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Star Wars: Darth Vader: Vader – 24 Trades Of Christmas

This one should've been expected. It was one of the best series of 2015 and feeds into the Star Wars craving that folks have coming out of seeing Rogue One. Marvel's successful launch of their Star Wars titles included a series by Kieron Gillen and Salvador Larroca, Star Wars: Darth Vader. The series picks up […]

Creating Monsters For The 21st Century – Behind-The-Scenes Of Monsters Unleashed

Marvel's big upcoming event Monsters Unleashed has gotten a behind-the-scenes video featuring editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, assistant editor Christina Harrington, senior editor Mark Paniccia, They talk about how this is about building monsters for the 21st century, but more than that, it's about increasing the Marvel Universe and having heroes put their differences aside and band […]

O-O-O And BT-1, The Evil C-3PO And R2-D2 From Darth Vader #3

Consider these the character finds of 2015. Because while the anticipation for the Darth Vader #3 comic book was very much concentrated around the appearance of Dr Aphra, the Indiana Jones of the Star Wars universe…. Because, you know, Harrison Ford is busy playing another character… And now, courtesy of Darth Vader's Phantom Menace-based desire to build […]

No More Humans, An X-Men Original Graphic Novel By Mike Carey And Salvador Larroca

We wondered what those two had been up to. USA Today reports that Mike Carey and Salvador Larroca are creating a new original graphic novel for Marvel, in the spirit of this year's Avengers: Endless Wartime. This book, however, will be seeded in current continuity, spinning out of Battle Of The Atom, after homo sapiens simply… […]

Iron Man #524 To Begin Armor Wars III

Armor Wars in the eighties and Armor Wars II in the nineties were two big popular storylines for Iron Man. They looked at the effect the Tony Stark inventions had on the rest of the world and the nefarious nature of some using that technology. I'm told that Invincible Iron Man #524 will begin Matt […]

MarvelNOW! Brian Bendis And Salvador Larroca On Guardians Of The Galaxy

You can check the previous MarvelNOW checklist to see how we did, looking at Marvel's upcoming MarvelNOW relaunches. A lot were right, some were wrong. Some are yet to be revealed. Today we're going to run a few more. Expect a new MarvelNOW checklist… and maybe a DC January one as well… But to start […]

The Great Marvel Switcheroo After Avengers Versus X-Men

Okay, these are a bunch of rumours running around regarding whatever happens after Avengers Vs X-Men at Marvel. Some of these are bound to be wrong. Apart from the Iron Man one, obviously… Could we see Rick Remender and Jeremy Opena on an Avengers book? New Avengers maybe? Could Mark Waid take over Avengers Assemble? […]

Swipe File: Fear Itself And A Scared Girl

On the top, a scene from the beginning of Fear Itself #7.3, by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larocca, showing the statued citizens of Paris. Below an meme image known as "scared girl", and very Googleable. Thanks to Dusty… who's a little more judgmental than this column likes to be. In Swipe File we present two […]