UK publisher/figure maker Eaglemoss is running a big contest for Alien Day tomorrow and running through the premiere of Alien: Covenant on May 19th, it’s a sweepstakes with more than 200 prizes, including five Grand Prizes of an Official Alien & Predator Figurine Collection subscription from Eaglemoss. Details, pictures of prizes and more below. Ten First Prize […]
For a long time, writer Jason Aaron (Star Wars and Southern Bastards to name but two) has had one of the most impressive beard in comics.
But last night, as shown in Instagram, all that ended.
Not too many comics or graphic novel make Page Six, the NY Posts’s venerable gossip page, but the book party the other night for Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s new graphic novel Ann Tenna (Knopf) did just that! It was also written up on the WSJ society page – an actual event! The hubbub was about Marchetto’s […]
With comics sales stalling out after a sustained period of growth, many comics publishers are looking to get out while the getting is good. it’s no secret that many companies have been in it to be acquired by a larger media company, and today’s revelation of the shocking DC-buys-Dynamite rumour, has sent many more of […]
Some early morning ramble to go with your coffee. While all around us creators are struggling with editors, artists are flying from one series to another every three issues, books are chopped and movies are cut – there is a little oasis in the middle of the DC desert. Batman.
This weekend saw Thought Bubble 2012’s convention, and…. phew, it was busy. I did my best to talk to everybody, but don’t think I managed to get to even half of all the people who were there. It was a brilliant show, and I’ll try to do justice to it with my rundown. Get ready….!
In a rush for an attention getting headline, instead of checking with the most accessible comics pro on Twitter, another site this morning announced Rob Liefeld was retiring from comics, after seeing a Facebook comment Ethan, I am retired from comics but you have my blessing, it would look great if you drew it Upon […]
Variety are reporting on a few early casting movements being made by Sony ahead of production starting for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is planned to eventually become a trilogy. In addition to the current main pairing of Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone (as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy respectively) comes news that Sony are now starting up […]
When the news came that Marcos Martin was leaving Marvel to pursue creator-owned projects, the world wondered just what exactly those projects could be. Martin’s work on Amazing Spider-Man and Daredevil was rightfully acclaimed, with awards thrown at him every time he walked into a convention room. Perhaps literally. While we may not know what his new […]
Those two most reliable sources in the world The Daily Mail and Bleeding Cool are today suggesting that Joss Whedon has already started the casting for Avengers 2. An interesting claim, especially as they seem to think that Whedon’s first casting move is to find a Ms Marvel for the film. Not Captain Marvel – […]