Don’t buy monthly comic books

Evidently DC Comics will begin to embed ads into the same pages the stories appear in at least some of their monthly comics. Chris Burnham, artist for Batman Incorporated, tweeted the above photo taken from an upcoming issue. It shows an ad for Twix embedded in a page containing story content. Burnham seems to have … Continue Reading “Don’t buy monthly comic books”

The May 2015 Loot Crate is terrible

I received my May 2015 Loot Crate box yesterday and I can’t believe how terribly underwhelming it was. Of all the Loot Crate boxes I’ve received, this one has got to be the most disappointing. This is what the box contained: An exclusive variant cover comic book of Bravest Warriors #1 from Boom! Studios. It … Continue Reading “The May 2015 Loot Crate is terrible”

Marvel Comics is killing Wolverine!

I haven’t been following the story lines in mainstream superhero comics lately, so it came somewhat of a surprise to me when I learned that Marvel Comics is killing off its most popular character, Wolverine. It’s going to happen in a four-issue mini-series by writer Charles Soule and artist Steve McNiven aptly titled, Death of Wolverine. I don’t … Continue Reading “Marvel Comics is killing Wolverine!”

Trying to get a comic book writer fired is one of the worst kinds of censorship

Evidently there has been a quasi-organized campaign to get Marvel Comics to fire writer Rick Remender. There’s even a special Twitter hashtag connected with the crusade, #FireRickRemender. The reason some folks want him fired is because they don’t like some of the things he’s written in the current monthly Captain America comic. @Marvel #firerickremender — jackie (@jackieeee) … Continue Reading “Trying to get a comic book writer fired is one of the worst kinds of censorship”

Joe Quesada is playing both sides of the ‘Ghost Rider stuff’

Marvel Comics Chief Creative Officer (CCO) Joe Quesada and Marvel Publisher Dan Buckley spoke to Comic Book Resources for an interview in response to the controversy concerning Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich. He tried suing Marvel for a percentage of the money made from the first Ghost Rider movie. The movie grossed over $225 million. … Continue Reading “Joe Quesada is playing both sides of the ‘Ghost Rider stuff’”