We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-sponsored visibility for self-publishing; and the ascension of the fan artist from bedroom dreamer to Tumblr tycoon. It was a busy a
Here's something that's never been said before: it's an interesting week for reprints. On Wednesday, Image Comics released new editions of two books which used to have homes with other publishers - a hardcover edition of Rock Bottom, the OGN by Joe Casey and Charlie Adlard that used to be with AiT/PlanetLar, and a deluxe hardcover collection of Scene of the Crime by Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, and Sean Phillips, which was originally with Vertigo. And even though you're probably already selling blood, s
Animation: The first trailer for The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 home video release sees Batman clash with Superman, among other foes.
Opinion: Kendra James lays out some important "Do's and Dont's" for ABC's potential upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series.
Gaming: The new trailer for He-Man:
Comic-Con 2012 has featured a few big announcements from several publishers. Not to be outdone, Image dropped a few of their own. At their panel on Saturday, Editor-in-Chief EricStephenson was joined on stage by Matt Fraction, Joe Casey, Darick Robertson, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Howard Chaykin, Chris Roberson, James Robinson and Greg Rucka, each of whom will be doing new projects for the publisher in the coming year.
Stephenson opened the panel by himself and announced a f
Although impossible to top the blitzkrieg of news that came out of the Image Comics Expo in February, this year's Emerald City Comicon did come with some cool news from the indie comics publisher who this year celebrated its 20th anniversary. The occasion was recognized by a presentation that included announcements of new Image projects like Tony Harris'
Busy as Man of Action is with Ultimate Spider-Man, Ben 10, Generator Rex and other animated properties, the multimedia collective founded by Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle has several more projects in the pipeline
On sale in November is Vengeance #5, the penultimate chapter of the once-seemingly innocuous (no tie-ins, no events, no major characters) Marvel Comics miniseries by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta that has turned out to be one of the year's most critically acclaimed superhero stories. Featuring warring factions of teenage heroes and villains in a plot driven
The Marvel Universe unleashed Vengeance last week: a six-issue limited series by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta that promises to violate readers in all manner of improbable ways. It's a high-energy, high-impac