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  • Hot Toys Unveils Awesome Hulkbuster Collectible Figure From AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON - Recreating the sure-to-be-epic showdown in Avengers: Age of Ultron between Bruce Banner#39;s quot;savagequot; alter-ego, the Incredible Hulk, and Tony Stark#39;s towering robust Iron Man suit, Hot Toys has just released official promo images showcasing its incredibly detailed Hulkbuster collectible figure. Check out the awesome images down below, as well specifics regarding the 1/6 scale figure. Ever since the first official appearance of the massive anti-Hulk Iron Man suit, Hulkbuster, in Marvelrsquo;s Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, fans worldwide have been filled with excitement! Its fight against Hulk is an unforgettable moment from the clip and pushes the popularity of the huge machine to a new level even before the movie launch! Today, we are proud to officially introduce the collectible figure that many fans and collectors have been longing for ndash; the spectacular 1/6th scale Hulkbuster Collectible Figure! The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Hulkbuster in
  • More Details On Whether Drew Goddard Will Direct Marvels SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN - Following the very interesting details about Spider-Man which found their way online earlier today (find those here if you missed them), the trades have added some additional information about where the deal with Drew Goddard stands. As it turns out, The Wrap cautions that it#39;s not quite a done deal, with their insiders adding: quot;Drew has not yet met with Marvel but will soon; along with several others.quot; The Cabin in the Woods helmer is said to be a heavy favourite and it#39;s not believed he will pass if it#39;s offered to him. The Hollwood Reporter get even more specific though, confirming that the studios are very interested in having Goddard both write and direct, and that he#39;s set to meet them TOMORROW. The deal isn#39;t signed then, but expect to hear something official sometime in the coming weeks and months. Hopefully casting won#39;t take that long! Thoughts?
  • New Trailer And Cast Interviews For The CWs Adaptation Of Vertigo Comics Series iZOMBIE - Rose McIver (ldquo;Masters of Sex,rdquo; ldquo;Once Upon A Timerdquo;) stars as Olivia ldquo;Livrdquo; Moore, a rosy-cheeked, disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped outhellip; until the night she attended a party that unexpectedly turned into a zombie feeding frenzy. As one of the newly undead, Liv has devised a way to resist her baser urges to devour fresh human brains ndash; shersquo;s taken a job in the Seattle coronerrsquo;s office. In this appropriately dead-end job, she can secretly snack on the brains of the many Jane and John Doe corpses that make a final stop in the morgue. Liv remains resigned to an eternity without hope or purpose, until she realizes that with every brain she consumes, she retains a portion of that personrsquo;s memories, and she begins to experience visions from the point of view of the murder victims. Itrsquo;s not the same as being alive
  • First Look At DRAGON BALL Z: FUKKATSO NO Fs Frieza - Apparently, the Dragon Balls bring Goku a Frieza from an alternate reality when two of the galactic tyrant#39;s last remaining henchmen use the mystic balls to ressurect their master. And this new Frieza has one more transformation that makes him more than a match for Super Saiyan 3 Goku.nbsp; Perhaps this situation will call for a Super Saiyan God? Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F will premiere in Japan on April 18th. nbsp; nbsp;
  • UPDATE: New AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Trailer Coming; Full Body Promo Shots Revealed - It seems that the ongoing daily Avengers: Age of Ultron character poster reveal is indeed leading up to a brand new theatrical trailer, which is most likely the quot;big announcementquot; that Tony Stark himself, Robert Downey Jr., had referred to last week. ABC Network has been airing a promo promising the premiere on Thursday, March 5, at 10/9c. While we wait for the Captain America, Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, and maybe the Vision one-sheets, as well as the brand new trailer, Advanced Graphics has revealed lifesize cardboard standees with full body live-action promo images of the team. Providing the best, full look at Cap#39;s, Black Widow#39;s, Hawkeye#39;s, and the Incredible Hulk#39;s quot;Avengersquot;-branded uniforms, as well as Nick Fury#39;s getup and Thor#39;s Asgardian armor, the promo shots can be seen below as well as the brief Age of Ultron trailer promo.nbsp; #39;AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON#39; trailer promo! RT mdash; Superhero Feed (@SuperheroFeed) March 3,
  • GOTHAM Promo Teases Whats To Come This April In The Final Four Episodes - Monday April 13th, donrsquo;t miss this seasonrsquo;s final four episodes. Gotham returns this April with new episodes!
  • THE LAST FIVE YEARS Jeremy Jordan Joins The Cast Of SUPERGIRL As Toyman - According to The Wrap, actor Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, The Last Five Years, Rock Of Ages) has booked a rare non-musical role in the CBS Supergirl pilot as Winslow ldquo;Winnrdquo; Schott, aka the man who will become very fond of toys at some point in the future. Apparently he#39;s set to guest star in the pilot, with the potential to recur if the series is picked up. This version of the DC character is described as quot;a tech genius and superstar IT whiz who works alongside Kara at Cat Grantrsquo;s company, CatCo.quot; In the comics Toyman is usually depicted as a somewhat sympathetic villian, who has some lethal history with Cat Grant#39;s family. Will the show follow the same path? Supergirl will also star Melissa Benoist as Kara, Laura Benanti as Alura Zor-El, Chyler Leigh as Kararsquo;s foster sister Alex, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, Mehcad Brooks as
