Monthly Archives January 2020

DARK HORSE COMICS TO RELEASE DELUXE AND LIBRARY EDITIONS OF “THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY VOLUME 3: HOTEL OBLIVION”

Two New Hardcover Editions Now Available for Pre-Order
MILWAUKIE, Ore.  –With a new Netflix show and a third comics series, the dysfunctional family of superheroes returned with a vengeance in 2019. Now Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s acclaimed series, Hotel Oblivion, gets the hardcover treatment twice! 
 
First is the Deluxe Edition, packaged in a slip-case hardcover featuring the Umbrella icon with the neon “hotel” treatment, and new slipcase art by Gabriel Bá, to match the Deluxe Editions of volumes 1 & 2! The Umbrella Academy Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion Deluxe Edition also includes the complete 7-issue story, plus a greatly expanded sketchbook section...
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WOLVERINE ENJOYS A TASTE OF PARADISE IN NEW YOUNG COVER!

After a well-deserved break, Wolverine is back and fiercer than ever in an all-new solo series by writer Benjamin Percy (X-FORCE, WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT) and industry legend Adam Kubert (X-MEN, AVENGERS)! Mutantkind has a new lease on life and Wolverine, surrounded by family and friends, has everything he ever wanted… but will it last?

Check out Wolverine soaking up the sun on the new mutant nation of Krakoa in Skottie Young’s delightful variant cover below and pick up WOLVERINE #1 at your local comic shop on Februrary 19th! Retailers, don’t forget to order your copies by the end of today!

 

WOLVERINE #1 (DEC190753)

Written by BENJAMIN PERCY

Art by ADAM KUBERT & VIKTOR BONDANOVIC

Young Variant by SKOTTIE YOUNG (DEC190762­)

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Chuck’s Raw Reviews: My Kingdom for a Panel

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo of the Week: Monsters of the City (5E)

I don’t think it’s a big secret that I generally avoid Dungeons and Dragons. I have nothing specifically against it, but there are smaller companies with less ubiquitous systems that deserve to have some light turned onto them. But one thing that Wizards of the Coast have done very well with 5th Edition, is encouraging third parties to play in their sandbox. They are far from the only company that does this, but it’s definitely a big part of their success.

I’m starting with that statement to really frame what Spotlighting this campaign means. I almost never look at a project past seeing “5E” in the description, because I don’t play it...

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Archie and Friends Travel #1

Archie and Friends Travel #1

Archie and Friends Travel #1
Written by Dan Parent
Illustrated by Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore
Lettered by Jack Morelli
Cover by Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
Published by Archie Comics
24 pages

Synopsis: (from the web site) Travel ‘round the globe with Archie and the gang! See the world–from The Archies on tour in the Philippines, to Raj’s documentary in India, a quick layover with Reggie in Rome and finally B&V getting some royal treatment in Canada!

It’s a classic Archie comic and as you would expect it is far from a travelogue. Regardless, it’s fun to see that the new Reggie art isn’t confusing him with Jughead like the old, old days.

Page to page continuity is just painful.

It fits the flavor of the classic series anthologies...

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