Is it just us or are the publisher solicitations being announced progressively earlier with each month? Whatever the case may be, we've got links to the September 2013 solicitations and more in this week's News Round-up.
The second trade paperback collecting the Eisner-nominated space opera by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples is here! Check out all the previously released preview pages for the issues in this volume after the jump. (NOTE: Some images Not Safe For Work!)
We speculate on the implications of the latest twist in the legal battle over Ghost Rider's ownership, talk about surveillance and Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin's The Private Eye, celebrate the history of Filipino comics creators, and more in today's Leaving Proof.
The News Round-up returns with the latest word on SDCC exclusives, the whole Paul Jenkins open letter thing, the announcement of the 2013 Bill Finger Award winners, and more.
Who's really writing your favorite DC and Marvel comics? Does it matter? An open letter posted by industry veteran Paul Jenkins has us asking questions about what we really want from the medium we love.
[UPDATED] Troy and Zedric discuss X-Men #1, The Wake #1, Clive Barker's The Next Testament #1, Daredevil: Dark Nights #1, Astro City #1, King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon #1, Earth 2 Annual #1, and The Last of Us: American Dreams #1 in today's First Impressions.
[UPDATED] We reflect on the career and industry impact of former Vertigo Comics executive editor Karen Berger, who is perhaps one of the most influential editors in comics since Stan Lee.
In Fury: My War Gone By, Garth Ennis asks: Just what were America's clandestine Cold War operations in the developing world really for?
We review several of the latest trade paperbacks and hardcovers from Archaia, BOOM! Studios, Dark Horse, IDW, and Image Comics, including Mumbai Confidential, 2 Guns, Lone Wolf and Cub, Omnibus, Vol. 1, Godzilla: The Half-Century War, and Peter Panzerfaust, Vol. 2.
This Hellboy Library Edition collects Hellboy in Mexico, Hellboy: Double Feature of Evil, Hellboy: The Sleeping and the Dead #1–2, Hellboy: The Bride of Hell, the short story "Hellboy: The Whittier Legacy," Hellboy: Buster Oakley Gets His Wish, Hellboy: The Storm #1–3, and