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"Secret Wars" Jam Session Talking "A-Force," "Ultimate End" and More

"Secret Wars" Jam Session Talking "A-Force," "Ultimate End" and More

With Axel Alonso away from the office, an all-star team of Marvel editors talk this week's crop of freshly launched "Secret Wars" companion series.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Oliver Returns to Starling City in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Oliver Returns to Starling City in "Arrow: Season 2.5" #20

Comic Books

Oliver Queen and Roy Harper track down Caleb Green in this first look at Marc Guggenheim & Joe Bennett's "Arrow: Season 2.5" #20 from DC Comics.

13 minutes ago
COMIC REEL: Krysten Ritter Roughs Up

COMIC REEL: Krysten Ritter Roughs Up "Jessica Jones"; Seth Rogen Crashes "Preacher"

TV, Film

New photos from the sets of next year's comic book TV shows arrive while a strange DC/Marvel team-up builds between "The Flash" and "X-Men Apocalypse."

25 minutes ago
by Kiel Phegley
The CBR Community Cover Contest Wants All Your

The CBR Community Cover Contest Wants All Your "Money"

Comic Books

It's a rich man's world, and one you can celebrate in the latest cover contest as cash, greenbacks, scrilla and other money is the name of the game.

43 minutes ago
Did Spider-Man Defeat the Juggernaut by Luring Him into Wet Cement?

Did Spider-Man Defeat the Juggernaut by Luring Him into Wet Cement?

Comic Books

Many fans have different recollections when it comes to the "Amazing Spider-Man" story that saw Spidey take on the unstoppable X-Men villain.

1 hour ago
How CW's

How CW's "The Flash" Did Justice to Each Version of the DC Hero

TV, Comic Books

CBR's Dave Richards reflects on the first season of "The Flash" from the perspective of a fan whose favorite Flash isn't Barry Allen.

2 hours ago
by Dave Richards

"Are You Prepared to Learn What Cube Lube Is?" & More Crazy Comic Book Ads

Comic Books

CSBG has a collection of weird comic book ads, including one of the stranger products out there -- Cube Lube. What does it do? Find out!

3 hours ago
EXCL. PREVIEW: Walter Simonson's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Walter Simonson's "Ragnarok" #5 Rides Toward Valhalla

Comic Books

Thor continues his quest for the Well of Knowledge in this exclusive preview of Walter Simonson's "Ragnarok" #5 from IDW Publishing.

4 hours ago
SOLICITATIONS: Marvel DC, Image, IDW, Dark Horse & More August 2015 Releases

SOLICITATIONS: Marvel DC, Image, IDW, Dark Horse & More August 2015 Releases

Comic Books

See what's in stores this August with complete August solicitation info and covers from Marvel, DC, Image Comics, IDW, Dark Horse and more!

5 hours ago
WeLoveFine Debuts Spider-Gwen Hoodies, Leggings and More

WeLoveFine Debuts Spider-Gwen Hoodies, Leggings and More

Comic Books

Robbi Rodriguez's costume design has inspired a forthcoming collection from WeLoveFine, with a variety of options to show your Spider-Gwen pride.

16 hours ago
ADV. REVIEW: Wood & Zezelj's

ADV. REVIEW: Wood & Zezelj's "Starve" #1 is Another Hit for Image Comics

Comic Books

Brian Wood and Danijel Zezelj's "Starve" #1 "is a well-paced and entertaining introduction to a character driven story."

17 hours ago
Oscar Isaac's Apocalypse Aims for Simple Yet Profound Mission in

Oscar Isaac's Apocalypse Aims for Simple Yet Profound Mission in "X-Men: Apocalypse"

Film

Isaac, who plays the titular villain, explained that he would bring a Biblical kind of energy to Apocalypse.

18 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"Fantastic Four" International Trailer Offers New Looks at Team

Film

The latest peek at Fox's "Fantastic Four" comes courtesy of an international travel, which features snippets of new footage of the team's powers.

19 hours ago
by Albert Ching
EXCL. PREVIEW: Magic Man Breaks a Few Eggs in

EXCL. PREVIEW: Magic Man Breaks a Few Eggs in "Adventure Time" #40

Comic Books

It's up to Finn & Jake to protect the Egg People from Magic Man in Christopher Hastings & Zachary Sterling's "Adventure Time" #40 from BOOM!

19 hours ago

"Poltergeist" Director Talks Deadly Clowns, That PG-13 Rating

Film

Director Gil Kenan opens up to SPINOFF about the challenges of the remake, its controversial rating and convincing Sam Rockwell to join in on the horrific fun.

19 hours ago

"Fantastic Four's" Michael B. Jordan Responds to Critics of a Black Human Torch

Film

In an open letter, Jordan responded to the harsh criticism from "Fantastic Four" fans looking for a more "traditional" Johnny Storm.

19 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
REVIEW: Snyder, Jock & Hollingsworth Bring Their Very Best to

REVIEW: Snyder, Jock & Hollingsworth Bring Their Very Best to "Wytches" #6

Comic Books

Scott Snyder, Jock and Matt Hollingsworth's "Wytches" #6 is "exactly the high note a story should end on."

20 hours ago
It's The Dark Knight vs. Mutant Leader in an Epic Action Figure Box Set

It's The Dark Knight vs. Mutant Leader in an Epic Action Figure Box Set

Comic Books

This recreation of the epic Gotham Junkyard showdown from "The Dark Knight Returns" can soon be yours.

21 hours ago
Clooney, Bird Talk Optimism, Futurism & Disney-ism of

Clooney, Bird Talk Optimism, Futurism & Disney-ism of "Tomorrowland"

Film

The cast and crew from the film inspired by the venerable Disneyland attractions reveal its roots in the real-world positivity Walt Disney himself believed in.

