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plus tell you
which ones you should buy and which to avoid. Trust us.
Comics Review: Justice League #22 by Derek McCaw (07-10-13)
The Trinity War begins and lord, there's an awful lot of trinities...
Book Review: The Smurfs Anthology v. 1 by Derek McCaw (07-10-13)
Smarter than your average Saturday morning cartoon...
Comics Review: Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow's Avengers by Derek McCaw (07-09-13)
Get a taste of the superteam everyone will be talking about NEXT summer...
The Architects Launch "Border Wars" by Deborah J. Draisin (07-06-13)
Frontman Brandon Phillips talks about the 5-part comic book and EP series and...The Who!
The Big Wow Comics Fest CosPlay Gallery Part 4 by Ric Bretschneider (07-04-13)
Great pictures from San Jose's comics convention -- warming up for Comic-Con!
The Big Wow Comics Fest CosPlay Gallery Part 3 by Ric Bretschneider (05-30-13)
Featuring the photo that may change your mind about Ewoks...
The Big Wow Comics Fest CosPlay Gallery Part 2 by Ric Bretschneider (05-28-13)
Highlights from San Jose's great comics convention, including dueling Rogues!.
Comics Review: Clive Barker's Next Testament by Derek McCaw (05-28-13)
If this is Barker's version of Heaven, it may be more disturbing than his Hell...
The Big Wow Comics Fest CosPlay Gallery Part 1 by Ric Bretschneider (05-26-13)
Beginning the highlights from San Jose's great comics convention!.
Comics: Catch Up on The Amazing Spider-Man: Big Time by Derek McCaw (04-07-13)
The seeds of the Superior Spider-Man start here...
Mercy For Damian Wayne by Derek McCaw (03-01-13)
SPOILER if you intend to and have not yet read Batman, Inc. #8...
Suspended Animation: Claws of the Catwoman by Mark Allen (02-08-13)
The Dark Knight and the Lord of the Jungle team up to save a forgotten land...
Bridget Jones' Super-Diary: The Edge of Power by Derek McCaw (02-07-13)
Disney and Marvel team to bring us ...super-romance novels?
Hatter M Returns -- With Your Help! by Ric Bretschneider (02-07-13)
What's madder than Wonderland? Probably our own Earth...
Earth-2 Celebrates Invincible #100! by Derek McCaw (02-02-13)
Robert Kirkman and Ryan Ottley sign for fans and enjoy some cake... some very tall cake...
Sparks Returns as a Graphic Novel March 1st! by Derek McCaw (01-30-13)
Super noir thriller complete to compete with its film adaptation at Cinequest!
Suspended Animation: Billy Tucci's A Child Is Born by Mark Allen (12-24-12)
For those who want a graphic novel reminder of the reason for the season...
How Many Avengers Does It Take To Save The World? by Derek McCaw (12-10-12)
Go big or go home. It's gonna go BIIIIIGGGG...
The Hulk Isn't Just Incredible, He's Indestructible by Derek McCaw (12-05-12)
Mark Waid and Leinil Yu deliver what we expected: excellence.
Comics Review: The Perfect Time For SAGA by Derek McCaw (11-30-12)
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples have the book EVERYBODY should read...
Comics Review: Joe Kubert Presents by Derek McCaw (11-29-12)
The last from a comics giant proves he never lost his power...
Suspended Animation: The Outlaw Prince by Mark Allen (11-28-12)
Dark Horse adapts one of Edgar Rice Burroughs' forgotten heroes... but worth remembering!
Make Way For A Superior Spider-Man by Derek McCaw (11-27-12)
Last week's Amazing Spider-Man #698 changes everything... things might just get oedipal...
Deconstructing The Phantom Stranger #2 by Ric Bretschneider (11-20-12)
The secret to undoing the New 52 might be in these pages... but do you care?
Kickstart a Legend: Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid by Derek McCaw (11-16-12)
Careful... Alexis Fajardo might teach you something...
Dexter Does Marvel by Derek McCaw (11-16-12)
If only he'd clean up the Marvel Universe...
Temple Running From Print by Derek McCaw (11-16-12)
Care to guess which publisher has the top-selling comics? It's not DC or Marvel...
The Merc with a Mouth with a New #1... by Derek McCaw (11-12-12)
Deadpool takes on undead Presidents, and not one of them is a Rombie...
