Thanos! Planet Hulk! Painted GN! Bad Kitty! Deadpool! Big Ethel! Murderworld! Mortal Kombat! French comics! Bloodshot! Surfside Girls!

“Surfside Girls” Graphic Novels Crossover To TV, Series Debuts Next Week On Apple TV+

From WGA Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee May Chan (“American Girl: Corinne Tan,” “The Astronauts”), and based on IDW Publishing’s best-selling graphic novel series of the same name by author Kim Dwinell, “Surfside Girls”, the live-action series follows best friends Sam and Jade as they solve supernatural mysteries in their sleepy California beach town. These best friends must combine their polar-opposite strengths of imagination and logic in order to solve the seemingly supernatural mysteries that hide just beneath the surface of their town.

“Surfside Girls” stars Miya Cech (“Marvelous and the Black Hole,” “Rim of the World”), YaYa Gosselin (“We Can be Heroes,” “FBI: Most Wanted”) and Spencer Hermes-Rebello (“Troppo”). The series is produced by Endeavor Content and IDW Entertainment, and co-developed, written and executive produced by Chan, who also serves as showrunner. Paul Stupin (“Switched at Birth,” “Dawson's Creek”) serves as executive producer. Alex Diaz and Julie Sagalowsky Diaz (“The Shannara Chronicles,” “What's Up Warthogs!”) co-developed and serve as writers and executive producers. America Young (“Roswell, New Mexico,” “Legacies”) directs and executive produces the first two episodes. Lydia Antonini (“Locke & Key,” “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn,” “October Faction”) also serves as executive producer on the series. Paul Davidson and Jeff Brustrom serve as executive producers on behalf of IDW.

 

 

 

LASTMAN BOOK ONE: PREVIEW NEWLY REMASTERED PAGES FROM THE HIT FRENCH COMIC 

Launching November 2022 from Skybound

LOS ANGELES 08/11/2022 — Today Skybound unveiled a new look at Lastman Book One, which kicks off the complete series remastering of the critically acclaimed French fight comic in November 2022. Lastman Book One contains volumes 1 + 2 of the original French series and a new foreword by Robert Kirkman. Skybound’s preview showcases the first appearance of the mysterious Richard Aldana.

Skybound’s editions of Lastman will collect the action-packed series by Balak, Michaël Sanlaville, and Bastien Vivès as a complete set in English for the first time, featuring full color pages to open each volume that will be followed by striking black and white pages. Each of the six books will feature all-new remastered translations and backmatter including additional series art.

Adrian Velba has trained all year to fight in the Valley of Kings’ legendary tournament. However, despite his ambition, he has no chance of winning. Not only is his partner unable to compete, but at 12 years old, Adrian is the longest of longshots. That is, until a mysterious, powerful stranger enters town, offering to join forces with Adrian. But who is Richard Aldana? And why in a world of magic does he rely solely on his fists?

Lastman Book One will be available at comic book shops and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 and everywhere books are sold on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

Skybound recently announced Lastman Book Two, containing volumes 3 + 4 of the original French series, will be published in March 2023.

 

 

THE EPIC FUTURE OF VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT PUBLISHING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 11th, 2022 — Valiant's boundary-pushing storytelling continues with an exciting lineup bringing flagship and fan-favorite characters to the forefront. So, what does the future hold for the iconic shared universe? Nonstop bloody violence, a fight against shadows taking hold in the recesses of light, and a king finding his way back to his rightful throne. And that’s just the beginning... 

Duty unbound. Power unmatched. BLOODSHOT UNLEASHED! Debuting September 21st, Valiant’s first-ever Mature Readers title BLOODSHOT UNLEASHED will explode onto shelves and digital platforms everywhere as the globally renowned action franchise returns. With writer Deniz Camp and artist Jon Davis-Hunt, BLOODSHOT UNLEASHED is a brutally unflinching examination of who the character is, set against a backdrop of violence that exposes his traumatic past by pitting him against deadly rampaging monsters who reflect his own place in the Valiant Universe. 

