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‘The Comic Book History of Comics’ Collection: The Birth of Superman [Exclusive Preview]

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Comic Book Comics, the six-issue miniseries by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey that retold the history of comic books in comic books, finally gets collected on May 9th in an IDW hardcover trade paperback collection titled The Comic Book History of Comics: The Inspiring, Infuriating, and Utterly Insane Story of the American Comic Book History...

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Marvel Teases More Facebook Games Via ‘Marvel XP’

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If you're a regular ComicsAlliance reader, there's a good chance your social media feeds have been sufficiently clogged/enriched with your friends' latest achievements from the recently-released Marvel: Avengers Alliance Facebook RPG...

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Hercules: Four Incredible Years with the Mythical Marvel Hero Come to a Close

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Most heroes of the stories we tell each other are slowly forgotten over time, or if they're lucky, enter into myth, their details slowly blurred by decades. Every so often, though, this process goes in reverse, and legends are pulled forwards through time to inspire great new stories about old heroes...

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‘Comic Book Comics’ #6 Recalls the Rise of Digital Comics and Piracy [Exclusive Preview]

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On Monday ComicsAlliance previewed five pages from Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey's sixth and final issue of Comic Book Comics, a series distilling the most pivotal moments in sequential art history in a humorous and easy-to-digest context...

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‘Comic Book Comics #6′ Tells the Story of Comics in Comics [Exclusive Preview]

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Action Philosophers all-stars Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey have spent the better part of the past few years chronicling a concise history of the comic book industry in their appropriately titled series Comic Book Comics...

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Marvel Cancels ‘Destroyers’ Mini by Fred Van Lente and Kyle Hotz

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Even before the first issue was solicited to comics retailers, Marvel Comics pulled the plug on Destroyers, a miniseries by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Kyle Hotz. Announced at FanExpo Canada in August, the project was to revive the World War II-era team name with a new crew of Marvel heroes including the Thing, She-Hulk, A-Bomb, Devil Dinosaur and the Beast, who would defend mankind from all sorts of horrible monsters doing the bidding of an unnamed Marvel villain, and in the course receive the cure for their own unusual appearances...

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Marvel Fan Expo Canada Roundup: ‘Alpha Flight’ Ongoing, ‘Destroyers’ And Brian Wood Coming In 2012

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Marvel Comics let loose a few key announcements at Fan Expo Canada this weekend, including the news that Fred Van Lente and Kyle Hotz were teaming for the five-issue Destroyers series, that Brian Wood would be writing an unspecified project for Marvel in 2012, and that Van Lente, Greg Pak and Dale Eaglesham's Alpha Flight has been upgraded to an ongoing...

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Canada’s Heroes Brave ‘Fear Itself’ in ‘Alpha Flight’ #1 and 2 [Exclusive Preview]

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Even if it's a sweeping generalization, Canadians have been doing pretty okay with the "nice" label for awhile. This summer even the friendliest Great White Northerners will be faced with the influence of Fear Itself, however, pitting the latest incarnation of Alpha Flight against its own government...

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‘Taskmaster: Unthinkable': One of Marvel’s Best Books of 2010 [Review]

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Taskmaster had previously been a character who drifted through the backgrounds of larger Marvel Universe stories, a supporting player in adventures that weren't his own, but developed a cult fanbase largely thanks to his knack for kicking ass and being enigmatic...

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Ryan Dunlavey’s $10 Commissions Turn Alexander Hamilton into Batman, Fred Van Lente into a Centaur

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There's a good chance you might already be a fan of Ryan Dunlavey thanks to his work on Action Philosophers, Comic Book Comics, Marvel's M.O.D.O.K.: Reign Delay and his work for Toyfare and Wizard, but if you haven't been checking out his website, then you might've missed some of his most fun drawings...

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