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When Words Collide - 11/28/2011

When Words Collide - 11/28/2011

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Tim looks at the first three months of DC's New 52, explaining why "Wonder Woman" is the best, how some Batman titles are better than others and why Jeff Lemire and Alberto Ponticelli's take on "Frankenstein" is so interesting.

Robinson Notes Low Orders For

Robinson Notes Low Orders For "Shade"

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The critically acclaimed and long awaited series from DC Comics focusing on Starman villain The Shade hasn't yet set the sales charts on fire, but James Robinson is hoping for interest to support his full 12-issue run.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Tony Daniel Talks

THE BAT SIGNAL: Tony Daniel Talks "Detective's" Villains

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Detective Comics" writer and artist Tony Daniel spoke with THE BAT SIGNAL about his current storyline, the Dollmaker and the recipe for creating the perfect Batman villain.

A Month of the Greatest Comic Book Stories Ever Told!

A Month of the Greatest Comic Book Stories Ever Told!

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

All November, CSBG has been revealing your choices for the Greatest Comic Book Stories Ever Told by writers like Greg Rucka and J.M. DeMatteis and starring characters such as Catwoman and the Flash! Check the results!

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Archie Meets KISS"

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Archie Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of the first chapter of "Archie Meets KISS," plus details on how to get your copy signed by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley at Golden Apple Comics!

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #19

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

"Secret Avengers" #19 scores a 4.5 star review from Chad Nevett who calls Warren Ellis and Michael Lark's issue "a lesson in how style and skill can turn the most basic of stories into something refreshing and new"

Comic Studies: Metafiction meets Autobiography

Comic Studies: Metafiction meets Autobiography

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the end of the semester in sight, Laura Sneddon returns to discuss her latest class assignment, reading the metafictional, autobiographical work of Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore in "The Birth Caul" and "Alec."

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Fantastic Four" #600

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

The landmark "Fantastic Four" #600 hit stores last week and CBR reviewer Doug Zawisza gave it 4 stars, calling the 100-page milestone "another entertaining, fun read from [Jonathan] Hickman and company."

Roberson Writes His

Roberson Writes His "Memorial"

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke to "iZombie" and "Cinderella: Fables are Forever" writer Chris Roberson about his latest fantasy miniseries "Memorial," on sale in December from IDW Publishing.

FIRST LOOK:

FIRST LOOK: "Mighty Thor" #9

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

A giant whale, Thor himself and the deepening mystery of Tanarus all come into play in the latest issue of Matt Fraction and Pasqual Ferry's "Mighty Thor" which Marvel has released an early preview of.

The Buy Pile - 11/28/2011

The Buy Pile - 11/28/2011

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Being thankful for a week that wins -- even if it did so by a thin margin -- as Steve Rogers gets clandestine, Adric Fell runs a lot and Tony Stark returns to the pile of purchases alongside one fun dwarf.

Dynamite Comics On Sale November 30, 2011

Dynamite Comics On Sale November 30, 2011

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR with advance looks at new comics on sale this Wednesday, November 30, including "Flash Gordon: Zeitgeist" #1, "The Dynamite Art of Alex Ross" and more!

Comics A.M. - DC Comics Named One of America's Hottest Brands

Comics A.M. - DC Comics Named One of America's Hottest Brands

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Advertising Age names DC among America's Hottest Brands! "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" now expected to turn a profit on Broadway! Alan Moore on the use of Guy Fawkes masks in protests! Plus much more!

Waid Follows the Money in

Waid Follows the Money in "Daredevil"

Mon, November 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Under Mark Waid's pen, the titular hero of Marvel's "Daredevil" has been ensnared in the deadly world of illicit high finance. We spoke with Waid about Latverian money laundering and his plans for the series.

REVIEW: Robinson & Hamner's

REVIEW: Robinson & Hamner's "The Shade" #2

Sun, November 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books, Comic Book Reviews

CBR's Doug Zawisza lauds James Robinson & Cully Hamner's second issue of "The Shade" saying "this is a fun, adventurous, unpredictable book" and gave it a 4.5 star rating.

CSBG: Can you guess the artist?

CSBG: Can you guess the artist?

Sun, November 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

All month-long, Comics Should Be Good has been testing your ability to identify comic book artists based on a series of four panels. Come test your skills with the list of art challenges!

Comics College: Grant Morrison

Comics College: Grant Morrison

Sun, November 27th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Classes resume early following the Thanksgiving break as ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner provides an overview on the career and comics of one of comics' biggest stars, Grant Morrison.

Predicting the Next Wave of the New 52

Predicting the Next Wave of the New 52

Sat, November 26th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant speculates on the future of the DC Comics line, specifically on various concepts that may be due for a New 52 revival.

Gluckstern On

Gluckstern On "The Fury Of Firestorm" Rumors & Secrets

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"The Fury Of Firestorm" editor Rachel Gluckstern spoke with CBR News about the secrets revealed in the series third issue, revelations that will shake the Firestorm universe and affect the DCU as a whole.

CBR's Black Friday Comics Shopping Guide

CBR's Black Friday Comics Shopping Guide

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From the collections that represent legendary comics stories to the eReaders that bring the medium into the digital era and from superhero toys and games to hot comics apparel, CBR gives the ultimate fanboy Black Friday hit list.

ONE TO WATCH: James Asmus Part 2 - The Stage and

ONE TO WATCH: James Asmus Part 2 - The Stage and "Captain America & Bucky"

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Today we conclude our chat with up and coming Marvel writer James Asmus, looking at his background in theater and comedy and discuss about his upcoming stint on "Captain America & Bucky."

