Virgin Comics: changes ahead

Rumors about Virgin Comics are flying fast and furious this weekend. Sources are telling me that the comics publishing is getting drastically reduced or eliminated and most of the New York staff has been let go…however, official announcements or confirmation have not yet come. Virgin Comics launched in 2006, funded by billionaire mogul Richard Branson, […]

SD08: Virgin

Virgin is having portfolio reviews, exclusives and lots and lots of Grant Morrison, plus a contest to get drawn into Hugh Jackman’s comic NOWHERE MAN: Kicking off the Con on Thursday morning (July 24) is our first panel, Stan Lee and Grant Morrison talk Virgin Comics, at 10:45-11:45am in Ballroom 20. Two of the most […]

NYCC: Virgin Comics — #1415

Dan Dare, Jenna Jameson, and Grant Morrison — Can you imagine the buddy pic? Morrison teams up with Virginonce more to announce an animation project with the company. More details in the jump. Here’s a taste of how you can experience Virgin Comics first-hand at the Con. Be sure to check out our various panels […]

Jackman and Guggenheim are Virginized

Now here is the interview we have been waiting for! Hugh Jackman and Marc Guggenheim are teaming up on the latest Virgin Comics panel-to-screen project, Nowhere Man. Is it about a guy who doesn’t have a point of view and knows not where he’s going to? Not really, but he may be just a bit […]

Tis the Season

Here at Stately Beat Manor we’ve been getting many holiday cards, both physical and electronic, and each and every one brightens our mailbox with tidings of joy. By far the most unusual, however, was the Virgin Comics holiday card, above. At first we thought “Kaliiiiiiiiii!” but’s it’s actually a character from VOODOO CHILD by Nicolas […]

Z to pen Jameson tales

Via PR come the word that Witchblade co-creator Christina Z., long MIA from the comics scene, will be writing Virgin’s upcoming Jenna Jameson comic which is not called what you think it is, but instead SHADOW HUNTER. You can read all about it in the jump, but for the moment we’d like to suggest that […]

Virgin teams with Sony for MMORG

Another massive multiplayer online role playing game is in the works, this one based on the Indian-based Ramayan universe published by Virgin Comics. The Kama Sutra has GOT to figure in there somehow. Sony Online Entertainment has announced it is teaming up with Virgin comics to create an MMORPG based on the Indian-based Ramayan 3392 […]

Ed Burns and Palmiotti take on DOCK WALLOPER

New York filmmaker and actor, Ed Burns (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan) is creating a new series of comic books, it was announced today by Burns at Comic-Con, the industry’s annual super-festival in San Diego. The series, entitled Dock Walloper, debuts in comic shops and online comic retailers in November. The complete 144 page Dock […]