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Leaving Proof 309 | Half-remembered Heroes: On Epic Comics’ <i>Heavy Hitters</i>
Published on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 by In 1993, Marvel tried to gain a foothold in the creator-owned comics market with a new initiative under its Epic Comics banner. The Heavy Hitters line featured an impressive roster of creators that included Joe Kubert, 2000 AD co-founder Pat Mills, and comics firebrand Howard Chaykin. (more…)...
Leaving Proof 280 | A Marvel 2099 Retrospective, Part 2: On Spider-Man 2099 and Ravage 2099
Published on Monday, September 21, 2015 by It’s a study in contrast in part two of our Marvel 2099 retrospective: Spider-Man 2099 tops the 1992 sales charts, while Ravage 2099 becomes the first ongoing Marvel 2099 series to get canceled. Read up on how it all went down after the jump. (more…)...
From the Fan’s Desk | Solicitation Talk: Marvel’s January 2015
Published on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Marvel Comics released their full solicitations for books shipping in January. Time to see what is interesting for that month. (more…)...
From the Fan’s Desk | More than ever, patience is a virtue in today’s comics industry
Published on Monday, October 6, 2014 by These days,  if a series from one of the Big Two makes it to 20 issues without being rebooted or relaunched it’s a miracle. With constant events and creative team changes, is it any wonder books don’t last? (more…)...
Leaving Proof 234 | On the DRM-free comiXology, Marvel’s illusion of change and “diversity marketing,” and what publishers can learn from the UFC
Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by In this extra-sized edition of Leaving Proof: We laud comiXology for dropping DRM, talk about Marvel's illusion of change and David Brothers' concerns about the publisher's "diversity marketing," and muse on what publishers can learn from the UFC in terms of promoting female-fronted books. (more…)...
PREVIEW | <i>Nexus Omnibus, Vol. 5</i> (Dark Horse)
Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by This volume clocks in at over 400 full-color pages and features pencils by Steve Rude, Paul Smith, Adam Hughes, and Phil Hester. (more…)...
NEWS Round-up | Week of May 24, 2014
Published on Saturday, May 24, 2014 by David Goyer rebuked by Stan Lee and Gerry Conway for his comments on She-Hulk and Martian Manhunter fans, new trailers revealed for Guardians of the Galaxy and Big Hero 6, a former TokyoPop editor talks about the impact of piracy on manga sales, and more. (more…)...
First Impressions | <i>Juice Squeezers</i>, <i>The Midas Flesh</i>, <i>Black Widow</i>, <i>The Saviors</i>, and more
Published on Saturday, February 1, 2014 by Read on for the first of two articles covering releases from the past two months. In this installment are reviews of Juice Squeezers, The Saviors, Black Widow, The Midas Flesh, Hacktivist, Furious, Deceivers, Dead Body Road, All-New X-Factor, and Bad Blood. (more…)...
PREVIEW | <i>Star Trek Classics, Vol. 5: Who Killed Captain Kirk?</i> (IDW)
Published on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by This trade paperback collects the story originally presented in Star Trek #49–55, published by DC Comics. (more…)...
NEWS | NYCC Day 2: The “Amazing X-Men & the Marvel Universe” and “The Avengers” panels
Published on Saturday, October 12, 2013 by In the weeks leading up to NYCC, Marvel released teasers hinting at new titles in their "All-New Marvel NOW!" campaign. We tried our hand at guessing what they meant before the reveals in this year's panels. With two panels down, it's time to see how good our guesses were. (more…)...
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