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"Aw Yeah Comics," "Groo Vs Conan" & More in Dark Horse's July 2014 Solicitations

"Aw Yeah Comics," "Groo Vs Conan" & More in Dark Horse's July 2014 Solicitations

"Aw Yeah Comics" and "Groo Vs Conan" arrive, plus the latest from Buffy, BPRD, Conan and more in Dark Horse Comics' solicitations for July 2014.

Did Captain America Have a Brother Who Died at Pearl Harbor?

Did Captain America Have a Brother Who Died at Pearl Harbor?

Comic Books

Everyone knows Captain America's origin, right? Well, for a few years in the 1980s Cap had an entirely different origin! Including a brother! CSBG has the whole story.

5 hours ago

"Arrow" EP Marc Guggenheim Spies First Novel "Overwatch"

Comic Books

Marc Guggenheim, executive producer and writer of The CW's "Arrow," tells CBR about "Overwatch," his debut novel that mixes espionage and lawyers.

6 hours ago
by Jeffrey Renaud
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Batman Eternal" #2 Expands Jim Gordon's Story

Comic Books

Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV and Jason Fabok keep their weekly story moving along nicely in "Batman Eternal" #2

6 hours ago

"Arrow" EP Kreisberg On the "Flash"-Tinged Latest Episode

TV/Film

Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg details the big revelations of the latest "Arrow," including the debut of two members of "The Flash" cast.

7 hours ago
by Albert Ching
POLL: Who Should Be the Next Villain to Headline Their Own Ongoing Series?

POLL: Who Should Be the Next Villain to Headline Their Own Ongoing Series?

Comic Books

Which of DC or Marvel's supervillains do you most want to see follow Sinestro and Harley Quinn's leads with their own ongoing series?

7 hours ago
Christopher Meloni is

Christopher Meloni is "Small Time" on the Big Screen

TV/Film

"Small Time" star Christopher Meloni discusses his on screen chemistry with co-star Dean Norris, and learning the tricks of the used car salesman trade.

8 hours ago

"Aw Yeah Comics," "Groo Vs Conan" & More in Dark Horse's July 2014 Solicitations

Comic Books

"Aw Yeah Comics" and "Groo Vs Conan" arrive, plus the latest from Buffy, BPRD, Conan and more in Dark Horse Comics' solicitations for July 2014.

8 hours ago
by CBR News Team
THE COLOR BARRIER: The Direct Impact of Dwayne McDuffie & What Comes Next

THE COLOR BARRIER: The Direct Impact of Dwayne McDuffie & What Comes Next

Comic Books

Joseph Illidge's final COLOR BARRIER recounts lessons learned from Dwayne McDuffie and the looks to the future of diversity in comics.

9 hours ago
by Joseph Phillip Illidge
Zack Snyder Reveals How Batman Ended Up in

Zack Snyder Reveals How Batman Ended Up in "Man of Steel" Sequel

TV/Film

The filmmaker explains how the Dark Knight’s planned cameo grew into a larger role, and talks about the costume tests for Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

9 hours ago
CBR's Tiki Room Heads to WonderCon 2014

CBR's Tiki Room Heads to WonderCon 2014

Comic Books

Comic Book Resources is headed south on the 5, for a weekend of live coverage, announcements and video interviews at WonderCon in Anaheim.

10 hours ago
by CBR News Team
EXCL PREVIEW: Bendis, Abnett & Lanning's

EXCL PREVIEW: Bendis, Abnett & Lanning's "Guardians of the Galaxy" #14

Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of the landmark "Guardians of the Galaxy" #14 by Brian Michael Bendis, Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning.

10 hours ago
DC's Third Weekly Series Revealed:

DC's Third Weekly Series Revealed: "Earth 2: World’s End"

Comic Books

DC Comics had made a third weekly official, announcing "Earth 2: World's End" with Tom Taylor, Paul Levitz and Marguerite Bennett and more contributing.

10 hours ago
by Albert Ching
Cullen Bunn Fills in

Cullen Bunn Fills in "The Empty Man" at BOOM!

Comic Books

"The Sixth Gun" & "Magneto" writer Cullen Bunn tells CBR News about bringing his next creator-owned comic "The Empty Man" to BOOM! Studios.

11 hours ago
by TJ Dietsch
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "X-O Manowar" #24 'Offers Plenty to Impress'

Comic Books

The Robert Venditti-scripted lead in to the publisher's "Armor Hunters" event, "X-O Manowar" #24 "serves as a splendid introduction" to the Valiant U.

11 hours ago
PREVIEW: Shang-Chi Goes Solo in

PREVIEW: Shang-Chi Goes Solo in "Deadly Hands of Kung Fu" #1

Comic Books

Shang-Chi heads to England in this preview for Mike Benson and Tan Eng Huat's "Deadly Hands of Kung Fu" #1!

11 hours ago
Hayden Panettiere is as Surprised as You Are About

Hayden Panettiere is as Surprised as You Are About "Heroes" Revival

TV/Film

Acknowledging that "Heroes Reborn" will likely feature new characters, the actress says someone else playing Clair Bennett "would be a little dagger in the heart."

12 hours ago
Edmondson & Sampson Change the World in

Edmondson & Sampson Change the World in "Genesis"

Comic Books

Nathan Edmondson & Alison Sampson talk with CBR about their new Image Comics OGN "Genesis," a surreal, haunting story of creation and destruction.

12 hours ago
by Casey Gilly
Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Vol. 13 Sells 1.4M Copies in First Week

Comic Books

There's no stopping Hajime Isayama’s hit dystopian fantasy in Japan! Spotlight on Bluewater Productions! Matt Fraction on sex and comics! Plus much more!

