Creator Profile: Steve McNiven

Creator Profile: Steve McNiven by Jerry Whitworth   For every age of the comic book industry, a crop of artists emerge that define their generation. At Marvel, the days of Kirby and Ditko gave rise to Romita, Byrne, Miller, and the Buscemas which lead to Lee, McFarlane, and Liefeld. The Modern Age of Marvel was lead by artists like Romita Jr, Epting, and the Kuberts but perhaps one of the brightest stars to emerge in the last ten...

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Shedding Light on “Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex”

From Comic Book Resources RSS [SPOILER ALERT: The following article contains spoilers for “The Legendary Star-Lord” #5, on sale now.] While Marvel Comics'”Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex” crossover is still a ways off, the event’s architect, Sam Humphries, is already laying groundwork in his series “The Legendary Star-Lord.” Alongside artist Paco Medina, Humphries...

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Ant-Man: Marvel’s First Hiccup?

Ant-Man: Marvel’s First Hiccup? by Jerry Whitworth   While unlikely any film could ever be called easy to produce, Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man maybe the first movie the blockbuster juggernaut has stumbled over since the release of 2008’s Iron Man. In development since 2006, Edgar Wright (Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) was hired to direct and co-write Ant-Man which went through many...

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New Worlds in Kingdom Hearts III

New Worlds in Kingdom Hearts III by Jerry Whitworth   Announced at E3 2013, Kingdom Hearts III is the long awaited sequel to the first two wildly popular Kingdom Hearts games (though various spin-offs have been published in the years since). While early in development with announcements for release for not only Nintendo and Sony consoles but now Microsoft for the first time, game creators are still learning what properties they...

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