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CCI: The Siegel and Shuster and Finger Panel

CCI: The Siegel and Shuster and Finger Panel

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Comics historians Mark Evanier, Larry Tye and Marc Tyler Nobleman reflect on the contributions and importance of Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster and Bill Finger to the comic book industry.

F.J. DeSanto On Reinventing

F.J. DeSanto On Reinventing "Cyborg 009" For Mainstream Superheroes

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Classic '60s cyborg superhero manga series "Cyborg 009" gets an American facelift from Archaia, and writer/producer F.J. DeSanto explains how he's keeping the series core while turning visuals over to Marcus To.

EXCLUSIVE: Andy Diggle Celebrates 35 Years of

EXCLUSIVE: Andy Diggle Celebrates 35 Years of "2000 AD"

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Former "2000 AD" EIC Andy Diggle spoke with CBR about working for the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, the series' brush with cancellation, the return of "Lenny Zero" and his response to his biggest critics.

CCI: The Ben Edlund Panel

CCI: The Ben Edlund Panel

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Ben Edlund, creator of "The Tick" and current "Supernatural" writer, spent a wacky 60 minutes getting into his 20-year TV career with cohorts Shadoe Stevens, Doc Hammer & Jackson Publick.

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne,

Comics A.M. - Dave Thorne, "Father of Hawaiian Cartooning," Dies

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist Dave Thorne passes away at age 82. How Disney fans discovered Carl Barks! Darwyn Cooke talks in depth about Parker adaptations! A look at the "Homestuck" phenomenon! Plus much more

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Three Stooges Meet Batman!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Three Stooges Meet Batman!

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

It's a special Three Stooges edition of CSBG's Easter egg spotlight, as the comedy trio meets Batman, the Defenders, Power Pack, the Punisher and more!

Humphries Fights for the Soul of America in

Humphries Fights for the Soul of America in "Ultimate Comics Ultimates"

Wed, July 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with writer Sam Humphries about the battle for the soul of America which kicks off in "Ultimate Comics Ultimates" #13, the first chapter in the book's "Divided We Fall" tie-in.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/25/2012

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 7/25/2012

Wed, July 25th, 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.

One Last CCI 2012 Photo Parade - Rise of the Cosplayers

One Last CCI 2012 Photo Parade - Rise of the Cosplayers

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR presents our final photo parade of 2012's Comic-Con International in San Diego, featuring exactly what we know you want to see: cosplay, cosplay, cosplay!!!

Pipeline - 7/24/2012

Pipeline - 7/24/2012

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Augie has a spoiler-free review of "The Dark Knight Rises," and generally like what he sees. Plus, take a look back at "Batman Begins," and dive deeper into the world of intellectual property.

X-POSITION: Remender Gives a

X-POSITION: Remender Gives a "Final Execution" to "Uncanny X-Force"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the first of a special two part X-POSITION, Rick Remender answers fan questions about the current "Final Execution" arc in "Uncanny X-Force" and teases future developments for the team.

PREVIEW: Waid & Allred's

PREVIEW: Waid & Allred's "Daredevil" #17

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a first look at Mike Allred's return to Marvel Comics with "Daredevil" #17 written by Mark Waid with colors by Laura Allred. "The Great Divide" begins August 15.

ROBOT 6 Q&A: Jody LeHeup's New Home At Valiant Entertainment

ROBOT 6 Q&A: Jody LeHeup's New Home At Valiant Entertainment

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Eisner Award-winning editor Jody LeHeup discusses his new gig with Valiant Entertainment with ROBOT 6's JK Parkin, giving details on his new duties and sharing exclusive art.

CCI: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski

CCI: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Popular writer and Comic-Con International mainstay J. Michael Straczynski spoke with fans about all of his upcoming Studio JMS projects, including comics, movies and a new webseries promoted with riverdancing zombies.

Shane Davis Amps Up

Shane Davis Amps Up "Superman: Earth One" Vol. 2

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the sequel to he and J. Michael Straczynski's best-selling "Superman: Earth One" graphic novel, artist Shane Davis promises more of a blockbuster action feel as the new Man of Steel takes on an outsized Parasite.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK:

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: "Stan Lee's Mighty 7" #3

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR has a first look at the latest issue of his "reality comic book"from Archie, Stan Lee takes his ragtag team of superheroes through film cameos and Comic-Con where they face down a major villain and Todd McFarlane.

"Avengers Assemble" #7 Gives Thanos the Cosmic Cube

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a teaser image for "Avengers Assemble" #7 by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley, depicting Thanos with a Cosmic Cube in his clutches, asking "Who Needs An Infinity Gauntlet?"

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "I, Vampire" #11

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "I, Vampire" #11, written by Joshua Hale Fialkov with art by Andrea Sorrentino. It's vampires versus zombies on Wednesday, July 25!

Dark Knight Rises, Item 47, Booster Gold: July 24th Comic Reel

Dark Knight Rises, Item 47, Booster Gold: July 24th Comic Reel

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Warner Bros. makes a substantial charitable donation to the Aurora, Colorado victims! Lizzy Caplan and Jesse Bradford talk "Item 47!" "Booster Gold" script in the works! Plus, "The Walking Dead" and more!

