martedì 16 febbraio 2010

So Super Duper! Page 107! What the what?! (Blog@Newsarama)

If you like what you’ve read so far (c’mon, how can you not') totally check out more super cute comics!

Mark Schultz has "Spirit"

Writer Mark Schultz has revealed to CBR that by his own choice, his run on "The Spirit" will last only two issues, but that still gives him enough time to play with some of Will Eisner's toys and bring some new ones to the sandbox.


In the first part of a 5-Day interview, J. Michael Straczynski talks about his love for Superman & his plans for the new OGN

Comix Experience 21st anniversary party: April 3rd


Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Angel" 30, by writer Bill Willingham and artist Brian Denham with covers by Jenny Frison and David Messina. The issue hits stores this Wednesday/

Speculator Corner: Whatever Happened To Crossed #1 Auxiliary Edition?

Avatar creates a nunber of variant covers for its comic books. It’s part of its publishing plan, and has a long history of finding new twists on the concept. Such as regular “Auxiliary” editions of ...

Comics: Captain America - Superstars & Super Heroes: Meet Team USA's Captain America! (Marvel News)

Jamie Langenbrunner dons the stars and stripes in pursuit of Olympic hockey gold!

Comics: Marvel Heroes - Marvel Comics On?Sale 2/17/10 (Marvel News)

Your official list of comic books, collections and posters arriving in comic stores on February 17th, 2010!

Scott Shaw!'s Now It Can Be Told! - by Dean Haspiel 02/16/2010

Dean Haspiel added a blog post titled "Scott Shaw!'s Now It Can Be Told!".

Marvel Unleashes United "Second Coming" Teaser

All of the X-Men get together from Wolverine to Colossus to even Magneto as the hints to the heart of Marvel's upcoming X-Event roll on thanks to the paints of artist Daniel Acuña.

Ben Towle Illustrates "Amelia Earhart"

Artist Ben Towle spoke with CBR about working with writer Sarah Stewart Taylor on their new biographical graphic novel of America's most famous aviatrix from the Center for Cartoon Studies, "Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean."

A first look at THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS Special

We’ve gotten a kick reading the great work writers Eric Trautmann, Brandon Jerwa, Matthew Sturges and all involved have done in the pages of THE SHIELD and THE WEB – so what else is in store for the Red Circle heroes? And if, like me, you’ve been a fan of these characters for a long [...]

Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh #35: Make Your Own Zombiepocalypse

The Zombiepocalypse has been normalized. Nowadays, you won’t go into a video shop or a comic shop without seeing a new zombie title. I just go, “Here we go again.”
It didn’t use ...

James Patterson to write for IDW

Mega bestselling author James Patterson will be writing comics for IDW, USA Today reports.

Patterson, creator of the Alex Cross and Women’s Murder Club series of novels, is entering a partnership to create comic books and graphic novels with IDW Publishing. The first titles will appear in May. The stories will include brand-new material, adaptations of [...]

Pete Woods covers The Authority #22 and Wildcats #23

Boy, is it good to be back. I’ve spent the morning sifting through the half-a-gazillion e-mails I accumulated over the last two weeks and have been finding a lot of great stuff: links to creator interviews and comic reviews, project approvals for a couple new WildStorm titles (now I know what I’m looking forward to [...]

Aaron & Kubert Ready to ASTONISH With SPIDER-MAN & WOLVERINE

Jason Aaron and Adam Kubert are prepped to bring an astonishing story featuring Wolverine and Spider-man; we have the details here

Garth Ennis? Boys And Battlefields To Boot

Apparently Garth Ennis writes comics for publishers other than Avatar. Shocking I know. Anyway, here’s a preview of upcoming work on Battlefields and The Boys for you, exclusive to The Cool I’m told. Because man ...

Superhero Style: The Olympics

Tatiana Volosozhar and Stanislav Morozov of Ukraine in the Pairs Short Program on Sunday, 2/14.


