Continuing the week-long announcements/confirmations of last week's Marvel NOW! teases, Matt Fraction has been confirmed as the new man in charge of Marvel's First Family, writing relaunches of both Fantastic Four and spin-off title FF.USA Today had the details about Fraction's plans for the
What's that you say? The four teasers for Marvel's relaunched Marvel NOW! titles so far this week haven't been enough for you? How about four more to round out the weekend? This time around, Marvel's creators are all thinking Legacy, Soldier, Extended and Family.MTV Geek had the "Legacy" teaser, with Simon Spurrier - best known, perhaps, for his 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine work in the UK - and Tan Eng Huat appar
Jonathan Hickman is a comics writer known to his peers, collaborators and hardcore fans as a methodical plotter. The creator of The Nightly News and Pax Romana and writer of Secret Warriors is indeed so diligent in his preparations that his series outlines eschew the standard text-based format and take the form of intricate charts or graphs that delineate precisely what and when something will occur in his long form serialized stories.
The most popular of Hickman's sagas is Fa
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This week saw the release of Jonathan Hickman and Steve Epting's Fantastic Four #600, celebrating not only six hundred issues of the seminal title but also more than fifty years since the book's debut. Hickman's run on Fantastic Four has been a definite highlight of the past few years of superhero comics, embracing the cosmic sco
On sale this week from Marvel Comics is FF #8. Written by Jonathan Hickman with artwork by Steve Epting and Paul Mounts, the issue finds Sue Richards (aka the Invisible Woman) in conversation with her father-in-law, Nathanial Richards, who's recruited her husband Reed (aka Mr. Fantastic) and all of their greatest enemies into a war against the surviving members of the
Marvel closed out a week of tantalizing teaser imagery with confirmation that not only will Fantastic Four return for its 600th issue, but its spinoff book, FF, will also continue. Both series are written by Jonathan Hickman and are part of a mega-plot he's been co