I’m sure everyone is getting really tired of San Diego Comic Con news, but the news continues to flow. As we scour the Intardwebz looking for bits and pieces of news to share, here’s a Rapid-Fire Roundup of news from Dynamite, Bongo, Top Cow, Devil’s Du, Archaia, and Boom! Studios.


  • Titanium Rain is a sci-fi war epic set in a futuristic world where soldiers have been cybernetically enhanced.
    • It is being created by husband and wife team of Josh Finney and Kat Rocha

  • Starkweather Immortal is written by David Rodriguez with art by Patrick McEvoy.
    • It follow the descendants of Jesus’ apostles and the power that is handed down to their decendants
    • The series was created by Piers Anthony

  • Days Missing is a collaboration between Archaia and Roddenberry Productions, but then again, you already knew that, didn’t you?

Bongo Comics

  • The big Simpsons event will be The Great, Extreme, Ultimate, and Totally Awesome Radioactive Man Event!
    • It spans Simpsons Comics #155, Bart Simpsons Comics #48, and The Simpsons Spectacular #9.
    • If you wanna see DC and Marvel history being mocked, this will be the series to check out.
  • Sergio Aragones is writing and drawing a short story for the series.

Boom! Studios

  • Both The Incredibles and The Muppet Show are now ongoing series for Boom! Kids
  • The Anchor is a new series written by Phil Hester with art by Brian Churilla
    • It’s a story about God’s enforcer who protects humanity by fighting monsters spilling out of Hell.
  • We already announced Kill Audio, so see that release for more information
  • The first Unknown mini-sereis was a success, so the company will produce a second Mark Waid mini.
  • Boom! Studios has a film adaptation of Jennifer’s Body hitting stores in September

  • As far as the Disney comics characters go, Boom! will reprint material that original ran in Italy
  • The company has a Christmas Classics title out around the holidays.

Devil’s Due

  • The Jericho television series may be off the air, but the story lives on in Devil’s Due Publishing’s comic book series.
  • The show’s writing team will pen the comic
  • All the characters from the show will appear in the comic
  • The first issue arrives in October

Dynamite Entertainment

  • The Fighting American is coming to Dynamite at the end of the year.
    • Speedboy will be coming along for the ride
  • Doug Murray, writer of Red Sonja, announced his MIlitia book would be turned into a film.
  • The Kevin Smith penned Green Hornet book is still slated for a 2010 release.

Top Cow

  • Randy Queen will bring back Darkchylde for a one-shot crossover with The Darkness.
  • The issue will arrive in December

That should pretty much catch you up on the publisher news from the last couple of days.  What? You want more?  Well, okay, keep checking the site regularly, and make sure you tell your friends about the site.

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  1. Allen Jones
    July 26, 2009 at 2:41 pm — Reply

    Fighting American? Is that the same series that Rob Liefeld tried to publish when he was ousted from his classic run on Captain America?

  2. July 26, 2009 at 2:57 pm — Reply

    Why yes, yes it is…

  3. July 26, 2009 at 7:52 pm — Reply

    Lets be fair though, the Fighting American was originally a HARVEY comics character created by Jack Kirby during the 50’s. Kinda campy, but he is still a Cold War Kirby creation DESPITE what Liefeld tried a few years back.

    • July 27, 2009 at 12:04 am — Reply

      Lets be fair though, the Fighting American was originally a HARVEY comics character created by Jack Kirby during the 50’s. Kinda campy, but he is still a Cold War Kirby creation DESPITE what Liefeld tried a few years back.

      Jack and Joe starting F.A. at Prize comics, home of Frankenstein and the Green Lama. And yes, he’s much cooler than anything Liefeld created with his own little brain.

  4. July 27, 2009 at 10:03 pm — Reply

    Damn Matthew! You got me! I had forgotten about the Prize stuff! Gotta start paying more attention…. ;-)

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