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Malta Comic Con 2014 Announces Even More Guests

Malta Comic Con 2014 Announces Even More Guests —@MaltaComicCon

Wicked Comics are proud to announce that internationally renowned illustrators Mario Alberti (Spider Man and The Fantastic Four), and Gabriel Hernandez Walta (Magneto) as well as esteemed writers Gordon Rennie (Warhammer novels) and Emma Beeby (Judge Dredd) will be joining Yishan Li, Rufus Dayglo, Andrew Wildman, Guillermo Ortego, Steve Scott, Mickey Lam, Mike Collins, Cliodhna, Dave Taylor,…

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Pump Releases Some Character Posters

Pump Releases Some Character Posters

I’m looking forward to checking out Pump because believe it or not I think the subject of clean energy and renewable energy is important especially with our gas guzzling cars! Here’s some character posters along with the trailer for the documentary.

Emily Carter MEM-3
Emily is 20 years old and attending Kenyon College in Ohio. Inspired by an environmental class in her freshman year, she became the…

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Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors - “Cloak and Dagger” (Video)

Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors – “Cloak and Dagger” (Video)

Prepare to be cloaked in suspense this Sunday on a brand-new episode of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors beginning at 10:30am/9:30c inside the Marvel Universe on Disney XD. Tune in for the brand-new episode “Cloak and Dagger” airing at 10:30am/9:30c. Spider-Man’s teammates have been kidnapped by Cloak, a shrouded figure under the control of the mystical Dormammu! With the help of…

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Valiant is proud to present your first look inside X-O MANOWAR #0 – an all-new, must-read zero issue introduction to the origins of Valiant’s alien-armored Visigoth from superstar creators Robert Venditti(ARMOR HUNTERS, Green Lantern) and Clay Mann (Gambit, X-Men: Legacy)!

In the aftermath of ARMOR HUNTERS, start reading here with a bold new beginning for Valiant’s blockbuster hero as Venditti and Mann chronicle the never-before-revealed rise of Aric of Dacia – aka the unstoppable X-O Manowar! From the brutality of the Roman Empire to the bone-crunching fallout of the Armor Hunters’s attack on Earth, start at the beginning to discover X-O Manowar’s journey through the ages as Venditti and Mann craft an epic new entry point into the series that IGN calls “fantastic, action-packed storytelling that never fails to satisfy.”

Leading directly into November’s X-O MANOWAR #30 – featuring the coming of the all-newARMORINES – this is the perfect place for new readers to come on board and discover why fans and critics continue to herald X-O Manowar as one of the most action-packed ongoing series anywhere in comics today:

“✮✮✮✮✮…Robert Venditti knows how to grab the readers attention and never let go.”Comic Vine
“✮✮✮✮✮…One of the most deliberate and potent action comics that has the audacity to be brilliant.Comic Bastards
“✮✮✮✮½…A perfect blend of history, action, anticipation wrapped up in stunning and brilliant art.”Unleash the Fanboy
“✮✮✮✮…From start to finish, the creative team…really pack in the action and excitement.”Comic Book Resources
Born into battle… Enslaved by an extraterrestrial race… Bonded to an alien weapon… Stranded in the modern day. X-O Manowar’s journey has been long… his enemies brutal… His challenges insurmountable… On October 8th, join superstar creators Robert Venditti and Clay Mann to discover the iron-clad will and heroic beginnings of the man inside the armor in X-O MANOWAR #0 – featuring an all-star line-up of covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Clay Mann, Dave Johnson, Jeff Lemire, and Bryan Hitch!
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X-O MANOWAR #0 
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CLAY MANN
Cover A by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (AUG141713)
Cover B by CLAY MANN (AUG141714)
Interlocking Cover C by DAVE JOHNSON (JUL148184)
Interlocking Cover D by DAVE JOHNSON (JUL148185)
Interlocking Cover E by DAVE JOHNSON (JUL148186)
Interlocking Cover F by DAVE JOHNSON (JUL148187)
Interlocking Cover G by DAVE JOHNSON (JUL148188)
Variant Cover by JEFF LEMIRE (AUG141715)
Variant Cover by BRYAN HITCH (AUG141716)
$3.99 | T+ | 32 pgs.| ON SALE 10/8/14 (FOC – 9/15/14)
First Look: Robert Venditti and Clay Mann Unearth X-O Manowar #0 on Sale 10/8/14 — @ValiantComics Valiant is proud to present your first look inside X-O MANOWAR #0 – an all-new, must-read zero issue introduction to the origins of Valiant’s alien-armored Visigoth from superstar creators…

New York Comic Con Unveils Big News From Marvel Television & Animation

New York Comic Con Unveils Big News From Marvel Television & Animation

Marvel Television and New York Comic Con (NYCC) announced today that fans at this year’s NYCC will get to experience the first cast appearance of the upcoming Netflix original series, Marvel’s Daredevil. In addition, fans will get an inside look at Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and what’s next for Marvel Animation, with a spotlight on Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.

