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Parting Shot: Kraven Goes on the Hunt for a Prom Date with Kate Beaton (But Not WITH Her)

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The (wonderful) Strange Tales II anthology from Marvel Comics featured a host of indie and webcomic creators writing and drawing superhero stories, including webcartoonist Kate Beaton, who has now posted her complete Kraven the Hunter story about the Spider-Man villain's relentless hunt... for a date to the prom. There's just

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Strange Tales II: The 50-Page Bonanza of Art and Extras [Exclusive]

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The Strange Tales II hardcover comes out tomorrow, chock full of superhero stories where your favorite indie creators try their hand at the heroes of the Marvel Universe. To celebrate the occasion, Marvel has graciously given us over 50 exclusive pages of sketches, inks, thu

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – March 30, 2011: The Septuagenarian Captain

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Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

KEY:
* Gonna get you with my pleasant Nazis
% The gang is down to fight, yeah
^ Have I brought this chicken for us to thaw?

% ^ ACTION COMICS #899
Paul Corne

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‘Perry Bible Fellowship’ Meets Galactus in the ‘Strange Tales II’ Hardcover

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Marvel's Strange Tales anthology returned with its second series last October, winning our hearts yet again by pairing up a long list of indie and webcomic creators like Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), Nicholas Gurewitch (Perry Bible Fellowship), and Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets) for a series of quirky,

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A Nick Gurewitch Comic Drawn by Kate Beaton in ‘Strange Tales’ #3 [Exclusive Preview]

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Here at ComicsAlliance, we proudly wear our fondness for Marvel's Strange Tales anthologies on our sleeve. Both sleeves, actually. And if one of us sprouted a third arm, we would stitch on another sleeve, and wear it on that one too. Why so

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‘Strange Tales II’ #2 Has a Strange View of the Marvel Universe [Preview]

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Marvel's Strange Tales II anthology series continues the onslaught of indie and alt comics creators taking stabs at classic Marvel characters. I like that it gives creators who have established themselves without the aid of corporate comics work, and sometimes in opposition to it, a chance to play with Marvel's toys. For people who grew up with bo

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Gilbert Hernandez Kicks it Old School With Iron Man in ‘Strange Tales II’ [Exclusive Preview]

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Marvel's Strange Tales II #2 arrives in stores next week, and while the indie creator anthology is bursting at the seams with talent, the issue should especially resonate with fans of Love and Rockets creators (and all around prolific talents) the Hernandez brothers. Not on

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Kate Beaton Tells ‘Strange Tales’ About Marvel and Why Her Wonder Woman Is So Pissed Off

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Since cartoonist Kate Beaton appeared on the webcomics scene in 2007 with her hilarious, history-oriented webcomics, she's become nothing less than a phenomenon, earning nominations for Harvey and Joe Shuster awards, and creating massive lines of fans that snake around nearly every convention she attends. Now a full-time

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Strange Tales II #1 Brings Indie Artists to the Superhero World [Preview]

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The first issue of "Strange Tales II" arrived this week in comic shops, the next volume in Marvel's anthology of indie artists trying their hand at superhero stories set in the Marvel Universe.

This time arou

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‘Strange Tales II’ Indie Superhero Anthology Returns in October

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At today's Mondo Marvel panel at Comic-Con, Marvel announced today that a second volume is on the way for "Strange Tales" -- the anthology of superhero tales written by indie creators. The "Strange Tales II" miniseries begins in October 2001, and will comprise three-oversized issues of comics shorts reimagining Marvel characters through the lens of a whole slew of creators, including Kate Beaton, Nick Gurewitch, Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, and the recently departed Harvey Pekar. Even

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