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8 Reasons to Look Forward to The Winter Soldier

The first Captain America movie was a bit polarising. It was well-loved by a lot of people, but others just didn’t take to it. One thing you can’t argue with is that it told a great origin story, deftly setting up t...


A Conversation With: Ed Brubaker (Part One)

Last weekend I was fortunate enough to sit down with Ed Brubaker at The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, while his friend and frequent collaborator Sean Phillips was busy setting-up for one of the many events that were h...


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Velvet #1 Advanced Review

Ed Brubaker makes a welcome return to the spy-thriller genre with his regular collaborators Steve Epting and Bettie Breitweiser on a series many have been looking forward to, and with good reason, as it certainly doesn't disapp...



Creator Spotlight! Brubaking the Rules: Reviving Bucky Barnes

It’s okay to think Captain America is a bit stupid, he dresses in a flag, wears red pirate boots, and has tiny wings… on his head. Sure he fought in WWII, but when you’re running around with a bin-lid instead ...


Creator Spotlight! Greg Rucka’s DC Reading List

After working on several independent comics Greg Rucka started working at DC in 1999, and during the naughties this is where the vast majority of his work was published. The character he played with the most is the same one he ...