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Jack Kirby Still Deserves Better

by Shawn Hopkinson August 3, 2011
When I first read that the heirs of comic book legend Jack Kirby were trying to gain some control of the copyrights to the characters he created or co-created, like the X-Men, Thor and the Avengers–maybe you’ve heard of them–I wrote an essay here I called “What Does Jack Kirby Deserve?” I came down on […]

PR: Marvel Comics – More on the "Be on the Cover of Amazing Spider-Man #669" Contest

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2011
You Can Be On THIS Cover To Amazing Spider-Man #669! Want more information? Head on over to your local comic retailer for more. Don’t know if one is in your neighborhood? Check out www.comicshoplocator.com and stop by one today! *Retailers should check the Diamond Vendor Site as well as the Marvel Mailer for more information […]

PR: Marvel Comics – "Marvel: Season One" Graphic Novel Series Details

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2011
Next year, immerse yourselves in the Marvel Universe like never before as the world’s greatest super heroes star in a line of all-new graphic novels with Marvel: Season One! Aimed at new and old readers alike, the first wave featuring Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil and The X-Men, brings readers a complete story, modernizing the […]

PR: Marvel Comics – MONSTROUS Concludes In ASTONISHING X-MEN #41

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2011
MONSTROUS Concludes In ASTONISHING X-MEN #41 “It’s the cavalry.” – Wolverine ASTONISHING X-MEN #41 (JUN110683) Written by DANIEL WAY Pencils by NICK BRADSHAW Cover by SALVADOR LAROCCA FOC – 8/1/11, ON SALE 8/31/11 To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook or visit www.comicshoplocator.com Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney […]

PR: Marvel Comics – Be on the Cover of Amazing Spider-Man #669 Contest Details

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2011
You Could Be On The Cover To Amazing Spider-Man #669! Want more information? Head on over to your local comic retailer for more. Don’t know if one is in your neighborhood? Check out www.comicshoplocator.com and stop by one today! *Retailers should check the Diamond Vendor Site as well as the Marvel Mailer for more information […]

PR: Marvel Comics – The X-Men and FF Team Up In X-Men #16!

by Grant Whiteon July 29, 2011
The X-Men and FF Team Up In X-MEN #16! “I expected better hospitality, Cyclops. Even on your little pretend island kingdom” – Doctor Doom X-MEN #16 (JUN110688) Written by VICTOR GISCHLER Pencils & Cover by JORGE MOLINA FOC – 8/1/11, ON SALE – 8/31/11 To find a comic shop near you, call 1-888-comicbook or visit […]

PR: "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Vols. 3 and 4 Coming October 25, 2011

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2011
THE AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES VOLUME 3 – IRON MAN UNLEASHED (click to enlarge) Synopsis: The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is a television series on Disney DXD that is inspired by the Marvel Comics Super Hero team of the same name. In each episode, the Avengers defend Earth from unimaginable threats – dangerous Super Villains, […]

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 Shawn Hopkinson 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 […]