PRESS RELEASE – In 2017, one of the strangest and most unexpected mysteries of the Hellboy world will be revealed in an all new comic book series from Dark Horse Comics. In THE VISITOR: HOW AND WHY HE STAYED, legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, iZombie co-creator Chris Roberson and Jack Staff creator Paul Grist will spotlight mysterious aliens and probe into a pivotal moment in Hellboy’s past for a surprising tale that harkens back to the character’s first ever appearance. This 5 issue comic book series will be teased in a story in the forthcoming HELLBOY: WINTER SPECIAL 2017 on
Press Release The old saying goes, “If a door closes, a window opens.” Well, Shocker Toys’ latest announcement is living proof of that adage. The ‘Closed Door’: Shocker’s Indie Spotlight Series One (The Maxx Series) is being retired. Several big retailers like Hastings and Toys R Us have bought almost all of the entire remaining product and no more of Series One will be produced. What’s the good news? Shocker has slashed prices on the little inventory they have left. Check out http://www.shockertoys.com/store.php for deep discounts and last chance sales.
Shocker Toys sent Major Spoilers one of the figures from its Indie Spotlight Comic Book Heroes Series 1 figure (look for review soon), and they are already cranking out the Series 2 figures that features the Tick, Dick Tracy, Jack Staff and more. The figures are well made, and if you are looking for an indie hero to fight alongside your DC or Marvel figures, then you might want to check out Shocker Toys. The Tick Jack Staff Ignacia Dick Tracy (& Trench Coat w/Tommy Gun Variant) King Zombie (& King Zombie Variant) All Series 2 figures are packed with
Better late than never, I always say.Â This week Image Comics slips Major Spoilers a sneak peek at Brit #9, Bruce: The Little Blue Spruce, I Hate Gallant Girl #1, I Kill Giants #5, Jack Staff #19, The Ted McKeever Library, Book One: Transit, and the first volume of the Youngblood series.
Shocker Toys has been working closely with independent comic book creators to bring a new line of action figures to the market. Indie Spotlight Comic Book Heroes: Series 1 Series 1 (Maxx Series) features Jim Valentinoâ€™s ShadowHawk, Rob Schrabâ€™s Scud the disposable assassin, Terry Moore’s Katchoo of â€˜Strangers in Paradiseâ€™, David Mackâ€™s Kabuki and MTVâ€™s The Maxx in 8â€. Made of sturdy plastics and hyper-articulated joints, these figures can be posed in many ways. Each comes with extra hands, accessories, comics or posters and an Isz from the Maxxâ€™s world. Collect all 7 figures and their UPC’s to mail away
Image Comics has announced Ian Churchill will be providing the cover art to the upcoming Jack Staff #21. “It’s a bit worrying when you let someone else play with your toys,” said series creator Paul Grist inÂ a prepared statement. “But Ian nailed it . Certainly get’s my vote for best Jack Staff cover of 2008!”
Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers THE sneak peek of the week for titles arriving at your LCS next week. This week’s selection includes Dead Space #3, Dynamo 5 Annual #1, Gemini #1, Jack Staff #16, Lucha Libre #4, Pretty Baby Machine #1, and Suburban Glamour Volume 1.
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled to be in stores April 2, 2008. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details. This list was last updated March 31, 2008.