PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

PREVIEWS: First Look at X-MEN GOLD #1

[PRESS RELEASE] The Future of Mutankind Begins Here! Your New Look at X-MEN GOLD #1! New York, NY—March 6th, 2017 — From the ashes of Inhumans vs. X-Men, an all-new team will rise to make Charles Xavier’s dream become a reality! Today, Marvel is pleased to present your new look inside X-MEN GOLD #1 – the hotly anticipated debut issue, coming to comic shops everywhere on April 5th. Brought to you by the all-star creative…

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REVIEW: Logan – The Best There Is

REVIEW: Logan – The Best There Is

Appearing in nine films over seventeen years, perhaps no actor today is as well identified with a signature role as Hugh Jackman is with that of Logan, aka Wolverine. Jackman went from relative obscurity to movie stardom when he landed the role for 2000’s “X-Men” and he’s formed the centre of the X-Men movie universe ever since. Logan is said to be Jackman’s final outing in the role that made him famous, and as swan…

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BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

BACK ISSUES: Legion, Marvel and Mental Illness

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. Last week saw the premiere of Legion, a new FX TV series based on the Marvel character created by Chris Claremont and Bill Sienkiewicz. The series follows David Haller, a mutant currently being treated for schizophrenia as a patient in a psychiatric hospital. Haller is one of the few…

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Lilah Sturges, Comics Creator, Comes Out as Trans

Lilah Sturges, Comics Creator, Comes Out as Trans

Earlier today, comics creator Lilah Sturges came out publicly as trans, declaring that she will now begin openly living her life as female. She made the announcement via a lengthy and heartfelt post on her FaceBook page. Sturges is best known in comics for her work on DC/Vertigo’s Eisner nominated series Jack of Fables. She is also a novelist, publishing the book “Midwinter” in 2009, followed by its sequel “The Office of Shadows” the following year….

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Comic News Roundup 12/23/16

Comic News Roundup 12/23/16

TOP STORIES FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2016 Eisenberg to Appear in Justice League Saga Delayed Due to Printing Error Week’s Best-Reviewed Books IDW Announces Ghostbusters 101 Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer, and resident of a real-world Smallville.More Posts Follow Me:

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BACK ISSUES: Have Yourself A Bonkers Comics Christmas

BACK ISSUES: Have Yourself A Bonkers Comics Christmas

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. Before I introduce this edition’s topic, I just wanted to let you all know that Back Issues is moving to a twice-monthly format for the foreseeable future. These columns involve a lot of research, and doing it weekly has just become untenable, so I hope you’ll all continue…

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Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Comic News Roundup 12/21/16

Valiant Leads Week’s Early Reviews Marvel Hacked Overwatch Comic Banned in Russia Larson to Appear in Infinity War CBLDF Announced FCBD Title Comic News Roundup is a curated selection of news stories related to comic books, comic book films, and other associated media. Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer,…

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Early Reviews Have Valiant’s STALINVERSE Leading the Pack

Early Reviews Have Valiant’s STALINVERSE Leading the Pack

It’s New Comic Book day in the United States and early reviews show Valiant Comics off to an early lead with the first issue of Divinity III: Stalinverse. Review aggregator site comicbookroundup.com has the book at a 9.0 with 6 reviews. Among the Big Two of DC and Marvel, the first issue of Justice League versus Suicide Squad came in with the strongest performance, scoring an 8.4 aggregate rating from 16 reviews. Dark Horse Comics’…

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Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Reportedly Appearing in INFINITY WAR

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Reportedly Appearing in INFINITY WAR

According to multiple reports which cite a recent casting call, actress Brie Larson is among several recent additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe who are expected to appear in the upcoming Infinity War. Larson landed the role of Carol “Captain Marvel” Danvers in July after months of speculation, and until recently it was assumed that her first appearance would be in a solo film highlighting the high-flying super-heroine. While no official announcement has been made…

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Marvel Among Victims of Latest Ourmine Hack

Marvel Among Victims of Latest Ourmine Hack

Marvel Entertainment was among several organizations which found themselves the target of a coordinated social media hack. An organization known as Ourmine Security Group briefly tok control of the Twitter accounts for Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers, and the main Marvel Entertainment account. The most recent attack also targeted online streaming video giant Netflix. Ourmind has previously hacked the accounts of Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Buzzfeed,…

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