Weekend Wrap Up: “Omega Men” No Longer Cancelled, X-Men Facing a Slow Death, and More

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This weekend turned out to be a very busy one for comics news.  As our chief steward, Heidi MacDonald, takes a well deserved rest this morning following the conclusion of Small Press Expo, let’s take a look at some of the big breaking stories from the last few days. Omega Men Lives When we broke […]

Dustin Nguyen & Derek Friedolfs to Illustrate Young Justice League for Scholastic in “DC Comics: Secret Hero Society”

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You first heard about it from us a few weeks back— a secret project being produced by Eisner-nominated Lil’ Gotham co-writers Dustin Nguyen and Derek Friedolfs in partnership with all-ages book publisher Scholastic and DC Comics.  Finally, we have the official announcement. The first of three illustrated novels licensed by Scholastic, Secret Hero Society: The Study Hall of […]

Andy Kubert Reveals “Dark Knight III” Program Cover for NYCC ’15

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  In a press release today, ReedPOP revealed the cover to the 2015 New York Comic Con program guide.  Illustrated by superstar artist Andy Kubert, the cover celebrates the 10th anniversary of NYCC and the 30th anniversary of the Frank Miller classic The Dark Knight Returns.  This collaboration between DC Comics and ReedPOP also seeks to […]

Check out Paolo Rivera’s “Hellboy & the B.P.R.D.: Beyond the Fences #1” Cover

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  Mike Mignola‘s Hellboy has been a cornerstone of comics since his debut in 1993 (he’s as old as I am!).  The character has survived the tumultuously shifting tides of the industry and a series of creative changes during his tenure at Dark Horse.  Now a few more changes are coming. Today, EW revealed the […]

Another Two Bite the Dust, “Sensation Comics” and “Batman ’66” are Cancelled; “Green Lantern: the Lost Army” Missing from Solicits, has the “Circle of Trust” been Broken?

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Update: As noted in the comments section, Cullen Bunn took to his Twitter last night to announce that Green Lantern: the Lost Army has indeed been cancelled. Looks like bad news comes in droves.  Hot on the heels of DC’s announcement that Omega Men, Doomed, and three other series have been cancelled, DC solicited the final issues of Digital First […]

Treat Yo’self to a Secret Treasure Trove of Neil Gaiman Rarities

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  You’ve got your mimosas.  You’ve got your fine leather goods.  How about your rare, never-before-released Neil Gaiman Stories? The American Gods and Sandman author has teamed up with The Moth, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and Humble Bundle to present the Humble Book Bundle: Neil Gaiman Rarities.  For the next two weeks, users can pay as […]

Check Out Who’ll Be Fighting Whom in “Captain America: Civil War”

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Some big news came out of Marvel Studios today as they unveiled some concept art from next year’s Captain America: Civil War.  The art confirms the members of each side in the film’s hero on hero war and gives us some new information about the movie’s major players. Of note is Agent 13 Sharon Carter, who made her […]

The Legend of Korra to Receive Complete Series Box Set, See the Cover Art!

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  The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon’s four season follow up to the beloved Avatar: the Last Airbender, is receiving a full series DVD box set.  It was recently announced that Avatar would also finally be collected as a 16 DVD complete series box set this fall, so this move comes as little surprise. No release date was assigned […]

Exclusive Preview: “Betty & Veronica’s Cheer Squad” Brings Classic Stories into a New Era

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A whole generation, myself included, grew up in an era where Archie Comics were relegated to supermarket newsstands.  Recently, however, Archie has found new life in the direct market.  From the widespread attention that Death of Archie received, to rousing success of the Dark Circle imprint, and finally to the flagship title relaunch with Saga superstar Fiona Staples on […]