Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 18, 2012
Landmark issue was best-selling first printing in 15 years Berkeley, CA – July 18, 2012 — Coming off a whirlwind release day the week of Comic-Con International and supported by special events at comic book stores around the country, THE WALKING DEAD #100 by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard will receive a second printing after…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2012
Special, limited edition collects first 48 issues Berkeley, CA – July 3, 2012 — Fans of THE WALKING DEAD got a sneak peek at the hardcover edition of THE WALKING DEAD Compendium, Volume One at Emerald City Comicon in March, and now they’ll get a second chance to purchase one of the coveted tomes at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2012
KÀ #1 Released to Fans at Comic-Con International in San Diego 2012 LAS VEGAS — KÀ by Cirque du Soleil, the spectacular production at MGM Grand Las Vegas, and Marvel Custom Solutions team up to tell the story of this acclaimed live production through an all-new, collectible comic book.  KÀ #1 will debut at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Featuring CMX-HD Capabilities and Better Discoverability May 29th, 2012 – New York, NY — Image Comics, one of the largest comics publishers in the United States, and comiXology, the world’s largest digital comics platform, announced today the newly upgraded Image Comics iOS App, bringing the critically acclaimed 3.1 version of their app to fans of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2012
If you’re looking for new digital comics to read over the long Memorial Day weekend we’ve got just the book for you. The first chapter of the new, digital-first series AME-COMI GIRLS will be released on Monday, May 28. AME-COMI GIRLS is based on the best-selling product line from DC Collectibles that brings the distinct…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
Back in April DC Entertainment announced the rebirth of DC Direct as the new DC Collectibles and the news that they would be expanding into an on-line shop.   They also announced they would launch that e-commerce site with a pair of exclusives in May- a Sinestro bust and a Flashpoint action figure boxed set.   May…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
I’ve been asked to participate this week as a guest judge this weekend at the Los Angeles UCB theater and their “Tournament of Nerds” show.  Turns out that show creator Justin Donaldson is an AFi reader from the begining and he very graciously asked if I’d participate.  So if you are in the LA area…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
It’s been two years since Diamond Select Toys announced they had picked up the license for ‘Battle Beasts’ and fans have been waiting ever since to see what they would do with it.  There was a promotional Minimate that has been handed out at event that has been repainted a couple of times… but other…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2012
STAN LEE TO SIGN HIS NY TIMES BEST-SELLER “ROMEO & JULIET: THE WAR” THIS SATURDAY AT BARNES AND NOBLE AT THE GROVE IN LOS ANGELES5PM PT   Los Angeles, March 19, 2012—Comic Icon Stan Lee (therealstanlee.com) is set to sign his ground-breaking NY Times Best-seller “ROMEO AND JULIET: THE WAR” at Barnes & Noble At…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2012
Telltale Games Releases First Trailer for The Walking Dead Reveals Pricing, Release Date & Pre-Order Offer San Rafael, CA – March 20, 2012 – Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of The Walking Dead for Skybound/Image, announced today that the first trailer for their upcoming game, The Walking Dead, is available to view on the games’ official website.  Created by animator and director Daniel M. Kanemoto, the trailer blends 2D and 3D…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2012
MARCH 17, ANAHEIM, CA—Today at WonderCon, it was announced that Dark Horse would be bringing their most well-known characters to Felicia Day’s all-new YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry, beginning on April 2! This highly anticipated premium YouTube channel and company, founded by Felicia Day and the producers of the hit web series The Guild, today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2012
The World’s First “Talking” Comic Book Cover THE WORLD’S FIRST TAKING COMIC BOOK COVER IS HERE. On February 29th, head to your local comic shop to get a sneak preview of the breakthrough X-O MANOWAR #1 QR VOICE VARIANT with this retailer-exclusive, QR code-enhanced poster. Hear the voice of the war, then ready yourself for the return of the Valiant Universe this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Smallville Fans Rejoice! New Comic Book Series, SMALLVILLE SEASON 11, to Pick Up Where Show Left Off Fans of the smash-hit TV series Smallville haven’t had much to cheer about since the show ended its critically acclaimed 10-year run on The CW last May.  That’s all going to change with the upcoming new comic book…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Burbank, CA. – February 9, 2012 – DC Direct, the exclusive collectibles division of DC Entertainment, announced today an extensive line-up of new collectibles based on flagship publishing and film initiatives. Leading into New York Toy Fair, DC Direct unveiled two new collectible statues based on character art from the recently announced BEFORE WATCHMEN, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Leading comics publisher Zenescope Entertainment has teamed up with award-winning sculptor Clayburn Moore and The CS Moore Studio Ltd to bring Zenescope’s popular titles and characters to life with several new action figure lines! Retailers, distributors and press can preview the lines in person at the Zenescope Entertainment booth #4920 at the American International Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
It was 20 years ago today, Feb 1st 1992 that Image Comics founders Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri,  Whilce Portacio and Jim Valentino joined together and formed Image Comics.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
Because WHO? ..um.. YOU demanded it!   DC Entertainment today announced the long rumored Watchmen prequels on their blog.  Here is the press release: This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe. As highly anticipated as they are controversial, the seven inter-connected prequel mini-series will build on the foundation of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2012
CONAN/GROO CROSSOVER! TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!   January 13, MILWAUKIE, OR—What was rumored as an April Fools’ joke has turned into a full-blown miniseries sure to bring laughs and excitement. Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce Groo vs. Conan! It had to happen: The most heroic warrior in history meets the stupidest, as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2012
ValiantLogo-150x150.jpg Diamond Comic Distributors to represent Valiant’s new publishing efforts in all markets   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (January 9, 2012) — Diamond Comic Distributors has been named the exclusive worldwide distributor of comic books and graphic novels for Valiant Entertainment. The agreement includes worldwide distribution rights to the comic book specialty market and to the book market…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2011
Tomorrow is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!!! What is "Free Comic Book Day?" As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. There are lots of great free comics that will be available…

 

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