New York Comic Con 2011: Horror in the Halls of the Javits Center: The Walking Dead, Ghost Rider, Resident Evil, and More!
By this time next week the 2011 New York Comic Con will be wrapping up for another year, but let's not get too far ahead of ourselves -- there are panels to see and toys to buy first! Here's a look at the horror highlights along with a few other genre-related appearances that should be of interest to our readers.
Rage Against the Machine... check. Audioslave... check. Sending an ass-load of swag to your favorite comic shop to celebrate the release of his new comic Orchid... possibly.
This week Radical Publishing released the complete Driver for the Dead miniseries collected in full in trade paperback. Written by John Heffernan with stunning art from Leonardo Manco, Driver for the Dead is a rollicking supernatural adventure through the heart of Louisiana. In addition, Radical has launched a new contest in which eleven lucky winners will walk away with a Driver for the Dead prize bundle.
Originally announced back during the San Diego Comic-Con 2011, we finally have our first look at the artwork from Dark Horse's comic book adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and and novelist Chuck Hogan's The Strain. Dig it!
IDW Publishing has announced an all-new horror series with acclaimed creators Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson. Frankenstein Alive, Alive will launch in 2012, picking up right where Mary Shelley’s classic tale ends.
As promised, Dark Horse Comics announced three brand new projects during tonight's Preview Night at San Diego Comic-Con, and horror fans should be pretty damn excited about all of them. Read on for the details about Dark Horse's new connection to a rock star, a best-selling author, and a major moviemaker.
We recently told you about the new Pariah comic book series from Aron Warner, Philip Gellat, and Brett Weldele; and today the creative team left some clues as to what’s coming in a series of gripping videos on the Pariah website.
And word has come of another genre-related comic series that's making its debut at this week's San Diego Comic-Con, this one entitled Pariah from the mind of Aron Warner, who is just coming off of Cirque 3D with James Cameron and whose Strange Weather Films is producing the Beasts of Burden film adaptation with Dark Horse Entertainment.
Dark Horse Comics has informed us that at 7:30 pm on Preview Night (July 20th) of the San Diego Comic-Con, they will be announcing not one, not even two, but three brand new projects that promise to be among the biggest publishing announcements at the show. And now they've provided teaser images of all three to really get the juices flowing!
It was during last year's San Diego Comic-Con that we first got word on Witch Doctor, the debut original comic being published by Robert Kirkman’s Image Comics’ Skybound, and now that WonderCon in San Francisco is just a few days away, more news on Issue #1 is leaking out. From the Press Release:
It's been a few months since we've heard anything from artist/writer/actor/all-around great guy Terrance Zdunich, and now we know why. He's been hard at work on "Allied Forces", Chapter 6 of his portrait of a dysfunctional American family in the 90's, The Molting.
We've been talking about a feature film version of the Image Comics property The Strange Adventures of H.P. Lovecraft for a while now, and it looks like a writer has finally been tapped to pen the script. John August (Frankenweenie, Dark Shadows) is the man handling the adaptation as a potential directing vehicle for Ron Howard.
Halo-8 Entertainment announced today that its sci-fi/horror adventure Godkiller and Giallo-style horror The Long Knives are the first Halo-8 comics to be released digitally as part of the recently announced partnership between the studio and innovative digital comics provider Graphic.ly. Read on for the details! From the Press Release:
This Thursday, January 20, 2011, Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles launches its first Comic Book-of-the-Month Club event, which is focusing entirely on The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman. Learn more about the books, the TV series, or just geek-out with a bunch of fellow Walking Dead-Heads. Best of all? It's also online for those of you who don't live near LA!
Fans of the illustrated film Godkiller should be happy to hear that Godkiller 2: Tomorrow's Ashes is on its way. As we learned from @GodkillerSeries on Twitter, production on the sequel "has officially begun"!