Vertigo's graphic novel adaptation of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, originally announced in October, now has an official creative team and approximate release date. Coming in November 2012, the considerable crime comic qualified Denise Mina (A Sickness in the Family, Hellblazer), Leonardo Manco (The Executor, D
Lego has announced plans to release new building sets based on the Warner Bros. cinematic adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy, plus WB's two upcoming films based on The Hobbit in 2012. That's right, short of w
If you missed the release of author Alan Goldsher's zombie-themed The Beatles parody, Paul is Undead, this past summer you've still got plenty of time to check out his horror-tinged, satirical prose. But what's more? None other than Incredible Change-Bots and Funny Mishappen Boy creator Jeffrey Brown
Judging a book by its cover is never totally fair, but I'll fully admit to my preference for killer images wrapped around my reading material. What can I say? Comics have conditioned me as such. Penguin Books seems to completely understand this kind of mindset, commissioning comics-inspired covers to numerous classics, making at least a few, in my humble forced-to-read-them-in-college opinion, exponentially more awesome
Fans have already learned how to draw comics the Marvel way thanks to, well, "How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way." Now, aspiring comic book artists can get another valuable perspective on how to create fresh characters and franchises for the paneled page from none other than Stan Lee
Lois Lowry's 1993 novel "The Giver" has earned more critical praise and banning attempts than most of its shelf-mates, but in addition to being part of an exclusive group of books that have won the Newberry Medal, it now belong on an even smaller list - stories that have been drawn by "French Milk" and "Radiator Days" creator Lucy Knisley.
Knisley has made a name for he
The second volume of Dean Koontz's "Frankenstein: Prodigal Son" is headed to stores in July, bringing a reimagined Frankenstein and his monster back to comics for another round of...being handsome?
Here's the official synopsis of "Dean Koontz' Frankenstein: Prodigal Son" Vol. 2 #1:
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A new book by Brad Meltzer hits the stands today titled "Heroes For My Son," a new prose collection where Meltzer has put together stories about the heroes who best exemplify the values and choices he wants for his son. And despite Meltzer's work in the superhero genre on comics like "Identity Crisis" and a recent run on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," these are heroes of the real-life variety, ranging from Mr. Rogers and Jim Hen
Despite the rather intense differences between the vampire lore of Joss Whedon's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight," themes of romance and rivalry (and the name of a certain character's former secret identity) tether the franchises together at least superficially