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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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Darwyn Cooke Passes Away At The Age Of 53

by Peter Paltridgeon May 14, 2016
Yesterday we reported that celebrated comic artist Darwyn Cooke had gone into palliative care following an advanced and aggressive stage of cancer. Unfortunately, those cells had him by the throat and he did not last another 24 hours. “We regret to inform you that Darwyn lost his battle with cancer early this morning at 1:30 […]

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Believe It Or Not, A New Chapter Of “Bone” Is Coming Out

by Peter Paltridgeon May 4, 2016
Jeff Smith’s legendary comic book epic “Bone” was pretty straightforward, with a beginning, middle and end, though the story took over a decade to illustrate to completion (and it’s taking significantly longer to manifest as a movie). The comic ended in the late 2000’s. Now, suddenly, surprise — there’s another chapter. Called “Bone: Coda,” it’s […]

Next Omakase Box Takes To The Stage With Vocaloid Characters

by Grant Whiteon February 3, 2016
Following on from entries covering Kill la Kill and Naruto, the third merchandise box in Viewster’s bi-monthly subscription service will focus on the cast of the Vocaloid games/multi-media franchise. Shipping March 25th the next Omakase box will include a range of exclusive merchandise focussed around popular characters including Hatsune Miku and Megurine Luka. This includes […]

The CW Picks Up Riverdale For Pilot

by Alex Beanon January 30, 2016
The CW network has picked up “Riverdale” for a pilot episode this year and potential series next year. “Riverdale” – the hometown of the iconic “Archie” comic book series – is set in the present day and based on the Archie Comics characters, primarily Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and their friends, who explore small town […]

DC Publishing New Reinventions Of Classic Hanna-Barbera Characters

by Peter Paltridgeon January 28, 2016
Look out, cartoon traditionalists: DC is about to revise and revamp the most beloved cartoons of the Baby Boomer generation for the 21st century. The results have been published by Entertainment Weekly, and……If there was ever a time for George Takei to walk into the room and utter his deepest, bellowing “Oh MYYYYYYY,” it’s now. […]

MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]

Viewster Offering Omakase Subscription With Bonus Entry To Otakon 2016 Convention

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Viewster are currently taking subscription orders for their second Omakase box, themed around Naruto. But for a limited time not only will subscribers receive all the perks of a standard Omakase subscription including a box of exclusive merchandise and exclusive digital content, they’ll also receive free entry to Otakon 2016. Simply take out a subscription […]

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ROM The Space Knight Returns On Free Comic Book Day

by Peter Paltridgeon December 14, 2015
Earlier this year during New York City Comic-Con, comic book publisher IDW teased a few new projects by showing only their logos — and one of those logos was for ROM the Space Knight. ROM was a character originally designed as a Hasbro toy, and might’ve been forgotten back in the 70’s (since he didn’t […]

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimate Collection” Vol. 6 Contents Revealed

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2015
IDW has revealed the contents, preliminary cover art, and expected arrival date of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimate Collection Vol. 6 hardcover. The series reprints the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comics, with volume 5 originally planned to conclude the run of the original creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Volume 6 will contain […]