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Morrison's Superman is a Man of

Morrison's Superman is a Man of "Action"

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' Superman takes things back to the character's roots in the newly relaunched "Action Comics." We spoke with Morrison about his inspirations and plans for DC's biggest icon.

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PREVIEW: "Incredible Hulk" #1

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a 6-page preview of October's "Incredible Hulk" #1, the Jade Giant's new series from the creative team of Jason Aaron and Marc Silvestri.

Comics A.M. - Should Feminists Give Up on Superhero Comics?

Comics A.M. - Should Feminists Give Up on Superhero Comics?

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Is it a waste of time to push for better portrayals of women? Sneak peek at "Batgirl" #2! Alex Ross art exhibit opening at The Warhol! A look at the growth of webcomics! Mikel Janin goes exclusive with DC!

"Watchmen," Other DC Graphic Novels Announced as Kindle Fire Digital Exclusives

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has announced that digital versions of the publisher's graphic novels, including "Watchmen," "Superman: Earth One" and more, will be released exclusively for Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Joshua Luna

Joshua Luna "Whispers" A Solo Series

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Joshua Luna spoke exclusively with CBR about "Whispers," his first solo comics endeavor hitting in January from Image, the story's supernatural elements and how working alone rekindled his desire to draw comics.

Higgins Revives

Higgins Revives "Deathstroke"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Once again a lethal Terminator, the man known as Slade Wilson is upping his kill quotient in one of DC Comics New 52 series. Kyle Higgins explains the extreme action that drives the new "Deathstroke."

New 52 Pickup - Week 5: It's Decision Time!

New 52 Pickup - Week 5: It's Decision Time!

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the arrival of the final wave of premieres from DC's New 52, including "Aquaman" and "Superman," Steve Sunu turns his attention to which titles will make it to his pull list for next month.

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #1

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Greg McElhatton gives Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis' "Aquaman" #1 4 stars, calling the first issue from the "Blackest Night" creative team "A strong debut from all parties involved."

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Blogger Brett White mulls over the announcement of the flamboyantly gay Bunker joining Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's "Teen Titans" while exploring the overall status of LGBTQ characters in comics.

Goff Paints a

Goff Paints a "Blood Red Dragon"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jon Goff scripts the fictionalized story of real-life Japanese pop star Yoshiki as dreamed up by Stan Lee and developed by Todd McFarlane. CBR News spoke with Goff about the project.

New

New "Point One" Teaser Highlights Defenders

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a new teaser for November's "Point One" one-shot, this time featuring Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson's Defenders team, joined by Nick Fury and Ant-Man.

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's "Silver Star"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jai Nitz spoke with CBR News about his "Kirby: Genesis" tie-in book, "Silver Star," his take on the classic Jack Kirby character and how it all fits together to tell one cohesive story.

Marvel Unveils

Marvel Unveils "Avengers: Solo" Movie Variants

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released the movie variant covers for "Avengers: Solo" #1 and 2, featuring Chris Evans as Captain America and Chris Hemsworth's Thor. The series debuts October 26.

AMC Releases New

AMC Releases New "Walking Dead" Season 2 Trailer

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

AMC has released a tension-filled new teaser for the Season 2 premiere of its hit zombie survival series "The Walking Dead," which is set to debut October 16.

Harms & Martinbrough Bring Marvel's Super-Soldier to America's Soldiers

Harms & Martinbrough Bring Marvel's Super-Soldier to America's Soldiers

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with writer William Harms and artist Shawn Martinbrough about the special Captain America comic the duo created for members of the U.S. Armed services, available now via AAFES stores.

2K Games Asks,

2K Games Asks, "What Is the Darkness?" In New Trailer

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Video Games

2K Games has released a trailer for the upcoming "Darkness II," mixing scenes from the game with panels from Top Cow's title while asking "What is the Darkness?"

DC Comics Responds to Starfire Complaints

DC Comics Responds to Starfire Complaints

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics issued a statement in response to online complaints about the New 52 depiction of former Teen Titan Starfire, encouraging readers to "pay attention to the ratings" when gauging a title's age-appropriateness.

Wolverine Founds the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning

Wolverine Founds the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jason Aaron is making the media rounds to reveal new details about his post-"Schism" series that sees Wolverine lead an all-new mutant school as drawn by Chris Bachalo.

Nielsen Runs Survey for DC Comics New 52

Nielsen Runs Survey for DC Comics New 52

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Looking beyond across-the-board sellouts and critical reaction in gauging response to the New 52, DC Comics has hired Nielsen National Research Group to survey readers and retailers about the line-wide relaunch.

ONE TO WATCH: Jim Zubkavich

ONE TO WATCH: Jim Zubkavich

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Skullkickers" creator Jim Zubkavich spoke with CBR about how he got into comics, his fantasy origins and why the leads of his breakthrough series were introduced to the comic buying public before they even had names!

