Grundy’s Web Pick of the Week: Project : Rooftop

As nerds, we don’t like artists messing with our beloved characters. Whether it be a DC-wide refresh or a one-off redesign, some of us will always hit the message boards to point out the obvious. We don’t like change. Or do we? Initial rage aside, we usually come around when

Smoke and Mirrors comic by IDW, Launches with Magic Effects

IDW Publishing today released the all-new, creator-owned SMOKE AND MIRRORS. This five-issue series will set a unique standard for comics. Created by award-winning writer Mike Costa (GI JOE: COBRA, Blackhawks) who is also a member of the Magic Castle and acclaimed indie-artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts, Blast Furnace), SMOKE


By Vaneta Rogers, Source: Newsarama With their story of Pinocchio: Vampire Slayer, artist Dusty Higgins and writer Van Jensen have won loyal readers over by utilizing the classic tale of the small puppet to portray his revenge on a horde of bloodsucking vampires. This month, the 250-page Volume 3 of

Robert Venditti And Cary Nord To Relaunch X-O Manowar

by Rich Johnston, Source: Bleeding On May the 2nd, Valiant Entertainment will launch X-O Manowar, a revamp of the Valiant/Acclaim character, from Surrogates creator and Iron Man writer Robert Venditti and artist Cary Nord.

Garth Ennis Writes The Shadow. All Other News Is Cancelled.

by Rich Johnston, Source: Bleeding Garth Ennis is writing a new The Shadow ongoing series for Dynamite for April this year, drawn by Holmes and Hornet artist Aaron Campbell, with covers by Alex Ross (above), Howard Chaykin, Jae Lee and John Cassaday. Ennis is an appreciator of the series

Grundy’s Weekly Web Pick: The Weekly Crisis’ Moments of the Week

There comes a time in every comic reader’s life when they have to admit “I just can’t afford this anymore” or “I don’t have time to read that much” or “where does this fit into continuity?” The truth is, there is too much sequential content to keep up with these

The Kindle Fire: A Comic Book Lover’s Review

Amazon’s Kindle line of products have become the go-to brand for e-readers and with the new release of the Kindle Fire, they finally bring graphical content into the fold. Could this be the missing link between the average reader and digital comics? I don’t know, but it’s a helluva holiday

Archie Comics: Finally, some respect?

Erika D. Peterman — Special to CNN, Source: They’re as much a part of Americana as Spider-Man, but Archie and his pals don’t always get the respect they deserve. Think about it: Betty, Veronica, Jughead and Reggie are instantly recognizable characters and archetypes, and I’d wager that most people

Will MTV Open Its Door To Locke & Key?

by Kevin Melrose, Source: Spinoff Online Just when it seemed as if the doors had closed on Locke & Key, another hope has emerged for the adaptation of the acclaimed horror comic by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez: MTV. The well-reviewed pilot, from executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci,

X-Men: First Class Images

This summer there will be more Marvel superheroes on the big screen than ever before! The hype machine has already begun for Thor and Captain America and today it started for X-Men: First Class. The official teaser poster was unveiled as well as images of Magneto, Xavier, Banshee, Mystique, Beast, Havok, Sebastian Shaw,

Mighty Changes for Thor Comic Series

Marvel announced today some changes for the Asgard-related monthly comics. In April, the current Thor comic will return to its original title, Journey to Mystery, and focus on Loki and the other Asgardians as they deal with the upcoming summer event “Fear Itself.” And where can you find the “God

First Photo of Evans in Captain America Costume

Not only were we graced with the first picture of Spidey’s new movie costume, but we now have a shot of Cap’s courtesy of Entertainment Weekly. Let the fanboy snarking begin! See the full image here

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