Once Upon a Dime: The Website by Derek McCaw (11-08-12)
Just noticed that the A.V. Club interviewed Mark Hamill about Comic Book: The Movie, so take a look at this promotional work that some of the Fanboy Planet staff did for him.
Hellblazer Is Dead; Long Live Constantine? by Derek McCaw (11-08-12)
Vertigo's longest-running title bites the dust so that DC can have him all to themselves...
The Top Ten Events in the Life of Hellboy (11-07-12)
Forget Obama returning to the White House -- Hellboy returns in December!
Suspended Animation: Star Trek Assignment Earth by Mark Allen (11-07-12)
John Byrne boldly goes where no Roddenberry had gone before... except for that one time...
Visit Dark Country by Derek McCaw (10-31-12)
Thomas Jane brings you a great creepy tale for Halloween...
Disney To Lucas: Join Me and We Shall Rule the Galaxy by Derek McCaw (10-30-12)
But what does it mean for the fans? UPDATE from Dark Horse included!
The New York Comic-Con 2012 by Deborah J. Draisin (10-30-12)
Let's look back just a couple of weeks to something good happening to New York City...
Cyberforce: Kickstarted, Rebooted and FREE by Derek McCaw (10-30-12)
Forget all the Image baggage -- you've got a cool new sci fi story going here...
Loki the Hero? by Derek McCaw (10-24-12)
Why the God of Chaos finds himself a Young Avenger...
Stan Lee Vs. Disney? We Say It Ain't So! by Derek McCaw (10-15-12)
Does Disney owe Stan the Man? Perhaps, but that's not who's suing in his name...
Return to the Convention of the APE - 2012 Photo Essay by Ric Bretschneider (10-15-12)
Over on the Left Coast, we had the Alternative Press Expo...and Ric was there!
Comics: Batman #13 by Derek McCaw (10-11-12)
The Joker returns, and worse, he may have been here all along... right next to you...
Comics: Uncanny Avengers #1 by Derek McCaw (10-11-12)
Sifting through the ashes of the Phoenix Force...
ARGO: How Jack Kirby Saved Six Diplomats by Derek McCaw (10-10-12)
Okay, so the CIA and the Canadian government had a little to do with it...
Suspended Animation: The Incredibles by Mark Allen (10-09-12)
Disney re-releases a four-issue mini-series in a great kid-friendly format!
Madefire Launches on iPhones and iPods! by Derek McCaw (09-27-12)
...and the future of comics just got closer. Oh, wait! It's already here!
52 Skidoo: Justice League #12 by Derek McCaw (09-05-12)
Clark and Diana sitting in a tree...
52 Skidoo: Green Lantern Annual #1 by Derek McCaw (09-05-12)
The Rise of the Third Army starts here, another chapter in Geoff Johns' epic tale.
52 Skidoo: Aquaman #12 by Derek McCaw (09-05-12)
Looking at where that industry shaking event is one year later, starting with the Sea King!
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 10 by Ric Bretschneider (09-04-12)
One last big cosplay blowout!
Who Are Worthy of the Power of Thor? by Troy Benson (09-04-12)
A podcast question spills over onto the website; may it spark the same debate for you...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 9 by Ric Bretschneider (08-28-12)
Cosplay has something for everyone!
The Fanboy Planet Podcast Amazon Shop for Episode #278 (08-28-12)
A few of the things mentioned on this week's podcast...
Comics: The Digital Revolution Continues! by Derek McCaw (08-28-12)
Madefire brings former DC Editor Ben Abernathy on board; Liam Sharp tells us why...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 8 by Ric Bretschneider (08-27-12)
A lot of Teen Titans, but not the ones you can get in the New 52...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 7 by Ric Bretschneider (08-14-12)
A mixture of video game characters and ...hey, how did a literary one sneak in there?
An Appreciation of Joe Kubert: Eight Pages by Sam F. Park (08-14-12)
Examining a master's craft at storytelling...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 6 by Ric Bretschneider (08-13-12)
With two very visible Invisible Women...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 5 by Ric Bretschneider (08-10-12)
When realities collide...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 4 by Ric Bretschneider (08-09-12)
Some gender-bending and a reminder that you can buy the new blu-ray of Spaceballs...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 3 by Ric Bretschneider (07-18-12)
And this ISN'T even the day of the Masquerade...
