….And finally, mirroring the mental state many of us in the last throes of con planning are feeling, courtesy of Oblivion—that famous is it or isn’t it comic book movie—to celebrate to release of the DVD and Blu-Ray of the TOm Cruise sf flick on 8/6, here’s a special image of a ruined San […]
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Now here’s an interesting, exciting turn up for the books. Marvel have announced that Jimmy Palmiotti will be bringing his creator-owned character Painkiller Jane to their Icon imprint in November, for a four-issue miniseries with artists Juan Santacruz, Sam Lofti and Paul Mounts. Santacruz will draw the feature story, whilst Lofti will handle a back-up detailing […]
Add another name to the list of quirky DC and Marvel writers popping up over at Dynamite. Peter Milligan has announced a new series, “Terminal Hero,” and it will be coming out from Barrucci & company.
Marvel’s CB Cebulski and Twitter user @darksitch are the people on the scene right now, revealing what’s on the Bayfront Hilton, Electro peeping through the Omni and more. Soon we’ll all be having our faces rubbed in this. The Beat will on on site tomorrow, with all the blurry, bad photography you’ve come to know […]
With the launch of The Supervillain Field Manual this month, Matt D. Wilson has now provided the world with two sets of notes for supervillains looking to take over the world, conquer any hero who gets in the way, and earn the respect of a petrified general public. The book, written through the voice of […]
Dynamite recently launched a new series based on the original (1978 version of) Battlestar Galactica. Today they’re announcing a spin-off series telling the origin of Starbuck.
The Human Fly is back. Who is the Human Fly, you ask? Well, he was the star of a 70s Marvel Comic, which was based on a real stuntman; the Marvel version ran for 19 issues and included tasty vintage Bronze Age art by Frank Robbins. This new comics anthology revives him and ties in […]
Nerdist has an amusing list of Our Favorite “Comic-Cons” in Pop Culture. Of course we all know Chasing Amy and the Simpsons and Entourage—the latter being the one thing that really cemented Comic-Con in douchebag Hollywood’s heart for all times. But knowing roman à clefs go all the way back to the Wonder Woman TV […]
Look, we’re not saying Dynamite was happy with the immediate response to Gail Simone’s Red Sonja relaunch, we’re just saying they’ve announced a mini-series with a lot well-known names attached. Many of them, well-known names from the world of fantasy novels. And Frank Thorne is back, too.
￼ Because there is not enough to do today, the nominations for the 2013 Harvey Awards have just been announced. Voting is taking place online—nominees are selected via online balloting as well. The winners will be announced at the Baltimore Comic-Con on September 7th. There is always some agita about this or that voting block […]