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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 05:33

(W) Chuck Dixon
A brutal werewolf attack on a high mountain ledge! A heist in the Forbidden City. An epic kung-fu brawl at the airport! A battle with a vampire at 35,000 feet! A horrific crash I the Himalayas! And that’s only the start of the newest Liesel Van Helsing adventure! The legendary vampire killer is on a global hunt for the Sword of Heaven, the ultimate demon-killing weapon. This new limited series features the Zenescope premiere of writer Chuck Dixon (Batman, Punisher, Bane: Conquest).
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Joe Brusha
One hundred years in the future the “age of pirates” has returned as mankind reaches out for the stars. Schooners have been replaced by star ships and these pirates wield space age weaponry, but they are as bloodthirsty and ruthless as their predecessors were centuries before them.
Experience a new universe of swashbuckling action and adventure in the vast reaches of space!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Joe Brusha
The Mysterious Order of Tarot has emerged from the shadows with its sights set on ruling the Realms of Power. With the courts of Swords, Cups, Wands, and Pentacles at his command the Emperor is ready to launch his assault on the Grimm Universe and the only thing that stands in his way is a wild card named, Talisman.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Joe Brusha
Robyn has finally taken down the monsters and villains that have plagued New York for far too long. Now, with the streets safe again, Robyn unfortunately isn’t going to get to enjoy them.
After being transported to an otherworldly, high tech, maximum security prison, she must fight for her life from some of the very creatures she has placed there. Will she survive with enough of herself intact to get back to the city she calls home? Find out, in Robyn Hood: The Hunt!
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco (A) Ario Murti, Ediano Silva
There are bystander reports of “monstrous” winged creatures attacking South Philadelphia residents in the middle of the night and Skye’s book summons Skye to investigate the nearby incident. She soon learns that the creatures very well could be gargoyles coming to life at night to terrorize local residents, and she needs to find out how to stop them before more lives are taken.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Ralph Tedesco
Eve sneaks into the Specters makeshift basecamp to rescue Franklin in the middle of the night. But when things go awry, Eve and Franklin have very little time to get away. With a bloodthirsty Jansen on the duo’s tail, Eve knows her and Franklin are going to need to make a stand against impossible odds. Don’t miss the final issue of Zenescope’s hit series: The Courier!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Lou Iovino (A) Ario Murti
New World Order, Part 2
It’s a race against the clock! Britney and her team infilitrate the Human Order’s base of operations inside the Vatican in Rome. But as we’ve seen, Alpha’s no altar boy. The team must pull together against overwhelming odds to save all of Highborn kind from the Human Order’s ultimate weapon. But at what cost?
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Patrick Shand, Ralph Tedesco
Attempting to take a break from the paranormal drama, Ellen attends a local theatre production…. and finds herself in the middle of a new terrifying case! As Ellen delves deeper into the Spirit World and the mystery of Morgan deepens, the Spirit Hunters join her to get answers. Don’t miss this thrilling installment of Zenescope’s monthly dose of paranormal investigation!
In Shops: Jul 12, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Ralph Tedesco, Joe Brusha, Nick Bermel
Deal With The Devil
When Chris Monroe falls for a gorgeous co-worker named Rebecca, he’ll do almost anything to win her over. He finds that the devil himself is waiting in the wings to cut a deal and make Chris’s dreams a reality. But Chris knows the price of his soul is too high of a price to pay. However, Chris soon learns that it’s not his soul the devil is necessarily after.
In Shops: Jul 12, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Dave Franchini (CA) Alfredo Reyes
Just in time for summer, comes the Grimm Fairy Tales 2017 Swimsuit Special!
Get ready to check out all of your favorite Grimm Universe heroines and villainesses, soaking up the sun while wearing the season’s hottest swimsuit fashions! Some of the industry’s top artists contribute gorgeous pin-ups of the Grimm Universes’ most popular female characters in this stunning collection.
Also includes a never before published Grimm Fairy Tales short story!
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $5.99


(W) Dawn P. Marquez (A) Allan Otero (CA) Erick Arciniega
Death holds no power over her…Mary Medina is the one who wields power over the dead. What she doesn’t know is her ability is coveted by a Secret Order long forgotten in the Realms of the Grimm Universe. Drawn to New Orleans under mysterious circumstances, Mary quickly finds herself running for her life from those that want to use her and her power, for evil.
Don’t miss this heart pounding, mini-series, which introduces a new hero to the Grimm Universe.
Collects GFT Day of the Dead #1 – 6.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $19.99


(W) Joe Brusha (A) Various (CA) Jamie Tyndall
96 illustrations by the best artists in the business depicting Zenescope’s heroes and villians cosplaying various pop culture icons.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $34.99



(A) Al Rio, Eric Basaldua, Talent Caldwell
Since it was first published in 2005, Grimm Fairy Tales has been one of the hottest independent comics on the market. Featuring some of the most beautiful women in comics, Grimm Fairy Tales covers have been turning heads from day one. Collected for the first time here in this beautiful hardcover edition are the covers for the first 50 issues of this landmark series. With stunning artwork by some of the top artists in the industry including Al Rio, J. Scott Campbell and Eric Basuldua, this collector’s edition is sure to be a fan favorite.
In Shops: Jun 13, 2012
SRP: $39.99


(A) Rick Basaldua, Various (CA) Jamie Tyndall
The much anticipated 2nd Volume Grimm Fairy Tales Art book is here! This beautiful Hardcover collects cover art from issues #51 through #100 of the hit Grimm Fairy Tales comic book series. Some of the best cover artists in the industry are featured in this epic collection of art.
In Shops: Nov 05, 2014
SRP: $39.99


(A) Eric Basaldua, Al Rio, Franchesco, Elias Chatzoudis, Mike Debalfo, Various (A/CA) Jamie Tyndall
The hottest artwork in comics today is now found in this limited edition art book. The second volume of this ultra-popular hardcover series collects the most sought-after covers created by the industry’s biggest stars. The art featured in this featured in this collection comes from Zenescope Entertainment’s library of incredible limited edition, convention exclusives. This gorgeous hardcover collection comes in a slipcase complete with a limited edition art print and is limited to 750 copies.
In Shops: Dec 10, 2014
SRP: $99.99

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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:53

(W) David Walker, Sheena C. Howard (A) Le Beau L. Underwood, Veronica Gandini (A/CA) Ray-Anthony Height
Teenager Kayla Tate is forced to move back to her hometown Youngstown, Ohio, an “Event” designated Level 5 impact zone. Compared to her new life, returning to Youngstown is a step backwards. She has a strained relationship with her childhood friend, Jonah Watkins, school is a nightmare, and everyone is talking about the mysterious superhero and Internet sensation, “Cosmosis”, and his nighttime battles against the supposedly.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Joe Casey (A/CA) Damion Scott
Daniel DosSantos is Accell, the first speedster superhero in a brave new world, but just how fast is he? Accell’s quest to test the limits of his powers throw him into a sideways dimension where horrors exist, and death comes at him faster than the speed of sound.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Brandon Thomas (A/CA) Roger Robinson
David Powell is the former astronaut turned fugitive superhuman, his telekinetic powers growing as he tries to regain his memories. But what is the secret history between David and Lorena Payan, the CEO of the humanitarian Foresight Corporation?
Secrets and lies begin to unravel as David is confronted by enemies at every turn, with his wife Astrid determined to get her husband back at all costs.
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Tim Hedrick, Mitch Iverson (A/CA) Jung Gwan
The Pilgrimage Part Four. The convoy has begun the most treacherous part of their journey, and soon waves of monstrous attackers threaten to overwhelm Voltron! Can Allura find a way to save the convoy?
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Raule (A/CA) Roger Ibanez Ugena
Rescuing his sister from the sex trade proves more dangerous than Jazz Maynard anticipates, even with his deadly talents. Chasing her abductor through rooftops brings him face to face with a clan of silent, deadly monks who also have his target in their sites. Who are they and what is their involvement this hornets’ nest Jazz just kicked? The answers will follow him back to Barcelona, and they won’t make his life any easier…
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Thierry Labrosse (A/CA) Thierry Labrosse
Gana raids the headquarters of Juvex Corp even as the Bastards of God, under mounting pressure from the police, fall into infighting and take hostages-amongst them Nève.
In Shops: Jul 12, 2017
SRP: $3.99



