Friday, October 2, 2009

Comic News: Premieres “Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!” Episode 6

Old super heroes never die, they just age...And age...And age.

Ever wonder what would happen when the years start getting the jump on your favorite heroes? Find out in the sensational silver-haired send-up we call "Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?! Ep. 6," or "Grumpy Old Man Logan!" Check it out at: Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?!

Featuring a special introduction by Marvel Editor in Chief, Joe Quesada, and the voices of the M.M.M.S. (the Merry Marvel Method-Acting Society)!

Watch “Grumpy Old Man Logan!” now at:


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In-Store Appearance!
Tuesday, October 6th
7:30 pm

Come meet award winning media tie-in author Keith Decandido as he discusses and signs his latest FARSCAPE graphic novel, FARSCAPE VOL.1: THE BEGINNING OF THE END.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 6th, 7:30 pm

WHERE: Barnes & Noble
267 7th Avenue,
Brooklyn NY 11215


FARSCAPE VOL.1: THE BEGINNING OF THE END is he ultimate collection FARSCAPE fans have been waiting for! This handsome hardcover features the first four issues of the first arc of the Farscape comic series as plotted by series creator Rockne S. O'Bannon and written by Decandido.

Taking place following the SCIFI original movie FARSCAPE: THE PEACEKEEPER WARS, this volume continues where the show left off, allowing fans the chance to see if John Crichton will ever find his way home...


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TV News: Marvel Animation "Heroes Up" at the LONG BEACH COMIC CON

For the first time ever…

Marvel Animation

“Heroes Up” at the LONG BEACH COMIC CON

Featuring the world premiere of 2 never before seen SUPER HERO SQUAD SHOW episodes, free gifts and so much more!

Marvel Animation invites you to join the comic celebration at the 1st Annual Long Beach Comic Con, October 2 - 4 at the Long Beach Convention Center—bringing together comic creators and fans alike! On Sunday October 4th, Marvel Animation’s very own supervising producer Cort Lane will be premiering two never before seen upcoming episodes of the hit Cartoon Network series THE SUPER HERO SQUAD SHOW.

Check out how your favorite Marvel Super Heroes, Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Thor, Silver Surfer, and Falcon, as they fight to save Super Hero City from Dr. Doom’s team of villains…and have a few laughs along the way! Can’t get enough of this action-packed comedy series? Fear not, the Marvel Animation team will be on hand to reveal behind-the-scenes secrets to this new family show for all ages.

Want more exclusives? Marvel will be passing out the MARVEL SUPER HERO SQUAD comic #1for FREE to children 12 years or younger.

The Super Hero Squad
When the greatest (and coolest) heroes on the planet unite to face the world’s greatest villains, you get the biggest, most family-friendly Super Hero team-up in TV history. It’s no small job protecting Super Hero City from the wild, weird (& even wacky) villainy of VillainVille’s infamous baddies…but the Super Hero Squad is always up for the job. These brave heroes totally deliver the action – but with plenty of humor on the side.

LBCC Program Schedule SHS Showing:

Date: October 4th, Sunday

Time: 4:00- 4:45 PM

Location: Room B, Long Beach Convention Center

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Toy News: TONIGHT!! We Ain't Plastic Qee Exhibit Opens!

Tonight's the night!

WE AIN'T PLASTIC! opens at 6pm tonight featuring over 50 customized Qees from artists from the Lincoln and Omaha area.

TOY2R announces the WE AIN'T PLASTIC Qee Exhibit being held in tonight in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Over 40 artist from the Lincoln and Omaha are displaying customized 8" DIY Qees for this exhibit celebrating the first anniversary of the TOY2R US division. This event showcases some of the hottest design talent in the Midwest area and will serve as the launch for the 2010 Qee Worldwide Tour which celebrates the 15th Anniversary of TOY2R!

In addition, special guest artists are submitting original Qee customs from across the country, including Jay222's Twin 16" Qees creation; Pablo y Francisco and New Jersey's Jan Huling displaying her amazing beaded Qee!

The event opens tonight at
The Public (11th and O St. inside The Black Market).

DJ Nost and DJ Trinidad will be battling it out - and this time - its all out war!

There will also be lots of free giveaways and special door prizes - so don't miss out.

Artists include:

Pocket Wookie, Jason Buchner, Donovan Beery, Robot Luv, Suzanne Holzworth, Bennett Holzworth, Ryan Holt, Jeremie Memming, Brandon Miller, MISS CAKE, Paul Berkbigler, Nicole Gusafsson, Eric Nyffeler, Jen Lukas-Landis, Ben Swift, Nolan Tredway, Adam White, Nick Wieser, Jack Irons, Tyson Schaffert, Nate Voss, Steve Gordon, Dan Moore, Patrick Bradley, Jeff Bockoven, Peter Worth, DreamTree Toys, NORM4EVA, Oakley Jason, Zeljka Hassler, Pete Lochren, Deb Lee Toth, Mike Rudolf, Zac Burton, Ken Kavanaugh, Sarah Calico, Adam Nielsen, Aaron Peterson, Dave Nelson, Michael Neilsen, Rugger Holmes, and Brook Taylor.

