The mysteries grow and grow in the town of Colt City. Shadowy heroes and garishly colored villains begin to surface. Murders need to be solved. Only our pulp hero, The Black Beetle, can figure out the enigmatic Labyrinto’s schemes before time runs out. The Black Beetle: No Way Out #2 keeps the ball rolling and I can’t wait to see what happens next. READ MORE
These gems coming from Francesco Francavilla were actually released last year but they just fell into my lap, and I’m guessing most of you haven’t seen them either. Posted on his website, Francavilla re-designed all your favorite Hellboy characters in Charlie Brown style. Check them out! READ MORE
There was always something about pulp heroes I found intriguing growing up. For one thing, they were nearly impossible to find except for random magazine articles or movies on TV late at night. I think what I found most fascinating was that these heroes existed in another era, back when my grandparents were young. Also, I knew almost nothing about them. Now comes a new addition to this pulp pantheon in the form of The Black Beetle: No Way Out #1 and it is pure enjoyment. READ MORE
From October 19th to November 10th, Mondo will be holding a gallery show featuring numerous posters for the classic Universal Monster movies! A few weeks ago they unveiled their take on Creature From The Black Lagoon by artist Laurent Durieux. Now they’ve unveiled an additional Ken Taylor poster for that film. Also announced are two amazing new posters for The Mummy (again by Laurent Durieux) and The Invisible Man (by Francesco Francavilla).
When the show opens it will feature one-sheets from dozens of world-renowned artists including Martin Ansin, Rick Baker, JC Richard, Kevin Tong, Ken Taylor and many more. The gallery will also include original, never-before-seen works from legendary poster artist Drew Struzan. A full roster of artists can be found in the postcard image below the jump.
Head inside for a look at all of these as well as the older Black Lagoon poster. READ MORE
Things are only getting sweeter and sweeter for Image Comics’ “DEADLANDS” title as today it was announced that industry favorite Steve Niles (“CRIMINAL MACABRE”, “30 DAYS OF NIGHT”) will be penning the September issue of the series entitled “HOPELESS ROADS”. To go along with the announcement Image has also provided us with a look at the cover for the ish and the full synopsis below…
WRITTEN BY: Steve Niles
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: Francesco Francavilla
Based on the game DEADLANDS from PINNACLE ENTERTAINMENT
“Visionary Comics and Pinnacle Entertainment bring the weird Western world of Deadlands to comics! When evil takes over a sleepy western town it will take a heartless father to save the souls of the innocent in the final of four one-shots by masters of horror and noire, Steve Niles and Francesco Francavilla. Backup series also wraps up the origin of Billy the Kid in the world of Deadlands!”
“DEADLANDS: HOPELESS ROADS” Drops On September 21st Thanks To Image Comics! (MSRP – $2.99) READ MORE