DC Rebirth Week 3: Flash, Detective Comics 934, Wonder Woman, Action Comics 957, Aquaman; Top 10 comics sales May 2016; Wacky Raceland 1; Civil War II: Spider-Man and Gods of War; Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy; Private Eye; Scarlet TV series
08 June Comics Countdown:
10. Daredevil 8 by Charles Soule, Goran Sudzuka, Matt Milla
9. Black Canary 12 by Brenden Fletcher, Sandy Jarrell, Annie Wu, Lee Loughridge
8. Sheriff of Babylon 7 by Tom King, Mitch Gerads
7. Shutter 22 by Joe Keatinge, Leila Del Duca, Owen Gieni
6. Baker Street Peculiars 4 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch, Fred Stresing
5. Detective Comics 934 by James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Adriano Lucas
4. Head Lopper 4 by Andew MacLean
3. Howard the Duck 8 by Chip Zdarsky, Joe Quinones, Joe Rivera, Jordan Gibson
2. Harrow County 13 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook, Brian Hurtt, Matt Kindt
1. Vision 8 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
Batman Rebirth, Superman Rebirth, Green Lanterns Rebirth, Green Arrow Rebirth, Civil War II #1, New 52 Retrospective (Best + Worst), Rachel Rising, 01 June 2016 Comics Countdown.
In detail: Batman Rebirth #1 by Tom King, Scott Snyder, Mikel Janin; Superman Rebirth #1 by Pete Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Doug Mahnke; Green Lanterns Rebirth #1 by Sam Humphries, Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Ed Benes; Green Arrow Rebirth #1 by Ben Percy, Otto Schmidt; Civil War II #1 by Bendis and Marquez; Civil War FCBD; Captain America; Best and Worst of the New 52 era; American Gods casting; Rachel Rising by Terry Moore.
01 June 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Old Man Logan 7 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
9. Paper Girls 6 by Brian K Vaughn, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, Dee Cunniffe
8. Giant Days 15 by John Allison, Max Sarin, Liz Fleming, Whitney Cogar
7. Deadpool 13 by Gerry Duggan, Jacopo Camagni, Charles Soule, Guillermo Sanna, David Walker, Elmo Bondoc, Paco Diaz
6. Moon Knight 3 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
5. Batman Rebirth by Tom King, Scott Snyder, Mikel Janin, June Chung
4. All-New Wolverine 9 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, Jordan Boyd
3. Strange Attractors 1 by Charles Soule, Greg Scott, Soo Lee
2. Nailbiter 22 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski
1. Deadly Class 21 by Rick Remender, Wes Craig, Jordan Boyd
DC Rebirth (spoilers!)
X-Men Apocalypse review, Scooby Doo Apocalypse #1, Nighthawk #1, Captain America Steve Rogers #1, #GiveCapABoyfriend, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend, Spider-Man/Deadpool #5, Mephisto, Preacher, Vertigo, Brian K Vaughn, Green Woman, 25 May Comics Countdown.
10. Deadpool #12 by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, Nick Filardi
9. Ms. Marvel #7 by G Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona, Ian Herring
8. Secret Six #14 by Gail Simone, Tom Derenick, Rex Lokus, Jason Wright
7. Another Castle #3 by Andrew Wheeler, Paulina Ganucheau
6. Star Wars #19 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Cho, Java Tartaglia
5. Doctor Strange #8 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Mark Irwin, John Livesay, Victor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Antonio Fabela, Java Tartaglia
4. Death Follows by Cullen Bunn, AC Zamudio
3. Omega Men 12 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Romula Fajardo Jr.
2. Afterlife With Archie #9 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Francesco Francavilla
1. DC Universe Rebirth #1 by Geoff Johns, Gary Grank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Brad Anderson, Jason Wright, Hi-Fi, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli, Gabe Eltaeb,
August 2016 Solicitations, Top 300 comic sales for April, Image Plus, Civil War #0, Deadpool Last Days of Magic, Geoff Johns, Michael Keaton, Thor, Harley Quinn, Rogue One, 18 May 2016 Comics Countdown.
In detail: August solicitations (DC: All-Star Batman, Suicide Squad, Watchmen, DKR; Marvel: 37 Civil War tie-ins, Wolver-Gwen, Tsum Tsum; Boom: Backstagers by Tynion IV; Image: Black Monday Murders and Kill or Be Killed); Top 300 April comics sales (Moon Knight, Empress, Spider-Women, Power Rangers, Dark Horse); Image Plus; Civil War #0 and Deadpool Last Days of Magic reviews; Glenn's Graphic Policy article on Dosposable Heroes; Geoff Johns: no comic work in foreseeable future, moving on as Creative Director of the DC Cinematic Universe; Michael Keaton in Spider-Man; Rogue One comic cancelled; Harley Quinn movie?; Thor casting: Kate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson; CW 4-way crossover!
