It’s been a while since we’ve seen a good beat ’em up game, especially for a Nintendo console. Enter Code of Princess, which looks really promising… especially if you like some fan service mixed in with your games. Take the jump to see the trailer
At his blog, writer Kieron Gillen confirmed that the S.W.O.R.D. series from Marvel will be ending with issue 5. The first five issues are a neat little arc, which will collect into an agreeably intense little trade. It was planned so if the worst did happen – and launching a new ongoing in the current market is an enormously risky business – that it would hold together and wouldnâ€™t leave anything dangling. I havenâ€™t changed a panel in 5, basically, and Iâ€™m pleased with where I leave the cast. According to Bleeding Cool, Rich Johnston is already reporting of a
Image Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Existence 3.0 #1, Invincible Presents: Atom Eve and Rex Splode #2, One Model Nation OGN, Savage Dragon #155, and The Sword #20.
Or – “Not To Be Confused With “H.A.L.B.E.R.D.” Â H.A.L.B.E.R.D., of course, is theÂ Heuristic AlgorithmicÂ Lifeforms Built for Exploration and Rational Defenestration, a robot support group to try and stop them from throwing fleshy humans out of windows.Â I believe there’s an old expression about knowing being half the battle…
Marvel has announced that the intergalactic S.W.O.R.D. organization is getting its own series written by Kieron Gillen, with art by Steven Sanders and Jamie McKelvie. Former Avengers-liason Henry Gyrich joins the enigmatic Agent Brand as top dog in spaceâ€”but why does he think that ridding Earth of all aliens will save it? What will his plan do to the very fabric of the Marvel Universe? And just what does the arrival of Beast mean for S.W.O.R.D.? The first issue to this new series will be $3.99, when it hits store shelves on November 18, 2009. via Marvel
This all sounds very familiar.Â When the original Conan movie was in the works, the production company hired and Austrian body builder to swing the sword and bring order to the Hyborian Age.Â For the remake Nu Image/Millenium and Lionsgate have repeated the formula by picking up 41-year old Roland Kickinger to play Conan. Conan begins shooting in the fall. via The Risky Business Blog
Marvel has a new viral campaign going for its cosmic Secret Invasion followup, War of Kings.Â The company released several banners for fans to put on their websites to promote the issue and to promote their own inner geek. I must say I was pleasently surprised with Marvel including me in its campaign. Rest of the banners after the jump.
ReelArt Studios and Dark Horse Comics have announced it will release a new statue based on Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant. Beginning in 1937, when it first appeared as a full tabloid page in the nationâ€™s newspapers, this meticulously crafted ongoing adventure has continued to run weekly, winning worldwide acclaim for its detailed realism and heroic scope. At the heart of the story is a nordic prince who comes to Camelot, and befriends Merlin, Arthur, and his fellow knights. Armed with the magical â€œsinging sword,â€ he sets forth on a neverending adventure that has thrilled generations of readers. This 1/8-scale statue
Even though it was only announced a few weeks ago, the first Red Sonja teaser poster was released at San Diego Comic Con.Â Originally scheduled for 2010, it looks like we might see the movie a year earlier than expected.Â I’m still not convinced Rose is the best She Devil with a Sword, but if she can bring life to the Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith creation, and do it right, then I’ll see it. via Newsarama
Warner Bros. has announced it will adapt Frank Miller’s Ronin for the big screen, but surprisingly Miller won’t be writing the adaptation. That task has been assigned to scribe Joby Harold, who most recently wrote and directed Awake staring Jessica Alba. “Ronin,” which Miller wrote and drew in the early 1980s, centers on a masterless samurai who is reincarnated in a dystopic near-future New York populated by squatters, factions and mutants. The ronin must try to destroy a demon with a mystic sword, which also is found in New York. Sylvain White has been hired to direct the film. There