Thursday, January 19, 2006

Late Again

NO - NOT THE COMIC BOOKS! But I made you panic for a second, didn't I?

I thought this was a bit ironic (taken from

"Thursday Marvel Comics held their latest press conference, this month to promote the start of the upcoming second year of Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s Astonishing X-Men, beginning with February's #13. In attendance were the usual Marvel suspects, along with Joss Whedon himself, who joined the call a few minutes after it began. "

Hmm... Joss Whedon was late? Come on. I can't believe it! He would NEVER be late...
Oh hang on... yes he would.

Wait, there's more: "...noting that this new run will be 12 issues, and be bi-monthly for issues #13 through 17 (February - August), and then monthly thereafter."

So, after several months of taking a break, the series will only be able to come out every other month. Well, I guess it's better to just say that up front than try to promise a monthly and not be able to deliver it.

Anyway, if you are an Astonishing X-Men fan, it is worth it to read the article (linked to at the top of the page) to find out about the plans for the next 12 issues.

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