Nostalgia Reigns as IDW Announce ROCKY & BULLWINKLE, MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

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Coinciding with all of the big C2E2 announcements from just about every comics publisher, IDW released some information about more than one upcoming series bringing the characters created by Jay Ward to comics. The two big titles will include MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN, leading up to a March 2014 film release from DreamWorks Animation in […]

The Outhouse on Comics Press and Blacklists

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There was a lot of talk at C2E2 about press lists, who’s on, who’s off, how you get on and what’s expected. There’s no question that Marvel and Dc, like the studios that own them, want to have more control over a positive message about their products. Unquestionably, the very professional PR people who work at Marvel and DC know that this isn’t always possible, but they still have to do their jobs.

2013 Stumptown Award Winners

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The Stumptown Comic Art Awards were handed out Saturday in Portland and via Jen Vaughn’s twitter feed and Johanna Draper Carlson here are the winners, from Juanjo Guarnido to Evan Dahm — big comics town that PDX. Best Writer: Leia Weathington (The Legend of Bold Riley) Best Artist: Juanjo Guarnido (Blacksad: A Silent Hell) Best […]

Arizona Comic Mini Expo, Massive Guest List

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May is shaping up to be a great month for comics fans in Arizona. This Saturday AZ retailers are holding various Free (to you) Comic Book Day signings and benefits for local charities, and promoting the highly anticipated Phoenix Comicon right around the corner.

INTERVIEW: The Phoenix’s Tom Fickling Guides Us Through the Oxford Children’s Comic Festival!

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This weekend sees the first-ever Oxford Children Comics Festival, held on Saturday 4th. I’ll be heading over meself, and there promises to be heaps of stuff going on, including workshops, tables, ice cream and something called ‘The Wall of Awesomeness’. But in order to find out exactly what an Oxford Children’s Comic Festival is, exactly, […]

C2E2: Marvel Announce X-Men Crossover ‘Battle of the Atom’

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Today at Marvel’s X-Men panel, a new crossover has been announced between Uncanny X-Men, All-New X-Men, Wolverine & the X-Men, and X-Men. Written between Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron and Brian Wood, this storyline will be called ‘Battle of the Atom’. The story will see a team of X-Men from the future show up, whose […]

C2E2: The X-Men Panel – X-Factor Ends, Declan Shalvey Arrives, Wolverine Loses Healing Factor

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The X-Men Panel has just concluded over at the ol’ C2E2, and there’s been a number of various announcements. New storylines, book cancellations, and new creative teams coming onto the books. Here’s a rundown of what happened. By the way – Steve here, in case you’re confused why Todd is suddenly rattling on at length […]