Comic-Con 2012: Pause For Cocktails With Stan (07-17-12)
Please join Stan Lee and Derek Mears for a little conversation while we rest...
Comic-Con 2012: Friday Gallery by Ric Bretschneider and Derek McCaw (07-16-12)
And we ain't seen nuthin' yet...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 2 by Ric Bretschneider (07-15-12)
Still not the majority of attendees, but a LOT of great costumes this year...
Comic-Con 2012: The Costumes Part 1 by Ric Bretschneider (07-14-12)
Really, most people walk around the Con dressed as normal people. THE FOOLS!
Comic-Con 2012: Thursday Gallery by Derek McCaw (07-13-12)
A long day, a good day, and it's only Thursday...
Comic-Con 2012: Neil Gaiman Returns to the Sandman! (07-13-12)
HUGE surprise announcement at Vertigo Panel! Let Gaiman tell it...
Comic-Con 2012: Ralph's Joins Us by Derek McCaw (07-12-12)
San Diego supermarket makes it easy...
Comic-Con 2012: THE FIRST WORKING SONIC SCREWDRIVER! (07-12-12)
Still useless on anything wood...
Comic-Con 2012: Preview Night Gallery by Derek McCaw (07-11-12)
The first night is upon us!
Spider-Man: Into the Fabulous! by Ric Bretschneider (05-10-12)
It's a day for pushing movie tie-ins, but this one you weren't expecting!
WonderCon 2012: Life On The Floor by Mish'al Samman (05-08-12)
Many Bothans died to bring us these photos... that's why they're so late...
The Curse of Shazam Is Coming by Derek McCaw (03-05-12)
Maybe the curse is that DC has no idea what to do with the character...
The Fanboy Planet Podcast Holiday Gift Guide Shopping Page 2011 (12-12-11)
Items from our list for Santa right here on one convenient shopping page!
The Greatest Gift You Can Give This Holiday (12-12-11)
Bacon. Flavored. Popcorn.
Germany Does Comic Cons! by Ric Bretschneider (11-21-11)
Ric takes us inside one of the world's largest board gaming and growing comics conventions...
Announcing IMAGE Expo 2012! (11-21-11)
Do you feel that Bay Area gap left by WonderCon? Feel empty no more!
Almost Live From New York: It's Comic-Con 2011! by Debra J. Draisin (11-21-11)
What's it like at the Javits Center? Pretty cool...
The First Annual GeekGirl Con! by Laura Guerrie (10-14-11)
Because love of genre knows no gender...
New 52 And Counting: The Shade #1 by Derek McCaw (10-14-11)
James Robinson returns to one of his best creations...
New 52: Yes, We Have No Crisis, Part 2 by Derek McCaw (10-05-11)
Covering more reality-changing events that the latest reality-changing event changed...
New 52: Yes, We Have No Crisis by Derek McCaw (10-03-11)
Dan DiDio says the New DC Universe has no Crisis ...is that really a problem?
New 52 Week 5: Aquaman #1 by Derek McCaw (09-28-11)
Ahem. Aquaman? I think you mean ROCKwaman!
New 52 Week 4: Birds of Prey #1 by Derek McCaw (09-21-11)
A decent action thriller starting up only a little way from where last we left it...
New 52 Week 2: JLI, Static Shock, Stormwatch, Swamp Thing by Derek McCaw (09-21-11)
Fell behind but trying to catch up...
THE CHAMPAGNE ROOM: Keith Champagne Day! by Keith Champagne (09-15-11)
Keith now has a name for his column, and apparently his own holiday!
The New Ultimate Marvel: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1 by Derek McCaw (09-15-11)
Because, yes, Marvel releases new first issues occasionally, too...
The New 52 From A Younger Perspective: Justice League #1 by Kid McCaw (09-13-11)
A seven-year old reacts to the DC Comics relaunch...
The New 52 Week 2: Hawk and Dove #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
Rob Liefeld returns to the characters who launched his career. Thanks, Hawk and Dove...
The New 52 Week 2: Green Arrow #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
If you liked Smallville and Iron Man but wished they were a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup...
The New 52 Week 2: Batwing #1 by Derek McCaw (09-13-11)
The first Batman, Inc. spin-off book launches before its parent book appears...
The New 52 Week 2: Men Of War #1 by Ric Bretschneider (09-12-11)
How do you do a realistic war comic in a world dominated by supermen?
