“Why Lois, What Are You DOING Under that Desk?”

It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant! He is…BIFF SOCKO!   DATELINE: METROPOLIS- Action #18 is the last issue featuring the...

Episode #16: Where have all the good ideas gone?

Let’s face a simple fact. If you look up and down Diamond’s top selling books, it’s made up of numerous DC titles, some choice Marvel titles, and from there, a selection of niche books which have their cemented places in fans’ comic shop pull lists.

Episode 12: I object! (to Mark Waid’s ‘Daredevil’...

Last week I saw something truly heinous, truly unseemly, truly asinine: “Daredevil is Marvel’s best new comic series of 2011.”

DC Final Flashpoint Friday Panel Aug28

DC Final Flashpoint Friday Panel

Some of DC’s brightest creators involved in the Flashpoint mini-series spoke to fans for an hour on Aug. 26 at Fan Expo during the Flashpoint Friday DC panel.

Daredevil #1 Jul25

Daredevil #1

Coming off the worst stretch of his life, Matt Murdock left New York and travelled cross-country to find himself. After a brief stay in New Mexico, Murdock rediscovered his nature after helping a small town overcome its problem with some aggressive locals. Upon returning to New York though, Murdock must face the consequences of his actions.

CBD’s 52Q | #39: Beach Reading May20

CBD’s 52Q | #39: Beach Reading

Every week Comic Book Daily asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers; we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans Daily for the inspiration. This Week’s Q: New/Old.. what’s the book you want to read/re-read this summer.....

The Big Comic Comfy Couch – Episode 9: The Pro-Diggle edition...

My…it’s certainly been a while, hasn’t it? For my first column back I thought I’d talk about something near and dear to my heart when it comes to comic books: Daredevil. The final issue of Daredevil Reborn dropped last week, and depending on your stance relative to a...

CBD’s 52Q | #30: “News From C2E2″ Mar16

CBD’s 52Q | #30: “News From C2E2″

very week CBD’s Editor in Chief Pete DeCourcy asks the question and the crew (and special guests) give their answers, we’ll be doing this for 52 weeks. Tip of the hat goes to the gang at Scans_Daily for the inspiration. This Week’s Q: What news are you hoping to hear out of C2E2 this weekend?...

Review: Daredevil Reborn #1 Jan17

Review: Daredevil Reborn #1

Writer: Andy Diggle Artist: David Gianfelice Colours: Matt Hollingsworth Letters: Joe Caramagna Cover: Jock Publisher: Marvel Comics Come one, come all! Witness the rebirth of a(nother) comic book character. Excuse the cynicism, but it feels like there’s a rebirth in comics every few...

Review: The Shadowland Wrap-Up Dec08

Review: The Shadowland Wrap-Up

We’re going to take a little departure from the usual format here. I’ve kept mum on the most part about Shadowland mostly due to the sheer volume of titles published since the story began in July. That’s especially the case with legitimate stinkers like the Bullseye...

Shadowland: The Road Thus Far Sep13

Shadowland: The Road Thus Far

Marvel’s big mid-2010 event is nearing it’s half-way point, and amidst all the hype preceding the first issue of Shadowland the series has been a let down. It’s not as though the series as a whole has been poorly written, because it hasn’t. Save the horrendous, borderline ridiculous Bullseye...

Daredevil Gets Reborn in January Aug29

Daredevil Gets Reborn in January

Marvel announced at Fan Expo on Saturday Daredevil’s return to the forefront with a four issue limited series. Starting in January, Daredevil Reborn will launch and it will mostly focus on rebuilding the character from the ground up. The book will primarily try to find a new voice for the...

Is Nova the New Man Without Fear? Aug02

Is Nova the New Man Without Fear?

Marvel has released the following teaser image featuring Nova flying through the rooftops of Hell’s Kitchen. The only text accompanying the image was the question “Who will be the new Man Without Fear?” along with the declaration of “Shadowland” changing the...

Review: Daredevil #508 Jul20

Review: Daredevil #508

Writer: Andy Diggle and Antony Johnston Artist: Roberto de le Torre Colours: Matt Hollingsworth Letters: Joe Caramagna Shadowland has begun, and for the residents of Hell’s Kitchen and Marvel’s costumed heroes that can only mean one thing: either band together, or lose the soul of New York to...

Review: Shadowland #1 Jul09

Review: Shadowland #1

Writer: Andy Diggle Pencils: Billy Tan Inks: Batt Colours: Christina Strain In Daredevil: The List, the Diggle penned one-shot written last year tying into Dark Reign, the renowned assassin Bullseye destroyed an apartment complex and killed over 100 people in Hell’s Kitchen. Let’s fast...

A Shadowland Primer Jul06

A Shadowland Primer

Shadowland is about to descend upon Marvel’s heroes. With the summer event drawing ever closer, this week we’re previewing the potential blockbuster that will pit a dozen of Marvel’s best characters ranging from super powered arachnids to adept martial arts masters against one another with...

Review: Daredevil #507 Jun14

Review: Daredevil #507

Writers: Andy Diggle and Antony Johnston Artists: Marco Checchetto, Matt Hollingsworth, Joe Caramagna, and Paolo Rivera With Marvel’s summer event Shadowland drawing near, the Daredevil team is gearing up for the event that will pit Matt Murdock dead at the centre of a conflict with Marvel’s...

Marvel's Second "Shadowland" Teaser is much more interesting than the first. Apr27

Marvel's Second "Shadowland" Teaser is much more int...

Marvel Comics has released the second in a series of teasers for “Shadowland,” the new miniseries by Andy Diggle and Billy Tan that’s billed as the “battle for the soul of New York.” This one really should have been the first one as it makes me much more exciting...

Marvel's First Shadowland Teaser Apr26

Marvel's First Shadowland Teaser

I’m a trade waiter for Daredevil so I have yet to experience the Diggle era. I’ve heard really good things and being a fan of Andy Diggle I’m willing to sign on for what seems like a bit of a Marvel street level character event – even though Matt Murdoch has managed to...

The Losers' New Poster Mar22

The Losers' New Poster

SuperheroHype has a newer new poster that manages to convey the kinetic and fast paced tone of the comic book series. Jock managed to created some of the more viceral action sequences in the book, and Diggle created very vibrant characters. This new poster manages to convey just...