Assistant editor at ComicsAlliance and responsible for recurring features such as This Magazine Kills Fascists and Rogues' Gallery. He is also the co-host of the podcasts Journey Into Misery and Animal Crackers, as well as a contributor to various independent 'zines. John Cena is my patronus.
Rome’s First Detective Returns In ‘Britannia: We Who Are About To Die’ #1 [Preview]
Last year, Britannia --- the prestige murder mystery miniseries set in Ancient Rome, from Peter Milligan and Juan Jose Ryp --- took a lot of people by surprise, but showed that Valiant remains a publisher that'll keep you guessing with the genres and conventions it'll pull out of its hat. Next month, Rome's first and only detective, Antonius Axia, returns for a new mystery and Valiant have provided us a preview of the first issue.
MVP: Who Is The Greatest Teen Titans Member? [Poll]
The Teen Titans is one of the most iconic teams in superhero comics, and over the past fifty-plus years the team has seen dozens of members come through its ranks. Some of them have gone on to great things; some of them have gone on to be cannon fodder in a crossover event penned by Geoff Johns. What we want to know is, which Teen Titan is the greatest of all time?
J. Torres And Sean Dove Get Bro-Active In ‘BroBots and the Mecha Malarky’ [Exclusive]
J. Torres and Sean Dove's Brobots and the Kaiju Kerfuffle was one of the standout all-ages releases in recent years, combining friendship, teamwork and sweet puns with exciting action and awesome monsters. This August, the BroBots return for a new adventure and ComicsAlliance caught up the creators to discuss what readers can expect from BroBots and the Mecha Malarky.
Everything Changed Forever! What You Missed If You Didn’t Read ‘Superman Reborn’
This week saw the final part of "Superman Reborn", the crossover that answered a number of pressing questions about The Man of Tomorrow's status in the DC Universe, but also left readers with a good number more. The end of "Superman Reborn" had some huge consequences for DC Rebirth and Superman's continuity, but what exactly happened, and what does it mean for the future of the DC Universe?
ICYMI: The Truth About The Whisper That Made Odinson ‘Unworthy Thor’
One of the biggest mysteries in the Marvel Universe over the past few years centered on whatever The Unseen said to Thor in Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato's Original Sin that caused the Odinson to become unworthy of Mjolnir. It's been a long wait for those answers, but this week the conclusion of Aaron and Olivier Coipel's The Unworthy Thor revealed the truth of those damning words, while setting up a couple more big mysteries for the future.
Mondo Explore The ‘Spider-Verse’ With New Prints And Pins
Superhero comic fans love alternate universes and the doppelgangers that reside within, which is part of the reason that Dan Slott and Olivier Coipel's "Spider-Verse" was such a hit. To celebrate the many incarnations of the webhead, Mondo have just released two limited edition prints by DKNG, along with a set of Spider-Verse themed enamel pins by Tom Whalen featuring Peter, Miles and Gwen.
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel’s June 2017 Solicitations
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks. This month in Marvel's June solicitations, there are some big returns of forgotten characters and costumes, a surprising-yet-welcome guest artist worth talking about, and two big debuts of mystery characters in familiar roles.
What You Might Have Missed In DC’s June 2017 Solicitations
Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months’ time, but there’s so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks. This month in DC's June solicitations, DC Rebirth brings back some more old favorites in a more traditional setting, some New 52 standout stars get a chance to return, some Golden Age heroes appear in the least likely place, and Aquaman gets hot!
Exclusive: Dan Jurgens And Peter J. Tomasi Reveal The Consequences Of ‘Superman Reborn’ [Interview]
"Superman Reborn" has been a wild ride full of surprise returns, emotional action, and huge status-quo shifts for The Man of Tomorrow. Action Comics #976 --- the conclusion to "Superman Reborn" --- is in stores today, and ComicsAlliance had the chance to talk exclusively to Dan Jurgens and Peter J. Tomasi about what its events mean for Superman, his roster of supporting characters, and the ongoing mystery of DC Rebirth.
The Odds Are Stacked And The Stakes Are High In ‘Nick Fury’ #1 [Preview]
The younger, faster, fitter version of Nick Fury has been around in the Marvel Universe for a good while now, but outside of a few adventures in anthology titles, he really hasn't had the chance to shine as his own character. That all changes soon, as James Robinson, ACO, Hugo Petrus and Rachelle Rosenberg's Nick Fury #1 comes out next month, and we've got a first look at the gorgeous unlettered art.