What does $5 million in funding buy you? Superheroes, rogue angels and angry moms.
§ Nice Art: Michel Fiffe spotlights Vince Giarrano, yet another 80s comics artist that only Fiffe could find and honor in his special way. § Abhay Khosla examined a Steranko page and an “homage” page and all I can think it “the colors, the colors.” § Here is a NYCC report with a twist! § […]
We’ve been hearing from a few folks that Bill Jemas – the once controversial publisher of Marvel and most recently at Double Take – was thinking about dipping his toe back into comics. And, according to my usually accurate Barcon sources, former Marvel e-i-c- Axel Alonso with him is also involved in some way. ICv2 today […]
The boom in comics periodical publishers over the last few years has a first casualty: Double Take. The division of video game company Take Two Interactive, which was headed by former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas will shut down at the end of the month. The news was first reported at Bleeding Cool and independently confirmed by The Beat.
As long as we’re throwing some numbers around, Barnes & Nobles has stepped on the DObletake train , purchasing some 7,600 Super Packs for the holidays. Each Super Pack contains 10 comics so that’s 76,000 issues total. B&N will carry the book through the holiday season and the Graphic novels when they come outing the […]
[You can’t run a comics company without making some waves, and the name Bill Jemas still conjures up strong reactions from many who were around when he ran Marvel from 2000-2004. Jemas, along with Joe Quesada, oversaw a period of revolution and rebirth for Marvel as they started the Ultimates line and made many other business changes. Controversial at the time, Ultimization and other bold moves definitely put Marvel back in the game and provided a blueprint for future company-wide changes—as well as making Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Millar and J. Michael Straczynski household names in households where comics are read.