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Willingham's First Lady of

Willingham's First Lady of "Fables" Celebrated in Next Arc

Creator Bill Willingham talks about the landmark 125th issue of his hit Vertigo featuring the start of a new arc, Snow White's secret origin and teases the possible death Bigby Wolf.

Liefeld's

Liefeld's "Godyssey" Goes Hollywood

Rob Liefeld has optioned his 1996 Maximum one-shot "Avengelyne/Glory: Godyssey" to producers looking to turn the story about a battle of the gods into a film. SPINOFF has the details.

DiDio, Lee and DC Artists To Appear On SyFy's

DiDio, Lee and DC Artists To Appear On SyFy's "Face Off"

DC Entertainment Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee will appear with a half-dozen DC creators on the Jan. 22 episode of "Face Off," the Syfy competition series that pits special-effects makeup artists against each other.

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

The Strange Tale of Superboy's Robot Pimp

CSBGs latest strange comic book story spotlights the time Superboy's robot teacher worked as his robo-pimp to teach the young hero some sort of strange lesson. This needs to be seen to be believed!

Aaron and Bianchi Explore

Aaron and Bianchi Explore "Thanos Rising" in April

Marvel has released information on its newest Marvel NOW! series, "Thanos Rising," written by Jason Aaron with art by Simone Bianchi that explores the origins of the Mad Titan and may set up a new Marvel event.

"X-Men" Is No Stranger To Powerful Women

Following the announcement of Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel's "X-Men" relaunch featuring an all-female cast, Alan Kistler examines the Children of the Atom's long history of strong, powerful women.

PRESS RELEASE: Hermes Press Releases Full Color Archival Edition of Alex Toth's "Zorro"

Kreisberg Preps

Kreisberg Preps "Arrow" For A Burning Battle

Tonight, The CW's DC Comics-inspired "Arrow" returns, and executive producer Andrew Kreisberg explains how an appearance by the villain Firefly ignites a major story involving John Barrowman's Merlyn the Dark Archer.

Marvel Releases

Marvel Releases "Powers Bureau," "X-Factor" Covers

Marvel has released a first look at upcoming covers for "X-Factor" and "Powers: Bureau," including variants by David Lafuente and David Mack for Brian Michael Bendis' "Powers Bureau" #1.

Nocenti and Sanchez Tease

Nocenti and Sanchez Tease "Katana" #1

DC Comics has released a first look at artist Alex Sanchez's interior art for "Katana" #1, along with comments by series writer Ann Nocenti. Katana's New 52 debut issue hits stores February 13.

VIDEO:

VIDEO: "The Walking Dead" Braces For War With Woodbury

AMC has released a new promo for the Feb. 10 midseason premiere of "The Walking Dead" teasing the build-up to “the battle at the end of the world” between the residents of the Prison and the forces of Woodbury.

Amazon, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3: January 16th Comic Reel

Amazon, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3: January 16th Comic Reel

The search for "Amazon's" lead actress finds its first candidate! Russell Crowe discusses "Man of Steel!" Don Cheadle teases "Iron Man 3" developments! Plus, details on the future of "Arrow" and more!

The Mayo Report:

The Mayo Report: "Amazing Spider-Man," "Marvel NOW! & Batman Top December

John Mayo drills past the dominance of Marvel NOW! and Batman in the top ten December-releasing titles, looking at "Hawkeye" bucking traditional sales trends, Valiant's performance and more.

K.C. Green's

K.C. Green's "Regular Show" Is Anything But at BOOM!

Following in the footsteps of "Adventure Time," BOOM! Studios' next Cartoon Network hit-turned-comic will be "Regular Show." CBR spoke with writer K.C. Green about his plans for Mordecai and Rigby in their new comic.

Comics A.M. - Burglars Make Off With $10,000 Comics Hoard

Comics A.M. - Burglars Make Off With $10,000 Comics Hoard

Burglars leave cash register, steal $10,000 worth of comics! Kiichi Toyoda, first editor-in-chief of "Shonen Sunday," passes away. Interviews with Mark Waid & Walt Simonson, Rich Johnson and Noelle Stevenson! Plus more!

VIDEO:

VIDEO: "Ultimate Spider-Man" Clip Teases Lizard's Debut

With the debut of Season 2 just days away, Disney XD and Marvel Animation have released a clip from "Ultimate Spider-Man," hinting at the series' debut of the Lizard. The new season debuts January 21 at 7PM.

Immonen's

Immonen's "Journey" Takes Sif to Midgard and Other Realities

CBR spoke to "Journey Into Mystery" writer Kathryn Immonen about her plans to send the warrior goddess Sif to a strange new reality and a team up with the Superior Spider-Man.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 1/16/2013

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 1/16/2013

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has more than 70 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image, BOOM!, Dynamite and more.

Ron Perazza Joins Marvel Comics in Unknown Role

Ron Perazza Joins Marvel Comics in Unknown Role

Zuda Comics head and former comiXology Vice President and General Manager of Publisher and Creator Services Ron Perazza has joined Marvel Comics for an as-yet unknown position.

PRESS RELEASE: A "Lenore" Character will Die in a New Story by Roman Dirge

X-POSITION: Asmus Steals Away

X-POSITION: Asmus Steals Away "Gambit"

"Gambit" scribe James Asmus joins X-Position to discuss every X-Fan's favorite Cajun thief, answer reader questions and tease future developments in the ongoing series. Plus, exclusive art!

Bendis Goes Galactic With

Bendis Goes Galactic With "Guardians of the Galaxy"

In a special press conference call, scribe Brian Michael Bendis discussed his plans for Marvel's upcoming "Guardians of the Galaxy" ongoing series for Marvel NOW!, teasing links to the upcoming "Age of Ultron" and more.

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

The gloating representatives of the Emperor have responded to the Obama administration's dismissal of a petition to build a functioning Death Star, which cited among other things the project's cost-prohibitive nature.

PREVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's

PREVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's "Batman" #16

Courtesy of DC Comics, we have a preview of "Batman" #16 by the white hot creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. "Death of the Family" continues January 16.

Bisley Reflects On 35 Years Of

Bisley Reflects On 35 Years Of "2000 AD"

Influential artist Simon Bisley discusses his work on "2000 AD," his apparent obsession with anti-heroes, his unlikely love of Captain America and teases a possible return to the pages of "2000 AD."

Brad Meltzer Hunts

Brad Meltzer Hunts "The Fifth Assassin"

With his latest novel, "The Fifth Assassin," writer Brad Meltzer finds the thread that links presidential assassins from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, launches his first sequel and give out decoder rings.

ADVANCE REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's "Batman" #16

Kelly Thompson gives Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman" #16 4.5 stars, saying the creative team "delivers a brutal cliff-hanger of an ending that will leave readers aching for more."

Taylor Delivers DC's

Taylor Delivers DC's "Injustice: Gods Among Us" For Digital Comics

Writer Tom Taylor discusses his latest DC Comics digital first title, "Injustice: Gods Among Us," based in the same world as the upcoming fighting game from NetherRealm Studios.

"Injustice: Gods Among Us" Gets Release Date, Battle Edition

Warner Bros. Interactive has announced an April 16 release date for NetherRealm Studios' highly anticipated "Injustice: Gods Among Us" DC fighting game and a new premium Battle Edition.

Punisher, Black Widow to Star in New Marvel Animated Film

Punisher, Black Widow to Star in New Marvel Animated Film

Marvel Entertainment’s Jeph Loeb reveals the studio will follow the release of "Iron Man: Rise of Technovore" with an animated direct-to-DVD movie featuring Black Widow and the Punisher.

Sales Estimates for December, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for December, 2012 - "Amazing Spider-Man" Finale Tops Charts

"Amazing Spider-Man" goes out with a bang as the title's final issue tops the December sales charts while the Marvel NOW! initiative, Batman's "Death of the Family" and Justice League round out the top ten.

