There’s so much more to Wednesday than new comic book releases. Take a gander at news you need to know now.


“Revenge” to get its own graphic novel
Marvel Entertainment announced it will create a graphic novel for its TV series “Revenge.” Due out in early September, the book is set to reveal the secret origin of Emily Thorne.

Eisner Hall of Fame Inductees
Three individuals have been selected for automatic induction for the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2014, presented during Comic-con International.


“Beyond the Funny Pages” a Black History Month exhibit
A free exhibit in Pittsburgh, Penn. highlighting three artists with ties to Pennsylvannia, including the first African American female cartoonist, Jackie Ormes.

“The Rise of Superhero Therapy”
Alex Suskind’s post on how some psychologists are using the transformative powers of superheroes to help patients.

And finally…

Name that super hero
As a follow-up to their Superheroes@State webchat last week, the International Exchange Alumni need help naming their newly designed super hero.