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The universe lost a beloved, iconic actor today. Leonard Nimoy died today at the age of 83, at his home in Bel Air from complications of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Nimoy was an accomplished actor, director, poet, photographer, singer, and songwriter. He of course is mostly known, and will always be known, for his portrayal of First Officer Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek television series as well as the Star Trek motion pictures.
It was about a year ago that Mr. Nimoy announced he had been diagnosed with COPD which was brought on by his smoking habits his More >
DC Comics came up with a rather ingenious ideas back in June of this year, when select DC comics got fully orderable and themed variant covers. The June selection all themed with Bombshell variant covers featuring select DC females in 40’s style bombshell/pin-up artwork. Unquestionably this helped a number of DC comics sell twice as many issues, with fans wanting both covers or complete Bombshell sets, even if they didn’t normally buy the comic one of those covers came on. It was great for retailers and the publisher alike, as fans pick up series they might not normally (sometimes even More >
Aspen MLT’s newest issue of Bubblegun hits stores next week, meeting the half way point of this stunning 5 issue series. They like the tech, but they still live for the high stakes, and oh are those stakes getting higher! This issue the team squares off against Craine and his cybernetic ninja assault squad, as Vitadrone’s deadly powerhouse brings the fight down upon their headquarters. Along the way, the team learns the tragic sacrifice that their line of work costs, including a pair of life or death choices for Molli and Roman.
Join creator and writer Mark Roslan (Broken Pieces), penciler Mike More >
Back during this year’s South by South West festival, Marvel made the huge announcement that it would be giving away 700 Marvel #1 titles for a limited time only through Comixology. As news spread, fans from all over flocked to the digital comic website and flooded their servers with download and purchase requests for these free issues. Unfortunately it was too much for Comixology’s site to handle, causing the website to crash or load at a snail’s pace. The staff of Comixology stayed up all night trying to solve the problem, keeping fans up to date via twitter. However, in the More >
This week’s issue of Marvels A+X comic series, which teams up Avengers and X-men members in 2 short stories by big name creators each issue, has some very interesting ad placement. The opening story for A+X #3 involves a team up of the recently broken up couple, Storm and Black Panther. The tale for the most part deals with the fact that Storm still loves the Black Panther and, vice versa, T’Challa still loves Orro, but they sadly cannot be together. Almost hilariously, right after the final splash page of this sweet little story is an ad for issue #24 More >
Just in time for the Holidays, Aspen MLT has announced their newest comic title and the third series to take part in their 10 for 10 initiative, Jirni! An all new fantasy-adventure epic, Jirni, was created by writer J.T. Krul (Soulfire, Teen Titans) with art by Paolo Pantalena (Epoch, 1001 Arabian Nights: The Adventures of Sinbad) and Brett Smith (Superman, GI Joe).
Discover a whole new world of adventure! Trekking through a violent and dangerous frontier of savage barbarians, devious thieves, and wild creatures, a warrior-princess named Ara searches for her mother, who was stolen away from her kingdom by a mysterious More >
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Following the events of this summers successful 5-issue weekly event, Fathom: The Elite Saga, click here a new era in the Fathom Universe has begun! With July’s All New Fathom #1 (please click link for our review) setting the tone for this new volume of the late Micheal Turner’s now 15 year old oceanic universe.
Aspen Matthews is no stranger to bitter reunions, but this one could very well be her last! With the ice soldiers threatening to wipe out everything in their path, including Aspen, she must work to uncover the mystery of their true intentions, and put a stop to them before all of More >
click here After the dramatic events of The Walking Dead season 3 which officially draws the show into new territory, no longer truly following the comics, I’m sure many of you are dying for season 4 to start up. This year’s San Diego Comic Con panel certainly drew a large and excited audience, cheering at the sight of the fourth season trailer. In fact, every new image, scene, and statement about the upcoming season of The Walking Dead seems to excite fans. Therefore, when a preview of the next season played during yesterday night’s episode of AMC’s Low Winter Sun, fans More >
Let’s make sure it is no secret that Jonathan Hickman’s very interesting comic series, Secret, is finally returning from its hiatus and hitting comic book stores this Wednesday. It has been almost a year and a half since Secret #1 debuted from Image comics, with the second and last issue having been released in spring of 2012. Many presumed the book might have been canceled or simply given up on. But Hickman continued to tell us we could expect issue #3 in the near future, with several promised and missed release dates. But for fans of Hickman and Secret, good More >