Broken Frontiers had lovely things to say about the first issue of IDW’s new series, G.I. Joe: Origins and had special praise for series writer Larry Hama! G.I. Joe: Origins is a good opening salvo from a well-respected writer. If the characters are a little thin so far, Hama can be trusted to flesh them out.
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Two Versions, Including A Deluxe Edition Featuring Many Never-Before-Seen Images (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) — IDW Publishing is proud to announce the upcoming release of The Complete Rocketeer by Dave Stevens, collecting the classic series in its entirety for the first time ever. After more than a decade out of print, The Rocketeer makes a triumphant return to stores this
Book One To Be Released In Time To Celebrate Strip’s 50th Anniversary (San Diego, CA; February 28, 2009) IDW Publishing is pleased to announce The Family Circus Library by Bil Keane. The Family Circus, which was originally published in only 19 newspapers, is now seen in over 1500 newspapers worldwide, making it one of the
IDW’s just learned that the Joe Shuster Awards has announced that our very own Troy Little, Angora Napkin and Chiaroscuro, has been announced as a jury member for the Gene Day Award for Self-Publishing. You can read more about Troy’s selection at the Joe Shuster Awards website.
It’s a union based on super powers, learning your place in the world, and danger! In this latest collection of stories from the mind and pen of John Byrne, IDW packs two time-lost series together-Danger Unlimited and Babe. First up is the four-part Danger Unlimited, the first universe and characters Byrne created after leaving Marvel. In DU, the year is
Troy Little, the mastermind behind Chiaroscuro and Angora Napkin, sat down with Comic Book Resources’ Alex Dueben to discuss the beginnings of his career, self-publishing comics, and his upcoming cartoon based on his latest comic. CBR: In terms of your artistic ambition and your career, which came first: comics or animation? Troy Little: At first my
Brian Hibbs joins IDW Publishing for the second collection of his influential column “Tilting at Windmills.” Owner of San Francisco’s premier comic book store, Comix Experience, Hibbs provides a dynamic and useful guide for new and established retailers who sell comics. Tilting at Windmills Volume 1, also available from IDW, was a startlingly prescient look at the
The folks over at Comic Pants really dug their preview copy of Groom Lake #1 and as such had some great things to say about writer Chris Ryall and artist Ben Templesmith’s latest project. Chris Ryall and Ben Templesmith. Let us contemplate this melding of the minds for just a moment before we get to
Steven Grant gives a positive review to Fishtown in his columnn Permanent Damage over at Comic Book Resources. A strange little social crime novel, simple and well told. … … Colden reveals his characters’ innate monstrousness mercilessly, and their behavior becomes scarier for being virtually pointless, even by their standards, and how little, considering how
(San Diego, CA; Feb 19, 2009) Experience Spike’s adventures After the Fall in this continuation of the best-selling Angel series from IDW, in stores this month. Vampire, poet, murderer, lover, hero, or soulless fiend- William The Bloody, Spike to his “friends,” has been called many things over the centuries. And now that L.A. has fallen into Hell, he may earn one more
(San Diego, CA; February 18, 2009) – IDW Publishing, known for its wide array of comic books and graphic novels, has partnered with Eagle One Media to start a comprehensive backlist on the Web. Featuring a range of books from the Eisner-nominated artist and co-creator of 30 Days of Night, Ben Templesmith, to thePresidential Material:
Presidential Material: Barack Obama has gone through several printings, been lauded for it’s impartial reporting by the Los Angeles Times and USA Today, and has now received nominations for Glyph Awards. The Glyph Awards honors the best in African-American comics both as contributors and thematically. The nominations: Story of the Year Presidential Material: Barack Obama;