes this weekend and we were right. Hot on the heels on yesterday’s news of the sellout of the massive overprint of issue #1 and the release of issue #2, Boom! …

The Inappropriate Free Comic Book Day Ad That Got Frozened…

The Dork Tower‘s John Kovalic had a dilemma. This was the Free Comic Book Day comic that he picked up from Dynamite. I’m hardly a prude. But here’s the otherwise wonderful comic that ad is on the back cover of: …

The Latest Star Wars Casting Rumours And Why We Think They’re Probably, Not Definitely, Right

There’s real reason to think Katie Jarvis and Maisie Richardson-Sellers will be in Star Wars Episode VII and you don’t need the trade papers, Disney or Lucasfilm’s permission to take the possibility seriously.

First Appearance Of Wolverine Original Art By Herb Trimpe Sells For Record $657,250

The original art for the final page of Incredible Hulk #180, which features the first published appearance of Wolverine, has just sold at Heritage Auctions for $657,250. This 1974 Marvel comics page was drawn by Herb Trimpe, inked by Jack …

A New Legal Conflict Brewing Over Strikeforce Morituri Between Marvel And Peter B Gillis

Storm clouds are gathering. Yesterday I wrote a piece noting how recent issues of the Marvel comic X-Force had crossed over with the world of Strikeforce Morituri, the eighties Marvel series by Peter B Gillis and Brent Anderson. It was …

The Full Creative Teams And Most Of The 3D Covers For DC’s September Futures End Event – With Stephanie Brown As Batgirl?

The present… and five years later, courtesy of DC’s September event. Swamp Thing is a robot. Constantine is Fate. And Charles Soule is writing four of them. And is that Stephanie Brown as Batgirl? And more besides???? Harley Quinn in …

This Year, The Eisners Quadrupled The Amount Of Nominated Black Writers Of Print Comics, In The Last Ten Years

There have been four black print comics writers nominated for the Eisner Awards in the last ten years. Three of them are nominated this year. Brandon Easton and Karl Bollers, both for different stories in the Watson & Holmes comic, and …

Get Your Free Digital Version Of British Library’s Comics Unmasked On iOS

We’ve talked a lot about the British Library exhibition Comics Unmasked: Art And Anarchy In The UK. But still possibly not enough. The exhibition included tablets featuring Sequential, an iOS app that acts as a graphic novel boutique, featuring the …

How To Get Batman For $1.25 An Issue, And Other $3.99 Print Comics For $1.50 Including Digital Codes

Firstly, you need to sign up to eBates. It will take seconds and get you an instant $5 cashback. Then go to this link on eBates to get 40% off Magazines.com subscriptions. Click on the link it gives you. Now …

When Jim Steranko And Bob Kane Got In A Slapfight

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Could Marvel Revive The Ultimate Comics Line By Tying It In With The Movies?

Marvel Comics has just relaunched its Ultimate line of comic books and it hasn’t exactly set the market on fire. The new Ultimate FF was well reviewed but its sales were pitiful. What was once a byword for excitement and …

The Future Of The Superior Spider-Man

During C2E2, Bleeding Cool ran this image, flipped up during the Spider-Man panel, that seemed to show a future for Superior Spider-Man, the Doc Ock-possessed Spider-Man. After all, we had just seen the death of Octavius. How could there be …

Moon Knight Gets A New Costume. It’s Not What You’re Expecting. (SPOILERS)

Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey have taken one of Marvel’s D-List characters (albeit it one with a rabid fan following and some fine creative alumni) and are currently doing all sorts of odd, mad things with the characters. Such as today, …

The Many Deaths Of Futures End #1 (SPOILERS)

By stint of the book being set five years in the New 52′s future, this is of course a changeable timeline. As Alan Moore wrote in his pitch proposal for Twilight Of The Heroes, which this series draws on significantly, …

Bill Finger’s Family Respond To DC Comics’ ‘All Good With Finger And His Family’ Statement

It would have been his hundredth birthday this year. Bill Finger is considered by most to be the co-creator of Batman. He wrote the first story, creating Bruce Wayne, Gotham, Commissioner Gordon and much more, in so many stories to …