Tag: Comic Books

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2011
Famed Brazilian Artist Mike Deodato Jr. To Be Premier Guest of Honor NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2011 – Gareb Shamus, President and CEO of Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD)(“Wizard World”), today announced the addition of a Los Angeles Comic Con to Wizard World’s 2011 lineup.  The show will take place on Sept. 24-25,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 14, 2011
Fastest Production of a Comic-Book & the Most Contributors to a Comic-Book   April 12, 2011 – Guinness World Records, the official authority on record-breaking, has confirmed that two new Guinness World Records were set at the Kapow Comic Convention in the United Kingdom over the weekend.  Comic book artists from across the industry came…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2011
Only 52 More Days Until Free Comic Book Day 2011! Can you believe it’s the 10 anniversary of Free Comic Book Day?     To find out more about Free Comic Book Day or to find a participating comic book shop near you click here!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 15, 2011
This week the gang at Wizkids are getting a little too big for their britches.  And by big, I mean GIANT.   They are at long last raising the curtain on their Giant Sized X-Men super-boosters and they have asked AFi to help.   This week there will be a series of three reveals leading…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2011
While we were at Toy Fair last week Jason and I had the good fortune to be able to sit down and chat with Ed Cato and Joe Ahearn, the keepers of the Caption Action empire. They didn’t have a booth at the show this year but they did have some prototypes in some mock…

 

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