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Fast Food Shocker: Wendys Prefers Marvel Over DC

Fast Food Shocker: Wendy's Prefers Marvel Over DC

Wendy's was asked by famous comic book writer and tea expert Gail Simone which comic book universe they preferred, and the chain didn't hesitate to respond: Marvel.https://twitter.com/Wendys/status/1093331392539381760The news that the social media savants who run Wendy's Twitter account prefer Marvel to DC is sure to be a major blow for DC Comics, who once dedicated[...]

Real Time with Bill Maher: Why the Iron Man 3 Actors Comics New Rules is Old Hate [OPINION]

'Real Time with Bill Maher': Why the 'Iron Man 3' Actor's Comics "New Rules" is Old Hate [OPINION]

Writers and comics creators such as Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Frank Miller, Chris Claremont, Fiona Staples, Gail Simone, and Rumiko Takahashi took Maher to task for his simplistic views on comics' history of challenging social norms and political movements.Simone summed up what she saw were Maher's intentions on Twitter:https://twitter.com/GailSimone/status/1063927420745539584Gaiman dismissed Maher's “trolling” almost as a form of[...]

Gail Simone Wants Wonder Woman-Captain Marvel Crossover SOMEONE MAKE IT HAPPEN

Gail Simone Wants Wonder Woman-Captain Marvel Crossover, SOMEONE MAKE IT HAPPEN

Remember the days of big, giant Marvel and DC Comics crossover events? We sure do, as does Gail Simone.One of our favorite female comic writers, Simone knows her way around some pretty notable characters across the Marvel and DC Comics lexicon: DC's Birds of Prey, Secret Six, Welcome to Tranquility, The All-New Atom, Deadpool, Wonder Woman,[...]


Gail Simone Asks: Who Are the Hotshots

Gail Simone Asks: Who Are the Hotshots?

Not all teasers need to threaten to rewrite the history of a decades-old superhero universe! Superstar writer Gail Simone looks to be teasing a new comic book project on social media, posting the following logo on Twitter and asking the question: who are the Hotshots?https://twitter.com/GailSimone/status/1072198130261680128No other clues are provided, leaving us with little to go[...]

Gail Simone and Colleen Dorans Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Story Deemed Porn by Tumblr

Gail Simone and Colleen Doran's Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Story Deemed Porn by Tumblr

The latest definitely-not-porn content flagged as explicit by Tumblr algorithms is a story from the Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special by Gail Simone, Colleen Doran, Hi-Fi Design, and Dave Sharpe called Big Things One Day Come, introducing the character Star Blossom.Simone took to Twitter for the reveal:https://twitter.com/GailSimone/status/1069987670498062337And Doran confirmed:https://twitter.com/ColleenDoran/status/1070509295488253952Of course, the story's status as not-porn is obvious[...]

Heres Gail Simones Pitch for a Willy Wonka Movie

Here's Gail Simone's Pitch for a Willy Wonka Movie

Sometimes Twitter is a wonderful place, thanks to personalities like Gail Simone.[caption id="attachment_488467" align="aligncenter" width="426"] Photo by Kendall Whitehouse[/caption]Today, the comic book writer took to her characters to describe her pitch for a film: The Oz/Wonka war.https://twitter.com/GailSimone/status/1068651186956292096Slugworth allies with the Wicked Witch of the West to capture Dorothy and Charlie. The Oompa-Loompa and Munchin armies are forced[...]

Gail Simone Writes Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1

Gail Simone Writes Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1

And in Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1, superstar writer Gail Simone will join Fantastic Four series writer Dan Slott Sara Pichelli won't be drawing this one either, but Laura Braga will instead.Check out the solicits for Fantastic Four #5 and Fantastic Four Wedding Special #1 below. FANTASTIC FOUR: WEDDING SPECIAL #1 GAIL SIMONE & DAN SLOTT (W)[...]

Fanboy Rampage No More Gail Simone and Rob Schneider Broker Historic Peace

Fanboy Rampage No More? Gail Simone and Rob Schneider Broker Historic Peace

In a shining example that the rest of the world can hopefully follow suit, Gail Simone and Rob Schneider have ended their blood feud over whether or not Tim Hortons is the Rob Schneider of donut shops It was Schneider who made the first move, tweeting a public apology to Simone.https://twitter.com/RobSchneider/status/1038576315966705664And Simone accepted the apology,[...]


Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

The book continues to look fantastic.Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 is another solid issue from Gail Simone, Walter Geovani, and Adriano Augusto The final battle is prepped, the characters move into place, and we know the odds standing against Red Sonja and Tarzan This one earns a recommendation Check it out.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]The gorillas look[...]

Gail Simones Writers Commentary on Red Sonja/Tarzan #4

Gail Simone's Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja/Tarzan #4

Gail Simone has a Writer’s Commentary on the recently released Red Sonja/Tarzan #4, on sale now from Dynamite She writes:Okay, I again want to thank everyone who has been following this book and reading my little commentaries We don’t always get to focus on these little details, but they’re a big part of what makes[...]

Fanboy Rampage: Gail Simone vs. Miracle Whip Over Which Condiment Millennials Should Kill

Fanboy Rampage: Gail Simone vs. Miracle Whip Over Which Condiment Millennials Should Kill

Rather, it's superstar writer Gail Simone vs.. Miracle Whip?!Responding to a recent viral PhillyMag.com article lamenting that millennials have killed egg-based sandwich topping mayonnaise, one in a long line of ridiculous articles on various publications where baby boomers and gen-xers complain that the things they liked are no longer as popular as they once were with younger[...]

Plastic Man #3 Review: Balancing Heart and Parody

Plastic Man #3 Review: Balancing Heart and Parody

Elsewhere, Sammy tries to solve his woes, and the girls who work with Eel O’Brian work to prove his innocence.[caption id="attachment_899302" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Plastic Man #3 cover by Alex Ross[/caption]Whenever I worry that maybe I just have a thing against superhero comedy stories, I remind myself that Gail Simone and Adriano Melo’s Plastic Man just[...]

Would You Have Read Lisa Simpson Mystery Novels by Gail Simone

Would You Have Read Lisa Simpson Mystery Novels by Gail Simone?

It's Gail Simone's birthday today Happy Birthday, Gail.As she knuckles down as creative lead for Catalyst Prime at Lion Forge, she also reminisced on Facebook about her time at Bongo Comics, the first comics publisher to hire her, for The Simpsons -- and then proceeded to give her as much work as she could handle.The publisher,[...]

Domino #4 Review: The Battle of Humor Stakes and Sincerity

Domino #4 Review: The Battle of Humor, Stakes, and Sincerity

Plastic Man is Gail Simone’s other attempt at a book like this right now, and it’s currently running a lot more smoothly.[caption id="attachment_882755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Domino #4 art by David Baldeon and Jesus Aburtov[/caption]David Baldeon’s artwork gels mostly well in this issue The panel-dressing and creativity attributed to the training session with Shang is genuinely[...]

Plastic Man #2 Review: Superhero Comedy Done Right

Plastic Man #2 Review: Superhero Comedy Done Right

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Plastic Man is scouring the town in search of the young boy he met, Pado Swakatoon. When he was ambushed by the police at the murder scene of his old partner, he ran off with Pado back to the kid's hideout in an empty water tower. There, Plastic Man and Pado were ambushed […]