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Marvel Unveils

Marvel Unveils "Avengers: X-Sanction" Comic Shop Variants

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has unveiled its two comic shop variants by Bryan Hitch and Carlo Pagulayan for "Avengers: X-Sanction" #1. The battle to save the future comes to your front yard December 14.

The Hit List: Unproduced Screenplays that Could Become Hit Comic Books

The Hit List: Unproduced Screenplays that Could Become Hit Comic Books

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From Joss Whedon's "Wonder Woman" to John Milius' "Sgt. Rock," CBR runs down 22 screenplays that never moved beyond the written word, but could prove to be bona fide hits on comic shelves.

Talking Comics with Jamie S. Rich

Talking Comics with Jamie S. Rich

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea speaks with writer Jamie S. Rich about his work at Oni Press, collaborating with Joëlle Jones on "Spell Checkers," plans for the series' next volume and more.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Avengers Origins: Vision"

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive preview for "Avengers Origins: Vision" by Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel and Stephane Perger. The one-shot hits in November.

Kubert, Bradshaw Cover Marvel's

Kubert, Bradshaw Cover Marvel's "Point One" One-Shot

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released Adam Kubert and Nick Bradshaw's variant covers for the publisher's "Point One" one-shot set to hit stores in mid-November.

Comic Studies: Pekar and Autobio Comix

Comic Studies: Pekar and Autobio Comix

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Laura Sneddon recounts her Comic Studies' graduate class' experience with autobiographical comix, focusing heavily on the master: Harvey Pekar.

Green & Johnson Crash Land With

Green & Johnson Crash Land With "Supergirl"

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Supergirl" co-writers Michael Green and Mike Johnson spoke with CBR about the series' first issue, plans for the first story arc and the fundamental differences and similarities between Kryptonians and Humans.

Meta-Messages - Doom Is No Deadbeat!

Meta-Messages - Doom Is No Deadbeat!

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The latest in CSBG's series about comic writers addressing the work of others in their stories, we see how Dwayne McDuffie explained away the infamous "Where's my money, honey?" Luke Cage/Doctor Doom confrontation.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Marjane Satrapi's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Marjane Satrapi's "The Sigh"

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Archaia Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Persepolis'" creator Marjane Satrapi's latest graphic novel, "The Sigh."

Marvel Releases Android App

Marvel Releases Android App

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has announced the debut of a dedicated app on the Android platform, developed and released through digital distributor comiXology.

DC Comics Dominates September's Sales

DC Comics Dominates September's Sales

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Batman and Frank Miller top the September sales charts as DC Comics dominates the Top 100 and Legendary Comics' "Holy Terror" takes the top spot in the trade paperback rankings.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Airing Sparks Protests in Tunisia

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Persepolis" protests lead to arrests in Tunisia! Warren Ellis on digital comics! More on direct-market sales in September! Interviews with Daniel Clowes, Dan DiDio and Dave Roman! Plus more!

Dynamite to Publish Comics Based on Literary Phenom Amanda Hocking's

Dynamite to Publish Comics Based on Literary Phenom Amanda Hocking's "Hollowland"

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has reached an agreement with author Amanda Hocking, whose 9 e-books sold over a million copies in 13 months, to publish comics based on her "Hollowland" series.

Vertigo Announces

Vertigo Announces "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Adaptation

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has announced an agreement to adapt Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy into graphic novel format through its Vertigo imprint in 2012, starting with "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo."

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Morning Glories," "Pigs," "City of Refuge," "Savage Dragon"

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents exclusive previews of "Morning Glories" #13, "Pigs" #2, "Pilot Season: City of Refuge" #1 and "Savage Dragon" #174, all on sale Oct. 12.

When Words Collide - 10/10/2011

When Words Collide - 10/10/2011

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Tim discusses his origins as a comic book reader and the two issues of "Uncanny X-Men" and "Justice League of America" that forever changed the direction of his life.

Is an Unproduced Screenplay the Next Great Comic Book?

Is an Unproduced Screenplay the Next Great Comic Book?

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

After the success of "Kevin Smith's Green Hornet" and "Frank Miller's Robocop," are there more hit comics in Hollywood's recycle bin? CBR News investigates the most likely candidates.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Avengers 1959" #1

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's Chad Nevett gives "Avengers 1959" written and illustrated by Howard Chaykin 3.5 stars, saying the "New Avengers" spinoff "delivers on everything that fans of Howard Chaykin would want."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Avengers: X-Sanction" #1

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with an exclusive preview of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness' "Avengers: X-Sanction" #1, set to crash into stores in December.

CBR TV @ CCI 2011: Mark Evanier and the Zen of Comic-Con

CBR TV @ CCI 2011: Mark Evanier and the Zen of Comic-Con

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Comics historian and Groo co-creator and writer Mark Evanier spoke with CBR TV about the history of Comic-Con, the long-gestating Groo/Conan comic, Jack Kirby's vision for CCI and much more.

Chip Mosher Moves from BOOM! to comiXology

Chip Mosher Moves from BOOM! to comiXology

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

He made Mark Waid evil at BOOM! Studios, now Chip Mosher moves to digitial comics distributor comiXology and things may never be the same. CBR spoke with Mosher about the transition.

