Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2010
RED Coming October 15th to a Theater Near You The film ,RED,  is set to be released October 15th. The film based on the  D.C. Comics graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner, stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Karl Urban.  "When his idyllic life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses reassembles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2010
New Jungle Girl Series SNEAK PEEK at NYCC  New York, NY October 1, 2010 Moonstone Books and CAE, LLC are pleased to announce their new series, Savage Beauty, a re-imagining of the jungle girl comic genre, with a modern twist.   New York Comic Con will offer attendees a generous sneak peek as Moonstone invites readers to take…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2010
AMC TO PREMIERE THE FIRST FULL SCENES FROM“THE WALKING DEAD” AT NY COMIC CON PANEL EVENT WITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS FRANK DARABONT, GALE ANNE HURD, ROBERT KIRKMAN AND CAST ANDRWEW LINCOLN, SARAH WAYNE CALLIES, JON BERNTHAL, LAURIE HOLDEN AND STEVEN YEUN Panel on Sunday, October 10th at 2:15pm Series Premieres on Halloween, October 31 at 10pm NEW YORK, NY – September 24, 2010 – During New York Comic Con, AMC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 2, 2010
Today is exactly one month to the day that we received the terrible, tragic news of  the passing of my friend Eddie Wires.   Today it is our honor at AFi to be able to reprint the tribute that Eddie’s best friend Bill "Billy" Mancuso wrote after Eddie’s passing.   Some of you will remember Bill,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Superman/Batman Apocalypse Official Trailer Warner Brothers have released the trailer for the next DC Universe Direct-to-DVD project: Superman/Batman: Apocalypse based on the original storyline "The Supergirl from Krypton" from the Batman/Superman comic written by Jeph Loeb and illustrated by the late Michael Turner. According to Wikipedia.org this feature has the vocal talent of  Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2010
First ever comics based on most infamous Star Trek™ villain Complete with exclusive Khan plush doll, coming in October   “Khan is the classic Star Trek villain, and the Tipton brothers have crafted a truly engrossing story, one that eloquently spans the gaps in Khan’s history and makes his story whole,” said editorScott Dunbier. When…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 9, 2010
Pittsburgh, — Orangestone Promotions, Inc., promoters of  the Steel City Con (http://www.steelcitycon.com) is celebrating 21 years as Pennsylvania’s Largest Toy, Comic Book and Pop Culture Convention this August 6-8, 2010 at the Monroeville Convention Center.   The celebrity guest list continues to build as Pittsburgh gets ready to host a national level show.  In addition to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2010
Mezco Toyz creates 8inch plush figures of Scott Pilgrim and Ramona Flowers, based on the characters from the upcoming Universal Studios movie “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”, due August 2010. Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera); a bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb. The 22-year-old has just met the girl of his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2010
(Atlanta, June 2) — Production begins today in Atlanta for AMC’s adaptation of the Robert Kirkman comic The Walking Dead. The six-episode first season — written, produced and directed by three-time Academy Award-nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) and executive produced by Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, Aliens, Armageddon, The Incredible Hulk) — follows a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2010
BEWARE THE MUCUS TICK!!   Idle Hands Mucus Tick Exclusive Action Figure Coming Soon Parlin, New Jersey (May 27th, 2010) – Idle Hands and Shocker Toys today announced a limited partnership to create the first Idle Hands action figure exclusive – MUCUS TICK!! When comic book and cartoon hero The Tick fights an "Uncommon Cold",…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 14, 2010
 The old saying goes, “If a door closes, a window opens.”  Well, Shocker Toys’ latest announcement is living proof of that adage.    The ‘Closed Door’:  Shocker’s Indie Spotlight Series One (The Maxx Series) is being retired.  Several big retailers like Hastings and Toys R Us have bought almost all of the entire remaining product…

 

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