mercoledì 24 febbraio 2010

More ‘Bella Sara’

Jakks Pacific plans to expand its line of Bella Sara offerings this spring.

George Lopez Does Speedy Gonzales

George Lopez will voice the title role and produce a CGI-live action feature of Speedy Gonzales.

'Captain America' Casting Underway

Casting for Marvel's Captain America feature, including screen tests, is underway.

Dynamite to Adapt ‘Harper Connelly’

Dynamite has announced that it will adapt Grave Sight, the first book in Charlaine Harris’ Harper Connelly series.

Comics Watch: The Year of the Rat

Caeyetano Garza writes to say that his Ignatz Award-winning webcomic The Year of the Rat is now available in book format. It’s a surreal comics adventure.

This volume collects Books I and II of the Ignatz Award winning series YEAR OF THE RAT which originally ran between 2008 and 2010 on
One morning, as Dingbat Cat [...]

Ben Templesmith and Ben McCool to Appear at Midtown Comics February 27

Dark Horse Announces "The Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen"

Bluewater's Biography of "Twilight" Author Stephanie Meyer Gets Hardcover Treatment

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival Returns May 8-9

CBR Review: Avengers: The Initiative , issue 33

The events of "Siege" #2 are seen from a different perspective, and the Hood takes a hit.

New Free Lantern Ring Promotion Necessitates Mutation In Human Genome

DC announced their new promotional giveaway, the White Lantern Ring, available in conjunction with Brightest Day #1.
Which means there are now nine Lantern giveaway rings – Red, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Indigo, Sapphire, Green, Black and ...

Afternoon Delight: 2/24/10

My motto's always been "when it's right, it's right."

ITEM! Chris Sims and Matthew Allen Smith reunite for The Chronicles of Solomon Stone #2! And yes, it is a locked-room mystery involving the titular half-vampire skateboard champion private detective who is also a wizard, and his archrival, the werewolf BMX champion private investigator. And it's got [...]

Gotta Collect 'Em All - DC Announces White Lantern Ring Promotion

DC Comics has announced that they will be offering a White Lantern ring alongside the GL and Flash rings as part of their "Brightest Day" promotion. ROBOT 6 has the details.

A Captain American Workplace

Carry on. As you were.

David Goyer Rumored To Write Superman Film

With the film fate of the Man of Steel still in doubt with fans, the rumor mill continues to circle around the "Dark Knight" creative team with new word popping up that David Goyer will pen a Kryptonian-themed action flick.

Keaton Flashes into "Crisis on Two Earths"

Josh Keaton, who portrays Spidey on "Spectacular Spider-Man," brings his talents (and laser-quick tongue) to the DCU, voicing Flash for Warner Bros. Animation's recent release, "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths."

Could One Of These Men Play Captain America?

Casting for Joe Johnston's Marvel Studios picture "The First Avenger: Captain America" is officially underway with young actors from John Krasinski to Chace Crawford vying to portray Steve Rogers. CBR has a photo rundown.

The next step toward a great new Superman movie (Blog@Newsarama)

It was only two weeks ago that DC Entertainment first gave us signs that they were serious about doing a Superman movie right by bringing in Christopher Nolan, director of The Dark Knight, to serve as a mentor to this other A-list DC property. Well now another big piece of news courtesy of the oft-reliable [...]

Who will wield the (live action) shield? (Blog@Newsarama)

[Source: Heat Vision and pretty much the entire internet] Reports are coming in about the possible contenders for the role of Captain American in Marvel Studios’ The First Avenger: Captain America. Apparently screen tests took place this past weekend and some interesting names came up. Of course Joe Johnson has said he had wanted to work [...]

Davis & Williams on "Judge Dredd"

American artist Guy Davis tackles Britain's most popular hero, infusing the Cursed Earth with a bit more monster madness. CBR News spoke with Davis and writer Rob Williams about their strip in March's "Judge Dredd Megazine."

Dynamite Entertainment MAY 2010 Solicitations

Take a look at Dynamite's Full May 2010 Solicits, with all the Green Hornet you can shake a stick at


We are very excited to announce that the exclusive first preview of AMERICAN VAMPIRE issue #1 will run on Monday March 15th with THE DAILY BEAST, the influential and popular news and arts website started by co-founder and editor-in-chief Tina Brown. And to accompany the preview, they will have an interview with the master of [...]

Add another Lantern ring to your collection

Have you all read BLACKEST NIGHT #7? I’d hope so. If not, step away from your computers and sit down with a copy. I don’t mind waiting.
Back? Ok, great. How awesome was that last page? Take a moment to collect your thoughts, because we’ve got a nice bit of news to go with that amazing [...]

Best Shots Extra: BLACKEST NIGHT #7

Brendan of Best Shots is here with a look at Blackest Night #7, and all the crazy happenings within

Presenting? The Disney Zombies

I bumped into a bunch of these folks at a recent MCM in London. There’s been a similar event in Telford and someone had a camcorder. Welcome folks, to the Disney Zombies.

Full FREE Issue: RETURN TO WONDERLAND #0-1 [Mature Readers]

As ALICE approaches the big screen, take a different dark journey to Wonderland for Free with Zenescope


Take a look at the first official clip from DC Showcase: The Spectre, the first animated short in a new series. The Spectre is included with Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, available now on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital Download.

