REVIEW: Black Science #30 – Coming Home to Roost

REVIEW: Black Science #30 – Coming Home to Roost

After this many issues of Black Science, you’d think that writer Rick Remender and artist Matteo Scalera would have run out of ways to raise the stakes, but if Black Science #30 proves anything, it proves that the level of cataclysmic jeopardy dogging Grant McKay’s every decision can always go from bad to worse. Reminder and Scalera’s impressive ability to invent new and more apocalyptic situations to thrill readers is matched only by their laser-sharp…

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REVIEW: Seven to Eternity #6: Draining the Swamp

REVIEW: Seven to Eternity #6: Draining the Swamp

If you’re a fan of the kind of crazy sci-fi epic fantasy stories like “The Dark Tower” or “Hyperion,” then this series has been right up your alley. Writer Rick Remender is a master of this kind of weird quest stories, the kinds that used to populate the pages of “Heavy Metal,” and Seven to Eternity #6 fits right in with the stellar run of issues that preceded it. The issue uses a creepy and…

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Remender and Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Continues Run of Sell-Outs

Remender and Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Continues Run of Sell-Outs

It’s official. Seven to Eternity is a hit. Image Comics announced today that the second and third issue of the new series from writer Rick Remender and artist Jerome Opena is going back to press for their third and second printings, respectively. The first issue of Seven to Eternity had an exceptionally strong debut, selling over 30,000 copies. Many series debut strong and then lost a huge number of speculative readers. The second issue lost barely…

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Remender & Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Sells Out AGAIN, Goes Back to Print

Remender & Opena’s SEVEN TO ETERNITY Sells Out AGAIN, Goes Back to Print

In news which should surprise no one, Rick Remender and Jerome Opena have a certified hit on their hands in Seven to Eternity. The new science fiction series, which debuted last month to rave reviews, has seen the first issue sell out two consecutive printings, and the second issue is close on its heels. Seven to Eternity debuted at #81 on Diamond Comic Distributors’ Top 100 books for the month of September, no mean feat in…

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Image Announces SEVEN TO ETERNITY from Remender and Opena

Image Announces SEVEN TO ETERNITY from Remender and Opena

Rick Remender has been on quite a roll with Image Comics over the last couple of years, and now he’s bringing along longtime friend and collaborator Jerome Opena for the ride with Seven to Eternity. Image announced today that the new series from the veteran creative team will debut in comic shops September 29th. Remender described the tale as one of “epic fantasy”, and something which he and Opena have wanted to do for quite…

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Image Expo Liveblog

Image Expo Liveblog

Today is Image Expo in Seattle, and Capeless Crusader’s Alex Smith will be sending you all the breaking news live from the floor! REFRESH FOR UPDATES 2:33 PM: That’s it for Hickman. Up next is a Colin Lorimer to talk about The Hunt for Shadowline!   2:30 PM: Apparently the names of companies have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent. And the writer, of course.   2:26 PM: Each issue of The Black Monday Murders…

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REVIEW: Low #6 – So That We Can Learn to Pick Ourselves Up

REVIEW: Low #6 – So That We Can Learn to Pick Ourselves Up

Written by: Rick Remender Art by: Greg Tocchini Published by: Image Comics $3.50 “Why do we fall, sir?” Michael Caine’s Alfred asked Christian Bale’s Bruce. That question, and i’s subsequent answer, seems to sum up Low perfectly at this point. We’ve seen these characters low, we’ve seen them beaten, degraded and hopeless, but with “Low #6” series writer Rick Remender delivers a tour-de-force of redemptive triumph. This installment is, in my estimation, far and away…

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PREVIEWS: First look at Marvel’s RAGE OF ULTRON OGN

PREVIEWS: First look at Marvel’s RAGE OF ULTRON OGN

In advance of this summer’s Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, Marvel Comics is reaching into their bag of publishing tricks and delivering a full-length Original Graphic Novel from creators Rick Remender and Jerome Opena, entitled Rage of Ultron. Clever, no? Rage of Ultron will tell a lost of tale of the mad android, mixed with present day drama, and will “redefine Ultron and have long reaching effects for the Avengers!” Ultron’s relationship to Hank Pym…

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Inhumans Loom Large in First Look at Uncanny Avengers #1

Inhumans Loom Large in First Look at Uncanny Avengers #1

Marvel has released a bundle of new images from the first issue of Rick Remender and Daniel Acuna’s Uncanny Avengers series. The images give us an idea of the complete roster, and tease some of the elements to be involved in this first arc. It appears that Black Bolt, Medusa, and the rest of the Inhumans will be playing a central role, as will the recent revelation that Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver may be among…

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First Look at AXIS: #7

First Look at AXIS: #7

Marvel has released a series of teaser images for the upcoming issue of their latest weekly series, Axis, from creators Rick Remender and Adam Kubert. The series has underperformed in relation to Marvel’s recent events, and it remains to be seen if the series will find its footing moving forward. Check out the images below and let us know what you’ve though of Axis so far! Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless…

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