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"Before Watchmen" Trailer To Air In Times Square

DC Comics has released a trailer for its "Before Watchmen" hardcover collections that will air on the Times Square Jumbotron in New York City prior to Comic-Con International 2013.

Glen Brunswick has a

Glen Brunswick has a "Reality Check" at Image

Writer Glen Brunswick teams up with new artist Viktor Bogdanovic to introduce comic book creator Willard Penn to his lovelorn superhero creation, Dark Hour in "Reality Check" from Image Comics.

EXCLUSIVE: Keatinge Smashes Into the City of Lights in

EXCLUSIVE: Keatinge Smashes Into the City of Lights in "Marvel Knights: Hulk"

CBR spoke with writer Joe Keatinge & editor Bill Rosemann about "Marvel Knights: Hulk," a "super science thriller" which finds an amnesiac Bruce Banner on the streets of Paris hunted by a mysterious foe.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Force, The Walking Dead: July 11th Comic Reel

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., X-Force, The Walking Dead: July 11th Comic Reel

More "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." featurette video hits online! Does Fox have an "X-Force" film in development? What is Daryl Dixon doing in a bandana mask? Plus, "Amazing Spider-Man 2" and more!

Marvel Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

Marvel Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

Marvel has released its solicitations and cover images for titles shipping in October 2013, including the latest from "Infinity," "Superior Spider-Man," "Avengers," "Iron Man," "X-Men" and much more.

Electro, Rhino Feature in New

Electro, Rhino Feature in New "Amazing Spider-Man 2" Images

New "Amazing Spider-Man 2" images from Entertainment Weekly's Comic-Con preview give the best look at Jamie Foxx's Electro yet with photos also featuring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Dane DeHaan and Paul Giamatti.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Justice League" #22 Kicks Off "Trinity War"

Doug Zawizsa gives "Justice League" #22 by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis & Joe Prado 4 stars, saying the opening salvo to "Trinity War" "expects readers to check disbelief at the door and just absorb the spectacle."

Dynamite & Liss Launch

Dynamite & Liss Launch "The Shadow Now" into the 21st Century

The pulp writer behind "American Panther" and "The Spider" reteams with Dynamite Entertainment as David Liss brings The Shadow into the 21st Century with artist Colton Worley in "The Shadow Now."

"RED 2": Byung-Hun Lee Is "The Da Vinci Of Death"

CBR News spoke with the South Korean actor about his "RED 2" bad guy, working with cinema legends like Anthony Hopkins, and a possible "G.I. Joe 3."

Comics A.M. - Retailers High on Image, 'Saga' & Creator-Owned

Comics A.M. - Retailers High on Image, 'Saga' & Creator-Owned

PW's annual survey finds retailers are upbeat about 2013 sales! A breakdown of female Eisner nominees! The Kids Comics Awards! What's the deal with those DC and Marvel theme-park rights? Plus much more!

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "All-New X-Men" #14 & "Avengers" #16

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with exclusive first looks at Brian Bendis & Stuart Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #14 and Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer & Stefano Caselli's "Avengers" #16.

Logan's Trial By Explosive Fire In New

Logan's Trial By Explosive Fire In New "The Wolverine" Clip

The third full clip of James Mangold's "The Wolverine" has debuted, featuring Logan protecting a young Japanese soldier from a massive, fiery explosion.

Rivals Clash In

Rivals Clash In "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Concept Art

Marvel Studios has released a concept piece by artist Ryan Meinerding for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," featuring the first good look at the Sentinel of Liberty and the Winter Soldier locked in combat.

Fraction Discovers

Fraction Discovers "Inhumanity" For Marvel

Marvel has announced "Inhumanity," an event in the aftermath of Jonathan Hickman's "Infinity," with a centerpiece series called "Inhuman" by "Hawkeye" scribe Matt Fraction.

Image Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

Image Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

Image Comics has provided CBR with its October 2013 solicitations featuring images and info for "Pretty Deadly," "Velvet, "The Walking Dead," "Three," "Bushido," "Sex Criminals" and more!

PRESS RELEASE: Halloween ComicFest 2013 Comic Book List Announced

Francesco Francavilla Joins

Francesco Francavilla Joins "Guardians of the Galaxy" For "Infinity"

Artist Francesco Francavilla will team with writer Brian Michael Bendis for an arc of "Guardians of the Galaxy" starting in October, which will tie in to the Thanos-driven "Infinity" event.

Tynion Revives

Tynion Revives "League of Assassins" & "Court of Owls"

With two Villains Month issues tying to his regular series, James Tynion IV tells how new "League of Assassins" members like Bronze Tiger change "Red Hood" and the New Titans while "The Court of Owls" gets horrific.

REVIEW: Snyder & Lee's

REVIEW: Snyder & Lee's "Superman Unchained" #2

Doug Zawisza gives "Superman Unchained" #2 by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee 4.5 stars, saying "all of the requirements for an enjoyable, exciting Superman story are in place and well executed."

TV Legends Revealed: What’s Up With

TV Legends Revealed: What’s Up With "SNL" and Lincoln, Llamas and Showgirls?

This week Brian Cronin is live from New York, where he investigates whether Abraham Lincoln, a llama and showgirls appear in every backstage sketch of "Saturday Night Live" since Seth Meyers become head writer.

C. Spike Trotman: Ringmaster of Iron Circus Comics

C. Spike Trotman: Ringmaster of Iron Circus Comics

"Templar, Arizona" cartoonist C. Spike Trotman talks to CBR about publishing anthologies like "Smut Peddler" & "The Sleep of Reason," teases "Templar's" return, the launch of "Poorcraft 2" and more.

"Marvel Knights Spider-Man" Easter Eggs

CSBG's latest comic book easter eggs spotlight Mark Millar, Terry Dodson and Frank Cho's :Marvel Knights Spider-Man," including cameos by the Simpsons, Clark, Lois & Jimmy and... Lando Calrissian?!?

"Arrow" Casts Summer Glau in Recurring Villain Role

Summer Glau has reportedly joined the cast of "Arrow's" second season in a recurring adversarial role as Isabel Rochev, the Vice President of Acquisitions for a company hoping to take over Queen Consolidated.

EXCLUSIVE: Van Lente Wages

EXCLUSIVE: Van Lente Wages "Sect Civil War" in "Archer & Armstrong"

Writer Fred Van Lente discusses the upcoming "Sect Civil War" mini-event, pitting all the major villains of the Valiant U against each other with both Archer and Armstrong on opposite sides of the fence.

"Beware the Batman" Ad Teases Series' Wonderfully Obscure Rogues Gallery

Today’s DC Comics releases include a full-page ad for "Beware the Batman" that teases at least part of the rogues for the CG-animated series, which debuts Saturday on Cartoon Network.

The Mayo Report: Superman & Batman Soar, Valiant Remains Steady

The Mayo Report: Superman & Batman Soar, Valiant Remains Steady

John Mayo looks at the June, 2013 sales numbers, finding strength in DC's new series and "Batman," some concern for "Avengers AI," continuing "Walking Dead" dominance and Valiant maintains a strong presence.

SPINOFF REVIEW:

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Pacific Rim"

Guillermo del Toro pits robots and monsters against each other in "Pacific Rim," a massive movie that dominates the 2013 summer blockbuster season.

EW Debuts Electro on

EW Debuts Electro on "Amazing Spider-Man 2" Cover, Garfield Angles for Male MJ

Entertainment Weekly has released the cover for its upcoming "Amazing Spider-Man 2"-themed issue featuring a first look at Jamie Foxx's Electro, with quotes from leading actor Andrew Garfield about a possible male MJ.

SDCC 2013 EXCLUSIVE: Hope Gives

SDCC 2013 EXCLUSIVE: Hope Gives "Fantomex" the "MAX" Treatment

As Comic-Con International 2013 approaches, writer Andrew Hope spoke exclusively with CBR News about his return to comics after a 10-year absence to construct "Fantomex MAX" for Marvel Comics.

EXCLUSIVE: Joines Enlists

EXCLUSIVE: Joines Enlists "Imagine Agents" with BOOM! Studios

Writer Brian Joines told CBR all about his new BOOM! Studios miniseries, "Imagine Agents," which follows an undercover agency dedicated to tracking "figments" -- creatures brought to life by children's imagination.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Walking Dead, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: July 10th Comic Reel

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Walking Dead, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: July 10th Comic Reel

Agent Grant Ward gets the spotlight in new "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." featurette! "The Walking Dead" gets a premiere date! "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" comes to television and more!

