Comic Books

Dark Horse Launches on the iBookstore!

On Tuesday, Dark Horse Comics announced that its graphic novels are now available in Apple’s iBookstore. This move makes Dark Horse one of most widely digitally distributed publishers. Dark Horse’s library features over two hundred titles, including Mass Effect, Hellboy, Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire SlayerSerenity, Sin City, and more. More

DC ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS DIGITAL COMICS TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH NEW DC2 AND DC2 MULTIVERSE INNOVATIONS

Offical Press Release | DC Comics

Super Hero Worthy Digital Reading Enhancements Debut at Time Warner’s ‘Future of Storytelling’ Exhibition

New York, NY – June 4, 2013 – DC Entertainment, the most prolific digital comic book publisher, unveiled two new digital innovations today that will take its comics to the next level of interactivity. DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and Co-Publisher Jim Lee unveiled DC2and DC2 Multiverseat the opening of Time Warner’s “The Future of Storytelling” exhibition at the Time Warner Medialab in New York. More

Masters of the Universe vs. DC Universe – Experts Call the Matches

Zack Smith | Newsarama

Besides creator rights, diversification of genres and broadening fan base/providing increased retail and creative opportunities for the medium, is there anything more important in comics than hypothetical “who would win?” battles between different franchises?

Of course not! More

The Justice League Battle the Masters of the Universe

It’s the question schoolyard arguments are made of. Who’s stronger — He-Man or Superman? What happens when the Man of Steel meets the Most Powerful Man in the Universe? Well, it’s no longer a question to be settled in the realm of fan-fiction. Now that they have the Masters of the Universe license, DC will be settling the matter once and for all. More

WAID BRINGS SILVER SURFER TO "DAREDEVIL" IN AUGUST

Marvel.com has released a first look at Chris Samnee’s cover for “Daredevil” #30 written by Mark Waid with interiors by Samnee, which features the appearance of the cosmically-powered Silver Surfer in the world of the Man Without Fear. More

IN YOUR FACE JAM: He-Man and the Masters of the Pants

DC Comics has been making Masters of the Universe comics for a little over a year now, but their latest preview cover has finally made me take notice of the series. With “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” #4, He-Man’s undergoing a makeover. The cover by artist Ed Benes shows off the character’s new look… and he’s wearing pants. More

Grahpic Novel Review: Doctor Atlantis Vol 1 & 2

Rare Earth Comics (http://rareearthcomics.com) has blessed us with 2 graphic novels to review. Volume One is out and available now while Volume 2 of Rare Earth Comics’ series Doctor Atlantis drops May 8th, 2013. Doctor Atlantis is a steampunk title set during the age of exploration. It’s an alternate history story about Dr. Julius Fowler, the captain of the Atlantis, her majesty’s deep seas exploration vessel . It was created by Ian Ally-Seal and Carl Mefferd. Ally-Seals is the Editor-in-Chief with David Robles as Art Directer. Douglass Hansen is the Director of Productions and Tim Durning is the Cover Colorist.  So to get to the nitty gritty, HOW IS IT? More

Little-known sci-fi fact: Stan Lee wanted Marvel’s readers to HATE Iron Man

“Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist.”

In this fan-favorite line from last summer’s mega-blockbuster, The Avengers, Tony Stark describes how he is much more than just a man in a metal suit. Yet while Robert Downey Jr.’s delivery of the line demonstrates the character’s smartass charm, those qualities were originally written with a negative connotation for the character’s first comic book appearance. More

National Free Comic Book Day Hits Saturday, May 4th; Over 4.6 million comics to be given away free to comic shop customers

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)--On May 4th, over two thousand comic book shops across North America and around the world will share the magic of comic books with their communities when they give out over 4.6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day. Comic Book Specialty Retailers expect record breaking attendance and have been preparing their shops for this event for months. More

C2E2: MARVEL: FROM NOW! TO INFINITY

Marvel’s epically named “From NOW! to Infinity” panel Saturday evening at C2E2 featured “Iron Man” and “Young Avengers” writer Kieron Gillen; “Thunderbolts” writer Charles Soule; editors Lauren Sankovitch, Ellie Pyle, and Jordan White; “Uncanny Avengers” mastermind Rick Remender; “Secret Avengers” writer Nick Spencer; and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort on hand to discuss the Marvel NOW! second wave launches and the summer crossover “Infinity” in which Thanos makes his play. Director of Communications Arune Singh moderated the discussion, which ranged from “Age of Ultron” to “Infinity” and… more. More