Oct 13 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 113 – The Punisher by Greg Rucka

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 113, the comic book show that doesn’t take prisoners. In this issue, Iron Man 4 may or may not be coming soon. In this one, Fin Fang Foom is revealed to be a cocker spaniel named Jerry. ALSO Marvel reintroduces Squirrel Girl in a …

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Oct 10 2014

Review: Blacksad – Amarillo

It’s less black, and certainly nowhere near as sad, but Blacksad: Amarillo is a joyous return to one of the best examples of graphic storytelling in the world. From the eye-catching opening panel of the fifth Blacksad story, partially recalling the iconic shots of Billy Wilder’s 1950 film Sunset Boulevard, it’s clear that the award-winning series has …

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Oct 10 2014

Paris Comic Con coming from ReedPOP in October 2015

Comic-Con is now huge business all around the world, and conventioneers ReedPOP have just announced that they will be bringing Paris Comic Con to the massive European market on 23-25 October 2015. We often get myopic when it comes to what we think of as comics, but the European market for comic books and graphic …

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Oct 09 2014

Graphic Bits Review: Batgirl #35, Batman #35 and Klarion #1

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out Graphic Bits: bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. The DC universe starts all new arcs this week (8 October 2014), with Batgirl flying off in a new direction, Batman back from his self-reflective Zero …

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Oct 08 2014

Review: Pirouette #1

A classic piece of psychological horror that uses the circus setting as both a source of great wonderment and terror. “Make ‘em laugh, and you’ve got ‘em in the palm of your hand,” muses the titular character in the opening pages of the gripping new Pirouette, a comic that recognises the inherent sadness and fear that …

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Oct 07 2014

The New 52 – Three Years Later: Successes and DC’s future

The New 52 has had its share of detractors over the last few years, but we’re basically enthusiasts here at Behind the Panels. So rather than tackle one of those annual “New 52: Wins and Losses So Far” columns, we thought we’d celebrate what we’ve enjoyed so far. After enough, there’s enough dark holes on …

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Oct 06 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 112 – Worlds’ Finest: Lost Daughters of Earth-2

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 112, the comic book show that truly is the worlds’ finest. In this issue, it’s your chance to finally lick Batman! THEN Geoff Johns becomes a  LEGO minifig! But how will he write with his hands locked in a cupping position? ALSO it’s Gotham Academy, Lobo, …

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Oct 02 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Perth and Adelaide tickets now on sale

Are your Spider-senses tingling? Is your proton pack gathering dust? Oz Comic-Con have got the cure for what ails you, as they announce the first tickets going on sale for their 2015 Perth and Adelaide events! The 2014 season has only just finished, with the inaugural Brisbane and Sydney ‘cons held in September, the latter of …

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