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Marvel vs Fox

Let’s quickly recap… If I had to put a finger on it, I’d say that the superhero movie boom that we are currently experiencing began with Sony and their first iteration of Spider-Man way back in 2002. Yes, Fox released…

2nds? A Priceless Princeless Pirate Princess

 Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a…

Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck “The Son of the Sun” The Don Rosa Library Vol 1

I never read any of the Carl Barks or Don Rosa duck comics until relatively recently when Fantagraphics began releasing collected editions. I was, however, a big fan of the TV show Ducktales (which was based upon Barks and Rosa's works) and thus was already familiar with many of the denizens of Duckburg. Continuing in its tradition of bringing the best of Donald and Uncle Scrooge to the masses, Fantagraphics has released the first volume in the Don Rosa library.

Character Design

In the days and weeks and months and years and decades that we’ve all been fascinated and consumed by art and story in comic books, I’d like to wager my hard-earned pounds that, during your  time as a fan… you’ve probably attempted to create your…

Uncle Scrooge: Only A Poor Man

There are certain comic books that you are supposed to have read. Ones that have critical and/or commercial success behind them. Books like Maus and Watchmen and Love & Rockets and The Dark Knight Returns. Things that you know you…

BIFF SOCKO: When You Wish Upon a Death-Star

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! He is…BIFF SOCKO! DATELINE: A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…

“Punch It Mickey!”

I don’t know about your Twitter, but mine had a Nerd-Gasm on Tuesday. In case you haven’t heard (like you were off planet or something), Disney bought Lucasfilm, LucasArts, Industrial Light and Magic, and Skywalker Sound from now multi-billionaire George…

Disney Buys Lucasfilm

Disney is buying Lucasfilm for a reported $4.05 Billion. Disney gets Lucasfilm, LucasArts, Industrial Light and Magic, and Skywalker Sound. George Lucas, who owns Lucasfilm privately, gets payment in Disney shares and in cash. George Lucas in a statement said…

Disney and Marvel

Since the announcement of Disney acquiring Marvel was made, I have been wondering when we would see some comic book action at the Disney Theme Parks. This isn’t as much of a slam dunk as some might think: Universal currently…

Silverfin: The Graphic Novel

Wandering the aisles of my local comic shop I happened upon Silverfin: The Graphic Novel, A James Bond Aventure. [quote]See Young Bond in action for the very first time. It’s James Bond’s first day at Eton, and already he’s met…

Review: Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers #1

Writer: Ian Brill Artist: Leonel Castellani Colours: Jake Myler Letterer: Jason Arthur Covers: Leonel Castellani (A), Jake Myler (B and C) Publisher: Boom! Studios Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Chip and Dale, Rescue Rangers! Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Chip Dale Rescue Rangers! Sorry… As was first revealed here at…

Terry Pratchett + Disney = ????

Bleeding Cool’s reporting that Ron Clements and John Musker are working on an adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s  fourth Discworld novel, Mort. Mort was the first Discworld novel I ever read; I went through the Death novels first.  It’s the book…

Disney Fan Art of the Day

David Gilson serves up the perfect antidote to Aly Bellissimo’s portly princess project with his ongoing “Disney Chibies” series. Look at this things – they’re soooooo cute. Here’s some more, just because they’re totally making my morning much more cuter…