  • New Motion Poster For The CWs iZOMBIE - Rose McIver (ldquo;Masters of Sex,rdquo; ldquo;Once Upon A Timerdquo;) stars as Olivia ldquo;Livrdquo; Moore, a rosy-cheeked, disciplined, over-achieving medical resident who had her life path completely mapped outhellip; until the night she attended a party that unexpectedly turned into a zombie feeding frenzy. As one of the newly undead, Liv has devised a way to resist her baser urges to devour fresh human brains ndash; shersquo;s taken a job in the Seattle coronerrsquo;s office. In this appropriately dead-end job, she can secretly snack on the brains of the many Jane and John Doe corpses that make a final stop in the morgue. Liv remains resigned to an eternity without hope or purpose, until she realizes that with every brain she consumes, she retains a portion of that personrsquo;s memories, and she begins to experience visions from the point of view of the murder victims. Itrsquo;s not the same as being alive
  • SUPERGIRL: Melissa Benoist Shares BTS Image With Helen Slater - As far as we know the CBS Supergirl pilot hasn#39;t actually started shooting yet, so this pic was most likely taken at a read-through or something -- meaning Benoist and Slater are probably not in character. Still, it#39;s a cool first look at Supergirls past and present together. Supergirls then and now.... @HelenSlaterNYC this real life?! So crazy/amazing!! mdash; Melissa Benoist (@itsmmbenoist) March 2, 2015 So far the cast of Supergirl also includes Laura Benanti as Alura Zor-El, Chyler Leigh as Kararsquo;s foster sister Alex, David Harewood as Hank Henshaw, Calista Flockhart as Cat Grant, Mehcad Brooks as Jimmy Olsen, and Dean Cain in another mystery role.
  • Tom Cruise Races Back To Action In New MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Set Photos Video - About ten days ago, with rumors circulating about Paramount#39;s Mission: Impossible 5 possibly shutting down production to rework the finale, director Christopher McQuarrienbsp;had to come out and quicklynbsp;debunk the rumor. With that out of the way, McQuarrie and the MI5 team got back to work on the exhilarating finale and over the past week, set photos have surfaced featuring superstar Tom Cruise running back into action as IMF Agent Ethan Hunt alongside franchise newcomer Rebecca Ferguson. The rest of the main cast, which includesnbsp;Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, and Alec Baldwin, weren#39;t spotted on the street, but if the finale of Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is anything to go by, they should all be involved in the finale in one way or another. Take a look below at a brief set video of Cruise on the street, courtesy of the DailyMail, and photos courtesy ofnbsp;Just Jarednbsp;andnbsp;ComingSoon. Also, be sure to head
  • UPDATE: Its An All-Out Clone War In Official ORPHAN BLACK Season 3 Trailer Poster - The middle of April is shaping up to be a huge one for television with the series premiere of Marvel#39;s Daredevil on April 10th, the season 3 premiere ofnbsp;BBC America#39;s Orphan Black on April 18th, and the season five premiere ofnbsp;HBO#39;s Game of Thrones on April 19th. BBC America has just released the first official trailer for the upcoming third season featuring a ton of new footage of Sarah, Helena, Cosima, and Alison going to war with the new male clones of Project Castor. Check it out below: UPDATE:nbsp;We now have the plot synopses for the first two episodes and a pretty sweet new poster. Check it out below: Episode One Season 3 | Episode 1 | Original Airdate: April 18th, 2015 | 9:00PM Sarah pursues the missing Helena who is held in a faraway compound. Sarah must use her wiles ndash; and acting chops ndash; to deter a Topside investigator who threatens the
  • Drew Goddard To Direct SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN; Iron Man And Sinister Six To Appear? - Latino-Reviewnbsp;have dropped a massive scoop about Spectacular Spider-Man. Yup, it sounds like that#39;s the title being considered by Marvel and Sony in what they hope will be a three part series coming out over three consecutive summers. Everything which was being developed by Sony (including that Aunt May spinoff) has now been scrapped, including the standalone Sinister Six movie. However, Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods) isn#39;t out of a job as he#39;s set to write and direct Spectacular Spider-Man. That seems like a fitting title, and differentiates it from Amazing. So, story details! As expected, there will be no origin story and the movie will take place in high school. However, they#39;re thinking long term, as the actor cast as Spider-Man (likely an unknown, and NOT Dylan O#39;Brien as one redditor claims) is set to be involved with multiple trilogies similar to Harry Potter as we follow his journey over
