IDW Publishing has its own take on zombie, but sending them to an island resort and letting all Hell break loose.Â The Last Resort arrives from the company in July and is written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray with cover art by Darwyn Cooke, and illustrated by Giancarlo Caracuzzo. Jimmy Palmiotti commented, â€œThe Last Resort is just what I want after months of super hero comics. I want my comics: R-rated; I want my sexy broads topless and I want our characters to be regular Joes that will just about do any atrocious thing to stay live. The great
Dynamite Entertainment is bringing the Green Hornet back to comics, and Kevin Smith will be at the helm.Â According to Smith, he already has the story done. “It’s the Hornet movie I’d make if I was making it today. And there’s no better time to do that than before Seth Rogen and Michel Gondry’s version defines the character for the mainstream. We haven’t picked an interior artist yet, but we’ve got some stellar cover talent on board already: Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Jae Lee, and David Finch.” I wasn’t overly impressed with Smith’s Cacophony story, and he is in the
Star Trek fans listen up!Â Dynamic Forces will appear on QVC beginning May 18th at 1:00 AM ET to sell its limited edition Star Trek merchandise. During the broadcast, collectibles from the new movie will be offered, including a special Collectors Lobby Card from the film, which has been autographed by actor Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty in the new movie. Additional Star Trek products and collectibles will range from rare comics to unique collectibles, including phasers, tricorders, DVDs and trading cards from Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Limited edition Star Trek merchandise, including
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast we dive into the Rising Stars Compendium from Top Cow Productions. Rising Stars is a 24-issue comic book limited series by J. Michael Straczynski about 113 people (called “Specials”) born with special abilities following the appearance of a mysterious light in the sky above Pederson, Illinois. The series explores how society may react to the advent of superpowers, and how those who are Specials may react towards society and each other. Rising Stars was one of the first comics produced under Straczynski’s own Joe’s Comics imprint for Top Cow Productions. As always,Â the
This issue: The Major Spoilers Crew welcome Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener to the show for a cover to cover discussion of Atomic Robo volume 3, number 1. Depicting the adventures of the eponymous fictional character created by 8-Bit Theater writer Brian Clevinger and artist Scott Wegener, Atomic Robo began as a six issue mini-series published by Red 5 Comics starting in October 2007. It was nominated in the â€œBest Limited Seriesâ€ category of the 2008 Eisner Awards. The first six issues of the series have been collected as Atomic Robo Volume 1: Atomic Robo and the Fightinâ€™ Scientists of
A plethora of comics are headed your way next week from Archie Comics.Â The company sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Betty & Veronica Spectacular #89, Betty & Veronica Digest #194, Jughead’s Double Digest #150, Sabrina The Teenage Witch #107, Sonic The Hedgehog #200, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume One: Heroes in a Half Shell.
Check out the Karl Kerschl work that he posted on his website that features his portion of DC’s Wednesday Comics. Our Flash story features Barry Allen and Iris West – can’t get any more specific than that! Can not wait.Â I like his style and think this a Barry, Iris, Gorilla story could be very cool. via Karl Kerschl
A super great week, here at Major Spoilers!Â Not only did this week see Free Comic Book Day offer up a ton of free comics for fans and n00bs alike, it was also a week where Major Spoilers saw it’s largest month of growth to date! There were also some other things that happened that you might be aware of: Wolverine opened bigger than expected, despite that nasty swine flu, and leaked Intardwebz copy There actually is a fourth issue of Legion of 3 Worlds There are also titles from companies other than the big two. For those that followed
Yeah, we’re being a little weird this week.Â Why would we have a Major Spoilers Poll of the Week about fried chicken?Â Everyone knows you don’t read comics and eat fried chicken at the same time… duh… It’s all in good fun, and just might help us in marketing Major Spoilers. (but really, it’s all about the fun) So, which is it Major Spoiler Legion?Â KFC or Popeye’s? FIGHT!
If you are looking for some really good kid’s comics, then you can’t go wrong with Salt Water Taffy from Matthew Loux. With a third volume set to arrive in stores in a couple of weeks, Loux has decided to take the adventures of Jack and Benny to the Intardwebz. The complete press release is after the jump, but seriously, if you haven’t read Salt Water Taffy, pick it up, read it, and enjoy it.Â If you need futher convincing, check out the Major Spoilers Podcast where we give listeners the breakdown of the series.
Marvel unveiled the cover of The Marvel Art of Marko Djurdjevic Hard Cover book featuring the work of the artist who’s done Daredevil to Thor and the X-Men. â€œA friend of [Marvel Editor-in-Chief] Joe Quesada sent me some of the designs Marko posted online and I was blown away,â€ said Editorial Talent Coordinator Chris Allo of how Djurdjevic came to Marvel. â€œHe jumped at the opportunity to work in comics and even though his digital painting process was new to many in the industry, he won over anyone on the fence once they saw his X-Men: First Class covers. The