Last week, I talked about Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) being held this past Saturday, May 7. I managed to get to three different stores on that day, and I noticed a few things I wanted to talk about. Also, friends attended other locations, and they also gave me things to talk about as well!
In the last week, there were two big indications of change happening soon in the Big Two comics companies – Steve Rogers returning as Captain America and Dan DiDio hinting that there will be a big “Rebirth” at DC this summer via Twitter. I have to say that I’ve reached a breaking point when it comes to change. Can I take much more of it in my comics? For the first time, I can understand why some people drift away from the industry!
It was only a matter of time before Steve Rogers returned to the role of Captain America. Today, Marvel announced the upcoming release of Captain America: Steve Rogers by Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz.
With Captain America: The Winter Soldier debuting in theaters this weekend, it’s the perfect time for me to interview Steve Pugh, artist on Marvel’s All-New Invaders, featuring Cap as one of its stars! We talk about how this assignment came to be and what he enjoys about his work on this revival of one of the company’s classic teams! We also chat briefly about the recent conclusion of DC’s Animal Man ongoing series and Hotwire, how I was introduced to his writing and art. Don’t miss my interview with writer/artist Royden Lepp, creator of the soon-to-be released third volume of
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!
Or – “Is This The One Where They Find The Cap-Cave Under Stately Rogers Manor?” With the parallels between Captain America and Batman these days, I keep expecting Jarvis to come out, sew up Steve’s wounds and make a few snarky comments. Or perhaps the Red Skull will shoot American Dream in the spine, causing her to become the nerve center of Avengers operations as Delphi? Oooh, wait, I got it! Fred Barnes, the dead Bucky from the Fifties will come back and try to steal Bucky’s identity from him, all the while acting as a villain called the Star-Spangled