First issues are a challenge that the superhero comics industry still struggles to get right, which is weird when you consider just how many of these things they put out. It's as if a collective decision was made to misinterpret the old adage, "every issue is somebody's first," to mean that first issues should read like they're any other issues.
Among the many Marvel Comics characters who are part of the publisher's Marvel NOW relaunch initiative is of course the Hulk, who's now quite the star thanks to some scene-stealing moments in Joss Whedon's Avengers film. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1962, Bruce Banner and his destructive alter ego have gone
On sale this week from IDW Publishing is The Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom #1, launching the new miniseries by written by Mark Waid, drawn by Chris Samnee, colored by Jordie Bellaire and based on characters created by Dave Stevens. The Rocketeer is one of our favorite indie comics creations, and IDW has done a phenomenal job managing the c
One of the great things about the rise of digital comics is how much potential there is for access to a company's back catalog. With a lower cost that comes from not actually printing and shipping books, it's a lot easier for a company to provide readers with older comics, from classics to books that never really got their chance to shine.
We all know that you wouldn't like Bruce Banner when he's angry, but what about when he's partnered with S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill, surrounded by a bunch of brilliant scientists and trying to deal with the creation of the Gamma Bomb and subsequent gamma-irradiated monsters? Mark Waid and Lenil Yu are hoping that you'll like that Banner quite a bit in their new series, The Indestructible Hulk.Talking about the newly-announced Marvel NOW! serie
Video: A new teaser video for the upcoming season three opener for The Variants web series features music by friend of CA Adam WarRock, along with appearances by LBFA creators and CA contributors Curt Franklin and
The latest Marvel Now! teaser promoting an "Indestructible" release kind of makes you do a double take. If it weren't for the distinctly green text and prominent Marvel Now! logo, fans might suspect Mark Waid and Leinil Francis Yu (Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk) were working on a new comic to follow Waid's other recent "I" titles
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why each and every week, we turn to you, to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
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We've been stoked for the Mike Allred and Laura Allred illustrated Daredevil #17 since the issue's cover was teased back in May, and now Marvel has revealed some preview pages that make the issue even more exciting. Why? Because Stilt-Man, that's why. Well... okay, that's not the biggest reason - the book's celebrated creative team is, and deservedly so. Set for an
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