• Cancelled Deal with Weapons Manufacturer Shows Marvel Is Its Own Worst Enemy

    Cancelled Deal with Weapons Manufacturer Shows Marvel Is Its Own Worst Enemy2

    Seventeen years ago, Marvel Comics introduced the Sentry, a retconned hero from the early days of the heroic age. While the Sentry was immensely powerful—one of the Earth’s mightiest heroes—he had a secret, unknown even to himself. The Sentry, it turned out, was his own worst enemy: the supervillain known as the Void. And, to

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  • Monthly Marvel Muster: Flux!

    Monthly Marvel Muster: Flux!2

    Welcome to Monthly Marvel Muster! It’s a new column where I’ll be taking a monthly look at some of what’s going on in the Marvel Comics universe – both the big events and the smaller stories – and highlighting some of my favourite series and creators. Let’s catch up. July was something of a transitionary

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  • And Then They Died: Sean Poppe’s Cackling Horror Comics

    And Then They Died: Sean Poppe’s Cackling Horror Comics0

    Disclaimer: This review is based on a review copy provided by the cartoonist. Short horror fiction has perhaps the widest reach of all genres. Campfires, midnight radio, parody advertisements, pulp fiction for eight-year-olds, and anthology television all boast a firm ground in the genre-format. Readers and viewers alike love the twist in the tale that so

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  • Previously on Comics: Comic Cons, a Zine About Saris

    Previously on Comics: Comic Cons, a Zine About Saris0

    It’s almost autumn here in the northern hemisphere, and that means that comic con season is almost over. WWACers are already planning what conventions and festivals they’ll make it to next year, but let’s take a look at a few recent events. Comic Con Corner Las Cruces Comic Con cosplayers turn out, including the Society

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  • New Hammer Horror Comics Line Kicks Off With The Mummy

    New Hammer Horror Comics Line Kicks Off With The Mummy1

    During SDCC, Titan Comics revealed the first title in its collaboration with Hammer Film Productions: a miniseries entitled The Mummy. Peter Milligan (2000 AD, Hellblazer) is the writer, while Ronilson Freire (Heavy Metal, Doctor Who) takes artistic duties. Hammer made a total of four Mummy films between 1959 and 1971, but the comic’s plot synopsis

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  • Previously on Comics: Wonder Woman is President and Celebrates Zines

    Previously on Comics: Wonder Woman is President and Celebrates Zines0

    As June wraps up, things are warming up in the comics world. There has been a lot of news this past week, so let’s jump right in: Comics Vernieda informed us in this column last week: “In manga industry news, Libre Publishing has terminated its agreement with North American company Digital Manga, Inc. Libre is

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