LOS ANGELES, Calif., January 29, 2008 â€“ Top Cow Productions, Inc. announced today that their “Let Us Win YOU Over” initiative would begin in February and the inaugural title in the program would be highly anticipated anniversary issue â€“ The Darkness #75. The “Let Us Win YOU Over” initiative is a yearlong campaign by Top Cow Productions to give out free copies of its regular comics to potential fans in the U.S. and Canada through participating comic book stores. Each month, a different set of stores, each month a different free comic. The stores vary by geography and demographics. Top
Even with the volume restarts, The Darkness, from Top Cow, is poised to hit its 75th issue*.Â To commemorate the milestone event, the company invited a list of artists to contribute to the oversized issue. The list of artists includes: Michael Broussard (current series artist), Jorge Lucas (Pilot Season: Ripclaw), Dale Keown (Pitt), Joe Benitez (Justice League of America), Ryan Sook (Superman/Batman), Steve Firchow (Ultimatum), Frazer Irving (Silent War), Lee Carter (2000 AD), Stjepan Sejic (Witchblade) and Matt Timson (Impaler). The story, which will examine what a possible future would be like for current Darkness bearer Jackie Estacado, will be
Here is the New Comic Release list for comics scheduled to be in stores December 17, 2008. There may be items on this list that are not shipped at the last minute, or new material may be added. Check with your local retailer for more details. This list was last updated December 12, 2008.
Top Cow has announced Impaler will get an ongoing series from the company.Â The vampire thriller by William Harms with art by Matt Timson has had success with the first trade paperback, thus more vamp stories are on the way. â€œVampires continue to resonate with people â€“ just look at the success of properties like HBOâ€™s True Blood and Stephenie Meyerâ€™s Twilight books,â€ said Top Cowâ€™s VP Marketing and Sales Mel Caylo in a prepared statement. â€œWe recognized Impaler is truly a fresh, new spin on the â€˜vampire mythosâ€™ and were excited to keep the story going. We think it