Whitney Leopard and Patrick Crotty Join Gina Gagliano at Random House Graphic


All eyes are on Random House Graphic, the comics imprint set up by the publisher with industry hero Gina Gagliano at the helm. This month saw two new hires joining Gagliano at the imprint, which plans to release a series of graphic novels through the long-term future, a little like First Second’s approach (which stands to reason, given Gagliano’s long…

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Superman Comic Sold in WalMart Draws Criticism for Depicting Lois Lane’s Torture and Death Over and Over


A Tom King-written Superman comic has sparked controversy for repeatedly showing Lois Lane’s death and torture. Last weekend, Superman Giant #7, a special comic sold exclusively at WalMart, became the center of criticism for showing Lois Lane dying over and over again, often in graphic format. The story centered around Superman’s anxiety over his wife dying while he was sitting…

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Vita Ayala and Olympia Sweetman Unite for New Xena Series at Dynamite, yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yi-yiiiiiii


Dynamite have announced a new Xena: Warrior Princess ongoing series coming out in April from the creative team of Vita Ayala – who says they’re a massive Xena fan and seems to have pitched hard for this one – artist Olympia Sweetman, colorist Rebecca Nalty, and letterer Ariana Maher. A warrior princess who travels the countryside slaying monsters and pushing…

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Tales of Zestiria Should Have Been Alisha’s Story


by Aimee Hart When the Tales of Zestiria video game was released in 2015, fans criticized how Alisha Diphda, one of the main protagonists, was absent from most of the game. While pushed heavily in the initial marketing for the series, Alisha exits the plot of the game relatively early on, and only makes an appearance in a paid DLC…

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Marvel Announces New ‘Major X’ Miniseries by Rob Liefeld


Marvel has announced a new miniseries by Rob Liefeld starring a helmet-wearing, gun-toting Major X that hails from an alternate universe. The Marvel X-Office seems to be refocusing their comic line around 1990s nostalgia, with the return of the “original” X-Force and the return of obscure characters like Maggot. That emphasis on bringing the 1990s back continues with the announcement…

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