Category Archive: Comics

Sep 02 2015

Review: Green Arrow #44 – “Secret of the Wolf”

A new arc takes a turn for the supernnatural in yet another narrative twist for the Emerald Archer.  Benjamin Percy concluded his first arc on GREEN ARROW last month, and while the denoument may have been prematurely reached, it came with a reassuring callback to the tone and setting of Mike Grell’s era of the …

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Aug 13 2015

Review: Green Arrow #43 – “The Night Birds Part 3: The Hood”

Ben Percy’s first arc comes to an end. Does it make a bulls-eye or miss the target? Green Arrow is not a character that is awfully hard to get right, although he has undergone many changes in the last 75 years. Since the relaunch of the New 52, he’s proven to be a character that …

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Aug 11 2015

Graphic 2015: Sydney festival features Kevin Smith, Nicola Scott, George Miller, Sequart and more!

GRAPHIC is returning to Sydney for another year, following their stellar 2013 season, with  a weekend of graphic storytelling, animation and music at the Sydney Opera House on 10 and 11 October.  This year they are headlining the event  with a special night with filmmaker and comics writer KEVIN SMITH, discussing his superhero multiverse. Smith, whose …

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Aug 04 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 150 – Before, During, and After Watchmen

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 150, the comic book show that knows how to go out on a party. We’re coming to you live from Good Games Hurstville. In this 150th and final issue for Volume 1, Sydney breaks the record for the number of Spider-Men in one place. Great, now I have to …

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Jul 28 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 149 – Howard the Duck (MAX)

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 149, the comic book show that’s only one episode away from retirement. What could possibly go wrong? In this penultimate issue of Volume 1, The Walking Dead gets its own beer. It’s a quick few opening sips, a really long second sip, wildly inconsistent in its later gulps, but …

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Jul 23 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 148 – Ant-Man (Film Special)

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 148, the comic book show that’s tall for its height. In this issue, it’s all the Comic-Con news that we could remember! Some of it is not about Batman! THEN it’s Lando, Death Head, Guardians Of Knowhere #1, Secret Wars, The Divine, and more in What We’ve Been Reading. ALSO we make …

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Jul 07 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 147 – We Stand On Guard #1

Welcome to issue 147 of BEHIND THE PANELS, the comic book show that is ever vigilant in the fight against motivation. In this issue, Grant Morrison announces he’ll write the origin story of Klaus Kinski. No wait, sorry. That’s “Klaus”. Grant Morrison is writing about Santa Claus. ALSO Marvel announces 45 new #1 issues for after …

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Jul 07 2015

Grant Morrison named new Editor-in-Chief of ‘Heavy Metal’

Long-running science fiction and fantasy anthology HEAVY METAL has a brand new Editor-in-Chief, reports Entertainment Weekly: and it is none other than superstar writer Grant Morrison. His first issue in the new role will kick off in February, with plans to contribute his own prose, comics and other material in addition to his editorial duties. “We’re …

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Jul 07 2015

DC Comics announces 8 new mini-series for 2016

USA Today has announced that DC Comics will be expanding their universe by publishing eight new six-issue mini-series in 2016. This announcement comes on the back of the freshly minted New DC Universe, also known as the DC You campaign. Among the titles announced, the mini-series will include SWAMP THING, METAL MEN, RAVEN, FIRESTORM, KATANA: CULT …

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Jul 03 2015

Image Expo 2015: Gallery of highlights and announcements

The second IMAGE EXPO for 2015 brought with it a slew of massive announcements for the publisher, including a look at their upcoming slate of new creator-owned titles, publications, licences and other releases. Held on Thursday, it was opened by a keynote address from publisher Eric Stephenson. “There is no one-size-fits-all approach to what we do,” offered …

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Jul 02 2015

Official: Marvel’s 45 All-New All-Different titles for Fall

Not long after several leaks, Marvel has sent through the official ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT MARVEL line-up with promo art and a complete list of creators and artists. Thankfully, all those details are listed on the cover so we don’t have to retype them all here. Whether the leak was intentional or an annoying accident that robbed them …

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