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PR: Marvel Comics – SDCC 2011 Panel, Booth and Signing Schedule

by Grant Whiteon July 20, 2011
This week, Marvel returns to Comic Con International in San Diego! Marvel (Booth #2329), along with the hottest creators in the industry, bring fans all that they’ve been craving and more! Over the course of the four day mega-event, Marvel is bringing the fan service with tons of events, signings, and awe-inspiring on-stage events that […]

Reading Room: Captain America

by on July 20, 2011
There are some characters that comic book creators feel the need to “try out,” to put in a backup story or a guest appearance somewhere to see if they garner any reader interest. That wasn’t the case with Captain America. Joe Simon knew he had a hit on his hands when he and Jack Kirby […]

"Beasts of Burden" CGI Animated Feature Film in Production

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter‘s Heat Vision weblog is reporting that Dark Horse Comics’ Beasts of Burden is in development as a CGI animated feature film under the watch of Andrew Adamson (Shrek, the first two Chronicles of Narnia movies). Adamson will produce with his Strange Weather Films partner Aron Warner and Mike Richardson of Dark Horse […]

"Twin Spica Vol. 3" Once Upon a Time in Outer Space

by on June 15, 2011
The first class of Japanese students training for space flight have their work cut out for them. After a disastrous manned mission puts a blight on the concept, it’s up to the children of today to prove that we need them as the astronauts of tomorrow. Meek Asumi is aided by the ghost of a […]

"Tenken: Japanese Mythology, Manga-Style"

by Jon Ton June 14, 2011
Plenty of classical myths and legends have gotten a modern reinterpretation, filtered to suit the tastes of present-day audiences. Tenken is the latest such offering from this genre. Based on the Japanese myth of Susano and Yamata-no-Orochi, which is handily summarized in text form at the beginning of the book, Tenken, from new publisher One […]

"Ayako": Osamu Tezuka Plumbs the Depths of Familial Depravity

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2011
Ayako is a graphic novel that is defined by acts of betrayal and moral degeneracy, with one of its major inciting incidents being an act that is spiritually if not literally incestuous. By the time this massive tome by master mangaka Osamu Tezuka is finished, even that taboo has been broken, along with all 10 […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Your First Look At THE PUNISHER #1

by Grant Whiteon June 10, 2011
Your First Look At THE PUNISHER #1 Marvel is pleased to present your first look at The Punisher #1! Eisner Award winning writer Greg Rucka and rising-star artist Marco Checchetto set the Marvel Universe’s deadliest man back out onto the streets! Frank Castle is locked and loaded for his most violent mission yet as he […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Avengers Vs. Annihilators

by Grant Whiteon June 10, 2011
Avengers Vs. Annihilators! What has driven the Annihilators to attack Earth’s Mightiest? Find out at www.marvel.com. ANNIHILATORS: EARTHFALL #1 (of 4) Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT & TIMOTHY GREEN II Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER Variant Cover by BILLY TAN Rated T+ …$3.99 ON SALE THIS SEPTEMBER! To […]

PR: Marvel Comics – POINT ONE Heralds NEAL ADAMS’ Debut On NEW AVENGERS

by Grant Whiteon June 10, 2011
Marvel is pleased to announce that legendary Avengers artist Neal Adams joins Marvel Architect Brian Michael Bendis for a historic collaboration in New Avengers #16.1, a great starting point for new and old readers alike! Norman Osborn, the man who nearly destroyed the Avengers, is back! With the remnants of H.A.M.M.E.R back in action, led […]

PR: Marvel Comics – FEAR ITSELF Brings DAREDEVIL To The NEW AVENGERS

by Grant Whiteon June 10, 2011
With the chaos of Fear Itself running rampant on the Marvel Universe, there’s only one man who can help the New Avengers in their fight, Daredevil – the Man Without Fear! That’s right True Believer, this September courtesy of Marvel Architects Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato, the guardian devil himself finally joins the ranks […]