Off-Panel: Alpha Flight Returns in the Captain Marvel Relaunch

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond. While the gang’s away at NYCC, I’ll be collecting the news for you this week. And savvy readers will know what that means: all the Alpha Flight news that’s fit to print. Like…

This weekend saw Long Beach Comic Con take place and a few whispers spread through the internet after Saturday afternoon’s spotlight panel on Captain Marvel with writers Tara Butters & Michele Fazekas and artist Kris Anka, about Alpha Flight appearing in the title…

You guys. Alpha Flight. And Carol Danvers. You guys.

As we look forward to this mountain of new comics, we’re selecting ten books that look especially promising. These ten new series stand out both because of the characters and creators involved.

IGN picks its favourites in the post-Secret War Marvel landscape.

But women, though small in number, have always had a place in the comic book industry, from “Kewpie Doll” illustrator Rose O’Neill to “Wonder Woman” editor Alice Marble. And thanks to the surge in popularity of comic book movies, comics have become more accessible, and have seen their fanboy base grow to include more women. This growth is reflected behind the scenes as well, as more women add their voice to titles.

Variety is celebrating the women of comics.

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