Fanboys Vs. Zombies has been consistently been filled with hilarious, action-packed zombie killing month after month. Writer Shane Houghton and artist Jerry Gaylord found a clever way to explore geek culture inside the confines of the zombie apocalypse. ‘Fanboys Vs. Zombies’ is a lighthearted gore-fest that will delight horror lovers who can appreciate the dark comedic sensibilities of films like Army of Darkness, where the hero can throw a punch, tell a joke, and kiss the girl all in the same scene.
Digital comics distributor ComiXology has a giant sale on ‘Fanboys Vs. Zombies’ this weekend, with every issue of the series available for 0.99 cents. To celebrate the sale, BOOM Studios gave Bloody-Disgusting readers an exclusive free digital copy issue #1 as a gateway drug into the series.
Writer Shane Houghton caught up with Bloody-Disgusting to talk about where the book is headed, and why horror hounds should give this series a chance. Check out the interview with Shane and then read issue #1 for free after the jump. READ MORE
Boom! Studios continues to push Clive Barker and Brandon Seifert’s Hellraiser: The Dark Watch with another wicked cover reveal. We’ve spoken at length about this series since the beginning and it really is a great read if you’ve immersed in the Hellraiser universe since day one. It has Clive Barker’s seal of approval, what more could you ask for? Hit the jump for an exclusive look at “Hellraiser: The Dark Watch” #7. READ MORE
Hell. Yes. While Frank Miller has made some more than questionable statements in recent years, you’d have to be insane to not want more RoboCop. Boom! Studios just sent out a visual press release, which affirms Miller is back on board with “RoboCop” alongside Steven Grant, Korkut Öztekin, and Declan Shalvey. No details are available as of yet on the series, but the book is expected to launch sometime in August, 2013. Stay out of trouble. READ MORE
Clive Barker and Brandon Seifert continue to expand the Hellraiser universe next week with issue #4 of “Hellraiser: The Dark Watch”. While some Hellraiser comics in the past have been met with much scrutiny, this current series from Boom! Studios is fuelled by Barker’s masterful world building and Seifert’s wit. Some serious battles are about to go down in Hell. Check out the exclusive preview below. READ MORE
Clive Barker’s new comic series, Next Testament, is set to begin on May 29th. This is the first universe that Barker has developed for strictly for comics. The series follows a business leader who believes he receives a message from god. While not much is known about the series, the real question is, which god is it? Right now it is set to be a 12 issue series with monthly releases. Boom! Studios has dropped an exclusive look at “Next Testament” #4 in our lap. Hit the jump for the cover reveal and solicitation. READ MORE
Brandon Seifert has become a big name in horror comics in just a few years. After the success of Seifert’s first series, “Witch Doctor”, from Image comics in 2010, he began collaborating with horror legend Clive Barker as the co-writer for the current ongoing “Hellraiser” comic series. In addition, he’s also written issues of “Dr. Who” for IDW, and he recently launched a new mini-series, “Spirit of the Law” at Monkey Brain.
Brandon took the time to sit down with yours truly to talk about his many projects, his love for Lovecraft, and collaborating with Clive Barker. Check out the interview below. READ MORE
Originally titled “New Genesis”, Clive Barker was asked to change the name of the series due to some legal issues with DC Comics. Boom! Studios has released further details on what is now being called “Next Testament”. This is the first original comic series created by Clive Barker (though he’s worked on “Hellraiser” comics and other titles for a while now). The series follows Julian Demond who encounters Wick, a self-proclaimed God. The two venture out into the world on a divine mission to create chaos. The first issue hits in May. READ MORE
Hellraiser: The Dark Watch #3 brings in such fresh energy and original ideas into the long-lasting mythology. In a bold move, Clive Barker and Brandon Seifert’s reboot of the “Hellraiser” franchise will please longtime fans, while newcomers will be able to catch up with the history. Aimed as a standalone issue, if you haven’t read any of “The Dark Watch” issues, this is definitely the one to pick up. READ MORE
The solicits for Aliens vs Parker series have been comparing the story to the likes of Shaun of the Dead and Galaxy Quest. While this claim may seem bold at first, I’m happy to report that it holds up. Paul Scheer & Nicholas Giovannetti continue their story of bumbling space postmen in this excellent genre homage. “Aliens vs Parker” # 2 is packed to the brim with both depth and comedy. READ MORE
Due to legal threats from DC Comics (see here), Boom! Studios has officially renamed Clive Barker’s “New Genesis” to “Next Testament”.
Below is the cover to issue #3, scheduled for a July release. READ MORE
Boom! Studios announces a new project from Eisner Award-nominated author Mike Carey (“X-Men”, “The Unwritten”) and artist Elena Casagrande. Suicide Risk sees super-powered humans popping up across the globe, and most of them are using their powers for evil. Humanity is on the brink of destruction and police officer Leo Winters is one of the only good guys left.
