I follow a lot of characters in comics, like Batman, for example. But I also follow a lot of creators as well. And three of the creators I enjoy keeping up with are Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Amanda Conner. This isn’t always easy because their excellent product often comes from a variety of different comics companies, such as what I refer to as the Harleyverse in DC and Super Zero from Aftershock Comics. This means I have to be on the lookout for their books as I examine upcoming books. A particularly good one is Delete, which comes from
Action Lab Entertainment has a hit with CHARLES BAND’S PUPPET MASTER, the horror comic book series based on the popular film series from FULL MOON ENTERTAINMENT. Now the publisher is proud to announce they will be bringing another one of the studio’s classic film series to the comic world with TRANCERS, as part of their brand new comics line, FULL MOON PRESENTS.
For the older crowd fond memories of The Lone Ranger radio drama and television series make the series from Dynamite Entertainment something to look forward to. For those who are only familiar with Armie Hammer’s take on the character, the good news is there is an even better Lone Ranger series from Dynamite Entertainment.
Press Release Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce the signing of Justin Gray, who will be continuing Dynamite’s long standing success with America’s quintessential Western hero, as he takes the reins on a brand new series of The Lone Ranger. Launching with a new #1 in November 2014, The Lone Ranger will feature the exciting interior artwork of Rey Villegas (Lady Zorro), as well as covers by John Cassaday (Uncanny Avengers, Astonishing X-Men) and Marc Laming (All-New Invaders, Kings Watch).
For all the Bat-books I’ve reviewed over time, I can’t believe I’ve never talked about Batwing, which has been a title I’ve enjoyed since its beginning. For those people who may not know, the “Batwing” has often been the alternative name for the flying vehicle that’s been referred to as the Batplane. But DC, anxious to create comics that have a diverse appeal, gave the name a serious upgrade and turned it into a superhero code name. Since the book began at the start of the New 52, the hero inside has been black, first a member of Batman Incorporated
For a couple of months now, DC creators and head honchos have been telling fans that the initial 52 release wasn’t the end, but rather the tip of the iceberg. The latest new number one to be announced is The Ray by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Jamal Igle.
I’ve been back and forth on Jonah Hex since its return some 68 issues ago, but I do know I’m excited to see what happens in All-Star Western #1 that features Hex arriving in Gotham City in the 1800s. In ALL-STAR WESTERN #1, Jonah Hex is enlisted to help the Gotham Police Department solve the mystery of a vicious serial killer. “So much for Gotham being a one-horse town. Look at that dazzling city in the late 1800’s meticulously researched and brought to life by Moritat. Hex fans, you can relax. We’re not going to abandon seventy issues of dedication
Press Release Jimmy Palmiotti (THE PRO, Painkiller Jane) and Justin Gray (Hawkman, Countdown to Final Crisis) will bring a new kind of western to comic stands next month. Known for years as one the most respected and prolific writer duos in the business, responsible for such acclaimed titles as Jonah Hex, RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE, and the recent TATTERED MAN, the two have joined forces with the art of Jim Daly to publish an all new creator-owned one shot through Image Comics: TRAILBLAZER.
If you had nothing else to lose, but everything to gain, would you strap an atomic bomb to your ass and let it fling you backwards through time? Four potential heroes are about to find out in Time Bomb #1 from Radical Publishing.
When creators leave a series, there are two possibilities – the series goes out with a bang with everything wrapped up in a tidy bow, or every plot point and story line leaves the readers hanging as they are never resolved. As Palmiotti, Gray, and Conner prepare to depart Power Girl, they leave the reader with a really good feeling.