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Credit: Hero Initiative Hero Initiative, the charity dedicated to helping comic book creators in medical or financial need, has added a new series of live experiences featuring comic book creators providing question-and-answer sessions, tutorials, and original art in Zoom online webconference rooms.  The new “Hero Initiative Live” events are currently available for purchase at Hero Initiative’s website.
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Joseph Illidge Credit: Monkia Broz Credit: Jen Bartel (Humanoids/Life Drawn) Joseph Illidge is a busy man – as a freelance writer/editor, he juggles being Co-Managing Editor of Heavy Metal with being A Wave Blue World’s Editorial Director, and on top of that he’s co-writing a new OGN for Humanoids called MPLS Sound. But the long-time
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Credit: Marvel Comics Several employees of Marvel Entertainment have been told they will be furloughed as part of Walt Disney Company’s wider measures to stem the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Newsarama has confirmed that the affected Marvel employees are being notified today, with furloughs taking effect April 26. Furloughing an employee is where
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Credit: DC Press Release DC ANNOUNCES ITS RETURN TO COMIC BOOK STORES ON TUESDAY, APRIL 28 New DC Comic Books to be Available at Open and Operating Comic Book Retailers DC comic books are returning to comic shops beginning Tuesday, April 28. After a four-week break, fans can celebrate that new superhero stories will be
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Credit: Diamond Comic Distributors DC has announced plans to resume publishing and distributing some weekly comic books starting April 28 – though the publisher has not yet publicly announced how it plans to distribute those comic books to retailers with leading industry distributor Diamond Comic Distributors currently suspending distribution. Diamond has responded to DC’s plans, re-stating previously
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LeVar Burton as Geordi La Forge from “Star Trek: Nemesis” Credit: Paramount Pictures Corporation Star Trek: The Next Generation actor LeVar Burton is in talks to reprise his role as Geordi La Forge for season two of CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard. “I think it’s reasonable to assume that those people are part of
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Credit: Stephan Franck (Dark Planet Comics) Self-portrait Credit: Stephen Franck Return to the age of the urban cowboy in Stephen Franck’s upcoming OGN Palomino. Currently raising funds on Kickstarter, Palomino is a return to comics for Franck after his award-winning work on the Silver series of books. But Dracula is out here, replaced with 1980s
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Credit: Jim Lee/Scott Williams (IDW Publishing/Marvel Comics) Credit: Jim Lee/Scott Williams (IDW Publishing/Marvel Comics) Press Release In October, IDW Publishing (OTCQX: IDWM) will celebrate the dynamic artwork of industry icon Jim Lee with the addition of Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s Edition to its multiple Eisner Award-winning AE line. Nearly 30 years ago, Jim Lee joined writer
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By C.K. Stewart, Best Shots Reviewer April 15, 2020 12:00pm ET Credit: Maca Gil/Sam Lotfi/Sarah Stern/Wes Abbott (DC) Credit: Maca Gil/Sam Lotfi/Sarah Stern/Wes Abbott (DC) Anti/HeroWritten by Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria LunettaArt by Maca Gil, Sam Lotfi and Sarah SternLettering by Wes AbbottPublished by DC‘Rama Rating: 7 out of 10 Credit: Maca Gil/Sam Lotfi/Sarah
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Credit: Marvel Studios Mark Ruffalo has played Bruce Banner/The Hulk in five films, but he’s never played the character in a solo movie. But that’s not for lack of ideas – in fact, Ruffalo has his own concept for what could make a perfect Hulk movie with his version of the character. “There’s an idea
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Credit: Marvel Studios Director Sam Raimi, who helmed the original Spider-Man movie trilogy, has confirmed he will direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness following reports from early February that he was in talks. In confirming he’ll take on the project, Raimi spoke to ComingSoon about a reference he previously made to Strange in Spider-Man 2,
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Credit: Art Adams / Marvel Credit: Art Adams / Marvel The first Marvel character has made it into Jim Lee’s 60-day, 60-sketches fundraising drive for comic shops, but it isn’t by the DC Chief Creative Officer/Publisher himself.  Art Adams provides the Wolverine sketch.  The eBay auction for Adam’s Wolverine is live with bidding already topping $7000. All the
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Credit: BOOM! Studios BOOM! Studios has signed a two-year ‘first-look’ deal with Netflix for film and TV adaptations. Netflix and BOOM! were previously collaborating on a film adaptation of The Unsound with Shazam! director David F. Sandberg. “BOOM! characters are innately special, they’re colorful, diverse and varied and their stories have the power to ignite
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Credit: Marvel Studios Credit: Warner Bros. Writer/director James Gunn doesn’t think there will be a need to postpone Warner Bros.’ The Suicide Squador and Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 despite cascading delays in film release due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Right now there’s no reason for #TheSuicideSquad release date to move. We are on
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Credit: Duncan Fegredo (Dark Horse Comics) Dark Horse Logo Credit: Dark Horse Dark Horse Comics is sticking to their guns and have re-stated their commitment to not release any new comics digitally that can’t also be purchased in comic book stores. Thursday, Image Comics’ co-owner/President Todd McFarlane argued that the major publishers including Image, DC,
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Credit: CGC Creator Frank Miller will sign collectibles through CGC, offering his signature along with CGC grading of the book to be signed in a $130 package through a special virtual mail-in signing. The grading and signing is scheduled to be completed in time for pick up at Orlando, Florida’s MegaCon, which is now scheduled
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Credit: Hero Initiative Press Release LOS ANGELES, CA (April 13, 2020) – Hero Initiative, the charity dedicated to helping comic book creators in medical or financial need, has rolled out brand-new experiences featuring top comic book creators providing question-and-answer sessions, tutorials, and even original art…all from at least six feet away. New “Hero Initiative Live”
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