 The final chance to preorder BLOODSHOT UNLEASHED is August 29th. Get your preorders in before it’s too late to collect all of the action figure variants across issues #1-4 featuring threezero’s upcoming Bloodshot action figure homaging classic Bloodshot covers and be sure to look out for the carbon fiber 1/250 variant that is the perfect addition to any fan’s collection.

Then, evil returns to kick off the new year in January with the conclusion of the epic crossover event BOOK OF SHADOWS bringing together the Dark Defenders of the Valiant Universe – Shadowman, Eternal Warrior, Punk Mambo, Doctor Mirage and Persephone – for the first time. The ancient and terrifying new villain Exarch Fane has begun the Dark Feast upon our world and no one will be spared.

It’s a can’t miss event with writer Cullen Bunn and artist Vicente Cifuentes that has garnered critical and fan acclaim alike with Comicpop! calling it “exactly what the Valiant Universe needs!”

Warrior. Slave. Liberator. King. In March, 2023 Valiant’s flagship character X-O Manowar charts a course back to his throne in X-O MANOWAR UNCONQUERED. Featuring the superstar team of Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad, and Liam Sharp, the all-new series looks to the stars with Aric marooned on a distant planet with only his sentient armor Shanhara by his side. Following the celebrated character’s 30th anniversary, X-O MANOWAR UNCONQUERED will find Aric faced with new planets, old villains, and brutal destinies.

Remember to get your preorders in now for the Mature Readers title BLOODSHOT UNLEASHED and prepare for a future defined by the instantly classic storytelling only Valiant can deliver. Your adventure into the Valiant Universe is just a book away.

 

 

HEROES FROM THE DARKEST CORNERS OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE ASSEMBLE IN THE NEW MIDNIGHT SUNS COMIC TRAILER!

Writer Ethan Sacks and artist Luigi Zagaria launch new MIDNIGHT SUNS limited series on September 14

New York, NY— August 11, 2022 — Next month, the Midnight Suns rise again in a brand-new limited series! Written by Ethan Sacks with art by Luigi Zagaria, MIDNIGHT SUNS will star Marvel’s hottest mystical defenders and fiercest fighters including Blade, Kushala, the Ghost Rider also known as Spirit Rider, Magik, Wolverine, Nico Minoru, and Strange Academy’s Zoe Laveau. This thrilling team will assemble when a horrifying threat from the late Sorcerer Supreme’s past emerges and claims Zoe Laveau as its first target. The saga that follows will impact the very fabric of magic in the main Marvel Comics universe, revealing deep secrets and impacting characters such as Agatha Harkness, Doctor Doom, the students of Strange Academy, and more! See the team fight like hell to overcome the darkest of threats in the all-new MIDNIGHT SUNS trailer, featuring never-before-seen artwork!

“This series has some twists and turns that pay homage to things that I love about this genre of the Marvel Universe,” Sacks told CBR in a recent interview. “This is my first book with magic. It's been great playing with some of those fantasy elements and some of the real-world horrors threaded in via allegory. That stuff made me a fan of Doctor Strange and the original Midnight Sons. So, it's been such a blessing to get to play in this part of the sandbox.”

Behold a new era of Marvel magic when MIDNIGHT SUNS #1 hits stands on September 14. For more information, including an exclusive first look, visit Marvel.com.

 

MIDNIGHT SUNS #1 (OF 5)

Written by ETHAN SACKS

Art by LUIGI ZAGARIA

Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA

On Sale 9/14

 

 

Tokyo Rose - Zero Hour

A Japanese American Woman's Persecution and Ultimate Redemption After World War II

By Andre R. Frattino, Illustrated by Kate Kasenow, Foreword by Janice Chiang

ISBN: 9784805316955, $16.99 hardcover, September 20, 2022

Traitor or hero? Discover the truth behind the legendary Tokyo Rose

Tokyo Rose—Zero Hour tells the true story of Iva Toguri, a Japanese American woman who was visiting her relatives in Tokyo shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Trapped in Japan, Iva refused to renounce her American citizenship, however she  was forced to take a job with Radio Tokyo to host “Zero Hour,” a propaganda broadcast aimed at demoralizing American troops—in the role of the infamous Tokyo Rose, “The Siren of the Pacific.

