Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 27 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 85 – The Dark Knight Strikes Again

In this first issue for 2014, it’s the return of Chris Claremont! Expect a 12-part crossover series of his origin from Marvel. THEN, Ant-Man takes Batman Vs. Superman’s old release date. That’s a joke that writes itself. ALSO, what we’ve been reading, we get tongue twisted with the news headlines PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of …

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Jan 24 2014

‘Ant-Man’ release moved forward to old ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ date

Following the announcement that the increasingly populated Batman Vs. Superman has been pushed back a year to 2016, Marvel has quickly filled the void with Edgar Wright’s adaptation of Ant-Man. Previously slated for the very end of July next year, its new release date is 17 July 2015. DC/Warner will still go head-to-head with Marvel/Disney …

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Jan 24 2014

Preview: New Warriors #1 and variant covers from Marvel in February

The All-New Marvel NOW! marches on with a slew of new titles coming in February. Perhaps one of the ones we’re looking forward to the most is New Warriors, a staple bit of reading for comics fans active in the early to mid 1990s. Thor: The Dark World co-writer Christopher Yost teams up with Marcus …

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Jan 02 2014

Preview: Jim Starlin’s ‘Thanos: The Infinity Revelation’

Jim Starlin and Thanos go together like Rocket Raccoon and mass destruction, and the writer/artist is returning to the cosmic universe he almost single-handedly created from the 1970s onwards. Now he is returning to that world with an original graphic novel, Thanos: The Infinity Revelation, in April. There is an imbalance in the universe. Since …

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Jan 01 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of December 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 own. It’s …

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