Seagle Reminds Us of What's Truly Important in

Seagle Reminds Us of What's Truly Important in "Genius"

Writer Steven T. Seagle spoke with CBR about the importance of the "small" things in "Genius," his latest original, semi-autobiographical graphic novel with frequent collaborator, artist Teddy Kristiansen.

Logan Protects Mariko in

Logan Protects Mariko in "The Wolverine" Clip

The newest clip from James Mangold's "The Wolverine" sees an attack during a funeral as Logan defends Mariko Yashida from would-be assailants.

EXCLUSIVE: Mignola Previews

EXCLUSIVE: Mignola Previews "Midnight Circus" & "Hellboy In Hell" #5

As Dark Horse and Mike Mignola preview the Hellboy graphic novel "The Midnight Circus" with Duncan Fegredo and announce "Hellboy In Hell" #5's release, the creator talks Pinocchio, his growing non-epic and more.

Comics A.M. - Dark Horse Bringing Kazuo Koike to Comic-Con

Comics A.M. - Dark Horse Bringing Kazuo Koike to Comic-Con

Dark Horse announces "Lone Wolf and Cub" writer as guest of honor! British Comic Awards names judging panel! Jim Lee on Superman's hair! Grant Morrison on life after Batman! How much does $2.99 get you? Plus more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Van Lente & Dunbar's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Van Lente & Dunbar's "The Mocking Dead" #1

With the debut of the series shuffling ever closer, Dynamite has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the colored pages for Fred Van Lente and Max Dunbar's flesh-eating parody, "The Mocking Dead."

Are All Superhero Movies Starting to Look the Same?

Are All Superhero Movies Starting to Look the Same?

CSBG's Greg Hatcher bemoans what he finds to be a repetitive predictability in the structures of modern superhero films, citing a specific dependency on homogenized origin stories.

Robertson & Mortimer Create an Odd Future in

Robertson & Mortimer Create an Odd Future in "Ballistic"

Darick Robertson returns to bizarre sci-fi with comics newcomer Adam Mortimer for the transhuman apocalypse lunacy of "Ballistic," and the duo spoke to CBR News about their Black Mask Studios title.

FindAComicShop.com Makes Your Comic Buying Easier

FindAComicShop.com Makes Your Comic Buying Easier

Use FindAComicShop.com to find the best shop near you and purchase all of the comics on your wishlist. It's not New Comics Day without new comics!

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/10/2013

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/10/2013

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, IDW, BOOM! and more.

Fox Commits To

Fox Commits To "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" Pilot

Fox has committed to a pilot for a television adaption of Alan Moore's "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," which will feature Captain Nemo, the Invisible Man and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

X-POSITION: Wood Explores Jubilee & More In

X-POSITION: Wood Explores Jubilee & More In "X-Men"

"X-Men" writer Brian Wood joins X-Position to answer your questions about Jubilee, the reappearance of John Sublime and upcoming details for both "X-Men" & "Ultimate Comics X-Men."

Course of the Force Rallies All-Star Cast For

Course of the Force Rallies All-Star Cast For "Star Wars"-Themed Music Video

Patton Oswalt, Jason Schwartzman and Carrie Keagan spoke with Spinoff Online about teaming with Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick to recreate an iconic scene from "Star Wars" to raise money for a good cause.

EXCLUSIVE: Thanos is Blown Away in Young's

EXCLUSIVE: Thanos is Blown Away in Young's "Infinity" #3 Variant

Skottie Young's Li'l Marvel-themed covers continue with the artist's variant cover for "Infinity" #3, featuring Black Bolt literally yelling the pants -- and everything else -- off of Thanos.

EXCL PREVIEWS:

EXCL PREVIEWS: "Lobster Johnson," "Dark Horse Presents" & "Gamma"

Dark Horse has provided CBR with exclusive previews of Mike Mignola and John Arcudi's "Lobster Johnson: A Scent of a Lotus," "Dark Horse Presents" #26 and "Gamma," all in stores July 24.

Ales Kot Officially Off

Ales Kot Officially Off "Suicide Squad" With Issue #24

The writer behind the latest, well-liked run on DC Comics "Suicide Squad" has officially parted with the title as Ales Kot gives kind words to replacement Matt Kindt while focusing on his creator-owned "Zero."

Hester Calls Down The

Hester Calls Down The "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" at IDW

As Phil Hester prepares to launch "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" at IDW, the writer explains why the series is his "dream gig," how it's influenced by "Batman: The Animated Series" and how long he'd like to remain on the book.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Superman Unchained" #1 Locks in $1.25M at Retail

With $4.99 cover price, "Superman Unchained" #1 sold about $1.25 million at retail! A look at Stan Lee's office! Interviews with Steven T. Seagle and Kurtis J. Wiebe! Why are DC's superheroines more popular than Marvel's?

Brubaker Prepares for Cold War Espionage in

Brubaker Prepares for Cold War Espionage in "Velvet"

Ed Brubaker reunites with artist Steve Epting at Image Comics for "Velvet," an October-debuting creator-owned series exploring the high stakes world of a female spy operating during the height of the Cold War.

Marvel Debuts

Marvel Debuts "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Teaser Poster

Marvel and Walt Disney Studios have released the first teaser poster for Joe and Anthony Russo's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," featuring Steve Rogers' worn and battered shield.

Guardians of the Galaxy, The Wolverine, The Sword: July 9th Comic Reel

Guardians of the Galaxy, The Wolverine, The Sword: July 9th Comic Reel

New role rumors surface for James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy!" Logan stars in new "The Wolverine" featurette! "The Sword" finds its screenwriter! Plus, "Hellboy 3" & more!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Batman" #22 is "One of the Best" in Snyder & Capullo's Run

Jim Johnson gives "Batman" #22 4 stars, saying the second issue of Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo's "Zero Year" arc "adds fresh touches to elaborate on a pre-Batman Bruce Wayne."

Author Nancy Collins Calls for End to DragonCon Boycott

Author Nancy Collins Calls for End to DragonCon Boycott

Writer Nancy A. Collins, who led the charge for a boycott of DragonCon because of its continuing ties to founder and alleged child molester Ed Kramer has now ended that call. ROBOT 6 has details.

Marvel Announces

Marvel Announces "Share Your Universe"

In a new promotion meant to encourage the sharing of digital content between fans, Marvel Comics is tying its comics to it animated series and multimedia offerings as Dan Buckley, Joe Quesada and Jeph Loeb explain.

PREVIEW: Marvel's Digital

PREVIEW: Marvel's Digital "Wolverine: Japan's Most Wanted" #1

Marvel has released a preview of its first Infinite Comic "Wolverine: Japan's Most Wanted." Co-written by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour, the first installment of the weekly serial is available now through comiXology.

Sales Report for June, 2013:

Sales Report for June, 2013: "Superman Unchained," "Kick Ass 3" Debut Strong

Scott Snyder and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" soared to the top of the sales charts in June, Marvel was the overall top publisher and "The Walking Dead" once again ruled the trade paperback chart.

EXCLUSIVE: Nowlan Plays His Cards With DC's

EXCLUSIVE: Nowlan Plays His Cards With DC's "Necessary Evil" Cover

DC Comics has provided CBR with a first look at Kevin Nowlan's cover for its "Necessary Evil: The Villains of the DC Universe" trade paperback, featuring the Joker with a full grip of the DCU's most well-known nemeses.

PREVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's

PREVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's "Zero Year" Continues in "Batman" #22

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Zero Year" epic continues in July 10's "Batman" #22, and DC Comics has released a preview of the latest chapter of the Dark Knight's new origin tale.

EXCLUSIVE: Remender's

EXCLUSIVE: Remender's "Uncanny Avengers" Face the Apocalypse

CBR News spoke with "Uncanny Avengers" writer Rick Remender about the challenges the team encounters as they battle the villainous and clashing agendas of Kang, the Apocalypse Twins and the Red Skull.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman '66" #1, "Avengers A.I." #1

Last week the CBR Reviews Staff took on over 25 new releases, including "Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #1, "Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #1, "Deadpool Kills Deadpool" #1 and Fraction & Chaykin's "Satellite Sam" #1.

