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Here Comes The Big Guy and Rusty The Boy Robot Hardcover!

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Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot are getting the deluxe hardcover treatment from Dark Horse Comics. The series, from Frank Miller and Geof Darrow, recounted the adventures of the giant American robot, Big Guy, and his Japanese-made sidekick, Rusty the Boy Robot – and was so popular it became an animated TV series.

Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot will be released in October but you can preorder now. For details, follow the jump.

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The Fifth Beatle Graphic Novel In Trade Paperback Coming This Fall!

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Dark Horse’s New York Times Bestseller The Fifth Beatle is being released in paperback.

The Fifth Beatle details the story of the group’s manager, Brian Epstein. Written by Vivek J. Tiwary and with art by Andrew C. Robinson, and Kyle Baker, the trade paperback release of The Fifth Beatle will include never before seen material – new art and concept material by Kyle Baker; an excerpt from Vivek Tiwary’s TEDxFultonStreet talk, “The Birth of the Beatles and Impossible Dreams,” and his essay, “The Curtain Rising,” detailing Brian Epstein’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The Eisner and Harvey Award-winning The Fifth Beatle Trade Paperback Edition will be in stores on October 27th. Follow the jump for further details – including where you can pre-order.

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Haunting Choices; Impossible Consequences – Dark Horse Presents: Midnight Society: The Black Lake!

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Love pulp novels? Movie serials? Pure adventure?

Dark Horse has announced a new miniseries, Midnight Society: The Black Lake, that combines all kinds of elements from those kinds of stories: intrigue, monsters, secret agents, choices on which might hinge the fate of the world.

Midnight Society: The Black Lake introduces secret agent Matilda Finn, a modern version of those pulp heroes of yore, and, among other things, Loch Ness? Sounds pretty cool, right?

Midnight Society: The Black Lake is the first creator-owned project from Drew Edward Johnson (Wonder Woman) and will be in stores June 17th. Follow the jump for a look at the cover for issue #1 – and further details.

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BOOM! Studios Announces Sleepy Hollows: Origins!

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Now that Sleepy Hollow has completed its second season run, BOOM! Studios is helping keep that flame alive with the announcement of Sleepy Hollow: Origins, a one-shot that will deepen our knowledge of a number of characters from the series, including Ichabod Crane, Detective Abbie Mills, Jenny Mills, Henry Parrish, and the Hessian.

Sleepy Hollow: Origins will be in comics shops on April 8th. Follow the jump for more details.

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Peter Milligan Dedicates Return To 2000 AD To Late Friend!

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Writer Peter Milligan has returned to Bad Company in the pages of 2000 AD after an absence of nearly thirteen years. In so doing, he paid tribute to recently deceased Bad Company co-creator, Brett Ewins – dedicating his return to the series to Ewins.

Milligan, Ewins and Jim McCarthy created the strip in 1986 and Milligan said he hoped it would be ‘a fitting tribute to a man without whom Bad Company would never have been what it was.’

For more, follow the jump.

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Valiant Signs 9-Figure Movie/TV Partnership With DMG!

Valiant – home to a roster of over 2,000 characters including Bloodshot, Shadowman and Archer & Armstrong – has signed a partnership deal with China’s DMG.

The partnership will span motion pictures, television publishing and licensing that will see the Valiant characters mentioned above developing for the big screen and others being developed for television.

Tentpole films developed through this partnership would see simultaneous release in the U.S. and China. For further deals, follow the jump.

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VIZ Media Announces Two New Shojo Manga Titles For Year’s End!

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A vampire with a death wish hunting down the only person who can give him what he wants – which is to die; a high school romance between the unlikeliest couple stemming from a long forgotten act of kindness.

One of the joys of manga is that such different premises can and are given equal weight by fans around the world.

VIZ Media is releasing both Bloody Mary (vampire tale, available in December) and Honey So Sweet (the high school romance, available in January 2016) in North America under their Shojo Beat imprint.

For more, follow the jump.

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Rage Comics at Its Best: Checking Out the Latest and Famous Rage Comics

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Any short comic that uses pre-made cartoon face or the rage face is known as the rage comic. Usually, this expresses rage or any simple activity. These have spread much way similar to the internet memes along with others that originated through this medium. These have been characterized as the standardized and accepted form of online communication. Famous rage comics were attributed to be mediums for humorizing shared experiences while others were used for teaching English as foreign language. Just check out some rage comics online and let down your funny side.

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VIZ Media Launches Shakespeare-Inspired Requiem Of The Rose King!

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Aya Kanno’s Requiem of the Rose King follows Richard, the third son of York, who believes that, from birth, he is damned to eternal darkness. Based on/inspired by an early draft of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, Kanno’s Richard stands between worlds, between classes, between good and evil.

The first volume of Requiem of the Rose King takes place during the War of the Roses and finds Richard determined that his family should rule – but he has a secret that undo everything he desires.

VIZ Media will launch volume one of Requiem of the Rose King on March 10th. Follow the jump for further details.

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VIZ Media’s Claymore and Rosario + Vampire Get Complete Series Box Sets!

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The of the most popular manga series around – Claymore and Rosario + Vampire are getting complete series box set collections.

Norihiro Yagi’s medieval action saga Claymore’s twenty-seven volume set will also include a booklet of cover images previously unseen in North America.

Akihisa Ikeda’s supernatural high school drama, Rosario + Vampire will include all twenty-four volumes of the run’s two seasons plus an additional original mini-comic.

VIZ Media will release Claymore Complete Manga Box Series Box Set in October, while Rosario + Vampire Complete Manga Series Box Set will follow in November. For further details, follow the jump.

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BOOM! Studios Showers Us With New TPB Collections For Spring!

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For BOOM! Studios, spring means showers of trade paperback collections of some of their hottest titles: Lumberjanes Vol. 1 (above), Bee and PuppyCat Vol. 1, Translucid (complete miniseries), Clockwork Angels (complete miniseries), Thomas Alsop Vol. 1, and Cow Boy Vol. 1: A Boy and His Horse, its first time in softcover.

For details, follow the jump.

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