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APE: The CBLDF Protects Comics from the Man

APE: The CBLDF Protects Comics from the Man

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Charles Brownstein, executive director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, gave APE attendees a history of comics censorship, including the case of a fan facing jail time and sex offender registration.

Superman Fan Turns to Surgery to Become Man of Steel

Superman Fan Turns to Surgery to Become Man of Steel

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 has the story of a Superman fan so obsessed with the DC Comics icon that he's turned to multiple plastic surgeries since 1995 in order to resemble the Man of Steel as closely as possible.

ONE TO WATCH: Joshua Hale Fialkov

ONE TO WATCH: Joshua Hale Fialkov

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's One to Watch focuses on the writer of DC's "I, Vampire," Josh Fialkov, who discusses his journey to comics from a degree in theater and his thoughts on the industry as a whole.

Quesada Covers Loeb & McGuiness'

Quesada Covers Loeb & McGuiness' "Avengers: X-Sanction" #1

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Entertainment CCO Joe Quesada returns to the drawing table to create a variant cover for "Avengers: X-Sanction" #1, Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness upcoming series re-introducing Cable to the Marvel Universe.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #2

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Greg McElhatton gives Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette's "Swamp Thing" #2 4 stars saying, "I want to keep reading to find out how it will all pan out."

Krueger, Deneen and Zachary Lift

Krueger, Deneen and Zachary Lift "Phoenix" From the Ashes

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writers Jim Krueger and Brendan Deneen and artist Dean Zachary give the lowdown on Atlas Comics' "Phoenix" revival and a little bit of lead-in to the epic "Atlas Unified" event.

PRESS RELEASE: PBS Documentary "A Never-Ending Battle" Launches at New York Comic Con

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

PRESS RELEASE: 2K Games Announces The Darkness II Limited Edition Pre-Order Incentive

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Video Games

PRESS RELEASE: CBLDF Continues Membership Drives with Incentives by Frank Miller, Karen Berger and Babymouse

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Man of Steel, Thor 2, R.I.P.D.: October 5th Comic Reel

Man of Steel, Thor 2, R.I.P.D.: October 5th Comic Reel

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Russel Crowe in full Jor-El regalia on "Man of Steel" set! Josh Dallas talks "Thor 2!" The Dude and Ryan Reynolds share a quiet moment while shooting "R.I.P.D.!" Also, a new "Tintin" trailer and more.

Miles Morales Is My Spider-Man

Miles Morales Is My Spider-Man

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Brett White returns to CBR, explaining why, after his initial trepidation about the character, he has decided that Miles Morales is unarguably the Spider-Man for him.

J. Scott Campbell Variant Covers

J. Scott Campbell Variant Covers "Avenging Spider-Man"

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

It's a Cliffhanger reunion at Marvel as J. Scott Campbell joins Joe Madureira and Humberto Ramos on cover duties for Madureira and Zeb Wells' November-launching "Avenging Spider-Man."

Comics A.M. - Haven Distributors Closing? George Defense Rests

Comics A.M. - Haven Distributors Closing? George Defense Rests

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Haven Distributors reportedly set to shut down! Defense rests in murder trial of Michael George! APE wrap-ups! Interviews with Jeff Lemire, James O'Barr and Anders Nilsen! Plus more!

DC Comics - The New 52 Wrap Party Photo Parade

DC Comics - The New 52 Wrap Party Photo Parade

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Pinguino Kolb captured the night in pictures as fans and pros gathered in Hollywood at Golden Apple Comics to celebrate the first month of the newly-revamped DC Universe at the DC Comics - The New 52 Wrap Party.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 10/5/2011

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 10/5/2011

Wed, October 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has more than 60 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom!, Dynamite and more.

First Look at Russell Crowe as Jor-El in

First Look at Russell Crowe as Jor-El in "Man of Steel"

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

The first pictures of Russell Crowe as Jor-El, Superman's Kryptonian father, have emerged from the Vancouver set of Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman film reboot "Man of Steel."

X-POSITION: Way Clowns Around with

X-POSITION: Way Clowns Around with "Deadpool"

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Deadpool" writer Daniel Way promises mayhem, malevolence, a musical and more for the Merc with a Mouth! Your questions, his answers and hints at things to come...

CBR Coverage Returns for New York Comic Con 2011

CBR Coverage Returns for New York Comic Con 2011

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR announces its plans for wall-to-wall coverage of this year's NYCC at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, with details on live reporting, blogging and CBR TV's "magical" tiki room October 13 to 16.

PRESS RELEASE: Bioware and Dark Horse Unveil Special Edition "Mass Effect" Comic at New York Comic Con

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

EXCLUSIVE: Unveiling

EXCLUSIVE: Unveiling "Archie Meets KISS"

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News has an exclusive first look at the full four variant covers for Archie Comics incoming crossover with legendary rock and licensing superstars KISS as drawn by Francesco Francavilla.

CBR TV 2011: DC Comics' New 52 Creators, Part 2 - Pleasing New & Current Fans Alike

CBR TV 2011: DC Comics' New 52 Creators, Part 2 - Pleasing New & Current Fans Alike

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From "Red Hood & the Outlaws'" Scott Lobdell to "O.M.A.C.'s" Dan DiDio and more, CBR TV asked DC Comics' New 52 creators how they made their titles enjoyable and accessible to new and current readers.

