Here are the Top Five Titles You Can Snag with ComiXology’s Marvel BOGO Deal this Weekend

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Labor day is one of the more bittersweet holidays.  On the one hand, it represents an extra long weekend of fun in the sun, family barbecues, and poolside relaxation.  On the other hand, it’s the end of summer.  For our luckier readers, that means very little.  For those of us in the Northeastern United States, […]

Preview: All-New, All-Different Avengers Annual #1 features some delightful art and “fanfiction”!


Such a great idea. Kamala Khan, aka Ms. Marvel was a superhero fan before she became a superhero, and this annual for the (soon to be but a memory) All New, All Different Marvel, has a great gimmick: creators including G. Willow Wilson, Mahmud Asrar, Mark Waid, Chip Zdarsky, Natasha Allegri, Zac Gorman, Jay Fosgitt, […]

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: G. Willow Wilson Accepts the Second Annual Dwayne McDuffie Diversity in Comics Award for MS. MARVEL


Yesterday, G. Willow Wilson won the Second Annual Dwayne McDuffie Awards for Diversity in Comics for her work with artist Adrian Alphona on Ms. Marvel.  The ceremony was held at Long Beach Comic Expo and began with a speech by Khary Payton (Teen Titans), host of the awards and long time collaborator with the late Dwayne McDuffie (Static Shock).  He recounted […]

The Beat’s Best Comics of 2015


The Comics Beat’s staff votes on the best Comic Books and Graphic Novels of the year.

Marvel’s Women’s History Month Variants Will Rock Your World


March is Women’s History Month, and in 2016 Marvel plans on celebrating the tradition by releasing a series of variant covers featuring some of the company’s most prolific female heroes.  These covers feature art by a variety of progressive and unique talents such as Tula Lotay, Annie Wu, Jamie McKelvie, and Emanuela Lupacchino. As Comics […]

Ms. Marvel #1 Explores Kamala Khan’s role in the Avengers

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Marvel is prepping to relaunch their entire line (which we are taking a look at in critical detail) including the acclaimed Ms. Marvel series. Ms. Marvel was promoted to Captain Marvel in 2012 effectively leaving the Ms. Marvel moniker open. Kamala Khan swooped in two years later after the events of Infinity triggered a terrigen […]

Discussion Points: Line-Wide Crossovers are Great for Sales, Awful for New Readers


On my lunch break today, I decided to catch up on a few books I had fallen behind on.  Among them was Silk.  I picked up the latest issue, branded with the “Last Days of…” banner given to all Marvel mainline Secret Wars tie-ins, and while I missed the cleanliness of regular artist Stacy Lee’s lines, I found […]