SDCC ’16: Marvel Reveal Line-Up of ‘Champions’ Variants (Including a Darkstar one!)

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Marvel have been running a series of variant cover initiatives over the last few years, tying in to various trends of interests for the benefit of the speculator market. I mean, I don’t really know why there is such a thing as a ‘speculator market’ at all nowadays, but that’s besides the point. The newest […]

SDCC ’16: Roxane Gay, Yona Harvey, Alitha Martinez and Afua Richardson Join Forces for ‘World of Wakanda’

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Marvel have just announced a new series spinning out of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze’s Black Panther run. If you’ve been reading the series, you’ll have noticed how the creative team have been putting a lot of attention on the Dora Milaje, nominally the bodyguards for T’Challa himself. It’s almost as though a glowing sign is sat […]

SDCC ’16: The “All-New Wolverine” Becomes an ‘Enemy of the State’

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There are spoilers for the current arc of All-New Wolverine in this post. Marvel didn’t have any new titles to announce at their ‘Death of X’ panel yesterday at SDCC, but they made up for that with the news that the deservedly popular All-New Wolverine will be continuing on in earnest later this year, with a […]

​#SDCC San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Hasbro Brings the Toys and Food (Just Not the Chairs)

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By: Nicholas Eskey Hasbro Entertainment, the fine purveyor and partner to franchises like; Transformers, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Nerf, and Magic the Gathering, has continuously been growing and developing their branding. So loved are their toys that there’s always a run on something deemed even remotely collectible. I along with the other press […]

SDCC’16: Marvel Announces New Graphic Novels for 2017

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Marvel has just released their latest graphic novel catalog online! The following titles are scheduled to hit store shelves sometime in early 2017 (January-April). Since this data has just been released, there are no covers, and everything is subject to change! One interesting tidbit… you can see the actual print runs for each title! Were […]

Preview: All-New, All-Different Avengers Annual #1 features some delightful art and “fanfiction”!

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Such a great idea. Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel was a superhero fan before she became a superhero, and this annual for the (soon to be but a memory) All New, All Different Marvel, has a great gimmick: creators including G. Willow Wilson, Mahmud Asrar, Mark Waid, Chip Zdarsky, Natasha Allegri, Zac Gorman, Jay Fosgitt, […]

Marvel Month-to-Month Sales May 2016: To Be Able To Count Past Issue 12 Or Not? That’s The Question.

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by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m French, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please adress your complaints to my «it’s-always-weird-for-most-french-people-to-see-that-many-US-flags-when-we-travel-because-we-are-ashamed-of-our-own, mostly-a-symbol-of-racism-and-intolerance» country. First, please excuse me again for the lateness of this column. As it was finished, a leak of the Marvel line-up post Civil War 2 appeared. […]

Widespread industry outrage over Marvel leak…in 2015

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A big Marvel reboot, a midnight release of a previews magazine that reveals the state of Marvel after a big event called “Wars”…and a slow roll-out on everyone’s favorite rumour site. It must be Marvel Now (2016) right? Well if you have any memory at all you may recall the leaks for All New, All […]

Breaking: All the Marvel Now (2016) leaks and no more X-men?

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UPDATE: In the original version of this post, I made a joke about Dennis Barger being a suspect for the leak. IN this case he most certainly was not, as he did not get his books until Tuesday and we must look to a different bearded leaker. I apologize to Dennis for making an obvious […]