(W) Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas (A/CA) Daniel Irizarri
A lushly rendered supernatural fantasy that follows two girls and their mother who find themselves in the middle of a vast, supernatural exodus. On their journey Cloudia is bestowed the powers of hundreds of different gods, but even those don’t help her come to terms with the death of her father.
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Brian Smith, M. K. Reed (A/CA) Wyeth Yates
This issues finds our mages searching for Ike’s lost map-a much-needed edge in the upcoming Surrogate confrontation-while trying to learn to work together as a team. Rosalba has taught Trinh valuable new skills, but Ursa and Charris still can’t seem to trust each other. But when the group runs afoul of a powerful loner deep in the wastelands, they’ll have bigger problems on their hands.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Butch Hartman, Jordan B. Gorfinkel (A/CA) Erez Zadok
It’s been 350 years, but Arch is finally ready to face the source of the portal’s energy, and stop the supernatural from invading the lives of the students of Mayflower High once and for all. But Arch’s fears may have been well-founded, and he’ll find way more than he bargained for inside the mysterious portal. This is the heart-racing conclusion to the 3O’Clock Club series.
In Shops: Jul 12, 2017
SRP: $2.99

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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 04:36

(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Gene Magora (CA) Mike Wolfer
Two of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ greatest science fiction series meet at last, as the lost continent of Caspak from THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT and PELLUCIDAR, the prehistoric world at the Earth’s core, collide in one colossal crossover! Stranded in time on the remote island continent of Caspak, Bowen Tyler, his future granddaughter Abby, the Galu warrior woman See-Ta, and the evil Baron von Schoenvorts and the crew of the German U-33 submarine have had their hands full fighting for survival against the rampaging dinosaurs of Caspak, as well as each other. But they are all about to be thrust into a war of worlds unlike anything ever seen, as the insidious inhabitants of Pellucidar find their way to the surface world, right in the heart of Caspak. The goal of the telepathic, prehistoric Mahars is the total subjugation of Caspak, a land that they seek to claim as their new kingdom, and with an invasion force of giant ants and an army of corpse-like, cannibalistic, subterranean creatures, they just might succeed! Officially licensed by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., this is a series that any lover of dinosaurs, science fiction, lost worlds, and high adventure must not miss! The Land That Time Forgot: Terror From The Earth’s Core comes with three covers – Two Connecting Main Covers by Mike Wolfer and a Wish You Were Here Postcard Retailer Incentive Edition by Dan Parsons.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Giancarlo Caracuzzo (CA) Mike Wolfer
From the fathomless depths it rises again! The sold out series returns with a limited edition new printing that keeps the sensational 2016 sequel to Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic series alive and propels it into the future! Hidden inside impregnable rock walls lay a prehistoric world, filled with terrifying creatures and murderous primitives from every era of time and evolution. Abby Tyler will uncover is something far deadlier and more shocking than she could ever have imagined, as modern day explorers find themselves thrust into The Land That Time Forgot!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Giancarlo Caracuzzo (CA) Mike Wolfer
They have found the fabled island continent of Caspak… And now, they might be buried there! Abby Tyler and her research team face an unfathomable scenario: Somehow, they have traveled back in time and have come face-to-face with not only Bowen Tyler himself, but also the evil Baron von Schoenvorts and the crew of the U-33. To their knowledge, World War I still rages outside the walls of Caspak, and von Schoenvorts will stop at nothing to escape the island prison. But will any of them survive being attacked by a pack of vicious Allosaurus?
In Shops: Sep 28, 2016
SRP: $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Giancarlo Caracuzzo (CA) Chris Scalf
In the action-packed conclusion to the first “The Land That Time Forgot” mini-series, the explorers from present day and the survivors from 1916 must act quickly, or risk becoming the eternal prisoners of Caspak! Trapped within the prehistoric continent where time has no meaning, Bowen Tyler, his future granddaughter Abby, and a handful of allies must stop the evil Baron Von Schoenvorts’ plan to use captured mini-submarines to escape the savage, lost world, a move that could have devastating effects on history. Outnumbered and outgunned, the heroes have only one hope for victory- Use Caspak itself as a weapon against the German U-boat captain and crew in an unforgettable, final battle in The Land That Time Forgot!
In Shops: Nov 30, 2016
SRP: $3.99

(W) Batton Lash (A) Batton Lash, Adrian Ropp
There’s no need to fear, Underdog is here! Free Comic Book Day’s all ages darling, the classic rhyming superdog, returns with brand new adventures for kids of all ages. What happens when there’s a new hero in town stealing Underdog’s thunder? Will they be super friends or arch enemies? Tune in to this new issue of Underdog and find out! Plus enjoy the tall tales of Commander McBragg and the silly escapades of Go Go Gophers! Underdog comes with four covers – Main by John Gallagher, Giant by Bill Galvan, Riff Raff by Adrian Ropp, and a Retro Animation Retailer Incentive Edition by Patrick Owsley.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) S.A. Check (A) Greg LaRocque (A/CA) Brendon Fraim, Brian Fraim
Why I oughta! Want your copy of The Three Stooges April Fools issue signed by four creators? You got it – Greg LaRocque, S.A. Check, Brendon Fraim, and Brian Fraim sign this pie-filled edition for your collecting pleasure!
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $19.99


(W) S.A. Check (A) Bill Galvan, Adrian Ropp, Brian Fraim, Brendon Fraim (CA) Jon Pinto
We are proud to present hilarious new shorts with all the eye poking, face slapping, and nose pinching goodness of yesteryear. The Stooges influenced generations of comic book creators and now lifelong fans have a chance to contribute to their legacy with these new slapstick adventures. We cram so much Stooge into this new volume that you’ll be nyuk, nyuk, nyuking it up for weeks to come! Timeless comedy returns to comic books with new and classic stories to tickle your funny bone. Collects The Boys Are Back, StoogeAPalooza, Red White & Stooge, Curse of Frankenstooge, & Halloween Hullaballoo stories and packed with extra fun parody ads, interviews, classic comics, and more Stooge goodness.
In Shops: Apr 05, 2017
SRP: $19.99


