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Ennis' "The Shadow" Debuts in April

Mon, January 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Garth Ennis knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men in Dynamite Entertainment's April-launching "Shadow" ongoing series. The title, set in the '30s, features covers by Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin and more.

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REVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #21

Mon, January 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Chad Nevett gives Warren Ellis's final issue of "Secret Avengers" 4 stars, saying Stuart Immonen's art is "fantastic" and "it’s a shame to see this run end."

Scott Snyder Courts Fear with Owls in

Scott Snyder Courts Fear with Owls in "Batman"

Mon, January 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Snyder discusses what's ahead in "Batman," both in the main feature and the recently announced back-ups, from the history of the Court of Owls to the role of all the Robins in Batman's current mystery and more.

Heroes Face Off in

Heroes Face Off in "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #1 Cover Reveal

Mon, January 16th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel starts the week with the unveiling of Jim Cheung's cover to Brian Michael Bendis and John Romita Jr's April-releasing "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #1.

"Glory" #23: An Experiment in Liefeld Without Liefeld

Sun, January 15th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 contributor J. Caleb Mozzocco delves into Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell's new vision of Glory, the bad-girl clone of Wonder Woman created in the early '90s by Rob Liefeld.

Over Six Years of Comic Book Urban Legends!

Over Six Years of Comic Book Urban Legends!

Sun, January 15th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Have you checked out the Comic Book Legends Revealed archive recently? There are over six years' worth of comic book myths and legends at your disposal! Come take a look - you might be lost for hours!

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale January 18, 2012

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale January 18, 2012

Sat, January 14th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at new titles on sale January 18, including "Planet of the Apes" #10, "Hellraiser Masterpieces" #6, Grant Morrison's "Steed and Mrs. Peel" #1, and "Word Girl: Word Up!"

The Strangest Comic Books of All-Time!

The Strangest Comic Books of All-Time!

Sat, January 14th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Check out CSBG's archive of the strangest comic books of all-time, including the newest comic featured - Supergirl and Wonder Woman quitting being superheroes because it is too "manly!"

Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan Talk

Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan Talk "Conan"

Sat, January 14th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson chats with Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan about reuniting for Dark Horse's "Conan," featuring a young Cimmerian as he meets his match on the high seas with the pirate queen Bêlit.

Is This Logo the New Look of DC Comics?

Is This Logo the New Look of DC Comics?

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Less than seven years replacing its long-established "bullet" with a "swoosh," DC Comics has filed to trademark a new logo of a D peeling back to reveal the C beneath. ROBOT 6 has details.

Carlos D'anda Joins Geoff Johns for

Carlos D'anda Joins Geoff Johns for "Justice League" #8

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Batman: Arkham City" artist Carlos D'anda takes over interior art duties on "Justice League" #8. The issue, with a Jim Lee cover, features Green Arrow vying for membership in the DCU's premiere superhero team.

Axel-In-Charge - 1/13/2012

Axel-In-Charge - 1/13/2012

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

In part two of our look at Marvel in 2012, Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso teases the next phase in Jonathan Hickman's FF masterplan, reveals new combatants in "AvX" and updates on Cosmic Marvel, MAX and more.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Millar & Yu's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Millar & Yu's "Superior" #7

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of the double-sized finale of Mark Millar and Leinil Francis Yu's "Superior." Everything comes to a head on January 18!

Liefeld joins

Liefeld joins "Deathstroke," "Savage Hawkman" & "Grifter"

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Following the cancellation of "Hawk and Dove," DC Comics announced Rob Liefeld will begin writing and illustrating "Deathstroke" and plotting "Grifter" and "The Savage Hawkman" in May.

CBR Forums' Top 50 Comics of 2011

CBR Forums' Top 50 Comics of 2011

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

All week long, CBR mod Brandon Hanvey has been tallying and posting the results of our forum members' votes for their Top 50 Comics of 2011, and today, the final ten have been announced!

EXCLUSIVE: Image Comics Solicitations for April, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Image Comics Solicitations for April, 2012

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at April's solicitations, featuring the debut of "America's Got Powers" and Jonathan Hickman's "Secret," the latest from "Fatale," "Saga" and more.

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Is "Justice League" #5 DC Comics' First New 52 Late Shipper?

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

According to Diamond Comics' shipping lists for the next two weeks, "Justice League" #5, originally set to hit stores January 18, no longer has a release date. ROBOT 6 has details.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Lord of the Jungle" #1

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Lord of the Jungle" #1. Edgar Rice Burroughs' most famous creation returns January 18 in a specially priced $1.00 debut issue.

Jeff Parker and Declan Shalvey on

Jeff Parker and Declan Shalvey on "Thunderbolts" Past and Present

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Wrapping up a week of press conference calls announcing new series and storylines, Marvel put Jeff Parker and artist Declan Shalvey front and center to shed some light on the upcoming "Thunderbolts vs. Thunderbolts."

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superpup, Cerebus & Sabretooth

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Superpup, Cerebus & Sabretooth

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, prepare yourself for the bizarre awesomeness that is - the "Adventures of Superpup!" Plus, legends involving Chris Claremont, Dave Sim, Cabretooth and John Byrne!

