New DC projects announced for Marcus To and Bernard Chang

With the Huntress mini-series coming to it’s conclusion in March, DC Comics has announced that artist Marcus To will be taking over the artistic reins on Batwing with the 9th issue. Bernard Chang returns as artist of DC Comics Presents with it’s 9th issue, for a story arc that focuses on the daughter of DC… Read More New DC projects announced for Marcus To and Bernard Chang

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New Comics – In Stores 2/1/2012

PREVIEWSworld.com New Releases Shipping 2/1/2012 Every Wednesday, PREVIEWSworld.com provides a list of comics, graphic novels and other pop-culture merchandise arriving this week to your local comic shop. Please check with your retailer for availability, as not all new releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time.

So it’s true…. DC Announces “Before Watchmen”

Rumoured for months, DC has officially announced the 2012 initiative to revive the Watchmen as an expanded franchise beyond the original Alan Moore/Dave Gibbons/John Higgins mini-series and best-selling graphic novel with a series of interconnected prequel mini-series. Darwyn Cooke is involved and is doing a six-issue Minutemen mini-series, as well as writing a 4-issue Silk… Read More So it’s true…. DC Announces “Before Watchmen”

Jeff Lemire to take over the writing duties on Justice League Dark for DC

Just announced by DC Comics Following the JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK/I,VAMPIRE crossover in issues 7 & 8, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK will have a new writer. Beginning with issue #9, superstar Jeff Lemire (ANIMAL MAN, SWEET TOOTH) will be taking over the reins. We asked Lemire about following the sage Peter Milligan and what he’s got planned… Read More Jeff Lemire to take over the writing duties on Justice League Dark for DC

Cover and solicitation for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke – Coming April 2012

Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score Darwyn Cooke (w & a & c) Fresh from his Eisner Award-winning efforts on The Hunter and The Outfit, Darwyn Cooke now sets his steely sights on The Score, the classic Richard Stark Parker novel from 1964. â€¨Parker becomes embroiled in a plot with a dozen partners in crime to pull… Read More Cover and solicitation for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke – Coming April 2012

The Start of an Era? As Dragon Lady Comics closes — “The Comic Book Lounge and Gallery” opens

For a number of readers and collectors, Dragon Lady Comics was their local comics outlet – they placed their orders and picked up their new comics and graphic novels there every week or every couple of weeks, and it was also a popular haunt for the many creators based in the area. Dragon Lady  stayed… Read More The Start of an Era? As Dragon Lady Comics closes — “The Comic Book Lounge and Gallery” opens

Friday the 13th Update

Sorry about the lack of updates this week, so much has been going on with… well, everything this week. Between the announcement of the guest list for the March Toronto ComiCon, plans and coordination for Fan Expo Vancouver in April, the Dragon Lady closing and all of the related press coverage that has been getting,… Read More Friday the 13th Update

Koyama Press in 2012

PRESS RELEASE (Courtesy of Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources) 2011 was a breakout year for Koyama Press that saw the publisher win 2011’s Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Comic Book Publisher, in a field of nominees that included Canadian publishing luminaries such as Drawn & Quarterly, and several of the publisher’s titles won major… Read More Koyama Press in 2012

Tom Fowler on Hulk: Season One, Ramon Perez on John Carter: The Gods of Mars in 2012

Tom Fowler will be illustrating the Fred Van Lente written Hulk: Season One graphic novel. Comic Book Resources caught up with Fowler and Van Lente for some details. Tom Fowler: Personally I’m a huge fan of the OGN model. The idea of getting a book and a larger complete story is very, very appealing to… Read More Tom Fowler on Hulk: Season One, Ramon Perez on John Carter: The Gods of Mars in 2012

Saskatoon’s Riley Rossmo tackles zombie horror for Image Comics with Rebel Blood

For Immediate Release: Image Comics Introduces Rebel Blood, a Zombie Story Like No Other December 9, 2011 — “Save yourself. Stay in the woods. Pray it hasn’t reached the wolves… and keep your gun loaded.” All he knows about what has happened to the world as he knew it has been left in an ominous… Read More Saskatoon’s Riley Rossmo tackles zombie horror for Image Comics with Rebel Blood

McElderry Books to publish Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories

Simon & Shuster’s Margaret K. McElderry Books has purchased the publication rights to Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories which will feature her 2011 Joe Shuster Award-winning webcomics and other “Halloween-themed” work, in a manner the publisher says will be evocative of Grimm’s Fairy Tales. No publication date was announced, but given… Read More McElderry Books to publish Emily Carroll’s His Face All Red and Other Stories