(W) Batton Lash, Keith Davidsen, S.A. Check, SL Gallant (A) Adrian Ropp, S. L. Gallant, Jacob Greenawalt (A/CA) Bill Galvan
The cool cat is back! Generations of kids grew up loving the Pink Panther’s unique style and wit on Saturday morning cartoons. And now today’s best writers and artists are delivering original comic book stories that bring the trademark Pink Panther flair for confounding The Inspector and The Little Man to legions of new families and fans! This graphic novel is packed full-a pink with new stories by Batton Lash, S.L. Gallant, and YA author S.A. Check with amazing art by Disney animator Adrian Ropp, Archie artist Bill Gavlan, and G.I. Joe illustrator S.L. Gallant! We also include for the first time ever, the original Free Comic Book Day story “The Mighty Pan-Thor!” along with some classic tales, design sketches, and more! Get more pink for your green with American Mythology’s new Pink Panther series! Join the Pink Panther, The Ant and the Aardvark, The Inspector, and a host of other favorite cartoons for the all-ages event of the year! This volume collects Pink Panther #1-3, Trick or Pink Halloween Special, and the Pink Panther Free Comic Book Day issue.
In Shops: Nov 23, 2016
SRP: $19.99

(W) Todd Livingston, Danita Mangum (A) Bill Galvan, Adrian Ropp (CA) Animation Art
American Mythology celebrates the hilarious history of Pink Panther comic books in this special anniversary issue! The first Pink Panther comic books premiered in 1971 and the cool cat has been entertaining readers ever since. Join us for a fun romp through his newest adventures with a nod to his pink past. Pink Panther #100 comes with four covers – Main by Adrian Ropp, Classic Cover by Jacob Greenawalt, Pink Hijinks by Bill Galvan, and a Retro Animation Retailer Incentive Edition.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $10.00 – $3.99

(W) Mark L. Haynes, J. C. Vaughn (A) Eliseu Zeu Gouveia
There’s no need to fear, Underdog is here! Free Comic Book Day’s all ages darling, the classic rhyming superdog, returns with brand new adventures for kids of all ages. What happens when there’s a new hero in town stealing Underdog’s thunder? Will they be super friends or arch enemies? Tune in to this new issue of Underdog and find out! Plus enjoy the tall tales of Commander McBragg and the silly escapades of Go Go Gophers! Underdog comes with four covers – Main by John Gallagher, Giant by Bill Galvan, Riff Raff by Adrian Ropp, and a Retro Animation Retailer Incentive Edition by Patrick Owsley.
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99 – $10.00


TINKER #3 (OF 4)
(W) Jon Hughes (A) Rachel Uildriks (CA) Jon Hughes
Overground Comics arrives at American Mythology with a blast! Amy finally has her dreams in the palm of her hand, gaining an internship at Zero Technologies! But how will Amy handle her first day, when it includes a secret mission from Insight? Guest starring Captain Zero’s Cavaliers.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A) Mario Zimprich (CA) Ceci de la Cruz (A/CA) Mike Wolfer
Trapped within a remote mansion, Ragdoll is determined to protect the lives of Sir Peter and his friends, but that won’t be an easy task when Countess Bathory and her vampire minions launch a horrifying assault. Their objective: Blood! The battle between the beautiful monsters begins, but the wickedly insane Bathroy wants more than Ragdoll’s head. She wants something far more precious that will grant eternal life to the queen of the vampires!
In Shops: Jul 19, 2017
SRP: $3.99 – $10.00


(W) James Kuhoric (A) Andrew Mangum (CA) Greg LaRocque
You don’t have to risk life and limb in Honey Island Swamp to get this cool edition of Hatchet #0 signed by writer James Kuhoric! Limited to 75 copies!
In Shops: Jul 05, 2017
SRP: $9.99



(W) Mike Wolfer (A/CA) Mike Wolfer
Cult horror comics creator Mike Wolfer (Friday the 13th, Daughters of the Dark Oracle) unleashes an all-new anthology of terror tales designed to make you scream! Printed in glorious black and white to emulate the classic horror tales of the 1970s, CRYPT OF SCREAMS will take you where no other modern fright anthology dares to go. This issue’s tales are “Speed Demon,” an Old West shocker of a young man who enters a demonic contract to exact a terrifying revenge, followed by the hauntingly romantic “The Pond,” in which a young woman encounters a stranger who will alter the course of her life forever. Rounding out the horrific trio is “A Silver Lining,” a classic shocker of an 18th century mansion, its wealthy inhabitants, and a lycanthropic horror that stalks its halls in search of human flesh! Prepare to check your sanity at the door when you enter the CRYPT OF SCREAMS! All stories are written and illustrated by Mike Wolfer, and are for mature readers only.
In Shops: Feb 22, 2017
SRP: $3.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A/CA) Mike Wolfer
For the horror connoisseur, this special signed edition is limited to 400 copies and is signed by horror maestro and creator, Mike Wolfer!
In Shops: Mar 29, 2017
SRP: $9.99

(W) Jim Shooter, J. C. Vaughn, James Nelms (A) James Nelms, Joe James
Jim Shooter at American Mythology? You bet! The legendary comics writer joins creator-writer J.C. Vaughn (Zombie-Proof, Vampire, PA), newcomer writer-artist James Nelms, and cover artist Mark Wheatley (Breathtaker, Frankenstein Mobster) for a new take on the classic horror anthology, Bedtime Stories For Impressionable Children. American Mythology’s Year of Horror begins right here!
In Shops: Feb 22, 2017
SRP: $3.99

Neil Vokes has been illustrating comic book nightmares for over three decades. Now his classic blood-drenched creations are being unleashed in an incredible universe of monsters and mayhem! Join a virtual army of horror writers who each bring a new vision of fear and fright to the forefront of the Vokesverse – including: Robert (Black Forest) Tinnell, Todd (Wicked West) Livingston, Jack (Eagle) Herman, James (Freddy vs Jason vs Ash) Kuhoric, James R. (Blood & Silver) Tuck, and more! In addition to six frightful new and classic stories, we also dig up a 30 year old classic that has lived in shadow and rumor since the mid-’80s – beware the Falconer has returned! These first fright-filled chapters will spin out into new series to terrify the unwary reader. Get on board now and experience the horror!
In Shops: Jan 11, 2017
SRP: $3.99

(W) Eric Dobson (A/CA) Chris Scalf
Claw vs Talon! Fur vs Scales! Supernatural vs Prehistoric! Werewolves vs. Dinosaurs kicks off an incredible one of a kind creature feature that will slap you in the face with a heaping dose of awesome! Cade can’t catch a break. Instead of a sleepy little deserted town, he finds himself in the middle of a supernatural smack down orchestrated by mysterious men in black. Werewolves Vs. Dinosaurs is a runaway train full of over-the-top carnage and conspiracies that will remind you of the wildest grindhouse film ever made.
In Shops: Aug 24, 2016
SRP: $3.99

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Flip Through Curse of the Crimson Throne for Pathfinder

Gamer Goggles - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 03:26

Matt doesn’t spoil this look at the revised edition of Curse of the Crimson Throne.  He discusses some of the changes or additions that were added to the story.

Click here to view the video on YouTube.

Next Week I will take a look at at Bestiary 6!  And then some Rifts the following week.

