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Scribd launches its Netflix for comics with 10,000 titles

Scribd launches its Netflix for comics with 10,000 titles

Popular digital subscription service Scribd, often referred to as “Netflix for books,” this morning launched a comics section, giving users access to more than 10,000 titles from such publishers as Marvel, IDW Publishing, Archie Comics, Top Shelf, Top Cow, Valiant and Dynamite. The expansion brings the Scribd library to more than 1 million titles. As […]

IDW Acquires Top Shelf Productions

IDW Acquires Top Shelf Productions

IDW Publishing, the San Diego-based publisher of original series such as Locke & Key and 30 Days of Night and licensed comics including My Little Pony and Transformers, has acquired Top Shelf Productions, the publisher best known for literary works by authors such as Jeff Lemire, Craig Thompson, and James Kochalka, plus many of the […]

Mark Margolis joins Constantine

Mark Margolis joins Constantine

Mark Margolis 300×155 Casting News: Scarlett Johansson to star in Ghost in the Shell, Mark Margolis joins Constantine – In small-screen news, Mark Margolis, who you’ll most likely recognize as Hector Salamanca in Breaking Bad, has signed on for the first live action incarnation of Felix Faust on an upcoming episode of NBC’s Constantine. Here’s […]

Todd McFarlane Teases New Series Announcement at Image Expo

Todd McFarlane Teases New Series Announcement at Image Expo

Next week’s Image Expo is sure to contain multiple announcements of new series, and one of them will come from Todd McFarlane: The “Spawn” creator said Friday on Facebook that he’ll reveal the first details of a new series at the event — and the first eight issues are already completed. “It’s an idea that […]

MAD Artist Jack Davis Retires After 60-Plus Year Career

MAD Artist Jack Davis Retires After 60-Plus Year Career

Prolific illustrator Jack Davis has announced his retirement, as reported Tuesday by Wired. In the interview, he cites a dissatisfaction with his current output as his motivation. “I can still draw, but I just can’t draw like I used to,” Davis, who turned 90 earlier this month, told Wired. One of the original “MAD Magazine” […]

IDW Announces Artist’s Edition For Don Rosa’s Scrooge McDuck Masterpiece

IDW Announces Artist’s Edition For Don Rosa’s Scrooge McDuck Masterpiece

If you’re a fan of Don Rosa’s work on Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge, now is a great — and somewhat expensive — time to be alive. Not only is Fantagraphics putting out hardcover collections of Rosa’s work on Disney’s most adventurous waterfowl, but IDW Publishing announced today that Rosa’s masterpiece, The Life And Times […]

Boom Studios Unveils New Excellent Adventures For Bill & Ted In March

Boom Studios Unveils New Excellent Adventures For Bill & Ted In March

he Wyld Stallyns have returned to be excellent to each other in comics. While rumors of a potential movie sequel continue to swirl, Bill and Ted — last seen in comics in Marvel’s 12-issue 1991 series Bill & Ted’s Excellent Comic Book, written and drawn by Evan Dorkin — are definitely coming back to comics, […]

Palmiotti and Gray Partner with Film Studio For Western Abaddon

Palmiotti and Gray Partner with Film Studio For Western Abaddon

Deadline reports that Adaptive Studios, the studio behind the new season of “Project Greenlight,” has created Adaptive Comics, a new division set to produce comic books and graphic novels headlined by the writing team of Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray (“Jonah Hex,” “Power Girl”). The first project from the duo for the newly formed Adaptive […]

Image Expo Returns in January 2015

Image Expo Returns in January 2015

Image Expo is back for a 2015 installment, with Image Comics’ one-day exhibition returning to the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 8. The first crop of announced guests are “Saga” writer Brian K. Vaughan, “Spawn” creator and Image co-founder Todd McFarlane, “Wytches” writer Scott Snyder, “EmiTown” cartoonist Emi […]

DC Comics Announces Multiverse- Based Convergence Nine-Week Event

DC Comics Announces Multiverse- Based Convergence Nine-Week Event

Following weeks of speculation, DC Comics officially announced this morning that its entire superhero line will be placed on hold in April and May, making way for the sprawling nine-week event series “Convergence.” The timing coincides with the final phase of the company’s move from New York City to Burbank, California. USA Today reports that […]

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