“Suicide Risk” #1 will arrive in stores on May 1st, 2013. READ MORE
We recently announced the coming of Boom! Studios new comic series from Clive Barker, intended to be called New Genesis (article here). Apparently this knotted the panties of the folks at DC because New Genesis is the name of the planet of the New Gods in the DCU. However, it’s important to note that the term “New Genesis” has apparently not been trademarked, says Bleeding Cool.
What will the series name be now? Your guess is as good as ours. READ MORE
Hellraiser: The Dark Watch #2 explores its very own mythology while taking unexpected twists and turns. This is a bold and fresh step in reinventing Clive Barker’s “Hellraiser” franchise. For fans of Hellraiser 2: Hellbound, an old and unexpected face returns to the storyline. READ MORE
Shane Houghton and Jerry Gaylord continue their undead fanboy adventure with “The Fan-Pire Strikes Back” arc this summer. The gang, now in space, have to decide between destroying the zombies or attempting to find a cure. We’ve got an exclusive look at the cover for Fanboys Vs. Zombies #15. READ MORE
As a new chapter begins, Hellraiser: The Dark Watch #1 expands on the mythology that was originally set forth in Clive Barker’s novella, “The Hellbound Heart.” This is a continuation of Barker’s original vision of horror and a fresh start for the “Hellraiser” franchise. New readers are about to discover the mass of terror that happens when you solve the puzzle box. READ MORE
BOOM! Studios just revealed all their Emerald City Comic Con exclusive books. There’s pretty much something for everyone so take a look. READ MORE
Clive Barker has a brand new original comic series coming out from BOOM! Studios that imagines God returning to Earth. Though Barker has written many comics, New Genesis is his first original comic story. The series is co-created by Mark Miller, who describes the series saying, “if God were to come back and tell you how we all got it wrong and what everything really meant.”
“New Genesis” with feature artwork from Haemi Jang (“Hellraiser: The Road Below”). The series will run for 12 issues beginning in May, 2013. More details below. READ MORE
Fairy Quest, a $95,100 backed Kickstarter success story from industry veterans Paul Jenkins (“Sentry”, “Deathmatch”) and Humberto Ramos (“Amazing Spider-Man”), has now been re-released as a two-part mini-series by BOOM! Having previously worked together on Marvel’s “Spectacular Spider-Man”, these acclaimed comic creators continue to blow the masses away with their imaginative take on the traditional fairy tale genre, utilizing themes of tyranny, oppression, and revolution to do so. READ MORE
BOOM! Stuios’ Fanboys Vs Zombies continues strong as they lead the crew into space in an Alien-like mission to escape the zombies. Natrually, this means there will be zombies in space! It doesn’t get much crazier than that. Below you can check out the cover art from Dominike “Domo” Stanton for issue #14 of “Fanboys Vs Zombies”! READ MORE
Here’s a visual teaser release from BOOM! Studios for a new series that we assume is titled Only Villains based on the name of the image from the email. The picture shows a police officer standing among some wreckage, and what appear to be some less than friendly mutants. More to come soon. READ MORE
Hellraiser: The Road Below #4 concludes with surprising twists and drastic changes to Clive Barker’s universe. “The Road Below” started off in a different, yet highly original direction with the spotlight centered on Kirsty Cotton. Now at its conclusion, it seems the “Hellraiser” franchise can continue to thrive because of this fresh and imaginative approach. READ MORE
BOOM! Studios announced a brand new series, Polarity, from Max Bemis and Jorge Coelho that dives into the world of bipolar, struggling artist living in Brooklyn. After a brutal car crash, he finds out his mental issues weren’t so clinical after all. Every issue will come with a free digital download of a new song from Bemis himself. More below. READ MORE
Brandon Seifert’s final issue of Hellraiser: The Road Below is hitting shops at the end of the month, just before he launches the “Hellraiser: Dark Watch” reboot. Seifert has proved his command over the mythology we’ve all come to love. Check out our exclusive preview of “Hellraiser: The Road Below” #4 from BOOM Studios. READ MORE
BOOM Studios is gearing up for a reboot of their ongoing Hellraiser comic series, with “The Dark Watch” #1 set for release in February. The series will see a new ruler in Hell as both Kirsty Cotton and Elliott Spencer have given up their ranks. With “Witch Doctor” writer Brandon Seifert on board with Clive Barker, we’re hoping this fresh series will deliver some hellbound horror. Check out the smoking cover art below for issue #3 (*possible spoilers if you look for it*). READ MORE