What Were The Top Selling Comics Of January?

Last week, Diamond Distributors released the details behind January’s releases, including the top ten books and graphic novels of the month. Some things to note: Marvel is currently leading in both dollar and unit share, with DC as a close second. Marvel’s numbers are probably higher right now due to January’s line-wide launch of All-New…

The 2013 Gem Award Winners Announced

Last week, Diamond Comics Distributors announced the winners of their annual GEM Awards. These are your winners, by category: 2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year – Over 4% Image Comics 2013 Comic Book Publisher of the Year – Under 4% BOOM! Studios 2013 Top Dollar Comic Book Publisher of the Year Marvel Comics 2013…

Details on the Captain America 2 Game

Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier is less than two months away and where there is a new Marvel movie, tie-in products are soon to follow. One of the more popular tie-ins with recent Marvel films has been their video games from Activision. Due to poor sales and critical reception from their last few video…

American Gods Coming To TV

A few days ago the news came out that a new deal had been signed to bring Neil Gaiman’s American Gods to television. It had previously been under contract with HBO, but Freemantle acquired the rights and plans to bring it, as well as its spin-off Anasai Boys to the small screen. After the report…

Casting News For The Fantastic Four And Ant-Man

The news has come out that multiple actors and actresses have been screening for upcoming films based on Marvel properties, specifically Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man and the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. Actress Evangeline Lilly, best known for her work on Lost and more recently in last year’s Hobbit sequel, has been in talks to join Paul…

Paul Bettany Joins The Avengers

According to multiple news sources it’s been revealed that Paul Bettany, best known for his work in Legion and The Da Vinci Code, has been cast as The Vision in the upcoming sequel to The Avengers, set to be released next year. The news came courtesy of The Daily Mail, which spotted Bettany at Shepperton…

Usagi Yojimbo Turns 30 With A Hardcover

Usagi Yojimbo is turning 30 years old this year and Dark Horse has decided to release a hardcover entitled “The Sakai Project: Artists Celebrate Thirty Years of “Usagi Yojimbo.” The book will be produced by the Comic Art Professional Society (CAPS) and benefits of the book will got to support writer/artist Stan Sakai and his wife Sharon,…