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SHE HAS NO HEAD! - Positive Female Comic Characters

SHE HAS NO HEAD! - Positive Female Comic Characters

Tue, March 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

After pointing out some of the problems the industry has in its depiction of women, Kelly Thompson turns the tables and runs down her list of comics that are doing a good job with their female characters.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Huntress" #6

Tue, March 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview of Paul Levitz and Marcus To's "Huntress" #6, the final issue of Helena Wayne's miniseries, setting the stage for "Earth 2" and "World's Finest" to debut in May.

Wolfman Revisits Baron Winters &

Wolfman Revisits Baron Winters & "Night Force"

Tue, March 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Comic book legend Marv Wolfman spoke with CBR News about revisiting "Night Force" as a miniseries and how his 12-issue '80s series paved the way for darker contemporary comics.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Invincible," "Justice League"

Tue, March 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, CBR's reviewers looked at twenty new releases, including the latest issues of "Invincible," "Justice League," "Scalped" and more!

Nova Blasts into Marvel Infinite Comics with AvX Tie-In

Nova Blasts into Marvel Infinite Comics with AvX Tie-In

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has revealed a teaser image by Stuart Immonen of Nova rocketing through space in an "Avengers vs. X-Men" tie-in for its new Infinite Comics digital program.

Lemire Takes a Road Trip in

Lemire Takes a Road Trip in "Animal Man"

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Eisner-nominated writer Jeff Lemire spoke to CBR about this week's "Animal Man" #7 and teases the future of his his critically-acclaimed series, as well as a crossover with "Swamp Thing."

When Words Collide - 3/5/2012

When Words Collide - 3/5/2012

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS returns, this time spotlighting the pre-Claremont-era "X-Men" #66, when men were men, women were girls, Hulks were green and Professor Xavier's students faced certain cancellation.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Hickman's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Hickman's "Manhattan Projects"

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Jonathan Hickman's new series, "The Manhattan Projects." Featuring art by Nick Pitarra & Cris Peter, the series debuts March 7.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Ultimate Comics Ultimates" #7

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Chad Nevett gives "Ultimate Comics Ultimates" #7 4 stars, saying "Jonathan Hickman, Esad Ribic and Dean White have produced one of the best comics at Marvel."

DC Comics, Geoff Johns Reveal Aquaman's

DC Comics, Geoff Johns Reveal Aquaman's "Other League" Teammates

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC has released a first look at Ivan Reis and Joe Prado's designs for Kahina the Seer of The Others, a league from Aquaman's past forced to return in "Aquaman" #7 this month.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Scalped" #56

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Scalped" #56 4.5 stars saying the book by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera is "a true miracle arranged each and every month."

R.I.P. Golden Age

R.I.P. Golden Age "Batman" Artist Sheldon Moldoff

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

From the early days of the Golden Age working on "Action Comics" #1 and Hawkman through his years fleshing out the world of Batman with original creations like Poison Ivy and Mister Freeze, the late Sheldon Moldoff left his mark on comics.

Covers of the Week -- February 29

Covers of the Week -- February 29

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In this week's CotW contenders, the wall-crawler goes on a spacewalk, the Shade watches, a shooter blows smoke, X marks the spot and an angel steps in.

2012 AD: Pat Mills Remembers 35 Years of

2012 AD: Pat Mills Remembers 35 Years of "2000 AD"

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR presents 2012 AD, a series of interviews to celebrate the 35th anniversary of "2000 AD." Pat Mills, founder and original Tharg, talks 35 years of "2000 AD," "Nemesis," "Marshal Law" and more.

The Buy Pile - 3/5/2012

The Buy Pile - 3/5/2012

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Despite battling a viral infection that could fell a herd of wildebeests, the web's most dangerous reviews are back shining a spotlight on Image's sexy science-fantasy yarn while wishing Lovecraft would get exterminated.

Geoff Johns Reveals New Shazam Details

Geoff Johns Reveals New Shazam Details

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

With fans already buzzing about Shazam's name change from Captain Marvel, DC Comics and Geoff Johns today revealed a new look and power source for CC Beck's classic character.

Dynamite Comics On Sale March 7

Dynamite Comics On Sale March 7

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, March 7, including "The Boys" #64, "Vampirella vs. Dracula" #2, "The Lone Ranger" #3 and more.

Comics A.M. - Sheldon Moldoff Dies; Record Sellout For Comic-Con

Comics A.M. - Sheldon Moldoff Dies; Record Sellout For Comic-Con

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Golden Age artist Sheldon Moldoff passes away. Comic-Con badges sell out within an hour and a half! What set Wally Wood apart? IDW's "KISS" plans! Becky Cloonan on "Wolves" and "Conan"! Plus more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Animal Man" #7

Mon, March 5th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive look at "Animal Man" #7 by Jeff Lemire, Steve Pugh and Travel Foreman. The birth of Animal Woman goes on sale March 7.

"Johnny Storm Married Alicia Masters?" and More Abandoned Storylines!

Sun, March 4th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Every week, CSBG examines comic book stories abandoned and then explained away by later writers. Come see the stories that have been featured so far, including the Human Torch's ersatz marriage to the Thing's ex-girlfriend, Alicia Masters.