Talking Comics with Rick Veitch

Talking Comics with Rick Veitch

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with Rick Veitch about his latest comic project, "The Big Lie," a collaboration with artist Gary Erksine that examines the possibility that there's more to 9/11 than we realize.

Marvel to Debut New

Marvel to Debut New "Avengers" Footage at NYCC

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Marvel Studios has confirmed it will debut new footage from "The Avengers" Oct. 15 at New York Comic Con during a panel featuring stars Chris Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg and Cobie Smulders.

"Amazing" Humberto Ramos Covers "Avenging Spider-Man" #1

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released the variant cover to "Avenging Spider-Man" #1 by "Amazing Spider-Man" artist Humberto Ramos. The new series, by Zeb Wells and Joe Madureira, swings into stores this November.

CG-Animated

CG-Animated "Beware The Batman" To Hit Cartoon Network In 2013

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

"Beware The Batman," an all-new CG-animated series joins Cartoon Network's 2013 DC Nation block which will feature shorts starring Plastic Man, Supergirl and Wonder Girl.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Channels Ripley In

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Channels Ripley In "The Thing" Prequel

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, star of the Universal Pictures prequel "The Thing," discusses the roles of women in horror movies, flamethrowers and her love of John Carpenter's 1982 classic.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel to Present Exclusive Look at "The Avengers" at New York Comic Con

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

WayForward's

WayForward's "Aliens" Infest the Nintendo DS

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Video Games

CBR News discussed "Aliens: Infestation" with director Adam Tierney and producer Jeff Pomegranate who explained what is involved in bringing the legendary sci-fi franchise to a new portable gaming experience.

Watch the Saga of

Watch the Saga of "The Walking Dead's" Bicycle Girl

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

AMC has premiered all six episodes of "Torn Apart," "The Walking Dead" web series that explores the back story of "Bicycle Girl" from the first season of the acclaimed drama. SPINOFF has the videos.

Van Meter Plays Detective with Hawkeye in

Van Meter Plays Detective with Hawkeye in "Avengers: Solo"

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This October a new detective hits the streets of the Marvel U armed with a bow and high-tech arrows. CBR spoke with writer Jen Van Meter about the five-part "Avengers: Solo" miniseries.

Dark Knight Rises, Rogue Trooper, The Avengers: October 4th Comic Reel

Dark Knight Rises, Rogue Trooper, The Avengers: October 4th Comic Reel

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Juno Temple offers a "Dark Knight Rises" no comment about her part! Grant Morrison writing a "Rogue Trooper" film? "The Avengers" look up in new photo! Also, Evangeline Lily speaks Elvish and more.

Doug TenNapel Lays Out

Doug TenNapel Lays Out "Ratfist" on the Daily

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with "Earthworm Jim" and "Creature Tech" creator Dough TenNapel about turning his efforts toward the soon-to-be-collected "Ratfist," his first foray into web comics.

Comics A.M. - Alibi Witnesses Testify in Michael George Trial

Comics A.M. - Alibi Witnesses Testify in Michael George Trial

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Defense testimony begins in Michael George murder trial! Ian Culbard’s "At the Mountains of Madness" wins British Fantasy Award! Art Spiegelman talks "MetaMaus"! Craig Thompson talks "Habibi"! Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Executive Assistant: Iris #4

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Aspen Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Executive Assistant: Iris" #4. The "Hit List Agenda" continues on October 5.

Archie's Gay Wedding Plans for Kevin Keller

Archie's Gay Wedding Plans for Kevin Keller

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Archie Comics' next step for their much discussed new character sees gay Riverdale teen Kevin Keller walk down the aisle a war hero in the pages of "Life With Archie," and CBR has the inside story.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Deadpool MAX," "All-Star Western" & More

Tue, October 4th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, CBR reviewed nearly thirty new releases, including "All-Star Western" #1, "Deadpool MAX" #12, "Ghostbusters" #1, "I, Vampire" #1, "Angel & Faith" #2 and more!

New

New "Avengers" Images Assemble

Mon, October 3rd, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

New images from Marvel's "The Avengers" have surfaced online, one of a battle-weary Thor and Captain America, the other a behind-the-scenes shot of director Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansson.

An Introduction to Comic Studies

An Introduction to Comic Studies

Mon, October 3rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR welcomes writer Laura Sneddon as we present the first installment of her column detailing lessons learned as she attends the University of Dundee's postgraduate degree course in Comic Studies.

Jackman, Leonard & Levy Compare Workouts, Robots In

Jackman, Leonard & Levy Compare Workouts, Robots In "Real Steel"

Mon, October 3rd, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

"Real Steel" star Hugh Jackman, director Shawn Levy and fight choreographer Sugar Ray Leonard discuss bringing the world of robot boxing to life in the October 7th opening underdog tale.

Will Nightwing be Playable in

Will Nightwing be Playable in "Batman: Arkham City?"

Mon, October 3rd, 2011 | Category: Video Games

A pair of leaked Achievement/Trophy awards indicate Batman's former protege, Dick Grayson, will join the list of playable characters in the upcoming sequel to "Batman: Arkham Asylum"

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