The New 52 Week 2: Animal Man #1 by Derek McCaw (09-12-11)
Proof that DC Comics can be red in tooth and claw...
The New 52 Week 2: Batgirl #1 by Derek McCaw (09-09-11)
Let the healing begin...
The New 52 Week 2: O.M.A.C. #1 by Ric Bretschneider (09-09-11)
The world that's coming can't hold against the universe that reboots...
The New 52 Week 2: Detective Comics #1 by Derek McCaw (09-07-11)
A Batman book you'll enjoy looking at again and again... but reading again and again?
The New 52 Week 2: Action Comics #1 by Derek McCaw (09-07-11)
You'll believe a man can leap tall buildings in a single bound...
VIDEO: Too True For The New 52 (08-31-11)
All across America, this is happening.
VIDEO: Jonny Quest Redux (08-31-11)
A cool video with the Jonny Quest action figures that never were...
The New 52 Week 1: Flashpoint #5 and Justice League #1 by Derek McCaw (08-31-11)
Let the hullabaloo begin!
Comics Review: Angel and Faith #1 by Derek McCaw (08-30-11)
If you're in the mood for #1s this week, give this one a try...
Comic-Con 2011: Shadowbox Comics On The iPad by Mish'al Samman (08-24-11)
One of the coolest discoveries at Comic-Con, with video to demonstrate how it works!
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 4 by Ric Bretschneider (08-11-11)
Darth Vader as you've never seen him (?) before...
A Column In Search Of A Name by Keith Champagne (08-10-11)
Rugged and popular comics writer and inker Champagne begins his new column HERE!
The End Of The DC Universe...Again... by Derek McCaw (08-09-11)
One Zorlac's view of the world that's ending and the world that's coming...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 3 by Ric Bretschneider (08-08-11)
Observing some themes -- Sucker Punch proved surprisingly popular this year...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 2 by Ric Bretschneider (08-05-11)
Zombie Superman and a whole lotta Slave Leias....
Comic-Con 2011: Celebrities, Creators and More! by Ric Bretschneider (08-03-11)
Just when you thought it was safe to wander the exhibit hall...
Comics Review: Death Valley by Derek McCaw (08-03-11)
IDW's new graphic novel pits Gunslingers vs. Ninjas, with us the winners!
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 3 by Mish'al Samman (08-01-11)
Hawkman! Wonder Woman! And some grey mutation stalking the halls...
Comic-Con 2011: It's Still About Comics by Derek McCaw (07-29-11)
Taking a look at books picked up at the Con: The Cape, Adam West, OZopolis and more...
Comic-Con 2011: Nothing But Costumes, Gallery 1 by Ric Bretschneider (07-29-11)
People saving themselves a fortune in therapy...
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 2 by Mish'al Samman (07-28-11)
Who is the Green Mandalorian?
Comic-Con 2011: Sunday Photo Gallery (07-28-11)
Warning: One evil clown lurks within...
Comics: Retroactive 1970s Justice League of America by Derek McCaw (07-28-11)
Adam Strange gets diverted to our "real" Earth while the Justice League visits DC offices...
Comic-Con 2011: Saturday Photo Gallery (07-27-11)
Several superteams gather -- will Captain Tightpants lead them?
Comic-Con 2011: Meesh Wandering, Part 1 by Mish'al Samman (07-27-11)
A gallery of photos from our Asian correspondent, lost on the floor...
Comic-Con 2011: Behind The Flaming Tower Of Warner! by Derek McCaw (07-27-11)
Stepping onto the balcony at the Warner Booth to find out just how it all happens...
Comic-Con 2011: Friday After Dark (07-26-11)
Inside Nerd HQ! Swag Bag dresses! Childish Gambino! Maybe the Moon...
Comic-Con 2011: Friday Photo Gallery (07-26-11)
The Captains! Elephantmen! And the Mayor of Quaohog, Adam West!
Comic-Con 2011: Thursday After Dark (07-22-11)
The sun goes down and the parties start...
Comic-Con 2011: Thursday Photo Gallery (07-22-11)
Inside and outside, the Con is busy busy busy...
Comic-Con 2011: Visions of Preview Night Photo Gallery by Derek McCaw (07-21-11)
Three hours on the Exhibit Hall floor...NOW WITH THE CORRECT LINK!
