Is the Alt-Right Getting Their True-Life Superhero with “Based Stickman” Comic?

Is the Alt-Right Getting Their True-Life Superhero with “Based Stickman” Comic?

In an article posted on Mic.com yesterday, conservative comic creators Brett R. Smith and Mike Baron revealed they are taking part in an effort to craft a comic book series based on the “exploits” of true-life alt-right figure Kyle “Based Stickman” Chapman. Does this mean that the alt-right movement is about to get their own version of Captain America in the form of Chapman’s alter-ego? For those lucky enough to be unfamiliar with Chapman, he rose to…

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Marvel Announces Waid and Samnee to Take Over Captain America!

Marvel Announces Waid and Samnee to Take Over Captain America!

Marvel made a ton of announcements at the recently wrapped San Diego Comic Con, most of which surrounded their new “Marvel Legacy” event. Perhaps the most exciting news for longtime fans is the announcement that superstar creative team of writer Mark Waid and Chris Samnee will be taking over Captain America. “Marvel Legacy” is the publisher’s  latest attempt to bring back readers with a classical approach to their characters that promises a return to form,…

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Archie Comics Set for Impressive Free Comic Book Day Lineup

Archie Comics Set for Impressive Free Comic Book Day Lineup

Continuing on what has been a successful year so far, Archie Comics has unveiled their full plans for Free Comic Book Day. In addition to the previously announced gold-tier Riverdale prequel and the first issue of Betty & Veronica, Archie has a slew of creator meet and greets scheduled all across the country. For those lucky enough to be in LA this weekend, Riverdale showrunner himself, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, will be at Golden Apple Comics (http://www.goldenapplecomics.com/) doing a signing. Full…

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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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