Staff Picks – What to Get This Week, February 11, 2015

  Valentine’s Day is coming up, and it’s time to pick out something nice for your partner. Flowers are just going to die, and candy will rot your teeth. Comics are the perfect way to show just how much you care, so why not get that special someone a bouquet of the best comics coming out this week Here are a few of the best ways to say “I Love You” coming out this week   (and check out the gallery at the end for the perfect Valentine to go with them) TOP OF THE STACK Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 … Continue reading

It’s Back! STAFF PICKS or What You Should Be Reading this week, February 4, 2015

Yeah, we’ve been gone for a few weeks, we know… Before you head to your local comic shop, here are a few titles you should be checking out this week. TOP OF THE STACK Imperium #1 – Valiant Comics Writer: Joshua Dysart Art: Doug Braithwaite What Valiant says: A daring new superhero saga from New York Times best-selling creator Joshua Dysart – writer of of the Harvey-Award nominated series HARBINGER – and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (UNITY, Justice)! Toyo Harada is the most dangerous human being on the planet. Imbued with incredible powers of the mind, he has spent his life … Continue reading

Future Imperfect – Marvel Keeps Going Forward By Looking Back

  2015 is looking to be quite the event for Marvel Comics. Quite a few events actually, many of which call back on some of Marvel’s most successful storylines over the past 30 years, going back to the original comic event, Secret Wars.  In fact, the first announcement they made was for a new Secret Wars. The latest was announced today by Marvel. Based on the classic two-part Hulk story Future Imperfect, by Peter David and George Perez. In that story Hulk travel to the near future, about 100 years, where he meets a twisted, tyrannical future version of himself … Continue reading

#MarvelEvent! The Complete Phase Three Announcement!

After losing a bit of momentum to the Distinguished Competition recent scheduling announcement, Marvel Films put on a show as Kevin Feige took the stage at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles to show their rivals how fans deserve to find out about their upcoming projects, collectively known as Phase Three.  Feige’s thinking is that they should have fun with this sort of announcement, fans not stockholders need to be on the front line. Marvel announced NINE films between May 2016 and May 2019 today.  Some were expected, some took the crowd by surprised, as Kevin Feige was joined … Continue reading

Marvel Celebrates 75 Years With Deadpool Variants

  The year of variant covers continues. This time it’s Marvel turn. To celebrate their 75th Anniversary, Marvel Comics is doing a series of variant covers this October, featuring everybody’s favorite mutant merc with a mouth, Deadpool. The anniversary covers will feature Wade Wilson finding himself on  some of the Marvel Universe’s most historic covers.  Of course, he’ll be dropping some his signature fourth wall breaking brand of humor along the way. “We really wanted to do something fun for our 75th Anniversary,” says Marvel SVP Sales & Marketing David Gabriel. “Seeing all these wonderful artists turn in these hilarious … Continue reading