The dramatic events recounted in this story include

  • Iva’s arrest by the Americans, who initially found that her actions were blameless
  • Her emotional return to the U.S. and the racially-motivated public outcry that led to her re-arrest and prosecution for treason
  • The dishonest actions of prosecutors who coerced witnesses into providing false evidence against her
  • The six years she spent in prison and her eventual pardon by President Ford in 1977

This book was reviewed and vetted by a group of “sensitivity readers” – a focus group of prominent Asian American writers, artists and designers. It includes an introduction explaining the “Tokyo Rose” phenomenon and the devastating effects that World War II had on Asian American communities that continue to this day. In a world rife with misinformation and prejudice, this story has never been more relevant!

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:    

Andre R. Frattino has devoted his life to the art of visual storytelling, especially within the vein of historical fiction and non-fiction. Following his graduation from Savannah College of Art and Design, Andre went on to publish several titles ranging from the 2018 Florida Book Award Winner; A Land Remembered: A Graphic Novel, Simon Says: Nazi Hunter and has recently worked on Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters #1

 

Kate Kasenow is a comic artist with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Sequential Art from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has worked on an array of published graphic novels including An Elegy for Amelia Johnson, Amy Devlin Mystery and Form of a Question, a creative autobiography of a Jeopardy champion

 

Janice Chiang is an award-winning comic letterer with over four decades of experience. She began her career as a freelancer for Marvel Comics and continues to work for all the major comic book publishers. Her most iconic work was for the comic book series, Ghost Rider, where she designed the main character’s flaming word balloons. Presently, she heads the lettering department for John and Sandy King Carpenter’s Storm King Comics and is a freelancer for DC Comics.

 

 

MORTAL KOMBAT LEGENDS:

SNOW BLIND

THIRD INSTALLMENT OF ANIMATED FILMS INSPIRED BY WORLDWIDE BEST-SELLING VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE

COMING TO DIGITAL ON OCTOBER 9, 2022 AND

4K ULTRA HD™ COMBO PACK AND BLU-RAY™

ON OCTOBER 11, 2022

 

BURBANK, CA (August 11, 2022) – A shattered hero must overcome battle-inflicted blindness and seemingly insurmountable odds to save his village and, ultimately all of Earthrealm in Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind, an all-new, feature-length film produced by Warner Bros. Animation in coordination with NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. Games. The film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital on October 9, 2022 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray on October 11, 2022.

The action-packed Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (USA $29.99 SRP; Canada $34.99 SRP), Blu-ray+Digital (USA $24.99 SRP), Blu-ray (Canada $29.99 SRP), and Digital ($19.99). The Blu-ray+Digital features a Blu-ray disc with the film in hi-definition and a digital version of the movie. The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in hi-definition, and a digital version of the movie.

Inspired by the worldwide video game sensation now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind finds vicious, power-mad Kano determined to take over Earthrealm, one soul at a time. Assisted by a trio of cold Black Dragon mercenaries, he embarks on a brutal assault from town to defenseless town. The choice is simple: Kneel or be annihilated. But when the cocky and talented but undisciplined Kenshi doesn’t take a knee, Kano and his clan destroy the young warrior, taking his eyesight and his confidence. Under the tutelage of reluctant, retired Kuai Liang, the only one powerful enough to challenge the malevolent Kano, Kenshi finds renewed hope and a clear path to redemption. But will it be enough to stop Kano from decimating all of Earthrealm?