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EXCLUSIVE: "America's Got Powers" Does Double Duty In April

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The new Image series from Jonathan Ross and Bryan Hitch will ship both its first and second issue this April with variants from Dave Gibbons and Leinil Yu. CBR has the exclusive "America's Got Powers" scoop.

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5-STAR REVIEW: "The Shade" #4

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Greg McElhatton gives James Robonson's "The Shade" #4 5 stars, calling the Darwyn Cooke/J. Bone-illustrated issue "a real gem..if only all comics were this good."

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Fatale" #2

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Fatale" #2 by the "Criminal" & "Incognito" team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. The epic horror noir continues February 1st.

Marvel Teases Original Thunderbolts Reunion

Marvel Teases Original Thunderbolts Reunion

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Ahead of today's Next Big Thing live call, Marvel has released a teaser image featuring Baron Zemo flanked by Moonstone and Meteorite as illustrated by original "Thunderbolts" artist Mark Bagley.

Vertigo's

Vertigo's "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" GN Slated for November Release

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Vertigo's graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by writer Denise Mina and artist Leonardo Manco will be released in November 2012 with a cover by Lee Bermejo.

Liu & Perkins Characterize Their

Liu & Perkins Characterize Their "Astonishing X-Men" Run

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with incoming "Astonishing X-Men" writer Marjorie Liu and artist Mike Perkins about the characters in their run, plus exclusive character designs by Perkins.

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Allie Talks Buffy's Big Changes

EXCLUSIVE: Scott Allie Talks Buffy's Big Changes

Fri, January 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9" #5 featured a huge turning point in Buffy's life. Editor Scott Allie spoke exclusively with CBR News about this issue's events and the coming repercussions.

Tilting at Windmills - 1/12/2012

Tilting at Windmills - 1/12/2012

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Hibbs takes a look at the end-of-year sales charts and wonders openly about Marvel's backlist and the continuing problems he and other retailers have in keeping the publisher's collections in stock.

Marvel Comics On Sale January 18, 2012

Marvel Comics On Sale January 18, 2012

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Daredevil" #8, "Generation Hope" #15, "Moon Knight" #9, "Venom" #12 and more.

Shelf Life - 1/12/2012

Shelf Life - 1/12/2012

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz kicks off 2012 by examining the sticky situation of branding, and whether creators are helped or hindered by their ability to deliver work across multiple genres.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing 2011's Sales, Trends

The Mayo Report: Analyzing 2011's Sales, Trends

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo gets into specific details about 2011's sales numbers, analyzing trends, measuring the impact of DC Comics' September relaunch and highlighting issues facing the direct market in 2012.

China Miéville Revives

China Miéville Revives "Dial H" for DC Comics

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Speaking exclusively with CBR, award-winning novelist China Miéville discussed "Dial H," teasing details about the opening arc, the book's role in the DCU and the significance of the dials in the New 52.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Dark Horse Presents" #8

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Dark Horse Presents" #8 featuring new "Beasts of Burden" and "B.P.R.D." stories and the debut of Brian Wood's "The Massive."

Greg Rucka and Mark Waid bring

Greg Rucka and Mark Waid bring "The Omega Effect"

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

The latest in Marvel's series of Next Big Thing live press conference calls brought "Avenging Spider-Man," "Daredevil" and "Punisher" together for a major crossover called "The Omega Effect" written by Greg Rucka and Mark Waid.

The Buy Pile - 1/12/2012

The Buy Pile - 1/12/2012

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Spies and space travel, betrayal and blasters, it's a good week to love comic books even though Barbara Gordon's "miracle" smacks of midi-chlorians and Norman Osborn's got jokes.

Top 1000 Comics, Trades of 2011

Top 1000 Comics, Trades of 2011

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo returns with complete charts for the top 1000 selling comics and trades through Diamond Comics for 2011, with DC ruling the top ten but Marvel leading the overall market.

MILLARWORLD EXCLUSIVE: Spinning Off

MILLARWORLD EXCLUSIVE: Spinning Off "Nemesis 2" & "Hit-Girl"

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

2012 holds sequels and prequels for some of Mark Millar's biggest hits as the writer shares a look at the next phase of uber-villain Nemesis and the secret history of Hit-Girl's final mission with loads of exclusive art.

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REVIEW: "Wolverine & the X-Men" #4

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Greg McElhatton gives "Wolverine and the X-Men" #4 4.5 stars, saying, "[it's to] Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw's credit that [the issue] not only works, but that it's a pure joy to read."

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EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Avengers" #21, "Uncanny X-Men" #5

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents exclusive advance looks at Brian Bendis and Daniel Acuña's "Avengers" #21 and Kieron Gillen and Greg Land's "Uncanny X-Men" #5, in stores January 18!

The Line It Is Drawn - Paging Doctor Who

The Line It Is Drawn - Paging Doctor Who

Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books

This week, our artists draw your suggestions of team-ups between comic book and Doctor Who characters. Captain America and two Doctors, Amy Pond comes to Gotham and more!

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