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

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  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 … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

IDW to produce 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Maxi-Series

IDW has produced some pretty cool Doctor Who comics, not to mention the Doctor Who/Star Trek the Next Generation crossover they are currently putting out (Issue 6 (of 8) will be out this week!), and have recently relaunched the ongoing title with Andy Diggle writing and art by Mark Buckingham. Now they are joining in to the Doctor’s 50th Anniversary (the program debuted on the BBC on November 23, 1963) with a new 12 issue … Continue reading

STAR TREK and DOCTOR WHO to crossover via IDW

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It was only a matter of time. Two of the most popular science fiction franchises ever will finally official crossover this May as the crew of the Enterprise-D and the TARDIS will meet courtesy of IDW Publishing in Star Trek: the Next Generation/Doctor Who : Assimilation2. Officially announced today by StarTrek.com, the series will feature the Doctor (in his 11th regeneration) and Captain Picard and his crew against the  Borg, and the Cybermen. The series … Continue reading

Eisner Award Winners Named

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The winners of the 2011 Eisner Awards were announced at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con.It was the 23 year that the Eisner Awards were given out. Awards were given in 28 categories. IDW Publishingwon a total of 5 awards of the 12 nominations it received, highlighted by Best Writer, Joe Hill for Locke & Key and Best Writer/Artist, Darwyn Cooke for Richard Stark’s Parker: The Outfit. Image Comics also came into the night with … Continue reading