Deep down, you knew that Darth Vader sold too well to sit on the sidelines for very long. And you also knew the Gillen / Larroca series was not going to be easy to follow up on. Right on both counts, it seems. June will see the first issue of a new Darth Vader series from Marvel, and […]
Marvel! Disney! DC! Batman! Star Wars! Elves! Minecraft! Yeah…. it’s a great time to be a Lego fan! I was fortunate to tour Lego’s showroom during Toy Fair, and every turn, every display had something that was cool and exciting and had me plotzing! First, there’s this: The official text: Ms. Marvel is on a […]
by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m french, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my “Isabelle Huppert is a goddess” country. This a weird month to analyse. The most disturbing thing is that the usual pattern fall from issue #1 do not work: some […]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Or TLJ as it will be known in about 8 million internet arguments. It sounds kind of sad…and Luke-centric. The film opens on December 15th, it’s directed by Rian Johnson and as far as we know it stars previous characters Mark Hamil, Carrie Fisher (sob), Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, OScar Isaac, […]
Star Wars and Comics! It is tradition! And Rogue One will not break that tradition as ts getting a six issue mini series adaptation from writer Jody Houser (Max Ride) and artist Emilio Laiso (Star Wars Annual). According to EW, we’ll see more the back story that previously appeared only in trailers, like Jyn Erso […]
Star Wars is quite a popular franchise, I’ve heard, and people love it so much they will make Star Wars comics…and give them them. Star Wars: Tales from The Far, Far Away Vol. 2 is a fan anthology that Michael Moreci and Tim Daniel put together last month, which you can download for free right here. 116 […]
Aspen Comics attracted some lost attention in 2016 when the independent publisher of books like Soulfire and Fathom put out a series of variant covers featuring popular characters drawn by the late great Michael Turner. These were fit to some of Marvel and DC’s most popular titles such as Amazing Spider-Man and Harley Quinn. Today, Aspen […]
Upon reading the news, I immediately burst into tears and sobbed; crying on and off for nearly an hour. If anyone would understand this reaction, I think it’s you.
Xavier Lancel examines Marvel’s November sales!
For just about every potential good moment it flirts with, Rogue One trips over itself with senselessly poor decisions and a breakneck pace when it really could have used some time to allow this feisty little team time to marinate.