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This is the first installment in a brand-new feature called “Turns Back the Page,” which is a look at interesting back-up stories from comic books. If you have suggestions for back-ups that you’d like to see me write about, drop me a line at brianc@cbr.com! In the early 1970s, Marvel debuted Marvel UK, which was
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The first details of DC’s much-buzzed-about “Young Readers” line surfaced today to a surprising revelation: the comics publisher is doing not one, but two new young reader-focused imprints. The first, DC Ink, will be geared towards YA audiences while the second, DC Zoom, will be focused on middle grade readers. Both will be overseen by
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“What Dreams May Come” Part 3! The big bad evil aka Schreckgespenst aka Shrecky used its power to create living nightmares to drive a wedge between our heroes. And while the team struggles to come back together, Schrecky makes a bid for world takeover… obviously. This is it! Don’t miss the ladies from the 2016
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In “When We First Met”, we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore, like the first time someone said, “Avengers Assemble!” or the first appearance of Batman’s giant penny or the first appearance of Alfred Pennyworth or the first time Spider-Man’s face was shown half-Spidey/half-Peter. Stuff
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UPDATE: A spokesperson for Stan Lee has commented on the comic legend’s condition, saying that he “is doing well and feeling good, he is staying there for a few days for some check ups as a safety precaution.” Comics legend Stan Lee was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night after experiencing shortness of breath and
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In “When We First Met”, we spotlight the various characters, phrases, objects or events that eventually became notable parts of comic lore, like the first time someone said, “Avengers Assemble!” or the first appearance of Batman’s giant penny or the first appearance of Alfred Pennyworth or the first time Spider-Man’s face was shown half-Spidey/half-Peter. Stuff
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Pop Culture Shock Toys has announced when its latest Judge Dredd figure goes up for pre-order, and if you’re not into it then you’re probably breaking some kind of dystopic mega city future law or something. The figure will go up for pre-order on Feb. 5, with an estimated arrival date of somewhere between February
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Joe Quesada has penned an open letter about the state of the social media and its influence on the overall comic book community. Quesada is the Chief Creative Officer at Marvel Comics and held the Editor-in-Chief position at the company from 2000 to 2011. Quesada’s statement, which can be read in full on his Facebook
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Suicide Squad has tangled with ancient demons, evil Kryptonians, alien armadas. However, Task Force X has yet to face a one-man army — that is, until the upcoming arc of the DC Comics series. RELATED: If Suicide Squad 2 is Resurrecting the Dead, Someone Has Missed the Point With February’s Suicide Squad #35, the team
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Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and sixty-fourth week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for Part 1 of this week’s legends. Click here for Part 2 of this week’s legends. COMIC LEGEND: There is a panel of a paramedic picking
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Comic Book Questions Answered – where I answer whatever questions you folks might have about comic books (feel free to e-mail questions to me at brianc@cbr.com). Reader Jason R. wrote in to ask: What’s the story with the different numbering between direct edition and newsstand version of Marvel’s “Quasar” during the Operation Galactic Storm storyline?
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In every installment of Abandoned Love we will be examining comic book stories, plots and ideas that were abandoned by a later writer without actively retconnng away the previous story. Feel free to e-mail me at brianc@cbr.com if you have any suggestions for future editions of this feature. Today, based on a suggestion from reader
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Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the six hundred and sixty-third week where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. As always, there will be three different posts for each legend this week! COMIC LEGEND: Joe Simon originally named Captain America something else entirely. STATUS: I’m Going With
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Titan Comics has provided CBR with covers and solicit information for products shipping in April 2018. When you’re through checking out these solicitations, be sure to visit CBR’s Indie Comics Forum and discuss these Titan releases with fellow readers. Titan Solicitations – Last Four Months THE BEATLES’ YELLOW SUBMARINE HC Writer/Artist: Bill Morrison HC •
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Doomsday Clock, the high-profile DC Comics that integrates characters from Watchmen into the DC Universe, has released its first three issues on a monthly basis. But on Wednesday, writer Geoff Johns announced the title will shift to a bimonthly schedule, which means the fourth issue will arrive in late March rather than in February. RELATED:
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Image Comics has released solicitation information and images for new books and products shipping in April 2018. When you’re through checking out these solicitations for new Image releases, be sure to visit CBR’s Image Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans. Image Comics Solicitations – Last Six Months ANALOG
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Moebius! Working closely with Moebius Production in France, Dark Horse presents Inside Moebius Part 1, the next volume in the Moebius Library. As he explores a beautiful, expansive desert that represents his mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters–creations like Blueberry, Arzak, and Major Grubert–and also meets a younger version of himself! A six-part
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Back in September, Wolverine returned in the Marvel Legacy one-shot, a major part of establishing the publisher’s new post-Secret Empire status quo. He’s made scattered appearances since then, but questions have lingered: Exactly how did Logan return from being killed off in 2014’s aptly titled Death of Wolverine miniseries? And when and where will that
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It may be coming to an end, but the cover for Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley’s long-running series’ final issue indicates there may yet be more stories to tell — albeit about a different Invincible. Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics have released co-creator Cory Walker’s cover art for Invincible #144. The illustration features Terra Grayson,
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At the DC in DC event, DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio confessed that the critical hit series Mister Miracle by Tom King and Mitch Gerads actually came from a 1 am conversation at a bar during Baltimore Comic Con. In an interview with Multiversity, DiDio recalled, “Tom King and I were at a bar at
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Following the announcement that Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s Kick-Ass would return with a new character taking up the mantle, Millar has revealed that he intends to reboot Kick-Ass again in five years’ time. “Kick-Ass was always a legacy character for me,” he explained to Entertainment Weekly. “It’s like Doctor Who or The Flash or Green Lantern or
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