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DnA Assimilate

DnA Assimilate "Soldier Zero"

Fri, February 18th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning take over BOOM! Studios' "Stan Lee's Soldier Zero" with issue #5 and CBR News spoke with them about new adversaries, sibling dynamics, epic science fiction and working with Stan Lee.

Simonson (Variant) Covers

Simonson (Variant) Covers "The Mighty Thor"

Fri, February 18th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released a variant cover for "The Mighty Thor" #1 by legendary Thor writer and artist Walt Simonson! The series, written by Matt Fraction with pencils by Olivier Coipel, hits on April 27.

Gischler Sits Atop the

Gischler Sits Atop the "Throne of Blood"

Fri, February 18th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Victor Gischler spoke with CBR about Spider-Man and lizard people in the pages of "X-Men" and teased "Throne of Blood: Birth of a Vampire" and its major ramifications on "Fear Itself."

Marvel Comics On Sale February 23, 2011

Marvel Comics On Sale February 23, 2011

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next Wednesday including "Avengers" #10, "Captain America" #615, "Thor" #620, "X-Men Legacy" #245 and many more.

Gillen Leaps Headfirst Into

Gillen Leaps Headfirst Into "Captain America and Batroc"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of Cap's 70th anniversary, Kieron Gillen and artist Renato Arlem deliver "Captain America and Batroc" in March. Gillen spoke with CBR about his love for the Leaper, parkour and more.

"Cars" Creative Team On Marvel's Pixar Move

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Alan J. Porter and Allen Gladfelter, the creators beind the BOOM! comics soon to be reprinted in Marvel's Pixar magazine, talk about hearing the news online and how they'd like to move forward if possible.

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Incorruptible," "The Traveler"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has provided CBR with advance looks at the Mark Waid scripted "Incorruptible" #15 with art by Marcio Takara and "Stan Lee's The Traveler" #4 with artist Chad Hardin. Both titles hit February 23.

TEASER: Is Dracula Worthy?

TEASER: Is Dracula Worthy?

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics "Fear Itself" teaser image for today features Storm, Dracula and the Red Skull's daughter all vying for a fourth Mjolnir-like hammer while the question is asked once more, "Who are the worthy?"

iVerse CEO Explains Diamond Digital

iVerse CEO Explains Diamond Digital

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

iVerse CEO Michael Murphy spoke with ROBOT 6 about the company's partnership with Diamond Comics, how Diamond Digital works, the potential effect Apple's in-App purchase agreement will have on the program and more.

ADVANCE PREVIEW:

ADVANCE PREVIEW: "Fear Itself: Book of the Skull"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released an advance look at "Fear Itself: Book of the Skull," Ed Brubaker and Scot Eaton's prelude to the companywide "Fear Itself" crossover. The one-shot hits stores Wednesday, March 16.

The Buy Pile - 2/17/2011

The Buy Pile - 2/17/2011

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Despite four titles making the cut, the week is declared a wash as super-spies wreak havoc, super hero morality is studied, fairy tale characters organize for battle and the LoSH's leadership changes guards.

Baltazar & Franco Assemble

Baltazar & Franco Assemble "Young Justice"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The one-two "Tiny Titans" team of Art Baltazar & Franco age up for the tie-in series for Cartoon Network's "Young Justice" while keeping younger readers engaged with a new series of "Super-Pets" picture books.

Bertozzi Brings

Bertozzi Brings "Lewis & Clark" to Comics

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Award-winning cartoonist Nick Bertozzi spoke with CBR News about writing and drawing his new graphic novel from First Second Books, the sometimes surprising true tale of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

SPINOFF: Cavill Dons Superman Emblem for

SPINOFF: Cavill Dons Superman Emblem for "EW"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

SPINOFF is sharing the cover of "Entertainment Weekly's" new issue, giving fans a first look at Henry Cavill, the 27-year-old star of "Superman," wearing the famous "S" emblem, even if it is only on a T-shirt.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Atomika" #12

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Mercury Comics, CBR presents a preview of "Atomika" #12. The series' final issue, from the creative team of Andrew Dabb, Sal Abbinanti and Christina Strain with a cover by Glenn Fabry, hits stores in April.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Green Lantern" #62

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza gives "Green Lantern" #62 4 stars, saying writer Geoff Johns and artist Doug Mahnke present "the best battle Hal Jordan has fought in recent months" in the lead up to "War of the Green Lanterns."

Vankin Tours the LA Nightlife with

Vankin Tours the LA Nightlife with "Poseurs"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"LA Times" writer Deborah Vankin spoke with CBR News about her new graphic novel from Image Comics "Poseurs," a story that delves into the youth culture and nightlife of the Los Angeles party scene.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Fantastic Four" #588

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Fantastic Four" #588 by Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta. The final issue of the long-running series arrives in stores February 23.

Marvel Announces Big Shots Initiative

Marvel Announces Big Shots Initiative

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Daredevil and the Punisher join the already-announced Moon Knight title as part of Marvel Comics' new Big Shots initiative which will match up characters with "A-list talent" for new, ongoing series.

The Line It Is Drawn: Album Cover Homages

The Line It Is Drawn: Album Cover Homages

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This week, our resident artists take on famous music album covers - only with superheroes! The Avengers on Sgt. Pepper! The Freewheelin' Peter Parker! Thor Out of Hell! Check it out and vote for next week's topic!

