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The Prospect Of The End Of Matt Fraction’s Hawkeye Beckons

It’s safe to say there have been a lot of behind the scenes rumblings on this one. The moment that Matt Fraction left the high profile title Inhuman before the first issue was published (which never really recovered) seems notable. …

Things To Do On The West Coast In July If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent It seems that all things comic book related is being saved up for the San Diego Comic-Con International. The list is a little lighter, but I’ve already peeked into August and …

Essential 8 Questions With BC EIC Hannah Means-Shannon – ‘There’s Nothing Like Understanding How Alive Comics Are’

By Erik Grove I’m going to start this column with a happy birthday. I remember June 1, 2009. I was familiar with Rich Johnston and Lying in the Gutters at CBR for years and happily tagged along when Bleeding Cool …

Inhuman #3 Slips Five Weeks To July

It has been a troubled series. Originally revealed by Bleeding Cool on April 1st last year, Inhuman and Inhumanity was Marvel’s big new thing, a way to revive the Inhuman ready to be exploited as a new franchise, an alternative …

Blood On The Tracks: Where Are The New Black Comics Writers?

By Devon Sanders It happened just over two years ago, just a few short days short of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday. It was an ending. DC Comics announced the cancellation of six of the books launched in …

Satellite Sam’s Tijuana Bible Not For British Eyes

British comic book retailers have been told by Diamond UK that the Satellite Sam Tijuana Bible incentive will not be available within these shores. Image Comics had previously announced that a fictional “Tijuana bible”, based on the small press pornographic publications …

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 …

Here Are The Eisner Awards Nominations For 2014

To be presented at San Diego Comic Con… here are the nominations for the Eisner Awards 2014. This is the year of Hawkeye, of Saga and of The Wake. Of Love And Rockets, of March Book One and Bluffton: My Summers …

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 …

Running The Last Two Pages Of Tomorrow’s Dead Letters #1, And Why It Excites Matt Fraction And Ed Brubaker

SPOILERS, obviously… Boom! Studios has a new original series coming out tomorrow. They saw a nice bit of success and buzz last year with series like Polarity, Day Men, Hit and Six-Gun Gorilla and this year is off to a …

Matt Fraction And Son To Write Adventure Time Comic, About Finn’s Secret – That Changes Everything! Forever!

We wrote about this at the weekend. My son and I have a meeting on Sunday with some editors at Boom!, we’re going to pitch them an Adventure Time story we’ve come up with. Well, now it’s come to pass. …

Matt Fraction To Pitch An Adventure Time Comic To Boom! Studios With His Son – And On Turning Down X-Men #1 Three Times

In his panel at ECCC, Matt Fraction was asked whether or not he and his wife Kelly Sue DeConnick had thought about writing a comic book together. Fraction said that if they did it would more likely be a prose book, though …

Matt Fraction And Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Advice Book ‘Just The Tips’ Out For Christmas – And What’s Happening With Fat Bottomed Girls

Matt Fraction held a question and answer session at ECCC on Friday, in which he discussed his work, his career, and his audience. And slipped out a few gems… which I’m going to have to split up a bit I …

An Inhuman By Any Name Would Burn Your Rose Bush Down

So who is the burning Inhuman, who seems to have survived the transition of writer Matt Fraction to Charles Soule on the upcoming series? Originally his codename was Inferno. INHUMAN #2 MATT FRACTION (W) • JOE MADUREIRA (A/C) Variant cover by …

Cosmic Tones For Mental Therapy: Slott And Allred’s Neo-Classical Silver Surfer Will Blow Your Mind

By Christopher Smith Like many readers, I hotly anticipated Dan Slott and Mike Allred’s Silver Surfer #1, released this week to considerable fanfare. I especially looked forward to the book not only to my being a fan of Slott’s complex, …

Late Night Swipe File: Sex Criminals And Distance Between The Two

Sex Criminals is the smash hit sex comedy from Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky, published by Image Comics. In which a couple meet, who both have the power to stop time after they’ve orgasmed, which gives them the opportunity to …

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 …

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. …