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Stan Goldberg Dies, Aged 82

Stan Goldberg, born in 1932, was a comic book creator who worked principally on Archie and Marvel Comics, including contributing to designing the look of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, working for as a colourist, penciller and inker. He also …

More Sabrina The Teenage Witch For Your Money

The new horrific Sabrina The Teenage Witch #1 is on its way. Okay, she won’t be the Bride Of Cthulhu like she is in Afterlife With Archie. Buts she’s a lot darker than you’ve seen of late. There’s a retailer …

Avatar Press, Archie, Aspen, Boom! Studios And Papercutz Comic-Con Recap

We’ve pulled together the rest of the publishers announcements and panel coverage from the San Diego Comic Con. As usual, the place was insanely packed but our reporters found their way through the crowds to bring you some of the …

SDCC 2014 Catch Up: How Afterlife With Archie Is Stealing Con Week So Far, Plus Ben Affleck, Princess Leia, And Ultron

The week of San Diego Comic Con never fails to produce interesting analytics, usually with a few surprises.  But this one’s more of a surprise than most, so far.  There was a new dynamic in the pr pattern for the …

The Great Archie Conspiracy Over His Death…

Heard at the Archie Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con. At the end of Life Of Archie #36, Archie Andrews is killed, shot by a bullet from a handgun. And yet the intended victim Kevin Keller, a veteran soldier …

The Rather Surprising Fate Of Sabrina The Teenage Witch (SPOILERS)

You know, I really thought Archie Comics had run out of ways to surprise me with their comics. Especially after getting responses in the local press such as this. Bless them. So I’m not sure what they’d make of Sabrina …

Gendercrunching May 2014 – DC Down, Marvel Up, And Looking At Archie, Avatar, Zenescope, And Valiant

By Tim Hanley DC was down and Marvel was up in May, but it wasn’t quite enough to stop DC from posting the higher overall percentage of female creators for the sixth straight month. It was a real barnburner, though, …

Prints Charming – Archie Reprinted Only To Die Again, As Well As Spider-Man 2099, Grayson, Ms Marvel, Harley Quinn, The Wicked + The Divine

Consider this an irregular feature looking at comic books that have gone to second prints or more. Now, it is worth remembering that some publishers plan second prints automatically, whether they are needed or not and will often just run …

Archie Andrews’ Final Words (BIG MASSIVE SPOILERS)

Today is the day that Archie dies. Killed by a shooter, who trying to kill local politician and war veteran Kevin Keller for his pro gun control policies. But the comic, Life With Archie #36. Isn’t actually about that, It’s …

Archie To Die Taking A Bullet For Kevin Keller. Same-Sex Marriage, Gun Rights, Beloved Childhood Character, Internet Start Your Engines!

Archie Comics had told us that Archie would die in the out-of-continuity-such-as-there-is Life Of Archie comic, that looks at a number of future and what if scenarios for the familiar characters, often taking a route down more serious issues of …

Whatever Happened To Sabrina The Teenage Witch At Sony Pictures? SENYC

Peter Ernest Sailer, attending the NYC: Special Edition show for Bleeding Cool tells us, from the Archie panel, that big Archie boss Jonathan Goldwater confirmed that the Sony Pictures script to Sabrina the Teenage Witch was close to being finished and …

Archie Reveals Horror-Themed Sabrina Comic’s Creative Team and First Issue Covers

As we heard from the Diamond Retailer Summit in Vegas two weeks ago, we are now getting some details and art from Archie Comics on their new Sabrina series. It will be written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and with art by …

Archie’s Red Circle Superheroes To Return, For Grown Ups, In November

Archie Comics have had a number of attempts to revive and republish the Red Circle line of superhero comic books with less than stellar results. Beginning with the Shield created in 1939 for Pep Comics, The Black Hood and The …

Archie To Publish New Sabrina The Teenage Witch As A Horror Comic, In The Manner Of Afterlife With Archie

The current Afterlife With Archie comic began with Sabrina The Teenage Witch bringing Jughead’s dog back from the dead with the Necronomicon and, inadvertently, unleashing the undead upon Riverdale with horrific consequences, death and destruction across the town. It’s the …

Tomorrow’s Afterlife With Archie Ramps Up The Sexual Tension

Afterlife With Archie #5, the zombie comic that could, is out tomorrow. Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa tells Bleeding Cool ”In earlier issues, Ginger and Nancy were sort of in their own forbidden love story. Same with the creep-tastic Blossom twins, Cheryl and …

Thirty-One Reviews Of Thirty-One Free Comic Book Day 2014 Titles – Futures End, Uber, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Hello Kitty, Hip Hop Family Tree, Overstreet, Jellaby, Buck Rogers, Teen Titans Go, Street Fighter, Steam Wars, All You Need Is Kill, Raising A Reader, Atomic Robo, Archie, Bongo, Les Miserables, Sherwood Texas, History Of Japan, Scratch 9, Bleeding Cool Magazine, Defend Comics, Sonic, Tick, Fubar, Kaboom, Spongebob Squarepants, Epic, Uncle Scrooge, Scam and Intrinsic

I’ve had the chance to read a good batch of this year’s Free Comic Book Day 2014 titles. Here are thoughts about thirty-one of them. More to come… Grimm’s Fairy Tales #0 published by Zenescope. Once upon a time there was …

Monday Morning Runaround – That Is Not Spock

HIGHLY ILLOGICAL The comic convention where you pay $100 minimum to see Leonard Nimoy on Skype and get a pre-signed autograph… I’M NOT SURE WHAT SPORT IT IS BUT THEY SURE LOOK PRETTY Las Vegas Wranglers get all webbed up. …

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