Bestselling author Chelsea Cain driven off Twitter by harassment from comics “fans” – UPDATED

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Mockingbird writer Chelsea Cain, the bestselling author of Heartsick and other thrillers, deleted her Twitter account today after receiving abusive tweets yesterday.   In a now vanished series of tweets (one screencapped above)  Cain noted that she was getting harassing tweets, presumably over the above Mockingbird cover and her work there in general. It’s possible that she was […]

Review: Slapstick #1: A New Deadpool For Those Kind of Bored of Deadpool

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by Defne Sastim He’s invincible, he’s a smart-mouthed mercenary that kicks ass and calls people names, he’s sailing into a new ongoing for the first time in nearly two decades, and he’s…. Not Deadpool? That’s right, the new ongoing by Reilly Brown and Fred Van Lente, Slapstick, is surprisingly not yet another Deadpool comic (though it […]

31 Days of Halloween: Marvel’s Monsters Unleashed variants by Mignola, Pichelli and more

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Marvel has just released some variant covers for their MONSTERS UNLEASHED event in January. They’re by the likes of Mignola, Sienkiewicz, Pichelli , Adams and McGuinness, so enjoy. Let’s face it, these covers are totally cool. The only thing missing is Brag-ga-doom!

Midtown and Marvel cancel Riri Williams Invincible Iron Man variant

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In a shocking display of good taste, and stunning acknowledgement that it isn’t the 90s anymore and girls read comics now, Midtown Comics and Marvel jointly decided to pull the J. Scott Campbell cover that presented an overly sexualized version of 15 year old Riri Williams.

Marvel’s ResurrXion for Iceman, Weapon X, Jean Grey and Generation X

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  Marvel’s been rolling out teasers for yet another eventish kind of thing due in 2017 and this time it’s the merry mutants who are coming back. The X-Men have widely been considered as being under a ban of some kind (along with the Fantastic Four) since Fox has the movie rights, but…well who knows what’s […]

Riri’s no-no: Marvel gets schooled on teen fashion and sexualization

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There was a kerfuffle yesterday! Over this J. Scott Campbell variant cover to Invincible Iron Man #1. The books stars new character Riri Williams, a brilliant 15-year-old mechanical whiz, as the new person in the armor. Now, Campbell is known for drawing sexy women, and while the above cover is pretty mild compared to past […]

New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 teaser trailer just revealed and I got so excited I cried

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    Damn. I did not know I missed these guys so much. This teaser footage passed the “Single tear rolling down my cheek” threshhold set by the Phantom Menace trailer back in the day. Yes I cried! Other may find themselves peeing their pants in excitement. Or just needing to change their underwear in general when […]