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Jason Aaron & Ron Garney Announce Creator-Owned ‘Men Of Wrath’ Through Marvel’s Icon Imprint

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Since its inception, Marvel's Icon imprint has been a way for established Marvel creators to pursue creator-owned work while keeping things "in the family," so to speak, resulting in books like Kick Ass from Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., and Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's Powers. Now, though, Icon is adding another pair of long-time Marvel creators to its roster, as Jason Aaron and Ron Garney launch Men of Wrath, a comic with a title so metal that it actually rivals their previous collaboration, which was a comic about Norse gods bashing things with hammers.

Set in the South, the story is described by Aaron as an examination of a cycle of violence, from its beginning to its culmination as it's passed down through a family to "the worst of the bunch."

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When Rob Met Todd: Liefeld Writes, Shares Screenplay About The Founding Of Image Comics

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We've had movies about the behind the scenes drama involved in launching social media companies and building baseball teams, so why not one about the real-life tale of seven friends going it alone and launching their own comic book company? At least, that's what Image founder Rob Liefeld believes - and he's even gone so fa

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It All Adds Up In ‘Casanova Avaritia’ #4 [Preview]

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The third, and by our estimation most intense, arc of Casanova will a potentially mind-bending conclusion next week in the pages of Casanova Avaritia #4, by writer Matt Fraction, artist Gabriel Bá, colorist Cris Peter, letterer Dustin K. Harbin and editor Alejandro Arbona. The issue marks a major milestone in the series' six-year journey for both its creative team and longtime fans -- especially given its transition from Image Co

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‘Takio’ Stars Explain All-Ages Comics in Ongoing Series Announcement

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Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's all-ages, creator-owned Takio will expand from standalone OGN to full-fledged ongoing on May 9. To promote the launch Marvel/Icon has released a stylized public service announcement hoste

FX Passes on ‘Powers’ TV Pilot… For Now

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It looks like FX has decided to pass on the pilot for the Powers TV series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, FX President and General Manager John Landgraf announced that the channel has decided not to pick up the Powers pilot in its current incarnation. Rather than rejecting the show outright, however, FX has asked writer Charles Eglee for "a fairly substantial rewrite," one that woul

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She Wants to Talk. About Why She Kills People: Scarlet #1 [Review]

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SHE WANTS TO TALK. ABOUT WHY SHE KILLS PEOPLE - Scarlet 1

The old saying goes, "You can't fight fire with fire." The accuracy of that advice is questionable, depending on the source you look to for proof. Japanese stat-based role-playing

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The Full-Color ‘Casanova’ by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Ba [Preview]

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The first fully-recolored issue of Matt Fraction's indie masterpiece "Casanova" hits stands this week, republishing what was once the first two issues of the series into one lush, over-sized package through Marvel's creator-owned Icon imprint. We talked with Matt last week about th

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20th Century Fox Picks Up Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ ‘Incognito’

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Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillip's Icon crime comic "Incognito" could soon be rendered decidedly less concealed. 20th Century Fox has picked up the story of Zack Overkill and could potentially propel the tale into a major motion picture franchise

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Bendis and Maleev to Launch Creator-Owned ‘Scarlet’ [C2E2]

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Top-tier Marvel creators Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev -- who previously teamed up for a critically-acclaimed "Daredevil" run and the recent "Spider-Woman" (motion) comic -- will be launching a creator-owned title call

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Inspired by Mark Millar’s ‘Nemesis’ ComicsAlliance Asks: What If?

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"Nemesis" week is finally here! The latest creator-owned title from writer Mark Millar and artist Steve McNiven hit the stands yesterday, and if the ad campaign has anything to say about it, it's going to be big! "Civil War" big! "Old Man Logan" big! One of the reasons Millar has found such consistent success is his drive to ask t

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