Whatâ€™s missing from some of the super hero comics out there? A huge smack down drag out fight that spans an entire issue? No, as there have been a few titles recently that feature this kind of action (Power Girl). A villain that is much stronger than the hero? Again, itâ€™s been done in other titles. The notion that the hero may finally be out-powered with his life on the line? Itâ€™s a comic book, and when the title character is fighting it out for his life, there is little chance heâ€™s going to die, but in the case of
Marcus Perry posted a sneak peek of the upcoming Descendant series over in the Major Spoilers Forum. Instead of keeping the goodness only for those select few who have taken the time to register and join, I figured why not share it with everyone.
As the saying goes, “You can’t keep a good man down,” and that is so true when it comes to the Blue Beetle.Â DC is starting to come around to the backup story in comics, by adding the Jaime Reyes Blue Beetle to the Booster Gold series.Â The backups will be written by Matt Sturges, with Mike Nortan taking on the art duties.
This is why I don’t carry my copy of the Illuminatus! Trilogy on board planes anymore.Â If this is the real deal, things have gotten really strange in this country.Â Check out the press release Boom! Studios sent to us about Mark Sable getting held up by the TSA after they discovered his script for Unthinkable. From the press release: Comics writer Mark Sable was detained by TSA security guards at LAX this past weekend when they discovered inflammatory material in a script for Sableâ€™s new BOOM Studios miniseries UNTHINKABLE. The comic series follows members of a government think tank
Press Release The Eisner-nominated major debut by cartoonist Brandon Graham, KING CITY, finally continues in an ongoing series presented in the deluxe, oversized format courtesy of TOKYOPOP and Image Comics! “Continuing KING CITY has been a long time coming and I’m thrilled that TOKYOPOP and Image Comics are bringing it back in the best way possible,” Graham said. “We’re doing it as thirty-two page monthly issues, the first six issues remastering the original series along with as much cool new work as I can fit, in a format akin to Image’s VIKING. Starting with issue 7, the series will consist
Here’s an interesting bit of news from Boom! Studios; their kids line of comics will be appearing on the store shelves of the Disney Soda Fountain and Studio Store, right next door to the El Capitan Theatre.Â Talk about perfect placement to sell you products! There’s a reason we like Boom! Studios, they are the small guy that is making it big, by doing the right thing.Â Where will this deal lead?Â I can see the Boom!/Disney relationship expand even further, and it will not come as any surprise when the company announces it will handle all the Disney comics.
Press Release This July, indie superhero favorite writers Michael Dolce and Marcus Perry join illustrator Mariano Navarro and cover artist Tyler Kirkham for their three issue mini-series exploring the dangerous side of superpowers, DESCENDANT. “It’s very hard to find a new spin on superpowers, but I think Mike, Marcus and Mariano have done it,” Image Comics Vice-President Jim Valentino said. “DESCENDANT is completely different than any other book on the stands, but will be a big hit with fans of SLEEPER, CAPTAIN AMERICA and SECRET WARRIORS while surprising them like no other book can.” In DESCENDANT Rayne Santiago, a United
When checking the pre-release numbers for The Muppet Show Comic Book #2, Boom! Studios discovered the issue had sold out during the initial release (somewhere in the neighborhood of 10,000 issues based on my estimates).Â This means if you didn’t pre-order the issue, or don’t get to the store early next Wednesday, you’re going to have to wait until late-May when the second printing arrives in stores. via Boom! Studios
Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today the release of Berserker #1 which will be available in stores June 24th, 2009.Â Berserker #1 is the first full-length Top Cow comic book to be published in conjunction with DiVide Pictures, the production company co-founded by Heroes star, Milo Ventimiglia. â€œBerserker is a feel good kill, this is the book I wish I read as a kid,â€ explained Ventimiglia.
Press Release John Layman and Rob Guillory’s highly anticipated June-shipping ongoing crime series with a sick yet tasteful twist, CHEW, will make its first full appearance in the comic book blockbuster, THE WALKING DEAD, this May. “Having CHEW debut in WALKING DEAD is extremely appropriate considering I hope CHEW does for cannibalism what WALKING DEAD did for zombies,” Layman said. “Seriously, Rob and I are very flattered to have CHEW debut in one of the biggest books out there today. While very different in its approach, I think fans of Kirkman and Adlard’s ongoing saga of human survival despite the