18 May 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Jughead 6 by Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Andre Szymanowicz
9. Lucifer 6 by Holly Black, Stephanie Hans
8. Lumberjanes: Don't Axe Don't Tale Special by jen Wang, Catherine Norrie, Kelly Thompson, Savanna Ganucheau
7. Old Man Logan 6 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
6. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 7 by Robert Venditti, Raul Allen, David Astruga, Patricia Martin, Juan Jose Ryp
5. Future Quest 1 by Jeff Parker, Doc Shaner, Steve Rude, Jordie Bellaire
4. Manifest Destiny 19 by Chris Dingess, Matthew Roberts, Tony Akins, Stefano Gaudiano, Owen Gieni
3. Sixth Gun 49 by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, Bill Crabtree
2. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina 5 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hack,
1. All-New Wolverine 8 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, Jordan Boyd
Glenn's GA article: https://graphicpolicy.com/2016/05/20/is-disposable-heroes-back-as-island-earth/
GA Top 300 sales article: https://graphicpolicy.com/?s=by+the+numbers
Remembering Darwyn Cooke, Top 10 in April comics sales, Captain America Civil War, X-Men Apocalypse reviews, Marvel TV and movie news, DC TV and movie news, Powers TV show, Locke and Key, and the Comics Countdown for 11 May 2016.
Detailed: Darwyn Cooke, New Frontier, Parker, Catwoman, X-Statix, Minutemen, Batman Beyond; Top 10 comics sales (Star Wars, Black Panther, Gwenpool, Harley Quinn, Batman); Captain America Civil War Take Three; X-Men Apocalypse reviews; Black Panther casting; Locke & Key; Supergirl moves to CW; Powerless to NBC; Krypton to SyFy; no more Agent Carter; Most Wanted won't happen; Powers on Playstation; Ireland Comic Con.
11 May 2016 Comics Countdown
10. A & A: the Adventures of Archer and Armstrong 3 by Rafer Roberts, David Lafuente, Ryan Winn, Brian Reber
9. Gotham Academy 18 by Brenden Fletcher, Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, Moritat, Serge LaPointe, Steve Orlando, Minkyu Jung, Natasha Alterici, Faith Hicks
8. House of Penance 2 by Peter Tomasi, Ian Betram, Dave Stewart
7. Darth Vader 20 by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca, Edgar Delgado, Mike Norton, David Curiel
6. Baker Street Peculiars 3 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch
5. Batman 52 by James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, Brian Level, Jordan Boyd, Fco Plascencia,
4. Harrow County 12 by Cullen Bunn, Hannah Christenson
3. Archie 8 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
2. Vision 7 by Tom King, Michael Walsh, Jordie Bellaire
1. Southern Bastards 14 by Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Captain America Civil War, Free Comic Book Day 2016, Daredevil/Punisher #1, Thunderbolts #1, Punisher #1, Marvel collection irritation, 04 May Comics Countdown, Arrow Season 5 ideas.
Details: Captain America Civil War, Free Comic Book Day (Marvel - Steve Rogers, Dead No More, Civil War II (spoilers!!!), All-New All-Different Avengers; DC - DC/Superhero Girls, Suicide Squad reprint; Dark Horse All Ages sampler, Legend of Korra, How to Train Your Dragon), Deadpool HC 3 and Marvel Collection issues, new Marvel launches (Daredevil/Punisher #1 by Charles Soule and Szymon Kudranski, Punisher #1 by Becky Cloonan and Steve Dillon, Thunderbolts #1 by Jim Zub and Jon Malin), Arrow Season 5 idea in eleven words...
04 May 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Legend of Wonder Woman 5 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
9. Empress 2 by Mark Millar, Stuart Immonen
8. Klaus 5 by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora
7. Howard the Duck 7 by Chip Zdarsky, Kevin Maguire, Jordan Gibson, Joe Quinones
6. Amazing Spider-Man 12 by Dan Slott, Guiseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Marte Gracia
5. Giant Days 14 by John Allison, Max Sarin, Liz Fleming, Whitney Cogar
4. Moon Knight 2 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
3. Nailbiter 21 by Joshua Williamson, Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski
2. Punisher 1 by Becky Cloonan, Steve Dillon, Frank Martin
1. Midnighter 12 by Steve Orlando, ACO, Hugh Petrus, Romulo Fajardo
DC Exclusive Joshua Williamson, Captain America Civil War(spoiler-free), Collectors Corps, DC Talent Workshop, Creators forCreators, Monstrous (Greg Wright, Ken Lamug), Comeback(Brisson/Walsh), 27 April Comics Countdown.
