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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 …

Young Avengers Wins GLAAD Award For Increased Visibility And Understanding Of LGBT Community

From the GLAAD Awards in Los Angeles, this weekend, reflecting the portraying of gay characters and gay themes in pop culture, Marvel scored a win. Outstanding Comic Book:  Young Avengers, written by Kieron Gillen (Marvel Comics) It was also drawn by Jamie McKelvie …

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 …

Captain Midnight – A Little Cultural Archaeology

Batton Lash wrote an introduction to the second volume of collected classic Captain Midnight comics published by Dark Horse, stating that in his childhood, “certain characters were so popular in their day that they were still referenced long after they …

This Is Your Kieron Gillen And Jamie McKelvie Preview For The Wicked And The Divine #WicDiv

My very favourite movie trailer was for Trainspotting. It didn’t feature anything from the film at all, but it set the tone so perfectly. Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie did something similar for Phonogram: The Singles Club as well, an …

Free Mask And Free Digital Graphic Novel With Your Iron Man Comic Today

I have to say, it’s a pretty good deal. The Iron Man out today, #23.NOW kicks off a new story that may well revive The Mandarin (as seen in Iron Man 3 and recently released on DVD) and Malekith (as …

Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen And Max Brooks Talk Avatar Comics At Diamond Retailer Day (VIDEO)

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con… Avatar Press’ presentation to retailers, including Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen and Max Brooks talking about Disenchantment, Crossed, Uber and Extinction Parade. Sorry for blinding …

Free Comics From Si Spurrier And Kieron Gillen

It’s possible I may see them both in the pub tonight. So I’d better get on their good sides in case I can get them to buy me a pint (or a glass of Kieron‘s bottle of wine). Si Spurrier …

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 …

Avatar Announces London Super Con Art Prints Galore – Extinction Parade, Uber, God Is Dead, Crossed

Avatar Press will be holding court at The London Super Comic Con Convention (otherwise known in parlance as the London SuperCon) on March 15th and 16th and making quite an event of their presence.  Their full guest list pulls out …

The Double Endowment Of Marvel Boy That Never Was

Um. Um. Just, take it away, Kieron. As established in his original mini, Noh-Varr has a bunch of cockroach genes worked into his system. That leads to the speed, the survivability, the running on walls and all that. Presumably cockroaches …

James Robinson – You Can Take The Man Out Of DC Comics, But You Can’t Take DC Comics Out Of The Man

I rather enjoy the Marvel AR additions, when I can get them to work (All New X-Men #21 I’m looking at you) or when they don’t forget to include them (Amazing X-Men #3, ahem…) and I especially like the asides …

Avatar Press Solicitations For April 2014 Including Caliban – A New Series By Garth Ennis

It’s that time of the month again when we pour over the latest issue of Previews to so where we are going to spend our hard earned money. Well we save you the eye-strain by putting those solicitations on-line. Here …

Sci-Fi Specatular Returns In Bleeding Cool Magazine #10

The big news for April in the comic book, film and television magazine world is that Bleeding Cool Magazine is doing its Sci-Fi Spectacular issue. BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #10 (Diamond C:  0-1-2) Retail Price: $4.99 US Full Color, 104 pages …

Tales from the Four-Color Closet – LGBTQ Young Avengers

By Joe Glass Well, it’s finally over. Tumblr is in tears, critics are applauding, and fans all over kinda wish it wasn’t so. The critically acclaimed and fan-favourite run on Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie et al. …

Unsung Masterpieces #2: Alec, with Eddie Campbell

By David Dissanayake Here we are for the second (somewhat delayed) installment of Unsung Masterpieces (You can check out our first installment, “Enigma, with Duncan Fegredo, Peter Milligan, and Art Young”, here). Warren Ellis once said that “American comics are …

Kieron Gillen Explains The Uber Special #1 Coming In March – With Exclusive Artwork

Uber, written by Kieron Gillen (Young Avengers, Journey into Mystery, Iron Man), with art by Caanan White (Ptolus),  is a fan favorite among new series of 2013, and is a World War II epic featuring an alternative timeline where Hitler …

Is Young Avengers The First Mainstream All LGBT Superhero Team?

Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (and a few friends) comes to an end today, and it also concludes Gillen’s Loki story, even more that Journey Into Mystery did. The new Loki story picks up in All New …