Marvel/DC

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER ANNUAL #1 Review

The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: Darth Vader Annual #1. In my recent review of Star Wars Annual #1, I noted that a good annual can subvert our expectations while still delivering a self-contained story that provides excellent entertainment. As far as self-contained stories are concerned, the new Darth Vader Annual is a success. […]

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STAR WARS ANNUAL #1 Review

The following review contains mild spoilers for Star Wars Annual #1. Most comic book annuals strive to deliver big stories, often crossing over several characters from other franchises. You might see Spider-Man and Dr. Strange on the pages of Astonishing X-Men, and it isn’t surprising to see the Green Lantern make an appearance in a […]

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AVENGERS: RAGE OF ULTRON Review

With the second Avengers movie arriving in theaters at the end of the month, Marvel is starting the hype in comic land with bringing the robot back front and center. Smartly titled “Rage of Ultron,” this is the latest original graphic novel from the company. After the rather disappointing Endless Wartime, something better was welcome. […]

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Darth Vader #2 Review

Can Marvel continue to build strongly on this popular franchise? Or has the amazing work to date been too good to be true? Read on to find out. The official description from Marvel: The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series! Ever since Darth Vader made his first on-screen appearance, […]

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CATWOMAN Gets New Direction & New Creative Team

DC Entertainment announced through io9 that Catwoman will be getting an entirely new direction, along with a new creative team that includes Nebula Award nominated writer Genevieve Valentine and artist Garry Brown, starting with Catwoman #35 this October 22nd. “Spinning out of the events in Batman Eternal,” DC says that Selina will be undergoing a […]

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5 Reasons We’re Sad MARVEL Doesn’t Have All Their Film Rights

So, here we are, about halfway through 2014, and let’s see: we’ve had how many superhero movies? First there was Marvel Studios’ smash hit Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Then we had Sony’s so-so The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and just last month Fox rocked the box office with X-Men: Days of Future Past. That’s not […]

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Singer Will Write SPIDER-MAN

Marvel just announced that My Chemical Romance singer and front man, Gerard Way, will be writing an issue of its upcoming “Edge of Spider-Verse” miniseries starting this September. “Edge of Spider-Verse” will span five issues, with a new creative team on each, with the miniseries paving the way for the upcoming “Spider-Verse” storyline. The series […]

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NEW ROBIN Rises in ROBIN RISES: OMEGA

Unleash The Fanboy’s Robin Signals gives you the latest news for all your “Robin, the Boy Wonder” needs! DC Comics recently announced the return of Robin in Batman and… #33 in July 2014, bringing the title back to the original Batman and Robin moniker. An accompanying one-shot titled Robin Rises: Omega was also announced to […]

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