I’ve been intrigued by all the recent discussion about Marvel’s position in the marketplace and what’s the cause of the recent decline in sales.
There have been literally hundreds of comic-book companies in the near-century that they’ve existed, but if you say “The Big Two,” everyone knows what you mean. Still, in all those decades, Marvel and DC are bound to have hit on the same naming convention once or twice… But how about TEN TIMES? Welcome to Ten Things!
Dark Horse Books is publishing bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk’s novella, Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color
It’s been some time since the first information circulated that NECA (The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc.) was sniffing around to pick up the assets from WizKids.Â The speculation became fact as the company announced it as purchased the majority of WizKids’ assets, including the Clix line, which includes HeroClix, ActionClix, HorrorClix, and SportsClix. â€œWizKids has created the best games within the collectible miniature and constructible genres and NECA is proud to help continue this great legacy,â€ said Joel Weinshanker, President and CEO of NECA. â€œThe HeroClix engine is the envy of the industry and many companies have attempted to
I really like what I’m seeing in the preview trailer Disney showed off at the San Diego Comic Con.Â Being someone who is old enough to remember seeing the original in theaters, I can’t wait to see what happened to the characters years later.
This one appeared in the Washington Post, and it’s all part of the Wolverine Art Appreciation Month kicking off in April. The titles featuring these variants are: AGENTS OF ATLAS #3 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #590 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #592 CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI13 #12 DAREDEVIL #118 EXILES #1 GHOST RIDER #34 HULK #11 INCREDIBLE HERCULES #128 MOON KNIGHT #29 MS. MARVEL #38 RUNAWAYS #9 SECRET WARRIORS #3 UNCANNY X-MEN #508 WAR MACHINE #5 WOLVERINE: FIRST CLASS #14 X-MEN: LEGACY #223 Keep watching Marvel’s Wolverine Art Appreciation Month page for more covers as they are reveiled. via Marvel
In addition to all the good stuff coming down the pipe (does good stuff really come down the pipe?), the Major Spoilers crew will be diving into DC’s Starman Omnibus. The super-heroic legacy of Starman is renewed in these stories, in which Jack Knight — antiques collector and dealer — inherits the name and powers of his father’s old Starman identity from his older brother, who has been assassinated. Reluctantly adjusting to his role, Jack reinvents the look of Starman, ditching the traditional red and green in favor of black leather and aviator goggles. But Jack has inherited more than
Guardians of the Galaxy #1 and #2 have sold out at the distributor level, and to meet demand, Marvel is collecting the two issues into a single issue. Guardians of the Galaxy: Legacy Must-Have introduces Star-Lord and a new rag-tag team of sci-fi heroes determined to protect the cosmos and save the universe!Â From the acclaimed team of writers, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, featuring a brand new incredibly stunning cover from fan-favorite interior artist, Paul Pelletier â€“ theÂ Guardians of the Galaxy are unleashed in an out of this world book that has become one of 2008â€™s most popular