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Black Widow Gets a Movie Prelude in Marvel's January Solicitations

Black Widow Gets a Movie Prelude in Marvel's January Solicitations

Kevin Feige has only recently taken over as head of all creative at Marvel, and already their comics are being set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?! Okay, calm down, pretty much every Marvel movie gets one of these. Recapping Black Widow's past history in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (spoiler alert: she dies), Peter David and […]

Speculator Corner: Will Last Avengers Story #2 Beat Spider-Girl #59?

Speculator Corner: Will Last Avengers Story #2 Beat Spider-Girl #59?

Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool revealed a plot twist to the JJ Abrams/Henry Abrams/Sara Pichelli series Spider-Man #1. On the back of this, Spider-Girl #59, which featured the first appearance of an earlier son-of-Peter-Parker-and-Mary-Jane-Watson, Ben Parker, has rocketed on eBay  with copies selling for up to $65, with lots of copies sold in the $40 […]

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 […]

Peter David to Write Black Widow Movie Prequel?

Peter David to Write Black Widow Movie Prequel

Marvel Comics have regularly run prequel comic books set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, usually written by Will Pilgrim Corona, the man who stands on the wall between the two worlds of movies and comics. The comics sometimes adapt the previous films featuring the characters ahead of the new movie, and sometimes create brand-new stories […]

Peter David and Dale Keown Return to Incredible Hulk

… for just one issue. Marvel has announced another one-shot for June, celebrating their 80th-anniversary by bringing classic creators back to work on their classic characters. In this instances, it's Peter David and Dale Keown returning for the Incredible Hulk: Last Call one-shot. Like the Wolverine one-shot announced earlier today, this seems to be set […]

IDW's Young Picard Stargazes with Fantastic Star Trek: 20/20

Jean-Luc Picard has just assumed command of the USS Stargazer after his captain was killed, and he's already laying in a pile of rubble, bleeding out as his first mission goes horribly awry. It's a hell of an opening page, with J.K. Woodward's dreamy painted art eerily serving up a Picard we've never truly seen […]

Peter David BSG vs BSG #4

Writer's Commentary: Peter David on Battlestar Galactica vs. Battlestar Galactica #4

Dynamite has sent us a new writer's commentary from Peter David on Battlestar Galactica vs. Battlestar Galactica #4. The issue has covers by Adam "Mojo" Lebowitz and by Johnny Desjardins. Interiors also by Desjardins. Pages 1-2:  And now we begin to see the start of Kali's plan.  She is endeavoring to make Bill Adama and Saul Tigh […]

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #16 cover by Khary Randolph and Emilio Lopez

Ben Reilly the Scarlet Spider #16 Review: Empty, Aimless, but Pretty Fun

Ben Reilly, the Scarlet Spider, has been roped into the conflict between Wong's Midnight Sons and Mephisto. Wong sends the Scarlet Spider away to hold off the demons in Las Vegas' strip. This initially seems like an easy task with Ben's Spider Sense, but he soon learns that the demons don't trigger it immediately. It […]

Jamie Madrox

Peter David: Jamie Madrox is "Definitely Not Dead"

Jamie Madrox, the Multiple Man, died during Marvel's Death of X, a casualty in the war to make Cyclops a villain and make the Inhumans happen. At least, that's what we all thought, but one man believes that Jamie is still alive, living on a farm with Layla Miller. That man is Peter David, writer […]

Marvel Legacy Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #10 Review

The Scarlet Spider had Ricochet on his side as Hornet and Dusk take the scene. The two throw a monkey wrench into everything, and Hornet thinks it's a good idea to summon an interdimensional demon to really kick things up a notch. Can Ben Reilly get out of this bind and protect Cassandra Mercury from […]

Peter David To Pit Battlestar Galactica '78 Vs Battlestar Galactica '03

Dynamite's fourth NYCC announcement may be their biggest of the show as writer Peter David pens a new crossover series bringing together the classic Battlestar Galactica from 1978 with the Syfy Channel reboot from 2003. In the new Battlestar Galactica miniseries, the discovery of Kali — the last of the reptilian parent race that created […]

Spider-Man 2099 #25 Review: A Nice Wrap-Up To A Solid Series

With the reveal of Miguel and Tempest's son, Gabri, the Spider-Man of the year 2099 has to decide how to handle this situation. To make matters worse, Tempest has been kidnapped in the year 2017. Gabri and Tempest imply that Miguel dies on this rescue mission. However, Miguel knows he can't leave Tempest to suffer, […]

Can There Ever Be Another Comic Book Moment Like Gwen Stacy's Death?

While reading Peter David and Will Sliney's Spider-Man 2099 recently, I found myself wondering something. Could there ever be another "Gwen Stacy" moment in modern superhero comics? The collection of Spider-Man 2099 called "Smack to the Future," which takes at the beginning of the All-New, All-Different Marvel reboot, has a scene wherein this Spider-Man's girlfriend, […]