Tag: Comic Books


by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2012
We at AFi are saddened by the loss of Comic Book legend Joe Kubert Eric “Cornboy Mayse wrote on his facebook page: Without Joe Kubert and the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon & Graphic Art there might never have been a Four Horsemen Toy Design Studios. That’s not to say that the other three Four…


by Daniel Pickett
August 1, 2012
Up next:  Commander X will take to the skies in a cross-over comic with Captain Midnight PORTLAND, MAINE (July 31, 2012) Return to the Golden Age of high adventure with Commander X in three tales featuring giant monsters, robots, mystery and action.  The stories in this 40 page, full color comic book are told in…


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…