I think it’s time you gave The Marvel Rundown a fresh start with takes on the new Iron Man, X-Men, and Spider-Man titles!
This is the third season in a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season, or view the complete archive. I hope you’re not tired of me talking about textless covers yet, because I’ve still got so much to say! This week: the textless wraparound cover. Maybe the two most […]
§ Nice Art: Kitty Pryde and Colossus are getting married and Marvel previewed the bride’s gown in covers by Phil Noto (below) and J. Scott Campbell (above). No word on who will be disrupting the nuptials with a fight yet, but as you can see from the Noto cover, everyone arrived ready to rumble. § I […]
After a couple of days of dissembling, defensiveness and saying he did nothing wrong, artist Ardian Syaf has posted an apology/farewell note on his FB page, which is now visible again. As you may recall Syaf surreptitiously put messages referring to an anti-Semitic, anti-Christian organization in the are of X-Men Gold #1. On his FB […]
If you somehow missed the Ardian Syaf controversy over the weekend…well, lucky you, But here’s a rundown of what happened. • First the background: Ardian Syaf is a comics artist from Indonesia, whose worked on many titles for DC and Marvel since getting his start in US comics in 2008 on The Dresden Files for […]
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 […]
Will the X-men ever come back from their exile in “licensed by Fox-land,” a purgatory of lessened emphasis, diminish licensing deals and general side-eye? Who knows, but they are hanging in there with a relaunch into Blue and Gold teams, a throwback to the days of 1991 (which we just reminded you of). It’s by Marc […]
As part of ResurrXion, the big X-event for the year, the X-men are going back to their classic Blue and Gold teams, first seen back in the 90s. Because everyone loves the 90s. Each team will star in their own book, as the X-line gets an overhaul and a bunch of new #1s. Gold’s creative team is […]