AfterShock’s February 2017 Solicitations

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IT\t’s that tinme of the month, and here’s what AfterShock has coming in February: Rough Riders: Riders on the Storm #1 $3.99 “Great jumping on point! Three years have passed since the Rough Riders  last adventure, but when an assassin s bullet takes President William McKinley s life, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt  is  thrust  into […]

The Inhumans get a big push with new titles from Ahmed, Rosenberg and Ewing (so far)

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Inhumans vs X-Men is a big event for Marvel that kicks of next month and leads into an initiative known as Resurrxion. IvX, as it’s known, could actually be retitled Marvel vs Fox, as ire over Fox owning the rights to the X-franchise has hed a certain management faction at Marvel to try to replace the mutants with the Inhumans, in hearts, minds, comics movies and even an upcoming TV show.

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier gets release date

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The first of five episodes in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier will premiere digitally worldwide starting Tuesday December 20th on PC from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 […]

Marvel introduces “Corner Box” variants for February by Joe Jusko

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When I saw the headline “Corner Box” Variants in my email I got all excited because I thought it was a throwback to Marvel’s “box full of tiny floating heads” cover design of the 60s and 70s. However, this series of February variants uses the”corner box” in a different way, with a rectangular image that could have been […]

Interview: Jonathan Baylis’ SO BUTTONS and the art of the auto-bio comic

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To step into the world of writer Jonathan Baylis’ So Buttons is to step into the best of pure comics storytelling. The acclaimed anthology series—now out in a new edition from Alternative Comics—present slices from the life of Baylis. Sometimes surreal, sometimes poignant, the vignettes that constitute the book are always absorbing and wonderfully rendered. […]

Preview: HELLBOY AND THE B.P.R.D.: 1954 – THE UNREASONING BEAST

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Mike Mignola may have sent Hellboy to hell and put his comics drawing work on hold for  –  but luckily there are still plenty of stories from the Hellboy-verse to tell, including this one, featuring the B.P.R.D set in 1954. Mignola and Chris Roberson wrote the story and Joe Golem’s Patric Reynolds does the art duties. The plot description […]

The Dark Crystal gets a comic book sequel by Spurrier and the Matthews

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Rootling around The Henson company’s old filing cabinets has been fruitful once again for Boom Studios: As reported in THR, a sequel to The Dark Crystal is finally coming out, but in comics form, as a 12-issue series starting next year. The series will adapt  the screenplay to an unproduced sequel. The 12-issue series, titled The Power […]