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    The Great British Comic Cons

    Britain has a long, long history of staging comic conventions. The first one was held in a Birmingham hotel in 1968 which had a young Alan Moore as a guest. The success of the event paved the way for overseas guests to jump across the pond such as Frank Miller, Jim Steranko, and the late […] More

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    San Diego Comic Con 2014: Top 5 Marvel Announcements

    After making some huge (and unfortunately controversial) announcements about Thor and Captain America before San Diego Comic Con, Marvel fleshed out future developments involving these characters and their titles. They also announced the first Star Wars comics since getting the license from Dark Horse. More details can be found in this article. A bulk of the announcements had […] More

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    X-Men Gold #1: celebrating the 50th anniversary of the X-Men

    X-Men Gold #1 Written by Chris Claremont, Louise Simonson, Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Len Wein & Fabian Nicieza. Art by Bob McLeod, Walt Simonson, Pat Olliffe, Jorge Molina & Salvador Larroca. Colorists Israel Silva, Andres Mossa, Chris Sotomayor, Jorge Molina, & David Ocampa. Cover by Oliver Coipel. Published by Marvel Comics X-Men Gold, a special […] More

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    Claremont and Byrne’s Uncanny X-Men Sets the Bar High for Future Superhero Teams

      Uncanny X-Men 108-109, 111-143 (1977-1981) Writer: Chris Claremont Penciller/Co-plotter: John Byrne Inker: Terry Austin, Colorist: Glynis Wein Publisher: Marvel Along with Frank Miller’s run on Daredevil, Chris Claremont’ work on Uncanny X-Men during the late 1970s and 1980s was the most innovative and creative Marvel Comics title. But the comic was at its peak of brilliance when […] More

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    Uncanny X-Men #6 Finally Finds its Footing

    Uncanny X-Men #6 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Art: Frazer Irving Lettering: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover: Frazer Irving Publisher: Dan Buckley for Marvel Comics This week, Uncanny X-Men finally feels like its own book. Free of tie-ins from other X-series, and with a strong focus on Scott Summers’ X-Men, readers are finally rewarded with a fun story […] More

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    Uncanny X-Men #5: Mild Progression, Tonnes of Fun

    Uncanny X-Men #5 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Frazer Irving Letters: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover(s): Frazer Irving, Ed McGuiness & Morry Hollowell Publisher: Dan Buckley for Marvel Comics Being a fan of Brian Michael Bendis can be very frustrating at times. While he is known for his long arcs, sometimes the plodding pace of the […] More

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    Uncanny X-Men #4 is Going Nowhere Fast

    Uncanny X-Men #4 Writer: Brain Michael Bendis Pencils/Colour: Chris Bachalo Ink: Tim Townsend, Jaime Mendoza, Al Vey & Victor Olazaba Letters: VC’s Joe Caramagna Cover: Bachalo & Townsend Publisher: Marvel Comics The mutant revolution takes a baby-step forward this week with Uncanny X-Men #4. While the series has been a highlight of the Now! reboot for many, the […] More