Rumor: FX to Produce Brian K. Vaughan’s “Y: THE LAST MAN” for TV

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According to Hollywood Reporter, FX has a Y: the Last Man TV series in the works.  Written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Pia Guerra, the Vertigo comic was Vaughan’s breakout success and led to his producer role on ABC’s Lost.  Vaughan is slated to be joined by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson from Color Force, a studio […]

“Death Note” Creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata Announce “Platinum’s End”

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  You, me, and everyone into manga around 2006 should remember Death Note, the fantastic psychological thriller about a bored teenage genius outwitting the police and a reclusive detective as he reshapes the world one murder at a time.  Following the series’ conclusion, creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata went on to create the light-hearted Bakuman, […]

DeConnick’s and De Landro’s “Bitch Planet” to Receive Limited Edition Hardcover Treatment for Local Comic Shop Day

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In a special push to celebrate Local Comic Shop Day on November 28th, writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, artist Valentine De Landro, and Image Comics have partnered with ComicsPRO, a retail association comprised of comic book shops, to release a special limited hardcover edition of Bitch Planet‘s first volume. The dystopian series, which focuses on a group of women imprisoned off-world […]

New “Heroes: Reborn” Trailer Features Character Death

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She’s dead, Jim! Back in 2006, when the first season of the NBC superhero drama Heroes was debuting to rave reviews and mass audience acclaim, the show managed to turn its tagline, “Save the Cheerleader, Save the World,” into a meme.  It was incredibly prolific, albeit a little nonsensical– describing the show perfectly. It looks like the […]

Weekend Wrap Up: “Omega Men” No Longer Cancelled, X-Men Facing a Slow Death, and More

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This weekend turned out to be a very busy one for comics news.  As our chief steward, Heidi MacDonald, takes a well deserved rest this morning following the conclusion of Small Press Expo, let’s take a look at some of the big breaking stories from the last few days. Omega Men Lives When we broke […]

Dustin Nguyen & Derek Friedolfs to Illustrate Young Justice League for Scholastic in “DC Comics: Secret Hero Society”

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You first heard about it from us a few weeks back— a secret project being produced by Eisner-nominated Lil’ Gotham co-writers Dustin Nguyen and Derek Friedolfs in partnership with all-ages book publisher Scholastic and DC Comics.  Finally, we have the official announcement. The first of three illustrated novels licensed by Scholastic, Secret Hero Society: The Study Hall of […]