Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

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 …

A Brand New X-Men Team Debuts Today

From today’s copy of X-Men. A brand new team of mutants, formed within the confines of the Jean Grey School of Higher Learning. Made up of Broo, Rockslide, Hellion and Anole. And their name? Yup, Bromo Superior. Spin-off series by …

Maria Hill Loves Cyclops. Fact.

In a recent Bleeding Cool interview, Brian Bendis slightly despaired that no matter what complex drama he might write, it would always be the shipping that would get the attention. From today’s Uncanny X-Men… … he seems like he might …

Dan Slott Explains Everything About Superior Spider-Man #30

Some folks have had trouble getting to grips with what Dan Slott wrote at the end of Superior Spider-Man #30. So, with #31 out tomorrow, what better time for a refresher course. I have to say I’m with Dan on …

A Comic Show – Batman, Spider-Man, And Sex Criminals!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, it’s me, Aaron, with a stack of New Comics Now! I have a stack of my favorite DC, Marvel, and creator owned comics that I want to talk …

Marvel Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes And Batman/Superman D-D-D-Delays

A few ch-ch-ch-changes from Marvel’s solicitations. Wolverine #9 will have art by Kris Anka rather than Gerardo Enrique Sandoval Perez. Savage Wolverine #19 will now have art by Neil Edwards. Before we didn’t have a clue. Painkiller Jane: 22 Brides …

Tuesday Morning Runaround – Marvel NOW What?

  After Captain America: The Winter Soldier, are our Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. left with an empty warehouse any picking up their pink slips? Sean Williamson asks the question…. WHEN WOMEN CRITIQUE COMICS Janelle Asselin writes about her experiences after criticising …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Sinestro To Ultimate FF, Ms. Marvel And More

Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. Hosts Randy Young and Chris Hunter …

Orbiting Around Captain America – Celebrating Kirby, Waid, Brubaker, Latour And More

Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: Welcome to another special episode of The Orbiting Pod! With the new movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier in cinemas worldwide, we’ve decided to …

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 …

Hawkeye #19, #20, #21 Jumps In Price From $2.99 To $3.99

Another nail in the coffin for the Marvel $2.99 comic book, as three already-solicited issues of Hawkeye, issues 19, 20 and 21, get retroactively increased in price to $3.99, even though they were solicited at the cheaper price. It’s expected …

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 …

ComiXology All Over The World – The Walking Dead In Bloom, And Injustice And Batman Exchange Blows

Timothy Carson writes: It is springtime everyone, and that means a revival of the once cold and dead – The Walking Dead, to be exact. For, according to ComiXology sales last week taken from iOS in-app purchase charts, The Walking …

J Scott Campbell And Nei Ruffino’s Interlocking Spider-Man Covers For Midtown Comics

This is the promotional image for all three Midtown Spider-Man covers together, art by J Scott Campbell and colors by Nei Ruffino. From left to right: Superior Spider-Man #31, Amazing Spider-Man #1, and Amazing Spider-Man #1.1. Final/individual covers will have …

Thunderbolts, After Original Sin

 I am told to expect the nature of the Thunderbolts comic to undergo some very big changes after Original Sin. The book began as the story of supervillains masquerading as superheroes, and eventually coming to rather enjoy the change. It …

Paolo Rivera Draws Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. And Martin Hand Draws Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Paolo Rivera is the second artist Marvel have recruited to illustrate a tease of the upcoming episode of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. for its final six episodes of this season. So this, by Rivera, is for next week’s episode, Providence, …

Some Fine (Possibly Out Of Date) Spider-Man, X-Men And Guardians Of The Galaxy Rumours

I had a bunch of interesting Marvel rumours earlier this week. Usually when I pass things past Marvel folk I don’t hear anything. This time I was asked if I could hold them for a little. So I did. I …

Pop Culture Hounding Kaare Andrews With An Iron Fist

By Chris Thompson After last week’s chat with Rick Remender (which you can still listen to here), this time I catch up with writer/artist/all-round-creator-and-good-guy Kaare Andrews (The Incredible Hulk, A + X, Spider-Man: Reign) to talk about his run on …