Comic-Con 2020, WonderCon Cancelled in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Staff Reports For the first time in its 50-year history San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC), the organizers behind the annual pop culture celebration, announced today with deep regret that there will be no Comic-Con in 2020. The event will instead return to the San Diego Convention Center from July 22-25, 2021. Recognizing that countless…Read moreRead more

IDW Publishing Announces Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s Edition

By Staff Reports 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 Chris Claremont and inker Scott Williams to launch Marvel’s all-new, all-different X-Men…Read moreRead more

Pass the Time with Puzzles

By Staff Reports Need another way to pass the time while staying home during social distancing due to Coronavirus? In addition to all our free digital comics, digital comics sales, live streamed bonus content, and more, we recommend… puzzles! Dark Horse has a variety of puzzles available through retailers–wherever you’d normally get your comics, books,…Read moreRead more

Sonic The Hedgehog Comic Book Series Welcomes Longtime Artist Evan Stanley as Ongoing Writer

By Staff Reports IDW Publishing (OTCQX: IDWM) and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that Sonic The Hedgehog™ comic book fans will get a double dose of fun this summer, as fan-favorite Sonic illustrator Evan Stanley will be taking over as both artist AND writer beginning with Sonic The Hedgehog #33, while a dastardly delicious…Read moreRead more

Netflix Strikes First-Look Deal with Comic Book and Graphic Novel Publisher BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios, the publisher behind best-selling Eisner Award-winning and fan-beloved comic book franchises, including Lumberjanes, Something is Killing the Children, Once & Future, and Mouse Guard, has signed a two-year TV first look deal with Netflix for live-action and animated series. “BOOM! characters are innately special, they’re colorful, diverse and varied and…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces GIGA by Alex Paknadel, John Lê, Rosh, & Aditya Bidikar

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce GIGA, an epic new sci-fi series co-created by writer Alex Paknadel and artist John Lê, with colors by Rosh, letters by Aditya Bidikar, and design by Tim Daniel. Nobody knows why the skyscraper-sized mechs known as ‘Giga’ fought their bitter, centuries’ long war. All they know…Read moreRead more

Mooncakes Receives Hugo Award Nomination

By Staff Reports Oni Press is thrilled to announce that the acclaimed fantasy webcomic turned graphic novel Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu has been nominated for a Hugo Award in the Best Graphic Story or Comic category. On April 8, 2020 the Hugo Award nominations were announced by CoNZealand, the 78th Annual World…Read moreRead more

Magnetic Press Webstore Now Open

By Staff Reports At the start of the year, the former Lion Forge imprint The Magnetic Collection returned to its status as a full-service publisher under the David Steward II founded Polarity holding company, which also operates Lion Forge Comics and Oni Press. Today, the publisher reopens its Magnetic Press webstore, offering introductory discounts on backlist…Read moreRead more

Heavy Metal 300 Cover Reveal; Brendan Columbus Debut

By Staff Reports Heavy Metal has dropped information on the landmark #300 issue, including the reveal of Cover A, and new on Brendan Columbus, son of filmmaker Chris Columbus, and his debut in Heavy Metal! Cover A of Issue 300 Features Heavy Metal Heroine Taarna Since the 1981 Heavy Metal movie, Taarna the Taarakian has…Read moreRead more

The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Live Reading

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is excited to announce a special live read event featuring Janet Varney (Korra) and Seychelle Gabriel (Asami), the incredible voice talent behind the Nickelodeon characters Korra and Asami from The Legend of Korra animated series, on Dark Horse’s Twitch channel, twitch.tv/darkhorsecomics, on April 6, 2020 at 2 pm Pacific. Varney and…Read moreRead more

BAD IDEA Creates Financial Relief Fund for Retailers, Doubles Production for Rescheduled Company Launch and Beyond

By Staff Reports Due to the evolving circumstances related to COVID-19, Bad Idea regrets to inform fans and retailers that the company has made the difficult decision to postpone its initially scheduled launch date of May 6th, 2020 and the corresponding release of its first title – ENIAC – until later in the year. Bad…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4 -Rangers in a Half Shell

By Daniel Schwartz Crossovers can be tricky, especially when it comes to properties that most people would never think to put together. TMNT/MMPR is one of those. While they both fight super-powered villains with their ninja skills and color-coordinated outfits, most fans would never have seen them together. That said, I have to say that…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: On The Stump #2

By Kevin Hoskinson Image Comics and writer Chuck Brown continue their onslaught of mystery, intrigue, mayhem, and politics in the latest issue of On The Stump.  Political issues are settled in the ring in this crazy world. The powers that be have been trying to pass The Slay Act, which would legalize killing in the…Read moreRead more

Titan Reveals New Horizon Zero Dawn Comic Series Starring Aloy And Talanah

By Staff Reports Titan Comics and Guerrilla embark on an exciting adventure together, as they announce the first original comic book series set in the world of the global smash-hit PS4 game Horizon Zero Dawn. The hotly-anticipated debut issue is set to arrive in stores summer 2020 with a cover by superstar artist Stanley “Artgerm”…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces Local Comic Shop Gift Card Initiative