Manny Jacinto (Top Gun: Maverick, The Good Place) and David Wenham (Elvis, 300, The Lord of the Rings franchise) lead a terrific voice cast as Kenshi Takahashi and Kano, respectively. Returning from previous installments of the film series are Patrick Seitz (Mortal Kombat X, Aggretsuko, Naruto: Shippuden) as Scorpion, Artt Butler (Her, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Shang Tsung, and Debra Wilson (World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, MADtv) as Graji. And new to the Mortal Kombat Legends films is Ron Yuan (Mortal Kombat 11, Mulan) as Kuai Liang, Imari Williams (Transformers: Rescue Bots) as Tremor, Yuri Lowenthal (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe) as Kobra, Courtenay Taylor (Regular Show, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes) as Kira, Keith Silverstein (Overwatch, Genshin Impact) as Kabal, Sumalee Montano (The Lost Symbol, Transformers Prime) as Kindra, and Lei Yin (Saint’s Row) as Peter & Sento.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind is produced and directed by Rick Morales (Mortal Kombat Legends franchise, Injustice) from a script by Jeremy Adams (Supernatural, Justice Society: World War II), who also penned the screenplays for the series’ first two films. All three films are based on the video game created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) is Producer. Sam Register and NetherRealm Studios’ Ed Boon are Executive Producers.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind Special Features

Digital, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray

  • Kenshi: From the Video Game to Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind (Featurette) An in-depth exploration of fan favorite Kenshi Takahashi from his video game origins to his first sword-wielding animated appearance.
  • Adapting Evil: Building the Black Dragon Clan (Featurette) - From King Kano to the evil ensemble of Mortal Kombat’s deep cut characters, the filmmakers reveal the approach to bringing the sinister Black Dragon Clan to life.
  • Deleted Animatics Get a behind-the-scenes look at a few intriguing scenes that were included in the initial assembly of the film, but didn’t quite make it to the final cut.
  • Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind Audio Commentary (Audio Only) Join producer/director Rick Morales and screenwriter Jeremy Adams for a feature-length audio commentary revealing the creative choices used to bring the all-new animated feature to the screen.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

 

ABOUT MOVIES ANYWHERE

Movies Anywhere is a digital movie platform that enables movie fans to discover, access, and watch their favorite digital movies in one place. Movies Anywhere brings together a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies from Sony Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film, The Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros., and will continue to expand the consumer experience as more content providers, digital retailers and platforms are added. By connecting participating digital retailers that include Amazon Prime Video,  the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, Google Play, and Vudu, movie fans can now bring together their digital movie collections (whether purchased or redeemed) in one place and enjoy them from the comfort of their living rooms, and across multiple devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Chromecast; Roku® devices and popular browsers. Movie fans can also redeem digital codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD disc packages from participating studios and enjoy them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.

 

ABOUT DIGITAL

Digital movies or TV episodes allow fans to watch a digital version of their movie or TV show anywhere, on their favorite devices. Digital movies or TV episodes are included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs. With digital, consumers are able to instantly stream and download movies and TV shows to TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones through retail services. For more information on compatible devices and services go to wb.com/digitalmoviefaq. Consult a digital retailer for details and requirements and for a list of digital-compatible devices.

 

BASICS

4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital Combo Pack $29.99 USA

Blu-ray + Digital $24.99 USA

4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray Combo Pack $34.99 Canada

Blu-ray $29.99 Canada

 

4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray Languages: French, German, Latin-Spanish, English

4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray Subtitles: Dutch, French, Latin-Spanish, English-SDH, German - SDH

Running Time: 82 minutes

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore throughout, and brief language.

 

 

IT’S GAME OVER FOR MARVEL'S HEROES IN NEW MURDERWORLD COMIC SERIES!
Jim Zub, Ray Fawkes, and Jethro Morales run wild with a brand-new saga centered around Arcade and Murderworld, starting with MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS in November

New York, NY— August 11, 2022 — Let the games begin! This November, Marvel’s greatest heroes will confront the full terror of MURDERWORLD in a new saga!

Crafted by writers Jim Zub (Conan the Barbarbian, Avengers: No Surrender) and Ray Fawkes (One Soul, Constantine), this five-part series will plunge readers into the darkest depths of Arcade’s Murderworld, the classic location that’s caused mayhem in the Marvel Universe for decades! Overloaded with gut-wrenching twists, unbelievable deaths, and bloodied and bruised Marvel heroes, this unpredictable story will reveal just how deadly Murderworld truly is and uncover shocking truths behind the countless victims that have found themselves trapped there.

