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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[...]