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Parting Shot: Kraven Goes on the Hunt for a Prom Date with Kate Beaton (But Not WITH Her)


The (wonderful) Strange Tales II anthology from Marvel Comics featured a host of indie and webcomic creators writing and drawing superhero stories, including webcartoonist Kate Beaton, who has now posted her complete Kraven the Hunter story about the Spider-Man villain's relentless hunt...

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Strange Tales II: The 50-Page Bonanza of Art and Extras [Exclusive]


The Strange Tales II hardcover comes out tomorrow, chock full of superhero stories where your favorite indie creators try their hand at the heroes of the Marvel Universe. To celebrate the occasion, Marvel has graciously given us over 50 exclusive pages of sketches, inks, thumbnails and process images from the anthology series to give you a glimpse into the process of creators like Kate Beaton, Jeffrey Brown, Dean Haspiel, Ivan Brunetti, Farel Dalrymple, Frank Santoro, Ben Marra, Ivan Brunetti, Paul Hornschemeier, Edu Medeiros, and Paul Vella...

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‘Perry Bible Fellowship’ Meets Galactus in the ‘Strange Tales II’ Hardcover


Marvel's Strange Tales anthology returned with its second series last October, winning our hearts yet again by pairing up a long list of indie and webcomic creators like Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), Nicholas Gurewitch (Perry Bible Fellowship), and Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets) for a series of quirky, unconventional stories that take your favorite Marvel superheroes way outside of their usual wheelhouse...

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‘Strange Tales II’ #2 Has a Strange View of the Marvel Universe [Preview]


Marvel's Strange Tales II anthology series continues the onslaught of indie and alt comics creators taking stabs at classic Marvel characters. I like that it gives creators who have established themselves without the aid of corporate comics work, and sometimes in opposition to it, a chance to play with Marvel's toys...

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Gilbert Hernandez Kicks it Old School With Iron Man in ‘Strange Tales II’ [Exclusive Preview]


Marvel's Strange Tales II #2 arrives in stores next week, and while the indie creator anthology is bursting at the seams with talent, the issue should especially resonate with fans of Love and Rockets creators (and all around prolific talents) the Hernandez brothers...

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Kate Beaton Tells ‘Strange Tales’ About Marvel and Why Her Wonder Woman Is So Pissed Off


Since cartoonist Kate Beaton appeared on the webcomics scene in 2007 with her hilarious, history-oriented webcomics, she's become nothing less than a phenomenon, earning nominations for Harvey and Joe Shuster awards, and creating massive lines of fans that snake around nearly every convention she attends...

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‘Strange Tales II’ Indie Superhero Anthology Returns in October


At today's Mondo Marvel panel at Comic-Con, Marvel announced today that a second volume is on the way for "Strange Tales" -- the anthology of superhero tales written by indie creators. The "Strange Tales II" miniseries begins in October 2001, and will comprise three-oversized issues of comics shorts reimagining Marvel characters through the lens of a whole slew of creators, including Kate Beaton, Nick Gurewitch, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, and the recently departed Harvey Pekar...

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The X-Men Love Story by ‘Perry Bible Fellowship’ Creator Nicholas Gurewitch


It's been a while now since fans of "Perry Bible Fellowship" have been able to enjoy regular -- or any -- updates of the brilliantly twisted webcomic, and while we wish creator Nicholas Gurewitch the best in all his other endeavors, we must admit that the absence of the once-weekly strip has left a skub-shaped hole in our life...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – Nov. 4: “Stumptown” and “The Great Ten” Make Their Long-Awaited Debuts


Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week, using this helpful key:


* Those whom the gods would destroy, they first waylay for a while


Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth's series about a P...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – October 7: Bloom County, Masterpiece Comics, Gotham City, the Modern World and the End of Planetary


Savage Critic and Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.


One Ellis-door closes, another opens
£ Penguins
% Swords, S.W.O.R.D., gu...

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