Top cow is super excited to announce the kick off of Pilot Season 2007 with the debut of Ripclaw #1. Ripclaw Pilot Season #1 features the founding member of Top Cow’s original team Cyberforce in a unique light. The Top Cow Universe’s resident badass enters the spotlight as he takes on Yakuza kingpin, Boss Yamamoto. But first he’ll have to fight his way through level after brutal level of deadly gun-toting thugs and sword-wielding assassins. The genre mashing tale is written by Eisner nominee and Vertigo darling Jason Aaron (Scalped, The Other Side) and Marvel regular Jorge Lucas (Incredible Hulk,
If you picked up issue #0 as part of Free Comic Book Day, you’ll be able to continue the prequel story of the SciFi Channel’s Battlestar Galactica series in issue #1 that ships in July and issue #2 that arrives in August.
Dark Horse Comics has sent us the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in September. I’m really excited about the next installment of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight that features a character we haven’t seen in a while. Plus there Conan, Hellboy, and lots more.
Top Cow has released the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in August 2007. August kicks off a new promotion campaign from Top Cow called Pilot Season 2007. This Fall, Top Cow is launching 7 Pilot Issues starring fan favorite characters currently without a series. After all 7 issues have been released, fans will be able to VOTE online and pick 2 characters to get greenlit for their own all-new series in 2008. It’s up to you! Take the jump to discover the first pilot out of the gate, plus a whole lotta comics.
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled to be in stores May 23, 2007. 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. This list was last updated May 21, 2007.
Just like Buffy Season 8, fans of the original Star Trek series never got their five year mission. Well IDW Publishing plans to continue the mission to seek out new life and new civilizations in Star Trek: Year Four. The series will present an entire self-contained “episode” in every issue. The debut issue begins when the crew discovers a multi-planet construct of a dead civilization, which is run by a brilliant genetic scientist who’s obsessed with repopulating it. When Captain Kirk discovers the scientist’s secret, his creations revolt, forcing Kirk to make the hard decision to push the Enterprise into
WOOT! Dark Horse has once again slipped Major Spoilers the covers and issue solicitation information for titles shipping in August 2007. Fans of Buffy, get more vampire hunter goodness, BPRD promises a change, Richy Rich and Little Lulu make an appearance. Take the jump for the entire list, and click the thumbnails for the full cover.
It’s not often I get excited about seeing two companies do a crossover event (unless it is Batman and Captain America), but Unholy Union from Top Cow and Marvel could be one of those events. In the oversized issue written by Ron Marz and illustrated by Michael Broussard, Witchblade and The Darkness find themselves meeting the Ghost Rider, the Incredible Hulk, and Doctor Strange. “We packed as much as humanly possible into this one. I think we ended up with a story that gives each of the characters a moment in the spotlight, includes plenty of over-the-top action, and even
Platinum Comics has sent Major Spoilers cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping July 2007. KISS 4K #3 writer: Ricky Sprague art and color: Daniel Campos and Kevin Crossley cover: Rodolfo Migliari When the Kiss 4K team, Demon, Starchild, King of All Beasts, Celestial, and Wicked Lester are attacked by the mad Dr. Magus and his army of knights on horseback, they must learn to use recently discovered powers or be destroyed. Plus, the Destroyer Cult makes a deal with Unholy to destroy our heroes. And lookee here! This issue’s cover is part of a series of interlocking covers
Dark Horse has sent us the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in July. Promising titles include BPRD, Hellboy, Conan, and Star Wars. Take the jump for the complete list. ALIENS: STEEL EGG JOHN SHIRLEY (W) On sale Sept. 26 SC, 250 pages $6.99 Novel, 4″ x 6″ Someone on Earth knew about the aliens. Someone battled them, and survived. Before Ripley, there was a first encounter. Aliens and humans have fought before. . . When a human spaceship discovers a vast egg-shaped vessel in Saturn’s orbit, the crew powers in to investigate. Thinking the ship might contain
Platinum Studios has sent its offering for June 2007. At the top of my list has to be the conclusion to Hero by Night #4, while others may be interested in the ongoing KISS 4K series. Take the jump for the full list of titles, plus mini-bios on some of the creators.