Zub and Fawkes will be joined by a murderer’s row of talented artists throughout the series starting with Jethro Morales. The wildly violent ride will kick off in MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS #1 and then continue in one-shots starring Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Moon Knight before exploding in typical Murderworld fashion in a dramatic finale issue!

READY. SET. DIE! Hundreds are killed every year in an elaborate secret tournament run by a sadistic man with nearly limitless resources at his fingertips. It’s not an urban legend. It’s not a myth – MURDERWORLD is real! It’s online, and the gruesome truth has been hidden from everyone except its victims – until NOW. Meet Paul Pastor, the extraordinary young documentarian who’s going to expose it all…with some super-powered help, starting with the Avengers! In MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS, the Black Widow has a personal grudge to settle with Murderworld mastermind Arcade – but can she stop this game before it kills again?

"When I first saw Murderworld in an issue of Uncanny X-Men, I was fascinated by its colorful corniness mixed with deception and violence,” Zub explained. “Many years ago, Ray and I chatted about a twisted thriller-survival story set in Arcade's deadly playground and now, starting with MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS, we're finally getting the chance to unleash it!"

“Murderworld is one of those stealthy, ultra-compelling concepts that always made the Marvel Universe so fascinating to me - the gaudy, family-fun veneer slapped over a deadly threat. When Jim and I were discussing it, ideas to make it more and more frightening and exciting just kept coming to us. I’m thrilled to bring them to readers in all their horrible glory!” Fawkes added.

Be there when Arcade powers up Murderworld and raises the stakes higher than ever in MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS this November! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

MURDERWORLD: AVENGERS #1

Written by JIM ZUB & RAY FAWKES 

Art by JETHRO MORALES

Cover by PACO MEDINA

On Sale 11/16

 

 

BIG ETHEL ENERGY VOL. 1 (TR)

She used to be the laughingstock of Riverdale. Now she’s a successful New York journalist with a DGAF attitude. After graduating from Riverdale High, Ethel Muggs couldn’t get away from her hometown—and onto her chosen career path—fast enough. When the Mayor of Riverdale pays her handsomely to write a history of the city, she can’t wait to return to take down Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, and all the other Riverdale natives who made her life hell all those years ago. The only thing she forgets to consider is… maybe they’ve all changed, too. Archie Comics is proud to present this first volume of the hit WEBTOON series Big Ethel Energy, collecting Season 1, Episodes 1-13.

Script: Keryl Brown-Ahmed
Art: Siobhan Keenan
Cover: Siobhan Keenan
9781645768890
$17.99 US / $21.99 CAN
6 x 9”
208 pp, Full Color
On-Sale Date: 9/13

 

 

 

MARVEL'S MERC WITH THE MOUTH IS BACK IN BUSINESS IN DEADPOOL #1!
Alyssa Wong and Martin Coccolo launch a new DEADPOOL ongoing series this November

New York, NY— August 10, 2022 — Deadpool’s next era begins this November and he’ll have to be more lethal than ever to handle what’s coming his way! Deadpool’s new ongoing series will be written by Alyssa Wong, known for her acclaimed work on thrilling books like Star Wars: Doctor Aphra and Iron Fist, and drawn by Martin Coccolo, the artist currently wowing readers in the action-packed Hulk vs. Thor: Banner of War crossover. The two rising Marvel stars will take out their pent up aggression on everyone’s pizza-faced, jabber-mouthed, misguided, hate-to-love, love-to-hate fave in new Deadpool adventures loaded with riotous violence and relentless body horror. Deadpool’s latest solo exploits will kick off with a bang as a new mercenary group sends Deadpool on one of his most dangerous missions, an intoxicating villain unleashes a twisted plan on Wade’s body with horrifying side effects, and a hot new romance arrives on the scene to drive Wade crazy!