Details: Joshua Williamson now DC exclusive, Frostbite fromVertigo, Flash Rogues Gallery, Arrow Season 4, spoiler-free CaptainAmerica Civil War review, Marvel Cinematic Universe vs DC CinematicUniverse, Flash, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad, Civil Warfrom Collectors Corps, Black Panther, Funko Pops, DC TalentWorkshop from Scott Snyder, Creators for Creators from Image andIron Circle, Punisher on Netflix, Monstrous by Greg Wright and KenLamug, Comeback by Ed Brisson/Michael Walsh/Jordie Bellaire, Batmanand Robin Eternal, Justice League, Geoff Johns.
27 April 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Star Wars 18 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu. SunnyGho
9. We Are Robin 11 by Lee Bermejo, Rob Haynes, Jorge Corona,Trish Mulvihill
8a. Doctor Strange 7 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, Mark Irwin,John Livesay, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Tim Townsend, AlVey,
8b. Doctor Strange: Last Days of Magic 1 by Jason Aaron,Leonardo Romero, Jordie Bellaire, Gerry Duggan, Danilo Beyruth,Daniel Brown, James Robinson, Mike Perkins, Andy Troy
7. Ultimates 6 by Al Ewing, Christian Ward
6. Old Man Logan 5 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, MarceloMaiolo
5. Secret Six 13 by Gail Simone, Tom Derenick, Jason Wright
4. Sex Criminals 15 by Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky
3. Omega Men 11 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Romulo FajardoJr.
2. All-New Wolverine 7 by Tom Taylor, Marcio Takara, JordanBoyd
1. Batman 51 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, FcoPlascencia
July Solicitations (DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Boom), Vertigo restructuring, Shelly Bond, the next movie Green Lantern?, Flash Season 1, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, 20 Apr 2016 Comics Countdown
Details: July 2016 Solicitations! DC (Batgirl, Oracle, Superman meets the Justice League, New Superman, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Hal Jordan is the Green Lantern Corps, Omega Men TP, Lois and Clark TP, another Wonder Woman origin!, Flintstones), Marvel (Civil War II explosion, Skottie Young and Rocket Raccoon, All-New Hawkeye ending), Dark Horse (Black Hammer, Bounty, Conan by Cullen Bunn), Image (Snotgirl, Throwaways, Horizon, Spawn Kills Everyone), Boom (King Kong by James Asmus, Garfield), the future of Vertigo and Shelly Bond, Who should be the next movie Green Lantern? (Hal Jordan, Kyle Rayner, Guy Gardner?), Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Supergirl, Flash Season 1. And an update on the Immortals by Glenn.
20 April 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Harley's Little Black Book 3 by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Joe Lisner, Hi-Fi
9. Bloodshot Reborn 9 by Jeff Lemire, Lewis LaRosa, Brian Reber
8. Joyride 1 by Colin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Marcus To, Irma Kniivila
7. Howard the Duck 6 by Ryan North, Chip Zdarsky, Joe Quinones, Marc Deering, Joe Rivera, Jordan Gibson
6. All-New Hawkeye 6 by Jeff Lemire, Ramon Perez, Ian Herring
5. Superman: Lois and Clark 7 by Dan Jurgens, Lee Weeks, Stephen Segovia, Scott Hanna, Jay Leisten, Art Thibert, Jeromy Cox
4. Dept H 1 by Matt Kindt, Sharlene Kindt
3. Clean Room 7 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter
2. Sixth Gun 48 by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, Bill Crabtree
1. Criminal 10th Anniversary Special by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Bettie Breitweiser
Top 300 March sales, Doctor Strange trailer, Civil War reviews, Moon Knight 1, Gwenpool 1, Star Wars: C3PO, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Immortals by Glenn Matchett & Dan Lauer, Almighties, Accelerators, School: Ghost Story, 13 Apr Comics Countdown.
Details: Top 300 sales (Marvel & DC bounce back?, Image sad launches, Vertigo so sad, Dark Horse), Zombie Tramp, Five Weapons by Jimmie Robinson, Uranus Fudge Factory, Civil War comparisons to Batman v Superman, Galaxy Quest, Interstellar, Moon Knight by Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood, Gwenpool by Christopher Hastings and Gurihiru, Star Wars: C3PO by James Robinson and Tony Harris, Spider-Man Homecoming, Michael Keaton, Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter by Russell Nohelty and Renzo Podeste, Immortals by Glenn Matchett and Dan Lauer, Almighties #0 from Actuality Press, Accelerators by RFI Porto and Gavin Smith, School: a Ghost Story by Brian Defferding.
