TweetThis week saw a number of big comic releases from Marvel and DC, but who cares when this was the week My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1 came out? PONIES, you guys! Ponies all over the place. This week I’ll be reviewing My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #1, Hellblazer #297, Gambit #6 and Masks [...]
If this weren’t such am amazing year for comics the success of My Little Pony #1 would be maybe the story of the year: how did a comics book aimed at young girls get pre-orders of over 100,000 copies? Pony madness is such that a second printing, due December 19th has already sold out, and a 3rd printing is ALREADY under way. When all is said and done—and all the variant covers are counted up—MLP #1 will be one of the best selling books of the year.
Tweet IDW’s Chloe Zuanich is heading back to her native Peru for a while, and so they are looking for a new person for the marketing department: “IDW is actively seeking discussions with Comics Marketing and PR professionals. Individuals willing to relocate to San Diego, with a background in Marketing and/or Publishing, are encouraged to [...]
Tweet In the early 90s, nothing was cooler than Ren and Stimpy, John Krisfaluci’s transgressive cartoon about mudskippers and nose goblins. And the space madness spilled over into comics with THE COMIC BOOK an oversized, newsprint comics anthology of comics by the many talented artists ar SpumCo the production company that put out R&W. Now, [...]
TweetI imagine that most people read articles about comic book sales in a darkened room, in a enclosed and private space – perhaps curtained off – so nobody can see their shame. But comics sales aren’t just for predicting cancellations – in the case of IDW’s forthcoming My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the sales [...]
TweetOn IDW’s panel today, it was announced that Fred Van Lente and Steve Kurth will be the creative team on a new #1 for G.I. Joe, coming out in February. Hopefully this one will feature all the Channing Tatum required, lest we be subjected to an 8 month delay as everybody scrambles to Tatum this [...]
TweetFresh press release! Crisp and tender. IDW have announced that writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery will return to their acclaimed Kill Shakespeare series with a new five-issue miniseries debuting in February. Andy Belanger will return as artist on the miniseries, which follows up from the previous two books in the series.
Tweet And a week of pre-NYCC announcements continues to roll out with the news that J.M. DeMatties and Vasilis Gogtzilas are teaming up for THE ADVENTURES OF AUGUSTA WIND, a new creator-owned miniseries. It’s described as a”thrillingly imaginative, all-ages miniseries, we follow the title character, young heroine Augusta Wind, across five issues of eye-popping, otherworldly [...]
TweetFresh from IDW’s Twitter account comes a teaser which makes me wonder if perhaps my computer screen is somehow laced with opiates. According to the company, apparently this January a new storyline will cross Popeye with… Mars Attacks. Look, there’s an image for it and everything, I’m not lying to you: It’s either the idea [...]
Tweet Can we all agree IDW editor Scott Dunbier has the magic touch? Not only was he long the Alan Moore Whisperer, but now he’s become the Dave Sim whisperer. Despite his antipathy towards publishers with publicists and contracts, Dave Sim has signed up with IDW to publish a color collection of Cerebus covers. These [...]
TweetBy Steve Morris IDW announced today that the second story set in the universe of Chris Roberson and Rich Ellis’ Memorial series is to be released as a digital series via Comixology. And, hey, that starts today, with the first chapter up right now. One of the most entertaining fantasy stories of the last year, the [...]
Tweet Continuing on with their blockbuster “Artists Edition” line, IDW is getting even more exclusive with a new imprint called IDW Limited which will offer books direct to consumers with editions of as few as 10 copies. The line is launching with a special edition of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Vol. 1, Change Is Constant [...]