  • COMICS: BATTLEWORLD’S Brightest Teens Are Now - RUNAWAYS Return This June - The best and brightest teens from all corners of Battleworld are hand-picked to attend the most prestigious academy on the planetrsquo;s capital. Yet not all is as it seems within these hallowed halls. This esteemed educational establishment may just be grooming the next generation of super villains! nbsp; What happens when the new class learns theyrsquo;re on the fast track to evil and their headmaster is a diabolical super villain? RUN AWAY! nbsp; ldquo;Noelle and Sanford have come up with a fun cast of alternate reality versions of some fan-favorite characters (including original Runaway Molly Hayes!), plus a few new characters who wersquo;re really excited about,rdquo; said editor Wil Moss. ldquo;Itrsquo;s a different take on RUNAWAYS, for sure, but that same fresh, adventurous, character-driven spirit of the original series remains the same!rdquo; nbsp; Now, teenagers Molly Hayes, Jubilee, Bucky Barnes, Cloak amp; Dagger, Amadeus Cho, Skaar and a few new faces are striking out on their own
  • David Ayer Teases Jared Letos Joker Look For SUICIDE SQUAD - Director David Ayer promised us something new from his Suicide Squad adaptation today, and so far he#39;s provided a couple of snaps of Jared Leto#39;s Joker makeover. The first teases a drastic haircut, and the second shows the actor after the razor and scissors have done their work, but is a full reveal on the way? Keep an eye of Ayer#39;s Twitter page to find out. #SuicideSquad mdash; David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) March 2, 2015 nbsp; Suicide Squad begins shooting very soon in Toronto, and is set for release on August 5, 2016. The movie stars Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Cara Delevingne, and Joel Kinnaman, with Jesse Eisenberg possibly appearing as Lex Luthor.
  • Sasha Gears Up In Sneak Peeks From Next Weeks THE WALKING DEAD - As Rick and the others continue to acclimate to their new surroundings, they consider a return to normalcy.
  • Hugh Jackmans Open To A WOLVERINE Cameo In DEADPOOL - Speaking with MTV UK, X-Men star Hugh Jackman touched on the subject of Fox#39;s upcomingnbsp;Deadpool movie, which arrives next February and stars his good friend and X-Men Origins: Wolverine co-star Ryan Reynolds as the fast-talking Merc with a Mouth. In the brief interview clip below, Jackman affirms that Reynolds will do a great job and expresses his extreme happiness for Reynolds and that the movie is getting made. When asked about a potential Wolverine cameo, Jackman says he#39;s quot;open to that ideaquot; after briefly touching on Wolverine and Deadpool#39;s volatile relationship and how they always seem to spark off well together. Check him out in the clip below: Would you like to see Hugh Jackman reprise his role as Wolverine in the Deadpool movie? Maybe as a cameo in a special post-credits scene? Jackman#39;s already come out and said he#39;d like to play Wolverine for the rest of his life, so why
  • Skye Begins To Quake In New Clip From The AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Midseason Première - quot;Marvel#39;s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.quot; returns for a dynamic, action-packed second half of season two, TUESDAY, MARCH 3 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. After discovering an alien city with ties to his resurrection, Coulson and his team destroyed it before the forces of Hydra could claim its secrets, eliminating the villainous Whitehall (Reed Diamond) in the process. But new threats to the world have arisen, including Skye#39;s father, Cal (Kyle McLachlan), who now seeks retribution against Coulson for stealing his revenge against Whitehall; a disturbing alliance between former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Ward (Brett Dalton) and Agent 33; the enigmatic Raina (Ruth Negga), who struggles with her transformation into something inhuman by the alien Obelisk and seeks vengeance; and Skye (Chloe Bennet), who developed mysterious new powers from the Obelisk but whose lack of experience with her new abilities may threaten the safety of those she loves. Meanwhile, Bobbi (Adrianne Palicki)
  • Win A Chance To Accompany Robert Downey Jr. To The Première Of AVENGERS: AOU - This may or may not be the big announcement Robert Downey Jr. teased this past Wednesday, but either way it#39;s a pretty great opportunity. By heading over to and donating $10 to benefit children#39;s hospice center Julia#39;s House, you become eligible to win a trip to LA for the world premiegrave;re of Avengers: Age Of Ultron. But that#39;s not all: You and a pal also get to hang out with Downey Jr. for a Tony Stark-like day of living the high life. There#39;ll be breakfast at Randy#39;s Donuts (from Iron Man 2), indoor skydiving, a helicopter ride over the Hollywood sign and a custom gown or tux fitting, before heading off to the red carpet. Plus, even if you don#39;t win the trip there#39;s plenty of Avengers: Age Of Ultron swag up for grabs. Well worth a tenner and it#39;s for a great cause, but if you need more convincing here#39;s
  • Best AGENT CARTER Easter Eggs Connecting The MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE - Check out the embedded video below for a look at the top easter eggs from the recently concluded Agent Carter. nbsp;Beware of spoilers from the series and potential spoilers for the MCU. nbsp;And be sure to subscribe tonbsp;Mr Sunday#39;s YouTube channel. nbsp;
  • Jeremy Renners Hawkeye Draws His Bow On New AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Poster - Marvel Studios presents Avengers: Age of Ultron, the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earthrsquo;s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure. Avengers: Age of Ultron stars Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Cobie Smulders, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany, James Spader, and Samuel L. Jackson and hits cinemas on May 1st, 2015.

