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Fri, May 20th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
In June, Pocket Books will release "Superman: The Never-Ending Battle," the latest entry in their JLA series of original novels. CBR News spoke with writer Roger Stern about the novel, which not only pushes Superman and the JLA to their limits, but forces the Man of Steel to answer some difficult questions about freedom and security.
Thu, May 19th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Snake-Eyes is one of the most popular G.I. Joe characters, but his past is still something of a mystery. This August, Brandon Jerwa and Emiliano Santalucia give readers the definitive origin of Snake-Eyes in "Snake-Eyes: Declassified" from Devils Due. Jerwa briefed CBR News on the project.
Wed, May 18th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This June, Marc Sumerak and Carlo Barberi take readers on an action packed adventure across Egypt as they reveal the exploits of the young girl who would become the X-Men member Storm in "Ororo: Before the Storm." Sumerak gave CBR News the scoop on the series.
Fighting Mercenaries and Mythical Beasts for College Credit: Lombard, Guice, and Brown talk "Olympus"
Mon, May 16th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
The graphic novel "Olympus" hits this Wednesday by Geoff Johns, Kris Grimminger and Butch Guice, about a group of college students who find themselves fighting for their lives against heavily armed mercenaries and monsters from Greek mythology come to life. We spoke with Guice, colorist Dan Brown and editor Francis Lombard about the project.
Thu, May 12th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Paul Jenkins doesn't have time to be bored these days. The writer took time out of his busy schedule to chat about "Mythos," a reexamination of the origins of Marvel's most prominent characters, another "Sentry" mini-series for Marvel, "Pitt/Darkness" at Top Cow, "Revelations" at Dark Horse" and the upcoming video game "The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction."
Thu, May 5th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
"Cable & Deadpool" is considered by some to be one of Marvel's most unique and enjoyable reads. Writer Fabian Nicieza's buddy book gives readers action, social issues and a heaping helping of twisted humor. Nicieza spoke to CBR News about what what's in store for Marvel's arsenal toting Odd Couple.
Fri, April 29th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This June Will Pfeifer takes over as the new writer of "Catwoman," following the acclaimed run of Ed Brubaker, who left the book after signing with Marvel, but he's up for the challenge. CBR News got the word on the street from Pfeifer about what's in store for the guardian of Gotham's East End.
Thu, April 28th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This summer Batman and the Scarecrow will have their first encounter on the silver screen in "Batman Begins." With that in mind DC has decided to reexamine the origin of the Scarecrow in "Year One: Batman/Scarecrow." CBR News spoke with series writer Bruce Jones about the project.
Thu, April 21st, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This May, new "Superman" writer Mark Verheiden will have the task of guiding the Man of Steel through the deadly world of the post "Countdown" DC Universe. The former "Smallville" scribe spoke to CBR News about Superman and the challenges that lie in wait for the Man of Steel.
Mon, April 18th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This month Greg Rucka takes readers on a quest to solve the mystery of "The OMAC Project," which will cause some big changes in the DCU. Then over in "Gotham Central," some more big changes are afoot. CBR News spoke to Rucka about both of these series with a handful of preview art to whet your appetite.
Wed, April 13th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
"Manhunter" is not your standard DC superhero book. It mixes superhero action, with courtroom drama, and gray colored noir style morality. CBR News spoke to "Manhunter" writer Marc Andreyko about the series, its unique character, where the book is headed, and how new readers can try an issue risk free.
Mon, April 11th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
The massive villain jailbreak that took place in "New Avengers" left a huge mess for Marvel's heroes. This month in the pages of "Spider-Man: Breakout" Spidey begins cleaning up that mess by trying to end a gang war between two groups of villain escapees. CBR News spoke to writer Tony Bedard for the lowdown on the project.
Fri, April 8th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
In the Battle of the Bulge American forces had to contend with a surprise German onslaught and arctic like temperatures. In Image's "Common Foe," those same soldiers find themselves hunted by something ancient, evil, and ravenous. CBR News spoke with co-writer Shannon Denton for the latest.
Mon, March 28th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
As if being a teenager wasn't trouble enough Carmilla Black has to deal with guilt over her adopted parents' death, the effects of an unwanted super power and her megalomaniac birth mother. Black AKA The Scorpion is the star of a new arc of Marvel's "Amazing Fantasy." CBR News spoke with writer Fred Van Lente about the book. Includes an 11-page preview of #7.
Fri, March 25th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This May the long war between G.I. Joe and Cobra comes to a conclusion, to be followed by "G.I. Joe: America's Elite," a new ongoing series from Devils Due. CBR News got an intelligence briefing from "G.I. Joe" editor Mark Powers on all things Joe, plus a whole transports worth of preview art.
Tue, March 22nd, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This May, the fuse lit in DC Comics' "Adam Strange" erupts a cosmic powder keg in "The Rann/Thanagar War" which stars a host of DC's science fiction characters. CBR News spoke With writer Dave Gibbons for a battlefield report and his feelings on the upcoming film version of "Watchmen."
Mon, March 21st, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This June, Superman and Lois Lane travel to a city filled with fantastic creations, monsters, magic and a possible connection to the planet Krypton. Mike Kennedy and Carlos Meglia recount Lois and Clark's adventures in "Superman: Infinite City." CBR News spoke to Kennedy about the book.
Wed, March 9th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Many comic readers feel Englehart & Rogers run on "Detective Comcis" in the '70s told the definitive Batman story. This May, the duo return to comics with their follow up "Batman: Dark Detective." CBR News caught up with with Englehart for a chat about the series. Updated 3/14/05 with new cover images.
Fri, March 4th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
After the events of "War Games," Batgirl relocated to the city of Bludhaven as one of the city's new champions. Now on her own, Batgirl's curiosity sends her on a journey of introspection. We spoke with writer Andersen Gabrych to see how life in the big city is treating Batgirl.
Thu, February 24th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Fans of "Hack/Slash" are going to love 2005. In addition to two previously announced comics, there's a stage adaptation of "Hack/Slash" coming this fall. CBR News spoke to "Hack/Slash" creator Tim Seeley, Chad Wise (penned the adaptation and directs the play) and the stars of the play, Stefani Bishop and Adam Mack.