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Batman’s Scott Snyder Teams With Jock to Unleash Wytches
At Image Expo, the critically acclaimed company announced a monster pairing between Scott Snyder (Batman, American Vampire) and Jock (The Losers). We are only two months away from the debut issue of their title Wytches and this is not something you’re going to want to miss out on. Scott Snyder is easily one of the best writers in comics right now (seriously, do yourself a favor and read The Wake) and Jock is a superstar artist.
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Horror Comics Weekly: Hexed, Thomas Alsop & The Devilers
Somewhat small pickings this week but that’s not a bad thing. Hexed is a new entry that proves to be a really fun and new take on witches with charismatic art and a storyline that hooks you. Joshua Hale Fialkov proves why he is master story teller of the supernatural world and Thomas Alsop finally starts building a sturdy foundation for its story.
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DC Comics Announces Horror-Themed Series Gotham By Midnight
Last month, DC Comics announced an expansion to their Batman family line of comics with Gotham Academy and Arkham Manor, two new titles set in the world of the Dark Knight but not exactly starring the Caped Crusader. Now another title set in that world has been revealed, and this one will explore the more supernatural…
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Horror Comics Weekly: Spread, The Squidder, Nightworld & More
Wow, we have some real winners this week. While Blood Queen and The Squidder make solid plot progression, they also prove that sometimes too much exposition can slow down the overall flow of a comic. Nailbiter and Spread continue to be glowing examples of horror comics today and Nightworld gives us a sweet dose of retro goodness.
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Horror Comics Weekly: Nightbreed, Outcast, Baltimore & Drumhellar
Turned out to be a pretty solid week. While Nightbreed and Drumhellar are both still very readable and interesting, some plot points need to move forward to keep us hooked. Outcast proves that Kirkman is a titan of dialogue and the new Mignola product is another winner this week in comics.
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Boom! Studios Tease Escape from New York Comic Series
Boom! Studios have just debuted a new teaser image for an upcoming series, which will be based on John Carpenter’s Escape from New York. Check it out after the jump! It would appear that after the success of their Big Trouble in Little China series from The Goon creator Eric Powell, Boom! will be venturing into…
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Locke & Key Adaptation Alive and Well, Finds a Writer
Over a year ago, it was revealed that writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci would be shepherding an adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s comic series Locke & Key for the big screen and now The Hollywood Reporter brings word that writer Albert Torres will pen the big screen adaptation. Torres previously wrote the 2008 film Henry Poole Is Here and even scripted a draft of the live action Ben 10 feature film. Check back here for future updates on the film as we learn them.
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The Shunned One, House on Ashley Avenue Getting Adaptations
Here’s the early word on two projects that may be hitting the screen in the not-so-distant future. Let’s start with The Shunned One, based on the upcoming IDW comic book of the same name. The Wrap has learned Jack Reher (scribe on the upcoming Grizzly, formerly known as Red Machine and Endangered) will adapt the property.
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