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FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Happy New Year! It’s time for another special week at the Wayne’s Comics Podcast! Get ready to support another terrific book from Scout Comics—Shiver Bureau from Walter Ostlie!

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sherlock holmesWildstormZombies

Wildstorm has announced the latest in the zombie genre – Victorian Undead.  And before you ask, yes, Sherlock Holmes is involved. The setting? London, the year 1854. Gas lamps throw long shadows across closed storefronts; a horse-drawn carriage prattles down the cobblestone street, paying no mind to the feral children sleeping in the alley. The only sounds audible at this late-night hour are a bit of music rising from the pub on the corner and the low moan of a zombie shuffling over the sidewalk. The six-issue mini-series will be written by Ian Edginton with art by Davide Fabbri. Take

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GamingMoviesUniversal Pictures

Gore Verbinski had previously announced his next big project following the Pirates of the Caribbean was to direct an adaptation of teh video game Bioshock from Take-Two Interactive.  However, once the budget balloon to well over $160 million, Universal Pictures put a hold on the production. The film was originally to be shot in Los Angeles, which is probably the biggest contributor to the high cost. Universal and Verbinksi are looking for other places to shoot the flick, with London being bandied about as a possible cheaper venue. via Variety

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HumorTelevision

Now this is a TV series that would do well following Heroes. No Heroics follows the very real lives of four off-duty superheroes in London, their struggles in love and their bigger struggles with fame – or lack of it. Too bad its on British television, I’d think I’d like to check it out. via ITV

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DCSolicitationsVertigo

We last saw Madame Xanadu in her brief appearance in DC’s Countdown, but coming in June, readers can learn more about her many adventures as Matt Wagner (Grendel and Mage) and Amy Reeder Hadley team up to bring Madame Xanadu to Vertigo Comics. MADAME XANADU is a gothic love story between the mysterious Madame Xanadu and the Phantom Stranger. Their fraught, unconventional affair first blossoms in the final days of Camelot and develops over centuries, in the court of Kublai Khan, on the ships of Marco Polo, in London’s notorious Whitechapel district and on the streets of Greenwich Village. The

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