IDW Publishing has announced the first four issues of Angel: After the Fall have sold out, prompting the company to return to press for additional copies of all issues. “The fact that Angel: After the Fall has moved so steadily with each issue has been incredibly gratifying,” said IDW’s Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall. “Most amazing is the fact that we’ve printed more of each subsequent issue than the previous one, and have overprinted to a greater degree than usual, and still the issues keep selling out. The sell-outs are quite a testament to the support from retailers and the loyal fan
Dark Horse Comics has announced the K Chronicles, a collection of rapper/cartoonist Keith Knight’s comic strip, will be made available in an omnibus edition. The K Chronicles tackles such touchy subjects as racism, violence, and sex with a self-deprecating sense of humor, personal honesty and light-hearted goofiness rarely found in a newspaper comic strip. The result is accessible yet subversive, compassionate and sardonic, without being preachy. The K Chronicles arrives July 23, 2008 for $24.95. via Dark Horse
Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in June 2008. Among the titles to look out for; Ultimate Origins, Secret Invasion, Son of Hulk, and who are those people in the Captain America uniform? Steve Rogers is still dead, right?
This looks like it could be a fun title – there’s a guy fighting a giant crab on the cover. Salt Water Taffy: The Seaside Adventures of Jack and Benny is an ongoing quarterly all-ages series to be released by Oni Press. Jack and Benny are two young brothers on vacation in Chowder Bay, Maine for the entire summer. With no television or batteries for his Gameboy, Jack couldnâ€™t be more bored. But when Benny, the youngest of the pair, spots a dark, indistinguishable shape creeping toward the ocean, the boys’ curiosity has them chasing one of Chowder Bay’s oldest
For everyone who longs for the good ol’ days of the 1960’s as seen from everyone’s favorite Riverdale gang, Archie Comics has announced it will release the second volume of tales from times past. Whether getting tangled up in the eternal love triangle or incurring the wrath of Mr. Weatherbee and Mr. Lodge, Archie and his friends scaled new heights of hilarity in the sensational Sixties!Â ARCHIE AMERICANA SERIES: BEST OF THE SIXTIES, VOLUME 2 contains timeless tales with Archie and his friends enduring one outlandish mishap after another and enjoying the fads and fashions of the decade!Â Painstakingly restored