Starting February 2007, Image Comics welcomes Kyle Baker to the fold. “Taking my books to Image was a no-brainer,” Baker says. “First of all, it’s a major publishing house run by cartoonists! And not just any cartoonists, really great cartoonists! I’ve been wanting to join up with these guys since they started the company in the ’90s, and now that the line has expanded to include a wider array of genres such as humor, horror, war and mystery, I feel there’s finally room at Image for Kyle Baker books. The Image folks have a real passion for comics and really
If you are up late tonight and need something to do, check out Brian Posehn’s interview on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brian. Posehn will be on hyping The Last Christmas graphic novel from Image Comics that hits stores today. Here is how Image Comics describes the graphic novel: THE LAST CHRISTMAS pits Santa against a world overrun by demons, zombies, and bad, bad men in a comedic romp that fans of over the top, black humor will be clamoring for! Co-written by Brian Posehn (Just Shoot Me, Mr. Show, The Comedians of Comedy) and Gerry Duggan (Icons), THE LAST
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek at titles arriving in stores next week. Better late than never, I always say, especially when you have great titles like True Stories, Elephantmen, and Emissary. Thanks go out to Image Comics’ new Director of Marketing Mark Britt.
Ever have a really bad day? I’ve had my fair share of days where I’ve felt like everything I’ve done has been for naught. Whether it be yelling at someone when I was in the wrong, or continuing to make mistake after mistake instead of correcting the main problem, life can really seem like a rotten experience sometimes. The Flare has had one of those lives, and he’s about to have a meltdown.
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled to be in stores November 22, 2006. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details. Thanks to Collector’s Pair of Dice for assisting in the building of this list.This list was last updated November 20, 2006.
Allred’s Pop Masterpiece Jolts to Life At Image! This April, Michael Allred’s pop classic MADMAN bolts back to stores from Image Comics! A modern masterpiece, MADMAN was Adult Swim before cartoons were cool. Now Image is taking the character to the next level with an all new series, and a hardcover collection of every MADMAN adventure! For Allred, it’s a dream come true. “From the first page I drew, I knew MADMAN was exactly what I wanted to do in comics. I’m proud to be working with Image – the only company that really gets what creator freedom is all
WALKING DEAD vol. 5: BEST DEFENSE has sold out of it’s entire print run, in less than a month. America’s best selling black and white comic book continues to run up the score. With so many sell-out print runs for WALKING DEAD and INVINCIBLE already in his pocket, writer Robert Kirkman makes this look easy. It ain’t, boyo. Kirkman along with artists Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn have put blood, sweat and tears into creating one of the most compelling epics in the history of American comics. Each edition of WALKING DEAD delivers with compelling characters, haunting art, and cliffhangers
Image Comics has informed us, their two issue mini-series Meltdown by David Schwartz and Sean Wang, was featured on the cover of the Miami Herald this week. The feature story focuses on the creators and their road to success with this debut title. The 35-year-old Miami natives [Meltdown creators David Schwartz and Sean Wang] have followed their childhood dreams into a second career producing Meltdown, a highly anticipated comic book about a superhero called The Flare. But Meltdown…doesn’t just fulfill the dream of two young men with good imaginations. It also breaks tradition with most successful comic book franchises, which
Image Comics has sent us a sneak peek for titles scheduled to ship next week. This week there are only two titles, but what great titles they are. First up is The Cross Bronx, and the debut of The Nightly News. Covers and page previews after the jump. Thanks so much goes out to Jim for his work at sending Major Spoilers great Image Comics info each week!
Software game publisher Strategy First, Inc. has launched a VodCast series. The company will host interviews and news intended to highlight and announce special talent, new developers and authors. The first episode of the series features an interview with Image Comics Author Matt Fraction. “Being on the cutting edge is what Image Comics is known for, embracing new technologies to present our material the best we can,” says Jim Demonakos, Image Comics’ PR & Marketing Coordinator. “The opportunity to spotlight one of our creators in a new fashion was too good to pass up, we hope fans both old and
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers cover previews and solicitation information for titles shipping January 2007. Take the jump for a whole list of goody goodness! THE ADVENTURES OF SPAWN #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT created by TODD McFARLANE story JONATHAN DAVID GOFF art & cover KHARY RANDOLPH 48 PAGES – FC – JANUARY 3 – $5.99 created by TODD McFARLANEstory JONATHAN DAVID GOFFart & cover KHARY RANDOLPH48 PAGES – FC – JANUARY 3 – $5.99ACTION! ADVENTURE! THE END OF THE WORLD! Al Simmons is SPAWN X!!! Teamed with the Redeemer and the robotic Omega Spawn, SPAWN X must fight the villainous
Limited edition volume for the holidays Coming this December, Image Comics is readying a giant-sized limited edition hardcover chronicling the adventures of Mark Grayson, the teen super hero INVINCIBLE! Written by Wizard Fan Award winner Robert Kirkman and featuring artwork by Russ Manning Award nominees Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley, plus colors by Harvey Award nominated colorist Bill Crabtree, THE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY, VOL. 1 HC collects INVINCIBLE #1-24, 0 and the Free Comic Book Day 2004 story plus over 150 pages of sketchbook material, covers, scripts and the original proposal! Clocking in at almost 800 pages, it will retail
Image Comics has sent us a sneak peak at their titles shipping next week. I’m really digging the Elephantmen series, and think the Luna Brothers have one of the more interesting titles out there today. Don’t forget to click the thumbnails for larger images.