Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, Wednesday February 25

Look, you know the drill. New comics come out on Wednesday.  Lots of them.   We’re here to tell you what’s hot.   What’s the problem? Now go to your local comic shop a grab a few good reads.     TOP OF THE STACK Spider-Gwen #1 – Marvel Comics Writer: Jason Latour Art: Robbi Rodriguez What Marvel says: SPIDER-GWEN SPINS INTO HER OWN SERIES! BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT! The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking comic shops by storm this winter with her own new ongoing series – SPIDER-GWEN! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week – August 20, 2014

        Yes it is! It’s Wendesday, New Comic Day and here we are to tell you what it is you should be spending that precious little disposable income you have after bidding on Stephen Armell’s autographed Arrow scripts this week.   TOP OF THE STACK The Multiversity #1 – DC Comics Writer: Grant Morrison Art:  Ivan Reis, Joe Prado What DC says: The biggest adventure in DC’s history is here! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, today’s most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable characters from 52 alternative Earths of the known DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What’s New for August 13, 2014

  It’s Wednesday.  You know what that means.     There are over 450 different items headed to your local comic shop this week (when you include all the variant covers, re-solicitations, magazines and collectables. Here is what we think will be the best of the best.   TOP OF THE STACK Archer & Armstrong #23 – Valiant Comics Writers: Fred Van Lente Art: Pere Perez What Valiant says: THE END IS NEAR HERE! Archer & Armstrong have been dragged down and knocked out, left at the mercy of the Lizard King and his plot to unleash total annihilation. But, … Continue reading

Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency TV Series in Development

IDW Entertainment and Ideate Media announced they have optioned the worldwide rights to Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency novels. IDWE and Ideate have formed a partnership to co-fund development and co-produce with the intent of securing a direct-to-series commitment. Circle of Confusion will Executive Produce. Max Landis has been tapped to write the pilot and Executive Produce. Max is the writer of feature films Chronicle, upcoming American Ultra starring Kirsten Stewart & Jesse Eisenberg, and upcoming Frankenstein starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy. Max will also make his directorial debut with the comedy Me, Him, Her starring Haley … Continue reading

SDCC14 – IDW and BOOM TREK to the PLANET OF THE APES

Two of science fiction’s biggest franchises come together on the comic page next year, in what would be a Mystery Science Theatre 3000 dream come true, as the Enterprise crew find themselves in orbit over the Planet of the Apes. And it will be the original versions of both!   That’s right, Taylor, Nova, Cornelius, Dr. Zaius all will be meeting Spock, Sulu and Captain Kirk in all his Shatneress! FROM IDW San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014) – Have you ever wondered what it would be like to “mind-meld” with a sentient ape? Or wanted to see a Klingon on … Continue reading