New IRON MAN 3 trailer


“Urgent superhero” music motive? Check Hero in a wifebeater? Check CGI helicopters at sunset? Check Hero questioning the meaning of his role as superhero vs his personal life? Check Vaguely seen villain vs. US Milliary/industrial complex? Check Lots and lots of Iron Mans? Check check check. Directed by Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) and […]

Thought Bubble 2013’s Guest Line Up So Far – 10 girls, 11 guys


Thought Bubble 2013 have announced a second list of guests for their convention this year, which, I notice, means the convention has a brilliant gender parity. Of the 21 guests so far announced, 10 are female!

Chris Sprouse Steps Away from Orson Scott Card’s Superman Story


Artist Chris Sprouse, who would have been drawing controversial writer Orson Scott Card’s contribution to the upcoming Superman anthology Adventures of Superman, has stepped down from the project today. He cites the media furore over the comic as his reason for dropping the project. As a result, the first issue of this digital-first series will […]

Ruwan Jayatilleke out at Marvel


Marvel’s SVP associate publisher Ruwan Jayatilleke has been let go, CBR reports. An 8-year Marvel veteran, Jayatilleke was promoted in 2011 and was behind many of their new business initiatives over that period, including the Stephen King and Halo graphic novels, and most recently, working on the digital and trade book businesses. Although better known […]

INTERVIEW: ARCHIE’S Fernando Ruiz on Life and Work at The Kubert School


Anyone who has ever worked with Fernando Ruiz or benefitted from his teaching skills knows what a seriously impressive contributor he is to the future of comics. From his personal work as writer and artist on ARCHIE comics and a range of other freelancing projects to the intense mileage he puts in as an instructor […]

Kick-Watcher: Michael Moreci on MINI COMICS INCLUDED


One of the ways many people stumbled onto their first comic was through the promotional comics that used to come bundled in with action figures. You know the ones – you buy a He-Man figure, and in the box comes a comic which shows him in action, fighting against all the other characters who coincidentally […]

Siegel Heirs Reject 21 Million Dollars


In keeping with the court’s schedule, yesterday Marc Toberoff filed his response to DC’s summary judgment motion in the Superman/Superboy lawsuits. Toberoff has filed these same arguments before, but the accompanying exhibits do include something new: correspondence in which Laura Siegel Larson and the Siegel estates reject a 21 million dollar payment from DC.