Comic-Con 2011: From Dusk 'Til Con Preview - Get the Poynt! by Derek McCaw (07-19-11)
By day it's a convention. By night it's a party!
Comic-Con 2011: The Dinosaurs Are Dead by Nate Costa (07-19-11)
Interviewing the Linquist Cousins, men who remember when zombie dinosaurs roamed...
Comic-Con 2011: Registering For 2012 by Derek McCaw (07-14-11)
Not ready for next week? Start planning for next year!
Comic-Con 2011: The Monsterverse Hits Comic-Con! by Sam F. Park (07-14-11)
Join top horror comics creators for "The Monsterverse Ate My Brain!"
Joe Ferrara, Troubador of Atlantis Fantasyworld (07-05-11)
He runs a great comics shop and sings like an angel... and the SF Chronicle noticed!
Legendary Comics Launches with Frank Miller's Holy Terror! (06-29-11)
Too wild for even Batman to be a part of...
Gene Colan: A Fanboy Planet Remembrance by Derek McCaw (06-24-11)
From Daredevil to Tomb of Dracula to Howard the Duck and beyond... a giant passes...
Big Wow! Comicfest 2011 by Ric Bretschneider and Derek McCaw (05-23-11)
Smaller local conventions make for a great day, and we have the pics to prove it!
Out of the Cinema and Into Comics: The Mighty Thor by Derek McCaw ( 05-02-11 )
Sure, you're jazzed about the movie, but what books do you buy to keep up the excitement?
Captain Action Returns! by Derek McCaw ( 04-30-11 )
For years as a kid, I scoured flea markets for this...
Wondercon 2011: A Video Retrospective by Mish'al Samman (04-21-11)
The sights, the sounds, and thankfully not the smells of Fanboys in San Francisco...
Rick Baker Covers Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave by Derek McCaw ( 04-08-11 )
Beware the eye of the soul-stealing sailor! He's strange to the finish...
C2E2 In 2011 by David J. Fowlie ( 04-01-11 )
Our man in Chicago takes some Hero Initiative at last week's convention....
Comics Review: Hellraiser #1 by Derek McCaw ( 03-23-11 )
Oh, I could have solved Rubik's Cube any time I wanted... but I was afraid this would happen...
Clive Barker's Hellraiser: "At the Tolling of a Bell" by Derek McCaw ( 03-23-11 )
Boom! Studios lets us share with you an 8-page introductory story -- by Barker himself!
Review: Xombi #1 by Derek McCaw ( 03-21-11 )
The DC Universe was long overdue for a weirdness magnet...
Review: Ruse #1 by Derek McCaw ( 03-21-11 )
The game is afoot once more... no matter which planet it is!.
Review: Starman/Congorilla #1 by Derek McCaw ( 1-11-11 )
Now if only Neil Simon would write a play about them...
Review: Weird Worlds #1 by Derek McCaw ( 1-10-11 )
An anthology that promises to be way out, but keeps riding the mainstream...
Fear Itself Attacks The Marvel Universe In 2011... by Derek McCaw (12-21-10)
Eight heroes (and our wallets) will be tested by the God of Fear...
Review: Kill Shakespeare #8 by Derek McCaw (12-20-10)
Romance, tragedy and outright villainy just keep on coming...
Review: Superboy #1
by Derek McCaw (11-9-10)
isn't exactly Smallville, and that's a good thing...
Novel Review: Hatter M: The Nature Of Wonder
by Derek McCaw (10-13-10)
have to be insane to be caught in the Civil War, but it
Box Four: Comics Reviews 10/11/10
by Derek McCaw (10-11-10)
the Duck, TRON and Dethklok all return to comics....
Digital Divide: Derailing The Direct Market's Demise
b y Troy Benson (08-23-10)
geeks and gurus can have their comics cake and eat it, too...
Schachat vs. All Six Volumes of Scott Pilgrim
by Jason Schachat (08-13-10)
of the literary origins of an epic of epic epicness...
2010: CosPlay Caught By Mish'al
Mish'al Samman (08-10-10)
of the best heroes and villains of Comic-Con 2010...
2010: Mish'al's Gallery
Mish'al Samman (08-10-10)
the Convention from the 501st perspective...
Enters The Grid With TRON: The Betrayal In October!
shot from Disney/Marvel looks pretty good...
