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Grant Morrison Talks Happy! and How Networks Now Want “More”

Over twenty years ago, shows like American Gods, The Handmaid’s Tale and Masters of Sex had about as much chance at mainstream success as clear Pepsi and newly-flavored Coke. But over time, the networks were forced to contend with some heavy-hitting competition in the form of premium cable networks (HBO, Showtime), basic cable channels (AMC, […]

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Brian Michael Bendis’s List Of All The People He Says Can Beat Batman

Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman […]

The Comic Book History Of B’wana Beast

Last week, when we got to see the Comic-Con teaser footage for the upcoming third season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, there was a scene where the crew of the Waverider were walking around P.T. Barnum’s circus and we got to see a glimpse of Billy Zane as Barnum. And while that is cool, there […]

Joe Hill Thinks The Devil Could Be On The Avengers

Joe Hill visited Late Night with Seth Meyers to promote his film Horns. In the interview Hill gives his opinion on the devil who he believes gets a bad rap and is in ways more like a superhero on the Avengers scale. Hill’s proof is that in his first adventure the devil saves two people […]

Deconstructing Morrison Part 1: Animal Man And Black And White Morality

By Adam X. Smith After fellow writer Joe Colewood and I did a piece discussing the merits of Grant Morrison’s Multiversity #1, it dawned on me that I was nowhere near as qualified to critique Grant Morrison’s work as I had initially thought. As a result, I’ve decided it’s high time I give some works […]

A Comic Show – Daredevil’s Going Back To Cali!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I’m back the morning after Saint Patrick’s Day with more New Comics Now! First up I tell everyone how much I loved Waid’s ANMN Daredevil #1! Sure, this could have just continued the numbering from the last issue, but it is a fresh […]

DC Previews Albuquerque On Animal Man

Back in July we let you know that American Vampire’s Rafael Albuquerque was taking over Animal Man. Today DC Comics has released a few uncolored preview pages of Albuquerque’s work along with an in-house ad that he did for the series. The ad will start running in the back of DC comics in the next few weeks […]

American Vampire’s Rafael Albuquerque To Take On Animal Man

Jeff Lemire just tweeted: Hey everyone, @rafaalbuquerque is the new artist of ANIMAL MAN!! — Jeff Lemire (@JeffLemire) July 3, 2013 Rafael Albuquerque is best known for his work on Blue Beetle and co-creating American Vampire. As to that Jeff also calmed the fears of Vertigo vampire fans; Don’t worry about American Vampire folks, @rafaalbuquerque […]

A Comic Show – We’ll Have To Wait Until 2099 To Get Peter Back!

[youtube][/youtube] Aaron Haaland writes; Hey Fandom, it’s me, Aaron! This is A Comic Show’s New Comics Now where I talk about the books I liked each week. I just got back from c2e2 and am loving comics! Action is still bitter sweet. Animal Man had a great twist ending. Aquaman also had a WTF ending […]

Times They Are A’Changing Back For Animal Man And Swamp Thing (SPOILERS)

This was how Animal Man #19 ended, the first time around. But a few issues later, after a journey into the very meta narrative of the DC Universe itself, and after meeting Grant Morrison, Buddy Baker came home to a present from his maker. And that is how Grant Morrison left Animal Man. In today’s […]

Thirteen Thoughts About Fourteen Comics – New Avengers, Secret Avengers, Hit Girl, Avengers, Animal Man, Swamp Thing, Earth 2, Snapshot, All New X-Men, Superior Spider-Man, Hellboy, Youngblood, Epic Kill and Mudman

New Avengers #3 is full of lots of important Marvel Universe moments that will no doubt have implications for stories across the next year. But it also has a rare Doctor Strange moment using his earlier skill as an actual medical doctor… The final issue of this iteration of Secret Avengers shows odd Buddy Scalera’s […]