“Samurai Jack” Returns to Comics in New IDW Series by Rangel & Johnson Caldwell

“Samurai Jack” Returns to Comics in New IDW Series by Rangel & Johnson Caldwell

Today, in an exclusive report on the Nerdist, IDW announced that cult favorite animated series Samurai Jack is retuning to the comics medium in a new series subtitled “Quantum Jack”, written by Fabian Rangel Jr. (“Space Riders,” “Namwolf”) with art by Warwick Johnson Caldwell (“Tank Girl”). Samurai Jack is an animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky which debuted in 2001. An immediate fan and critical favourite, the series won four Emmy awards, as well as six…

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Dynamite & Halfbrick to Release Series Based on “Fruit Ninja” Mobile Game

Dynamite & Halfbrick to Release Series Based on “Fruit Ninja” Mobile Game

Dynamite Entertainment, in partnership with game development company Halfbrick, announced today plans to release a new series based on the hugely popular and successful mobile game Fruit Ninja. The series will be written by Eisner and Harvey nominee Nate Cosby (“Cow Boy,” “Buddy Cops,” “Jim Henson’s The Storyteller”)  with art by Scott Brown (“Nightfall”) and Ruairi Coleman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures”). Per the press release from Dynamite, the series will revolve around the Fruit…

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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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Image Sets October Release for HERE’S NEGAN Hardcover

Image Sets October Release for HERE’S NEGAN Hardcover

Here’s Negan, the origin story of one of the most villainous characters in modern American pop culture, is headed to bookshelves. Few independent comic book properties have ever been as successful as Robert Kirkman‘s The Walking Dead, and few independent comic characters are as iconic as Negan. After a phenomenal run in the pages of the monthly comic and a solid turn by actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan on the TV show, Image released the early…

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Inkwell Awards Announce 2017 Winners

Inkwell Awards Announce 2017 Winners

The Inkwell Awards are an annual recognition given out to outstanding performers in the field of comic book inking. Today the organization announced the 2017 winners of the awards, and the winners include artists from across the mainstream and independent comic book spectrum. [OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] (New Bedford, MA/USA—June 19, 2017)  The Inkwell Awards has released the names of the winners of its 10th annual awards for excellence in the art form of comic book…

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Image’s ROCKET GIRL Set to Return in August

Image’s ROCKET GIRL Set to Return in August

One of Image’s recent hits, Rocket Girl, has been on hiatus while its creative team worked on more mainstream projects. Now, the duo behind the book returns from their stint on Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur to launch a new arc in August. The Portland-based independent comic book publisher announced in a press release today that the eighth issue of the series will debut in the first week of August, appearing on comic book shop…

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Ryan Reynolds Releases First DEADPOOL 2 Set Photo

Ryan Reynolds Releases First DEADPOOL 2 Set Photo

The first Deadpool film was the surprise breakout of the last year. With filming underway on the second installment of the franchise, fans have been itching for a look at what they can expect. Their prayers have been answered. Deadpool star and all-around foul-mouthed cretin Ryan Reynolds released the first look at the sequel today via his Instagram. Reynolds’ commentary is just about what one would expect. Its rare to see an actor whose personality…

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SUPERGIRL Names New Showrunners for Season 3

SUPERGIRL Names New Showrunners for Season 3

As it enters its third season, Supergirl is shaking things up. According to Deadline, the CW has selected Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner to helm the show following the departure of Ali Adler, who has signed an overall deal with CBS. The new executive team has been with the show since the midpoint of the first season, and will join the show’s co-creator Andrew Kreisberg, who will be remaining with the production. Queller is a…

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