13 April 2016 Comics Countdown
10. Rocket Raccoon and Groot 4 by Skottie Young, Aaron Conley, Jean-Francois Beaulieu
9. Another Castle 2 by Andrew Wheeler, Paulina Ganucheau
8. DC Bombshells 11 by Marguerite Bennett, Mirka Andolfo, Laura Braga, Wendy Broome
7. Goldie Vance 1 by Hope Larson, Brittney Williams, Sarah Stern
6. Batman/Superman 31 by Peter Tomasi, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, Wilfredo Quintana
5. House of Penance 1 by Peter Tomasi, Ian Bertram, Dave Stewart
4. Star Wars: C3PO by James Robinson, Tony Harris
3. Harrow County 11 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
2. Legend of Wonder Woman 4 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
1. Moon Knight 1 by Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood, Jordie Bellaire
Graphic Policy: https://graphicpolicy.com/author/glennmatchett/
Top 10 March sales, Young Animal from DC, Wonder Woman Earth One, Black Panther 1, Poe Dameron 1, Spider-Women Alpha, Rogue One Trailer, Spidey Amazing Grace, 06 Apr Comics Countdown.
Details: March sales (Batman great!, Iron Man trouble?), Young Animal (Gerard Way, Doom Patrol, Shade the Changing Girl, Cave Carson, Mother Panic, Kamandi Challenge), Supergirl TV show and upcoming comic by Steve Orlando, Wonder Woman Earth One by Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette, Black Panther 1 by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze, Star Wars: Poe Dameron by Charles Soule and Phil Noto, BB8 by Chris Eliopoulos, Spider-Women Alpha by Robbie Thompson, Rogue One Trailer, Amazing Spider-Man: Amazing Grace, Spider-Man 3 by Bendis and Sara Pichelli, Harley Quinn and Suicide Squad April Fool's Special
06 April Comics Countdown:
10. Ninjak 14 by Matt Kindt, Diego Bernard, Pete Pantazis, Ulises Arreola
9. New Avengers 9 by Al Ewing, Marcus To, Dono Almara
8. Archie 7 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
7. Midnighter 11 by Steve Orlando, ACO, Hugo Petrus, Jeromy Cox
6. Old Man Logan 4 by Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Marcelo Maiolo
5. Empress 1 by Mark Millar, Stuart Immonen, Ive Svorcina
4. Superman 51 by Pete Tomasi, Mikel Janin
3. Sheriff of Babylon 5 by Tom King, Mitch Gerads,
2. Batgirl 50 by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Babs Tarr, Roger Robinson, Eleonara Carlini, James Harvey, Serge LaPointe
1. Vision 6 by Tom King, Gabriel Walta, Jordie Bellaire
Suprise Glenn Announcement, Batman vs Superman (spoilers!), X-Men '92 #1 review, DC Solicits for June, Harley Quinn Loot Crate, Lemire/Sorrentino Green Arrow, 30 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown.
Details and more: Zootopia, Immortals from Alterna and Comixology, X-Men '92 by Chris Sims and Chad Bowers, DC Solicits (new Superman missing?, DC Rebirth, Teen Titans Year One, Absolute Batman, Geoff Johns), Loot Crate Harley Quinn by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, Dead No More teasers.
30 March 2016 Comics Countdown
10. Aqauaman 50 by Dan Abnett, Norm Rapmund, Brett Booth
9. Darth Vader 18 by Kieron Gillen, Salvador Larroca, Edgar Delgado
8. Revival 38 by Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Mark Englert
7. Unbeatable Squirrel Girl 6 by Ryan North, Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Joe Quinones, Chip Zdarsky, Rico Renzi
6. TMNT Deviations by Tom Waltz, Bobby Curnow, Kevin Eastman, Zach Howard, Cory Smith, Ronda Pattison
5. Omega Men 10 by Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda, Hi-Fi Color
4. Power Lines 1 by Jimmie Robinson
3. Jughead 5 by Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson, Andre Szymanowicz
2. Black Science 21 by Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera, Moreno Dinisio
1. Batman and Robin Eternal 26 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion, Geraldo Borges, Scot Eaton, Carlos Pagulayan, Igor Vitorino, Wayne Faucher, Marc Deering, Jason Paz, Gabe Eltaeb, Allen Passalaqua
All about the DC Rebirth creative team announcements, Marvel solicits/pricing, Gwenom, Hyperion 1, Batman v Superman, Dubious Tales, 23 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown, Clone Saga, Wacky Race Land, Robbi Rodriquez.
