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Chaos! ComicsFeaturedRetro ReviewReviewwwe comics

He’s not an undead warrior or a bionic redneck.  He’s not the 9th Wonder of The World.  But he is a force to be reckoned with, and he wants you to HAVE A NICE DAY!  Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Mankind #1 awaits!

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Boom StudiosPhilip K DickReprint

Boom! Studios has announced its adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #1 has sold out at the distributor level, prompting Boom! to send the issue back to press. DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? takes place in a world where San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep… even humans. Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned

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Ender's GamehardcoverMarvel

Just a reminder to all you Orson Scott Card fans – both hardcover collections of Ender’s Game: Battle School and Ender’s Shadow: Battle School are in stores today. Follow the sci-fi saga of Ender Wiggin as he prepares for the most challenging game of his life in Ender’s Game: Battle School. Can Ender stop the oncoming war? More action awaits readers as the mysterious orphan Bean ventures through the Battle School in Ender’s Shadow: Battle School. Will Bean prove his worth and save mankind? Booth of the Premiere Hardcover collections will set you back $24.99. via Marvel

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Archaiacomic conventionsan diego

Press Release With an eye toward recruiting top creators as part of their exclusive partnership, Archaia and Roddenberry Productions have brought on writer Phil Hester (Firebreather, The Darkness, Green Arrow), artist Frazer Irving (forthcoming Batman and Robin arc, Seven Soldiers of Victory) and cover artist Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk, Pitt) to create the first issue of Days Missing, a new five-issue mini-series continuing Roddenberry’s tradition of producing sophisticated, intelligent and entertaining science fiction. In an effort to give as many readers an opportunity to discover this exciting new mini-series, Archaia will offer the full-length, full-color issue #1 for just

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HulkMarvelSkaarSneak Peek

With all the hype coming from Marvel surrounding those Skaar promos, it’s about time to see what the prologue brings to the table.  Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue that arrives May 20, 2009.

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Dynamite EntertainmentGarth EnnisPreviewThe Boys

Seeing as how I’m just a few days behind on this post, I’m sure most of the blogosphere and the Intar-webs are already lit up talking about the cover to Dynamite Entertainment’s Herogasm mini-series.  The series spins out of Garth Ennis’ The Boys series, that takes a rather in your face approach to the superhero genre.  Fans of The Boys will be happy to note that Garth is writing this mini, with John McCrea providing the art. “Garth has a few special surprises for The Boys planned for the back-half of his story and this mini is the first,” explained

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AnimeMoviesRobotech

No strangers to writing sci-fi, Alfred Gough and Miles Millar have been announced as the writers adapting Robotech for the big screen. A sprawling sci-fi epic, “Robotech” takes place at a time when Earth has developed giant robots from the technology on an alien spacecraft that crashed on a South Pacific isle. Mankind is forced to use the technology to fend off an alien invasion, with the fate of the human race ending up in the hands of two young pilots. Gough and Millar are probably familiar to Smallville fans where they spent time as the show runners for the

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IDW PublishingSolicitations

IDW has announced it is reviving long out of print science fiction tales in its New Classics of the Fantastic line.  First up from the company will be the Hugo Award-winning Nightwings by Robert Silverberg. Earth’s long descent into hopelessness and despair created a civilization divided into guilds. One such guild is the Watchers, charged with keeping vigilant watch over the heavens against the alien invasion prophecy has long expected. But in a moment of weakness one skeptical Watcher is distracted… and the attack begins! Spared from destruction during the fateful invasion, the Watcher soon travels from the ancient city

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AnimationcartoonDVDLegion of Super HeroesWarner Bros.

The third volume of Warner Bros. Legion of Superheroes hits stores on September 9, 2008, and features the end of Superman’s time with the heroes from the 31st century.  That means it’s time for tryouts!

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AnimeMoviesRobotech

Lawrence Kasdan, the guy responsible for Return of the Jedi, The Empire Strikes Back, and Raiders of the Lost Ark, has been hired to adapt Robotech for the live action flick starring Tobey Maguire. A sprawling sci-fi epic, “Robotech” takes place at a time when Earth has developed giant robots from the technology on an alien spacecraft that crashed on a South Pacific isle. Mankind is forced to use the technology to fend off three successive waves of alien invasions. The first invasion centers on a battle with a race of giant warriors who seek to retrieve their flagship’s energy

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MarvelSneak PeekSquadron Supreme

Looks like the Ultimate Universe might not be over as Marvel announces the return of the Squadron Supreme and Ultimate Nick Fury. Take the jump for this sneak peek that arrives July 2, 2008.

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Boom StudiosCthulhuSneak Peek

Arriving in stores today is Boom! Studios Fall of Cthulhu #13. The company has provided Major Spoilers with a sneak peek of the Lovecraftian inspired stories.

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Ender's GameMarvelNew York Comic Con

The House of Ideas announced this past weekend that Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game will get the comic book treatment as part of Marvel’s Author’s line. The adaptation will be done by Christ Yost (writer), Pasqual Ferry (art), with Mr. Card overseeing the project. The comic series will mark the first visualization of the best-selling sci-fi epic in which the world’s most gifted children are taken to Battle School to prepare them for the fight of their lives—and to save humanity from its greatest threat! It is the tale of an unassuming young boy named Ender Wiggin, who will rise

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hugh jackmanMarc GuggenheimVirgin Comics

Virgin Comics has announced Hugh Jackman and Marc Guggenheim are teaming to create the original comic series Nowhere Man to comics. Story details are being kept under wraps but Virgin officials describe the story as a Sci Fi odyssey set in a groundbreaking vision of the future in which mankind has traded privacy for safety. Jackman cites his work as Wolverine for inspiring him to get into comics. “I am so excited to work with Virgin and Marc and create a compelling character and story that hopefully will also make it to the big screen,” said Jackman in a prepared

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