Friday , 24 February 2017

Comics

The Top 10 Best Comic Books of 2016 from Panel to Panel

2016 overall, not really the best year, but not everything sucked really. For instance this year gave us some pretty amazing things in the world of comics and if I really had to think about it, these ten books are the best examples of just how good the year was for the comics industry. Here we go, the top ten …

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Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo Reunite for DC Comics Event

I may have mentioned it once or really, let’s just say fifty times, but Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s run on Batman was just excellent. The most consistent book throughout DC Comics’ The New 52, it reexamined the Batman mythology in a new and fresh way that weaved long standing history with a modern sensibility and really added more to …

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Retailer Backlash Leads Image Comics to Amend 25ยข Issues

The king of creator owned stories in comic books is most certainly Image Comics and with hugely successful and award-winning books such as The Walking Dead, Sex Criminals, Saga, and Southern Bastards, it’s hard to argue that given the grade A talent behind those and many other books for the company. Image is nearing its 25th anniversary of publishing and …

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Man-Thing Miniseres Revealed to be R.L. Stine’s Marvel Project

Last month it was announced that Goosebumps author, R.L. Stine would come to Marvel Comics and write a book for them. This was said during a Reddit AMA and not much had really come out about that since then, which left many speculating as to what hero he would be writing, or what type of book he’d be doing for …

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Frank Miller Wants to do World War II Story set in the DC Universe

When you think about comic books, one of the names that will most certainly come up in that is Frank Miller. Be it die-hard or a casual reader, everyone is aware of what Frank Miller has done for the industry. Miller has crafted some of the most beloved stories and some of the most detested ones as well, but regardless …

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Dark Crystal Sequel Officially to be Adapted into a Comic Book

Children and adults alike no matter what the generation have certainly been engrossed and captivated by Jim Henson’s classic, The Dark Crystal. Its still held up today as one of the finest pieces of the fantasy genre. A sequel was planned for the 1982 film, The Power of the Dark Crystal and it would have further expanded on the world …

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Rat Queens Returning Next Year with Brand New #1 and Artist

No question, one of the most beloved comic books recently is Rat Queens from Image Comics. The Dungeons and Dragons styled misadventures of four equally foul-mouthed, unapologetic, and rowdy ladies that the writer himself described as Lord of the Rings meets Bridesmaids has gained quite the cult following ever since its debut back in 2013. Rat Queens has enjoyed much …

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Darth Maul Returns to Star Wars In a Brand New Miniseries

Marvel Comics has had great success with their Star Wars comic books across various monthly titles and limited series. One reason is who they put focus on outside of the main Star Wars book itself. Darth Vader was much loved and just wrapped up its run, Poe Dameron has a monthly book, and there have been miniseries for Princess Leia, …

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This Literary Legend is Coming to Marvel Comics!

In an announcement that’s sure to give you….goosebumps acclaimed writer and shaper of childhoods, R.L. Stine has let it slip in a Reddit AMA Session that he’s currently working on a series for Marvel Comics. Stine isn’t allowed to talk about any of the details, but speculation is already running wild. I’d personally love to see his take on Doctor …

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Star Trek: The Next Generation to Face Off Against Aliens

Two comic book companies with plenty of licensed properties to their name that are ripe for making dream crossovers coming true are IDW Publishing and Dark Horse Comics. IDW have published books of such properties as Transformers, Godzilla, and Orphan Black. Dark Horse has books set in the worlds of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tomb Raider, and Avatar: The Last …

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