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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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Obituary

Patrick McGoohan, best known for his portrayal as Number Six in the television series The Prisoner, has passed away at the age of 80.  No word on the cause of death, except reports of a short illness. he was best known as the title character Number Six in “The Prisoner,” a surreal 1960s British series in which a former spy is held captive in a small village and constantly tries to escape. The news comes as the new Prisoner series is set to debut this year. via Associated Press

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Diamond Comic DistributorsDiamond Comics Market Share

August marks the first full month charting the Watchmen Trailer Effect, as the Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons trade hit number one in the Top 100 Trade Paperbacks and Graphic Novels as reported by Diamond Comic Distributors. Debuting at the number six position was DC’s first volume of All-Star Superman, which seemed to be a trend for the company, bringing in six of the top 10 trades for the month.  Marvel only had three titles appearing in the Top 10, with Dark Horse taking the number 2 spot this month with Star Wars Force Unleashed. Take the jump for the complete

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Major SpoilersPoll

It’s the cold-war battle you thought you’d never see!  And now you – YES YOU – get to decide the outcome of Her Majesty’s finest against Her Majesty’s former finest in a Battle Royale for a Penny Farthing.  It’s 007 against Number Six! FIGHT!

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Press ReleaseTelevision

Press Release AMC announced today that acclaimed film actors Jim Caviezel (The Passion of the Christ, The Thin Red Line) and Ian McKellen (Lord of the Rings, The Da Vinci Code) have signed on for the network’s reinterpretation of the highly influential 1960s cult classic, The Prisoner. AMC is co-producing the six-part mini-series with ITV Productions and Granada International, with a worldwide premiere slated for 2009. The Prisoner, AMC’s second original mini-series, combines a wide range of genres, including espionage, thriller and scifi, into a unique and compelling drama, and expands upon the network’s distinctive cinematic approach to creating high-quality

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