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Review: Spider-Man: Daily Bugle

It’s Wednesday which means comics are hitting comic stores all across the world. This week from Marvel is a trade dedicated to the Daily Bugle!

Spider-Man: Daily Bugle collects Daily Bugle #1-3, Deadline #1-4, Spider-Man’s Tangled Web #20, and material from Spectacular Spider-Man (1976) #205-207, and Marvel Holiday Special 2004 by Paul Grist, Bill Rosemann, Zeb Wells, Steven Grant, Tom DeFalco, Karl Kerschl, Guy Davis, Walter McDaniel, Dean Haspiel, Takeshi Miyaza, and Mike Mayhew.

You can find this trade in comic stores today and book stores on October 10.

Get your copy at comic and book stores now. To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

Spider-Man: Daily Bugle
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sm_cv18_dsIt was new comic book day yesterday. What’d folks get? What’d you like? What didn’t you like? Sound off in the comments. While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Brooklyn is A New, Strange Superhero Society in Haspiel’s The Red Hook – Free comics! Go read!

CBR – Logan Director Working On Black & White Version Of Film – Having seen the film already, a black and white version would be amazing.

ICv2 – International Tabletop Day Promo Items Revealed – Some interesting items.


Around the Tubes Reviews

Newsarama – America #1

Newsarama – Avengers #5

Newsarama – Batman #18

ICv2 – The Best We Can Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Newsarama – Superman #18

Preview: A&A: The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong #11


Cover A by KANO (NOV161961)
Cover B by MARC LAMING (NOV161962)
Variant Cover by DEAN HASPIEL (NOV161963)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+ | On Sale JANUARY 4 (FOC – 12/12/16)

Freaky fracas!

Obadiah Archer: Skilled marksmen, trained fighter, and…deranged circus freak?! Through the unfathomable forces of nature, Archer and Gub Gub – the pint-sized and deranged clone of Armstrong – have swapped minds! When Gub Gub’s body is kidnapped by nefarious forces, Armstrong and his long-lost wife, Andromeda, must race to save their friend and undo the horrendous merger of minds before the damage becomes permanent!

“ANDROMEDA ESTRANGED” goes mental as rising star Rafer Roberts (Harbinger Renegade) and acclaimed artists Mike Norton (Revival) and Joe Eisma (Inhuman) drag Valiant’s leading adventure duo through Hell – and also Florida – for the very soul of Archer (and, sure, maybe Gub Gub too)!


Around the Tubes

Skybourne_001_A_MainIt’s new comic book day! What is everyone looking forward to? What are you planning on buying? Sound off in the comments below!

While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

The Beat – Dean Haspiel gave a speech at the Harveys. What happened next had people in tears. – Your must read today.

Publisher’s Weekly – Comics Sales Bounce Back at 2016 Diamond Summit – Thought things were tanking?

Kotaku – Five Anime That Are Better The Second Time Around – What od you think?


Around the Tubes Reviews

Newsarama – Jim Thompson’s The Killer Inside Me #1

Newsarama – Skybourne #1

Preview: Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9


Cover A by RAÚL ALLÉN (MAY161898)
Cover B by PERE PÉREZ (MAY161899)
Cover C by TOMAS GIORELLO (MAY161900)
Variant Cover by STEVE LIEBER (MAY161901)
Variant Cover by DEAN HASPIEL (MAY161902)
$3.99 | 32 pgs. | T+| On sale JULY 13 (FOC – 6/20/16)

“LABYRINTH” delivers the killing blow!

The darkest hour of the Eternal Warrior’s long life has arrived with blood and torment. Behind every wall and around every corner of the Dying One’s “LABYRINTH,” new and sadistic ways to burn, tear, and break Gilad Anni Padda await. As the Eternal Warrior’s greatest enemy inches closer to unlocking the secret of never-ending life, is all hope lost for Earth’s immortal soldier?

The monumental Eternal Warrior epic of the year delivers another crushing blow as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and visionary artist Raúl Allén (Hawkeye) enter the darkest corner of “LABYRINTH” yet!


Around the Tubes

It’s new comic day tomorrow! What’s everyone looking forward to? We’ll have our picks in a few hours, but let us know what you’re looking forward to below.

While you await our picks, here’s some comic news from around the web.

Around the Tubes

The Beat – Superman in DC Rebirth: The underoos are still gone – I dig the design. A nice mix of old and new.

The ComiChron – March 2016 Comics Sales Estimates online; Batman tops 163k copies, Walking Dead Vol. 25 sells 19k – Some estimated sales data for you.

CBR – The Mission: Marvel’s Black Panther, Wakandan Colors and the Forgotten Warrior – As always a good read.