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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 03:18

(W) Patrick Shand (A) Nahuel Lopez (CA) Jonatas
The redhead raider and her shield maidens are back! This Annual sets the stage for the new series starting this Fall with two all-new stories. Belladonna and her warriors are lured into a trap by the Bone Queen while Gypsy has to escape a hostile pack of werewolves! Available with all-star covers including a Regular Cover by series artist Nahuel Lopez, Wraparound by Raulo Caceres, Shield Maiden by Matt Martin, Sultry Slayer and Killer Body by Renato Camilo and a painted Viking Vixen from Jonatas! A special subset of Raiders covers are available by Christian Zanier, each limited to just 350 copies! Including the Raiders, Nightfall, Topless, Nude, Adult and Adult Extreme covers on this special run series of images.
For the erotic art collectors, there is a special Gypsy Wraparound Nude by Paulo Siquiera that has no clothed edition. We also offer a Century Nude (limited to 100 copies) featuring original pencils by Renato Camilo, as well as the Nude by Lopez, Wraparound Nude by Caceres, Shield Maiden Nude and Adult by Matt Martin, Sultry Slayer Nude and Killer Body Nude by Renato Camilo and a painted Viking Vixen from Jonatas (which is a totally different image from the clothed edition).
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $5.99 – $9.99

(W) Ed Silva (A) Ed Silva, Emiliano Urdinola, Emiliano Urdinola
All your Jungle Fantasy favorites in one title! This massive series features more sexy jungle action than ever before as natural disasters strike and all the women are forced from their homes and on a collision course! With a huge migration of dinosaurs as well, it is a challenge just to be survivors! This series features Tundra, Ivory, Fauna and the Vixens by an all-star gathering of talent! Available with a load of lovely covers including a Regular & Sultry Cover by Renato Camilo, Wraparound by Raulo Caceres, a fully-painted Natural Beauty by Jonatas, Luscious by Matt Martin, and Bikini Babes by Ron Adrian. A special subset of Head Hunters covers are available by Christian Zanier, each limited to just 350 copies! Including the Head Hunter, Moonlight, Topless, Nude, Adult and Adult Extreme covers on this special run series of images.
For the erotic art collectors, we have a Century Nude (limited to 100 copies) featuring original pencils by Renato Camilo, as well as the Nude and Sultry Nude by Camilo, Wraparound Nude by Caceres, Natural Beauty Nude by Jonatas, Luscious Nude by Martin, and Bikini Babes Nude by Adrian. We top it off with Adult covers – Luscious Adult Cover by Martin, and the final two covers to the Tundra Icy Adult Cover Set by Zanier (this will be a set of six, two offered each month).
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $5.99 – $9.99

(W) Mike Costa (A) Nahuel Lopez (CA) Renato Camilo
Limited to just 100 sets, these covers feature the original nude pencil art of Renato Camilo!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $99.99


(W) Ron Adrian, Ed Silva, Marcelo Mueller (A) Emiliano Urdinola, Emiliano Urdinola, Ron Adrian, Ed Silva, Marcelo Mueller (CA) Renato Camilo
You won’t want to miss this sultry Vixens cover by Renato Camilo.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $9.99



(W) Patrick Shand (A) Gabriel Andrade (CA) Ignacio Calero
Hellina is in a sticky situation on this sexy cover by Ignacio Calero.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $9.99




(W) Patrick Shand (A) Gabriel Andrade (CA) Ignacio Calero
Hellina is in a sticky situation on this sexy cover by Ignacio Calero.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $9.99

For fans who missed the first series of Jungle Fantasy: Ivory, this set has copies of all eight issues, one random cover for each issue (example covers pictured), all at a special price!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $33.99

(W) Christian Zanier (A) Raulo Caceres (A/CA) Christian Zanier
Limited to just 100 sets, Argent in her bikini glory has never before been offered in Previews!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $149.99

For fans who missed the first series of Ravening, this set has copies of all four issues, one random cover for each issue (example covers pictured), all at a special price!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $17.99

For fans who missed the first series of Belladonna, this set has copies of all five issues, one random cover for each issue (example covers pictured), all at a special price!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $22.99

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Kickstarter - Dark Naga - The City of Talos for 5th Edition

Tenkar's Tavern - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 02:15

Dark Naga Adventures has had some pretty decent Kickstarter releases in the past and The City of Talos looks like it will maintain the same high quality. My main issue is that its for 9th level characters. Regardless of edition, my campaigns never rise to that level ;)

What do you get for your pledge?
  • Saddle-Stitched 32+ page adventure book 
  • Saddle-Stitched 32+ page gazetteer 
  • Detached Color cover with color maps on the interior. These maps are far too elaborate and gorgeous to produce in monochrome. 
  • 12 full-color maps 
  • 8 pages of black and white art, more when we unlock stretch goals. 
"Detachable color cover with color maps on the interior?" Le sigh ;)

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WWE Appoints New General Manager in India

First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 01:09

MUMBAI, India & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Sheetesh Srivastava as Vice President and General Manager, WWE India.

Sheetesh Srivastava

Srivastava will lead WWE’s strategic business initiatives and day-to-day operations in India and work with partners across all of WWE’s lines of business, including television, live events, marketing, sponsorship, new media, licensing and merchandising. Srivastava is a seasoned executive with more than 18 years of experience in driving strategic business growth in domestic and international markets. He will report to Ed Wells, WWE Executive Vice President, International.

“India is key to the global growth of WWE, and we are confident Sheetesh will successfully help develop our brand and business in this critically important country,” said Wells. “WWE is committed to expanding its presence in India, and we are pleased to welcome Sheetesh to further our efforts in the market.”

India represents WWE’s single largest regional contribution to the brand’s massive social media community of 750 million followers globally. To increase engagement with fans in India, WWE recently launched WWEShop.in, the company’s first-ever local, e-commerce experience in India.

Srivastava joins WWE from The Walt Disney Company in India, where he most recently led business development for Disney Media Networks, overseeing branded content creation, distribution, marketing, and syndication. Earlier in his career, he held senior management roles at Reliance Broadcast Network, The Times of India Group, and Frito Lay India.

Srivastava is an Economics graduate from Lucknow University, and he received a Master’s degree in Business Management from the Institute for Integrated Learning in Management.

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Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has announced their next show “Head Like A Cole”

First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 01:00

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has announced their next show Head Like A Cole takes place on May 19th.

The following matches have been announced:

♦ PWG World Champion Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Trent?
♦ PWG Tag Team Champions The Young Bucks vs. Rey Fenix & Penta El Zoro M
♦ Kyle O’Reilly & Bobby Fish vs. Jeff Cobb & Matt Riddle
♦ Sami Callihan vs. Adam Cole
♦ Shane Strickland vs. Michael Elgin
♦ Lio Rush vs. Mark Haskins
♦ Keith Lee vs. Trevor Lee

Tickets for Head Like a Cole go on sale next week.

Categories: Comic Book Blogs


First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:57
New Characters, New Stories Debut When Legendary Artists Collaborate with Writers

Retailers had a front-row seat at Chicago’s C2E2 today when DC Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee unveiled six new DC Universe titles under the banner Dark Matter, partnering the most acclaimed artists in the industry with award-winning writers. Beginning this August, under the guidance of iconic artists Greg Capullo, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr., DC will launch new titles THE SILENCER, SIDEWAYS, IMMORTAL MEN, DAMAGE, NEW CHALLENGERS, with characters from each of these series first appearing in the previously announced DARK NIGHTS: METAL.

