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Shane Riches & 12 Gauge Are

Shane Riches & 12 Gauge Are "Afflicted"

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Shane Riches spoke with CBR about "Afflicted," 12-Gauge Comics' graphic novel about teenagers with superpowers, which launches the publisher's new digital initiative. Plus, an exclusive, extended preview.

READ THE FULL STORY: Judge Dredd's

READ THE FULL STORY: Judge Dredd's "The Body Sharks"

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

To prepare readers for "Dredd" slamming its way into theaters in September, 2000 AD has provided CBR with a complete tale of Mega City-One's top law enforcement officer by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Colin Wilson.

PREVIEW: The Origin of Spidey's Sidekick Alpha in

PREVIEW: The Origin of Spidey's Sidekick Alpha in "Amazing Spider-Man" #692

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Following the announcement of Spidey's sidekick earlier this morning, Marvel has released a preview of Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos' "Amazing Spider-Man" #692 featuring the first appearance and origin of Alpha.

Comics A.M. - MorrisonCon's $500 Tickets Already Sold Out

Comics A.M. - MorrisonCon's $500 Tickets Already Sold Out

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Least-expensive tickets sell out for September's MorrisonCon! Archie Comics hires industry veteran Jim “Ski” Sokolowski! Stan Lee reflects on Spider-Man's creation! Brian Wood looks back on final volume of "DMZ"!

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Spider-Man/Playboy Connection

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Spider-Man/Playboy Connection

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest of CSBG's spotlight on Easter eggs in comic books, Spider-Man meets two stars from "Playboy" magazine! Plus, a tribute to Marshall Rogers from Kelley Jones.

Bloodied Iron Man Mask Dominates Latest Spider-Man

Bloodied Iron Man Mask Dominates Latest Spider-Man "War" Teaser

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Iron Man joins Marvel's Spider-Man related "War" teasers with a shot of Tony Stark's mask, blood dripping from what appears to be dents or holes caused by bullets catching the golden Avenger full in the face.

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EXCL. PREVIEW: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #11

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #11. Andrew Chambliss, Georges Jeanty and cover artist Phil Noto take Buffy corporate on July 11!

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 6/27/2012

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 6/27/2012

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has nearly 60 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image, IDW, Dark Horse, Dynamite, BOOM! and more.

Spider-Man Gets Sidekick For 50th Anniversary

Spider-Man Gets Sidekick For 50th Anniversary

Wed, June 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has announced that as part of Spider-Man's 50th anniversary celebration, the world's favorite wall-crawler will take on a sidekick courtesy of Dan Slott and Humbert Ramos. UPDATE: Hi-res Alpha art added.

Dini To Write

Dini To Write "Very Personal" Batman Graphic Novel

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Paul Dini announced today that he and DC Comics are in the final stages of negotiations for the acclaimed writer to return to Gotham City once more for a Batman tale he describes as "very personal."

X-POSITION: Kieron Gillen's

X-POSITION: Kieron Gillen's "Uncanny" Journey

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Uncanny X-Men" writer Kieron Gillen stops by X-POSITION on his way across the pond to answers e-mails about the Phoenix Five. Don't know what that is? You better read this!

Bedard Brings Beowulf To

Bedard Brings Beowulf To "Sword Of Sorcery"

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Blue Beetle" writer Tony Bedard speaks with CBR News about his Beowulf backup feature in the recently announced "Sword Of Sorcery" anthology, launching in September from DC Comics.

More Than 360 People Donate Funds For Robert Washington's Funeral

More Than 360 People Donate Funds For Robert Washington's Funeral

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The Hero Initiative reports that over 360 people donated funds for original "Static" co-creator Robert L. Washington III's funeral, which took place on Monday, June 25.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Brian Wood's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Brian Wood's "The Massive" #2

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Brian Wood's "The Massive" #2. Wood, Kristian Donaldson and cover artists Rafael Grampa & John Paul Leon journey to the end of the world on July 11.

"Avengers" Topping $600M, But Can Whedon's Mightiest Heroes Topple Titanic?

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Disney has announced that "The Avengers" is set to cross the $600 million dollar mark in box office take today, putting it within striking distance of box office legend "Titanic."

Pipeline - 6/26/2012

Pipeline - 6/26/2012

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, IDW Publishing releases "David Mazzucchelli's Daredevil Born Again Artist's Edition." It's a giant book with a big legacy, and Augie likes what he sees. Really likes it.

Lobo Co-Creator Roger Slifer In Critical Condition After Hit And Run

Lobo Co-Creator Roger Slifer In Critical Condition After Hit And Run

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Lobo co-creator Roger Slifer is in a medically induced coma following after being struck by a car early Saturday in Santa Monica, California, in a hit and run.

Edward R. Pressman Brings Archaia's

Edward R. Pressman Brings Archaia's "Feeding Ground" to the Big Screen

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Producer Edward R. Pressman sheds light on the upcoming film adaptation of Archaia Entertainment's border-crossing werewolf story "Feeding Ground" while providing an update on the reboot of "The Crow" movie.

CBR Annotated Edition:

CBR Annotated Edition: "Action Comics" #2

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR contributor Alan Kistler explores the second issue of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics," discovering the history and Easter Eggs behind the Man of Steel's first New 52 storyarc.

When Did Batman First Vanish on Commissioner Gordon?