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  • Top Comic Book Sidekicks -

    BuckyEach comic book has its superstar, the main character, the top dog that stands tall over the rest of the characters as its primary focus. These characters like Captain America, Batman, and Green Arrow are the main thing that drives the storylines along. These heroes are the ones in the spotlight and take on the heavy lifting, but they are often not alone. The sidekick was created to accompany these heroes and provide an added layer of complexity to their already full lives. Check out more in this list of Top Comic Book Sidekicks.


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  • Action Lab Comics and Reviews -

    It is always interesting to see the kinds of comic books that come out from the smaller publishers. While I would say the top and more memorable characters are still in The Big Two, it is these small press companies that I think are coming out with the better stories as a whole.  I am very enamored with the creator owned concept and love to see that singular voice coming through a project.

    Action Lab Comics is that kind of small comic book publisher. They hit it big with their highly acclaimed series Princeless and have many other comic books in their stable. One such recent acquisition is Skyward, by Jeremy Dale. I got a chance to review the first in the series as they are relaunching the once self-published comic book. Take a look at my review and see what memories it drug up for this long time fantasy fan.

    I also got a chance to review the Adventure Time Annual #1. It was a pretty cool read with some interesting takes on the Adventure Time universe.

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  • Hound Comics -

    Brimstone and LusciousWhenever I get the chance to attend a comic book convention, I'm always on the lookout for talent and things that are new to the comic book industry. New publishers, creators, companies, you name it, I love seeing new stuff. When I went to Wizard World: Portland, I ran into a group of guys from Hound Comics, a young comic book publisher that had a lot of different products and some interesting characters to boot. I spoke with CEO and ex professional wrestler Brimstone for a bit and took home some items from their booth.

