Marvel just slipped us a bit of Captain America news, that promises to change everything. Again? Itâ€™s the anniversary of the day Captain America died, as the Marvel Universe reflectsâ€”and the next jaw dropping chapter in the Captain America mythos begins!
Because I hate typing Nyarlathotep… The mythos of Cthulhu has had a huge boost in popularity, due in part to the comic book series featuring the old oneâ€™s name on the cover.Â Boom! Studios has cranked out horrific Cthulhu tales, side splitting comedy featuring three of the Lovecraftian gods, and tales that make readers want to read the issue again and again.Â This week, Boom! kicks off another mini-series, Fall of Cthulhu Nemesis, and Major Spoilers is bringing you a first look.
My first thought when I heard Hâ€™wood had picked up The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft to be turned into a motion picture even before the first issue had hit the stands was, â€œTheyâ€™re going to make a movie of this?â€Â Now, after finally getting my hands on the first is thought is, â€œTheyâ€™re going to make a movie of this!â€
Fans who have sent their works directly to the House of Ideas in hopes of breaking in to the world of comic books are going to be a little disappointed after this press release from Marvel, where it announces it is suspending its open submission policy. Press Release Follows
Wait, Iâ€™m still reading this? Donâ€™t know how it got into my pull pile this week, but Batman Confidential once again slipped into my weekly bag of goodness, which means I buy it, I read it.Â And in many cases, I review it on this site.Â The most recent arc in Batman Confidential features The Joker causing all sorts of hijinks and giving no end of trouble to the police and to the Batman.Â In this concluding chapter, we not only find out how Batman keeps the Joker at bay, but also the point of this Confidential arc.
Donâ€™t read this late at night…or a month after the last issue My biggest problem with Kull is that so much of his mythos has been wrapped into the Conan mythos that telling one from the other is often difficult.Â This is especially true when it comes to the serpent cult, which has appeared in Conan comics from the 1970â€™sÂ and in the Conan animated series.Â Strip off King Kullâ€™s wardrobe, and feature him sneaking around the castle in his skivvies, and the line between the two – at least in this issue – is wiped away.
LOS ANGELES – January 5th, 2008 – BOOM! Studios announced today that after selling out in five days, FARSCAPE #1 will be receiving a second printing. The second print will have a slightly altered cover to distinguish itself from the first printing. Diamond Comics Distributors will make the second printing of FARSCAPE #1 available on January 14th, at that time the second printing’s code will open for orders, and a Diamond Daily article will also run that day alerting retailers to its availability. FARSCAPE #1 second print has a tentative street date of February 4th. “All of us involved with
Things are not well in jolly olâ€™ England After the very excellent Crooked Man run, and the equally enjoyable In the Chapel of Moloch, itâ€™s time to for a much larger and deep storyline that runs maybe as far back as the first issue in 1991.Â One thing that is a given, with Mike Mignola back, readers are going to be in for one hell of a ride.
Top Cow has announced Impaler will get an ongoing series from the company.Â The vampire thriller by William Harms with art by Matt Timson has had success with the first trade paperback, thus more vamp stories are on the way. â€œVampires continue to resonate with people â€“ just look at the success of properties like HBOâ€™s True Blood and Stephenie Meyerâ€™s Twilight books,â€ said Top Cowâ€™s VP Marketing and Sales Mel Caylo in a prepared statement. â€œWe recognized Impaler is truly a fresh, new spin on the â€˜vampire mythosâ€™ and were excited to keep the story going. We think it