Ten Things: Ten Super-Powered Characters In Non-Superhero Stories

The thing about super-powers is, one does not have to be a superhero to have them… Don’t believe me? Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’ and Samantha Stevens, Presents: TEN SUPER-POWERED CHARACTERS IN NON-SUPERHERO STORIES!   10) RIVER TAM   When the crew of Serenity opened a strange container in their cargo bay, they expected to find some sort of valuable property, not a young woman. Of course, River Tam is more than just a girl in a box: Genetic manipulation by the evil forces of the Alliance government have left her with

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[Business] Who could be the big loser in the Disney/Fox deal?

While everyone is super excited about the Disney/21st Century Fox deal, there is at least one comic book publisher who is probably shaking his head, and screaming, “Why me!?” When it comes to the long list of properties 21st Century Fox own, there are some big franchises that are making the move: X-Men Fantastic Four* Aliens Predator Avatar Firefly Die Hard The Simpsons The X-Files Those are some really big franchises that have made millions, if not billions of dollars. So, who would be most upset about this news? Dark Horse Comics. You may remember when Disney acquired Marvel and

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[Variant] Francesco Francavilla covers Serenity for Local Comic Shop Day

Local Comic Shop Day is coming our way on November 19th. It’s a chance to celebrate the local comic shop you love, and score a few exclusives. Dark Horse Comics has unveiled its offering, and both Firefly and Francesco Francavilla fans will love it. Dark Horse’s contribution to Local Comic Shop Day is a special exclusive of the highly anticipated first issue of Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse. This new miniseries is written by Chris Roberson (iZombie, Witchfinder: City of the Dead) and illustrated by Georges Jeanty (Buffy Seasons 8 and 9, Serenity: Leaves on the Wind). No Power

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[Fan Film] Firefly gets the animated treatment

Firefly fans, a new fan film trailer popped up on the Internet yesterday, and it gives you hope that Serenity will fly again.  Check out this animated teaser trailer from Stephen Byrne, that hints a longer piece will arrive soon. via Stephen Byrne

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[Solicitations] Serenity returns at Dark Horse Comics #SDCC #Firefly

Dark Horse Comics is getting the crew of Serenity together again in a new series that will debut in October. Chris Roberson and Georges Jeanty join forces for Serenity: No Power. Serenity: No Power in the ’Verse finds Malcolm Reynolds and his crew struggling through some difficult times. Tensions are at an all-time high when the crew receives a call to help find a missing friend. The crew must come together to discover the answers to her mysterious disappearance. Will they find her in time? Chris Roberson, the mind behind iZombie, is pretty excited about the six-issue mini-series. “I’ve been

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[Preview] Spectrum #1

Automatic Publishing has released a new preview of Specturm #1 from the creative team of Alan Tudyk and PJ Haarsma, and Sarah Stone. Yes, THAT Alan Tudyk. SPECTRUM Writers: PJ Haarsma & Alan Tudyk, Artist: Sarah Stone SRP: $2.99 Publisher: Automatic Publishing Con Man is a comedy about the star of a canceled-too-soon sci-fi series hitting the convention circuit, while Spectrum is that show-within-a-show, now being told for the first time in comics as a sincere hard sci-fi epic. In #1, the action heats up as we move past the prologue stuff and get right into the thick of chaotic

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Ten Things: Ten Supers Who Share The Name Of Horror Movie Monsters

What’s in a name?  Depending on what it is, it can mean the difference between being saved from oblivion or a hatchet innaface… So, choose wisely.  Welcome to Ten Things! Whooshman-Bicarbonate Films, in conjunction with ‘An Amateur Comics Historian’, and The Architects Of Fear, Presents: TEN SUPERS WHO SHARE THE NAME OF HORROR MOVIE MONSTERS! 10) LEATHERFACE Many things were different in 1944: F’rinstance, the cultural touchstone of Tobe Hooper’s 1974 horror classic, ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ was still several decades in the future when Holyoke Publishing gave us this hero.  Appearing as a backup in Cat-Man Comics V3 #1,

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