The world knows Wade Wilson is one of the top mercenary/assassins in the Marvel Universe, even if he is simultaneously the most annoying one…but he’s pushing to make that recognition official as he auditions for the elite group known as the Atelier. Now, he has 48 hours to kill one of the world’s most famous supervillains. Only problem? He’s been kidnapped, and something…strange…is GROWING INSIDE HIM.

"I love chaos. And what is Deadpool if not chaos incarnate? I'm honored to take the reins for Wade's next solo adventure--expect romance, expect body horror, and expect a wild time!" Wong promises.

“Some time ago I got to do a ten-page story for Deadpool: Black, White & Blood. It was an awesome albeit short experience which left me wanting for more, so when I was asked if I wanted to take the reins of a new Deadpool series I responded with a resounding yes!” Coccolo said. “Then I got to read Alyssa's script and I loved it! Their script is inventive, dynamic and a lot of fun and working with Alyssa is an absolute joy. They are the best! So I honestly couldn't be happier with this opportunity and I think, or at least hope, that readers notice how fun this project is for everyone involved and hopefully they hop on the ride with us!”

Discover just how wild Wade Wilson’s life can get when DEADPOOL #1 arrives in November! For more information, visit Marvel.com.

DEADPOOL #1

Written by ALYSSA WONG 

Art and Cover by MARTIN COCCOLO

On Sale 11/2

 

 

‘MARVEL’S VOICES: AMADEUS CHO #11’ LAUNCHES ON MARVEL UNLIMITED ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

The all-new Infinity Comic is the latest story in the Marvel’s Voices anthology series 

The anthology series renowned for its fresh take on “the world outside your window” is launching a new one-shot! On Wednesday, August 10, MARVEL’S VOICES: AMADEUS CHO #11 launches on Marvel Unlimited in the exclusive Infinity Comic format.

MARVEL’S VOICES: AMADEUS CHO #11

Writer: John Tsuei

Artist: Lynne Yoshii

Colorist: Erick Arciniega

Editor: Sarah Brunstad

Marvel’s Voices shines a spotlight on Amadeus Cho, a.k.a. Brawn! A Champion, an Agent of Atlas, a former Hulk – the super genius Amadeus Cho has worn a lot of mantles. But no matter the adventure, there’s one thing he’ll always be: a really good friend. And the mystically-powered White Fox needs one of those more than ever before. Video games and comics writer Jon Tsuei joins rising star Lynne Yoshii for a tale of magic, mystery, and mayhem in South Korea!

Marvel Unlimited is a one-stop destination for over 30,000 comics spanning the entire Marvel Universe. The app is available for iPhone®, iPad®, Android devices™ and on web. For more information on Marvel Unlimited comics, please visit: www.marvel.com/unlimited.

 

 

Bad Kitty is Back in the Big Easy!

In Indiegogo Special by Tom Hutchison, CB Zane & More!

Dynamite is proud to announce the return of the former good cop turned zombie hunter, Bad Kitty. This action-packed new special is being written by Tom Hutchinson (Penny For Your Soul), with art by CB Zane, and colors by Chris Chua. It will also feature multiple pulse-pounding covers from some of the hottest names in the industry. Fans can get their copy right now via Indiegogo!

Former Detective Katherine Bell has been away from New Orleans for a long time, but she and her cat Lucky return to hunt down a reported Skinwalker. But when her battle with the creature gets splashed all over social media, it catches the attention of the police who are still hunting Bad Kitty. All bets are off when the spirit she’s hunting takes over an even stronger body and Bad Kitty must team up with the city’s new detective to try and stop it. It's an action-packed supernatural tale with teeth in the Big Easy.

"Bad Kitty was always a book I looked forward to back in the day," said Tom Hutchison. "Never did I imagine I'd get a chance to write the character myself, and with an artist I enjoy working with so much in CB Zane. With this new issue, we wanted to bring you back to the roots of Bad Kitty, getting you reacquainted with her, Lucky, and the general world she inhabits, while simultaneously kicking down the doors to the wide-open possibilities this character has!"