2010: Day Four Photo Gallery
to the very last day...
2010 VIDEO: Matt Fraction, "The Batman Dreams of Hieronymus
presentation from Thursday night, Matt Fraction sums up
our love of comics...
2010: Day Three Photo Gallery - Inside
from Hall H, celebrity sightings and a costume or two...
2010: Day Three Photo Gallery - Outside The Center
the Scott Pilgrim Experience! It's the Walking Dead! It's
2010: Day Two Photo Gallery
begins at Flynn's Arcade and ends at From Dusk Til Con...
2010: Day One Photo Gallery
Jolie showed up! Brad Pitt did not! But we had fun!
2010 Video: The Moron Life Preview Night Experience
Life boys (Lon, Mike and Dave) wander the floor...
2010: Preview Night Photo Gallery
The smells! The first up close look at Abin Sur from Green
2010: FROM THE CON! BOOM! Announces Stan Lee Projects!
Lee creates a brand new bullpen, and the talent is amazing!
UPDATED WITH PICS!
2010: The Women of Comic-Con 2009
Lon Lopez and David Tapia (07-19-10)
of the best costumes from last year to get you
hyped up for this year...
Review: Superman #701
by Derek McCaw (07-16-10)
believe a man can walk... and it's still one of the best
Superman stories told this year.
Review: Scarlet #1
by Derek McCaw (07-13-10)
to what made Bendis great in the first place...
Review: Batman Beyond #1
by Derek McCaw (07-03-10)
McGinnis joins the DC Universe, and it's way past time...
by Derek McCaw (07-02-10)
into the afterlife, Garth Hale discovers superpowers, his
boy grandfather and hope...
Preview: Scratch 9 #1
b y Derek McCaw (05-24-10)
the KiZoic line of books, this cat has nine lives, and many
more stories to tell...
Review: The Avengers #1
b y Derek McCaw (05-24-10)
Thor to Captain America, "I don't know you..."
Review: Kill Shakespeare #2
b y Derek McCaw (05-18-10)
Shakespeare meets an action movie? Not as strange as you
Review: The Stuff of Legend Book 1: The Dark
b y Derek McCaw (05-12-10)
toys venture into a dark realm to save their owner ... you
only think you've seen it before.
DC Universe: It's Just Unconstitutional
b y Troy Benson (05-06-10)
Arrow and Brightest Day #0 keep flouting
the law for the sake of storytelling...
Man and the Iron Can
b y Tony Panaccio (05-06-10)
collectibles so much cooler today?
2010 Photo Gallery 1
b y Mish'al Samman (04-11-10)
at the floor and some of the things that caught Mish'al's
attention this year...
Blackest Night #7
b y Derek McCaw (03-02-10)
it's going to end in Brightest Day, but it's sure hard to
see from here how...
Ultimate Digital Comics Reader?
b y Mario Anima (02-4-10)
may do everything a comic book should except smell like
Heroic Age Comes To Marvel
Man! Captain America! Thor! Spider-Man! Gorilla-Man?
Blackest Night #6 Just waitin' for the Resurrection Man...
by Derek McCaw (12-30-09)
Fanboy Planet Hoiday Gift Guide: The Books Oh, sure, and now someone will say "how
could you leave off...?" Well, let us know!
by the Staff
Review: The Flash: Rebirth #5 Old-school storytelling that feels fresh, new
and...well, you've got to buy it!
by Derek McCaw (11-19-09)
Big Apple Con Forget the con-fighting, how was it to actually
by Deborah J. Draisin (11-08-09)
Review: Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love #1 Taking on a scope a fifth-rated network would
by Derek McCaw (11-5-09)
Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer #30 Taking on a scope a fifth-rated network would
by Derek McCaw (11-5-09)
Animation: Wayne Boring The man who shaped the look of Superman...
by Michael Vance (10-26-09)
Animation: Son Of Superman A look back at a Chaykin and Tischman Elseworlds
by Mark Allen (10-16-09)
Post: Green Lantern Superstar A reader sends in photographic evidence connecting
an ancient Church with Green Lantern...
by Troy Benson (10-09-09)
Review: Die Hard Year One #1 Getting back to the roots of both John McClane
and Howard Chaykin...
by Derek McCaw (09-30-09)
Animation: John Byrne's Namor The Sub-Mariner An overlooked Marvel book that may be some of
Byrne's best work...
