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The Future Of Milestone At DC Comics? (Spoilers)
Today sees the final issue of the long-delayed Icon vs Hardware #5 from Milestone/DC Comics Originally announced over a year ago at New York Comic Con 2022, the Milestone crossover series by Reginald Hudlin, Leon Chills, Denys Cowan and Yasmin Flores Montanez was launched in February, with its fifth issue intended for June rather than the 7th of[...]
Interior preview page from Icon vs. Hardware #5
Icon vs Hardware #5 hits the shelves this coming Tuesday, November 7th, and boy, do they have some surprises in store for us…or so they claim. It all ends here as Icon and Hardware's battle against Brainiac sets these two titans on a surprising new course…with implications for every character in the Milestone Universe! Their world[...]
Interior preview page from Icon vs Hardware #4
DC's really scraping the bottom of the "invincible alien villain" barrel now, aren't they? Bring out the confetti and party poppers, folks, cause we've got a classic doomsday scenario popping up in the upcoming issue of Icon vs Hardware #4, hitting your local comic stores this Tuesday, August 15th Our beloved Milestone heroes are having[...]
Interior preview page from Icon vs. Hardware #3
Icon vs Hardware #3 drops on May 30th, and yes, that solicit *is * promising a shocking ending after "Hardware's rampant tampering with the timeline is weakening the boundaries of reality and unraveling not just his own history, but the history of the entire Milestone Universe." In other words, though it feels like this Milestoon[...]
Interior preview page from Icon vs Hardware #2
This week, Bleeding Cool presents a preview of Icon vs Hardware #2, hitting stores on Tuesday from DC Comics In this issue, a courtroom bombshell plays out as the case between Icon and Hardware reaches its climax Joining me for this preview is Bleeding Cool's AI writing assistant, LOLtron LOLtron, what do you think of[...]
Interior preview page from Icon Vs. Hardware #1
It's time for another thrilling crossover from the new Milestone as Bleeding Cool brings you the preview of Icon vs Hardware #1 Joining me for this preview is my reluctant partner, Bleeding Cool's AI writing assistant, LOLtron I'm sure it has a few thoughts on this preview, but please, LOLtron, no taking over the world[...]
Cover image for Icon and Rocket Season One #6
Rocket has been invited to dinner in this preview of Icon and Rocket Season One #6, in stores Tuesday from DC Comics Unfortunately, it's to be the main course Can she avoid becoming a meal? Check out the preview below. ICON AND ROCKET SEASON ONE #6 DC Comics 1021DC111 1021DC112 – Icon and Rocket Season One #6 Doug Braithwaite[...]
Mike Richardson Renames Own Comic Icon As Cloaked
It was solicited under the name Icon as a four issue limited series about the return of a masked vigilante after 25 years. Mike Richardson Renames Own Comic Icon As Cloaked However, it is possible that someone may have pointed out that Marvel Comics has the Icon Comics imprint for creator-owned comics, including those from Brian Bendis[...]
Icon And Rocket Season One #4 Review: A Thrill Ride
In Icon & Rocket #4: Season One, the chickens of adventurism come home to roost for the female lead The modern incarnation of the alien hero takes more bold steps away from his more conservative origins. Icon & Rocket #4: Season One Cover Credit: Milestone/DC Comics The dramatic duo has put the pinch on the global economy[...]
Icon And Rocket Season One #3 Review: Wonderful
Icon & Rocket #3: Season One takes on that criticism with a global degree of activism that stirs the pot at home as well. Icon & Rocket #3: Season One Cover Credit: DC Comics There's one criticism that could be leveled at this issue: a central plot element (the disruption of the global illicit drug trade) has its[...]
Icon And Rocket Season One #2 Review: Enjoyable
In Icon & Rocket #2: Season One, you absolutely should not come looking for your father's Augustus Freeman the 3rd, or yours, depending on your age This is a whole new Icon, and while the venerable and respectable former version was — if you'll pardon the pun — iconic, what we have here is well[...]
Milestone Returns Zero launches in February (Preview)
Milestone Compendium One, is to be a softcover collection from DC Comics with more than 1,300 pages of classic Milestone stories, collecting the debut story arcs of Blood Syndicate, Hardware, Static, Icon, Xombi, and Shadow Cabinet from the original Milestone creative teams, and will be published in September Milestone Media was founded in 1993 by[...]
DC's Black Superman Movie Sees eBay Sales Explodes
In Elliot S! Maggin's novelisation of Superman: The Man of Steel, there is the suggestion that the people of Earth, Krypton, and others are descended from a common ancient race. But DC Comics already published another comic with a "black Superman" archetype, Icon, part of the Milestone line He's an alien who originally looked very different[...]
Men Of Wrath Gets A Curious Name Change (Or Not)
And the incorrect information sent out by Marvel and Diamond to retailers, on which this story was based, will be amended… The original, incorrect story, runs below… Men Of Wrath, the new creator owned Icon book from Marvel by Jason Aaron and Ron Garney is getting a name change to Men Of Wrath By Jason Aaron. Usually this[...]
Jason Aaron And Ron Garney – Men Of Icon
Marvel's Image-alike Icon imprint has been a little unloved of late, with occasional projects from Mark Millar and Brian Bendis taking up the majority of its numbers. Well, they have given CBR the news about a new creator-owned book by Jason Aaron and Ron Garney, Men Of Wrath. Icon titles are usually reserved for significantly prominent Marvel[...]
Jimmy Palmiotti Takes Painkiller Jane to Icon
In a recent interview, Jimmy Palmiotti announced he was taking the Painkiller Jane property over to Marvel's Icon Imprint The art on the four-issue series will be split with Juan Santacruz drawing the main story and Sam Lofti will draw the back-up story focusing on Jane's origin Paul Mounts will be providing colors for the[...]
Fatale – The New Ed Brubaker And Sean Phillips Comic For 2012
In the final (and rather wonderful) issue of Criminal: Last Of The Innocent, out this week, Ed Brubaker talks about his and Sean Phillips' next project for Marvel's Icon imprint, in the back. It's called Fatale. Brubaker says; Fatale is a bigger story, one that'll run at least 12 issues, and I think it brings a new twist[...]
Jonathan Ross And Bryan Hitch To Create Comic For 2012?
pitch or a synopsis, I'm told by the kind of person who should know that Bryan Hitch's project will written by British broadcaster and comedian, Jonathan Ross. Ross has already co-created the comic book Turf for Image with Tommy Lee Edwards for Image, and the pair have a superhero project to follow that, Golden Age. Bryan Hitch[...]
A Pint And A Proposal?
Their 4/11 story about Mark's ancestors for Marvel was the last time. Mark has been hinting at another major creator-owned series with a world class creator for next year. And it might amuse Mark to nick Vincent back from his rival Grant Morrison. Can we start speculating about a Marvel Icon series by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely[...]