DC Comics has been assembling a stellar lineup of creators as of late. Marvel mainstay Brian Bendis recently relaunched Superman with artists Joe Prado and Ivan Reis, while Ms. Marvel writer G. Willow Wilson is set to take over duties on Wonder Woman with Cary Nord this year. Add to that Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s Green Lantern re-imagining and you already have a veritable all-star team, but the powers that be over on the WB lot aren’t quite done shaking things up.
Ahead of Aquaman‘s big-screen outing this December, DC is going to re-tell the Atlantean king’s origin under the authorship of writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel) and artist Robson Rocha (Green Lanterns). Read More »
DC’s Green Lantern mythos has always been a wellspring for incredible ideas, from alien rings that turn thought to reality, to Geoff Johns’ modern entangling of the visual spectrum with corresponding emotions. The well was arguably poisoned with the 2011 film adaptation, a cookie-cutter Hal Jordan story with an unearned character arc that left audiences feeling sour. And while there have been plenty of good Green Lantern comics since, the film side of things has struggled to get its Space Corps off the ground again.
One wonders, then, if that could change with this upcoming comic relaunch from artist Liam Sharp (Judge Dredd) and writer Grant Morrison (Batman, All-Star Superman). Read More »
T’Challa’s sister Shuri, played in the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Letitia Wright, was so wildly popular that she prompted calls for a movie spin-off. But Marvel will do you one even better: a Shuri comic book series simply titled Shuri will be coming soon from award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor.
Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War follow.
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The comics world has lost a titan of the industry. Steve Ditko, the artist responsible for co-creating iconic Marvel Comics characters like Spider-Man and Doctor Strange alongside Stan Lee, has died. He was 90 years old. Read More »
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Have you ever wondered what James Bond was up to before he became the world’s greatest secret agent? Dynamite Entertainment and the Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. have teamed up for a new James Bond Origin comic series that will answer all of your burning questions about Bond’s days as a teenager during the turmoil of World War II. Read more about the comic and check out the full cover below. Read More »
As Netflix’s wildly popular supernatural sci-fi series Stranger Things heads into its third season, some newly-announced supplementary material will fill in gaps from the show’s earliest events. We already heard about how some Stranger Things books will be coming to shelves this fall, and now a new report says Netflix has teamed with Dark Horse to create a Stranger Things comic. Take a look at some preview pages from the first series below, which shows what happened to Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) while he was trapped in the Upside Down. Read More »
Netflix has unveiled the first trailer for The Magic Order, the streaming service’s first foray into publishing original comic books.
Last year the company acquired Millarworld, the company belonging to famed comic writer Mark Millar, and now they’re seeing the first fruit of that transaction with this The Magic Order trailer, which teases the story of a group of magicians who are being killed off one by one. Check it out below. Read More »
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are patiently waiting to see what happens next in the interconnected series of comic book movies from Marvel Studios. Following the events of Avengers: Infinity War, there are a lot of questions left to be answered. It doesn’t seem like Ant-Man and the Wasp will provide much reprieve from the cliffhanger ending of Marvel’s most recent movie. So it’s the debut of Brie Larson as Captain Marvel next year that fans are most curious about, and now they have another reason to be excited about the superhero.
Brie Larson’s version of Captain Marvel has appeared in the Marvel Comics universe in the lead-up to this summer’s Infinity Stone-centric summer comic event. While this might just be a cool comic Easter egg, this could be an indication that more Marvel Cinematic Universe characters will be entering the Marvel Comics universe. Read More »
Most Star Wars discussion is still centered on the newly-released Solo: A Star Wars Story, but let’s take a minute to turn our attention back to the Star War before that – Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi. A new comic adaptation of that film has revealed the canonical final words of fan-favorite character Admiral Ackbar, and also shed some additional light on General Leia Organa’s controversial Force-aided flight as she floated through space wreckage. Read More »
Solo: A Star Wars Story is a prequel that gives us the backstory of the dashing scoundrel, Han Solo. But what about a prequel to that prequel? Marvel has announced that they’re releasing a Solo prequel comic focused on the life and origin of Tobias Beckett (Woody Harrelson), the career criminal who helped shape Han Solo into the smug smuggler we all know and love.
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