Archive for July, 2012
Once again we see a new sign of sequential art becoming much more accessible through a digital medium, as Viz has a new digital manga announcement. Volume 8 of the popular manga series, Blue Exorcist, will see it digital release an entire 3 months before the print edition ever hits stores in the United States. Volume 8 is already available for immediate digital download at the low cost of $4.99 through VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga app for the Apple iOS and all Android-enabled smart phones. The print form of volume 8 wont be in stores until November 6, 2012.
For those More >
We are less than a month away from the grand Star Wars gathering, Celebration VI. This year the convention of sorts is held in Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center. With ticket prices and availability up there with that of Comic Con entrance, not everyone will get the chance to attend this amazing festival, or pick up some of the incredible Star Wars exclusives. Gentle Giant LTD, however, is offering fans that are part of their Premier Guild a chance to pre-order some of the hot Star Wars items. If you’re not a Premier Guild member, you can easily sign up More >
Coming October 26, 2012 from director Michael J. Bassett is the sequel to the highly popular Silent Hill movie. Based on the groundbreaking video game franchise, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D will be the sequel to the 2006 Silent Hill film, which was directed by Christophe Gans and opened at number one in the U.S. box office, taking in nearly $100 million worldwide. Featuring an unparalleled horror experience, Konami’s Silent Hill franchise has captivated fans for more than a decade and has spawned a hit comic book series, several graphic novels, collectible action figures, and numerous soundtracks from big name rock bands. It’s followers More >
Throughout July we have given you previews and coverage of the epic Soulfire summer event, The Search For the Light, from Aspen MLT. Now July is almost over, and as we enter into August, we prepare for Michael Turner’s epic fantasy adventure to surge forward into a new era! Yes, Soulfire Volume 4 begins this August, with issue #1 hitting stores Wednesday, August 1st!
In volume 4 of Michael Turner’s Soulfire the Bearer of the Light, Malikai, is back–alive and well with his closest friends. The balance of magic has been restored to the world, yet there are still signs of More >
A month ago to the day, legendary English comic creator, Dave Gibbons, sat down at Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, UK to talk about comics, heroes, video games, and more. Jonathan Smith, Head of Production at TT Games Publishing & Game Director of Lego Batman 2, played moderator for the event, driving Gibbons questions in a very entertaining fashion. This June 28th sit down was all a part of Game City Nights, a late night exploration of video games and the culture surrounding them that takes place on the last Thursday of every month. The video of this great interview More >
Gentle Giant offered some rather incredible statues, busts, and figures at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and the after market on some of these items are rather unbelievable thanks to ebay. However, you don’t need to worry if you just want to own a Thanos mini-bust or Invisible Bilbo Baggins figure. Gentle Giant’s website is currently offering up the remainder of their SDCC exclusives at the same prices you paid at the show, without the hassle of convention passes or lines. Check out the items below, including the two Hobbit pieces that were premiered at the convention:
The major comic companies put out enough comics that sometimes it can leave your head spinning and eyes bleeding as you search the new titles each week for something worth reading. To aid in your Geeky endeavors, Speak Geeky To Me on occasion reviews new titles from the major companies to spotlight the best and worst of what’s available at your local comic shop. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a new Comic Review.
Title: X-Treme X-men #1
Genre/s: Superhero/Alternate Dimension Traveling
Writer: Greg Pak (Dead Man’s Run, X-men: Magneto – Testament)
Penciler: Stephen Segovia (Dark Wolverine, Thor: The Deviant’s Saga)
Inker: Dennis More >
Scott Lobdell made quite the splash in continuity for many Robin fans last Sunday at the San Diego Comic Con. While on panel early Sunday morning for DC’s Young Justice (a unique place to have this discussion), Lobdell began sharing details on September’s upcoming zero issues. When Scott addressed the Teen Titans #0 issue, he mentioned that the comic would mainly focus on Tim Drake. It was then that he declared Tim’s origin has slightly changed, with the young Drake having now never been Robin. In a direct quote from CBR, Scott stated:
“…as it is now Tim goes straight from More >
Marvel’s new original web-series, The All-Winners Squad, is anything but a collection of Marvel’s greatest characters. It probably isn’t even a group of real winners in the superhero realm. What The All-Winners Squad is, however, is an ensemble of Marvel most hilarious cult favorites. Together these previously overlooked characters are destined to make an impact in their own irreverent way. Hilariously teamed up inside marvel’s offices, with voices provided by some of Marvel Entertainment’s best, this new show is sure to be a hit amongst internet comedy fans and comic geeks alike. Check out the pilot episode below, before heading More >
Earlier this month we gave you your first look at the final season for Starz’ hit series, Spartacus, with season 4 being announced as Spartacus: War of the Damned. Then, at this year’s San Diego Comic Con more information was announced about the shows final season for those lucky enough to make it into the Spartacus: War of the Damned Panel. Being held 2 weeks ago, on Friday, July 13th, room 6BCF was packed with Spartacus fans all dying to see their favorite actors and actresses talk about the show. Therefore it was quite understandable if you couldn’t make it into More >