Are you ready for…the coming of the gift guide!


Oh yeah happy holidays are rolling down on us, as the streamroller of terrifyingly early Christmas songs at Duane Reade has prophesied. While many gift guides will be coming  your way, let’s kick things off with Diamond’s ownholiday catalog, readable below. It’s chock full of fun things like Deadpool beanies, Harley Quinn masks and even […]

Mega-preview for JEWISH COMIC-CON


With the uptick of fan culture leading to the proliferation of comic conventions all across the country, surely the thought of introducing another one to the mix would leave people exhausted. Right? WRONG! This Sunday November 13th marks the inaugural edition of the Jewish Comic-Con, to be held at Congregation Kol Israel in Brooklyn (603 […]

Review: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1: Riri’s Debut is Moving, Emotional, and Powerful


by Defne Sastim Invincible Iron Man #1 is the big introduction for one of the most highly anticipated books and characters in Marvel Comics this year. Riri Williams, a 15-year-old genius, is set to take on the Iron Man mantle as Ironheart in Invincible Iron Man, penned by Brian Michael Bendis and drawn by Stefano […]

Sales Charts: Champions lead Marvel back to the top in October


Diamond has just released the sales rankings for October, and Boom’s Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 was the best selling periodcal, thanks to inclusion in this month’s Loot Crate. Marvel’s Champions #1, which sold some 400,000 copies was the #2 title and a reprint of the original Tony Isabella/Don Heck/Bob Layton Champions […]

Marvel unleashes Gwenster variants with giant rampaging woman-thing


  Monsters Unleashed gets a totally weird set of variant with…GWENSTERS UNLEASHED. We’ve been telling you about the Monsters Unleashed for a while — the event will see Marvel’s heroes fighting some of the legacy Marvel monsters. On this series we find a giant, rampaging Gwenster creatures,  which I thought would be the classic image […]

Here’s the New Jersey Comics Expo programming slate with Kubert School 40th Anniversary and more


Next weekend it’s the New Jersey Comic Expo in Edison, NJ, a moderate sized but highly enjoyable show with a fantastic guest list that includes Colleen Doran, Neal Adams, Whilce Portacio and many more. Highlights include  a panel focusing on the 40th anniversary of the Kubert School, making comics and much more. The show takes place November […]