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DC Comics Postpones Release of

DC Comics Postpones Release of "Batman, Incorporated" #3 Following Shootings

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the wake of Friday’s Aurora, Colorado shootings, DC Comics has delayed the release of "Batman, Inc" #3, originally set to go on sale Wednesday, citing "content that may be perceived as insensitive in light of recent events."

CCI: Layman & Guillory

CCI: Layman & Guillory "Chew" Through San Diego

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

A rowdy crowd in San Diego enjoyed stories from behind the scenes of the hit Image Comics series "Chew" by writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory at Comic-Con International.

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Amid today's boom of conventions and superhero films, being a comic book fan is more accepted than ever. CSBG's Greg Hatcher grew up in another era, however, and this week he looks back on the "bad old days."

Wood Fights for Mutant Freedom in

Wood Fights for Mutant Freedom in "Ultimate Comics X-Men"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke to Brian Wood about "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #14 which kicks off his "Divided We Fall" tie-in and sends his team to the heart of anti-mutant extremism in America.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Avengers Vs. X-Men," "Saga"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, the CBR reviews team went through the newest titles on the shelves including "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #8, "Saga" #5, "Batwoman" #11 and more.

CCI:

CCI: "Total Recall" Director, Stars Discuss Remaking Sci-Fi Hit

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

"Total Recall" director Len Wiseman and stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Bryan Cranston met with reporters at CCI 2012 to share their thoughts on the original film and their experiences on the remake."

Being Grant Morrison: From

Being Grant Morrison: From "HAPPY!" To MorrisonCon & Beyond

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Grant Morrison is preparing to move into the next phase of his comics career, and the writer tells CBR the saccharine origins of his Image series "HAPPY!", the end of his monthly superhero work and his plans for Las Vegas' MorrisonCon.

"The Dark Knight Rises" Has $160 Million Opening Weekend

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises" finishes its opening weekend below initial estimates, earning a respectable $160 million box office gross, breaking the record for 2D film opening weekend.

CCI: FX's

CCI: FX's "Sons of Anarchy" Rolls in For Season 5 Preview

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Series creator Kurt Sutter and the entire cast of "Sons of Anarchy" returned to Comic-Con International to discuss the shocking events from last season, and to give fans a peek at what lies ahead in Season 5.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "X-Men" #32

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Greg McElhatton gives "X-Men" #32 4 stars, calling the series by Brian Wood and David Lopez "another example of how to take a slightly random title and make it work."

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Captain Marvel" #2

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a preview of "Captain Marvel" #2. Carol Danvers' adventure, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick with art by Dexter Soy, continues on August 15.

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Haunt" #25, "Manhattan Projects" #5

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents exclusive advance looks at two of this week's new releases: Jonathan Hickman and Nick Paterra's "Manhattan Projects" #5 and Joe Casey and Nathan Fox's "Haunt" #25!

CCI: Bill Willingham's

CCI: Bill Willingham's "Fables" Panel

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Bill Willingham and a host of "Fables" creators officially announced a "Fables" convention, teased the franchise's future, and reminisced about favorite moments from the last decade.

Covers of the Week -- July, 18

Covers of the Week -- July, 18

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week's Cover of the Week nominees bring with them a Martian attack, a royal portrait, a mysterious hand, a Gotham shapeshifter and Matt Murdock in the trenches.

EXCLUSIVE: Hickman Assembles a New Era For Marvel Comics'

EXCLUSIVE: Hickman Assembles a New Era For Marvel Comics' "Avengers"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This winter, a new era begins for Earth's Mightiest Heroes as writer Jonathan Hickman launches new volumes of "Avengers" and "New Avengers." CBR News spoke with him about his plans for both books.

CCI:

CCI: "Fringe" Stars and Producer Thank Fans in Their Final Panel

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

The "Fringe" cast and crew came together one last time at Comic-Con International to tease the concluding season, look back on their time together and thank the fans for their support.

CCI: New Frontiers for iVerse's Digital Comics

CCI: New Frontiers for iVerse's Digital Comics

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid, Filip Sablik and more discussed a smorgasbord of digital distribution strategies as iVerse unveiled three new initiatives iduringn their Comic-Con International panel.

PREVIEW: Ninjak Debuts In

PREVIEW: Ninjak Debuts In "X-O Manowar" #5

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Valiant has released an early preview of "X-O Manowar" #5 featuring the new Ninjak's debut. The issue, written by Robert Venditti with art by Lee Garbett, goes on sale September 12.

CCI: Guillermo Del Toro Debuts First Footage From

CCI: Guillermo Del Toro Debuts First Footage From "Pacific Rim"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Director Guillermo del Toro premiered the first footage of his robot-versus-monster film "Pacific Rim" at Comic-Con International, and discussed “robot porn,” kaiju monsters and operatic battle scenes.

CBR TV @ CCI 2012: Bruce Boxleitner & Charlie Bean on

CBR TV @ CCI 2012: Bruce Boxleitner & Charlie Bean on "Tron: Uprising"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Tron himself, Bruce Boxleitner stepped aboard the CBR yacht with "Tron: Uprising" director Charlie Bean to discuss the new animated series' origins and goals and what being a part of the franchise means to the actor,

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo is back with analysis for the industry's June 2012 sales numbers, which saw DC Comics' Before Watchmen series' open big while AvX continues strong, though its companion titles lag behind.

