Tag Archive: The Multiversity

Apr 23 2015

2015 Eisner Awards nominations announced

Comic-Con International announced the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for 2015. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on 10 July 2014 during the Comic-Con International in San Diego. Some familiar names once again led the list of nominations with Ms. Marvel (5), The Multiversity (4), Saga (3) and Bandette (3) leading the way in terms …

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Feb 23 2015

Behind The Panels Issue 130 – Spider-Verse

Welcome to BEHIND THE PANELS Issue 130, the comic book show that needs three more people to unite the seven. In this issue, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse gets its Nightcrawler, Jim Starlin’s Dredstar comes to TV and Dynamite focuses on female creators and characters. THEN it’s Silk, The Multiversity, Ei8ht, The Flash, Gotham and more in what …

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Dec 30 2014

Comics, graphic novels and events that excite us in 2015

As the final days of 2014 close in on us, we take the opportunity not to look back in anger or nostalgia, but to look ahead to the wonders that 2015 will hold. (The looking back all happens in our podcast Issue 123 and our annual Panels Awards). Next year will be a massive year …

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Dec 29 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 123 – Panels Awards 2014

Live(ish) from the Panels Cave, deep in the heart of the hollowed-out mountain, it’s the 2014 Panels Awards! With your hosts Richard Gray, David McVay and David Longo. This is Behind the Panels. Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 123, the comic book show that’s giving out awards. In this issue, we pick our favourite books …

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Dec 23 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 122 – Christmas Special: Krampus

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 122, the comic book show that thinks it’s hosted by three wise men, but they are really just a trio of ho, ho, hos. In this issue, we celebrate Christmas while DC cancels chunk of their books. All welcome to the Newish 32! ALSO Archie gets rebooted in 2015 …

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Oct 26 2014

Review: The Multiversity – The Just #1

It’s further down the rabbit hole as Grant Morrison’s meta dissection continues to reflect back on itself and examine the idea of the ‘superhero’.  (Warning: review contains plot elements that may be considered minor spoilers) “What’s your take on the whole comic books mmm-might be art thing?” It’s a question that Alexis Luthor, the genius daughter of Lex, asks …

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Sep 18 2014

Review: The Multiversity – The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World #1

The first of a series of standalone books set on alternate Earths gives us a flavour of what to expect over the course of Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity. (Warning: review contains plot elements that may be considered spoilers) With The Multiversity, writer Grant Morrison managed to introduce a fictional narrative around the notion that all stories …

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Aug 26 2014

Behind The Panels Issue 106 – The Wake

Welcome to Behind the Panels Issue 106, the comic book show that presents its reviews in the form of a dissection. In this issue, Grant Morrison’s Multiversity finally spills out into our reality. We’ll understand it all once we’ve finished reading every comic in history. ALSO Ant-Man begins production in San Francisco, and Marvel has …

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Aug 21 2014

Review: The Multiversity #1

Grant Morrison’s long-awaited meta dissection of comics leaves no panel behind, uniquely involving the reader directly in the narrative.  (Warning: review contains plot elements that may be considered spoilers) In the writing of this review, another layer is added to the multiverse that Grant Morrison has been working on for the better part of the …

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