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A scene from House of X #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Pepe Larraz

Jonathan Hickman Explains How His X-Men Relates to Current Events

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman took to Twitter Wednesday to try something he told himself he'd never do: explain his work In a series of tweets seemingly in response to calls for him to speak out about the wave of protests against racial injustice and police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd[...]

Where In The World Is Moira Mactaggert?

Where In The World (Or Krakoa) Is Moira MacTaggert?

In Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz and RB Silva's House Of X/Power Of X, Moira MacTaggert changed the face of the Marvel's Xbooks Revealed as a mutant all this time, her power is to restart reality on her death, reverting it back to the moment of her birth With Destiny telling her hat she will be[...]

Stephanie Phillips, Simon Bisley, Dan Fogler, Heavy Metal August 2020

Heavy Metal Magazine will be publishing its three hundredth issue in August, as well as a number of launch series, including new work from Dan Fogler, Jonathan Hickman, Simon Bisley, Stephanie Phillips, Richard Corben, Ben Templesmith and many more Here's a quick look ahead...UPDATE: Heavy Metal gets in touch to say that Jonathan Hickman was[...]

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Marvel Ch-Ch-Changes to Empyre X-Men, Fantastic Four and Star Wars

While its June follow-up, Empyre X-Men #4 which was solicited as being written by Jonathan Hickman and TBA, well again TBA is out of luck and the comic will just be written by Jonathan Hickman in isolation The Fantastic Four #23 Empyre tie-in will now be drawn by Paco Medina, and not the previously solicited Sean[...]

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Decorum by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston Now Only 8 Issues Long

Decorum, the new sci-fi comic by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston, was Image Comics biggest launch title of the year It only saw one issue published before the shutdown but in all the publicity, it was billed as an ongoing series.CBR reported that "Writer Jonathan Hickman (House of X) and artist Mike Huddleston (Middlewest) will[...]

The cover to The Dying and the Dead #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Ryan Bodenheim.

Jonathan Hickman Comics Featured in Latest Humble Bundle

Superstar comic book writer Jonathan Hickman is the mastermind behind 2019's relaunch of the X-Men at Marvel Hickman's House of X and Powers of X changed the trajectory of the X-books for the foreseeable future, bring the franchise back to prominence after years of neglect If you've ever read any of his tweets or interviews,[...]

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The Hordeculture Return For Empyre: X-Men #2

This week saw Marvel publish The Road to Empyre, tying up Meet The Skrulls, Incoming and a munch of Kree/Skrull Avengers stories from the past few decades, and a little Young Avengers for good measure, to make some sense of the Kree, Skrulls and Cotati races that seem to be behind much of the upcoming […]



REVIEW: Decorum #1 -- "Quality Space Opera"

REVIEW: Decorum #1 — "Quality Space Opera"

(Image Comics, creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Mike Huddleston, Rus Wooton)With enough supplementary material to make a good chunk of a series bible, this stylish and slick new series has clearly spent a lot of development time with worldbuilding, sussing out how things are to effect character interactions It's gorgeous looking, and has a super engaging[...]

REVIEW: X-Men #8 -- "Messy And Funny And Splashy And Stupid"

REVIEW: X-Men #8 — "Messy And Funny And Splashy And Stupid"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar, Sunny Gho, CLayton Cowles)This issue is messy and funny and splashy and stupid in the doofus-y way of modern cultural imperialism, recklessly risking lives for reasons not even worth discussing and creating chaos where it would have been easy to have peace The newfound sense of security[...]

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Has Jonathan Hickman Created an X-Men #8/Decorum #1 Crossover? (Spoilers)

Today sees the publication of Decorum #1 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Huddleston from Image Comics And the release of X-Men #8 by Jonathan Hickman and Mahmud Asrar And there's a connection No, not that Jonathan Hickman has created another cypher language for the comic Or the use of prose, text pages, diagrams, documents[...]

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The Daily LITG, 9th March 2020, Happy Birthday Jonathan Hickman

6.30pm.Happy birthday to... [caption id="attachment_489611" align="aligncenter" width="232"] Photo by Kendall Whitehouse[/caption]Jonathan Hickman, creator of the Nightly News, writer on HOXPOX, co-creator of East Of West,  Manhattan Projects, The Dying And The Dead Ryan Bodenheim, co-creator of The Dying And The Dead Erik Ko of Udon Studios Tony DiGerolamo, writer of Jersey Devil, The Travelers, Simpsons comics. Ciaran Flanagan, comcis festival organiser and writer[...]

Man Who Writes 8-Dollar X-Men Comics Laughs About How Affordable They Used to Be

Man Who Writes 6-Dollar X-Men Comics Amused by How Affordable They Used to Be

X-Men writer Jonathan Hickman held court at the Marvel Fanfare panel at C2E2 last Friday, alongside Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B Cebulski and Immortal Hulk writer Al Ewing The trio discussed getting into comics and getting their first Marvel Comics Hickman, according to Newsarama's live blog, said he got his at a 7-11 as a kid, and[...]


REVIEW: X-Men #7 -- "An Ambitious Issue That Will Be Discussed"

REVIEW: X-Men #7 — "An Ambitious Issue That Will Be Discussed"

(Marvel Comics, creative team: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu, Sunny Gho and Clayton Cowles)Chuck full of philosophical ponderings and ineffable questions, this issue is heavy on concept and light on actual happenings Imagine, if you will, that you took a message board discussion of the morality and theories behind mutant resurrection, a core element of[...]

Welcome To Leviathan Country (Leviathan Dawn #1 Spoilers)

Not too long ago, Bleeding Cool ran the story, What If… DC Comics' Legion of Super-Heroes and 5G Were Planning a Similar Story to House Of X? I wrote of X-Men writer Jonathan Hickman, Before he took the Marvel shilling (and I understand it was a sizeable shilling) I get the word that he proposed Legion Of[...]


Jonathan Hickman Says You Don't Have to Buy Every X-Men Book if You Don't Want to

Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman has been bucking tradition since he began his HoXPoX relaunch of the X-Men last Summer While many comic book creators, for example, believe that the story should be told in the form of actual comics, Hickman prefers to relay large chunks of key information in infographics or prose pages Hickman has[...]

Nightcrawler Gets a Giant-Size X-Men Issue from Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis

Nightcrawler Gets a Giant-Size X-Men Issue from Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis in April

In April, Marvel will publish Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler by Jonathan Hickman and Alan Davis, as revealed on the publisher's Pull List podcast The issue will feature Nightcrawler investigating a disturbance at the Graymalkin Habitat of Krakoa, which is located at the original site of Charles Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters The cover gives us some[...]