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Free Comic Book Day Preview: Boom And Archaia – Adventure Time To Mouse Guard

Surely we’re counting down the days now until Free Comic Book Day? In that case, we have twenty-one days to go… and so many Free Comic Book Day comics to preview. So this is what the Boom/Archaia collective are up …

Mouse Guard HC Heavily Allocated For Free Comic Book Day

Diamond Comic Distributors recently informed retailers of the Free Comic Book Day comics they could still add orders to, and of those that had all their numbers filled. But also that one of the books was going to have to …

New Archaia Project to Launch In Singles On Heels Of Hacktivist Sell-Out

When BOOM! Studios acquired Archaia Entertainment last summer, many wondered how the larger publisher would impact their publishing line. One thing that was mentioned in the initial flurry of interviews was a desire to return Archaia to the single-issue format. …

Nate Cosby Wants You

Nate Cosby is looking for a few good artists on his twitter page.   I AM HIRING ARTISTS. Paying, short & long-term interior gigs. Reply with links to your portfolio. #ArtistHunt — Nate Cosby (@NateCosBOOM) February 3, 2014   So …

Hacktivist Asks Us Who We Trust – The Bleeding Cool Interview With Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly

Hacktivist, debuting on January 22nd as a new four-part single-issue miniseries from Archaia, poses some very relevant and at times uncomfortable questions about the nature of information control in the digital age, but it does so through the lens of …

Former Archaia Publisher And Boom! VP Join Together For Magnetic Press

Industry veterans Mike Kennedy (former publisher of Archaia Entertainement) and Wes Harris (former VP of Publishig for Boom! Studios) have announced the forming of a new company: Magnetic Press. The new publisher will focus on graphic novels from creators around …

Alyssa Milano’s Hacktivist To Launch In January – In Print

Planned to debut digitally from Archaia, with a graphic novel to follow next summer, the plans for actress/producer Alyssa Milano‘s comic Hacktivist appear to have changed, after a preview was given away at San Diego Comic Con. Instead, it is …

The Publishers Are Nearly Ready for NYCC – And Coulson’s LOLA is Here!

It’s nearly go time for the floor opening of New York Comic Con 2013, with a little over two hours remaining until the throngs arrive, with panels already running from 12 noon onward. Compared to Rich Johnston’s photos and video …

Archaia Diversifies Content and Expands Extras in Cyborg 009, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, The Reason For Dragons

Archaia Entertainment (which merged with Boom! in June of 2013) is known for producing books that have that extra aesthetic appeal, and also for ushering a fairly diverse range of licensed properties into comics form. This autumn, it seems that …

The Nerdist Thrilling Adventure Hour Sells Out Of 5000 Print Run Ahead Of Today’s Sale

Thrilling Adventure Hour, the new original graphic novel from Archaia is in stores tomorrow, but it actually sold out at the distributor level almost 3 weeks ago. After the book debuted at San Diego Comic Con, orders rose rapidly and …

Head Smash: To Obey Is To Die – Part III

To start with here is the third prologue for Head Smash: This week we’ve been showing you a series of prologue’s for a new Arcana graphic novel called Head Smash. The book was conceived and written by Vlad Yudin with …

What’s All The Buzz About Day Men?

Between the purchase of Archaia and the upcoming release of 2 Guns starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, Boom Studios, where the story comes from, is getting a lot of looks from Hollywood. And the rumor swirling the most is …

Rise Of The Independents – How To Market Books Outside Of The Big Two

Joshua Stone writes for Bleeding Cool: This panel was moderated by John Siuntres, host of the Word Balloon podcast. The panel was made up of the top marketing people from the different independent comic book publishers. Ron Richards was there …

Boom! Buys Archaia (UPDATE)

UPDATED with semi-amusing visual. Allegedly. Boom! Studios has just bought Archaia Studios, Deadline reports: IP is a precious commodity in Hollywood, and now comic book company BOOM! Studios is adding more original properties to its catalog. The award-winning comics and graphic novel publisher behind Universal‘s 2 …

The Grand Duke Of Archaia

Cameron Hatheway writes; When it comes to World War II and comics, I tend to only trust two names depending on what kind of storytelling I want. If it’s zany and of the science-fiction variety, I’ll find myself leaning towards …

BC Mag #2: Henson Now And Then

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Brendon Connelly For Jim Henson fans, 2013 will be their Rainbow Connection, as all three of Henson’s most treasured worlds will be returning. The Muppets will be up-ending Europe for their new feature film, the …

Archaia Moves To Diamond Book Distributors And Pays Off Creator Debt

In August, Bleeding Cool reported on what seemed to be a spate of non-payment or late payment for a number of creators from a number of publishers. They included boutique publisher and repeat Eisner Award winner, Archaia, who seemed to …

ComiXology Charts Around The World – The Grand Duke Of Italy

Here’s a look at the latest charts around the world for comics bought in-app on Apple devices through ComiXology… Across the world, DC dominated with the annuals, with Marvel rallying with Wolverine & The X-Men, AVX and Uncanny X-Force. But …