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Khaled Hosseini's

Khaled Hosseini's "Kite Runner" Comes to Comics

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Internationally acclaimed, bestselling author Khaled Hosseini spoke with CBR News about his love of comics and the new graphic novel adaptation of his novel "The Kite Runner."

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REVIEW: "Justice League Dark" #1

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Kelly Thompson gives "Justice League Dark" #1 4 stars calling Peter Milligan and Mikel Janin's integration of Vertigo characters back into the DCU "well executed...edgy and modern."

Giffen & Jurgens Replace Perez on

Giffen & Jurgens Replace Perez on "Superman"

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Reports say George Perez is stepping down as writer and breakdown artist on "Superman," to be replaced by Keith Giffen and Dan Jurgens as of the seventh issue of the relaunched title.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #18

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Secret Avengers" #18, Warren Ellis and David Aja's Shang-Chi-starring story set to hit October 26.

5 Questions About Comics & the Kindle Fire

5 Questions About Comics & the Kindle Fire

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With Amazon's entry into the world of tablet computing involving an exclusive contract with DC Comics, CBR Senior Editor Steve Gerding has some questions about what to expect when the Kindle Fire hits consumer hands in November.

Catching Up With Joshua Williamson

Catching Up With Joshua Williamson

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke with Joshua Williamson about his myriad of projects, from launching his creator-owned ongoing series "XenoHolics" to the kid-friendly OGNs "Sketch Monsters" to video-game adventure in "Uncharted" and more

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Red Lanterns" #2

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Red Lanterns" #2. The next chapter of Peter Milligan and Ed Benes exploration of the DCU's rage-filled Lantern Corps hits Wednesday, October 5.

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Dick Tracy

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Dick Tracy

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Dick Tracy's 80th Anniversary, ve an all-Dick Tracy edition of CBLR! Did Tracy really coin the phrase "Crime Doesn't Pay?" Did a comic book superhero beat Tracy to the 2-way wrist radio punch? Find out today!

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "G.I. Joe: Season 2" #6

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of IDW, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "G.I. Joe: Season 2" #6. The Cobra Civil War continues to rage on Wednesday, October 5!

"Dark Angel Saga" Sets Stage for Lapham's "Point One" Story

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's X-Titles crash into November's "Point One" one-shot as David Lapham and Roberto de la Torre's teaser today spins directly out of "Uncanny X-Force's" Dark Angel storyline.

The Line It Is Drawn - Pulp Heroes

The Line It Is Drawn - Pulp Heroes

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This week, our artists drew your suggestions for comic book/pulp fiction team-ups! Tarzan and Black Panther! Superman and Doc Savage fight off Cthulhu! Plus, more!

Comics A.M. - Stan Lee's Guardian Project Target of Lawsuit

Comics A.M. - Stan Lee's Guardian Project Target of Lawsuit

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Man claims he was cut out of NHL superhero deal! Could DC's publishing division move to West Coast after all? Interviews with Kevin O'Neill and Kate Beaton! Plus, 10 bizarre DC/Marvel parallels!

COMMENTARY TRACK: Bendis on

COMMENTARY TRACK: Bendis on "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #2

Fri, September 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #2 in stores now, CBR spoke with writer Brian Michael Bendis for page-by-page commentary and insight into the pivotal chapter in the origin of Miles Morales.

Marvel Comics On Sale October 5, 2011

Marvel Comics On Sale October 5, 2011

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Deadpool" #44, "Hulk" #42, "Superior" #5, "X-Men" #19, "X-23" #15 and many more.

"The Avengers" Cast Portraits Debut

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Hot on the heels of photos from the set, Entertainment Weekly has unveiled cast portraits from "The Avengers." The Marvel Studios film directed by Joss Whedon opens May 4, 2012.

Top 3 DC Characters of All Time

Top 3 DC Characters of All Time

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

After 1,400 ballots were cast, CBR readers ranked their favorite comic book characters of all time. Now CSBG reveals the top 3 characters from the DC part of the countdown.

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REVIEW: "Fury of the Firestorms: The Nuclear Men" #1

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's Dough Zawisza gives "Fury of the Firestorms: The Nuclear Men" #1 by Van Sciver, Simone and Cinar 4 stars, saying "of all the relaunch books, this one feels the most 're-invented.'"

Richard Sala Unveils

Richard Sala Unveils "The Hidden"

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR spoke with cartoonist Richard Sala about "The Hidden" from Fantagraphics, his unique new take on the survival horror genre as well as the online resurgence of "Invisible Hands."

DiDio to Attend Friday's DC Comics New 52 Wrap Party in Hollywood

DiDio to Attend Friday's DC Comics New 52 Wrap Party in Hollywood

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Co-Publisher Dan DiDio joins the line-up of DC Comics creators celebrating the first month of the New 52 with a special wrap party Friday September 30 at Golden Apple Comics in Hollywood, CA.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Avengers 1959" #1

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at "Avengers 1959" #1, a new series written and illustrated by the legendary Howard Chaykin, debuting October 5

The Buy Pile - 9/29/2011

The Buy Pile - 9/29/2011

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Soldiers of fortune, instruments of policy and a god of mischief lead off a winning week which didn't couldn't even be taken down by a mysterious stripper, senseless murder or lackluster writing.

