In a somewhat surprising but certainly welcome move from the once resolutely periodical-based Marvel Comics, the House of Ideas has announced plans for a new line of original graphic novels presented in an oversized format with what the publisher describes as "sophisticated packaging and design." Labeled "Marvel OGN," the line'
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Video: Tony Swatton uses a plasma cutter to replicate Batman's batarangs in the latest Man at Arms.
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What happens when you mix Steve Rogers, Harvey Pekar and James Kochalka together? Apparently, the answer is Steve Rogers' American Captain, a fictional diary comic by America's favorite super-soldier that helps him try to make sense of the world in which he's woken up, sixty-plus years after ending up frozen after fighting Nazis.
American Captain - its name pointing to the debts the strip owes both Harvey Pekar's autobio comic American Splendor and James Kochalka's just-finis
Yes, yes; we all loved The Avengers movie this year, but as writer/director Joss Whedon revealed during an appearance at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood last night, the movie that made it to screen was somewhat different from the one he initially envisioned, with that version including not only a mysterious second villain, but also an appearance by Janet Van Dyne, AKA the Wasp.
"There was a little bit of time where we thought we might now actually get Scarlett ," Whedon told the audience when asked about the rumors about a mooted appearance by the Wasp in an earlier version of the script. "There was a very Wasp-y draft that
In what should be very good news for comics retailers and dedicated readers of Jonathan Hickman, Marvel has confirmed that the writer's forthcoming Avengers series -- which doesn't even launch until next month -- already has ten issues in (or at least within arm's reach of) the proverbial can, thus reducing the chance of a shipping or production delay to a very low order of probability. This is an important thing for a book that's meant to ship
If you've been thinking to yourself, "I wish there was some way to simultaneously find some use for old graphic novels that no-one needs or wants anymore while also doing something to promote reading in general and reading comics in particular," then it's your lucky day: Meet the Avengehogs.They're the crea