Mike Mignola: A Scream Nominee

Mike Mignola: A Scream Nominee

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With Spike TV's Annual Scream Awards just around the corner, CBR presents the first of a series of chats with nominated creators as "Hellboy's" Mike Mignola talks returning to the drawing board for "Hellboy In Hell."

Dynamite Comics On Sale October 12, 2011

Dynamite Comics On Sale October 12, 2011

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, October 12, including "Vampirella" #10, Garth Ennis's "Jennifer Blood" #5, "Warlord of Mars: Fall of Barsoom" #3, and more!

Red Circle Returns To Archie As Digital

Red Circle Returns To Archie As Digital "New Crusaders"

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Just in time for NYCC, Archie Comics has announced plans for their "Red Circle" superheroes to return as a digital-only comics subscription service featuring a "New Crusaders" serial and full access to their archives.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Ghostbusters" #2

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of IDW, CBR presents an exclusive preview of the the second issue of the new, ongoing "Ghostbusters" series by Erik Burnham and Dan Schonening. The issue drops October 12.

Wonder Woman's New Origin: Daughter of Who?

Wonder Woman's New Origin: Daughter of Who?

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

As part of Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's 100K-selling reinvention, Wonder Woman will see a significant change to her parentage amid her bloody battles with the gods.

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel "Battle Scars" Teaser

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR News with an exclusive teaser for the November-lauching "Battle Scars" series featuring a heavily-redacted dossier on one of the title's major players.

Comics A.M. - DC, Marvel Tease Big Announcements as NYCC Looms

Comics A.M. - DC, Marvel Tease Big Announcements as NYCC Looms

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

New York Comic Con kicks off Thursday! Direct market dips slightly in September, despite DC's New 52 boost! Disney plans 2015 exit for CEO Robert Iger! Plus much more!

Way Gets Evil in

Way Gets Evil in "Deadpool"

Mon, October 10th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In "Deadpool" #44 the Merc With a Mouth comes face to face with his ultimate enemy, a patchwork monstrosity known as Evil Deadpool. CBR spoke with writer Daniel Way about the confrontation.

Andy Kubert To

Andy Kubert To "Action Comics" In January

Sun, October 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Superstar artist Andy Kubert will follow up DC's recent "Flashpoint" event with a two-issue stint on writer Grant Morrison's origin-minded "Action Comics" drawing Superman's adventures in between arcs by Rags Morales.

Your Comics Sequence: Frank Miller

Your Comics Sequence: Frank Miller

Sun, October 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Matt Seneca dives into a page from the classic Chris Claremont/Frank Miller "Wolverine" miniseries, noting "the directionality of this page is like a thesis on effective flow."

CSBG's Meta-Messages Month

CSBG's Meta-Messages Month

Sun, October 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This month, see comic book creators critique the work of other creators in the pages of the comics, like Frank Miller's Marv beating up Jim Lee's Deathblow or Joe Kelly "defending" Superman against the Authority!

CBR, Social Networks & You!

CBR, Social Networks & You!

Sat, October 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Have lots of friends on Facebook? Are you a follower on Twitter? Do you watch the YouTube? If so, CBR's got you covered and we want you to friend, follow and watch us on the social networks!

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale October 12, 2011

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale October 12, 2011

Sat, October 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at new titles on sale October 12, including "Hellraiser" #6, "Irredeemable" #30, "Elric: The Balance Lost" #4, "Starborn" #11, and more!

CSBG Features the Scariest Comic Books of All-Time

CSBG Features the Scariest Comic Books of All-Time

Sat, October 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Throughout October, CSBG is spotlighting the scariest comic books of all-time, based on your suggestions! Check out which spooky comics have been featured so far and suggest one of your faves!

Is

Is "Previews" Better Than the Internet?

Sat, October 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Although he finds Diamond's "Previews" catalog frustrating at times, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan ponders why it's still better than the internet at providing solicitation information for smaller publishers.

Spend the Holiday Weekend with the CBR Forums!

Spend the Holiday Weekend with the CBR Forums!

Sat, October 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the move of the CBR Forums to a new server, they're as blazing fast as the conversation! Spend some of your Columbus Day weekend talking comics with the most active comics boards online!

Axel-In-Charge - 10/7/2011

Axel-In-Charge - 10/7/2011

Fri, October 7th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In the midst of Marvel's first big original graphic novel pushes of the modern era, Axel Alonso speaks to the strengths of the format, the ideas behind a "Castle" tie-in and teases the future of Hawkeye and "Avengers Academy."

Barnes & Noble Pulls 100 DC Graphic Novels

Barnes & Noble Pulls 100 DC Graphic Novels

Fri, October 7th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In a response to DC's exclusive partnering with Amazon's Kindle Fire for titles like "Watchmen" and "The Sandman," Barnes & Noble has pulled the physical books from their store shelves as a protest. Updated with comment from DC.

Trautmann Revives

Trautmann Revives "Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist"

Fri, October 7th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Eric Trautmann takes Flash Gordon on a brand new adventure and discusses his master plan, his favorite "Flash Gordon" tales and the challenges of writing classic pulp fiction.

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