Star Wars Celebration rocked the world last week, but there were only two straight up comics announcements on the Publishing Panel, which is summarized here (spoiler: star Wars publishing continues to be HUUUUUUGE.)
People around the world turned off the new Kendrick Lamar album to watch the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi which dropped at Star Wars Celebration today. Call back to the opening of the Force Awakens trailer with an out of breath Rey opening it? Check. And NIIIICE. Rey training on a picturesque rocky […]
Did you know there were comics adaptations of the prequel films? It’s true! And they are part of a deluxe slipcased edition of 12 hardcover Star Wars graphic novels that includes these three rarities as well as the much loved original adaptations and 6 Marvel series including Darth Vader, Star Wars and a collection of covers.
Face front true believers, ResurreXion is upon us! After years of stagnation, Marvel has aligned the cards for yet another X-Men and Inhumans reboot. Will the publisher finally be able to find a solid groove for these characters, find out as we tell you if the debut of Royals and X-Men Gold are worth your […]
Ever wondered what the differences were for writing with a book in mind versus that of animation or comics? Are you an aspiring writer who feels they could use this sort of delineation in their writing? At the 2017 Anaheim WonderCon, writers Marv Wolfman, Craig Miller, Ernie Altbacker, and Holly Huckins all discussed the important […]
Xavier Lancel dives into January’s and February’s Marvel sales!
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, […]