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WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012

FEMME FATALES: "LIBRA"

Cinemax has released two images and a description from "Libra," the comic book-inspired season finale of Femme Fatales created by comics veteran Bob Layton.

Cinemax has also released its extended sizzle reel from Comic-Con International. To watch the video, CLICK HERE.

In "Libra," Betsy Rue form My Bloody Valentine 3-D stars as the titular black spandex clad heroine. Also appearing are Adam Huss, Steve Railsback, Ilia Volok and Jeff Fahey.

Here's how the episode is described:

"A woman creates her own superhero identity to avenge the death of her mother at the hands of her gangster father."

The episode has a story by Layton and a teleplay by Buckaroo Zang. It was directed by Robert Meyer Burnett.

"Libra" will premiere on Friday, August 10.



ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN: "BEETLE MANIA"

Marvel has released a clip from "Beetle Mania," the episode of Ultimate Spider-Man premiering on Disney XD on Sunday.

To watch the clip, CLICK HERE.

Here's how the episode is described:

"Spider-Man is put on a S.H.I.E.L.D. security detail to protect his worst critic, J. Jonah Jameson, from a high-tech enemy. But things get personal for Spidey when he must also save Mary Jane from The Beetle."



JIMMY PALMIOTTI TALKS ALL-STAR WESTERN

At the recent Comic-Con International, All-Star Western writer Jimmy Palmiotti talked about his plans for the DC Comics title, including #13.

To watch the video, CLICK HERE.

Click on the thumbnail above for a larger version of the cover to All-Star Western #13.



12-GAUGE COMICS FIRST LOOKS

For cover and six-page preview of Anti #1, arriving in stores on August 1 from 12-Gauge Comics, CLICK HERE.

For previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Wednesday, July 25, CLICK HERE.

Action Figures!


ANTARCTIC PRESS FOR OCTOBER

Antarctic Press has released its solicitations for October.

For a rundown, with images CLICK HERE.

Batman Costumes & Accessories


BRIEFLY

* Image Comics has announced an August 19 release date and unveiled the cover for the second printing for Chew: Secret Agent Poyo #1.

Image did not reveal the initial print run of the book.

* The Season 2 premiere of Syfy's Alphas on Monday drew 1.7 million total viewers, according to the network.

The premiere was up double digits in ratings compared to the show's Season 1 finale across all key demograpics, including 24 percent in Adults 18-49, 25 percent in Adults 25-54 and 50 percent in total viewers.

* Activision has released a Multiplayer trailer for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. To watch the trailer, CLICK HERE.



OCTOBER SOLICITATIONS ROUNDUP

For previously posted October solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* 12-Gauge Comics.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Archie Comics.

* Ardden Entertainment.

* Aspen Comics.

* Big Dog Ink.

* Bongo Comics.

* BOOM! Studios.

* DC Comics.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Oni Press.

* Valiant Entertainment.

* Zenescope Entertainment.










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