X-Men at NYCC: A Weird Future

By LTZ Overheard in the crowd before NYCC’s All-New X-Men panel: “This one’s all about X-Men? Ugh.” Attending the panel were Senior Editor Nick Lowe, Editors Jeanine Schaefer and Daniel Ketchum, Uncanny Avengers writer Rick Remender, Cable and X-Force writer Dennis Hopeless, X-Factor writer Peter David, Wolverine and the X-Men writer Jason Aaron, Astonishing X-Men […]

APE alert!


New York Comic-Con isn’t the only comics show going on this weekend—and some would say it isn’t even the comickest. That designation might go to this year’s Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco. Guests include Sergio Aragones, Miriam Libicki, Jim Woodring, Ben Katchor, and all three Hernandez brothers, who are completing a triumphant 30th Anniversary […]

NYCC: The X-Men in Marvel NOW!


The X-Men panel has just ended at NYCC, revealing a few bits and pieces, but mostly just going over the basic premise for each of the titles in the Marvel NOWniverse. But there are some bits and pieces! And new art from Mike Del Mundo and Stuart Immonen! Here’s a rundown:

NYCC: Giffen Returns to Cosmic Comics for DC’s Threshold


Starting a new wave for DC, I believe their fourth, comes the announcement that a new property will be launching from the company in January called Threshold. A space series featuring a number of DC’s cosmic characters, the series will be written by Keith Giffen and drawn by Tom Raney.

Bionic Crossover in January


Back when they were on the air, The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman used to periodically crossover.  Two of the more memorable occasions were “The Return of Bigfoot” and “Kill Oscar” (the three-part Fembot epic that Mike Myers must have found memorable). In January, Dynamite will launch the comic book version of […]

NYCC 12 Day 1: from Catalyst to Dubstep


This day started at 7 am, for a 7:45 arrival at the Javits Center. Was I insane? No, just dedicated. Diamond Books had arranged a meeting with publishers to discuss trade journal review procedures. Myself, and Henrietta Thornton and Martha Cornog from Library Journal were on hand to school representatives of Archaia, Image, Dark Horse […]

On the Scene: NYCC Day 1: Irwin Hasen Rocks the Boat and the Image Revolution Shakes Things up!


By Hannah Means-Shannon There’s something about walking into the New York Comic Con before it officially opens and seeing all the surprisingly graceful last minute preparations. Maybe it’s because the hard work is done and people are waiting with a kind of satisfaction for the biggest party in New York to start. Die-hards bought four […]