23 Mar 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Superman: Lois and Clark 6 by Dan Jurgens, Lee Weeks, Scott Hanna, Jeromy Cox
9. Totally Awesome Hulk 4 by Greg Pak, Frank Cho, Sonia Oback
8. Hyperion 1 by Chuck Wendig, Nik Virella, Romulo Fajardo Jr
7. Secret Six 12 by Gale Simone, Thomas Derenick, Dale Eaglesham, Jason Wright
6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 56 by Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman, Bobby Curnow, Mateus Santolouco, Ronda Pattison
5. Art Ops 6 by Shaun Simon, Eduardo Risso, Laura Allred, Mike Allred
4. Star Wars 17 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Sunny Gho
3. Bloodshot Reborn Annual 1 by Jeff Lemire, Kano, Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo, Jay Fabares, Pete Pantazis, Ray Fawkes, Michel Fiffe, Benjamin Marra
2. Klaus 4 by Grant Morrison, Dan Mora
1. Batman 50 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, James Tynion IV, Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
C2E2 news!, Civil War blues, International Iron Man 1, DC Excitement, X-Men Apocalypse, Cable/Deadpool review, Indiana Jones, 16 Mar Comics Countdown.
Details: Blade by Tim Seeley is back! Now with Afua Richardson, Civil War II news (tie-ins, mini-series, the meaninglessness of death, Deadpool Graphic Novel by Rob Liefeld, Iron Man, Black Panther sales), DC exclusives (Jesus Merino, Steve Orlando, Doc Shaner), Gail Simone, Geoff Johns, International Iron Man by Bendis and Maleev, Cable and Deadpool by Fabian Nicieza, Patrick Zircher, Reilly Brown, Ron Lim, Skottie Young.
Comics Countdown for 16 Mar 2016:
10. Low 12 by Rick Remender, Greg Tocchini. Dave McCaig
9. Spider-Woman 5 by Dennis Hopeless, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez
8. Rat Queens 15 by Kurtis Wiebe, Tess Fowler, Tamra Bonvillain
7. Power Man and Iron Fist 2 by David Walker, Sanford Greene, Lee Loughridge
6. Uncanny Inhumans 6 by Charles Soule, Brandon Peterson, Java Tartaglia
5. Astro City 33 by Kurt Busiek, Brent Anderson, Pete Pantazis
4. Martian Manhunter 10 by Rob Williams, Eddy Barrows, Gabe Eltaeb
3. A & A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong 1 by Rafer Roberts, David LaFuente, Brian Reber
2. Clean Room 6 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Winter
1. Batman and Robin Eternal 24 by Steve Orlando, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, Gabe Eltaeb, John Kalisz
Top 300 Feb sales, Civil War trailer, Mockingbird 1, Haunted Mansion, Spidey 2099, Tale of Shadows by Lyndon White, Boo Hag by Kelly Williams, 09 Mar Countdown.
In detail: February sales (down for Marvel, down for DC, Image good!, Dark Horse and Vertigo not so great), Spider-Man underoos, Winter Soldier vs. Dark Knight, X-Men Apocalypse, Haunted Mansion by Joshua Williamson and Jorge Coelho, Mockingbird by Chelsea Cain and Kate Niemczyk, Novelists as Comic Writers, Spider-Man 2099 by Peter David and Will Sliney, Spider-Woman by Dennis Hopeless and Javier Rodriguez, Spider-Women crossover, Tale of Shadows by Lyndon White, Boo Hag by Kelly Williams, Alterna Comics and Peter Simeti, Headless Horseman by Ray and Kelly Williams, Paradox Girl, Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy crossover by Chyna Clugston, Red Alert for Telos, Quick hits: Vision, All-New Wolverine, Ms. Marvel, Headlopper, Gotham Academy.