The Dark Matter comics will focus on epic graphic storytelling. Joining Capullo, Kubert, Lee and Romita Jr. to round out the all-star cast of creators are Dan Abnett, Tony S. Daniel, Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan, Kenneth Rocafort, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV and Robert Venditti.

“What excites me most is that this series of books takes full advantage of the talent and vision of the creative team,” says DC Publisher Dan DiDio. “Comics are a visual medium and with these titles, the artists are working hand in hand with the writers in shaping the look and direction of their characters. In reaffirming the craft of making comics, we’ve brought together a master class of talent, led by Greg Capullo, Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr., to help set the style, tone and visual direction for these books. With these four industry giants taking the lead, I feel we can bring the power and energy expected from superhero storytelling back to the page.”

Dark Matter is a return to bringing both the writer and artist to the fore to unlock their full potential,” explains Publisher Jim Lee. “At the talent summit we discussed what was missing in comics and how we could create something that’s new for this generation of fans. The result was Dark Matter. You’ll see bombastic action scenes and a visual narrative driven by the artist. This approach has energized the creators involved, myself included, and we’re going to have a lot of fun with these books.”

To get fans excited about this upcoming launch, DC is releasing a series of interviews with these masters in their homes. Capullo, Kubert, Lee and Romita Jr. highlight their legacy and process and discuss working with their collaborators on new stories in the DC Universe.

The first wave of DC Universe Dark Matter titles includes:

Debuting in September
Written by Dan Abnett with art by John Romita Jr.
Honor Guest was the world’s deadliest assassin, until she traded it all for a chance at a “normal” life in the suburbs, free from the constant death and destruction. But as her former life comes back to haunt her, Honor must strip away her suburban persona and protect her family as THE SILENCER.

Debuting in September
Written by Dan DiDio and Justin Jordan with art by Kenneth Rocafort
Forever changed by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, a teenager struggles to live through high school as he comes in contact with Dark Matter and gains the power to teleport through the Dark Dimension. But each leap brings the new hero one step closer to succumbing to the allure of his new power and its dark origins.

Debuting in October
Written by James Tynion IV with art by Jim Lee
Born at the dawn of time, five siblings find that with eternal life comes eternal war. As the forces of destruction march into the modern world, they operate from the shadows, recruiting the elite against the foes who seek to bring about Armageddon. They are humankind’s hope sprung eternal….they are the IMMORTAL MEN.

Debuting in October
Written by Robert Venditti with art by Tony S. Daniel
Ethan Avery only wanted to serve his country, but promises of becoming the ultimate weapon leave the new recruit living a nightmare. Cursed with the ability to unleash an unstoppable monster for one hour at a time, Ethan only wants to live out his life in peace. But if he can tame the monster inside, it might just be able to do more good for the country than Ethan ever expected.

Debuting in December
Written by Scott Snyder with art by Andy Kubert
Characters live on borrowed time, running from death toward the greatest mysteries, wonders and terrors of the universe! It’s a new cast, new mission, but in conversation with the history and greatness of the original Challengers of the Unknown. The story starts with Challengers Mountain returning after having been missing for years, and only gets wilder from there…

Debuting in August
Written by Scott Snyder with art by Greg Capullo
It all begins with DARK NIGHTS: METAL, a story that will examine every choice a hero doesn’t take and every path they don’t walk, opening up worlds that are forged by nightmares. Characters and stories from each of the Dark Matter books will be plotted throughout this series.

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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:21

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 20, 2017)—Today we celebrate marijuana with smoke rings puffing and pluming across the nation. Now that eight states have legalized it for recreational use and twenty-eight for medical use, it is especially fun to relive the hysteria surrounding marijuana as a perceived gateway drug from the 1930s to the 1950s and beyond. And now you can do so in the comfort of your home with Reefer Madness from Dark Horse Books.

Like the antidrug propaganda films of that era, these stories range from comically misinformed to soberly concerned about the influence of Mary Jane on the youth of America. Titles like “Teenage Dope Slaves,” “Satan’s Cigarettes,” and “Hopped-Up Killer” make it clear that the gulf in attitudes between today and the days of Reefer Madness could not be wider.

Includes an in-depth introduction discussing the campaigns against pot by the first drug czar, Harry Anslinger, and newspaperman William Randolph Hearst, with lurid covers from many of the comics and magazines of the day. The comics collected in Reefer Madness come from comic book legends like Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Adventure Comics), Frank Frazetta, Jerry Robinson, and Jack Kirby. Eisner and Harvey Award–winning hippie Craig Yoe brings a new collection of wacky, wild, and culturally relevant comics to the mix.

“This is one of the most fun books I’ve ever put together. Some of the writers and artists that created these comics must have been smoking something to concoct these ludicrous and loony tales of youth gone bad!” said Yoe. “The comics will serve up lots of lusty laughs for those who partake of contraband ‘giggle-smoke.’ Others attempting to snuff out the wicked marijuana cigarettes that they are sure unleash unbridled passions will see these comics as moral tales of dire warning!”

Reefer Madness hits shelves summer 2017.

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First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:17


MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 20, 2017)—Following the out-of-this-world success of 2016’s Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book and Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book, Dark Horse is excited to announce two more volumes for Star Trek fans to enjoy: Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before and Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before contains forty-five brand-new black-and-white images from the second two seasons of the classic science-fiction series. Printed on high-quality stock, each illustration offers an array of diverse detail to color as faithfully or as wildly as fans choose, and is single sided to avoid unsightly bleed-through. Juann Cabal (Elektra), Will Conrad (Angel & Faith), Gabriel Guzmán (Kull, Mass Effect: Discovery), and Derlis Santacruz (Tomb Raider) create the gorgeous artwork, and Gabriel Guzmán’s art is featured on the cover.

Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions features forty-five brand-new colorable images from seasons 4 through 7 of the fan-favorite science-fiction series. The illustrations include unique, highly detailed black-and-white illustrations inspired by unforgettable episodes, like “Darmok,” “The Inner Light,” and “Chain of Command.” Juann Cabal, Gabriel Guzmán, Bill Mudron (Calla Cthulhu), and Shea Standefer bring the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D to life. Gabriel Guzmán’s art is also featured on the cover.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book—Where No Man Has Gone Before goes on sale September 13, 2017, and is available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Things From Another World, and at your local comic shop. Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions goes on sale October 4, 2017, and is also available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Things From Another World, and at your local comic shop.

Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book – Where No Man Has Gone Before and Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book—Continuing Missions are under license by CBS Consumer Products.

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Marvel Returns to C2E2 with Signings, Panels, Giveaways and More!

First Comics News - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 00:09

New York, NY—April 20, 2017 —This weekend, the House of Ideas takes the Windy City by storm as we prepare for C2E2 and non-stop excitement! We’re bringing the hottest creators, breaking news plus signings, giveaways and more! Your central hub for all the excitement is the Marvel Booth (Booth #327) so be sure to stop by for your chance to get in on all the fun!

Want to know more about the blockbuster Secret Empire event? Or about what ResurrXion has in store for your favorite mutants? What about top secret announcements for some upcoming Marvel comics? Then you won’t want to miss this year’s panel lineup chock full of breaking news! And that’s not all because this year’s show features an all-star lineup of your favorite Marvel creators and stars who will be appearing throughout the show. Swing by for scheduled appearances by Jason Aaron, Nick Spencer, Jordie Bellaire, Declan Shalvey, Margaret Stohl and many more! See the official signing schedule for more info.

