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Ian Flynn and Tracy Yardley Bring Back Cosmo... Again... in November

Ian Flynn and Tracy Yardley Bring Back Cosmo… Again… in November

After rebooting Cosmo at Archie Comics last year, Ian Flynn and Tracy Yardley are bringing the titular alien back in Cosmo the Mighty Martian this November. The new five-issue series pits Cosmo against the Queen of Venus and a new, unnamed villain. A press release from Archie contains more details: The team that rebooted an […]

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Superman Special #1 Review: DC's Continued Superman Quality Streak

Superman and Superboy have a promise to keep for Captain Storm on Dinosaur Island, and the two Kents return to save the only surviving member of the Losers. In another story, Superman returns to Earth after a long mission in space, exhausted and drained of energy. Unfortunately, a giant insect is attacking Metropolis, so the […]

Sonic the Hedgehog #2 cover by Tyson Hesse

Sonic the Hedgehog #2 Review: Welcome to the Resistance…Sonic?

Sonic and Amy intercept another contingent of Badniks about to attack a small village full of innocents. Sonic goes out to attack the robots while Amy organizes a defense militia from the villagers. All the while, Amy tries to convince Sonic to rejoin the Resistance. Sonic the Hedgehog's pleasingly simple story has begun to lose […]

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Improbable Previews: Archie Comics Are Darker Than We Remember in Archie #29

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers send out previews of upcoming comics without any of the words added. The result, while nice to look at, fails to give readers a sense of what the final product will actually be like, which is, after all, the purpose […]

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In New Mini-Comic, Jughead Shows Archie How to Pre-Order Archie #29 Before FOC

The comic book industry is the best industry in the world! Our industry is so great that in order for comic book series to survive, comic book professionals are always telling us we have to pre-order them. But figuring out how to pre-order these things on time them isn't an easy process, with multiple catalogs, […]

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It's Superteens Vs. Crusaders in New Archie Mini-Series in June

Archie Comics has announced a two-issue mini-series in June pitting the Archie Superteens, who are as the name suggests Archie characters as superheroes, against the Crusaders, a team of regular superheroes published by Archie Comics. The creative team consists of Ian Flynn, David Williams, Gary Martin, Kelsey Shannon, David Williams, Gary Martin, and Jack Morelli with a […]

Cosmo #2 cover by Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms

Cosmo #2 Review: A Charming and Energetic Comic for Kids

The crew has been split up by the monsters on Earth's moon, and they're going to have to reunite in order to survive. Cosmo, Max, Oog, and Astra are on the ship, and Medulla, Orbi, and Jojo are in the middle of the park. If they survive long enough, they may just discover where these […]

The Mighty Crusaders Versus the Eliminators Continues- Dark Circle March 2018 Solicits

The battle between the Mighty Crusaders and the Eliminators continues in the March 2018 solcits of Dark Cirlce Comics. The comic is written by Ian Flynn with art by Kelsey Shannon, Matt Herms, and Jack Morelli. More details are available below. MIGHTY CRUSADERS #4 The epic battle rages on! It's Eliminators vs. the remaining Crusaders who aren't under […]

Cosmo Flies, Vampironica Returns, and so does Your Pal Archie- Archie March 2018 Solicits

The new action series, Cosmo, continus its run, Riverdale gets a Free Comic Book Day release, Vampironica returns as well as Your Pal Archie, and Archie gets a 1000-page collection release. All this and more comes from the Archie Comics March 2018 solicitations. Details below. FCBD 2018 –  RIVERDALE Set in the same universe as the hit CW series, this issue gives us […]

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The Mighty Crusaders Continue Their Fight For Justice: Dark Circle February 2018 Solicits

Dark Circle Comics, a subsidiary publisher under Archie Comics, begun publishing The Mighty Crusaders once more. Come February, they will be putting out a 32-page #3 for the superhero series. For those who don't know, The Mighty Crusaders are a Silver Age superhero team created by Archie Comics in 1965, receiving their first series in 1968 under the umbrella of Mighty […]

What Archie Did With That Mighty Crusaders Trademark, Plus A Cosmo Revival

Ian Flynn and Kelsey Shannon are launching a new Mighty Crusaders ongoing comic at Archie in December. Back in June, during the lead-up to San Diego Comic Con, Bleeding Cool Rumormonger-in-Chief Rich Johnston noticed that Archie Comics had registered a trademark for The Mighty Crusaders. Rich watches comic book company trademark registrations like normal people watch […]

Sonic To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Sonic: Mega Drive #1

After 25 years of running around everywhere you'd think that Sonic the Hedgehog might slow down… turns out no. To celebrate his 25th anniversary Archie Comics is going to be releasing Sonic: Mega Drive #1 on July 6th. "Not only is Archie Comics celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise is also […]

Dark Circle Preview: Digital Exclusive New Crusaders: Dark Tomorrow

Dark Circle offers up a preview for the Comixology exclusive digtal only comics New Crusaders: Dark Tomorrow. The special is written by Ian Flynn and features art by Althia Martinez, Rick Bryant, John Workman and Steve Downer. The cover is by Phil Jimenez and Steve Downer. The New Crusaders return in this new Dark Circle […]