The Cat-Pocalypse is Upon Us as Creative Team for GARFIELD/GRUMPY CAT Crossover Announced

The Cat-Pocalypse is Upon Us as Creative Team for GARFIELD/GRUMPY CAT Crossover Announced

It’s official. Cats are our lords and masters, and we shall all bow before their greatest heroes… or at least be able to read about them in the funnybooks. BOOM! Studios and Dynamite Entertainment today announced that they have selected the creative team to helm their forthcoming Garfield/Grumpy Cat crossover. Writing chores will be handled by Mark Evanier, who won multiple Emmy awards for his work on the Garfield and Friends television show, while art…

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Image Announces Launch of THE REALM from Haun and Peck

Image Announces Launch of THE REALM from Haun and Peck

Post-apocalyptic stories continue to be the dominant trend in fiction, something Image is looking to capitalize on with the launch of The Realm from writer Seth M. Peck and artist Jeremy Haun. The Portland-based independent comic book publisher announced today that the first issue of the new ongoing series will debut in September, featuring a variant cover by artist Tony Moore. The Realm is being billed as high fantasy in a post-apocalyptic world, something which…

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Dynamite Sets Release Date and Creative Team for KILLER INSTINCT Adaptation

Dynamite Sets Release Date and Creative Team for KILLER INSTINCT Adaptation

While there has yet to be a successful video game adaptation of a comic book or comic book movie, comic adaptation of video games such as Killer Instinct are another story. Dynamite has done very well for itself in recent years with print adaptation of film, tv, and video game franchises. Today, the publisher announced a release date for the forthcoming Killer Instinct adaptation, as well as naming writer Ian Eddington and artist Cam Adams…

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Black Mask Goes All In On Dystopia With CALEXIT

Black Mask Goes All In On Dystopia With CALEXIT

Launching Calexit shows that Black Mask Comics is utterly fearless.  When it comes to publishers willing to tackle real-world social issues in the pages of “funnybooks”, no one has been bolder than the fledgling indie publisher. Having already seen success with such titles as Liberator in the political realm, Black Mask is doubling down with the announcement of Calexit. Based on the recent proposals that the “left coast” should declare independence from the rest of…

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Titan Announces New ANNO DRACULA Series from Newman and McCaffrey

Titan Announces New ANNO DRACULA Series from Newman and McCaffrey

Titan Comics is one of the premiere publishers of comic books based on licensed properties. Today they announced the latest addition to that lineup: Anno Dracula. The new series is based on the series of novels from writer Kim Newman, and features artwork from Paul McCaffrey. Anno Dracula marks McCaffrey’s first interior work with Titan. He previous worked with Titan providing cover artwork for the Doctor Who: The Third Doctor series from the publisher. Newman is an…

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REVIEW: The Black Monday Murders Moves Slowly, But Steadily Ahead

REVIEW: The Black Monday Murders Moves Slowly, But Steadily Ahead

The first issue of The Black Monday Murders was the opening shot of writer Jonathan Hickman‘s latest crusade against “the powers that be”, specifically the world of high finance. While the high-concept nature of the book may make it seem impenetrable at first, Hickman’s ability to couch biting commentary in a solidly interesting detective-noir narrative makes it a darkly compelling read. The first issue of the series was classic noir. It ably bounced back and forth…

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Valiant Expands Milligan and Ryp’s BRITANNIA to 40 Pages

Valiant Expands Milligan and Ryp’s BRITANNIA to 40 Pages

Valiant Comics is working overtime on expanding their lineup of star creators and characters, and Britannia is their latest experiment. The independent comic book publisher announced today that they intend to expand the first issue of the new series from writer Peter Milligan, Juan Jose Ryp and Raul Allen to 40 pages, but will still retain its $3.99 price point. This stands in stark contrast to the overall trend in the market, which has seen both…

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Hickman’s BLACK MONDAY MURDERS Sells Out, Heads Back to Print

Hickman’s BLACK MONDAY MURDERS Sells Out, Heads Back to Print

When it comes to independent comics, there are few names bigger than that of Jonathan Hickman. Nearly every creator-owned title with his name attached has garnered huge fan interest at the outset, and Black Monday Murders has proven to be no different. Despite a $5.99 price tag for the 52-page debut issue, Image Comics announced today that the first printing has sold out at the distributor level and will be heading back to press for…

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It’s the End of the Road for INVINCIBLE

It’s the End of the Road for INVINCIBLE

After thirteen years, innumerable accolades, and a higher body count than any super-hero book in history, Robert Kirkman‘s Invincible is nearing its conclusion. Where Kirkman’s had once talked of handing off the reins of his landmark character to another creative team, today the independent comics titan announced that he is setting out on a final arc for Mark Grayson. In an open letter to fans on the home page of his Skybound imprint, Kirkman justified…

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Valiant’s X-O MANOWAR Celebrates Major Milestone

Valiant’s X-O MANOWAR Celebrates Major Milestone

X-O MANOWAR is easily Valiant Comics’ most recognizable brand. Part of the company’s original run last millennium, it was also the first title relaunched when longtime fans took over the company’s library is intellectual property and relaunched it in 2012. Now Valiant is prepared to celebrate a major landmark for the new X-O MANOWAR series, as issue #49 will push the title last one million copies printed. In anticipation of the event, Valiant has prepared…

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