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Comic-Con 2016: Valiant to Ship 100,000 Free Copies of Faith #1 to Retailers!

Sometimes, something really radical happens; something so unexpected it makes you think positive thoughts about the world.

The NBA pulling the All-Star game out of North Carolina for on principal is one (the league will lose money, but Charlotte will lose a ton more).

Now there’s Valiant Entertainment, which announced today that it will be shipping 100,000 copies of its breakout hit, Faith #1, to retailers for free! As in, ‘they’re on us guys.’

That is, pardon the expression, a lot of faith to show in a title – even if it is the second printing.

Follow the jump to read the press release and check out a ton of preview pages – for Faith #1 & #2 and upcoming Valiant titles Britannia, Bloodshot U.S.A., Generation Zero, Harbinger Renegades, Savage and Divinity III.

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Comic-Con 2016: No Power in the ‘Verse Can Stop the Crew of the Serenity!

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Dark Horse Comics is bringing the crew of the Serenity back for a six-issue miniseries.

In the midst of some lean times, Malcolm Reynolds and his crew learn that a friend is missing. Now, no power in the ‘verse will stop them from finding her.

Serenity: No Power in the ‘Verse #1 (of six), written by Chris Roberson) and illustrated by Georges Jeanty, will be in stores on October 26th. Follow the jump for more.

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Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios Goes Roller Derby!

The final pre-Comic-Con 2016 pit stop on BOOM! Studio’s Road to San Diego is a new title from their BOOM! Box imprint (home of the incredibly good Lumberjanes series) called SLAM!

It’s a book set in the wild world of roller derby and further details will be revealed in San Diego. The character designs are pretty cool.

Follow the jump for a recap of the announcements that comprise BOOM! Studio’s Road to San Diego.

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Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios’ Mouse Guard Gets Movie Deal!

BOOM! Studios/Archaia’s Mouse Guard, created by David Petersen, is being adapted for film.

The screenplay will be written by Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and will be produced by Drew Goddard (Cloverfield, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes). Follow the jump for more.

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Hillary & Faith Join Forces in Valiant’s Faith #5!

It may be the team-up of the century as Hillary Clinton and Faith ‘Zephyr’ Herbert meet in Valiant’s Election 2016 Special, Faith #5 – written by comics legend Louise Simonson and drawn by Pere Perez.

Follow the jump for details. Faith #5 will be in stores on November 2nd – just days before the election.

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Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios Announces Big Trouble in Little China Game!

The latest announcement from BOOM! Studios’ Road to San Diego series is that the publisher has partnered with Everything Epic, Flipside Design Studio and 20th Century Fox consumer Products to bring you into the world of Jack Burton via a Big Trouble in Little China game that is scheduled to be released in 2017.

Details follow the jump – and you know what Jack Burton says…

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Critically Acclaimed Graphic Novel Bio of Muhammad Ali Coming to North America!

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Dark Horse is bringing the acclaimed French graphic novelization of the life of Muhammad Ali – simply entitled Muhammad Ali – to North America.

Written by Sybille Titeux and drawn by Amazing Ameziane, this graphic novel follows Ali from his beginning as Cassisus Clay through to his battle with Parkinson’s Disease – highlighting his achievements in and out of the ring.

Muhammad Ali will be in stores on October 26th.

Dark Horse Sets Crime Thriller Dead Inside for December!

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Writer John Arcudi (Rumble, The Creep, B.P.R.D.) and artist Toni Fejzula (Cthulu, Lobster Johnson, Veil) are combining for a new, creator-owned crime fiction series, called Dead Inside, to be published by Dark Horse Comics.

Dead Inside follows Detective Linda Caruso of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office – which investigates crimes inside county jails. With a limited number of suspects, you might think such cases would be reasonably easy to solve – but not this one…

Dead Inside features covers by Dave Johnson and the first issue (of five) will be in stores on December 21st. More details follow the jump.

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Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios Unveils Warlord of Appalachia!

In a second U.S. Civil War, The New Confederacy is defeated, but Kentucky remains apart, not recognizing U.S. sovereignty.

In a action ordered by the president of the new United States, the 13-year old son of a mechanic and former MMA fighter is kidnapped – causing him to become the first Warlord of Appalachia.

Written by Philip Kennedy Johnson (Last Sons of America) and drawn by newcomer Jonas Scharf, Warlord of Appalachia will be in stores in October. For more details, and character sketches by Scharf, follow the jump

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Top Indie Director Ben Wheatley Owes His Success To 2000 AD!

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Ben Wheatley has carved out quite a resume in movies (Kill List, High-Rise) and TV (Doctor Who), but still maintains that he owes his success to reading 2000 AD (home of Judge Dredd, ABC Warriors, and more).

Wheatley talks about his career with host Michael Molcher on the current edition of the 2000 AD Thrill-Cast podcast. Follow the jump for more.

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Comic-Con 2016: BOOM! Studios To Publish Steve Orlando’s Namesake!

Steve Orlando (Midnighter, Virgil, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) has one new series premiering in 2016 – Namesake – and it’s for BOOM! Studios.

The series is about the strange mission for a young man named Jordan Molossus: he must deliver the remains of his fathers to their final resting place – is is on a world that interconnects with Earth for only seven days, every seven years!

For Namesake, Orlando is teaming with artist Jakub Rebelka – whose art can be seen in the cover for Namesake #1, posted above. Follow the jump for Rebelka’s character designs and more details on Namesake. Namesake will be in stores in October.

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