Set in the 1900’s, Providence is the new horror comic by writing legend Alan Moore. Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, it’s expected to be creepy gothic horror. Does it succeed? How smart do you need to be to read it? Your review waits!
Press Release Its only a few weeks away from the Baltimore Comic-Con, and Avatar Press will be rolling in to Charm City with comics, exclusives, and the one and only horror icon, creator Mike Wolfer. From Friday the 13th to Gravel: Combat Magician, Wolfer has covered the gamut of horror icons in comics. This year’s Baltimore Comic-Con is bigger and better than ever, spanning three days for the first time ever. Friday, September 5th through Sunday the 7th, publishers, creators, retailers, and fans will be gathered to celebrate everything comic related in the great city of Baltimore.
Press Release New York Times Bestselling Author Max Brooks, unleashes the next exciting chapter of his Zombies vs. Vampires comic book series Extinction Parade: War in July. Brooks has been a driving force behind the resurgence in zombie interest over the last decade with his seminal prose works The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z. Fans have flocked to his novels and panel presentations to get the latest undead survival techniques from the charismatic master scholar.
Press Release Max Brooks and Avatar Press have announced Legendary Television and Digital optioned the New York Times Bestselling Author Brooks’ Extinction Parade as an original property for development as a new television series. Brooks is closely tied to the development of the project and will be writing the Pilot episode.
Or – “Why Do I DO This To Myself?” Y’know when you have a bad tooth, and any time you touch it with your tongue, it jolts a little lightning bolt of pain down your jaw and makes your whole head ache? But, even so, you can’t help but futz with it with the tip of your tongue all day, constantly stabbing your own nervous system with meaningless little barbs, the immediately regretting it, just because you can’t help yourself? That is my relationship with the Crossed franchise. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Press Release BOOM! Studios announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Avatar Press to distribute their graphic novels to the book trade. This agreement will see BOOM! distributing Avatar in the United States via BOOM!’s existing relationship with Simon & Schuster and Canadian distribution through BOOM!’s existing relationship with HarperCollins Canada. The new BOOM! Studios/Avatar mass market partnership sees two of the top ten Direct Market publishers teaming up for a unique relationship, extending both brands into the mass market.
Addy Pratt leads her family through the apocalyptic wasteland inhabited by the Crossed, sadistic and perverse creatures that inflict themselves on the ever-dwindling human population. Will Addy be able to deliver her remaining family members from the infected claws of evil? Read on…if you dare.
Or – “Hey, Vent! You Ready To Move Out?” When you read monthly comic books the way that I do, often times you get to the point where you feel like you know what’s coming, when every title feels like you’ve read it before. On the other hand, you have the odd experience where you read a title or issues that you KNOW you’ve read before, but you cannot for the life of you remember how it’s supposed to end. With over a hundred monthly titles coming out, sometimes you need to play catchup, you need to go where everybody
Or – “Sir, I Protest! I Am NOT A Merry Man!!!” Once again, we’ve come to the situation where Stately Spoilers Manor contains far more comics than there are days to review ’em, leading once again unto the Final Frontier… NUQNEH – NOOKNEHH! Phasers on summarize!
Or – “Never Be Afraid To Reassess Your Opinions…” Several months ago, I reviewed the first issue of Crossed, and found nothing of worth within the pages.Â Because it was a Rapid-Fire Review, I didn’t have a whole lot of space to cover what I disliked about the issue, but the primary problem that struck me was yet another use of the “child in danger” gambit to try and up the emotional ante.Â Still, the combination of what I couldn’t say in such a small space and my appreciation of Garth Ennis’ work (along with some of the less generous
Or – “Off To Meet My Doom, Mom! See You After School!” Comic book publishing schedules puzzle me. The Twelve hasn’t come out in what seems like a year, while Agents of Atlas is apparently on a bi-weekly status, and Spider-Man is coming out every sixteen minutes or so. Wolverine alone accounts for half the forests destroyed in the United States every month. The major publishers can’t seem to decide whether it’s a market for the celebrity auteur writer, or whether it’s the characters who sell the books regardless of creator. When Wolverine #73 came out a few weeks