Artist Giannis Milanogiannis of Prophet and Old City Blues has released a 356 page pdf file of his sketches here You should look at it because he’s amazing and probably the most underrated artist in comics. Spotted via the artist Tumblr
Updated: Promo Code is SXSW99
From today until March 14th Marvel will be offering membership for the service for .99 cent for the month of March only in accordance with SXSW aka The Greatest Place On Earth. More details at Marvel
Lena Dunham of the popular HBO series Girls and the critically acclaimed indie film Tiny Furniture will be writing five issues of the main Archie series set to debut in 2015. More details at New York Times
DC luminary Paul Levitz is moving on the Boom Studios! in a large scale leadership position. Levitz had many stints on The Legion of Superheros as well as All Star Comics, Cosmic Boy, DC Comics Presents, JSA and most recently Worlds Finest. He is more know from working his way up from editor to president and publisher of DC Comics from 2002-2009. Fans of the “old DC” may want to start reading BOOM comics in the near future. More info at San Francisco Gateway
QUANTUM AND WOODY: GOAT #0
Written by JAMES ASMUS & TOM FOWLER
Art & Cover by TOM FOWLER
Pullbox Exclusive Variant by MATTHEW WAITE
Variant Cover by CHIP ZDARSKY
Dan Didio revealed to Newsarama today some upcoming plans for the DCU. Starting in October there will be a third (as of now unnamed) weekly series. Plus, in the tradition of Zero Month & Villain’s Month, there will be a line wide event for September. This year DC titles will flash forward five years, offering readers a glimpse into potential futures for their characters. Each September issue will have a “flicker” motion cover (see above for a sample).
More details at Newsarama
Illustrator Skottie Young of Marvel’s Oz, Magneto Not a Hero, Human Torch, Venom and baby variations of all your favorite Marvel hero’s will be launching an all new Rocket Raccoon prior to the Guardians film release in August. More details at MTV
Updated: Warren Ellis confirms on his website
Ye Olde Bleeding Cool is on a roll today as they are reporting that legendary and influential Warren Ellis of the upcoming Moon Knight in addition to seminal titles and runs on The Authority, Planetary, Global Frequency, Iron Man Extremis, Hellblazer, Gravel, Astonishing X-Men and Transmetropolitan will be launching a new creator owned series via Image Comics with artist Jason Howard from Superior Spiderman, Super Dinosaur and The Astounding Wolf-Man. Strangely this wasn’t announced in Images initial online May solicitations and wasn’t announced at the Image Comics expo in January but things look about as official as this gets. Check the details at Bleeding Cool .
In April 2014 One Peace books, an American company that generally publishes translated Japanese literature in America, will be releasing a translated English version of the Kurt Cobain graphic novel biography Kurt Cobain Was An Alien about the legendary singers early life up to the release of the seminal Nevermind. Details and art from the Italian version at Bleeding Cool