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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]