PRESS RELEASE: VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor, publisher and licensor of manga and anime in North America, expands its shojo manga roster with the May 3rd launch of THE HEIRESS AND THE CHAUFFUER, a new 2-volume series by creator Keiko Ishihara depicting the romance between a turn-of-the-century heiress and her devoted servant.
PRESS RELEASE: Fresh off the heels of the DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH event held at WonderCon in Los Angeles in March, DC Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement with Joshua Williamson to create comic book content solely for the company’s DC Comics and Vertigo imprints. In addition to launching THE FLASH in June, Williamson will also make his Vertigo debut in September with FROSTBITE, a new six-issue miniseries joining the title lineup. Jason Shawn Alexander (Batman: Arkham City, The Empty Zone) will accompany Williamson on the book, handling art duties.
PRESS RELEASE: From April 28th to May 1st, join Valiant inside Calgary’s Stampede Park in booth #904 for a first-hand look at why Valiant is sweeping critics and fans around the world with a complete selection of Valiant trade paperbacks and deluxe hardcovers for award-winning titles, including X-O MANOWAR, BLOODSHOT REBORN, RAI, DIVINITY, ARCHER & ARMSTRONG, HARBINGER, and many more! And don’t miss the bundles of new Valiant merchandise unloading into Calgary, including t-shirts and more featuring Valiant’s awe-inspiring universe of characters!
PRESS RELEASE: Eric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon Kindle Store.
PRESS RELEASE: As fans finish watching this summer’s DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender on Netflix, they’ll have a whole new chapter waiting for them in print: comic books from Lion Forge Comics. Releasing in July, the comic series expands the adventures of the paladins of Voltron with the first of a five-part series of Voltron Legendary Defender comics. The mini-series is the first of several planned expansions of new storylines between seasons.
PRESS RELEASE: IDW Publishing is pleased to announce that Laurie Windrow has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, a new role within the organization. In this position, Laurie will develop and manage a strategic roadmap for our sales and marketing efforts across all divisions — including publishing, games and entertainment.
PRESS RELEASE: Today marks the launch of a new My Little Pony bundle that includes comics valued at over $300 and even has the entire first bundle at a pay-what-you-want price for readers who are new to the series. The Humble Comics Bundle: My Little Pony 2 presented by IDW will run from now until Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time.
PRESS RELEASE: Writer Chris Dingess and artist Matthew Roberts return with their biggest MANIFEST DESTINY story yet, the 6-issue “Sasquatch” arc, featuring America’s most legendary monster. The adventure begins this May from Image/Skybound Entertainment.
PRESS RELEASE: Wizard World, Inc., the preeminent producer of Comic Cons across North America, announced that the cast of Netflix’s breakout hit series “Marvel’s Daredevil” will be on the scene at Wizard World Chicago, August 18 -21, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Actores from the show scheduled to attend include Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock/Daredevil), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), Jon Bernthal (Frank Castle/The Punisher), Elodie Yung (Elektra Natchios), and Rosario Dawson (Claire Temple). All of the cast members are scheduled to appear Saturday, August 20th – Sunday, August 21st, and will meet & greet
PRESS RELEASE: Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) began production this week on the 10-episode first season of “American Gods,” the adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel. Shooting has commenced in Toronto, Canada and will continue in additional locations across America.
PRESS RELEASE: Trajectory, Inc. the leading global network for eBook distribution and book discovery solutions, has reached an agreement with DC Entertainment to expand the comic book publisher’s digital footprint to global eBook retailers and libraries in North America and eventually Europe, Asia, South America and additional international markets.
PRESS RELEASE: BBC Worldwide North America and Titan Comics are thrilled to reveal that this summer’s special Doctor Who event comic will feature the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors from Titan’s four ongoing Doctor Who series. This comic will be a spectacular five-part, bi-weekly adventure featuring one of the Doctor’s most iconic foes – the Cybermen!
PRESS RELEASE: Interlude, the interactive media and technology company, announced today that they have entered into a deal with CBS to develop an original interactive project based on the cult classic “The Twilight Zone.” Award winning game creator, Ken Levine will write and direct the pilot episode, which will uniquely allow viewers to step in and become a part of the story.
PRESS RELEASE: She’s a global cybercelebrity and a cosplay favorite at conventions. It’s Hatsune Miku, the Vocaloid—the synthesizer superstar who’s singing your song! Dark Horse and Ontama are debuting a brand new volume of Miku’s story in Hatsune Miku: Mikubon!