EXCLUSIVE: Dynamite Announces

EXCLUSIVE: Dynamite Announces "Miss Fury" Solo Series for April

CBR has an exclusive first look at Rob Williams' "Miss Fury" series, featuring the pulp heroine illustrated by Jack Herbert and featuring covrs by Alex Ross, J. Scott Campbell and more.

The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Thor: The Dark World: January 15th Comic Reel

The Walking Dead, Star Wars, Thor: The Dark World: January 15th Comic Reel

"The Walking Dead" finds its new showrunner! Is Zack Snyder developing a "Star Wars" spinoff film or not? Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje teases "Thor: The Dark World!" Plus, "Axe Cop" & more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Arrow" #15

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Arrow" #15. The next issue of the digital-first title based on the hit CW television series hits January 16.

DC Looks Back Over 2012 Sales, Forward to 2013

DC Looks Back Over 2012 Sales, Forward to 2013

DC execs Bob Wayne and John Cunningham look back over the year that was 2012 for sales of the New 52 and original graphic novels, teasing plans for "Superman" backlist and "Before Watchmen" collected editions in 2013.

Marvel's

Marvel's "AKA Jessica Jones" Could Find Home on Cable

Although ABC passed on "AKA Jessica Jones," the pilot based on "Alias" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, producer Melissa Rosenberg says Marvel is still trying to find a network for the drama.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Amazing Spider-Man" #700 Racks Up $1.6 Million

With $7.99 cover price, "The Amazing Spider-Man" #700 sold more than 200,000 copies to direct market! Interviews with Warren Ellis, Roger Langridge, Jeremy Whitley and more! Plus a look at the manga magazine "IKKI's" new webcomics site!

Jordan Delivers the Broad Strokes of

Jordan Delivers the Broad Strokes of "Deathstroke" & "Team 7"

"Team 7" and "Deathstroke" writer Justin Jordan spoke with CBR about his DC Comics work, writing Slade Wilson across two titles and the challenges of time jumps. Plus, an exclusive look at Gary Frank's "Team 7" variant!

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Superior Spider-Man" #1, Wood's "Star Wars" #1

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including the "Death of the Family" tie-in "Detective Comics" #16, "Thor: God of Thunder" #4, Lemire's "Sweet Tooth" #40 and Snyder's "Swamp Thing" #16.

Quote of the Day:

Quote of the Day: "What Makes Superman Unique?"

ROBOT 6 examines what makes Superman unique in light of "Superman: Earth One" writer J. Michael Straczynski's approach to the character and his portrayal in the "Man of Steel" trailer.

Zack Snyder Not Developing

Zack Snyder Not Developing "Star Wars" Spinoff Film

Zack Snyder's previously reported involvement developing a "Star Wars" film has been denied by the director's spokesperson, who states Snyder is in no way involved with the new trilogy or any spinoffs.

Gimple Succeeds Mazzara as

Gimple Succeeds Mazzara as "The Walking Dead" Showrunner

Following the news of current "Walking Dead" showrunner Glen Mazzara's departure after the conclusion of season three, AMC has announced executive producer Scott Gimple will step in as the drama's third showrunner.

DC Comics Solicitations for April, 2013

DC Comics Solicitations for April, 2013

DC Comics has released their full solicitations text and images for product releasing in April, 2013, including the latest from "Justice League of America," "Batman," "Action Comics" and more.

PRESS RELEASE: "Thunderbolts" is "Explosive" as Artist Phil Noto Joins Writer Daniel Way

Awan Explores Global Mythology in

Awan Explores Global Mythology in "Jinnrise"

Sohaib Awan, the writer behind IDW Publishing's new series "Jinnrise," tells CBR News about jinn, his visit to Dubai for the Middle East Film and Comic Con and his plans for Jabal Entertainment.

PRESS RELEASE: Alan Martin's "Solid State Tank Girl" Miniseries Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Aspen Launches New "Shrugged" Series as Part of "10 For 10" Initative

Talking About

Talking About "Sex" With Joe Casey

"Haunt" and "Gødland" writer Joe Casey spoke with CBR about his newest Image Comics series, the bluntly-titled "Sex" with artist Piotr Kowalski. The first issue goes on sale March 6.

VIDEO:

VIDEO: "Ultimate Spider-Man" S2 Trailer Promotes Prime Time Premiere

Marvel and Disney XD have released the first official trailer for Season 2 of the "Ultimate Spider-Man" animated series and touts the series' return with a prime time debut on Jan. 21.

PRESS RELEASE: Image Bumps Up Shipping Date for "The Walking Dead: The Governor Special"

EXCL. PREVIEW: Hine & Haun's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Hine & Haun's "The Darkness" #110

Top Cow has provided CBR with an exclusive advance preview of "The Darkness" #110, the final chapter of David Hine and Jeremy Haun's "Breaking Dark" story arc. The issue hits January 30.

Gillen Introduces His

Gillen Introduces His "Young Avengers"

In anticipation of his "Young Avengers" ongoing with artist Jamie McKelvie, Kieron Gillen discusses the cast of the upcoming Marvel NOW! book in a series of posts on his personal blog.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #15

Greg McElhatton gives "Detective Comics" #15 4 stars, saying John Layman and Jason Fabok "buck the trend" of "Death of the Family" tie-in issues "and go for an entirely different routine."

ABC Confirms: Whedon's

ABC Confirms: Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Not an "Avengers" Prequel

ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee confirms that "S.H.I.E.L.D." takes place after the epic New York battle depicted in "The Avengers." Joss Whedon, meanwhile, promises "the spectacle of science-fiction storytelling."

Cover of the Week - January 9

Cover of the Week - January 9

This week, John Constantine and the Phantom Stranger meet up, there's a crisis on infinite vacations, the Leader gets red in the face, a galaxy far, far away goes classic and the B.P.R.D. goes snooping in a warehouse.

Batman Won't Appear on

Batman Won't Appear on "Arrow" (or Anywhere Else on The CW)

The CW President Mark Pedowitz reveals that Batman is still off-limits for live-action television, meaning he won’t be getting his own "Smallville"-like series or hanging out with Oliver Queen on "Arrow."

S.H.I.E.L.D., Amazon, Arrow: January 14th Comic Reel

S.H.I.E.L.D., Amazon, Arrow: January 14th Comic Reel

Joss Whedon discusses the "S.H.I.E.L.D." game plan! CW President Mark Pedowitz teases development on "Amazon!" The Huntress heads back to "Arrow!" Plus, "AKA Jessica Jones" and more!

Dixon's Joes Get Leaner and Meaner for

Dixon's Joes Get Leaner and Meaner for "G.I. Joe: Special Missions"

"G.I. Joe: Special Missions" writer Chuck Dixon discusses the re-launch of the classic title with artist Paul Gulacy, sharing his thoughts on Joe fans in the military, the live-action films and more.

Wood and Coipel Mutate

Wood and Coipel Mutate "X-Men" for Marvel NOW!

Writer Brian Wood and artist Olivier Coipel take on a cast of female mainstay mutants in "X-Men," the latest series to launch as part of Marvel Comics' Marvel NOW! publishing initiative in April.

Comics A.M. - Golden Age Artist Marion Sitton Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Golden Age Artist Marion Sitton Passes Away

Golden Age artist Marion Sitton dies at age 92. Eric Stephenson on Image's 2012 and 2013! Jennifer L. Holm joins CBLDF board! Interviews with Mark Waid, Joe Sacco and Reginald Hudlin! Manga to look forward to! Plus more!

Dynamite Comics On Sale January 16

Dynamite Comics On Sale January 16

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale Wednesday, January 16, including "The Bionic Man vs. The Bionic Woman" #1, "Jennifer Blood" #21 and Jim Zub's "Pathfinder" #4.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Death of the Family" Continues in "Batman and Robin" #16

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Batman and Robin" #16, a "Death of the Family" tie-in by Peter J. Tomasi & Patrick Gleason. Find out if The Joker breaks Damian Wayne January 16.

CW President Discusses

CW President Discusses "Amazon," "Supernatural" and More

Mark Pedowitz took the stage at the Television Critics Association winter press tour to offer updates on a potential Wonder Woman show, a now-dead "Battle Royale" adaptation, a "Vampire Diaries" spinoff and more.

