In this issue: Frank is back, so why don’t we get to know him better? Plus, Invincible, The Liberty Files, Avenging Spider-Man and J.J. Abrams!
Show Notes after the Jump!
Acclaimed comic creators Alex Grecian, Jeremy Haun, B. Clay Moore and Seth Peck have launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to finance a new hardcover collection called BAD KARMA VOLUME ONE.
Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in March 2009.Â Highlights on this list include the 125th issues of Witchblade, which kicks off the six-part War of the Witchblades storyline, and a brand new series called Black Vault.
I love days when Major Spoilers has sneak peeks of upcoming issues.Â It gives me a chance to get pumped up over issues that will be arriving in my mail sometime in the next seven days.Â This week Image Comics delivers up a heaping helping of Charlatan Ball #4, Hawaiian Dick #5, Hyperkinetic #3, PVP #41, and The Roberts #2.
Top Cow sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in December 2008.
It’s only a few hours away from me, but with my cold, I don’t think I’ll be able to attend this year’s Mo-Kan Comics Conspiracy in Kansas City.Â But if you are in the area, I suggest you check it out as Sergio Aragones will be in attendance to meet and greet comic fans.
The complete guest list after the jump!
I think this is a very worth cause, and if you can afford to buy some book or donate to Josh directly, it would be appreciated, I’m sure.
July 7th, 2008 (Los Angeles, CA) – Help BOOM! Studios support comic book artist Josh Medors, recently diagnosed with cancer, by ordering the benefit comic book PULP TALES.Â This two-fisted one-shot features all-new, action-packed stories by horror master Steve Niles, P.U.N.K.S’ Josh Fialkov and Kody Chamberlain, ’76′s B. Clay Moore & Seth Peck, CAPOTE IN KANSAS’ Chris Samnee,Â IN MY LIFETIME’s Tony Fleecs and features covers by Ben Templesmith and Josh Medors. All proceeds from the sale of PULP TALES will go to Josh Medors and his family.
A small advance print run of PULP TALES, which is sure to sell out, will be available at the BOOM! Studios booth (#2543) during San Diego Comic-Con 2008.
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week. Take the jump for previews of ’76 #4, Aletheia #2, and the Horror Book trade paperback.
You can not escape the myriad of schedule and booth signing posts on this site!
Next up – Image Comics!
“For whatever reason New York has been a tough city to hold a convention, but the folks behind the New York Comic Con have pulled it off better than anyone could imagine,” said Image Comics Publisher Erik Larsen. “I’ve really enjoyed every year I’ve attended and thought it was long past time Image Comics had a complete set up, including one of our now famous Image Comics Shows!”
In case you are wondering, that represents the sum total of my purchases at the Kansas City Planet ComiCon. One of the bad things about trying to collect high quality back issues from the early to mid Silver Age is you end up spending a lot of money – A LOT OF MONEY. I can’t believe how much I went through in just one hour, and barely scratched my want list.