Tag Archive: jeff lemire

Jul 02 2015

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 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. This is Cover Story. Welcome back to our continuing monthly column. With almost 40 covers this month, it’s …

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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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Jan 20 2015

Behind the Panels Issue 125 – Teen Titans: Earth One

Welcome to Behind The Panels Issue 125, the comic book show that comes with a power ring in specially marked packs. This week, Time Warner has announced a superhero themed casino opening in a Chinese resort. Because if there’s one thing Batman loves, it’s gambling addiction. ALSO it’s reportedly trouble aboard the Fantastic Four set. Insiders …

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Nov 27 2014

The History of Green Arrow Part 7 – Losing the Beard: The New 52, ‘Arrow’ and the Contemporary Age (2011 – )

Following the Flashpoint event, DC Comics did something that very few thought was possible in modern comics: they scrapped everything. Beginning with 52 number #1 issues in September 2011, The New 52 was the first line-wide reinvention of DC’s core characters in over seven decades. More than simply renumbering, it took characters from all of …

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Jul 11 2014

Creative changes at DC: New creative teams for ‘Batgirl’, ‘Earth 2’ and ‘Green Arrow’

If there are three DC titles that we have been consistently praising in the last year, it’s been Gail Simone‘s Batgirl, Tom Taylor and Nicola Scott’s Earth 2 and Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino’s Green Arrow. In a slew of announcements this week, DC has indicated that new creative teams will be coming onboard for …

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Feb 19 2014

Highlights from DC Comics May 2014 solicitations

We already knew that DC Comics had some major changes lined up for 2014, including the “Five Years Later” event coming down the line closer to September, with inevitable Free Comic Book Day tie-in issue. Now, thanks to the full May solicitations from DC Comics, we can see that there are some other big events, …

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Dec 12 2013

DC Comics launches weekly Five Years Later event with ‘The New 52: Futures End’

What’s DC up to now? We saw glimpses of it before via a DC All-Access video last month, but now DC Comics has officially announced the Five Years Later event to the Associated Press. The event will kick off on Free Comic Book Day in May 2014, with a weekly series to follow shortly afterwards …

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Dec 09 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Avengers Annual #1, Earth 2 #18, Green Arrow #26, Green Lantern #26, Inhumanity #1, Velvet #2

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. Last week (4 December 2013), Marvel’s Infinity has finished, but oh the Inhumanity! Then the Avengers get their first Marvel NOW! annual. Over at DC (where all …

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Sep 10 2013

Highlights from DC Comics December 2013 solicitations

It’s now September, which means we have to start thinking about what we’re saving up for in December. DC Comics has released their full list of solicitations for the final month of the year. Will they rest on their laurels just because Santa is on his way? We hope so, because the spending frenzy of …

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Sep 05 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: X-Men Battle of the Atom #1, All-New X-Men #16, Avengers A.I. #3, Infinity #2 and Trillium #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 (4 September 2013), Marvel comes at us with not one but two events in X-Men: Battle of the Atom #1 and Infinity #2, things …

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Sep 04 2013

Graphic Bits Reviews: Forever Evil #1, Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League, Justice League Dark #23.1 and JLA #7.1

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 (4 September 2013), Forever Evil #1 kicks off the Villains Month for DC Comics, with #23.1 issues for Batman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Justice League and …

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