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 […]

Finally – Jeph Loeb And Tim Sale's Captain America: White #1 Published In September

In 2008, Marvel Comics published Captain America White #0 by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale. Another of their "colour" volumes that would include Daredevil Yellow, Spider-Man Blue and Hulk Grey, there were sadly no subsequent issues of the expected six-issue series. Well, at the C2E2 Retailer Breakfast held this morning, and attended by Bleeding Cool's David […]

IDW To Publish Original Art From Marvelman/Miracleman As Artifact Edition

Anyone who knows me, who has every talked to me about Marvelman or Miracleman will know that once two pages of original art by Alan Davis were stolen from me on a tube train, half an hour after buying them from Comics Showcase. I guy grabbed my portfolio and ran off as the doors closed. […]

A New Miracleman #1 For Neil Gaiman And Mark Buckingham's Golden Age

From the inside page of today's Miracleman #16, published by Marvel Comics and reprinting and remastering the original issue by Alan Moore and John Totleben, concluding Moore's run on the character he so effectively revived. Rereading it, it is as majestic as I remembered, and with a final moment that effectively (and intentionally) undermines everything […]

More Marvel Censorship In Miracleman #15

It is Black History Month. Marvel are currently republishing Miracleman, an eighties series definitely of its time. But history is being rewritten. With the infamously violent Miracleman #15, out today. And it still seems odd that Marvel can publish a Mature Readers comic book featuring extreme images of violence, labelled 'Mature' and sold in a […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Multiversity To Miracleman #15

In one week… the launch of Effigy, Mulitiversity Guidebook, Casanova: Acedia, Dying And The Dead and Uncanny Avengers… Munchkin, Find, King Flash Gordon, King The Phantom and Quantum And Woody Must Die…. And in two weeks, Goon, Rat God, Nameless, Postal, Stray Bullets, Fear Him, Black Vortex Alpha, Ant Man: Prelude, Return of The Living Deadpool and… […]

Yesterday's Miracleman #14 Will Be Withdrawn And Reprinted? (UPDATE – NOPE)

It is one of the true classic scenes from Miracleman. Kid Miracleman, breaking out of the children's home, taking vengeance on the kids who bullied his human self. It was swiped for an episode cliffhanger for Being Human. "You were kind to me. Everyone in the house wanted me dead except you. It's a knotty […]

When Joe Quesada Didn't Follow Grant Morrison's Marvelman's Script

Today's All-New Miracleman Annual, gives us Grant Morrison's short story from 1986 drawn almost thirty years later by Joe Quesada. The comic also reprints the original script, which means we get to see any changed. One  a matter of style, as the strip is expanded to a few more pages than it would have received […]

In One Week And Next Year – Those Damn Dirty Trekkies

Coming next week… not a lot. The launch of Star Trek/Planet Of The Apes, SHIELD and Abigail And The Snowman. But the week after? Catch up time as we get launches of Lady Killer, IXth Generaton, Ant-Man, Avengers; No More Bullying, Operation Sin, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Wolverine, Steam Tales and Feathers, DARK HORSE COMICS MASSIVE TP VOL 04 SAHARA […]

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 […]

At Last, Here Comes Grant Morrison's Miracleman, With Joe Quesada..

Grant Morrison has talked a  few times about the Kid Marvelman story he was asked to write for Warrior Magazine back in the day, after they'd fallen on bad terms with Alan Moore, only to get a note from Alan Moore asking him please not to. Well, there's no one to stop him now. We'd […]

28 Thoughts About 28 Comics – Uncanny X-Men, Kung Fu Bible Classics, Batman Eternal, The Death Of Wolverine, Blood Queen, Dejah Mars, Hawkeye Vs Deadpool, Avengers World, Moon Knight, Southern Bastards, Star-Lord, Miracleman, God Is Dead, Extinction Parade, Uber, Alice Cooper, Chaos, Ex Con, Mars Attacks, Indestructible, My Little Pony, Red Sonja, Rogue Trooper, Turok, Squidder, Twilight Zone, Silent Hill and Angry Birds

Okay, so it's been gone a while. A mix of conventions, surgery and seeing to the kids during the summer holiday. But X Thoughts About X Comics is back… so how about we start looking at today's comics on a positive note? Or… possibly not. Bobby Drake there in Uncanny X-Men, showing why he is […]

Miracleman #9 Ignores Rick Veitch's Colouring Instructions (But Only Of 1987)

UPDATE: As Stewart Lee says, "you can prove anything with facts". Rick Veitch gets in touch regarding the piece below, saying "Please update your post about Marvel ignoring my 1987 coloring instructions to reflect that I had complete approval of Marvel's new coloring. And that I think the new version looks fantastic too." Which makes all […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Miracleman Birth-In-A-Bag

Launching next week are Genius, Imperial and Nightworld from Image, Strangers In Paradise Kids #1, Terminal Hero and Sixth Gun: Day Of The Dead#1, the Miracleman birth issue and the end of Kick Ass. And the week after? We find out what happened to Mr Fantastic's testicles in Ultimate FF #6. So what will you be […]

Here Comes Miracleman #9. Again.

Here are the pencils from Rick Veitch for the new cover for Miracleman #9, the birth issue, out next month from Marvel Comics. The retailer warning for the comic now reads "Miracleman #9 – GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING Please note that the upcoming Miracleman #9 contains graphic content, including a detailed scene of childbirth." This is how they did […]