“Thunderbolt Fantasy” And “Touken Ranbu” Meet In Dream Collaboration

A short presents a meeting of Mikazuki Munechika (CV Kōsuke Toriumi) and Lǐn Xuě Yā (CV Kōsuke Toriumi)

Scheduled for April 1, 2205, a dream meeting of cute sword guys have been announced! The sword-as-boys of history geek favorite Touken Ranbou are meeting the sword chasers from collaboration between Japanese companies Nitroplus and Good Smile Company and Taiwanese puppet production company Pili International Multimedia, Thunderbolt Fantasy. A short presents a meeting of Mikazuki Munechika (CV Kōsuke Toriumi) and Lǐn Xuě Yā (CV Kōsuke Toriumi).

“Attack On Titan” Season 2 To Premiere Saturday April 1 On FunimationNow, Hulu And Crunchyroll

Both the premiere and future English-subtitled simulcast episodes of the new season will be available across all three platforms as well as the Crunchyroll and Funimation channels on VRV.

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“Love Live!” 4th Anniversary Visual Focuses on the New Girls

Fans are divided on Aqours-centric art.

A new Love Live! anniversary poster is out! But some fans are upset about it, believing that the absence of μ’s is unfair. What do you think? Have a look and decide for yourself after the jump!

We’re pleased to announce that several more of our series…

We’re pleased to announce that several more of our series will be available in digital format soon! We know you like your manga both on paper and on digital platforms, so we’re covering as many bases as we can for ya. 😘

Crunchyroll Adds “Future Card Buddyfight X” and Season Two of “BONO BONO” to Spring Anime Season!

Both series available today, 3/31

Stop the press! There’s more anime to announce today as part of Crunchyroll’s spring lineup! Read on for more details about the upcoming simulcast plans for Future Card Buddyfight X and Season Two of BONO BONO!

GODSHAPER

Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Jonas Goonface Cover Artists: Main Cover A: Jonas Goonface Main Cover B: Sonny Liew FOC Cover: David Aja Format: 32 pages, full color Price: $3.99 On sale: 4/12/17 in comic shops Synopsis: Written by Eisner Award-nominated writer Simon Spurrier …

Moon Girl’s Mentors

Over the course of her adventures, Lunella Lafayette has met quite a few of the Marvel Universe’s most famous players. Most recently, we’ve seen her teaming up with the X-Men. As a budding super hero and child genius, this has given Moon Girl the opportunity to learn a lot about how the hero thing is done. We caught up with writer Brandon Montclare about some of the lessons these mentors (and a couple peers) have taught her.

Totally Awesome Hulk

The big, green version of Amadeus Cho introduced Lunella to the heroes of Marvel. It didn’t go well. She definitely didn’t like finding out that Hulk was the Eighth Smartest Person in the World. The “unranked” Moon Girl tried to pretend it was NBD, but recognition secretly means a lot to Lunella. So their next meeting was incredible: by testing Moon Girl with the legacy Banner B.O.X., the whole world learned that Lunella is the Smartest There Is. 

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #4

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #4

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Ms. Marvel

Everyone’s favorite Marvel hero made a big impression on Moon Girl — before they even met. She saw Kamala Khan as her idol. The perfect super hero who (from Lunella’s POV) had it all. That they could become friends (albeit awkwardly) came as a big boost for Lunella. 

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #10

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #10

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Kid Kree

The super-smart, sci-fi swashbuckler tried to teach her the ways of the heart — but he was no match for Moon Girl. 

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #9

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #9

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The Thing

Not known for his brains, Ben Grimm took it upon himself to educate Lunella in her worst subject: street smarts. As Moon Girl became a bigger part of the Marvel Universe, she discovered that most things you can’t learn in a book. 

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #14

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #14



Ironheart

Riri Williams and Lunella Lafayette have a lot in common. And the older kid genius was the first one to give Lunella what she wanted most: respect. This played a big part in Lunella’s learning to temper her ego and establish a healthier form of self-respect. 

