Category Archives: Comics

IDW cancels Rocketeer reboot just weeks before release

The upcoming comic book reboot of The Rocketeer has been cancelled by publisher IDW. Rocketeer Reborn was planned as a 5-issue miniseries with the first issue scheduled to release on 26 December. While no reason for the cancellation has been given, it’s possible that IDW simply didn’t receive enough interest (or orders) from comic book retailers, particularly considering the licensing

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“Graveyard Shift” to be published by ALL CAPS COMICS

In a recent livestream on his YouTube channel, comic book artist and Internet talk show host Ethan Van Sciver announced that the Graveyard Shift series would be published by his new publishing company, ALL CAPS COMICS. (I get the joke, but I hate him for putting his company name in “all caps”) Graveyard Shift is a 46-page graphic novel described

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Alterna Comics launches Christmas charity drive supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children

Earlier this week, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced AlternaMas, a new Christmas-themed event benefiting kids who could use a bit of escapism. Starting Sunday, 2 December, for every comic purchased through the online Alterna Comics store, Alterna will donate an all-ages comic to the Shriners Hospital for Children. You can watch Simeti’s full announcement in the video below.  

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The Indiegogo campaign for sexy new comic “Little Girl Lethal” extended for 30 days

On Thursday, Little Girl Lethal creator “Slick Jimmy” announced that the Indiegogo campaign for his comic book series featuring sexy new heroine Sugar Lightspeed would be extended by another thirty days. So if you’re just now learning about the project or the initial campaign deadline slipped your mind, you’ve got another month to ogle Miss Lightspeed before choosing to commit.

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Roger Corman’s cancelled “Fantastic Four” film from 1994 is now available to watch on YouTube

Before failing three times to impress fans of Marvel’s The Fantastic Four with big-screen adaptations, there was a fully-produced film in 1994 that was considered to be so bad, it was canceled before release. Executive produced by Roger Corman and directed by Oley Sassone, this ill-fated take on Marvel’s first family starred Alex Hyde-White as Reed Richards (Richaaarrrrds!!!), Jay Underwood

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The second printing of Alterna’s “It Came Out on a Wednesday” will only cost $1.50, but there’s a catch

Last week, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced on the Alterna YouTube channel that the first issue of horror/sci-fi anthology book would indeed be getting a second printing, and that the new cover price would be only $1.50, down from the first printing’s price of $2.00. So what’s the catch? The second printing of It Came Out on a Wednesday

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Horror comic “Lair” Indiegogo project adds new stretch goals and soundtrack backing tier

The crowdfunding campaign for the new horror comic Lair is already a success, having surpassed its original funding goal with nearly three weeks left to back the project. Lair has also already hit its first stretch goal resulting in signed copies for all physical edition backers. However, this week the Lair team announced new stretch goal bonuses and backer options

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