Based on the reaction here and elsewhere, I think it's safe to say that Matt Fraction and David Aja's Hawkeye #1 is the best received Marvel Comics premiere issue since last year's Daredevil launch by Mark Waid and Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The new take on the Avengers' resident archer finds Clint Barton balancing stylishly illustrated superheroics with humorously written Just-a-Dude problems, a
I've never really been a big fan of Hawkeye. It's probably because I never really got into the Avengers -- a team that I usually describe as "Marvel's most popular characters and Hawkeye" -- but while I can talk for days about Thor, Captain America and Iron Man, something about the team's resident archer never clicked. So f
All C's Collectibles is the only comic book store in Aurora, Colorado, where 12 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a masked gunman opened fire during a midnight screening of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. As has been noted here and elsewhere, the tragedy has affected the comic book and related geek communities directly, as the victims were hardcore midnight movie goers and Batman fans in particular. Some of them, or their friends a
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
Grab your coat and get your hat, leave your worries on the doorstep; it's the seventh installment of ComicsAlliance Vs. AvX, our unofficial scorecard for Marvel's big summer publishing event, Avengers Vs. X-Men. In the last issue the X-Me
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
On sale next month is Defenders #8, beginning artist Jamie McKelvie's run on the Marvel Comics superhero series written by Matt Fraction. McKelvie replaces Terry and Rachel Dodson on the series, which stars Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, Silver Surfer, and Red She-Hulk on a quest that Fraction said he hopes will explain "everything that has ever happened in the Marvel Universe." Best known fo
Movies: Sony has unveiled a four-minute preview of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, which might make you avoid bridges for awhile.
Sales: ICv2 reports that graphic novel sales in comic book stores are better than expected over the past few months. Could things be looking up for the industry?
As Marvel Comics announced at the C2E2 convention yesterday in Chicago, the former Immortal Iron Fist creative team of writer Matt Fraction and artist David Aja are reuniting this August in an all-new ongoing Hawkeye comic. ComicsAlliance t
Today at the C2E2 expo in Chicago, Marvel elaborated on a number of major announcements they've been teasing of late. Perhaps the biggest news is the introduction of a new ongoing Hawkeye series by part of the acclaimed Immortal Iron Fist team of Matt Fraction and David Aja; meanwhile, Khoi Pham will be replacing Ryan Stegman on Scarlet Spider, with Stegman moving to help Jonathan Hickman wrap up his Fantastic Four run. The previously-previewed Jeph Loeb