Another day, another Fresh Start announcement. This time it’s Doctor Strange. June will see the creative team of Mark Waid and Jesus Saiz relaunch Doctor Strange and… take him into outer space? The Eye of Agamotto is closed! Doctor Stephen Strange has lost his connection to the Earth’s arcane power, and he can’t wait to […]
There’s an Ant-Man & The Wasp movie coming out, so it stands to reason there should be an Ant-Man & The Wasp comic coming out, right? It’s scheduled for June. A 6-issue mini-series written by Mark Waid and drawn by Javier Garron. When Scott Lang becomes lost in the Microverse, Nadia Pym has to rescue him. In […]
By Gabriel Neeb Marvel Comics held a panel at the San Diego Comic Convention to preview and discuss their controversial story SECRET EMPIRE. The panel was moderated by Senior Editor Nick Lowe and featured Secret Empire writer Nick Spencer, Mark Waid (Avengers and Champions),editor Alanna Smith, artist Humberto Ramos and SECRET WARRIORS writer Matt Rosenberg. […]
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.