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James Tynion IV Succeeding Tom King as “Batman” Writer

By | Sep 21, 2019 | News

Announced as part of today’s Batman Day festivities, writer James Tynion IV and artist Tony S. Daniel will be taking over “Batman” following writer Tom King’s 85+ issue run on the comic that began during the ‘DC Rebirth’ publishing initiative in 2016. Tynion, who is currently writing DC Comics’ “Justice League” and “Justice League Dark,” […]

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“X-Men: Second Coming” and X-Force

By | Sep 21, 2019 | Reviews

“Second Coming” changed everything for the X-Men and that includes “X-Force” being brought into the light. Written by Various Illustrated by Various Colored by Various Lettered by Various The 2010 story “Second Coming” was an all encompassing X-Men crossover, the culmination of threads that started back in 2007 with “Messiah Complex,” that hailed the rebirth […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 9/18/19

By | Sep 21, 2019 | Columns

Welcome 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 comments section below, […]

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“Superman” #15

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Superman is undeniably one of the most iconic characters of all time. His name is practically synonymous with superhero. Both his influence and importance in comics cannot be denied. Here’s the thing though…sometimes Superman comics are […]

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“Second Coming” #3

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

“Second Coming” #3 digs into Sunstar’s origins, an additional temptation of Christ and the looming sense of never being able to go home again. Warning: spoilers ahead. Written by Mark Russell Illustrated by Richard Pace & Leonard Kirk Colored by Andy Troy Lettered by Rob Steen Searching for his missing grandmother, Sunstar is forced to […]

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Controversy Breaks Out Over Image’s “Lucy Claire: Redemption”

By | Sep 20, 2019 | News

This article has been updated since its publication. In their solicitations for December 2019, Image Comics’ Shadowline imprint announced a new werewolf-themed series called “Lucy Claire: Redemption,” written and illustrated by John Upchurch. As pointed out by Bleeding Cool, John Upchurch is the real name of Roc Upchurch, the co-creator and original artist of “Rat […]

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“You Are Obsolete” #1

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

“You Are Obsolete” #1 isn’t really a comic. It’s the first third of a decent horror film that sets up all the fun violent bits for later, packaged as a twenty-one page comic book. Written by Matthew Klickstein Illustrated by Evgeny Bornyakov Colored by Marissa Louise Lettered by Simon Bowland A disgraced journalist is called […]

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“Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen” #3

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

Who killed Jimmy Olsen’s Decoy is the mystery we don’t really solve but have a ton of fun trying to in “Jimmy Olsen” #3 Warning: spoilers ahead. Written by Matt Fraction Illustrated by Steve Lieber Colored by Nathan Fairbairn Lettered by Clayton Cowles Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today in this catalog to remember […]

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“Once and Future” #2

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

With the debut issue already in its sixth printing and the follow-up in its third before it even hit the stands, writer Kieron Gillen’s new series is a runaway hit. Read on to find out why “Once and Future” #2 is one of the most complete comics you’ll read this year, but beware of minor […]

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Exclusive Preview: “Archie” #708

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Previews

We are about to hit the penultimate chapter in the ‘Archie and Sabrina’ storyline that has been running through “Archie” since July. Nick Spencer and Mariko Tamaki have been telling a fun story about a secret romance between the titular two characters, while still featuring a really fun Jughead story in the background. We are […]

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“Steeple” #1

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

John Allison’s droll British wit is on full display in “Steeple” #1, the first installment in a five-issue mini series from Dark Horse Comics written and drawn by the Eisner-winning comic creator. Fans of Allison’s “Giant Days” and “Bad Machinery” should feel right at home in this Cornish countryside. Like a British Sunnydale, the seaside […]

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“Inferior Five” #1

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

Lemire and Giffen’s “Inferior Five” was announced almost two years ago for DC, hyping a series that promised to offset the usual trappings of the DC Universe with something a little weirder. Now, after the excitement has almost completely died down, the series has slipped out to little affair. Does the series manage to be […]

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The Rundown: September 20, 2019

By | Sep 20, 2019 | 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. In case you missed it: – “James Bond” and “Dejah Thoris” are back at Dynamite Entertainment this December. – Marvel is returning to the world of 2099 […]

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Dynamite Announces New “James Bond” and “Dejah Thoris” Series

By | Sep 19, 2019 | News

Today, Dynamite Entertainment announced that both “James Bond” and “Dejah Thoris” are returning to comics this December. PreviewsWorld broke the news on both new ongoing series, and shared covers for each. “James Bond” will be written by Vita Ayala (“Morbius,” “Xena: Warrior Princess”) and Danny Lore (“Queen of Bad Dreams”), with art, colors, and letters […]

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“The Mighty Thor” #346-348

By | Sep 19, 2019 | Reviews

With “The Mighty Thor” #346-348, Walter Simonson introduced one of the most iconic villains Thor has yet faced. Malekith the Accursed zips on to the stage with an energy and zeal that contrasts with the usual power posing we see out of Marvel villains. Written and Illustrated by Walter Simonson Colored by Steve Oliff Lettered […]

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“Swing” Vol. 2

By | Sep 19, 2019 | Reviews

The adventures of Cathy and Dan continue, but still no sex swing. What we do have, is a slightly different creative team, and the continued sexy adventures of our protagonists. If doesn’t make it one hundred percent clear , let all of that be your warning that “Swing” is for mature readers. Written by Matt […]

