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Marvel has announced that artist David Baldeon will join writer Gail Simone on the publisher’s upcoming Domino title. Baldeon, who worked on Marvel’s Spirits of Vengeance miniseries, has been a fan of Simone’s writing for a long time. “I am so very thrilled to be a part of Team Domino! I am a fan of
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In advance of Dark Horse Comics’ April 2018 solicitations, CBR has the first look at covers and solicitation text for American Gods: My Ainsel #2 and Giants #5. Check back later this week for Dark Horse’s full April 2018 solicitations! RELATED: Racial Drama Incognegro Returns with New Edition, Prequel Miniseries American Gods: My Ainsel #2
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Frank Miller’s 300 prequel comic Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander will arrive this April. Instead of focusing on Leonidas, the protagonist of the original book, Xerxes will reveal the story of that book’s villain, the Persian god-king Xerxes. According to the official series description, Xerxes: The Fall
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Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed, where we examine comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This is a special Martin Luther King Day edition of CBLR! COMIC LEGEND: A Martin Luther King comic book inspired the iconic Greensboro Four sit-in STATUS: True In 1957, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, which had played
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In Left Unresolved, I spotlight storylines that have been, well, left unresolved. Today, based on a suggestion from reader Rodrigo M., we look at Black Panther’s brain aneurysm and how it was just ignored. It all started with a silent issue of Black Panther. Black Panther #39 was written by Christopher Priest and drawn by
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A friend of Harley Quinn has been kidnapped, and the residents of Coney Island are saying that a bat creature is responsible! Is this foe someone or something Harley has faced before? What will Harley be prepared to do to save her friend, and how will she stop this mysterious monster from abducting anyone else?
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At the DC in D.C. convention this weekend, writer Tom King teased both a new project and a new initiative in his work that he’s calling Sanctuary. Modelled after real-world veterans’ crisis centers, Sanctuary will be a DC Universe-wide initiative designed as a place where superheroes can go to to receive the emotional support they
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A captivating parable and timeless tale of love, passion, violence, and humor in the spirit of 1001 Nights and Aladdin–but one that blasts the conventional clichés to bits! An amazing graphic work, mixing great character design and storyboard-inspired action with an exciting color palette. “Allow me to tickle your fancies with my tale, a tale
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Welcome to Line it is Drawn, our weekly gallery of amazing art by our great collection of artistic talent, all working from your suggestions! So every week, I post a topic here. You reply to it on the CSBG Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply), our artists will each pick one of your
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Thor: Ragnarok star Tessa Thompson proclaimed that she’s “geeking out” at the announcement that Marvel Comics’ upcoming Exiles series will use her as inspiration for a new iteration of Valkyrie. RELATED: Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie is Already Being Looked at for Marvel Games “Love what [writer Saladin Ahmed] said about Valkyrie in the new Exiles comic,” Thompson
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Following a report earlier this week of allegations of sexual misconduct against legendary Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee, another accuser has come forward. The Daily Mail, which on Tuesday reported claims made by “a string” of home care nurses, now adds an allegation by a Chicago masseuse that Lee masturbated in front of
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After sharing images of an uncensored sex scene between Harley Quinn and the Joker last November, Batman: White Knight creator Sean Gordon Murphy says that he is interested in releasing an R-rated version of his comic, complete with swearing and nudity. “I would LOVE if I could get DC to publish the trade of White Knight with
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Part of what makes Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga so beloved is how thoroughly unadaptable it is, as Vaughan has discussed in the past. The visuals are so wild, it would take an Avengers-sized budget to hope to realize on the screen, but it is also so racy that a movie studio is unlikely to
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Knowledge Waits is a feature where I just share some bit of comic book history that interests me. Today, we see all of Daredevil’s crazy gadgets within his billy club! Daredevil’s billy club has been part of his crimefighting arsenal right from the start. You barely get into the pages of Daredevil #1 (by Stan
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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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Marvel Comics has announced 10 variant covers inspired by the previously announced miniseries New Mutants: Dead Souls. This “New Mutant Variant Cover Program,” which debuts in March, will feature “dark portraits of your favorite Marvel heroes from acclaimed artists such as Dan Mora, Declan Shalvey, Mike Deodato and more.” The following titles will receive New Mutant
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Stan Lee has been accused of sexual misconduct by nurses who had once been employed to care for the 95-year-old comic book writer and editor in his Los Angeles home. According to the Daily Mail, “a string of young female nurses” claim that Lee repeatedly groped and harassed them, and demanded to be “pleasured.” The
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This is “Foundationed Deep,” a feature where we look at particular odd/strange/interesting instances of retroactively connecting different comic book characters (for instance, Uncanny X-Men #268 retroactively established that Wolverine knew both Captain America and the Black Widow from World War II). Today, we look at a Superboy Green Arrow past team-up. The 1959 issue of
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Funko is giving collectors even more to obsess over with their new line of HeroWorld vinyl collectible figures. RELATED: Stan Lee’s Marvel Cameo Characters Are Getting Funko Pop!s The new line, announced by the company Monday, will be exclusively sold at Target starting this week. HeroWorld will feature figurine sets based on the characters from
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In Drawing Crazy Patterns, I spotlight at least five scenes/moments from within comic book stories that fit under a specific theme (basically, stuff that happens frequently in comics). Today, we look at how much the Legion of Super-Heroes choke in their original stint as an ongoing comic book feature. The Legion of Super-Heroes got their
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