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Dysart & Wimberly on

Dysart & Wimberly on "The Stain"

Inspired by the legend of a human-shaped stain in an asylum basement, Joshua Dysart & Ron Wimberly created for MySpace DHP a strip about their real-life experience in "one of of the most haunted places on earth."

Gregory talks Beyond Wonderland

Gregory talks Beyond Wonderland

Raven Gregory talks about the latest series in Zenescope’s Wonderland saga, “Beyond Wonderland,” which finds Alice’s daughter Calie back in the real world, along with a Wonderland denizen that came back with her.

Lying In The Gutters - 10/13/2008

Lying In The Gutters - 10/13/2008

It's a big one this week, as Rich has early word on who the next Doctor Who may be, big developments with Zuda Comics properties, more "Top Ten" in the works, the Swipe File and much more in LYING IN THE GUTTERS.

TRINGENUITY 19:

TRINGENUITY 19: "Trinity" Commentary

Alfred Pennyworth takes center stage as Tarot & Gangbuster make their escape from the ruins of Castle Branek, and we also get a glimpse into a life changed by the absence of the ultimate Amazon, Wonder Woman.

DeFalco Confirms Amazing Spider-Girl Cancelation

DeFalco Confirms Amazing Spider-Girl Cancelation

Writer Tom DeFalco confirmed in a message board post Sunday that his and artist Ron Frenz’s long-running series, “Amazing Spider-Girl,” has been cancelled by publisher Marvel Comics. The final issue is to be #30.

Bianchi Talks Astonishing X-Artwork

Bianchi Talks Astonishing X-Artwork

With "Astonishing X-Men" #27 in stores this week, CBR spoke with series illustrator Simone Bianchi about his acclaimed and distinctive artwork for the best- selling Marvel title, and about working with writer Warren Ellis.

Devil's Due Comics on sale October 15, 2008

Devil's Due Comics on sale October 15, 2008

Courtesy of Devil's Due, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale this week including "Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode" #1, "Spooks: Omega Team" #2 and a Halloween reprint of "Hack/Slash" #1.

Pop! - 10/12/2008

Pop! - 10/12/2008

With the release of the "Watchmen" feature film only five months away, George Khory presents a profile of comic creator Dave Gibbons, talking with him about his artistic & writing influences and breaking into the industry.

Image Comics on Sale October 15th, 2008

Image Comics on Sale October 15th, 2008

Courtesy of Image, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next week including "Charlatan Ball" #4, "PVP" #41, "The Roberts" #2, "Hawaiian Dick" #5 and an exclusive preview of "Dynamo 5" #17.

"Kramers Ergot 7" Anthology Debuts at SPX

Labeled "a behemoth" by its contributors, Buenaventura Press's 16-by-21-inch anthology "Kramers Ergot 7" goes on sale next month for $125. The creators and publisher discussed the book at SPX, and CBR was there.

Comic-Con Gives Away Tickets to Spike TV Scream Awards

Comic-Con Gives Away Tickets to Spike TV Scream Awards

Do you want to attend the Spike TV Scream Awards, the only televised awards show honoring comic books and genre fiction? Comic-Con International is giving you the chance.

Dark Horse Solicitations for January, 2009

Dark Horse Solicitations for January, 2009

Dark Horse has released solicitations for new comics and products on sale in November, 2008, including new issues of "Buffy," "Hellboy: The Wild Hunt," "Mister X," and a new printing of "Grendel: Devil's Reign."

For What They've Done, They Will Have To Pay The Ultimate Price

For What They've Done, They Will Have To Pay The Ultimate Price

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the latest Ed McGuinness teaser image in advance of Jeph Loeb and David Finch's "Ultimatum." The new graphic depicts Yellowjacket.

GUT CHECK: Jason Aaron Talks

GUT CHECK: Jason Aaron Talks "Scalped"

CBR News speaks with “Scalped” writer Jason Aaron about his new arc, “Gravel in Your Guts,” as well as the writer's future plans for the Eisner-nominated Native American crime saga from Vertigo.

Unfortunate Confluence of Words - 10/10/2008

Unfortunate Confluence of Words - 10/10/2008

If you only have time to read one column this week, it should be this one! Keith Giffen's back with his thoughts on the "All Star Batman & Robin" #10 fiasco, missing dialog in "Ambush Bug Year None" #2 and much more.

Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed

Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed

Learn the truth behind Marvel's last minute "Frankensteining" of a New Mutants story that originally depicted the ostracism and consequent suicide of a gay mutant teenager to something with a relatively happy ending.

Gray & Palmiotti on Terra, Power Girl

Gray & Palmiotti on Terra, Power Girl

After years of waiting, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Connor unleash their reinvented Titan in November's "Terra" miniseries, while gearing up for an ongoing Power Girl follow through. We spoke about both projects.

Marvel Comics On Sale October 15th, 2008

Marvel Comics On Sale October 15th, 2008

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next Wednesday including "Astonishing X-Men" #27, "Mighty Avengers" #19, "Uncanny X-Men" #503, "Moon Knight" #23 and more.

Alex Ross Packaging Art for

Alex Ross Packaging Art for "Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe"

Midway has announced details about the Kollector's Edition of "Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe," including artwork by Alex Ross. The developer has also released a video documenting Ross' work.

Hernandez Talks Aspen Comics Future

Hernandez Talks Aspen Comics Future

Aspen Comics Edtor-in-Chief Vince Hernandez sat down with CBR to discuss the future of the company following the untimely passing of Michael Turner, and to preview excusive artwork from upcoming projects.

