12 Dec, 2011

IDW Loves the 80’s!

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The 80’s we’re memorable for classic product based cartoons like Ghostbusters, Transformers and GI Joe; and one of our personal favorites: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! All of these great properties have made a comeback in one way or another.

IDW has taken note of this and is putting out comics for all of our 80’s favorites! Here’s a short list!

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25 May, 2011

5 Q’s with Christos Gage

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Hey there Midtown Bloggies! Raph’s back with another 5 Q’s! Guess you can blame me for any late books…

CHRISTOS GAGE is currently writing a boatload of books, including GI Joe, but what I’ve been really enjoying is his Avengers Academy series for Marvel Comics. Christos worked on Avengers: Initiative, which was a book in which all of the people who registered in the Superhero Registration Act were trained and taught how to act in their new roles as government sponsored protectors. The book initially focused on a small group, but with the size of the campus, voices get drowned out. In Avengers Academy, Christos is focusing on a small group of super-powered teens, who were taken in by Norman Osborn… and tortured to become the next generation of villains. The Avengers feel these kids are the most at-risk, and base the Academy around them. The moments between characters and the overall interactions are some of my favorite coming from Marvel, and so it was a pleasure to speak with Christos about his work.

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