EXCLUSIVE: Wil Wheaton Recalls Meeting Gene Roddenberry in

EXCLUSIVE: Wil Wheaton Recalls Meeting Gene Roddenberry in "Trek Nation" Clip

In a CBR-exclusive clip from the "Trek Nation" Special Edition DVD, Wil Wheaton reminisces about meeting Gene Roddenberry during a disastrous audition for "Star Trek: The Next Generation."

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Releases "Marvel: Share Your Universe" Trailer

DC Comics Cancels & Shifts Three Digital-First Titles

DC Comics Cancels & Shifts Three Digital-First Titles

DC Comics has confirmed an end for current digital first titles "Arrow" and "Ame-Comi Girls" while "Legends of the Dark Knight" goes straight to trade rather than monthly print issues.

DC Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

DC Comics Solicitations for October, 2013

DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for items shipping in October, including the latest on "Forever Evil," "Justice League 3000," "Superman/Wonder Woman," Vertigo's new wave of titles and more.

Marvel Debuts Trailer for

Marvel Debuts Trailer for "Infinity"

Marvel Comics has released a trailer hyping its late-summer mega-event "Infinity." Written by Jonathan Hickman and featuring art by Jim Cheung, Jerome Opeña & Dustin Weaver, "Infinity" arrives in August.

Dan Vado Discusses the Future of SLG Publishing

Dan Vado Discusses the Future of SLG Publishing

Dan Vado spoke with CBR News about moving the SLG Boutiki, the challenges of selling digital comics and why he thinks it's harder to introduce new voices in today's market than most people realize.

EXCLUSIVE: Guggenheim Takes the Stand in

EXCLUSIVE: Guggenheim Takes the Stand in "Trial of the Punisher"

Writer Marc Guggenheim spoke to CBR about September's two-issue "Punisher: Trial of the Punisher" miniseries, which finds the vigilante in a courtroom accused of murdering a District Attorney.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" Roles Confirmed

A new report has pinned down who Karen Gillan, Benicio del Toro and Lee Pace are playing in Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie opening August 1, 2014.

"Watchmen" Screenwriter David Hayter Takes On "The Sword"

David Hayter, the screenwriter for "Watchmen," has been hired to adapt the Luna Brothers' Image Comics series "The Sword" for Lakeshore Entertainment.

Conley and Gentry Get Weird with

Conley and Gentry Get Weird with "Sabertooth Swordsman"

Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley discuss the origins of their Dark Horse Digital-first "Sabertooth Swordsman" miniseries, their artistic influences and whether or not they have more planned for their fanged protagonist.

Dragon Con Buys Out Ed Kramer

Dragon Con Buys Out Ed Kramer

The Board of Directors for Atlanta convention Dragon*Con have announced that controversial co-founder Ed Kramer has been bought out of his shares in a cash-out merger.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Green Lantern Corps" #22

DC Comics has released a preview of "Green Lantern Corps" #22 by Van Jensen, Robert Venditti & Bernard Chang. John Stewart is forced to make a choice about the new Corps while a dire threat looms July 10.

IMAGE EXPO 2013: Kirkman Unleashes

IMAGE EXPO 2013: Kirkman Unleashes "All Out War" in "Walking Dead"

Robert Kirkman discusses "All Out War," a twelve-part "Walking Dead" story arc which shifts the Image Comics series' focus from survival to rebuilding society in a world overrun with zombies.

First Full

First Full "The Wolverine" Clip Debuts Online

In anticipation of its theatrical debut, Fox has released the first full clip from James Mangold's "The Wolverine," featuring Hugh Jackman in the bullet train fight sequence teased in the trailer.

Cover of the Week: July 3

Cover of the Week: July 3

This week, Earth-2 braces for war, Legion plays with (nesting) dolls, Deadpool sets his sights on himself, Spider-Man casts a long shadow and who's the scaliest of them all?

Deadpool, Arrow, Dark Universe: July 8th Comic Reel

Deadpool, Arrow, Dark Universe: July 8th Comic Reel

Ryan Reynolds discusses the shifting nature of "Deadpool!" Colton Haynes teases a time-jump for "Arrow" season two! Guillermo del Toro hopes to connect "Dark Universe" to "Man of Steel" and more!

PRESS RELEASE: Kirkman, Skybound Announce SDCC 2013 Exclusives

George Perez Goes BOOM! Studios Exclusive

George Perez Goes BOOM! Studios Exclusive

The legendary artist behind "Wonder Woman," George Perez has signed an exclusive with BOOM! Studios, giving CBR the first word on why he's stepping away from corporate superheroes to focus on his own work.

REVIEW: Robinson & Scott's

REVIEW: Robinson & Scott's "Earth 2" #14

Doug Zawisza gives "Earth 2" #14 4 stars, saying the DC Comics series by James Robinson and Nicola Scott is "another installment in a collection of enjoyable world-building stories."

Unmasking

Unmasking "Ultimate Spider-Man's" Deadpool with Joe Kelly & Cort Lane

Writer and Man of Action member Joe Kelly talks with CBR and show producer Cort Lane about his return to scripintg Deadpool for the latest episode of Disney XD's "Ultimate Spider-Man."

VOTE: The 50 Greatest X-Men Stories!

VOTE: The 50 Greatest X-Men Stories!

CSBG wants to know what you think are the greatest X-Men stories of all-time! Check in with them today to cast your vote!

Comics A.M. - Scarcity of Big Two Titles on June Bookstore Chart

Comics A.M. - Scarcity of Big Two Titles on June Bookstore Chart

Only one graphic novel from DC or Marvel cracks BookScan's Top 20! Direct market sales up in "solid but unspectacular” second quarter! More on Monkeybrain's first anniversary! Image Expo wrap-up! Plus more!

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 10

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 10

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale Wednesday, July 10, including "The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights" #1, "Miss Fury" #4 and "Red Sonja" #79.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Nightwing" #22

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Nightwing" #22 by Kyle Higgins and Will Conrad. Nightwing throws down with Ghostwalker July 10.

Cyborg Recruits Batman in

Cyborg Recruits Batman in "Justice League: Flashpoint Paradox" Clip

Cyborg does his best to recruit the mysterious Batman to his cause in the first clip from the July 30-debuting "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox" animated feature from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment.

'Despicable Me 2' proves likable at the box office as 'The Lone Ranger' falters

'Despicable Me 2' proves likable at the box office as 'The Lone Ranger' falters

Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer prove no match for Steve Carrell’s minions as 'Despicable Me 2 brings in $142.1 million over the Fourth of July holiday.

EXCLUSIVE: Past Meets Future in

EXCLUSIVE: Past Meets Future in "New Crusaders: Legacy"

The teenage heroes of Archie's Red Circle line get a history lesson, as Ian Flynn continues their adventures in "New Crusaders: Legacy" alongside classic art by Alex Toth, Steve Ditko and more!

The Greatest Comic Book Stories Ever Told Master List

The Greatest Comic Book Stories Ever Told Master List

CSBG recently finished their countdown of the 50 Greatest Avengers Stories ever told. Check out the complete archive of greatest stories, covering Spider-Man, Batman & Superman, plus writers Peter David & Geoff Johns!

Brown Returns to the Autobiographical Realm with

Brown Returns to the Autobiographical Realm with "A Matter of Life"

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with Jeffrey Brown about his latest book from Top Shelf, "A Matter of Life," touching on the inclusion of his family in his comics and the process of working with musicians.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Godzilla" #13

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Godzilla" #13 by Duane Swierczynski & Simon Gane. In the final issue of the series, Godzilla faces his most fearsome foe yet July 10.

Costume designer confirms Hurt’s role on

Costume designer confirms Hurt’s role on "Doctor Who" to Prince Charles

A set visit by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall leads to confirmation on John Hurt’s role on "Doctor Who." SPINOFF has the details

Take an early trip to San Diego to check out some Shelf Porn

Take an early trip to San Diego to check out some Shelf Porn

Two weeks before Comic-Con, artist and podcaster Pat Loika invites ROBOT 6 into his San Diego home for a look at his comics, original art and more.

TOYING AROUND: The 2013 Comic-Con International Wish List

TOYING AROUND: The 2013 Comic-Con International Wish List

Comic-Con International is just around the corner, and as the masses begin to make their way to sunny San Diego, TOYING AROUND takes a look at the best toys to be offered exclusively at the biggest show of the summer.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Daredevil: Dark Nights" #2

Kelly Thompson gives "Daredevil: Dark Nights" #2 4.5 stars, saying the issue written and drawn by Lee Weeks is "a must-read for any serious fan of superheroes."