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Will Eisner Edition

Comic Book Legends Revealed - Will Eisner Edition

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

This week's CBLR is a tribute to the legendary Will Eisner! Learn the bizarre story of the fabricated feud between Eisner & Al Capp! Discover the mystery John Law and why he's such an important part of Spirit history! And more!

Millar & Gibbons'

Millar & Gibbons' "Secret Service" Origins

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From the original, slightly embarrassing letter a young Mark Millar sent to Dave Gibbons after "Watchmen" to Gibbons' new sketchbook work, the creators give CBR the exclusive early details of their new series "The Secret Service."

Comics A.M. - Occupy Miami diary, Bill Mantlo followup

Comics A.M. - Occupy Miami diary, Bill Mantlo followup

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Sarah Glidden's Occupy Miami diary! More on Bill Mantlo. Jim Zubkavich on the Stop Online Piracy Act! Jennifer Hayden wins a Literary Death Match! The Grant Morrison Bingo Card! Plus more!

Angelo Tirotto Builds

Angelo Tirotto Builds "No Place Like Home"

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and co-creator Angelo Tirotto spoke with CBR News about the influence of "The Wizard of Oz" on his and artist Richard Jordan's upcoming murder mystery horror comic from Image, "No Place Like Home."

EXCLUSIVE: Ted McKeever Gets Wild with

EXCLUSIVE: Ted McKeever Gets Wild with "Mondo"

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The writer/artist behind "Meta 4" and "Metropol" spoke with CBR News about his upcoming Image Comics title, his creative process and how jerks influenced the project, plus exclusive art.

CBR TV: Marjorie Liu on X-Fandom, Chinese Comics & More

CBR TV: Marjorie Liu on X-Fandom, Chinese Comics & More

Fri, November 25th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marjorie Liu dropped by the CBR TV Tiki Lounge to discuss her career in comics and novels, her positive experiences with X-fandom, her ongoing novel series and more.

Marvel Comics On Sale November 30, 2011

Marvel Comics On Sale November 30, 2011

Thu, November 24th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new titles on sale next Wednesday including "Uncanny X-Men" #2, "Thunderbolts" #166, "Avengers Origins: Thor" and more.

A Thanksgiving Reminder: Monster Art Auctions For Aidan

A Thanksgiving Reminder: Monster Art Auctions For Aidan

Thu, November 24th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary artists from Mike Mignola to Bill Sienkiewicz to Walt Simonson and beyond have created classic monster art to benefit Aidan Reed's battle with leukemia, and you can help the cause.

Axel-In-Charge - 11/23/2011

Axel-In-Charge - 11/23/2011

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In honor of the holiday weekend, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso gives thanks to the fans by dipping deep into the mailbag of their questions on Marvel's diversity, Stuart Immonen's next gig, Blade's future and more.

New 52 Pickup - And Eight Titles Remain...

New 52 Pickup - And Eight Titles Remain...

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

We're three months into Steve Sunu's New 52 culling, and in a 2-week stretch that included the latest from "I, Vampire," "Aquaman" and "Batman," he's cut his DC Comics purchases in December to eight titles.

EXCL. PREVIEWS:

EXCL. PREVIEWS: "Ultimate Comics Ultimates," "Wolverine"

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents exclusive previews of Jonathan Hickman's "Ultimate Comics Ultimates" #4 and Jason Aaron's "Wolverine" #19, both on sale Wednesday, November 30.

CBR TV 2011: Kyle Higgins on

CBR TV 2011: Kyle Higgins on "Deathstroke," "Nightwing"

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

CBR TV spoke with writer Kyle Higgins about his work on DC Comics' "Deathstroke" and "Nightwing," the non-controversy surrounding Dick Grayson's name and more.

ONE TO WATCH: James Asmus Part 1 -

ONE TO WATCH: James Asmus Part 1 - "Generation Hope"

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In part one of our two-part interview with up-and-coming Marvel writer James Asmus, CBR discusses the writer's first ongoing series, "Generation Hope," which he takes over with #13.

Marvel: CrossGen Titles Delayed, Not Canceled

Marvel: CrossGen Titles Delayed, Not Canceled

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

While Marvel’s revivals of "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" and "Route 666" won’t debut in December and February as originally announced, the publisher assures ROBOT 6 that the titles are merely delayed, not canceled.

John Arcudi Raises Lobster Johnson's

John Arcudi Raises Lobster Johnson's "Burning Hand"

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In January the "BPRD's" pulp hero fights gangsters and unrestful spirits in "Lobster Johnson: The Burning Hand" from Dark Horse. CBR spoke with writer John Arcudi about the miniseries.

Hickman Looks to

Hickman Looks to "Forever" in "Fantastic Four"

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"Fantastic Four" #600 kicked off writer Jonathan Hickman's biggest story yet. CBR spoke with Hickman about the issue and his plans for "FF" and "Fantastic Four" now that there are two titles.

Millar Draws A Line On Digital Distribution

Millar Draws A Line On Digital Distribution

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the release of his latest "Kick-Ass" issue today, Mark Millar is taking a stance against day and date digital comics, and he tells CBR why print first is better for comics and retailers and how the series brings back Hit-Girl.

Familiar Face Returns in

Familiar Face Returns in "Fantastic Four" #600

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With Marvel's heavily hyped "Fantastic Four" #600 hitting stores today, the publisher has spilled the beans on some of what fans can expect from longtime FF architect Jonathan Hickman's landmark issue.

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 11/23/2011

PREVIEWS: New Comics on Sale 11/23/2011

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day in the States, and CBR has nearly 70 previews of new titles on sale today from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image, IDW, BOOM!, Dynamite and more.

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