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Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs

By Sage Ashford Let’s talk about disappointment for a little bit.  Arguably, facing disappointment is one of the major experiences of being a fan in any given medium.  Whether it  be a project (movie, game, comic, or otherwise) that you …

Tuesday Runaround – The Origin Of Assassin’s Creed In Steven Grant’s X

DECONSTRUCTING ORIGINS Was talking with my 6 yr-old and why each superhero had got their powers. His answer “Doesn’t matter; they just have.” The perfect origin. — BRYAN HITCH (@THEBRYANHITCH) February 18, 2014 X-CREEDINGLY LIKELY Was Assassins Creed ripped off …

Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Three Comics – Superior Spider-Man, All- New X-Men, Avengers, Justice League Of America, Secret Avengers, Batgirl, Royal Masters Of War, Star Wars, She-Hulk, Wolverine & The X-Men, Gravel, Crosse, Stitched, Abe Sabien, X, Clown Fatale, Letter 44, Revolutionary War: Death’s Head II, Sixth Gun, X-Men Legacy, X-Factor, Robocop, Regular Show, Think Tank, Egos, Bunker, X-Files, Red Sonja, Protocol Orphans, Memory Collectors, Transformers, City: The Mind In The Machine, Uncanny And Sons Of Anarchy

Welcome to another week of comic book thinking. The London underground tube strike was called off, and I was able to get into town without any trouble. Aside from the rain, the thunder, the commuters late for their proper jobs …

Fifty-Two Thoughts About Fifty-Two Comics – Ghosted, Rat Queens, Black Dynamite, Dark Angel, TMNT, Skyman, Superior Spider-Man, Illegitimates, Justice League 3000, Ben 10, Peabody And Sherman, My Little Pony, Suicide Squad, World’s Finest, Harbinger, Night Of The Living Deadpool, Stitched, Gravel, Crossed, Deadpool: The Gauntlet, The Curse, Archer & Armstrong, Secret Avengers, Batgirl, God Is Dead, Imagine Agents, Astro City, Nightwing, Carbon Grey, Peter Panzerfaust, Velvet, Alex+Ada, Darth Vader, Kiss Me Satan, Clown Fatale, BPRD, Fantastic Four, Catacylsm: Ultimates, Daredevil, X-Force, Egos, X, X-Men Legacy, 3 Guns, Adventure Time, Voice In The Dark, L’il Battlestar Galactica, Miss Fury, Next Testament, Unity, Popeye, Transformers And Regular Show (UPDATE)

Okay, I’ve taken the kids to school, and popped into town for this week’s comics and settled down at the Waterstone’s Piccadilly fifth floor with its generous wi-fi and power points to have a look at this weeks comics. Yes, …

Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Darkness, Ghosted, Storm Dogs, Eerie, Great Pacific, X, Fabulous Killjoys, Breath Of Bones, Avengers Arena, Wolverine, Nightwing, Superior Spider-Man, East Of West, Peter Panzerfaust And America’s Got Powers

The Darkness decides to tell the its story through action figures. Robot Chicken Darkness? Sexual relationships are expressed in a number of ways through comic books today, some more obvious than others. Ghosted #1 also plays fast and loose with …

BC Mag #4: Taking The Super Out Of The Heroes

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Handley Dark Horse Comics has emerged as the largest independent American comic book and manga publisher. Since 1986, the company has produced a wide range of ongoing and limited series, both original and franchise-based, …

BC Mag #1: Twenty Years Later: Dark Horse Re-Imagines And Re-Enters Super Hero Comics

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Kate Kotler. This past January, Dark Horse announced the first reappearance of Ghost – a CGW character which hadn’t been seen since 1998 – in issue 13 of Dark Horse Presents. To many industry insiders, this seemed reason to …

New Red Dwarf X Clip Demonstrates Some Entanglement

Not the trailer we were expecting, but a clip of Kryten and the cat getting Entangled. If you read the episode list we ran the other day, I bet you’ve guessed which instalment this is from. Feels old school Dwarfy, …

Stan Lee And Todd McFarlane Create Rock Star Comic Together

We knew that Stan Lee had been collaborating on a comic book with Japanese performer Yoshiki Hayashi, with an issue zero to debut at San Diego Comic Con. Stan Lee has appeared in Yoshiki’s videos, has helped with his charitable …