The Art of Jaime Hernandez due in April

And we cannot wait!! Written by Todd Hignite, the book contains an intro by Alison Bechdel.

In 1981 three Mexican-American brothers self-published their first comic book, Love and Rockets, and “changed American cartooning forever” according to Publishers Weekly. More than twenty-five years later,
it is still being published to critical and commercial success.

Jaime Hernandez’s moving stories [...]

IDW’s Ted Adams talking comics and digital at ICv2

Innovative IDW head Ted Adams is interviewed at ICv2:Part 1 -Part 2, Part 3

On the comic book front, we’ve got in development literary projects with beloved, best-selling writers like James Patterson, Peter S. Beagle, Robert Bloch, and Mario Acevedo, as well as a second Richard Stark project by Darwyn Cooke. We’re working on a [...]

Want to see another great piece of Jim Lee artwork?

I wanted to follow the Co-Publisher’s blog with a more personal update of my own creative work. For fans of my art–fear not, drawing comic books is actually a part of my new job description, and I actually plan on increasing the frequency of which you will be seeing my work. It’s important [...]

Dynamite Announces "Grave Sights" Comic

Dynamite Entertainment has announced that they will be publishing a "Grave Sights" comic series based on the novels written by NYT best-selling author Charlaine Harris that inspired the hit HBO series, "True Blood."

PREVIEW: "Nemesis: The Imposters" #1

DC Comics has released a preview of their upcoming metahuman espionage-themed miniseries, "Nemesis: The Imposters" #1, written by Ivan Brandon with art by Cliff Richards. The series is scheduled to hit stores on March 3.

TRUE BLOOD Author HARRIS Brings New Series to DYNAMITE

The author of the Sookie Stackhouse Novels, Charlaine Harris, is writing a new series for Dynamite Entertainment

True Blood Creator Gets Bitten By Graphic Novels?

Charlaine Harris, author of the Southern Vampire Mysteries series (now known as True Blood in honour of the TV show they spawned) is to have her first comic book adaptation published by Dynamite, based on ...

Anaheim woos Comic-Con with rooms, room

While San Diego city officials have made their deep, long lasting love for the Comic-Con International known recently, Team Jacob, aka Anaheim, also has much to offer, including a big, roomy convention center and lots of places for tourists to eat food, and its bid for the Nerd Prom is getting mucho ink today

“We’re [...]

Best-selling True Blood author Charlaine Harris joins Dynamite

Via PR, another best-selling author goes the comics route, Charlaine Harris:
Acclaimed author Charlaine Harris, the writer of the Sookie Stackhouse series, is joining the Dynamite Entertainment family in 2010!  We are proud to announce that the first book of her hit Harper Connelly series, Grave Sight, will be adapted by Dynamite Entertainment in 2010. Her Sookie [...]

Committed: Issues with Back Issues, pt. 1

Last week, on my last day in London visiting the house I grew up in, I decided to tackle my comic book collection. This is a pretty sparse little pile of boxes, taking up some space in my dad’s office. I really wasn’t sure what state they’d be in, or how I’d be able to [...]

FIRST LOOK: "Boondock Saints: In Nomine Paris" #1

Courtesy of 12 Gauge Comics, CBR presents an exclusive First Look at some of the art for the publisher's "Boondock Saints" limited series, which is set for release in May, 2010.


Best Shots takes a look at Fred Van Lente's one-off issue featuring Morbius The Living Vampire

Marvelling Up Disney ? From Steve Jobs To Damon Lindelof

Fast Company Magazine will be running an article in its March issue looking at key Disney executives deal makers. And because of Disney’s recent acquisition, they are being illustrated as Marvel superheroes, courtesy of Kirk ...

TCAF early announcements

The eagerly awaited Toronto Comic Arts Festival hits May 8-9 and early information on the show is coming out. Headlining guests include Daniel Clowes, James Sturm, Dash Shaw and Jeff Lemire.

The Oscar-nominated Clowes will be on hand to launch his major new graphic novel Wilson from premier Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Clowes will [...]

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 54

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 [...]

Doc Savage returns to the big screen (Blog@Newsarama)

Looks like the love for Doc Savage isn’t just with DC and its new First Wave series — the pulp hero is also making his return to the big screen. Columbia is bringing back the Man of Bronze, who was an influence on pretty much the entire comics way of life, particularly the Man of Steel [...]

?Sparta promises everything I love in a comic book? - first advance review of SPARTA USA #1

The first advance review of Sparta USA is in, and I couldn’t be happier. Aaron over at Battlemouth has given the series a great writeup, and seems to have enjoyed the first issue as much as I did. His summary of the premise is pretty spot-on, too:
The protagonist of the story is a character [...]

Take a peek at the cover to GREEN LANTERN CORPS #46

Things aren’t looking too relaxing for Guy, eh? Courtesy of GLC artist supreme Patrick Gleason.

Preview: Nemesis: The Imposters

For Thomas Andrew Tresser, aka Nemesis, the world of metahuman espionage is never what it seems. After his recent "reeducation" at the hands of the Global Peace Agency, Nemesis finds himself thrust back into the real world with enemies seemingly around every corner. Tasked with uncovering the truth about his mission and the true identities of those hoping to unleash a great evil on the world, Nemesis is forced to confront the fact that he may not be able to trust anybody in the universe – including himself.