Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 30 2013

A New Era Rises for Marvel with Avengers A.I.

In great Marvel tradition, the current Age of Ultron event gives birth to a new series: Avengers A.I. Read on for the press release and a preview of the cover by Dustin Weaver. This July, red hot writer Sam Humphries (Uncanny X-Force) and artist Andre Araujo (FF), shine an entirely new light on an all-new, …

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Mar 28 2013

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy #1

The Guardians of the Galaxy are here to form the backbone of Marvel’s plans for 2013, and the highly anticipated return of the galaxy’s last line of defence arrives with an epic opening. Does it live up to the hype?

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Mar 27 2013

WIN: The Deep from Gestalt Comics

We’ve just spoken about it on the podcast. It’s about to be turned into a TV series. Now you can win your own copies of the comic that Smallville writer Bryan Q. Miller calls “an action-packed, all-ages adventure that’s filled to the gills with heart and mystery.” From Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us, Batman …

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Mar 27 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 51 – The Deep

In this issue, what the hell is going on at DC as everyone exits and Jon Stewart might be dead. Neil Gaiman and Brian Michael Bendis together at last, the Dark Knight Rises 60s style, Thomas Jane promotes banned substances andthe Pope just might be Batman.  THEN cameos galore in Marvel movies, Aquaman is a …

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Mar 23 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Constantine #1, Judge Dredd: Year One #1, Nova #2, Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #3 and X-Termination #1

Don’t have time for full 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 week (27 February 2012), it’s all about new takes on old concepts. Vertigo continues to shift into the Newish 50-or-so with Constantine #1 (DC Comics), …

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Mar 22 2013

Gestalt launches Stalag-X from Kevin J. Anderson and Steven L. Sears in June

Gestalt Comics are pleased to announce a major new science fiction comic series, STALAG-X, a candid tale of human soldiers struggling to survive in an alien concentration camp. Written by award-winning author Kevin J. Anderson in partnership with TV writer/producer Steven L. Sears, and illustrated by Mike Ratera (X-Men, Bad Legion), Stalag-X reinterprets the ‘prisoner-of-war’ tale with a compelling …

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Mar 19 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 50 – A Celebration

In this massive anniversary issue, we look back at DC’s Newish 50-or-so, and sending Batman back to Zero. Marvel gets weekly, adaptive and mighty and the X-Files comic gets some details. THEN Drax is cast in Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel and DC announce dates for new TV series, Nicolas Cage quits setting himself on fire and new …

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Mar 16 2013

Graphic Bits: Avengers – Season One, Batman #18, Batman and Robin #18, Trigger Girl 6 and Wolverine #1

Don’t have time for full 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 week (13 March 2013), it’s a requiem for a little bird in the powerhouse punches of Batman #18 and pick-of-the-week Batman and Robin #18 (DC …

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Mar 09 2013

Graphic Bits: Age of Ultron #1, Green Arrow #18, Guardians of the Galaxy: Infinite #1, Last Vegas #1, Sex #1 and Snapshot #2

Don’t have time for full 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 week (7 March 2013), the Age of Ultron #1 (Marvel) begins with a bang, not to mention a foil cover. Jeff Lemire’s Green Arrow #18 …

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Mar 07 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 49 – The New Deadwardians

In this issue, the Guardians and Nova are finally here, but Robin has made himself scarce. THEN Marvel comes to the Disney parks, Hawkeye sees the signs and Hulk and X-Men movie news. PLUS our kick-ass pick of the week, The New Deadwardians by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard. Our next reading assignment: None! Next week is our 50th …

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Mar 02 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of February 2013

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, where the covers tell a story of their …

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