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It's Kick-Ass Vs Hit-Girl From Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin in June

It's Kick-Ass Vs Hit-Girl From Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin in June

Image Comics/Millarworld have been publishing a number of Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl series on late, based on Mark Millar and John Romita 's Marvel comic book, adapted into to movies and just waiting for the rights to revert to Netflix so that Mark Millar can start writing them again. But in June, under a John Romita […]

Watch the Trailer for Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s Superman: Year One

Watch the Trailer for Frank Miller and John Romita Jr.'s Superman: Year One

DC Comics has released a trailer for Superman: Year One, the upcoming comic from superstar creators Frank Miller and John Romita Jr The Black Label comic takes Superman back to his youth in Kansas, described as the "definitive origin of Superman." Watch the trailer below: From the creators behind The Dark Knight Returns and Kick-Ass comes[...]

Marvel's Iron Fist Season 2: There's Something About (Typhoid) Mary in New Images

Now the streaming service is giving us a look at Mary's deadly duality, using the show's official Instagram account to provide viewers another glimpse of writer Ann Nocenti and artist John Romita Jr.'s highly skilled assassin come to life.[caption id="attachment_909407" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Netflix[/caption]But it's the tagline with the images that calls into question Mary's true[...]

Silencer #4 cover by John Romita Jr., Sandra Hope, and Dean White

Silencer #4 Review: You Can't Quiet the Terminator

In the present, Silencer goes shopping.[caption id="attachment_838546" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Silencer #4 cover by John Romita Jr., Sandra Hope, and Dean White[/caption]I’m not ashamed to admit that I returned to this one specifically because Deathstroke is on the cover Thankfully, he is in the comic a fair amount to throw down with Honor.How does the comic[...]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of […]

Kick-Ass #1 cover by John Romita Jr.

Kick-Ass #1 Review: Two-Thirds of a Good Book, but that Other Third is a Doozy

To do this, she dons the identity of Kick-Ass.[caption id="attachment_793112" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Kick-Ass #1 cover by John Romita Jr.[/caption]This story can be split into three parts: the Afghanistan section, the section at home, and the Kick-Ass section Two of those work pretty well; the other is the Afghanistan section.The Afghanistan part of this book really[...]

John Romita Jr. Sketches Batman in the DC Comics Art Academy

I was still relatively new with BC when the first rumblings were hear that John Romita Jr was moving over to DC Comics The guy was pretty much the quintessential Marvel artist A legacy bullpener with his dad, John Romita, Sr having iconic runs on characters like Daredevil and Spider-Man You saw JRJr's work and[...]

John Romita Jr. Wants to Be "the Most Un-PC Person in All of Comics"

Superstar artist and member of DC's Master Class, John Romita Jr., has a new book in stores next week: The Silencer #1, written by Dan Abnett, and part of DC's New Age of DC Heroes initiative Romita gave an interview to Vaneta Rogers at Newsarama talking about the book, and one theme kept coming up[...]

The Silencer #1 cover by John Romita Jr. and Sandra Hope

The Silencer #1 Review: Mum's the Word and the Hero

She has a past she is trying to escape, but that is disrupted when a brute named Killbox approaches her in the parking lot of a grocery store with the intent of killing her.[caption id="attachment_772272" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Silencer #1 cover by John Romita Jr and Sandra Hope[/caption]I genuinely respect and am intrigued by DC’s[...]


Millarworld Announces New Ongoing Hit-Girl Series With Kevin Smith On Second Arc

We’re spending a lot of money and just hiring people [I’m] obsessed with.” It's worth remembering that Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl are not part of the major Netflix deal that Millar made earlier in the year, and that the series are making the move over to Image Comics.In fact, Image will be the new home of printed[...]

Josh's Throwback Corner: Thor vs. Thanos Collection (Thor 1998 Series)

Artists include the renowned John Romita Jr and Jerry Ordway as well as Michael Ryan and Jose Ladronn.[caption id="attachment_744334" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thor Vol 2 #22 cover by John Romita Jr and Klaus Jansen[/caption]While it features stories not including Thanos, namely a tale of deviant gods led by Brona which also features the Scarlet Witch as[...]

DC Comics Master Class Panel NYCC 1

DC Comics Gathers Their Heavy Hitters For A Master Class At NYCC

Do you know where your DC Superstars are? They’re at the DC Master Class panel at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center, of course!Hosted by Dan DiDio to an incredibly packed room that had ran out of seats but still had people wanting to come in, the panel consisted of Greg Capullo, Jim[...]

World War Hulk

Marvel's TL;DR Recaps World War Hulk By Greg Pak And John Romita Jr.

That would be World War Hulk, where Greg Pak and John Romita Jr blow up the planet Hulk is on, kills his love, and makes Hulk believe that it was part of the plan to destroy him by the Illuminati — Black Bolt, Iron Man, Mr Fantastic and Doctor Strange.Hulk and his Warbound head back[...]

Black Panther

TL;DR Tackles Hudlin And Romita's 'Who Is The Black Panther'

Today's TL;DR (Too Long; Didn't Read) takes a look at the six-part Black Panther series, Who Is The Black Panther, from Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr form 2005 The idea was to present a more modern take on T'Challa, and as the official synopsis says: "sure to excite both True Believers and the hip-hop[...]

Frank Miller To Write Superman: Year One At DC With John Romita Jr.

At the DC Master Class panel at San Diego Comic Con, surprise guest Frank Miller announced that he's working on a Superman origin story for DC Comics with artist John Romita Jr Miller said the project is something he's wanted to do for so long "it's embarrassing," and called it "the opportunity of a lifetime."On Twitter, DC confirmed[...]

The Batman Hater Rises – Dark Days: The Casting #1 Review

He runs across the likes of Wonder Woman and Talia al Ghul in these sections, which are done up by John Romita Jr.Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Batman associate Duke Thomas are still in Batman’s cave, shocked by the presence of the Joker and attempting to parcel out how and why he is there[...]