Saturday, January 24, 2004
IDW PUBLISHING FOR APRIL
IDW Publishing has released its solicitation information for April.
For a complete rundown, with cover images, CLICK HERE.
Look for Marvel's solicitations for April on Wednesday here in The Continuum.
SLG FOR APRIL
Slave Labor Graphics has released its solicitation information for April.
For a complete rundown, with cover images, CLICK HERE.
NEW ANGEL EPISODE
The WB has released four new images from "Damage," this Wednesday's episode of Angel.
Here's how the episode is described:
"When an emotionally unstable woman, Dana (guest star Navi Rawat), escapes from a psychiatric ward, Angel (David Boreanaz) learns that she was tortured as a child and is now searching for her tormentor. Andrew (guest star Tom Lenk), a watcher-in-training, arrives from Sunnydale with surprising information about Buffy and to inform the group that Dana is also a vampire slayer. Meanwhile, Spike (James Marsters) believes that if he can save Dana, he will prove that he is destined to be the vampire champion."
Jefferson Kibbee directed the episode, which was written by Steven S. DeKnight and Drew Goddard.
Click on the thumbnails for larger and fuller images and look for more Angel news on Tuesday here in The Continuum.
SHOOTING STAR COMICS ANTHOLOGY
Shooting Star Comics Anthology #3 begins a new publishing era for Shooting Star Comics. The once-a-year anthology that previously has been available as a special issue designed for the summer and call comics convention season becomes a quarterly anthology series this month.
"We're committed to maintaining our new quarterly schedule to ensure fans that they'll get four times the fun, eye-popping art and great reading they've come to expect from the Shooting Star Comics Anthology," said editor-in-chief Sean Taylor.
The first quarterly issue, Shooting Star Comics Anthology #3, goes on sale Wednesday and features the following (click on thumbnails for larger images):
* "Aym Got Game," by J. Morgan Neal and Todd Fox. An extra-length tale of Aym Geronimo and the Postmodern Pioneers that has Aym and crew trying to prevent a terrorist defacing of the Crazy Horse national monument.
* "Wilde Magick," by Jon Hook, Sinclair Elliott and Ed Lavallee. Featuring special guest Jon Hook's (Archeon) supernatural private investigator in a tale of missing children and black magick.
* "Feeling the Sting," by Scott McCullar with daugher Rachel McCullar. The gripping conclusion to last issue's Thrill Seeker Comics meeting between the time-lost Yellow Jacket: Man of Mystery and his former partner's grandson.
* "Over the Edge," by Scott Rogers. When Bedbug leaps to the rescue of a suicidal young lady, who will ultimately need the saving?
* "Beauty and the Beast," by Gregg Noon, J. Morgan Neal, Kieran McKeown, Michelle Coulter and Sean Taylor. The story introduces the newest Shooting Star cast members to join the stable, the indomitable Rex Solomon and Moe Marx, as they fight for their lives against assassins and attempt to stomach a Waldorf salad.
* "Passing in the Night," by Sean Taylor, Loraine Sammy and Luis Alonso. Love, American Style meets 70's super heroes in this tale of misconnected crushes among the superset featuring Multi-Gal, the darling of duplication, and Mist Master, the gentleman guru of gases.
* "Looking for Lou," by Scott Hileman, Chris Franklin and Ethan Colchamiro. continues Shooting Starıs commitment to Western tales, this time as a woman seeks to resolve her past inside the doors of a dead man's saloon.
"We're especially proud of our first quarterly issue," said Taylor. "We've pulled out all the stops on this one, and it's only going to get better. It's a cliche to say so, sure, but in this case, it's also true. We've got all kinds of surprises in store this year, from stories by highly sought-after creators like Jeff Moy and Stefan Petrucha to spectacular covers by fan-favorite artists like Todd Nauck."
NEW SMALLVILLE EPISODE
"Velocity," a new episode of Smallville, has been scheduled to air on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Here's how the network describes the episode:
"After Pete (Sam Jones III) purposely blows a street race, the thugs that run it threaten his life, so he asks Clark (Tom Welling) to use his powers to stop them. Furious that Pete would put himself in this position, Clark must figure out a way to save Pete and still protect his secret. Meanwhile, Jonathan (John Schneider) begins to suffer the consequences of his deal with Jor-El."
The episode was written by Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer and directed by Jeannot Szwarc.
The episode posted the best-ever delivery and ratings of kids 2-11, boys 2-11 and boys 6-11 (second-highest ever with kids 6-11).
Look for more Teen Titans news next week here in The Continuum.
COMICS CONTINUUM BACK ISSUES
In case you missed The Continuum's recent coverage, here are some links:
* For Monday, Jan. 18, including Spider-Man 2 news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Jan. 17, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Jan. 16, including Dark Horse solicitations for April, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Jan. 15, including Elektra movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Jan. 14, including Image Comics' solicitations for April, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Jan. 13, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Jan. 12, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Jan. 11, including DC news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Jan. 10, including Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Jan. 9, including a feature on Image Comics' Patient Zero, as well as Marvel news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Jan. 8, including Punisher movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Jan. 6, including Smallville news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Jan. 5, including Mutant X, Smallville and Justice League news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Jan. 3, including Transformers news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Jan. 2, including Justice League animated news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Jan. 1, including Mutant X news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 31, including Static Shock news, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Dec. 30, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 29, including Catwoman movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Dec. 27, including X-Men movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Dec. 26, including Hellboy movie news, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Dec. 25, including Marvel Comics news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 24, including IDW Publishing's solicitations for March, CLICK HERE.
* For Tuesday, Dec. 23, including Spider-Man 2 news, CLICK HERE.
* For Monday, Dec. 22, including Marvel Comics' solicitations for March, CLICK HERE.
* For Saturday, Dec. 20, including Mutant X news, CLICK HERE.
* For Friday, Dec. 19, including CrossGen solicitations for March, CLICK HERE.
* For Thursday, Dec. 18, including New X-Men news, CLICK HERE.
* For Wednesday, Dec. 17, including Image Comics solicitations, CLICK HERE.
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