Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 8, 2014
SXSW INTERACTIVE 2014: ComiXology also unveils the data behind Submit’s first year of transforming the comic book industry ComiXology SXSW Gaming Expo Booth #125 March 8, 2014 – New York, NY, /Austin, TX – Celebrating the one-year anniversary of comiXology Submit at SXSW today, comiXology co-founders David Steinberger (CEO) and John D. Roberts (Director of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2014
KBE_PAL_IDW_cover_800dpi_clean_bitmap.jpg Original Creators Team Up To Create 30th Anniversary Special Issue   San Diego, CA (February 24, 2013) – The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are celebrating a milestone 30th anniversary this year and the festivities are ramping up! This May, co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird karate-kick into high gear with a very special 30th Anniversary issue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2014
TMNT_Fun_Pack_Mock_new3c6735.jpg NEW TMNT MICRO COMIC FUN PACKS TO BE AVAILABLE THROUGH COMIC AND RETAIL CHANNELS San Diego, CA (January 31st, 2014) – Due to their incredible popularity, IDW announced today that it will expand its Micro Comic Fun Packs with a set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collectibles! This new set of fun packs will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
RedGiant Logo2 (BALTIMORE, MD )-(December 11, 2013) – Diamond is pleased to announce that it has formally agreed to carry Red Giant Entertainment Inc’s (QTCQB: REDG) full line of Giant-Size ad-supported free print comic books throughout their comic book specialty market network of over 2,800 stores, as well as expanding Red Giant’s existing distribution to bookstores in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
HBY20YR CVR DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES THE OFFICIAL HELLBOY 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION TO TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 22!   MILWAUKIE, OR, DECEMBER 11–March 2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of Mike Mignola’s career-defining release of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1. After the character’s somewhat humble beginnings as an eight-page feature in Dark Horse’s San Diego Comic Con Comics special,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 11, 2013
Batman1_PR_DBD.jpg IDW And The Library Of American Comics Next Team-Up!   San Diego, CA (December 11, 2013) – Renowned for its Eisner and Harvey Award-winning archival work, IDW’s The Library of American Comics will continue its collaboration with DC Entertainment by collecting the Batman’s Silver Age newspaper strips in a matching format to the Silver Age…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 10, 2013
MINDBLOWN Pardon my many-months-long blogging absence (and my obsessive overuse of hyphens) for a Not-Necessarily-Toy-Related-But-Still-Worthy Holiday Announcement … and for those looking to spread some Holiday Kindness and Cheer, this article is for you! Before you groan about yet-another ‘event’ to excuse yourself from, hear me out – you don’t actually have to attend, send money,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2013
For 72 hours, Dark Horse Digital will offer 150 single-issue Star Wars comics for $100! A savings of over $300!   November 22, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer for its digital-comics readers . . .   Feast your optic sensors on this year’s Black Friday MegaBundle. For…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
Welcome back everyone. We hope you all had lovely Halloweens where ever and how ever you spent your All Hallows Eve. Mine was great. We even dressed up the dog again this year so it was a family affair. Now we slide on into November. A time of next generation game consoles, Black Fridays and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2013
Happy Halloween everyone! Sorry this episode is a little later this week, but since we’re such a fan of the season it works out that we post this episode on “All Hallows Eve.” In this episode we discuss: That 2 minute AMAZING Bruce Timm/Zach S Superman 75th animated clip. Lou Schimer, co-founder of Filmation, passed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 17, 2013
Ninety episodes. That just doesn’t seem possible. And the saddest part is in all that time, all these episodes, all these hours… we’re still not any better at this than when we started. 🙂 But here we are once again on a Monday with an all new hour of geek speak for you all with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 15, 2013
PBS’  “SUPERHEROES NIGHT” IS TONIGHT OCTOBER 15th – Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle to be shown in one three-hour programming block, beginning at 8pm ET (check local listings) –   Host and narrator Liev SchreiberCredit: Courtesy of Stephanie Berger ARLINGTON, VA;  SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 – PBS announced today that Tuesday, October 15, 2013, is “Superheroes Night,” featuring a three-hour block dedicated to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2013
Here’s some awesome news that I’m happy to post on behalf of my old friend Scott Rogers: Thousand Oaks, CA – There’s a bug in Warner Brothers Interactive’s newest video game Scribblenauts Unmasked but it’s not the kind of bug that causes the game to crash. Instead, it’s Bedbug, the single-father superhero published by Bedbug…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2013
MMTWDSeries4TRU1 Diamond Select Toys recently unveiled the specialty assortment of Walking Dead Minimates Series 4, based on creator Robert Kirkman’s long-running horror comic which inspired the TV show of the same name. Well, now they’ve unveiled the Toys “R” Us-exclusive assortment, which features six brand-new figures based on the artwork of series artist Charlie Adlard! Based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2013
Kingdome-Come-POP-500x364 DC Entertainment’s New Digital-First Comic Featuring DC2 Interactivity Now Available for Download Holy high tech, Batman!  Today marks the release of highly anticipated new Digital-First comic BATMAN ’66 #1. The first chapter takes the digital reading experience to the next level by incorporating DC2,the latest digital reading innovation from DC Entertainment. DC2’s dynamic artwork brings…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
July 2, 2013
130702-sdcc13-exclusive-promo-459x800.jpg Staggering list has something for everyone, in a record-breaking year! San Diego, CA (July 2, 2013) – IDW Publishing is renowned for having great exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con International every year, but 2013 finds them taking it to the next level. See below for a complete list of SDCC exclusives, which promise to be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
toyfare scan This is another jumbo episode clocking in at 1 hour 45 minutes. We actually debated splitting this episode and doing one regular episode and a bonus episode just talking about “Man of Steel,” but ultimately decided to just keep it all together as it would almost be impossible to separate the two, as our thoughts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
HCF_Main_Art_2013-150x150.jpg Event promotes comic shops as great destinations for Halloween activities, shopping and fun!   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (June 17, 2013) — After the success of last year’s inaugural event, Diamond Comic Distributors is pleased to announce the return of the industry-wide collaboration known as Halloween ComicFest. This year’s event will take place at participating comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2013
An estimated 1.2 million people attended Free Comic Book Day in 2013    (BALTIMORE, MD) — (May 28, 2013) — The first Saturday in May 2013 was a busy day for participating comic shops all over the world, as retailers gave away a record-breaking 4.6 million comics in almost 2,000 different locations during Free Comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2013
DHpowers.jpg DARK HORSE DELUXE PROUDLY ANNOUNCES A NEW LINE OF COLLECTIBLES BASED ON BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS AND MICHAEL AVON OEMING’S POWERS!   APRIL 27, CHICAGO, IL–Dark Horse Deluxe, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics, has licensed rights to create figures based on Powers, a long-running creator-owned series of comics and graphic novels by writer Brian Michael…

 

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