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Some Ideas for The Tavern's Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day Post - Elementals and Elementalists

Tenkar's Tavern - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 22:14
Art by Brett Neufeld
I'm sitting here thinking about what I'm going to add to the Swords & Wizardry Community this weekend, and while I'd like to say "Swords & Wizardry Continual Light" will be ready for download this Saturday, its not back yet from being proofread. Best laid plans and all that shit.

So, what is your bartender ever going to do?

Well, Dennis Sustare suggested ecological themed adventure for Swords & Wizardry Appreciation Day intersecting with Earth Day, but I'm going to take that a bit further or at least in another direction.

I'll be introducing minor and lesser elementals to the SWL bestiary as well as a new class, plotted through level 7 - an Elementalist. We'll even include the optional advancement for when a SWCL class hits their cap of level 7. I suspect it will appear later in Torchlight and at that point I'll do a Swords & Wizardry Complete conversion through level 10.

Fear not! Swords & Wizardry Continual Light is nearly here ;)
Categories: Tabletop Gaming Blogs

Commentary On N1 Against the Cult of the Reptile God For Advanced Dungeons & Dragons First Edition

Swords & Stitchery - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:57
I was talking with my systems guy about Astonishing Swordsmen & Sorcerers of Hyperborea & C1's blog entry yesterday. He was a bit put out because we're playing a lower level tier campaign at the moment involving Venger Satanis's Islands of Purple Haunted Putrescence. He was saying its not like there is a low level adventure that can really exploit the Hyperborean countryside? Well, Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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First Comics News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:07

(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Daniel Gete
America finally has a new weapon to use against the German Battleships, and this issue is the grand unveiling! But nothing goes to plan – for either side of this epic conflict! Available with Regular, Wraparound, War Crimes, Propaganda and Blitzkrieg covers by series artist Daniel Gete and a limited VIP Premium cover by Gabriel Andrade that is limited to 500 copies!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $3.99-$9.99

(A/CA) Jacen Burrows
The amazing work of Jacen Burrows is celebrated in this special art book! Over 15 years of amazing works are featured here, all showcasing Burrows’ original pencils and inks. Included is a complete cover gallery, from The Courtyard to Neonomicon to Providence, as well as choice pages, designs and lots of unused, ultra-rare, and unseen art! For fans of the series, this is a wonderful companion volume showcasing the haunting artwork and painstaking labor that went into bringing it to life.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $19.99


(W) David Lapham (A) German Nobile (CA) Jacen Burrows
In an age of depravity, one man’s appetites horrified the entire Roman Empire… the mad emperor, Caligula. When his family was brutally slaughtered by Caligula and his court, Junius travels to Rome to avenge their deaths, but discovers that the emperor cannot be killed, no matter how horrific the wound! Renamed “Felix” and admitted into Caligula’s court as a pet, confidante, lover, and biographer, the young man witnesses the worst depravity and brutality that the ancient world has to offer: virgin blood ceremonies, rigged gladiator fights, and dinner parties where guests are randomly slaughtered. Can Felix maintain his sanity in the face of so much horror and discover the secret behind Caligula’s mysterious supernatural power over life and death? All six issues of the first series are collected here. The modern master of horror, David Lapham (Crossed Vol. 2: Family Values, Stray Bullets), joins talented painter German Nobile in a descent into the darkest corners of Rome’s history. Available in three editions: as a TPB or Hardcover with covers by artist Jacen Burrows and also a Signed Hardcover signed by writer David Lapham and limited to just 1000 copies!
In Shops: May 23, 2012
SRP: $19.99


(W) David Lapham (A/CA) German Nobile
They thought the mad emperor, Caligula was destroyed. But his evil lives on, hiding in plain sight. Now good Laurentius must track down the demon to stop the slaughter in the streets and to avenge his wife’s death. But the demon is not alone this time. It seems that others with hellish powers have risen up and are shaping the world of the new ruling class. Even young Nero, his son, has a demonic influence changing the boy and directing him to take up the grievous excesses of his father. The modern master of horror, DAVID LAPHAM (Crossed Vol. 2 & 3, Stray Bullets), joins talented painter GERMAN NOBILE in a descent into the darkest corners of Rome’s history. Collects issues #1 – 6 of the Caligula Heart of Rome series.
In Shops: Nov 06, 2013
SRP: $19.99


(W) Max Brooks (A/CA) Raulo Caceres
The best-selling Zombie writer in history finally unleashes an all-new horror epic! Be ready for the summer’s biggest graphic novel event as millions of zombie fans come looking for with the collected first chapter of MAX BROOKS’ EXTINCTION PARADE! One of the founders of the zombie renaissance, Max Brooks has sold millions of books in dozens of languages. His first book The Zombie Survival Guide not only singlehandedly jump-started the zombie prep subculture, its graphic novel companion Recorded Attacks debuted as #1 on the New Times Bestseller list. His second book World War Z (already a multi-million copy NYT bestseller in its own right) was adapted by Brad Pitt into one of the biggest blockbuster movies of 2013. Now Brooks takes the zombie genre to a whole new level with his new illustrated series Extinction Parade featuring stunningly rendered art by super-star RAULO (Crossed, Captain Swing) CACERES. Building on the seed of his hit 2010 short story, Brooks has crafted a truly epic series. Not only does Extinction Parade’s multilayered depth and meticulously researched detail raise it to the standard of his previous work, it also introduces fans to an entirely new, fresh and terrifying subgenre: Vampires Vs Zombies. As humans wage their loosing fight versus the hoards of the subdead, a frightening realization sets in with the secretive Vampire race: our food is dying off. This is the story of Vampires decent into all-out war with the mindless hungry hordes of the zombie outbreak as humanity tries to survive them all. Three species in mortal conflict. This is how a species dies. The collected edition contains the entire first chapter of this epic tale including Extinction Parade issues #1-5, and a blood-soaked cover gallery!
In Shops: Jun 25, 2014
SRP: $19.99


(W) Max Brooks (A/CA) Raulo Caceres
New York Times bestselling Author, Max Brooks returns to the frightening world of zombies versus vampires in his groundbreaking follow up series: Extinction Parade: War! Well known for his breathtakingly original fiction, Brooks pushes the limits of the horror genre with his trademark meticulous research and vision for the next evolution in zombie storytelling. The subdead were always a joke to the aristocratic vampire race. Just a spec on the radar of their immortal lives, nothing worth even a moment’s notice in their quest for self-gratification through the veins of their host, the human race. But at last they have been pulled from their ignorance into the reality of the new world order. The human race is facing extinction and should they succumb, so too shall the vampires disappear beneath the waves of rotting walking dead. Now the vampire race has mobilized and formed a grand Army of the Bloodline to combat the growing threat of extinction. But after centuries of ambivalence will they be able to learn how to wage war before it is too late? This volume collects the Extinction Parade: War #1 – 5 comic book series.
In Shops: Mar 25, 2015
SRP: $19.99