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #15

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #15



Forge

Moon Girl is kindred spirits with the X-Men’s uncanny engineer. This friendship helped save both the Mutants and the Inhumans as both clans of outsiders warred in IVX.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #17

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #17



Dr. Strange

The Sorcerer Supreme lives only a few blocks west of Yancy Street, but the two never met until a random coincidence brought them together. Or maybe there is no such thing as a coincidence? Dr. Strange definitely taught Lunella to expand her mind, and helped her learn to appreciate the realms of knowledge that lie beyond science and math.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #16

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #16



The X-Men

They taught Moon Girl that, sometimes, “family” is what you choose to make it.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #17

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #17



Devil Dinosaur

Lunella has learned more from him than all of the other heroes of the Marvel Universe combined. Courage. Responsibility. Loyalty. Believing in others. Believing in yourself. It’s almost easier to make a list of the things Devil Dinosaur didn’t teach his partner in crime-fighting. Not too bad for a prehistoric terror in monstrously giant body, but only the tiniest T-Rex brain.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #1

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2015) #1

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The Walking Dead #166 Preview

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Misfit Corner Comics,LLC

RETRO TICKETS | RETRO EVENTS | RETRO GUESTS | RETRO PARTICIPATE | RETRO EXHIBITORS | RETRO HOTEL | RETRO VOLUNTEER Misfit Corner by Andrew Charipar who is a Jacksonville Florida based Artist of the New Kid-Friendly Original Graphic Novel HERO Book One from Misfit Corner Comics, Co-Written Read More …

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Women’s History Month: Jessica Jones

This March, we celebrate Women’s History Month by spotlighting some of the most iconic characters and creators from the Marvel Universe.

Did you know that one of Marvel’s most prominent characters almost didn’t get created? See, back when Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos were trying to figure out the 2001 series called ALIAS, the writer intended on using an existing character in Jessica Drew. However, when that proved unworkable, they created a new one by the name of Jessica Jones!

In that first ALIAS issue, readers met a woman named Jessica Jones who clearly had been through a lot in her life. The hard-boiled private detective they met cursed like a sailor, drank till she passed out in bars and tried to do the right thing even when the odds seemed fully stacked against her.

In the first arc, Jessica took on a job to find a woman’s sister who wound up dead not long after the PI found her. In the process of tracking the woman down, Jessica also accidentally recorded Captain America’s secret identity and became a prime suspect in the murder case.

The Marvel MAX series tackled some intense ideas and themes, especially when it came to The Purple Man and his role in making Jessica give up her superhero identity. It also established the relationship between Jessica and Luke Cage. The two have since become one of the more stable couples in comics with Jessica giving birth to their daughter Dani.

ALIAS ran for 28 issues and came to a conclusion in 2004. At that point, Bendis and a variety of artists moved Jones over to the world of reporting – and pregnancy – in THE PULSE which ran for 14 issues. 

The Pulse (2004) #8

The Pulse (2004) #8

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After marrying Cage in the pages of NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #1, Jessica and her husband decided to actively work against Iron Man’s Pro Registration side, teaming up with Captain America and aiding him as seen in the pages of NEW AVENGERS. 

New Avengers Annual (2006) #1

New Avengers Annual (2006) #1

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For a time, Jessica even returned to her superhero roots, going by the name of Power Woman, but ultimately realized that living in Avengers Mansion offered far too many dangers for her beloved daughter and they left, though they she would soon return when Luke formed the Mighty Avengers.

These days, in addition to headlining a Netflix show, Jones also stars in a self-titled series by her creators Bendis and Gaydos. 

Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015) #1

Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015) #1

  • Published: September 14, 2015
  • Added to Marvel Unlimited: October 07, 2015
  • Writer: Brian Michael Bendis

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The Women Of Marvel

In creating a brand new character, Bendis still firmly rooted Jessica Jones’ origins in the existing Marvel Universe, though ALIAS readers had to wait a few dozen issues to discover this. She actually attended high school with Peter Parker, but missed the day he got bit by that infamous spider because she was on her way to Disney World with her folks. That car trip ended abruptly in a crash that killed her parents and left her in a coma for a while, bu also granted her super powers. She eventually took on the Jewel identity to fight crime after seeing Spider-Man do the same. Years later, when Spidey unmasked himself as Peter Parker in front of Jessica and the other Avengers, she was appalled to discover that he never once recognized her from their years of school! Making matters worse, he referred to her as “Coma Girl,” a revelation that did not gain the Wall Crawler any points.

