This April Brian Wood and Olivier Coipel launch a new X-Men title with a roster of Jubilee, Kitty Pryde, Psylocke, Rachel Grey, Rogue and Storm. That the team is all-female is unusual for a series that isn't defined along gender-lines. What makes the roster extraordinary is that it's an all-star line-up. These are first draft X-Men, and the book could easily have added more top picks -- Dazzler, Emma Frost, Jean Grey, Magik, Mystique -- and still been all-female.
It's hard to think of any other superhero team with such a strong bench of women, and it's especially hard to think of another team where so many female characters rose to prominence within the team itself. What these characters have in common is no mystery; they were all written by Chris Claremont, the man whose name is synonymous with "strong female characters."
It looks like Hasbro will be paying equal attention to classic and contemporary character designs in its second relaunched Marvel Legends wave. Coming in 2013 will be Wrecking Crew members Wrecker and Bulldozer, the latest Kaine incarn
Gazillion's Marvel Heroes video game had a pretty big presence at last weekend's New York Comic Con and our own Chris Sims clocked some time behind the controls, which he'll be reporting on in detail later this week. In the meantime, though, there's plenty of new gameplay footage and character model sheets for fans
With their Marvel NOW initiative set to start this fall, Marvel is beginning to roll out interior art for some of its most anticipated titles, including the November 7 release of All-New X-Men #1. Written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by fan-favorite artist Stuart Immonen, All-New X-Men features the original team -- Cyclops, Marvel
If you thought that the debut of the Phoenix Five was shocking, Marvel Comics is teasing an even bigger reveal for the later issues of Avengers vs. X-Men - even if it's one that some people have been waiting for since the first announcement of the series. Potential spoilers ahead.A
Recently, the Internet has been swept up with a series of images in which Disney's princesses -- particularly Ariel of The Little Mermaid -- are recast as hipsters, touting their own nonconformity while blasting others for being way too mainstream. Don't get us wron
it's been nearly once month since the developers of Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 revealed a new playable comic book character, but they've started the new year right with the welcome news that Phoenix will join the fray when the game finally drops on February 15. Even better, skilled players can avail th
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