SDCC14 – Marvel To Launch Three STAR WARS Series in 2015

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The first ever Star Wars comic was publish by Marvel back in the spring of 1977, and hit newstands almost 2 months before the movie arrived in theaters.  The series ran there until 1986, after 107 issues and 3 annuals.  For the past 20 years, the comic adventures set a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away were published by Dark Horse. Now Marvel gets to strike back. It was announced early this … Continue reading

SDCC14 – DC’s Heading to Multiversity this Fall

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It’s been in the works for more than 6 years,  and now finally Grant Morrison’s limited series exploring DC’s extended continuity, The Multiversity will be heading to your local comic shops this fall. Fans got their first look at DC’s panel for the event. On hand was the Scottish mastermind behind it all, Morrison along with artist Cameron Stewart, and editor Eddie Berganza.  There they gave those on hand the first glimpse of the event that … Continue reading

Getting A Hold of Kryptonite – Talking With Author A.L. Newberg

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  The story of Jerry Siegel and and Joe Shuster is one that is well know, two kids from Cleveland create the most well known comic book character in history, only to have sold the rights to the character to the company that would become DC Comics for a paltry $130.00. It has become a cautionary tale for anyone who has a hand in creating “work for hire”.  Artists create intellectually property, and languish in … Continue reading

Orphan Black Comes to Comic Shops Courtesy of IDW

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This bit of new came across my desk today from San Diego.  Sort of a Comic Con kickoff announcement from IDW Publishing,   IDW will be publishing an Orphan Black comic series, based on the hit BBC America TV series. From IDW: San Diego, CA (July 23, 2014) – Orphan Black, the acclaimed sci-fi series by Temple Street Productions, assumes a new identity in the form of a comic-book series from IDW Publishing. IDW’s series will … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 Writers: Nick Abadzis Artist:  Elena Casagrande with Michele Pasta Cover Artist: Alice X. Zhang Alternative Covers by Elena Casagrande, Rob Farmer, Warren Pleece, & Alice X. Zhang Publisher: Titan Comics Quick Take: A new era of begins, as Titan Comics takes over the Doctor Who license and launchs not one but two new Doctor Who series this week, each featuring a different Doctor. (A third series featuring the incoming 12th … Continue reading