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Alex Ross Dives Deep Into Marvel's "Secret Wars"

Alex Ross Dives Deep Into Marvel's "Secret Wars"

The acclaimed artist discusses his cover work on Marvel's next event, explores the left field characters of his teaser and reflects on the original '80s series.

Dave Gibbons Named UK's First Comics Laureate

Dave Gibbons Named UK's First Comics Laureate

Comic Books

Acclaimed "Watchmen" co-creator Dave Gibbons has been named the United Kingdom’s first comics laureate by the new advocacy group Comics Literary Awareness.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: The Spectre Haunts

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: The Spectre Haunts "Batman Eternal" #29

Comic Books

Only the Spectre can stop Hell from bursting out of Arkham Asylum in DC Comics' "Batman Eternal" #29 by Snyder, Tynion, Fawkes and Coleby.

1 hour ago
Marvel Studios VP Wants A Female Superhero Film

Marvel Studios VP Wants A Female Superhero Film "Today"

TV/Film

Marvel Studios' executive producer Victoria Alonso expressed her wishes to see a female-led superhero film "today" at an industry event Saturday.

16 hours ago
by Ryan Ingram

"Game of Thrones" Enlists "Lost" Alum and Flashbacks for Season 5

TV/Film

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, still known as Mr. Eko to "Lost" fans, will be traveling to Westeros for Season 5 of HBO's "Game of Thrones."

18 hours ago
NYCC: Marvel Previews Its Unlimited Potential in Members-Only Event

NYCC: Marvel Previews Its Unlimited Potential in Members-Only Event

Comic Books

Marvel Unlimited Plus members were invited to an exclusive presentation featuring Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Spencer, Dan Slott, and more.

18 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Firestorm, Cyborg and Corporate Synergy

Firestorm, Cyborg and Corporate Synergy

Comic Books

With a "Cyborg" movie announced and Firestorm lore popping up on “The Flash” TV series, ROBOT 6 considers the enduring appeal of the characters.

19 hours ago
Casting Rumors Conjure Farrell for

Casting Rumors Conjure Farrell for "Doctor Strange," Hardy For "Apocalypse"

TV/Film

Colin Farrell is the latest actor to be rumored to take up the goatee-and-cowl for Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange" film.

20 hours ago
BOX OFFICE: Brad Pitt Rolls With

BOX OFFICE: Brad Pitt Rolls With "Fury" To Weekend's Top Spot

TV/Film

"Fury" captured $23.5 million domestically and first place at this weekend's box office, ending "Gone Girl's" two-week run at first place.

20 hours ago
by Ryan Ingram
NYCC: Starz Presents

NYCC: Starz Presents "Black Sails" and "Da Vinci's Demons"

TV/Film

Starz previewed what's in store for "Da Vinci's Demons" and "Black Sails," bringing cast and crew to New York Comic Con.

20 hours ago
EXCL PREVIEW: Traviss and Kurth's

EXCL PREVIEW: Traviss and Kurth's "G.I. Joe" #2

Comic Books

"The Fall of G.I. Joe" continues at IDW as Karen Traviss and Steve Kurth continue their earth-shaking story in "G.I. Joe" #2 on October 22.

21 hours ago
Survivors of the First Comic Con Gather at NYCC

Survivors of the First Comic Con Gather at NYCC

Comic Books

Len Wein, Bernie Bubnis and more gathered to recall when they were 16 years old and put together the very first comic con for 43 attendees.

22 hours ago
by Brigid Alverson

"The Great Marvel/DC Imitation Debate of 1965-67" Plus More Creator Beefs

Comic Books

CSBG brings some classic comic book beefs to light. See some of the ways comic creators tip their hats or call out others in the industry.

23 hours ago
EXCL PREVIEWS: Dark Horse Comics on Sale November 5, 2014

EXCL PREVIEWS: Dark Horse Comics on Sale November 5, 2014

Comic Books

Enjoy new Dark Horse exclusive previews for November 5th including "Grendel vs. The Shadow," "Ghost," "Concrete Park: R-E-S-P-E-C-T" and more.

