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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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
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
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!
Marvel's Welcome to the X-Men panel at New York Comic Con discussed "X-Men: Serve & Protect," the newest "X-Men" storyline from Victor Gischler and Chris Bachalo, and Editor Axel Alonso revealed that the fallout from the "Curse of the Mutants" storyline will be a miniseries called "Wolverine and Jubilee."Kathryn Immonen is providing the script for "Wolver
Marvel announced today that "Thor" writer Kieron Gillen will be joining Matt Fraction as the co-writer of "Uncanny X-Men" this December in issue #531 where the X-Men will face the loss of their powers thanks to the Sublime Corporation. This isn't the only overlap between the work of the two
As anyone who has been to Comic-Con can attest, the annual comics mega-convention is a pretty intense experience that often generates some memorable stories. Everyone seems to have at least one crazy convention tale to tell, and since creators are no exceptio
Most readers of this site, I'd guess, are familiar with "Thor" and "S.W.O.R.D." scribe Kieron Gillen -- and if you aren't, you should be. Ever since his breakout cult hit "Phonogram", he's been writing all kinds of comics from cosmic planet-pounders to old-school scrapbook fanzine love letters. We caught up with Gillen on the cusp of his major new X-title to t
Marvel's X-Men panel was full of reveals today. First up: Mutants are back! ...kind of. In the aftermath of "Second Coming," five new lights appeared on Cerebro. There are new mutants to be found out there, and Kieron Gillen is the man tasked with chronicling that story