The Marvel editor shows off his vocabulary in a new interview with USA Today.
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A first look at Superior Spider-Man #6AU seems to confirm rumors that Marvel intends to put Doctor Octopus's brain in more characters' heads.
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Take a look at Valiant's Shadowman #5, by Justin Jordan and Patrick Zircher (with some friends)!
Gather round for a lesson in the terrible secret history of Gotham City with Jonah Hex! Plus: In the backup story, meet Jenny Freedom and the StormWatch of the 19th century!
Issue 30 of our webcomic is out today! "Where the End Began"
Amateur comic creators are having their physical and mental skills tested in front of potential employers.
THE SHADOW THIEF makes HER first appearance in The New 52!
With the secrets of Atlantis revealed, Aquaman is confronted by a horrible myth from Atlantis’s past that’s connected to his own. Plus: Mera confronts a longtime enemy.
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Ethan Van Sciver’s first storyline as regular artist continues as the gory details of The Mad Hatter’s past are revealed!
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Skullkickers, published by Image Comics, has a new name (sort of), but it retains the same great flavor it's always had!
Jimmie Robinsons' newest limited series from Image Comics never really adds up to the sum of its parts.
Ginevra Weasley takes the leap from the wizarding world to the silver screen in Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Charismagic #1 CHARISMAGIC #1 Vince Hernandez – Story / Vincenzo Cucca – Art / Emilio Lopez - Colors CHARISMAGIC returns as Aspen’s newest ‘10 for 10’ debut! Magician Hank Medley thought he had everything figured out. After saving the world from an ancient, ruinous evil, with the help of a Druid named Sudana and his magical talking cat Sparkles, Hank discovers the true nature of dark magic has arrived in his own realm—our world! Now, the trio must attempt to put an end to catastrophic events that will threaten to tear Earth apart under the weight of such a menace. Featuring a returning cast of Charismagic’s favorite characters along with several new and astonishing faces and creatures of magic, this new volume of CHARISMAGIC is a perfect jumping-on point for all! Joined by the sensational artwork of Vincenzo Cucca, CHARISMAGIC creator Vince Hernandez and colorist Emilio Lopez are ready to take you on an amazing ride in this newest volume of the acclaimed hit series. Be prepared because everything you thought you knew about magic is about to vanish! CHARISMAGIC #1 is in stores May 1st, 2013! FC 32 pages $1.00 Jirni #2 JIRNI #2 JT Krul – Story / Paolo Pantalena – Art / Brett Smith - Colors Take an incredible JIRNI with Aspen’s newest hit series! Discover a whole new world of adventure! As Ara's fortuitous quest continues, her path is shrouded in mystery. Upon arriving in a remote village struggling to survive through desperate times, she discovers someone who might offer answers to the questions that torment her. But as Ara has learned time and again, nothing shall come easy in this unrelenting world. Will she have the strength and courage to venture into the pit of darkness itself to find the truth - not only about her missing mother but about herself as well? After years of preparation, creator JT Krul is ready to take you on a JIRNI unlike any other! Accompanied by the incredible talents of artist Paolo Pantalena and colorist Brett Smith, this is one JIRNI you won’t want to miss! JIRNI #2 is in stores May 22nd, 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 Shrugged #3 SHRUGGED #3 Frank Mastromauro – Story / Jonathan Marks – Art / Beth Sotelo - Colors The long awaited return of SHRUGGED continues! You think you’re prepared, but you’re not. You’ve been decisive in your actions up to this point, but now things have been turned upside down. You feel you’ve conformed your mindset and are ready to accept what you’re about to experience, but you haven’t. That’s because SHRUGGED is back and ready to blow your mind! Perspecta has a new dark ruler as Lord Slive revels in his takeover and now plans his attack on planet Earth. Barely surviving with his life, Magnuss, the ousted true leader of Perspecta, reaches out for help, but who will come to his aid? Meanwhile, Theo’s girl troubles are heating up as he’s torn between the three women in his life. Those may be the least of his worries though because something bad has happened to Ange and Dev, and Theo may not survive their new transformations! Created by Michael Turner and Frank Mastromauro, with illustrations by newcomer Jonathan Marks and colors by Beth Sotelo, make sure to listen to the voices inside your head and pick up the newest issue of SHRUGGED today! SHRUGGED #3 is in stores May 15th, 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 LOTSC #4 LEGEND OF THE SHADOW CLAN #4 David Wohl – Story / Cory Smith – Art / Jon Starr - Colors What is the mystery of the LEGEND OF THE SHADOW CLAN? Now that Morgan Himura and her family have learned that they're descendants of a long line of ninja warriors called the Shadow Clan, one would think that their lives would vastly improve. Especially since the Himura siblings seem to be gaining a better understanding of their unique abilities and talents--especially Morgan, who has always excelled at anything she's put her mind to. But, there's a reason why the Shadow Clan had been in hiding for centuries--and now that the Himuras are out in the open, their ancient enemy, the Ghost Clan, has wasted no time in tracking them down. Ready or not, today is the day the Ghost Clan takes the fight to the Shadow Clan! Writer David Wohl is joined by the artistic talents of Cory Smith and colorist John Starr, as they bring to you the thrilling new adventures of the LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN! LEGEND OF THE SHADOWCLAN #4 is in stores May 8th, 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 Aspen Spash 2013 ASPEN SPLASH 2013 SWIMSUIT SPECTACULAR – ANNIVERSARY EDITION Michael Turner / Peter Steigerwald / Joe Benitez / Alex Konat / Beth Sotelo / Micah Gunnell / Siya Oum / John Starr / Marcus To / Francis Manapul / Talent Caldwell / Ale Garza / Khary Randolph / Mike DeBalfo / and many more! – Art The fan favorite ASPEN SPLASH issue makes waves again this