PRESS RELEASE – This April, TwoMorrows Publishing releases their new book Hero-A-Go-Go, which travels back to the 1960s, when good guys beat bad guys with both a pun and a punch. By the time Adam West was doing the Batusi on TV’s Batman show, the Camp Craze was already in full swing in comics books (The Teen Titans, Metamorpho, Herbie the Fat Fury), cartoons (The Mighty Heroes, Atom Ant, and Filmation’s super-hero shows), and even Prime Time television (The Green Hornet, Mr. Terrific, and Captain Nice).
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PRESS RELEASE: On June 22, TwoMorrows Publishing will expose fans to Comic Book Fever, their infectious new book celebrating comics from the magical era of 1976-1986, when comics offered all different genres to any kid with a pocketful of coins, at local establishments from 7-Elevens to their local drug store.
After years of listing TwoMorrows Publishing’s fan-favorite comics magazines in a separate section of its Previews catalog, Diamond Comic Distributors is now consolidating all of TwoMorrows’ comics-related publications into one section, in the front half of the catalog.
Look, we all love Herb Trimpe, whether we know it or not. If not for Mr. Trimpe we wouldn’t have an incredible run on the Incredible Hulk, and we wouldn’t be treated to one of comics’ favorite creations – The Wolverine, whom he drew for the first time. TwoMorrows Publishing has a new biography about the artist that is available for purchase now.
Press Release This week, TwoMorrows Publishing releases Monster Mash, a new full-color hardcover that time-trips back to the frightening era of 1957-1972, when monsters stomped into the American mainstream. Once Frankenstein and fiends infiltrated TV in 1957, an avalanche of monster magazines, toys, games, trading cards, and comic books crashed upon an unsuspecting public—and this book covers that creepy, kooky Monster Craze through features on Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine, the #1 radio hit “Monster Mash,” Aurora’s model kits, TV shows (Shock Theatre, The Addams Family, The Munsters, and Dark Shadows), “Mars Attacks” trading cards, Eerie Publications, Planet of the…
Press Release Shipping April 22 is BrickJournal #34, the latest issue of TwoMorrows Publishing’s acclaimed magazine for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages. This 80-page full-color issue spotlights LEGO Super-Heroes, from original takes on Superman and Batman, to Sandman, Agents of SHIELD, and more. The lead feature is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of BrickNerd Studios’ recent Batman Vs. Superman animated short (viewable at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP2QTXyy-D4), featuring minifigures of the two heroes squaring off in a hilarious stop-motion battle against one another.
Press Release Originally planned for release in 2005, Swampmen: Muck-Monsters And Their Makers succumbed to a myriad of logistical problems that caused the book to languish in the mire of never-documented comic book history—until now! After a decade of regular requests from fans, the book has finally risen from the muck, and is now shipping to stores worldwide.
Press Release In 2010, TwoMorrows Publishing produced a biography of Vince Colletta, the controversial, much-maligned, but highly prolific inker of comics in the 1960s and 1970s. While many readers were initially skeptical of the idea of giving Colletta his own book, The Thin Black Line: Vince Colletta garnered rave reviews for finally documenting the compelling life and career of a pivotal comics artist, about whom little was known publicly.
Press Release On March 26, TwoMorrows Publishing releases the 28th issue of BrickJournal, the magazine for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages. For this issue, editor Joe Meno has gone behind the bricks of The LEGO Movie, to talk to the film’s designers about the creation of everything from characters and sets, to vehicles and the movie’s “extras.”
Press Release TwoMorrows Publishing joins with the family and friends of Lou Scheimer in remembering the animation pioneer’s life, and remarkable body of work. Scheimer passed away last Thursday at the age of 84.
Press Release TwoMorrows Publishing begins a year-long celebration of its 20th Anniversary at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 this week. Founded in 1994 with the release of The Jack Kirby Collector #1, the company has grown to become the leading publisher of books and magazines for comics and LEGO® fans.
Press Release TwoMorrows Publishing (the leading publisher of books and magazines for comics fandom) today unveils its latest book, THE STAR REACH COMPANION. Written by comics historian Richard Arndt, this 192-page book is currently in comic book shops, retail bookstores, and available from TwoMorrows’ website (www.twomorrows.com).
Press Release TwoMorrows Publishing (the leading publisher of books and magazines for comics fandom) and JON B. COOKE (former editor of the multi-Eisner Award-winning magazine COMIC BOOK ARTIST) has joined forces again to bring fans COMIC BOOK CREATOR magazine, billed as “The New Voice of the Comics Medium.” Issue #1 debuts in stores worldwide on Wednesday, May 15, and is currently available from TwoMorrows’ website (www.twomorrows.com).
Press Release Editor ROY THOMAS has devoted issue #116 of his magazine ALTER EGO to pay tribute to his friend, collaborator, and renowned comics artist, JOE KUBERT. This issue features four separate interviews with Kubert, discussing the different eras of his comic book career, from the 1940s to the 1970s. As artist (and often writer) of Hawkman, Tor, Enemy Ace, Sgt. Rock, Viking Prince, Tarzan, his legacy will reverberate throughout the comics industry for decades to come, and this issue paints just a small portrait of his massive influence. It also features added art by such Kubert collaborators and contemporaries…