Between three monthly titles, a spot in the Justice League, an ongoing weekly series in print and an ongoing weekly digital-first series, you might be under the woefully mistaken impression that there were enough comics about Batman going around to satisfy everyone's needs. If you are, then you, my friend, are wrong. We always need more Batman. And apparently I'm not the only one who thinks so.
Today, DC Comics announced not one, but three new Batman comics, set to be released soon: Arkham Manor by Gerry Duggan and Shawn Crystal, Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher and Karl Kerschl, and a digital-first collection of Jiro Kuwata's Bat-Manga, translated and reprinted in its entirety for the first time since it was originally published in Japan in 1966.
The Marvel Comics press release that announces the above, 3D motion variant cover for September's Deadpool #34 doesn't mention the publisher's rivals at DC Comics, but it doesn't have to. For the second time in as many years, DC will be releasing a slew of 3D lenticular covers tying into a September event -- this year, it's a Futures End tie-in; last year, it was Villains Month -- so this is clearly Marvel have a laugh at DC's expense, and it wears the face of the House of Ideas' most enduringly popular troll.
Last time Beta Ray Bill appeared in the pages of Marvel comics with a character named Nova, he was fighting the Cancerverse alongside the previous Nova, Richard Rider, in the pages of 2010's The Thanos Imperative. Now there's a new Nova, and Bill's coming back to find out what the new kid, Sam Alexander, is all about.
The alien hero shows up in Nova #13 (which also has a big #1 on the cover, presumably because of the creative team change), writer Gerry Duggan's first issue on the book with artist Paco Medina.
X-Men Senior Editor Nick Lowe hosted this year's X-Men panel at New York Comic-Con, which featured a number of big announcements for the "X" family of books. Panellists included writers Peter David, Gerry Duggan, Dennis Hopeless, Marjorie Liu, Brian Wood, Charles Soule, Simon Spurrier, and editors Jeanine Schaefer, Jordan White and Daniel Ketchum.
Over the past few years, WeLoveFine has pretty steadily become our site of choice for the clothing we need to survive the harsh elements and hide our shame. This is largely thanks to great designs featuring stuff we love, like Adventure Time, My Little Pony and Marvel Comics, but one of the most fun things about the site has been seeing what fans have done with their design contests.
The latest contest? Deadpool, with the winners picked by Deadpool writers Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan. Check out the winners (including the one picked by the staff of WLF) below!
Marvel confirmed Monday afternoon that current Deadpool co-writer Gerry Duggan will fly solo on Nova, the publisher's space opera comic starring Sam Alexander, a fifteen-year-old member of the intergalactic police force known as the Nova Corps. Artist Paco Medina will remain with the title, which welcomes Duggan in the form of a backup for issue #10 -- which will be renumbered as Nova #100, marking the one-hundredth issue of Nova since the original series' launched in 1976.
Even though I've got a stack of 'em sitting next to me, I'll admit that I'm more than a little behind on the current run of Deadpool. As a result, I've been completely unaware that they've been doing flashback stories set in past eras of the Marvel Universe, until the moment I saw the preview for #13, in which Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish and Val Staples reveal an untold tale of everyone's favorite mercenary mixing it up with Power Man, Iron Fist, and best of all, the Baseball Furies.
When I say that Deadpool -- which just wrapped up a six-issue arc in which a hideous, indestructible and relentlessly jocular assassin re-kills the supernaturally re-animated, bent-on-destruction corpses of long deceased U...
Marvel's released a first look at the cover for Age of Ultron #7, written by Brian Michael Bendis and featuring art from Bryan Hitch, Brandon Peterson and Carlos Pacheco. The first three issues will be released in March, with thrice-monthly and twice-monthly releases to follow, along with assorted tie-ins in Superior Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, Wolverine and the X-Men, Fantastic Four and the book simply dubbed Ultron...
On sale now from Marvel is Deadpool #1, reintroducing the ultra-violent, unkillable, occasionally fourth-wall-breaking and frequently hilarious "Merc with a Mouth" created by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in the early 1990s...
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