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Avengers Undercover – The Relaunch That Didn’t Work

Ian Melton reported back after talking to comic creators at Rose City Comic Con last weekend.  Including Dennis Hopeless… He writes, Dennis Hopeless was very happy to meet fans and talk about his past works and his love for Avengers Arena and …

The End Of Avengers Arena – And The Effect It’s Already Having On The Characters (SPOILERS)

Minor spoilers for Avengers Arena ahead… and a last page shot from today’s All New X-Men. So, you know, you’ve been warned. And while you may want to avoid spoilers, if you are reading Marvel comics today, read Arena before …

Extinction, Descent And Frenemies Teasers – Marvel At NYCC

The Zero #1 team work on something… Avengerish. Is this something Winter Soldierish? And if this is Secret Avengers, what was the Defend thing? Secret Defenders? Is this Hopeless and Walker’s sequel to Avengers Arena? Avenger Down? The Avengers A.I. …

Twenty-Three Thoughts About Twenty-Three Comics – It Came, Astonishing X-Men, Black Manta, The Riddler, Mongul, Mister Freeze, The Walking Dead, Adventure Time: Candy Capers, Court Of Owls, Solomon Grundy, Avengers, Fantastic Four, Harley Quinn, Avengers Arena, Kick Ass 3, Trigon, Sidekick, Killer Frost, Prophet, Manhattan Projects, Indestructible Hulk, Hit List And Robocop

Another look through a bunch of this week’s comics! The Carry On team debut in It Came, as official British Army soldiers to provide some much needed sexism and incompetence as a counter to… the existing sexism and incompetence of …

Your Week In Squee – Young Avengers, Avengers Arena and Wolverine & The X-Men

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A New New Warriors For Marvel Now Two?

From today’s issue of Nova. Ex-members of the New Warriors, Justice and Speedball, knocking back a burger and a beer Pepsi. Of late, there have been a few interesting goings-on at Marvel that it is tempting to join the dots. …

Avengers Arena Cancelled In November… But The Moment Has Been Prepared For

Bleeding Cool ran the rumour that Avengers Arena would be cancelled and relaunched for Marvel Now Two. Well, the first shoe has dropped. But as the solicitations says “it’s the launch pad for what comes next!” AVENGERS ARENA #17 & …

Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Darkness, Ghosted, Storm Dogs, Eerie, Great Pacific, X, Fabulous Killjoys, Breath Of Bones, Avengers Arena, Wolverine, Nightwing, Superior Spider-Man, East Of West, Peter Panzerfaust And America’s Got Powers

The Darkness decides to tell the its story through action figures. Robot Chicken Darkness? Sexual relationships are expressed in a number of ways through comic books today, some more obvious than others. Ghosted #1 also plays fast and loose with …

Avengers Arena Spoilers, A Major Character Death, And The Explosion Of Tumblr

So far, Avengers Arena has basically been killing off characters that they invented for the series, or characters that appeared in one or two panels in other books. Okay, there was Mettle as well. But this time, the book may …

Cammy’s Covers – Astonishing X-Men To Avengers Arena

Cameron Hatheway writes; Astonishing X-Men #62 by Phil Noto You’re as cold as ice, willing to sacrifice your…looks? With all these younger versions of themselves bouncing around, it was only a matter of time before we started getting covers like …

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – Star Wars, Nowhere Men, Manhattan Projects, Peter Panzerfaust, Crossed Badlands, Avengers Arena, Secret Avengers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fearless Defenders, Superboy, Ozymandias, Uncanny X-Men, Katana And Batgirl

  It must be a real arse to argue with Luke Skywalker when he pulls lines like this one from Star Wars #3 on you. Arguing about the contents of the fridge probably go the same way. “Who ate the …

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – Manhattan Projects, Morning Glories, Todd The Ugliest Kid On Earth, The End Times Of Bram And Ben, Wolverine & The X-Men, Cable & X-Force, Batgirl, Katana, Powers, Avengers Assemble, Fury, Buffy, Avengers Arena, Ghostbusters

This is the Albert Einstein we always deserved and yet, until Manhattan Projects we never got a whiff of until now. I’m so glad we got Manhattan Projects. Morning Glories does the hideous trick of applying a child’s logic to …

Avengers Arena Is Game On… But Some People Want It To Be Game Over

Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker are taking over still on Avengers Arena in April. With some kind of board game thing. You know, I don’t think these folk will be won round. The cancellation of Avengers Arena by Dennis Hopeless: …

Last Week’s Comics In Thirty Four Panels

The internet’s most opinionated (and Greek) comics column.  By Dr Manolis V. GREEK, LIKE MORBIUS Morbius? Michael Morbius, pasty-rat-faced vampire in a unitard, THAT Michael Morbius? According to AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #699.1 (really MORBIUS #0.1 a backdoor pilot to the upcoming Joe …

Cammy’s Covers – From Avengers Arena to The Unwritten

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool Fables #124 by Joao Ruas I must say, Sir Bufkin looks rather dashing on this cover. His face shows years of battle, while his greatness radiates behind him like the most epic halo imaginable. …

Avengers Arena Gives Us The Closest We’ll Get To A Captain Britain/Slaine Crossover (Spoilers)

  In Avengers Arena #2 (and talking of which, there’s a hell of a lot of Number Twos from Marvel out this week) we get to meet the kids of the Braddock Academy. Picture a British version of the Jean …

Cammy’s Covers – From Adventure Time to Avengers Arena

Cameron Hatheway writes for Bleeding Cool Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan #3 (Variant) by Neal Adams Choosing this cover came to be a surprise for me. While I appreciate the contributions Neal Adams has made to the comics medium, his style …

Ten Thoughts About Ten Comics – Batman And Robin, Sherlock Holmes, Crossed, Before Watchmen, Caligula, Change, Dan The Unharmable, Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four And Avengers Arena

Batman #13 did this more subtly, but Batman And Robin #15 goes straight for the Killing Joke. Sherlock Holmes: Liverpool Demon #1 lays out its stall. Supernatural crime, met by a man without an ounce of belief in that regard, …