summer! Join Aspen as we celebrate ten amazing years of publication by offering this special ASPEN SPLASH 2013 SWIMSUIT SPECTACULAR Anniversary Edition issue featuring a gigantic roster of Aspen’s finest artists from past to present! Including many of the most breathtaking and classic pin-ups over our first ten year span—including founder Michael Turner’s most iconic pieces, as well as a host of new gorgeous pin-ups showcasing tons of fan favorite Aspen characters. Jam-packed from cover to cover with nothing but breathtaking art, this exclusive Anniversary Edition is one swimsuit spectacular that simply cannot be missed! ASPEN SPLASH 2013 SWIMSUIT SPECTACULAR – ANNIVERSARY EDITION is in stores May 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 EA: Assassins #11 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #11 – Writer / Giuseppe Cafaro – Art / Teo Gonzalez - Colors Executive Assistant Lotus takes center stage! Explore the creation of a master assassin and the tragic past of Executive Assistant Lotus in “Bloodline”, the origin of one of the EA Universe’s most popular—and deadly--heroines. As a child raised in India, Rani (Lotus) was continually teased amongst her peers for her vulnerability and proclivity towards technology and science. However, following a horrific turn of events that shatters her existence at its core, Rani must choose to grow up fast, and to rely on her survival instincts and technical expertise in order to survive—or die! EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: ASSASSINS #11 is in stores May 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 Soulfire #7 SOULFIRE (vol 4) #7 J.T. Krul – Story / Mike DeBalfo ; Giuseppe Cafaro – Art / Nei Ruffino - Colors Michael Turner’s epic fantasy adventure approaches its climatic finale! Once before, Malikai was lost to the world of the living, trapped in a hellish abyss of chaos and misery. Thanks to Grace and his friends, he was saved and given another chance at life. So what on Earth could bring him to return to that desolate realm? The time has come for Malikai to journey beyond the edge of all existence and come face-to-face with one of the driving forces behind all creation - Behold! The great god of Chaos! SOULFIRE (vol 4) #7 is in stores May 2013! FC 32 pages $3.99 Charismagic Vol1 CHARISMAGIC VOL 1: THE VANISHING TPB Vince Hernandez – Story / Khary Randolph – Art / Emilio Lopez - Colors Everything we thought we knew about magic will...Vanish. Hank Medley is a Las Vegas magician at the top of his game. For Hank, everything comes easy: women, fame, and overwhelming fortune. However, 'Hank the Magnificent' soon realizes that in Sin City, your luck can change at the drop of a hat--or wand--in his case. Powerful forces of magic once banished from our reality have returned, and Hank is about to step out of his stage show “Charismagic”, and into a world where the wonders of magic have not only come back, but are even flourishing! However, with some of these newly arrived beings intent on vengeance for deeds done to them in the past, will Hank be able to survive this new landscape of reality-and magic? Collecting together the sold out zero issue and issues 1-6, along with a complete cover gallery and an extensive sketchbook section, magical creatures of myth and legend, wizards and sorcerers of immense power, and so much more come to life in this thrilling first volume of the critically-acclaimed series, CHARISMAGIC! CHARISMAGIC VOL 1: THE VANISHING TPB is in stores May 2013! FC 184 pages $18.99 Follow Reading Graphic Novels on Facebook and Twitter. Originally Published at Reading Graphic Novels http://readinggraphicnovels.blogspot.com/2013/02/aspen-comics-may-2013-solicitations.html
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Cover Nocturnals Carnival of Beast is an one-shot from Dan Brereton's Nocturnals series. This book collects the stories Beasts, The Scrimshaw Crown and Night of the Candy Butchers. In this book Dan Brereton takes this motley crew and puts them in character centric stories. Here Doc Horror, Halloween Girl and Starfish get a chance to shine. How is it? I knew very little about Nocturnals coming into this book. However I didn't felt that it took much away from my enjoyment of the book. The recap of the characters at the beginning of the book, brings you up to date with the bare essentials of who's who. The first story is Beasts. This is the only where I felt that some continuity knowledge would bring something to the reading experience. Here Doc Horror takes most of the gang into the hoods looking for the carnival of beasts. There he finds an old foe and they end up having a bit of a rumble. This is my least favorite of the stories. On one hand it has great looking painted art, on the other the dialogue is somewhat wonky and the story moves at an awkward pace. Halloween Girl The Scrimshaw Crown, the second story, focus around Starfish and her short quest to help a lost soul find its peace. This story has absolutely gorgeous art. There is one single panel that tarnishes it a bit. In it someone forgot to draw Starfish's head, but apart from that it is absolutely wonderful. The story is a simple and short tale about doing a good deed. Starfish The last short story is Night of the Candy Butchers. I found this one to be a very sweet narration with cool looking art. This is one of those stories where what's narrated doesn't match whats being shown, but at the same time it does. The story is narrated by a very young Halloween Girl and she sees the world throw a kiddie lens. On the background Gunwitch and Polychrome fight the haunted occupations of a Halloween Fair. Verdict? I came into this book without any prior knowledge about the Nocturnals Universe but that didn't stop me from enjoying it. The dialogue might be a bit wonky at times and some character motivation not very clear, but its still entertaining. And the art is, for the most part, very good. I liked it, it entertained me. On a side note, I want to thank Nuno Amado and his blog for hosting the contest from were I won this book. Publisher: Image Comics Year: 2008 Pages: 64 Authors: Dan Brereton ASIN: B001G0JYA0 Follow Reading Graphic Novels on Facebook and Twitter. Originally Published at Reading Graphic Novels http://readinggraphicnovels.blogspot.com/2013/02/review-nocturnals-carnival-of-beasts.html
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