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comic conventionRadical Publishing

Press Release Nick Simmons, star of A&E’s GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS and creator of INCARNATE, will be at the Long Beach Comic Con on Saturday, October 3rd from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. in the “Center Court” signing area next to the Golden Apple/Atomic Comics booth #555. Be the first to get a signed copy of issue #2 of Incarnate, which debuts at the Long Beach Comic Con and has reviewers such as Ain’t It Cool News calling it “…not your typical horror story, blending action and cool in even helpings.” They cannot die. They feel no pain. They hunger

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Press ReleaseRadical Publishing

Press Release In the near future, the living and the dead share the same space. Known as “Blue Lights,” the non-living are mostly harmless, roaming the streets, hiding from city lights, scuttling in the shadows. But when they begin to appear as ghostly weapons of mass destruction, Metro Police has only one person for the job: Alice Hotwire, Detective Exorcist. Underfunded, undermanned and under investigation, her department is the only thing standing between the city and certain destruction.

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Movies

Even though Stephen Chow dropped out as the director of the Seth Rogen Green Hornet film, it looked like he was still going to be on board for Kato.  Then came word last week that the company was searching for a no-name to play the sidekick to the wealthy action hero. In an interview with Ain’t It Cool News, Rogen said We are reading many, many people from all over the globe, and it is a wild adventure. We’re just looking everywhere, honestly. We’re looking at people who are really famous overseas, and we’re looking at people who are completely

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comic conventionMoviesWarner Bros.

Press Release Director/writer Michael Dougherty’s creepy, darkly comic celebration of the scariest night of the year – Trick ‘r Treat – comes to Comic-Con International with a special screening and panel on Thursday, July 23 at 10:00 p.m. in Balllroom 20 of the San Diego Convention Center. Trick ‘r Treat  takes the Creepshow/Tales from the Crypt approach to nefarious new depths with four interwoven tales set on Halloween night: a high school principal who moonlights as a vicious serial killer; a young virgin whose quest for that special someone takes a gruesome turn; a group of teens who carry out a cruel prank with disastrous

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DC

Man, I knew there was a reason Mark Waid was one of my favorite people.  In an interview with Ain’t It Cool News, Waid spilled the beans on nearly every company he’s ever worked for. “The biggest challenge [of 52] was actually, wisely, kept from us by [editor] Steve [Wacker]. EIC Dan Didio, who first championed the concept, hated what we were doing. H-A-T-E-D 52. Would storm up and down the halls telling everyone how much he hated it. And Steve, God bless him, kept us out of the loop on that particular drama. [Editor Michael] Siglain, having less seniority,

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Press Release

Press Release Since its debut in January, the Spiralmind comic book series has picked up steam and a devoted fan base around the country. Hugely popular entertainment website Ain’t It Cool News gives Spiralmind a big thumbs-up, saying “Not [in] a style you see often in this post-Image era of cross-hatches and sketches, and that’s what made reading this first issue so refreshing. The story aims high with a conflict of biblical proportions, but boiled down to its basics, it’s got an @$$-kicking rabbi, a spandex clad superhero, and werewolves…Issue one also has a full article on Ancient Judaic Exorcism.

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Boom Studios

It’s been a very good week for Boom! Studios.  First it announced a new imprint – Boom! Kids – that will house the company’s kid friendly titles.  The company then followed up by announcing a distribution deal with Kable Distribution Services, Inc., which will get those Boom! Kids titles onto newsstands across the country. “We want to get our line of Pixar/Disney comics into the hands of every child out there,” said Ross Richie, Co-Founder and Publisher of BOOM! Studios. “Working with KDS, who has a strong record with handling kids comics in the newsstand market, I am confident that

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AnimationDark Horse Comics

What happens when you take Eric Powell’s popular The Goon and turn it into a CGI feature?  Ain’t It Cool News has the first look, and I like what I’m seeing.  If you are going to translate an artist’s style into 3D, it’s always best to follow it as closely as possible.  Click the link to access the super hi-res versions of the image. via Ain’t It Cool News

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Action FiguresToys

Hasbro and Previews have teamed up for two exclusive Star Wars Mighty Muggs available only in comic shops.  That’s pretty cool news for those of us who don’t have a Target and refuse to shop at Wal-Mart.  The two exclusives will feature the likenesses of Admiral Ackbar, and the Empire’s elite Shadow Stormtrooper. Each figure sells for $19.99, and both are available now. via Diamond Comic Distributors

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Sneak PeekTop Cow

Top Cow has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the first volume of Impaler, a tale sent during the time of Vlad Tepes, and follows the anti-hero who must save the world from a plague of vampires.    The series only ran three issues at Image Comics before it was canceled.  Now, you can read the complete story in one book.  Take the jump for the complete first issue of the six issue mini-series.

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Movies

Saw this notice posted, and gotta say I’m extremely pleased with the potential behind this movie. Fellow Star Wars Fans, The battle to save Fanboys is over! AND WE WON! The Weinstein Company has decided to listen to the outcry from Star Wars fans around the globe! They have restored the original plotline and have given the movie back to the Star Wars fans who made it! The film has been given back to the original director and he is currently editing the final version at Skywalker Ranch! The original cut of the movie will be released in theaters later

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HasbroMovies

It’s the thing I hate hearing most when I’m hanging with my peeps in Vegas, but for G.I. Joe fans, the name might send shivers down your spine. Two photos of the character have been released on-line. We have one after the jump.

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