For those who can’t get enough Tim Burton, Dark Horse Deluxe has announced new products based around his bookÂ The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories. Springing from Burtonâ€™s sketchpads and notebooks, these charming little characters have taken on a life of their own. They are his strange little children, and although some have described them as twisted or odd, as Burton himself has observed: â€œOne personâ€™s craziness is another personâ€™s reality.â€
Press Release Blurring the line between the living and the dead, IDW is proud to launch a new comic series from writer El Torres (Zombies!: Eclipse of the Undead) and artist Gabriel Hernandez (Clive Barkerâ€™s The Thief of Always). The Veil, with the first issue available in stores today, chronicles Chris Luna, a private eye whose clients are all dead. Unable to make a living, she is forced to move back to Maine and confront the darkness lurking in her sleepy hometown.
Top Cow Entertainment has announced the Mark Waid penned Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 is scheduled to arrive in stores on July 22, 2009. Cyberforce/Hunter-Killer #1 is written by Mark Waid, who co-created Hunter-Killer with Top Cow CEO and founder Marc Silvestri in 2005.Â Artistic duties will be performed by Kenneth Rocafort, (Madame Mirage, Pilot Season: The Core) who drew the final four issues of the initial Hunter-Killer season. This issue will be the first time the Hunter-Killer team is made part of the proper Top Cow universe. â€œWorking with creators like Mark and Kenneth is a pure pleasure and makes my life
I was as surprised and let down as the next person when I found out fave scribe Bill Willingham stepped down from writing Salvation Run. After reading his explanation, I’m ready to forgive. “The short version is that I got sick, and on doctor’s orders I needed to dial back my workload – specifically the most stress-inducing part of my workload – and picked the most likely candidate to give up,” Bill Willingham told CBR News. “There’s a longer version with more nuance, many more details, some interesting subplots, a few surprise dramatic twists and even a musical interlude or