This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast: Frozen warms the heart, Sleeper gets mixed results, and DC may be looking to make inexpensive superhero flicks.
With smash hits like Edison Rex and Amelia Cole, MonkeyBrain Comics and IDW Publishing have established a new precedent for comics moving from digital to print. After success being serialized digitally, these great titles get handsome collections, meant for the traditional comic and book markets. The next title to find a whole new audience in print will be Artful Daggers: Fifty Years Later, scheduled to hit shelves in March 2014.
Archie Comics is proud to announce that the Archie Comics App for Windows 8.1 is now available for FREE download in the Windows Store. This marks the first time an Archie Comics App will be available in the Windows Store.
Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Jon Bernthal and Michael Rooker of “The Walking Dead,” Robert Englund (“Freddy Kruger” of A Nightmare on Elm Street) and Eisner Award Hall of Famer Stan Lee are among the popular celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con, February 7-9 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The standout lineup will also include John Ratzenberger (“Cheers,” Toy Story), WWE® Diva AJ Lee™, Linda Hamilton (Terminator, Beauty and the Beast), Alan Tudyk (“Serenity,” Wreck it Ralph) and many others. It is the second of 16 events currently scheduled in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and will also feature a top-drawer collection of well-known comics artists and writers and a variety of activities, exhibitors and special attractions.
Journey to Japan with Marvel’s most dangerous mutant in the groundbreaking Wolverine: Japan’s Most Wanted Infinite Comic available FREE during the month of December!
Bluewater Productions sent us a sneak peek of Fame: Prince, Female Force: Laura Ingraham, Les Stroud’s: Survivorman: The Horn of Providence #2, Atlas: Guide to the Planets, Lou Ferrigno: Liberator, and Vincent Price Presents: Volume 9.
Monkeybrain Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Amelia Cole #12: Hidden War Part 6, Edison Rex #12, Code Monkey Save World #2, and Red Light Properties #6: Shattered.
Marvel has released a sneak peek of Avengers World #1, and all-new series from Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer, and Stefano Caselli..
Next spring, audiences everywhere will thrill to the next movie to come out of Marvel Studios – Captain America: The Winter Soldier! The arrival on the big screen of the Winter Soldier, a fan-favorite character in Marvel comic books, has gotten many comic readers excited, and now Diamond Select has teamed up with the Disney Store to create the ultimate Winter Soldier collectible, based on his appearance in recent issues of his self-titled comic book!
The Steam Autumn Sale is finishing up today but during the heat of the sale Zach purchased Rogue Legacy. Instead of letting him enjoy it by himself, I forced him to record his session so that the Faithful Spoilerites could be entertained!
The multiple Sects that run the planet are out in the open and Archer & Armstrong must take them on. Valiant Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Archer & Armstrong #16 by Fred Van Lente, Khari Evans and Chriscross.
To this day, I still can’t believe that Arrow is a show on The CW! Normally, programs on that channel are much more focused on relationships among teens and post-teens. Arrow, on the other hand, has its share of dialogue, but the action and the stories keep me gripped from episode to episode. This week, Barry Allen appears, and I can’t wait to see how they handle this hero-to-be.
Then, too, Netflix is bringing Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist to live-action drama. And the Marvel movies are doing well at the box office.