HERO SQUARED ends at Boom

PR: It was the book that helped put BOOM! Studios on the map, with fans and critics singing its praises, but co-creators and writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis have announced that HERO SQUARED will soon be ending. That’s the bad news. The good news is that the two Eisner Award winning writers promise an […]

What you will be doing in a year’s time plus Wanted news

Cut down from FirstShowing.net’s release schedule. Here’s a handicapped list. March 28 (Friday) Wanted May 2 (Friday) Iron Man May 9 (Friday) Speed Racer May 22 (Thursday) Indiana Jones 4 June 13 (Friday) The Incredible Hulk July 2 (Wednesday) Tonight, He Comes (Will Smith superhero movie— has has a name change.) July 18 (Friday) The […]

IT IS FINISHED

Harlan Ellison posted this at his site tonight: RE: ELLISON v. FANTAGRAPHICS, INC., et al: THE LITIGATION BETWEEN THE PARTIES HAS BEEN RESOLVED. THE PARTIES ARE NOT AT LIBERTY TO DISCUSS THE TERMS OF THE RESOLUTION. AT THIS TIME. Man that was FAST!

DC Comics Month-to-Month Sales May 2007

by Marc-Oliver Frisch DC Comics’ big launch in May was, of course, the weekly Countdown. Succeeding the tremendously successful 52 and widely publicized as the “spine of the DC Universe” for the coming twelve months, Countdown seems to be met with high expectations by the publisher: It has to deliver as an event book in […]

Comics shop gutted by fire

The comics shop Universe of Heroes in Athens, OH was destroyed in a fire: The two owners face an estimated $100,000 in lost merchandise — a cost that will fall on them. Insurance is expected to cover the estimated $200,000 in damages to the building and the apartments above the store. “We must gather what […]

EW previews TEK JANSEN

From the heart of the Crab Nebula, a great hero shall come! With his own comic. EW previews the long-promised Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen comic from Oni with interviews with writers John Layman and Jim Massey, and a preview of the back-up story. Massey spills on Colbert’s participation: He mostly addresses individual lines and jokes, […]

Comics goodies

In the wake of MoCCA, many comical types talk about good comics, none of which we managed to get a copy of. § Jog looks at THE buzz book, My Boy by Olivier Schrauwen. § Craig Yoe has his top ten which has many gems we must look for in the future. § “Ben Boxer” looks […]

SAM & MAX back to print!

The Wired blog reports that Telltale Games is reprinting Surfin’ The Highway: The Collected Sam & Max. The book includes both the priceless originals and more recent bonus material. The original printing is super-rare these days, fetching between $150-200 through Amazon used book sellers. Pretty pricey for a trade paperback! Telltale is also prepping a […]