Kodansha Comics has recently revealed details for the upcoming The Ghost in the Shell: Global Neural Network Anthology comics. For those who are unaware, the comics feature the joint collaboration between Shirow Masamune, creator of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, and various Western comic creators. The anthology will feature fully colored stories based on several Ghost in the Shell characters. The company revealed official descriptions for the anthology as well as finalized cover art illustrated by Dustin Ngyuen. Story 1: “Automatic Behavior” by Max Gladstone & David López In this story by Max Gladstone, author of the Hugo-nominated CraftRead More
BOOM! Studios has announced that they will be publishing a special one-shot comic, which will be apart of their Go Go Power Rangers comic series. The one-shot comic titled, “Go Go Power Rangers: Back to School,” will feature the team’s first long needed vacation ever since they received their Power Coins. The comic will be written by Marguerite Bennett while Jim Towe, Derek Charm, Jordan Gibson, and Ilaria Catalani will be working on the illustrations. The comic will look at the team’s individual perspectives as they go on their own separate journeys. The main issue ofRead More
iO9 has reported that IDW Publishing will be publishing a comic miniseries that features both Star Trek characters and the Transformers. The new crossover miniseries titled, “Star Trek vs. Transformers,” will feature the bridge crew on the U.S.S. Enterprise based on their appearances from Star Trek: The Animated Series, and the Transformers from The Transformers, aka Generation One. For those who are unfamiliar with the series, Star Trek: The Animated Series was produced by Filmation and premiered in 1973. The series took place after the events of Star Trek: The Original Series and featured the return of the main cast now voicing their characters. Unfortunately, the seriesRead More
The official Star Wars website has updated with an official preview for the first issue of Marvel’s Thrawn. The comic will be a six issue series that will adapt Timonthy Zahn’s novel of the same name. The first issue of Marvel’s Thrawn will be released on February 7, 2018 and will be written by Jody Houser with illustrations by Luke Ross. Marvel’s Thrawn will look deeper into Thrawn’s backstory before his time as the Grand Admiral and will also feature never before revealed events.
Within the mix of the NYCC 2017 news, IDW Publishing announced the the release details for the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. For those who are unaware the original main Sonic the Hedgehog comics series that was published Archie Comics finished it’s run on July 19 this year. The series ran from November 22, 1992 – July 19, 2017 so it did have a long run. The new comics will be published by IDW Publishing and the first issue is set to release in April 2018, with the return of long time comic writer, Ian Flynn, as the head writer.Read More
The official Star Wars website has updated with an announcement that a new comic one-shot will be released by Marvel Comics. The comic titled, ” Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Storms of Crait,” is written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker with illustrations by Mike Mayhew. The comic will feature events on the planet Crait, which will be featured in Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, during the events of the Galactic Civil War. Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa journey to the salt covered planet as they search for a new rebel base. Comic editor, Jordan D. White had this to say about theRead More
IDW and Hasbro have teamed up to create a special Humble Bundle deal that features several comics based on G.I.Joe and Transformers. The Humble Comics Bundle: Transformers vs. G.I. Joe presented by IDW A Real Bundle Hero. Yo Joe! We’ve got a prime new bundle for you, and it’s more than meets the eye. This IDW spectacular features BOTH G.I. Joe and Transformers comics from our friends at IDW Publishing. You can even get volumes from the IDW Collection, which transform the comics into easy chronological order so you can catch up and roll out! And now youRead More
IGN recently revealed a first look at one of the major new events that will be featured in Power Rangers comic series by Boom! Studios. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #20 will feature the original team of Rangers from 1969. The team consists of: Igor – 21, male: Soviet KGB agent Jamie – 24, female: British singer/songwriter Terona – 21, male: war veteran Daniel – 18, male: student/protestor Grace – 21, female: head secretary at NASA and wannabe astronaut IGN also provided the full solicitation details for the upcoming issue as well as the revealRead More
IDW has announced that a brand new comic series based on Samurai Jack will be released in the near future. The series will be titled “, Quantum Jack,” and will feature Jack as he ventures throughout alternate realities. The series will be written by Fabian Rangel Jr. and will be illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell. Rangel Jr. and Cadwell had this to say about the project. After getting zapped by an experimental Quantum Ray, Jack is sent hurtling into one alternate reality after another, his memories erased but his spirit intact. If you’ve ever wondered whatRead More
Boom Studios has announced that they will be soon publishing a second ongoing comic series titled “, Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers.” The first issue will be released this July and will feature the return of Ryan Parrott, writer of Power Rangers: Aftershock , as the head writer for the new series. The illustrations will be worked on Dan Mora. Power Rangers Now provided some details about the upcoming series. The new series will focus closely on the personal lives of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers like never seen before – taking readers into the dating, part-time job, and schoolwork struggles of Jason,Read More
Over the weekend, it was announced that Constantine will be receiving an animated series on the CWSeed. The series will consist of five-six 10 minute episodes and will premiere during the 2017-18 season run. Matt Ryan, who played the character in NBC TV series will be reprising his voice role for the animated series.
It has recently been announced that acclaimed children’s horror book series writer, R.L Stine, will be working for Marvel as a writer for a brand new Man-Thing comic series. The new series will be taking inspiration from “The Tales from the Crypt” comic series that started its run from the 1950s. The comic covers will be illustrated by Tyler Crook and the interior artwork will be helm by German Peralta. Each comic will also feature short stories written by R.L. Stine with the help of Daniel Warren Johnson as the illustrator. As stated on the New York Times, Marvel approached Stine andRead More
Fans of the CWverse should be pleased to see that another animated series is currently in the works. The CWSeed platform already received an animated series in the form of Vixen, although a new series will be joining it shortly in 2017. The new series will feature the Ray as the star of Freedom Fighters: The Ray. It was also hinted that a special announcement for Vixen will be announced soon as well. Marc Guggenheim, producer of Arrow, Vixen, The Ray, and Legends of Tomorrow, had this to say about the project. We just finished the outline for [Freedom Fighters:] The Ray. I’ve got my writingRead More
Hello Hero Club, some bad news has been revealed from the Comic front as the Flash film has lost yet another director. It was recently confirmed by Variety that Rick Famuyima has left the project. It is stated that he has left due to “creative differences” between him and the studio. Seth Grahame-Smith was the original director for the film and the project was eventually taken over by director Rick Famuyima. Famuyima had this comment to say about his exit. “When I was approached by Warner Bros and DC about the possibility of directing TheRead More
Marvel Entertainment has recently updated their Youtube channel with the first trailer for the sequel film to Guardians of the Galaxy. The film will be titled “, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” will premiere in theaters on May 5, 2017.