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REVIEW: "Avengers Assemble" #10

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Greg McElhatton gives "Avengers Assemble" #10 4 stars, calling the continuation of the story by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Stefano Caselli "pleasant and rewarding surprise" and "a must-read superhero comic."

Slott Sets Up a Final Showdown in

Slott Sets Up a Final Showdown in "Amazing Spider-Man"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In "Amazing Spider-Man" #699, readers saw how Doctor Octopus ensnared Peter Parker in a particularly fiendish trap. We spoke with writer Dan Slott about setting the stage for their final confrontation in "Amazing" #700.

Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Dark Horse Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse Comics has released solicitation information and images for comics shipping in March 2013, including the latest from the Buffyverse, "Hellboy," "Star Wars," "BPRD" and more.

Nick Spencer Reveals The

Nick Spencer Reveals The "Secret Avengers"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The black ops take on Marvel's biggest franchise gets a movie-esque makeover in Marvel NOW! and writer Nick Spencer explains what makes Hawkeye, Agent Coulson and the rest of the "Secret Avengers" tick.

Barrowman Brings Malcolm Merlyn To

Barrowman Brings Malcolm Merlyn To "Arrow"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The actor behind "Torchwood's" Captain Jack Harkness gleefully turns villain for The CW's "Arrow," and he tells CBR how the ruthless Malcolm Merlyn leads to the debut of the dark archer in tonight's mid-season finale.

The Mayo Report: Marvel NOW! and DC Comics' New 52 Report Card

The Mayo Report: Marvel NOW! and DC Comics' New 52 Report Card

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo returns with his analysis of November's Marvel NOW! sales numbers, plus a look at DC Comics' New 52 performance from its 2011 launch through the latter portion of 2012.

Comics A.M. - Scottish City to Create Bash Street to Honor

Comics A.M. - Scottish City to Create Bash Street to Honor "Beano" Strip

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dundee, Scotland, to honor long-running "Bash Street Kids" comic strip! A look at U.K. children's comics! Jamie S. Rich talks "It Girl"! Colleen Doran discusses "Gone to Amerikay"! Plus much more!

Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released its solicitations for comics on sale in March, 2013, including the latest Marvel NOW! releases, the debut of "Age of Ultron," "Wolverine" #1 and much more!

The Tiptons Conclude

The Tiptons Conclude "Star Trek/Doctor Who: Assimilation2"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The sibling writers behind the hit crossover tell CBR about the final collection of "Assimilation2," their thoughts on the series' success and the difference between writing "Who" and "Trek."

THE BAT SIGNAL: Higgins And Joker Target

THE BAT SIGNAL: Higgins And Joker Target "Nightwing"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Nightwing" writer Kyle Higgins speaks about his "Death Of The Family" story arc, including Joker's special hate for Nightwing, Haly's future in Gotham and plans for the former boy wonder moving forward.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 12/12/2012

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 12/12/2012

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has more than 80 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image, IDW, Dark Horse, Dynamite, BOOM! and more.

EXCLUSIVE: Wood's January is

EXCLUSIVE: Wood's January is "Massive" with "Conan" and "Star Wars"

Wed, December 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Wood doesn't sleep, he writes. January's "Star Wars" #1 marks his third Dark Horse ongoing and the busy writer spoke with CBR about his titles, utopian communities and... love stories?

ADVANCE REVIEW: Synder & Capullo's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Synder & Capullo's "Batman" #15

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Doug Zawisza gives "Batman" #15 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo 4 stars, calling the latest installment of "Death of the Family" "an unpredictably bizarre tangle of ideas wilder than a roller coaster."

X-POSITION: Wood Continues His

X-POSITION: Wood Continues His "Ultimate" Take on the X-Men

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In this week's X-Position, "Ultimate Comics X-Men" writer Brian Wood takes on all queries about the status of the remaining mutants in the Ultimate U and what's in store for the future.

Bendis Mutates

Bendis Mutates "Uncanny X-Men"

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Michael Bendis discusses his next contribution to the Marvel NOW! X-Men mythology with a relaunch of "Uncanny X-Men" with art by Chris Bachalo following Cyclops' new mutant team.

Pipeline - 12/11/2012

Pipeline - 12/11/2012

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Augie returns to the inappropriately named One-Liner format to look at past CBR columnists, Erik Larsen and the Savage Dragon's longevity, Tom Orzechowski's lettering output, Gail Simone's "Batgirl" dismissal and more.

Pope Digs Deep for

Pope Digs Deep for "One Trick Rip-Off/Deep Cuts"

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and artist Paul Pope revisits his '90s work with a colored hardcover collection of his story "One Trick Rip-Off" as well as new, mostly unseen material in new book from Image Comics.

EXCLUSIVE: McLaughlin Spills on

EXCLUSIVE: McLaughlin Spills on "Youngblood's" 75th Issue

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer John McLaughlin spoke with CBR News about penning the 75th issue of "Youngblood" for Image Comics and the conflict between new and old Shaft, plus, an exclusive preview of the landmark issue!.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Tintin in the Congo" Isn't Racist, Belgian Court Rules

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Belgian appeals court rules "Tintin in the Congo" isn't racist! A closer look at November's Top 10 comics! Kevin O'Neill talks "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen"! Dennis Hopeless on "Avengers Arena"! Plus much more!

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Garner's Fiery

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Garner's Fiery "Batman" #16 Variant

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Alex Garner's fiery variant cover for "Batman" #16, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's next "Death of the Family" chapter on sale in January.