CCI: Waid Sets Course for the Digital World

CCI: Waid Sets Course for the Digital World

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid went above and beyond to interact with fans interested in hearing his thoughts about his Thrillbent online initiative and the future of both print and digital comics.

Comics A.M. - Retailers Remain Upbeat:

Comics A.M. - Retailers Remain Upbeat: "2012 Is Rocking It"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Sales boost has retailers at Comic-Con upbeat! Viz Media executives on the state of the manga market! Alison Bechdel discusses creative process! Writer Len Brown looks back at his "Mars Attacks" bubblegum cards! Plus more!

CCI: Stephenson Gets Lost With

CCI: Stephenson Gets Lost With "Nowhere Men"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson returns to his comic book roots as a writer, teaming with artist Nate Bellegarde on the November-debuting "Nowhere Men," a rock and roll science epic.

DC Comics Postpones Release of

DC Comics Postpones Release of "Batman, Incorporated" #3 Following Shootings

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the wake of Friday’s Aurora, Colorado shootings, DC Comics has delayed the release of "Batman, Inc" #3, originally set to go on sale Wednesday, citing "content that may be perceived as insensitive in light of recent events."

CCI: Layman & Guillory

CCI: Layman & Guillory "Chew" Through San Diego

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

A rowdy crowd in San Diego enjoyed stories from behind the scenes of the hit Image Comics series "Chew" by writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory at Comic-Con International.

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Comic Book Fandom: The Bad Old Days

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Amid today's boom of conventions and superhero films, being a comic book fan is more accepted than ever. CSBG's Greg Hatcher grew up in another era, however, and this week he looks back on the "bad old days."

Wood Fights for Mutant Freedom in

Wood Fights for Mutant Freedom in "Ultimate Comics X-Men"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke to Brian Wood about "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #14 which kicks off his "Divided We Fall" tie-in and sends his team to the heart of anti-mutant extremism in America.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Avengers Vs. X-Men," "Saga"

Tue, July 24th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, the CBR reviews team went through the newest titles on the shelves including "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #8, "Saga" #5, "Batwoman" #11 and more.

Being Grant Morrison: From

Being Grant Morrison: From "HAPPY!" To MorrisonCon & Beyond

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Grant Morrison is preparing to move into the next phase of his comics career, and the writer tells CBR the saccharine origins of his Image series "HAPPY!", the end of his monthly superhero work and his plans for Las Vegas' MorrisonCon.

When Words Collide - 7/23/2012

When Words Collide - 7/23/2012

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Tim visited the headquarters of Oily Comics to discover the secret origin of Charles Forsman, his ever-expanding minicomics empire and how he became next year's Fantagraphics overnight success story.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "X-Men" #32

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Greg McElhatton gives "X-Men" #32 4 stars, calling the series by Brian Wood and David Lopez "another example of how to take a slightly random title and make it work."

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Captain Marvel" #2

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a preview of "Captain Marvel" #2. Carol Danvers' adventure, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick with art by Dexter Soy, continues on August 15.

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Haunt" #25, "Manhattan Projects" #5

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents exclusive advance looks at two of this week's new releases: Jonathan Hickman and Nick Paterra's "Manhattan Projects" #5 and Joe Casey and Nathan Fox's "Haunt" #25!

CCI: Bill Willingham's

CCI: Bill Willingham's "Fables" Panel

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Bill Willingham and a host of "Fables" creators officially announced a "Fables" convention, teased the franchise's future, and reminisced about favorite moments from the last decade.

Covers of the Week -- July, 18

Covers of the Week -- July, 18

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week's Cover of the Week nominees bring with them a Martian attack, a royal portrait, a mysterious hand, a Gotham shapeshifter and Matt Murdock in the trenches.

EXCLUSIVE: Hickman Assembles a New Era For Marvel Comics'

EXCLUSIVE: Hickman Assembles a New Era For Marvel Comics' "Avengers"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This winter, a new era begins for Earth's Mightiest Heroes as writer Jonathan Hickman launches new volumes of "Avengers" and "New Avengers." CBR News spoke with him about his plans for both books.

CCI: New Frontiers for iVerse's Digital Comics

CCI: New Frontiers for iVerse's Digital Comics

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Mark Waid, Filip Sablik and more discussed a smorgasbord of digital distribution strategies as iVerse unveiled three new initiatives iduringn their Comic-Con International panel.

PREVIEW: Ninjak Debuts In

PREVIEW: Ninjak Debuts In "X-O Manowar" #5

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Valiant has released an early preview of "X-O Manowar" #5 featuring the new Ninjak's debut. The issue, written by Robert Venditti with art by Lee Garbett, goes on sale September 12.

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo is back with analysis for the industry's June 2012 sales numbers, which saw DC Comics' Before Watchmen series' open big while AvX continues strong, though its companion titles lag behind.

CCI: Image Founders Remember 20 Years in San Diego

CCI: Image Founders Remember 20 Years in San Diego

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Image Comics founders united for a panel at Comic-Con International to look at the creator-owned publishing company's impact on the industry and where they're headed in the future.

Pak Casts a Deadly Spell in

Pak Casts a Deadly Spell in "Doctor Strange: Season One"

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Doctor Strange: Season One" by Greg Pak and Emma Rios offers a tale of magic and adventure exploring the future Sorcerer Supreme. CBR News spoke with Pak about the OGN.

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