“The Shadow Now” Mini Updates The Shadow With The Spider’s Launch Team

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In October, Dynamite is launching a new Shadow mini-series.  Yes, yes… I know.  It’s another title with the same character, but there’s a compelling reason to pay attention to this concept/creative pairing.  The Shadow Now is updating the character to a modern setting and the key piece of information is that creative team on this is […]

Behind the news: Amazon’s comics debut and Marvel’s market research

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A lot of big comics announcements this week in advance of Comic-Con showbiz onslaught, and some of them have interesting reverberations. By far the biggest is Amazon’s entrance into the comics fold with Jet City Comics. As one of the “Big Five” utilities of the internet age (the others being Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft) […]

Marvel Announce Inhumans Series by Matt Fraction featuring… Nightcrawler?

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The Inhumans were promised to have a big role in Infinity, and it appears that we’re about to get an idea as to what that is. Matt Fraction has been announced as the writer for an Inhumans ongoing series in December, which will launch off the back of a storyline in Jonathan Hickman’s big Marvel […]

Andrew Hussie teams up with ShiftyLook

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Here’s an item that doesn’t seem to have gotten too much play in the traditional comics media: as revealed on their Comic-Con pageShiftylook has signed up Homestuck’s Andrew Hussie. ShiftyLook, you’ll recall, launched last year as a webcomic spinoff of some old Namco Bandai games, and they’ve continued on with animation and other multi media […]

Zoom Rockman; Andy Murray join The Beano’s 75th Anniversary Issue This Month

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The Beano reaches a staggering 75th anniversary issue later this month, with a giant celebration issue coming out July 24th. To celebrate the occasion, I’ve been told that they’re bringing in the big guns – artist Zoom Rockman will be making his  Beano debut, whilst it appears Andy Murray (Scottish Hero) will also be making […]