REVIEW: Britain Beats Back the Apocalypse in Avengers Assemble AU


Some spoilers I’ve never liked Captain Britain. For a country which pours scorn on anybody (Stephen Fry aside) with power, he seems like a weird addition to the national psyche. He’s a ticklist of irritating pieces – like all British characters during the 1980s, he’s got a drinking problem; he wears a Union Jack on his shirt; […]

UPDATE: Avengers Assemble Cancelled — OR IS IT!?


It’s reported that Kelly Sue DeConnick’s much-loved but low-selling ‘Avengers Assemble’ will be ending. A release in the most recent Marvel subscription newsletter informs customers that the series is cancelled, and all subscriptions will transfer across to Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ title.

Webcomic Alert: Moth City by Tim Gibson


Mark Waid’s webcomic portal Thrillbent recently underwent a makeover and now has comics you can embed directly on your site, which is a great way to spread them even further. And a new comic is launching today, Tim Gibson’s Moth City, a moody thriller about a tycoon who gets caught between warring factions after he […]

Paul Levitz on the end of his run on Legion of Superheroes


If there’s one writer who’s most associated with the Legion, it’s Paul Levitz who wrote the book on and off between 1977-1989, and most recently starting in 2010. Yesterday’s announcement of the cancellation of the latest Legion books led the former DC publisher to reflect a bit on Facebook: DC’s officially announced the end of […]

Rage Not Cage in Agents of Shield, which now has a timeslot


So Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air Tuesdays at 8, anchoring an all-new night of programming for ABC — that’s confidence. Meanwhile, new sleuthing suggests it’s Rage of the New Warriors, not Cage in the promo: Marvel bumper always has clues. It’s not Power Man, it’s Rage of New Warriors fame. #coulsonlives @agentsofshield… — Chris […]

Kylie Minogue is FINALLY She-Ra


We were starting to worry that Kylie Minogue would never get to be She-Ra, an idea we’ve been unable to get out of our head for years now. She seemed perfect for the role, it’s no secret, but never took it on – prompting fans to wonder if she’d ever get to it, despite the […]

Great Moments of TCAF 2013


If you want to see all the great moments of this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I recommend scrolling back through Deb Aoki’s twitter feed. My roommate for the fest seemed to know where all the action was. She captured in a retweet from Japan this epic moment when Taiyo Matsumoto and Gengoroh Tagame exchanged […]

Archie’s Kevin Keller wins GLAAD award


Archie’s ongoing Kevin Keller comic won Outstanding Comic Book at the GLAAD Media Awards, presented Saturday evening in San Francisco. The book beat out Astonishing X-Men, Batwoman, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Earth 2 for the honor, which recognizes ” fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.” It was […]

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. already goes viral with The Rising Tide


So ABC picked up the Joss Whedon produced AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. TV thinger dinger. I know you were totally in suspense over whether that would happen or not. Evidently they already had some idea they would do the right thing, because they have already launched a viral site for the show called The Rising Tide […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: 5/14/13: The past was good and bad


Whooooah. TCAF was the best. It didn’t have a super moon but that’s all it didn’t have. Oh and it didn’t have enough sleep so we’re draggin’ here but we’ll be slogging through photos, newsy notes, linkage and giant what does it all mean bloviation very, very soon. Meanwhile, here is the stuff we missed […]

Is This a Mysterious New Teaser from Image?


It’s quite hard to keep track of every comic book series, which is why when Image send over a delightful enigmatic teaser image such as the one below, I fly into a desperate panic. Is this something never seen before, or is this blonde dude somebody I should be well aware of? I do not […]