Marvel Comics Solicitations for May 2010

Marvel has released images and solicitation information for new comics on sale in May 2010, including "Avengers," "Astonishing X-Men," "Captain America," "World War Hulks" and more.

Aaron and Kubert are "Astonishing"

In "Astonishing Spider-Man/Wolverine," Jason Aaron and Adam Kubert send the heroes on a strange journey across the Marvel Universe. We spoke with them about the project which is part of Marvel's new "Astonishing" comic line.

David Lapham On Writing Crossed Volume 2: Family Values

David Lapham writes about taking on Crossed, for Bleeding Cool.

Many years ago I watched a documentary about famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. In it the interviewer goes to Dali’s home to find the painter ...

Day Of The Dead Blu-Ray Comic

Stefan Hutchinson, writer on the Hallowe’en comic for Devil’s Due (until they stopped paying him) has written a comic based on George Romero’s Day Of The Dead threequel to Night Of The Living Dead, painted ...

Preview: Justice League of America

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Written by James Robinson; Art and cover by Mark Bagley and Rob Hunter; Variant cover by Adrian Melo and Mariah Benes
In the aftermath of the horrific events of JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE, a member is comforted by his friends and fellow Justice Leaguers over his tragic loss. And when Dick Grayson is offered membership, will the new Batman accept? Or would he rather operate outside the realm of the World's Greatest Heroes?

Meanwhile, Ray Palmer attempts to unlock a device that's been discovered by the team. Will it spell their doom – or something far worse? They'd better find out soon because Dr. Impossible has chosen now, of all times, to attack! Who exactly is this mysterious villain and who has he brought back with him? The new era for the team marches forward!

Scott's Classic Comics Corner: Spotlight on Alvin (A.C.) Hollingsworth

February is Black History Month and I thought it would be an appropriate time to shed a little light another African-American comic book pioneer. Last year, I did a piece on Matt Baker, the best known African-American comic book artist of the Silver Age. After Baker, Alvin (A.C.) Hollingsworth may be the second most [...]

MSH: What The--?! Winter Games: Day 3

Day 3: Paired Figure Skating It's day 3 of the 2010 Winter Games and the stars of "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!" are on hand to provide full coverage of the festivities!


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MSH: What The--?! Winter Games: Day 1

It's the opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Games and the stars of "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!" are on hand to provide full coverage of the festivities!


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MSH: What The--?! Winter Games: Day 2

It's the second day of the 2010 Winter Games and the stars of "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!" are on hand to provide full coverage of the festivities! Day 2 event: Long Distance Ski Jump!


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PREVIEW: "Justice League of America" #42

DC Comics has released a five page preview of the Wednesday, February 16th shipping "Justice League of America" 42 by James Robinson and Mark Bagley and we have a look at it for ya!

Screenwriter, Producer Bring a KILLING MACHINE To Arcana

Hollywood vets Daniel Alter and Scott Milam are bringing a new idea to Arcana Comics, and we have the word on the book straight from them

Conan, Kick-Ass, Defendor: Feb 16th Comic Reel

Young Conan is chosen! Aaron Johnson talks "Kick-Ass" sequel possibilities while new posters smack the Internet. Also the trailer for "Defendor" and an interesting "Smallville" guest character.

Interview: Jacen Burrows Talks About Crossed

Jacen Burrows is a slut.
But he’s a choosy slut for all that. No sooner have I seen him with Warren Ellis, then he’s banging something out with Garth Ennis before dumping them both for Alan ...

Comics You Should Own flashback - Avengers Forever

I probably should have written a lot more about Avengers Forever back in the day, but I didn't. If I wrote this today, this would be twice as long. This post might be a tad short on the details, but I hope it gives you some idea about why this wacky tale is [...]

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Author James Patterson partners with IDW Publishing! Dissecting those BookScan figures! Commentary on the Handley case! What "matters" to comics readers! Plus, still more on the Captain America controversy!

