Posts Tagged ‘marvel’
Not Shocking At All: Marvel Now Rebooting
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on September 28, 2011 under Comics, News
After DC relaunched their entire lineup with an amazingly successful "New 52", everyone was wondering how long it'll take Marvel to follow suit. The funny thing about Marvel caving in and rebooting like they're about to do is that they wasted no time taking digs at DC over their massive reboot. In addition to running a promotion for shops to more.
Marvel Artist Flips Out & Quits
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 26, 2011 under Comics, News
Marko Djurdjevic, the Marvel artist with the name you'll never pronounce, is apparently no longer a Marvel artist. At this weekend's Fan Expo in Canada, Djurdjevic flipped out at a Marvel "Team Spirit" panel and apparently quit the company after going off on them. Comic Book Resources was liveblogging the panel, and caught all ... more.
Jim Lee’s X-Men #1 Re-Releasing For Its 20th Anniversary
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 22, 2011 under Comics, News
Twenty years ago when I was just a teenager, the Jim Lee/Chris Claremont launch of X-Men #1 was by far the biggest comic event of 1991. The issue released with multiple covers, and the most famous is obviously the gatefold version that Jim Lee did with the entire team fighting Magneto. Even two decades after its release, the duo's run on the X-Men is still considered a classic and a fan favorite b... more.
Marvel Confirms Fantastic Four #600 (with the Human Torch?!)
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 11, 2011 under Comics
Back when Marvel killed off Johnny Storm earlier this year, they swore the death would stick and it would not be reversed. Well, if the teaser above is any indication as to what we'll see in November; Marvel was lying their asses off and just trying to sell the death issue. As part of their on-going teasers for their November 2011 "soft relaunch", Marvel has confirmed Fantastic Four #600. The t... more.
This Week’s Comics 8/3/11
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on August 3, 2011 under Comics, Featured, Reviews
It's actually a pretty small week for comics. Marvel has the big reveal of the new Ultimate Spidey in Ultimate Fallout #4, but the big news is on DCs side with the long-awaited Flashpoint #4 and the finale of a couple of the Flashpoint spin-offs, including the awesome Batman: Knight of Vengeance. Marvel The Punisher #1 Written: Greg Rucka. Art: Marco Checchetto The Good I am ... more.
This Week’s Comics – 7/27/11
1 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 27, 2011 under Comics, Featured, News, Reviews
It's been a while since we've been able to do a review round up of this week's comics; and we'll try to stay on top of them when possible. This week brings the second part of the big X-Men crossover of the year, Schism; a couple new Green Lantern books and Detective Comics. Marvel The Amazing Spider-Man #666 Writer: Dan Slott Art: Stefano Caselli Colors: Marte Gracia The Good ... more.
Marvel Asks Retailers to Buy More DC Comics
2 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 26, 2011 under Comics, News
During DC's big Blackest Night crossover; Marvel initiated a "Comics for Comics" program where retailers could send in 50 covers from DC's Blackest Night comics in exchange for a limited Siege Deadpool variant cover. The result was that many stores simply ordered more issues of Blackest Night to get the cover (or to replace stock they used to get it), and obviously Marvel didn't learn their lesson... more.
Will The Avengers Assemble at Comic Con Again?
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on July 6, 2011 under Comics
There have been rumors lately that Disney would be skipping out on Comic Con completely and instead hold off on showing anything Avengers related at their D23 Convention in Anahiem this August. Thankfully, it's looking as if both The Avengers and Captain America will have a Comic Con presence in some way. more.
The 10 Most Epic Comic Crossovers
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 12, 2011 under Comics, Featured, Lists
It's summer and that means that it's time for Marvel and DC do to large company-wide crossovers that affect all of their books. We decided to look back over the years and select the ten most epic crossovers that Marvel and DC have done over the years. These are the ones that either had lasting effects on both universes or were just awesome in concept. more.
Free Comic Book Day: Tomorrow!
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 6, 2011 under Comics
Every year, the first Saturday of May is Free Comic Book day at your local comic shops. The rules regarding who can actually get a free comic vary from shop to shop. Some only allow the comic to be free to kids under 13, while other shops give them away to anyone. And these are special comics that each publisher puts out for the day and are only available on Free Comic Day. As a lot of people want... more.