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‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Celebration Event to Include BBC AMERICA Special Screening at Wizard World Austin Comic Con on November 23

50th Anniversary Special Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor to be Shown
at Austin Convention Center in Conjunction with Simulcast on BBC AMERICA
and in Over 75 Countries

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, November 13, 2013 – For a half-century, TV viewers across the world have been captivated by Doctor Who,
the longest running and most successful sci-fi series ever.  In
collaboration with BBC AMERICA, Wizard World Austin Comic Con fans will
enjoy the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Celebration Event on
Saturday, November 23.  The event is part of the international
celebration in which, for the first time ever, the series’ 50th
Anniversary special, Doctor Who: The Day of The Doctor, will be simulcast on BBC AMERICA and to millions of fans in over 75 countries.

The Wizard W...

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Zenescope Entertainment’s Enters the Age of Darkness

November, 2013 — Zenescope Entertainment has announced plans for a new event that will become part of the long running hit comic book series, Grimm Fairy Tales. The event is called Age of Darkness and will involve most of Zenescope’s Grimm Universe spinoff series as well as its flagship title, Grimm Fairy Tales as it approaches its landmark 100th issue, due out July 2014.

“Everything we’ve ever done in the Grimm Fairy Tales has led up to this event and the Grimm Universe will be forever changed by this.” states Zenescope President, Joe Brusha. “We’re thrilled that this series has lasted so long and we’re even more excited to see it evolve into something bigger now with the Age of Darkness event.”

Age of Darkness will first hit the Grimm Universe starting in two spinoff...

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Creating a Universe: Part 1

Some great discussions happen at
comic book shops, let me tell you. 
Recently, we were talking about DC’s seeming lack of ability to
establish an interconnected movie franchise the way Marvel has.  However, what is always forgotten is that
even in the standalone films, there are sly references to the other
heroes.  Consider Captain America’s
shield in Iron Man 2, or the
S.H.I.E.L.D. agents questioning whether the destroyer was “one of Stark’s” in Thor
What DC needs to do is have a story arc in place that they can use to
weave random threads into the standalone movies, the way J. Michael Straczynski
did with Babylon 5.  One of the things that was remarked on was
the fact that DC has a stable of far more iconic characters than Marvel does,
and that those iconic characters, bot...
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Valiant’s UNITY Launches on Amazon Publishing’s Kindle Worlds

Valiant is proud to announce that UNITY
–Valiant Universe’s landmark super-team – is coming to Amazon
Publishing’s Kindle Worlds, the first commercial publishing platform
that enables any writer to write stories based on a range of original
works and characters and earn royalties for doing so.  
Pitching a star-studded roster of
characters including Toyo Harada, Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and Livewire
into battle against X-O Manowar, the launch of the UNITY World will
coincide with the November 13th release of UNITY #1 – the oversized,
40-page first issue debut of Valiant’s newest ongoing series by New York
Times best-se...

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The year is 2051.  A new strain of
virus has mutated 5% of the Earth’s population into creatures of the
night.  “Vampires,” as they’re called by their detractors, tentatively
co-exist alongside humans thanks to Aeternus Eternus, a synthetic form of
sustenance created by Biotech giant Imago Labs.  But for some, nothing can
truly replace the taste of fresh blood…fresh human blood.  As the
illegal blood trade rises, a new predator takes to the streets.  One which
even the Vampires themselves fear.  Those who have seen him and lived to
tell about it can only utter one word to describe the winged avenger, hell-bent
on ridding the world of their people.  “NOCTUA.”
Vampires and humans living together?  Yes, you’re reading that right...
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