We like diversity here at ComicsAlliance. We've said it before, and we'll say it again. We're also big fans of superheroes, and that probably goes without saying.
We especially like diversity with our superheroes. Diversity broadens the genre's reach, encourages respect and understanding of people's differences, and gives minority audiences more chances to see themselves in fiction, and those are all great things. Because of this, we've come up with a new way to look at diversity in superhero comics - particularly team books. We call it the Harvey/Renee Index.
Whether she's applying her artistic skills to expanding the land of Equestria, or illustrating Chris Sims riding on the shoulders of Batman, we're big fans of Katie Cook. Known primarily for her work on IDW's My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Cook is a versatile cartoonist, whose illustrations can bring a lightness and joy to any project.
And that's exactly why Marvel commissioned Cook to do Animal variant covers for three of their upcoming All-New Marvel NOW titles: Thunderbolts 20.NOW, Fantastic Four #1, and X-Force #1. You can check them out after the jump, and witness Cook finally give us the version of the Thing we never knew we always wanted -- the one where he's a train conducting bear.
Marvel has announced a new X-Force series, set to launch in February, as part of the publisher's All-New Marvel Now initiative. Despite the prominent presence of Cable, the new X-Force won't be "a steroidal macho-fest," says writer Si Spurrier, also of X-Men Legacy.
"It's a slick, nasty, oh-so-grim beast that'll cut your throat and blow up your headquarters before you even know it's there," he told USA Today.
Rob Liefeld fans have even more reason to be excited about the upcoming Deadpool video game than they may have initially thought, with the revelation that another of the creator's signature Marvel characters will be showing up to co-star in the game. Hint: He's a time-traveling cyborg with a glowing eye and bad attitude.
Liefeld excitedly shared the news -- via scans of Xbox
Yesterday ComicsAlliance debuted Olivier Coipel's variant cover to Uncanny X-Force #1, showing fans both the updated team lineup and each member's new looks -- including the long overdue return of Storm's iconic 1980s mohawk hairdo. That image was but a tease for what we're about to show you, the actual Marvel model sheets designed by
The 2012 return of Hasbro's Marvel Legends line will add three more figures to its regrowing roster this summer at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 with an three pack focusing on three of the most recognizable members of the covert Uncanny X-Force
See these three guys up there? They want you to read this comic.
In case you missed us gushing over this comic a few days ago, Uncanny X-Force is the new hotness: a book containing so many ideas that it should be a mess, but instead display a level of forethought that makes it into grindhouse event comics. The series is ugly, in the best sense of the term; it's about ugly characters in ugly situations doing really ugly things, but the stakes are high and the dialogue is witty
Welcome back to the triumphant return of 2 Davids, 1 Book, as David Brothers and David Uzumeri take a look at Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña's first arc on Uncanny X-Force, "The Apocalypse Solution." Spinning out of the e
Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña's "Uncanny X-Force" kicks off a new team's ongoing adventures this October and Diamond Select and Art Asylum are already catering to fans who can't wait to get their hands on the group in Minimate form. Online retailers like BigBadToyStore are currently accepting preorders
The X-Men have faced down (and defeated) Apocalypse more than a few times over the years, but this October Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña will explore how a new team of mutants responds to ancient villain in "X-Force" #1, where they face the world-ending threat of Apocalypse... in
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