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The Black Front Cover
It was created by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley, the team behind the first 111 issues of Ultimate Spider-Man. The Black Front Cover At this point in time, October/November 2007, Bagley had just left Ultimate Spider-Man with issue #111, so reuniting with Bendis on this movie tie-in comic was quite a treat. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float:[...]
REVIEW: Legion Of Super-Heroes #3 -- "That's All Very Weird"
(DC Comics, creative team: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook, Travis Moore, Wade von Grawbadger, Jordie Bellaire, Troy Peteri) Let's start with the good news: the future looks fantastic The color palette, the lighting effects, the crisp linework, it's all gorgeous The Legion hasn't looked this good since the late, lamented Waid Kitson Reboot Period (taken from[...]
"The Great One" Brian Bendis Teases Things to Come in 2019
Superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Bendis took to Instagram Wednesday to usher in the new year with a series of ten tantalizing teases about what to expect from him in the coming year (and no, going back to Marvel is not one of them) On the post, Bendis set the ground rules: 2019- a tease[...]
How many Marvel comics are canceled before they've even published 8 months worth of issues, which means a comic could launch and be canceled before a top Marvel executive has even read the first issue! Might Brevoort have noticed Ryan Ottley's hidden message in Amazing Spider-Man if he'd read it? Of course, there are comics that[...]
Bendis and Snyder Sitting in a Tree T-E-X-T-I-N-G
It's Summertime, and the smell of fresh reboot is in the air! Superstar writers "The Great One" Brian Bendis and "Scintillating" Scott Snyder both have new comics at DC For Bendis, it's Superman and Action Comics, coming off his six-issue Man of Steel mini-series For Snyder, it's Justice League. Could we be set to see some[...]
Is This DC's TV Commercial for Superman and Man of Steel by Brian Michael Bendis?
Earlier this week, Superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis revealed that DC was producing a television commercial to advertise his upcoming run on Superman and Action Comics A few days later, DC posted a press release on their website advertising the first issue of both books Attached was the following video Is this[...]
Did Bendis's Man of Steel Live Up to the Hype? [Poll] [Spoilers]
All six issues of Man of Steel have been released, which should give us a pretty good idea of what to expect from writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis Bendis introduced several storylines that are sure to play out in the coming months: Jonathan and Lois's space road trip with Grandpa, the Metropolis arson,[...]
DC Shocker: Bendis Read Superman Back Issues in Preparation for Job
Superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis will shortly not-a-reboot Superman's continuity with the weekly Man of Steel mini-series launching on May 30th and leading into Bendis's run as the writer of both Superman and Action Comics But for DC fans panicked that Bendis will tear Superman's continuity in half like a rampaging She-Hulk[...]
Bendis: "I'm Not Going to Kill Lois Lane in the Most Gruesome Way Possible"
With superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis set to take over Superman and Action Comics at DC, beginning with a mini-series called Man of Steel, many Superman fans have been bracing for Bendis to pull an "Avengers Disassembled," sending Superman's beloved continuity speeding on a malfunctioning jetpack toward a fiery doom while shouting[...]
DC Comics to Make Brian Michael Bendis's Man of Steel Returnable
Well, this is a new experience for Brian Michael Bendis He has been used to his launch books at Marvel getting massive amounts of variant covers, as well as retailers getting added discounts if they order high and match orders with previous issues But at DC Comics, they do things differently. So for the launch of[...]
Jessica Jones bendis
Brian Michael Bendis has been accused of playing fast and loose with Marvel Comics continuity, ignoring plots and character progression in other titles that may affect the characters he uses to tell his stories But he is pretty good with his own continuity Mostly. And over 2017, Bendis used bit-villain Armadillo a lot Across his titles,[...]
Brian Michael Bendis's Creator-Owned Comics to Cost Less from DC Than Marvel
Brian Michael Bendis has moved his Jinxworld line of comics through a few publishers over the years Caliber at first, then Oni, then Image, then Marvel, and now DC Comics. Brian Michael Bendis's critically acclaimed Jinxworld library now comes to DC! These classic, award-winning graphic novels, including JINX, TORSO, POWERS, GOLDFISH, BRILLIANT, TAKIO and SCARLET among[...]
