STRAY BULLETS back from Image with collected edition, #41 a new series and digital previews

StrayBullets_Preview_4.jpg

You can purchase all 40 issues of David Lapham’s seminal STRAY BULLETS right now from Comixology. And more to come, including a 1200 page compdium, a new series and the long lost issue #41. Details here.

Image teases return of David Lapham’s Stray Bullets

unnamed-3.jpg

Image has just released a teaser image with the Stray Bullets logo from David Lapham’s self-published comic of the same name. Last published in 2005, over 40 issues, Lapham’s black and white comic (with occasional color reserved for fantasy sequences) was an often brutal and stark tales of crime and low lifes. Since it went away, it hasn’t been available, so a return of new or reprinted stories would be good news. Developing…

Preview and Tribute: Gødland #37 wraps up Casey and Scioli’s cosmic journey

godlandfin_cover.jpg

GØDLAND #37 by Joe Casey and Tom Scioli is out this week, and just in case you didn’t pick it up yesterday, here’s some art that will make you change your mind. This last, double-sized issue comes out over a year since issue #36, and so long after the book debuted in 2005. I think […]

Great moments in comics marketing 2013

tpeye_02_big.jpg

The other day I was prepping for a talk on marketing at an NYU publishing class, and reached out to the Twitosphere to ask what were “the notable comics marketing success stories over the last year” and the Twitosphere responded with a bunch of smart and savvy suggestions:

tumblr_mwhkxdrPAo1s88hido1_1280

Nice Art

http://comicsbeat.com/132991/

Image announces another Image Expo for January 9

IE_2014_PR_web.jpg

Yikes, the 2014 comics calendar just got a new event to get it off to a bangin’ start: the third Image Expo, to be held January 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. From the looks of things it will be another big media and fan event, as was the last one, held […]

Diamond: DC, Marvel and Image all won something in October sales charts

dollar-share.png

It was kinda a three-way tie in October’s sale charts, according to Diamond’s just released statistics. THE WALKING DEAD #115 was the best selling comic, but DC won the units battle, 31.02% to Marvel’s 30.47%, behind The Sandman: Overture #1 and Batman #24. Marvel won the DOLLARS chart, however, 33.63% to 33.15%, thanks to strong […]

Image Offer an Invitation for 11th November

invitation

Image have stepped up with some smart marketing over the last few months, and today sees a darned intriguing teaser release from the company. Simply, it’s this — What are they up to? If I were a guessing man – and let’s be honest, that’s basically all I ever do – then I’d suggest this […]

NYCC ’13: The East of West Panel with Hickman and Dragotta

201310150407.jpg

By Jeffrey O. Gustafson Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta, the co-creators of the hit Image series East of West, held a panel in front of a packed audience of appreciative fans Saturday at New York Comic Con. Image Comics’ Director of Business Development Ron Richards moderated the panel, with Dragotta showing up just as things […]

NYCC ’13: The Chew Panel

201310120345.jpg

by Jeffrey O. Gustafson Friday at New York Comic Con, creators John Layman and Rob Guillory talked to several hundred fans of their hugely entertaining, humorous, action-drama series Chew.   They talked about upcoming issues in the current stoyline. Next month’s Issue 38 will be Colby/Savoy focused and set in the FDA prison. Additionally, writer […]

NYCC 13: Kirkman & Azaceta Launch Outcast at Image

1381249887.jpg

Well here’s what Image was teasing all week: a new horror series by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta called Outcast. The Beat was not able to make the press call for this (yes not even for Robert Kirkman, sob) but our pals at CBR have the skinny: “I’ve been working in TV for a while, […]

NYCC ’13: Comixology offers signings and giveaways

9cFwOFY

  Free stuff and signings with Doug Braithwaite, Larry Hama and more! Take comics further this New York Comic Con 2013 at the comiXology booth (#1928) with a host of exclusive giveaways, signings, offers and panels happening all convention long.  ComiXology has produced in conjunction with Image Comics, IDW Publishing and Valiant a series […]

NYCC ’13: Road War – Boom Vs Valiant Vs Image Vs Dark Horse

valiantcar

Valiant’s editors were talking about something strange on Twitter yesterday. Boom’s editors were doing the same today. They kept going on about cars and something called #NYCCKOTR, which nobody would explain when I asked about it. Well! Today this weird list of letters has been revealed to be New York Comic Con: King of the […]

Image unveils complete Walking Dead #115 cover

TheWalkingDead115_Revealed.jpg

 Not content with celebrating the 100th issue, Image and The Walking Dead are now ramping up for the 10th anniversary of the bleak, flesh eating mega-hit. #115, the 10th anniversary issue, will have a bunch of variant covers by Charlie Adlard, colored by Dave Stewart, that add up to the complete image seen above. It’s […]

Ben Templesmith: “I’m alive.”

201309051851.jpg

When the story broke about J. Michael Straczynski replacing Ben Templesmith with CP Smith, as artist on his Image series Ten Grand after Templesmith went into extreme radio silence, many wondered if Templesmith was okay. We reached out to him and he emailed back to say he had apologized to JMS, and the communication breakdown […]

Fraction and Zdarsky unveil their Sex Criminals

sexcriminals01-17.jpg

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky are collaborating on a new Image ongoing about two people who can stop time when they have sex. We’ll have more of the nitty gritty from Fraction and Zdarsky in a bit. but here’s the SFW preview released by Image.