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Dynamite Comics On Sale June 30, 2010

Dynamite Comics On Sale June 30, 2010

Dynamite has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, June 30, including "Green Hornet: Parallel Lives" #1, "The Expendables" #3, "Prince of Persia: Before the Sandstorm" #1 and more.

Marz Runs At Full

Marz Runs At Full "Velocity"

CBR News spoke with Ron Marz about "Velocity," his and artist Kenneth Rocafort's upcoming Top Cow 4-issue miniseries about the speedy Cyberforce hero's one-hour quest to save her teammates from certain doom.

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Limited number of four-day Comic-Con passes go on sale today! More on "Tintin" court case! Artist Joe Messerli passes away. Ex-Aurora employees launch Manga Factory! Plus, peek at Superman's cross-country diary!

SPINOFF:

SPINOFF: "Spider-Man" Casting Announcement Expected Soon

Sony execs have reportedly reviewed screen tests for the new Spider-Man and are expected to make their decision and subsequent casting announcement shortly. SPINOFF ONLINE has the details.

Digital Royalties & Avengers Summits

Digital Royalties & Avengers Summits

With digital comics royalty payments debate overtaking the web, Marvel E-i-C Joe Quesada explains who will be getting paid and lifts up the curtain on the recent Avengers Summit with an exclusive look at "Avengers" #3.

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale June 30, 2010

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale June 30, 2010

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale June 30, including "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" #12, "DADOES: Dust to Dust" #2, "Muppet Show" #7, "Toy Story" #7, and more!

The Meta-Message: Hulk Vs. Doc Ock

The Meta-Message: Hulk Vs. Doc Ock

In the latest installment of this CSBG feature examining comics that comment on other comics, see what happened when a Hulk/Doc Ock fight in the pages of Spider-Man was later referenced in an issue of the Hulk's own title!

SPINOFF: What Other Show Deserves A

SPINOFF: What Other Show Deserves A "Futurama-style" Rebirth?

With the debut of the new season of "Futurama" marking the latest in a line of shows returning from the cancellation graveyard, SPINOFF asks: Which other canceled series deserves another chance?

What's your fantasy comic shop look like?

What's your fantasy comic shop look like?

ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson considers what she likes about two comic shops in her area, then lists several traits that make up her "ideal" comic shop. What's your ideal shop look like?

Comics College: Art Spiegelman

Comics College: Art Spiegelman

Ring the bell, as school's back in session for the summer. ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner offers a 101 course in the work of the legendary creator behind "Maus" and "In the Shadow of No Towers."

COMMITTED: Genre-Bending vs. Heart-Breaking

COMMITTED: Genre-Bending vs. Heart-Breaking

Join CSBG's Sonia Harris this weekend as she examines a number of recent genre-bending comics before also taking a look at Bryan Talbot's 90's classic, the heart-breaking "Tale of One Bad Rat."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Deadpool" #25

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive advance look at "Deadpool" #25 by Daniel Way and Carlo Barberi with a cover by Jason Pearson. The milestone issue will hit stands on Wednesday, July 21.

Alex Ross: On Invaders & Phantoms

Alex Ross: On Invaders & Phantoms

Superstar creator Alex Ross explained his revitalization of a pair of Golden Age icons for modern audiences, and CBR has an exclusive first look at both the original Marvel superteam and the Ghost Who Walks.

SPINOFF: Jackson Signing On For

SPINOFF: Jackson Signing On For "The Hobbit?"

Reports are circulating that Peter Jackson is in negotiations to return to Middle Earth once more, replacing Guillermo del Toro as the director on the two-movie adaptation of "The Hobbit." SPINOFF has the details.

ADVANCE PREVIEW:

ADVANCE PREVIEW: "HA: Prince of Power" #3

Marvel Comics has released an advance preview for "Heroic Age: Prince of Power" #3 by Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente and Reilly Brown with a cover by Carlo Pagulayan. The issue hits stores July 21.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Justice League: Generation Lost" #4

Doug Zawisza called "Justice League: Generation Lost" #4 "the most enticing issue of this series to date," giving the Judd Winick-scripted issue 3.5 stars and saying, "[the] story seems ready to start really rolling."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Gotham City Sirens #13

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Gotham City Sirens #13

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Gotham City Sirens" #13 by the creative team of Tony Bedard, Peter Nguyen and Andres Guinaldo. The issue hits stores next Wednesday, June 30.

Behind the

Behind the "Beasts of Burden" HC

Dark Horse shares a look at sketch pages and other extras in the "Beasts of Burden" hardcover, in stores now, and we also caught up with writer Evan Dorkin and artist Jill Thompson for a few words on the collection.

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

In this week edition of COMIC BOOK LEGENDS REVEALED, learn which New God Thanos was originally based on! Also, marvel at the strange story of the would-be X-Men villain, Metoxo! Plus, more!!

Winick Humors

Winick Humors "Power Girl"

With his first issue on stands now, Judd Winick explained to CBR how a mix of humor, action and pathos is the key to establishing Karen Starr as her own heroine with her own unique voice and villains in "Power Girl."

