Slapstick gets his own digital first comic from van Lente and Brown


  Yesterday I mentioned Marvel’s push for a new geeneration of male characters like Solo, Thrasher and Mosaic. Slapstick, a Deadpooliverse character whose power is be a clown (timely) wqas a little too weird for print, but is getting his own digital-first comic from Marvel’s Infinite Comics line. BTW Slapstick was created in 1992 by Len Kaminski and […]

Review: DEADPOOL ANNUAL #1 is Irreverent and Fresh, Just the Way we Like Him


*Some Spoilers* Here’s the good news about Deadpool Annual #1: it contains genuine, gut-bustlingly funny moments. Mostly. I’ll get to that in a second. There are so many moments of pure, gory mirth packed into this issue that I had to take several breaks to recover from my laughing fits. That’s always been the strength […]

Image Announces Dante by Matt Hawkins and Darrick Robertson


Dante is a new one-shot from writer Matt Hawkins (SYMMETRY, THINK TANK) and Jason Ning and  artist Darick Robertson (HAPPY!, Transmetropolitan, TheBoys). It’s a tie-in with came packager Cryptozoic and IP comapny Strange turn. The story involved an assassin whose trying to go straight but stuff happens. Dante was a family man with a wife and […]

Image Comics Month-to Month Sales August 2016: Summer Clothes


by Dave Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’s sales figures. Please refer to July 2015’s column for a preamble and explanation as to why sales standards for Image books are likely to be different than those for DC or Marvel. Image shipped 52 comics in August, compared […]

31 Days of Halloween: Marvel sets free two Monsters Unleashed tie-ins


Monsters Unleashed is Marvel’s first big event of 2017, with the Avengers, the Champions, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, the Inhumans and the rest going up against hordes of giant monsters. You’ll need little more than that to sell you on the idea, but it’s written by Cullen Bunn with art by Steve McNiven, Leinil Yu, Adam Kubert, Greg Land and Salvador Larocca.

31 Days of Halloween: The Visitor is a spooky new comic from Mignola, Roberson, Grist and Crabtree


Revealed via a video teaser on THR, The Visitor is a new project from Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paul Grist and Bill Crabtree coming out next February from Dark Horse. As the teaser reveals, it’s set in WWII and some GIs are finding a spooky something. 

The book is part of the Mignolaverse, an on […]