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Image Announces New Horror Series

Image Comics has announced Crawl Space, a brand new horror series by Rick Remender and Kieron Dwyer, is set to arrive in October – hey, just in time for Halloween. “CRAWL SPACE is a series of horror stories Kieron and I have been cooking up for years. Like an expanded Tales From the Crypt where each tale is given many issues to develop — it’s not an anthology,” explains Remender, the series’ writer. “Since completing SEA OF RED, Kieron and I have been cooking up new horror stories together and over the next few years, they’ll all be wedged out…

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Dynamo 5 Gets Bound!

If you have been waiting for the trade to jump on Dynamo 5, your wait is about to come to an end. The first Dynamo 5 collection will be 176-page trade and will cost you less than $10. “With issue four’s sell-out and the series’ rising orders, it’s obvious there’s a high demand for the trade paperback,” said creator Jay Faerber in a prepared statement. “We decided to go with a special low price, as I want as many eyes to see this as possible, especially with the new arc kicking off the same day!” The trade, collecting DYNAMO 5’s…

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Marvel Lands 47 Noms for Fan Awards

Marvel landed forty-seven nominations in the Wizard Fan Awards. The final awards will be announced at Wizard World Chicago, August 9-12. There is a lot of good work being nominated this year, and I’m split in many of the categories. You can vote online now at Wizard’s website. If you are so inclined, take the jump to see the complete list of nominees.

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Image Founders Panel Update

With the announcement made over the weekend of the Image Founders Panel featuring all seven of Image Comics founders together again under one roof, Comicon International has decided to move the panel from room 5AB, which holds 500 people, to room 6A, which can seat 1,000. Time and date remain the same. FRIDAY, JULY 27 10:30-11:30 Image Comics: The Founders—Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino reunite for Image’s remarkable 15th anniversary. Join the conversation as they explore Image Comics’ beginnings, impact, and future in the comics industry. Moderated by George Khoury…

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Wolf-Man Sales Strong

According to Image Comics the sale of The Astounding Wolf-Man by Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard have been going strong, even though the company sent double the stock to retailers free of charge. It’s really thrilling to have so many people react so positively to the book,” added Howard. “Robert and I have been working on promoting the book intensely over the last year or so. Seeing it pay off so highly means a lot.” This makes me wonder, “Are we seeing a resurgence of werewolves and wolf-men due in part to the flood of zombie stories that we are…

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Founders of Image Together Again

George Khoury, author of Image Comics: The Road to Independence, has been fortunate enough to gather the seven founding members of Image Comics (Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino) for the Image Founders panel at the San Diego Comic Con on Friday, July 27, from 10:30-11:30am in Room 5AB. In 1992, seven artists shook the foundation of the comic book industry when they left their top-selling Marvel Comic titles to jointly form a new company named Image Comics. With no certainty of success, they formed a home that would allow themselves…

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Juan Ferreyra Returns to Image Comics

Image Comics has announced Juan Ferreyra returns to the Shadowline in October, with the aptly named Lazarus. James Lazarus is plagued by dreams of his death night after night. These dreams turn out to be far from fantasy as James discovers he’s truly immortal during an attempt on his life. This puts him on an urgent search to figure out who is responsible for attacking him and why. The answers don’t come easy. As James learns, immortality can be quite painful. In a prepared statement Ferreyra said, “I’m really happy to be back at Image. My career started by working…

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Major Spoilers Extra: Madman Atomic Comics #3

Or – “Part Two Of Our First Inaugural Bruce Otter Friday!” Depending how this flies, we may go ahead and package this sort of thing for all the loyal Spoilerites.  Mark I. Mondays, Tom Grice Tuesdays, Starleafgirl Saturdays, Salieri St. Swithins Day, Brent F. Boxing Day, James Deckert…uh…  Japanese New Year.  Um… Rowan…  Ralentine’s Day…  Baal Bawdily Bouncing Banana Boomerang Day.  (Don’t feel bad if I didn’t get to y’all, it wasn’t exclusionary, I just managed to kill the joke dead before getting to you.)  Actually, I hadn’t necessarily intended to recap Bruce’s absolute fave-rave characters, two of the best 80’s era pseudo-superheroes the same…

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Dynamo 5 #5

Or – “You Just Wait Until Your Father Gets Home!” When the Dynamo 5 team was put together, it was with the intent of protecting Tower City from the late Captain Dynamo’s greatest foes.  Instead, they’ve found themselves cleaning up the various messes left behind by Daddy’s insecurities, infidelities, and sundry non-heroic acts.  Now, with the return of Captain Dynamo (without even having a clone, a cyborg, and an armored version of him running about…) the very idea behind their assemblage has been called into question, and the D5 finds that things aren’t nearly as clear-cut.  A deceased hero’s flaws can…

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Brawl on the Way

Image Comics has announced Dean Haspiel and Michel Fiffe are bringing their webcomic to the printed page in a three-issue “creature romance double feature”, called Brawl. “Dean and I are aiming for a fusion of LOVE & ROCKETS and GRINDHOUSE,” said Fiffe. “A two man anthology that strives to warp and evolve the comic book reading experience.” “Immortal” features Haspiel’s anti-hero, Billy Dogma, in a hardboiled romance gone cosmic, while Fiffe’s “Panorama” focuses on a teenage runaway suffering from his disturbing new found powers. Brawl #1 will arrive October 10th.

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Gutsville #1 Back to Press

Image Comics has announced Gutsville #1 has sold out, prompting the company to go back to press with an all new cover. GUTSVILLE takes place one hundred and fifty years after the ocean liner HMS Daphne was swallowed at sea, with its passengers’ descendants clinging to life in the titular subterranean city. A Puritan-like society is shattered when revolutionaries, sadistic priests and a psychotic killer clash. Their continued existence relies on one scared RatCatcher and the success of his escape. Series creator Frazer Irving said in a prepared statement, “Simon and I are quite proud of the work, so such…

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Killing Girl Coming in August

What if the Mafia had their own secret service? No this isn’t the tag for Madame Mirage, but rather Image Comics new mini-series Killing Girl coming this August. Written by Glen Brunswick, the screenwriter of the upcoming film adaptation of Ex Machina, and artist Frank Espinosa tell the tale of the mafia’s secret service and the one person able to take it down from the inside. “Everyone at Image is very excited by what’s next from Glen and Frank,” stated Eric Stephenson, Executive Director of Image Comics. “This miniseries is unlike either creator’s previous work, and it’s bound to startle…

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