It’s been over three years since the debut of Kamala Khan, and since 2014, Ms. Marvel has been one of Marvel’s most popular books month after month. She hasn’t been the only popular legacy hero – Jane Foster as Thor, Amadeus Cho as Hulk, Miles Morales as Spider-Man, and Sam Alexander as Nova have all been great for Marvel. For a publisher struggling with sales, legacy hero books – new faces for existing superhero names – are solid ground, so it was only a matter of time before they got their own team book.
As we’ve been noting, Marvel is giving their upcoming Champions team book a YYYYUUUGGGE push, with plentiful retailer incentives, a debut party promotion, and a “Change the World’ teaser campaign spotlighting the young cast. And here’s the first preview of the book, which comes out in October. Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos are the creative team. […]
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Legendary Comics, the funnybook spin-off unit of Legendary Entertainment, but they’ve been spnning out some good looking books, as you can see from their homepage. They’re also not shy about putting out full-length original graphic novels, eschewing the periodical serialization model. And here’s a new one by […]
Irredeemable, the Mark Waid-written, Peter Krause-drawn comic for BOOM! which details the villainous turn of Earth’s greatest hero and his former colleagues that stand in his way, is officially headed to the big screen and is getting an Oscar-nominated director to boot per Deadline. Fox has attached Adam McKay, the director (and co-writer, which netted […]
Writer Mark Waid launched the digital comics site Thrillbent four years ago as a proof of concept for digital comics and since then it’s run some mighty fine content, including experimental comics, Tim Gibson/s Moth City (above), The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood by Christina Blanch and various artists, and Waid’s own Insufferable, drawn by Peter […]
This week’s Marvel Rundown offers analysis on some of the new launches from the publisher including Avengers: Standoff and Black Widow.
Oh and speaking of Annie Wu, she’s the artist on issue #4 of the all-nu Archie comics, (Veronica Fish takes over on issues #5-6) and in issue #4 of the Mark Waid reboot we finally learn about #LipstickIncident, the secret that has been haunting the halls of Riverdale High and crimping Archie’s dating style.
She was a spy working for the Russian government who defected and became one of the most important S.H.I.E.L.D. agents to ever be a part of the program — now she has support from one of the strongest creative teams in modern comics. This morning via Entertainment Weekly Marvel announced the next project for interior artist Chris […]
Here’s where I finally release what’s left of our SDCC audio content…as a follow-up to last week’s set of DC and Marvel Television interviews, here are our chats on the animated side of things including discussions with Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland, Bruce Timm, Andrea Romano, Ike Barinholtz, Seth Meyers, and more! Additionally, here are the audio […]
The first issue of Archie rang triumphant in the comic book space with the creative team of Fiona Staples and Mark Waid delivering something akin to an earnest take on a beloved American icon. Archie Andrews is everything but traditional himself nowadays that he’s clean cut and and an earnest comic book lead. There’s no grit on […]