love stories to die for


Swipe File: Star Wars Rogue One And Love Stories (To Die For)

Courtesy of Dirk Manning…. Love Stories (To Die For) #1 can be found here…. In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. We trust you, the reader, to make that judgment yourself? If you […]

Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 4 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

By Dirk Manning At the end of 2013 I decided to complete the Herculean task of setting up for 13 consecutive comic conventions, horror conventions, and/or in-store book signings in 13 consecutive weeks. I was promoting my new/upcoming comics Love Stories to Die For (Image Comics/Shadowline), The Legend of Oz: The Wicked West (Big Dog […]


Surviving 15 Shows in 15 Weeks (Part 1 of 3) – Write or Wrong By Dirk Manning

Dirk Manning writes: Towards the end of 2013, I decided to do something that would either exponentially help my writing career or kill me: I decided to conduct a “13 Shows in 13 Weeks” book-signing tour. As I’ve discussed in earlier installments of this column (and the book/collection Write or Wrong: A Writer’s Guide to […]

Twenty-Three Thoughts About Twenty-Three Comics – Infinity, Love Stories (To Die For), X-Factor, Superior Foes Of Spider-Man, God Is Dead, Uber, Batman Black And White, X-Men Legacy, The Creeper, Satellite Sam, Sheltered, Chew, Witchblade, Baltimore, Garfield, Mouse Guard, Suicide Risk, Catalyst, Shadowman, Quantum & Woody, Hit, Deathmatch And The Star Wars

You know how Ultron’s head got kicked off at the end of Age Of Ultron #10? I’m wondering if that hunt for Ultron’s head in Brian Bendis’ Moon Knight was meant to actually happen after Age Of Ultron… Sorry, I’ve had disembodied heads on the brain, as it were, today, thanks to this week’s comics. […]

Speculator Corner: Love Stories (To Die For) #1 And Reality Check #1

So, Love Stories (To Die For) #1 and Reality Check #1 comes out on Wednesday. New Image Comics issue one. For some, that means a speculatory opportunity, a chance to buy up a stack and sell them when the moment is ripe. And certainly Image Comics launches have been good for that of late. But […]

FOC Special: Love Stories (To Die For) #1

It’s the time of the month when publishers start getting antsy about FOC, or Final Order Cut Off. The last chance for retailers to up their orders on comics before they set the print run. And that’s where it is right now for Shadowline/Image Comics launch title Love Stories (To Die For) #1, out September […]