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Alternative Comics Creator Mark Campos Has Died

By | Jan 20, 2018 | News

[Header image by Kelly Froh] Bleeding Cool reports that Seattle-based alternative comics creator Mark Campos has died after taking his own life. A fund going towards his family for funeral expenses has already reached its $5000 target. According to Lambiek’s Comiclopedia, Campos was born in Reno, Nevada, in 1962. His comics appeared in magazines like […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 1/20/18

By | Jan 20, 2018 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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“The Hunt for Wolverine” Starts in April

By | Jan 20, 2018 | News

Marvel have announced that “Death of Wolverine” writer Charles Soule, and artist David Marquez (“Civil War II”), will collaborate on “The Hunt for Wolverine: Alpha,” the first of five one-shots uncovering how Wolverine returned from the dead before the events of “Marvel Legacy.” “Alpha” will be published in April, and shall be followed quickly by […]

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“Her Infernal Descent” Modernizes Dante’s Inferno, Kicks Off AfterShock’s First Long-term Book Deal

By | Jan 20, 2018 | News

AfterShock has announced a new five-part mini-series, “Her Infernal Descent,” the first project of a multi-year book deal recently signed with writers Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler, the creative team behind “The Dregs.” “Roche Limit” artist Kyle Charles will illustrate this modern take on Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, which will follow the perilous journey of a […]

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Writer Kelly Thompson Goes Marvel Exclusive

By | Jan 19, 2018 | News

It was announced today that “Hawkeye” and “Rogue & Gambit” writer Kelly Thompson has signed an exclusivity agreement with Marvel Entertainment. It is unclear what the details of this deal are, but we presume that Thompson will continue her work with indie publishers, as per usual for such deals. While she doesn’t have any non-Marvel […]

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“Assassinistas” #2

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

Although the relatively simplistic artwork of “Assassinistas” #2 is not for everyone, the characterizations help to make an interesting story. Written by Tini Howard Illustrated by Gilbert Hernandez Colored by Rob Davis Lettered by Aditya Bidikar “Pregnant Pauses and Campout Makeouts” Dominic Price is a college-age cutie pie who just wants to spend the semester […]

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“The Further Adventures of Nick Wilson” #1

By | Jan 19, 2018 | News

“The Further Adventures of Nick Wilson” is built on a solid premise, but after a lackluster debut that doesn’t reveal a whole lot more than what we already know from the solicit, where the series goes after this is anybody’s guess. (Warning: contains minor spoilers.) Written by Eddie Gorodetsky and Marc Andreyko Illustrated by Stephen […]

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Wally West Joins Legends of Tomorrow

By | Jan 19, 2018 | News

The CW have announced Keiynan Lonsdale will reprise his Flash role Wally West, aka Kid Flash, as a series regular on Legends of Tomorrow. He effectively replaces Franz Drameh as Jefferson Jackson, who left the show to go on paternity leave before the mid-season finale. A statement from executive producer Phil Klemmer read: “We loved […]

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“Kill or Be Killed” #15

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

Demon-mandated murder still plagues Dylan’s mind and the weight of their secret pact begins to take its mental toll. Minor spoilers follow. Written by Ed Brubaker Illustrated by Sean Phillips Colored by Elizabeth Breitweiser The next arc of BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS’ bestselling series is a blockbuster! Dylan is forced to confront the reality of his […]

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“Made Men” #5

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

With its fun mix of Gothic horror and humor, “Made Men” #5 follows Jutte Frankenstein and her resurrected team of monsters. But can the story find a way to be more than just a fun, airy romp with some monsters? Some spoilers follow. Written by Paul Tobin Illustrated by Arjuna Susini Colored by Gonzalo Duarte […]

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Five Thoughts on Arrow‘s “Divided”

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Television

Arrow left us in December with the team in shambles, Ollie under investigation by the FBI, and Cayden James putting together the C- Legion of Doom. “Divided” picks up in essentially the same spot. 1. That’s cold, Vigilante One of the worst reveals in the show’s history was/is the Vigilante is Vincent/Dinah’s old flame. Dinah […]