Ghost Rider 2, Wanted 2, Men In Black III: September 28th Comic Reel

Ghost Rider 2, Wanted 2, Men In Black III: September 28th Comic Reel

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

"Ghost Rider 2" co-director talks 3D and Nic Cage! "Wanted 2" reunites with screenwriters! Rick Baker on retro "MIB III" creatures! Also, Patty Jenkins confirms she's reading "Thor" and more.

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REVIEW: "The Flash" #1

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza gives "The Flash" #1 4 stars, saying Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato's story "gave me a Barry Allen that I could actually care about."

Comics A.M. - Janelle Asselin Exits DC; Del Rey's Betsy Mitchell Retires

Comics A.M. - Janelle Asselin Exits DC; Del Rey's Betsy Mitchell Retires

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Batman editor Janelle Asselin leaves DC Comics! Del Rey editor-in-chief Betsy Mitchell takes early retirement! A twist in Michael George murder trial! More Catwoman/Starfire reactions! Plus much more!

Edwards Draws Upon Spidey's Early Days in

Edwards Draws Upon Spidey's Early Days in "Spider-Man: Season One"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with artist Neil Edwards about "Spider-Man: Season One," an OGN with writer Cullen Bunn that updates and expands Peter Parker's origin. Plus exclusive art.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 9/28/2011

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 9/28/2011

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has nearly 90 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom!, Dynamite and more.

PRESS RELEASE: IDW Celebrates Holidays with Photo Cover Month

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Wanted" Writers Return for Sequel

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Universal has hired original screenwriters Michael Brandt and Derek Haas to script the frequently discussed sequel to 2008's "Wanted" film based on Mark Millar and JG Jones' Top Cow series.

PRESS RELEASE: Archie Comics Partners with Ronald McDonald House New York for 70th Anniversary Issue

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

PRESS RELEASE: "Officer Downe" Gets "Bigger Better Bastard" Edition at Image

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

X-POSITION: Nick Spencer's

X-POSITION: Nick Spencer's "Ultimate" Journey

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

What’s the difference between the Ultimate X-Men and those "Schism"-suffering mutants? "Ultimate Comics X-Men" writer Nick Spencer explains it all and more in this week's installment.

PRESS RELEASE: THE FLASH co-writer Brian Buccellato joins CBR/Golen Apple's DC New 52 Wrap Party this Friday

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Shawn Levy Dips His Toes into Sci-Fi with

Shawn Levy Dips His Toes into Sci-Fi with "Real Steel"

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

"Real Steel" director Shawn Levy spoke exclusively with SPINOFF ONLINE about the upcoming sci-fi drama, revealing sequel details and diving into the film’s critique of contemporary boxing.

Bendis, Hitch Tackle Ultrons in

Bendis, Hitch Tackle Ultrons in "Point One" One-Shot

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a new "Point One" one-shot teaser, this time revealing an early look at Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch's contribution involving multiple Ultrons.

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 3

DC's New 52 Retailer Report: Week 3

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In a week when DC declared sellouts and bloggers decried certain content, retailers continued to move New 52 launches like "Batman," noting the challenge of matching books to fans in the longterm was yet to come.

Joining

Joining "Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3's" Fight Club

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Fans were treated to a peak at "Ultimate Marvel Versus Capcom 3" during Capcom's Fight Club event where fans received hands-on time with the game while watching pro-gamers battle with the title's's new combatants.

Talking Comics with Michael Kupperman

Talking Comics with Michael Kupperman

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with creator Michael Kupperman about his new Fantagraphics book, "Mark Twain's Autobiography 1910-2010, a humorous look at the last hundred years in the revered author's made-up life.

DC Announces Complete New 52 Sell Out, 52 Second Printings

DC Announces Complete New 52 Sell Out, 52 Second Printings

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has announced that its entire slate of New 52 titles is going back to press for second printings with "Aquaman" becoming the eleventh series to break 100K and "Batman" crossing the 200K threshold.

Johns Fights For The Underdog In

Johns Fights For The Underdog In "Aquaman"

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics CCO and writer Geoff Johns spoke with CBR about his take on "Aquaman" and the mysteries of Atlantis, explaining exactly why people should care about the aquatic Golden Age character.

Marvel Comics Solicitations for December, 2011

Marvel Comics Solicitations for December, 2011

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released solicitation information and covers art for titles shipping in December 2011, including the latest from "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man," "The Fearless," "Wolverine & the X-Men" and more.

Jackman Delves Into

Jackman Delves Into "Wolverine" Rewrites

Tue, September 27th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Heaping more praise on Christopher McQuarrie’s script, Hugh Jackman discusses why new director James Mangold brought in Mark Bomback to make changes to "The Wolverine." SPINOFF has the details.

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