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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.

Pipeline - 2/15/2011

Pipeline - 2/15/2011

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

Augie goes in-depth, exploring the artwork used in a four page sequence from Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo." What can we learn about depth, directionality and symmetrical storytelling from these pages? Click to find out.

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Superman/Batman," "Booster Gold"

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

DC Comics has provided CBR with exclusive looks at "Superman/Batman" #81 by Collen Bunn and ChrisCross and "Booster Gold" #41 by Giffen & DeMatteis and Chris Batista, both on sale 2/16.

PHOTO PARADE: Green Lantern, Walking Dead & More

PHOTO PARADE: Green Lantern, Walking Dead & More

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

CBR's second Toy Fair photo parade features "The Walking Dead" from McFarlane Toys, Green Lanterns galore, the debut of "Young Justice" in action figure form, new Thundercats figures and more!

DC Names New SVP of Publicity

DC Names New SVP of Publicity

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

DC Entertainment has named Courtney Simmons Senior Vice President of Publicity, placing the former Disneyexcutive in charge of promoting DC's various franchises in publishing, movies, video games and more.

Marvel's Next Big Thing: Alpha Flight

Marvel's Next Big Thing: Alpha Flight

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

Marvel Comics has acquiesced to the call of fans for the return of the publisher's original Canadian superteam as a new "Alpha Flight" series is on the way by "Chaos War" writers Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente with art by Dale Eaglesham.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Witchfinder: Lost and Gone Forever" #2

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

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Witchfinder: Lost and Gone Forever" #2 by Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and the legendary John Severin. The issue hits March 2.

FIRST LOOK:

FIRST LOOK: "Fathom" #1

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

Courtesy of Aspen Comics, CBR presents an exclusive first look at the covers for "Fathom" #1. The fourth volume of Michael Turner's creation, by Scott Lobdell and Alex Konat, lands in stores May 18, 2011.

Marvel Comics Solicitations for May, 2011

Marvel Comics Solicitations for May, 2011

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

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with covers and solicit information for product shipping May, 2011, including the latest from "FF," "Fear Itself," CrossGen, "Thor," "Amazing Spider-Man" and more.

Comics A.M. - Joanne Siegel's Passing, Archie's

Comics A.M. - Joanne Siegel's Passing, Archie's "Quiet Revolution"

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

Reactions to the passing of Joanne Siegel. Alison Bechdel named guest editor of "The Best American Comics"! Archie Comics' "quiet revolution"! Berkeley's Comic Relief closes! Plus more!

TEASER: Is The Juggernaut Worthy?

TEASER: Is The Juggernaut Worthy?

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

Marvel has released a new "Fear Itself" related teaser image with Hercules and Juggernaut battling for possession of another Mjolnir-like hammer while Loki looks on, once again asklng, "Who are the worthy?"

FIRST LOOK:

FIRST LOOK: "Danger Girl and the Army of Darkness"

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

Courtesy of Dynamite, CBR presents an exclusive first look at Chris Bolson's interior art for April's "Danger Girl and the Army of Darkness" #1, written by Andy Hartnett.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed

Last Week's Comics Reviewed

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

Last week, CBR's reviewers looked at over thirty new releases, weighing in on "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents," "Star Trek Infestation," "The Walking Dead," "Power Man and Iron Fist," "Love and Capes" and more.

R.I.P. Joanne Siegel

R.I.P. Joanne Siegel

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The wife of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel and inspiration for Lois Lane passed away at 93, leaving a legacy of tenaciously fighting for her husband's rights to the Man of Steel as remembered by author Brad Meltzer.

When Words Collide - 2/14/2011

When Words Collide - 2/14/2011

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Tim and Ryan K. Lindsay conclude their month-long exploration into the major runs that have made "Daredevil" so special, or not-so-special, in the pre-Marvel Knights era. This week: Nocenti, Chichester and more.

DC Comics Solicitations for May, 2011

DC Comics Solicitations for May, 2011

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in May 2011, including the latest from "War of the Green Lanterns," the opening chapter of "Flashpoint" and much more.

EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "King Conan: The Scarlet Citadel"

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "King Conan: The Scarlet Citadel" #1 by Tim Truman, Tomás Giorello and José Villarrubia. Violence hits the Cimmerian's world once again on February 23.

Larsen on

Larsen on "Savage Dragon" and "Herculian"

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Image Comics co-founder Erik Larsen spoke with CBR about the ongoing adventures of "Savage Dragon" and the upcoming giant-sized one-shot "Herculian," collecting his 24-Hour comic and other short stories.

EXL. PREVIEWS:

EXL. PREVIEWS: "GI Joe: Cobra," "Suicide Forest"

Mon, February 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

IDW Publishing has provided CBR with exclusive looks at two new comics hitting the stands this Wednesday, February 16 -- "G.I. Joe: Cobra" #13," the prelude to "Cobra Civil War" and "Suicide Forest" #3.

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