What could be in the box? This week, Stephen reviews another piece of merchandise from the Nerd Room of Doom, unboxing it before your eyes.
The Minutemen refuse to focus on the true evils of the world, leaving Silhouette to go out and make a real difference all on her own. Will she come out victorious or will she be scarred and beaten? More after the jump.
At the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, IDW Publishing collected three of the prestigious awards, acknowledging the leading publisher for its team of terrific creators and editors. The range of awards included Best Graphic Album – Reprint, Best Short Story, and Best Archival Collection/Project Comic Books, showcasing the company’s array of achievements.
Rickard Stark’s Parker series, already revered as novels and graphic novels, raises the stakes with Darwyn Cooke’s new adaptation of The Score—a high-octane heist story that has Parker taking aim on his most audacious task yet—robbing an entire town. In Cooke’s previous graphic novels, the menacing, steely Parker has faced all manner of deadly pitfalls while navigating a career through America’s seedy criminal underworld, but this might be his biggest challenge yet—and arguably Cooke’s best entry yet.
Can’t wait for Before Watchmen? Can’t wait to see what Darwyn Cooke is going to bring to Minutemen? Then what are you waiting for? Take the jump and see it right now.
I could look at art from Darwyn Cooke all day long. There’s something about his work that makes me lose minutes of my day. Today, we take a look at one of Cooke’s Green Lantern pieces.
At WonderCon today, IDW Publishing announced that Darwyn Cooke’s first two adapted Parker books, THE HUNTER and THE OUTFIT, will be collected in a tremendous, oversized hardcover edition, with an additional 65 pages of Cooke content. Packaged in a beautiful slipcase, The Martini Edition debuts in July and features a brand new Parker short story by Darwyn Cooke.
Parody has spawned some successful properties, for example, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Lorna is a Trailer Trash Tomb Raider Parody, and it wholeheartedly owns up to this fact, with tongue firmly planted in cheek. But, does this One Shot of Lorna become a National Treasure? Or is it a Temple of Doom?
Note: This book arrives March 23, 2011, so SPOILERS AHEAD!
Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Lorna: Relic Wrangler from Micah S. Harris and Loston Wallace, Michael Youngblood, and Olli Hihnala.
Diamond Comic Distributors has announced that this year’s Free Comic Book Day T-shirt will be done by Darwyn Cooke.
“This year’s shirt is truly a wearable piece of art!” commented FCBD spokesperson Leslie Jackson. “We think Darwyn has done a beautiful job of celebrating comic book shops and Free Comic Book Day. A special thanks also goes out to the folks at DC, for allowing the use of their iconic characters in the design.”
The shirt will be available in orange, denim blue, and black with sizes small through double extra large and can be pre-ordered now.
I was completely blown away by Darwyn Cooke’s first adaptation of Richard Stark’s Parker novel, and I’m really excited to get The Outfit when it arrives in stores this October. The first book featured a blue-tone throughout the book, and with the cover of The Outfit getting all done up in red, I wonder if each book will see a particular monochromatic color scheme.
The complete press release about the book, after the jump.
On Saturday, January 30th at 4 PM, award-winning creator Darwyn Cooke will read from his much-lauded graphic novel, The Hunter, which is based on the groundbreaking Richard Stark (a.k.a Donald Westlake) novel, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. One of the most acclaimed books of 2009, The Hunter has been included on over 50 â€œbest ofâ€ lists, including NPR, Publisherâ€™s Weekly, and Aint it Cool News. Cookeâ€™s defining work has also been named best graphic novel of 2009 by over 15 outlets, such as The Village Voice, IGN and MTV.
Cooke will read from Starkâ€™s novel while presenting images from his adaptation, demonstrating how creatively and accurately he interpreted Starkâ€™s tale.Â A limited number of tickets are available for this exclusive event through the Museum.