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Ultimate Comics Avengers 2" #4

Reviewer Chad Nevett gave Marvel's "Ultimate Comics Avengers 2" #4 three stars, saying of the Mark Millar and Leinil Francis Yu collaboration, "All in all, this continues to be an entertaining series."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Morning Glories" #1

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive 11-page preview of Nick Spencer's "Morning Glories," featuring artwork by Joe Eisma and a cover by Rodin Esquejo. The 48 page debut issue hits stores on August 11.

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Study finds Comic-Con pours $163 million into San Diego economy! SuicideGirls banned from Comic-Con? (Apparently not.) More on digital royalties! Torpedo Comics closes down! Plus, interviews with Mignola, Lark and Wilson!

Hercules Returns in Marvel's

Hercules Returns in Marvel's "Chaos War"

Last night, Marvel Comics revealed that October will see the return of the Prince of Power, Hercules, along with the formation of an all-new God Squad in a 5-issue miniseries titles "Chaos War." ROBOT 6 has details.

Quinto & McMillian Get

Quinto & McMillian Get "Lucid"

In the first comics project from his Before The Door Pictures for Archaia, "Heroes" star Zachary Quinto enlists "True Blood" actor Michael McMillian for a spy-fi magic tale set in an alternate version of America.

Marvel Comics on Sale June 30, 2010

Marvel Comics on Sale June 30, 2010

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an advance look at new comics on sale next Wednesday, June 30, including "Captain America" #607, "Death of Dracula" #1, "New Avengers: Luke Cage" #3, "Thor" #611 and more.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom" #1

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Dr. Solar, Man of the Atom" #1 by the legendary Jim Shooter and artist Dennis Calero! The classic character returns to comic shops on July 11.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Adam Beechen

THE BAT SIGNAL: Adam Beechen

Adam Beechen, the writer behind DC's in-universe relaunch of "Batman Beyond," explains his history with the Dark Knight, from comics to cartoons and how the two play off each other, from Terry McGinnis to Zur-En-Arrh.

CSBG: The Abandoned an' Forsaked

CSBG: The Abandoned an' Forsaked

In this new feature at CSBG examining plotlines that were abandoned and explained away, see how quickly - and awkwardly - Marvel wrote off the ending of Steve Englehart's 1970s "Doctor Strange" run!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Fantastic Four" #580

Greg McElhatton reviewed "Fantastic Four" #580, giving the Jonathan Hickman written, Neil Edwards & Andrew Currie drawn issue 4 stars saying, "now's a great time to check it out and see what you've been missing."

ADVANCE PREVIEW:

ADVANCE PREVIEW: "New Mutants" #15

Marvel Comics has released an advance preview of "New Mutants" #15, the first chapter of "Fall of the New Mutants" by Zeb Wells and Leonard Kirk, rolling out of the events of "Second Coming" on July 21.

Gates Plots New Course for

Gates Plots New Course for "Supergirl"

Sterling Gates spoke with CBR News about taking the series off on its own following the "War of the Supermen" crossover and his plans to build up both Kara Zor-El's civilian identity and rogues gallery.

Does Marvel Have A Digital Royalties Program?

Does Marvel Have A Digital Royalties Program?

Yesterday, Marvel brass responded via Twitter to DC Comics' claims of being the first to offer royalties on digital sales with comments indicating DC erred in their statement. ROBOT 6 tries to piece the puzzle together.

The Buy Pile - 6/24/2010

The Buy Pile - 6/24/2010

Things go badly as the Buy Pile records something all new - a week where no new comics were worth buying. Oh, there's a good reprint, sure, but things kind of stank overall with rough going all around.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Angelus" #4

Courtesy of Top Cow, CBR presents an exclusive look at "Angelus" #4, a lead-in to the upcoming "Artifacts" storyline, written by Ron MArz with art and cover by Stjepan Sejic. The issue goes on sale June 30.

Schreiber Knocks the

Schreiber Knocks the "Power Out"

CBR News talks with the Xeric Grant winner and Eisner Nominee Nathan Schreiber about his serialized webcomic "Power Out," the act-i-vate anthology and what will happen if he wins the Eisner for Best Digital Comic.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "The Return of Bruce Wayne" #3

Chad Nevett really enjoyed "The Return of Bruce Wayne" #3, giving the issue 4 stars and saying of the Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette crafted comic, "The story here is the strongest of the series to date."

FIRST LOOK:

FIRST LOOK: "Women of Marvel" Variants

Marvel Comics has released images from their upcoming "Women of Marvel" variant cover initiative running throughout the month of August, featuring art by Stuart Immonen, Salvador LaRocca, Sara Pichelli and more.

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Are DC and Marvel killing digital comics ... already? Toronto bookstore at risk of closing! Malaysia bans comics by popular political cartoonist! "Case Closed" linked to brutal crime! Plus, sidekicks, classic ads and more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #2

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Secret Avengers" #2 by Ed Brubaker and Mike Deodato. The second issue of the new hit series lands in stores next Wednesday, June 30.

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