According to a story in USA Today, Marvel Comics will be distributing one million copies of a special edition New Avengers comic book to forces serving in the United States military worldwide. The first 150,000 copies of the print run will go to troops stationed in the Middle East. A special reception at the Pentagon […]
Writer J.M. DeMatteis and artist Mike Ploog have updated Newsarama.com on their upcoming Stardust Kid comic book mini-series and the planned series of Abadazad novels coming from Disney’s Hyperion Books imprint. The Stardust Kid is a five-issue mini-series scheduled to debut in May, and the Abadazad novels should be released by spring 2006.
A news report from Springfield, OR, reveals that a naked woman tore up an original Peanuts comic strip and flushed it down her toilet. The strip was owned by her neighbor, who believed it to be worth as much as $90,000. No motive was discerned by the police, and the strip was not recovered. (Via […]
Writer Paul Storrie (Justice League Adventures, Gotham Girls) and artist EricJ (Rex Mundi) have been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about Revisionary, their new series coming in June from Moonstone Comics about a psychic charlatan who acquires genuine precognitive abilities. Several pages of unlettered preview art are included with the interview.
In July, Marvel Comics will release a series of black-and-white digest comics that will reprint classic early issues of their iconic superhero characters. Each digest will retail for $1 and contain 64 pages. The digests will feature the earliest stories of Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, the Hulk, and the X-Men.