Here are some visuals from Comic-Con… I’m taking a break.
By Todd Allen As you might have guessed, there wasn’t a lot of new news at the Avengers Vs. X-Men panel. Nobody wants to spoil the ending. There’s definitely an epilogue in the form of the Consequences mini-series, which will also point the way to what comes next. (The next Event? Marvel Now relaunches? I’m […]
Looking for a theme at Comicon isn’t always the most sensible thing to do. It’s a big show and there’s a lot going on. I am, however, seeing some momentum being gathered — in force — from a trend that seemed to spin out of the Image convention this past spring. It’s a little bit more than a movement back towards creator ownership, though that’s certainly part of it. It’s about the era of exclusive contracts dying and an age of , for lack of a better term, playing the field coming back.
Image have announced at least seven more titles today, from creators like Emma Rios, Chris Roberson, Joe Casey, Darick Roberson, Greg Rucka, KellySue DeConnick, James Robinson and Matt Fraction.
Top Cow’s talking about their digital plans again. This has all been announced prior to Comicon, but I haven’t really commented on it yet and now’s as good a time as any. The two major pieces are a Kickstarter campaign to relaunch Cyber Force and moving Pilot Season over to Mark Waid’s Thrillbent site.
Quentin Tarantino jumped onto the Before Watchmen panel today, ran around on the table, and announced a new 5-issue miniseries based on his new film, to be published by Vertigo.
Whether it was the dropped categories or just fairy magic, the Eisner Awards came in at a trim 2 1/4 hours last night, an awards show running time that would fit comfortably on Nickelodeon or Spike.
Trying to keep up with all the Comicon News and Announcements? Friday was probably the Comicon equivalent of a slow news day. No giant headlines like Neil Gaiman on Thursday. We’ve still got enough to keep you caught up on.
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