Tag Archive: Keith Giffen

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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Jun 25 2015

Graphic Bits Reviews: Green Lantern: Lost Army #1, Justice League 3001 #1 and We Are Robin #1 (New DC Universe/DC You Week 4)

Don’t have time for long reviews of comics? Then check out these bite sized chunks of comic book goodness designed to get behind the panels and into your hearts. This is Graphic Bits. So at last we’ve come to the end of the month and well over twenty titles later, the majority of the New DC Universe has been …

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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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Jun 10 2014

Where to Start Reading: Guardians of the Galaxy

With the release of a major Marvel movie based on the Guardians of the Galaxy, mainstream audiences and even some comics fans had just one question on their lips: “Who?” A team called the Guardians of the Galaxy was first introduced back in 1969, billed as “Tomorrow’s Avengers” and hailing from the 31st century. They went …

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Mar 04 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 90 – Guardians of the Galaxy Origins: Annihilation Conquest Starlord

Welcome to issue 90 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that’s so glad it brought this unfeasibly large cannon with us. In this issue, Rocket Raccoon gets his own series, DC jumps forward 5 years and Warren Ellis climbs some trees. THEN it’s Tomb Raider, Lois Lane, Fantastic Four and Revenge in what …

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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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Nov 10 2013

Marvel to release ‘Annihilation Omnibus’ edition in May 2014

Amazon has listed an Annihilation Omnibus for 6 May 2014, apparently collecting together one of the biggest cosmic events of the last few decades. Just in time for the Guardians of the Galaxy film, the retailer lists the collection at 880 pages, which is identical to the total of the previous three (out of print) hardcover editions of …

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Jun 18 2013

DC announces Justice League 3000 from Giffen, Dematteis and Maguire

Speaking exclusive to CBR, DC Comics has announced that they will be releasing Justice League 3000 from Keith Giffen, JM DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire, the team that brought a comedic approach to the Justice League many years ago. However, do not make the mistake of thinking this will be taking the piss. According to the source: The book will …

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