Friday Runaround – Are You Heavy Metal Material?

BackWatch: Heavy Metal Magazine needs three back covers. Think you’re up for the job? Dave Elliott writes;

We need three pieces of artwork from three different artists one for each of the three different editions that are going to press at the end of May.

This is a real chance to show off those mad skills you got. For those of you familiar with Heavy Metal you should have a good idea of what would go down well with that audience. For those that don’t, it’s monsters with babes, robots with babes, babes with babes, good babes, bad babes, get the idea? Open to see cosplay photography as well as artwork submissions.

AvengersWatch: As the Avengers film is released in the UK, all the local press jumps in.

WaidWatch: Mark Waid gets profiled by his new home town of Yorktown.

His girlfriend, Christy Branch, whom he met at a Chicago fan convention, is working on a doctorate at Ball State University. Living with a commuting relationship at first, they opted instead to buy a house here, a not-uncommon relocation where, thanks to computers, an artist like Waid can live anywhere he pleases.

LeeWatch: Stan Lee hits Calgary.

AngelWatch: Javier Grillo-Marxuach’s Ramiel: Wrath of God from Ape Entertainment gets some USA Today loving.

FoxWatch: Fox43 Morning News launches National Superhero Day tomorrow. Basically lots of people dressed up in capes. Brother…

GodWatch: As DC reprint their adaptation of The Bible, Kingstone Media launch a graphic novel to look at how the Bible was written.

DCWatch: Hey! Kids! Want a DC Nation App? Here you go!

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Installment One – MARK WAID

I’m a huge believer that the first issue of a comics series–or, more applicable to what we’re doing here, the first installment of a serial–fails miserably if the reader can’t walk away with a clear idea of what the series is going to be about.

Meltcast 2.0 with the Hernandez Brothers – YouTube

The guys from Meltcast 2.0 interview Xaime and Beto Hernandez, the famous Hernandez Brothers, responsible for the acclaimed independent comic series Love and Rockets.

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Exclusive First Look at Carlos D’Anda’s Variant Cover for JUSTICE LEAGUE #9 | DC Comics

Take an exclusive first look at Carlos D’Anda’s variant cover for JUSTICE LEAGUE #9!

First Look: Spider-Men #4 | Spider-Man | News | Marvel.com

Beginning in June, its history in the making as Peter Parker meets Miles Morales in SPIDER-MEN, a very special limited series by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli taking place as part of Spider-Man’s 50th anniversary celebration!

Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast Launches at Six Flags St. Louis – MarketWatch

Both rides continue to feature the original Mr. Freeze theme, patterned after Batman’s cold-hearted nemesis in the DC Comics Batman series. As guests take the chilling walk through “Snowy’s Cones,” an old abandoned ice cream warehouse that secretly doubles as the favorite hideout of this “Villain of Chillin,” the anticipation builds for Mr. Freeze’s iciest revenge.

The Wolverine to Shoot in Japan | Superhero Hype

It’s been known for some time that the plot for the upcoming 20th Century Fox Century sequel The Wolverine will take Hugh Jackman’s Logan to Japan. What has been uncertain, however, is whether any of the production would actually happen there. Today, Fox CEO Tom Rothman tells MTV News that, in fact, it will.

 

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