Feb 26 2015

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of February 2015

Each month, hundreds of comics are released to stores for the hungry masses of fans around the world. To stand out on the shelves, you have to put the great art up front. You can judge a book by its cover.  Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. It was incredibly difficult to narrow down our lists this month. …

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Feb 25 2015

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Billy Boyd from ‘Lord of the Rings’ coming to Perth/Adelaide in April

You’d have to be a fool of a Took not to head to OZ COMIC-CON in Perth or Adelaide this year. The line-up keeps getting bigger, as Billy Boyd joins the tour. Best known for his role as Peregrin “Pippin” Took in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy, he also performed the song “The …

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Feb 25 2015

Marvel reveals new ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ poster

Marvel has revealed the latest poster for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, showcasing all of the new and returning Avengers, although our Vision is being blinded by the sun. (See what we did there?) A very crowded piece of Photoshoppery, from the poster we can tell that none of the threats seem to be coming from …

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Feb 24 2015

Oz Comic-Con 2015: Tom Taylor is coming to all shows

OZ COMIC-CON has announced that Tom Taylor is coming to a city near you (assuming you live in Australia) in 2015. The writer of Injustice: Gods Among Us, The Deep and currently Superior Iron Man will be coming to the Oz Comic-Cons in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. In other words, all of them. Taylor is …

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Feb 23 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 130 – Spider-Verse

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 130, the comic book show that needs three more people to unite the seven. In this issue, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse gets its Nightcrawler, Jim Starlin’s Dredstar comes to TV and Dynamite focuses on female creators and characters. THEN it’s Silk, The Multiversity, Ei8ht, The Flash, Gotham and more in what …

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Feb 19 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: EI8HT #1, Silk #1, The Multiversity: Mastermen #1 and Secret Identities #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. This is Graphic Bits. EI8HT #1 Dark Horse, Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson (writers), Rafael Albuquerque (artist) Rating: 9/10 As the new golden age of comic book sci-fi continues, Rafael …

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Feb 17 2015

Toy Fair 2015: Green Arrow and Black Canary add new statues and figures

If you’ve followed our ongoing History of Green Arrow series, you may have noticed that the evolution of Green Arrow merchandise is something we’re keenly interested in. So when DC Collectibles announced a slew of products not only related to the “so hot right now” ARROW, but some pieces related to classic Green Arrow as …

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Feb 16 2015

TV Review: Constantine – Season 1

While a perfect Hellblazer adaptation may never be fully realised on network television, the first season of CONSTANTINE remains the most interesting debut of the season. Without mainstream appeal of Gotham, or the sheer fun of The Flash, it could be argued that NBC’s dip into the comic book world was still an entirely successful one in …

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