"Fringe" Season 5: 5 Questions About "The Boy Must Live"

The penultimate episode of the "Fringe" series is here, with both the Resistance and the Observers apparently preparing for one final showdown. Five last questions? SPINOFF ONLINE has them.

Wood's

Wood's "Star Wars" #1 is Fresh Water From an Old Well

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco reviews the premiere issue of the new "Star Wars" title by Brain Wood and Carlos D'Anda, noting, "I've got a good feeling about this book."

"Cyclops, Magneto Foreshadow Bendis' 'Uncanny X-Men'" & More Blasts From the Past

CSBG's new recurring feature spotlights moments from past comics that read differently today than they did back then. The latest is a conversation between Cyclops & Magneto that takes on a new meaning considering recent Marvel events.

Shelf Porn Saturday: Moebius and more

Shelf Porn Saturday: Moebius and more

Today's edition of SHELF PORN features a Moebius sketch, animation cels, statues and much more! Check it out on ROBOT 6, and find out how you can submit your collection today!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Hoax Hunters" #6

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR has an exclusive preview of "Hoax Hunters" #6 by Michael Moreci, Steve Seeley & Axel Medellin. The Hoax Hunters are hunted at Reality Con January 16.

TOYING AROUND: Watchmen, Thundercats, The Fantastic Four and More!

TOYING AROUND: Watchmen, Thundercats, The Fantastic Four and More!

This week's TOYING AROUND spotlights new "Watchmen" action figures and packaging, new Thundercats MiniMates and plenty of high-end Batman figurines from "The Dark Knight" & "The Dark Knight Rises."

With one shot, White House denies Death Star petition

With one shot, White House denies Death Star petition

Citing cost reasons and design flaws, the White House responds to a petition that received more than 34,000 signatures, asking the government to build a Death Star by 2016. ROBOT 6 has details.

"Green Goblin's Glider Impaling Himself Has to Kill Him, Right?" & More Abandoned Stories

CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and then explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the revelation Green Goblin did not actually die the same time Gwen Stacy did.

5 Non-Superheroic DC Universe Movies We'd Like To See

5 Non-Superheroic DC Universe Movies We'd Like To See

With Guillermo del Toro readying a movie based on the "Justice League Dark" characters, what other non-superhero DCU movies could Warner Bros. make? SPINOFF ONLINE presents five suggestions.

DC Comics: Ten From 2012, Ten For 2013

DC Comics: Ten From 2012, Ten For 2013

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at his predictions for DC Comics in 2012 and makes 10 new ones for the company in 2013.

PRESS RELEASE: Jaime Hernandez Creates CBLDF's 2013 Membership Program Mascot

Charles Soule Announced As New

Charles Soule Announced As New "Swamp Thing" Writer

Following the exit of Scott Snyder from "Swamp Thing," DC newcomer Charles Soule will take over writing duties on the book with KANO on interior art beginning with issue #19 in April.

DC Recruits Tynion and Suayan for

DC Recruits Tynion and Suayan for "Red Hood and the Outlaws"

DC Comics has announced a change in creative team for "Red Hood and the Outlaws" as "Talon" writer James Tynion IV and artist Mico Suayan replace previous creative team Scott Lobdell and Timothy Green II.

SPINOFF REVIEW: Alan Ball's

SPINOFF REVIEW: Alan Ball's "Banshee"

The pilot for "Banshee," the new Cinemax drama from "True Blood" creator Alan Ball, offers a tantalizing glimpse into a corrupt small town populated by a hard-boiled sheriff and enough lowlifes to guarantee weekly viewing.

Telltale Games Shuffles Into 2013 With More

Telltale Games Shuffles Into 2013 With More "Walking Dead"

Telltale Games Exec. Producer Kevin Boyle discusses the many accolades for "The Walking Dead," the challenge in creating a new aspect of Robert Kirkman's zombie franchise and what to expect from Season 2.

DC Comics April Covers Surface Online

DC Comics April Covers Surface Online

Nearly two-dozen cover images have surfaced online ahead of DC Comics' April solicitations, featuring new "Justice League of America" art, a provocative "Batman" cover and more.

"Marvel Heroes" Preps For Release With Founders Program, New Costumes

Gazillion Entertainment's free-to-play "Marvel Heroes" MMO prepares for its Spring 2013 release with a special Founders Program that allows players to pre-purchase heroes, costumes and currency at a reduced price.

EXCLUSIVE: Alex Ross' Pencils Feature In

EXCLUSIVE: Alex Ross' Pencils Feature In "Star Wars" Variants

Dark Horse has given Comic Book Resources an exclusive first look at special variant covers for Brian Wood "Star Wars," featuring Alex Ross' pencils for the first four issues' painted covers.

PRESS RELEASE: "Zombies vs. Cheerleaders" Relaunching at 3 Finger Prints

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel NOW! Teases "Game On" in Hopeless & Walker's "Avengers Arena"

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Vaughan & Staples'

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Vaughan & Staples' "Saga" #9

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' "Saga" #9. Find out why "Saga" was named CBR's #1 comic of 2012 when it hits stores January 16!

ILM Featurette Reveals

ILM Featurette Reveals "Avengers'" Oscar-Nominated Effects Work

Industrial Light & Magic has released a featurette showcasing some of the visual-effects work that earned Marvel’s "The Avengers" its Academy Award nomination.

Skottie Young Covers Marvel's

Skottie Young Covers Marvel's "New Warriors Omnibus," "Fearless Defenders"

One month after its initial solicitation, Skottie Young's cover for Marvel's upcoming "New Warriors Omnibus" has surfaced, as well as his kid-ified variant for "Fearless Defenders" #1.

John Noble Looks Back on

John Noble Looks Back on "Fringe," Teases Next Week’s Series Finale

"Fringe" star John Noble looks back on five years of playing Walter Bishop, teasing his role in next week's finale and recalling some of his most memorable experiences on the cult-favorite series.

PRESS RELEASE: Children's Author Jennifer L. Holm Joins CBLDF Board of Directors

DC Announces Giffen's

DC Announces Giffen's "Masters of the Universe" Ongoing

DC has announced a "Masters of the Universe" ongoing series written by "He-Man: Masters of the Universe" miniseries writer Keith Giffen with art by Pop Mahn. The series launches in April.

PRESS RELEASE: Titan Comics Announces New Publishing Partnership

SWEET TOOTH FINALE: Lindelof Interviews Lemire, Part II

SWEET TOOTH FINALE: Lindelof Interviews Lemire, Part II

In the second half of Damon Lindelof's interview with Jeff Lemire about "Sweet Tooth's" finale, the two discuss artistic influences, the 'Lemire Universe' and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed:

Comic Book Legends Revealed: "Peanuts," "Cable" & Hurricane Sandy

Did Supergirl creator Al Plastino draw months worth of "Peanuts" strips in case Charles Schulz got ill, or were the motivations behind the strips more sinister? And did an issue of "Cable" correctly predict Hurricane Sandy?

"Amazing Spider-Man" #700 Tops December Sales Chart

"Amazing Spider-Man" #700 led Marvel to an easy #1 position on December's comic sales charts while "The Walking Dead" was joined by fellow Image titles "Chew," "Saga" and "Fatale" to dominate the graphic novel Top Ten.

Australian Police Searching For Smurfs Suspected of Crimes at a 7-Eleven

Australian Police Searching For Smurfs Suspected of Crimes at a 7-Eleven

Police in Australia are on the lookout for four Smurfs suspected of committing two crimes Dec. 16 at a 7-Eleven in the Melbourne suburb of Pascoe Vale. ROBOT 6 has details and video.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Thor: God of Thunder" #4

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Thor: God of Thunder" #4 4 stars, calling the issue by Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic "a mighty issue enjoyable on its own that leaves readers with the best feeling a monthly comic could deliver."

