Showing posts with label Brian Truitt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brian Truitt. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Truitt on Image retread Glory and Dead Man's Run

Glory hallelujah: Image relaunches classic superheroine
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY January 18 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2012-01-18/Glory-comic-book-series-relaunches/52649650/1

....sorry, but "classic superheroine?" I don't think so.

Greg Pak creates a hellish prison for 'Dead Man's Run'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY January 17 2012
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2012-01-17/Dead-Mans-Run-comic-book-series/52621720/1

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Truitt on Archie & Cable

Archie rekindles a former romance beginning in March
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY December 12 2011http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-12-12/Archie-comics-story/51827338/1

Cable targets the Avengers in Marvel's 'X-Sanction' series
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY December 14 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-12-14/Avengers-X-Sanction-comic-series/51908496/1

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Truitt on Marvel's 2012 slugfest


Marvel Comics pits 'Avengers vs. X-Men' in 2012
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY December 6 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-12-06/avengers-x-men-marvel-2012-series/51672646/1

and

Marvel event reaches 'critical mass' on social media
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY December 6 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-12-06/marvel-comics-avengers-x-men/51672784/1

Of course, we first saw this in X-Men #9 from January 1965, where they wrapped it up in a single issue. 1987's X-Men Vs. the Avengers took four issues. 2012 -- a whole year? At least the Avengers finally get top billing after 47 years...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Truitt on 'Evelyn Evelyn' and Avengers

Amanda Palmer gets graphic with 'Evelyn Evelyn'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY September 20 2011http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-09-20/Amanda-Palmer-gets-graphic-with-Evelyn-Evelyn-book/50480588/1

Notable for being written by Neil Gaiman's wife.

'Children's Crusade' explores superhero family matters
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY September 20 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/story/2011-09-20/Childrens-Crusade-series-explores-superhero-family-matters/50482488/1

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Truitt on Attuma in Fear Itself series

Attuma a 'Worthy' barbarian of the deep in 'Fear Itself'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY May 30 2011

...sounds like the Sub-Mariner and Avengers foe gets powered up because he wasn't a strong enough warlord before even though he invaded New York City...

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Truitt on Archie's new gay character

Kevin Keller proves a diverse and popular asset for Archie Comics
By Brian Truitt, USA Today February 2 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2011-02-02-KevinKeller_N.htm

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Truitt on latest comic book stunt plotting

The Fantastic Four lose one of their own
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY January 25 2011

Yeah, yeah, yeah, whatever. Marvel even allowed retailers to sell it a day early (ie today).

Monday, January 17, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Truitt and USA Today on comics

Mission creep alert!

On the assumption that USA Today is based in northern Virginia, and it's reporters probably are too, I'm going to expand to listing all their comic articles, and not just the ones by ex-Washington Examiner reporter Brian Truitt.

Captain America puts focus on suicide prevention
By John Geddes, USA TODAY January 12 2011

Take a trip to alternate realities with 'The Infinite Vacation'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY January 12 2011

Archie to go day-and-date digitally with titles in April
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY January 12 2011

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Truitt on Wolverine's son, clone daughter

... or something like that. I don't bother reading X-Men titles any more.

Daken steps out of dad Wolverine's shadow
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY September 14 2010
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2010-09-14-dakendarkwolverine-ST_N.htm

Marjorie Liu brings humanity to the tortured teen of 'X-23'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY September 15 2010
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2010-09-15-x23-ST_N.htm

and here's one that sounds more interesting - I'm going to put it on my pull list now (of course I've written a paper on this topic).

Marvel Comics gives a superhero cancer in 'One Month to Live'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY
9/1/2010
http://www.usatoday.com/life/comics/2010-09-01-onemonth-marvel01-ST_N.htm