Exclusive Extended Previews Of Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Storm Surge And Masks II

We have two exclusive extended previews for Dynamite books shipping this week. First up is Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Storm Surge #2 and Masks II #8. Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Storm Surge #2 writer: Dean Koontz, Chuck Dixon artist: Andres Ponce cover: Andres Ponce Dean Koontz continues this all-new modern reimagination of the classic horror tale Frankenstein, […]

Dean Koontz Returns To Dynamite For More Frankenstein

Horror novelist Dean Koontz is coming back to Dynamite for a new six-issue miniseries Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Storm Surge. Koontz has written five novels featuring his re-imagined version of the classic Mary Shelley tale and this will be his second time bringing the world to comics. The first series adapted the novel Prodigal Son, but […]

Funko’s ReAction Universal Monsters Figures Are Here, And They’re Spectacular

By Christopher Smith Earlier this year, and in the wake of its partnership with Super 7 toys to bring Kenner’s unreleased 1979 Alien prototypes to fully realized life, Funko announced a full “ReAction” line of retro 3 ¾” action figures (for those unfamiliar or born after about 1986, think Kenner’s original Star Wars toyline: basic […]

Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan To Reboot Universal Classic Monster Franchises

We’ve been getting an idea of what Roberto Orci is up to since the split, but what is his former partner doing? Alex Kurtzman and writer Chris Morgan have been tapped to reboot Universal’s classic monster movie franchises according to Before the Fast and the Furious, Jurassic Park and the Bourne franchises became what […]

The Future Of Frankenstein And Black Canary (Futures End SPOILERS)

It’s all about faces. We ran the Joker’s Mask from the upcoming Death Of The Family box set earlier today... as well as what Megacon attendees told us about its availability. They also report one particular detail about the upcoming Future’s End crossover they noted in promotional material. No photos but I did try for my own artistic […]

Batman And Frankenstein, Your Perfect Valentine Couple, In May (UPDATE)

Frankenstein, currently appearing in the DC New 52 in Justice League Dark is going to be making a central appearance in the upcoming Future’s End weekly comic. But before that, in May, it seems that he will be joining Peter Tomasi‘s Batman And… series, giving us Batman And Frankenstein. I mean, you kind of had […]

Niles And Worm Bring Frankenstein’s Creature To Whitechapel

The previously teased new Steve Niles and Damien Worm project has finally been announced by IDW Publishing. And it’s a super-monster team-up special… The Frankenstein Monster and Jack The Ripper. In Monster & Madman a lost soul, Frankenstein’s monster seeks refuge from his waking life but finds no comfort in the bitter harshness of his surroundings. He sets […]

Casting Roundup: Mark Wahlberg Is The Gambler, Djimon Hounsou Is Fast & Furious

Downton Abbey continues to churn out stars, Fast & Furious 7 is still adding to its cast, and Mark Wahlberg is the latest to take on The Gambler in today’s roundup. • Downton Abbey actress Jessica Brown-Findlay has been cast as a trapeze artist/love interest to Daniel Radcliffe’s Igor in Fox’s new version of Frankenstein, […]

Credit Where It’s Due – Amanda Conner, Tony Akins, Jeff Lemire And Matt Kindt

Ame Comi: Wonder Woman #3 came out yesterday from DC Comics, digitally. Here’s the credits page. But it’s actually drawn by Tony Akins. As Amanda’s partner points out.. And today’s Frankenstein: Agent Of S.H.A.D.E. is cover credited to Jeff Lemire in print… but to the actual writer Matt Kindt in promotional material… Come on DC […]

Demon Knights #4

Shop Talk – Walking Dead, Avengers: X-Sanction, & New 52 Month 4

Rather than simply relying on sales figures, which never tell the full picture, we ask retailers what is, and what isn’t, moving for them, and here’s what they had to report this week, on some of December 14’s new releases. This past week saw three of the lesser-hyped New 52 titles – Demon Knights, Grifter, […]

Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen DC Comics – The Ray, Legion Lost, Suicide Squad, Grifter, Batgirl, Mister Terrific, Batman And Robin, Frankenstein, The Shade, Deathstroke, My Greatest Adventure, Resurrection Man, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Batgirl and Batwoman

This week brings five of my current favourite New 52 books. Guess which ones they are? I talked about the new Batgirl earlier and how smart it is, so there’s only one more thing I want to say about this issue. Want to commit a crime in Gotham? There’s an app for that. Batwoman is […]

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen DC Comics – Batwoman, Batman And Robin, Batgirl, Huntress, Penguin, Legion Lost, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Superboy, Suicide Squad, Resurrection Man, Mister Terrific, Grifter and Frankenstein

Twleve issue threes and two issue twos, the DC relaunch is starting to bed in. Which is probably why so many books try to do a little something different this week. Resurrection Man is into its third issue and already it’s adding a kink to the premise – this time our hero does not return […]