(W) Garth Ennis (A/CA) Tomas Aria
The war rumbles on in this fifth collection of Garth Ennis’ masterpiece. Included are: the three part “Send A Gunboat”, the men of the Royal Navy’s gunboat squadrons defend England’s coast against Nazi raiders. The little boats are fast, heavily-armed and deadly- and terribly vulnerable. And the enemy is never far away, as the commander of one vessel finds when his German opposite number takes a dangerous interest in him and his crew. Also the four-part “Vampire Squadron. ” In the dark days of winter, 1940, a handful of pilots show up at a remote Royal Air Force base in rural England. Some are British, some are Poles, Czechs, French, Australians, Canadians- the orphans of Nazi-occupied Europe and the children of the Empire. No other squadron wants them; they don’t even like each other much. Which is unfortunate, because they’re about to take to the deadly night skies at the height of the Blitz- Hitler’s dreadful aerial onslaught on the cities of Britain. This volume collects War Stories #16 – 22 of the ongoing comic book series.
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $19.99

(W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Jacen Burrows
The gentlemen monsters of Providence are featured on the lovely faux-leather cover, printed in stark Blood Red Foil over White leather and limited to just 350 copies!
In Shops: Jul 26, 2017
SRP: $24.99



(W) Alan Moore (A/CA) Jacen Burrows
Due to overwhelming demand, we offer one final printing of the Providence Act 1 Hardcover! Alan Moore’s quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying reinvention of the works of H.P. Lovecraft. It is being universally hailed as one of Moore’s most realized works in which the master scribe has controlled every iota of the story, art, and presentation. The result has been a masterpiece like no other and a true must-have addition to his essential works in the field. We present a collected Providence Act 1 hardcover edition that contains Providence issues #1-4, and all the back matter, in this one-time printing of the edition. There will be Act 2 and Act 3 Hardcovers in the coming months, also limited to single production runs. This will not be kept in print any further and this is the final opportunity to get a hardcover edition of the first chapter of Alan Moore’s horror masterpiece.
In Shops: Mar 15, 2017


(W) Garth Ennis, Mike Wolfer (A/CA) Mike Wolfer
Critically acclaimed graphic novelist Garth Ennis and Mike Wolfer unleash an all-new kind of horror as they rip the horrors of war right from today’s headlines and thrust it beyond the boundaries of sanity. Three American soldiers, the survivors of a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, struggle across the Taliban-controlled mountains. Injured and lacking food, water, and medicine, they discover something far worse than enemy fighters among the sun-bleached rocks: an ancient supernatural power, murderous and unstoppable. Despite a timely rescue by a handful of British S.A.S. commandos, they’re still hopelessly outnumbered by the shambling, ragged undead and the evil human intelligence that controls them. Available with a Trade Paperback, Hard Cover, and a special Signed Hard Cover Edition (limited to 500 copies and signed by Garth Ennis and Mike Wolfer) all featuring covers by Mike Wolfer!
In Shops: Nov 21, 2012
SRP: $19.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A/CA) Fernando Heinz Furukawa
Expanding the world of GARTH ENNIS’ Stitched, horror mainstay MIKE WOLFER tells the next chapter in a gripping world of terror. When a smuggler delivers the secret of the Stitched to a wealthy collector, the unsuspecting world learns that true horror doesn’t stay buried in the sands of time…it transcends them. A team of Navy Seals must attempt to secure the threat and find a way to destroy the Stitched and their secrets before they are loosed among an unsuspecting population. But the true horror of the Stitched isn’t only felt at their crushing granite fingertips, but in the terrifying turning process where the unwary become legions of the dead. The trade collects issues #8-13 of the ongoing horror series, Stitched.
In Shops: Sep 11, 2013
SRP: $19.99


(W) Mike Wolfer (A/CA) Fernando Heinz
Approached by the mysterious Nameless Ones, Nakamura discovers the secret of the Stitched and uses their soulless drive for destruction to rein misery upon his targets within the criminal organization. Violence and terror drive the Kuroko-Kai to bloody revenge and one slip up by Nakamura will put his family and friends in their vicious sights. But the secret of the Stitched comes with a steep price and his family may ultimately be the ones to pay in blood for his ambition and vengeance! MIKE WOLFER and FERNANDO HEINZ weave a story of ancient evil and terrifying horror, Stitched is a modern masterpiece of darkest nightmare.This volume collects Stitched #14-19.
In Shops: Jun 11, 2014
SRP: $19.99

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Get Craft Supply Savings (and Earn Money!) with Dealspotr!

Moogly - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:00

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Binary Options malvertising campaign drops ISFB banking Trojan

Malwarebytes - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:00

We have been witnessing a series of malvertising attacks that keep a low profile with decoy websites and strong IP address filtering. We are calling it the ‘Binary Options’ campaign because the threat actor is using the front of a trading company to hide the real nature of his business.

There have been similar uses of fake façades as a gateway to exploit kits. For instance, Magnitude EK is known to use gates that have to do with Bitcoin, investment websites and such, as detailed in this Proofpoint blog entry.

In this particular case, the threat actor stole the web template from “Capital World Option“, a company that provides a platform for trading binary options. Participants must predict whether the price of an asset will rise or fall within a given time frame, which defines whether or not they will make money. Binary options have earned a bad reputation though and some countries have even banned them.

Fraudulent infrastructure

Below is a screenshot of the legitimate website that is being impersonated. There are some differences between the real one and the fakes; the former is using SSL and was registered a while ago. Also, some of the website functionality is not working properly with the decoy versions.

Legitimate site:

Decoy site that ripped all the branding:

Those fake sites are only meant to be viewed if you are not a target of this particular malware campaign. In other words, if you load the infection chain from the malvertising call and see the site, you will not be infected. Infections happen when the fraudulent server forwards victims directly to a second gate, without showing them any of the site’s content.

The same threat actor has registered many different domains all purporting to be lookalikes using a similar naming convention. The recent creation dates for these decoy sites is a hint that they are not likely to be legitimate:

Domain Name: CAPITALWORLDOPTION.COM Creation Date: 2017-04-04T09:15:14Z Registrar: PDR Ltd. d/b/a PublicDomainRegistry.com Registrant Email: detes55@mail.ru

Malvertising chain

The attack starts off with an ad call from one of a few ad networks (Popads, PlugRush were detected in our telemetry) and redirects users to the decoy website where a quick IP check is performed.

Only legitimate users will be redirected to the second stage server, which also performs its own check. Once again, unwanted traffic will be dumped (and a message – perhaps from the threat actor? – “No time for rent” passed in the URL):

Otherwise, users that have made it past those two gates will be presented with the RIG exploit kit.

Banking Trojan

The final payload consistently distributed via this campaign (across different geolocations) appears to be an ISFB variant (AKA Dreambot, Gozi, Usrnif), based off an old but resilient banking Trojan. Some of its features include web injects for the victims’ browsers, screenshoting, video recording, transparent redirections, etc.

The artifacts left on the system were very similar to those described in a Proofpoint blog about Dreambot and the samples we collected also download a Tor client. The registry entry for the Tor client can be seen below:

Modular structure

The sample retrieves several modules once it sets hold onto a victim machine and below is an overview:

Original Dropper

-> loader.dll injected into svchost.exe

-> client.dll and tordll.dll downloaded and injected into explorer.exe and into browsers

The main executable injects a file (loader.dll) into svchost.exe in order to download other modules which are encrypted during transport (tor.dll and client.dll) both available in 32 and 64 bits:

We can notice the “ISFB” signature within the malware code:

This piece of malware has some anti-VM features, for example, it checks on the mouse cursor:

Modules are injected into explorer.exe and try to establish a connection to an .onion address. Browsers are also injected, via client.dll as depicted below with Mozilla Firefox:

There are scores of hosts that are contacted post infection, as well as the Tor connections that trigger many ET rules as ET TOR Known Tor Relay/Router (Not Exit) Node Traffic group.


