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Fifty-Two Thoughts About Fifty-Two Comics – Ghosted, Rat Queens, Black Dynamite, Dark Angel, TMNT, Skyman, Superior Spider-Man, Illegitimates, Justice League 3000, Ben 10, Peabody And Sherman, My Little Pony, Suicide Squad, World's Finest, Harbinger, Night Of The Living Deadpool, Stitched, Gravel, Crossed, Deadpool: The Gauntlet, The Curse, Archer & Armstrong, Secret Avengers, Batgirl, God Is Dead, Imagine Agents, Astro City, Nightwing, Carbon Grey, Peter Panzerfaust, Velvet, Alex+Ada, Darth Vader, Kiss Me Satan, Clown Fatale, BPRD, Fantastic Four, Catacylsm: Ultimates, Daredevil, X-Force, Egos, X, X-Men Legacy, 3 Guns, Adventure Time, Voice In The Dark, L'il Battlestar Galactica, Miss Fury, Next Testament, Unity, Popeye, Transformers And Regular Show  (UPDATE)
Next up, crocodile squadrons…   In Velvet #3, our what-if-Miss-Moneypenny-was-James-Bond character behaves, well, pretty much just like James Bond We don't get a name for him, but how about Dick Plenty? Does that sound sexy? And Ada in Alex+Ada gets a thorough unboxing review. I think Darth Vader swung first. Kiss Me Satan #5 gives us priests with machine guns,[...]
Jupiter's Legacy Slips From October To January, But Tops Advance Reorder Chart
It's ahead of the returnable-if-you-order enough Dead Boy Detectives #1 and Velvet #3 But aside from that, the chart is relatively free of retailer incentives to increase orders beyond anticipated demand Black Science #1 clearly sold well enough to push the second print high up the chart, and New Avengers and Saga are both fuelled[...]
Thirty Thoughts About Thirty Comics – Iron Man, Earth 2, Superior Spider-Man, Bionic Man, Batman/Superman, X-Men Legacy, Batwing, Green Arrow,  Phantom Stranger, Fearless Defenders, Detective Comics, Elephantmen, Khan, Spawn,  Burn The Orphanage, Happy Kitty, Judge Dredd, The Revenger, Velvet, Carbon Grey, Great Pacific, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Secret Avengers, Think Tank, Doctor Who, Black Bat, Deadworld, Dinosaurs Attack, Transformers And TMNT Shredder (UPDATE)
But do you actually do your smelling in your nostrils? Isn't it further up? I have realised I have no idea what I'm talking about and should go and read a biology book, maybe get a closer look. Thank you for obliging, preview to The Revengers in the back of Elephantmen lets us know some of[...]
A Comic Show – From Inhumanity To Pet Apocalypse
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlBke5kVHE8[/youtube] Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida writes; Hey Fandom! It's another week of new comics now! We have Inhumanity and Superior Venom from Marvel, Rover Red Charlie from Avatar, Ghosted and Velvet from Image, and some great Pak Superman from DC. First up Ennis' Rover Red Charlie was the most fun I've had read[...]
Image Comics Full Solicitations For February 2014 – Apocalypse Al To Walking Dead
The end of a story, the start of a legend. In Shops: 2/12/2014 SRP: $2.99 UMBRAL #4 (MR) (W) Antony Johnston (A/CA) Christopher Mitten "AND BLACK WATERS REMAIN" Rascal is trapped in the Umbral, Dalone is down and out, and a certain pirate ghost has vengeance on his mind! THE PARANOID DARK FANTASY CONTINUES! In Shops: 2/26/2014 SRP: $2.99 VELVET #5 (MR) (W) Ed Brubaker (A/CA)[...]
Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – Velvet, Pretty Deadly And Sex Criminals March Up The Chart
What was less than expected was that Velvet #1 would place so highly, with Pretty Deadly and Sex Criminals also riding up the charts. And hey, you know what? Aquaman didn't do too badly either… Justice League #24 Wolverine & X-Men #37 Uncanny Avengers #13 Aquaman #24 Velvet #1 Justice League Dark #24 Pretty Deadly #1 Sex Criminals #2 Indestructible Hulk #14 Batman: The Dark Knight[...]
Both Pretty Deadly #1 And Velvet #1 Sell Out Of Their 57,000 Print Runs
Two Image Comics launches for today, Pretty Deadly #1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios, and Velvet #1 by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, have sold out of their 57,000 print runs, from Diamond Comic Distributors. Now, both books were made returnable if retailers ordered significant amounts, and this figure does not account for any[...]
Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Three Comics –  Young Avengers, Tom Strong, Nova, Secret Avengers, Now What?, Haunted Horror, Justice League Dark, Great Pacific, Satellite Sam, Sex Criminals, Uncanny Avengers, Pretty Deadly, Judge Dredd, Velvet, Infinity Hunt, Conan, Infinity Heist, Larfleez, Savage Wolverine, Rat Queens, Massive, Doctor Who, Rocketeer/Spirit, Samurai Jack, Mind MGMT, Kiss Me Satan, Zombie War, Fever Ridge, Dark Horse Presents, Vampirella, Army Of Darkness/Reanimator and Thunderbolts
Misogyny maintained. Velvet is probably my favourite comic this week, it just drips of the kind of comic you don't see these days, the Modesty Blaise, Button Man, a time when comic artists – or indeed comic strip artists – were stylised draughtsmen with an ability to take the everyday and portray them with extreme detail[...]
Five Image Comics Debut In October – And One Of Them Does It Five Times
Her tale of retribution is as beautifully lush as it is unflinchingly savage. VELVET #1 story ED BRUBAKER art STEVE EPTING & BETTIE BREITWEISER cover STEVE EPTING OCTOBER 2 32 PAGES / FC / M $3.50 ED BRUBAKER and STEVE EPTING redefined Captain America with the "Winter Soldier" saga… and everything they've done so far has been leading to VELVET! When the world's best secret[...]
Velvet, A New Comic By Ed Brubaker And Steve Epting From Image Comics
Velvet is a new comic coming from Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, reuniting from their Captain America/Winter Soldier pairing, to be published in October from Image Comics – and just announced at Image Comics Expo. "Velvet Templeton is the personal assistant to the head of one of the world's largest intelligence agencies, a Moneypenny kind of[...]