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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR FEB 8: A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE AND GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR 2011

A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE Comic Book Coming This Spring Source: daemonsbooks.com Fans of George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Not only is HBO developing the Game of Thrones TV series, … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR FEB 2: DORIAN GRAY AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY IN COMICS

If The Picture of Dorian Gray took place in the future, it would be about cosmic vampires Source: io9.com Dark Horse Comics has provided us with a sneak peek from an upcoming hardcover edition of their Creepy anthologies. In “Dorian Gray 2001,” Oscar Wilde’s classic gets a totally gonzo space … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR DEC 6: MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC DIES AT 98 & BATMAN COMIC SALES

Source: newyorktimes MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC, DANISH ACTOR PALLE HULD, DIES AT 98 Tin Tin is not exactly supernatural but we felt this was a post worth sharing… Palle Huld, a Danish actor whose fleet, youthful and highly public circumnavigation of the globe as a cowlicked teenager is believed … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV 17: THE DEATH OF SPIDERMAN AND BATWOMAN ART

Source: comicrelated THE DEATH OF SPIDERMAN Marvel is proud to announce Death of Spider-Man, the groundbreaking new story that forever changes the Ultimate Comics universe from superstar writers Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Millar. Kicking off with a prelude in Ultimate Spider-Man #153 and going into high-gear with Ultimate Avengers … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV. 9TH: EXCERPT FROM STEPHEN KING’S ‘AMERICAN VAMPIRE’

Source: SlashFilm Excerpt from American Vampire DC/Vertigo Comics has given /Film an exclusive 7 page excerpt from the beginning of Stephen King‘s segment of the new graphic novel series American Vampire. Written by celebrated short story writer Scott Snyder and drawn by artist Rafael Albuquerque AMERICAN VAMPIRE is a new … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR NOV. 5: LEGENDARY PICTURES STARTS LEGENDARY COMICS

Source: Collider Legendary Pictures Launches Legendary Comics Legendary Pictures has launched a comic book branch with Legendary Comics.  Veteran comic book editor Bob Schreck will head the company, which will “look to bring the newly-created comic-based IP produced by the venture to other entertainment platforms such as film and television.”  … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR OCT 27: GRIMM FAIRY TALES MYTHS & LEGENDS

Source: newsarama Zenescope Entertainment has announced plans for a brand new series spinning out of the events of their landmark issue GRIMM FAIRY TALES #50.  The new series, GRIMM FAIRY TALES MYTHS & LEGENDS is the first Grimm spin-off series to receive ongoing status.   The new series is created by … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR OCT 6: THE BIRTH OF A SUPERVILLAIN

Source: nytimes In comic books, origin stories often involve chance meetings, freak accidents or personal tragedies. Not many of them start on a tennis court in the Poconos. But that is where the career of Jerry Robinson, 88, the man who created the villainous Joker, began. His fateful 1939 encounter … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR SEPT 11: ‘LUCID’

Zachary Quinto, Michael McMillian bring story of magic and espionage to comics Source: newsok.com Arthurian magic meets covert espionage in “Lucid,” the first comic book series produced by Archaia in conjunction with Zachary Quinto’s Before the Door media production company. “Lucid” is written by Michael McMillian and drawn by Anna … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 29: FANGIRLS IN STARWARS

FANGIRLS A GROWING FORCE IN STAR WARS EMPIRE Source: newsarama Ashley Eckstein started picking up on it three years ago. The voice of Ahsoka, Anakin Skywalker’s plucky Padawan on Cartoon Network’s hit animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” Eckstein had just started attending conventions to meet and greet fans, … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS: NEIL YOUNG’S GREENDALE GRAPHIC NOVEL

Source: nytimes Mr. Young created the fictional Northern California town of Greendale and its residents on his 2003 album of that name, then spun it off into a film and more. Now he’s visiting again, this time in the form of a graphic novel. “I’m happy the story is getting … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS: FRANK MILLER SET TO BRING ‘XERXES’ THE 300 PREQUEL TO LIFE

Source: latimesblog Frank Miller and the filmmakers behind “300” are looking for a return to the battlefields of antiquity — and, no doubt, to the arenas of pop-culture controversy. Three years ago, the sword-and-sandal adventure “300” became a surprise sensation with moviegoers — it set box-office records for a March … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS: ROB ZOMBIE’S WHATEVER HAPPEN TO BARON VON SHOCK

Source: newsarama At the crossroads of scary movies, shock rock and sequential art there stands one man: Rob Zombie. He first came onto the popular scene as the frontman and driving force of the heavy metal band White Zombie, and when he wasn’t on stage or in the studio he … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR APRIL 21ST: DC/VERTIGO, MARVEL AND TRUE BLOOD COMIC BOOK

THE LOSERS VOL 1 & 2 Source: www.dccomics.com With the eagerly anticipated Warner Bros. Pictures movie The Losers set to reach theaters in April 2010, DC Comics collects the first twelve issues of THE LOSERS — from the ANTE UP and DOUBLE DOWN TPs — into a single, explosive volume! … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR APRIL 16: PHILOSOPHY OF COMICS & MARVEL VAMPIRES

Source: io9 GRANT MORRISON’S PHILOSOPHY OF COMICS Interview with Grant Morrison…. In Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, we’re going to see Batman travel to different historical epochs. For example, we’ll see Pirate Batman and Caveman Batman, who appeared in old-school Bat-yarns. What was your motivation for this and what was … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS: H.P. LOVECRAFT STORY FOR KIDS, BLEACH MANGA & ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

Source: newarama INDIE WRITER TELLS A H.P. LOVECRAFT STORY…FOR KIDS? H.P Lovecraft and children. Usually the two don’t go hand in hand, but we’ve stumbled upon a rare occurance. Bruce Brown’s OGN, Howard and the Frozen Kingdom published by Arcana, re-invisions Lovecraft’s dark world through a rather unique lens and hands … Continue reading

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