S.H.I.E.L.D., Powers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier: January 11th Comic Reel

S.H.I.E.L.D., Powers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier: January 11th Comic Reel

ABC President Paul Lee discusses Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D.!" FX President John Landgraf brings a "Powers" update! Anthony Mackie teases "Captain America: The Winter Soldier!" Plus, "Star Wars" and more!

Jim McCann, Come On Down!

Jim McCann, Come On Down! "Lost Vegas," "Mind the Gap" Writer Hits "Price Is Right"

"Mind the Gap" and "Lost Vegas" writer Jim McCann appeared on Thursday’s episode of "The Price Is Right," where he was called down to Contestants’ Row to face host Drew Carey's challenges. ROBOT 6 has details.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Uncanny X-Men" #1

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #1. The flagship X-Men title begins a bold new direction February 13.

FX's

FX's "Powers" Adaptation 'Still Alive'

FX President John Landgraf assures that the adaptation of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's "Powers" is still in the works, with crime novelist Charlie Huston helping develop "a whole new pilot from scratch."

Tim Seeley Sheathes

Tim Seeley Sheathes "Hack/Slash"

Writer and artist Tim Seeley spoke to CBR News about the end of his long running Image Comics horror title, "Hack/Slash," as well as his other ongoing series "Revival" and "Witchblade."

Marvel Comics On Sale January 16, 2013

Marvel Comics On Sale January 16, 2013

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Captain America" #3, "Daredevil" #22, "Savage Wolverine" #1, "X-Factor" #250 and more.

The Line It Is Drawn: Lesser-Known Marvel NOW! Titles

The Line It Is Drawn: Lesser-Known Marvel NOW! Titles

The Line it is Drawn returns for the New Year with a collection of lesser-known Marvel NOW! first issues like Batroc, Beta Ray Bill, Squadron Supreme, Planet Terry and more!

Whedon's

Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Seems Very Likely For Series Order

Speaking to journalists, ABC President Paul Lee said the network is hopeful Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." will receive a series order. Whedon is already working on additional scripts.

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

In what may be the final legal say on the long-running case between the creators of Superman and his current owners, Warner Bros. has declared victory due to a new Appellate Court ruling.

SWEET TOOTH FINALE: Damon Lindelof Interviews Jeff Lemire, Part I

SWEET TOOTH FINALE: Damon Lindelof Interviews Jeff Lemire, Part I

Damon Lindelof, the co-creator of "Lost," interviews Jeff Lemire about the close of the writer/artist's critically acclaimed Vertigo series "Sweet Tooth."

TV Legends Revealed: Why You Don’t Mess With Carla On

TV Legends Revealed: Why You Don’t Mess With Carla On "Cheers"

This week's TV Legends Revealed tackles whether or not the character played by Jay Thomas on "Cheers" was killed off because the actor insulted Rhea Perlman.

5-STAR REVIEW: Lemire's

5-STAR REVIEW: Lemire's "Sweet Tooth" #40

Doug Zawisza gives Jeff Lemire's "Sweet Tooth" #40 5 stars, calling the creator's final issue of the series "quite simply the best single-issue story in the story of the boy with antlers."

Keatinge Leaves

Keatinge Leaves "Glory," Returns With "Hell Yeah" in 2013

Writer Joe Keatinge discusses his second arc on the creator-owned "Hell Yeah," the end of his run on Image Comics' "Glory," his first Marvel work and the importance of kicking ass.

EXCLUSIVE: It's

EXCLUSIVE: It's "Game On" For Hopeless & Walker's "Avengers Arena"

CBR debuts an exclusive first look at Dave Johnson's teaser image for Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker's "Avengers Arena," featuring X-23, Nico Minoru, Darkhawk and Hazmat trapped in a game of death.

"Arrow" Sneak Peek: "You Might As Well Have Let That Archer Kill You"

John Diggle confronts Oliver Queen about what he lost in his fight with the Dark Archer in a clip from the midseason premiere of "Arrow," airing January 16 on The CW.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Waid & Yu's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Waid & Yu's "Indestructible Hulk" #3

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive first look at Mark Waid and Leinil Yu's "Indestructible Hulk" #3. The jade giant's career as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues on January 16.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel NOW! Teases Immonen & Scalera's "Ravenous"

PRESS RELEASE: J. Scott Campbell Covers Aspen's "10 For 10" Initiative

EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike" #5

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of the final issue of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike," by Victor Gischler and Paul Lee. The series finale hits January 16!

POLL: How Do You Feel About A Romance Between Superior Spider-Man and Mary Jane?

POLL: How Do You Feel About A Romance Between Superior Spider-Man and Mary Jane?

Now that you've read "Superior Spider-Man" #1, how do you feel about a possible romantic relationship between Mary Jane and the new Spidey?

MORNING GLORY DAYS: Answers At Season's End

MORNING GLORY DAYS: Answers At Season's End

Nick Spencer returns to CBR to discuss the ins and outs of his Image series "Morning Glories" with revelations on the double crosses piling up as Season One sprints towards its finish and news of special issues to come.

Cable, Death Confirmed for

Cable, Death Confirmed for "Deadpool" Game

Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld has posted screenshots and artwork that confirm the appearance of Cable and Death in Activision and High Moon Studios' "Deadpool" video game.

EXCL PREVIEW: Final Issue of Si Spurrier's

EXCL PREVIEW: Final Issue of Si Spurrier's "Extermination"

Courtesy of BOOM! Studios, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Extermination" #8, the final issue of Simon Spurrier's post-apocalyptic superhero tale. The series concludes January 16.

Fantastic Four, Star Trek Into Darkness, Y: The Last Man: January 10th Comic Reel

Fantastic Four, Star Trek Into Darkness, Y: The Last Man: January 10th Comic Reel

Mark Millar discusses "Fantastic Four!" Producer Bryan Burk expounds on "Star Trek Into Darkness!" "Y: The Last Man" finds its director! Plus, "Independence Day 2" and more!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #16

Greg McElhatton gives "Swamp Thing" #16 by Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette 4 stars, saying the creative team has "a strong sense of how to create a comic that's as much adventure as it is horror."

EXCL PREVIEW: Black Panther, Namor Face Off in

EXCL PREVIEW: Black Panther, Namor Face Off in "New Avengers" #2

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting's "New Avengers" #2. Namor and Black Panther's official Illuminati business becomes personal on January 16.

Comics A..M. - DC's Digital Inroads; 30 Years of

Comics A..M. - DC's Digital Inroads; 30 Years of "Love and Rockets"

A look at DC Entertainment's digital expansion! Jaime Hernandez reflects on 30 years of "Love and Rockets"! Brian Wood on Dark Horse's new "Star Wars" series! More on ShiftyLook! Industry predictions for 2013! Plus more!

New DC Nation Clips for

New DC Nation Clips for "Young Justice," Green Lantern" & "Amethyst"

In addition to video and stills from this week's new episodes of "Young Justice" and "Green Lantern: The Animated Series," Cartoon Network has released a clip from the latest Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld short!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in

Comic Book Easter Eggs: Ripley Killed by an Alien in "Spider-Woman?"

In CSBG's latest comic book Easter eggs, Chris Claremont pays homage to "Alien" in an issue of "Spider-Woman," a familiar prison number is used in "Robin" and popular British comic characters appear in "Batman!"

New Line Announces

New Line Announces "Y: The Last Man" Director

New Line Cinema is moving forward with its long-dormant "Y: The Last Man" project, naming Dan Trachtenberg as director of the feature film adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra's award-winning comic.

Reggie Hudlin Adapts Tarantino's

Reggie Hudlin Adapts Tarantino's "Django Unchained" For Vertigo

"Django Unchained" film producer Reggie Hudlin talks about his role officially adapting Quentin Tarantino's screenplay to comic form for Vertigo, as well as the future of black heroes in Hollywood.

Millar Compares

Millar Compares "Jaw-Dropping" "Fantastic Four" Reboot To "Alien."

Championing Josh Trank’s upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot, Fox consultant Mark Millar insists there are moments in the film that will be“phenomenal on screen and [hasn't been] seen in a superhero movie before.”