Brian Michael Bendis at ECCC 2018: "Truth is Under Siege in Our Society Today"
He writes: Emerald City Comic Con was Brian Michael Bendis's first convention since he announced his move to DC and his first ECCC appearance in years A regular to Seattle for ECCC for years, not since Scarlett launched has he made a lengthy time at the Seattle convention Wanting to see if Bendis would announce anything[...]
bendis is coming poster
Bendis Is Coming. It's a play on their strategy when grabbing a major comic book creator from the competition, often someone deeply associated with that competition, such as Jack Kirby… …or John Romita Jr. This time, however Marvel Comics has their own tribute response ready for social media: Aww… Expect this as a poster in comic book stores, but also[...]
Brian Michael Bendis
Brian Michael Bendis has given John Siuntres's Word Balloon podcast the ins and outs of leaving Marvel, joining DC Comics and his recent health issues, over two hours and change A regular guest on the show, this week, he gave them his all. On leaving Marvel at this particular time: "Legacy felt like these stories could be[...]
iron man #600 bendis
Superstar writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis left his mark on the Iron Man title by introducing Riri Williams to replace Tony Stark as the star of Invincible Iron Man, but it looks like he will leave his mark one more time before leaving for the greener pastures of DC Comics In Marvel's April[...]
Brian Michael Bendis
Much has been said about why longtime superstar Marvel writer "The Great One" Brian Michael Bendis abandoned his post at the House of Ideas to defect to rival DC Comics earlier this month But as with the other big story last week, it took a real journalistic outlet to blow the lid off the story[...]
Spider-Man #234
Here, Brian Michael Bendis shows how well exposition and character work can actually be the same thing Bendis is also bringing in the soapy elements that are traditionally a part of Spidey's legacy, with love triangles, costumes cast aside (OK that was before, but it's referenced), and even numbers of villains teaming up I guess[...]
Defenders
This is just characters being written well, bouncing off each other well, and with an adventure that feels like it has stakes and is genuinely a joy to read. Defenders #3 Cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor Now, writer Brian Michael Bendis gets a lot of stick People saying his characters sound the same or whatever[...]
I Can Seuss With My Eyes Shut! No, You Really Can't
Cover by Arthur Adams Guardians of the Galaxy #16 is part of Brian Michael Bendis' swan song on the series, with each issue focusing on a different member of the Guardians as they find themselves trapped on Earth. Which in itself is a slightly weird high concept, given that various organisations and individuals on Marvel Earth are[...]
Brian Bendis Invites America To Let Healing Begin By Buying His Comic
Superstar Marvel Comics writer "The Great One" Brian Bendis isn't one to let a good crisis go to waste As most of the comics social media sphere struggles to come to grips with the results of last night's election, Bendis wasted little time pivoting toward self promotion On his Tumblr this morning, Bendis wrote: [...]
Marvel Brings Back The Gold Foil Cover For Age Of Ultron #1
And now, as we've welcomed the return of the die cut cover and the gatefold cover, here comes the gold foil cover. Embossed has to be just around the corner, doesn't it? Here's a look at Age Of Ultron #1 by Bendis and Hitch Cover and pages… Evil has triumphed over good and leading this new age is[...]
Marvel Reprints Two Jim Starlin Thanos Stories In Comic Form For September
The last we heard from Jim Starlin was annoyance that he didn't even get an invite to see the Avengers movie, featuring his own Thanos in the end credits In September, Jim Starlin, the creator of Thanos – recently revived in the Marvel Universe in Avengers Assemble – is kicking off two new reprint series. Thanos: The[...]
Joining The Dots On The Avengers Assemble Big Bad…
But all we are doing is joining dots here. Brian Bendis has been posting about the preview to Avengers Assemble #3, on Facebook He writes; also this week! the best timed surprise in the history of modern comics at the end of Avengers Assemble #3 The listing reads PREVIEW: Avengers Assemble #3 – • Avengers versus the Zodiac! But[...]
Bendis And Oeming Relaunch Powers As "Powers FBI"
This is the year that saw Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's Powers return after a bit of a TV-imposed sabbatical But with the future of the television version slightly up in the air, it's time to focus attention back on the comic. In July, Marvel will publish Powers FBI #1, alongside the new Powers trade[...]