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CHEW ON THIS: Sky Fires & Chicken Bans

CHEW ON THIS: Sky Fires & Chicken Bans

Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's monthly column with "Chew" writer John Layman kicks off an all-new arc with a discussion of issue #16, the fiery writing in the sky, the chicken ban and a whole lot more!

Barry Asks Readers to

Barry Asks Readers to "Picture This"

Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

What makes people draw? And why do they stop? Those are just two questions acclaimed cartoonist Lynda Barry asks in "Picture This," exploring the therapeutic value of art and the most satisfying way to kill somebody.

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EXCL. PREVIEW: "Detective Comics" #872

Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Detective Comics" #872. The issue, by writer Scott Snyder and artists Jock and Francesco Francavilla, hits December 29 with a cover by Jock.

Comics A.M. - DC to Promote $2.99 Comics, Eisners Give to Museum

Comics A.M. - DC to Promote $2.99 Comics, Eisners Give to Museum

Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

DC to launch ad campaign in support of $2.99 initiative! Eisner Family Foundation pledges $250,000 to cartoon library! An update on injured "Spider-Man" performer! Best-of-the-year lists! Plus more!

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REVIEW: "The Cape" #1

Mon, December 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Ryan Lindsay gave IDW's "The Cape" #1 4 stars calling the comic by Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella and Zach Howard "one of the best origin stories of the year, [introducing] a villain you absolutely will want to read more about."

CBR TV @ CCI 2009: Billy Martin and Brent Allen on

CBR TV @ CCI 2009: Billy Martin and Brent Allen on "Vitriol the Hunter"

Sun, December 26th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Good Charlotte guitarist Billy Martin and Brent Allen joined CBR TV to discuss "Vitriol the Hunter," their comic soon to be published through IDW, their intention to develop a non-traditional horror story and more.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and Batwoman

Sun, December 26th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose contemplates what the repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" will mean for DC Comics' Kate Kane, whose origin as the new Batwoman is closely rooted to the former law.

Top 100 Comic Book Writer & Artists of All Time

Top 100 Comic Book Writer & Artists of All Time

Sun, December 26th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The countdown is over, now you reflect back on the choices for top 100 favorite comic book writers and artists of all-time (based on over a thousand of you votes!) by reading through our master lists!

Happy Holidays from CBR!

Happy Holidays from CBR!

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

All of us here at Comic Book Resources would like to wish our readers a safe and happy holiday season! Read on to learn about our holiday schedule as well as how you can keep yourself busy this weekend on CBR!

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Let Me In: Crossroads" #2

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Let Me In: Crossroads" #2, Marc Andreyko and Patric Reynolds' prequel to the upcoming horror film. The issue hits January 12 with a Sean Phillips cover.

Abnett Makes Things Dire for the

Abnett Makes Things Dire for the "Annihilators"

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

DnA gives Marvel's cosmic fans two stories in one book with "Annihilators." We spoke with Dan Abnett, the "D" in DnA, about the book and the one-shot setting the stage for it, "Thanos Imperative: Devastation."

Geoff Johns Prime: Christmas Edition, Part 2

Geoff Johns Prime: Christmas Edition, Part 2

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

In the conclusion of CBR's holiday edition of regular talks with Geoff Johns, the writer talks his "The Flash" series, his latest "Smallville" episode, the Batman live-action stage show and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

What innovative comics project by George Romero and Marvel Comics never saw the light of day? Also, did a popular secret agent comic strip spawn two separate hit songs for its two main female characters? Find out today!

Archie Grows Up With Death And Drama

Archie Grows Up With Death And Drama

Fri, December 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Co-CEO of Archie Comics Jon Goldwater tells CBR about the path to bringing the red-headed teen to a wider age range as the "Life With Archie" magazine copes with the death of a supporting character and a new romantic wrinkle.

Marvel Comics On Sale December 29, 2010

Marvel Comics On Sale December 29, 2010

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next Wednesday including "Carnage" #2, "Hulk" #28, "New Mutants" #20, "Ultimate Comics Thor" #3, "What If?" #200 and more.

MARVEL T&A: A Fan Favorite X-Mas

MARVEL T&A: A Fan Favorite X-Mas

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

As a holiday gift, Marvel's Tom Brevoort and Axel Alonso open up the reader mailbag and invite along a special guest to talk Christmas specials, "Fearsome" futures and announce a new Marvel Knights series.

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FIRST LOOK: "Morning Glories" #8

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image, CBR presents an exclusive first look at Rodin Esquejo's cover to "Morning Glories" #8. The issue, from the team of creator/writer Nick Spencer and artist Joe Eisma, hits stores in March, 2011.

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REVIEW: "Batman, Inc." #2

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Chad Nevett reviewed the second issue of "Batman, Inc.," giving the comic 4 stars while declaring that writer Grant Morrison and artist Yanick Paquette's work on the title is resulting in "just flat-out good comics."

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEWS: "Avengers," "Captain America"

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with advance looks at two new comics hitting the stands next Wednesday, December 29 -- Bendis and Romita Jr.'s "Avengers" #8 and Brubaker and Guice's "Captain America" #613.

The Buy Pile - 12/23/2010

The Buy Pile - 12/23/2010

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Though the weather outside might be dreadful, the end of 2010 is on its way with a good week of comics held down by Tony Stark, Zack Overkill and a bad man in white making this a great herald for this year's Kwanzaa.

