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Dynamite Entertainment
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Win Savage Red Sonja Art

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCED that it will be giving fans a chance to win original art pages from SAVAGE RED SONJA: QUEEN OF THE FROZEN WASTES! They have released a special preview of SAVAGE RED SONJA: QUEEN OF THE FROZEN WASTES #4. Running until November 30th, 2006, DYNAMITE is giving one lucky fan the chance to add an original page of Red Sonja art to their collection! The Grand Prize is a stunning page from the Savage Red Sonja mini-series from series artist Homs, this page is a true one-of-a-kind and will be given to one lucky winner in a random…

Platinum Studios
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Jim McLauchlin Joins Platinum Studios

Platinum Studios, an entertainment company that controls the world’s largest independent library of comic book characters, announced today the new hire of Jim McLauchlin, formally of Top Cow Productions, as editor-in-chief of Platinum Studios’ Print and Online Comic Book Division. “It has been amazing to watch the growth of Platinum Studios over the past few years and I look forward to the tremendous opportunities that are in front of this company,” said McLauchlin. “Scott Mitchell Rosenberg and his team are doing some revolutionary things as seen with the upcoming release of ‘Cowboys and Aliens’ online and then in print.” Prior…

Devil's Due Publishing
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Look Who’s Stalking Comic Stores

Something has moved in with Devil’s Due Publishing, Inc., and that something is terror! The ink is dry on a licensing agreement between Devil’s Due and Universal Studios Consumer Products Group, sealing the deal to resurrect horror icon Chucky and bring the killer doll to comic books.

Marvel
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Spider-Man’s Black Costume Returns This February

Hunted, his identity exposed, and those he loves caught in the crosshairs; Spider-Man’s life has been a nightmare during Civil War, and the darkest days are yet to come.  Now, the most recognizable character in comics finds himself donning one of the most controversial costumes ever as he goes underground and back to his black duds and must fight back to reclaim his life.  SPIDER-MAN: BACK IN BLACK!  Beginning this February, there is NO going back!

Press Release
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Freshmen in Print and the Web

Fewer than two weeks after Top Cow Productions’ smash-hit Freshmen II leaped off comic book shelves, Top Cow’s original Freshmen series is launching as a web comic as well, having just started on November 10, 2006.

Marvel
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First Look: Gary Frank’s Incredible Hulk #106 Cover

If you thought Civil War was tough on Earth’s heroes, you haven’t seen anything yet! Come May 2007, one of the biggest, baddest threats ever to step foot on Earth returns—and he’s not happy. Fresh from his interstellar space odyssey in “Planet Hulk,” the Jade Giant makes his way back to Earth for “World War Hulk” and we’ve got the first peek look at art from “WWH.”

Animation
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The Invicincibe Iron Man Comes to DVD January 23, 2007

This January, Marvel Studios and Lionsgate will release to DVD the latest title in the very successful Marvel Animated Features video series — THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN, inspired by one of Marvel’s most popular Super Hero franchises. The third release of a multi-picture direct-to-DVD deal signed by the two companies, THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN follows on the heels of the enormously successful ULTIMATE AVENGERS: THE MOVIE and ULTIMATE AVENGERS 2: RISE OF THE PANTHER, which have sold more than 1.5 million units combined since debuting in February 2006, and currently rank among the top 10 children’s releases year-to-date according to…

Marvel
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Young Guns Reloaded Sketchbook

Marvel’s next wave of artists on the rise have arrived and now you can catch a special sneak preview of what the Young Guns Reloaded have in store for 2007 in the Young Guns Reloaded Sketchbook. The Young Guns Reloaded are: Billy Tan – Uncanny X-Men Clayton Crain – Ghost Rider: Trail of Tears Simone Bianchi – Wolverine Leinil Yu – New Avengers Pasqual Ferry – Ultimate Fantastic Four Ariel Olivetti – Punisher: War Journal These six artists are on the precipice of scorching the entire comic industry with their bombastic art and now you can go behind-the-scenes of their…

Movies
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Official Spider-Man 3 Trailer Announcement

Spider-Man fans will get a long-awaited sneak peek at Columbia Pictures’ highly anticipated motion picture Spider-Man 3 when a new, full-length, two-and-a-half minute trailer debuts in a special unprecedented “road block” across Viacom Inc.’s brands and on the CBS Television Network on Thursday, November 9, at approximately 10:00 pm. Spider-Man 3, starring Tobey Maguire and directed by Sam Raimi, kicks off next summer’s moviegoing season on May 4, 2007.

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Canada Allows Import of Lost Girls

Top Shelf Productions is pleased to announce that the Canada Border Services Agency (Canada Customs) has formally cleared Alan Moore & Melinda Gebbie’s LOST GIRLS for importation into Canada. In a thoughtful letter from the agency, dated 27 October 2006, the CBSA stated that the “depictions and descriptions are integral to the development of an intricate, imaginative, and artfully rendered storyline,” and that “the portrayal of sex is necessary to a wider artistic and literary purpose.” They concluded with “Its importation into Canada is therefore allowed.” We’re very grateful to the Canada Border Services Agency for their enlightened decision regarding…

Marvel
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Mary Jane Takes the Spotlight in Sensational Spider-Man #32

When Spider-Man unmasked to the entire world, it was a decision that would not only affect him, but those closest to him as well.  Sensational Spider-Man #32 is the first of three one-shot stories running through the pages of Sensational focusing on the women in Peter’s life; first up, his wife Mary Jane.  Marvel Comics has sent Major Spoilers a four page preview that you can see after the jump.

Marvel
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Marvel Up and Down in Quarterly Report

Quarterly reports from Marvel Comics were announced today.  The good news, net sales are up, but the bad news is net income is down.  However that isn’t stopping Marvel’s expectations of greater results for the remainder of this year, and greater things to come in 2007 (i.e. movie franchise).  Take the jump to read the ‘ahem’ exciting press information.

Marvel
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Peter Parker, Spider-Ninja in Spider-Man Family Featuring Spider-Clan?

In Spider-Man Family Featuring Spider-Clan, Peter Parker—a.k.a. Spider-Man—is the last survivor of the secret ninja group known as the Spider-Clan…or so he thought. But when Peter is attacked at the grave site of his Uncle Ben, he goes on a quest to learn the truth behind his origins—and he won’t like what he learns! Take the jump for a five page preview sent to Major Spoilers from Marvel Comics.

Marvel
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Logan Kills the Marvel Universe in What If? Wolverine: Enemy of the State

What If? returns and this time around, the series of one-shots will focus on the latest and greatest of Marvel events. Next up, What If? Wolverine Enemy of the State! Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s “Enemy of the State” story arc was one of the defining Wolverine stories of recent years, but what if Wolverine hadn’t been de-programmed? A Wolverine with no moral fiber, no remorse and no friends to stop him is a force to be feared.