Xavier dives into another set of Marvel sales figures!
This week at Marvel opposites attract as baby Groot’s newest solo adventures are perched right next to Venom’s milestone issue. With Groot’s higher profile it seems that Marvel is looking to cash in on his solo adventures but is Groot’s personality complex enough to carry an entire series? With the alien symbiote swapping hosts back […]
When Sony announced their intentions to move forward with their long-gestating Venom spin-off, and that it wouldn’t be connected to the Spider-Man who appears in this Summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, AND that it would be aiming for a 2018 release date, most guessed this was just more smoke in the never-ending production hell this project has […]
There’s been a bit of musical chairs with the symbiotes in the world Spider-Man of Spider-Man in recent years, with Eddie Brock having a stint as Anti-Venom and chasing around Carnage in that title. As of next month, Brock is back in his original symbiotic identity as Venom and we have some preview pages of […]
Having just seen WB move Aquaman off of its October 5th release date and into the late December frame, Sony has decided to plop the long gestating Venom film into that slot, as reported by THR. Here’s what we know so far: It’s written by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinker, the latter of whom wrote […]
Xavier Lancel examines Marvel’s November sales!
A while ago, Marvel teased a “Top Seekrit” cover artist on a secret variant for VENOM #`1, one of the new “Tough Guys” line of Marvel Now! 2016 periodicals. The comics world trembled in uncertainty wondering WHO would be the artist? While writer Mike Costa and artist Geraldo Sandoval were toiling away, the mystery continued to […]
Not to sound like a broken record or anything, but the Marvel Universe is undergoing a change. We’re evaluating the brand new titles birthed by the fallout of Secret Wars — taking a look at each and every #1 issue to tell readers if we think the comics are worth the dollars. It’s week #8 of The […]
I think the money makers at Diamond Select Toys are secretly testing the market for an upcoming adult toy line. The Free Comic Book Day Facebook page posted a typical a nerd baiting question with no possible answer: who would win in fight between Spider-Man’s most popular nemesis Venom or the cult classic 80’s extraterrestrial nightmare Xenomorph? […]
As implied by its absence from Marvel’s November solicitations, and now confirmed by the publisher on their website, the ongoing Venom series is to end in October with issue #42. Steve Morris http://stardarkcity.wordpress.com/