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Over the past year, one of my favorite comics has been Michel Fiffe's Copra. Launched after the success of a "bootleg" fan-comic based on John Ostrander and Luke McDonnell's classic Suicide Squad, Copra twists the formula around for a compelling, dimension-spanning adventure of a mercenary team on the run from everyone, created and published entirely by Fiffe and sold directly to fans over the Internet.
It's been a pretty amazing accomplishment in self-publishing, let alone one of the best stories going in comics tod
Art: Abraham Lopez imagines the stars of Pixar's Up as Batman and Robin.
Upcoming: Michel Fiffe teases COPRA #4, which is slated to ship soon.
Toys: G.I. Joe Retaliation's Snake Eyes is getting the Hot Toys treatment in 2013, although the figure won't come with Timber the wolf.
Upcoming: Michel Fiffe's trailer for COPRA #3 has us intrigued.
Art: This transforming cardboard
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
Video: Make: Believe profiles the mega influential Scott Hensey, who has shaped childhoods (and adulthoods) with his work on the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figure line, among many, many others.
John Ostrander, Kim Yale and Luke McDonnell's run on Suicide Squad in the late '80s is one of my all-time favorite comics, and has a pretty legitimate claim on being the best team book that DC ever published. In the wake of Crisis on Infin