Comics Countdown 09 Mar 2016:
10. Rocket Raccoon and Groot 3 by Skottie Young, Filipe Andrade
9. Batman and Robin Eternal 23 by Genevieve Valentine, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Christian Fernandez, Gabe Eltaeb
8. Spider-Gwen 6 by Jason Latour, Robbi Rodriguez, Rico Renzi
7. Baker Street Peculiars 1 by Roger Langridge, Andy Hirsch
6. Harrow County 10 by Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
5. Descender 11 by Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen,
4. Legend of Wonder Woman 3 by Renae DeLiz, Ray Dillon
3. Mighty Thor 5 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
2. Snow Blind 4 by Ollie Masters, Tyler Jenkins
1. Doctor Strange 6 by Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, et al
Graphic Policy sales article from Glenn and Ray: http://graphicpolicy.com/2016/03/15/by-the-numbers-february-2016/
Ray's DC reviews for GeekMom: http://geekdad.com/2016/03/dc-this-week-the-legend-of-wonder-woman-soars/ and http://geekdad.com/2016/03/new-52-detective-catwoman/
Rabbitt Stew Comics facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Rabbitt-Stew-Comics-239188076419130/
Top 10 Feb Sales, Rebirth rumors, Han Solo solo, Black Widow 1, Standoff 1, Spider-Man 2, Kickstarters (Alter Life, Turncoat, Zipper Club, New Brighton Archaeological Society, Tale of Shadows), Ghostbusters Trailer, Web Warriors, Comics Countdown for 02 Mar 2016.
Rebirth rumors: Superman by Peter Tomasi, Action Comics by Dan Jurgens, Suicide Squad by Rob Williams and Jim Lee.
Han Solo by Marjorie Liu and Mark Brooks, Black Widow by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, Spider-Man 2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Sarah Pichelli (ret-con city!), Alter-Life by Caleb Thusat and Katrina E. Kuntsmann, Turncoat by Ryan O'Sullivan and Plaid Klaus, Zipper Club by Len Wallace and Joe Duncan, New Brighton Archaeological Society by Mark Andrew Smith and Matthew Weldon.
Comics Countdown, 02 Mar 2016:
Brubaker's Cap, Worst X-Man Ever 1, Favorite Superhero Runs, Kickstarters (Alter-Life, Morgan's Organs), Snarl by Kelly Bender, Salvagers by Bob Salley, Timely Comics, Iron Fist Casting, Extraordinary X-Men by Lemire, X-Line in general and the Comics Countdown 24 Feb 2016.
Favorite Runs: Uncanny X-Men by Claremont/Byrne, FF by Stan/Jack, Avengers by Busiek/Perez, Green Lantern by Johns, FF by Hickman, Batman by Snyder, JLI by Giffen/DeMatteis/Maguire. Honorable Mentions: Black Panther by Priest, Spidey by JMS/Romita Jr, FF by Waid/Ringo, DD by Frank Miller, Dini Detective, Flash and JSA by Johns, Alias by Bendis, DD by Bendis
Comics Countdown for 24 Feb 2016:
DC Comics Rebirth! News, rumors, and speculation. Plus: Power Man and Iron Fist 1 by David Walker and Sanford Greene, Flash TV Show, Felicity Smoak, the horrible mis-steps of recent DC (Wally West, Bart Allen, Superboy), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Deadpool revisited, Black Panther and Ta-Nehisi Coates, Worst X-Man Ever, Scarlet by Bendis/Maleev, Jason Aaron's Thor, and the Comics Countdown for 17 Feb 2016.
Rebirth details: Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Phil Jimenez, Ivan Reis, Gary Frank, Detective Comics and Action Comics resuming numbering, $2.99 all around, Tom King, Teen Titans, Gotham Academy, Birds of Prey, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Supergirl, Trinity, Batman Beyond.
Comics Countdown, 17 Feb 2016:
10. Snowfall 1 by Joe Harris, Martin Morazzo, Kelly Diane Fitzpatrick
9. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 4 by Robert Venditti, Raul Allen, David Astruga, Patricia Martin, Borja Pindado,
8. Clean Room 5 by Gail Simone, Jon Davis-Hunt, Quinton Walker
7. Archie 6 by Mark Waid, Veronica Fish, Andre Paul Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
6. Starve 6 by Brian Wood, Daniel Zezelj
5. Star Wars 16 by Jason Aaron, Leinil Francis Yu, Sunny Gho
4. Power Man and Iron Fist 1 by David Walker, Sanford Greene, Lee Loughridge
3. Secret Six 11 by Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham, Thomas Derenick, Jason Wright
2. Mighty Thor 4 by Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman, Matt Wilson
1. Sex Criminals 14 by Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky
Jan 2016 sales charts, Deadpool movie review, Batman 49, Kickstarter (Hype, Not So Golden Age, Doc Dino), Starfire, Comics Countdown 10 Feb 2016.
In detail: January sales (is Marvel in trouble? will rebirth turn around DC? is Vertigo over? where is Dark Horse? Image on the rise), cancellation of Starfire, Jimmy Palmiotti, Gotham Academy, Omega Men, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Yanick Paquette, Grayson by Tom King and Tim Seeley, Deadpool smashes the box office, Harley Quinn movie ideas, Kickstarter (Hype by Palmiotti + Gray + Javier Pina, Not So Golden Age by Joseph Freistuhler, Doc Dino by Tom Ward).
