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Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 cover by Patrick Olliffe and Gabe Eltaeb

Rough Riders: Ride or Die #4 Review – I Am Alice Man

Alice Roosevelt, Teddy’s daughter, and Sebastian, an honest-to-God robot, are holding off the living dead outside the White House. President Roosevelt and Annie Oakley arrive not long after to aid in the fight. Meanwhile, Harry Houdini is in the clutches of death itself in the dead realm, but Jack Johnson pulls a gambit to pull […]

Rough Riders: Ride or Die #3 cover by Patrick Olliffe and Gabe Eltaeb

Rough Riders Ride or Die #3 Review: Leans into Melodrama and Tropes

Lovecraft’s ability to commune with the dead appears to be a truth, and the Rough Riders follow his lead. Perplexingly, this crisis also seems to involve Roosevelt’s ancestry.  They need to traverse to the realm of the dead; thankfully, this can be accomplished with someone who is on the brink of death. Houdini takes up […]

Rough Riders: Ride or Die #2 cover by Patrick Olliffe and Gabe Eltaeb

Rough Riders Ride or Die #2 Review: Historical Fiction with Actual H. P. Lovecraft

The Rough Riders are confronted with a series of bizarre and dangerous events. Oakley and Edison are attacked by reanimated cadavers. Eastman is attacked by an unusually spry maid with a knife, and it’s up to Johnson to save him. Meanwhile, Roosevelt and Houdini become more acquainted with H. P. Lovecraft. Rough Riders: Ride or […]

Building The World Of Houdini & Doyle

Tonight is the premiere of the new Fox series Houdini & Doyle based loosely on the real life relationship between author Arthur Conan Doyle (Stephen Mangan) and escape artist Harry Houdini (Michael Weston). At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini […]

Writer To Writer – Del Col And McCreery Talks Holmes Vs Houdini

Christina Blanch, writer of The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood #2, talks with Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Col about Sherlock Holmes vs. Harry Houdini #2, both on sale Nov. 12 CHRISTINA BLANCH: How much research did you have to do regarding the photographic method the killer used? Or is that even real? You made it […]

Holmes Vs Houdini Creators Go To London Comic Con And Issue 2 Process Art

We have some photos from the MCM London Comic Con where Sherlock Holmes Vs. Harry Houdini was well received. Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery were on hand to meet fans and sign copies of the new series. The third photo down are of actual descendants of Harry Houdini. And we have some process art for […]

Who Knows What Evil Lurks In The Heart Of The Shadow? Part I

The Shadow is a character that has been around for over 83 years and what people know about him varies depending on how old they are. Most know The Shadow as Lamont Cranston, millionaire and man-about-town. He has a network of associates he can call upon as well as the ability to fade into the […]

History’s Houdini Gets Full Trailer

The History Channel’s upcoming four-hour miniseries Houdini has gotten a full trailer. The show will run September 1st and 2nd and stars Oscar winner Adrien Brody as the legendary escape-artist Harry Houdini. Kristen Connelly co-stars at Houdini’s wife Bess. [youtube]http://youtu.be/LQDomn2g-5w[/youtube]

Full Solicitations For Dynamite Entertainment October 2014

We teased some of this over the weekend, but here are the full solicitations for October 2014 from Dynamite Entertainment. EVIL ERNIE #1 Covers:  Tim Seeley, Carlos Rafael, Ardian Syaf, Kyle Hotz, Ken Haeser, Andrew Mangum Writer:  Tim Seeley, Steve Seeley Art:  Rafael Lanhellas MARKETING DESCRIPTION:  Teen psychopath Evil Ernie is dead, resigned to Hell […]

Exclusive First Look At Colton Worley’s Shadow #0 Pages

Cullen Bunn’s first dive into the Dynamite pool has come up with The Shadow #0 one-shot where he who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men meets up with the master of escape Houdini. The solicitation text from here even has that classic pulp vibe. Secrets of the Shadow’s past are revealed as […]

JMS Sells Screenplay Based On Lives Of Houdini And Doyle To Dreamworks

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Joe Michael Straczynski’s screenplay Voices From the Dead has been bought by Dreamworks. The script is a thriller about the famed relationship between Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the argument over the supernatural that would shape their lives. Straczynski’s script sees them “teaming up with a psychic […]