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Image ComicsPress Release

Press Release This July writer Nick Spencer and illustrator Ronald Salas give one man the chance to start life anew after dying in the science fiction romp, EXISTENCE 2.0. “I brought this book to Image, because in all my years of reading comics I’ve never quite seen anything like it,” Image Comics Vice-President Jim Valentino said. “The way Nick and Ron combine the standard tropes of crime and science fiction to create something wholly new blew me away. It’s a comic I had to read and I couldn’t be happier to publish it.” EXISTENCE 2.0 begins moments after self-absorbed physicist

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Marvel

Marvel Entertainment has promoted Alan Fine to the Executive Vice President, Office of the Chief Executive, according to a press release sent out yesterday, and we were just too busy to report about until this morning.   Anyone care about promotion announcements?  I guess it is my blood to post this stuff when I find it, as I was hammered in the head for many years by another boss who thought it was good PR to post this stuff on the web.  In the case of Marvel, I think we do an awful lot of that already, even though we get

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Archie Comics

Archie Comics has announced it has promoted Victor Gorelick to Co-President/Editor-In-Chief, Fred Mausser as Co-President/Director of Circulation, and Michael Pellerito as Vice-President/Managing Editor. Gorelick and Mausser indicated they are extremely confident in the continuing success of these true American icons (Archie, Betty, Chuck, Jughead, Veronica and Friends), and are developing plans to bring additional projects to fruition in the near future. The potential of the Archie Comics’ stable of properties has never been brighter. “We’re very thankful for the trust placed in us by the Estates of Richard Goldwater and Michael Silberkleit. We’re also extremely confident in the future of

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Bluewater ProductionsSolicitations

Here’s a title that totally surprises me, but what the heck, there’s already comics about Obama and McCain, so I guess I can roll with the announcement from Bluewater Productions of a Hillary Clinton biographical comic. “We’re excited to bring this book to the table,” says Bluewater’s Vice President Jason Schultz.  “There are a couple comics focusing on John McCain and Barack Obama, we wanted to feature Hilary who broke all the rules in this election and made history” This 32-page comic book will be telling the story of her life, “Female Force: Hillary Clinton” will explore both sides of

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ContestZenescope Entertainment

Zenescope Entertainment and car and model magazine Hustlenomics have teamed up for the Toyz Nation Expo going on in Atlanta on August 23rd, 2008. “We’re thrilled to be part of the Toyz Nation Expo with Hustlenomics.  I think exposure like this shows how the comic book industry has become more widely accepted as a part of mainstream entertainment.” said Zenescope Vice President Ralph Tedesco. The two companies have contests at the event with the winners landing some cash and making an appearance in Zenescopes upcoming Stingers mini-series. More info at www.Hustlenomics.com or www.ToyzNation.com. via Zenescope Entertainment

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Iron ManMarvelMovies

Marvel big wigs Peter Cuneo, Marvel Vice Chairman, and John Turitzin, Marvel Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Office of the Chief Executive, participated in the Wedbush Morgan Securities Management Access Conference yesterday and stated that Tony Stark would indeed appear in the Hulk movie, but also pushed back the date of Iron Man 2 to 2010. The execs said the move was to maintain the May 1st release schedule that has worked so well for them with the first Iron Man and Spider-Man 3, as well as to maintain the high quality that came from the first film.  The

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GamingHeroclixWiz Kids Games

WizKids has announced it has sold out its entire Crisis inventory in the U.S. and Canada. Because of the scarcity, WizKids will be importing a limited number of booster packs from Europe, but after those are gone, the worldwide supply of the game figures will be gone. “We are pleased and surprised with the outstanding results of the sale of Crisis,” said Joe Hauck, WizKids® executive vice president. “Diamond and Alliance sold in two weeks what historically would have sold over the course of four months. The tie-ins between this HeroClix set and the rich DC Comics storylines created a

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