The X-Files, Heroes and Twin Peaks are all coming back to our screens soon, with at least some of the original castmembers returning. Sounds great—except that this sort of thing doesn’t always work out. Here are the most ignominious examples of classic TV shows that were reanimated...but they came back wrong.
So the last Wednesday marked the last issues of Avengers and New Avengers and today, Free Comic Book, marks the beginning of Secret Wars with Secret Wars #0. But what, exactly, is Secret Wars? And how did Avengers and New Avengers end? Let’s find out!
Marvel wraps up Norman Osborn's Dark Reign in earnest tomorrow with end of Siege and its few remaining Avengers titles. Marvel's Heroic Age is upon us, but there's no Howard The Duck title on the stands. I call fowl!
Welcome to the first installment of io9's weekend comic book review column Needs More Dazzler, a column founded on the ethos that most comics would be improved by a dose of the most divinely flamboyant X-lady, Dazzler.
The fix is in: In this Wednesday's second issue of Marvel Comics' Siege series, an Avenger will die! But instead of surrendering to the hype and bloodlust, we thought we'd take a look at who it may be... and why.
Iron Patriot (Norman Osborn)
The villain of the piece, and former Green Goblin, Norman Osborn has already returned from the dead once to pursue ever-more-ridiculous plans for power, political and otherwise.
Is he marked for death this week? No way; there're two more issues after this week's, and I don't even think…
The seventh (or maybe eighth, depending who's around that week) smartest person in the Marvel Universe, this genius kid has a gift for making connections where others don't and getting into trouble.
Is he marked for death this week? I doubt it; he's not important enough to most people for his death to…
Captain America (Steve Rogers)
Marvel's most famous patriot, the man who socked Hitler in the jaw and whose return signaled the end of Marvel's Dark Reign.
Is he marked for death this week? In that he's literally just finished a series called Reborn where he came back from the (assumed) dead, of course not.
Wondering where to get your fix of teens in tights? Look no further than your local comic store — but don't worry, there are tales of future utopias, dystopias and older superheroes awaiting you, as well.
It's a week of new beginnings for familiar faces (and some unfamiliar ones) in this week's comics, including what happens after Batman's "death," Superman leaving Earth, and Spider-Man heading down to Puerto Rico.
And so, as we approach the start of the holiday season, it's worth asking ourselves, what are we thankful for? Luckily, it only takes one look at the list of comics to find more than a few likely suspects, including a sleepy urban legend, a dysfunctional family that fights together, and some of the best short scifi…