venerdì 12 febbraio 2010

Sales Down, Profits Up at Games Workshop

Although sales declined in constant currency terms, profits and cash flow were up for Games Workshop.

DC Launching New Green Lantern Title

DC has announced that it is launching a new Green Lantern title, Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors.

'Watchmen HeroClix'

WizKids/NECA has announced the summer 2010 release of a Watchmen HeroClix Collector’s Box Set.

'Lords of Winter'

FFG has announced Lords of Winter, the latest expansion for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game.

Toys - FIRST LOOK: 3 New Statues From Kotobukiya (Marvel News)

Check out three new Kotobukiya statues––Iron Man Mark VI, Doctor Doom and Hulk––revealed exclusively on just in time for Toy Fair 2010.

Comics: Marvel Heroes - MSH: What The???! Winter Games: Day 2 (Marvel News)

It's the second day of the 2010 Marvel Winter Games and the stars of "Marvel Super Heroes: What The––?!" are on hand to provide full coverage of the festivities!

Christian Beranek?s Life of High Adventure #16: Fashion and comics meet in Ready to Where? (Blog@Newsarama)

When people think about comics the term “fashion” doesn’t usually come up unless they’re talking about someone dressed in a Wonder Woman or Sailor Moon costume at a convention. It just doesn’t happen. Sure, there’s a few dapper dressers here and there in the creative field: Grant Morrison likes to wear suits, Warren Ellis has [...]

Breaking the Panels: From Comics to Film (Blog@Newsarama)

With the recently-released Book of Eli sporting the talents of The Twelve’s Chris Weston and Marvel 1985’s Tommy Lee Edwards, the Hollywood Reporter has an interesting article up, basically chatting it up with several who straddle the line between comics and film: “You’ve seen the commercial guys go into directing, you’ve seen music videos guys go [...]

Body-painted Witchblade is a bit surprising (Blog@Newsarama)

I didn’t expect to start my day seeing a picture of a body-painted Witchblade. But because of Great White Snark and ComicsAlliance, I did: Apparently this bit of body art was done by for the 2008 Dragon Con, and (perhaps thankfully') doesn’t look as scabby as the real armor would. Because that might look weird [...]

Marz, Sook, and Simonson weigh in on Magdalena cover (Blog@Newsarama)

Yesterday, Newsarama had an exclusive look at the 1-in-50 retail incentive cover of Top Cow’s April-shipping Magdalena #1, showcasing the beautiful, raw pencil work of cover artist Ryan Sook. The incentive cover actually shows an alternate version of the issue’s striking iconic image of Patience, the current Magdalena. The series continues the story of the [...]

Nemesis: First Cover & Free Advertising

Hot off gaining $16,900 for charity in the name of their new Icon series, Mark Millar and Steve McNiven debut the all-new covers to "Nemesis" #1 and give retailers a chance for a free ad in the final printed comic.

Marvel's Fifth "Secret Avengers" Teaser

Marvel, has released their fifth "Secret Avengers" teaser image this morning, showcasing what looks to be an armored figure attributed with the quote "I act upon my convictions regardless of personal consequences,"

Darick Robertson Dedicates Himself To "The Boys"

As Dynamite Entertainment's superhero satire moves into its third act, the artist who co-created the skull-cracking agents tells CBR he'll be front and center starting with March's "The Innocents" arc in a wide-ranging interview with exclusive art.

Mobsters, Aliens & Vampires Occupy the Same TURF in April

Brit writer Jonathan Ross and U.S. artist Tommy Lee Edwards talk about their Image collaboration - April's TURF

Preview: Uncle Scrooge

Scrooge, Donald and the nephews are back from their hunt for the Number One Dime and are ready to embark on a brand new treasure hunt! Strap in for fun as we take you on another classic adventure from Duckburg to the furthest reaches of the globe courtesy of BOOM Kids!

Comics - The Marvel Life: U.S. Snowboarder Louie Vito (Marvel News)

Vito talks adamantium claws, ''Dancing With the Stars'' and ripping it up at the Olympics!

The Losers, Antman, Brave and the Bold: Feb 12th Comic Reel

"The Losers" move into Summer! Edgar Wright reveals "Antman" info. More on "Batman: The Brave and the Bold." Also, a "Kick-Ass" contest, a "Captain America" casting rumor and more.

