This week on War Rocket Ajax, it's our first regular show of the new year! We've got resolutions and checks and recs, but most of all, we have Sam Humphries, who joins us to talk about his upcoming run on Uncanny X-Force and his love of Storm's Mohawk. Listen to the whole s
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Marvel Comics has announced a new X-Men title launching in April that spotlights the female members of the team. Yes, finally, a book dedicated to some of the many X-Women who have won fan hearts for years! The X-Women who have dominated the franchise since the Chris Claremont days! Obviously, then, this book celebrating X-Women is called X-Men.The gender-confused name doesn't bother w
In perhaps the quintessential "I can't believe no one did this sooner" moment in the brief history of the comic book/tumblr age, upcoming Uncanny X-Force scribe Sam Humphries has created "F Yeah Mohawk Stor
Superhero comics have a diversity problem. The leading characters are largely male, mostly white, and overwhelmingly straight. By definition, well-established characters come from an era when the culture was even straighter, whiter and more male than it is today, and as a result the characters fail to represent the diversity of their audience.
It's tough f
Chris Sims: Hello, everyone! David Uzumeri is on vacation, so for this week's installment of ComicsAlliance's in-depth reviews of mass-media super-hero projects, I'm joined by War Rocket Ajax co-host Matt Wilson. And before we continu
Announced at this weekend's Avengers panel at New York Comic Con, legendary X-Woman Storm will be joining the ranks of Earth's mightiest heroes. The move becomes real in January's Avengers #19 by Brian Michael Bendis and Daniel Acuña, and is believed to be a consequence of the events of Fear Itself.
Gifted with the power to fly and control the weather, Storm is the second member of the X-Men to b
J. Bone is a real artistic power tool, which is why DC Comics has put him to work on books like Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Super Friends. His style lends itself to bright, kid-friendly designs with a classic feel to them. He definitely kn
Many eons ago (in gaming time) the problem of reskinning fighter game sprites was solved through simply inverting pixelated color schemes or rotating the color wheel a few clicks to achieve a clear variation from an original character's look. These days fans are gifted with