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Valiant Effort: Like This? You’ll Like That – X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong Edition

By Jared Cornelius In the summer of 2012 Valiant Comics returned from the grave, they rose not as shambling zombie, but as a glorious phoenix, but I didn’t know that.  At the time I had turned my nose up at X-O Manowar and Bloodshot, I scoffed at the idea that the …

Gendercrunching The Marvel Retreat

Last week, Marvel held a creative retreat, where a bunch of comics folk working for Marvel get together and shape the next waves at Marvel. From CBR, To that point, is the focus at the retreats mainly the big line-wide …

Our Best Guess At Original Sin #2′s Mystery Hooded Figure

Marvel has very kindly given Newsarama a sneak peek at some unlettered pages of Original Sin #2. Bleeding Cool has read #0 and #1 but that’s all.  And Newsarama points out that, as in Forever Evil, they have a hooded …

Marvel Are In Retreat – Photos And Pics

Marvel is undergoing a creative summit, where editors and creators from all over the world gather to pitch, share, collaborate and work out where Marvel Comics will be going in, well, 2016. The difference between the Marvel and the DC …

First Review: Original Sin #0 And Original Sin #1

Original Sin #0 by Mark Waid and Jim Cheung. Published by Marvel on 16th April. Original Sin #1 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato. Published by Marvel on 7th May. This is Marvel’s Great Bright Hope for the Summer. A …

Early Review: Southern Bastards – Finally A Comic With A Side Of Grit

[*Reassurance: This review contains no spoilers!] The fetishization of Southern culture is about as a strong an element in American (and even British) storytelling as is stereotyping and outright bashing and I’ve learned to take the bad with the good. …

The Magic Formula For Breaking Into Comics (The Marvel Way) At ECCC

Erik Grove writes for Bleeding Cool from ECCC in Seattle, Every comic convention I’ve ever been to has had a “breaking into comics” panel. It’s a no-brainer. When you ask creators what question they are usually asked most, most say …

Essential 8 Things About Emerald City Comicon: Day One

Erik Grove, our “Essential 8″ columnist, reports for Bleeding Cool from Emerald City Comicon: There’s a certain amount of planning you can do for the one of the country’s largest cons and there’s a certain amount of hey-my-phone-died-and-lost-my-notes you just …

A Comic Show – Moon Knight Is Hawkeye For Crazy People!

By Aaron Haaland Aaron Haaland, owner of A Comic Shop in Orlando Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I’m back with new comics now, it’s A Comic Show! This week there’s a bunch of All New Marvel Now, Forever Evil, and some …

Essential 8 Thor Comics – Hammers, Beards, Dragon-Punching and the Best of Baddest Asgardian

By Erik Grove My name is spelled weird. If you look right up there where it says “By…” you’ll see it. Most Eriks spell the name with a “c” and most people writing my name misspell it. Close relatives have …

A Comic Show – Batman Eternal=Spoiler!

Aaron Haaland, from A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I’m back with some more new comics now because this is A Comic Show! Also, there seems to be new comics out every week, and I like a …

Essential 8 Comics For Reaching The Comic Book Curious – Why Allie Brosh is a Bigger Deal than Batman

By Erik Grove When I got married, I was wearing Superman boxer shorts. I wore a Superman t-shirt under my black sports coat and my groomsmen wore Batman t-shirts. My nephew? He was the ring bearer and he was Robin. …

Who Killed The Watcher? Original Sin, Marvel’s Big Summer Event By Jason Aaron And Mike Deodato

Tomorrow’s All New Marvel Now Point One #1 comic will tease Original Sin, a new series by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato that was, well, what was being teased a while ago. A Death of The Watcher kind of affair. …

The Death Of The Watcher – From Jason Aaron And Mike Deodato?

Yesterday, Mike Deodato retweeted; Retailer Postcard Gives a Glimpse into Marvel’s Future, Uatu’s Demise – Comic Book Resources http://t.co/Loj5kKGiVV via @cbr — Mike Deodato, Jr. (@mikedeodato) November 8, 2013 Which was the story about the planned upcoming death of Uatu …

Nightcrawler’s Back In Amazing X-Men – First Look And FOC Special

It’s coming up to the Final Order Cit-Off date for ordering Amazing X-Men #1. So Marvel have released these unlettered pages to remind retailers why they may want to. The return of… Nightcrawler! What would you do to save a …

Who Are The New All-New Future X-Men? (Battle Of The Atom Spoilers) (UPDATE)

Okay, I waited. Big spoilers for today’s Wolverine & The X-Men by Jason Aaron, Guisseppe Camuncoli and Andrew Currie. Just who are the new future X-Men we meet? Ice-Wizard … an older Ice Man clutching an ice staff… if so, …

Amazing X-Men #1 From Jason Aaron And Ed McGuinness Features Wolverine, Storm, Beast, Firestar, Iceman, Northstar, And… Nightcrawler

And more news spinning out of today’s X-Men panel, here’s a new series launch for November from Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness. Amazing X-Men #1 will feature Wolverine, Storm, Firestar, Iceman, Beast, Northstar, and Nightcrawler.

Gender Through Comic Books – And Free Access To Comic Creators

University tutor and doctroral candidate Christy Blanch is launching a new course, Gender Through Comic Books, available free to everyone online. A bit like the Open University, but for comics. And with speakers such as Brian K. Vaughan, Mark Waid, …