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PR: Marvel Comics – POINT ONE Assembles AVENGERS #12.1

by Grant Whiteon March 21, 2011
POINT ONE Assembles AVENGERS #12.1! Marvel is pleased to present your first look at Avengers #12.1, from superstars Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch! That’s right—two of the biggest creators in comics history bring you the most popularl team of super heroes in the world! The road to the next great Avengers’ epic starts right […]

PR: Marvel Comics On-Sale 3/23/11

by Grant Whiteon March 21, 2011
Marvel Comics On-Sale 3/23/11 Hey there True Believers, here’s your official list of comic books, collections and posters arriving in comic stores on March 23rd, 2011. For more information on any of these titles, and on upcoming mighty Marvel releases, please visit Marvel.Com or contact your local comic book retailer at 1-888-comicbook. Stay tuned each […]

Reading Room: Superman

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2011
While American newspaper comic strips were published in collected form since the middle of the 19th century, the true launch of the American comic book industry is generally accepted to begin with the launch of its first and arguably most famous original character: Superman. Introduced in Action Comics #1 in 1938, Superman was a smash […]

Reading Room: Grant Morrison

by on February 18, 2011
Sentient universes. Cybernetic war machine rabbits. Fiction suits. Singing evil to death. A guy who hunts other men for their beards. In an industry where “guy in tights punches other guy in tights” seems to qualify as enough to build at least a miniseries on, you might occasionally be surprised to stumble across an issue […]

Baltazar & Franco on "Young Justice" Comics

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2011
Comic Book Resources has interviewed writers Art Baltazar and Franco about their work on the Young Justice comic book tie-in to the new show airing on Cartoon Network. Among other topics, the pair discusses the way the comic is tightly coupled to the show; characters the pair were asked, prohibited, or guided to use; and […]

Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon Announce "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Comics

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2011
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon have announced a collaboration to publish Avatar: The Last Airbender comic books, beginning with a Free Comic Book Day offering on May 7, 2011, that will package 2 stories with Star Wars: The Clone Wars comics in a flip book format. It will be followed in 2012 by a 240-page […]

"Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics" – No Secrets. Also No Substance.

by Ed Liuon November 8, 2010
There is an excellent, accessible history of the comic book industry that is both affectionate to the medium and its fictional creations, and gimlet-eyed enough to talk about the uglier or stranger side of the business. That history is Gerard Jones’ book Men of Tomorrow, which is a text that I believe should be required […]

Guardian on "The 99" and Its Creator Naif Al-Mutawa

by Ed Liuon October 29, 2010
The Guardian has posted a lengthy profile of Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa and his Islam-inspired superhero team The 99, who will be teaming up with DC Comics’ Justice League in a comic book mini-series launching tomorrow, October 27, and are slated to star in their own animated series that will air in the United States on […]

Marvel Announces "Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes" Comic Book Mini-Series

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2010
Marvel Comics has announced an Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes 4-issue mini-series beginning in November 2010, in conjunction with the upcoming animated series of the same name debuting on Disney XD in October. The comics will be written by Christopher Yost with art by Scott Wegener and Patrick Scherberger. The full press release follows: Marvel Announces […]

"Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics" Coming to DVD on November 9, 2010

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2010
Warner Home Video has announced Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, a new documentary on the famed comic book publishing company, will be released on DVD on November 9, 2010. The documentary will be written and directed by Mac Carter and narrated by Ryan Reynolds. It will include interviews with numerous influential comic creators, […]