By Staff Reports In order to support local comic shop retailers in these trying times, Vault Comics has announced their LCS Gift Card Initiative. It’s simple: readers who purchase gift cards from their local comic shop will receive free, early copies of HEAVY #1 by Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan, and HUNDRED WOLVES #1 by Myke…Read moreRead more

A Letter to Our Comic Industry Partners from Chris Ryall, IDW’s President, Publisher, and Chief Creative Officer

By Staff Reports To Our Partners Throughout the Comics Industry, Last week, we sent out a statement to the comics community in which we pledged our support for the Direct Market during the current health and economic crisis. We’ve been keeping a very close eye on the public discussions taking place in forums and on…Read moreRead more

The Resistance #1 Review- Too Close to Reality

By Nolan P. Smith When I got the email on what books came in for me this past week, I have to say that I was most excited to see the lineup for AWA Studios. First on the list is The Resistance #1, from writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist Mike Deodato Jr., Frank Martin…Read moreRead more

Learn How to Safely Support Your Local Comic Shop with This Instructional Webcomic

By Staff Reports Thank you to Image Comics for sending this over!

A Statement from Pastrami Nation Regarding the Coronavirus, Pop Culture and More

By Nolan P. Smith Editor I have watched the world change in a matter of days, as we all have. It went from precautions to self-isolation and social distancing in the blink of an eye. First and foremost, I hope everyone reading this is safe and healthy. What we are seeing is a nation driven…Read moreRead more

Shadow Man Remastered Video Game from Nightdive Studios & Valiant Entertainment

By Staff Reports Valiant Entertainment has partnered with Nightdive Studios to develop a remastered edition of the classic action-adventure video game SHADOW MAN. The remastered edition will be coming to Windows PC via the Steam and GOG platforms, as well as to the PlayStation, Xbox and Switch consoles. This partnership continues Valiant’s expansion into other…Read moreRead more

Vault Unveils Vault Vanguard Con, A Virtual Convention!

By Staff Reports As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week. Download the Vault Vanguard Sneak Preview HERE! First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST….Read moreRead more

Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1 Preview

By Nolan P. Smith Titan Comics shared with us a preview of the upcoming Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1, hitting stores April 15th! Based on the ultra-popular game, get ready for more and check out the trailer! Time-rewinding photographer Max has spent years trapped in an alternate reality, running from her responsibilities…and from the…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE Series

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce that they have partnered with Paradox Interactive to publish the official Vampire: The Masquerade comic book series. The first comic in the series will be available for purchase from comics retailers across the US in July 2020. The comic is co-written by Tim Seeley, Tini Howard,…Read moreRead more

Stjepan Šejić Releases the Full Set of Sunstone Volumes for Free Amid Coronavirus Crisis

By Staff Reports Looking for something to do while isolated at home? Comic book creator Stjepan Šejić has you covered if you like mature readers comics. He released the full set of his Sunstone comic book PDF’s, all six volumes, for free. Free! In a Facebook post, the creator mentioned to  “stay safe out there….Read moreRead more

All of Devil’s Due’s Digital Comics Are Free This Week

By Staff Reports In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Devil’s Due Comics wants to do their part by helping you stay healthy and safe, and combat another side affect of all of this – CABIN FEVER! All digital comics offered through our webstore are free to download for the next week. So cozy up with…Read moreRead more

Vault Announces BLEED THEM DRY: A NINJA VAMPIRE TALE by Hiroshi Koizumi, Eliot Rahal, & Dike Ruan

By Staff Reports Vault Comics is thrilled to announce, BLEED THEM DRY: A NINJA VAMPIRE TALE, a new comic series created in association with Lotus, Nagoya TV, and F.J. DeSanto. Created by Hiroshi Koizumi, written by Eliot Rahal, drawn by Dike Ruan, colored by Miquel Muerto, and designed by Tim Daniel, BLEED THEM DRY weaves…Read moreRead more

Your First Look at POWER RANGERS: RANGER SLAYER #1 Special From BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today revealed a first look at a brand new one-shot special issue POWER RANGERS: RANGER SLAYER #1, from acclaimed Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers writer Ryan Parrott, superstar artist Dan Mora (Once and Future, Klaus), colorist Raúl Angulo,…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Reveals New Look at HEAVY VINYL: Y2K-O!

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios revealed today a brand new look at HEAVY VINYL: Y2K-O! This original graphic novel, available in stores March 2020, reunites the acclaimed team of filmmaker and writer Carly Usdin (The Avant-Guards), artist Nina Vakueva (League of Legends: Ashe – Warmother), inker Irene Flores, colorist Natalia Nesterenko, and letterer Jim Campbell…Read moreRead more

Another Release Day Sellout From Image- Decorum #1 by Hickman & Huddleston

By Staff Reports The highly anticipated Decorum #1 by bestselling, comics titan Jonathan Hickman (House of X, Powers of X, East of West) and artist Mike Huddleston (Middlewest, House of X) has sold out at the distributor level, same day as release. It is being rushed back to print in order to keep up with…Read moreRead more

Comic Book Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer #13

By Laura Streppone Alert! Spoiler, if you haven’t read Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1-12, from Boom! Studios, you’ve been warned now. The call has gone out, now that the current slayer has disappeared. When one Slayer goes missing, a new one is chosen to step up and take over the duties of fighting off the…Read moreRead more