AICN COMICS PREVIEWS: CHARMED! FRAGGLE ROCK! FAME: TAYLOR SWIFT! 28 DAYS LATER! SEA BEAR & GRIZZLY SHARK! & MORE!!!
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Sup all, Ambush Bug back again with another load of previews, but before we do that I have a word from friend of the Holes, Andrew G regarding a project he’s been working on. Take it away Andrew.Most of you probably have no idea who the heck I am so why on Earth am I coming to AICN, hat in hand, to ask you to help me out? I’ll do my best to explain.
I’ve always wanted to write and publish comics. And even more than wanting to write and publish comics for the Big Two or Big Five was a desire to write and publish my own comics and help other people like me do the same. I’m finally almost in a position to do that.
With the help of talented friends made across the internet community I’m ready to launch the first issue of The Gathering. Volume 1: The Thing with Feathers is a 32 page black and white anthology with the central theme of ‘Hope’ in all its stories. There’s the story of the baseball player yearning to make contact with the ball in his final at bat, a family man facing a cancer scare and a couple of super hero stories in there as well. A few of the contributors have had their work published before but for the most part this is a project done but creative people who’ve never had the resources to do this before and I am extremely happy to give them the opportunity to do so with this book.
But a funny thing happened on the way to making The Gathering. I had ideas for me. And as new teams were assembled for the beginnings of a second volume, more ideas began to present themselves. What about doing longer form stories: Seven pages? Sixteen pages? Full length comics? The potential was there and there are more than enough talented folks out there with ideas to share who want to help contribute to the book.
The problem is I’m not made of money, contrary to what my kids may believe. While the first issue was completely financed by myself (and at the printers as of this post) I don’t have the ability to have two or three different books ready to go at a moment’s notice. The solution to this is a great sight called Kickstarter which allows creative people to post their ideas and allow people to pledge to help fund the project of their choice.
Our goal is to raise 2500 dollars by the end of July. It’s a lot of money but not an impossible goal. And yeah it does seem strange to be asking complete strangers to donate money in a tough economy to something that isn’t going to change the world but I do believe in this project and the creators involved with it.
I want to be able to create something where new talent can come and tell a story if they want to without having to figure out how to self publish on their own or trying to pitch to a major company. I think we’ve done that with this first anthology and I’m certainly excited about the potential for the future, which is why the Kickstarter campaign is so important.
So if you have a few extra dollars to spare and want to help support an up and coming comic line intent on giving new creators a place to shine, please head on over to the link and make a pledge. We also have a few rewards available there for those that do.
If interested, follow the link.
And now, let’s get on with the previews! This week, we have a new set up. Just click on the cover image for the preview. Enjoy!
Today on the Spinner Rack!
SHADOWHAWK: RESURRECTION #2 Writer: Dan Wickline Art: Tone Rodriguez Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
INCORRUPTIBLE #7 Written by Mark Waid Drawn by Horacio Domingues Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD #2 Writers: David Petersen, Alex Kain, Terry Moore and Lowell Francis Artists: David Petersen, Sean Rubin, Terry Moore and Gene Ha Publisher: Archaia In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
NEVERLAND #3 Writer: Joe Brusha Art: Vic Durichio & Al Rio Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment In stores in June! Click on the cover for the preview!
ATLAS the graphic novel Writer: Dan Rafter Pencils: Erik Thompson Publisher: Bluewater Comics In stores July 7th! Click on the cover for the preview!
DYNAMO 5 #1 Writer: Jay Faerber Art: Julio Brilha Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
HELLO, DO YOU WORK HERE? OGN Writer: Peter Simeti Art: Various Publisher: Alterna Comics In June Previews JUN100716! Click on the cover for the preview!
DISNEY’S HERO SQUAD: ULTRAHEROES #6 Written by Giorgio Salati, Riccardo Secchi Drawn by Ettore Gula, Roberta Migheli, Stefano Turconi Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
GRIMM FAIRY TALES #48 Writers: Joe Brusha & Raven Gregory Art: Van Briesen & Debalfo Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment In stores in June! Click on the cover for the preview!
FRAGGLE ROCK #3 Written by Adrianne Ambrose, Grace Randolph and Bryce P. Coleman Illustrated by Joanna Estep, Whitney Leith and Michael DiMotta Publisher: Archaia In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
BANANA TAIL’S COLORFUL ADVENTURE #1 By Mark McKenna Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
28 DAYS LATER #12 Written by Michael Alan Nelson Drawn by Declan Shalvey Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
FAME: TAYLOR SWIFT #1 Writer: C.W. Cooke & P.P. McCormack Art: Eric Marquez Publisher: Bluewater Comics In stores July 7th! Click on the cover for the preview!
SEA BEAR & GRIZZLY SHARK #1 Story & Art: Ryan Ottley & Jason Howard Prose Origin: Robert Kirkman Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
7 PSYCHOPATHS #2 Written by Fabien Vehlmann Drawn by Sean Phillips Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
CHARMED #0 Writer: Paul Ruditis Art: Derek Baron, Dan Haberkorn, Carol Wood, Dave Hoover, & David Seidman Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment In stores in June! Click on the cover for the preview!
Hey all, Ambush Bug here with another clickable delight from the wide and wild world of webcomics. This week’s webcomic du jour is MAN-MACHINE which looks to be a pretty sweet sci fi epic with tons of robots and some pretty fantastic art. It’s described as an attempt at serious science fiction incorporating geopolitics and artificial intelligence. Follow the link and check out what I’m squawking about.
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June 21, 2010, 10:05 a.m. CST
by Dave I
Have you guys ever read/reviewed the Jericho comics? If so, how are they? <p><p>-Cheers
June 21, 2010, 10:38 a.m. CST
by wampa 1
...but it sure smells good!
June 21, 2010, 10:53 a.m. CST
by Star Hump
Rose McGowan's panty hamster. Mmmm
June 21, 2010, 11:01 a.m. CST
Well, I guess that settles that. Looks great, too.
June 21, 2010, 11:15 a.m. CST
Fraggles are supposed to be edgy now. Hollywood demands it!
June 21, 2010, 11:38 a.m. CST
"They got mixed up." Ha-ha! Great cover explanation. Looks cool.
June 21, 2010, 2:32 p.m. CST
by Kevin Holsinger
I HATED coming onto this page, knowing it would most likely lock up my Internet connection because of the number of pictures that had to load. This works perfectly.
June 21, 2010, 3:08 p.m. CST
Drunks on a rampage after a bender start eating people!
June 21, 2010, 5:47 p.m. CST
Bow DOWN! ...I'm looking forward to reading Neverland #3 as well.
June 21, 2010, 5:51 p.m. CST
...something like that Fraggle Rock book and think the movie needs to be more "edgy". I mean, shit, I still don't know what the hell "edgy" is in relation to Fraggles. But I'll tell you what. If they gave me an animated (cgi or traditional) OR live action with puppets movie that looked as cool as that comic book, I'd be there in a second.
June 22, 2010, 12:43 a.m. CST
As rambling and amateurish as ever, I see... :P
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