by Mark Allen (09-18-09)
Review: Blackest Night: Batman #2 Just within the Batfamily, it's amazing how many
dead there are to rise...
by Derek McCaw (09-15-09)
Animation: Doris Danger Giant Monster Adventures From the mind of Chris Wisnia and now through
the grace of Slave Labor Graphics...
by Mark Allen (08-29-09)
Animation: Conan The Barbarian #1-24 Marvel did it right the first time...
by Mark Allen (08-21-09)
Review: Filthy Rich Vertigo Crime launches with a loser mixing with
the wrong crowd... and the wrong dame...
by Derek McCaw (08-18-09)
Review: Ultima Thula
by Derek McCaw Arcana offers a wild ride to an alien planet
where our blood is better than gold! (08-04-09)
b y Derek McCaw
The medium is the message, but what happens when
we become the medium? (08-03-09)
2009: The Official "Day Two"
Many more galleries coming...but this one previews
some upcoming stories on Fanboy Planet. (07-29-09)
2009: The Wrath Of Con Derek and Lon's journey through Comic-Con's hottest
by Lon Lopez (07-28-09)
2009: Jeff Smith Announces A Return To Boneville
In addition to next month's Scholastic reprint
Derek McCaw (07-27-09)
Rose, he's got a lot more on the horizon...
2009: The MoronLife Preview Night Video Blog
Lon Lopez Join Lon Lopez for a quick video rundown of Wednesday's
2009: Preview Night Gallery #3
Costumes and Pros and Ladies, oh my... (07-23-09)
2009: Preview Night Gallery #2
Artwork, toys and (07-23-09)
Avatar ...yep, a look
at something from Avatar!
2009: Preview Night Gallery #1
David Tapia and Ric Bretschneider captured the
sights, but luckily for you, not the smells... (07-23-09)
Review: Doctor Who: Room With A Deja View
by Derek McCaw Missing David Tennant's Doctor? Try this IDW
offering to ease the pain... (07-21-09)
Reviewed: Blackest Night #1
by Derek McCaw ...and I thought it was gross when Cheeks the
Toy Wonder came back from the dead... (07-18-09)
of Spider-Man Relaunch In October
A brand-new spin on an old title gives us top-notch
storytelling and the Spectacular Spider-Girl! (07-14-09)
Reviewed: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #1
by Derek McCaw Philip K. Dick's classic becomes a graphic novel...and
a whole new generation gets paranoid... (07-14-09)
Reviewed: Green Lantern #43
by Derek McCaw Black Hand sure seems different from my (07-10-09)
Lantern Archives vol. 3....
Animation: Marvel's Ultimatum
by Mark Allen It's the end of the world as we had just started
getting to know it... (07-10-09)
2009: Creators and Creations
by Ric Bretschneider and Derek McCaw The best of Ric's photos from Super-Con 2009
in San Jose!
by Derek McCaw If Batman can be reborn, why not our comics coverage? (06-10-09)
2009: The Costumes
by Lon Lopez and Derek McCaw You've heard the interviews, now see the fandom
that flocks to San Jose!
Look Back At Lee and Ditko's Amazing Spider-Man
by Mark Vance Is it nostalgia, or is it really every bit as
good as us old-timers remember? (06-05-09)
York Comic-Con 2009: From The Hero Initiative Booth
by Deborah J. Draisin What's it like to see your first Comic Convention
from the inside?
by Derek McCaw Powered only by the audacity of hope...but we're
buying it for now... (01-18-09)
Hits The iTunes Store!
by Derek McCaw Actor Michael Pare plays Catastrophic Comics'
Noir Superhero in a new iPhone App... (01-15-09)
Reviewed: City of Dust: a Philip Khrome Story #2
by Derek McCaw A shiny city can't see what's reflecting up from
Reviewed From Box Four 11/11/08
by Derek McCaw (11-11-08)
Final Crisis: Resist, Justice Society of
America #20, Sandman: The Dreamhunters #1...
b y Lon Lopez The Skrulls are here...and now sports fans know
All-Star Superman #12
by Derek McCaw (09-18-08)
is the end, my friend, and yet...
2008: The Berman Photos
by Jeffrey Berman (08-19-08)
moments from the floor of the San Diego Convention Center...
2008: A Pack of Jokers
many clown princes...