Hot Comics ? The Thirty Dollar Club

Bleeding Cool has run a couple of pieces, The Fifty Dollar Club and The Thirty Dollar Club, reording recent sales of recently published comic books that are way above their original retail price. If you’ve ...


Prepare to open Pandora's Box with Top Cow's Rob Levin & Bryan Edward Hill, who give us this Who's Who for the book

Exclusive 1st Look: GREEN HORNET YEAR ONE #2 Variant

Dynamite sent over this exclusive first look at the variant for Green Hornet Year One #2 by Francesco Francavilla

Sex: The Mother’s Perspective

In her Pajama Diaries, cartoonist Terri Libenson doesn’t shy away from conjugal canoodling. Her alter ego protagonist—Jill Kaplan, a young mother of two who runs a graphic design business from home— and her husband Rob feel the urge every so…

Another Comic-Laden Truck Accident

I understand there was another weather-based comic book distribution truck accident the other day, severely injuring two truck drivers.
Diamond outsource a number of their long-distance runs to local truck companies, and it was one of ...

Avi Arad To Give Keynote Speech At Anaheim Wizard World Comic Con

Avi Arad will open the Anaheim Wizard World Comic Con fans on Saturday, April 17, welcoming them to the inaugural event, as well as taking part in a Q&A later that day.
Arad is best known ...

Vertigo Cover Gallery

Raina Telgemeier Opens Up About ?Smile?

The cartoonist behind the "Baby-sitters Club" graphic novels and the X-Men manga talks about her new full-color look at her adolescent dental drama "Smile," in stores now from Scholastic's Graphix imprint.

2/12 To Do — Dumbo: Hotwire Art Show


2/13 to do: SMILE at Rocketship


Short ?n Curlies #29 by Si Spurrier

The KeyBoard Is My FuckMonkey:
It’s been a while since I said much about comics here. Apparently — on the grounds that this is a comics-related column, hosted by a comics-related website, packed full of ...


Quick hits

§ Inkstuds interviews Jordan Crane and Sammy Harkham about their new website, What Things do.
§ IcV2 checks in on Marvels “Lanterns for Deadpool” program, where retialers sent in DC comics for Marvel credit, and David Gabriel says the response has been strong:

Asked to quantify “overwhelming,” Gabriel was guarded. “Let’s just say we’ll be [...]

This never gets old

More Lincoln-related covers here.

Daily Video: SNL’s Scrooge McDuck

Somehow missed Andy Samberg as Scrooge McDuck last fall.

The Cut - 2/12/10

Art by Matthew Dow Smith

Bizarre Breasts: Lucio Parillo?s Queen Sonja

This is the Lucio Parillo cover to Queen Sonja #8 from Dynamite.

Let’s start by saying that the breasts here don’t seem particularly bizarre. Okay, I’m sure “Queen” Sonja is flauting all sorts of royal protocol ...

Number Crunching: Dodgem Logic #2 by Alan Moore And Friends

What is it again? Dodgem Logic #2, a magazine about stuff, by Alan Moore and friends.
Cost? £2.50
What’s that in American money? About $4?
More with shipping charges? Probably.
Covers? 3.
Alan Moore has done a magazine with variant ...

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 42

Here is the latest in our year-long look at one cool comic (whether it be a self-contained work, an ongoing comic or a run on a long-running title that featured multiple creative teams on it over the years) a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here's the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today [...]

Comic Critics #105!

Here is the latest installment of the Comic Critics strip, courtesy of Sean Whitmore (writer) and Brandon Hanvey (artist)! You can check out the first hundred and three strips at the archive here and you can read more about Sean and Brandon at the Comic Critics blog.

Let us know what you think, either here [...]

Swipe File: Lemar, Vantage Point And Victor Santos

Back in the Lying In The Gutters days, I ran this swipe file, between the movie poster for Vantage Point, and a splash from Pulp Heroes by Victor Santos

Could there be any relation to a ...

A Very Fashionable Friday Runaround

FashionWatch: theFashionSpot and Andrea Grant are launching a new twice-weekly autobiographicalish webcomic, Ready To Where?, about the life of a fashion editor. It’s all a bit Sex And The City. Not that there’s anything wrong ...

Love & Zombies UPDATE 02/12/2010

Ryan Roman updated Love & Zombies.