CBR, Mahmud Asrar, C2E2, Gary Panter, Spider-Man, Marvel movies, Dave Wachter, Nicola Scott, Will Pfeifer, Ryan Stegman, Chris Burnham, Skottie Young, Ryan Browne and God Hates Astronauts at Image, Mark Waid, Steranko, the Marvel Young Guns, Tony Fleecs, Original Sin #0 by Mark Waid, Jim Cheung, Paco Medina, Mark Morales, Guillermo Ortego, Dave Meikis, Juan Vasco, and Justin Ponsor, Daredevil #2 by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, Elektra #1 by W. Haden Blackman, Mike Del Mundo, and Marco D’Alfonso, Nemo: The Roses of Berlin by Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill from Top Shelf and Speakeasy, 100 Bullets: Brother Lono by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso from Vertigo, All-New Doop #1 by Peter Milligan, David Lafuente and Laura Allred, Deadly Class by Rick Remender, Wes Craig, and Lee Loughridge from Image, Al Feldstein, Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott and a cast of thousands, Remender’s The End League from Dark Horse, Star-Lord, Angela in the Marvel Universe, the Trial of Jean Grey, What If: Age of Ultron by Joe Keatinge and company, D4VE and Go-Getters from Monkeybrain, and a whole mess more!
Underrated artists, Sean Phillips, RoboCop: Last Stand by Frank Miller, Steven Grant, Korkut Öztekin, and Michael Garland (with covers by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire) from BOOM!, Marvel and Star Wars, Baltimore: The Plague Ships by Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden, and Ben Stenbeck from Dark Horse, Guy Davis, Hawkeye by Matt Fraction and company, Daredevil by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, Bendis, Superior Foes of Spider-Man by Nick Spencer, Steve Lieber, and Rachelle Rosenberg, Nova, Stray Bullets, omnipresent colorists, Suicide Risk by Mike Carey and Elena Casagrande from BOOM!, Zander Cannon’s Heck, and a whole mess more!
Ray Harryhausen, Dan Adkins, Marvel Now (Amazing Spider-Man, Superior Spider-Man, Indestructible Hulk, Hickman’s Avengers and New Avengers, Remender and Romita Jr’s Captain America, Uncanny Avengers, and much more), Mark Waid’s Daredevil, Challengers of the Unknown, Fear Agent, Rachel Rising, Norton and Seeley’s Revival, Guardians of the Galaxy, Abnett and Lanning’s Hypernaturals, Humanoids, Brian K Vaughn and Marcos Martin’s Private Eye #2, Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s Jupiter’s Children, comics for women, Manhattan Projects, Wasteland, J. Gonzo!, the Iron Man movie, and much more!
Ian Edginton and Mike Collins’ American Gothic, Howard Chaykin and Ken Bruzenak’s Black Kiss 1 and 2 from Vortex and Image Comics, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artist’s Edition from IDW (incorporating Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight Returns, Todd McFarlane, Phil Hester and Ande Parks, and more), Ernest Borgnine and Disney’s Black Hole by way of Jack Kirby, Dark Knight Rises and Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, Captain America’s wings, Neal Adams (HOLLA!), Gail Simone, Eric Powell’s The Goon #40 from Dark Horse, Justice by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, and Doug Braithwaite, Creepy Presents: Richard Corben, Harper’s Radioactive Man: Radioactive Repository Volume One by Bill Morrison, Steve Vance, and a cast of thousands, Captain America from Ed Brubaker and Pat Zircher, Alphas, Wolverine and the X-Men from Jason Aaron, Nick Bradshaw, and Chris Bachalo, Jamal Igle and the Molly Danger Kickstarter, Infinite Horizon, and a whole mess more!
iFanboy's Ron Richards jumps into the fray and brings Grant Morrison with him! Okay, maybe not the man in the flesh, but tales about the man and what fans can expect from the upcoming MorrisonCon! Plus, we’ve got some dissing the Legion, Wild Pig, FCBD 2012 (Sonic from Archie, Avengers, James Sime and Isotope, Image Comics, and more), Alan Davis, Lee Weeks, Rising Stars, Thundercats and Ed Benes, Uncanny X-Force and Greg Tocchini, art commissions gone horribly wrong, Avengers the movie, Daredevil and Chris Samnee, War of the Woods by Matthew Petz, Erik Larsen and Cory Hamscher's Supreme, Hell Yeah by Joe Keatinge and Andre Szymanowicz, and a long-ass look at the Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely masterpiece, Flex Mentallo!
Back to business as usual as we cover Spider Island, TMNT, Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand by Henson, Jerry Juhl, and Ramon K. Perez from Archaia Entertainment, more on Winshluss' Pinocchio from Last Gasp, Ryan Stegman and Chris Yost's Scarlet Spider, Julian Lytle's ANTS, The Good Girl Art of Bruce Timm from Flesk, Daredevil #8, Fantastic Four 1234 by Grant Morrison and Jae Lee, the art of Rafael Gallur (incorporating Mexico’s Ghetto Librettos, Daniel K. Raeburn and the Historietas Perversas of The Imp #4, and much more), John Byrne's IDW Next Men run, Who Is Jake Ellis?, Scott Snyder and Papi Capullo's masterful Batman #5, The Town, recent developments in Liefeld and Kirkman's The Infinite, The Last Battle by Tito Faraci and Dan Brereton from Image, One Piece: Color Walk 2 by Iichiro Oda and Shonen Jump, Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows' Neonomicon from Avatar, Brubaker and Davis' Captain America, Sonic the Hedgehog from Archie, and a whole mess more!
In this atypical extravaganza, we engage in two extended discussions — the first concerns the X-Men: Asgardian Wars collection (incorporating Paul Smith, Terry Austin, Art Adams, Mike Mignola, X-Men/Alpha Flight, the New Mutants Special, Chris Claremont, Uncanny X-Men Annual #9, Longshot, Todd McFarlane, Michael Golden, and a whole lot more), and the second spotlights the greatest Batman story of all time: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, and Lynn Varley's The Dark Knight Returns! Plus, we have enough time left over to talk about the Parker Martini Edition, X-Men Vs. Avengers, Rick Remender, IDW’s G.I Joe books and the Cobra Civil War crossover, the second volume in Craig Yoe's Chilling Archives of Horror Comics featuring Bob Powell's Terror from IDW, Gingerbread Girl, Percy Crosby's Skippy, Daredevil by Waid, Rivera, and Martin, Ennis and Batista's Jennifer Blood from BOOM!, and a whole mess more!