Comics

DC Comics will launch a new Hawkman series from writer Rob Venditti and artist Bryan Hitch. The series will spin out of the events of Dark Nights: Metal. “[Metal] has really elevated Carter Hall/Hawkman (Katar Hol), and brought him back to the DC universe in an [exciting] way,” Venditti told The Washington Post’s Comic Riffs. “That’s really what Bryan…
March 14, 2018
Domino is set to headline her own series come this April, but the fan-favorite mutant won’t be on her own for her first solo outing. Marvel has unveiled the first preview pages for Domino #1 from writer Gail Simone and David Baldeon, and it appears Domino will also bring a dog along for the ride.…
March 14, 2018
Magdalene Visaggio and Sonny Liew make their Young Animal debut with Eternity Girl #1, out this week. The six-issue series from DC’s pop up imprint follows superpowered agent Caroline Sharp as she tries to get back on the roster at Alpha 13, after being benched following an “incident.” Caroline is depressed and traumatized, and Eternity…
March 13, 2018
Erica Henderson is ending her run on Marvel’s acclaimed The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl series. Making it “officially official” on Twitter, Henderson said the issue she’s working on now will be her last in the series. She said she’s leaving the book to focus on her creator-owned work, but made clear that The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl will continue, despite…
March 10, 2018
Writer Brad Meltzer wears a lot of different hats — but maybe not as many as the protagonist of his latest thriller. The novelist and comic book scribe spent the past few years hosting TV shows on the History Channel, including Brad Meltzer’s Lost History, about lost artifacts from America’s past. And while his efforts…
March 09, 2018
UPDATE, 6:12pm ET: Joe Quesada posted an updated version of his Life Of Captain Marvel #1 cover on Twitter, which apparently works out the “kinks” in the previous version that was included in the original story. Check it out below. The version of the of The Life Of Captain Marvel #1 cover that’s been posted…
March 09, 2018
Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. are bringing Superman: Year One to comic book store shelves this August. Announced as the launch title for DC’s new Black Label imprint, the three-part series will see the comics veterans take on the early days of the the big blue boy scout. It’s a framework Frank Miller should be familiar with…
March 09, 2018
Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo will join forces for another tale about the Clown Prince of Crime in the newly announced graphic novel Batman: Damned. The series is part of DC Comics’ new Black Label imprint and will star the Dark Knight alongside John Constantine. “On a deserted Gotham City bridge, a body is found. Whispers spread the news:…
March 09, 2018
BOOM! Studios’ latest Garfield comic sees the titular lasagna-loving cat leaving Jon Arbuckle’s house and joining the circus — depicted in an art style that’s a definite departure from Jim Davis’ classic look for the characters. CBR has the first details. Garfield: Homecoming is a four-issue June-debuting miniseries written by Scott Nickel, cartoonist of the…
March 08, 2018
Kevin Smith has been feeling the love since he suffered a massive heart attack last week. Many people in the industry, such as Mark Hamill and Chris Pratt, have been showing their appreciation for Smith, but the casts and crews of CW’s The Flash and Supergirl just took it up a notch. Many thanks to my friends &…
March 07, 2018
Pepe the Frog creator Matt Furie is taking steps to reclaim his creation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Furie — who created Pepe as a “peaceful frog-dude” — has filed a copyright lawsuit against InfoWars in California federal court. Before becoming a wide-spread meme, Pepe the Frog was originally envisioned as a laid-back amphibian that says,…
March 06, 2018
Legendary X-Men comics writer Chris Claremont, who collaborated with artist John Byrne on the seminal “Dark Phoenix Saga,” says he wishes Jean Grey had remained dead. In comic books, it is an unwritten rule that only Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben and Bruce Wayne’s parents are truly, permanently dead. Speaking to SYFY WIRE, the acclaimed X-Men…
March 06, 2018
Dark Horse Comics has announced a new graphic novel anthology from Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham titled Likely Stories. The announcement follows on the heels of the reveal that DC Comics will launch a Sandman Universe line as part of its Vertigo imprint, based on the seminal series and overseen by Gaiman. Buckingham is known for having…
March 06, 2018
In 2016, French cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu published Les Culottées, a two-volume series that offered short biographical sketches of impactful women from around the world and throughout history. One year later, the world exploded with the #MeToo movement, as women everywhere exposed the sexual abuse and systemic mistreatment that they all experience, in ways large and…
March 06, 2018
It’s Sunday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, and Marvel wrapped its convention programming with the “Next Big Thing” panel, featuring several of its high-profile creators filling in fans at the Washington State Convention Center on the latest in their books. On the panel: Creators Donny Cates, Charles Soule, Kris Anka, Ed Brisson, Matthew…
March 04, 2018
Twenty-five years ago, it was Morphin Time for the first time, and BOOM! Studios will celebrate the quarter-century anniversary with June’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special one-shot, announced Saturday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle. CBR has details. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special is set to commemorate 25 years since the…
March 04, 2018
Marvel took the stage at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle on Saturday afternoon with the “Make Mine Marvel” panel, featuring some of the publisher’s current creative talent talking the latest at the House of Ideas. It’s Marvel publishing’s first major convention panel since some major developments at the company, including Brian Michael Bendis leaving…
March 03, 2018
Talking all things Superman at his spotlight panel for Emerald City Comic Con, Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis offered a renewed approach to a classic Superman motto: Truth, Justice and the American Way. Bendis said he’s found new relevance in Superman’s “truth, justice and the American way” adage, which helped inspire him to take…
March 03, 2018