Category Archives: Comic Books

Ninja-K – Enter Doctor Mirage!

Colin King aka Ninjak has come to the realization that he’s in over his head after the events of Ninja-K #6 – so he’s putting a team together. A team that includes Doctor Mirage – who pushes the limits of his beliefs by introducing him to her late husband – a ghost who lives in the Deadside.

Ninja-K #7 will be in comics shops on May 16th.

If you haven’t been following the events of Ninja-K, Ninja-K Vol. 1 collects the first six issues of the series and is on sale now.

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One More Time Dept.: FX Orders Y: The Last Man Pilot!

Brian Vaughn’s 60-issue epic sci-fi comic, Y: The Last Man, is getting another shot at becoming a TV series.

FX has ordered a pilot for the series – in which all of the men are dead. But one.

Melina Matsoukas will direct the pilot, which will be produced by FX Productions.

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Babymetal Inspires Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal Graphic Novel!

Japanese metal dance unit Babymetal is becoming a graphic novel from Z2 Comics.

Babymetal is a unique mix of J-pop/dance vocals and heavy, HEAVY metal backup. The band’s hits include Gimme Chocolate, Megitsune and KARATE – and their work has been lauded by Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Guns N’ Roses’ Slash and Rob Zombie.

Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal is a collaboration between Z2 Comics, Hollywood film/TV production company Amuse Group USA, and BABYMETAL’s producer KOBAMETAL and is slated for a fall release.

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News from DC’s Wondercon Publisher Panel – Sandman Universe, new Justice League and Teen Titans!

Yesterday, DC Universe held their first ever live stream from Wondercon. I wish more companies would stream their panels, makes my life so much easier! Stream gave us lots of interesting tidbits on the brand new Sandman Universe, new Justice League and Teen Titan books and we found out that the Joker is not going to be happy about Batman’s upcoming nuptials. Honestly, I’m sick to death of the Joker and have no desire to read that one. Batman Metal will also conclude this week and will have big repercussions throughout the Universe. Check out the full press release.

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FremantleMedia North America Set To Bring Astro City To Television!

Astro city cover gallery by Alex Ross – Courtesy of FremantleMedia North America.

FremantleMedia North America, the studio behind the acclaimed American Gods TV series, has obtained the rights to Astro City – a creator owned comic series that has garnered dozens of awards in its two decades plus run.

The pilot will be co-written by series creator Kurt Busiek and Rick Alexander.

Astro City: A Visitor’s Guide cover – Courtesy of FremantleMedia North America.

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Dark Horse Releasing Incredibles 2 Graphic Novel & Miniseries!

Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Crisis in Mid-Life! & Other Stories #1 cover by Gurihiru

Dark Horse will release an original graphic novel – Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Heroes at Home; and an original three-issue miniseries – Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Crisis in Mid-Life! & Other Stories, this summer.

Heroes at Home will find Dash and Violet doing their best to help out at home while their mom and dad – Mr. and Mrs. Incredible – take on new and very different jobs;  Crisis in Mid-Life! & Other Stories #1 contains part 1 of “Crisis in Mid-Life!,” part 1 of “Bedtime Story,” and a standalone Jack-Jack story.

Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Heroes at Home goes on sale on June 12, 2018; Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2: Crisis in Mid-Life! & Other Stories goes on sale on July 11th.

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and National Coalition Against Censorship Release a Comic Book to Help Protect Students’ Rights!

Advocacy groups Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and National Coalition Against Censorship have released a new comic book to help protect students’ rights in light of millions of American students asserting their First Amendment rights in protests across the country.

Be Heard! is a free comic by cartoonist Kai Texel that outlines best practices to help kids assert their rights to speech, protest, assembly and petition, warns about risks, and provides resources to get more help.

Be Heard! is available for free from CBLDF & NCAC.

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BOOM! Studios Celebrates Power Rangers’ 25th Anniversary With Special Issue!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special Main Cover by Steve Morris – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

Fans of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers will be able to celebrate their 25th Anniversary with an oversized comic featuring stories by top comics creators like Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim), Joe Quinones (America), Sina Grace (Iceman), Marcus To (Guardians of the Galaxy), and more.

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Anniversary Special #1 will be available in June.

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Eisner Winner Adapting Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories for Dark Horse!

Mark Buckingham – Eisner Award-winner for his work on Fables – is adapting four prose short stories by Neil Gaiman for Dark Horse.

Buckingham (Fables), will adapt and illustrate the stories Looking for the Girl, Foreign Parts, Closing Time, and Feeders and Eaters.

Likely Stories will be in comics shops on August 29th – and bookstores everywhere on September 11th.

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Dark Horse Announces Release Date for First Mysticons Graphic Novel!

When the animated series Mysticons premiered in 2017, Dark Horse and the show’s production company, Nelvana, announced a publishing agreement to produce a series of graphic novels based on the show.

Dark Horse will release Myticons Vol. 1 – a contemporary urban fantasy about four girls from different walks of life who are transformed into the legendary Mysticons – on August 8th It is available now for pre-orders.

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Valiant Collects Entire Harbinger Wars in Massive Compendium!

Valiant has collected the entire first years of Harbinger and Bloodshot, along with the Harbinger Wars event series in one 750 page monster: Harbinger Wars Compendium – to be released on May 2nd, leading into the May 2nd release of Harbinger Wars 2: Prelude #1.

Then, on May 30th, Harbinger Wars 2 brings the entire Valiant roster into this year’s event series to face their biggest threat yet – the government!

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