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Kurt Busiek On Launching

Kurt Busiek On Launching "Kirby: Genesis"

Tue, May 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the recent #0 issue launching Dynamite's new Jack Kirby character universe, the writer behind "Kirby: Genesis" explains how he and Alex Ross turned the real life work of the King of Comics into cosmic fiction.

Marvel Releases New

Marvel Releases New "I Am Captain America" Variants

Tue, May 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released the art for eight more "I Am Captain America" variant covers, including the covers for "Wolverine" #12, "Iron Man 2.0" #7 and more. The variants will hit stores throughout July.

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PREVIEWS: "The Darkness" #91, "Turf" #5

Tue, May 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics has provided CBR with advance looks at "The Darkness" #91 and "Turf" #5, the final issue of Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards' vampire/alien/mob war! Both issues hit tomorrow, June 1.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Wolverine," "Super Dinosaur," & More

Tue, May 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's review staff looked at over twenty new releases last week, including the latest installments of "Kill Shakespeare," "Wolverine," "Super Dinosaur," "X-Men Legacy," "Xombi" and more!

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EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Adventure Comics," "Secret Six"

Tue, May 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has provided CBR with exclusive previews of "Adventure Comics" #527 and "Secret Six" #34. Both titles hit comic stores Wednesday, June 1.

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REVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #13

Mon, May 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Nick Spencer's debut on "Secret Avengers" gets 4 stars from CBR reviewer Greg McElhatton, who calls Spencer and artist Scot Eaton's "Fear Itself" tie-in "a good opportunity seized."

The Goofier Side of DC and Marvel's War Titles

The Goofier Side of DC and Marvel's War Titles

Mon, May 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This Memorial Day, CSBG takes us back for a look at some of the goofiest moments that occurred in Marvel and DC Comics' Silver Age war titles.

Talking Comics with Nick Dragotta

Talking Comics with Nick Dragotta

Mon, May 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 contributor Tim O'Shea chats with "Vengeance" artist Nick Dragotta about collaborating with writer Joe Casey on the upcoming Marvel miniseries, and his creator-owned "Howtoons."

Memorial Day Spotlight on Joe Kubert

Memorial Day Spotlight on Joe Kubert

Mon, May 30th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with legendary comic creator Joe Kubert about his storied career, the Kubert School, the death of Sgt. Rock and DC's publication of "Yossel" and "Jew Gangster" at DC Comics.

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #15

Sun, May 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza weighs in on Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's "American Vampire" #15, giving the issue 4 stars and praising the team for continuing to make "the world that much scarier, especially in the dark."

Robin, The Flash, Changes And Rollbacks

Robin, The Flash, Changes And Rollbacks

Sun, May 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 contributor Tom Bondurant considers the significant status quo-altering shifts in DC Comics history, and the inherent impermanence of the "sidekick identity."

Celebrate the Goofiest Moments of the World's Finest Team-Up!

Celebrate the Goofiest Moments of the World's Finest Team-Up!

Sun, May 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Goofiest Moments Month continues with a look at some awesome Silver Age goofiness between Batman and Superman, including the infamous "slap heard 'round the internet!"

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale June 1, 2011

BOOM! Studios Titles On Sale June 1, 2011

Sat, May 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at new titles on sale June 1, including "Irredeemable" #26, "Dracula: The Company of Monsters" #10, "Chip 'N Dale Rescue Rangers" #7, "Uncle Scrooge" #404, and "Walt Disney Comics" #719!

Stop Fussing About Wonder Woman and Just <em>Do</em>

Stop Fussing About Wonder Woman and Just Do

Sat, May 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Following recent remarks that Wonder Woman may be a cursed concept, ROBOT 6's Michael May ponders why so many writers tend to overthink DC's Amazonian Princess.

CSBG's Month of Goofiest Moments is Nearly Over

CSBG's Month of Goofiest Moments is Nearly Over

Sat, May 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

If you have missed any of them, check out CSBG's archive of all of this month's goofiest moments, including moments from Captain America, Fantastic Four and the Flash!

TALK TO THE HAT: The Great Renumbering Debate

TALK TO THE HAT: The Great Renumbering Debate

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Fresh off a Marvel Creative Summit with Brian Michael Bendis and the rest of the Marvel Architects, Tom Brevoort digs into DC's rumored plans for renumbering and how Marvel views the double-edged sword of reboots.

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PREVIEW: "Flashpoint: Abin Sur - The Green Lantern" #1

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview of "Flashpoint: Abin Sur - The Green Lantern" #1 by Adam Schlagman and Felipe Massafera, which is set to crash land into stores on June 1.

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REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #877

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Kelly Thompson gives 4.5 stars to Scott Snyder and Jock's "Detective Comics" #877, summing her feelings up by saying "If you read comics and you’re not reading 'Detective Comics' right now, you’re screwing up."

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Who Is Jake Ellis" #4

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Who Is Jake Ellis" #4. The issue, from the team of Nathan Edmondson and Tonci Zonjic, hits stores on June 1.

FLASHPOINT FACTS: Lemire Bolts Frankenstein into

FLASHPOINT FACTS: Lemire Bolts Frankenstein into "Flashpoint"

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Jeff Lemire spoke with CBR News and shed light on the deep, dark secret origins of his "Flashpoint" mini starring a monster squad originally pitched as "We3" meets Hellboy.

