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Marvel Teases New ‘Uncanny X-Men’ and Hickman’s ‘Four’

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In typically cryptic fashion, Marvel Comics released Monday morning a couple of teaser images designed to make us talk about future publishing events -- and it worked! The first image reveals a new logo for Uncanny X-Men, the venerable mutant series that relaunches in November with a new issue #1 by writer Kieron Gillen and artist Carlos Pacheco. The teaser features a fully visible Emma Frost standing in front of blacked out figures, one of whom appears to

Comic-Con Classic: Craziest Convention Stories of Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen & Ryan North

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With Comic-Con 2011 about to kick off next week, we're preparing by taking a look back at some of our favorite videos from last year. Nearly everyone who attends comes away with at least crazy convention tale to tell, and since creator

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The X-Men Split into ‘Uncanny X-Men’ #1 and ‘Wolverine and the X-Men’ #1 in November

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We reported last week on the forthcoming end of the long-running Uncanny X-Men comic, but like most superhero demises -- especially where the X-Men are involved -- a Phoenix-esque resurrection is just around the corner. This morning, Marvel Comics announced that the X-Men franchise will experience a "regenesis" (not a

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Renumbering Mania Gets Contagious: Marvel Ends ‘Uncanny X-Men’

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With Action Comics, Detective Comics and Batman being renumbered as part of DC's September initiative, that leaves Marvel's Uncanny X-Men as the longest-running uninterrupted title in comics.

For a month.

This morning, Marve

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Young Loki’s Up to New Tricks in ‘Journey Into Mystery’ #624 [Preview]

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Loki, the villainous mastermind who could never be trusted because he was always scheming up a long term con, got a fresh start after his death at the end of Siege and his reincarnation as a child. The story of Young Loki is now being told

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A New Thor Epic Begins in ‘Journey Into Mystery’ by Kieron Gillen & Doug Braithwaite [Preview]

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On sale now is the six-hundred and twenty-second issue of Marvel Comics' Journey Into Mystery, which is the first issue written by Kieron Gillen. A ComicsAlliance favorite for his work on Phonogram, Gillen returns to the

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Captain America and Batroc the Leaper: Ze Best Zere Is? [Review]

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Batroc the Leaper's not a character who commands much respect in the Marvel Universe. As a French mercenary trained in the style of kickboxing known as "savate," his role is usually to play the part of the Washington Generals to Captain America's Harlem Globetrotters. He's a foe who often

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Jamie McKelvie’s Art Brut Album Cover with Exclusive Kieron Gillen Commentary

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British punk outfit Art Brut have a new album coming out in May that's called Brilliant! Tragic! Frequently hilarious frontman Eddie Argos is a known comic book sympathizer, having provided a cover quote for the collected edition of Phonogram: The Singles Club, a favorite of hopelessly obsessive music fans and ComicsAlliance staffers alike. As such, it only made sense that Argos commission Phonogram drawer Jamie McKelvie to creat

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Fraction Moves to ‘Mighty Thor’, Gillen ‘Journeys Into Mystery’ and Goes Solo on ‘Uncanny’

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The Spring of 2011 is going to be an especially eventful one for Marvel Comics fans, particularly those fond of writers Matt Fraction and Kieron Gillen and their work with the X-Men and Thor franchises. Fraction and Stuart Immonen's Fear Itself storyline begins in March, while April sees not just the p

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Favorite Super-Heroes (By Their Writers)

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In case you missed the ball getting dropped in Times Square last Friday, it's a New Year, and that means it's time for people all over to set their goals for the next twelve months. But we normal folks aren't the only ones making New Year's Resolutions, and while comic book characters tend to go less for things like "hit the gym more often" and "quit smoking" and more for stuff like "eradicate all crime" and "utterly destroy the accursed Mr. Fantastic," they're not above the desire for self-improvement.

So to find out just what our favorite heroes wanted to accomplish in 2011, we went straight to the source and reached out to the creators who write their comics. So today, we're getting in the spirit of new beginnings by bringing you Ten Comic Book Character New Year's Resolutions, from as close as you can get to the characters themselves!

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