Category Archives: Comic Books

New Partnership Yields Transformer Drift Release from Bluefin!

A partnership with the new Hong Kong-based Flame Toys has given Bluefin the rights to distribute its first figure – the Transformer Drift (as seen in the IDW comics) in North america.

The 8 inch figure features high quality die-cast construction and LED light-up displays – with more than 50 jointed linkage articulation features to allow for maximum realistic poseability.

The Drift figure will be released in January, 2018. Pre-orders are being taken.

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Dark Horse Releasing Spellbinding The Witcher Adult Coloring Book!

Dark Horse is releasing The Witcher Adult Coloring Book – with 45 pieces of brand new black and white art – an ‘essential companion to the game from CD Projekt Red.

The Witcher Adult Coloring Book will be available on November 1st. Pre-orders are being taken now.

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SDCC 2017: Dark Horse Announces Trollhunters Graphic Novel!

Guillermo Del Toro’s animated Netflix series Trollhunters is getting the graphic novel treatment from Dark Horse.

In a just-before-Comic-Con-2017 reveal, the publisher and Universal Brand Development announce Trollhunters: The Secret History of Trollkind – connecting directly to the Netflix original series from DreamWorks Animation Television,  Trollhunters: The Secret History of Trollkind explores Jim’s journey as the first human Trollhunter—defender of good Trolls.

Trollhunters: The Secret History of Trollkind – featuring a cover by comics legend Bill Sienkiewicz – goes on sale February 14, 2017, and is available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop.

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Road to San Diego Day 9: BOOM! Stoudios Announces Jim Henson’s Laybrinth 2017 Special!

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special Main Cover by Derek Kirk Kim – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios, in partnership with The Jim Henson Company, has announced the Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special, on sale in November.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special is a collection of short stories from the world of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth and will feature the work of many acclaimed creators including:  Jeff Stokely, Roger Langridge, Adam Smith, Katie Cook, Ryan Sook, Derek Kirk Kim, and more.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special comes from BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint.

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SDCC 2017: Dark Horse Presents: An Introduction To Berger Books!

Earlier this year, Dark Horse announced a new imprint, Berger Books, a new line of creator-earned books and graphic novels, from award-winning editor, Karen Berger.

In advance of San Diego Comic-Con 2017 – and the panel Introduction to Berger Books – Dark Horse announces the first four titles to be released by the new imprint: Hungry Ghosts by Anthony Bourdain and Joel Rose; Incognegro: Renaissance by  Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece; Mata Hari by Emma Beeby and Ariela Kristantina, and The Seeds by David Aja and Ann Nocenti.

Berger Books will also publish a 10th Anniversary edition of Dave Gibbons’ graphic novel The Originals – with 32 pages of ‘never-before-seen development art, process pieces, and behind the scenes extras’—all annotated by Gibbons; and a 10th Anniversary edition of Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery by Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece.

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Road to San Diego Day 8: BOOM! Studios and Nickelodeon Announce Partnership!

Rugrats #1 Main Cover by Jorge Corona – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios and Nickelodeon have announced a new partnership that gives BOOM! Studios the right to adapt the network’s animated show from the ’90s for comic books and graphic novels.

The first title under the new partnership will be Rugrats, by writer Box Brown and artist Lisa Dubois.

Rugrats is slated for release on October 18th.

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First Look: Valiant Takes Divinity to Eternity!

ETERNITY #1 (of 4) – Cover A by Jelena-Kevic Djurdjevic

This fall, two of Valiant’s most formidable creative minds unveil a new plane of existence beyond our own and unleash a universe of new worlds, new beings, and new myths… Jump into the year’s most astonishing journey as Abram Adams, the lost cosmonaut known as Divinity, travels beyond the borders of the Valiant Universe to explore the most distant frontier of imagination…to a realm only known as Eternity…

Eternity #1 (of 4) will be in comics shops on October 25th.

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Bloodshot: Salvation: Bloodshot Is The Weapon!

Valiant’s Bloodshot: Salvation is a twelve-issue limited series that tells its story across two timelines:

Now: In the arms of his beloved girlfriend Magic, Bloodshot has finally found hope for the future…in the form of the couple’s unborn child. But when Magic’s estranged family – a cruel and sadistic clan of homegrown criminals – re-emerge to lay claim to their lost daughter, Bloodshot will be pushed back to the brink of madness, mayhem, and warfare…

Soon: Eight years from today, Bloodshot’s daughter has inherited her father’s incredible abilities. Hunted by a high-tech kill squad called Omen, Jessie must hone her powers…and learn how to survive before the world is swallowed whole by the darkness that now pervades America…

Issue #1 of Bloodshot: Salvation will be in comics shops on September 20th. You can order the series as individual issues or the entire 12-issue run.

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First Look: Valiant’s War Mother!

From the irradiated jungles of South America comes Valiant Entertainment’s newest hero, War Mother.

Two millennia from today, Earth is not the hospitable home we once we knew. Ravaged by an endless onslaught of war, disaster, and time, the world is littered with desolate badlands, fortified kingdoms, and secretive enclaves where humanity still clings to life…

Now, under the leadership of the lone protector called War Mother and her sentient sniper rifle, the denizens of The Grove face a critical choice: remain where they are and die, or find a new land and flourish.

War Mother is a four-issue limited series from Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong) and Steven Segovia (Ninjak, Action Comics). The first issue will be in comics shops on August 23rd.

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Chuck Palahniuk Creates Graphic Novel You Get to Color for Dark Horse!

When is a coloring book not a coloring book?

When it’s a semi-DIY graphic novel by the author of Fight Club and a trio of highly regarded artists.

Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color, by Chuck Palahniuk – with art by Mike Norton and Steve Morris (and a gorgeous cover by Duncan Fegredo), is ‘a dark but colorful fable with aspiring immortals, an amoral banker and his despicable family, a stalker and the kind of extreme storytelling and biting social satire’ that Palahniuk’s readers have come to expect.

Legacy: An Off-Color Novella for You to Color will be in stores and comics shops on November 7th.

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When Legends Collide! Wonder Woman To Meet Conan the Barbarian!

Fan favorite Wonder Woman writer Gail Simone and Wonder Woman artist Aaron LoPresti are teaming up to tell a tale of an even mightier team up – Wonder Woman and Conan the Barbarian.

“I love crossovers, I love Wonder Woman, and being able to bring the undisputed greatest warriors of the DCU and Robert E. Howard’s Hyborian Age together for the very first time is a dream come true,” says Simone.

Wonder Woman/Conan will be in comics shops in the Fall.

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