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Captain America #703 cover by Michael Cho

Captain America #703 Review: The Story Comes Into its Own

Jack Rogers has unintentionally reawakened the Red Skull, and, even worse, Schmidt has the power of a Cosmic Cube running through his veins. Jack is no fighter, so he does what he can. Jack tells the Skull of the Kree incursion into Earth governments, and the two spread the word of the Kree conspiracy with […]

Excalibur Returns In January’s X-Men Gold Annual, With A Cover By Alan Davis

Rejoice, true believers! Marvel’s 37th most popular mutant team is making a comeback in January as Excalibur returns for X-Men Gold Annual #1. Marvel announced the book, from writers Marc Guggenheim and Leah Williams and artist Alitha E. Martinez, (a true fan who knows who Squirrel Girl is) at New York Comic Con. Then they […]

Marvel Liquidates Miracleman #1-10 In All Its Variants

Right now, on eBay, you can find a number of Miracleman variant covers from the Marvel run going from $8 to $80. That won’t be the case for much longer. Because Marvel are liquidating a bunch of Miracleman stock to retailers, with issues  to 10, in all variant cover varieties, whether 1:10, 1:25 or 1:50 […]

Marvel’s Ultron Forever Series In April Sees No Need For Second Issues

Well, he may have been done away with in the Age Of Ultron comic a couple of summers ago. But there’s this film coming out. You may have heard of it. So Marvel have lined up three Ultron specials to run during the movie’s release, Avengers: Ultron Forever #1, New Avengers: Ultron Forever #1 and […]

Ch-Ch-Changes – Marvel And DC Comics In October, From Action Comics To All-New Miracleman

Another look at upcoming comics, that might differ from how they were originally solicited… Justice League #34 will be drawn by Scott Kolins, not Doug Mahnke and Keith Champagne. It also has the cover above by Jason Fabok, originally intended for his first issue #26. Superman/Batman #16 will be drawn by Marc Deering and Diogenes Neves and not Jae Lee. Though […]

New Shield Comic To Bring TV Characters Into The 616

From the Liveblog by Joe Glass: SHIELD issue 1 coming in December by Mark Waid and Carlos Pacheco, Alan Davis, Chris Sprouse and more, introducing characters from the TV show into the 616. They will be done in one stories, and everyone in the MU is a potential agent of SHIELD. Coulson is one of Waid’s favorite […]

Swipe File: Mike Deodato And Alan Davis

Mike Deodato writes to Bleeding Cool, I was googling myself when I found this Aquaman image. My first thought was “hey, somebody swiped my cover!” but then I noticed that is was done ten years before mine! OOPS! See what you think… Davis and Farmer above, Deodato below. In Swipe File we present two or […]

The Print Version Of Miracleman Is Censored Over The N-Word

What’s a publisher to do? Marvel is reprinting Marvelman/Miracleman but some readers are familiar with different prints. Take this scene from Miracleman #4, out this week. A few folk shouted foul: why had Big Ben replaced Garguanza? Was it down to the Fu Manchu reference? From the Miracleman 3D Special… But no, when Eclipse published […]

The Uncanny X-Men #100 Project Launches From The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is launching their Uncanny X-Men 100 project. This is where they get blank covers of a certain issue then give them out to get original sketches from some of the best talent in the industry and then auction them off to raise money for the charity. In this case its Uncanny X-Men #12 […]

The Marvelman Story Never Reprinted Until Today

In 1984, Marvelman was behind on its schedule for Warrior magazines. Fearing newstand distributor disatisfaction, Dez Skinn got writer Alan Moore to write a new fill-in story to go between chapters. Possibly in the spirit of Days Of Future Past, possibly of Terminator, it meant that after only three short chapters of the comic, we […]