Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

Ready For Their Close-Ups: 3 Super-Universes Ready For Your Screens

At this point, despite the occasional think pieces to the contrary, the continued successes of super-hero films and TV series indicate that stories of heroes vs. villains won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. But the bulk of the properties have largely been drawn from either Marvel or DC Comics. Though we’ve seen comic book properties successfully adapted from non-superhero sources recently (“The Walking Dead” and “Preacher” being among the most prominent), when it comes to…

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BACK ISSUES: Essential Iron Fist

BACK ISSUES: Essential Iron Fist

Welcome to another edition of “Back Issues”, the column where I examine a character, concept or theme making waves in comics today through issues from the past. Tomorrow, Marvel’s Iron Fist will be released via the studios’ partnership with streaming service Netflix. In honor of the latest Marvel hero to make his debut, today’s column is going to take a look back at over 4 decades of Iron Fist comic book tales and give you…

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REVIEW: THE BLACK HOOD #6 Lets New Readers Jump Into the Deep Waters

REVIEW: THE BLACK HOOD #6 Lets New Readers Jump Into the Deep Waters

I have always been fascinated with the issues which fall between story arcs. They are a way to slow down the tempo for a little while, and to give new readers a chance to catch up. They rarely offer anything beyond backstory for the character, or the world they live in, but they still need to make it worthwhile for both new and old readers to give these sorts of issues a chance. These issues have two…

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Valiant Comics Preview: “Bloodshot #12”

Valiant Comics Preview: “Bloodshot #12”

Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of “Bloodshot #12,” the next blood-stained chapter in Bloodshot’s one-man mission to the heart of the Harbinger Wars by acclaimed writer Duane Swierczynski and legendary artist Barry Kitson! It’s payback time! After Dr. Emanuel Kuretich freed Bloodshot from Project Rising Spirit, he promised that the answers to Bloodshot’s identity would be found inside PRS’ secret Nevada facility. He lied. Instead, Bloodshot discovered two dozen super-powered psiot children – children that Kuretich…

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Valiant Preview of “Harbinger Wars #3”

Valiant Preview of “Harbinger Wars #3”

FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: The H.A.R.D. CORPS Drop in on “HARBINGER WARS #3!” Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of “Harbinger Wars #3” (of 4) from writers Joshua Dysart and Duane Swierczynski and artist Clayton Henry! On June 12th, what happens in Vegas may just destroy the rest of the Valiant Universe! Las Vegas is burning, and the situation on the ground has gone from bad to worse. With the firefight between…

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