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Jason Aaron & Ron Garney Announce Creator-Owned ‘Men Of Wrath’ Through Marvel’s Icon Imprint

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Since its inception, Marvel's Icon imprint has been a way for established Marvel creators to pursue creator-owned work while keeping things "in the family," so to speak, resulting in books like Kick Ass from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., and Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's Powers. Now, though, Icon is adding another pair of long-time Marvel creators to its roster, as Jason Aaron and Ron Garney launch Men of Wrath, a comic with a title so metal that it actually rivals their previous collaboration, which was a comic about Norse gods bashing things with hammers.

Set in the South, the story is described by Aaron as an examination of a cycle of violence, from its beginning to its culmination as it's passed down through a family to "the worst of the bunch."

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‘Powers’ TV Show Not Dead, Charlie Huston Writing New Pilot

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The road from comic book to television has been both long and public for Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's super-powered crime series Powers, which has been in development for cable network FX for a

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It All Adds Up In ‘Casanova Avaritia’ #4 [Preview]

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The third, and by our estimation most intense, arc of Casanova will a potentially mind-bending conclusion next week in the pages of Casanova Avaritia #4, by writer Matt Fraction, artist Gabriel Bá, colorist Cris Peter, letterer Dustin K. Harbin and editor Alejandro Arbona. The issue marks a major milestone in the series' six-year journey for both its creative team and longtime fans -- especially given its transition from Image Co

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Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips Play With Familiar Tropes in ‘Fatale’ [Interview]

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The authors of Criminal, Sleeper and Incognito, Sean Phillips and Ed Brubaker have crafted yet another must-read series in Fatale, published by Image Comics. It's a bestseller, sure, but more than that, it's a really good comic. Brubaker and P

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Marvel and Icon Graphic Novels & Collected Editions On Sale In August 2012 [Solicitations]

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Having taken a look at August's periodical releases from Marvel and Icon, it's time to check out what for many readers is the main event of any comic book shipping schedule: the collected editions and graphic novels, which compile and usually complete comics stories initially serialized monthly in 20-page pamphlet-style comics you totally can't put on a shelf. Below you will find the cover artwork and hype copy for new trade paperbacks, hardcovers and omnibuses coming from Marvel Co

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Marvel And Icon Comic Books On Sale In August 2012 [Solicitations]

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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in August, 2012. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-order

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Marvel and Icon Comics on Sale in June 2012 [Solicitations]

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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new comic books going on sale in June, 2012. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-ord

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Marvel And Icon Graphic Novels And Collected Editions On Sale In May 2012 [Solicitations]

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Having taken a look at May's single-issue releases from Marvel, it's time to check out what for many readers is the main event of any comic book shipping schedule: the collected editions, which compile and usually complete comics stories initially serialized monthly in 20-page pamphlet-style comics you totally can't put on a shelf. Below you will find the cover artwork and hype copy for new trade paperbacks, hardcovers and omnibuses

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Filed Under: Category: Icon, Marvel, News

Marvel And Icon Comics On Sale In May 2012 [Solicitations]

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Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new comic books going on sale in May, 2012. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-order your selectio

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Filed Under: Category: Icon, Marvel, News

Digital ComicsAlliance Spotlight on Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips: Everything You Need to Know

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I have this theory that Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips are the best writer/artist team presently working in the mainstream comics industry. They've been collaborating for over ten years now, and at this point they're a well-oiled machine

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