Tag Archive: vertigo

Mar 10 2014

Behind the Panels Issue 91 – 300

Welcome to Issue 91 of Behind the Panels, the comic book show that tried to dine in Hell, but couldn’t get reservations. In this issue, Scarlet Johannson’s Avengers scenes get bumped because of baby news. Fox and Marvel are currently discussing joint custody rights. THEN it’s a new Batman game from Rocksteady, where you get …

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Dec 02 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of November 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. This …

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Nov 12 2013

‘The Sandman: Overture’ #2 delayed from December to February

CBR is reporting that the bi-monthly The Sandman: Overture #2 has been delayed from December 2013 until February 2014. Given the outstanding quality of the first issue in the series, this just makes the wait all the more painful. The Sandman: Overture #1 debuted at #8 in the October sales charts, with estimated sales of …

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Nov 08 2013

The CW brings Vertigo’s ‘iZombie’ to TV

In the new battlefield for comic book television shows, DC Entertainment is bringing another of its properties to the small screen. Deadline is reporting that Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas and collaborator partner Diane Ruggiero are developing the Vertigo comic series iZombie for The CW. The original iZombie comic, from writer Chris Robertson and artist Mike Allred, ran from …

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Nov 02 2013

Bill Willingham announces that ‘Fables’ to end with issue #150

Writer Bill Willingham announced on his website that the long-running Vertigo title Fables. The companion series Fairest will also end shortly prior to this, and he also announced that he will be mostly retiring from comic book writing work as well. “Retirement in the storytelling trade means, still working and writing every day, but being …

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Oct 31 2013

Cover Story: Best Comic Book Covers of October 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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Oct 30 2013

Review: The Sandman Overture #1

Neil Gaiman’s highly anticipated return to The Sandman marks a revival of the Vertigo line, and some of the most stunning art you’ll see this year. It’s hard to believe that it has been 25 years since the debut of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, one of the author’s first seminal works and the flagship of …

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Aug 14 2013

Watch first trailer for ‘Fables: The Wolf Among Us’

Telltale Games (via IGN) has released the first trailer for the upcoming serial game Fables: The Wolf Among Us, based on the long-running Vertigo Comics series Fables. Using a similar choice-based system to Telltale’s The Walking Dead game series, the game focuses on Bigby Wolf, the human form of the Big Bad Wolf who is trying …

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Mar 07 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 49 – The New Deadwardians

In this issue, the Guardians and Nova are finally here, but Robin has made himself scarce. THEN Marvel comes to the Disney parks, Hawkeye sees the signs and Hulk and X-Men movie news. PLUS our kick-ass pick of the week, The New Deadwardians by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard. Our next reading assignment: None! Next week is our 50th …

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Mar 26 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 21 – The New 52 Six Months On

Hosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics in this bumper double sized super special. This week our favourite mountain man Alan Moore makes merry with with Gentlemen, and Smallville: Season 11 details and Rob Liefield profit of doom. THEN WB sets a date for …

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Mar 22 2012

Behind The Panels Issue 20 – Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8

Hosted By: David McVay & Richard Gray David and Richard discuss the latest in news from the world of comics. This week, we visit our favourite man in the log cabin Alan Moore then spin through the wonders of WonderCon. THEN Mandrake comes to the cinema, and what’s next for Chronicle director Josh Trank. PLUS our kick-ass …

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