Who killed Carlyle White? This is the question posed by Satellite Sam from Image Comics. Set in New York City in 1951, Satellite Sam follows a live television science fiction series on the Le Monde Television Network. Carlyle White, the actor who plays Satellite Sam, was murdered in a flophouse. His son, Michael, who also works on the television show, tries to figure out who killed his father by looking into Carlyle’s mysterious past.
Imagine Mad Men if it were about the crew of a live television Star Trek knock off and you have Satellite Sam, the latest creator owned work out of Image, by Matt Fraction and Howard Chaykin. The premise of a comic about the production of a television show has lots of potential. Other mediums have had lots of success with the same concept, such as with the show Sports Night. Does Satellite Sam pull it off? Find out after the break!
Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Hawkeye #9 by Matt Fraction and David Aja, that you can check out, after the jump.
When an artist has been knocking it out of the park on a title it is sad to watch them leave, but what if an equally as talented artist were to fill that spot? Not it’s not as sad. Well put away your tissues because even though David Aja is taking a two issue break from Hawkeye, Black Bettle creator Francesco Francavilla will be taking over the art duties!
This November, the fight for the future takes shape in FF #1, kicking off the all-new ongoing series from the blockbuster creative team of Eisner Award winning creators Matt Fraction and Michael Allred! As part of Marvel NOW!, FF joins a number of titles that will take the Marvel Universe in an exciting all-new direction, as the industry’s top creators join the top Super Heroes to deliver all-new ongoing series, great for new and lapsed readers alike!
AvX has been living up to its promise from the start, but with need to move the plot forward can it still keep the fight? Find out in the Major Spoilers review after the jump.
Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Invincible Iron Man #511 by Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca, that you can check out, after the jump.
Or – “ROUND SEVEN: FIGHT!”
Last issue left off with Thor, Captain America and Iron Man preparing for war, each in their own way, arming themselves with guns, the Odinsword and a bucket of liquid uru, respectively. Will all our heroes make it out of this one?
Or – “Boiling Something Down To It’s Essence Has A Problem…”
…namely, that most of these characters have been around so long that they have more than one “core truth.” Whether or not you like this issue (and, indeed, this whole CROSSOVER) is going to depend on whether you share the creative team’s assessment of Marvel’s most iconic heroes.
Marvel has released a sneak peek of the upcoming The Mighty Thor #3 for you to check out, after the jump.
Do you fear… event fatigue? I hope not, as Marvel is here with its latest big event, promising magical Mjolnirs for all the bad guys, paranoia and panic for the good guys, and expanded page counts for all the readers. The only thing you have to fear is not reading this review for Fear Itself #1!
Yet another teaser for Fear Itself #1
Remember kids, the Matt Fraction tale kicks off April 06, 2011, and has a cover price of $3.99.