Also looking for a crowdfunding boost this week: an anthology about ladies and their comics, a claymation exploitation feature, an intriguing short film set in the future, and an open-world simulator that lets you pretend to be a bear.
There's a lot of interesting reads in your comic shop this week, such as reprints of classic Planetary crossovers, the return of Odin in Matt Fraction's Thor, the 100th issue of Fables, and much more!
What's on the stands this Wednesday? The strongarm police tactics of everyone's favorite mushroom-coiffed space cop, urban fantasy starring a man-boy wizard, and a new installment of Joe Hill's acclaimed supernatural thriller Locke & Key.
We just ran down the five bland white guys that are, reportedly, in the running to play Peter Parker in Sony's Spider-Man reboot. Yawn. In this day and age, why does Spidey have to be a white guy?
Worried about the skip week of comic shipments? It's time to start stocking up on collections to tide you over, and this week's new releases are perfectly ready to help you do just that very thing.
It's been confirmed that that Jack Kirby's heirs are, indeed, including Spider-Man and supporting characters in their list of Marvel characters that they want the rights to. The only problem with that? Well, Kirby didn't really create the character.
Must-read comics are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-read is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.
Title: Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus
Date: 2007 (reprinting material from 1963 - 1966)
Vitals: You all know the story by now: Boy gets…