2008: The Lego Collection
about to play well, we salute you...the amazing Lego statues
2008: A Few Celebrity Appearances
Rodriguez roamed the floor and caught some nice candid shots...
2008: The Kings Panel, Courtesy of NBC
the story of King David in modern times...brilliant or just
weird? YOU be the judge...
2008: Thursday Slideshow
relives his childhood with 125,000 other people...
2008: The Knight Rider Panel, Courtesy of NBC
cool secrets will be revealed? We don't know. Our hotel
internet is too jammed...
2008: Preview Night Slideshow
finds some of the summer's biggest stars...or their Lego
2008: The Greatest American Hero Returns!
us at Booth #2109 as we sit with William Katt and Robert
Culp -- there's a panel, too!
Review: Rogues' Revenge
by Derek McCaw (07-18-08)
Flash team returns for one last excellent capper....
Animation: Rom, Spaceknight
by Mark Allen (06-27-08)
the best toys-adapted-to-comics you'll ever find...
by Mark Allen (06-19-08)
aliens and ninjas collide in a top-notch book aimed at girls...
by Derek McCaw (06-11-08)
DC kills its New Gods, Marvel finds a way to give them life...
Illusive Mr. Watson Reviews Guardians of the Galaxy
by Tim Watson (05-28-08)
who loved Annihilation, this is the book for you...
2008: Photos From The Floor
by Derek McCaw and Clay Robeson (05-22-08)
Wiedlin gave me a piece of cake...
of Mystery #1 by
Derek McCaw (05-08-08)
mystery has its secrets, but not every secret has a mystery...
Comics #844 by
Derek McCaw (05-08-08)
us that no matter how it works, ventriloquist dummies are
just plain creepy...
the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #14 by
Derek McCaw (05-08-08)
are in danger of getting humdrum. Thank heavens Dracula
Illusive Mr. Watson Reviews Hercules: The Thracian Wars
by Tim Watson (05-05-08)
a new reviewer, this week tackling the flagship offering
from Radical Press!
Universe #0: A Hero Reborn Of Confusion by
Derek McCaw (05-05-08)
through it all, at least we get a flashback...or is that
a Flash back?
To Final Crisis #1: Can We Breathe? by
Derek McCaw (04-24-08)
a year of earth-shattering action, what has really changed?
#1: Haven't We Been Here Before? by
Derek McCaw (04-11-08)
getting the band back together, and they sound a lot like
2008 Gallery 3
by Michael Goodson and Derek McCaw
things that caught our fancy and celebrities, too!
2008 Gallery 2
by Michael Goodson and Derek McCaw
a convention without CosPlay?
Independent Garcia: WonderCon 2008
by Chris Garcia (02-25-08)
the aisles of Artists' Alley, Garcia finds some treasures...
2008 Gallery 1
by Michael Goodson and Derek McCaw
you had money burning a hole in your pocket? Not after WonderCon...
Week In Marvel 02/20/08
by Derek McCaw (02-20-08)
Orson Randall and the Green Mist of Death, Hulk #2,
Runaways #29 and more...
Review: Popgun Vol. 1
by Caitlin Moriarity
mixtape to convince you that Image loves you forever...
Gerber Dies At 60...
by Derek McCaw (02-12-08)
only appropriate to give a soft and sad "waaauuggghhh..."
Reviews From Box Four 02/07/08
by Derek McCaw (02-07-08)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer #11, Countdown #12,
Detective #841, Fables #69 and more...
A New Captain America In Town...
b y Derek McCaw
A review of (01-28-08)
Captain America #34...
Out Of The Shadowline... The Revenant
by Derek McCaw Image Comics releases pulp-influenced avenger
in March...we've got five pages of story here! (01-24-08)
Animation: Growing Old With B.C.
by Michael Vance Before you close the book on a cartoonist's career,
check this one out... (01-18-08)
Twelve Return To Rock
by Derek McCaw J. Michael Straczynski and Chris Weston revive
a dozen heroes from Marvel's past... (01-08-08)
Hulk, Two Hulk, Red Hulk, Boo Hulk
by Derek McCaw Red is the new green...and we care why? (01-08-08)
Week In Marvel 01/03/08
by Derek McCaw Reviews of (01-03-08)
Annihilation Conquest #3, Omega
the Unknown #4, Thunderbolts #118 and more..
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