ADVANCE REVIEW: Archie #19 – A Guy, A Girl, and a Jughead

ADVANCE REVIEW: Archie #19 – A Guy, A Girl, and a Jughead

Archie #19 is in many ways, your typical Archie story, but it’s typical in both the way it follows a pattern of the franchise since it began long ago and typical in the way the publisher’s revised approach to Archie and his pals has created some of the most satisfying YA comics around. In this way, Archie #19 is the best of both worlds, both funny and light-hearted even as it manages to be insightful…

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Marvel’s “Champions” – The Change Agents of the Marvel Universe?

Marvel’s “Champions” – The Change Agents of the Marvel Universe?

In Marvel’s recently announced ongoing series Champions, six young heroes are looking to change the world by redeeming the concept of super heroes following a divisive conflict. From writer Mark Waid and artist Humberto Ramos, Champions stars Ms. Marvel, Nova, the Miles Morales Spider-Man, the Totally Awesome Hulk, a teenaged Cyclops and Viv Vision as a new team focused on the future. If their motivation for revolution sounds familiar, maybe it’s because this series looks like Marvel’s…

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Irredeemable Movie In Development

Irredeemable Movie In Development

Twentieth Century Fox has acquired the film rights to BOOM! Studios 37-issue series Irredeemable, by writer Mark Waid and artist Peter Krause. Irredeemable centered on Plutonian who was once the world’s greatest superhero. He eventually snapped, took control of the Earth, and ruled it with an iron and bloody fist. Plutonian’s former super team, the Paradigm, is the only force remaining willing to put a stop to his madness. In their desperation, the Paradigm turns to one of the…

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First Look at Marvel’s All-New Wasp

First Look at Marvel’s All-New Wasp

With Free Comic Book Day only a few months away, we’re starting to see what titles will be available for the event. One of these new titles will feature the highly anticipated debut of the All-New Wasp who we now have a better look at thanks to one of the covers. The newly released Alex Ross cover for May’s All-New All-Different Avengers #9 by Mark Waid and Mahmud Asrar, gives us our first official look at the All-New Wasp along…

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Marvel shows off FREE COMIC BOOK DAY offerings

Marvel shows off FREE COMIC BOOK DAY offerings

Coming to a comic book store near you on May 7th is Free Comic Book Day, a special event where both independent and well-established publishers offer free books to their readers. So far, DC and Archie Comics have unveiled their offerings for the big day, and now it’s Marvel’s turn. Their first title will be FCBD CIVIL WAR II #1, which gives an insight into the biggest event of 2016. Brian Michael Bendis and Jim…

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Archie Comics unveils FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles

Archie Comics unveils FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles

Publisher Archie Comics have released information regarding the titles they will have on offer during FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on May 7th. The first title will be a special reprint of the debut issue for the best-selling Archie. From comic heavyweights Mark Waid and Fiona Staples, Archie #1 find our friends in Riverdale at the start of another school year. However, the residents of this small town feel like something is amiss, and America’s favorite…

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Eisner winning creative team reunites for ‘Black Widow’

Eisner winning creative team reunites for ‘Black Widow’

Marvel has announced that the Eisner award winning creative team behind Daredevil will reunite for the relaunch of Black Widow. Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are set to take Marvel Universe’s most dangerous spy on a mission where the lethal hunter becomes hunted by S.H.I.E.L.D. On top of Waid and Samnee, colourist Matt Wilson and letterer Joe Caramagna will join their Daredevil co-horts to give Natasha a fresh launch in March. FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:  She has spent years gathering secrets. Knowledge and intel…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at THE FOX #2 from ARCHIE COMICS

PREVIEWS: First Look at THE FOX #2 from ARCHIE COMICS

Independent comic book publisher Archie Comics has been riding a crest of success with its slew of newly minted titles from it’s more mature, super-hero-oriented Dark Circle imprint. Chief among them is the Mark Waid-helmed relaunch of The Fox. The publisher has released a set of five preview pages from the upcoming issue, which you can check out below! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] THE FOX #2 NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!  “Fox Hunt, Part…

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Archie Comics Reveals TWENTY-TWO Variant Covers for ARCHIE #1

Archie Comics Reveals TWENTY-TWO Variant Covers for ARCHIE #1

Independent comics publisher Archie comics is relaunching one of the most successful titles in the history of sequential graphic storytelling in the upcoming first issue of Archie. With an award-winning creative team of Mark Waid and Fiona Staples and a lead whose name is among the most recognizable in American popular culture, this book has a lot of eyes on it. Now, it appears, the book will have almost as many covers. Today the publisher…

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REVIEW: Coulson lives out a Fanboy’s Dream in “S.H.I.E.L.D. #1”

REVIEW: Coulson lives out a Fanboy’s Dream in “S.H.I.E.L.D. #1”

Marvel W: Mark Waid A: Carlos Pacheco This series really was inevitable. From the day that ABC Studios green-lit Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., it was a foregone conclusion to anyone who’s paid attention to the synergy-driven strategy of multimedia conglomerates that, sooner or later, the characters who make up the show’s core cast would find their way onto the printed page. We are shown a day in the life of Phil Coulson, the smart-aleck, charming,…

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