Bad Kitty first appeared in 2001 as part of the Chaos! mythos, and made her way over to Dynamite in 2010. Katherine Bell was a good cop in the heart of a complicated Crescent City when what should’ve been a routine case brought her into conflict with the corruption on the police force. But it went deeper that that as elements of voodoo turned her lover into a zombie that was then sent to kill her. She turned in her badge and went hunting for those that ruined her life. And while they ended up dead, she became one of the FBI’s most wanted. Taking alias of Bad Kitty, she went on the run with nothing but her weapons and her black cat, Lucky, in an attempt to survive and to hunt down the supernatural wherever it lies.

Writer Tom Hutchinson, co-founder of Big Dog Ink Comics and writer/creator of Penny for Your Soul, The Legend of Oz, Critter, and Ursa Minor is reteaming with his partner, artist CB Zane who has also worked on The In Crowd, Into the Suck, Whispers in Necropolis, and Scorpiana, for this thrilling adventure that takes Bad Kitty back to her home town and forces her to deal with both her past and a crazy new creature of immense power.

On Indiegogo, readers and collectors can pick up a wide variety of reward tier options for supporting this project. Nine total standard covers are available, featuring CB Zane, Joseph Michael Linsner, Shannon Maer, Maria Laura Sanapo, Bill McKay, Michael Sta. Maria, Brian Pederson, and two featuring cosplayer Rachel Hollon. A digital edition is also available for readers! Metal, holofoil, and CGC graded copies of the covers are available. Plus a complete set of metal trading cards featuring all of them. There are also options to get Tom Hutchison's signature on almost every edition. There's something for everyone in this campaign!

 

 

Superstar Shannon Maer's First Creator Owned Series

Preview the Fully Painted Issue Below & Preorder Now!

Shannon Maer stands as one of the most popular artists in the industry today, for his striking painted covers that fans can't help but snag up when he portrays their favorite characters. His unique mix of realism and sensuality puts him in a class his own. It's all too rare for comics fans to be treated to interior artwork from these top tier painting talents, let alone full issues and full series. That's exactly what SIRENS GATE is, as Shannon's first created title and debut of interior art. On preorder now in the August Previews, this October title will blow fans away and join the ranks of other legends like Alex Ross, Joe Jusko, Bill Sienkiewicz, Joseph Michael Linsner, and others!

Make sure to contact your Local Comic Shop to preorder and subscribe to this can't-miss series!

CHECK OUT THIS PREVIEW BELOW

 

 

THE MAD TITAN REVISITS HIS BRUTAL PAST AND EMBRACES HIS DARKEST FUTURE IN THANOS: DEATH NOTES! 
An all-star lineup of creators explore THANOS’ past, present, and future in a new one-shot this November

New York, NY— August 9, 2022 — This November, Marvel Comics will publish a special one-shot starring one of the most iconic comic villains of all time—THANOS! THANOS: DEATH NOTES will be an oversized issue containing riveting stories about the Mad Titan’s life and begin the path towards his next conquest. This issue spins directly out of Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s THOR run where Thor recently beheld a terrifying future involving Thanos and vowed to use all his power to prevent it. THANOS: DEATH NOTES will be brought together by an incredible lineup of creators including J. Michael Straczynski, Torunn Grønbekk, Kyle Starks, Christopher Cantwell, Andrea Di Vito, Travel Foreman, and one of the character’s most definitive artists, cosmic extraordinaire Ron Lim!

Thanos is missing, presumed dead after the chilling events of Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribić’s ETERNALS. But Thor has seen a vision of his return. And it is enough to make even a God fear. To prepare himself, to prepare the universe, Thor desperately searches for answers in Thanos’ past…and finds a glimpse of the Marvel Universe’s dark future.

“Ever since the Black Winter gave Thor a glimpse of how he was going to die way back in THOR #6, and Thor saw that it was going to be at the hands of a Thanos wielding not only an Infinity Stones-encrusted Mjolnir but also seemingly a new black Infinity Stone (not to mention with an army of undead super heroes and villains at his side), Thor has been working to prevent this horrific fate,” said Editor Wil Moss. “In this THANOS one-shot, his quest brings him to look to Thanos’ past for clues. But in doing so, will Thor learn something of use, or merely realize that Thanos truly is inevitable? Big things are set up here, brought to you by an all-star cast of creators -- don’t miss it!”

