You know you’ve made it when people write sci-fi stories featuring you as the MacGuffin. Enter Jeff Burk’s Shatner Quest!
Hyperion Books and Marvel Entertainment today announced plans to partner and publish two action-packed novels featuring popular Marvel Super Heroes. Scheduled for release in June, both novels showcase strong, smart heroines seeking happiness and love while battling cosmic evil.
Are you a fan of cosplay, photography, and free stuff? Oh, you are? I figured as much. Well this should make your day. Heroes, Villians, & Jedi is a photography book about cosplay and it’s free! Take the jump to learn more.
ZOVA Books is pleased to announce the release of “Escape from Hat,” a children’s novel from author Adam Kline and Scottish artist Brian Taylor. Crafted for young readers, yet endowed with a distinctive humor adults are sure to enjoy, “Escape from Hat” tells the story of one lucky rabbit, one sinister black cat, and the unwitting boy to whom they both lay claim. The book reimagines the classic hero’s journey, combining a traditional epic narrative with a contemporary aesthetic. The result has garnered considerable praise.
Open Road Integrated Media, a digital publisher and multimedia content company, announced today that it will digitally publish Andy Briggs’s Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy and Tarzan: The Jungle Warrior in the US this fall in celebration of the centenary of Burroughs’s original Tarzan. The titles go on sale on October 16 and will also be available in print from Open Road on the same day.
Immerse yourself in the creative history of one of the most influential game companies in the world. For more than two decades, Blizzard Entertainment has built a reputation as one of the leaders in creatively driven game development. The Art of Blizzard® offers an exclusive look at the ideas and imagery that define its game universes. Through insider commentary from some of the company’s top creative minds and an unprecedented collection of original artwork, readers will get an in-depth look at the creative philosophy and artistic style that have played key roles in Blizzard’s success over the years.
We’ve seen fans and professionals alike put pen to paper and give us fantastic interpretations of comic book heroes doing all manner of things. Eric Carter grabbed his camera, and gave us a look at superheroes in the real world.
Archaia sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of a the all ages book, The Wonderland Alphabet: Alice’s Adventures Through the ABC’s and What She Found There by Alethea Kontis, with art by Janet K. Lee.
If you love books, you may hate Guy Laramee. If you love art, you may love Guy Laramee. If you love both, you may be conflicted when you see what Guy Laramee dos to books – he carves them.
Hard Case Crime, the award-winning line of mystery novels from editor Charles Ardai and publisher Titan Books, announced today that in February 2013 it would publish SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT, a hardboiled detective novel inspired by the 1950s witch-hunt against crime and horror comic books. Written by best-selling novelist Max Allan Collins (author of Road to Perdition and long-time scripter of the Dick Tracy newspaper comic strip) and featuring 16 pages of interior illustrations by comic-book artist Terry Beatty (Batman, The Phantom), SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT tells the story of comic book industry troubleshooter Jack Starr and his investigation into the death of a moralizing crusader out to get violent comics banned.
There are few books that have had a huge impact on my life, but Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash was a tale that capture my imagination in the pre-dawn Internet days, when everything was still green, and 3600 was the way the cool kids connected to the cyber world. So imagine how surprised I was when I learned H’wood was pushing ahead with a movie adaptation. The same H’wood that made Johnny Mnemonic… granted, that was a different writer, but still…
Soul Stealer, the epic graphic novel trilogy whose final volume won Aint It Cool News’ award for “Best New Graphic Novel of the Year” in 2011, is debuting for the first time as a compilation in SOUL STEALER: THE COLLECTOR’S EDITION (Blackwatch Comics, ISBN 978-1-926869-04-9, July 2012) at San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #4401.