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A History of Why Marvel Comics Didn’t Publish the Fantastic Four for 3 Years

Today, Marvel Comics announced that they would be publishing a new Fantastic Four monthly series beginning in August — the first of the sort in three years. Here’s a history of how Bleeding Cool broke the story on why there wasn’t one — and found all sorts of implications. In 2014, Bleeding Cool reported that […]

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New Jersey Comic Expo’s Programming Focuses Almost Exclusively On Comics

The New Jersey Comic Expo has released their programming schedule for the upcoming show November 18th and 19th at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center. Yesterday they announced that Gail Simone would be Guest of Honor, and we can see that she will be doing a Talking Deadpool panel. Guests Keith Giffen and Kevin […]

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Exclusive – Apex Comics Brings Tom DeFalco To New Jersey Comic Expo

I just got exclusive word that comic creator and editor Tom DeFalco will be making an appearance at the New Jersey Comic Expo on November 18th. DeFalco is former Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, was a writer on Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four and Thor and the co-creator of Spider-Girl, Silver Sable, Darkhawk, Dazzler, Thunderstrike and more. […]

Reggie Is A Terrible Cupid – Reggie And Me #4

This week Archie Comics has dropped Reggie and Me #4, and with it a whole new set of problems for Riverdale’s favorite bad boy, Reggie Mantle. It’s no secret that Reggie has a crush on Midge–Moose’s girlfriend. It’s also no secret that Moose will actually turn anyone who dare look at Midge with a romantic […]

Reggie Vs. Moose: Reggie And Me 3

If you’ve been keeping up with this series, you know that Reggie is hopelessly in love with Midge. He’s been trying everything in his play book to worm his way between Moose and Midge, and while Reggie would normally amp it up, he seems to be taken back by Moose when he goes over to […]

The Jerk Prince: Reggie And Me #2

We all know Reggie Mantle is a jerk. He’s been a jerk since his introduction in 1942, Reggie has been the crowned price of mean at Riverdale high. In his new series, Reggie and Me, writer Tom DeFalco and artist Sandy Jarrell attempt to make his antics more human, and sympathetic. As it stands in […]

Dog’s Eye View – Showing A Deeper Look At Reggie Mantle

Just had a chance to read the first issue of Reggie and Me #1 from Archie Comics. The issue, that ships December 7th, is a story told by Vader, Reggie Mantle’s dog. This may be the only way that you could do a comic starring Reggie, from the point of view of someone that loves […]

Archie To Launch Reggie And Me With Tom DeFalco And Sandy Jarrell

Archie Comics has announced that their next revamped series will be Reggie And Me by Tom DeFalco, Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick and Jack Morelli. It comes out this December and focuses on Reggie Mantle. DeFalco says that Reggie is his favorite character… even though he’s described as a self-aggrandizing egotist, a sinister super-villain, a merciless monster […]


Long Running Archie Series To End With Issue #666

Archie Comics is bringing their long running Archie series to an end with issue #666 this June. The final issue will include the work of Tom DeFalco, Dan Parent, Fernando Ruiz and Pat & Tim Kennedy. It will also feature 6 interlocking covers showcasing the Archie characters by Dan Parent. Ending the series makes way for […]

Remembering Kickers, Inc On Super Bowl Sunday

When people think of Comic Books and Football they most likely go to the NFL Super Pro that Marvel did with NFL… not me. I got back to when I was in my teens and Marvel launched the New Universe. A whole line of new titles based on the “White Event”. Some of the titles […]

Could We Get A Fourth Female Spider-Title?

We have Spider-Woman. We have Silk. We have Spider-Gwen. We do not have a Spider-Girl ongoing series. But we could. On Tuesday, Spider-Girl co-creator Tom DeFalco posted, Attention all SPIDER-GIRL fans, please mark January 21 on your calendars. SPIDER-VERSE TEAM-UP #3 goes on sale and features an all-new SPIDER-GIRL story by Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema […]

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‘I’ve Always Been The Kind Of Guy Who Likes To Keep Stretching My Own Boundaries’ – Tom Defalco Talks Character Development And the Spider-Verse

By Brian Goldberg Tom DeFalco spun many comic tales and created universes and characters that have stood the test of time.  The illustrious former Marvel Editor-in-Chief is responsible for creating Spider-Girl and the M2 Universe, an alternate Spider-Verse with a strong fan following.  Some of the other titles he has written include Amazing Spider-Man, Dazzler, […]

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 […]

Are Both Marvel And DC Giving Us A New Crisis? (Forever Evil SPOILERS)

At the Diamond Retail Summit in Las Vegas, Marvel announced Time’s Runs Out, a new Marvel event for May 2015 by Jonathan Hickman, spinning out of his current work on The Avengers titles. At the meeting, Marvel representatives stated that this event would be something Marvel had never done in 75 years. Now Marvel has […]

More On The Tom DeFalco DC Comics Event Of 2015

DC Comics production staff are coming to terms with the challenge of working on their standard books, alongside what are described as the “interim” books that Tom DeFalco and his team are preparing internally to cover the two month move from New York to Burbank, that we reported on earlier this week and have had […]

Did Tom DeFalco Ever Say That Sleepwalker Was Sandman Done Right? (UPDATE)

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool broke the news that ex-Marvel EIC and current DC writer Tom DeFalco would be getting an editorial role at DC Comics to pitch in during the move from New York to Burbank. Indeed, now it’s looking that only a quarter of staff will be joining them in the move, it […]

Tom DeFalco To Edit DC Comics Line For Two Months?

Reports of a recent staff meeting at DC Comics reach me. Referring to answers to questions about the move to Los Angeles, I am told that Co-Publisher Dan DiDio addressed the troops, telling them that everyone was still in shock and processing the information about the move of the publisher from New York to Burbank in […]

Superman, Superboy And Supergirl Go To H’el

Earlier today, DC Comics clearly got fed up with Marvel teasing and announcing their November solicitations and decided to drop the bomb concerning their upcoming Super-crossover with Superman, Supergirl and Superboy fighting some bad guy called H’el with a Kryptonian background and a mission to do nasty things to Earth. You know, a bit like […]