    Hound Comics is the sort of place a lot of independent publishers should take note of as they embody the spirit of the entrepreneur like none I've seen recently. Not only do they have a line of comics based off of his wrestling persona, but also a other creator owned comic books, a food line, apparel, and a slate of other products. I got the chance to interview Hound Comics and got some insight into the mind behind the publishing company and was excited to peek behind the veil and see how things tick at Hound Comics. Check out the interview with Brimstone, CEO of Hound Entertainment Group.

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  • New Image Titles -

    Ten GrandIt would seem a lot of creators are turning to Image Comics to get their visions out into the hands of comic book fans. I have seen a bevy of high profile creator owned series coming out of Image and it is really great to see. Joe's Comics has restarted and their first comic book out is Ten Grand, written by Straczynski himself and illustrated by Ben Templesmith. The duo really hit the mark for me and I thoroughly enjoyed what looks to be the first in a good slate of comic books coming out of this new Image imprint. Another comic I got a chance to sink my teeth into was Chin Music by Steve Niles and Tony Harris. It was very interesting to see two comic books combining the whole occult/crime thing and the two took very divergent paths. I enjoyed them both and look forward to the comic books Image will be putting out.

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  • Kickstart Your Comic Book Creation -

    Did you know that the website is the second largest graphic novel publisher in the U.S. according to Publishers Weekly? It beats out DC in terms of revenue off of these graphic novels and is only just behind Marvel. The term "publisher" is a bit loose here in that the company isn't directly responsible for the final product, but the proof that so many comics are created now through Kickstarter is astounding and awesome!

    I've been able to talk to a couple of creators about the Kickstarting process in The Only Living Boy and Rumpus on the Run and the whole concept is exhilarating to think about the avenues that are open for creators to make comic books nowadays. Apparently the process isn't that new as according to Kickstarter, even the likes of Beethoven used a form of crowdsourcing to fund his works. Check out if Kickstarter is right for you and how you can take advantage of this great new concept.

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  • Jess Smart Smiley Kickstarter Interview - Rumpus On The Run -

    Rumpus On The RunKickstarter is such an interesting new avenue for creators. With the right idea, pitch, and networking you can fund just about anything. Order Of The Stick funded a republishing drive and raised over 1.5 million dollars. Penny Arcade raised funds to remove advertising from their website and received over 500 thousand dollars. Now most campaigns are much smaller and won't bring in this kind of money, but for a small press comic book, not a lot can be needed. I got a chance to sit with a creator that has been on the Kickstarting ride with his latest endeavor Rumpus On The Run and right now his project is funded for the softcover version of the book, but Jess Smart Smiley also has dreams to bring his book to hardcover status. There is just a few days to go so be sure to head over this his Kickstarter Campaign first, then over the interview I did with Smiley about the process, his latest work, and kicsktarting comics.

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  • Wizard World Portland Comic Con In Review -

    WWPDXI was really glad I got the chance to go to the Wizard World Portland Comic Con. It was the first time the con was conducted in Stumptown, my hometown of Portland, Oregon. That's Or-e-gun all smoothed together in one go and not Or-ee-gone as out of towners like to say. Although there were some things I found concerning, overall it was a smashing success that this town truly embraced. Take a look at a review of Wizard World Portland to see what was great and what could use some work on for next year. If you are interested in going next year, and I would recommend it, Wizard is doing a special promotion that will work until Monday Feb 25th at Noon. Use the code Portland2013 to get a special discount on next year's entrance to Wizard World Portland Comic Con.

    Image Copyright Aaron Albert

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  • First Day Of Wizard World Portland Comic Con -

    Lou FerrignoThe Wizard World Portland Comic Con was in full effect today in Portland, Oregon and the convention floor was hopping with fans, creators, and celebrities. It is odd that this hasn't happened sooner as Portland is actually one of the largest comics town in the USA. Many creators such as Bendis and Busiek make their home in this area and there are many publishers like Dark Horse, Top Shelf, and Oni here as well. Don't forget that the statue company Bowen Designs resides were to!. This is a great place for comic books and has a great indy convention in the Stumptown Comics Fest, but Wizard World is going for a large scale feel and I think they have a good start. It was interesting that there was a lack of publishers showcasing here and it might be that the Emerald City Comic Con is next weekend in Seattle, WA. Either way I had a good time and met some new people. More to come.

