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Axel-In-Charge

Axel-In-Charge is CBR's exclusive weekly chat with Marvel Entertainment Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso discussing the latest news out of the house of ideas and putting fans in touch with one of the biggest names in comics!

RECENT COLUMNS

A Final Swing with the "Superior Spider-Man"

Fri, April 18th, 2014

Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso talks the success of the recently wrapped "Superior Spider-Man," and why he's "still surprised" at its performance.

Marvel's Latest Editorial Retreat, Doop's Undeniable Appeal

Fri, April 11th, 2014

Axel Alonso gives a glimpse inside Marvel's recently wrapped editorial retreat, and shares his thoughts on why Doop is still going strong after 13 years.

Cementing The "Winter Soldier" Legacy, Defining "Original Sin"

Fri, April 4th, 2014

Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso discusses the Winter Soldier's journey to the big screen, and what readers should know about "Original Sin."

Developing a "Spider-Verse," Growing the Talent Pool

Fri, March 28th, 2014

Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso talks "Spider-Verse" -- "the biggest Spider-Man epic of all time" -- and the importance of new creative blood.

Debuting A New "Daredevil," Getting Low with "Ghost Rider"

Fri, March 21st, 2014

Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso discusses the importance of a new "Daredevil" #1, his excitement for "All-New Ghost Rider" and more.

SXSW Wrap Up, Digital Initiatives and Marvel's New #1s

Fri, March 14th, 2014

Axel Alonso returns from Austin to talk the company's latest digital efforts, the return of Craig Kyle and Chris Yost to the X-books and more.

Tom Brevoort Takes Over, Talks "Original Sin"

Fri, March 7th, 2014

Marvel senior vice president of publishing Tom Brevoort steps in for Axel Alonso this week and discusses 2014 event "Original Sin" in-depth.

The New "Fantastic Four" and the Diversity Challenge

Fri, February 28th, 2014

Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso weighs in on the casting of Fox's "Fantastic Four" reboot, and the freshly launched FF comic book series.

Strategizing "Guardians of the Galaxy," Keeping Event Tie-Ins Fresh

Fri, February 21st, 2014

Marvel EIC Axel Alonso discusses how publishing prepares for a film like "Guardians of the Galaxy," the "Original Sin" tie-in plan and more.

Female Representation, Sellouts and Launching a New "X-Force"

Fri, February 14th, 2014

Axel Alonso discusses the importance of Marvel's new female-led titles, the recent string of All-New Marvel NOW! sellouts and the new "X-Force" series.

Inside Marvel's Major Editorial Shifts

Fri, February 7th, 2014

Axel Alonso welcomes returning executive editor Mike Marts and new Spider-Man senior editor Nick Lowe to discuss Marvel's editorial landscape.

Pushing Infinite Comics Further, Ultimate Deaths

Fri, January 31st, 2014

Following a newsworthy week for Infinite Comics, Axel Alonso discusses the format and digital initiatives, plus this week's "Cataclysm" casualty.

Welcoming Back Creators, Experimenting with Numbering

Fri, January 24th, 2014

Axel Alonso discusses the remastered "Miracleman" #1, Chris Claremont and DnA's new Marvel projects, adopting a "season"-type format and more.

New Twists On Old Series

Fri, January 17th, 2014

From "Hulk" & "Amazing Spider-Man" to the Ultimate Universe, Axel Alonso looks at the facelift many long-running Marvel series will get this spring.

Moving Forward From Star Wars To "Original Sin"

Fri, January 10th, 2014

Axel Alonso jumps feet first into the publishing news of 2014, addressing plans for Star Wars, All-New Marvel NOW! and "Original Sin."

Characters of the Year

Fri, January 3rd, 2014

Axel Alonso’s two-part look back on Marvel in 2013 wraps with a dissection of the big moves made by Nova, Angela, Superior Spider-Man and more!

Cosmic Combos & Event Reinvention In 2013

Fri, December 27th, 2013

In the first of a two-part conversation about Marvel's 2013, Axel Alonso discusses combining the Cosmic & Earthbound sides of the Marvel U and switch up events from "Age of Ultron" to "Infinity."

The Full Story Of "Inhuman" With Fraction & Soule

Fri, December 20th, 2013

Axel Alonso, Charles Soule & Matt Fraction explain the "Inhuman" creative shift, the future of the series and show off new Joe Madureira art.

EXTRA - Alonso, Fraction & Soule Explain "Inhuman's" Creative Shift

Wed, December 18th, 2013

With Charles Soule taking over Marvel's "Inhuman" from Matt Fraction, EiC Axel Alonso and the writers explain what prompted the creative change.

Haden Blackman Joins “Elektra” & The Art of All-New Marvel NOW!

Fri, December 13th, 2013

Axel Alonso breaks some news as new writer Haden Blackman joins “Elektra.” Plus, a look inside the art of All-New Marvel NOW!

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