10 Feb 2016 Comics Countdown:
10. Autumnlands 9 by Kurt Busiek, Benjamin Dewey
9. Legend of Wonder Woman 2 by Renae de Liz, Ray Dillon
8. All-New Hawkeye 4 by Jeff Lemire, Ramon K Perez, Ian Herring
7. The Dark and Bloody 1 by Shawn Aldridge, Scott Godlewski, Patricia Mulvihill
6. Descender 10 by Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
5. Batman 49 by Scott Snyder, Yanick Paquette, James Tynion IV, Nathan Fairbairn
4. Constantine the Hellblazer 9 by Ming Doyle, James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, Ivan Plascencia
3. Manhattan Projects: Sun Beyond the Stars 4 by Jonathon Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Michael Garland
2. Harrow County 9 by Cullen Bunn, Carla Speed McNeil, Jenn Manley Lee
1. Spider-Gwen 5 by Jason Latour, Chris Visions, Rico Renzi
Glenn's Deadpool movie review on Bounding into Comics: http://boundingintocomics.com/2016/02/13/movie-review-deadpool/
Top 10 Sales Jan 2016, DC Rebirth rumors, Spider-Man 1 by Bendis/Pichelli, Kickstarter, 03 Feb Comics Countdown.
Details: Top 10 (Walking Dead, Secret Wars, Wolverine, Spider-Man/Deadpool, Star Wars, Uncanny X-Men, Greg Land), cancellation of Black Knight, Howling Commandos or Angela next?, DC Rebirth (Tom King on Batman, Damian Wayne and the Teen Titans, Barbara Gordon, Oracle, Batgirl, JSA), Kickstarter (Black, Jamal Igle, Molly Danger, Paradox Girl, Alterna Anthology, Peter Simeti, Leaving Megalopolis, Hype by Palmiotti and Gray, Semiautomagic by Alex De Campi and Jerry Ordway), Dark Horse Presents, Kelly Williams, Tuki Save the Humans by Jeff Smith, Rasl, Bone.
03 Feb Comics Countdown:
Hanna Barbera meets DC, Scooby Apocalypse, Future Quest, Flintstones, Wacky Race Land, Riverdale on CW, Old Man Logan by Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino, Locke & Key by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez, Jeff Parker, Doc Shaner, Keith Giffen, Howard Porter, Dan Didio, Jim Lee, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Umbrella Academy, Gerard Way, Kevin Smith, Daredevil, Green Arrow, Dead No More and Spider-Man, Men of Tomorrow by Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr, Teen Titans, Legion of Super-Heroes
Comics Countdown for 27 Jan 2016:
DC Rebirth, Suicide Squad trailer, Secret Wars #9, New Marvel Launches (Silver Surfer by Slott and the Allreds, Captain Marvel), Arrow, Flash, Batman, Wonder Woman, Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Tom King, Tim Seeley, Detective Comics, Deadpool, Wonder Woman, Thunderbolts, Winter Soldier, Jim Zub, Captain America Steve Rogers, SHIELD, Numbering!, Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Laura Allred, Tara Butters, Michele Fazekas, Kris Anka.
Comics Countdown for 20 Jan 2016
10. Batgirl 47 by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, Eleonara Carlini, Moritat, Serge LaPointe
9. Red Thorn 3 by David Baillie, Meghan Hatrick-Murante, Steve Oliff
8. Silver Surfer 1 by Dan Slott, Mike Allred, Laura Allred
7. Nowhere Men 7 by Eric Stephenson, Emi Lennox, Dave Taylor, Jordie Bellaire
6. Deadpool 6 (2099!) by Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish, Nick Filardi
5. Clean Room 4 by Gail Simone, Jon-Davis Hunt, Quinton Winter
4. Wrath of the Eternal Warrior 3 by Robert Venditti, Raul Allen, David Astruga, Patricia Martin, Borja Pindado
3. Secret Six 10 by Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham, Tom Derenick, Jason Wright
2. Captain Marvel 1 by Tara Butters, Michele Fazekas, Kris Anka, Matt Wilson
1. Batman 48 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Fco Plascencia
December 2015 sales, Dark Horse, Civil War II, Minority Report meets Marvel?, Bendis, David Marquez, Marvel Teasers (Dead No More, Fear My Sting), Professor X, Gwen Stacy, New Wasp, Wolverine, Star Wars Poe Dameron ongoing series, Charles Soule, Phil Noto, Oscar Nominations, Force Awakens, Martian, Jurassic Park, Mad Max Fury Road, Disposable Heroes, Bleeding Cool, DCBS, Westfield Comics, Agents of SHIELD, Secret Wars, Jonathan Hickman, Esad Ribic, Scott Snyder, AD After Death.