"An Eye For An Eye" - "Walking Dead" Teases Return With New Poster

A new poster promoting "The Walking Dead's" return to AMC on February 10 teases fans with "an eye for an eye" showdown between Rick Grimes and The Governor.

"American Horror Story's" Lily Rabe Says Goodbye to Sister Mary Eunice

Lily Rabe, who stole the spotlight on "American Horror Story: Asylum" as a possessed nun, discusses her enjoyment of the role and the "perfect ending" for Sister Mary Eunice and Dr. Arthur Arden.

Lemire and Lindelof

Lemire and Lindelof "Time Warp" with Rip Hunter

Jeff Lemire and Damon Lindelof discuss their collaboration for Vertigo's upcoming science-fiction anthology "Time Warp" and their big plans for future partnerships, in comics and beyond.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Teases Aaron and Bianchi's Marvel NOW! "Birth"

Rodrigo Santoro Finally Gets in on the Action in

Rodrigo Santoro Finally Gets in on the Action in "The Last Stand"

Rodrigo Santoro, best known for his roles in "300" and on "Lost," talks with SPINOFF ONLINE about appearing alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in director Kim Ji-woon's action film "The Last Stand."

Slott Teases Spider-Man 2099 For

Slott Teases Spider-Man 2099 For "Superior Spider-Man"

Following rumors that Miguel O'Hara, the Spider-Man of 2099, would be the star of "Superior Spider-Man," series writer Dan Slott confirms the character will appear in the newly-launched Marvel NOW! book.

Langridge, and Bone Direct

Langridge, and Bone Direct "The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror"

Roger Langridge and J. Bone discuss their upcoming "Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror," staying true to creator Dave Stevens' vision, the 1991 film and the challenge in adding horror to the pulpy hero's world.

"Justified" Cast Teases Tensions and 'Big Secrets' in Fourth Season

"There's just so much going on this year. It's a really interesting season," "Justified" star Timothy Olyphant told SPINOFF ONLINE at the hit FX series' Season 4 red-carpet premiere.

FIRST LOOK: Chris Houghton's Six-Part, Interlocking

FIRST LOOK: Chris Houghton's Six-Part, Interlocking "Adventure Time" Covers

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at artist Chris Houghton's interlocking covers for the newest printings of "Adventure Time" #1-6.

SPINOFF REVIEW:

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Mama"

"Mama," the bittersweet ghost story from director director Andres Muschietti and producer Guillermo del Toro, stumbles as often as it soars, held down by the filmmakers' inability to trust the audience.

Kirkman Refutes Criticism Over Mazzara's

Kirkman Refutes Criticism Over Mazzara's "Walking Dead" Exit

Robert Kirkman responds via Twitter to criticism over Glen Mazzara's "Walking Dead" exit, stating "Sons of Anarchy" showrunner Kurt Sutter is speaking on "things he knows nothing about."

Keatinge Drinks the Blood of Brooklyn in

Keatinge Drinks the Blood of Brooklyn in "Morbius"

In "Morbius: The Living Vampire" #1, the fugitive vampire took refuge in a crime plagued Brooklyn neighborhood. CBR spoke with writer Joe Keatinge about the issue's fallout and his plans for the series.

REVIEW: Brian Wood's

REVIEW: Brian Wood's "Star Wars" #1

Doug Zawisza gives Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda's "Star Wars" #1 4 stars, saying the debut issue of the ongoing series "wastes no time breaking out the stars and firing up the action."

S.H.I.E.L.D., The Wolverine, Amazing Spider-Man 2: January 9th Comic Reel

S.H.I.E.L.D., The Wolverine, Amazing Spider-Man 2: January 9th Comic Reel

Clark Gregg suits up for "S.H.I.E.L.D.!" James Mangold discusses "The Wolverine!" Emma Stone teases "The Amazing Spider-Man 2!" Plus, Jaimie Alexander on "Thor: The Dark World" & more!

EXCLUSIVE: Clayton Henry's Interlocking

EXCLUSIVE: Clayton Henry's Interlocking "Harbinger Wars" Variants

Valiant Entertainment has provided CBR an exclusive first look at artist Clayton Henry's interlocking pullbox variant covers for the publisher's "Harbinger Wars" event.

Corey Taylor Builds Hope out of Darkness with

Corey Taylor Builds Hope out of Darkness with "House of Gold and Bones"

CBR News spoke with Slipknot and Stone Sour lead singer Corey Taylor and artist Richard P. Clark about "House of Gold and Bones," a Dark Horse miniseries and multi-media project bridging music and storytelling.

Guillory Calls Showtime's

Guillory Calls Showtime's "Chew" Script 'Shockingly Loyal to the Comic'

"Chew" artist Rob Guillory promises the planned Showtime adaptation of the Image Comics series has "an awesome script" that, stylistically, is "about as close as you can get to something as weird as [the comic]."

Fox Sets Premiere Date for Animated

Fox Sets Premiere Date for Animated "Axe Cop"

Fox has announced a July 27 premiere for "Axe Cop," based on the webcomic by brothers Malachai Nicolle (who was 5 when it launched) and Ethan Nicolle (28), as part of the network’s Adult Swim-style ADHD block.

Comics A.M. - Turkey Lifts Ban on Thousands of Books (and a Comic)

Comics A.M. - Turkey Lifts Ban on Thousands of Books (and a Comic)

Turkish government lifts restrictions on thousands of books - including a comic! Shannon Watters on BOOM!'s kids' line! Nate Piekos on designing "Black Beetle's" new font! Alex Robinson on writing about his eating disorder!

Jeff Lemire Takes Aim At

Jeff Lemire Takes Aim At "Green Arrow"

The writer of "Animal Man" and "Sweet Tooth" brings a grittier crime feel to DC's signature archer as Jeff Lemire draws on the work of Mike Grell, Denny O'Neil and more for a new take on "Green Arrow."

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 1/9/2013

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 1/9/2013

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has more than 80 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image, BOOM!, Dynamite and more.

PRESS RELEASE: Titan Comics Launches All-New Creator-Owned Imprint

X-POSITION: Humphries Reinvents

X-POSITION: Humphries Reinvents "Uncanny X-Force"

Incoming "Uncanny X-Force" writer Sam Humphries makes his X-POSITION debut, answering your questions about his new mutant ninja noir squad premiering later this month.

Josh Brolin Replaces Clive Owen for

Josh Brolin Replaces Clive Owen for "Sin City" Sequel

"Men in Black 3" actor Josh Brolin has been cast in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" as Dwight, a role previously portrayed by Clive Owen in 2005's "Sin City."

"The Wolverine" Finds Logan "Stripped Clean" of Purpose, Mangold Says

Elaborating on his reason for setting "The Wolverine" after the events of "X-Men: The Last Stand," director James Mangold explains that he wanted to explore Logan as a ronin. SPINOFF has more.

ADVANCE REVIEW: Slott & Stegman's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Slott & Stegman's "Superior Spider-Man" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman's "Superior Spider-Man" #1 4 stars, calling the Marvel NOW! debut issue of Spidey's new status quo "intriguing, well thought out, exciting and downright fun."

Jimmie Robinson Wields

Jimmie Robinson Wields "Five Weapons"

"Bomb Queen" creator Jimmie Robinson is set to write and draw "Five Weapons," the tale of a young man bucking social rules to become the greatest fighter around.

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Advance Solicits for April, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Advance Solicits for April, 2013

Dark Horse has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at select April solicitation information and covers, including Corey Taylor's "House of Gold & Bones," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9" and more!

Del Toro Drops More Details About

Del Toro Drops More Details About "Dark Universe," His DC Comics Film

Guillermo del Toro reveals more clues about "Dark Universe," a potential film involving DC Comics supernatural characters like Swamp Thing, Zatanna and John Constantine. It was previously referred to as "Heaven Sent."

Young Kid-ifies

Young Kid-ifies "Uncanny X-Men" #1

Skottie Young's variant cover for Brian Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #1 has surfaced online, bringing Young's take on Cyclops' new outfit and the future of the "Uncanny" team.

