As action figure packaging goes, I appreciate a quality presentation as much as the next guy, but following a quick camera phone pic for later nostalgia, the stuff only lasts as long as it takes me to rip the toys out and place them on my shelf. This
One sale this week is the first issue of Rocketeer Adventures, a four-issue miniseries featuring brand new tales of the cult favorite action hero created by the late, great Dave Stevens. Issue #1 comes with new stories by John C
On sale now is the 900th issue of Action Comics, the second-longest running DC Comics title after Detective Comics. The publisher is celebrating the occasion with a 96-page anniversary that includes contributions from noted celebrated Superman fans like Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof; The Dark Knight co-writer David Goyer; Superman: The Movie director Richard Donner; and famous comics writers and artists like Geoff Johns & Gary Frank, Paul Dini, Dan Jurgens, Brian Stelfreeze, Alex Ross, David Finch and Adam Hughes, among others. And of course, Action Comics #900 concludes the thrilling "The Black Ring" storyline by Paul Cornell and Pete Woods, spotlighting Lex Luthor, and begins the series' next big Superman epic.
Check out a preview below.Launched in April of 1938, Action C
The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals
Dynamite Entertainment certainly wasn't bashful about the involvement of Alex Ross when it teased the coming of "Kirby: Genesis" last week, and today the publisher pulled back the curtain on its initial promo image even further to unveil not only more of Ross' work, but also to reveal the involvement of writer Kurt Busiek.
From Dynamite's official press release:
With "Kirby: Genesis," Busiek and Ross are prim
In comic books, it's hard to say that anyone ever truly dies; not sidekicks, not arch-nemeses, and not potentially profitable screenplays with high-profile creative reinterpretations. But in the third issue of Kevin Smith's upcoming "Green Hornet" comic, Dynamite Entertainment has announced that one main character will "die forever": The original Green Hornet, Britt Reid, his son Britt Jr
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Everyone's talking about the dynamic new Captain America costume designed by Alex Ross, as announced at Marvel.Com yesterday, and now you can take a look at the evolution of his costume with a brand new trailer! The all-new Captain America: Through The Ages trailer is now online at http://www.marvel.com/news/comicstorie
Six months after the death of Steve Rogers captured national attention, Marvel is proud to unveil the new Captain America as designed by renowned, award winning artist Alex Ross! This bold new look, seen here for the first time, also serves as the variant cover to January's Captain America #34, featuring the first appearance of this new Captain America! After the death of Steve Rogers, and the climactic events of Captain America #33, there must be a new Sentinel of Liberty and now Ross, one of the industry's most renowned artists, has created a dynamic new look for the seminal hero.
Marvel President of Publishing Dan