JOCK, Adlard, More Bring "45" Super-Interviews To Life

Chris Arrant chats with writer Andi Ewington about the new graphic novel "45" and its unique approach to a superhuman world

THE LOSERS Intro by Andy Diggle

Last month I posted the trailer to THE LOSERS movie. Coming Soon to theatres. Today, I’m posting the very illuminating intro to the recently published THE LOSERS Vol. 1 and 2 by none other than writer Andy Diggle.
Check it out:
“Have you ever heard of THE LOSERS?”

I’ll be honest — [...]


The aftermath of CRY FOR JUSTICE continues in the latest issue of James Robinson & Mark Bagley's JLA

Interview: Garth Ennis Talks About Crossed

I first remember meeting Garth Ennis in a pub during a 2000AD party. I was sat chatting with Glenn Fabry about the architecture of Spanish churches, enjoying a few beers. Garth presumed I was pumping ...

Preview: Justice League America 42

DC Source previewed JLA 42 this morning. Aftermath of Cry Of Justice. Batman appearance. By James Robinson and Mark Bagley. That sort of thing.
I just thought it could do with a more turn-the-pages readability over ...

In the wake of CRY FOR JUSTICE, the team regroups

James Robinson and artist Mark Bagley present a team reeling from the events of JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE, as a member is tended to after the horrific events of the mini-series. And, will the new Batman join the ranks of the team? Or does he have more pressing issues in Gotham?


Preview this special featuring Winston in a ghoulish love story, shipping Feb 17, 2010

David Lapham To Write Crossed Volume 2: Family Values

Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows come to the end of their creator-owned series, Crossed, in a couple of weeks. A zombie-esque series, it sees the very worst of humanity brought forth in every infected individual, ...

CBR Reviews Last Week's New Comics

Last week, CBR's review team looked at twenty new comic book releases including "Muppet King Arthur" #1, "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #7, "Daytripper" #3, "Punishermax" #4, "Batman and Robin" #8 and more.

More Toy Fair photos — Day Two

Back at Toy Fair yesterday for some more photos — our battery fucked up so these kind of suck, but we’ll use them as a platform for some commentary. It was a busy day on the floor, and at least some orders seem to have been written here and there.  A lot of people felt [...]

Aguirre-Sacasa Updating It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman!

If you remember the Comic Book Legends Revealed from a few weeks back where I discussed the musical It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman, comic book writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa dropped me a line to talk about how he is in the midst of revamping the 1966 musical (music and lyrics by Charles Strouse and Lee [...]

Any Excuse To Run An Alex Ross Cover?

Here’s the Alex Ross cover to Blackest Terror #1, coming out from Dynamite in May.
Nothing more, it’s just always nice to see, don’t you think?

Free Crossed #0 by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows

Welcome To Crossed Day.
Yes I know it’s actually pancake day. But they’re crépe compared to this little comic book that coukd from Bleeding Cool’s proprietors’ Avatar. Written by Garth Ennis and drawn by Jacen Burrows, ...

Dawn Richard Launches New Danity Kane Manga

I do not know who Dawn Richard is. I do not know what Danity Kane is. Thankfully there is Wikipedia.
A MTV Reality TV show-created singing group from 2005, that achieved success in the USA but ...

James Patterson To Write New Comic Books For IDW

James Patterson is already a graphic novelist, but is better known for his Alex Cross and Women’s Murder Club crime novels.
This might change when he writes a new series of comics for IDW. These will ...

Mugwhump The Great UPDATE 02/16/2010

Roger Langridge updated Mugwhump The Great.

Pancake Day Runaround

EllisWatch: Big happy whisky-filled birthday wishes to Bleeding Cool columnist Warren Ellis. He’s known for other things than for writing his Do Anything columns for Bleeding Cool, so I’m told, but they have momentarily left ...