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Pop Culture Hounding Ken Kristensen And Ryan Estrada
[audio:] Chris Thompson writes; Marvel Now! ends on a high (at least for us) with Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie's Young Avengers #1, and Sam Humphries & Ron Garney's Uncanny X-Force #1. If that's not enough, we also have TWO big interviews for you to enjoy … First up, I talk with Ken Kristensen, writer/co-creator of Todd The[...]
Jamie McKelvie's Hulkling And Wiccan Young Avengers Kiss From The Gay Times
From the new copy of The Gay Times out today, accompanying an interview with Kieron Gillen about the Young Avengers, and this art from the upcoming new series from Marvel NOW.   From the new copy of The Gay Times out today, accompanying an interview with Kieron Gillen about the Young Avengers, and this art from[...]
Amazing Spider-Man 700 Gets A Second Printing, 698 Gets A Third
Mike Deodato is drawing the cover to the Amazing Spider-Man #700 second print, while Paolo Rivera is drawing the cover to the third print of Amazing Spider-Man #698. But they are just the two most prominent titles of a bunch of Marvel books getting new printings. For their second prints, Thunderbolts #2 gets a Dillon variant, Avengers[...]
Marvel Now Dominates Advance Reorders And Relegates DC
The chart overrepresents second prints and variants, as this can be the only way these products can be ordered. Marvel Now continues to dominate the advance reorder charts, the only DC comic in the top twenty-five is a variant, with the Avengers and X-Men comics dominating Indestructible Hulk continues to perform above expectation, and the launches[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Marvel NOW! and Ryan Ferrier
Chris Thompson writes for Bleeding Cool… just before he heads off to Malta! [audio:] Taylor and I have mixed views about this week's Marvel Now! books, and find we don't see eye-to-eye with Daniel Way's Thunderbolts #1 or Jonathan Hickman's much-anticipated Avengers #1. Taylor also chats with Ryan Ferrier (Tiger Lawyer and Challenger Comics) about his career thus[...]
A Comic Show – Avengers #1 Gangnam Style
[youtube][/youtube] Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop of Orlando, Florida writes; Hey Fandom! Today has the biggest Marvel Now books yet: Hickman's Avengers #1! It's big, a huge team, and cosmic threat, and bi-weekly shipping! Thunderbolts is Marvel's Expendables, Deadpool beats off Tricky Dick, and All New X-Men continues to impress me! Young naive Cyclops vs weathered cynic[...]
Four New Skottie Young Baby Covers For Marvel NOW!
Four Skottie Young Baby Variant covers for new Marvel NOW #1 books, and the hoops retailers must jump through to get them! Retailers can order copies if on the following titles… Captain America #1 – Exceed 125% of orders for AVX Vs #3 on the standard cover. FF #1 – Exceed orders for AVX Vs #4 on[...]
Would You Pay $50 To Read Captain America #1 Right Now?
And naturally they've turned up on eBay. But one of them, Captain America #1 from the Marvel relaunch was still a month away from publication. They were on sale at the show from $100-$200 and are getting around $50–$90 on eBay right now. The question is… can you wait? My answer? Yes. At the retailer breakfast meeting at New York[...]
Uncanny Avengers #1 Will NOT Beat Walking Dead #100
We won't know the figures for another month But I'm told from good sources that, against expectations, Uncanny Avengers #1 did not actually beat the sales figures for Walking Dead #100. At one point it was looking that way, based on early orders from certain big stores But overall, now that shop orders across the country[...]
Marvel Now Point One Puts On The Orders
And Walking Dead continues to outperform expectations. And for those books taht have already come out, the first Locke & Key collection tops the books getting reorders, with Avengers Vs X-Men #11 putting in a string showing for a single comic in these charts. TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs (RETAIL)               Description SRP Supplier WALKING DEAD #103[...]
Checking That Marvel NOW! Checklist
So we knew it would be called Marvel NOW! That we would have Captain America by Rememder and JrJr, Iron Man by Gillen and Land and an X-Men book by Bendis and Immonen Some we got half or two-thirds right, such as Uncanny Avengers by Rick Remender… but John Cassiday was the artist, not Jerome[...]
Marvel's Creator List For Marvel NOW! Point One
Here is your biggest clue to who, when, why and what will be writing drawing upcoming Marvel NOW! books, with the Marvel NOW! Point One comic which, like the Point One #1 book will feature short stories by creators on the chracters they'l be working on. So we have "BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, MATT FRACTION, JEPH LOEB,[...]