Back when I was just hitting the perfect age to be swept up into the Marvel Universe, there were two things that hooked me more than anything else. The first, of course, was the 1990s X-Men cartoon that seemed to be scientifically designed to get ten-year-olds to care about Wolverine and Gambit despite their hilarious voices, but the second was a black-and-white paperback reprinting four issues where the X-Men battled against Arcade.
Fans of Paul Tobin (Spider-Girl, Marvel Adventures) and Colleen Coover (X-Men: First Class, Girl Comics) rejoice! The comics supercouple is launching an all-new independent comic on Top Shelf 2.0 today called Gingerbread Girl, about a 26-year-old woman named Annah
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!
On sale next week is the first issue of Spider-Girl, Marvel's new ongoing series spun out (ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha) from the pages of Amazing Spider-Man. Written by Paul Tobin with art by Clayton Henry, the book depicts the
It somehow doesn't seem appropriate that a comic about Marvel's heroes being infused with gamma radiation and each turned into their own variant version of the Hulk should evoke anything more complex than simple, visceral thoughts from me. In a
It's a new era for all-ages books at Marvel Comics this month with "Super Heroes" #1 and "Spider-Man" #1. Designed to rejuvenate the publisher's previous "Adventures" line, both books aim to please a multigenerational readership with stories suited for the young but sophisticated enough to please more experienced, but no less enthusiastic comic book readers
Reviving forgotten comic book characters is almost de rigueur for today's comics writers, so it was no surprise when Marvel Comics writer Paul Tobin reached into the back issue bin for characters to make cameos in his "Marvel Adventures" titles
The models of Marvel are heading back to comics in the upcoming miniseries "Models Inc.," where "Project Runway" style consultant Tim Gunn is forced to don an Iron Man suit to defend a fashion exhibit from villains.
The book by Paul Tobin and Vicenc Villagrassa launches on September 9th, during the real Fashion Week in New York, a
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