CBLDF – Two Graphic Novels Among ALA’s Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015 – Sigh.

TGN – Wizards of the Coast Announces New President – Well that’s some interesting news.

Philly Voice – Twin brothers turn to comic books to boost newsstand business – Cool news.

Brooklyn Paper – Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio: Dean Haspiel – Check it out!

Preview: Garbage Pail Kids

Garbage Pail Kids

James Kochalka, Roger Langridge, Shannon Wheeler, Bill Wray, Dean Haspiel, Peter Bagge, Bob Fingerman, and many more (w & a) • Mark Pingitore (c)

Remember mullets and teased bangs? Stonewashed denim jackets and jeans? Well, not everything about the ‘80s was lame, because that’s when the Garbage Pail Kids ruled the world! Those irreverent, satirical stickers quickly became a pop-culture phenomenon, but they never had their own comic book… until now! In the spirit of the avant-garde cartoonists and humorists who fathered these miscreants, a new generation of alternative-comics creators has lent their unique talents to bring the Garbage Pail Kids into the wacky world of comics. Collects all five one-shots.

TPB • FC • $19.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-63140-510-5

GPK TPB-cover

Preview: Mighty Crusaders: The Lost Crusade


Script: Ian Flynn, Chuck Dixon, Scott & David Tipton, Howard Mackie, Vito Delsante, Dean Haspiel, Tom Defalco
Art: Mike Norton, Ken Hooper, Sergio Cariello, Vicente Alcazar, Chrischross, Dean Haspiel, Ron Frenz, Terry Austin, Rick Bryant, Jim Amash, Thomas Mason, Allen Passalaqua, Tom Smith, John Workman
Cover: Ron Frenz, Jim Amash, Tom Smith
On Sale Date: 9/18
44-page, full color comic

The Mighty Crusaders return in an all new lost tale, featuring a stellar cast of talent. With the New Crusaders facing an uncertain future and the truth about their parents slowly being revealed, one man searches for answers. But will the answers he finds be worth reliving the pain of his own past?


Review: The Fox #5

TheFox_05-0As the first arc of this series reaches its cataclysmic conclusion the question must be asked: does it live up to the previous four chapters, or does the final chapter of Fox Hunt crash and burn?

Not at all. Mark Waid and Dean Haspiel  are on fine form here as they bring The Fox #5 to an absolutely stupendous conclusion that brings everything that has made the first four issues of the Fox Hunt story arc great and the fifth issue, entitle I, Superhero, continues along the same trajectory. It’s no secret I’m in love with series, and I wasn’t disappointed with the finale of the opening arc.  Dark Circle Comics are producing some of the most interesting series lately, and The Fox is no exception to that. The almost innocent, fun exterior hides some interesting parallels to one of comics most famous vigilantes without ever really taking itself too seriously. That isn’t to say this is a comic to hand over to your five year old, but it does dodge a lot of the darkness so prevalent in comics these days without compromising the quality of the story.

If it sounds that The Fox #5 is a fun comic, well that would be entirely accurate. When it comes to enjoying the comics we read, none of the comics on my pull list are as entertaining as this series has been, and the fifth issue is no exception. Although with I, Superhero being the final chapter in the Fox Hunt arc, it may not be the best place to jump into the story; it’s a fantastic ending to the opening arc.

I’m looking forward to following The Fox‘s adventures in the coming months, and so should you.

Writers: Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid Art: Dean Haspiel
Story: 8.75 Art: 9.0 Overall: 9.0 Recommendation: Buy

Although Dark Circle Comics provided Graphic Policy a FREE copy of issue #5 for review, I purchased it anyway.

Preview: The Fox #5


Plot: Dean Haspiel
Art: Dean Haspiel, Rachel Deering and Allen Passalaqua
Script: Mark Waid
Cover: Dean Haspiel
Variants: Robert Hack, David Mack, Eli Powell, Bill Sienkiewicz
On Sale Date: 8/5
32 page, full-color comic

The FOX HUNT reaches its cataclysmic conclusion with the biggest brawl in Dark Circle history!

“Fox Hunt, Part 5”: The Fox and She-Fox have invaded Mr. Smile’s evil headquarters and are on the attack against the final five deadly villains that stand between them and their son! As parents do battle for the fate of their son, blood, sweat tears and money are on the line—but the freak magnet and his super family are far from finished! This arc may be ending, but the Fox’s adventures continue on—if he can survive the final showdown with the dreaded IRON FOX! Featuring story, art and covers from the biggest names in comics, including variant art from Robert Hack, David Mack, Eli Powell and Bill Sienkiewicz!


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