Saturday, November 22, 2003
WIZARD WORLD TEXAS COVERAGE
The Continuum's coverage of Wizard World Texas from Arlington, Tex., will continue with bonus reports throughout the weekend, including Sunday. Look for an update on Hellboy director Guillermo del Toro's appearance at the convention and much more.
Also coming on Monday are Marvel Comics' solicitations for February.
WIZARD WORLD TEXAS: DC COMICS PANEL
Although it was its final convention panel of the year, DC Comics still had a few announcements left for Wizard World Texas on Friday.
Highlights included a Marv Wolfman/George Perez Teen Titans graphic novel, a new book by Chuck Dixon and Scott McDaniel and a first look at the Chris Claremont/John Byrne JLA.
For a complete report on the panel, including new images and comments from such creators as Perez, Jim Lee and Paul Dini, CLICK HERE.
WIZARD WORLD TEXAS: TOP COW PANEL
Top Cow Productions announced details of its two crossover one-shots involving Marvel Comics characters on Friday at Wizard World Texas.
Witchblade/Wolverine, by Chris Claremont and Eric Basaldua, will be released in April, and The Darkness/Hulk, by Paul Jenkins and Dale Keown, will be released in May.
Top Cow's Matt Hawkins said both books -- part of an agreement between Top Cow and Marvel that involved Marc Silvestri drawing a New X-Men arc -- will be 32 pages.
For more from the panel, including video-game and movie news, CLICK HERE.
WIZARD WORLD TEXAS: DEVIL'S DUE PANEL
Josh Blaylock of Devil's Due said Friday at Wizard World Texas that UDON will be moving its Street Fighter comic book from Image Comics to Devil's Due.
"There will be a Street Fighter trade paperback in March," Blaylock said. "Then in April the series will resume with #7. The series is still doing really well and they have plans for other Street Fighter comics and merchandise."
For more from the panel, including G.I. Joe, Micronauts and Voltron news, CLICK HERE.
BRANDON PETERSON EXCLUSIVE TO MARVEL
Brandon Peterson -- who for the last few years served as an artist, art director and vice president of CrossGen Entertainment -- has signed an exclusive creator agreement with Marvel through 2006.
Peterson will begin drawing covers on such titles as Ultimate X-Men and then move on to several new assignments that will be announced in the coming weeks.
"I've known Brandon for quite some time now, he is one of those rare talents that can do it all and he does it all at a master's level," said Marvel editor-in-chief Joe Quesada. "He's also one of the most enthusiastic people I know and I'm thrilled that he's bringing that energy to Marvel.
"We have some amazing stuff planned for Brandon, including the reinvention of a classic Marvel character that will have fans talking for years to come. There aren't many people in the comics industry that can draw with his ability and energy so I'm thrilled for us and for our fans everywhere that he'll be dedicating his amazing talents to the pantheon of Marvel Heroes."
"Over the last few years while occupied at another job, I've observed the incredible progress Marvel has made with the editorial leadership of Joe Quesada," said Peterson. "Marvel has really undergone a renaissance with things like Marvel Knights, the Ultimate universe, and the rejuvenation of the core titles. I appreciated from a distance the hard work and skill that they and everyone at Marvel have shown.
"After I had left my former job, Joe and I talked at length about some of
the great projects Marvel had planned, and I found myself getting caught up
in the infectious enthusiasm he has for the company. It didn't take too long
to see we were on the same page and Marvel was the place for me to be.
Marvel has a great support staff and everyone has been really positive about
me coming aboard, especially C.B. Cebulski who has been instrumental in
helping Marvel and me come together."
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Monday, Nov. 17, including Astro Boy news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 15, including Wonder Woman news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Nov. 14, including Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Nov. 13, including Image Comics news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Nov. 12, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Nov. 11, including Tomb Raider news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Nov. 10, including Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 8, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Nov. 7, including Dark Horse solicitations, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Nov. 6, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Nov. 5, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Nov. 4, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Nov. 3, including Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Sunday, Nov. 2, including the DC panel at Las Vegas, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Nov. 1, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Oct. 31, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Oct. 30, including IDW news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Oct. 29, including Marvel Comics movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Oct. 28, including Marvel Comics movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Oct. 27, including Marvel Comics solicitations, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Oct. 25, including Image Comics solicitations, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Oct. 24, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Oct. 23, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Oct. 22, including DC Comics first looks and Teen Titans news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Oct. 21, including DC Comics' solicitations for January, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Oct. 20, including Star Wars and Halle Berry news, CLICK HERE.
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