STAFF PICKS :: FF #1 :: NOVEMBER 28, 2012

November 27, 2012 By: Justin Crouse Category: DISCUSS, Staff Picks

JUSTIN’S PICK :: FF #1: The concept of a “New Fantastic Four” is nearly as classic as Marvel’s First Family themselves. And while you’d be hard pressed to beat a line-up like Spidey, Hulk, Ghost Rider and Wolverine, Matt Fraction and Mike Allred promise some interesting adventures  featuring Ant Man, She-Hulk, Medusa and the love-‘er-or-hate-‘er newbie Miss Thing. This one could go either way, but whichever direction, Allred’s art is always worth a peep.



October 29, 2012 By: Seth Peagler Category: DISCUSS, Interviews

Over the past several years, writer Matt Fraction has produced a varied body of work, ranging from big company events like Fear Itself, to smaller, character driven books like Immortal Iron Fist.  Let’s not forget he also managed to write fifty-plus issues of Invincible Iron Man and still maintains creator owned projects like Casanova.  Fraction currently reunited with Iron Fist collaborator David Aja on the critically acclaimed Hawkeye series, and is taking over Fantastic Four and FF as part of the Marvel Now event.  Plus, Image announced that he’ll be working on even more upcoming creator owned titles for them in the near future.  With all these irons in the fire, Matt still found time to answer a few questions, and I appreciate it.

Seth Peagler (SP): First off, congratulations on what ended up being a long and successful run on Invincible Iron Man. Have you had a chance to reflect on your tenure? (more…)