New Doc Ock Hits Spider-Man
Have you seen the new Doctor Octopus, designed by fan-favorite artist Humberto Ramos? Click to dig the Doc.
Marvel Hires New Publisher
Following such rumors, Marvel today announced that Bill Jemas has been replaced as Publisher. Now read who took his job.
CrossGen's Solus #7
CrossGen thinks you'll love George Pérez's new issue of Solus. And to prove it, here's a five-page preview.
Marvel Searches For She-Hulk
Writer Geoff Johns and artist Scott Kolins reunite for Marvel's Avengers as they search for She-Hulk.
Virtex Returns For Digital Webbing
A comic about a cybernetic cowboy that hunts outlaws riding dinosaurs? Where do we sign up? Read on and find out.
Marvel's Mutants Gains New Penciler
Marvel's New Mutants has a new artist onboard, and we've got a five-page preview. See if he's got the chops.
Image Rocks Out With Shangri-La
Are you ready to rock and roll? Image is, with their upcoming graphic novel Shangri-La. Read the details here.
Marvel Teams Up For A Good Cause
Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk team up for charity in a special December one-shot. Read all about it.
Davis' Marquis Returns In December
Guy Davis' sin-slayer is back in The Marquis: Intermezzo, coming from Oni Press. Read all about it.
Marvel Unveils '04 FF Plans
Marvel plans three Fantastic Four series for 2004, and we've got the details and preview art. Check this out.
2F2F DVD Contest
The hit street racing film 2 Fast 2 Furious is driving to DVD players near you. Win a free copy from Slush and Universal.

John Byrne


Second That Emotion
This week John points out that fans cannot read the minds of creators, although you wouldn't know that by listening to some of them.


Comparatively Speaking
Why are fans unable to be complimentary without tacking on something negative? John begs that question in this week's IMO.

"Your Old Stuff was Better!"
This week comic legend John Byrne responds to those who love to spout the phrase, "Your old stuff was better."

High Fidelity
John Byrne responds to criticisms over his position on adapting comic books to the silver screen, and on changing characters.

If there's one way publishers like to keep their characters "cool," it's by shocking readers. John argues that's not a good thing.

Dearth of a Salesman
This week John devotes his entire column to comic book retailing, and those pesky problems that are destroying it from within.

Death Be Not Loud
John has a message for the industry: killing characters is not the answer. Plus hear the inside story behind the "Death of Phoenix" saga.

Too-Much-Reality Check
Fans love to talk about creators "destroying" characters, but does that really make any sense? John Byrne thinks not.

In the past, one comic book story would rarely influence another. Those were the old days. Now read John's take.

Cooler than "Cool," Hipper than "Hip"
When comic books try to be trendy we end up with bellbottoms and the Backstreet Boys. Hear John Byrne's take.

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose...
John Byrne and the legendary Marvel Editor-In-Chief Mark Gruenwald had an important conversation once. Now read what it was about.

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
John takes a hard look at the world of comic book retailing, and doesn't like everything he sees.

My Generations
John takes a look back at his comic masterpiece, Generations.

Defining a Hero
John looks at what makes a hero. Read on.

Comics & 9/11
Should comic books take on the horror of September 11, 2001? John thinks not.

No Looking Back
By way of Star Wars, John takes a look at creators should revisit their own past works.

Fear of Discovery
Do fans fear discovering new things about their favorite comic book characters? Read John's take on the whole thing.

Archeology 101
Should writers revisit works of the past? John looks at this debate and invokes the mighty Fantastic Four.

Panel Crazy
How many comic book panels is the right number? Read on and find out.

Anatomy Of A Fan
Today John discusses the mentality that effects the way a fan perceives the comic books he reads.

I Fanboy?
Are you one of the rare, elsive breed known as "The Fanboy?" Read this and find out.

Crazy For Continuity
John takes a look at the crazy concept known as comic book continuity.

Attack of the Clones
Every artist has their clone, right? John tackles that subject with a look at who's just like who.



Sword of Dracula
Slush launches our Halloween countdown with the first in a series of spooky reviews. First up? New series, Sword of Dracula.
John Byrne's IMO
This week John points out that fans cannot read the minds of creators, although you wouldn't know that by listening to some of them.
The Dead Zone
Flesh-eating zombies battle the last remaining police officer in Image's new series, The Walking Dead. We review the first issue.
Steve Niles Interview
Slush interviews Steve Niles, the acclaimed writer of 30 Days of Night, who tells us about the relaunch of Fused.
A Spidery Preview
Have you seen the new Doctor Octopus, designed by fan-favorite artist Humberto Ramos? Click to dig the Doc.
Kill Bill Review
Slush reviews the first installment of Quentin Tarantino's kung fu slasher masterpiece, Kill Bill.
Viper Interview
Slush takes a look at new publisher Viper Comics, and interviews the guys behind two of its hottest books.
Peanuts Collected
Cartoon fans rejoice. Fantagraphics is reprinting the entire collection of Charles Schulz' Peanuts. Read on for details.

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