Sun, October 19th, 2014
by CBR News Team
Check Out CBR's YouTube Channel for CBR TV & More!

Check Out CBR's YouTube Channel for CBR TV & More!

Comic Books

CBR's YouTube channel features discussions with top comic book creators, actors, directors, writers, plus gag reels, trailers and more!

Sun, October 19th, 2014
Shelf Porn: Beware My Power … Green Lantern’s Light!

Shelf Porn: Beware My Power … Green Lantern’s Light!

Comic Books

Eric shows off his Green Lantern (and more) collection in this week's SHELF PORN! Also find out how you can submit your own shelves to ROBOT 6.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
NYCC: DC Digital First Talks

NYCC: DC Digital First Talks "Fables," "Wonder Woman '77" & More

Comic Books

DC Digital announced three new series -- "Mortal Kombat X," "Wonder Woman 77" and "Fables: The Wolf Among Us" -- plus previewed existing series.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
by Marykate Jasper
TOYING AROUND: New York Comic Con Recap

TOYING AROUND: New York Comic Con Recap

Comic Books

This week's TOYING catches up on everything revealed at this year's New York Comic Con from Mattel, Hasbro and all the rest!

Sat, October 18th, 2014
by TJ Dietsch
NYCC: Natasha Allegri Gives a Sneak Peek at

NYCC: Natasha Allegri Gives a Sneak Peek at "Bee and PuppyCat"

TV/Film

Allegri screened the first episodes of the highly anticipated Cartoon Hangover series and talked about her inspirations and the creative process.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
This Week's CBR Community Cover Contest:

This Week's CBR Community Cover Contest: "Happy Birthday!"

Comic Books

Members of the CBR Community submit covers based around a specific theme each week. This time, bust out your party hats for a birthday celebration!

Sat, October 18th, 2014
Who Killed Wolverine?

Who Killed Wolverine?

Comic Books

Following the death of Wolverine this week, ROBOT 6’s Carla Hoffman launches her own investigation, and discovers it may have been a mercy killing.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
EXCL PREVIEW: Bennett and Fuso's

EXCL PREVIEW: Bennett and Fuso's "Butterfly" #2

Comic Books

Archaia presents the second chapter of Marguerite Bennett and Antonio Fuso's "Butterfly," on sale this Wednesday, October 22.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
NYCC: Guarnido, Dialynas & Ahonen on Creating Comics the European Way

NYCC: Guarnido, Dialynas & Ahonen on Creating Comics the European Way

Comic Books

European cartoonists Juanjo Guarnido, Michael Dialynas and J.P. Ahonen discussed the ways in which they approach their comics work.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
by Alex Dueben
SPINOFF Review: Brad Pitt Wages War in Intense But Disappointing

SPINOFF Review: Brad Pitt Wages War in Intense But Disappointing "Fury"

TV/Film

David Ayer's uneven war drama delivers gritty combat scenes and strong performances, but stumbles with the type of episodic storytelling that succeeded in "End of Watch."

Sat, October 18th, 2014
A Foil Flash Cover and More Gimmick Covers From the '90s

A Foil Flash Cover and More Gimmick Covers From the '90s

Comic Books

CSBG looks at some of the gimmick foil covers of the '90s and determine whether or not the stories were any good. In the hot seat is "The Flash."

Sat, October 18th, 2014
EXCL PREVIEW:

EXCL PREVIEW: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters" Join Forces to Save NYC

Comic Books

Erik Burnham and Tom Waltz bring two unlikely teams together in IDW Publishing's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters" crossover event.

Sat, October 18th, 2014
Follow @CBR on Twitter!

Follow @CBR on Twitter!

Comic Books

CBR is on twitter, allowing you access to breaking news, interviews, previews, exclusive follower contests and so much more. Follow @CBR today!