Jonnuel Ortega at Supercon Retro

RETRO HOME | RETRO TICKETS | RETRO EVENTS | RETRO GUESTS | RETRO PARTICIPATE | RETRO EXHIBITORS | RETRO HOTEL | RETRO VOLUNTEER Jonnuel Ortega is an aspiring comic book artist. His work is influenced by Japanese shounen manga, including Dragonball, One Piece, Bleach, and Fairy Tail. He Read More …

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DC’S YOUNG ANIMAL ELECTRIFIES AT WONDERCON

DC kicked off WonderCon 2017 with a spotlight on DC’s Young Animal, the edgy and weird pop-up imprint curated by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way.

Crunchyroll Protects Divine Tombs With Simulcast of “The Silver Guardian”

TV anime based on popular Chinese webcomic kicks off worldwide streaming (except Asia) on April 01, 2017

Crunchyroll is getting ready to dive back into the database, because we’ve added The Silver Guardian to our April 2017 streaming line-up. Hit the jump for the details.

Silverback at Supercon Retro

RETRO HOME | RETRO TICKETS | RETRO EVENTS | RETRO GUESTS | RETRO PARTICIPATE | RETRO EXHIBITORS | RETRO HOTEL | RETRO VOLUNTEER “SILVERBACK” is an Artist, Writer, C.E.O/Owner of SILVERBACK Inc., as well as the innovative creator of the “Hell & Holy Water”, “And They Lived Ever Read More …

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POPOVA at Supercon Retro

RETRO HOME | RETRO TICKETS | RETRO EVENTS | RETRO GUESTS | RETRO PARTICIPATE | RETRO EXHIBITORS | RETRO HOTEL | RETRO VOLUNTEER POPOVA is a revenge fantasy comic book created by Dre Torres & Alex Valdes that explores the idea of reversing society’s gender stereotypes by depicting women Read More …

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Spring into a New Season with Vertical

New Releases BLAME!, 03 by Tsutomu Nihei Mysterious Girlfriend X, 05 by Riichi Ueshiba Nichijou – My Ordinary Life, 07 by Keiichi Arawi Flying Witch, 01 by Chihiro Ishizuka There is an idiom that states, “march comes in like a … Continue reading

Valiant Previews: FAITH #10 (ALL-NEW ARC! “THE FAITHLESS” – PART 1) – On Sale April 5th!

FAITH #10 (ALL-NEW ARC! “THE FAITHLESS” – PART 1) Written by JODY HOUSER Art by JOE EISMA and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE Cover A by KANO (FEB172064) Cover B by JENN ST-ONGE (FEB172065) Cover C by ELSA CHARRETIER (FEB172066) Variant Cover by RIAN GONZALES (FEB172067) ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! “THE FAITHLESS” are here! The villains are […]

Valiant and Pipeworks Brewing Co. Announce X-O MANOWAR GALACTIC GOLDEN ALE – Debuting at C2E2 2017!

Inspired by 2017’s Newest Blockbuster Series, Comics-Inspired Beer Collaboration Kicks Off with Official Release Party Benefiting Chicago’s Hope for the Day As revealed today at ComicBook.com, Valiant Entertainment and Chicago’s own Pipeworks Brewing Co. are proud to announce a brand-new, cosmos-spanning collaboration with X-O MANOWAR GALACTIC GOLDEN ALE – a limited-edition beer release set to […]

Happy 50th Birthday To Voice Actress Megumi Hayashibara

On March 30th (we’re a day late), unforgettable voice actress Megumi Hayashiabara celebrate the big birthday

She was female Ranma. She was a lion’s share of noted characters in the 90’s, including Evangelion’s Rei and Slayer’s Linea Inverse. She’s still Pokemon’s Musashi and Detective Conan‘s Ai Haibara. And, she’s active, with notable roles in One Piece, Rin-ne, and Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū. She’s also 50 year-old. On March 30th (we’re a day late), unforgettable voice actress Megumi Hayashiabara celebrate the big birthday.

Valiant’s 2017 Convention Tour Blasts into FAN EXPO DALLAS with Merchandise, Panels, and More!

This weekend, the Valiant 2017 Convention Tour is stampeding into FAN EXPO DALLAS – and we’re bringing along a herd of merchandise, programming, panels, and the best-reviewed comics in the industry! From Friday, March 31st to Sunday, April 2nd, visit the Dallas Convention Center at booth #631 for an all-access tour of the best superhero […]