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Disney buys Marvel

Worldwide leader in family entertainment agrees to acquire Marvel and its portfolio of over 5,000 characters Acquisition highlights Disney's strategic focus on quality branded content, technological innovation and international expansion to build long-term shareholder value Burbank, CA and New York, NY, August 31, 2009 —Building on its strategy of delivering quality branded content to people around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:MVL) in a stock and cash transaction, ... more

Dark Horse releasing anthology by Whedon and other

Dark Horse posted the following release on their Myspace blog that I thought might interest everyone: July 27, 2007--MySpace, the nation's most trafficked website, and Dark Horse Comics, pioneers of creator owned and licensed comics material, today announced a partnership to revive one of the most celebrated comic anthologies with the launch of a new online comic book, "MySpace Dark Horse Presents…". The online series will include original content by top creators and premiere ... more

Red Sonya Goes Home

Red Sonja #23 continues "The Long Way Back Home", the exciting storyline from series writer Michael Avon Oeming and artist Homs. Scheduled for a May release, Red Sonja #23 will be available with covers by Joe Prado, Steven Segovia, Joyce Chin and Homs.
"The Return of Kulan Gath" (Red Sonja #'s 11-18) concluded with Kulan Gath in control of the land and Red Sonja and her companions battling to survive on the other side of the world in a land full of strange and dangerous creatures in "Animals" (Red Sonja #'s 19-21). Now "The Long Way Back ... more

Battlestar Galactica Comic Gets Collected

Dynamite Entertainment announced that the five-issue opening story arc of the ongoing New Battlestar Galactica comic book series will be collected in a Hardcover Exclusive Edition. It is available now from your local retailer for pre-orders and is advance solicited for an April release.

Collecting the five-issue opening story arc (issue #1 - #4 and #0) written by Greg Pak with art by Nigel Raynor, the New Battlestar Galactica Hardcover ... more

Buffy & Firefly to Continue as Comics

Dark Horse confirmed at their panel at WonderCon that they will continue to publish a Serenity comic under the direction of Joss Whedon!

The company will also produce the continuation of Buffy the Vampire Slayer picking up the story of "Season 8" of the series that went off the air after Season 7.

No word yet when the titles will actually be available for purchase. more

Keeping comics in collectible shape

If you want to keep your comic book collection in tiptop shape, comic book supplies will become part of your collecting life. As soon as a magazine is printed there are natural environmental forces going to work to try and destroy the ink and the paper. You have put in a lot of time, effort and enjoyment in acquiring all your comics. You don't want them to turn back to the dust and elements from which they came do you? So the proper use of comic book supplies is essential.

Elements such as humidity, temperature, pollutants, human skin ... more

Digital comic books?

Eagle One Media Releases The Terminator™ Digital Comic DVD

DVD digital comic sci-fi adventure tale based on classic motion picture.

Macomb, MI, July 21, 2005 – Eagle One Media, a multi-media company is proud to announce it has just released a DVD digital comic based on the iconic blockbuster science fiction motion picture THE TERMINATOR™. This DVD sci-fi adventure story, titled THE TERMINATOR: HUNTERS AND KILLERS carries a suggested retail price of only $ 9.99.

Against the backdrop of the world created in the ... more

Obi-wan featured in comics

Dark Horse Comics will release the first issue of Star Wars: Obsession in November. The title is a 5-issue limited series taht recounts Obi-Wan Kenobi's brush with the dark side of the Force. Obi-Wan embarks on a personal mission tot he swamp world of Trigalis, where he fights a small army of bounty hunters, duels witha crime lord who has ties to Count Dooku and gets undercover help from fellow Jedi Aayla Secura. Obsession is written by Haden Blackman and ties in with the tcontinuity of the Star Wars prequel filsm, including the upcoming ... more

National Press Comics announces 2 new titles

Oakland, CA based National Press Comics will be soon unveiling 2 new comic books, Stark and Earth Sons with a plethora of titles to follow! Stark, with its gothic mystery has gained a great deal of praise from the public and at the WonderCon convention in San Francisco, CA. Who or what exactly is Stark? A nation? A man? Those who would escape the law find out the hard way; their blood spilled by this inhuman angel of retribution... Discover the secrets of the Stark bi-monthly from NPC! Earth Sons, a part of the National Press ... more

Firefly comic due

Creator Joss Whedon announced at Comic-Con in San Diego July 25 that he is planning a comic book series based on Firefly as well as the feature film he is currently directing. The feature film, called Serenity and due April 22, will launch at least one comic book series most likely from Dark Horse Comics who also publishes Whedon's Fray title. No release date or other details about the comic have been released as yet. more

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