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REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Batman" #8

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza gives "Batman" #8 4.5 stars saying the start of the "Night of the Owls" crossover by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo "delivers a good set-up and sincere motivation for extending the story beyond the pages of one title."

C2E2: DC Comics for Kids!

C2E2: DC Comics for Kids!

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

A lively panel at C2E2 saw Art Baltazar Franco and Christopher Jones entertain and answer questions about their upcoming DC Kids projects, from "Young Justice" to "Superman Family Adventures" and more.

Tomasi Puts John Stewart on Trial in

Tomasi Puts John Stewart on Trial in "Green Lantern Corps"

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke to the always candid Peter Tomasi about importance of Kirrt Kallak's death in "Green Lantern Corps" as it relates to John Stewart, Guy Gardner, and the entire Corps.

VP of Publicity David Hyde Leaves DC Comics

VP of Publicity David Hyde Leaves DC Comics

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

After nearly a decade with the company, DC Comics VP of Publicity David Hyde has decided to leave the company after working behind the scenes to promote graphic novels, comic events and the recent New 52 launch.

Don Bluth's

Don Bluth's "Dragon's Lair" Comics Return in Digital

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The video game and animation adventurers at the heart of Don Bluth's "Dragon's Lair" see their comics return on digital devices courtesy of "Cut The Rope" comics maker zuuka with a free first issue available.

EXCLUSIVE: McNiven Continues The Marquee Treatment For

EXCLUSIVE: McNiven Continues The Marquee Treatment For "AVX: VS" #2 Variant

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Steve McNiven's variant cover for "AVX: VS" #2, continuing the marquee fight poster theme from the "AVX: VS" #1 variant.

Comics A.M. - Tony DeZuniga Hospitalized; Record 3.M FCBD Comics Ordered

Comics A.M. - Tony DeZuniga Hospitalized; Record 3.M FCBD Comics Ordered

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Jonah Hex" co-creator Tony DeZuniga hospitalized. Retailers have ordered a record 3.5 million comics for Free Comic Book Day! China Mieville talks "Dial H" and "Swamp Thing"! Plus more!

Image Comics Solicitations for July, 2012

Image Comics Solicitations for July, 2012

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics has provided CBR with a look at their July solicitations, featuring solicit text and previews of "The Walking Dead," "Debris," "Revival," "Saga" and many more.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 4/18/2012

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 4/18/2012

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | 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, IDW, Dark Horse, Dynamite, BOOM! and more.

C2E2: Valiant - Inside the New #1s

C2E2: Valiant - Inside the New #1s

Wed, April 18th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Valiant Entertainment editorial team took to C2E2 to explain how they plan to keep the best elements of the publisher's fan-favorite characters while bringing X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot and more into a new era.

Pipeline - 4/17/2012

Pipeline - 4/17/2012

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Augie recaps his recent visit to DisneyWorld as only a comics fan can: By comparing it to CCI: San Diego. Lines, geeks, costumed characters and everything else is included!

X-POSITION: Bunn Gets His Hands Dirty with

X-POSITION: Bunn Gets His Hands Dirty with "Wolverine"

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Cullen Bunn, Wolverine's newest writer, talks about cold-blooded killing, family, and hypnotizes you into buying his book -- really! Plus exclusive art!

Warner Bros. Claims

Warner Bros. Claims "Significant Victory" In Superman Lawsuit

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the attorney representing the estates of Superman co-creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster must turn over to Warner Bros. documents stolen from his office in 2008.

C2E2: First Comics Is Back in Action

C2E2: First Comics Is Back in Action

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

First Comics, one of the pioneering indie comic book publishers of the 1980s, returns with an eclectic lineup of new works and collections of their original comics -- plus a bold plan to bypass Diamond.

Hobby Star Sues Wizard Over

Hobby Star Sues Wizard Over "Toronto Comicon" Name

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In a battle over the name to Wizard World's just wrapped "Toronto Comic Con," a $500,000 suit from Fan Expo owner Hobby Star highlights the growing issues of how unique the term "Comic Con" is and who can use it where.

CBR TV @ C2E2 2012: Geoff Johns Talks

CBR TV @ C2E2 2012: Geoff Johns Talks "Aquaman" Deaths & New "Justice League" Villains

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Geoff Johns spoke with CBR TV at C2E2, divulging further details about the publisher's incoming Free Comic Book Day offering, the recent controversy surrounding a new character in "Aquaman" and more.

Marvel Comics and Rockstar Games Team Up For

Marvel Comics and Rockstar Games Team Up For "Max Payne 3" Digital Comic

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Hard-edged, gun-wielding video game hero Max Payne will soon be the focus of a three-issue Marvel digital comic series that ties in with the upcoming "Max Payne 3" game.

EXCLUSIVE: Mysterious 2000 AD Teasers Come Into Focus

EXCLUSIVE: Mysterious 2000 AD Teasers Come Into Focus

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

For the third week straight, 2000 AD has provided CBR News with a trio of exclusive teaser images heralding the arrival of something decidedly evil on May 2, 2012.

PREVIEW: Gillen, McNiven & Larocca's

PREVIEW: Gillen, McNiven & Larocca's "AVX: VS" #2

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released a first look at Steve McNiven and Salvador Larocca's pages for "AVX: VS" #2 written by McNiven and Kieron Gillen. See Captain America take on Gambit and Spider-Man fight Colossus May 16.

