Spinning out of this spring’s Dark Horse Presents #11, Francesco Francavilla, the Eisner Award winning and New York Times best-selling artist for Batman and Captain America, is back with his pulp character, The Black Beetle, for a new 4-issue mini-series hitting stores in January of next year. Black Beetle’s investigation of two local mob bosses is interrupted when a mysterious explosion murders them and a pub full of gangsters—taking out most of Colt City’s organized crime in one fell swoop. Who could pull off such a coup, and what danger might that murderous bomber do to Colt City and Black Beetle? More >
Posted by Darren Schram
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: Iron Man #1
Writer: Kieron Gillen (Journey Into Mystery, Uncanny X-Men)
Pencils: Greg Land (Birds of Prey, Ultimate Fantastic Four)
Inker: Jay Leisten (Witchblade, X-23)
Colorist: GURU More >
Viz Media is giving manga fans a rather great incentive to try out their mobile app for reading manga legally with the launch of an incredible new promotion. Fans that download the free Viz Manga app for the first time on their mobile device (now even available on the Kindle Fire) will be able to download one free manga volume of their choice from a list of over 50 different titles! This limited time only promotion runs from now through November 20th, giving fans a great chance to try out the digital manga reader and a brand new manga series.
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What’s this? The second episode of Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome is already available online as an unlisted video on MachinimaPrime? It would seem so. So if you’ve just finished the frakking spectacular first episode of the series, why not take a gander at the even more intense second episode below!
Remember to check MachinimaPrime every Friday for new uploads of the series pilot episode, and don’t miss the two-hour uncut premiere on Syfy in February 2013. You can also pre-order the unrated edition of Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome uninterrupted and uncut on Blu-ray & DVD, available February 19, 2013. The Blu-ray Combo Pack More >
Ready for the all new Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome? Well it is ready for you. Ensign William Adama finds himself assigned to the newest Battlestar in the colonial fleet and a new callsign from his war weary co-pilot, Coker. Check out the first 12 minutes below!
Remember to check MachinimaPrime every Friday for new uploads of the series pilot episode, and don’t miss the two-hour uncut premiere on Syfy in February 2013. You can also pre-order the unrated edition of Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome uninterrupted and uncut on Blu-ray & DVD, available February 19, 2013. The Blu-ray Combo Pack includes Digital Copy More >
Posted by Megan Hanson
Anime Vegas is preparing for its 9th annual convention this Veteran’s Day weekend, and the show seems to be going full circle as it returns to the infamous Cashman Center where it all began. With an impressive guest list of voice actors and singers, this will be a very auditory convention. So join us if you are in or around the city of sin that is Las Vegas for a great anime themed escape from it all this weekend!
Location: The Cashman Center, Las Vegas, NV
Dates: November 10th-12th 2012
Full Weekend – $50
Saturday – $25
Sunday – $30
Monday – $20
Having started More >
John Constantine has been DC and Vertigo’s resident English bastard since his first appearance over 27 years ago in The Saga of the Swamp Thing #37. Created by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, and John Totleben, Constantine was an occult detective, a con man, and a bit of prick. Never-the-less, the English anti-hero was beloved by fans and eventually found himself the center of his own on-going series, Hellblazer. Hellblazer first began in early 1988 from DC comics, eventually being placed under the Vertigo imprint in the spring of 1993. The title was originally written by a master of comics, Jamie Delano, and More >
Earlier this week Starz announced the premiere date for their fourth and final season of the hit show, Spartacus. Spartacus: War of the Damned will return on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9pm exclusively on the Starz premium channel. The new season will see the return of Liam McIntyre as Spartacus, Manu Bennett as Crixus, Dustin Clare as the fan loved Gannicus, Dan Feuerriegel as Agron, Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Naevia, and Ellen Hollman as Saxa. Joining the cast this year will be Todd Lasance, who will portray a young Gaius Julius Caesar, along with Simon Merrells, playing the powerful Roman More >
Fall is finally here and the convention year is starting to dwindle down in America as its citizens prepare for holidays, food, and present purchasing. But in a convention that seems to merge all of these things, PMX is the perfect anime con to go out on this year. Held over Veterans Day weekend in the US, this anime con of a broader Asian genre is known for bringing out great food in the way of LA’s top Asian food trucks, and being an awesome place to purchase those holiday presents early via their dealer’s hall and swap meet. So More >
Posted by Darren Schram
At Wondercon 2012, earlier this year in Anaheim, Ca. Zenescope Comics announced the launching of a Kickstarter campaign with an initial goal of $175,000 that would hopefully result in their long running flagship title, Grimm Fairy Tales, being brought to life as an animated series. 3 months, 1174 backers, and $188,970 later and production on the project began.
Last weekend, at Long Beach Comic & Horror Con, director John Schnepp (The Venture Bros, Metalocalypse) and executive producer Benjamin Jackendoff (The Island, xXx) previewed just over 8 minutes of footage (1 minute more than they previously showed at NYCC ’12) to a More >