Exclusive: Abadzis and Dye Reveal ‘Pigs Might Fly’ from First Second

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  Lily is a young girl who dreams of helping her father, Professor Hercules Fatchops, in his quest to build a flying machine. But they’ll have to speed up their efforts – and throw a bit of Lily’s magic into the science – to save the Pigdom from invading warthogs who have sophisticated flying machines. […]

Preview: Marvel’s Solo is getting a solo book

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Marvel Now! includes a spate of comics staring unproven (i.e. haven’t really had their own long running series)  male heroes with single word names – Prowler, Foolkiller, Solo, Venom, and the new guy Mosaic. Most of these characters are from the Deadpool and Spider-Man universes, I guess, and taken together seem like either some kind of gritty movement […]

DC catches the holiday spirit with DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1

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This is a nice return to a hallowed comics tradition: the oversized holiday special! DC will release to 96 page DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 on December 14th with stories by James Tynion IV (DETECTIVE COMICS), Steve Orlando (SUPERGIRL), Vita Ayala (SUICIDE SQUAD: MOST WANTED), Cullen Bunn, Tim Seeley (NIGHTWING), James Asmus, Heath Corson (BIZARRO), Gustavo Duarte, Dustin Nguyen and others. No price given but it’s got Detective Chimp so the value is PRICELESS.

IDW moves to Penguin Random House for book distribution

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Well now, this is interesting. IDW has moved its book distribution to Penguin Random House effective April 2017. ICv2 has all the enthusiastic quotes from executives at both companies, including a sad quote from Steve Geppi who owns Diamond Book Distribution, which formerly repped IDW to the book trade. DBD will continues to sell IDW products to the mass market in the UK. But this really makes PRHPS, which also distributes DC, a powerhouse player in the GN field.

Marvel launches Enchanted Tiki Room #1 for kitsch fans everywhere

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  I’m not sure exactly why Marvel keeps publishing these comics based on Disney theme park attractions, but it probably has something to do with the fact that Disney owns Marvel. Anyway, if you’re old and love kitsch, cocktails, tiki bars and so on, you will probably get all excited about Enchanted Tiki Room #1, […]