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Will This Manhattan Projects Original Artwork Cliffhanger Make Another Big Splash?

[The Manhattan Projects #18 has been out for a couple weeks, but still -- if you haven't read this issue and plan to, you might want to skip this post for now.] Several years into the digital era for both …

So… Is That What The Original Sin Was?

Avengers #29, an Original Sin tie-in, goes back to some earlier Jonathan Hickman plots for the Illuminati. The Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, was brought together for a single purpose – to protect the world …

Avatar Press Solicitations For May 2014 – Garth Ennis Times 4

May is going to be a big Garth Ennis month for Avatar Press with Caliban, Rover Red Charlie and two issue of Crossed. We also get the first trades from Jonathan Hickman’s God Is Dead and Si Spurrier’s Disenchanted. Add …

From Horse to Mouse – Speculating the Star Wars Comics Transfer

By Brandon Rucker We all knew it was inevitable even before the ink dried on the contract that turned over ownership of LucasFilm (and subsidiaries) to Disney, the House of Mouse that also owns Marvel Entertainment/Studios/Comics from a previous acquisition some four-plus years ago. …

Image Expo 2014 Speculation: Five Wild Guesses About ‘Secret Special Guests’

By David Dissanayake Image Expo is coming up in just a few days, and boy does it seem like Image Comics might just outdo itself with this one.  Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Rick Remender, Nick Spencer, Brandon Graham, Robert …

Finally, For Marvel Comics, The Return Of SHIELD…

Marvel TV Studios has found itself with a relatively decent TV show, Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. But curiously they don’t have a comic with a similar name. They have Secret Avengers, which features Agent Phil Coulson, Maria Hill, Nick Fury …

Time To Meet A Parallel New Avengers

Over in New Avengers, the comic has concentrated on a series of attacks on reality, with other parallel Earths incurring into our own and the Illuminati gathering, forced to destroy other realities completely in order to preserve their own. Well, …

Swipe File: Thai Electoral Politics And Art Adams’ Avengers World

Avengers World #1 is expected to be a somewhat political comic book, following the events of Infinity and the Avengers titles in creating an Avengers for the whole Earth, defending again alien incursion. “”But how will the nations and governments …

Thirteen Essential Holiday Gift Comics in 2013

Spencer Ellsworth writes: Did 2013 leave you dizzy? Did you buy it all, but you’re trying to choose the perfect comic for your list? Here are some of the best collections and graphic novels of 2013. Don’t worry, we checked …

When God is Dead, Armageddon Follows – The Bleeding Cool Interview with Mike Costa

God is Dead launched from Avatar Press (the owners of Bleeding Cool) back in September, co-written by Jonathan Hickman (Fantastic Four, The Ultimates, Pax Romana) and Mike Costa (The Secret History of The Authority, Transformers, Blackhawks) , with art by …

Oh, The Inhumanity – A New Name For The Inhumans

Is it an Infinity crossover? Is it an Inhumanity crossover? The two things smooshed together so that it’s pretty hard to tell. Last week’s Avengers Assemble was an Inhumanity book, but it was telling the same kind of stories, about …

Avatar Press Goes Same Day As Print On Comixology

Starting 11/6, Avatar Press will be available on Comixology the same day as print. That means for digital readers, you won’t have to wait to get your fix of Kieron Gillen, Jonathan Hickman or Christos Gage. The first three same-day-as-print …

Mike Costa Going Solo On God Is Dead

Word from on high is that Jonathan Hickman’s God Is Dead will be on-going and bi-weekly starting with issue #7 in the December Previews. Also with the issue Hickman’s co-writer for the first six issues Mike Costa will be going it …

God Is Dead #1 And #2 Sell Out 34,000 And 25,000 Print Runs, And Goes Ongoing As A Bi-Weekly

We mentioned the new enhanced editions of Jonathan Hickman‘s God Is Dead #1 and #2 the other day, but now we have some hard numbers. God Is Dead #1 sold out of a 34,000 print run and #2 sold out …

The Star Wars Sells Out, Death Sentence Gets A Midtown Second Print, And God Is Dead Gets Enhanced

The Star Wars #1 was a favourite for weeks in the reorder charts on Bleeding Cool. Well, looks like Dark Horse Comics have finally burned through the last of their stocks and the recreation of George Lucas‘ original Star Wars …

Ennis, Way, Gillen, Wolfer, Spurrier And Hickman – Avatar Press Solicitations For January 2014

The new year starts with the return of William Gravel in Combat Magician, the third volume of Crossed: Wish You Were Here gets collected, Armageddon is fast approaching in God Is Dead, the world continues to go to the dog …

God Is Dead “Too Good To Stop”, Continues As A Bi-Weekly After Issue 6

Spinning out of the Avatar panel, with Hannah Means-Shannon reporting from NYCC — Mike Costa will take the reins and continue the God is Dead series beyond the original 6-issue arc which was written by  Jonathan Hickman, and Costa, with art …

Avatar Press Goes Digitally Exclusive With ComiXology

Avatar Press, publisher of Garth Ennis’ groundbreaking horror series, Crossed, announced an exclusive digital distribution agreement with comiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform with more than 40,000 comics and graphic novels that have seen over 200 million downloads to …