Gahan Wilson Says

Gahan Wilson Says "Nuts" to Childhood

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary cartoonist Gahan Wilson spoke with CBR News about the new collection of his comic strip "Nuts" from Fantagraphics, working at "The New Yorker" and "Playboy" and more.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Scott Hampton, Jock Discuss

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Scott Hampton, Jock Discuss "Immortals: Gods & Heroes"

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Relativity Media has provided CBR with an exclusive featurette with the artists of Archaia's "Immortals: Gods and Heroes" graphic novel describing their work on the feature film inspired project.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Moon Knight" #6

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Moon Knight" #6. The new issue, by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, hits stores on October 5.

Will the Scarlet Spider Rise in Marvel's

Will the Scarlet Spider Rise in Marvel's "Point One" One-Shot?

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Today's "Point One" teaser from Marvel promotes an unnamed story from the creative team of Chris Yost and Ryan Stegman with an image depicting a character reminiscent of the Scarlet Spdier.

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #19

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Ryan K. Lindsay praises the latest issue of Scott Snyder's "American Vampire," giving it 4.5 stars and calling the series "one of the best...gracing our shelves right now."

CBLDF Takes Ownership of Comics Code Authority

CBLDF Takes Ownership of Comics Code Authority

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has received the intellectual property rights to the Comics Code Authority, announcing plans to continue licensing products bearing the legendary seal.

Morrison's Superman is a Man of

Morrison's Superman is a Man of "Action"

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' Superman takes things back to the character's roots in the newly relaunched "Action Comics." We spoke with Morrison about his inspirations and plans for DC's biggest icon.

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PREVIEW: "Incredible Hulk" #1

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a 6-page preview of October's "Incredible Hulk" #1, the Jade Giant's new series from the creative team of Jason Aaron and Marc Silvestri.

Comics A.M. - Should Feminists Give Up on Superhero Comics?

Comics A.M. - Should Feminists Give Up on Superhero Comics?

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Is it a waste of time to push for better portrayals of women? Sneak peek at "Batgirl" #2! Alex Ross art exhibit opening at The Warhol! A look at the growth of webcomics! Mikel Janin goes exclusive with DC!

"Watchmen," Other DC Graphic Novels Announced as Kindle Fire Digital Exclusives

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has announced that digital versions of the publisher's graphic novels, including "Watchmen," "Superman: Earth One" and more, will be released exclusively for Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Joshua Luna

Joshua Luna "Whispers" A Solo Series

Thu, September 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Joshua Luna spoke exclusively with CBR about "Whispers," his first solo comics endeavor hitting in January from Image, the story's supernatural elements and how working alone rekindled his desire to draw comics.

Higgins Revives

Higgins Revives "Deathstroke"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Once again a lethal Terminator, the man known as Slade Wilson is upping his kill quotient in one of DC Comics New 52 series. Kyle Higgins explains the extreme action that drives the new "Deathstroke."

New 52 Pickup - Week 5: It's Decision Time!

New 52 Pickup - Week 5: It's Decision Time!

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the arrival of the final wave of premieres from DC's New 52, including "Aquaman" and "Superman," Steve Sunu turns his attention to which titles will make it to his pull list for next month.

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #1

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Greg McElhatton gives Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis' "Aquaman" #1 4 stars, calling the first issue from the "Blackest Night" creative team "A strong debut from all parties involved."

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

DC Comics, Bunker & the Current State of LGBTQ Superheroes

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Blogger Brett White mulls over the announcement of the flamboyantly gay Bunker joining Scott Lobdell and Brett Booth's "Teen Titans" while exploring the overall status of LGBTQ characters in comics.

Goff Paints a

Goff Paints a "Blood Red Dragon"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jon Goff scripts the fictionalized story of real-life Japanese pop star Yoshiki as dreamed up by Stan Lee and developed by Todd McFarlane. CBR News spoke with Goff about the project.

New

New "Point One" Teaser Highlights Defenders

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released a new teaser for November's "Point One" one-shot, this time featuring Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson's Defenders team, joined by Nick Fury and Ant-Man.

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's

Jai Nitz Rediscovers Kirby's "Silver Star"

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jai Nitz spoke with CBR News about his "Kirby: Genesis" tie-in book, "Silver Star," his take on the classic Jack Kirby character and how it all fits together to tell one cohesive story.

Marvel Unveils

Marvel Unveils "Avengers: Solo" Movie Variants

Wed, September 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released the movie variant covers for "Avengers: Solo" #1 and 2, featuring Chris Evans as Captain America and Chris Hemsworth's Thor. The series debuts October 26.

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