Link to Graphic Policy article: http://graphicpolicy.com/2016/01/20/by-the-numbers-december-2015/
And Comics Countdown for 13 Jan 2016
Show notes: Top 10 in Dec 2015 sales (DC Up, Marvel Down), Wonder Woman Earth One, Grant Morrison, Yanick Paquette, Teen Titans Earth One, Jeff Lemire, Terry Dodson, Flash Earth One, J Michael Straczynski, Aquaman Earth One, Francis Manapul, Scott Snyder, Marvels by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross, Astro City, Kingdom Come, Sean Chen, new Marvel launches for 06 Jan (Obi-Wan and Kenobi by Charles Soule and Marco Chechetto, Rocket Raccoon and Groot by Skottie Young, A-Force by G. Willow Wilson, Spider-Man/Deadpool by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness, Uncanny X-Men by Cullen Bunn and Greg Land), Superman: Lois and Clark by Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks, Telos, Titans Hunt, Doctor Strange, Doctor Doom, Kang.
Comics Countdown for 06 Jan 2016:
10. Woods #19 by James Tynion and Michael Dialynas
9. Midnighter #8 by Steve Orlando and David Messina
8. Batman and Robin Eternal #14 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion, Fernando Blanco, Roger Robinson
7. Unfollow #3 by Rob Williams and Mike Dowling
6. Doctor Strange #4 by Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo
5. Black Science #19 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera
4. Vision #3 by Tom King and Gabriel Walta
3. Archie #5 by Mark Waid and Veronica Fish
2. Spider-Gwen #4 by Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez
1. Fade Out #12 by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
Best/Favorites from 2015, including Best Single Issues, Best Series, Best Graphic Novels, Best Writers and Best Artists. Also worst series of the year! Ray and Glenn also discuss favorite movies of the year and we rant about the bizarre Marvel shipping of late.
Best single issues include:
Best series include:
Best Graphic Novels include:
Best Writers include:
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And the Comics Countdown for 30 Dec 2015
10. Injustice Gods Among Us Annual #1 by Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
9. Black Canary #6 by Brendan Fletcher and Annie Wu
8. Omega Men #7 by Tom King and Barnaby Bagenda
7. All-New Wolverine #3 by Tom Taylor and David Lopez
6. Ringside #2 by Joe Keatinge and Nick Barber
5. Lazarus #21 by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark
4. Superman: Lois and Clark #3 by Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks
3. Jughead #3 by Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson
2. East of West #23 by Jonathon Hickman and Nick Dragotta
1. Batman and Robin Eternal #13 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion, Marcio Takara
This week: Star Wars FA revisited, the Oscars, Martian by Andy Weir, Matt Damon, Patsy Walker Hellcat, Vision by Tom King, Red Wolf, Marvel's diminishing returns, Web Warriors, Squirrel Girl, Tom King, Green Lantern, DC Bat Talent (James Tynion IV, Marguerite Bennett, Genevieve Valentine, Steve Orlando, Brendan Fletcher), Gotham by Midnight, Gotham Academy, Peter David, Spider-Man 2099, Amazing Spider-Man 1.1 by Jose Molina and Simone Bianchi, Deadpool 3.1 by Gerry Dugan and Mike Hawthornw, Saga and Esperanto, Captain America, Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, Mighty Thor by Jason Aaron, Russell Dautermann and Matt Wilson, replacement heroes, Nameless by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham, and DKIII Issue 2.
Comics Countdown for 23 Dec 2015:
10. Star-Lord #2 by Sam Humpries and Javier Garron
9. Wild's End: the Enemy Within #4 by Dan Abnett, Nik Abnett, and Ian Culbard
8. Astro City #30 by Kurt Busiek an Brent Anderson
7. Daredevil #2 by Charles Soule and Ron Garney
6. Darth Vader #14 by Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen, and Salvador Larroca
5. Gotham by Midnight #11 by Ray Fawkes and Juan Ferrera
4. Art Ops #3 by Shaun Simon and Mike Allred
3. Bloodshot Reborn #8 by Jeff Lemire and Jackson Guice
2. Deadly Class #17 by Rick Remender and Wes Craig
1. DC Comics Bombshells #7 by Marguerite Bennett and Mirka Andolfo