Comics A.M. - Borders Lists Closing Stores, Assures

Comics A.M. - Borders Lists Closing Stores, Assures "Normal" Business

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Struggling bookseller tells publishers it's working on a revival plan! Trouble for two major Australian book chains! Darwyn Cooke and others talk "Essex County" Canada Reads loss! Plus more!

ADVANCE PREVIEW:

ADVANCE PREVIEW: "FF" #1

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released an advance look at "FF" #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting. Spinning out of the recent events in "Fantastic Four," Marvel's First Family heads in a new direction starting March 23, 2011.

BOOM! Set to Tell New

BOOM! Set to Tell New "DuckTales"

Thu, February 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

BOOM! Studios has tapped "Epic Mickey" video game creator Warren Spector to write the publisher's all-new ongoing "DuckTales" series, based on the popular '80s Disney Afternoon cartoon and launching in May 2011.

Aguirre-Sacasa Tapped For Spidey Broadway Rewrite?

Aguirre-Sacasa Tapped For Spidey Broadway Rewrite?

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Award-winning comic scribe and playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is reportedly stepping in to stage a rewrite of the beleaguered Broadway production "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" which has taken a critical beating.

BOOM! Responds To Marvel's Pixar Pickup

BOOM! Responds To Marvel's Pixar Pickup

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The time for comics based on Disney/Pixar films is over for BOOM! Studios, but other popular properties from the Disney catalog from Darkwing Duck to Mickey Mouse will stay put for now as Publisher Ross Richie explains.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Mike Marts

THE BAT SIGNAL: Mike Marts

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The editor of the Batman comics line, Mike Marts swings by THE BAT SIGNAL to explain how the worlds of Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson will collide while the creators of Gotham City draw the wide-ranging cast closer together.

Where The Hell Am I - 2/16/2011

Where The Hell Am I - 2/16/2011

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Jason looks at his comic book collection, decides that this is the best era for quality comics in the history of the medium, offers his favorite series being published today and asks for your picks.

Marvel, Disney To Launch

Marvel, Disney To Launch "Disney•Pixar Presents" Magazine

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel and Disney are teaming on "Disney•Pixar Presents," a monthly magazine featuring characters from the Pixar movies. The series launches in May, 2011 and features comics, games, puzzles and more.

Nitz Crafts

Nitz Crafts "Green Hornet: Aftermath"

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Jai Nitz gave CBR the lowdown on the official follow-up to the hit Green Hornet movie, how the new series connects with his movie prequel and why readers should get pumped for the newest iteration of the classic hero.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Sonic the Hedgehog" #222

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Archie Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Sonic the Hedgehog" #222 from the creative team of Ian Flynn, Steve Butler, James Fry and more. The issue hits stores February 23 and newsstands March 8.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Deadpool MAX" #6

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Deadpool MAX" #6. Written by Dave Lapham and illustrated by Kyle Baker, the acclaimed series' issue hits stores in March.

Comics A.M. - Borders Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close 192 Stores

Comics A.M. - Borders Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close 192 Stores

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Borders Group files for Chapter 11, owing publishers and distributors hundreds of millions! More on the closing or Comic Relief! Another look at Diamond Digital and Wizard World! Plus more!

SPINOFF: Guy Ritchie Offered

SPINOFF: Guy Ritchie Offered "300" Prequel

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Warner Bros. has reportedly offered "Xerxes," the follow-up to Zack Snyder’s 2007 hit "300," to "Sherlock Holmes" director Guy Ritchie. SPINOFF looks into the reasons Warners may be turning to RItchie over Snyder.

Willingham Unleashes Capes & Tights on

Willingham Unleashes Capes & Tights on "Fables"

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Series creator Bill Willingham spoke with CBR News about who will answer roll call in the new "Fables" arc titled "Super Team," as a group of elite Fables head into battle against the evil Mister Dark.

EXCLUSIVE: Archie Goes Day & Date with Graphic.ly

EXCLUSIVE: Archie Goes Day & Date with Graphic.ly

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater has announced that beginning in April, Archie comics will be available through Graphic.ly on the same day the print editions appear in comics stores. ROBOT 6 has the exclusive details.

ADVANCE PREVIEW:

ADVANCE PREVIEW: "Uncanny X-Men Annual" #3

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has released an advance look at "Uncanny X-Men Annual" #3. Written by James Asmus, the first chapter in the "Escape from the Negative Zone" storyline is illustrated by Nick Bradshaw and hits March 16.

TEASER: Will Crusher Creel Prove Worthy?

TEASER: Will Crusher Creel Prove Worthy?

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Today's "Fear Itself" teaser from Marvel Comics features yet another Mjolnir-like hammer being battled over by Giant Man, Ms. Marvel and the Absorbing Man while once again asking "Who are the worthy?"

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 2/16/2011

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 2/16/2011

Wed, February 16th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

X-POSITION: Kieron Gillen

X-POSITION: Kieron Gillen

Tue, February 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Join X-POSITION this week as writer Kieron Gillen answers your emails and covers everything from Phoenix flames to the impact of "Fear Itself" on the X-Men. All this plus exclusive art!

SPINOFF: DJ Caruso Talks

SPINOFF: DJ Caruso Talks "Preacher"

Tue, February 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"I Am Number Four" director DJ Caruso spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about his love of "Preacher" and his willingness to tackle a film adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's long-running series.

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