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Shining A Spotlight – Ray Anthony Height

There is a quote I love and though I’m not sure of its true origins, I was told it by Joshua Dysart and he attributed it to Frank Miller. The quote goes something like: A creator should have talent, a …

ComiXology All Over The World – Israel Feels Fear Itself, Popeye Takes China

It looks like a Cable sale is being launched through Marvel and ComiXology on Friday, issues 1-25 of his most recent series are currently 99 cents each in the UK, as are issues 1-15 of the first X-Force series – …

Fox News Calls Catwoman “Fictionalised Playboy”

Washington DC TV Station Fox 5 is running a news report tonight that focusses on the evil that comics do. They’ve been running the report below since the weekend, and it looks to be typical Fox fare. With one expert …

The Big Red Reset Button Of Fear Itself 7.3

***SPOILERS***SPOILERS***SPOILERS*** ***SPOILERS***SPOILERS***SPOILERS*** ***SPOILERS***SPOILERS***SPOILERS*** This comic book, published today, tries to have its cake and eat it. And it almost succeeds. Fear Itself #7.3 by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca, seeks to be the final endcap to the events of Fear …

The Metatextual Retconning Of Fear Itself #7.2

I said that the beginning of Defenders #1 reminded me of Sandman. Well pretty much all of Fear Itself #7.2 does. Oh and a bit of Buffy. Now there are going to be a few spoilers in this, there’s no …

Wednesday Trending Topics: Near Future Shock

A glimpse at some upcoming Marvel releases took the top two slots today, with Rich’s take on today’s New 52 releases rounding out the top of the charts for the day.  If you don’t wanna know, you don’t wanna scroll… …

The Winter Soldier #1 From Brubaker And Guice In 2012

Today Fear Itself #7.1 is published. Which features the memorial service for Bucky Barnes – Captain America’s sidekick in the war, who was revived as Soviet weapon The Winter Soldier and then became Captain America when the original was thought …

Monday Trending Topics: Marvel On Top

Marvel jumps into the top spot again with a method that has in recent weeks proven to attract a lot of eyeballs for them — using a cover or variant image reveal.  And  I was actually so stunned that the …

Fear Itself 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 Variants Indicate The Changing Weather Of Marvel

From Lee Bermejo, Salvador Larroca, and  Ariel Olivetti come three variant covers for Fear Itself #7.1, #7.2 and #7.3 that will sell more than calling them Fear Itself: The Aftermath. And we seem to get three separate weather patterns as …

Captain America Calls Finders Keepers In The Fearless #1

This is a lesson in how to keep an event comic going on for an entire year after it finishes. Longer, if it’s late. By Matt Fraction, Chris Yost, (mostly) Cullen Bunn, Mark Bagley and Paul Pelletier. Well, it looks …

Double Page “Here Comes The Cavalry” Splash From Fear Itself #7

Here’s a double page spread preview of Fear Itself. Captain America holding the line with a couple of guns and some debris. When suddenly… I wonder if they’ll get to keep all those weapons afterwards?

Fear Itself: Fearless Gets FF’ed Up As Marvel Causes Worldwide Run On The Letter F

Last time we caught up with Valkyrie in a Marvel PR puff piece, she was just chilling in the armoury with Sin and Death. Now she seems to be taking those weapons and having a go at three of the …

Fear Itself – Bullet Points From Fan Expo Canada

From the Fear Itself panel held at Fan Expo Canada last night, come the following bullet points; The Fearless mini-series will focus on Valkyrie and Sin and what happens to the hammers. Battle Scars will be a murder mystery that …

Squirrel Girl Gets A Fear Itself All Of Her Very Own

Not enough people remember than Steve Ditko and Will Murray created Squirrel Girl. A superhero with a big tail and the ability to control squirrels which, en masse, proved a rather powerful adversary. Rediscovered by Dan Slott for Great Lakes …

Staying In Character In Fear Itself #5 For Iron Man, Thor, Captain America And Spider-Man

Okay, be warned there are spoilers here. Minor ones for Iron Man and Thor. And a major character-affecting one for Captain America. And an episode-ending one for Spider-Man. I’ll do the first two first, if you’re still around for Captain …

A Look At Fear Itself #6… Courtesy Of Fear Itself #5

The new issue of Fear Itself gives us a look at things to come. Thor being given a lift home after a heavy night’s mead drinking, a bridge and Iron Man mixing up a potion with Merlin. But will it …

The Difference Between The Marvel Battle Scars Images

They told us at San Diego Comic Con to compare the difference between the image on the screen and the one published on Marvel.com later. Here’s the screen image of the Fear Itself: Battle Scars comic. And on the Marvel …

Marvel Offers Fear Itself Variant For Ripped Up Flashpoint Comics From DC

So I’m writing how DC won the comic book PR war at San Diego. And then I get a press release from Marvel. In which they are to offer retailers a limited variant of Fear Itself #6 with a cover …