VIZ Media’s Haikasoru literary imprint expands its catalog of works by Japanese author Taiyo Fujii with the publication of ORBITAL CLOUD.
Dark Horse has announced it will release the next installment of Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw’s Will Save the Galaxy for Food early next year.
I have to give DC Comics/Warner Bros. credit when it comes to direct-to-disc animated films. They do a great job on nearly all the movies they make this way! I could spend the rest of this column outlining the ones I love best! I have to give Bruce Timm and James Turner cudos, of course! On the other hand, Marvel abandoned this way of making movies to devote their time to animated shows on Disney XD. This past weekend their new Guardians of the Galaxy series debuted on Saturday night. I haven’t watched it yet, but it’s on the digital
What do you do when your whole world is turned upside down? Dana just wants her Queen Street West neighbourhood to be prosperous and electic – is that so much to ask? Between perpetual Canadian snow storms, a local shooting and her bookstore job on the brink of extinction, it evidently is.
Marvel has teamed with Hyperion books to release novels showcasing two of the company’s heroines. One, The She-Hulk Diaries, has Jennifer Walters managing her personal, professional and super life. Does this foray into a new format work for the character? Major Spoilers cracked open the cover and had a read.
Earlier this week we announced the release of the third and final chapter in The Secretist, the Return to Ravnica e-book series starring blue planeswalker Jace Beleren. In there I told you to watch for a review of it later in the week. Well, it’s later and much like the second book, Gatecrash, I’ve got a Major Spoliers book Review waiting for you after the jump.
Gatecrash is currently happening and the Return to Ravnica block is nearing its completion as Dragon’s Maze approaches. As with most of the Magic: the Gathering products, there is a story behind the cards, and this one is called The Secretist and stars Jace Beleren. For some more info, such as how to get and an actual synopsis, take the jump.
For those of you out there who feel there’s not enough David Bowie-themed children’s literature you can pick up “Space Oddity” an illustrated book based on the lyrics of the song of the same name. Take the jump for some images from the book.
One of my favorite books to be released in the last ten years is Glen David Gold’s Carter Beats the Devil. It’s one of those pseudo-historical works of fiction that finds real life magician Charles Joseph Carter (Carter the Great) wrapped up in the murder of Warren G. Harding, the invention of television, and a rival that wants nothing less than Carter’s defeat. If you haven’t read the book, it’s a great time to dig up a copy and enjoy the exploits. This is especially true now that Warner Bros. has reacquired the rights to the book that was once
Press Release Heavy Metal Magazine will publish and distribute the graphic novel Fluorescent Black in July of 2010. A hardbound limited edition will be sold at San Diego and New York Comic Con. The novel is nearly 200 pages long and was written by MF Wilson, illustrated by Nathan Fox and colored by Jeromy Cox. Fluorescent Black is one of the most popular stories featured in the adult illustrated magazine and has a massive cult following. “We are very excited to be publishing Fluorescent Black. This book is like nothing else out there! It’s crazy, original and totally punk,” says