Kevin Melrose

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"Walking Dead" #115 Sells 352,000, Debuts Second Printing Cover

Mon, October 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Robert Kirkman & Charlie Adlard's "Walking Dead" #115 kicked off the book's 10th anniversary by selling 352,000 copies, making it the best-selling single issue of 2013.

NYCC: DC Comics to Revive "Tiny Titans"

Mon, October 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Collaborators Art Baltazar and Franco announced over the weekend that DC Comics will soon relaunch the Eisner Award-winning "Tiny Titans."

New York Comic Con Attendance Hits San Diego-sized Numbers

Mon, October 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

New York Comic Con reportedly attracted more than 130K attendees over four days, meaning the six-year-old event is now roughly the same size as Comic-Con International.

NYCC: Director, Stars Debut Footage From "Hercules: The Legend Begins"

Sun, October 13th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Director Renny Harlin and stars Kellan Lutz, Liam Macintyre, Scott Adkins and Gaia Weiss debuted a special New York Comic Con trailer for "Hercules: The Legend Begins."

NYCC: "The Walking Dead" Adds Two More Actors

Sun, October 13th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

During the "Walking Dead" panel, new showrunner Scott Gimple introduced Michael Cudlitz as Sgt. Abraham Ford and Josh McDermitt as Dr. Eugene Porter.

Gaiman"s "Neverwhere" Removed from New Mexico High School

Sat, October 12th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

A New Mexico school district has at least temporarily removed Neil Gaiman’s "Neverwhere" from its lone high school following an objection to the fantasy novel’s "inappropriate” content."

Final Episodes of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" to Arrive Next Year

Sat, October 12th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Supervising Director David Filoni has confirmed by the final episodes of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," "including one of Master Yoda's most challenging missions," will indeed be released next year.

"Item 47's" Titus Welliver Re-enlists in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Fri, October 11th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Actor Titus Welliver will reprise his role as Agent Blake from the "Marvel One-Shot: Item 47" short in the sixth episode of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

NYCC: Tommy Lee Edwards Drives "Vandroid" to Dark Horse

Thu, October 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Artist & filmmaker Tommy Lee Edwards can now add writer to his growing resume when he bring the '80s inspired "Vandroid" to Dark Horse with co-writer Noah Smith and artist Dan McDaid.

"Arrow" Sees Rating Dip for Season 2 Debut

Thu, October 10th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

It was a rough night in Starling City, with "Arrow" returning to 33 percent fewer viewers than last year’s series premiere. However, the CW drama wasn’t the only one taking a ratings hit.

ComiXology is Connecting with Female Audience

Thu, October 10th, 2013 | Category: Digital Comics

Comixology's female readership has increased dramatically since the digital-comics platform launched in 2007, rocketing from less than 5 percent of its audience to 20 percent.

Comics A.M. - What Digital Comics, Industry Need to Do Next

Thu, October 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Three steps to make digital comics more successful! An introduction to digital! How many Villains Month issues did DC actually print? A century later, "Krazy Kat" is still radical! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - San Diego Convention Center Plan Faces Agency Hurdle

Wed, October 9th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

California Coastal Commission takes up San Diego Convention Center expansion plan! New York Comic Con expects about 120,000! Robert Kirkman on "The Walking Dead's" 10th anniversary! Plus more!

Iron Man Experience Coming to Hong Kong Disneyland

Tue, October 8th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Disney has announced the 2016 opening of the Iron Man Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland, the first ride based on a Marvel character since Disney purchased the company in 2009.

Archie Comics Employees File $32.5M Lawsuit Against Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit

Thu, October 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Six Archie Comics employees, including Editor-in-Chief Victor Gorelick, have filed a $32.5 million lawsuit against Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit, accusing her of "destructive, dangerous and at times deranged behavior."

"Beetle Bailey" Falls Victim to Military Budget Cuts

Wed, October 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

After 63 years, military cutbacks have finally hit Camp Swampy. Military newspaper "Stars and Stripes" announced it has dropped Mort Walker's "Beetle Bailey" amidst other cuts for the paper.

Edgar Wright Teases "Ant-Man" With New Behind-the-Scenes Photo

Wed, October 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Director Edgar Wright keeps interest in his "Ant-Man" movie growing, teasing Marvel fans with a behind the scenes photo and good-naturedly teasing tweet.

Hayley Atwell Would "Definitely" Do an "Agent Carter" TV Series

Wed, October 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Responding to reports that Marvel is considering a TV series based on the "Agent Carter" one-shot, actress Hayley Atwell admits she’d love to reprise the role and to "show different sides of Peggy."

The CW Releases New "Arrow" Cast Photos

Wed, October 2nd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

In anticipation of next week's season premiere, The CW shares new portraits of the cast of "Arrow," ranging from show mainstays Stephen Amell and Emily Bett Rickards to new series regulars Colton Haynes and Manu Bennett.

Wonder Woman Battles Gunmen, Mythical Monster in New Fan Film

Mon, September 30th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

While most Wonder Woman fan films see the DC Comics heroine take on street-level threats, the impressive new short from Rainfall Films sees Diana face obstacles both mythological and modern.

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