For What They've Done, They Will Have To Pay The Ultimate Price

For What They've Done, They Will Have To Pay The Ultimate Price

Marvel has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the latest teaser image in advance of Jeph Loeb and David Finch's "Ultimatum." The new graphic is illustrated by Ed McGuinness.

ReTales - 10/9/2008

ReTales - 10/9/2008

Just as important to a comic book store's success as the inventory it's owner chooses to stock is the layout, design and fixtures. Sometimes a simple, well placed shelving unit or a blue chair can make a world of difference.

The Buy Pile - 10/9/2008

The Buy Pile - 10/9/2008

This week's Buy Pile motto is "step up your game," as former also-rans make it to the big leagues with "Deadpool," "Drafted," "Secret Six," "Rex Mundi" and an all-league performance from "The Invincible Iron Man."

(Don't) Take His Advice: Meyer on

(Don't) Take His Advice: Meyer on "Basic Instructions"

On sale now is Dark Horse's collection of "Basic Instructions" by Scott Meyer, who we spoke with about the popular strip and his exclusive comics-themed strip appearing here on CBR.

Dan Slott Talks Mighty Avengers

Dan Slott Talks Mighty Avengers

Though he can't reveal the team's post-Secret Invasion roster, writer Dan Slott tells CBR News what he can about his and artist Khoi Pham's eagerly anticipated run on Marvel's "Mighty Avengers."

GREATEST HITS: Meet Zipper!

GREATEST HITS: Meet Zipper!

We continue our profile series of The Mates with David Tischman, the writer of Vertigo’s new anarchic superhero book, “Greatest Hits.” This week, meet the coke-fueled mutant speedster known as Zipper!

Loeb Sinks His Teeth Into “Buffy

Loeb Sinks His Teeth Into “Buffy"

The superstar writer behind "Ultimates 3" and "Hulk" joins the gang for a special issue in December that brings a particularly animated Buffy back to Season One. CBR spoke with Loeb about "Buffy" #20.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Ultimate Origins" #5

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at the climactic final issue of "Ultimate Origins" by writer Brian Michael Bendis and illustrator Butch Guice, on sale next week.

Graham Nolan on Returning to Comics

Graham Nolan on Returning to Comics

Legendary Batman artist Graham Nolan talks to CBR about his career in newspaper strips with "Rex Morgan, M.D." and "The Phantom," and his long awaited return to superheroes.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Action Comics" #870

The NY Daily News may have spoiled the issue, but that doesn't take anything away from the story in "Action Comics" #870. CBR Reviewer Doug Zawisza takes a look. More Reviews.

Permanent Damage - 10/8/2008

Permanent Damage - 10/8/2008

Dedicated followers of fashion, and how they impact the comics business creatively and commercially; more graphic story reviews; what's so funny about peace, love and presidential debates; plus Australia's gift to artists and tons more.

On Set With the Heroes of

On Set With the Heroes of "Heroes"

CBR News visited the set of the popular TV show and spoke to the producers and cast members about episode four of “Volume Three: Villains” entitled “I Am Become Death," which aired earlier this week.

Mastromauro Talks Aspen Comics Future

Mastromauro Talks Aspen Comics Future

Aspen Comics President Frank Mastromauro sat down with CBR to discuss the future of the company following the untimely passing of Michael Turner, and to preview excusive artwork from upcoming projects.

Marching Orders: Schmidt Talks G.I. JOE

Marching Orders: Schmidt Talks G.I. JOE

The classic G.I. JOE/COBRA conflict begins anew this month in IDW Publishing's “G.I. JOE” #0. CBR speaks with editor Andy Schmidt about what fans can expect from the line, and previews exclusive artwork by Gabriele Dell'Otto.

Batman: Black & White, Superman: Red Son to Be

Batman: Black & White, Superman: Red Son to Be "Motion Comics"

DC Comics titles "Batman: Black & White" and "Superman: Red Son" will be developed into "motion comics" just like "Watchmen," the second chapter of which is available now.

When Words Collide - 10/8/2008

When Words Collide - 10/8/2008

In this week's WWC, Timothy takes a close look at "Seaweed: A Cure for Mildew," a new self-published comic book from award-winning animator Ben Balistreri, and calls it "The Best Graphic Novel You've Never Heard Of."

EXCLUSIVE: Eternals Annual #1 Preview

EXCLUSIVE: Eternals Annual #1 Preview

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you an exclusive preview of "Eternals Annual" #1 by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Pascal Alixe with a cover by Ed McGuinness, on sale in November.

Comics Should Be Good's Stars of Political Cartooning

Comics Should Be Good's Stars of Political Cartooning

With the U.S. elections coming up soon, now is the perfect time to check out CSBG's latest feature, Stars of Political Cartooning, spotlighting some of the best to ever put pen to paper.

Archaia Studios Press To Be Acquired by Kunoichi, Inc., Not Devil's Due

Archaia Studios Press To Be Acquired by Kunoichi, Inc., Not Devil's Due

Devil's Due confirmed for CBR News they are not purchasing "Mouse Guard" publisher Archaia Studios Press -- but someone else is, and ASP's creator contract is changing as well.

Daily News Spoils This Week's

Daily News Spoils This Week's "Action Comics"

In an item posted early this morning, New York's The Daily News revealed the death of a major cast member in this week's "Action Comics" #870, and is the latest in a series of superhero spoilers in the mainstream media.

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