See the universe tremble once more when THANOS begins his next era in THANOS: DEATH NOTES #1 this November. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

THANOS: DEATH NOTES #1

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, TORUNN GRØNBEKK, KYLE STARKS, & CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL

Art by ANDREA DI VITO, RON LIM, TRAVEL FOREMAN, & MORE

Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On Sale 11/30

 

 

SET SAIL WITH ‘THE ART OF SKULL AND BONES

An oversized, full color hardcover cataloging art from the game’s development.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (August 8th, 2022)— Capitalizing on their expertise in Naval Combat, Ubisoft Singapore brings you a new journey on the high seas in Skull and BonesTM. The Art of Skull and Bones hardcover, published by Dark Horse in partnership with Ubisoft, contains beautifully designed concept art, detailed character breakdowns and various ship and weapon designs.

Experience the journey from outcast to infamous pirate in The Art of Skull and Bones! Explore life on the Indian Ocean with this high-end coffee table book featuring never-before-seen art and discover a world filled with beauty and danger. 

Dark Horse and Ubisoft invite readers to enter a perilous paradise with The Art of Skull and Bones, collecting a bounty of concept art and creator commentary detailing the treacherous adventures that await on the high seas!

“The team did a phenomenal job at creating the world of Skull and Bones - filled with diverse regions, ships and characters. We are proud to be able to showcase a glimpse of never-before-seen concept art of our game. We hope you’ll enjoy discovering the unique setting inspired by the Indian Ocean and immersing yourself in the pirate fantasy of Skull and Bones!” - Kobe Sek, Art Director

The Art of Skull and Bones hardcover will be in bookstores December 20th, 2022 and comic stores December 21st, 2022. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstore for $49.99.

 

 

GREG PAK RETURNS TO SAKAAR IN PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER!
Greg Pak teams up with artist Manuel Garcia for a new PLANET HULK saga, coming this November

New York, NY— August 8, 2022 — In 2006, writer Greg Pak along with artists Carlo Pagulayan and Aaron Lopresti crafted PLANET HULK, one of the most iconic stories to ever grace the pages of Incredible Hulk, and this November, Pak will return to this storyline in PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER! This five-issue limited series will take place a thousand years into the future and present a shocking expansion and culmination of the mythos of Sakaar. Pak will be joined by visionary Devil’s Reign artist Manuel Garcia.

Considered a modern Marvel masterpiece, PLANET HULK told the rousing story of Hulk’s time on the alien planet Sakaar after being exiled from Earth by the Illuminati. The epic story arc had a defining impact on Hulk that’s still felt today and went on to inspire spinoffs and media adaptations. Now, the saga continues…

A thousand years from now on the planet Sakaar, a young woman with green skin searches for the legendary Green Scar to help save her brother from a group of apocalyptic cultists. But which Hulk will she find? And after all these years, is he truly the Sakaarson, who will save us all — or the Worldbreaker, who will destroy us? 

“Working on Planet Hulk remains one of the greatest experiences I've ever had in storytelling,” Pak said. “So it was a huge thrill to get the call from editor Mark Paniccia inviting me to dive back in. What makes this story feel so special is that we're going back to Sakaar a thousand years in the future. That's opened up doors to do some spectacular worldbuilding with mindblowing art from Manuel Garcia, Cam Smith, and Chris Sotomayor. And we're exploring big emotional stories that pay off the huge themes of the Hulk and the Green Scar that I've built over many years through all my Hulk stories. In a time of change and crisis, what do we do with the power we have, and how do we handle the terrifying repercussions? A thousand years from now, who knows where those questions will take us?”

Check out the cover by original PLANET HULK artist Carlo Pagulayan and return to Sakaar when PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER #1 arrives in November. For more information, visit Marvel.com.

PLANET HULK: WORLDBREAKER #1 (OF 5)

Written by GREG PAK 

Art by MANUEL GARCIA

Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN

On Sale 11/30

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