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World War Z’s Max Brooks Brings Extinction Parade To TV With Legendary Entertainment

New York Times Best-selling author Max Brooks, known for his zombie fiction in World War Z and the Zombie Survival Guide, launched a comic series with Avatar Press, Extinction Parade, in January of 2014 with artist Raulo Caceres. The property …

Talking Comics – Discussing This Week’s Upcoming Titles From Elektra To Conan The Avenger And 24

By Randy Young and Chris Hunter Bleeding Cool welcomes the return of Talking Comics, from Excalibur Comics, Cards, and Games in Shreveport, Louisiana, to discuss this week’s upcoming books, speculating about where they are headed, and discuss their favorite storylines. …

This Week From Avatar – Lots Of Crossed, Uber and Gravel

Planning out what to buy this Wednesday? Avatar Press has four new books hitting the shelves and we’ve got the covers. Crossed Annual 2014 Uber #11 Gravel Combat Magician #3 Crossed Badlands #52

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – From X-Files To Sandman And Uber

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show returns to Bleeding Cool, recorded at the one and only Astro-Zombies Comic Shop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by Maxx MacLennan. They say: Get ready for more comics than you know what to do …

Avatar Press Complete Solicitations For June

We’ve got the Avatar Press solicitations for June and they kick off with three different trades: Crossed: Badlands 9, Stitched 3 and Dicks 2. From there the Patient Zero story continues in Crossed: Badlands, new issues of God Is Dead, …

Prime Minister Gordon Brown Kicks Off C-Day For Crossed #50

Today is C-Day, the annual celebration of the comic book Crossed, kicking off a new arc on Crossed Badlands by the series creator Garth Ennis and artist Christian Zanier. Where comic store owners cover themselves with goop, give out Crossed merchandise …

Crossed’s C-Day Starts Here

Today is Hellboy Day and I’m planning to pop by Gosh Comics in London today to see what’s what. But it’s only a precursor for this Wednesday’s C-Day, the annual Crossed celebration that kicks off a Garth Ennis-penned Crossed Badlands …

Max Brooks On Our ‘Anxiety-Ridden Decade’ of Zombies At London Super Comic Con

At the London Super Comic Con on Saturday Avatar Press hosted a spotlight panel with the author of World War Z, Extinction Parade and the upcoming graphic novel Harlem Hellfighters from Avatar Press: Max Brooks. The packed audience was mesmerised …

C-Day Is Coming… Are You Ready To Meet Patient Zero

March 26th we see the release of Crossed: Badlands #50. This special anniversary issue features the return of Garth Ennis and the introduction of the long anticipated Patient Zero.  Joined by artist Christian Zanier, Ennis finally tells the story all …

Extinction Parade Volume One Is Coming… Are You Ready For The Zombie Hoardes?

Max Brooks of World War Z fame, and Raulo Carceres have crafted a comic in Extinction Parade from Avatar Press that turns the vampire and zombie genres on their head by melding them and leaving the two to fight it …

Avatar’s Press Day Is Underway…

Beneath the Diamond Retailer Day, at the Aloft Hotel in the London Docklands, Avatar Press, owners of Bleeding Cool are having their Press Day. I spied Bleeding Cool’s own Tom Huxley talking visually to Kieron Gillen, while others commandeered Max …

Free Comics From Si Spurrier And Kieron Gillen

It’s possible I may see them both in the pub tonight. So I’d better get on their good sides in case I can get them to buy me a pint (or a glass of Kieron‘s bottle of wine). Si Spurrier …

Essential 8 Comics From The Shelf For February – Superman, Talking Dinosaurs, Vulgar British-isms and More

By Erik Grove I’ve read a lot of comic books and I read new books every week. There are a lot of things that keep me coming back week after week but the best reason is that I know my …

Avatar Press Solicitations For May 2014 – Garth Ennis Times 4

May is going to be a big Garth Ennis month for Avatar Press with Caliban, Rover Red Charlie and two issue of Crossed. We also get the first trades from Jonathan Hickman’s God Is Dead and Si Spurrier’s Disenchanted. Add …

Avatar Announces London Super Con Art Prints Galore – Extinction Parade, Uber, God Is Dead, Crossed

Avatar Press will be holding court at The London Super Comic Con Convention (otherwise known in parlance as the London SuperCon) on March 15th and 16th and making quite an event of their presence.  Their full guest list pulls out …

‘There’s No Road Map, No Rule Book’ In Caliban – The Bleeding Cool Interview With Garth Ennis

On April 30th, new sci-fi horror comic Caliban from Avatar Press arrives in shops, written by the great Garth Ennis (Preacher, 303, Crossed), with art by Facundo Percio (Anna Mercury, Fashion Beast), and for both creators, it’s a chance to …

Live From The Comic Shop – She-Hulk, The Mercenary Sea, Gravel: Combat Magician, The Bunker, Moriarty Lives

I’m back writing live from my local comic shop, Conquest Comics, in New Jersey today and taking a first look at some of this week’s comics. I was forewarned that this week is a very big week for comics, though …

Buckle Up For A First Look At Art From Garth Ennis’ Sci-Fi Horror Book Caliban

When Garth Ennis sits down to write a new series, we should probably brace ourselves. When he takes on science fiction, we should be well aware that all hell could break loose as he takes classic elements and makes them …