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Groo, Goon, And Horror For All Ages In Dark Horse’s NYCC 2014 Announcements [NYCC]

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With the exception of perhaps Marvel, Dark Horse Comics may have been the publisher that broke the most news about its upcoming books at New York Comic-Con this year. That includes new stories from Eric Powell and Sergio Aragonés, the latest adventures from the Eisner-winning Itty Bitty team, prestige collections of Kabuki and Pistolwhip, brand new horror tales from some of the masters of the form, and much more.

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The Wanderer And The Barbarian Collide At Last In ‘Groo Vs. Conan’ #1 [Preview]

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Even in the world of comics, where crossovers happen all the time involving heroes blundering into each other's books and causing all kinds of trouble, it's rare for a character to team up with their own parody. I mean, I've seen Superman hang out with Bugs Bunny before, but seeing someone in pitched battle against a character created pretty directly to make fun of them? It doesn't happen often.

And yet, next month, that's exactly what's going to happen in Conan vs. Groo, where the world's most famous barbarian ends up battling against the world's most obliviously destructive barbarian, in a crossover Dark Horse bills as featuring "three swords, two barbarians, one brain.

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Kirby V. Marvel May Head To Supreme Court, With Powerful Friends In The Kirby Estate’s Corner

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The Supreme Court may take up the case of Lisa Kirby v. Marvel Characters to determine whether or not works produced by Jack Kirby and published by Marvel between 1958 and 1963 were work-for-hire. The case could allow the Kirby estate to terminate Marvel's copyright claims to several of its best-known characters, including Captain America, Thor, the Hulk, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and the X-Men.

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‘Rocky And Bullwinkle’ Returns To Comics In New IDW Series By Evanier And Langridge

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Rocky and Bullwinkle have had a few comics series to their names over the past few decades (often with the two characters' names transposed in the title), from publishers including Dell, Gold Key, Charlton and Marvel.

But never before have the characters gotten a series with the creative pedigree of IDW's new Rocky & Bullwinkle series by writer Mark Evanier (Groo the Wanderer and lots of biographical work on Jack Kirby) and artist Roger Langridge (Popeye, The Muppet Show). Stephanie Buscema will also provide variant covers. The series hits comic store shelves this March.

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Link Ink: EW’s ‘Man Of Steel’ Cover, DIY Iron Man Repulsors And Premium Format Punisher

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Movies: Henry Cavill "Gets all hot and modern" on EW's new Man of Steel cover, which I guess means hiding his eyebrows.

Toys: Hot Toys' The Dark Knight Rises 1/6 scale "The Bat" vehicle is crazy big.

Tech: Building your own Iron Man repulsor ray glove is

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Superheroes and the ’70s Come Alive on ‘Garfield’ #1 Alternate Covers [Preview]

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Yesterday we found out that Jim Davis' Garfield would be coming to monthly comics via Boom! Studios' team of former Garfield and Friends writer Mark Evanier and longtime Garfield penciller Gary Barker. In anticipation of the series' first issue, which will arrive in stores this May, Boom! has provided ComicsAlliance with a first-look at two alt

New ‘Garfield’ Ongoing Series on the Way from Boom! Studios

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Jim Davis' famously fat feline Garfield is coming to monthly comic books with a new ongoing series this May from Boom! Studios' all-ages imprint, Kaboom! Helming the new series is longtime comic book scribe and Garfield and Friends animated series alum Mark Evanier, along with artist Gary Barker, known for his work on the Garfield comic script, children's books, multimedia and more. The news comes care of CBR's exclusive interview with Evanier, who

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Is It Getting Hot in Here or is It Just Groo?

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After twenty-five years, your favorite dim-witted barbarian is the world's only hope. If you've loved Groo over the past quarter of a century, you can't miss Groo: Hell on Earth. The gang's

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