SAILOR TWAIN hyped on the Today Show

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Tweet Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Is no place safe from comics? Authors David Baldacci (Absolute Power) and Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) appeared on The Today Show to pick 10 holiday books and one of those Flynn picked was the graphic novel Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel. Flynn […]

Kirkman: digital has not cannibalized print sales

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Tweet This quote from Robert Kirkman has been making the rounds, but it’s well worth circulating some more: as digital WALKING DEAD sales rise, print stays level. Is this only applicable to media phenomenon THE WALKING DEAD? Like Kirkman, we’ve seen evidence that it is not. I don’t really know the hard numbers off the […]

Devil’s Due Entertainment is back with new pubs, goals

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Tweet 90s/00s publisher Devil’s Due has been on the bench for a while following cash flow problems and the loss of most of its top titles—The GI Joe license, which Devils Due pioneered, went to IDW, and so forth. However, no one in comics ever really goes away, and they’ve just launched a new website […]

HYPE AND PREVIEW: Joe Palooka #1

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Tweet The venerable comics strip character Joe Palooka has been remade into a modern day MMA fighter in JOE PALOOKA #1 on sale today from IDW and here’s an exclusive preview. The comic already has support from the UFC and other MMA fans—as we’ve pointed out several times, MMA and comics are a natural combo, […]

Must See: The 1992 X-Men Cartoon Intro in stop motion

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Tweet Wow, come crazy nutters spent four months and 4000 photos to make this action figure stop motion recreation of the 1992 X-men cartoon’s opening. That bit where Logan morphs in Wolverine– TOTALLY BOSS. It’s the work of Kyle Roberts and Nathan Poppe, who have made several other stop motion intro sequences which you can […]

Shelly Bond promoted to Executive Editor of Vertigo; Dennis and Doyle upped

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TweetAs expected, following the departure of Vertigo founder Karen Berger, remaining editors Shelly Bond, Will Dennis and Mark Doyle have been promoted, with Bond ascending to Executive Editor. After nearly 20 years at the imprint,  its safe to say no one knows Vertigo better than Bond. Despite all the eulogies over Vertigo when Berger left, […]

Last minute shopping advice: Hazarai!

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TweetHere’s a new social media/commerce site that has an interface geared at people who collect: Hazarai!. Let’s call it Etsy meets eBay for nerds—you can list stuff you want to sell with no fees. They also have a blog with such useful content as a holiday gift guide, a good interview with David Lloyd about […]

Keatinge and Campbell talk about the end of GLORY

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Tweet The Image remake of the Extreme Studios comics line as a HEAVY METAL-infused SF line has been one of the funner things about the past year in comics, but one title, GLORY, is ending after 12 issues. The cover is above and creators Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell supply an exit interview at ComicsAlliance: […]