NYCC ’15: Howard the Duck and Squirrel Girl join forces to fight convention crime?

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Marvel decided to round out their New York Comic-Con with a Women of Marvel panel where the publisher announced a two-issue crossover with Howard the Duck and Squirrel Girl, two rising humor titles defying the normal in the All-New, All-Different Marvel line. The cover debuting this afternoon depicts Howard the Duck in Squirrel Girl cosplay […]

SDCC ’15: Marvel goes BIG; announces SQUIRREL GIRL & BLADE Series, Ms. Marvel Audiobook

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During the “Women of Marvel” panel at SDCC today, the House of Ideas announced several new series as a part of their All-New, All-Different relaunch. When solicits for over 45 titles came out, a large number of fans worried about the fate of one of their favorite characters: Squirrel Girl.  Her newest series had been […]

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl issues 1-4 get new printings

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I’ve seen a lot of speculation about Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North and Erica Henderson being on the edge of the cancellation zone, but the first four issues are getting a reprinting—their third—with connected covers by Henderson and new copy by North. This is sort of interesting to me, without knowing any of the behind the scenes on it, as it seems to speak to a special interest in the book, which features a college age heroine who has fun with pals while beating Galactus. It definitely has an all-ages vibe to it, and a bit of a cult following. It’s certainly one of the most unusual books Marvel is publishing so it’s nice to see it get a boost, even as it suggests the book is more successful than it seems from the charts alone.

Marvel announces Unbeatable Squirrel Girl from Ryan North and Erica Henderson

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  A young woman who goes around dressed as a squirrel. And defeats Doctor Doom and Thanos. Yes, it’;s the ultimate cosplay Mary Sue, Squirrel Girl, and she’s getting her own ONGOING SERIES. SQUIRREL GIRL ONGOING SERIES. Clearly, Marvel has learned the Rocket Raccoon lesson well. The series will be written by Ryan North (Dinosaur […]

The Consequences of AvX

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As a prelude to Kieron Gillen’s actual recounting of the consequences from Marvel’s Avengers Vs X-Men event, let’s take a quick look at some of the dangling stories/ideas/moments which may or may not be addressed in the near future. This was a big event by any stands, with five writers and three artists involved, as […]