"The Walking Dead" Dominates Diamond Comics' 2012 Top 500 Lists

Diamond Comics Distributors has released its lists of the top 500 bestselling comic book and graphic novels as "The Walking Dead" leading the pack for both lists with strong showings from Marvel and DC.

EXCLUSIVE: Mignola's Abe Sapien Awakens To

EXCLUSIVE: Mignola's Abe Sapien Awakens To "The Dark And Terrible"

The beloved fishman of the B.P.R.D. steps into his solo adventures in a major way in "The Dark And Terrible." Creator Mike Mignola explains why a supernatural future was awaiting Abe Sapien all along, with exclusive art.

Talking Comics with

Talking Comics with "Deathmatch's" Paul Jenkins

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Neil spoke with Paul Jenkins about his and artist Carlos Magno's recently-launched "Battle Royale"-style BOOM! Studios series "Deathmatch," the creative freedom the book affords him and more.

Marvel 'Fires' Slott & Ramos'

Marvel 'Fires' Slott & Ramos' "Superior Spider-Man"

Capitalizing on the response to the controversial relaunch of their core hero, Marvel Comics teases a future for "Superior Spider-Man" without gainful employment, but with Humberto Ramos coming on for art duties.

Bane, Lex Luthor Wreak Havoc In

Bane, Lex Luthor Wreak Havoc In "Injustice: Gods Among Us"

Classic DC Comics villains Lex Luthor and Bane have been revealed as the latest additions to NetherRealms' upcoming DC Comics-based brawler "Injustice: Gods Among Us."

The Avengers 2, Sin City 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past: January 8th Comic Reel

The Avengers 2, Sin City 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past: January 8th Comic Reel

Renner & Whedon on "The Avengers 2!" Gordon-Levitt Joins "Sin City" sequel! Famke Jansson wants in for "X-Men: Days of Future Past!" Plus, "The Legend of Conan" and more!

FIRST LOOK: Mahnke's

FIRST LOOK: Mahnke's "Green Lantern" #17 Cover

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at series' artist Doug Mahnke's cover for his and Geoff Johns' "Green Lantern" #17, the first chapter in the upcoming "Wrath of the First Lantern" storyline.

Warner Bros. Announces

Warner Bros. Announces "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" Game

Warner Bros. Interactive and TT Games have announced "LEGO Marvel Super Heroes" as the newest video game in its bestselling LEGO franchise with over 100 playable characters. UPDATED with footage!

Michael Alan Nelson Explores Teen Team Dynamics In

Michael Alan Nelson Explores Teen Team Dynamics In "The Ravagers"

Writer Michael Alan Nelson discusses his work on DC Comics' "The Ravagers," combining his horror background with super heroes and his approach to developing the adolescent characters' personalities.

Comics A.M. - Disney Reportedly Tightening Belt, Mulling Layoffs

Comics A.M. - Disney Reportedly Tightening Belt, Mulling Layoffs

Following purchases of Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm, Disney eyes cost-cutting measures! Another look at the Shooter Era of Marvel! Lemire on the end of "Sweet Tooth"! The waning of rage comics! Rob Guillory on "Chew"! More!

Andy Diggle Cracks Into

Andy Diggle Cracks Into "Thief of Thieves"

"Action Comics," "Doctor Who" and "The Losers" writer Andy Diggle discusses joining the writer's room approach to Robert Kirkman's Skybound heist book "Thief of Thieves."

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joins

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joins "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has passed on "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Godzilla" in favor of a key role in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," the sequel to the 2005 noir hit from Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "American Vampire" #34, Hickman's "New Avengers" #1

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including "Adventure Time With Fionna & Cake" #1, "Morbius: The Living Vampire" #1, "Hellboy in Hell" #2 and Bendis & Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #5.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Williams III & Blackman Ring In The New Year With

THE BAT SIGNAL: Williams III & Blackman Ring In The New Year With "Batwoman"

"Batwoman" writer Haden Blackman and co-writer and artist JH Williams III spoke with CBR News about the finale of their first yearlong storyline and the personal challenges Kate will face in 2013.

Bunn & Sliney Assemble Valkyrie's

Bunn & Sliney Assemble Valkyrie's "Fearless Defenders"

Writer Cullen Bunn and artist Will Sliney discusses his plans for upcoming Marvel NOW! series "Fearless Defenders," the direction of the series, the expansion of the cast and teased the series' mysterious villain.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Fairest" #11

Vertigo Comics has released a preview of "Fairest" #11 by Lauren Beukes and Inaki Miranda, featuring cover art by Adam Hughes. Rapunzel's adventure in Japan continues January 9.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Green Lanterns: New Guardians" Annual #1

DC Comics has released a preview of "Green Lanterns: New Guardians Annual" #1, a "Rise of the Third Army" tie-in by Keith Giffen & Scott Kolins. A Green Lantern betrays the Corps. January 9.

PRESS RELEASE: Valiant Announces Dinesh Shamdasani Elected CEO

EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "Bloodshot" #7 Reveals the Secrets of Bloodshot: Harbinger Hunter

Valiant has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Duane Swierczynski and Matthew Clark's "Bloodshot" #7. Discover the secret origins of Bloodshot: Harbinger Hunter on January 16!

PRESS RELEASE: Domo X DC Comics Line of Collectible Figurines Announced

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel NOW! Teases "XX" for Wood & Coipel

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Fatale" #11

Greg McElhatton gives Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' "Fatale" #11 4.5 stars, saying of the standalone issue, "Pulp-meets-Lovecraft has never been more apparent in this series."

Bomer Voices Man of Steel in Animated

Bomer Voices Man of Steel in Animated "Superman: Unbound"

New images and details for new DC Universe Animated Movie "Superman: Unbound" starring Matt Bomer, Stana Katic and John Noble have surfaced, bringing a first look at Superman, Lois Lane and Supergirl.

Hopeless Begins the Games In

Hopeless Begins the Games In "Avengers Arena"

In "Avengers Arena," two teen heroes have lost their lives at the hands of the villainous Arcade and writer Dennis Hopeless, who spoke with CBR about the series and its direction for the future with exclusive art!

Wonder Woman Is 'Ripe' For TV, Says A Regretful David E. Kelley

Wonder Woman Is 'Ripe' For TV, Says A Regretful David E. Kelley

Acknowledging mistakes in his rejected 2011 pilot, prolific producer David E. Kelley insists Wonder Woman can still work on television, saying The CW is "smart to try it" with the planned origin story "Amazon."

Dysart Recharges

Dysart Recharges "The Dark Crystal" for Archaia

Writer Joshua Dysart discusses his work on "The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths" Volume 2 with Alex Sheikman and Brian Froud, and what it was like to work on one of his favorite childhood properties.

THE KICKSTAND: Name Your Price

THE KICKSTAND: Name Your Price

Can a creator successfully fund a comic by letting readers pay what they want? Ryan Estrada has raised $12,000 for his digital comics anthology by doing just that. Plus: Pinocchio like you've never seen him before.

Cover of the Week - January 2

Cover of the Week - January 2

This week, Jean Grey strolls down memory lane, Terry McGinnis faces one of 10,000 clowns, Josephine goes on the run, magenta rules "The Manhattan Projects" and John Ka enjoys the sunrise.

Firefly, Star Trek Into Darkness, Thor: The Dark World: January 7th Comic Reel

Firefly, Star Trek Into Darkness, Thor: The Dark World: January 7th Comic Reel

The Science Channel posts three "Firefly" deleted scenes! J.J. Abrams discusses "Star Trek Into Darkness!" Jamie Alexander teases Sif's role in "Thor: The Dark World!" Plus, "Arrow" & more!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Daredevil: End of Days" #4

James Hunt gives "Daredevil: End of Days" #4 4.5 stars, calling the issue by Brian Michael Bendis, David Mack, Klaus Janson, Bill Sienkiewicz and Alex Maleev "simply a must-read for fans of the character."

