Prestige Editions of The Valiant #1 and #2 Announced; #3 Previewed

| January 29, 2015

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The Valiant #1 and #2 have sold out again at the distributor level and are going back to press for third and second printings, respectively.  Retailers can place orders until February 9th, and the comics will arrive ad-free on March 4th with deluxe matte-laminate card stock covers, custom-designed end sheets, and exclusive special features curated by Matt […]

Spanning the Universes: Scrooge McDuck

| January 29, 2015

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(Editor’s note:  this article originally was published on Nerdspan in March, 2013.) “Spanning the Universes” spotlights a different comic book character every week and suggests stories featuring those characters for you to seek out and gleefully devour. Want to see your favorite character featured in this column? Make suggestions in the comments and let us […]

Viz Media Releases Complete Coppelion on DVD/Blu-Ray February 3rd

| January 29, 2015

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VIZ Media releases the sci-fi anime series, Coppelion, to home media on February 3rd. The illustrated chipboard box houses 2 DVDs and 2 1080p Blu-Rays, which contain all 13 episodes, clean opening and ending segments, original series trailers, and a production art gallery.  This DVD/Blu-Ray Combo pack retails for 69.99 U.S. / $81.99 CAN. In Coppelion, […]

Boom! Studios Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Top 10 List

| January 29, 2015

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In 2015, BOOM! Studios celebrates its 10 year anniversary as a comic publisher, and it has compiled a list of its milestones over the last decade. “While our 10 Year celebration will be firmly focused on the future, we couldn’t get where we are today without some pretty key moments,” said BOOM! Studios President of […]

Variant Revealed to Supersized The Wicked + The Divine #8

| January 29, 2015

For the regular price of 3.50, The Wicked + The Divine #8 (Diamond code DEC140772) arrives February 25th as a special, supersized, issue, and Brandon Graham prepared a variant cover (DEC148276) for the  blowout party issue. The eleventh god has arrived, and everyone’s invited to the party in The Wicked + The Divine #8.  Sleep […]

Sailor Moon Season 1 Set 2 DVD/Blu-Ray Arrives February 10th

| January 29, 2015

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On February 10th, Sailor Moon Season 1, Set 2 DVD sets and Blu-Ray/DVD combo packs arrive from VIZ Media. Both editions of this latest Sailor Moon home media will include episodes 24-46, watchable in both subtitled Japanese and in English dubs. The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack 6-disc collection (3 DVDs & 3 Blu-rays) retails for $69.99 […]

Batman writer Snyder promises to tell Joker’s true origin

| January 29, 2015

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Think you know the Joker? Think again. Batman superscribe Scott Snyder has been planting seeds in this latest story arc, Endgame, that will pay off with the true origin of the Clown Prince of Crime. Snyder said in a recent interview at CBR that Joker “has positioned himself as a stranger to Batman.” “Now, he’s […]

Mehcad Brooks to Play Jimmy Olsen in CBS Supergirl Series

| January 28, 2015

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Mehcad Brooks will play Jimmy Olsen in the live action Supergirl series for CBS. Variety broke the news late Wednesday, describing the young photographer as a love interest for Supergirl. Here’s the full description from Variety: Jimmy, based on the DC Comics character, is an attractive photographer at CatCo, the media company where Kara Zor-El […]

Dying and the Dead #1 – Jonathan Hickman and Ryan Bodenheim

| January 28, 2015

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As with any Hickman book, there’s a lot being built here. Manhattan Projects and East of West took a while to build an emotional core, but The Dying and the Dead wears that on its sleeve. This promises to not only be something special from Hickman and Bodenheim, but something we haven’t really seen before.

Valiant Sneak Peeks for March 2015

| January 28, 2015

We’ve already previewed Ninjak #1 on Nerdspan, and you can read Garrett Steele’s recommendation of that title by following this link.  March 2015 also brings Imperium #2, Divinity #2, X-O Manowar #34, Ivar, Timewalker #3, and The Valiant #4, and with lots of great looking pages in these previews, and top writing talent on board, […]

Image Comics Reveals Final Cover to Modern Fairy Tale, Hinges, Book 1: Clockwork City

| January 28, 2015

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  Image Comics revealed the final cover today to Hinges, Book 1: Clockwork City.  Hinges, Meredith McClaren’s modern fairy tale, tells the story of a porcelain doll named Orio and her familiar Bauble in the city of Cobble. McClaren has considered populating a story with dolls, puppets, and stuffed animals for a few years.  ”Later on,” she […]

An Advance Preview of the Homefront War in Unity #15

| January 28, 2015

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After The United’s attack, the disappearance of a member, and a secret revealed that turned the entire world against them, Unity has never been this fragmented, and Valiant’s super-team must reassess their place in the new world. Stand together or fall apart? And will Njnjak, MI-6′s most lethal operative, take one for the team when […]