The Message of Wonder Woman's Costume

The Message of Wonder Woman's Costume

Sparked by a comment from "Wonder Woman: Earth One" artist Yanick Paquette, ROBOT 6's Michael May considers the reasoning behind Wonder Woman's red, white and blue costume.

The Watchmen Appear in Marvel Comics & More Comic Book Easter Eggs

The Watchmen Appear in Marvel Comics & More Comic Book Easter Eggs

CSBG's collection of comic book easter eggs includes the latest addition, cameos of the Silk Spectre, Rorschach, Nite Owl and other Watchmen in "Astonishing X-Men," "Marvels" and more.

REVIEW: Spencer & Lieber's

REVIEW: Spencer & Lieber's "Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #1 4 stars, calling the debut issue by Nick Spencer & Steve Lieber "a fun comic with characters that don’t normally lend themselves to the concept of 'fun.'"

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Judge Dredd Classics" #1

IDW Publishing has given CBR an exclusive preview of "Judge Dredd Classics" #1 by John Wagner, Alan Grant, Mike McMahon, Ron Smith & Charlie Kirchoff. "Block Mania" is re-presented with all-new colors July 10.

Hawkeye Targets JARVIS In

Hawkeye Targets JARVIS In "Avengers Assemble" Clip

Marvel has released a new clip of Disney XD's "Avengers Assemble" animated series, featuring Hawkeye and a possible betrayal of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

Skottie Young Draws Kid Angela for

Skottie Young Draws Kid Angela for "Guardians" Variant

In a 180-degree turn from its Milo Manara variant cover, Marvel Comics has unveiled a Skottie Young variant for "Guardians of the Galaxy" #5 featuring a cute kids version of Angela.

Deadpool Gets His Boogie On In New

Deadpool Gets His Boogie On In New "Ultimate Spider-Man" Clip

Marvel has released a new clip for an upcoming episode of "Ultimate Spider-Man" airing this Sunday on Disney XD, featuring the first appearance of Deadpool.

REVIEW: Hickman, Spencer & Caselli's

REVIEW: Hickman, Spencer & Caselli's "Avengers" #15

Doug Zawisza gives "Avengers" #15 4 stars, saying Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli give the "Infinity" prelude issue "the feel of a summer blockbuster."

POLL: Which Acclaimed Cable Series Would You Like to See Come to Comics?

POLL: Which Acclaimed Cable Series Would You Like to See Come to Comics?

With Marvel's "Dexter" finally in stores and "Sons of Anarchy" on its way, CBR wonders what other acclaimed cable series you would most like to see make the leap from television to comics.

IMAGE EXPO: Wiebe Continues the Fight in

IMAGE EXPO: Wiebe Continues the Fight in "Panzerfaust," Launches "Rat Queens"

Kurtis Wiebe discusses his breakout hit "Peter Panzerfaust," sharing upcoming plot details and his casting thoughts for the BBC live-action adaptation, explains the origins of the upcoming "Rat Queens" and more.

Rebellion Sells Out of Controversial Reprint of Morrison's

Rebellion Sells Out of Controversial Reprint of Morrison's "Zenith"

"2000 AD" publisher Rebellion has informed CBR News that its controversial limited run of "Zenith," a property which has been mired in legal rights battles with Grant Morrison for years, has completely sold out.

EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights" #1

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights" #1 by Michael Uslan & Keith Burns. A deadly plot emerges involving historical personalities July 10.

Manara Covers Angela For

Manara Covers Angela For "Guardians of the Galaxy" #5

Marvel has released a first look at Milo Manara's variant cover for "Guardians of the Galaxy" #5, which details the introduction of Angela to the Marvel Universe. The issue hits stores July 31.

Jonah Weiland Introduces the CBR Speakeasy!

Jonah Weiland Introduces the CBR Speakeasy!

This week, we debuted our CBR Speakeasy set in a series of interviews with Marc Guggenheim, Kyle Higgins & Zeb Wells. Now, Jonah Weiland takes you behind the scenes, documenting the build from start to finish!

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman, Landmines and Dreadnoks

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Superman, Landmines and Dreadnoks

Did comics about the dangers of landmines actually accidentally cause children to go INTO minefields to try to meet Superman? Were "G.I. Joe's" Dreadnoks originally suppose to be anthropomorphic bears? Find out this week!

Frank Tieri Pulls A

Frank Tieri Pulls A "Heist" During Marvel's "Infinity"

While a battle with Thanos rages in "Infinity," writer Frank Tieri is building a crack crew of Iron Man villains for "Infinity: Heist," a series designed to revitalize some overlooked corners of the Marvel U.

EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "Adventure Time: Candy Capers" #1

Peppermint Butler and Cinnamon Bun take over the spotlight in "Adventure Time: Candy Capers" #1, and thanks to BOOM! Studios, CBR has an exclusive preview!

Led by

Led by "Superman Unchained," DC Takes Top Three Sales Spots for June

DC's "Superman Unchained" #1 and "Batman/Superman" #1 top the bestselling comics in June, while Image had a diverse representation in the top ten graphic novels and trade paperbacks.

REVIEW: Parker & Case's

REVIEW: Parker & Case's "Batman '66" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Batman '66" #1 4 stars, calling the digital-first by Jeff Parker & Jonathan Case "a nostalgia stuffed innovation" with "a fun story and striking art delivered by top-notch talent."

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Kick-Ass 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past: July 5th Comic Reel

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Kick-Ass 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past: July 5th Comic Reel

J. August Richards discusses his "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." mystery role! Mark Millar tours the "Kick-Ass 2" set! Bryan Singer teases Quicksilver's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" mailbox and more!

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist Released From Israeli Prison

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist Released From Israeli Prison

Cartoonist Mohammed Saba’aneh freed after five months in Israeli prison! Digital Manga to publish Osamu Tezuka’s works! Why Image's DRM-free move is big news beyond comics! Plus much more!

CBR TV: Zeb Wells Discusses

CBR TV: Zeb Wells Discusses "Nova," "Robot Chicken" & Being Funny

Emmy award-winning writer Zeb Wells spoke with CBR TV about working in both comics and television, his "Übermansion" pilot with Bryan Cranston, keeping Jeph Loeb's basic "Nova" plans in place and more.

The Line It Is Drawn - An

The Line It Is Drawn - An "Amazing Heroes" Tribute

In honor of the late, great Kim Thompson, our artists pay their respects with cover homages based on "Amazing Heroes," the comic book magazine Thompson edited for over a decade.

IMAGE EXPO 2013:  Dragotta Heads

IMAGE EXPO 2013: Dragotta Heads "East of West"

At Image Expo, Nick Dragotta spoke with CBR about his and Jonathan Hickman's creator-owned "East of West," his inspirations for the book's wildly inventive designs and why Image is the future of comics.

Marvel Comics On Sale July 10, 2013

Marvel Comics On Sale July 10, 2013

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Avengers Arena" #12, "Daredevil" #28, "Hawkeye" #12, "Young Avengers" #7 and many more.

Check Out the CBR Forums!

Check Out the CBR Forums!

Celebrate your holiday with some hot dogs, potato salad, fireworks and a healthy debate over Captain America's latest star-spangled adventure on the CBR forums!

EXCL. PREVIEW: Magneto Vs. Cyclops in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Magneto Vs. Cyclops in "Uncanny X-Men #8

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Uncany X-Men" #8 by Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo. Magneto and Cyclops finally come to blows July 10!

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Blood Brothers," "Conan" "Dream Thief" & More

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents exclusive previews for books hitting stores July 17, including "Blood Brothers" #1, Wood & Gianfelice's "Conan" #18, Lance Henriksen's "To Hell You Ride" and more!

Find A Comic Shop with CBR!

Find A Comic Shop with CBR!

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a stack of brand-new comics! Just search our Comic Shop Locator for the store nearest you!

Roberson & Baker Discuss Year One of Monkeybrain

Roberson & Baker Discuss Year One of Monkeybrain

Celebrating Monkeybrain Comics' one year anniversary, Chris Roberson and Allison Baker spoke with CBR about their first year as a publisher, Karen Berger's departure from Vertigo and more!

SDCC 2013:

SDCC 2013: "Captain America," "Thor" and "Spider-Man" Sequels Confirmed For Hall H

Marvel Studios and Sony have confirmed their Comic-Con International plans, which include previews of "Thor: The Dark World," "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "RoboCop."