Special Guest Artist Include:
Jan Huling, Jay222, Reactor 88, Josh F+ Pearce, Atypical, and Tony DePew

The Event is Sponsored by Local Hero, Dream Tree Toys, and the Blue Orchid Restaurant.

Join the fan page on
FACEBOOK for updates and special sneak peeks of the customs as the show continues all month long.

Don't miss this mid-west event! For more information email

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Comic News: Boom Studios Previews for 10/7/09

Boom Studios has released previews of their upcoming books for 9/23/09.

Written by Alan J. Porter
Drawn by Albert Carreres
24pgs, FC, (2 of 4)SRP: $2.99
COVER A & B: Allen Gladfelter
Diamond Code: JUN090787

Lightning McQueen is hanging out with his friends in Radiator Springs when he realizes that everyone knows his story, but he doesn’t know anyone else’s. McQueen wants to know how his friends ended up in Radiator Springs…and why they decided to stay. Issue #2 explores Filmore and Sarge’s unlikely friendship. Even though one’s a hippie and the other is a military man, the two are inseparable!

Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Marcio Takara
24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
COVER A & B: Matt Wagner
Diamond Code: JUN090782

Baby Jack-Jack, everyone’s favorite superpowered toddler, battles…a nasty cold! Hopefully the rest of the Parr family can stay healthy, because normal denizens of Metroville are starting to exhibit superpowers. Can The Incredibles discover the cause of both outbreaks before the city is left in total shambles?

Written by Mark Waid
Drawn by Peter Krause
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Gene Ha
COVER B: Dan Panosian
Diamond Code: AUG090731

A “twilight of the superheroes”-style story that examines super-villains from Mark Waid writer of KINGDOM COME and EMPIRE! The Plutonian’s former teammates, the Paradigm, start to turn the tide against their former comrade. But you know what they say about a cornered animal…

Written by Claudio Sanchez
Drawn by Sheldon Vella
SC, 24 pgs, FC, (1 of 6) SRP: $3.99
COVER A: Sheldon Vella
COVER B: Kristian Donaldson
Diamond Code: AUG090731

KILL AUDIO follows the adventures of an immortal little troll who struggles to find a purpose in a land where musical and artistic creativity are controlled substances. With a growing team of misfits to keep him company on the crazy road to clarity and an aggravating nemesis setting them back at every turn, will Kill Audio ever find what he’s looking for?

“This is disturbing work, and I mean that as a compliment,” BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid said. “Anyone who’s a fan of THE MAXX or of Robot Chicken should check this out.”

Claudio Sanchez, the celebrated creator of the COHEED AND CAMBRIA mythology, including the best selling sci-fi mini-series, THE AMORY WARS, is back with KILL AUDIO!

Written by Ricardo Secchi
Drawn by Stefano Turconi
COVER A: Ettore Gula and Roberta Migheli
COVER B: Magic eye studios
SC, 24 pgs, FC, SRP: $2.99
Diamond Code: JUL090743

One of the longest-lived, greatest comics in history comes to BOOM! Studios! A direct market event — the title that was host to Walt Disney’s most cherished characters that helped build a decades-spanning global empire, originally launched in 1942, has come to BOOM! Kids! Ever wondered what would happen when all the superheroes of the Disney comics universe star in an epic clash against all the super villains with the fate of the world at stake? Join The Duck Avenger, Super Goofy, and the man himself Mickey Mouse for an all-new team of heroes, an all-new era in Disney publishing!

Written by Rockne S. O’Bannon, Keith DeCandido
Drawn by Will Sliney
HC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $24.99
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-98-1

TV’s Sci Fi masterpiece FARSCAPE returns! Farscape creator Rockne S. O’Bannon continues his creation in comic book form in this second volume of all new FARSCAPE stories. After the events on Hyneria, the crew of Moya find themselves in the midst of a new, mysterious menace. But the crew will learn that their greatest enemies might just be themselves!

Written by Tim Beedle
Drawn by Armand Villavert Jr.
SC, 112 pgs, FC, SRP: $9.99
ISBN13: 978-1-934506-79-0

This hilarious trade collects all four issues of Muppet Robin Hood. The Muppets tell the Robin Hood legend for laughs, and it’s the reader who will be merry! Robin Hood (Kermit the Frog) joins with the Merry Men, Sherwood Forest’s infamous gang of misfit outlaws, to take on the stuffy Sheriff of Muppetham (Sam the Eagle) and the wicked Gonzo of Gisbourne!


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