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  • Heading to Wizard World Portland -

    Well it looks like I will be able to attend Wizard World Portland this year and will be heading down for a couple of days of fun at the Oregon Convention Center. I am curious to see what happens as there is something of a duel happening in Portland between Wizard World and Rose City Comic-Con. Wizard World has had something of a bad rap at times and Rose City is partnering with Emerald City Comic Con to partner in running their convention. I hope to see how they handle Portland and if the convention can be the kind of convention this city could use. I will report back with my findings and see just what it has in store.

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  • Superheroes For Hospice Interview -

    Comic book charities are a very cool thing in my mind as they merge something that we love with a good cause. There are many great comic book charities out there right now and one of them is Superheroes for Hospice. This event is a mini-convention where fans can come and get comic books on the cheap. All the profits go to the hospice and help those in need in the New Jersey area. This gives comic collectors another way to get rid of unwanted comic books as the donations they use to stock the event are tax deductible. I got a chance to interview the man behind the curtains, Spiro Ballas, who gave me the skinny on what the hospice does and how you can help others through comic books.

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  • Amp - Take one arrogant 19 year old, give him as many superpowers as the military can afford and stand back. Responsibility? Out of the window. Heroics? No, sir. Amp just wants to be loved, well adored really, perhaps even worshipped if he can just get his own chat show!

    However, the military has other ideas.

  • Bonds of Blood (Volume 1) - The first seven issues of Bonds of Blood all together in one nifty trade paperback!
  • Justice - After witnessing his wife's rapist avoid a prison sentence, Alan vows to bring the rapist to justice. In a world where superheroes dictate right and wrong, Alan dons a mask and cape to track the villain down.

    However, he soon learns that there's a lot more to being a superhero than an extravagant costume and a butch name...

  • Kincaid #1 - Kincaid #1 introduces us to the story of Elvis Kincaid, a heroin addicted punk rock musician, who finds himself thrown into a world of global conspiracy, political intrigue and super powered individuals. Far from normal super hero fare, Kincaid is a gritty title showing the darker side of life.

    As much as it focuses on the underbelly of the world, Kincaid is also a tale of one man's self-becoming and personal empowerment, creating a rich and original comic book experience.

  • Legend of The Winged Tiger - Full color version of Phil Yeh's bestselling Winged Tiger #1 comic.

    This new version features Lieve Jerger's brilliant coloring and a brand new cover.

  • Tugger / Burnt Out Comix Flipbook - Murphy Beach Studio presents a 2-fer flipbook with 2 stories, 2 covers & only 1 price!

    Cousin Joey is back and featured in the silly, surreal, underground of Tugger Comix and Burnt Out Comix where the world is a pressure cooker but there are ways to getting out of it. Weird. Funny. Silly.

  • Apocrypha #1, Anarchy's Birth - They wanted to break her, they wanted to to turn her into a tool of their religious tyranny, they failed.

    Violence shall begat violence.

    Mature readers (18+) only.

  • Cigarette Stories#2: Addicted to the Drama - Our story continues: What happened to Germ. Why can't Jerry remember anything? Who are "the guests" and why do they need an armed reception? Jeri and her friends make an appearance, too.
  • Cosmic Samaritan #1, The - In the first of a four part story arc, enter Joshua Price. A conflicted teenager who struggles between his faith and the worldly temptations he must face. Soon, Joshua is chosen to wield supernatural power. A power he cannot yet fully comprehend. Will Joshua use his new abilities for the good of mankind or continue to lead his own path towards darkness?

    Get ready for amazing superhero action and adventure as the premiere issue of THE COSMIC SAMARITAN takes flight!

  • Entombed Issue #0 - Kyle Burden, dedicated Egyptologist and brilliant inventor, is betrayed by a trusted mentor and sealed in an Egyptian sarcophagus for an entire year!

    After returning to the outside world, Kyle is overwhelmed by waves of crippling agoraphobia. Climbing into his greatest invention, Professor Burden himself becomes his most diabolical and twisted creation.