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NYCC: Warren Spector Talks Epic Mickey 2 & Power of Illusion

Mickey and Oswald will be making their return to video gaming in the upcoming Epic Mickey 2: The Power of 2. No longer a Wii exclusive as the first game was, Epic Mickey 2 will be available on Xbox 360, [...]

October 15, 2012 Reviews
Dan Slott, Ryan Stegman, Marvel NOW!, Superior Spider-Man

The Future of SPIDER-MAN Is Marvel NOW!

First he was Amazing, then Spectacular, then Sensational. Eventually he became Avenging. But now Spider-Man has a new adjective to add to his ever-growing list of descriptors. Marvel NOW! Is shaking up their flagship characters and the wall-crawler is not [...]

October 11, 2012 News
Young Avengers Marvel NOW!

The Future of YOUNG AVENGERS Is Marvel NOW!

I’ve missed the Young Avengers. Granted, they seem to pop up all over the Marvel Universe in the most unlikely of places but it’s been quite some time since they’ve had their own series. But at least I can say [...]

October 10, 2012 Reviews
Remember that time Wolverine got his adamantium ripped out and went all bestial?

The Future of SAVAGE WOLVERINE Is Marvel NOW!

Last week, Marvel released a few teasers from the upcoming Marvel NOW! relaunch of the Marvel Universe, one of which involved comics’ legend Frank Cho doing something “Savage”. At that time, our own Nick Furious posited that it had something [...]

October 8, 2012 Reviews
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Celebrate Spider-Man’s Birthday at NYCC!

Are you going to be at New York Comic Con this weekend? If you are, I hope your plans are flexible because Marvel comics is planning on going all out for the 50th birthday of everyone’s favorite wall-crawler. That’s right! [...]

October 8, 2012 Reviews
Avengers Assemble in the Marvel Now! From Kelly Sue DeConnick and Stefano Caselli

“Assemble” In Marvel NOW!

It’s no surprise that Marvel is throwing as much as they can into Marvel NOW!, their soft-reboot of the Marvel Universe. It seems like all of their characters are getting a make-over, from the Fantastic Four to the X-Men to [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
X-Men Legacy by Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat for Marvel NOW!

The Future of X-Men Legacy is Marvel NOW!

I’m a huge fan of the X-Men and have collected almost every title since the mid 90s. However, lately the quality of the books just isn’t the same so I’ve recently culled a few X-titles from my pull list. X-Men [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
Captain America by Rick Remender and John Romita Jr, part of Marvel NOW!

The Future of Captain America is Marvel NOW!

Marvel NOW!, Marvel’s soft-reboot of their entire universe, has created more than a few strange and bold choices. Matt Fraction on Fantastic Four. Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan taking Deadpool. The choices Marvel is making have the opportunity to be [...]

August 10, 2012 Reviews
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Get a Glimpse of The Future of Marvel NOW!

Today, Marvel announced a few bold moves they’re making in their upcoming Marvel NOW!’ initiative. As of now, we see that they are shaking things up in their First Family pretty heavily. Both Fantastic Four and FF will feature all [...]

August 9, 2012 Reviews
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Preview: Captain Marvel #2

Carol Danvers is back with a vengeance! For the last couple of years, Ms. Marvel has been an integral part of various teams of Avengers throughout the Marvel Universe. But now she has an even bigger responsibility, taking up the [...]

July 23, 2012 Reviews
By Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson

Grant Morrision Makes Christmas “HAPPY!”

Grant Morrison is working on a Christmas story. Whether it will be one of those sugar-sweet, happy-ending Christmas stories that flood the television airwaves every December or not is a different tale altogether. Morrison, in collaboration with artist Darick Robertson, [...]

July 20, 2012 Reviews
Remembering the victims of the Aurora CO attack

Vilifying Pop Culture In The Wake of Aurora, CO

[The following is the opinion of the writer and does not reflect the opinions of Comic Booked as a whole.] July 20, 2012 was a day that many people looked forward to for a long time. As the release date [...]

July 20, 2012 Features
Cyber Force by Marc Silvestri and Khoi Pham

Image Comics and Top Cow Revive Cyberforce

Cyber Force was one of the most popular comic book series when it debuted in the 90s. As one of the flagship titles of Image Comics at its inception, the series introduced many fan favorite characters like Cyblade, Ripclaw, and [...]

July 20, 2012 Reviews
Halloween Eve Cover by Amy Reeder

Halloween Eve from Image Comics in October

What do you get when you combine a snarky attitude with a love of cosplay, and add a pinch of macabre supernatural? From the sound of it, you get Halloween Eve from Image Comics. From the minds of Brandon Montclare [...]

July 19, 2012 Reviews
From the ShiftyLook panel at SDCC

SDCC 2012: ShiftyLook Announces New Strips, Series

If you’re following the news out of San Diego Comic-Con, and if you’re here reading this then you must be, you should know that the ShiftyLook panel just wrapped. And according to the news, there’s a lot of sweet stuff [...]

July 14, 2012 Reviews