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Comics Worth Reading

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Johanna Draper Carlson runs ComicsWorthReading.com, where she has provided independent reviews of graphic novels, manga, all kinds of comic books, and related media since 1999.

Twitter: @johannadc

Jan 22, 2015

Supergirl Has Been Cast

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The Supergirl series announced last fall now has a star: Melissa Benoist. She’s best known as one of the “new class” from season four of Glee, playing a “girl next...

Jan 22, 2015

Batman vs. Robin Details Announced

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Batman vs. Robin, the next original DCU animated movie (after Justice League: Throne of Atlantis, out next week), has had details released. It will be available April 14 in either...

Jan 19, 2015

Read Shonen Jump for Free for a Month

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To celebrate the three-year anniversary of the launch of the English-language digital Weekly Shonen Jump, Viz Media is giving away four issues online. Starting with the January 19 issue (today!)...

Jan 19, 2015

Titan Adds Another Doctor Who Title

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Cover by Alice X. Zhang To go along with their comic series featuring the Tenth Doctor, the Eleventh Doctor, and now the Twelfth Doctor, Titan Comics has announced a five-issue...

Jan 16, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

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I just got back from a free preview of the upcoming Kingsman: The Secret Service, due out February 13. I had fun, since there were twists I wasn’t expecting (although...

Jan 11, 2015

Will Brandon Routh Get His Own Superhero TV Series as the Atom?

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That story is really in the headline. As part of the CW upfront television presentations, there was brief mention from Flash and Arrow show runners Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and...

Jan 11, 2015

iZombie First Look, Show Background

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Apparently, I can no longer say “I don’t like zombies”, because I’m looking forward to the upcoming iZombie TV series, launching March 17 on the CW. Here’s the first look...

Jan 11, 2015

Swampmen: Muck-Monsters and Their Makers

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As laid out in editor Jon B. Cooke’s introduction, Swampmen: Muck-Monsters and Their Makers was originally supposed to come out over 12 years ago. Now, it’s here, labeled as Comic...

Jan 11, 2015

Diamond Releases List of Best-Selling Comics of 2014

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Marvel is far and away the most popular publisher in comic shops, both through sales and unit market share quantities. (Those are different because someone could sell a lot of,...

Jan 10, 2015

Bruce Campbell to Host Last Fan Standing

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Earlier this week, I wrote about Wizard’s upcoming digital streaming network CONtv. Now comes news that the project will launch next month, and one of the original programs will feature...