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Marvel Zombies HC Sells Out and Gets Second Printing

Marvel Zombies HC Sells Out and Gets Second Printing

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 26, 2006

From the press release (the images are of the new cover to the hardcover trade and the issue that it’s an homage of):The surprise smash hit Marvel Zombies continues its selling frenzy as the recently released Marvel Zombies HC has sold out.  Collecting all five issues of the limited series along with the covers from [...]

Fear Agent Moves from image to Dark Horse

Fear Agent Moves from image to Dark Horse

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 26, 2006

From the press release: It’s been over a year since the world first met Heath Huston, a first class drunk and interplanetary alien exterminator. Now, after gathering a successful following of readers, Rick Remender’s Fear Agent comes to Dark Horse. Break-out talent, Rick Remender (Strange Girl, Sea of Red) teams with Eisner nominated artist Tony Moore (The [...]

Ignored Independents: “The Surrogates”

Ignored Independents: “The Surrogates”

By Outhouse Staff in Reviews on September 20, 2006

The Surrogates Written by Robert Venditti Illustrated by Brett Weldele Published by Top Shelf US$19.99 Reviewed by john lewis I think the word “must-read” is thrown around too often. There might be a story out there that’s a “must-read” solely based on it being different than normal. With that said, The Surrogates is a must-read. It is a story that is [...]

Ignored Independents: “Phonogram 1-2

Ignored Independents: “Phonogram 1-2

By Outhouse Staff in Reviews on September 20, 2006

Phonogram #1-2 Written by Kieron Gillen Illustrated by Jamie McKelvie Published by Image Review by L’Indépendant Music snobbery and comic snobbery meet in Phonogram. Take one part Harvey Pekar and mix in one part Rob Gordon on the prowl, and you get David Kohl, our pseudoprotagonist or anti-hero of sorts. This story is about how music is magic, and [...]

Ignored Independents: “Johnny Repeat Vol. 1: The End of the Way that Was”

Ignored Independents: “Johnny Repeat Vol. 1: The End of the Way that Was”

By Outhouse Staff in Reviews on September 20, 2006

Johnny Repeat Vol. 1: The End of the Way that Was Written by Jason James Illustrated by Paul Azaceta, Fabio Cobiaco, Bruno D’Angelo, Mark Dos Santos, Geof Isherwood and Noel Tuazon Published by Citizen Press US$12.95 Reviewed by john lewis I was at a comic book store this past weekend and wanted to get something rare, indie, or by Vertigo. As [...]

News on Dan Slott’s Secret Post-Civil War Project

News on Dan Slott’s Secret Post-Civil War Project

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 15, 2006

I just had to share this as I am literally smiling with glee with the hints Dan Slott is giving about his post-Civil War project. From Newsarama so enjoy: So yeah – Dan Slott’s post Civil War book at Marvel…what’s it about, who’s in it, where does it take place? Hey – did we mention that Dan Slott [...]

Teen Titans Movie Reminder

Teen Titans Movie Reminder

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 15, 2006

Tonight, Friday the 15th, the Teen Titans movie Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo will debut on the Cartoon Network at 7:30 pm. The show will be a continuation of the cartoon show and feature the original Titans, Robin, Starfire, Cyborg, Beast Boy, and Raven.

Mostow Selected as Sub-Mariner Director

Mostow Selected as Sub-Mariner Director

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 14, 2006

From Newsarama: Put a Sub-Mariner (“sub MARE-i-NER” let’s all start saying it correctly since, you know, a movie is coming and all) on the list of Marvel’s upcoming movies, and this time, write it in pen, not pencil…like last time, apparently. According to Variety, Jonathan (Terminator 3) Mostow has been signed by Universal Pictures to rewrite [...]

DC Direct 52 Action Figures

DC Direct 52 Action Figures

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 13, 2006

From ToyFare’s web site: What do the Internet and DC’s hit series 52 have in common? They’re both so fast-paced that the status quo is changing constantly! That’s why when we world-premiered the first two figures (Batwoman and Isis) from DC Direct’s May 2007-shipping wave of 52 figures here, we reported the lineup would be Batwoman, Isis, [...]

A Bit Haywire from Viper Comics

A Bit Haywire from Viper Comics

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 13, 2006

Here’s a preview of A Bit Haywire, a graphic novel by writer Scott Zirkel and artist Courtney Huddleston, from Viper Comics. The 112-paged graphic novel will be released in November of this year for $11.95. Here’s what the solicitation says about A Bit Haywire: “Owen Bryce is a normal good-natured 10 year-old boy who likes robots [...]

C.B. Celubski Announced as Writer of Loners

C.B. Celubski Announced as Writer of Loners

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 11, 2006

C.B. Celubski (X-Men Fairy Tales) has been announced as the writer for the Runaways spin-off Loners, originally called Exclesior, with artist Karl Moline (Fray and Route 666) and colorist Christina Strain (Runaways and Mary Jane Loves Spider-Man). Phil Ulrich (the good Green Goblin), Turbo, Darkhawk, Julie Power a.k.a. Lightspeed, Chamber, and Ricochet will be back [...]

Joss Whedon is Runaways’ New Writer

Joss Whedon is Runaways’ New Writer

By John Lewis in News Archive on September 11, 2006

Joss Whedon (Astonishing X-Men and creator of Serenity and Buffy the Vampire Slayer) with Michael Ryan (New Excalibur) will take over Runaways after the current team, Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona, leave. For more information such as future Runaways stories by Whedon and Ryan, go here.

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