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Dark Horse ComicsPress Release

Press Release For over thirty years, Bryan Talbot has been creating some of the most complex and genre-shattering graphic novels ever published. From his steampunk epic The Adventures of Luther Arkwright, to his touching story of homelessness and abuse The Tale of One Bad Rat, to the upcoming anthropomorphic thriller Grandville, Talbot has been on the cusp of cutting-edge creativity. But of all his stories, Alice in Sunderland is perhaps the best example of his talent, and the work that has now earned Talbot an honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland.

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DeadpoolMarvelSneak PeekThunderbolts

The four part Magnum Opus storyline from Marvel Comics will jump between Deadpool and Thunderbolts, and promises (according to Marvel) to be the fight of 2009!  The company has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Deadpool #8 that kicks off the battle royale that arrives March 4, 2009.

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BatgirlDCOutsidersReview

The issue features neither Batman nor the Outsiders A strange thing happens when a single character dips his finger into multiple titles.  Take Batman, for example.  He appears, or appeared if you want to be more specific, in Batman, Detective Comics, JLA, Batman and the Outsiders, Batgirl, Nightwing, Robin, Trinity, Final Crisis, Superman/Batman, and various other appearances and guest spots in the rest of the DC universe.  When some brainiac decides it would be a great idea to kill Batman (figuratively or literally, we don’t know yet) it causes nothing but problems in the rest of the titles.  Batman and

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Image ComicsSolicitations

Shadowline, an imprint of Image Comics, has announced it will release 20 years of Ted McKeever’s work beginning this October with his first collection Transit. “To think after 20 years that I would be returning to TRANSIT is almost abstractly absurd,” said McKeever in a prepared statement. “TRANSIT had become my personal holy grail, but now, with this collected hardcover edition, I can roam free of it’s gaping wailing and allow it to scab over while I move on to new roads.” Following Transit, Shadowline will release Eddy Current and Metropol. Each edition will feature the definitive versions of McKeever’s

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