In this issue, Marvel’s Civil War begins for real in New York as superheroes are forced to register. THEN Scarlet Johannsen wraps her legs around an electric Hog. ALSO it’s the new Saga, Trees, John Romita Jr joining Superman and more in what we’ve been reading. PLUS our 99th Kick Ass Pick of the Week: Scalped: Volume 1 by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra. This is Behind the Panels.
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What We’ve Been Reading
This Week (25 June 2014): Saga #20, Trees #2, Superman #32, Batman #32, Justice League #31, Amazing Spider-man #3, Guardians of the Galaxy #16
- Dan Abnett will returns to the Marvel Cosmic Universe in October with Guardians 3000, reuniting the original Guardians of the Galaxy team with artist Gerardo Sandoval
- IDW will publish publish the first ever complete collection of Wonder Woman newspaper strips from 1943 to 1944 later this year
- Jim Lee has teased that he will return to Batman for his next DC project, following the end of Superman Unchained in September
- DC has implemented a new payment plan for its creators, with royalties now based on a book’s net revenue through various distribution channels, including digital, rather than on its cover price
- Scoot McNairy has been added to the cast of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in an undisclosed role
- 17 minutes of Guardians of the Galaxy footage will be played in selected IMAX cinemas in the US on July 7 ahead of its August release
- Harley-Davidson has revealed that their first electric motorcycle will debut as Black Widow’s sweet new ride in Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Marvel’s Daredevil for Netflix has found its Foggy Nelson in Elden Henson
- CW’s The Flash will premiere on Tuesday 7 October, with Arrow Season 3 returning the following day on Wednesday 8 October
- Following several incidents of costumed characters committing crimes in New York’s Times Square, calls are being made for the licensing of all performers in the area in a move that is being seen as akin to the Superhero Registration Act. We’re only one step away from Civil War people.
Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Scalped: Volume 1 by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra
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