Del Toro and

Del Toro and "Mama" Creative Team Talk Ghosts, Kids & "Crimson Peak"

Producer Guillermo del Toro and screenwriting/directing duo Andres and Barbara Muschietti talk about their upcoming supernatural thriller "Mama," and del Toro's next directorial project "Crimson Peak."

Comics A.M. - Batmobile Case Heats Up; 600 X-Men Comics Stolen

Comics A.M. - Batmobile Case Heats Up; 600 X-Men Comics Stolen

Legal battle over Batmobile replicas revs up! Thief makes off with 600 X-Men comics in Nebraska! A look at the thriving "Star Wars" franchise! Test-driving Marvel’s Digital Comics Unlimited! Plus more!

Dynamite Comics On Sale January 9

Dynamite Comics On Sale January 9

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale Wednesday, January 9, including "Jim Butcher's Dresden Files: Ghoul Goblin" #1 & "George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones" #12.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Death of the Family" Continues in "Detective Comics" #16

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Detective Comics" #16, a "Death of the Family" tie-in by John Layman & Jason Fabok. Batman cuts a haunting deal with The Penguin January 9.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: David Schulner's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: David Schulner's "Clone" #3

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at David Schulner's "Clone" #3. The next issue of the Skybound title, illustrated by Juan Jose Ryp and Felix Serrano, appears in stores January 9.

"So When Exactly Did Lex Luthor & Clark Kent Meet?" & More Abandoned Comic Book Stories

CSBG examines comic book stories & ideas that were abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, the return of Clark Kent and Lex Luthor's Smallville connection after "Crisis" erased it.

Back and forth with

Back and forth with "The Boys"

JK Parkin and Chris Mautner from ROBOT 6 go in deep on "The Boys," the recently wrapped superhero satire series by Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jackie O, Comic Book Editor?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Jackie O, Comic Book Editor?

In the final installment of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, learn how Jackie Onassis was once the world's most famous comic book editor! Plus, the strange story of how Adam Strange first met the Justice League!

Does It Matter If The Movie Spider-Man Differs From The Comic Book Spider-Man?

Does It Matter If The Movie Spider-Man Differs From The Comic Book Spider-Man?

There's a new Spider-Man in "Superior Spider-Man" #1 that’s clearly not the same version appearing in the next "Amazing Spider-Man" movie or Disney XD's "Ultimate Spider-Man" cartoon. SPINOFF asks -- does it matter?

Santoro Teases How

Santoro Teases How "300: Rise of an Empire" Will Act As A Spinoff

"There's a place where they meet, the first movie and the second movie," Rodrigo Santoro told Comic Book Resources in an interview, saying fans are going to be pleased with the direction of the film.

Shelf Porn from Malaysia

Shelf Porn from Malaysia

Andy and Iylia from Kuala Lumpur share their collection of comics, statues and more with ROBOT 6. Also find out how you can submit your collection for inclusion in a future SHELF PORN!

TOYING AROUND:

TOYING AROUND: "Iron Man 3," G.I. Joe & Django All Unchained

The end of 2012 and beginning of the New Year has brought plenty of newly announced toy lines like Power Lords and "Django Unchained," plus new additions to MiniMates, ARTFX and more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Mind the Gap" #7

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Mind the Gap" #7. Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo and Sonia Oback's out of body mystery continues January 9.

"People Other Than Thor Lifting Mjolnir" & More Comic Book Patterns

CSBG's collection of recurring comic book events includes the most recent addition, all the times when Marvel characters other than Thor lifted his enchanted hammer, Mjolnir.

5 Episodes to Get You Into

5 Episodes to Get You Into "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"

If this week's 20th anniversary of the "Star Trek: DS9" series meant nothing because you've never seen the show, SPINOFF ONLINE presents five episodes to make you hooked.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Alan Moore Going to Write Superman?

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Was Alan Moore Going to Write Superman?

In the second installment of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, discover if Alan Moore was originally going to continue writing Superman after "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?"

Cullen Bunn & Joelle Jones Get Brutal with

Cullen Bunn & Joelle Jones Get Brutal with "Helheim"

ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson spoke with Cullen Bunn & Joelle Jones, the creative team behind Oni's upcoming "Viking-era Frankenstein" comic book, "Helheim." The first issue goes on sale in March.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "TMNT: The Secret History of the Foot Clan" #1

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Mateus Santolouco & Erik Burnham's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Secret History of the Foot Clan" #1. The Shredder's origin is revealed January 9.

DC Runs Down Most Ordered

DC Runs Down Most Ordered "JLA" State Variants

Following a marketing move that already made headlines, DC Comics is promoting its 53 variants for "Justice League of America" #1 as a state-by-state contest currently led by Texas.

Jon Lewis Returns to the

Jon Lewis Returns to the "True Swamp"

Cartoonist Jon Lewis talks about the new edition of his classic comic "True Swamp" from Uncivilized Books, why he returned to the project years later, remembers the '90s Seattle comics scene, and more.

The CW Offers First Look at

The CW Offers First Look at "Arrow's" Firefly

Firefly, played by "SGU Stargate Universe" alum Andrew Dunbar, is revealed is fire-loving glory in new images from "Arrow‘s" January 16 midseason premiere, “Burned.”

Man Proposes With Iron Man Arc Reactor

Man Proposes With Iron Man Arc Reactor

Iron Man fan Eddie Zarick constructed an Arc Reactor replica in order to present his girlfriend with an engagement ring. ROBOT 6 has details and video on the construction and proposal.

Misfits and Outsiders Form Humphries'

Misfits and Outsiders Form Humphries' "Uncanny X-Force"

With the first volume of "Uncanny X-Force" concluded, CBR spoke with incoming writer Sam Humphries about how Rick Remender's run will impact his run this January as part of Marvel NOW!

Conversing on Comics with Warren Ellis

Conversing on Comics with Warren Ellis

After the release of his latest novel "Gun Machine" earlier this week, writer Warren Ellis spoke with ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant about the future of his career, of comics and his place in it all.

SPINOFF REVIEW:

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Texas Chainsaw 3D"

Script issues, combined with the slick technology meant to update the franchise, undermine "Texas Chainsaw 3D," which examines what happened after the events of Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror classic.

PREVIEW: Charlie Adlard's 100th Issue of

PREVIEW: Charlie Adlard's 100th Issue of "The Walking Dead"

Image Comics has released a preview of "The Walking Dead" #106 by Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard. The issue marks Adlard's 100th of the series and goes on sale January 9.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Punk Rock Jesus" #6

Kelly Thompson gives "Punk Rock Jesus" #6 4.5 stars, calling the conclusion to Sean Murphy's Vertigo miniseries "breathtaking, fearless and exactly the kind of comics the medium needs more of."

POLL: Which of CBR's Top Ten Comics of 2012 Was Your Favorite?

POLL: Which of CBR's Top Ten Comics of 2012 Was Your Favorite?

Last week, CBR's staff gave our picks for the Top 100 Comics of 2012, and today CBR asks, which of our Top Ten titles was your personal favorite?

Inside

Inside "Hellboy In Hell" #2 With Mike Mignola

A mythologically heavy installment of Hellboy's journey to his homeland hit this week, and Mike Mignola explains the secrets of Satan, Hellboys' father, Dickensian story structure and more from "Hellboy In Hell" #2.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Ditko, Osborn and the Green Goblin

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Ditko, Osborn and the Green Goblin

In the first of CSBG's three-part 400th edition celebration, learn whether Steve Ditko really disagreed with Norman Osborn being the Green Goblin! Plus, how did the Son of Sam investigation lead to DC Comics' offices?

Peter David

Peter David "Doing Better Every Day," Will Undergo Rehabilitation

Following a stroke just before the New Year, fan-favorite comic writer Peter David continues to recover and will undergo in-patient rehabilitation once he's released from the hospital.

