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Marvel Comics Prepares For Wanda Vision In December

Marvel Comics Prepares For Wanda Vision In December

WandaVision is an upcoming TV series created for Disney+ from Marvel by Jac Schaeffer, based on the Scarlet Witch and Vision characters and the Tom King and Gabriel Walta series. Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Schaeffer serving as head writer and Matt Shakman directing, it stars Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany reprising their movie […]

The Flash Giant Volume 2 #5 Cover

The Walmart Report: Is the DC Giants Line Done?

Most comic book shops are reopening or attempting to reopen, and we are the cusp of an actual (mostly) typical comic book month in June.  There will be reduced releases from all publishers, as the printing of new comics gets back to normal, and Diamond ratchets back up distribution.  DC, by circumventing Diamond for several […]

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Constantine Can See His Own Pencils (Justice League Dark #22 Spoilers)

I am a sucker for when comic books reveal that they are comic books. Yesterday in Action Comics #1022 saw Superman and his Superfriends come to terms with their own reality being rebooted a few times. People seemed to really like it – or at least, really like talking about it. And while yesterday's Hellblazer: […]

Where In The World Is Moira Mactaggert?

Where In The World (Or Krakoa) Is Moira MacTaggert?

In Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz and RB Silva's House Of X/Power Of X, Moira MacTaggert changed the face of the Marvel's Xbooks. Revealed as a mutant all this time, her power is to restart reality on her death, reverting it back to the moment of her birth. With Destiny telling her hat she will be […]

Comics & Complication, Stories to Guide Us – Superman and the Nail

Comics & Complication, Stories to Guide Us – Superman and The Nail

On the evening of June 2nd, 1932, the father of a young Jewish immigrant collapsed during a late-night robbery at his thrift store. His son, inspired by his own helplessness, went on to create arguably one of the most influential superheroes in history; a man immune to bullets and the ability to stop any crime […]

John Constantine Vs Racist Ghosts in Hellblazer #6 (Spoilers)

"John Constantine is a Virus" – Hellblazer #6 (Spoilers)

It was meant to come out in April, but then stuff happened. But this issue of John Constantine: Hellblazer #6 dealing with a preponderance of mystery deaths in a hospital, suffering under pressure is sadly as relevant now as it would have been back in April. But it also gets a lot more relevant due […]

Today More DC Comics Characters Realise They Were Rebooted (Spoilers)

More DC Characters Realise They're Rebooted (Action Comics Spoilers)

Today (or tomorrow depending) sees the release of Action Comics #1022 by Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita, Danny Miki, Brad Anderson and Dave Sharpe. It's been a while since #1021. Previously, Superman had revealed that he was Clark Kent, Lois Lane had written a revelation that the Daily Planet's owner was a gangster, head of […]

The Backorder List 5/27/2020: Venom #25, Venom #25, & Venom #25

The Back-Order List 5/27/2020: Venom #25 and Not Much Else

Every week your Local Comic Book shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need […]

Thomas E. Sniegoski's Writers Commentary on Vengeance Of Vampirella #7

Thomas E. Sniegoski's Writers Commentary on Vengeance Of Vampirella #7

Thomas E. Sniegoski has a Writers Commentary on Vengeance Of Vampirella #7, back in circulation after a bit of a shutdown. He writes, Hey, there! Welcome back. It's been awhile with this whole nationwide pandemic thing. It's almost like something Mistress Nyx would come up with . . . Hmmmmmmm. As this issue opens, we […]

DC Comics to Publish Ridley Pearson's Indestructibles Graphic Novels

DC Comics to Publish Ridley Pearson's Indestructibles Graphic Novels

Suspense and thriller novelist Ridley Pearson is writing a new original graphic novel trilogy, The Indestructibles, drawn by Berat Pekmezci, coming from DC Comics in August next year. The middle-grade graphic novels will follow a 12-year-old boy, who manifests an inexplicable power after entering a wildfire on a heroic mission; alongside new friends with similar afflictions, […]

Could This Affordable Amazing Spider-Man #1 Copy Be Yours?

Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever an old book can—looking for an affordable key in the Silver Age pool? Look no further than this Amazing Spider-Man #1 GCC Conserved label 7.0 with off-white to white pages on Heritage. This is a beautiful example of the first solo book in the Spider-Man series. This issue retells the story of Spider-Man's […]

Sean Hannity Wears Punisher Pin On Fox News

Sean Hannity Wears Punisher Pin On Fox News Talking About Protests

Sean Hannity is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator, host of The Sean Hannity Show, a US-syndicated talk radio show and the commentary program, Hannity, on Fox News. He has a reputation for promoting conspiracy theories, such as Birtherism, claims that the murder of Seth Rich was part of a conspiracy, and […]

G.I. Joe #6 Review -- "Fitting For The Zeitgeist"

G.I. Joe #6 Review: The Slow Burn Could Get There Someday But Not Yet

The "clandestine mission" nature of the team is on full display in G.I. Joe #6 as a top-secret smuggling job takes a number of unexpected twists that are a gold mine of character development. With the world under the command of Cobra — which has gone from "oddball persistent threat" to "multinational technology and defense […]

Avengers #33 Review -- "The Fist Of Khonshu"

Avengers #33 Review: The Fist Of Khonshu Leaves Us Skeptical

Have you ever been watching one of those legal shows, and the unlikely, possibly disheveled defense attorney starts their closing argument, and it's wildly implausible, but somehow it starts working? The individual elements of their case might be anywhere between odd all the way to wildly stupid, but the attorney's charm and the meaningful pauses […]

What Does the Sin Eater Want With Kindred in Amazing Spider-Man?

What Does Kindred Want With the Sin Eater in Amazing Spider-Man?

So who is Kindred? Still up in the air. The horror show creature haunting Peter Parker and his life, getting involved with him, making plans, spying and hating him, in the Amazing Spider-Man series by Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley and friends. But who is he, she or it? Money says it's something or someone to […]

Batman: Gotham Nights #6 Review -- "Joker's Most Diabolical Scheme"

Batman: Gotham Nights #6 Review: The Joker's Most Diabolical Scheme

In another stunning triumph, this issue brings a surprising but wholly factual indictment of the Dark Knight Detective's defects in an unusually effective way. Shortly after the Batman's first year concludes, the criminal justice system is so overloaded with suspects that the government claims they need more prisons to keep up. Well, of course, that […]

Suicide Squad #5 Review -- "Real Steel In Its Spine"

Suicide Squad #5 Review: It Has Real Steel In Its Spine

With forceful characterization, dazzling visual choices, and real steel in its spine, there is a lot to like about the newly revitalized team's efforts here. Uneasy allies as some of the "traditional" Squad try to play nice with the vastly more powerful extrahumans who have a mission to fix what Task Force X breaks; there's […]

Shazam! Jiggles Around Geoff Johns and Jeff Loveness Issues

Geoff Johns and Dale Eaglesham Finale on Shazam! Gets Shuffled

The following issues of Shazam! have shifted contents from their original solicitations. Originally the long-delayed Shazam! #12 from DC Comics looked like this: SHAZAM! #12 (RES) (W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham Revealing his devious plans, Mr. Mind attacks Billy Batson and the entire Shazam family! Pushed to the limit by a fierce battle against […]

Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a Graphic Novel

Lucifer Cancelled, Final Story Released as a DC Graphic Novel

DC Comics has decided that the issue of the Sandman Presents: Lucifer comic published in March before the shutdown, will be the series final ongoing issue. Instead, the unpublished #19 to #24 by Dan Watters and Sebastian Fiumara will now be published as an original graphic novel, which will sit alongside the other Lucifer volumes […]

DC Comics To Publish House Of Whispers Final Issues Digital-Only

More cancellations to come. DC Comics has told retailers that they have decided to no longer publish the Sandman Presents series, House of Whispers, by Nalo Hopkinson and Dominike "Domo" Stanton in print. The most recent issue #20, that was published on May 27th, will be its last – though this wasn't mentioned in the […]