Check That Bought Superman Rights Sells For $160,000

Check That Bought Superman Rights Sells For $160,000

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The $412 check written in 1938 by Detective Comics to Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster for the rights to Superman sold last night at auction for a whopping $160,000. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Hickman Plans His Final

Hickman Plans His Final "Fantastic" Voyages

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jonathan Hickman recently wrapped a three-year storyline in "Fantastic Four" and "FF," and will end his run on both in October. CBR spoke with him about his remaining plans for both titles.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: More Simpsons!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: More Simpsons!

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CSBG's latest Comic Book Easter Eggs has more "Simpsons" in-jokes and references, including when Huntress became Bart Simpson's teacher and the time the Exiles saved the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant!

Bedard & The Reach Crossover Into

Bedard & The Reach Crossover Into "Blue Beetle" & "Green Lantern: New Guardians"

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Tony Bedard spoke with CBR about May's "Blue Beetle" and "Green Lantern: New Guardians" crossover, larger Green Lantern plans and re-imagining the Reach in the new DC Universe

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Peanuts" #4

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of BOOM! Studios, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Peanuts" #4! Snoopy takes on Lucy at wrist-wrestling on Wednesday, April 18!

Comics A.M. - Archie Feud Goes Into Mediation; C2E2 Attendance

Comics A.M. - Archie Feud Goes Into Mediation; C2E2 Attendance "Way Up"

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Bitter battle for control of Archie goes into mediation! C2E2 attendance grows as floor space doubles! Politico's Matt Wuerker wins Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning! Plus much more!

C2E2: Loeb On The Mysteries & Mayhem of

C2E2: Loeb On The Mysteries & Mayhem of "Sabretooth Reborn"

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Reteaming with artist Simone Bianchi on "Wolverine," Jeph Loeb explains how the "Sabretooth Reborn" arc is more than a villain's return as it completes a story of vengeance and history the pair always knew they would tell.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Saga," "Fantastic Four," "America's Got Powers"

Tue, April 17th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, the CBR reviews team looked at 23 new releases including "Saga" #2, "Fantastic Four" #605," "America's Got Powers" #1 and "Daredevil Season One."

C2E2: Asmus Brings

C2E2: Asmus Brings "Gambit" Back to the World of Thieves

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Gambit steps back into the shadowy world of heists and larceny when "Generation Hope" writer James Asmus kicks off a new "Gambit" ongoing series with artist Clay Mann this August

When Words Collide - 4/16/2012

When Words Collide - 4/16/2012

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Tim checks in with reviews of a handful of recent comics and graphic novels, including new work from Bryan Hitch, Jonathan Ross, Derf Backderf, Noah Van Sciver, Brendan McCarthy and more.

DiDio Discusses

DiDio Discusses "DC Universe Presents: Challengers Of The Unknown"

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Co-Publisher and "DC Universe Presents: Challengers Of The Unknown" writer Dan DiDio talks about his story, Jack Kirby and the goal for the anthology. Plus, an exclusive look at the story's final chapter!

Arrows Galore in Aja's

Arrows Galore in Aja's "Hawkeye" #3 Cover

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has revealed David Aja's cover for "Hawkeye" #3 written by Matt Fraction, which features the silhouettes, bows and arrows of both Clint Barton and Kate Bishop in profile.

C2E2: Avatar Talks

C2E2: Avatar Talks "Crossed," "Hero Worship" & More

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Avatar Press' C2E2 panel was packed with news on the publisher's upcoming books, including new writers on "Crossed," Zak Penn's "Hero Worship" and Avatar's overall focus shifting from miniseries to ongoing titles.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "America's Got Powers" #1

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

James Hunt gives Jonathan Ross and Bryan Hitch's "America's Got Powers" #1 4.5 stars, calling the inaugural issue "a powerful opening chapter for a story with a stronger high-concept than you might expect."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Mars Attacks" #1

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

IDW Publishing has provided CBR with an exclusive 8-page preview of the June-launching "Mars Attacks" #1 by the team of John Layman and John McCrea!

Dynamite Comics On Sale April 18

Dynamite Comics On Sale April 18

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, April 18, including "The Shadow" #1, "Red Sonja" #65 and more.

DC Comics Offers a First Look at

DC Comics Offers a First Look at "Before Watchmen" Pages

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has updated its New Frontiersman promotional website with a brief first look at interior pages from "Before Watchmen."

Covers of the Week -- April 11

Covers of the Week -- April 11

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Lobster Johnson goes up in flames, The Tinker weathers a storm, Gov. Alvarado reveals a secret, "Saga" lends a hand and Glory paints the Red Planet pink.

Marvel Comics Solicitations for July, 2012

Marvel Comics Solicitations for July, 2012

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released its full solicitation information and cover art for titles shipping in July, 2012, including the latest from "Avengers Vs. X-Men," "Powers: FBI" and more.

5-STAR REVIEW:

5-STAR REVIEW: "Saga" #2

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Kelly Thompson gives "Saga" #2 5 stars, calling Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' new Image Comics series an "intoxicating blend of sci-fi, adventure and realism that mixes together effortlessly."

When Did Spider-Man's Spider-Sense First Tingle?

When Did Spider-Man's Spider-Sense First Tingle?

Mon, April 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In this edition of CSBG's examination of the first appearances of pieces of comic book lore, we ask, when did Spider-Man's Spider-Sense debut? Also, the first appearances of Dr. Leslie Thompkins and Lana Lang as an adult!

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