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NYCC 2017: ARMS Comic Book Coming In 2018

by Peter Paltridgeon October 5, 2017
Now that Dark Horse and Nintendo have established a publishing partnership thanks to the big Zelda artbooks, what’s next? How about a graphic novel based on Nintendo’s youngest property? Dark Horse announced today they are partnering with Nintendo to produce a series of graphic novels based on the Switch fighting game ARMS. Characters like Spring […]

NYCC 2017: Faith Erin Hicks Joins Avatar Comic Staff

by Peter Paltridgeon October 5, 2017
What will happen next in Dark Horse’s Avatar: The Last Airbender continuation series? And what will it look like now that the original team is departing? Until now the Airbender comics have been written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by the artist team Guruhiru. Today EW broke the news that starting next year, Faith […]

Boom Studios To Produce New Rocko’s Modern Life Adventures

by Peter Paltridgeon September 18, 2017
Could there possibly be more new Rocko-related material coming our way than previously assumed? The wallaby is already returning to TV — is he coming back to comics too? Boom Studios will be resurrecting the world of O-Town this December in the first issue of their regular Rocko’s Modern Life series. Though the revival in […]
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Marvel Unlimited Expands Its Library In August

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2017
What’s the name of that place you can go to get thousands of Marvel comics beamed into your phone or tablet? It’s Marvel Unlimited, and it’s expanding in August with over fifty new issues, in addition to the 20,000+ that are already there. What’s being added this month? Marvel sent us a comprehensive list. It’s […]

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Archie’s Sonic The Hedgehog Comic Is Officially Cancelled

by Peter Paltridgeon July 19, 2017
This is the way the hedgehog goes…not with a Sonic Boom but a whimper. Archie’s Sonic the Hedgehog comic book, one of the longest-running comics featuring a licensed character in history, has met its anticlimactic end six months after an abrupt hiatus. Both Sonic and its spinoff title Sonic Universe were stalled in January of […]
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Archie Once Wanted To Make A Metroid Comic

by Peter Paltridgeon June 1, 2017
At the moment, Archie Comics’ long-running Sonic the Hedgehog comic is on hiatus for unknown and unexplained reasons. A few years ago, though, the company looked into expanding its video-game-inspired line beyond just Sonic. Artist Steven Butler, who has illustrated issues of Sonic the Hedgehog, revealed some concept art to the Web today that depicted […]

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DC’s Experimental Mash-Up Unites Superheroes With Looney Tunes

by Peter Paltridgeon February 17, 2017
It wasn’t that long ago that DC announced some crazy experimental titles that used old Hanna-Barbera characters in radically different ways. Titles like Future Quest and Scooby Apocalypse got reactions of bafflement from the press (including from us) but when the actual books came out, they weren’t half bad. Mark Russell’s take on The Flintstones […]
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Witchblade Being Adapted For Television Yet Again

by Peter Paltridgeon January 20, 2017
Now that Grimm is winding down its run, NBC is looking into replacing it with another cop show that uses supernatural elements…and THR reports they’re looking at adapting the Image/Top Cow property Witchblade. Sony Pictures Television holds the rights and is working on a pilot with Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries) as executive producer and […]

Ask Comics About Their Feminist Acceptance

by Peter Paltridgeon October 26, 2016
Chelsea Cain, former columnist for The Oregonian and best-selling novel writer, has been trying her hand at the comics industry for the past eight months, penning the scripts for a new series based around the SHIELD spy Mockingbird. Unfortunately it only lived eight issues, and the eighth and final one was just released. Critics loved […]
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SDCC 2016: Read These ComiXology Comics While You Can

by Peter Paltridgeon July 21, 2016
For the uninitiated, ComiXology Unlimited is a subscription service ComiXology provides that allows the user to consume all the comic book pages he or she can eat, for $5.99 a month. Today, just because it’s Comic-Con time, the digital comic distributor is offering unlimited access to recent issues of some popular titles — but only […]