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Like our Facebook Fan Page for quick and easy access to all our news stories, previews and commentary while you share your thoughts and comments on all things comic book related!

EXCL. PREVIEW: Slott, Gage & Camuncoli's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Slott, Gage & Camuncoli's "Superior Spider-Man" #13

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Superior Spider-Man" #13 by co-writers Dan Slott & Christos Gage and artist Giuseppe Camuncoli. "No Escape" continues July 10!

X-POSITION: Aaron Chaperones

X-POSITION: Aaron Chaperones "Wolverine & the X-Men" During "Battle of the Atom"

In a special pre-holiday X-Position, Jason Aaron takes on questions about the Jean Grey School with an exclusive first look at new "Battle of the Atom" solicitations & covers.

COMMITTED: How Do Comic Books Affect Your Relationships?

COMMITTED: How Do Comic Books Affect Your Relationships?

Sonia Harris has a new survey, this time asking how your comic book hobby affects those around you. Do you read comics in public? Give them as gifts? All these and more are questions she'd love you to answer!

Albuquerque Joins Lemire's

Albuquerque Joins Lemire's "Animal Man"

Artist Rafael Albuquerque will join writer Jeff Lemire on "Animal Man" during Albuquerque's hiatus from "American Vampire," starting with issue #24 in October.

REVIEW: Morrison & Burnham's

REVIEW: Morrison & Burnham's "Batman Incorporated" #12

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman Incorporated" #12 4 stars, saying the penultimate issue of Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's run on the title has "gorgeous art and a fast-paced story."

Alex Ross Recasts

Alex Ross Recasts "The Owl" & "Project Superpowers"

Alex Ross talks about melding the Golden Age and the modern day in "The Owl" as he and JT Krul's Dynamite take reignites the Project Superpowers universe with the story of a sidekick gone wild.

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Sci-Fi Comedy Change Its Name Because of the Trayvon Martin Case?

Movie Legends Revealed: Did a Sci-Fi Comedy Change Its Name Because of the Trayvon Martin Case?

This week, Brian Cronin investigates an instance in which real-world events force a studio to change the marketing, and even the title, of one of its films.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Mignola, Arcudi & Campbell's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Mignola, Arcudi & Campbell's "B.P.R.D.: Hell On Earth" #109

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Laurence Campbell's "B.P.R.D.: Hell On Earth" #109, which hits stores July 17.

IMAGE EXPO: Kirkman Celebrates Ten Years of

IMAGE EXPO: Kirkman Celebrates Ten Years of "Walking Dead"

"Walking Dead" co-creator and Image Comics Partner Robert Kirkman discussed his history with Image, celebrating ten years of zombie domination, the end of the series and his plans for the death of Michonne.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "The Lone Ranger"

Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in "The Lone Ranger," a misguided and over-funded reimagining of the eponymous hero directed with bombast but no creativity by "Pirates of the Caribbean's" Gore Verbinski.

REVIEW: Fraction & Chaykin's

REVIEW: Fraction & Chaykin's "Satellite Sam" #1

Jim Johnson gives "Satellite Sam" #1 4.5 stars, saying of creative team Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin, "No one does sordid and illicit better than the combined talents of both of these creators"

Andy Kubert Launches

Andy Kubert Launches "Damian: Son of Batman" In October

The recently deceased Damian Wayne will live on in a parallel universe story chronicling his rise to the mantle of Dark Knight in Andy Kubert's "Damian: Son of Batman."

THE BAT SIGNAL: BIFF! BAM! Jeff Parker Talks

THE BAT SIGNAL: BIFF! BAM! Jeff Parker Talks "Batman '66"!

Jeff Parker and company's digital comics version of Adam West's "Batman" debuts today, and THE BAT SIGNAL is back to hear about the history of the cult comedy adaptation and its impact on the 21st Century comic.

Pharrell Williams Explores 'the Happier Side of Things' For

Pharrell Williams Explores 'the Happier Side of Things' For "Despicable Me 2"

Rapper and Neptunes super-producer Pharrell Williams discusses adapting his signature musical style for the film score of "Despicable Me 2."

Hogan Takes

Hogan Takes "Tom Strong" on a Voyage to "The Planet of Peril"

Tom Strong is back in action in Vertigo's "Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril," and writer Peter Hogan spoke to CBR News about working with Chris Sprouse to send Strong to a death planet.

Arrow, Kick-Ass 2, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: July 3rd Comic Reel

Arrow, Kick-Ass 2, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: July 3rd Comic Reel

Marc Guggenheim discusses "Arrow's" second season! A new "Kick-Ass 2" clip hypes a villainous Twitter account! Will Justin Hammer make a repeat appearance in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?" Plus, "R.I.P.D." & more!

James O'Barr Joins

James O'Barr Joins "The Crow" Remake

"The Crow" creator James O'Barr will consult with director F. Javier Gutierrez on Relativity Media’s long-brewing remake of "The Crow," which will star Luke Evans as Eric Draven

DC Comics Ties Event Storylines Into October Annuals

DC Comics Ties Event Storylines Into October Annuals

DC Comics has announced its Annuals for October, including tie-in issues to family events like Green Lantern's "Lights Out!," Superman's "Krypton Returns" and "Teen Titans'" Superboy origins mystery.

IMAGE EXPO: Remender, Fraction, Aaron & Latour Return to Creator-Owned Comics

IMAGE EXPO: Remender, Fraction, Aaron & Latour Return to Creator-Owned Comics

Rick Remender, Matt Fraction and the "Southern Bastards" team of Jason Aaron and Jason Latour discuss their new Image titles, how they got into comics, the value of genre variety in comics and more.

CBR TV: Kyle Higgins on Nightwing's

CBR TV: Kyle Higgins on Nightwing's "Death," Going Creator-Owned

Writer Kyle Higgins addresses the premature eulogies for "Nightwing," the benefits of settling the character in the real-world city of Chicago, making TMNT fan films and his upcoming foray into creator-owned comics.

Comics A.M. - Australian Comics Scene; Hewlett Teases Return

Comics A.M. - Australian Comics Scene; Hewlett Teases Return

A look at Gestalt Comics and Australian industry! Jamie Hewlett talks art, influences and comics! Jeff Lindsay on Marvel's "Dexter"! Howard Chaykin on longevity and future of comics! Top 10 graphic novels of all time?

PRESS RELEASE: Van Lente, Evans Declare "Sect Civil War" at Valiant

Williams III Talks

Williams III Talks "Batwoman," Readies "The Sandman: Overture"

With "The Sandman: Overture" on sale in October, J.H. Williams III tells CBR about the status of "Batwoman" and his plans for continuing Kate Kane’s story as a new chapter of his life begins.

Get Your Comics with FindAComicShop.com

Get Your Comics with FindAComicShop.com

New Comics are on sale today! Use FindAComicShop.com to find the best shop near you and purchase all of the comics on your wishlist.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/3/2013

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/3/2013

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, IDW, BOOM! and more.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Wiebe, Dejmal & Upchurch's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Wiebe, Dejmal & Upchurch's "Rat Queens" #1

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Rat Queens" #1 by Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch, with a first look at the cover for issue #2. The series begins in September.

PRESS RELEASE: AMC Joins Forces with Skybound & Ruckus Sports for "The Walking Dead" Escape

IMAGE EXPO: Image Launches DRM-Free Digital Comics Storefront

IMAGE EXPO: Image Launches DRM-Free Digital Comics Storefront

Image Comics is now offering DRM-free copies of its catalogue as PDFs, CBZs and more. Director of Business Development Ron Richards spoke with CBR News about the publisher's new approach to digital comics.

PREVIEWS: Brubaker & Epting's

PREVIEWS: Brubaker & Epting's "Velvet," Remender's "Deadly Class" & "Black Science"

Following their announcements at Image Expo, Image Comics has also released a trio of previews for new titles including Ed Brubaker & Steve Epting's "Velvet" & Rick Remender's "Deadly Class" & "Black Science."

Steve Carell On Family, Fame, Funny Voices and

Steve Carell On Family, Fame, Funny Voices and "Despicable Me 2"

"Despicable Me 2" star Steve Carell discusses the challenges of returning to the role of supervillain turned super-dad, the surreal nature of his success and appearing in character as Gru on "Ellen."