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“Ice Cream Man” #1

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

It’s a creepy new horror anthology series with a distinctly unsettling flavor. Read on for our review of “Ice Cream Man” #1, which contains minor spoilers Written by W. Maxwell Prince Illustrated by Martin Morazzo Colored by Chris O’Halloran Lettered by Good Old Neon OVERSIZED FIRST ISSUE! Chocolate, vanilla, existential horror, drug addiction, musical fantasy…there’s […]

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Drawn & Quarterly Previews Fall 2018 Books

By | Jan 19, 2018 | News

Throughout the past week, cartooning publisher Drawn & Quarterly have been announcing their books for fall 2018. These include the third volume of Jason Lutes’s “Berlin,” which was announced last summer during San Diego Comic-Con, but we now that a release date for that and more. Check out a full compilation of all the announcements […]

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The Rundown: January 19, 2017

By | Jan 19, 2018 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. – The world of Black Mask Studios’ “Black” is set to expand later this month. Co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith III will publish two new titles […]

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“Damage” #1

By | Jan 18, 2018 | Reviews

DC’s New Age of Heroes begins with “Damage,” a story allegedly spinning off from “Metal” about this big Gorilla/Hulk/Doomsday mashup we have presented on the cover. So is it worth investing the latest addition to DC’s pantheon? Written by Robert Venditti Illustrated by Tony S. Daniel Inked by Danny Miki Colored by Tomeu Morey Lettered […]

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Pick of the Week: “James Bond the Body” #1

The ongoing dynamic in the James Bond franchise is whether it should be a grim tale of a spy who gets his hands dirty or a bombastic adventure about a man who loves his jet-setting job. Do you prefer your Bond choking guys in bathrooms or driving submarine cars? Do you prefer your martini shaken […]

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Robots From Tomorrow: Episode 462 – January Previews, Part 2

By and | Jan 18, 2018 | Podcasts

The comics window-shopping continues! Flipping to the front of the catalog, Mike & Greg’s attention focuses on the Premier Publishers section: Dark Horse! DC! Image! IDW! Marvel! What’s coming to comic shops in March from these companies that catches the lads’ fancies? A new pack of Young Animals! Another Don Rosa’s Scrooge McDuck Artist Edition! […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 101: Shazam Brainstorm, “Superwoman” Ends, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Week 82

By , and | Jan 17, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, the boys bring back their casting goof, discuss the dialogue of “Mister Miracle,” and are generally pretty bored. Follow our hosts on Twitter, […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 1/20/18

By | Jan 20, 2018 | Columns

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, our dear reader, our favorite panels and moments. And we have a fantastic line up for you this week! So kick-back, watch out for spoilers, talk about your favorites in […]

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Multiver-City One: Judge Dredd Megazine 392: Dredd Versus Death!

By , , , and | Jan 17, 2018 | Columns

Welcome, Earthlets, to Multiver-City One, our monthly look at the “Judge Dredd Megazine!” Let’s get right to it. Judge Dredd: Krong Island Part 1 Credits: Arthur Wyatt(script) Jake Lynch(art) John Charles(colors) Annie Parkhouse(letters) Michael Mazzacane: The start of ‘Krong Island’ is the kind of delightful absurd pastiche of sources and styles you’d hope for in […]

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Five Thoughts on New York Comic-Con 2017

By | Oct 11, 2017 | Longform

“Just a reminder, I’m off next week for religious reasons.  Nerd Christmas.” – Me, to my assistant the week before NY Comic-Con.  It may sound like I was being flippant with my assistant about my time off for New York Comic-Con (NYCC) but the more I think about it, the more it is a little […]

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“Phonogram” And Fandom: Our Band Could Be Your Life

