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PREVIEW: "X-Men: Divided We Stand" Book 1

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In the wake of Messiah CompleX, there are no more X-Men…but what does this mean for those mutants who once united under Xavier's dream? X-Men Divided We Stand Book 1 (of 2) sets up the new status quo for mutantkind, with an all star creator lineup including Mike Carey (X-Men: Legacy), Matt Fraction (upcoming Uncanny X-Men, Immortal Iron Fist), Craig Kyle (X-Force), Christopher Yost (X-Force), Skottie Young (New X-Men), Brandon Peterson (Ultimate Vision), Jamie McKelvie (Phonogram) and Sana Takeda (Drain)!

"Sheep In The Big City" creator, Mo Willems, announced as NY Comic Con Guest of Honor

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

New York Comic Con (NYCC) has announced that Mo Willems will appear as a Guest of Honor at its 2008 event which takes place April 18 – 20 at the Jacob K. Javits Center. Mr. Willems, a celebrated artist, creator, script-writer and author, has written Emmy-Award winning scripts for Sesame Street, created Sheep in the Big City for Cartoon Network, and been awarded the Caldecott Honor, among many other accomplishments.

Devil's Due announces "Pogrom" #1 sell out

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Devil's Due Publishing is rushing out more of its genre-bending horror series Pogrom on the heels of a distributor level sellout this week. Diamond has confirmed that Pogrom #1, the first issue of Matthew Tomao and Josh Medors' new post-apocalyptic conspiracy tale, has sold out as more copies are presently on their way from the book's printer to fill remaining orders.

Devil's Due, uclick announce new cel phone initiative

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

On Wednesday March 26, Devil's Due Publishing will begin shipping comics to cell phones, as well as to comic book stores. Partnering with uclick, the top-ten comic book publisher will offer a selection of back issues available for mobile devices on uclick's GoComics Mobile Store at m.gocomics.com.

PREVIEW: "Incredible Hercules" #116 sets the plate for next month's "Secret Invasion" tie-in

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

One of Marvel's most critically-acclaimed series continues in Incredible Hercules #116 as Hercules and Amadeus Cho must deal with the revelation that Earth is headed towards a war it may not survive! Written by Greg Pak (World War Hulk) & Fred Van Lente (Wolverine: First Class), with art by hot new talent Rafa Sandoval and a cover by the legendary John Romita Jr, this issue sets the stage for next month's Secret Invasion tie-in.

Top 100 Comic Book Runs Polls Close Monday

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Comics Should Be Good is polling the Top 100 Comic Book Runs as determined by you, and voting expires on Monday. If you haven't made your voice heard, now is the time.

PREVIEW" "Captain America" #37 kicks off Act Three of "Death Of Captain America"

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Act Three of the epic "Death Of Captain America" storyline begins right here, as Eisner-winning writer Ed Brubaker takes things from bad to worse for the new Captain America! Acclaimed artists Steve Epting and Jackson Guice join Brubaker for Captain America #37, as the Red Skull targets the very soul of America with his latest gambit!

DC offering free Johnny DC Digests to retailers

Wed, March 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Qualifying retailers will be eligible to receive free Johnny DC digest collections from DC: Order a minimum of three copies of any new Johnny DC comic book solicited in April, and you can receive matching quantities of Johnny DC Digests of DC Comics' choice - Free!

New Images from "Legion of Super-Heroes" Finale and "Spider-Man"

Tue, March 25th, 2008 | Category: TV/Film

Courtesy of Kids' WB!, CBR brings you new images from the series finale of "The Legion of Superh-Heroes," as well as the first image of Flint Marko from this weekend's new episode of "Spectacular Spider-Man."

EXCLUSIVE: "Gravel" #2 Preview

Tue, March 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Avatar Press, CBR brings you an exclusive preview of "Gravel" #2 by Warren Ellis, Mike Wolfer and Raulo Caceres, on sale this week.

Archaia Studios Press' "Mouse Guard" and "Okko" nominated for Book of the Year

Tue, March 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Archaia Studios Press (ASP) is once again honored to have a book nominated for ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Awards. But this time, it's not just one book, it's two---the only publisher this year earning such a distinctive honor. Both MOUSE GUARD: FALL 1152 by David Petersen and OKKO: THE CYCLE OF WATER by Hub are among the ten finalists for ForeWord's Award in the Graphic Novel category.

IDW's "Speed Racer: Chronicles of the Racer" expands the Speed Racer mythos

Tue, March 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In April, IDW Publishing will debut the "Speed Racer: Chronicles of the Racer" trade paperback, which expands the decades-old mythos of the iconic Speed Racer into an exciting new direction as it tells the stories of Racers throughout the generations.

PREVIEW: Top Cow's "The Darkness: Butcher" one-shot

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Top Cow has released a 5-page preview of their new "The Darkness: Butcher" One-Shot, from the creative team of Rob Levin and Michael Broussard.

Mark Millar and Tony Harris' "War Heroes" storm comic book stores this June

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

During America's darkest hour, Mark Millar and Tony Harris draft the newest generation of superheroes this June in the bombastic first issue of WAR HEROES!

"X-Men: Divided We Stand" issues sell out with no reprints planned

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Spinning out of the sold-out Messiah CompleX event, the red-hot "X-Men: Divided We Stand" storyline continues to astonish readers everywhere.

Villard issues correction on "Mouse Guard: Fall 1152" Publication

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CORRECTION – The cover of MOUSE GUARD: FALL 1152 (Villard Books Trade Paperback; March 25, 2008) incorrectly indicates that author David Petersen was the recipient of an Eisner Award. In actuality, Petersen won the 2007 Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer award, which is presented by Comic-Con International and the West Coast Comics Club during the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards ceremony, but it is not considered to be an Eisner Award. We at Villard Books sincerely apologize for this mistake.

PREVIEW: "Scud, The Disposable Assassin" #23 + New Covers

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image, CBR brings you an advance preview of "Scud" #23 by Rob Schrab, plus first looks at cover artwork for new printings of issues #21 and #22 of the hit indie comics series.

PREVIEW: "B.P.R.D. 1946" #4

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR brings you an advance look at April's "B.P.R.D. 1946" #4 by Mike Mignola, Josh Dysart and Paul Azaceta, continuing the story of the paranormal team's first year following the birth of Hellboy.

Stan Lee to receive New York Comics Legend award in Times Square

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The New York Comic Con and POW! Entertainment, Inc., announce legendary comic book writer and creator Stan Lee will be a Special Guest of New York Comic Con this year where he will appear on several panels, as well as receive the first-ever New York Comics Legend Award at a special VIP party at the Virgin Megastore in New York City's Times Square.

T-MINUS: "Countdown to Final Crisis" #6

Mon, March 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Things heat up in Gotham as Justin and Brian bring you up to speed on the latest from "Countdown to Final Crisis" and where it might be headed next.