The Line It Is Drawn: Holiday Edition

The Line It Is Drawn: Holiday Edition

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The Line It Is Drawn presents a special Holiday edition of our reader-suggested art gallery! See what our artists have come up with, from the Batman Inc. holiday party to Firestar getting a bit too close to a certain snowman!

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #10

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Doug Zawisza gave "American Vampire" #10 a 4 star review calling the latest issue of the Vertigo series by creator Scott Snyder and artist Mateus Santolouco "a book that you really should be reading"

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "S.H.I.E.L.D." #5

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "S.H.I.E.L.D." #5 by Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver with covers by Weaver and Gerald Parel. The mystery continues to unfold on December 29.

McFarlane Makes Moves (Movies?) In 2011

McFarlane Makes Moves (Movies?) In 2011

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

After bringing the "Spawn" monthly back on track with its 200th issue, Image co-founder Todd McFarlane is ready to dive back into the Hollywood arena in 2011 with a brand new comic series in tow.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Spidey" Resumes, "One Piece" Creator Makes $24M

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

"Spider-Man" musical cancels Wednesday shows, resumes tonight! "One Piece" creator Eiichiro Oda earns an estimated $24 million a year! Paul Cornell on digital piracy! A band named Cain Marko!

Lieberman's Red Sonja Exacts

Lieberman's Red Sonja Exacts "Revenge"

Thu, December 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and "Red Sonja" movie executive producer Luke Lieberman spoke with CBR News about his latest miniseries, "Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods," and gave Sonja fans a little update on the upcoming film.

CBR Previews the

CBR Previews the "DC Universe Online" Beta

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

We jumped in, flew around and dropped a few arch-enemies as the "DC Universe Online" beta went into full swing, offering players a chance to customize their characters, battle villains and run alongside the Flash.

Gillen's X-Men are Sublime

Gillen's X-Men are Sublime

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Kieron Gillen debuts as co-writer of "Uncanny X-Men" with today's issue #531, part two of the current "Quarantine" arc. We spoke with him about the plans he and co-writer Matt Fraction have for this storyline and beyond.

Lopresti, Van Hook & Maguire Explore DC's

Lopresti, Van Hook & Maguire Explore DC's "Weird Worlds"

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Van Hook and Kevin Maguire spoke with us about their upcoming miniseries exploring the various facets of the DCU, from the depths of Earth's sewers to the far reaches of space.

Waid's

Waid's "Ruse" Revival

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The newly full time freelancer spoke about returning to the acclaimed CrossGen comic "Ruse" at Marvel, why Simon Archard's detective skills are sharper than ever and how the relaunch is better suited to the series concept.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Morning Glories" #5

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR present an exclusive 14 page preview of "Morning Glories" #5, the hit Image title by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma with cover by Rodin Esquejo. The issue is in stores today!

Top 100 Comic Book Writers & Artists - The Top Two

Top 100 Comic Book Writers & Artists - The Top Two

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

With over a thousand ballots cast, see where your choices landed as we unveil the final two spots on the lists on CSBG's countdown of the Top 100 Writers & Artists of All Time!

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PREVIEW: "The Flash" #8

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics has released a preview of "The Flash" #8 by Geoff Johns and Scott Kolins with covers by Kolins and Stanley "Artgerm" Lau. The issue, a prelude to next year's "Flashpoint" event, hits stores Wednesday, December 29.

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REVIEW: "Chew" #16

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

CBR Reviewer Doug Zawisza reviewed the latest issue of Image Comics' "Chew," giving it 4 stars and calling John Layman and Rob Guillory's series "one of the most memorable and different books [on the stands today]."

Raicht Tells the

Raicht Tells the "Stuff of Legend"

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Mike Raicht, co-writer of the hit Th3rd World Studios comic "Stuff of Legend," spoke with CBR about the latest issue and what's to come in the acclaimed series, his work on "Raise the Dead II," "Infestation" and more.

Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2011

Marvel Comics Solicitations for March, 2011

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has provided CBR with covers and solicit information for product shipping March, 2011, including the latest from "5 Ronin," ""Fear Itself," CrossGen, "Thor," "Captain America" and more

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Spider-Man" Musical Resumes, Amid Criticism

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

"Spider-Man" musical to continue tonight, with new safety measures! Digging into government evidence for domain seizures! Red 5 Comics launches "digital-first" line! Farewell to Dirk Deppey!

McCann Celebrates

McCann Celebrates "A Zombie Christmas Carol"

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released a teaser image for a new comic written by Jim McCann, adapting and zombifying Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale. "A Zombie Christmas Carol" is set for release in Spring 2011.

Aja's

Aja's "5 Ronin" Covers Unveiled

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics has released artist David Aja's covers for March's "5 Ronin" miniseries, a Peter Milligan scripted event which reimagines five of Marvel's heroes as masterless samurai living in feudal Japan.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Scott Snyder

THE BAT SIGNAL: Scott Snyder

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Snyder, the writer helming DC Comics' namesake title, explained to CBR how a character from Commissioner Gordon's past and the villain challenging Dick Grayson's Batman both represent the same darkness of Gotham City.

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