Each year at the Vertigo Fables panel, the creators of the series hand out a one page original story.Â Vertigo’s Graphic Content blog posted the image, and a bit of important news from Bill Willingham about how this one pager affects the overall story line.
Looks like Bob Schreck has a new home, and a new job – Senior Editor at IDW Publishing.Â The former Senior Group Editor at Dark Horse entertainment, and founding member of Oni Press jump to IDW soon after his release from his previous job. IDW is on fire! Who wouldn’t want to be a part of a company that is so on the move and so in tune to today’s comics’ readers and pop culture? They choose their projects carefully and haven’t lost their identity as a publisher, which is no easy task when trying to appeal to as broad
We’re fortunate enough to have access to a plethora of comics at the Stately Spoiler Manor, but that doesn’t mean we’re loaded.Â Sometimes one comic is needed more than others, and a tight budget might dictate what we take home, and what stays behind.Â Which brings us to the Major Spoilers Poll of the Week!
Trace Adkins fans now have one more reason to love him; his likeness is featured in the new Luke McBain series from 12 Gauge Comics. The title character of Luke McBain is drawn to Adkins’ likeness and reflects some of the 6’6″ singer’s philosophy. The story takes place when McBain returns home to rural Louisiana after serving 14 years in prison, having taken the fall for a crime he didn’t commit. He finds himself in a town now controlled by greed and corruption, and he’s the only one with the courage to set things right. Although the book contains some
What the heck is the Julian Challenge?Â During the Major Spoilers 100th Issue Extravaganza, the Major Spoilers Crew challenged Julian to collect 50 signatures from those in the comic book and pop culture industry in exchange for a kick-ass Hellboy statue. What’s Julian think of all of this?Â Take the jump and find out in his own words.
Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that the exciting young artist behind Witchblade, Stjepan Sejic, will be hosting a live art demonstration and signing for fans at Meltdown Comics.Â Since Witchblade issue #116, Sejic has been leaving readers awe-struck with his beautiful and unique digitally painted artwork.Â Now, for the first time, fans will get a firsthand look into the artistic craft and process behind his work on the Witchblade series. Sejic will present his live art demo on Sunday, July 18, at Meltdown Comics from 4:00 P.M to 6:00 P.M. in their popular gallery area.Â Â Following
This issue: Milton Griep, President of the ICv2.com website, stops by to talk with Stephen Schleicher about the upcoming Comics and Media Conference being held Wednesday, July 22, 2009 leading up to the San Diego Comic-Con. More information about the conference can be found here. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers114.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at email@example.com A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and,
Dr. Peter Coogan sent an e-mail letting us know that the Comics Arts Conference will have a T-Shirt available at the show for attendees to pick up.Â Fans who want to support scholarly activity regarding comics and pop culture, should stop by the Comic-Con Boutique or the Graphitti booth, and pick up a couple. If you want to find out more about the Comics Arts Conference at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con, check out our recent discussion with Dr. Coogan.
Dale Keown’s character, Pitt returns to comics in August as part of The Darkness/Pitt crossover event.Â The three-issue series will be written by Paul Jenkins with art by Keown. The story behind The Darkness/Pitt follows Pitt and his human half-brother Tim on their mission to New York to track down those infected by an alien virus.Â But mob boss and current bearer of the mystical power of The Darkness, Jackie Estacado, doesnâ€™t permit anything to go down in his neighborhood unless he knows about it.Â When the two forces attract the unwanted attention of the Federal Government, mayhem ensues! â€Darkness/Pitt
This issue: Dr. Peter Coogan of the Institute for Comics Studies joins Stephen Schleicher as the duo discuss the Comic Arts Conference schedule of panels for the 2009 San Diego Comic Con. [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers106.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.
Boom! Studios has announced readers can pick up the first volume of Mark Waid’s Irredeemable for a mere $9.99, and then pick up issue #5 for only 99-cents.Â That’s five comics for eleven bucks! â€œBOOM! has always been about getting comics into the hands of fans,â€ said BOOM! Studios Director of Marketing and Sales Chip Mosher. â€œIRREDEEMABLE has been a huge hit and this is our chance for fans to get caught up with the whole series for just 11 bucks. No one in their right mind will be missing out on this deal!â€ Irredeemable volume 1 and issue #5
DC, if you’re reading (maybe you are, maybe you aren’t, and if you aren’t, why aren’t you?) you might want to get a hold of today’s Art Appreciation Moment of the Day artist, Jay Brant, and print a ba-million and a half of these on t-shirts.Â I bet you’d sell ’em all. “Gone, gone the form of man! Rise the Demon, Etrigan!” Other than the Green Lantern oath, there’s not anything in comics more fun to say out loud. Did anyone else love the Demon’s appearance in the Batman Animated Series?! Coolness! via Deviant Art