12 hours ago
EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Waid & Cheung's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Waid & Cheung's "Original Sin" #0

Comic Books

Marvel kicks off summer's "Original Sin" event with an Issue #0 prequel by Mark Waid & Jim Cheung that sends Nova into the Watcher's orbit.

14 hours ago
Warren Ellis Reboots Dynamite's Project Superpowers Universe

Warren Ellis Reboots Dynamite's Project Superpowers Universe

Comic Books

In late 2014, Warren Ellis will relaunch the Project Superpowers universe for Dynamite Entertainment.

14 hours ago
by CBR News Team

"X-Men" Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen in 1999

TV/Film

A new lawsuit alleges the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "Superman Returns" director gave the 17-year-old alcohol and drugs and raped him.

14 hours ago
The Story Behind the

The Story Behind the "Days of Future Past" Plug in Sony's "Amazing Spider-Man 2"

TV/Film

Sony plugging Fox’s "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in "Amazing Spider-Man 2" was a part of the deal in 2012 to bring Marc Webb back to the Spider-verse.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
Van Jensen Prepares for an

Van Jensen Prepares for an "Uprising" in Green Lantern Corps"

Comic Books

Van Jensen discusses "Uprising," his next, Durlan-fueled "Green Lantern Corps" arc, revealing that a fan favorite GL will soon make their New 52 debut.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Jeffrey Renaud
TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on

TV Legends Revealed: Did Michael Jackson Actually Sing on "The Simpsons?"

TV/Film

In his famous guest appearance on "The Simpsons," did Michael Jackson actually not sing any of the songs?

Wed, April 16th, 2014
Miskiewicz Conjures up Manhattan's Mystic Protector in

Miskiewicz Conjures up Manhattan's Mystic Protector in "Thomas Alsop"

Comic Books

Writer Chris Miskiewicz brings a different kind of magician to New York City in his creator-owned "Thomas Alsop."

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by TJ Dietsch
EXCLUSIVE: Leonardi Covers

EXCLUSIVE: Leonardi Covers "Spider-Man 2099" #1

Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at a "Spider-Man 2099" #1 variant cover by the series' co-creator Rick Leonardi.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
EXCL. PREVIEW: Zoe Does Hard TIme in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Zoe Does Hard TIme in "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" #4

Comic Books

Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty put Zoe through the jailhouse wringer in "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" #4 and CBR has an exclusive preview.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
DC Previews Darwyn Cooke's

DC Previews Darwyn Cooke's "Batman Beyond" Short

TV/Film

Acclaimed writer and artist Darywn Cooke returns to animation with a new "Batman Beyond" short debuting this weekend at WonderCon in Anaheim.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Albert Ching
The Crazy, Silver Age-Style Origin of the

The Crazy, Silver Age-Style Origin of the "All-New Ghost Rider"

Comic Books

CSBG examines the brand-new Ghost Rider and discovers how much his beginnings evoke classic Silver Age origins like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four.

Wed, April 16th, 2014

"Paranormal Activity's" Oren Peli Reflects on "The Marked Ones," Franchise's Success

TV/Film

For the home-video release of "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones," the franchise's creator spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about its past and future.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
PREVIEW: Morrison & Cowan's

PREVIEW: Morrison & Cowan's "Treatment: Seoul" #1

Comic Books

Dave Gibbons' "Treatment" moves to Seoul in Robbie Morrison, Denys Cowan & John Floyd's "Treatment: Seoul" #1, available free from Madefire April 17.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's

REVIEW: Snyder & Capullo's "Batman" #30 is "Epic"

Comic Books

Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo's "Batman" #30 is an intro to the "best and most promising chapter" of the far-reaching "Zero Year."

Wed, April 16th, 2014
Fawkes On Post-

Fawkes On Post-"Forever Evil" "Constantine" and "Pandora"

Comic Books

"Trinity of Sin: Pandora" and "Constantine" writer Ray Fawkes discusses post-"Forever Evil" plans and lingering questions about the creation of the New 52 DCU.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Josie Campbell
COMIC REEL: New

COMIC REEL: New "Days of Future Past" Trailer, "Agents of SHIELD" Images

TV/Film

Get a new look at "X-Men: Days of Future Past" in a new trailer; Maria Hill features in new "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." photos & more.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
Robbie Morrison & Nick Abadzis bring

Robbie Morrison & Nick Abadzis bring "Doctor Who" to America

Comic Books

Writers Nick Abadzis & Robbie Morrison discuss launching "Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor" for Titan and the Doctor's new American companion.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Karl Keily
PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Original Sin" Revealed in "Avengers" #29

Comic Books

Jonathan Hickman and Leinil Yu reveal Earth's Mightiest Heroes' "Original Sin" in "Avengers" #29

Wed, April 16th, 2014
JM DeMatteis on Animation, Storytelling &

JM DeMatteis on Animation, Storytelling & "Traumatizing" Young Viewers

TV/Film

JM DeMatteis discusses his animation work on "Justice League Unlimited," "Teen Titans Go!" & more, including story, form and traumatizing 8-year-olds.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Kiel Phegley
Comics A.M. - Rare Copy of

Comics A.M. - Rare Copy of "The Beano" #1 Goes Up For Auction

Comic Books

Only about 25 copies of 1938 debut are thought to exist! A chat with some of this year's Eisner nominees! Looking back on the history of black superheroes! More

Wed, April 16th, 2014
Tomasi, Kubert Craft July's

Tomasi, Kubert Craft July's "Robin Rises: Omega" One-Shot

Comic Books

Robin returns to the DCU in July in Peter Tomasi and Andy Kubert's "Robin Rises: Omega" one-shot, though it's unclear if it's Damian behind the mask.

Wed, April 16th, 2014
by Stephen Gerding

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