Thursday , 19 January 2017

Comics

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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Justice League/Power Rangers Team-Up is Official!

Justice League and Power Rangers side by side

Justice League and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers have existed in separate universes – until now! DC, Boom! Studios, and Saban Brands announced that the two iconic teams will “combine their powers” in a six-issue monthly miniseries that hits January 11, 2017. The official press release has confirmed that Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern John Stewart, the Flash, and …

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The Legend of Korra Will Live On in 2017

Korra water and fire bending

The Legend of Korra, the amazing animated series and sequel to the equally amazing and beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender, will at long last return in graphic novel form beginning next year. The Nickelodeon show concluded in December 2014 after four seasons, and fans have been clamoring for more ever since. Dark Horse Comics had promised a follow-up at San Diego Comic-Con …

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Deadpool and Howard the Duck to Crossover in Miniseries

To say Deadpool is everywhere in Marvel Comics would be a massive understatement. I mean just look at all the various ongoing books and miniseries he’s in. He’s even on the current Uncanny Avengers team. Even before the huge success of the Ryan Reynolds led film earlier this year, Deadpool was huge and he’s only gotten bigger. But what more …

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New Iron Man Riri Williams Will Now Be Called Ironheart

It was announced a while ago that someone new would be stepping into the armor suit of Iron Man. That would be 15-year-old prodigy, Riri Williams. The news of this set message boards and comment sections on fire with many dividing opinions on the new character, some taking issue as to a young woman being called Iron Man. Riri will …

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Marvel to Finally Publish Genndy Tartakovsky’s CAGE!

A project long thought lost to the creative wastelands has sprung to life! CAGE! by beloved animator Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars) will finally see the light of day this fall. CAGE! is a miniseries about Marvel mainstay, Luke Cage and was originally announced by Marvel back in 2007. Tartakovsky was set to write and draw the …

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Meet the New Iron Man: Riri Williams

As expected, Invincible Iron Man will be relaunched this fall as part of Marvel NOW! Current series writer Brian Michael Bendis will continue on penning the book while the art duties this time will be handled by Stefano Caselli. There is one major change however. 15-year-old super genius, Riri Williams will now be Iron Man instead of lovable scamp, Tony Stark. Riri …

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