IMAGE EXPO: JMS Revives

IMAGE EXPO: JMS Revives "Book of Lost Souls" & "Dream Police"

J Michael Straczynski explains how his two new Image series aren't simply continuations of his Marvel Icon work but ground level reinventions as "Book of Lost Souls" and "Dream Police" angle for 12-issue epics.

"Beware the Batman" Title Sequence Hits Online

Warner Bros. Animation has released the full title sequence for "Beware the Batman," the new Dark Knight animated series that hits Cartoon Network on July 13.

IMAGE EXPO: Aaron & Latour Launch

IMAGE EXPO: Aaron & Latour Launch "Southern Bastards"

Two Marvel Comics creators announced their return to creator-owned work at Image Expo as Jason Aaron and Jason Latour prep a "southern fried crime comic" they call "Southern Bastards."

IMAGE EXPO: Remender Welcomes Incoming

IMAGE EXPO: Remender Welcomes Incoming "Deadly Class"

Writer Rick Remender spoke with CBR about "Deadly Class," his just-announced, creator-owned, '80s-based Image Comics series about a school for the next generation of the world's deadliest assassins.

Uslan Unites Pulp Legends in

Uslan Unites Pulp Legends in "The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights"

"Dark Knight" movie producer Michael Uslan returns to his first love as he writes the ultimate pulp crossover for Dynamite Entertainment in "The Shadow/Green Hornet: Dark Nights."

Valiant Signs Trevor Hairsine As Exclusive Artist

Valiant Signs Trevor Hairsine As Exclusive Artist

Valiant Entertainment has announced "Eternal Warrior" artist Trevor Hairsine as the publisher's latest exclusive creative talent, joining fellow Valiant-exclusive creators Joshua Dysart and Cary Nord.

IMAGE EXPO: The Keynote Announcements

IMAGE EXPO: The Keynote Announcements

From Publisher Eric Stephenson's keynote address chock full of new comics from Ed Brubaker, Rick Remender, Jason Aaron and more including Robert Kirkman's epic "The Walking Dead" 10th Anniversary story "All Out War."

Gaiman Talks

Gaiman Talks "Sandman," Walks to "The Ocean at the End of the Lane"

Neil Gaiman spoke to a packed house in LA about his latest prose novel, "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" while offering details and teases about his highly anticipated return to Vertigo with "The Sandman: Overture."

Telltale Releases

Telltale Releases "The Walking Dead: 400 Days" Launch Trailer

Telltale Games has released a launch trailer for its "400 Days' downloadable content for the critically acclaimed "The Walking Dead" video game, hitting digital distribution this week.

The Wolverine, Justice League, The Walking Dead: July 2nd Comic Reel

The Wolverine, Justice League, The Walking Dead: July 2nd Comic Reel

New "The Wolverine" character images hit the web! Christian Bale won't return as Batman for "Justice League!" "The Walking Dead's" season four debut episode title revealed and more!

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Hawkins Ponders

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Hawkins Ponders "Think Tank" Year Two

Top Cow President and COO Matt Hawkins reveals exclusively to CBR that "Think Tank," his science-action series with Rahsan Ekedal, has become an ongoing and shares his future plans.

Studio JMS Sues Self-Publisher in Feud Over

Studio JMS Sues Self-Publisher in Feud Over "Sidekick" Character

In a preemptive move, Studio JMS has sued a self-publisher who threatened legal action over the Red Cowl, a character in J. Michael Straczynski’s "Sidekick."

CBR TV: Guggenheim On First Season of

CBR TV: Guggenheim On First Season of "Arrow," Season 2 Developments

Producer/writer Marc Guggenheim joined CBR TV to help christen our all-new new Speakeasy set and, of course, discuss the second season of "Arrow" while taking a look back at the first.

VIDEO: Deadpool Makes His

VIDEO: Deadpool Makes His "Ultimate Spider-Man" Debut

The Merc with a Mouth gets animated on the next episode of "Ultimate Spider-Man" as Mrs. Wilson's unstable boy tracks down Taskmaster. The episode airs Sunday, July 6 on Disney XD.

She Has No Head! All I Ever Wanted (In An X-Men Comic)

She Has No Head! All I Ever Wanted (In An X-Men Comic)

In Kelly Thompson's latest installment of SHE HAS NO HEAD, she explains why Brian Wood's new X-Men title is all she has ever wanted in a superhero comic book.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Airwolf," "Saved by the Bell" Revived as Digital Comics

NBC Universal partners with Lions Forge for digital comics based on '80s and '90s TV shows! Kitchen Sink becomes Dark Horse imprint! Viz's "Shonen Jump" to serialize new Akira Toriyama manga! Plus more!

Soule Explores the Explosive Dynamics of the

Soule Explores the Explosive Dynamics of the "Thunderbolts"

Writer Charles Soule begins his run on "Thunderbolts" with #12 and CBR News spoke to him about the fallout from the team's latest mission and the current dynamics between his cast. Plus, exclusive art!

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Pak & Lee's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Pak & Lee's "Batman/Superman" #1

Last week the CBR Reviews staff took on over 25 new releases, including Wood & Coipel's "X-Men" #2, Rucka & Lark's "Lazarus" #1, "Jupiter's Legacy" #2, "The Wake" #2 and "Justice League" #21.

PRESS RELEASE: Roddenberry Entertainment & Arcana Announce "Worth" OGN

CSBG's 50 Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time Master List

CSBG's 50 Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time Master List

The countdown is over! Here is the complete list of the 50 Greatest Avengers Stories of all-time, as voted on by you! Included are the works of Mark Millar, Jack Kirby, Jim Shooter, Kurt Busiek and many more!

PRESS RELEASE: Checchetto's "The Bounce" #3 Variant Cover Revealed

Levitz Bids

Levitz Bids "Legion Of Super-Heroes" Farewell

Writer Paul Levitz speaks to CBR News about wrapping up the cancelled "Legion of Super-Heroes" ongoing series at DC Comics and why he won't be returning to the characters anytime soon.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #1 Begins "Trinity War" Prequel

DC Comics has released a preview of "Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #1 by Ray Fawkes and artists Patrick Zircher, Zander Cannon & Daniel Sampere. The prequel to the Justice League event "Trinity War" debuts July 3.

PRESS RELEASE: Titan Revives Claremont & Bolton's "Marada The She-Wolf"

"Hellboy 3" Could Land at Legendary Pictures - Maybe

Director Guillermo Del Toro and star Ron Perlman have both gone on the record with their hopes for a third "Hellboy" feature film, hinting that the franchise may find a home with Legendary Pictures.

5-STAR REVIEW: Wood and Coipel's

5-STAR REVIEW: Wood and Coipel's "X-Men" #2

James Hunt gives "X-Men" #2 by Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel 5 stars, saying the X-book is "the first in years that's managed to click with the characters in a way that feels both modern and familiar."

Vertigo Reveals Closer Look At Upcoming Publishing Slate

Vertigo Reveals Closer Look At Upcoming Publishing Slate

DC Comics has revealed a closer look at its Vertigo imprint's upcoming publishing slate with seven upcoming titles with full synopses and creative teams, including "Hinterkind," "Dead Boy Detectives" & more.

OPINION: The Bleak Promise of DC's Cinematic Universe

OPINION: The Bleak Promise of DC's Cinematic Universe

Guest contributor Jim McLauchlin warns, if the rest of the DC Cinematic Universe continues down "Man of Steel's" darker path, Warner Bros. superhero films will ultimately fail with the audience they're trying to reach.

PREVIEW: The Countdown to Infinity Continues in

PREVIEW: The Countdown to Infinity Continues in "New Avengers" #8

Marvel has released a preview of "New Avengers" #8 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato. A prequel to the upcoming Infinity event, find out what role the Inhumans play in the Illuminati's plans July 24.

PRESS RELEASE: "Black Sails" Cast Attends Comic-Con International

SDCC 2013

SDCC 2013 "The Walking Dead" Banner Teases Season Four

AMC has released a special Comic-Con International 2013 banner featuring the main cast, teasing things to come -- including Michonne on a horse and more Tyreese.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Fairest" #17

A preview of "Fairest" #17 by Sean E. Williams, Stephen Sadowski & Phil Jimenez, featuring a cover by Adam Hughes, has been released by Vertigo. Nalayani and the Maharaja face a lethal enemy July 3.