When Did Batman First Vanish on Commissioner Gordon?

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In the latest examination of first appearances in comic book lore, CSBG examines the first time that Batman vanished from Commissioner Gordon's office without Gordon noticing and more.

Retro-Stuffed: Valiant's 1992

Retro-Stuffed: Valiant's 1992 "Harbinger" #0-7

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In CBR's inaugural edition of Retro-Stuffed, Andy Liegl heads back in time to Valiant's first universe, focusing on Jim Shooter and David Lapham's super-powered teens on the run in "Harbinger."

"This Is War" Teasers Continue With Captain America

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Captain America's shield features in the latest teaser from Marvel Comics depicting artifacts from the Marvel Universe with the words "This Is War" that promises more details to come at Comic-Con International 2012.

Comics A.M. - Comic Artist's Claims Against Songwriter Can Proceed

Comics A.M. - Comic Artist's Claims Against Songwriter Can Proceed

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Judge allows artist to pursue claims against songwriter over graphic novel biography! Archaia takes top honors in Foreword's Book of the Year Awards! Content versus container in digital comics! Plus much more!

Bourdain Slices Sushi Samurai-style in

Bourdain Slices Sushi Samurai-style in "Get Jiro"

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

World-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy-winning TV host Anthony Bourdain dished up a serving of gourmet goodness as he discussed his new Vertigo OGN "Get Jiro!" with CBR News.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed:

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Before Watchmen: Comedian," "AvX," "Saga"

Tue, June 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Last week, the CBR reviews team looked at 24 releases including "Before Watchmen: Comedian" #1, "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #6, "Saga" #4 and much more.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Wonder Woman" #10

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

Greg McElhatton gives "Wonder Woman" #10 4 stars, saying the issue by Brian Azzarello and Kano "continues the trend of strong comics for this series, both in writing and art."

When Words Collide - 6/25/2012

When Words Collide - 6/25/2012

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Tim visits Heroes Con for the first time, sells a few books and learns four important lessons about the likes of Geof Darrow, David Marquez, Ben Marra, and "Adventure Time."

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Batman: Earth One"

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview of the upcoming "Batman: Earth One" OGN by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank that provides new insight into Bruce Wayne and the origin of Batman, on sale July 4.

"Jem" Creator Christy Marx Discusses "Sword Of Sorcery's" New Amethyst

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

TV and comic book writer and "Jem" creator Christy Marxspoke with CBR News about her take on Amethyst and Gemworld for DC Comics' new "Sword Of Sorcery" anthology.

5-STAR REVIEW:

5-STAR REVIEW: "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009"

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

James Hunt gives "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009" 5 stars, saying the tale by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill "sits happily alongside the previous League volumes as arguably one of the greatest comics of all time."

THE KICKSTAND: Message in a Bottle

THE KICKSTAND: Message in a Bottle

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

From robots and angels to dancing corpses, this week's roundup of Kickstarter projects offers plenty of variety and a bit of adventure as well as a look at a recent failed Kickstart venture and the resulting debate.

Larroca Unites Realities in

Larroca Unites Realities in "X-Treme X-Men" #1 Variant

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released Salvador Larroca's variant cover for "X-Treme X-Men" #1 written by Greg Pak featuring alternate reality versions of Wolverine, Emma Frost and Nightcrawler locked, loaded and ready for battle.

Waid Returns to the Rocketeer in

Waid Returns to the Rocketeer in "Cargo of Doom"

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Mark Waid spoke with CBR about his upcoming IDW miniseries "The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom," and what it means to him to tell a story involving Dave Stevens' beloved creation with his "Daredevil" collaborator Samnee.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Abnett & Lanning's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Abnett & Lanning's "Hypernaturals" #1

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of BOOM! Studios, CBR presents an exclusive preview of Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning's superhero sci-fi series, "Hypernaturals" #1, arriving in our galaxy June 27.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye" #6

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

IDW Publishing has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at "Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye" #6. The Autobot/Decepticon struggle continues on June 27.

PREVIEW: Valiant's

PREVIEW: Valiant's "Archer & Armstrong" #1

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Valiant Entertainment has released a lettered preview for "Archer & Armstrong" #1 written by Fred Van Lente with art by Clayton Henry. The fourth title of Valiant's relaunch debuts August 8.

Post-

Post-"Captain America," Brubaker To Focus On Creator-Owned Work

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Architect Ed Brubaker revealed over the weekend that while he plans to stay on "Winter Soldier" after his "Captain America" run ends this year, he will shift most of his focus to creator-owned work.

EXCLUSIVE: Yang Continues

EXCLUSIVE: Yang Continues "Avatar: The Last Airbender" in "The Search"

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Gene Yang spoke exclusively with CBR about Dark Horse's upcoming "Avatar: The Last Airbender" graphic novel series "The Search," what's coming at the end of "The Promise" and how it all leads to "Legend of Korra."

Covers of the Week -- June 20

Covers of the Week -- June 20

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week's group of nominees sees a glaring Victor von Doom, an anguished Casanova Quinn, a sun-bleached Henry Baltimore, a relaxing Will and a fragmented Banshee all vying for the title of Cover of the Week.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Green Lantern: New Guardians" #10

Mon, June 25th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Green Lantern: New Guardians" #10 by Tony Bedard and Tyler Kirkham. The Corps continue to clash on June 27.

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