AICN COMICS PREVIEWS: NANNY & HANK! ABATTOIR! SAVAGE DRAGON! MICKEY MOUSE! + Watch out for Zombies on your way to work today!
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AICN COMICS: SPINNER RACK PREVIEWS is our new weekly one-stop shop for previews of comics coming out in the upcoming week. Click on the pics below to gaze into the near future to read these extra special previews of comics varying from the heart of the mainstream to the tip of the edge of the fringe.
Be sure to look for more AICN COMICS as the rest of your favorite @$$Holes lend their opinions on their weekly pull every Wednesday with AICN COMICS REVIEWS and then more @$$y goodness can be found in the in between with our semi-regular interview column AICN COMICS: Q&@! And don’t miss Bug’s AICN HORROR: ZOMBIE & SHARKS column every Friday looking at all things horror; mainstream, indie, retro, past, present & future!
Watch out for zombies today! Before we spin the old Spinner Rack, today all over the country, AMC and FIC are celebrating the release of THE WALKING DEAD TV series (coming this Sunday on AMC at 10pm) by hundreds of zombies will consecutively take over major cities worldwide during a 24-hour period. The planned global outbreaks will center in and around the world’s major landmarks, including the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Big Ben in London, the Prado Museum in Madrid, the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, the Acropolis in Athens and more. They will begin at daybreak in Taipei and Hong Kong, followed by Istanbul, Madrid, Munich, London, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, New York City and Los Angeles, among others. Attacking a total of 26 cities, each outbreak will be documented and shared with fans the world over as it happens. Below are a list of cities.
New York City, USA
Washington DC, USA
San Francisco, USA
Los Angeles, USA
Johannesburg, S. Africa
London, UK – Westminster
Sao Paolo, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Mexico City, Mexico
Guatemala City, Guatemala
You can follow this world-wide zombie outbreak, here. Though it’s a cold and windy day here in Chicago, I’m watching for zombies on my way to work. And be sure to watch the premiere episode of THE WALKING DEAD this Sunday at 10pm on AMC. I know I will.
And now, let’s see some previews!
Today on the Spinner Rack!
Hey folks, Ambush Bug here. First off, my comic NANNY & HANK #1 will finally hit stores this Wednesday. Be sure to go out and support a Bug. It’s written by me with art by the fantastic Steve Babb. I’m doing a book signing at Graham Crackers Comics, 2562 N Clark St (one of the coolest comic shops in Chicago), in Lincoln Park, Chicago next Wednesday November 3rd from 5-7pm. I’ll be signing copies of NANNY & HANK #1 (click the cover for a preview of the book) as well as copies of my VINCENT PRICE PRESENTS THE TINGLERS, VINCENT PRICE PRESENTS WITCHFINDER GENERAL, and Zenescope’s brand spankin new WONDERLAND ANNUAL 2010 (which includes a 10 page story written by me!). Be sure to stop in and say howdy and pick up some of my comics!
DRACULA: THE COMPANY OF MONSTERS #3 Writer: Daryl Gregory, Kurt Busiek Art: Damian Couceiro Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
ABATTOIR #1 (1 of 6) Creator: Darren Lynn Bousman Writers: Rob Levin & Troy Peteri Art: Bing Cansino Publisher: Radical Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
DYNAMO 5: SINS OF THE FATHER #5 Writer: Jay Faerber Art: Julio Brilha Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
FINDING NEMO #4 Writer: Michael Raicht & Brian Smith Art: Jake Myler Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
SAVAGE DRAGON #165 Writer: Erik Larsen Art: Erik Larsen Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
INCORRUPTIBLE #11 Writer: Mark Waid Art: Marcio Takara Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
HOTWIRE: DEEP CUT #2 (2 of 3) Creators: Steve Pugh & Warren Ellis Writer & Art: Steve Pugh Publisher: Radical Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
MICKEY MOUSE AND FRIENDS #301 Writers: Stefan Petrucha, Sergio Badino Art: César Ferioli Pelaez, Giorgio Cavazzano Publisher: BOOM! Studios In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN #5 Writer: David Hine & Shaky Kane Art: Shaky Kane Publisher: Image Comics In stores this week! Click on the cover for the preview!
And finally, there’s this from the folks behind LAVA-ROID, it’s…LAVA-ROID! Enjoy!
Hey all, Ambush Bug here with another clickable delight from the wide and wild world of webcomics. THE HORROR OF COLONY OF 6 is written by Christian Beranek and Tony DiGerolamo with art by Texas based illustrator Tommy Phillips and was released on September 6th. The story is set In a future where humans have conquered space. With technology and civilization they have brought pollution and corruption to the universe -- and on Colony 6 something went wrong. So far there’s only been about 7 pages added, but in those 7 pages it’s apparent that it’s a pretty sweet sci-fi / horror tale with space suits and flesh eating monsters. This webseries has a EC horror vibe with some pretty sweet Bernie Wrightson-like art. THE HORROR OF COLONY 6 is just a click away and perfect reading for this spooky time of year! Check out the preview below director Ben Meares.
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Oct. 26, 2010, 9:51 a.m. CST
That is all. Carry on.
Oct. 26, 2010, 10:21 a.m. CST
Oh yeah BABY!!!
Oct. 26, 2010, 11:26 a.m. CST
It took place just as the Lions game was letting out. A sea of zombies vs. a sea of Blue and Silver. One douche-bro called his friend on his iPhone, saying, "I dunno man, it looks like the Thriller video or something." <p>One week later, another Zombie Walk took place in Hazel Park. Four people were shot by survivalist nutsos who thought it was the rapture.
Oct. 26, 2010, 11:53 a.m. CST
by Mr Soze
Haven't pick'd up a funny mag in years, but Savage Dragon was always a favorite.
Oct. 26, 2010, 12:27 p.m. CST
When will this renewed interest in zombies please come to an end? It's being done to death. Though, I'll admit I'd prefer that we put a stop to the "sexy vampire" movement first.
Oct. 27, 2010, 12:50 a.m. CST
Dump him, Mickey. And stick with the red shorts, while you're at it. Man, I love the old Floyd Gottfredson Mickey Mouse comics. In those, Mickey lives in a small rural town, where people use candlelight at night and everything is so picturesque. Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow still exist in Mickey's world, and they're pretty engaging characters too, thanks to Gottfredson's writing. These newer comics don't do it for me, but I am totally looking forward to the upcoming comics based on Epic Mickey. The glimpses I've seen have been...well, epic, plus awesome and mindblowing and incredibly fun. CAN NOT WAIT.
Oct. 27, 2010, 5:49 a.m. CST
by Rebel Scumb
I'm sure its still a lot of fun, but after issue 78, he tried to make it more kid friendly which I didn't like. Still I admire his dedication to try and do the longest single run as writer/artist of any funny book. I think he only has Dave Simms cerebus 300 issue run now to beat for the record.
Oct. 27, 2010, 8:35 a.m. CST
The guy is genuinely interesting when expressing his opinions, and he seems like a really nice guy. But Savage Dragon is just not my thing. I've tried it time and time again, but I just can't get into it. Company of Monsters on the other hand looks very interesting. I missed issue 1 and can't find it anywhere, so I guess I'll wait for the inevitable trade to come along.
Oct. 27, 2010, 9:21 p.m. CST
Every once in a while I think about going back, but then I look and see that he's only putting out like 9 or 10 issues a year and it's impossible to know when one is coming out. Time was, Erik made a big deal about not using thought balloons or Editor/Writer's notations. He started using these crutches in the Kirby-era and it greatly diminished the book for me.
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