DC Responds To Marvel's Sales Win & Their Own Early Digital Releases

DC Responds To Marvel's Sales Win & Their Own Early Digital Releases

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In a strong month for direct market comic sales driven in part by Marvel NOW!, DC execs Bob Wayne and John Cunningham discuss how New 52 as book sales stay strong and the criticism over early digital releases.

Sales Estimates for November, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for November, 2012 - "All-New X-Men" Leads Marvel NOW! Sales Domination

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

November was a very good month for Marvel as the publisher's Marvel NOW! initiative had 8 of the top ten best-selling titles leading to overall sales domination while IDW's "My Little Pony" debuted at #15.

POLL: Which DC Comics Character Should Make Their New 52 Debut in 2013?

POLL: Which DC Comics Character Should Make Their New 52 Debut in 2013?

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

As 2012 comes to a close, CBR asks you, which DC Comics character do you most want to see make their New 52 debut in 2013?

Asrar Draws on the

Asrar Draws on the "Natural Resources" of "Ultimate Comics X-Men"

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with artist Mahmud Asrar, who returns to Marvel Comics in March for "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #24, the beginning of a new arc written by Brian Wood called "Natural Resources."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Hickman's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Hickman's "Avengers" #1, "Hellboy in Hell" #1

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at 25 new releases, including "The Legend of Luther Strode" #1, the "Death of the Family" tie-in "Detective Comics" #15, "Amazing Spider-Man" #699, "Hawkeye" #5 and more.

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Advance Solicitations for March 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Dark Horse Advance Solicitations for March 2013

Tue, December 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse Comics has provided CBR with advanced solicitation information and images for comics shipping in March 2013, including "Buffy," "Hellboy" and more.

Snyder and Paquette Leaving

Snyder and Paquette Leaving "Swamp Thing" With Issue 18

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Swamp Thing" writer Scott Snyder has confirmed what the DC Comics solicitations only hinted: that he and artist Yanick Paquette will end their well-regarded run on the series with March's Issue 18.

When Words Collide - 12/10/2012

When Words Collide - 12/10/2012

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Tim dives into Fantagraphics recent collected edition of Basil Wolverton's "Spacehawk" and declares it to be, with hyperbole appropriate to the subject matter, one of his favorite comics of all time.

Cool Comic Cover Gallery: Marvel's 70th Anniversary Covers

Cool Comic Cover Gallery: Marvel's 70th Anniversary Covers

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

You might be familiar with Marvel's 25th Anniversary covers from 1986, but have you seen all of their 70th Anniversary covers from 2009? If not, CSBG has all the covers for you to see right now!

Remender Takes

Remender Takes "Uncanny Avengers" To The Next Step

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Rick Remender discusses what's in store for the recently-assembled mashup team of X-Men and Avengers for the upcoming arc of "Uncanny Avengers," including the addition of new interior artist Daniel Acuna.

DC Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

DC Comics Solicitations for March, 2013

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released their full solicitations text and images for product releasing in March, 2013, including the latest from "Justice League of America," "Earth 2" "Constantine" #1 and more.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Earth 2" #7

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Doug Zawisza gives "Earth 2" #7 4 stars, saying writer James Robinson and artist Yildiray Cinar "bolster the pace with significant character moments and pleasant surprises."

Ray Fawkes to Fill In For Two Issues on DC's

Ray Fawkes to Fill In For Two Issues on DC's "Batgirl"

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

As fans react to Sunday’s announcement that Gail Simone will no longer be writing "Batgirl," ROBOT 6 has learned "Justice League Dark" co-writer Ray Fawkes will fill in on the title in March.

CBR TV @ NYCC 2012: Glen Brunswick & Whilce Portacio Play with

CBR TV @ NYCC 2012: Glen Brunswick & Whilce Portacio Play with "Non-Humans"

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Glen Brunswick & Whilce Portacio visited the CBR Tiki Room at New York Comic Con to talk about their new series "Non-Humans" from Image Comics and Portacio's return to creator-owned comics.

George Takei On Teaming Up With Archie's Kevin Keller

George Takei On Teaming Up With Archie's Kevin Keller

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Famed "Star Trek" actor, internet celebrity and gay rights advocate George Takei brings a bit of his pop culture class to Archie's "Kevin Keller." The actor tells CBR why it's just the most recent step in his history of advocacy.

THE KICKSTAND: Dara Naraghi talks

THE KICKSTAND: Dara Naraghi talks "Persia Blues"

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Why would you do a Kickstarter for a book that's already under contract? Dara Naraghi explain why he took to the crowdsourcing fundraiser site for "Persia Blues," a graphic novel set to be published by NBM in 2013.

"The Walking Dead's" Danai Gurira On Being Michonne

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Danai Gurira discusses her role as "The Walking Dead's" katana-wielding Michonne, her character's immediate distrust of the Governor and trust in Rick, performing while drenched in walker guts and more.

PREVIEW: Gail Simone's

PREVIEW: Gail Simone's "Batgirl" #15

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview of "Batgirl" #15, a "Death of the Family" tie-in by Gail Simone and Daniel Sampere. Joker decides it's time for a twisted wedding December 12.

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE PREVIEWS:

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE PREVIEWS: "Point of Impact" #3, "Clone" #2

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents exclusive previews of Jay Faerber's "Point of Impact" #3 and David Schulner and Juan Jose Ryp's "Clone" #2, both on sale December 12.

Cover of the Week - December 5

Cover of the Week - December 5

Mon, December 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Silk Spectre gets ready for her close-up, Dr. Zaius will see you now, the pint-sized Thunderbolts go a little gun-crazy, Dex Perios takes a road trip, and what Shako hates, Shako destroys!

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