Green Meets Mean in Ewing's

Green Meets Mean in Ewing's "Mars Attacks Judge Dredd"

Writer Al Ewing discusses his upcoming "Mars Attacks Judge Dredd" miniseries, how he approaches the IDW version of Dredd, his hopes for a sequel to "The Zaucer of Zilk" and more.

PRESS RELEASE: Archaia's "The Thrilling Adventure Hour" Exhibit Opens at Cartoon Art Museum

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Batman Incorporated" #12

DC Comics has released a preview of Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's "Batman Incorporated" #12. With Leviathan and the Heretic on the ropes, Batman comes close to avenging all he's lost July 3.

Brian K Vaughan on

Brian K Vaughan on "Saga's" Success, Controversy & the Future of Digital Comics

Brian K. Vaughan discusses the first year of "Saga," independent digital publishing with "The Private Eye" and returning to television with "Under the Dome" while offering advice to the "Y the Last Man" filmmakers.

Cover of the Week: June 26

Cover of the Week: June 26

This week, Hank Pym comes out of his shell, Foggy Nelson hits the Bullseye, Pizza Dog makes tracks, things get steamy at Morning Glory Academy, and the World's Finest strike a pose.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Wolverine, Guardians of the Galaxy: July 1st Comic Reel

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Wolverine, Guardians of the Galaxy: July 1st Comic Reel

Clark Gregg teases Coulson's return in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!" Discover "A Ronin's Path" for Mangold's "The Wolverine!" Karen Gillen briefly teases her "Guardians of the Galaxy" role and more!

Hogan's

Hogan's "Resident Alien" Returns in "The Suicide Blonde"

CBR News spoke with writer Peter Hogan about his new "Resident Alien" miniseries from Dark Horse Comics, touching on what it means to be human and providing exclusive art.

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #2

Kelly Thompson gives "The Wake" #2 4.5 stars, saying the creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Sean Murphy "come together magnificently in this must-read series."

Whedon Calls Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch

Whedon Calls Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch "Huge Part" of "Avengers 2"

"Avengers 2" writer/director Joss Whedon discusses the importance of Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver to the Marvel sequel, plus the grief he felt over the failed Wonder Woman movie at Warner Bros.

comiXology's David Steinberger Introduces Subscriptions & Bundles

comiXology's David Steinberger Introduces Subscriptions & Bundles

Regular delivery of regular series are now a reality on comiXology through its new subscriptions option. CEO David Steinberger explains the company's new features, declares "Hawkeye" its leading subscription and more.

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist to be Released Today

Comics A.M. - Palestinian Cartoonist to be Released Today

Israeli authorities set to release Palestinian cartoonist Mohammed Saba’aneh! Diamond lists Graphic Novel Common Core for educators and librarians! Interviews with Matt Bors and Mike S. Miller! Plus more!

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 3

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 3

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale Wednesday, July 3, including "The Owl" #1, "The Shadow" #15 and the final issues of "Jennifer Blood: First Blood" & "The Bionic Woman."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #22

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Swamp Thing" #22 by Charles Soule & Kano. Constantine and Swamp Thing encounter a tree that bears whiskey instead of fruit July 3.

Gaiman's

Gaiman's "Sandman: Overture" Spearheads Vertigo Rebuilding Initiative

Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III's "The Sandman: Overture" miniseries is just one of six new Vertigo titles launching in late 2013 an attempt to rebuild the DC Comics imprint. UPDATED with new art by Williams.

"Man of Steel" flies past $500 million globally

"Man of Steel" stays strong overseas as "Monsters University" remains the No. 1 movie in North America.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Thief of Thieves" #15

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Thief of Thieves" #15 by Robert Kirkman, Andy Diggle, Shawn Martinbrough & Felix Serrano. Conrad's Italian heist goes down July 3.

"Hulk Disguises Himself as a Robot Clown" & More Goofy Comic Moments

CSBG's collection of the goofiest moments in comic book history includes a look at the first ten issues of the classic "Avengers" run, and when the Hulk hid from his teammates by dressing up as a robot clown!

Grumpy Old Fan: DC's Foundational Features

Grumpy Old Fan: DC's Foundational Features

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at the "attendant details" surrounding Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and other characters that "have come to define DC’s superhero line."

CSBG's 50 Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time: #1 Revealed!

CSBG's 50 Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time: #1 Revealed!

CSBG has been counting down your favorite Avengers stories of all-time and the countdown has come to an end! Which story comes out on top? Read this article to find out!

Who has the best Shelf Porn? You decide!

Who has the best Shelf Porn? You decide!

In this week's edition of ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN, two friends want to know -- who has the better collection? Help Tommy and Shawn decide!

TOYING AROUND: Hot Toys' Hulk from

TOYING AROUND: Hot Toys' Hulk from "The Avengers"

Hasbro's new line-up of Star Wars figures, "The Big Bang Theory" Pop! Vinyl collectibles & DC's Comic-Con International exclusive "Batman '66" #1 toy cover highlight this week's edition of TOYING AROUND.

"Classic Marvel Silver Age Moments" & More Line It Is Drawn Galleries!

Check out CSBG's archive of their awesome Line It Is Drawn feature, where a group of artists draw your suggestions from a variety of topics, including classic moments from Marvel's Silver Age!

The Fifth Color: Janet Van Dyne, The First Avenger

The Fifth Color: Janet Van Dyne, The First Avenger

To celebrate The Wasp's first appearance 50 years ago this month in 1963's "Tales to Astonish" #44, ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman looks back at the character's impact on the Avengers and the Marvel Universe.

EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "Scratch9: Cat Tails" #2

Hermes Press has given CBR an exclusive preview of Rob M. Worley's all-ages "Scratch9: Cat Tails" #2 available in September, featuring a cadre of artists & a short story by "Reed Gunther's" Houghton Brothers.

CSBG's Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time #6-4

CSBG's Greatest Avengers Stories of All-Time #6-4

CSBG is counting down your favorite Avengers stories of all-time! We're down to numbers 6, 5 & 4 -- check out which stories made the list! Previous entries include "Civil War," "Ultimates" and "JLA/Avengers."

PREVIEW: Fraction & Chaykin's

PREVIEW: Fraction & Chaykin's "Satellite Sam" #1

CBR presents a preview of Image Comics' "Satellite Sam" #1 by Matt Fraction & Howard Chaykin. This noir mystery series loaded with sex and violence exposes the seedy underbelly of television's golden age July 3.

Nero and Dowling's

Nero and Dowling's "Death Sentence" Extended with Titan

Monty Nero & Mike Dowling discuss "Death Sentence" and how the series about a terminal STD that grants superpowers found new life at Titan Comics after debuting in "Clint Magazine." Plus, previews of the first 2 issues.

First Look At Morrison & Burnham's

First Look At Morrison & Burnham's "Batman Incorporated" #13

DC Comics has released a preview of the final issue of Grant Morrison's "Batman Incorporated" saga, giving a first look at Chris Burnham's interiors for the end of Morrison's run.

Hickman And Brevoort Open Up

Hickman And Brevoort Open Up "Infinity"

The "Avengers" led, Thanos featuring Marvel Comics event goes under the spotlight as writer Jonathan Hickman and Editor Tom Brevoort explain "Infinity" from the Avengers mission to Thanos' role. UPDATED with new art.

REVIEW: Gillen & Brown's

REVIEW: Gillen & Brown's "Young Avengers" #6

Greg McElhatton gives "Young Avengers" #6 4 stars, saying the issue by Kieron Gillen and guest artist Kate Brown " is defiantly showing other series how it should be done."

EXCL PREVIEW: The Final Issue of

EXCL PREVIEW: The Final Issue of "Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake"

On July 3, Natasha Allegri's "Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake" miniseries comes to a close with the sixth issue, and CBR has an exclusive preview thanks to BOOM! Studios.

Ross Richie & Jack Cummins On The BOOM!/Archaia Combination

Ross Richie & Jack Cummins On The BOOM!/Archaia Combination

With BOOM! Studios' acquisition of Archaia Entertainment, the comics world is left with one big publisher and plenty of questions. CEO Ross Richie and President Jack Cummins explain the details of the deal exclusively to CBR.

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's Wizard World New York

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's Wizard World New York

Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience kicks off this afternoon! Cartoonists Rights Network honors imprisoned Syrian artist! Interviews with Dan Slott, Derek Fridolfs and Kenneth Elliot Jones, and Box Brown! Plus more!

