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MarvelSneak Peek

In stores right now is the fifth issue in The Stand: American Nightmares arc.  Things are starting to pick up for the survivors of the Captain Trips virus, and you can get a look at the issue after the jump.

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MarvelSneak Peek

In stores today is the latest installment of Marvel’s adaptation of The Stand.  Take the jump for a peek, and if it gets you excited, be sure to visit your local comic store to pick up a copy.

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Image ComicsMoviesUniversal Pictures

Image Entertainment and Universal Pictures are teaming up to bring The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft to the big screen.  I’m a huge fan of H.P. Lovecraft, and while I’m excited about this news, it is more interesting that Universal made the announcement two weeks before the comic book hits the shelves. Created by Mac Carter and Jeff Blitz, book borrows elements from Lovecraft’s life, such as his family’s struggle with mental illness and his own bouts with writer’s block, and transforms the young writer’s darkest nightmares into reality when he comes across a book that puts a curse on

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Marvel

The Stand: Captain Trips is over, and it’s time for the survivors begin to adapt to the changes in the world. Marvel is ready to kick off the second chapter of the series with The Stand: American Nightmares #1, that arrives March 11, 2009. The superstar creative team of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mike Perkins and Laura Martin, who brought you one of the most critically acclaimed series of last year, The Stand: Captain Trips, reunites to deliver a shocking tale of despair and destruction unlike any other before! The few, brave survivors must adapt to a reality they never thought possible.

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Dynamite EntertainmentSolicitations

Dynamite and Ennis appear to have a hit on their hands with Battlefields: The Night Witches, and the company has announced the second series to fall under the Battlefields banner will be Dear Billy. “As with our opening series  -THE NIGHT WITCHES – I’m honored to be a part of this continued Battlefields series,” stated Dynamite Associate Editor Joe Rybandt in a prepared statement. “We work with some of the greatest talents out there and not only do we get The Boys month-in and month-out from Garth (and Darick and co.), but to get such strong, connective work from him

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Sneak PeekTop Cow

The Darkness #7 marks the 71st issue of The Darkness in its entire run of volumes.  As this issue builds to issue #75, Top Cow sent us a sneak peek at the issue that arrives this week.

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Boom StudiosFeaturedReview

Now that is creepy…  More please. There really aren’t enough good titles covering the various supernatural realms.  Sandman concluded years ago, as did Preacher, and while Buffy the Vampire Slayer continues to rock, Shadowpact got the axe.  Cthulhu Tales delivers the chilling supernatural sure to give the reader nightmares, but when it comes to supernatural thriller crime stories, the cupboard is pretty bare.  So, when Boom! Studios sent me an advanced copy of Hexed by Michael Alan Nelson with art by Emma Rios, I knew it was worth checking out, even if I am generally wary of titles I know

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MarvelSneak Peek

Ever since their falling out during Civil War, Spider-Man and Iron Man haven’t been too chummy.  All that’s going to change (again) when the duo team up in Invincible Iron Man #7.  Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issue that arrives November 05, 2008.

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Sneak PeekVertigo

The Unknown Soldier is going to Africa.  What’s he doing in Africa?  Take the jump for a sneak peek of Unknown Soldier from Vertigo Comics.

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MarvelSneak Peek

Following up on the Stephen King adaptation of Dark Tower: The Long Road Home, Marvel is releasing a brand new series called Dark Tower: Treachery that debuts September 10, 2008.  Marvel has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek

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Movies

The Hollywood Reporter has Wesley Strick signed on to write the update to the Freddy Kruger franchise. The new project will keep the high school setting and delve deeper in the psychology of nightmares and Krueger himself. The plan is to have a dark tone. The company hopes to have the movie ready for the 25th anniversary of the original. Strick has previously penned Arachnophobia and Cape Fear. via THR

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