The 2013 Comics Happy List

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I just can’t muster the hubris to do a Top 10 list.  Lists are subject to the tastes of the reviewer(s).  One person’s top 10 list doesn’t necessarily mean anything.  And, you know, Buzzfeed.  Instead, I’ll present a list of comics that made me happy in 2013, with an emphasis on things that might have […]

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us is a real page turner

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Injustice: Gods Among Us is something of an anomaly in the world of super hero comics. It’s a breakout hit for original digital work, lording over the sales rankings on several sites and platforms. If you look at the October sales estimates, you’ll find it sitting just below 25K and outselling titles like Green Arrow, […]

Advance Review: Infinity #1 (“A Marvel Comics Event”)

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Infinity #1 is a Marvel Comics Event.  It says so on the first page.  I’d also say that might be slightly overstating things.  Having read an advance comic, I’d call it either an Avengers Event or a third Avengers title for the duration of the story.

The State Of Green Lantern

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As we enter into the third month of the post-Geoff Johns world of Green Lantern, it’s time to take a look at where the franchise is at. Our new status quo has Hal Jordan in charge of the Green Lantern Corps and Kyle Rayner off escorting a newly revived set of Guardians around the universe. […]

Gaiman’s Alice Cooper: The Last Temptation Returning to Print

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You may have read that Alice Cooper had a new comic series coming out.  Come to find out, there’s a 20th Anniversary edition of his most famous comic coming out: Neil Gaiman’s and Michael Zulli’s “The Last Temptation.”

Alice Cooper Launches New Comic Series

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Alice Cooper’s been around comics quite awhile, going all the way back to 1979’s Marvel Premiere #50 and notably including Alice Cooper: The Last Temptation by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli.  He was also fronting a horror anthology Kickstarter that failed to fund earlier this year ($200K is a pretty ambitious goal for a comic project… it _did_ […]

Bob’s Burgers Comes To Comics

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Fox’s Sunday animation lineup has spawned a few comics over the years.  Bongo has a whole line of Simpsons comics.  Devil’s Due and Titan have both done Family Guy comics.  Now Bob’s Burgers steps up to the plate with a series in the works from Dynamite. Official PR follows: SDCC Announcement – Dynamite Entertainment and […]

JMS Writing New Twilight Zone Series for Dynamite

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J. Michael Straczynski’s been lining up a lot of comics projects lately, resurrecting his “Joe’s Comics” imprint at Image and launching with the well-received Ten Grand.  Add another project to the list, Straczynski’s going to be writing an ongoing Twilight Zone comic for Dynamite.

Heroes (The TV Series) Returns As A Comic

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Heroes had a four season run on television from 2006-2010.  There also a webcomic and a couple fairly high profile graphic novels collecting the webcomic.  And now Heroes is back in comic form. Dynamite has landed the license and tapped Cullen Bunn to write it.  Bunn is best known for Oni’s excellent The Sixth Gun horror/western […]

Howard Chaykin Returns To The Shadow (Writer/Artist)

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OK, here’s one you probably didn’t see coming.  Howard Chaykin’s returning to The Shadow.  Not just covers, but as the writer/artist of a return to the continuity of  his 1985 Blood & Judgement miniseries that revived the Shadow for DC.

Duane Swierczynski’s “Ex-Con” Joins Dynamite’s Crime Line

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Duane Swierczynski’s been doing some good work on Judge Dredd at IDW and Bloodshot at Valiant.  He’s also done a reasonable amount of work at DC and Marvel, but the rest of world Swierczynski’s better known as a crime novelist with an Anthony Award and a Shamus Award under his belt.  So it makes sense the […]

Peter Milligan Takes “Terminal Hero” To Dynamite

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Add another name to the list of quirky DC and Marvel writers popping up over at Dynamite.  Peter Milligan has announced a new series, “Terminal Hero,” and it will be coming out from Barrucci & company.

Battlestar Galactica’s Starbuck Gets An Origin Mini-Series

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Dynamite recently launched a new series based on the original (1978 version of) Battlestar Galactica.  Today they’re announcing a spin-off series telling the origin of Starbuck.

“Legends of Red Sonja” Lines Up Pierce, Pratchett, DeConnick, Collins and many more for new mini-series

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Look, we’re not saying Dynamite was happy with the immediate response to Gail Simone’s  Red Sonja relaunch, we’re just saying they’ve announced a mini-series with a lot well-known names attached.  Many of them, well-known names from the world of fantasy novels.  And Frank Thorne is back, too.

James Robinson’s New Series “Grand Passion” Lands At Dynamite

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Everybody’s been wondering what James Robinson was going to do next after he suddenly announced his departure from DC and the Earth 2 title for which he’d been discussing a big Event in 2014.  Come to find out, he’s not going to Image, as so many name creators have been doing lately.  He’s signed with Dynamite.

Steve Niles Heads To Dynamite For “Ash and the Army of Darkness”

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Army of Darkness was Dynamite’s first comic, back in 2005.  It takes a break every once in a while, but always comes back.  This time it’s coming back with a slight larger name attached. Steve Niles, best known for the 30 Days of Night franchise and Cal MacDonald (across a couple different formats) will be the […]