Venditti Turns

Venditti Turns "Lights Out" on Green Lantern Corps

"Green Lantern" and "Green Lantern Corps" writer Robert Venditti discussed "Lights Out," the upcoming GL Universe crossover and the dangers posed by "the next major Green Lantern villain," Relic.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Gruenwald's Ashes, Venture Bros.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Gruenwald's Ashes, Venture Bros.

This week, was a Marvel editor's ashes mixed in with the ink for a Marvel poster? Was the Venture Brothers originally a comic book? And was a Marvel Avenger's look based on a TV Avenger? Find out all these answers now!

Elijah Wood on Talking Dogs, and His 'Sacred' Relationship With

Elijah Wood on Talking Dogs, and His 'Sacred' Relationship With "Wilfred"

"Wilfred" star Elijah Wood spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about the third season of the cult hit series, the darker aspects of the FX comedy and the surreal time he tried on Jason Gann's dog suit.

Marvel Studios, Transformers 4, The Secret Service: June 28th Comic Reel

Marvel Studios, Transformers 4, The Secret Service: June 28th Comic Reel

Clark Gregg and Joss Whedon joke about the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Michael Bay reveals new "Transformers 4" vehicle! "The Secret Service" continues its casting search! Plus, "Captain Planet" & more!

5-STAR REVIEW: Johns & Frank Wrap Up Shazam in

5-STAR REVIEW: Johns & Frank Wrap Up Shazam in "Justice League" #21

Doug Zawisza gives "Justice League" #21 5 stars, calling the arc-ending issue by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank "a gorgeous story with heart and emotion" and "a must-have book."

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker See

Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker See "RED 2," Shoot Bees

CBR News spoke with Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker about their "RED 2" relationship, plans for a sequel - and the time Willis shot a bee in order to save his co-star from a sting.

Science Goes Awry in New

Science Goes Awry in New "Teen Titans Go!" Clip

In a clip from the next episode of Cartoon Network's "Teen Titans Go!," Robin decides he needs to level up and gain super powers by whatever means necessary. Check out the video and pics here!

The Line It Is Drawn - Superhero Summer Vacations

The Line It Is Drawn - Superhero Summer Vacations

It's summertime and that means summer vacations! This week, our artists draw your ideas for fair weather getaways for superheroes, including Batman surfing, the FF at the beach and, of course, V for Vacation!

Marvel, Gary Friedrich Head to Trial over Ghost Rider Ownership

Marvel, Gary Friedrich Head to Trial over Ghost Rider Ownership

Marvel will defend its ownership of Ghost Rider before a jury after a federal judge on Thursday set a Nov. 4 trial for writer Gary Friedrich’s lawsuit against the publisher.

Penguin, Man-Bat Go Dark In Frank Tieri's Villains Month Tales

Penguin, Man-Bat Go Dark In Frank Tieri's Villains Month Tales

A face from a crime lord's past comes back to haunt him while the flying beast of Gotham City is unleashed in Frank Tieri's Villains Month stories starring Batman rogues Penguin and Man-Bat.

Marvel Comics On Sale July 3, 2013

Marvel Comics On Sale July 3, 2013

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Avengers A.I." #1, "Deadpool Kills Deadpool" #1, "Thunderbolts" #12 and many more.

Kneel Before the Many Incarnations of Zod

Kneel Before the Many Incarnations of Zod

How has General Dru-Zod evolved into one of Superman's most famous arch-foes? Fresh off his most recent appearance in "Man of Steel," CBR News examines the many incarnations of this Kryptonian villain.

COMMITTED: George Perez's

COMMITTED: George Perez's "Wonder Woman" Remains the Gold Standard

In her latest column, Sonia Harris explores why she feels that George Perez's 1987 Wonder Woman relaunch is the gold standard other superhero comics should aspire to be.

EXCL PREVIEW: Gerard Way's

EXCL PREVIEW: Gerard Way's "Fabulous Killjoys" #2

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys" #2, Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan's comic sequel to My Chemical Romance's 2010 album "Danger Days."

REVIEW: Fawkes, Lemire & Janin's

REVIEW: Fawkes, Lemire & Janin's "Justice League Dark" #21

Doug Zawisza gives "Justice League Dark" #21 4 stars, saying the series by Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire and Mikel Janin has "consistently been the best title of the relaunch."

POLL: What's Your Favorite Comic Book Bromance of All Time?

POLL: What's Your Favorite Comic Book Bromance of All Time?

One of comics most enduring partnerships was reborn with the release of Greg Pak and Jae Lee's "Batman/Superman" #1 earlier this week, leading CBR to wonder: What's your favorite comic book bromance of all time?

EXCL PREVIEW: Countdown to

EXCL PREVIEW: Countdown to "Infinity" Continues in "Avengers" #15

The countdown to Marvel's "Infinity" continues in "Avengers" #15, and CBR has an exclusive preview of Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli's next issue, in stores July 3.

"Enter the Dragon" Filmmakers Reflect on Bruce Lee’s Most Famous Role

To commemorate the 40th-anniversary of Bruce Lee's "Enter the Dragon," co-star Bob Wall, producers Fred Weintraub & Paul Heller and cinematographer Gil Hubbs reflect on the most successful martial-arts movie of all time.

Simon Pegg Toys With Fans, Teases the Return of

Simon Pegg Toys With Fans, Teases the Return of "Spaced"

Simon Pegg teased his Twitter followers with the possibility for a fourth season of beloved U.K. comedy "Spaced," saying they'd circumvent earlier promises not to revive the show by skipping the third entirely.

EXCLUSIVE: Corben Combines Poe's

EXCLUSIVE: Corben Combines Poe's "Raven" with "Masque of the Red Death"

Richard Corben discusses his Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, "Fall of the House of Usher," while debuting the cover for his upcoming Dark Horse one-shot amalgamation of "The Raven" and "Masque of the Red Death."

"Smallville's" Michael Rosenbaum Wants to be "Man of Steel's" Lex Luthor

"Smallville" alum Michael Rosenbaum has gone on the record to say "there’s really no other choice" to play Superman’s arch-nemesis in the sequel to director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel."

EXCLUSIVE: Worley & Davis-Hunt Unleash

EXCLUSIVE: Worley & Davis-Hunt Unleash "Age of the Wolf: Wolfworld"

Alec Worley & Jon Davis-Hunt deliver the final chapter of their "2000 AD" werewolf saga "Age of the Wolf," revealing to CBR why they chose to fast-forward the series 20 years in "Wolfworld."

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel, Arrow: June 27th Comic Reel

Amazing Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel, Arrow: June 27th Comic Reel

Rumors on the plot of "Amazing Spider-Man 2" continue to circulate! Zack Snyder discusses "Man of Steel" sequel possibilities! Colton Haynes teases the second season of "Arrow" and more!

5-STAR REVIEW: Fraction & Aja's

5-STAR REVIEW: Fraction & Aja's "Hawkeye" #11 is a "Big, Big Winner"

Greg McElhatton gives "Hawkeye" #11 5 stars, calling the Pizza Dog issue by Matt Fraction and David Aja "a primer on how to tell a story without using a traditional narration."

CSBG's Greatest Avengers Stories Just Hit the Top 20!

CSBG's Greatest Avengers Stories Just Hit the Top 20!

CSBG continues to count down your favorite Avengers stories of all-time! The list just hit the top 20! Check out the results, which include work from Mark Millar, Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin!

EXCL PREVIEW: Spencer & Lieber's

EXCL PREVIEW: Spencer & Lieber's "Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #1

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #1. Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber present the less-than-savory side of the hero/villain equation on July 2.

Marvel Studios Summons Vin Diesel

Marvel Studios Summons Vin Diesel

"The Fast and the Furious" franchise star Vin Diesel has announced that Marvel Studios has asked to meet with him, though he doesn’t know for which project.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Dragon Ball" Creator to Launch New Manga in July

Akira Toriyama's "Ginga Patrol Jaka" debuts July 13 in "Weekly Shonen Jump"! Interviews with Carol Tyler, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, Gerard Way, and Rick Leonardi! Plus much more!

Levitz Brings Villainy to

Levitz Brings Villainy to "Earth 2" & "Worlds' Finest" with "Desaad"

Writer Paul Levitz talks to CBR News about his plans for Desaad and DC Comics' Villains Month, including how the villain ties into “Worlds’ Finest” and the Earth 2 corner of the New 52.

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