Boom! Studios has announced the first issue of Muppet Robin Hood sold out over the past week.Â This is the sixth Boom! Kids title that has sold through Diamond Comics Distributors.Â Boom! announced it is sending the title back to press and the reprint should be in stores mid-July. MUPPET ROBIN HOOD #1 follows the Muppet tradition of adapting a classic adventure in only the way that the Muppets can. Written by Tim Beedle and drawn by Armand Villavert Jr., the first printing of issue #1 of the much lauded miniseries shipped with two covers, with cover A by MOUSE
Continuing with our Pulp Hero Art Appreciation Moment Week, Matt Bennett takes a crack out my most favorite pulp hero of all time – Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze! via Deviant Art I usually only try to feature one artist per day, but I got such a kick out of Scott Godlewski’s work on Sunday, that I wanted to feature him again.
Dynamite Entertainment has announced the prelude issue (#0) of the company’s upcoming Buck Rogers series will feature a cover price of 25-cents. “Dynamite’s reinvention of Buck Rogers will follow the path Dynamite has blazed with its previous successful titles, and to ensure the comics audience can read the launch, we’re releasing the comic at a .25Â¢ cover price.Â Dynamite is proud to be instrumental in re-inventing and continuing the legacies ofÂ historical characters and their worlds with creators who can execute great stories.Â We’re equally proud of the consistent critical and fan responses to our efforts, and are confident that
Image Comics’ imprint Shadowline is expanding the Definitive Ted McKeever collection to include McKeever’s Eisner-nominated Eddy Current story. McKeever’s EDDY CURRENT begins with its titular hero confined to an asylum until a mail-order Dynamic Fusion Suit allows him to escape and pursue his dream of saving the world. This definitive edition continues the tradition set by volume one, TRANSIT, by featuring EDDY CURRENT as never before with the complete, re-mastered story and many never or rarely seen pieces. The black and white The Definitive Ted McKeever Library, Volume 2: Eddy Current arrives December 17, 2008 and will sell for $34.99.
Next week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, we’re taking a break from DC trade titles and taking a look at Tag Vol. 1 from Boom! Studio. Tag Vol. 1 TPB Writer(s): Keith Giffen Artist(s): Andy Kuhn, Kody Chamberlain BONUS: Included in TPB form for the first time as an “extra” is Keith Giffen’s “10” one-shot — ten innocent people become unwilling contestants in a game of death. Given 10 bullets and a gun, it’s kill or be killed as they’re forced to hunt the other 10 contestants! In the dark, horrific tradition of Battle Royale! Spine-snapping horror in the tradition
With the new direction Image Comics’ Invincible took in issue #50, one would expect the sales to drop off a little bit, but according to creator Robert Kirkman, that’s not the case. “It’s tradition for the issue after a milestone like fifty to taper off, but it certainly wasn’t the case here,” said Kirkman. “In fact, the combination of INVINCIBLE’s new costume, new sidekick and the totally kick-ass cover by Jim Lee made this the best selling issue yet. Having this sell so well after we blew through issue fifty showed me the series is healthier than its ever been.”
R.A.P Promotions has announced it has sold the Mid-Ohio-Con to GCS Holdings, LLC. â€œI am delighted to have reached an agreement to sell Mid-Ohio-Con to GCX Holdingsâ€, said Roger A. Price, President of R.A.P. Promotions and founder of Mid-Ohio-Con. â€œI know that the GCX team is excited about the opportunity to continue the tradition of Mid-Ohio-Con and Iâ€™m looking forward to working with them as we get underway with the planning and execution of the 2008 event.â€ One of the longest running pop culture conventions, will be held October 4 – 5, 2008 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in