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Archie ComicsFiona StaplesMark WaidSolicitations

News broke late yesterday that creative geniuses Mark Waid and Fiona Staples will be joining the gang from Riverdale as the new creative team. UPDATED

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comic conventionMoviessan diego

According to the New York Times, there are several major studios not attending the biggest comic book convention of the year. Warner Bros., Walt Disney Studios, Dreamworks Animation, and The Weinstein Company have all decided to sit out this year. Even more strange, it appears Marvel Entertainment is still on the fence as to whether or not the company will have a major studio push at the convention. Could it be that H’wood has pushed the convention too far? In years past, the San Diego Comic Con was a huge way to push films and properties, and then get the

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Dark ReignHulkMarvelSneak Peek

Arriving in stores in two weeks is Marvel’s Dark Reign: The List – Hulk, featuring the green goliath bringing the smack down to Norman Osborn.  Marvel sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek that you can see after the jump.

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MarvelMotion ComicsSpider-WomanVideo

Get the Flash Player to see this player. Spider-Woman Episode 4 Sneak Peek Marvel is proud to unveil new footage from the critically acclaimed Spider-Woman motion comic! The New York Times Best-Selling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev continue Marvel’s first ever original motion comic as Spider-Woman battles the Thunderbolts! Spider-Woman Episode 4 hits iTunes on September 28th and no True Believer can afford to miss it! Discover more at www.marvel.com/motioncomics!

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AnimationMarvelMotion ComicsSpider-Woman

Get the Flash Player to see this player. Spider Woman Eps 03 Marvel is proud to unveil new footage from the critically acclaimed Spider-Woman motion comic! The New York Times Best-Selling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Halo Uprising) continue Marvel’s first ever original motion comic as Jessica Drew shows the world why Spider-Woman is force to be reckoned with! Spider-Woman Episode 3 hits iTunes on September 16th and no True Believer can afford to miss it! Discover more at www.marvel.com/motioncomics!

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AnimationMarvelMotion ComicsSpider-WomanTrailerVideo

Marvel has released a new trailer for the second installment  of the Spider-Woman Motion Comics that is available on iTunes today.  If you were wondering if you should drop the coin on this series, the trailers will help with that decision. Get the Flash Player to see this player. spider woman clips eps02 Marvel is proud to unveil new footage from the critically acclaimed Spider-Woman motion comic! The New York Times Best-Selling team of Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev (Halo Uprising) continue Marvel’s first ever original motion comic as Spider-Woman finds herself at odds with the law in Madripoor

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Darwyn CookeIDW PublishingPress Release

Anyone get a chance to read Parker since its release last week?  I have it sitting here, but have been quite swamped with comic convention coverage, and other work stuff to dive into it. Press Release In its first week of release, IDW is proud to announce that Darwyn Cooke’s The Hunter, an adaptation of Richard Stark’s novel, debuted on The New York Times best seller list at number three. The Hunter has earned high praise for Cooke’s compelling interpretation of Parker, and has been critically lauded nationwide by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post

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Captain AmericaMarvelRumor

Kyle Baker posted this image of Isaiah Bradley from Baker and Morales’  Truth: Red, White & Black series.  Baker tagged the image with “For an upcoming Marvel gig”.  Could this be the answer to the big secret of Reborn #1 and Captain America #600 that has everyone in a twitter lately?  There has been a lot of speculation about a black Captain America since the first star-on-black-background image was pushed out from the House of Ideas a couple of months ago. The speculators have further claimed the July 13 early release date is also going to tie into the announcement

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IDW PublishingPress ReleaseStar Trek

Press Release Following the smash hit, Star Trek: Countdown, currently third on The New York Times Best Seller List, IDW is proud to announce its latest must-read Trek series, Spock: Reflections. The series sheds light on Spock’s life leading up to the new feature film, and offers key insights on this iconic character, as well as a startling revelation. “The new movie offers so much new material for Star Trek fans that we knew we had to do more than just Countdown to help create as complete an experience as possible,” said Scott Dunbier, IDW’s Star Trek editor. “This series

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AngelPress Release

Press Release For the third week in a row, fans have flocked to their local comic book store for Angel: After the Fall! The hardcover graphic novel earned the sixth spot on The New York Times Best Seller List, marking the seventh week since the list began in March that IDW books have been ranked. “We are truly flattered that fans love Angel so much,” says IDW’s Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Chris Ryall. “Creator Joss Whedon and writer Brian Lynch have developed an amazing story about what happens to Angel after the TV show’s finale, and fans clearly can’t get enough.” Angel: After

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IDW Publishing

Press Release Ten years ago this month, four young entrepreneurs launched a small creative services company. A decade later, IDW has grown to be the fourth-largest comic book and graphic novel publisher, with a diverse catalog of new and classic books, representing every major entertainment genre. To commemorate its tenth anniversary, the company will release the two-volume hardcover IDW: The First Decade in May, 2009. Volume 1 of IDW: The First Decade is currently available online at IDWPublishing.com.

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MarvelSecret InvasionSkrullapaloozaTrade Paperback

In case you missed Marvel’s last major event — and by last I mean most recent event, and not final event — Secret Invasion is back in a slew of trade paperbacks so you can finally join in on all the talk around the water cooler about the series that lead to the current state of affairs in the Marvel universe with Norman Osborne in charge. “We’re very appreciative of the unprecedented support from retailers, fans and the press for Secret Invasion,” said David Gabriel, Marvel Senior Vice President of Sales & Circulation. “With the recent announcement of Secret Invasion

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IDW PublishingPress Release

Press Release (San Diego, CA; February 24, 2009) Brian Hibbs joins IDW Publishing for the second collection of his influential column “Tilting at Windmills.”   Owner of San Francisco’s premier comic book store, Comix Experience, Hibbs provides a dynamic and useful guide for new and established retailers who sell comics. Tilting at Windmills Volume 1, also available from IDW, was a startlingly prescient look at the rise and fall of the comics industry in the ‘90’s. Tilting at Windmills Volume 2 is sure to prove as insightful and colorful a read as Hibbs tackles topics as controversial and varied as book

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Bill WillinghamHouse Of MysteryMatthew Sturges

Press Release Written by Matthew Sturges, writer of the Eisner-nominated JACK OF FABLES, and his JACK co-writer, FABLES creator Bill Willingham, HOUSE OF MYSTERY: Room and Boredom Vol. 1 (Vertigo | January 14, 2009 | 128pg. | Color | Softcover | $9.99 US | ISBN: 9781401220792), collecting issues #1-5, takes a classic DC Comics concept into the twenty-first century. Everyone is a prisoner in one way or another, and Fig Keele—a feisty young architect who just happens to be running for her life—is no exception. Unfortunately for Fig, she’s ended up in the House of Mystery, a strange place like

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