Substack is a newsletter subscription publishing programme initially focused on journalists but for the last year including a brace of comic book creators offering attractive deals to publish their comics first on Substack. Matthew Rosenberg will be kinda-relaunching his own publishing company but not really, under his Ashcan Press banner, and publishing a mix of his[...]
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And likely to conclude in Immortal Hulk #50 in October. And with The Defenders #1 launching today from Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez, with Doctor Strange creating a new team that includes The Masked Raider – another of Al Ewing's things… …as well as Marvel's first genderfluid character, Cloud of the early eighties Defenders… …that's where the team[...]
It's down to Blink, Khan, Valkyrie, Wolvie, Iron Lad, and Nick Fury to beat the odds and save every universe from being consumed. Exiles #5 cover by David Marquez and Tamra Bonvillain This is the bombastic finale to the first Exiles arc under Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez, and it is a hell of a showing. The issue[...]
Wednesday approaches. Which comics are worthy of your pull box? Bleeding Cool is here to help you decide. Read here for the answers.
While there is something to be said about pairing a classic film genre (Ben even namechecks Errol Flynn) with the harsh realities of slavery a la Django Unchained, it's hard to keep a smile on your face when you know how this atrocity went down. This issue's a bit wordier than previous installments too. Those criticisms considered,[...]
Another week of comics has gone by, and Bleeding Cool is here to let you know the wins and losses. Deadpool! Adamantium Agenda! No Justice! We'll let you know which was which. Read here to view the score.
He plans to drop an atomic bomb on New York City. Exiles #3 cover by David Marquez and Justin Ponsor Exiles continues its saga in this walking tour of some of the fantastic and bizarre realities that Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez can conjure to mind This results in some strange tableaus that are nonetheless entertaining to[...]
Wednesday approaches, and your local comic store beckons you. What should you buy? What is worthy of your time and money? Bleeding Cool's Comics for Your Pull Box is here to help you find out.
The Exiles aid Valkyrie against Surtur and his monstrous horde. Exiles #2 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez's Exiles continues to impress with a stellar second issue detailing the continued formation of Blink's new team The pacing of the story continues to be quick, with wild turns and strange new worlds[...]
Also, expect a retrospect on Marvel's Infinity War comic miniseries from 1992 tomorrow. Anyway, without further ado, let's get started with the Wins and Losses of the week! Exiles #1 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson Win: Exiles #1 Explodes onto the Scene Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez killed it this week with a fresh and energetic start to their new Exiles series[...]
As usual, Jeremy Konrad and I are here to discuss which ones are worthy of your time and money and which ones to avoid like the plague. Immortal Men #1 by James Tynion IV and Jim Lee, Domino by Gail Simone and David Baldeon, Exiles by Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez, Crude by Steve Orlando and Garry Brown, and The Dead Hand by Kyle Higgins and Steve Mooney are the focuses of discussion this week[...]
The leader of the survivors is a familiar face on our world. Exiles #1 cover by David Marquez and Matthew Wilson Exiles #1 sets itself up as a more light-hearted continuation to the at-times brutal series, helped by the appealing and upbeat artwork of Javier Rodriguez and brilliant color work of Jordie Bellaire. It also reads like an[...]
Don't skip this comic. Exiles #1 cover by David Marquez Exiles #1 Your favorite dimension-hopping superteam of mutans and misfits returns under Saladin Ahmed and Javier Rodriguez This time, it consists of Age of Apocalypse Blink, Iron Lad, the Valkyrie, a tiny and adorable Wolverine, and Old Woman Kamala Khan. Star Wars: Thrawn #3 cover by Paul Renaud Star Wars: Thrawn #3 Jody Houser and Luke Ross' retelling[...]
What does Maximus the Mad learn from Maximus the Mage? Royals #12 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez While this comic is an interesting read with some dramatic reveals about the intentions of the Progenitors, it is quite an underwhelming finale to a comic book series. Yes, Al Ewing is writing a follow-up mini with Inhumans: Judgement[...]
However, the Progenitors will not allow the Inhumans to abscond with these powerful crystals so easily, and it will be an intense fight to escape with the Prima Materia. Royals #11 cover by Javier Rodriguez and Alvaro Lopez Royals #11 continues to deliver on the bold promises made at the beginning of the series We have come[...]
However, even if they arrive on the World Farm, even then there are systems in place to protect the planets themselves. Meanwhile, Flint is undergoing a dramatic transformation, and none of the Inhuman Royals know what to make of it. Royals #10 cover by Javier Rodriguez While the trip and arrival at the World Farm of the Progenitors,[...]
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Royals #9 cover by Javier Rodriguez The future Maximus and Noh-Varr arrive at a Skyspear while something is happening to Flint in the present Medusa and Gorgon's relationship develops, and present Maximus explains the Prima Materia to his fellow Inhumans. At long last, the Inhuman Royal Family arrives at the home of the Progenitors, the World[...]
Javier Rodriguez covers the art in these sections, and they look pretty damn good The style is nostalgic of older comic book art in a manner somewhat akin to Art Adams. Flint actually gets some panel time in the second half of the comic, as well, which hasn't really happened much since that one issue where[...]
Javier Rodriguez Moves The Needle With Al Ewing For Marvel Legacy In Royals, Exploring The Kree's Progenitors
Royals by Al Ewing and Javier Rodriguez will be affected by… basically continuing to tell its ongoing story without interruption Hey, in the modern comics industry, that's borderline revolutionary! Revealed in an EXCLUSIVE on Marvel media partner website CBR, as part of their quest to find the original Terrigen and kill off one of their own[...]
Issue #1 will also have variants by Russell Dauterman and Rahzzah and Javier Rodriguez Look for it on shelves in August, Samuel L Jackson has been campaigning for years now for Lucasfilm to bring back Mace Windu to the Star Wars universe The Jedi met his fate at the hands of Anakin Skywalker, in the move that[...]