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Pick of the Week: “The Black Ghost” #1

When a socialist vigilante, known only as ‘The Black Ghost,’ sets out to take down the 1%, a street tough journalist decides this is the story to take her career to the next level. Some Spoilers Ahead! Written by Alex Segura & Monica Gallagher Illustrated by George Kambadais Layout Designed by Marco Finnegan Colored by […]

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The DC3cast, Episode 187: “Batman” Rage, “Gotham City Monsters” Joy, HoXPoX Chat, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 168

By , and | Sep 18, 2019 | Podcasts

The DC3cast is Multiversity’s weekly podcast digging into all things DC Comics. Each week, hosts Vince, Zach, and Brian dig into new releases, film and TV adaptations, and all the news that has broken since the last episode. They highlight five new books to review in depth each episode. Strap in, the DC3’s got this! […]

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Saturday Morning Panels: Week of 9/18/19

By | Sep 21, 2019 | Columns

Welcome 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 comments section below, […]

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Disney’s Purchase of Marvel, 10 Years Later

By | Aug 27, 2019 | Longform

[Header art from Humberto Ramos’s “Marvel Comics” #1000 D23 Expo variant cover] Sony Pictures’ disappointing decision last week to not renew their creative agreement with Marvel Studios on their Spider-Man films really shouldn’t have come as a surprise: the deal, which allowed Sony and Marvel to share Tom Holland’s Spider-Man and other MCU characters, was […]

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Robin Williams, Comic Book Fan

By | Aug 11, 2019 | Longform

[Header image by Bill Sienkiewicz] It’s been five years since Robin Williams passed away. I think about him often because, to put it plainly, he was, and remains, my favourite comedian of all time. I grew up watching him in great (and not-so-great) family films like Aladdin, Hook, and Jumanji, and, as I became old […]

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The Origin(s) of Superman

By | Jul 2, 2019 | Longform

“Doomsday Clock #10” described the ever changing DC Universe as a “metaverse” based around Superman. It uses a frequent writer fascination with retelling this well known story combined with a new explanation of the evolving hero. No longer were different origins on different Earths or wiped out by time traveling, universe ending crises! It’s all […]

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“X-Men: Second Coming” and X-Force

By | Sep 21, 2019 | Reviews

“Second Coming” changed everything for the X-Men and that includes “X-Force” being brought into the light. Written by Various Illustrated by Various Colored by Various Lettered by Various The 2010 story “Second Coming” was an all encompassing X-Men crossover, the culmination of threads that started back in 2007 with “Messiah Complex,” that hailed the rebirth […]

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“Superman” #15

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Superman is undeniably one of the most iconic characters of all time. His name is practically synonymous with superhero. Both his influence and importance in comics cannot be denied. Here’s the thing though…sometimes Superman comics are […]

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“Second Coming” #3

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

“Second Coming” #3 digs into Sunstar’s origins, an additional temptation of Christ and the looming sense of never being able to go home again. Warning: spoilers ahead. Written by Mark Russell Illustrated by Richard Pace & Leonard Kirk Colored by Andy Troy Lettered by Rob Steen Searching for his missing grandmother, Sunstar is forced to […]

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“You Are Obsolete” #1

By | Sep 20, 2019 | Reviews

“You Are Obsolete” #1 isn’t really a comic. It’s the first third of a decent horror film that sets up all the fun violent bits for later, packaged as a twenty-one page comic book. Written by Matthew Klickstein Illustrated by Evgeny Bornyakov Colored by Marissa Louise Lettered by Simon Bowland A disgraced journalist is called […]

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Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher Remix Noir and Superheroics in “Black Ghost”

By | Sep 17, 2019 | Interviews

In the right hands, fresh takes on noir comics can captivate anew. Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher are just the right creators for that task. “Black Ghost” is an exciting new ComiXology Originals vigilante noir series written by Alex Segura and Monica Gallagher, with art by George Kambadais (“Grave Lilies,” “Short Order Crooks,” and “Double […]

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Postal Notes Vol. 7

By | Sep 2, 2019 | Annotations

Welcome to Postal Notes, a critical read through of the series “Postal.” This series of columns will be done in a mixture of essays and observations of various lengths. I will be using the seven core trade paperbacks that collect issues #1-25 and the various one shots for a total of 28 issues overall. In […]

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Postal Notes Vol. 6

By | Aug 12, 2019 | Annotations

Welcome to Postal Notes, a critical read through of the series “Postal.” This series of columns will be done in a mixture of essays and observations of various lengths. I will be using the seven core trade paperbacks that collect issues #1-25 and the various one shots for a total of 28 issues overall. In […]

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Robots From Tomorrow – Episode 306: Dark Horse Anthologies, a Retrospective

By and | Jun 23, 2016 | Podcasts

Our month-long look at Dark Horse Comics continues with today’s overview of the publisher’s various anthology offerings. Yes, we’ve all heard of “Dark Horse Presents”…but what about “Mayhem”? Or “Deadline USA”? Or “Cheval Noir”? The lads dig deep on this one to give credit where credit is due for Dark Horse’s commitment to delivering many […]

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