Browsing: Image Comics

WALKING DEAD vol. 5: BEST DEFENSE has sold out of it’s entire print run, in less than a month. America’s best selling black and white comic book continues to run up the score. With so many sell-out print runs for WALKING DEAD and INVINCIBLE already in his pocket, writer Robert Kirkman makes this look easy. It ain’t, boyo. Kirkman along with artists Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn have put blood, sweat and tears into creating one of the most compelling epics in the history of American comics. Each edition of WALKING DEAD delivers with compelling characters, haunting art, and cliffhangers…

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Image Comics has informed us, their two issue mini-series Meltdown by David Schwartz and Sean Wang, was featured on the cover of the Miami Herald this week.  The feature story focuses on the creators and their road to success with this debut title. The 35-year-old Miami natives [Meltdown creators David Schwartz and Sean Wang] have followed their childhood dreams into a second career producing Meltdown, a highly anticipated comic book about a superhero called The Flare. But Meltdown…doesn’t just fulfill the dream of two young men with good imaginations. It also breaks tradition with most successful comic book franchises, which…

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Image Comics has sent us a sneak peek for titles scheduled to ship next week.  This week there are only two titles, but what great titles they are. First up is The Cross Bronx, and the debut of The Nightly News.  Covers and page previews after the jump.  Thanks so much goes out to Jim for his work at sending Major Spoilers great Image Comics info each week!

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Software game publisher Strategy First, Inc. has launched a VodCast series.  The company will host interviews and news intended to highlight and announce special talent, new developers and authors. The first episode of the series features an interview with Image Comics Author Matt Fraction. “Being on the cutting edge is what Image Comics is known for, embracing new technologies to present our material the best we can,” says Jim Demonakos, Image Comics’ PR & Marketing Coordinator. “The opportunity to spotlight one of our creators in a new fashion was too good to pass up, we hope fans both old and…

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Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers cover previews and solicitation information for titles shipping January 2007. Take the jump for a whole list of goody goodness! THE ADVENTURES OF SPAWN #1 DIRECTOR’S CUT created by TODD McFARLANE story JONATHAN DAVID GOFF art & cover KHARY RANDOLPH 48 PAGES – FC – JANUARY 3 – $5.99 created by TODD McFARLANEstory JONATHAN DAVID GOFFart & cover KHARY RANDOLPH48 PAGES – FC – JANUARY 3 – $5.99ACTION! ADVENTURE! THE END OF THE WORLD! Al Simmons is SPAWN X!!! Teamed with the Redeemer and the robotic Omega Spawn, SPAWN X must fight the villainous…

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Limited edition volume for the holidays Coming this December, Image Comics is readying a giant-sized limited edition hardcover  chronicling the adventures of Mark Grayson, the teen super hero INVINCIBLE! Written by Wizard Fan Award winner Robert Kirkman and featuring artwork by Russ Manning Award nominees Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley, plus colors by Harvey Award nominated colorist Bill Crabtree, THE COMPLETE INVINCIBLE LIBRARY, VOL. 1 HC collects INVINCIBLE #1-24, 0 and the Free Comic Book Day 2004 story plus over 150 pages of sketchbook material, covers, scripts and the original proposal! Clocking in at almost 800 pages, it will retail…

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Image Comics has sent us a sneak peak at their titles shipping next week. I’m really digging the Elephantmen series, and think the Luna Brothers have one of the more interesting titles out there today. Don’t forget to click the thumbnails for larger images.

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A mere two weeks before the second issue of its fledgling run hits the stands, Image Comics is announcing a complete sell out of Manny Trembley and Eric A. Anderson’s SAM NOIR: SAMURAI DETECTIVE #1! “Just to have SAM NOIR published through Shadowline was a milestone for me and to see the reaction we’ve gottten so far resulting in the issue selling out is honestly more than i could have imagined,” said Trembly. “I just want to say thanks to Jim and Kris for seeing the potential and giving us a shot.”

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Once again Image Comics has sent us a sneak peak at issues shipping next week. This week we have Emissary #5, Pirates of Coney Island #1, Sam Noir: Samurai Detective #2, and Umbra #3.

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Although it doesn’t even hit stands until December, reviewers are already in love with the new Image Comics series MELTDOWN. Early rough draft copies of the book that have made it into the hands of reviewers have received some of the most overwhelmingly positive reviews in recent memory. Astoundingly, no reviewer has given MELTDOWN anything less than their highest rating. It has garnered 5 out of 5 bullets on SilverBulletComicBooks.com, 5 out of 5 stars on ComicCritique.com, and Comic Buyer’s Guide made it their Pick of the Month with 4 out of 4 stars.

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Variety of stories comprise this compact anthology Continuing the string of successful anthologies produced by Image Comics, LOW ORBIT VOLUME ONE hits shelves with a blast this November. This fresh new anthology series will feature the talents of a variety of up-and-comers, including Nick Bradshaw (Danger Girl: Back in Black), Sean “Cheeks” Galloway (Hellboy Animated, Teen Titans Go), Alina Galloway (Boondocks Animated), Ryan Odagawa (Twinblades), Jonboy Meyers (Spider-Man/Arana), Allison Strom, Kevin Dalton, Mark Andrew Smith (Amazing Joy Buzzards) and Michael Woods! The cover was provided by Sean and Alina Galloway “LOW ORBIT began as a simple project among friends,” explains…

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Image Comics has sent Major Spoilers previews for titles scheduled to be in stores next week.  Three words describe one of the titles best – Eddie Gets Laid.

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You’re only using a small portion of your brain… ever wonder what the rest is up to? Meet Suki. She has multiple  personalities. She hears voices. She’s crazy… but not for long. Suki is almost ready rejoin society thanks to the Siamese Burn, an experimental machine which is burning those voices away one by one.  All except for THE SCRIBBLER; that one is getting louder. For a voice, it doesn’t talk much – instead, its messages come in the form of backwards scribbles.

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