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Dynamite EntertainmentFrom the EditorMajor Spoilers

This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the crew takes a look at Dynamite Entertainment’s Zorro. Written by Eisner Award-Winning writer/artist Matt Wagner! With art by Francesco Francavilla and covers by Matt Wagner and Mike Mayhew! The Year One Origin of Zorro by Matt Wagner and Francesco Francavilla is NOW collected in a MASSIVE TPB volume! Inspired by all of the best Zorro has been (as well as the best-selling novel by Isabel Allende), Matt Wagner has crafted an exciting tale of adventure, revenge and intrigue, all incredibly illustrated by Francavilla! As always, the Major Spoilers Podcast is nothing without

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Radical Publishing

With a Hercules movie in the works, now might be a good time to check out what Radical Publishing is doing with the property in next week’s Hercules: The Knives of Kush #1.

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Mark WaidSigningTop Cow

If you want to get started on the next autograph collection frenzy, then you’ll want to head down to Collector’s Paradise in Winnetka, CA, or Brave New World Comics in Newhall, CA to meet up with Mark Waid and chat it up about the first issue of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer. Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer is the deadly new mini-series with consequences brought to you by Mark Waid (Amazing Spider-Man, Irredeemable) and artist Kenneth Rocafort (Madame Mirage, Astonishing Tales).   This is a series with non-stop action, intrigue, lies, and betrayal. Make sure to pick up the first issue of Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer and bring it to the Mark

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Free Comic Book Dayfree comicsOni PressSneak Peek

Oni Press is a Gold Sponsor of this year’s Free Comic Book Day, which meanss the company has at least one title it is giving away for free. RESURRECTION #0 – FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2009 By Marc Guggenheim and Justin Greenwood From the writer of Marvel’s AMAZING SPIDER-MAN comes a science fiction epic that explores the aftermath of Earth’s most brutal conflict. For ten years the alien invaders have laid waste to our planet, but now they’ve vanished, leaving the survivors with two questions – “Where did the ‘bugs’ go?” and “Where does humanity go from here?” It’s existential

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MarvelReprintVariant

Marvel has announced that New Avengers: The Reunion #2, and Wolverine #1 have both sold out at the distributor level. On New Avengers: The Reunion #2: The fan favorite duo writer Jim McCann and artist David Lopez join together to bring Ronin and Mockingbird back together during Dark Reign…but things aren’t going as they planned! Somewhere there is a ticking bomb and time is running out! Can the two settle their differences before an entire city blows to pieces? The answers start here! And for Wolverine: Weapon X #1, Marvel says: Jason Aaron and artist Ron Garney craft a tale

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Boom StudiosPress Release

Press Release LOS ANGELES- February 19th, 2009 – Mr. Stuffins returns featuring covers by MOUSE GUARD”s David Peterson! Written by EUREKA creator Andrew Cosby and EUREKA staff writer Johanna Stokes, MR. STUFFINS is a tale of intrigue and suspense, and all before bedtime! For fans of TOY STORY and BURN NOTICE, MR. STUFFINS will have you wondering if your toy’s kung fu grip is for real! David Petersen of MOUSE GUARD acclaim will be supplying all the A covers for the entire three issue run.

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Marc GuggenheimOni PressPress Release

Press Release From the writer of YOUNG X-MEN, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and the co-creator of television’s ELI STONE comes a science fiction epic that explores the aftermath of Earth’s most brutal conflict. For ten years the alien invaders have laid waste to our planet, but now they’ve vanished, leaving the survivors with two questions – “Where did they go?” and “Where does humanity go from here?” It’s existential questions with alien-fueled intrigue, and there’s no better time to get on board as Oni Press is proud to announce its Gold Sponsorship for this years FREE COMIC BOOK DAY coupled with a

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Image ComicsInvincibleReviewRobert KirkmanRyan Ottley

This week, on a very special Invincible… What a world of difference a couple of years make.  Back in the day, you’d open up a copy of Invincible and see bashing and smashing, intrigue, and teenager trying to live a normal life with super powers.  But our Mark Greyson has grown up, and as he comes into his own, he’s got to face a lot of adult situations.  Situations like premarital sex, a sibling that needs an intervention, and domestic violence.  Heady topics, indeed.

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Archie ComicsSolicitations

What better way to prepare yourself for 2009, than with good fun from Archie and his friends.  Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in January 2009.

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Buffy the Vampire SlayerDark Horse ComicsReview

Or – “Didn’t I Just DO One Of These?” I can’t tell if it’s a function of my tendency to be at least a week behind in my reviews (with my current schedules, I don’t usually buy my comics until Sunday afternoon, when I’m working) but it seems like I’ve been reviewing a lot of Buffy lately.  The good news is, it’s hardly a chore, as the book is humming like a well-oiled humming-thing-covered-in-oil, giving us drama, intrigue, some nice dialogue, and not skimping on the ol’ fighty-fighty, something that many comic books lately are eschewing in favor of all-singing,

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Archie ComicsSneak Peek

Archie Comics has once again sent us a sneak peek of titles arriving next week. Take the jump for Archie & Friends #120, Pals-n-Gals Double Digest #122, and Sonic the Hedgehog #189.

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MarvelSneak PeekX-Men

Who are the Young X-Men? The answers can be found in the new series from Marvel that arrives April 2. “This is the latest in the streamlining of the X-Books,” says X-Editor Nick Lowe. “Following Messiah CompleX we wanted to make sure that ALL the X-Books were firing on all cylinders and Marc and Yanick do their part.” This isn’t your run of the mill teen comic book, though. “The floor is littered with teen super-hero books and we know it. All the stops are pulled out for this one—tons of surprises, a rich tradition, a tight tie to X-Continuity

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