Set and filmed in…

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Shout! Factory and Marvel Knights Animation Announce Eternals

Shout! Factory and Marvel Knights Animation Announce Eternals @ShoutFactory

You are thousands of years old. You have amazing powers. You have watched civilizations rise and fall.  So why don’t you remember any of this? Best-selling author, Neil Gaiman (Marvel: 1602) is joined by superstar artist, John Romita Jr. (Amazing Spider-Man), to bring you the extraordinary tale of the Eternals. Medical student Mark Curry’s world is turned upside-down when he meets Ike Harris, a…

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Kickstarter: 7-Year-old Evie Dunn presents Fetch: An Odyssey

Kickstarter: 7-Year-old Evie Dunn presents Fetch: An Odyssey

Ah man, if you go to the Kickstarter page be ready to cry! The story behind this kickstarter is sad…

Official Press Release:

fetchcover-637x1024Launching on Kickstarter today: FETCH: AN ODYSSEY created and written by seven-year-old Evangeline “Evie” Dunn, and co-created and co-written by father Martin Dunn (Joshua Black, Project Overwatch), co-creator and artist Derrick Fish (Dandy & Co., The Wellkeeper) and…

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This Weekend NBM Heads To Small Press Expo

This Weekend NBM Heads To Small Press Expo @NBMPUB @SPXcomics

On September 13-14th, you can find some of the most prestigious names in comics at the 2014 Small Press Expo (aka SPX).

Unlike many conventions that are geared toward pop culture or corporately owned comics, SPX was created in 1994 to promote artists and publishers who produce independent comics. SPX hosts an annual festival that provides a forum for artists, writers and publishers of comic art…

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On Blu-Ray: Alien 35th Anniversary Edition Coming Next Week

On Blu-Ray: Alien 35th Anniversary Edition Coming Next Week

A word of warning…. This Halloween revisit one of the scariest films of all-time as ALIEN: 35TH Anniversary Edition arrives on Blu-ray October 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This Limited-Edition Set includes both the theatrical version and director’s cut on Blu-ray, along with audio commentaries, deleted scenes and more — PLUS — a reprint of the original Alien illustrated comic…

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Dynamite Digital Introduces New Bundle Buying Option

Dynamite Digital Introduces New Bundle Buying Option — @DynamiteComics

Dynamite Entertainment is excited to announce the next phase of its DRM-Free digital comic shop: discount bundles. Now, Dynamite Comics fans will have the chance to save big on their DRM-Free purchases with discounted offerings from Dynamite Digital starting with today’s Five-Book Five-Star Starter Set, featuring the first issues of the publisher’s bestselling series including: Vampirella, The…

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Mark Waid and J.G. Jones Working on New Project For BOOM!

Mark Waid and J.G. Jones Working on New Project For BOOM! — @BoomStudios

The only thing known about this project is the creators… Mark Waid and J.G. Jones. They’re co-writing the new project and Jones is doing full paints for the interior. There were two teaser images released which hints at it being a period piece. The title is soon to be released, but really it could be called “Mud and Poop” and people would buy it from these two creators… and it would probably be…

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Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1 Sells The Fuck Out!

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1 Sells The Fuck Out! — @DarkHorseComics

Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce that Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1 has completely sold out of its entire first printing!

From the Eisner Award–nominated team of writer Paul Tobin and artist Juan Ferreyra (Colder), Prometheus is the first issue in a blockbuster crossover event featuring Aliens, Alien vs. Predator, and Predator.

Tying directly into the 20th Century Fox motion picture, Promet…

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Review: Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #9

Review: Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #9 via reviewer @Jamesrandersii — @DarkHorseComics

Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle has been one of my favorite miniseries of the entire year.  It has been filled with amazing writing, killer visuals, and a plotline that would make any fan of the Terminator franchise proud.  This has been a profound statement comic.  And if any future movie does occur, I believe that looking to this story might just be a very good idea.

That being said, I…

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