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50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's writing and Marco Checchetto's art come together well. There's also some nice back story featuring Palpatine / Mace Windu - this five-issue … [Read More...]

Marvel and DC

50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Daredevil #1

Daredevil's back in New York, his identity again secret and he has a trainee / sidekick to boot. Soule's writing continues the story nicely from Waid's farewell and … [Read More...]

I Was Cynical About Secrets Wars and Battleworld Until..

... I finished reading the first issue of 1872, one of the 5000 comics Marvel is putting out with it's universe-altering, cross-over reboot extravaganza. But … [Read More...]

Review: Darth Vader #1 and #2

Marvel had lots to live up to when they took over the reins from Dark Horse in telling Star Wars stories in comics. The first two issues of Darth Vader prove they've … [Read More...]

Press Releases / Industry News

IDW Releases Disney Monthly Titles

Pree release below in full. I can see this going starkly one way or the other - they'll sell gangbusters or flop spectacularly based on the remaining level of public … [Read More...]

Image Goes Mail Order

Well here's a bit of news I didn't expect. Image Comics have gotten themselves into the direct subscription and mail order business big-time, offering dozen of … [Read More...]

Other Companies

50-Word Review: Archie #1

Archie and friends are iconic and a reboot to the modern day could have been an utter disaster. The result is actually the opposite: a totally entertaining, … [Read More...]

Headspace TP Released Next Week

Regular readers will know I'm an unadulterated fan of this series (check our review of issues 1-5 here). So I'm pleased to hear that a trade paperback of the … [Read More...]

Review: Usagi Yojimbo Senso #6

Not a dream, not a hoax, not an imaginary story. Well, actually, it’s kinda one of those. (Warning. This review is from a long-time Usagi Yojimbo fan. He tried to … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Deadly Class #10

I don't read comics for laughs, expecially Deadly Class. Issue #10 keeps a frenetic pace, but still manages to add a scene that had me laughing big time. It's … [Read More...]

Webcomics

Gold Humour: Texts From Superheroes

Thanks to a friend letting me know about the site Texts From Superheroes, I can pass it on to you to enjoy as well. Here's one example: Now go check out the … [Read More...]

Webcomic Wednesday – Moth City Part 4

You can never have too much of a good thing. That's why this week, for Webcomic Wednesday, I return through the digital space to look at Tim Gibson's Moth City, as … [Read More...]

Random Goodness

The Walking Dead – What I Think So Far

Warning: Spoilers for The Walking Dead TV series, as well as minor spoilers for the comic series follow Starting this week, The Comics Herald will be reviewing the new episodes of The Walking Dead television series. Being a fan of the series, throughout its … [Read More...]

Political Cartoons Collection: The Story of Puck

What Fools These Morals Be: The Story of PUCK! The Most Important U.S. Political Satire and Cartoon Magazine Gets Collected San Diego, CA (June 26, 2014) – Published from 1877 to 1918, Puck was America’s first successful humor magazine. It was also the most … [Read More...]

Ant-Man Trailer Released – Watch It Here

The hype in the lead-up to this trailer has been incredible - there was even an ant-sized version of the teaser, which itself was just touting the trailer that's premiering on Marvel's new TV show Agent Carter. . Here we go: Not surprisingly, there's … [Read More...]

Top 10 Comic Books and Graphic Novels of 2014

Thanks to the statistics delivered by Diamond Comic Distributors, here's the top ten comic books based on sales: As you can see, it's a near clean sweep for Marvel in the single issue stakes, with Image's Walking Dead the only non-Marvel title. What … [Read More...]

Review: Avengers Assemble #17 and Captain Marvel #14

And so we reach the conclusion of The Enemy Within, the Avengers Assemble and Captain Marvel crossover event that's really put Carol Danvers through the ringer. Avengers Assemble #17, the penultimate issue of this event, is a beautiful looking book. The … [Read More...]