Micky Moran Visits the Stately Beat Manor Staff Pull for 9/2/15

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Team Comics Beat, the world’s most important comic book website ever to grace the internet, sought out adventure and fun after a hard work week.  However, we were graced with the appearance of Micky Moran. As soon as he entered the halls within the residence of the Stately Beat Manor we knew that he was none-other-than […]

SDCC ’15: Marvel Announces New Titles at Retailer Event

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Today, Marvel took to the stage to announce the release of several new titles and distributed preview images to several outlets, including Newsarama and CBR.  First, we have All-New All-Different Point One #1, a one-shot filled with short stories that will set the plate for new Marvel stories to come. Then, we have Marvel Superhero Spectacular, another […]

It’s the Golden Age of Superhero Communism: Enter Miracleman by Gaiman & Buckingham

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This announcement is somewhat confusing, but so is the entire legacy of Miracleman, one of the most interesting heroes that Marvel has ever published. First off, the run with The Original Writer (Alan Moore) has come to an end with issue #16 that Marvel started printing after they acquired the rights to the character again. […]

IDW Announces a Miracleman Artifact Edition: Buy Responsibly

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Miracleman, a character with one of the most fascinating back stories in comics chronicled in our own Poisoned Chalice pieces is getting an Artifact Edition from IDW. The collection was announced this morning from Comics Alliance, and contains 144 pages of sheer Alan Moore awesomeness. The hardcover is solicited as being $95, and features an orientation […]

Commentary: The Continuing Marvel of Miracleman

by Sam Thielman [This article contains teeeeeeeny, tiny spoilers. Sooooooo small. Very little. Please read it anyway.] Eventually, in Alan Moore’s final story arc from Miracleman, our hero makes contact with an alien who, after a breakdown in communication, decides to literally take him to its leader. Before entering into the alien ruler’s chamber, however, […]

Stephen Bissette makes an important point about Miracleman

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The long LONG awaited arrival at long last of Marvel’s Miracleman reprint series has led to many conversations: on pricing, on censorship, on credits. But Steve Bissette, points out something very important about the reprints: the original creators who wish to do so are getting some money out of it: Read (though no real new […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Miracleman PLUS all the variant covers

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So today, after decades of arguing and speculation and heartache and anger and perhaps even here and there a little joy, Miracleman #1 has been published by Marvel Comics. It’s the end result of all that arguing, speculation, etc etc etc. If you would like to know more about what I am talking  about, I […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 12/19/13: These amazing links will change the way you think about clicking on links

§ The Comics Reporter Holiday Interview series has kicked off with Paul Pope! Your morning coffee reading is assured for the next few weeks. § The Hollywood Reporter’s legal reporter Eriq Gardner has a devil’s advocate In Defense of Shia LaBeouf suggesting that LaBeouf “seemed to be making the case for his transformative “fair use” […]

Marvel releases first look at remastered Miracleman #1

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Finally, a look at the new “remastered” MIRACLEMAN #1 by Alan Moore (name removed at his own request so credited as THE ORIGINAL WRITER) and Garry Leach with Mick Anglo along for the ride. The new Marvel edition has modern computer coloring on some pages which leaves the art, if anything, flatter than the original, […]