Sony’s PlayStation Network has announced it has cancelled its original series Powers after two seasons.
First, I need to give my yearly advice to people buying gifts for comics fans, especially late ones! Do NOT try to buy an item you THINK they might want! Chances are, they either have it or don’t wait it if they haven’t already bought it. Instead, locate their local comics shop and buy a gift card! They’ll be able to purchase what they want, so they’ll love you for it! Phew! Okay, now we can move on to the topic at hand – This is a great time to be a comics fan! That’s so true on several levels!
Press Release Today, the blockbuster Playstation Network Original Series POWERS comes home on Blu-Ray and DVD! Celebrate the release of the complete first season with the comic that started it all. Starting today, Brian Michael Bendis & Michael Avon Oeming’s Eisner Award winning comic series POWERS is on sale digitally through comiXology!
Press Release IDW Games is on the case! Get ready to hunt down the city’s super-powered serial killers in a new line of tabletop games based off the Powers graphic novels. Powers, by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, is an Eisner Award winning super hero noir series that was recently adapted for television by PlayStation network. The Powers game line will include card, board, and dice games each focusing on different situations and characters from the series.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast – Powers the book, or Powers the TV series? Reviews of Legenderry: Red Sonja #2, Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1, We Can Never Go Home #1, and a discussion on Batgirl #41. Plus, do you eat cheesy poofs with your chopsticks? Well, why not!?
Sony made a smart move for a change by releasing the first episode of Powers on YouTube for all to see. The idea being you are going to love the episode so much that you’ll want to rush out and buy a PlayStation to see the rest of the series.
Brian Michael Bendis took to the PlayStation Blog to let fans know that Powers is coming on March 10, 2015.
Press Release This January, hot off the heels of the highly anticipated debut of the Powers TV series comes POWERS #1 – the recharged and reborn ongoing series from Marvel’s creator owned ICON imprint. A perfect jumping on point for fans old and new, Eisner Award-winning Powers creators Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming are back with a double-sized debut issue for regular price! Now is your chance to jump on board the hit series in time for its television debut!
This year’s New York Comic-Con was full of interesting announcements, from Spider-Gwen (Stacy) getting her own ongoing series at Marvel to Arrow coming to the LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham game. It was a big and busy one! But one story grabbed my attention like no other. It had to do with the television program based on the Bendis and Oeming series Powers appearing on the PlayStation Network. A teaser was shown about the upcoming show during the convention. I hadn’t heard about this development prior to seeing the teaser even though I love the series.
Those wondering what is up with the PlayStation series, Powers (based on the Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming comic series), get a little nugget of information today in the form of two actors who have joined the cast.
The trials and troubles that plagued the Powers television series meant that for a long time the hope of seeing the series actually make it to air (or cable) seemed impossible. It looks like we’ll be able to see the series this fall, when Sony releases the series on the PlayStation Network.
When FX passed on the Powers series, it looked like we would never get to see a live action adaptation of ‘Who Killed Retro Girl?’ but thanks to Sony’s vast distribution outlets, Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming’s series is going to get a life online.
It’s great fun to talk with comic artist/writer Michael Oeming, and he chats with me this week about many of his creations, including The Victories, Powers and Mice Templar. Mike updates us about the upcoming Powers major motion picture, and talks about the state of the industry as well. He shares a lot of important information, so be sure to listen in! And be sure to buy The Victories #6, out this Wednesday! I review The Fox #1 from Red Circle Comics, and I think it’s a book you should definitely be picking up! Then everything wraps up with the
Press Release Dark Horse Deluxe, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics, has licensed rights to create figures based on Powers, a long-running creator-owned series of comics and graphic novels by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Michael Avon Oeming.