Six Degrees of Superman

Six Degrees of Superman

Sun, March 4th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant "sat down with a list of DC’s current and upcoming superhero-universe comics, and rearranged it into a big chart" to see just how interconnected DC's New 52 has become.

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale March 7, 2012

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale March 7, 2012

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at new titles on sale March 7, including "Irredeemable" #35, "Hellraiser Masterpieces" #9, "Valen the Outcast" #4, and the debut of Grace Randolph's "Supurbia!"

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Usagi Yojimbo" #144

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Usagi Yojimbo" #144 4 stars calling the issue by Stan Sakai "a thrilling and amazing exploration of comics' high potential."

Is 2012 The Year of Image Comics?

Is 2012 The Year of Image Comics?

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Following last weekend's Image Expo announcements, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan discusses how the publisher has become "very definitely enmeshed in the center of the big conversations about the future of mainstream American comics."

"That Time Lois Lane ALSO Made Out With Supergirl's Horse" & More of the Strangest Comics of All-Time!

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's collection of the strangest comics of all-time including the latest addition: when Lois Lane made out with...Supergirl's horse?!

Axel-In-Charge - 3/2/2012

Axel-In-Charge - 3/2/2012

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, the Invincible, the Mighty, the Defendery Matt Fraction joins Marvel E-i-C Axel Alonso to talk the return of Iron Fist and K'un-L'un in "Avengers Vs. X-Men," the legend of Hope Summers and more.

VOTE: The Greatest Spider-Man Covers of All-Time!

VOTE: The Greatest Spider-Man Covers of All-Time!

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of the web-slinger's 50th anniversary, CSBG wants to know what YOU think are the greatest Spider-Man covers of all-time!

Jan Strnad Enters

Jan Strnad Enters "Ragemoor"

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Mutant World" creators Jan Strnad and Richard Corben unite again for "Ragemoor," a story of a living castle and its monstrous inhabitants. CBR spoke with Strnad about the project with an exclusive look at Corben's art..

Hickman Concludes His

Hickman Concludes His "Fantastic Four" Run This Fall

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has announced Jonathan Hickman will be leaving Marvel's First Family with "Fantastic Four" #611 and "FF" #23 in October.

CLiNT WEEK: Mega 48-Page Preview

CLiNT WEEK: Mega 48-Page Preview

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Wrapping our look at Mark Millar's relaunching comics mag, the editor and Titan share a massive look inside "CLiNT" from new stories of "Rex Royd" and "Death Sentence" to interviews with Robert Kirkman, Dave Gibbons and more!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Bendis & Deodato's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Bendis & Deodato's "New Avengers" #23

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "New Avengers" #23 written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Mike Deodato. The conclusion to the New Avengers vs. Dark Avengers battle royale hits March 28.

Digital Comic Resources: iTunes Adds Comics Section,

Digital Comic Resources: iTunes Adds Comics Section, "Zombies Eat Republicans"

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Apple finally adds a dedicated Comics and Graphic Novels section to iTunes, online manha site JManga goes region-free - for the most part - and "Zombies Eat Republicans" travels a different digital path.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS: "G.I. Joe," "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero"

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of iDW Publishing, CBR presents exclusive advance looks at Chuck Dixon's "G.I. Joe" vol. 2 #11 and Larry Hama's "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" #176, both in stores March 7!

McFarlane To Pay Gaiman $382,000 Following

McFarlane To Pay Gaiman $382,000 Following "Spawn" Settlement

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Todd McFarlane will pay Neil Gaiman $382,000 in the wake of the settlement in January of their nearly decade-long legal battle over the rights to Medieval Spawn, Angela and other characters.

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Static Shock and Chess Boxing

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Static Shock and Chess Boxing

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Did DC pull a Static cover because it showed sex? Was the first daily comic strip canceled because it was too obscene? Finally, how did comic books give us the greatness that is Chess Boxing?!

PREVIEW: Waid & Samnee's

PREVIEW: Waid & Samnee's "Daredevil" #12

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with a preview of "Daredevil" #12 written by Mark Waid with art by Chris Samnee. The Man Without Fear's social life takes a turn May 2.

Joshua Dysart Scripts

Joshua Dysart Scripts "Harbinger" Ongoing For Valiant

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Valiant Entertainment has announced the relaunch of "Harbinger" written by Joshua Dysart with art by Khari Evans.

READ THE FULL ISSUE:

READ THE FULL ISSUE: "The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker" #1

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

With the collection of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's "The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker" hitting stores on March 7, Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with the series' complete first issue.

WHEN TWO TRIBES GO TO WAR:

WHEN TWO TRIBES GO TO WAR: "AvX" - The Generals

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In today's edition of CBR's in-depth look at "AvX," writers Kieron Gillen and Cullen Bunn and editor Tom Brevoort discuss Captain America, Cyclops, Wolverine and Luke Cage - the four generals involved in the conflict.

CLiNT WEEK: Comedian Frankie Boyle Rocks

CLiNT WEEK: Comedian Frankie Boyle Rocks "Rex Royd"

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The story of one billionaire scientist fighting against an iconic superhero gets twisted beyond belief as comedian Frankie Boyle spins Biblical murder, cosmic antibodies and holographic basketball into the "CLiNT" strip "Rex Royd."

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