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REVIEW: "Planet of the Apes" #2

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza gives "Planet of the Apes" #2 4.5 stars saying Daryl Gregory and Carlos Magno's vision of the future "continues to impress with its raw, robust connection to the now classic “Apes” films."

PREVIEW: World of Flashpoint

PREVIEW: World of Flashpoint" #1

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview for "Flashpoint: The World of Flashpoint" #1. Written by Rex Ogle and featuring art by Paolo Siquiera and a cover by Brett Booth, the 3-issue miniseries debuts June 1!

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EXCL. PREVIEW: "Hellboy: The Fury" #1

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Hellboy: The Fury" #1 by Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo. The series, with covers by Mignola and Francesco Francavilla, hits June 1.

CBR TV 2011: Top Cow's Filip Sablik is Tattooed with

CBR TV 2011: Top Cow's Filip Sablik is Tattooed with "Last Mortal's" Emblem

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

At Top Cow's launch party for "Last Mortal," series co-writer Filip Sablik was tattooed with the title's emblem while "Return of the Dapper Men" writer Jim McCann got some ink of his own.

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Morrison, Woodring & More!

Comic Book Legends Revealed! Morrison, Woodring & More!

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Learn how Star Comics was almost Care Bears, Droids and...Grant Morrison! Did Jim Woodring design Rubik the Amazing Cube? What Green Lantern/Green Arrow storyline was once a Captain America tale?

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PREVIEW: "Flashpoint: Secret Seven" #1

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released the first four pages from "Flashpoint: Secret Seven" #1 by Peter Milligan and George Perez. The three-issue mini debuts next Wednesday, June 1.

Marvel's Next Big Thing: Captain America

Marvel's Next Big Thing: Captain America

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Ed Brubaker and Steve McNiven answer the call to place Steve Rogers back in the red, white and blue uniform of "Captain America," and the pair join Tom Brevoort to talk old heroes, new villains and an arc that starts with a funeral.

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PREVIEW: "Flashpoint - Batman: Knight of Vengeance" #1

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC has released a preview for "Flashpoint - Batman: Knight of Vengeance" #1, next week's new miniseries by the "100 Bullets" team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "PC Weenies" Calls it Quits; Own a Piece of Tokyopop

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Webcomic "The PC Weenies" ends after 13 years! As Tokyopop shuts down publishing division, it's even selling its signs! Comic-Con offices lack a business license! Barbara Randall Kesel! Plus more!

Baxter Takes Aim with

Baxter Takes Aim with "Marksmen"

Fri, May 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer David Baxter discusses, "Marksmen," his post apocalyptic-meets-western miniseries with CBR News. The series debuts for $1 this July from Image Comics and Benaroya Publishing.

Marvel Comics On Sale June 1, 2011

Marvel Comics On Sale June 1, 2011

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next Wednesday including "Fear Itself: The Deep" #1, "Moon Knight" #2, "S.H.I.E.L.D." #1, "Supreme Power" #1 and many more.

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EXCL. PREVIEW: "Amazing Spider-Man" #663

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR presents an exclusive look at "Amazing Spider-Man" #663 by Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli. Featuring a cover by Frank Cho, Anti-Venom returns on June 1!

The Line It Is Drawn: Dark Horse Team-Ups

The Line It Is Drawn: Dark Horse Team-Ups

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Rather than "Dark Horse Presents," this week CSBG presents team-ups and mash-ups of Dark Horse Comics characters, from Concrete in Sin City to Usagi Yojimbo meditating with the Beasts of Burden and more!

MORNING GLORY DAYS: Brotherly Love

MORNING GLORY DAYS: Brotherly Love

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

As the mystery of the twins known as Jun and Hisao unfold in Image's "Morning Glories" #9, Nick Spencer gives CBR the scoop on their secret history, the inner workings of the Academy and how next issue will be the most controversial yet.

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ADVANCE PREVIEW: "Daredevil" #1

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released an advance look at "Daredevil" #1, by the creative team of writer Mark Waid and artists Marcos Martin and Paolo Rivera. The new series debuts on July 7.

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REVIEW: "FF" #4

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR reviewer Doug Zawisza gives Jonathan Hickman and Barry Kitson's "FF" #4 a 4 star review, calling the issue "a valid case study in what makes the Fantastic Four so, well, fantastic."

Phillips

Phillips "Cowboys" Up For Vertigo Crime

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Author Gary Phillips spoke with CBR News about his newest Vertigo Crime graphic novel "Cowboys," the best way to research a crime-mystery story and revisiting "Angeltown" with Moonstone.

The Buy Pile - 5/26/2011

The Buy Pile - 5/26/2011

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With hope, humor and intensity this week won handily as many ambitious attempts did what they could. The Baroness and Betty Banner almost brought it home, but you can't win 'em all, you know?

WB May Get Access to Sensitive Papers in Superman Battle

WB May Get Access to Sensitive Papers in Superman Battle

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

A ruling by a federal magistrate judge could open the door for Warner Bros. to gain access to confidential documents involved in the lawsuit over the rights to the Superman character.

Evens is Definitely Not in

Evens is Definitely Not in "The Wrong Place"

Thu, May 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

We spoke with Brecht Evens, the cartoonist who's taken North America by storm with the newly-released Top Shelf edition of "Night Animals" as well as last year's "The Wrong Place" from Drawn and Quarterly.

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