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: IDW to Publish “Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four” Artist’s Edition in 2017

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Jack Kirby would have been 100 years old next year. The King of Comics designed and created many of the most seminal, iconic figures and characters in the history of comics – from the New Gods to the Fantastic Four. And it’s the latter who will be the focus of a new artist’s edition from […]

SDCC ’16: DC’s All-Access Panel Offers Change for the DC Universe

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Yesterday at San Diego, DC Comics offered another ‘All Access’ look at the current landscape of their comics. With all the goodwill being built by Rebirth and what’s yet to come, the panel proved to be an interesting conversation about where what DC have coming. On the panel were Renae De Liz, Hope Larson, Steve […]

SDCC ’16: Comic Book Women Discuss Their Roles as Letterers and Colorists

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By: Nicholas Eskey Often in the comic book industry we focus our admiration on the artist, shortly followed by the writer. But what about those unsung individuals that separate comic books from just fancy drawings? I’m talking about the colorists and the letterers. Yesterday in room 24D of the Convention Center, 5 people in those […]

SDCC ’16: DC/IDW Announce New Crossovers for “Batman/TMNT” and “Star Trek/Green Lantern”

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DC have been pretty active and open to the idea of setting up inter-company crossovers of late: from Batman ’66 meeting The Green Hornet to the students of Gotham Academy going to meet up with the Lumberjanes. This year alone has seen two crossovers between some of IDW and DC’s biggest franchise characters – and […]

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 2016: DC Collectibles Round-Up – The Rise of the Wonder Woman!

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By Nicholas Eskey I didn’t need to attend this year’s DC Collectibles’ Press Room to know that this is an exciting year for both DC Entertainment and DC Collectibles. I did attend, though, so I could get up close with some live merchandise (and free food of course). Though the jury is still out critically […]

SDCC ’16: “Serenity” Soars Again in New Series from Chris Roberson and Georges Jeanty

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Dark Horse’s partnership with Joss Whedon has been a long and productive one, releasing Seasons 8 onwards for the much-loved TV series Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well as new creator-made work from Whedon and various collaborators. Amongst the various Whedon-related comics which we’ve seen over the years has been one of his most short-lived […]