Comics Cocktail: The Harley and the Ivy, When They Are Both Full Grown

Comics Cocktail: The Harley and the Ivy, When They Are Both Full Grown

In this first installment of Comics Cocktail, Capeless Associate Editor Lindsey Bass knocks back (more than) a couple of glasses of Maneschewitz while discussing the rumors swirling around the planned Harley Quinn film with Margo Robbie. Enjoy! Lindsey BassIt has been said that Fraction and Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals: Just the Tips was based on my personal life. Harley Quinn is my spirit animal. I’m not sure what all of this actually says about me as…

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GWAR: Orgasmegeddon – An Interview with Matt Miner and the Creative Team

GWAR: Orgasmegeddon – An Interview with Matt Miner and the Creative Team

Last time we talked with Matt Miner we had talked a little about the Westboro Baptist Church.  Their reaction to Toe Tag Riot ended up being printed on issue #1 of the book.  We also discussed funding comics like Critical Hit through Kickstarter.  Now he’s back with Jonathan Brandon Sawyer and GWAR. Lindsey  Bass:  Toe Tag Riot featured Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy, and now you’re doing a project with GWAR. How has the working…

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Rising Star Matt Miner Launches New Comic with GWAR

Rising Star Matt Miner Launches New Comic with GWAR

Matt Miner and Jonathan Brandon Sawyer have joined forces with GWAR for a new comic mini-series.  If you are familiar with the GWAR Mythos you are in for a treat.  All hands are on deck for this creation that is sure to offend the faint of heart.  The Kickstarter campaign launched today and will run until November 25th.  They must reach their goal of $39,000 by that day in order to go to production.  The…

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Powers Real Women Need in the World Today

Powers Real Women Need in the World Today

Women are starting to get their due when it comes to comics, and frankly it’s about time. Strong female characters like Captain Marvel, She-Hulk (now just Hulk), Batwoman, Spider-Gwen, and RiRi Williams (set to be the new Iron Man) are hopefully just the beginning of what will be a trend of women taking a greater role in the superhero universe, outside of occupying refrigerators. But there are still plenty of powerful women in the real…

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Shade the Changing Girl #1: Giving a New Perspective of Life on Earth

Shade the Changing Girl #1: Giving a New Perspective of Life on Earth

Writer: Cecil Castelluci Artist: Marley Zarcon Colorist: Kelly Fitzpatrick Letterer: Saida Temofonte Publisher: DC’s Young Animal DC’s Young Animal imprint keeps us on our toes with Shade the Changing Girl.  This colorful story was not at all what I expected.  The story started out colorful and began to turn dark as it progressed.  That’s just one of the reasons why it’s interesting.  We start off with a girl in the hospital whose life is saved by…

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Raven #1: Looking to Her Past Without the Help of Teen Titans

Raven #1: Looking to Her Past Without the Help of Teen Titans

Writer: Marv Wolfman Artist: Alisson Borges Colorist: Blond Publisher: DC Comics Raven has taken a break from working with the Teen Titans in order to learn more about her human side.  This leads her to move to San Francisco staying with her aunt that she had not known about until she was seventeen, who also happens to be a Christian.  That’s not exactly the ideal living situation when your father is the Devil.  While hoping…

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DC PREVIEWS GREEN ARROW: ISLAND OF SCARS PART I

DC PREVIEWS GREEN ARROW: ISLAND OF SCARS PART I

Benjamin Percy brings us the much anticipated story Island of Scars Part I in Green Arrow #8 on October 5th.  Artist Otto Schmidt will be returning to the series with this issue.  You will not want to miss out on this two-part story, so be sure to pick it up from your local comic shop.  DC was kind enough to share an early preview of the new book with us. Lindsey BassIt has been said that…

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Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

Rucka’s Wonder Woman to Retell Cheetah’s Early Days

As one of DC’s flagship titles, the Rebirth version of Wonder Woman has been a rousing success. Having debuted to critical acclaim and solid sales, Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott’s take on the Amazonian leading lady has been doing very well. The peace-first approach to Diana has been a welcome change for longtime fans of the character, and now the team is exploring the early days of her most famous nemesis: Cheetah. October’s issues of…

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Doom Patrol #1: Where Robots Live on a Gyro

Doom Patrol #1:  Where Robots Live on a Gyro

Writer: Gerard Way Artist: Nick Derington Colorist: Tamra Bonvillain Letterer:  Todd Klein Doom Patrol, from Gerard Way and Nick Derington, is the first book from the new DC’s Young Animal imprint.  This book will keep you on your toes.  They have introduced us to a variety of characters that all seem a bit eccentric.  Our main character, Casey Brinke, is an ambulance driver who only wants to do good things in life.  She comes across…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL

PREVIEWS: First Look at SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL

DC Comics has released a short preview of the upcoming first issue of Shade, The Changing Girl from writer Cecil Castellucci and artist Marley Zarcone. You can check out the preview below, and let us know what you think in the comments! [From the DC Press Release] SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL #1, from writer Cecil Castellucci and artists Marley Zarcone, Kelly Fitzpatrick (colors), Saida Temofonte (letters), and covers by Becky Cloonan. Variant covers for issue…

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