By | Oct 3, 2017 | Longform

Q: What do you think [“Phonogram”] says about the nature of fandom and/or criticism? KIERON GILLEN: Everything. The premise for Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s series “Phonogram” is simple: music is magic . . . literally. These magic-users, known as phonomancers, are able to use their connection to the music they love. They read radio […]

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Harley Quinn at 25: Staying Power and Legacy

By | Sep 26, 2017 | Longform

25 years ago this month, Harley Quinn debuted on Batman: The Animated Series and since that debut, she has become one of the most popular characters in comic books. She’s crossed over into the “mainstream” garnering fans of all kinds, accomplishing something we rarely see from female characters, especially those who don’t fit into the hero box. […]

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“Assassinistas” #2

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

Although the relatively simplistic artwork of “Assassinistas” #2 is not for everyone, the characterizations help to make an interesting story. Written by Tini Howard Illustrated by Gilbert Hernandez Colored by Rob Davis Lettered by Aditya Bidikar “Pregnant Pauses and Campout Makeouts” Dominic Price is a college-age cutie pie who just wants to spend the semester […]

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“Kill or Be Killed” #15

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

Demon-mandated murder still plagues Dylan’s mind and the weight of their secret pact begins to take its mental toll. Minor spoilers follow. Written by Ed Brubaker Illustrated by Sean Phillips Colored by Elizabeth Breitweiser The next arc of BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS’ bestselling series is a blockbuster! Dylan is forced to confront the reality of his […]

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“Made Men” #5

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

With its fun mix of Gothic horror and humor, “Made Men” #5 follows Jutte Frankenstein and her resurrected team of monsters. But can the story find a way to be more than just a fun, airy romp with some monsters? Some spoilers follow. Written by Paul Tobin Illustrated by Arjuna Susini Colored by Gonzalo Duarte […]

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“Ice Cream Man” #1

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Reviews

It’s a creepy new horror anthology series with a distinctly unsettling flavor. Read on for our review of “Ice Cream Man” #1, which contains minor spoilers Written by W. Maxwell Prince Illustrated by Martin Morazzo Colored by Chris O’Halloran Lettered by Good Old Neon OVERSIZED FIRST ISSUE! Chocolate, vanilla, existential horror, drug addiction, musical fantasy…there’s […]

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Keeping a Watch on “Doomsday Clock” #2

By | Jan 16, 2018 | Annotations

Welcome to “Keeping a Watch on Doomsday Clock,” our column dedicated to annotating the first ever DCU/Watchmen crossover most of us probably didn’t need but is here nonetheless! Since this 12-issue maxiseries relies so heavily on “Watchmen,” a comic that has a ton to unpack in itself, there are a lot of details and references […]

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Five Thoughts on Arrow‘s “Divided”

By | Jan 19, 2018 | Television

Arrow left us in December with the team in shambles, Ollie under investigation by the FBI, and Cayden James putting together the C- Legion of Doom. “Divided” picks up in essentially the same spot. 1. That’s cold, Vigilante One of the worst reveals in the show’s history was/is the Vigilante is Vincent/Dinah’s old flame. Dinah […]

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Five Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars‘ “Weapons Factory,” “Legacy of Terror,” and “Brain Invaders”

By | Jan 17, 2018 | Television

I must say, The Clone Wars is a show that really benefits from binge watching. The three episodes I grouped together today continued/concluded (at least I think it concluded) the battle of Geonosys, and hung together really nicely as a mini-arc. If I had included last week’s “Landing at Point Rain,” it would’ve been a, […]

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Crisis on Finite Earths: The Robots From Tomorrow / DC3cast Crossover!

By , , , and | Feb 11, 2016 | Podcasts

It’s Flash Appreciation Day at Multiversity Comics, and what better could we celebrate than by throwing together a Crisis-style crossover with the DC3cast? Tune is as Mike, Greg, Zach, Vince and Brian discuss their favorite iterations of The Scarlet Speedster, with conversation spanning from The Golden Age to modern television. Did Jay Garrick really kill […]

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