21 hours ago

"Supergirl" Pilot Leaks 6 Months Early -- But Is That a Bad Thing?

TV

The hi-def video bears no watermark, leaving some to wonder if the episode was purposefully leaked to generate buzz.

21 hours ago
by Brett White
PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Runaways" #1 Turns Battleworld into a Teenage Wasteland

Comic Books

Marvel's fan-favorite heroes escape from the Doom Institute during "Secret Wars" in a new "Runaways" series by Noelle Stevenson & Sanford Greene.

21 hours ago
Vasquez Reveals

Vasquez Reveals "Invader Zim's" Comic Book Evolution

Comic Books

Creator Jhonen Vasquez discusses how "Invader Zim" has changed -- and remained the same -- during its transition from cartoon to Oni Press comic.

22 hours ago
by Joe Streckert
Ryan Reynolds Grants Young

Ryan Reynolds Grants Young "Deadpool" Fan's Wish with Set Visit

Film

The "Deadpool" star welcomed a young fan with Hodgkin's Disease to set for a Make-A-Wish Foundation wish come true.

22 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "When Marnie Was There" Is A Lovely Coming-Of-Age Tale With Little Flair

Film

Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, "When Marnie Was There" lacks the whimsy and inventiveness of so many Studio Ghibli favorites.

23 hours ago
Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mechanical Web Shooters, John Byrne's Superman

Comic Book Legends Revealed: Mechanical Web Shooters, John Byrne's Superman

Comic Books, Film

Who was responsible for Spidey's mechanical web shooters arriving onscreen? Did "Man of Steel" almost have a morbid coincidence with the Challenger explosion?

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
Duggan Brings Old West Justice to

Duggan Brings Old West Justice to "Secret Wars" in 1872

Comic Books

CBR spoke with Gerry Duggan about reimagining the Marvel Universe through an Old West filter as gunslingers and lawmen walk Battleworld in "1872."

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Dave Richards
First Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics Names Finalists

First Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics Names Finalists

Comic Books

The shortlist has been announced for the inaugural Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics, named in honor of the influential comics and animation writer.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015

"All-New, All-Different Marvel" Teased for Fall

Comic Books

Following an "8 months later" tease earlier this week, Marvel is now promoting an "All-New, All-Different Marvel" coming this fall.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Albert Ching
Damon Lindelof Talks Merging Original Ideas with Disney's

Damon Lindelof Talks Merging Original Ideas with Disney's "Tomorrowland" Brand

Film

The "Lost" veteran chats with SPINOFF about using a familiar title -- the Disneyland attraction -- as a springboard to explore entirely new ground.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
Jim Lee Debuts SDCC-Exclusive Batman BlueLine Edition Figure

Jim Lee Debuts SDCC-Exclusive Batman BlueLine Edition Figure

Comic Books

DC Collectibles has revealed its Comic-Con International-exclusive pencil-deco BlueLine Edition Batman action figure, designed by Jim Lee.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
The Line It Is Drawn: Rock Out with Superhero Bands

The Line It Is Drawn: Rock Out with Superhero Bands

Comic Books

It's time to rock, as the Line crosses superheroes with famous rock stars, like the X-Men/Go-Gos, David Bowie as Starman (naturally) and Bono as Iron Man!

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
WATCH:

WATCH: "Fantastic Four" Power Up In New Promo Spot

Film

Johnny Storm flames on and Reed Richards stretches in this new commercial.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Brett White
EXCL. PREVIEW: Get Lucky with Dark Horse Comics'

EXCL. PREVIEW: Get Lucky with Dark Horse Comics' "Angel & Faith Season 10" #15

Comic Books

Fred is back from the dead in this exclusive preview of Kel McDonald & Will Conrad's "Angel & Faith Season 10" #15 from Dark Horse!

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
COMIC REEL:

COMIC REEL: "Supergirl" Pilot Leaks; Gunn Reveals Start Of "Guardians of the Galaxy 2" Casting

TV, Film

The "Supergirl" pilot has amassed 120,000 downloads; James Gunn expresses desire to have at least two women on the Guardians and more.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Brett White
Go Behind the Scenes with

Go Behind the Scenes with "Arkham Knight's" Batman, Scarecrow & Arkham Knight Designs

Video Games

Rocksteady Studios reveals what went into the designs of the heavily anticipated game's three biggest characters.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Stephen Gerding

"Batkid Begins" Poster Proves Wishes Do Come True

Film

New Line has released a poster for the documentary that features a triumphant Batkid.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Brett White
First Look at Goku from

First Look at Goku from "Dragon Ball Super" Manga

Comic Books

The first image has surfaced of Goku from Toyotarō’s manga adaptation of the upcoming "Dragon Ball Super," the first "Dragon Ball" television anime in 18 years.

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
Pak, Kuder Uncover The

Pak, Kuder Uncover The "Truth" About "Action Comics" Post-"Convergence"

Comic Books

Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder discuss the major changes coming for Superman and his supporting cast in the story arc "Truth."

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
by Jeffrey Renaud
Matt Fraction Reflects On

Matt Fraction Reflects On "Hawkeye," Offers Sex Tips On "Late Night"

Comic Books

The writer stopped by NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers" to chat about his acclaimed run on "Hawkeye," and to dole out advice from "Just the Tips."

Fri, May 22nd, 2015
PREVIEWS:

PREVIEWS: "MODOK: Assassin," "Secret Wars 2099" & More Marvel Comics on Sale May 27, 2015

Comic Books

Catch the launch of "Secret Wars Journal" and "Uncanny Avengers: Ultron Forever" while "All-New Hawkeye" #3 pits Kate Bishop against Maria Hill.

Thu, May 21st, 2015
by CBR News Team