Star Wars, Thor: The Dark World, Arrow: January 4th Comic Reel

Star Wars, Thor: The Dark World, Arrow: January 4th Comic Reel

Speculation begins on the lead for "Star Wars Episode VII!" Kat Dennings briefly teases "Thor: The Dark World!" A first look at "Arrow's" version of the villainous Firefly! Plus, "Star Trek Into Darkness" & more!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "All-New X-Men" #5

Kelly Thompson gives "All-New X-Men" #5 by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen 4.5 stars, saying Bendis "writes with a confidence that announces he knows exactly where he wants the series to go."

Fraser Kicks Off

Fraser Kicks Off "Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time"

Artist Simon Fraser speaks out about penciling the first issue of IDW's ambitious new miniseries featuring a different artist drawing a different TV incarnation of Doctor Who every issue.

Remember When the Punisher Was A Supernatural Avenging Angel?

Remember When the Punisher Was A Supernatural Avenging Angel?

In the debut of their new feature spotlighting notable dropped storylines, CSBG takes a look at the short-lived stint in the 1990s when the Punisher died and was resurrected as a supernatural avenging angel.

Comics A.M. - National Cartoonists Society Splits Webcomics Award

Comics A.M. - National Cartoonists Society Splits Webcomics Award

National Cartoonists Society splits fledgling webcomics award into short-form and long-form categories! Charles Chilton passes away. A look at manga censorship! Mike Mignola talks Hellboy! Plus much more!

Remembering Peter Parker: The Importance of the Amazing Spider-Man

Remembering Peter Parker: The Importance of the Amazing Spider-Man

Following the release of the final issue of "Amazing Spider-Man," Howard Mackie, Danny Fingeroth, Fabian Nicieza, Mike Zeck and others share memories and anecdotes about Peter Parker and his costumed alter-ego.

Marvel Comics On Sale January 9, 2013

Marvel Comics On Sale January 9, 2013

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Avengers Arena" #3, "Thunderbolts" #3, "Superior Spider-Man" #1 and many more.

PRESS RELEASE: Eisner Awards Now Accepting Submissions for 2013

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EXCLUSIVE: "New Crusaders" Strike Back In "Dark Tomorrow" Variants

This spring, Red Circle's "New Crusaders" series sets down a new path with the "Dark Tomorrow" story, and Archie Comics shared exclusive variants from Ben Bates and Phil Jimenez.

Yost Explores

Yost Explores "Avenging Spider-Man's" Superiority Complex

With the true identity of the new "Superior Spider-Man" revealed, CBR News spoke with writer Chris Yost about his plans for the new wall-crawler in his "Avenging Spider-Man" series.

Warner Bros. Settles Half of

Warner Bros. Settles Half of "Smallville" Lawsuit

Tollin/Robbins Productions, who helped bring "Smallville" to the small screen, have settled out of court with Warner Bros. on a licensing disagreement as original show developers march on.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Supurbia" #3

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Grace Randolph's "Supurbia" #3. Featuring art by Russell Dauterman and covers by Dauterman and Stéphane Roux, the issue hits January 9.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "American Vampire" #34

Doug Zawisza gives "American Vampire" #34 4.5 stars, calling Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's final issue before the series break "a collage of imagery that teases what is yet to come when [the series] returns from hiatus."

PRESS RELEASE: Aspen Comics Unveils Full Slate of "10 for 10" Titles & Jam Poster

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Fraction and Bagley's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Fraction and Bagley's "Fantastic Four" #3

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley's "Fantastic Four" #3. The off-Earth adventures of Marvel's First Family continue on January 9!

POLL: Which 2013 Series Debut Are You Most Looking Forward To?

POLL: Which 2013 Series Debut Are You Most Looking Forward To?

CBR asks which of 2013's upcoming series you're most looking forward to, from Johns and Finch's "Justice League of America" to Bendis and McNiven's "Guardians of the Galaxy" to Joe Casey's "Sex" and more!

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New "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2" Clip Debuts

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a new clip from "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2" featuring Batman in action high above Gotham City. The legend continues January 29 on DVD/Blu-ray.

"Texas Chainsaw 3D" Cast Buzz About Legacy of Classic Horror Franchise

The cast of the new Lionsgate horror film "Texas Chainsaw 3D" discuss the legacy of Leatherface and the importance of making a worthy sequel to Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror classic.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Roger Moore Ian Fleming’s First Choice to Play James Bond?

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Roger Moore Ian Fleming’s First Choice to Play James Bond?

In this week’s installment, Brian Cronin digs into the frequently repeated tale that Roger Moore was author Ian Fleming’s first choice to play James Bond.

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EXCL PREVIEW: "Rotworld" Continues in "Animal Man" #16

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Animal Man" #16, the latest chapter of the "Rotworld" saga by Jeff Lemire, Steve Pugh and Timothy Green II, on sale January 9.

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REVIEW: "Hellboy in Hell" #2

Ryan K. Lindsay gives Mike Mignola's "Hellboy in Hell" #2 4.5 stars, calling the second issue of the series "a well-structured slice of the overall tale extremely well told by masters of their crafts."

Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead, Justice League: January 3rd Comic Reel

Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead, Justice League: January 3rd Comic Reel

Casting reports surface for "Guardians of the Galaxy!" Kirkman and Gurira talk "The Walking Dead" season three! Rumors for the "Justice League" team of heroes begin to circulate! Plus, DC Nation news & more!

EXCL PREVIEW: Aaron & Bradshaw's

EXCL PREVIEW: Aaron & Bradshaw's "Wolverine and the X-Men" #23

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw's "Wolverine and the X-Men" #23! The Murder Circus' final chapter hits January 9!

"Smallville's" Michael Rosenbaum Reads for Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy"

"Smallville" alum Michael Rosenbaum revealed last night that he read for the role of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, in Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy." The James Gunn-directed film opens Aug. 1, 2014.

Comics A.M. - Mary & Bryan Talbot Win Costa; Tardi Refuses Top Honor

Comics A.M. - Mary & Bryan Talbot Win Costa; Tardi Refuses Top Honor

Mary and Bryan Talbot's "Dotter of Her Father's Eyes" is first graphic novel to win Costa Book Award! Jacques Tardi refuses France's top honor! South Carolina librarian defends decision to remove Alan Moore's "Neonomicon"! Plus much more!

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VIDEO: "Young Justice," "Green Lantern" Return, "Amethyst" Debuts

DC Nation's "Young Justice: Invasion" and "Green Lantern" returns on January 5 along with new shorts starring Amethyst and Thunder & Lightning, and Cartoon Network has released new clips and images from all of them!

CBR TV's 2012 Bloopers and Outtakes

CBR TV's 2012 Bloopers and Outtakes

CBR TV looks back at 2012, sharing hilarious outtakes, bloopers and an impressive amount of kazoo playing from comic book and Hollywood luminaries including Dan DiDio, Ralph Bakshi, Dan Slott, Jim Lee and many more!

FIRST LOOK: Tony Daniel's

FIRST LOOK: Tony Daniel's "Batman Incorporated" #7 Variant Cover

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Tony Daniel's variant cover for "Batman Incorporated" #7, written by Grant Morrison with art by Chris Burnham.

Robot 6's Fourth Anniversary Celebration Round-Up

Robot 6's Fourth Anniversary Celebration Round-Up

Check out the round-up for all of ROBOT 6's special fourth anniversary content this year, including exclusive announcements, interviews, previews, special features and more!

Napton Raises the

Napton Raises the "Son of Merlin"

"Warlord of Mars" writer and Avengelyne co-creator Robert Napton mixes science with magic in the modern day miniseries "Son of Merlin" from Heroes and Villains and Top Cow.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Hurwitz & Van Sciver Get Scary With

THE BAT SIGNAL: Hurwitz & Van Sciver Get Scary With "Dark Knight"

With their first arc as collaborators, "Batman: The Dark Knight" team of Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan Van Sciver plan on a "Timothy Leary Meets Charles Manson" version of Mad Hatter and twisted fun with Catwoman.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Josh Tierney's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Josh Tierney's "Spera" Vol. 2

Archaia has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive preview of "Spera" Volume 2, the follow-up volume for Josh Tierney's unique take on the fantasy epic set for release on February 27.

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