Kim Krizan, the writer behind Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, penned a unique take on zombies with Zombie Tales: The Series #1.Â The series was well received prompting Boom! Studios to collect the tales into Zombie Tales 2061, and to celebrate the release, Boom! is bringing Kim Krizan to Meltdown Comics on August 12 to sign away. Where: Meltdown Comics & Collectibles 7522 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046 (323) 851-7283 When: August 12th, 8PM to ???? via Boom! Studios
Press Release Hero Initiative and Meltdown Comics are pleased to announce 100 Bullets: Last Shot, the farewell party to the critically acclaimed Vertigo/DC Comics series 100 BULLETS on July 11th, 2009. The party will take place at 7:30 PM at Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets to the party are available now at MeltComics.com . The event coincides with the release of the final 100 BULLETS paperback, WILT. Copies will be available for sale at the event, with a limited edition tip-in plate signed by both writer Brian Azzarello and cover artist Dave Johnson.
Image Comics Meltdown met with a lot of favorable reviews. The two-issue series tells the tale of superhero literally and figuratively having a meltdown. The art by Sean Wang was outstanding, and over the last several months, Wang and I have been sending each other e-mails about his upcoming and past work including the recently reviewed Runners and The Tick comics.
It was just under a year ago when I got my hands on the first issue of Meltdown by David B. Schwartz and Sean Wang. I was blown away by the story and art, giving it a solid five stars and a place in The Major Spoilers Best of 2006 list. David sent me an email, letting me know the trade paperback is set for release on July 5. “We’ve got the full 96 pages of story that were in issues one and two,” says Schwartz, “but there’s gonna be a lot more than that. We’re really thinking of this
While I have no problem writing Best Of and Top Ten lists, this is my first year coming up with a Best Of list for comics, and it has been a real challenge. First there is the whole “thousands of titles out there” deal, then there is the fact that these kinds of lists are a touchy subject to write. What may be on my Best Of list, is on the @$$ List for someone else. Regardless, it’s time to look back over the year and see what was tops when it came to comics.
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.
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
Although it doesn’t even hit stands until December, reviewers are already in love with the new Image Comics series MELTDOWN. Early rough draft copies of the book that have made it into the hands of reviewers have received some of the most overwhelmingly positive reviews in recent memory. Astoundingly, no reviewer has given MELTDOWN anything less than their highest rating. It has garnered 5 out of 5 bullets on SilverBulletComicBooks.com, 5 out of 5 stars on ComicCritique.com, and Comic Buyer’s Guide made it their Pick of the Month with 4 out of 4 stars.