NYCC ’13: Dan Slott and Mike Allred Launch New Silver Surfer Series

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As predicted/hoped from the ‘Rad’ teaser which showed up a short while ago, Marvel have confirmed that Dan Slott and Mike Allred will be working together on a new Silver Surfer series in March 2014. With these two onboard as the creative team, this could well be the most cosmic and trippy book ever made.

Marvel to announce six new books at NYCC with Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Stuart Immonen, Bendis, Peter David and more

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All week Marvel has been teasing their New York Comic-Con announcements with one word teasers. Just how much can be gleaned from a word and a font treatment depends on how closely you follow Team Marvel, but we’ve been making some guesses.

SDCC ’13: It’s Venom Vs Superior Spider-Man in ‘Darkest Hours’

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The Spider-Man panel is currently underway at SDCC, with Steve Wacker, Humberto Ramos, Christos Gage, Chris Yost, Kevin Shinick, Nick Spencer, Chris Samnee and James Robinson all up at the table. There’s a few bits of news to bring you from there – including the news that year 2 of Dan Slott’s Superior Spider-Man series will […]

REVIEW: Stamping Out the Spider in Superior Spider-Man #9

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Dan Slott did say, prior to the launch of Amazing Spider-Man #700, that he was going to turn into Dark Dan and start using his writing purposes for evil. And as he’s gleefully turned into a pantomime villain the likes of which John Inman can only dream of matching, so Superior Spider-Man has become an […]

On the Scene: WonderCon 2013 Recap and Photo Gallery

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As I suggested in my early con impressions, WonderCon had a reasonable amount of space and handled the numbers of attendees pretty well. It was no surprise that Saturday brought bigger numbers than Friday, and the crowding was more obvious, but still never reached that feeling of pushing and shoving that can easily erupt at […]

On the Scene: WonderCon 2013, ‘What Makes an Icon?” with Nocenti, De Matteis, Mahnke, Slott, Waid

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A panel on Friday, March 29th, the first day of programming at WonderCon brought together a rather iconic cast to discuss “iconic characters” and what keeps a character “true” to their origins over long periods of time. Mark Waid opened as moderator by pointing out that the table full of seasoned pros had more than […]

The Beat Reviews for 09/01/13: Ghosts Galore

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Aside from being Dennis Hopeless week once more, this week saw every company release a massively publicized, ‘important’ comic. From Dark Horse’s new Star Wars series to Marvel’s Sinister Spider-Man, this was a week for big new books.

Review: SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 for the Confused

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[Major spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #700 and Superior Spider-Man #1 ahead!] I’ll admit it. I’m confused. For a Spidey fan, I haven’t been following AMAZING SPIDER-MAN closely enough, though it would have been impossible to avoid becoming caught up in all the mania surrounding number 700 and the “death” of Peter Parker if you’re into […]