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Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 cover by Rod Reis

Astonishing X-Men Annual #1 Advance Review: Should the X-Men be Dark?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Jean Grey, Beast, Angel, and Iceman, the surviving members of the original X-Men, meet up for dinner to catch up Their time is interrupted by the resurrected Professor Charles Xavier, back as “X” and inhabiting the body of Fantomex He brings them to a new mansion he has outside the town of Lago[...]

Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado

Astonishing X-Men #12 Review: A Good-Enough Ending to Charles Soule's Story

Spawned from the head of X and using Proteus’ reality seeds for additional power, he quickly dispatches the Astonishing X-Men by vomiting liquid despair upon them — except for one Psylocke still stands, but can she defeat the Shadow King alone?[caption id="attachment_863381" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Astonishing X-Men #12 cover by Greg Land and Edgar Delgado[/caption]Charles Soule’s[...]

Astonishing X-Men #11 cover by Grag Land and Frank D'Armata

Astonishing X-Men #11 Review: The Team Comes Together, in Time for the End

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]X and Psylocke’s plan to bring down Proteus is sprung into action The Astonishing X-Men ambush the being to stop his reality seeds around the world Psylocke and X use their psychic abilities to stop the spread of the reality seeds Betsy even begins to start trusting X, and the team seems to be[...]

Brian Michael Bendis batman

Brian Michael Bendis's List Of All The People He Says Can Beat 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[...]

Relentlessly Hard Boiled – Preview X #23 From Dark Horse

The vigilante comic X, from Dark Horse, is still doing what it does best, being relentlessly hard-boiled! Issue #23 is coming up March 11th and promises a city become an "insane asylum", a new ravaging drug that's highly addictive and a dark nemesis from X's past of the female variety You just can't help but[...]



Of Fan Disappointment and Nintendo Directs

By Sage AshfordLet’s talk about disappointment for a little bit.  Arguably, facing disappointment is one of the major experiences of being a fan in any given medium.  Whether it  be a project (movie, game, comic, or otherwise) that you were interested in that fell through, or something not being as good as you had hoped,[...]

Tuesday Runaround – The Origin Of Assassin's Creed In Steven Grant's X

His answer "Doesn't matter; they just have." The perfect origin.— BRYAN HITCH (@THEBRYANHITCH) February 18, 2014 X-CREEDINGLY LIKELYWas Assassins Creed ripped off from Steve Grant and Dark Horse Comics' X series in the nineties? That's the allegation. In X #6, Steven Grant finally brings it all back together and is the first to recombine elements of  modern[...]



Fifteen Thoughts About Fifteen Comics – Darkness, Ghosted, Storm Dogs, Eerie, Great Pacific, X, Fabulous Killjoys, Breath Of Bones, Avengers Arena, Wolverine, Nightwing, Superior Spider-Man, East Of West, Peter Panzerfaust And America's Got Powers

Robot Chicken Darkness? Sexual relationships are expressed in a number of ways through comic books today, some more obvious than others.Ghosted #1 also plays fast and loose with sexual politics, with a heist team being put together to steal.. a ghost And be rather rude to each other in the process.Storm Dogs has a rather[...]

BC Mag #4: Taking The Super Out Of The Heroes

This May, Dark Horse will unveil three new offerings—one a returning favorite, as well as two original titles—each deconstructing the superhero motif.X Marks the Spot Returning to shelves is the popular series X Published under the company’s Comics’ Greatest World imprint, the original X showcased an unhinged, burn-scarred vigilante who clashed with law enforcement and the[...]

BC Mag #1: Twenty Years Later: Dark Horse Re-Imagines And Re-Enters Super Hero Comics

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Kate Kotler. This past January, Dark Horse announced the first reappearance of Ghost – a CGW character which hadn't been seen since 1998 – in issue 13 of Dark Horse Presents. To many industry insiders, this seemed reason to speculate that Richardson and Dark Horse might be getting ready to take a shot at […]

New Red Dwarf X Clip Demonstrates Some Entanglement

Not the trailer we were expecting, but a clip of Kryten and the cat getting Entangled If you read the episode list we ran the other day, I bet you've guessed which instalment this is from.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYBcMjxgo_M[/youtube]Feels old school Dwarfy, but will it prove to be vintage? [...]

Stan Lee And Todd McFarlane Create Rock Star Comic Together

We knew that Stan Lee had been collaborating on a comic book with Japanese performer Yoshiki Hayashi, with an issue zero to debut at San Diego Comic Con. Stan Lee has appeared in Yoshiki's videos, has helped with his charitable efforts and even attended the Golden Globes together. But until this question was answered, we […]