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As reported here at MajorSpoilers.com on Thursday, Marvel’s throwing a party and inviting you to attend!

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Uncover the truth in a world where all conspiracy theories are true set to a truly 80’s soundtrack in the new multi-chapter game Majestic Nights. Two chapters have just been released and so has a trailer!

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Sony has announced a new feature for PSP owners – comic books! At gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced the digital reader for PSPTM (PlayStation®Portable), a new service that will allow PSP owners to access a range of media on their PSP. The digital reader service will be launched with Digital Comics this December, putting PSP owners in control of a huge library of Digital Comics from several provider partners including—you guessed it,  Marvel! The Digital Comics service will allow owners to download select titles, which you can then read page by page or frame by frame.

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Get the Flash Player to see this player. champions travel powers Wanna get in on the open beta?  Take the jump for the complete press release.

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Marvel

Press Release If the pages of Marvel Comics could move, what would they look like? Wonder no more! Marvel Comics announced the launch of its first ever original motion comic, Spider-Woman. The legendary, Eisner-award winning Brian Michael Bendis wrote the story of Spider-Woman, with art by Eisner Award winning artist Alex Maleev (Daredevil and Stephen King’s N. Mobisodes).  The first episode of Spider-Woman will be available on iTunes beginning August 19, 2009, with additional episodes released every two weeks.

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Press Release Since CHEW’s release, John Layman and Rob Guillory’s ongoing crime series with a disgustingly delicious twist has faced a series of distribution-level sellouts despite extremely healthy reprints. Next month, Issues One, Two and Three will each be reprinted in time for Issue Four’s release, with Issue One reprinted for a fourth (and final!) printing, a ‘Last Bite’ edition for people who are still hungry for a copy of one of the most talked about debuts of the summer.

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Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced today that Phil Hester, the current writer for The Darkness, will take over artistic duties on the series for “Bog,” a special two-part story which he has also written.  “Bog” begins in The Darkness #80 which is solicited for a September 2009 release and will conclude the following month in The Darkness #81.

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Oni Press

With the launch of the DC Comics iGoogle themes last week, it was only moments before other companies got into the skinning craze of the Google one stop landing page.  Oni Press announced its theme is available now and features the artwork of Chris Mitten (Wasteland), Chynna Clugston (Blue Monday), Chris Schweizer (The Crogan Adventures), Lars Brown (North World), & Brandon Graham (Multiple Warheads). iGoogle lets you create a personalized homepage that contains a Google search box at the top, and your choice of any number of gadgets below.  The Oni Press Theme is a ‘skin’ that provides artwork from

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I think we’re going to see a lot more announcements like this before the end of the year. The press release contains a lot of market speak and sales pitch pull quotes, but it is interesting regardless. Press Release Today at Comic-Con International, Iconology Inc. announced the launch of its Comics by comiXology App on the App Store. The Comics by comiXology App is a digital comic store, library and reader for iPhone and iPod touch that is launching with over 100 titles available from twenty popular comic publishers and many independent comic writers. “The stunning display and innovative multi-touch

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I almost had a geek-gasm when I read the headline that director Sam Raimi will direct the World of Warcraft movie.  Unfortunately, this will not be an animated feature done by the folks at Blizzard.  Fortunately, the live action feature film will be directed by Army of Darkness creator Sam Raimi.   Raimi will oversee pre-production, and shoot the film after he finishes work on Spider-Man 4. The “Warcraft” universe features an epic conflict between the Horde and the Alliance. The game has developed a global following since its launch in 1994 and shows no signs of slowing. Its most recent

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Marvel

I’m going to let you decide if this is a good thing or not, as Marvel announced today that it will bring Foilogram covers for the upcoming relaunch of the Ultimate Comics line. “This is Marvel doing the nineties right,” explained David Gabriel, Marvel Comics Senior Vice President of Sales & Circulation. “We’re taking two of the most popular cover treatments of all time—foil and holograms—to create an all new kind of cover, as a ‘thank-you’ to fans who’ve been demanding this kind of variant! Retailers and fans don’t need to worry.  We’re only doing this on a limited basis. 

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Press ReleaseTop Cow

Press Release Top Cow Productions, Inc. proudly announced on July 2nd on Attack of The Show that the renowned writer Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead) and Marc Silvestri (Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia, The Darkness) are teaming up to co-create five original concepts for the Pilot Season initiative in 2009.  On Attack of the Show, “Fresh Ink” host Blair Butler broke the news that Robert Kirkman will write the brand new pilot issues, while Marc Silvestri will create the designs for the series and contribute the covers for each issue.  Interior art teams and details of the concepts will be

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Boom Studios

Press Release BOOM! Studios announced today that THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2, one of the premiere titles for their new BOOM! Kids imprint, has sold out in only one week! This follows on the heels of simultaneous pre-release sell outs for THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #1 and THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #1, as well as sell outs of CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 and THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #2. Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comics Distributors is completely sold out, THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #2 first printing may still be found at a direct market retailer near

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Boom Studios

Press Release LOS ANGELES- May 11th, 2009 – BOOM! Studios’ Editor-in-Chief will be signing at Atomic Comics this week from 1pm to 4pm on May 13th! Coinciding with the launch of Waid’s new series THE UNKNOWN, Waid will also be signing copies of his smash-hit series IRREDEEMABLE, his BOOM! Kids title THE INCREDIBLES and the just released deluxe hardcover edition of POTTER’S FIELD. Signing will be taking place at Atomic Comics Mesa Superstore located at 1120 S. Country Club Drive #105, Mesa, AZ 85210. For more information on the Atomic Comics Mesa Superstore location, please call (480) 649-0807.

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