The Beat catches up with artist Ryan Ottley
Do animals talk in this dimension?
You’ve waited and waited and waited some more, and now, finally, Wolverine is really truly definitely mostly back in Return of Wolverine #1! Plus, The Avengers settle into their new headquarters – the shell of a dead Celestial – in Avengers #8, while Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 takes a trip down memory lane to remind readers […]
Avengers: Infinity War made me feel a lot of things. Like a lot a lot.
After months of waiting and watching as All-New Guardians of the Galaxy naturally built to an event story, Marvel is finally ready to reveal Infinity Countdown! Get our impressions on the debut issue and read our thoughts on the opening chapter of Dan Slott’s final Spider-Man arc this week in The Marvel Rundown! Infinity Countdown #1 Written […]
As expected, Amazing Spider-Man is relaunching with a new #1 as part of Marvel’s “Fresh Start” initiative. The relaunch will ship in July. Nick Spencer will be writing. Ryan Ottley will be on pencils with Cliff Rathburn inking. Laura Martin is the colorist. The attempted spin on this is that Ryan Ottley is moving to Spidey […]
The Marvel Retailer Panel kicked off at 11 AM on Thursday, directly after the Diamond Retailer Panel. Only retailers were allowed admittance. And me. In attendance from Marvel were editors Nick Lowe, Christina Harrington, Tom Brevoort and writer Charles Soule. Marvel kicked things off right with a showing of the Black Panther trailer. Damn, this movie […]
Marvel always has huge storylines in development and this week the publisher happens to be wrapping up Monsters Unleashed, their latest crossover. We’re going to take a look at the fallout from the big story and cover a brand new chapter in the life of Peter Parker in Amazing Spider-Man #25. Amazing Spider-Man #25 Writer: […]
The Amazing Spider-Man #17 Writer: Dan Slott Penciller: R.B. Silva Inker: Adriano Di Benedetto Colorist: Marte Gracia “Our world sucks.” I’m not sure if any other Spider-Man comic, or any mainstream comic of the superhero persuasion (outside of more adult-oriented material) has ever opened with such a declarative line of existential ennui. Either way, that line sets the […]
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 you-can-fire-and-insult-your-employee-for-being-gay-because-eh-he’s-a-hairdresser country. If this memorable French court decision hasn’t reached your side of the ocean, I’d be delighted to share it with you in the comment section. As expected, […]