Saturday, October 4, 2003
IMAGE COMICS FIRST LOOKS
For covers and four- or five-page previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on Wednesday, CLICK HERE.
Titles include Aria: The Uses of Enchantment #4, G.I. Joe #22, G.I. Joe: Frontline #15 and Heaven's Devils #1.
MUTANT X UPDATE
Mutant X will open its third season in syndication with eight consecutive new episodes, The Continuum has learned.
The Continuum has obtained a schedule of Mutant X episodes through the week of Jan. 5, including new episodes through the end of November.
The schedule includes:
* This week: "Into the Moonless Night."
* Week of Oct. 6: "Wages of Sin."
* Week of Oct. 13: "The Breed."
* Week of Oct. 20: "Where Evil Dwells."
* Week of Oct. 27: "The Taking of Crows."
* Week of Nov. 3: "Shadows of Darkness."
* Week of Nov. 10: "The Hand of God."
* Week of Nov. 17: "Wasteland."
Repeats then kick in, with "Into the Moonless Night" the week of Nov. 24; "Wages of Sin" the week of Dec. 1; "The Breed" the week of Dec. 8; "Where Evil Dwells" the week of Dec. 15; "The Taking of Crows" the week of Dec. 22; "Shadows of Darkness" the week of Dec. 29; and "The Hand of God" the week of Jan. 5.
In other Mutant X news:
* For a thorough plot synposis of this week's season opener, complete with spoilers and details of what happened to such characters as Emma and Adam, as well as how Lexa is introduced, CLICK HERE.
* Look for more Mutant X news soon here in The Continuum.
STAR WARS ANIMATED UPDATE
Cartoon Network has released character images for Star Wars: Clone Wars, a series of 20 animated shorts that will air beginning Nov. 7 at 8 p.m.
Star Wars: Clone Wars continues the saga where the live action feature film Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones left off – at the beginning of the Clone Wars, an epic civil war that pits the old Republic against a vast separatist movement led by the forces of evil.
Each episodic short will be two- to three-minutes in length and will air exclusively on Cartoon Network at regularly scheduled times during the network’s regular programming. Clone Wars will be produced at Cartoon Network Studios by a team led by Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory.
As Clone Wars unfolds the valiant Jedi Knights lead the Republic’s Clone Army against many new and ruthless adversaries across the galaxy. These new characters, epic battles and intricate stories will add an exciting new dimension to the Star Wars saga.
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DARK HORSE'S TALES OF THE VAMPIRES
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon is providing two stories for Tales of the Vampires #1, a five-issue mini-series from Dark Horse Comics that recounts the stories of vampires across time.
"I'd wanted to go down this road since we first got the license for Buffy," editor Scott Allie said, "but it was Joss who got the ball rolling and worked out how we'd do it with writers from the show.
"With Joss and the other writers from the show-including Brett Matthews, who's gone on to write some high-profile stuff for Marvel-it's basically a show reunion just months after the TV show ended, which I think is the thing readers are responding to the most, so far."
Here's how Dark Horse describes the series:
"Sunnydale is no more and Buffy has moved on, taking the best show on TV with her. For those looking to fill the void, Joss Whedon and Dark Horse humbly offer Tales of the Vampires. Whedon and his intrepid crew of Buffy writers have plotted out a five-issue series that recounts the stories of vampires across time. Some familiar, like Spike and Dru, some mysterious, these vampires offer all Buffy fans a chance to reenter the universe they've come to love."
In the first issue, Whedon teams with newcomer Alex Sanchez to set the series up and then combines with former Catwoman artist Cameron Stewart on a twisted tale of a disaffected youth who turns to vampirism. Goddard and Paul Lee revisit Spike and Drusilla's past, focusing on their time in Prague before they came to wreak havoc in Sunnydale.
John Totleben provides a cover for the issue, which will go on sale Dec. 10 and will cost $2.99.
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