CCI: Image Founders Remember 20 Years in San Diego

CCI: Image Founders Remember 20 Years in San Diego

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Image Comics founders united for a panel at Comic-Con International to look at the creator-owned publishing company's impact on the industry and where they're headed in the future.

Man of Steel, Dark Knight Rises, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: July 23rd Comic Reel

Man of Steel, Dark Knight Rises, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: July 23rd Comic Reel

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

"Man of Steel" producer Charles Roven teases the upcoming reboot! Anne Hathaway hopes for a Catwoman "Dark Knight Rises" spinoff! A new animated trailer for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" hits! Plus, "Robocop" and more!

SPINOFF RECAP:

SPINOFF RECAP: "Breaking Bad: Madrigal"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

This week’s episode of "Breaking Bad" provides a glimpse into the world of Mike Ehrmantraut as one of Gus Fring’s former associates enters the picture and Walt solidifies his partnership with Jesse.

POLL: What Did You Think Of

POLL: What Did You Think Of "The Dark Knight Rises"?

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

Christopher Nolan's final Batman film is finally in theaters, and CBR wants to know - on a scale of 1-10, what did you think of "The Dark Knight Rises"?

Pak Casts a Deadly Spell in

Pak Casts a Deadly Spell in "Doctor Strange: Season One"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Doctor Strange: Season One" by Greg Pak and Emma Rios offers a tale of magic and adventure exploring the future Sorcerer Supreme. CBR News spoke with Pak about the OGN.

When Did Lucy First Pull The Football Away From Charlie Brown?

When Did Lucy First Pull The Football Away From Charlie Brown?

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG takes a look at "Peanuts" firsts, including the first appearances of Snoopy, Linus and Lucy and the first time Charlie Brown fell flat on his back after an unsuccessful attempt to kick a football held by Lucy

Comics A.M. - A Changing Landscape For Women in Comics?

Comics A.M. - A Changing Landscape For Women in Comics?

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

A closer look at women in comics! Drawn and Quarterly announces Art Spiegelman's "CO-MIX"! The digital comics scene at Comic-Con! Darwyn Cooke talks "Parker: The Score"! Plus, much more!

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 25

Dynamite Comics On Sale July 25

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, July 25, including "The Bionic Man" #11, "Dark Shadows" #6 and more.

CCI:

CCI: "The Vampire Diaries" Panel

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: TV, Film

"The Vampire Diaries" producers and cast assembled at Comic-Con International for a question-and-answer session on all things vampire, including Elena’s recent transformation and teases for the upcoming fourth season.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Batman, Incorporated" #3

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's "Batman, Incorporated" #3! Matches Malone returns on Wednesday, July 25!

CCI 2012 Sunday Photo Parade

CCI 2012 Sunday Photo Parade

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Sunday may be fun day, but it's also the last day for Comic-Con International in San Diego as CBR takes a look at the show's final hours as celebrities, pros and fans alike prepared to say farewell until next summer.

Greatest Comic of All Time: Josh Simmons'

Greatest Comic of All Time: Josh Simmons' "Batman"

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Matt Seneca looks back at "a limited-run bootleg print comic" starring the Dark Knight and created by Josh Simmons.

CCI: Hark! A Kate Beaton Spotlight

CCI: Hark! A Kate Beaton Spotlight

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

At her spotlight panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, web comic creator and writer/artist of "Hark! A Vagrant" Kate Beaton told jokes and answered questions from fans.

Development Deal: Alif The Unseen

Development Deal: Alif The Unseen

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

SPINOFF looks at the new novel by Vertigo and Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson, and wishes that someone would make it into a movie already.

CCI: Figuring Out the Rules of Gay Characters in Comics

CCI: Figuring Out the Rules of Gay Characters in Comics

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Gail Simone, James Robinson, Ivan Velez, Oliver Nome, Nicola Scott and Charles Christensen discuss the rules of writing and drawing LGBTQ characters in modern mainstream comics at Comic-Con.

"Did Robin Mess With Batgirl's Memory?" And More Abandoned Storylines

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories and ideas abandoned and explained away by later writers, including the latest addition, when Robin tried to take away Batgirl's memory of the dynamic duo's identities.

CCI: Top Shelf Teases New Books, Animation, and Digital

CCI: Top Shelf Teases New Books, Animation, and Digital

Sun, July 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Independent publisher Top Shelf welcomed award-winning talent and their fans to Comic-Con International to announce new books, an animated project, and their latest digital releases.

CCI 2012 Saturday Photo Parade

CCI 2012 Saturday Photo Parade

Sat, July 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's annual series of Comic-Con International in San Diego photo parades continues with Satruday's line-up of celebrities, comic book professionals and more cosplayers than you can shake a stick at!

CCI: First Comics Returns to its Roots -- and Branches Out

CCI: First Comics Returns to its Roots -- and Branches Out

Sat, July 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Max Allan Collins returns to "Ms. Tree," the Fillbach Brothers illustrate Larry Young's "Hemogoblin," and Matt Sturges preps two new books as First Comics continues to expand its lineup.

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