Sat, October 18th, 2014
Jena Malone Reportedly in

Jena Malone Reportedly in "Batman v Superman," Role Not Confirmed

TV/Film

According to a new report, Jena Malone is indeed in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," though whether it's as Robin is less certain.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
by Albert Ching

"The Birthday Boys" Celebrate Season Two with Fabio, Dana Carvey and More

TV/Film

IFC's "The Birthday Boys" talk bringing their show from the stage to the screen, working with Fabio and the current state of sketch comedy.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
EXCL. PREVIEW: Art & Franco's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Art & Franco's "Itty Bitty Comics: The Mask" #1

Comic Books

Art Baltazar & Franco bring the Aw Yeah! back to Dark Horse Comics for an adorable take on "The Mask" in their latest "Itty Bitty" adventure.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
EXCL PREVIEW: Neumann and Padilla's

EXCL PREVIEW: Neumann and Padilla's "Borderlands" #3

Comic Books

Check out this exclusive preview from IDW of Mikey Neumann and Agustin Padilla's "Borderlands: The Fall of Fyrestone" #3, based off the popular video game.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
PREVIEW: de Campi & Guera's

PREVIEW: de Campi & Guera's "Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out" #1

Comic Books

Writer Alex de Campi returns to the world of "Grindhouse" at Dark Horse with "Scalped" artist R.M. Guera for "Drive In, Bleed Out."

Fri, October 17th, 2014
Cleveland Store Teams with Local Artists for Anti-Bullying Campaign

Cleveland Store Teams with Local Artists for Anti-Bullying Campaign

Comic Books

Inspired by Marvel's anti-bullying variants, Carol and John's Comic Book Shop in Cleveland has enlisted local artists for their own campaign.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
PREVIEW: Millar & Parlov's Space Epic Concludes in

PREVIEW: Millar & Parlov's Space Epic Concludes in "Starlight" #6

Comic Books

It's Duke, Space-Boy and the rebels against the Brotean regime in Mark Millar and Goran Parlov's "Starlight" #6, on sale 10/22 from Image Comics.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
REVIEW: Stevenson, Ellis & Allen's

REVIEW: Stevenson, Ellis & Allen's "Lumberjanes" #7

Comic Books

Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis and Brooke Allen's "Lumberjanes" #7 is "another strong issue in a strong series" for the fan-favorite.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
NYCC:

NYCC: "LEGO Batman 3" Hits the Bricks With Smith, Amell & More

Video Games

The "LEGO Batman 3" panel at NYCC included new reveals and special guests, including Stephen Amell and Kevin Smith!

Fri, October 17th, 2014
by Steve Sunu
Ed Asner Reflects on His Iconic Roles, From Lou Grant to Granny Goodness

Ed Asner Reflects on His Iconic Roles, From Lou Grant to Granny Goodness

TV/Film

Seven-time Emmy winner Ed Asner talks with SPINOFF about his storied career, from the fiery pits of Apokalips to balloon-lofted houses and beyond.

Fri, October 17th, 2014

"Jem and the Holograms" Gets October 2015 Release

TV/Film

Despite wrapping production in May, Jon M. Chu's adaptation of the "Jem and the Holograms" won’t hit theaters until late 2015.

Fri, October 17th, 2014
NYCC: Skybound Takes Flight With Kirkman, Williamson & more

NYCC: Skybound Takes Flight With Kirkman, Williamson & more

Comic Books

Robert Kirkman, Josh Williamson and more discussed current events in Skybound projects, including "The Walking Dead," "Outcast" and "Birthright."

Fri, October 17th, 2014
by Cardner Clark
EXCL PREVIEW: Sebela & Olivetti's

EXCL PREVIEW: Sebela & Olivetti's "Alien Vs. Predator: Fire & Stone" #2

Comic Books

Dark Horse unleashes the second chapter of Christopher Sebela & Ariel Olivetti's "Alien Vs. Predator: Fire and Stone." The conflict heats up on 11/5.

Fri, October 17th, 2014

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