Fox orders League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV pilot with eye to series

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You know how warm and cuddly and special Alan Moore gets when they makes movies from his work? Well imagine how happy and chipper he’ll be if there is a weekly League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV show on Fox. THR is reporting that Fox—which produced the generally petrifyingly awful LOEG movie, a film so misguided […]

SDCC ’13: Kazuo Koike is Dark Horse’s Guest of Honor!

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Comics god alert! Writer Kazuo Koike is one of the all time greats of comics—an Eisner Hall of Famer who is the author of Lone Wolf and Cub, Crying Freeman, Samurai Executioner and evan an X-men comic or two. And with New Lone Wolf and Cub coming out from Dark Horse, they are bringing the […]

Advance Review: Ballistic #1 by Adam Egypt Mortimer & Darick Robertson

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Hmm, could this be the next Saga? You may recall our sneak peak at Ballistic #1 last month – the new comic from Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson hits the shelves tomorrow, and if you haven’t pre-ordered you might struggle to get a hold of it in the rush.

Ales Kot leaves Suicide Squad, sticks with Zero

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When his name was missing from October’s solicits as writer of Suicide Squad, and Matt Kindt’s was on, people naturally wondered is Ales Kot was gone from DC? He confirmed it on Tumblr: Since the solicitations for October’s DC titles came out, I was repeatedly asked if I am no longer writing Suicide Squad. Yes, […]

Why Nicola Scott’s Batman statue matters

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Can you name your top five female Batman artists? Yesterday DC solicited four new statues and one figure for January 2014. Among that list is Nicola Scott’s Batman Black and White Earth 2 statue design.

How much content should you get for $2.99?

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Back in the old days of the mid 2000s, comic fans could pick up any standard comic book issue for $2.99. It was the nailed-down price, and for that money they’d get 22 pages. Since those halcyon days wilted, however, more and more we find that we’re paying $3.99 for fewer pages than that. What […]

Orson Scott Card waves a sullen white flag on gay marriage to thwart ‘Ender’s Game’ boycott

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Controversial jacket-holding author Orson Scott Card has finally commented on the proposed boycott of ENDER’S GAME, the tentpole SF movie based on his work launching this fall. Card has been on the hot seat over his 2008 comments opposing gay marriage, and his involvement as a board member for the National Organization for Marriage, which […]

Valiant Hire Alejandro Arbona as Associate Editor

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Another of the editors laid off by Marvel in 2011 has found a new home at Valiant, as editor Alejandro Arbona (who worked on books including Invincible Iron Man and Casanova) has been announced as a new associate editor for the company. This comes as a crushing blow to The Beat, because that last sentence […]

Amazon launches its own comics imprint, Jet City Comics

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I’d been hearing about this in whispers for a little while now, and just in case its recent activities hadn’t tipped you off that Amazon had an interest in graphic novels, this makes it official. Amazon is publishing comics. They’re launching with the kind of fantasy/SF book friendly line-up reminiscent of surviving GN efforts at […]

George Perez, now exclusive to Boom, the latest to leave corporate comics

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And yet another. Or is it a repeat, as artist George Perez had some words back in the day when he left the New 52 Superman? Anyway, new day, and a new exclusive creator at Boom, with new projects on the horizon, as he told CBR: Q: That said, I don’t doubt that a creator […]

Bibbles ‘n’ Kits, 7/9/13: My #1 Most Important Tip For Comic-Con

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The kibbles have gotten totally out of hand. § First off, I had this site bookmarked for a while: Work Made For Hire, clearing house of information on contracts, negotiation and much more stuff ALL freelancers and employers should have in mind. Perhaps it would pique your interest to see a story called Ghost Rider […]

More Details Emerge About Antony Johnston/Chris Mitten’s UMBRAL

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Image had a lot of guests pop up at their expo to reveal new titles, but Eric Stephenson’s keynote speech also made a number of other announcements, which haven’t yet been reported quite so widely. Amongst them was the announcement of a series which has been trailed extensively through various Image comics over the last […]