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Jim Zub Offers Free Digital Comics to Get You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Comic book writer Jim Zub has shared PDFs of the first full volumes of two of his creator-owned comics, Skullkickers and Wayward, to provide at least a distraction from the stressful coronavirus pandemic. On Patreon, Zub writes: 2020 has thrown us all a bunch of curve balls and it looks like a lot of people […]

Jim Zub Graduates to Marvel's Conan The Barbarian Ongoing Series in February

Jim Zub is having a strange year, apparently. The strangeness of my classes continues this year… Thanos and the Zubfinity Gauntlet. pic.twitter.com/IOvhP25IZv — Jim Zub (@JimZub) November 12, 2019 Can't argue with that. But he is also the new ongoing writer on Conan The Barbarian, a title he has been jonesing to write at Marvel. […]


Now Christos Gage Joins Dan Slott on Tony Stark: Iron Man

Now Christos Gage Joins Dan Slott on Tony Stark: Iron Man

A few more changes between solicitation and publication for Marvel Comics. Tony Stark: Iron Man #17 was solicited as written by Dan Slott and Jim Zub, and drawn by Valerio Schiti.  Well, Slott remains, but the rest are changed. it is now co-written by Slott and Christos Gage, who has worked with Slott before on […]

Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Fanboy Rampage: Whose Job Is It To Sell Comics, Anyway?

Solving the woes of an ailing comic book industry is one of comicdom's favorite pastimes, with many a theory offered as to why any given direct market superhero comic book only seems to be able to sell to 100,000 or less readers, often far less, while superhero movies and television shows capture the imagination of […]

Review: Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons - GameStop Hardcover Edition

Review: Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons & Dragons – GameStop Hardcover Edition

One of the biggest crossover events in comic books last year was seeing Rick and Morty take on the world of Dungeons & Dragons in a four-issue arc. Penned by Jim Zub and Patrick Rothfuss with art by Troy Little and colors by Leonardo Ito, it was the pop-culture peanut butter and chocolate combo you […]


Jim Zub and Max Dunbar Kirkman-Drop New Comic Stone Star on ComiXology

In a shocking move Wednesday, digital comics purveyor ComiXology surprise-released a hitherto-unannounced new digital comic book series called Stone Star by writer Jim Zub and artist Max Dunbar, available EX-X-XCLUSIVELY on ComiXology and the various digital comics platforms of its parent company, Amazon. The series is about a gladiatorial arena on an asteroid, starring a […]

Todd Nauck and Jim Zub Have Discussed an Excalibur Revival at Marvel

Todd Nauck was on a live-streamed X-Men panel at Emerald City Comic Con along with Age of X-Man writers Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler, and one of the topics discussed was the dream X-Men projects of the creators on the panel. For Nauck, who already got to do a Nightcrawler book with legendary X-Men writer […]

Wayward Board Game Coming to Kickstarter in 2019

IDW Games has announced a release date for the Wayward board game, based on the Image Comic by Jim Zub and Steven Cummings. The game, to be sold on Kickstarter as a $70 "Signature Edition," will feature "upgraded packaging, miniatures sculpted by Ninja Division (Super Dungeon), and bonus character with scenario." The game was originally announced […]



Top and Bottom 5 Comics of August 22nd, 2018: This Week Wasn't That Bad

We're back again folks! We're counting down the Top and Bottom 5 Comics of last week. Bear in mind that not all of these have gotten reviews from me yet. Today is also Josh's Unofficial Big, Fat Catch-Up Day. Anyway, check out the best and worst of the week below. Best 1. West Coast Avengers […]


Marvel to Address School Shootings in Champions #24

Pursuing its slogan of representing "the world outside our window," Marvel Comics will finally tackle the subject of school shootings in an upcoming issue of Champions. The company revealed the news via media partner Newsarama, who had both the scoop and a quote from writer Jim Zub. Earlier this year, I started talking to Tom Brevoort about […]

Champions #22 cover by R.B. Silva and Nolan Woodard

Champions #22 Review: New Heroes and Identities, Same Lovable Team

The Champions have reunited after their adventures in outer space (as seen in Infinity Countdown: Champions). Amadeus Cho is slightly powered down and now going by the name Brawn. Ironheart has a new costume based upon Chitauri technology. Nova Sam Alexander has lost his Nova gear and, as a result, his powers. New Champion Snowguard […]

Jim Zub Starts a Sequel to The Vision in Champions #22 [Spoilers]

The Vision by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Michael Walsh. and Jodie Bellaire is considered one of the true highlights of Marvel Comics in the last couple of decades. Winning every award, gaining every plaudit, it saw Tom King headhunted by DC Comics to head up their Batman relaunch two years ago. Well, today Jim Zubkavich, Kevin Libranda, and […]

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 cover by Clayton Crain

Infinity Countdown: Champions #2 Review – Young Heroes in a Deadly Universe

Warbringer and his Chitauri army is aiming to kill their own people on Chitauri Prime. Thanos has taken control of the planet, and Warbringer would rather see his people dead than enslaved by Thanos. The Champions are fighting to save the Chitauri people while Thanos watches in amusement. Can the Champions rescue this species? Infinity […]

Hunt for Wolverine: Mystery in Madripoor #2 cover by Greg Land, Jay Leisten, and Jason Keith

Hunt for Wolverine: Mystery in Madripoor #2 Review – Giving Up the Ghost

Kitty Pryde, Domino, and Jubilee escape being captured by Viper's mercenaries. Storm, Rogue, and Psylocke are taken back to Viper's hideout, and we learn the extent of their operation. Kitty, Domino, and Jubilee must go undercover in Madripoor's seedy underworld if they ever hope to find their X-Men teammates and Wolverine. Of all the Hunt […]