Charles Soule

What Do We Lose When A Comic Doesn't Have Its Own Artist?
What Do We Lose When A Comic Doesn't Have Its Own Artist?
Recently, the subject of rotating art teams in superhero comics reached a tipping point, and people have started to wonder if the concept does more harm than good in the long run. With double-shipping in superhero comics becoming more prevalent and artists’ contributions are becoming seen as interchangeable, it’s important to stop and ask: Are rotating artistic creative teams good for comics in the long-run, or does it start us down a path of recognizing the writer’s contributions as inherently more important to the finished product?
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel's June 2017 Solicitations
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.
Soule & Camuncoli Lead 'Darth Vader' Towards The Dark Side
Soule & Camuncoli Lead 'Darth Vader' Towards The Dark Side
Marvel's Star Wars tie-in comics have been one of the publisher's strongest arms since it acquired the license, and it's no surprise that it would look launch a new Darth Vader ongoing title at some point. The new Darth Vader series by Charles Soule and Giuseppe Camuncoli is said to dig into Anakin Skywalker's nascent days as a newly-minted Sith lord, as he attempts to build the iconic red lightsaber he wields in the films.
Marvel Announces 'Astonishing X-Men' By Charles Soule And TBD
Marvel Announces 'Astonishing X-Men' By Charles Soule And TBD
Over the course of this week, Marvel has been teasing a new X-Men title by unveiling a few characters that comprise the roster at a time, all leading up to the big reveal today. In July, the publisher will launch a new volume of Astonishing X-Men by Charles Soule, but unfortunately Marvel's own website neglects to inform us of which artist is involved, highlighting a systemic problem in the industry of favoring writers' contributions over those of the artists.
What You Missed If You Didn't Read 'Inhumans Versus X-Men'.
What You Missed If You Didn't Read 'Inhumans Versus X-Men'.
This week saw the conclusion to the titanic clash between mutants and Inhumans that was Inhumans vs X-Men, and with Resurrxion just around the corner, the events of Jeff Lemire, Charles Soule, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan and David Curiel's Inhumans vs X-Men #6 will have massive repercussions for both franchises going forward. But what exactly happened, and what does it mean?
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel's May 2017 Solicitations
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel's May 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 May solicitations there's costume drama for Daredevil and some shocking returns, but a lot of comics just don't seem to be coming back, with little or no notice from Marvel.
Soule, Browne & Boyd Conjure Dirtbag Magic In 'Curse Words'
Soule, Browne & Boyd Conjure Dirtbag Magic In 'Curse Words'
If you've ever read God Hates Astronauts --- and you should, because it's fantastic --- then you already know that Ryan Browne is very, very good at telling stories about genuinely terrible people with fantastic super-powers. And if you've read anything by Charles Soule, well, you probably also know that he's good at high concept stories that add a little bit of weirdness to the normal world. And with that being the case, Curse Words seems like two great tastes that taste great together.
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel's January 2016 Solicits
What You Might Have Missed In Marvel's January 2016 Solicits
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 January solicitations, it's all about the big returns, with some fan favorite heroes and villains showing up, a critically acclaimed character getting a second chance, and love in the air in the Spider-Verse.

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