This particular campaign focused on a very specific malvertising chain leading to the RIG exploit kit and – as far as we could tell – dropping the same payload each time, no matter the geolocation of the victim.

Banking Trojans have been a little bit forgotten about these days as they are overshadowed by ransomware. However, they still represent a significant threat and actually do operate safely in the shadows, manipulating banking portals to perform wire transfers unbeknownst to their victims or even the banks they are targeting.

Malwarebytes users are protected against this threat at various levels: domain and IP blocks, exploit mitigation for RIG EK, and detection of the malware payloads.

Related material IOCs

‘Binary Options’ domains:

all-binarys-option.com all-binarys-options.com binaryoptionleader.com binaryoptionleaders.com binarysfinanceoptions.com binarysoption.com binarys-option.com binarysoptionleader.com binarysoptionleaders.com binarysoptions.com binarys-options.com binarysoptionsfinance.com binarysoptionsleader.com binarysoptionsleaders.com capitalworldoption.com financebinarysoptions.com financeoptionbinarys.com financeoptionsbinarys.com financesoptionbinary.com financesoptionbinarys.com financesoptionsbinary.com financesoptionsbinarys.com opteckoption.com

‘Binary options’ IP addresses:


basefont.ul-8.moskvi.ru/user5.php p.figcaption-7.nfl.si/user5.php command.bdo-3.mirifictour.ro/user5.php menu.command-2.moskvi.ru/user5.php code.a-10.moskvi.ru/user5.php header.h5-2.mirifictour.ro/user5.php input.noframes-8.narovlya.ru/user5.php col.output-9.nfl.si/user5.php meter.em-8.narovlya.ru/user5.php applet.x-3.nomundodapaula.com.br/user5.php

Payloads from different geos (ISFB):

f2f8843673000b082ad08bd555c8cd023918a3c11af9d74e9fa98f3b1304b6be f12bc471f040146318a6fbd2879a95d947d494bd0b869dc95c01cfc22af0ab13 61dd7aa2ca44371b7c8cd4dc9e5f3bd05a8c6213d8e6357dfdb9034b1c0fd590 aed39345668d24dced4b83c36321e98ec9f09af3044b94ceecf01662de0189ab

Post infection traffic: ip-addr.es/ aeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeva.onion/images/skmTPhNwp9NVU/_2F4G_2B/uO_2FVNwGzKHjF6XXm_2FwR/ozV3WtHKFN/qHCZk_2F3zfY5Tun4/1_2BY1OBwXA5/h78wUMDgWOn/Oa3902QJKJepaG/gUyn6OwepJp_2FOUDt5DR/ghzi_2F0if2w_2F_/2FdLkzlJyrJBEYQ/JpqpaM_2Fe9ZGGJ0sH/0PPW00gpm/fw759RTtukH4CWzHzdgY/YeqpElX.jpeg aeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeva.onion/images/mUKxVkxTd4/jVGmdXz5wgukSnoqn/dHI0tQ0GMoHy/t33eKJEj_2B/eJhlUIVkjtD0_2/FQQ_2BYinpCl5HhsfJrU4/yvNBC3qaWv_2FVe4/E_2Fx7bI21jWxgd/zVb0J5JvNu2Lw16DFS/54MHtYxkR/SAahGsIeNYj7btD7lEtU/WXJ_2FZExsnS_2FrMYl/_2FpoHgPSdiun20G8AgOLX/G1pu.gif

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So Cool it’s Hot: Tarot#41 Uncensored Cover Edition!

First Comics News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:29

Tarot#41 UNCENSORED REissue

This Tarot’s Sold Out Winter Farce is now being REissued in a high quality Edition! The Uncensored reIssue will have Uncensored/ Clean (no titled) Cover A ( on the Front) and Cover B ( on the back) signed High Quality Cover. $12.50

We are also offering a very Special Limited Edition, the “Rainbow Chrome” Snowflake Variant, Cover will have an iridescent High Quality Cover of a Jim Balent Pencil art piece & Limited to only 10 signed and numbered this Edition will be $45 .

Last but not least is the “Silver Winter” Metal Variant, Cover -printed on a sheet of shiny silverish metal the uncensored art will shimmer like an icicle! Limited to only 5- 3 Left signed and numbered this Edition will be $100 .
ships late May or earlier.

PreOrder NOW!

Uncensored #41 Cover

If you missed this Sold Out Fun Issue- Now’s your chance, while supplies last!

Rainbow Chrome Snowflake Edition! (artist’s representation of iridescence)

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Become Part of the Story with Marvel Comics’ Chatbot

First Comics News - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:23

Marvel Comics’ Chatbot Allows Fans to Converse with some of their Favorite Marvel Super Heroes and Become Part of the Story


Marvel’s chatbot offers quizzes, puzzles, first-looks, exclusive content,

and helps you find your local comic shop through Facebook Messenger and Twitter DM


New York, NY—April 20, 2017— Today, Marvel is excited to announce, an all-new way to interact directly with the Marvel Universe, with Marvel’s first chatbot. Timed with the release of Marvel Comics’ SECRET EMPIRE fans will have the ability to directly chat with some of their favorite Marvel Super Heroes and be a part of the Marvel Universe through Facebook Messenger and Twitter DM. Powered by Conversable, this new chatbot experience presents a bold and exciting new way for fans to interact with some of Marvel’s most popular heroes who are directly in the throes of Marvel Comics’ SECRET EMPIRE!

At launch, in support of Marvel Comics’ SECRET EMPIRE event, the Marvel chatbot will allow fans the ability to converse with everyone’s favorite neighborhood wall-crawler, Spider-Man!  Fans will also be able to engage in fun quizzes & puzzles, receive exclusive first-looks, and find their local comic shops.

“Marvel will always be on the forefront of exciting new ways for fans to experience the Marvel Universe,” said Julie Gerola, VP/GM Marketing & Digital Operations. “We are so excited to debut a brand new way for our fans to engage directly with some of the Marvel characters during the events of SECRET EMPIRE and have the added ability to have their local comic shop’s location sent directly to fans so that they can further explore the entire Marvel Universe.”

The chatbot, produced in partnership with Conversable Inc., leverages natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning to engage users with an entirely unique adventure written by Eisner Award-winning author, Jim McCann.

“When it comes to loyalty and engagement, Marvel stands out as a leader. As consumers move to new platforms, it’s more important than ever for brands to meet their audience where they are,” said Ben Lamm, CEO of Conversable. “What Marvel is doing is a truly original way for such a creative organization to engage customers and tell stories through new mediums. Through the power of conversational intelligence, fans can go from bystander to fully immersed in the Marvel Universe and become part of the story.”

All of this, plus much more, will be delivered directly to fans’ mobile devices and desktops through Facebook Messenger and Twitter DM. What will you say to Spider-Man? What kind of Easter eggs will you be able to find? Find out this spring from Marvel Comics during the launch of SECRET EMPIRE in comic shops May 3rd.

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