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Cover art to Savage She-Hulk #1 from Marvel Comics
Mar.31.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/17/09 Nearly four months into 2009 and the winds of change are blowing up quite a storm in the Marvel Universe. The current She-Hulk monthly title has ended and now, in April, a new gamma-radiated behemoth is taking center stage—and she’s the daughter of Marvel’s mainstay the Hulk to boot. That’s...
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Cover to Watchmensch by Simon Rohrmuller
Mar.05.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/05/09. As Watchmen movie-mania reaches a fever pitch this week, fans of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ superhero magnum opus will find some comedic enrichment for their Watchmen fix. Enter Rich Johnston. Known throughout the comic book industry, far and wide, for his gossip column, Lying In The Gutters...
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Cover artwork for Uncanny X-Men #507; artwork by Terry Dodson
Mar.03.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/03/09 Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men seem to be settling down into their new San Francisco digs with relative ease. Oh there are the random ex-mutant refugees and a villain sprinkled here and there—but, for the most part, the X-Men haven’t had to endure too much bad weather on the sunny West Coast. That is,...
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Cover art for The Unknown #1 from Boom! Studios; written by Mark Waid, artwork by Minck Oosterveer; cover by Paul Pope
Mar.03.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/03/09 Over the weekend at Mega Con, Boom! Studios Editor in Chief Mark Waid discussed his two new projects that would be launching from Boom! Studios over the next several months. In April, fans will see the release of Irredeemable - a less-than-traditional, to quote Waid, “superhero-ish” title...
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Photo of George Perez taken at MegaCon by Steve Ekstrom
Mar.02.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/02/09 This year at MegaCon in Orlando, Florida—the special guest of honor was none other than the legendary comic book artist, George Perez. During the DC Universe panel on Saturday afternoon, DC Comics Executive Editor, Dan Didio, presented Perez with an official proclamation from the Mayor of Orange...
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Cover art for Dark Reign: Hawkeye #2 provided by Marvel Comics
Mar.02.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/02/09 Norman Osborn has swiftly taken aim at the Avengers during his grab for power in the post-Secret Invasion Marvel Universe. In organizing his “Dark” Avengers, Osborn has taken some of the deadliest villains and clothed them in the garbs of some of the Marvel Universe’s most valorous heroes. In...
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Cover artwork to R.E.B.E.L.S. #1 from DC Comics - written by Tony Bedard
Mar.02.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/02/09 Saturday afternoon, at MegaCon in Orlando, Florida, DC Comics held a panel focusing on the DC Universe post-Final Crisis. The panel, which was moderated by DC Comics Executive Editor Dan DiDio, featured: Tony Bedard, Dan Jurgens, Jimmy Palmiotti, Ethan Van Sciver, Billy Tucci, and George Perez....
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Cover image from the upcoming Uncanny X-Men/ Dark Avengers crossover from Marvel Comics
Mar.02.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom & Matt Brady; originally published by Newsarama.com on 03/01/09 The X-Men have long been a force to be reckoned with in the Marvel Universe, and whenever major events ripple through the social or super heroic superstructure of it, somehow, the mutants trained by Professor Charles Xavier find themselves front and center. Marvel’s current...
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Artwork from Uncanny X-Men First Class from Marvel Comics by Roger Cruz
Mar.02.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 02/28/09 This weekend at WonderCon 2009 in San Francisco, Marvel Comics announced the launch of Uncanny X-Men: First Class. Written by Fin Fang Four writer Scott Gray with artwork provided by First Class mainstay, Roger Cruz, the next generation of students begin their journey at Xavier’s School for...
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Covert artwork for Marvel Comics' Dark Reign: Elektra #2 by Lee Bermejo
Feb.18.2009
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By Steve Ekstrom; originally published by Newsarama.com on 02/18/09 Elektra Natchios has had a pretty rough go of things the past few years in the Marvel Universe: she was killed and brought back to life by The Hand; it turns out she’s the reason the Kingpin knows Daredevil’s secret identity; and she ends up as the leader of The Hand. What’s worse? It turns out...