DC's Rebirth has only just begun, but already the two biggest teams in the DC Universe are headed for a confrontation. This December, the Suicide Squad and the Justice League won't just cross paths, they'll collide in Justice League vs Suicide Squad, a new six-issue mini-series written by Joshua Williamson and featuring art from Jason Fabok (at least for the first issue).
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Thought Bubble, the yearly convention that takes place in Leeds, is one of England's most vibrant and exciting conventions with a dedicated focus on comics above all else, from the top tier of mainstream comics to the scrappy underdogs of the UK's thriving small press scene.
Every year, Thought Bubble has released an anthology through Image Comics that features the work of guests in attendance, but this year the convention is collecting previous anthologies into one place, with proceeds going to Barnardo's Charity.
Everyone loves stories, but if there's one thing comics do perhaps better than any other medium, it's stories about stories. Whether it's Sandman, Fables or The Unwritten, there's something about that meta-textual hook that works so well in the medium.
One Week In The Library is a new original graphic novella from W. Maxwell Prince and John Amor that, through a variety of styles, tells seven stories across seven days, and Image Comics has provided us with a preview.
You may be familiar with the hit Dungeons & Dragons podcast The Adventure Zone, starring Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy and Griffin McElroy of My Brother, My Brother & Me alongside their father, Clint McElroy. The show is a light-hearted and hilarious affair as Griffin plays dungeon master for his family, leading them through perilous adventures and battles.
Inspired by the podcast, a host of incredibly talented illustrators and indie comics artists have come together to create The Adventure Zine, a fifty page book of fan art dedicated to the show, and today the campaign to create the book has launched with the aim to raise money for Facing Hunger, a network of food banks based in Huntington, West Virginia.
Classic UK comic Misty was one of many teen focused titles published by Fleetway, with a specific focus on telling supernatural and horror-tinged stories for girls. UK publisher Rebellion today acquired the rights to Misty and other Fleetway comics of the '70s and '80s, but reprints of Misty were already in the works. Next week sees the release of the first collection, featuring the stories "The Four Faces of Eve" and "Moonchild," and we have a preview of chapter one of "Moonchild."
Rebellion, the British publisher responsible for 2000 AD, has announced today that it has purchased the rights to dozens of classic out-of-print British titles from the '70s and '80s, including iconic British favorites Tammy, Roy of the Rovers, Battle, and Whizzer and Chips, in what is described as the biggest deal of its time in 30 years.
Everything old is all-new again in comics, so it's about time that Rob Liefeld's most iconic creator-owned work Youngblood got another day in the sun. Next year, The Rob is bringing Youngblood back to comics with a new ongoing series at Image, alongside co-writer Chad Bowers and artist Jim Towe, whom Liefeld discovered on Twitter.
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to both readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks.
This month in Marvel's solicitations, there's a surprise resurrection of a recently deceased hero, some surprise creators guesting on top-tier books, and a spotlight for Marvel's most underrated hero.
Monday night on Twitter, writer Greg Pak was imagining who might play superheroes and supervillains in movies of eras past. He started a hashtag, #1930sSuperheroCasting, which spread far and wide as the night continued, with comics Twitter offering a wide variety of vintage choices for heroes and villains from Marvel and DC. While Pak and others also veered into other decades, it was the 1930s hashtag that really took off.
Kieron Gillen's alternate-history World War II comic Uber has grown over the past few years into the backbone of Avatar Press' overall line and is one of the publisher's most well-received and critically acclaimed comics. Along with artists such as Canaan White, Gabriel Andrade, and current artist Daniel Gete, Gillen has built a rich and detailed world where the Nazis breakthrough in creating supermen turned the tide of the war forever.
The first volume of Uber ended on a major cliffhanger, and yesterday Avatar Press launched a Kickstarter to raise funds towards the next volume of the title --- titled Uber: Invasion --- which sees the superpowered soliders of Nazi Germany heading the invasion of the United States of America.