Matt Fraction leaves Marvel Comics Fantastic Four and FF

Fantastic Four and FF by Matt Fraction

Marvel Comics has announced the departure of Matt Fraction from FF and the Fantastic Four comics. He is moving on to the next event from the publisher. Inhumanity which will then be followed by Inhuman.

He has been the writer behind the relaunched Fantastic Four and FF. Moving Marvel's first family into space and the timeline while also setting up a school in the Baxter building. I am looking forward to the event and ongoing book he is writing. Also would like to see someone else tackle the Fantastic Four's world. Read more »

Local Queens comic shop closes after 26 years

Comic Book Heaven comic book shop in Sunnyside, Queens is closing its doors after 26 years of bringing that classic comic shop atmosphere to the neighborhood. We never like to hear news like this. You gotta get out and support your local comic book shop.

Thanks to Pete's Basement viewer Charles for the tip.

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Pete's Basement Season 6, Episode 24 - 8.13.13

Avengers Arena is a surprise hit with the boys as is Superior Spider-Man, much to Pete's chagrin. Tarzan is on Mars and Robocop has no bullets! What is going on? Check it all out here!

Stan Lee reality show 'Fangasm' on SyFy is Pete's joygasm

Stan Lee with Pete of Pete's Basement

Fangasm (formerly Fandemonium), which is SyFy's (formerly Sci-Fi Channel) new reality series will pit a cast of super-geeks against each other in an all out geek war with the grand prize being a job working with Stan Lee. The contestants are actually already interns for Lee, working for his Comikaze Expo, which he runs with Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira.

This can only mean one thing, Pete has just died a little inside. Read more »

'Superheroes: The Never Ending Battle' on PBS airs Oct. 8-15

Todd McFarlane looks like the PBS logo head

'Superheroes: The Never Ending Battle' PBS comic book special will air Oct. 8-15. Tune in to see Todd McFarlane, creator of Spawn, Len Wein, creator of Wolverine, and Spider-Man writer Gerry Conway discuss how they (and us, aka the geeks) won the universe! Read more »

The Star Wars Comic Book from Dark Horse: See Vader as Lucas Intended

Original Darth Vader from The Star Wars screenplay

 

George Lucas' original screenplay called ' The Star Wars' was not quite the galaxy far far away that we all know and (some) love. Read more »

Top 5 Superhero Comics of the Last 6 Years

As a service for YouTube's Geek Week Superhero day, we're counting down our pick for top five must read superhero comics from the last six years of Pete's Basement episodes.

And for more of Geek Week, tune in at http://youtube.com/geekweek

Pete's Basement Season 6, Episode 23 - 8.06.13

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the top comic book this week and both Pete and Ramon gush over its awesomeness. The Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog team up concludes. Also ending: Tony Stark's pride after his hook-up with Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Pete's Basement Season 6, Episode 22 - 7.30.13

San Diego Comic Con movie announcements are discussed. Comic book reviews as usual. Who should be the new Batman? What does Jesus Christ have to do with The Avengers movie? How much can Pete drink before going blind? Tune in and find out!

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