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Ann Nocenti Returns To Longshot For X-Men Legends in July
Longtime X-Men editor and writer Ann Nocenti will return to the character of Longshot she co-created in 1985 with Art Adams for X-Men Legends, along with her other co-creations Mojo and Spiral, who all continue to the current day in the X-Men titles. X-Men Legends, the series in which classic X-Men's creators tell all-new stories set[...]
Arthur Adams X-Men, Superman and Longshot Original Artwork at auction
Such as a handful of pages by Arthur Adams from his classic Longshot – as well as a character modelled on Michael Jackson – alongside  X-Men and Superman Take a peek. Arthur Adams, Whilce Portacio, and Scott Williams Longshot #2 Story Page 9 Original Art (Marvel, 1985). The Longshot limited series served as Arthur Adams' first significant comics work and[...]
Two Pages Of Arthur Adams, Whilce Portacio's Longshot Up For Auction
The ongoing Heritage Auction 2021 April 1 – 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction – Dallas #7242 has more history to dive into, such as Arthur Adams' work for the Longshot comic book by Ann Nocenti that made his name, with Whilce Portacio years before X-Men, and Scott Williams who would become best known as[...]
New Marvel Heroes Statues are Coming Soon from Diamond Select
Formerly a GameStop exclusive. Our next Marvel hero statue is quite a surprise to me as everyone's favorite Lucky Mojoverse Man and X-Men Longshot arrives This is a pretty amazing statue from Diamond Select I have to say The positioning of Longshot and the pose they gave him is just right and perfect for any display[...]
Finding Religion in Next Week's Domino Finale
For a comic book series publishing its final issue next week, perhaps it's the same concept? In any case, in next week's Domino #10, the titular Domino asks for help from the man upstairs before diving off an in-construction skyscraper to save Longshot (who she kind of knocked off at the end of Domino #9). Will[...]
X-Men Blue #15 Review: Change The Channel
One continues the fight against the forces of Mojo, and the other follows Longshot and discern a means of shutting Mojo's operation down. Thankfully, they may have some reinforcements. X-Men: Blue #15 cover by Arthur Adams and Federico Blee With this issue, we conclude the "Mojo Worldwide" tale, and it's a solid enough ending It flows decently, it's[...]
Brian Michael Bendis batman
Now that the second-longest continuous writer at Marvel Comics, Brian Michael Bendis, has signed an exclusive deal with DC Comics, everything he ever said anywhere on the internet about DC Comics is up for discussion. Including this great post on his Tumblr from earlier in the year, when asked about the comparative fighting abilities of Batman and[...]
X-Men: Blue #14 cover by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald
Inside his arenas, more and more X-Men are being picked off as one team fights the recreations of the Avengers and the other battles amalgams of their worst threats. Magneto, Polaris, and Danger finally enter the fray, but Mojo already has a simulation lined up for these three. Luckily, Longshot may have finally found a way to[...]
X-Men: Blue and X-Men Gold #13 conjoined covers by Arthur Adams and Peter Steigerwald
There are a couple of plot moments that had me rolling my eyes too, but, to touch on those, we'll need to dig into spoiler territory. As you may expect, Longshot shows up He's getting a one-over on Mojo by pirating his programs via the power of the internet and whatever the Mojoverse equivalent of YouTube[...]
Pre-Swipe File: Longshot And Anders (UPDATE)
I have been told that an upcoming new look for the Marvel character Longshot created by Ann Nocenti and Art Adams bears a passing resemblance to the character of Anders from the Dragon's Age 2 video game. Check back when the new look design gets revealed… UPDATE: Ooh look, there it is…. In Pre-Swipe File we present two[...]
Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Two Comics – Painkiller Jane, Captain America, Batman/Superman, Batwing, Green Arrow, Mighty Avengers, The Movement, Superman Unchained, Red Sonja Legends, Detective Comics, Action Comics, Iron Man, Longshot, The Star Wars, Victories, East Of West, Amazing X-Men, Ten Grand, Spawn, Grindhouse, Occultist, Fatale, Uber, Absolution, Drumhellar, Alex + Ada, Baltimore: Infernal, Cobra Files, Dark Cybertron, Morning Glories And Classic Dredd
But, you know, Tony Stark has met Iron Man 2020 before, he knows that Arno Stark, does he really not suspect anything from his similarly named brother? Ms Nocenti there, the co-creator of Longshot, now working for DC Comics gets a nice mention in Longshot Saves The Marvel Universe I do hope she approves… Stormtroopers in[...]
Ann Nocenti On Green Arrow, Typhoid Mary, and Being a Super-Villain
We had the chance to continue the conversation, discussing some of her creations and return to comics, and here's how that went. It's been 26 years since Longshot and you (as Ricochet Rita/Spiral) are still around plaguing the X-Men What's it like creating a super-villain alter ego and seeing that character around all these years? Someone once[...]