DC Comics' flagship heroes may be coming up on 700 issues, but Marvel's most merry mercenary isn't about to let a little thing like reality stop him from retaining the highest mainstream comics count. This August, Deadpool celebrates his 1000th issue (sort of) and Marvel's sparing no expense to help the anti-hero ring in the occasion
Fred Van Lente
As MODOK Month draws to a close, I think it's only fitting that we all take a moment to reflect on our personal relationships with the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing. That's why I asked a handful of comics creators including Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker, and Colleen Coover and to write short essays on the theme "What MODOK Means To Me
Since his mainstream comics debut nearly five years ago, writer Fred Van Lente has been one of our favorite writers, climbing slowly but steadily to prominence by self-publishing books like the Xeric Award-winning "Action Philosophers" while simultaneously rising through the ranks at Marvel Comics, making his name first in the "Marvel Adventures" line aimed at younger readers, before moving on to the "Marvel Zombies" series, and his widely acclaimed run on "Incredible Hercules," which recently came to a close
As much as I dug Robert Kirkman's humorous continuation of Mark Millar's Ultimate zombie reveal in "Marvel Zombies" 1 and 2, I feel like the series really found its footing in volumes 3 and 4, when the mechanized Aaron Stack (A
ComicsAlliance's Chris Murphy reviews the biggest -- and best -- comic books hitting the shelves this week.
MAYBE RIDING IN A CAR TRUNK ISN'T AS UNCOMFORTABLE AS IT LOOKS. PERSONALLY, I DON'T WANT TO FIND
The Merc with lots and lots of monthly content is about to add another release to his already robust monthly stable of appearances. "Deadpool Team Up" #899, which is neither a monthly series, nor a factual #899 will see Wade Wilson partner with Hercules
New stories of horror in the EC Comics tradition prove monstrously popular
Papercutz' Tales from the Crypt #1, which revived the legendary EC Comics horror comic book, has sold out its entire 25,000-copy print run.
The issue, which shipped in June, is the first of an ongoing, bi-monthly series from the publ
It all starts here! Iron Man is known to the world as a symbol of Stark International, the world's foremost technological empire, but who is he? Where did he come from? And how does it all tie in to billionaire industrialist and inventor Tony Stark? The answers arrive in Marvel Adventures Iron Man #1, a new all ages series from Fred Van Lente and James Cordeiro, with fan favorite Michael Golden providing covers. Featuring James Rhodes, Pepper Potts and a whole host of classic characters, this is the classic Iro