Every once in a while, I find it helpful to re-examine why you do what you do. For example, I used to collect Disney action figures until I realized that they really didn’t rock my boat any longer. I ended up giving many of them away to neighborhood kids since I couldn’t sell them on the Internet. The same is true about local comics shops. There have been times when I’ve been complacent after patronizing the same store for an extended period of time. When I stop to think about it, it had morphed into a place I honestly didn’t care
[Solicitations] You got your graphic novel in my Blu-ray! DC Comics releases combo packs to hook new readers
If you are a fan of the DC Comics animated movies, the publisher has just released a new combo pack that pairs a DC animated feature with the graphic novel source material.
For a long time Dark Horse Comics forged ahead on its own to deliver digital comics to readers using its own digital comics delivery system. Today, the publisher has announced it is moving its books to comiXology.
It may come as a surprise to some folks, but even I can’t keep current on everything I’m interested in! So, when I actually got some free time recently, I dug into my stack of unread trades and pulled out some stories about women that I hadn’t yet experienced. I thought I’d share my reactions to them with you this week, but be warned – they were released some time ago!
In this issue: The show stars with some talk about Young Justice and The Legend of Kora, but turns to a discussion of what a company might do with their characters from the multiverse. [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp413.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org A big Thank You goes out to everyone who downloads, subscribes, listens, and supports this show. We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to our ramblings each week. Tell your friends about the podcast, get them to subscribe and, be sure to visit the Major Spoilers site and forums.
Some weeks, the Major Spoilers Art Appreciation Moment of the Day follows a theme, while other weeks, it is completely random.Â Last week (August 16- 21, 2009) we ran art that indeed did have a theme, we just didn’t tell you what it was. Now is your chance to guess to win the first three volumes of the Tank Girl trade paperbacks.Â Go back and give a look-see at the entries from last week (August 16 – 21, 2009), and see if you can figure out the theme.Â When you think you have it correct, send an email to email@example.com
Press Release Animal Logic announced today that it has secured the rights to IDW Publishingâ€™s graphic novel Night Mary, the mystery/horror graphic novel co-created by Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer. The deal reinforces Animal Logicâ€™s progression into the development and production of a diverse slate of digital entertainment in animation, live action, hybrid films and games. IDW Publishing, the 3rd largest U.S. Comic Publisher, IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. As a leader in the horror, action, and sci-fi genres, IDW publishes some of the most successful and
Press Release San Diego, CA (July 24, 2009) â€“ Another great boon in an already banner year for G.I. JOE, IDW is delighted to announce that New York Times best selling author of World War Z and Zombie Survival Guide Max Brooks will be writing a G.I. JOE miniseries in 2010.
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew is taking a peek at Grant Morrison’s run on the New X-Men series. From Amazon.com Sixteen million mutants dead – and that was just the beginning! In one bold stroke, writer Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, Batman) propelled the X-Men into the 21st century, masterminding a challenging new direction for Marvel’s mutant heroes that began with the destruction of Genosha and never let up. Regarded as the most innovative thinker of the current comic-book renaissance, Morrison proceeded to turn the mutant-hero genre on its ear. Gone were the gaudy spandex
ComicMix’s GrimJack: The Manx Cat #1 is getting printed up for the first time by IDW Publishing and is scheduled to be in stores this August.Â Originally GrimJack was published on the ComicMix website by John Ostrander and Timothy Trumans. Press release follows
Press Release Coming this August, IDW offers Angel fans yet another hair-raising adventure. Spinning out of IDWâ€™s main Angel storyline, Angel: Only Human follows Illyria and Gunn on a bizarre road trip as they try to reconcile their â€œinnerâ€ demons with their newfound humanity. Written by Scott Lobdell with art by David Messina, Angel: Only Human is a funny and frightening five-part story with two of the Angelverseâ€™s most complex and beloved characters.
BOOM! Studios announced today that one of the premiere titles for their new BOOM! Kids imprint, CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 has sold outÂ – in only one week! This follows on the heels of pre-release sell outs for THE INCREDIBLES: FAMILY MATTERS #1 and THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK #1. Fans should keep in mind, while Diamond Comics Distributors is completely sold out, CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 may still be found at direct market retailers across the country. Diamond Comics Distributors is making the second printing of CARS: THE ROOKIE #1 available for retailers to order immediately and the second
Press Release Itâ€™s a good day to be a vampire! IDW Publishingâ€™s Angel: After the Fall Volume 1 and Volume 3 captured two of the New York Times Graphic Books Best Seller List (hardcover) top three spots, knocking Watchmen down to fourth place. â€œEven without a current TV show, Angel has remained a fan-favorite character,â€ says IDWâ€™s Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Chris Ryall. â€œWriter Brian Lynch, working with Angel creator Joss Whedon, has really delivered an epic story that picked up from the amazing cliffhanger of the showâ€™s finale. Itâ€™s great to see that fans like what weâ€™re doing.â€