Tag Archive: alex ross

May 09 2015

The (r)evolution of Harley Quinn: from jester to sex symbol

Following the release this week of a photo of Harley Quinn and some other guys from the forthcoming Suicide Squad film, two things were incredibly evident. Firstly, in just over two decades, Harley Quinn has gone from a fan favourite character to one of the more recognisable figures in the DC Universe. More importantly, that popularity …

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Jul 31 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of July 2014

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. We can say again because we’re back on schedule. Why …

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Jun 30 2014

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 2014

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. At least it would be if we hadn’t missed it …

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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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Nov 13 2013

Comics: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot from James Robinson and Leonard Kirk in February 2014

Exactly a year after rebooting Fantastic Four with Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley, Marvel has announced that they will release a rebooted reboot under the All-New Marvel NOW! banner. James Robinson, who recently departed Earth 2 for DC, will write the series, with art from Leonard Kirk. The series promises a return to New York …

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Nov 02 2013

Marvel release beautiful Alex Ross covers to celebrate 75th anniversary

From January 2014, Marvel will celebrate its 75th anniversary of publishing with a series of covers by the legendary Alex Ross. The painted covers will find their inspiration from all over the Marvel universe, and are aimed at showcasing the many iconic characters the company has spawned over the last three-quarters of a century. Marvel …

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Aug 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of August 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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Jul 16 2013

SDCC 2013: Comic-Con posters for ‘I, Frankenstein’, ‘The Walking Dead: Season 4’ and ‘300: Rise of an Empire’

With the San Diego Comic-Con International kicking off this week, we’re going to see a stack of posters coming out of the US west coast camp. Hitting the interwebs this morning are some fine one-sheets for several upcoming comic book adaptations. The 300: Rise of an Empire poster features Lena Heady, who fixes her steely …

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Jun 30 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of June 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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Jun 28 2013

List of 10: What Superman comics to read after Man of Steel

With Man of Steel now out in cinemas around the world, comics fans and non-readers alike may be looking for a place to start reading the further adventures of Superman. This is, after all, the 75th anniversary of the Big Red S, and there’s a world of stories out there. Some stories are essential reads, …

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Jun 07 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 60 – Marvels

In this issue DC begins Superman month, more Guardians of the Galaxy casting and all the latest headlines. PLUS our Kick-Ass Pick of the Week: Marvels by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross On our next Issue: All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely Your Hosts: Richard Gray & David McVay Vintage Clip of the Week Fantastic Four (Radio …

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