Five-issue series starts in October.
Locke & Key artist/co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez is going solo with his next series — Sword of Ages, a retelling of the Excalibur myth.
Announced at WonderCon, the new creator-owned series will be “an epic, five-issue space fantasy,” according to the press release from IDW Publishing. “The everlasting legend of the Sacred Sword is born through young warrior Avalon’s brutal clashes with rising tyrants in a world of fantastic creatures, ancient civilizations, alien forces and true magic.” Lovern Kindzierski will color his art for the project.
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Gerard Way shares that ‘Doom Patrol’ lives, announces Mike Allred will draw an issue in July.
WonderCon returned to Anaheim this weekend, and the crew behind DC’s Young Animal imprint were there for a panel on everybody’s favorite pop-up imprint. DC shared some of the highlights from the panel, including:
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The ultra-talented Dustin Weaver has a new creator-owned comic coming out from Image, Paklis, and in a post on Tumblr he shares some details on the project.
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Fabian Rangel Jr., Alexis Ziritt and Evelyn Rangel team for ‘Tarantula’ from AdHouse Books.
Fabian Rangel Jr. and Alexis Ziritt turned a few heads with their work on the imaginative, chaotically fun comic called Space Riders, and now they’ve reteamed for a new graphic novel called Tarantula from AdHouse Books.
Continue reading “‘Space Riders’ team reunites for pulpy, ‘satanic noir’ graphic novel”
New 28-page “rom-spense” Western comic available via Kickstarter for one week only.
During March, Kickstarter has been actively encouraging an initiative they call “All in 1” — “a creative sprint to help you bring something new to life, simply and swiftly. Run a one-week project so you can get right to the fun part — creating.”
Cuzak Bailey and Jen Vaughn have done just that, creating a 28-page “rom-spense” comic called Deadwater, available via the crowdfunding site for one week only.
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The benefit anthology Love is Love has raised more than $165,000 thus far through print and digital sales, according to the Washington Post and a press release from co-publisher IDW.
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This week only, the Pittsburgh Indy Comix Expo is selling a limited edition Street Angel T-shirt by Jim Rugg, featuring a sword-wielding Jesse Sanchez ready to kick butt.
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Successful Kickstarter by Fabian Rangel Jr. and Javier Caba finds a publisher.
Fresh off last year’s successful Kickstarter campaign, Fabian Rangel Jr. and Javier Caba’s Blood Brothers has landed at Dynamite Entertainment.
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Check out a preview, courtesy of Nobrow.
The fine folks at Nobrow have shared a preview of one of their latest books, Nightlights by Bogotá-based cartoonist and puppeteer Lorena Alvarez, who has done work for BOOM!’s Adventure Time books as well as for Disney and Nickelodeon.
The story revolves around a little girl who creates imaginary (maybe?) friends out of the tiny lights that appear in her room, and the new student at school, Morpie, who seems to know something about them. According to reviews, it sounds creepier than it actually is, and as you’ll see below, the artwork is absolutely gorgeous.
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Caleb Goellner and Buster Moody have been plugging away at their pay-what-you-want comic Task Force Rad Squad for several years now, in between their other work on titles like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Godzilla in Hell. This week — just in time for the big Power Rangers movie that’s hitting theaters — they’ve released issue #5.
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Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham’s pulp adventure set to return later this year.
It’s been almost two years since we last saw an issue of Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham’s Five Ghosts, the story of a man named Fabian Gray who can call on the abilities of five well-known (and talented) ghosts. But it looks like that’s about to change:
Continue reading “Barbiere teases fourth volume of ‘Five Ghosts’”