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` An interview with Pope Francis, new leader of the Catholic Church, has been causing shockwaves all over the world since it first appeared inthe magazine America: The National Catholic Review. What is the pope saying that’s making so many headlines? He’s talking about comics, of course. What else?!
` Who else stops time by having sex to rob banks? Raise your hands. No? Well, get ready to. Matt Fraction (Thor, Hawkeye) & Chip Zdarsky (Monster Cops, Prison Funnies) take you on a sexcapade - wait, that doesn’t sound right - Sex Criminals is a comedy about an inelegant lady named Suzie that isn’t afraid to get dirty - still not sure it’s okay for me to say that… It’s sexy comedy, okay!
All week long, Marvel Comics has been releasing a series of short, one-phrase teasers promoting announcements at their panels at New York Comic Con this October. The non-stop barrage of teasers has had bloggers scrambling to come up with witty things to say about them, pushing their skills to the utmost limits.
“CORPORATE, which features the team of Peter David and Carmine Di Giandomenico will be publicly offered at the Amazing X-Men & The Marvel Universe Panel,” quipped a battered and bloody sdsichero, reporter for The Outhouse, in an article yesterday reporting on four of the teasers. Obviously, the blogosphere was running out of ideas fast.
"Oh god!" Hero cried, collapsing into a heap on the floor. "Make it stop. Make it stop!"
` Gail Simone has a new blog post up today, in which the fan favorite writer and real life superhero shares some thoughts on the marriage controversy that spun out of the departure of J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman from Batwoman two weeks ago. You know the one. We wrote about it. The entire blogosphere did, for a week straight. Oh ok, fine, we’ll go over it again.
East of West keeps me constantly guessing about what’s actually going on. We’re only 6 issues in and the series is bursting full of lore and content. Now, I love East of West, but it can be overwhelming. There’s so much going on and so many characters to keep up with that I’m sure it’s a pretty big juggling act for even writer Jonathan Hickman to keep straight.