Idw announces New York Comic Con exclusives

Idw has announced a range of exclusives for this month’s New York Comic Con, all of which will all be available from booth #1844. Check out the details here…


Michael Golden’S G.I. Joe: Artist’S Edition Portfolio

The legendary G.I. Joe Year Book #2 by Michael Golden, cover and all 22 interior pages, are presented here on individual plates that mimic Golden’s gorgeous original art. As an added bonus, each page is printed twice, one with the original lettering in place, the second version without. As with all Artists’ Edition portfolios, this comes in a handsome hardcover case.

$40, Limited to 200 copies, 3 per person

Walter Simonson’S RAGNARöK: Artist’S Edition Portfolio

Walter Simonson’s Ragnarök Artist’s Edition Portfolio features all 12 covers—main and variants—from the acclaimed writer/artist’s first six-issue story arc. Simonson, an Eisner Award-winning creator of such classics as Thor, Alien: The Illustrated Story,
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‘Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual #1’ is an 80’s Mash-Up Delight

Jem and the Holograms Outrageous Annual #1

Written by Kelly Thompson

“Wired” Art and Colors by Amy Mebberson

“Jem Wolf” Art by Arielle Jovellanos and Colors by Josh Burcham

“Angry Aja” Art by Rebekah Isaacs and Colors by Joana Lafuente

“Shana Wars” Art and Colors by Jen Bartel

“Jem Babies” Art and Colors by Agnes Garbowska, Color Assist by Lauren Perry

“Previously” Art by Sophie Campbell and Colors by Victoria Robado

Letters by Tom B. Long and Shawn Lee

Edits by John Barber

Published by Idw on September 30, 2015

The title begs the question: Is it truly outrageous? Unequivocally, yes. Diverging in style and structure from the normal Jem and the Holograms issues, the Outrageous Annual takes our characters and delves into their psychology via pop culture mash-ups. This is the “Avenging Angel” of Farscape, the “Changing Channels” of Supernatural, or the “Restless” of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. By allowing the sisters
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Exclusive: Adorable variant cover of new 'Back to the Future' comic series

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Exclusive: Adorable variant cover of new 'Back to the Future' comic series
Set your clocks back to 1982 — that’s where the upcoming “Back to the Future” comic series is taking us. The series, subtitled “Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines” will fill in the blanks of the “Back to the Future” trilogy with stories of characters that fans already know and love. This isn't “Back to the Future Part IV.” The comic's stories will take place before and between the events of the trilogy and in alternate realities. In the first issue, readers will witness the very first meeting of Marty McFly and Doc Brown in 1982. (“Back to the Future” writer-producer Bob Gale has told at least part of this story once before.) The second chapter of that issue jumps back to 1943 and tells the story of how Doc got himself mixed up in the Manhattan Project. That first issue will arrive in comic book shops on October 21, 2015 (the real date Doc and
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First official ‘Jem and the Holograms’ photos are anything but outrageous

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First official ‘Jem and the Holograms’ photos are anything but outrageous
If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you rocked out at least a few times to the “Jem” theme song. You probably even pretended your earrings could transform you from a high-powered businesswoman into an international rock star. If think pieces want to know why late Gen-x/early Millennial women think they can have it all, look no further than this cartoon. Why choose one career when you could have Both? Capitalizing on the nostalgia boom currently in progress, Universal Pictures and Hasbro have teamed up to bring a live-action, updated Jem, Kimber, Aja, and Shana to the big screen. Image Credit: Idw. Cover art by Ross Campbell, Amy Mebberson, and Sara Richard. Haha, whoops! Just kidding. The above photo is actually from the fantastic new Idw comic by Kelly Thompson and Ross Campbell. These are the actual official photos from Jem’s live-action reboot. Image Credit: Universal
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Halloween ComicFest 2014 to Feature Free Horror Comics, Including Afterlife with Archie, Resident Evil & Max Brooks’ Extinction Parade

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Presented by Diamond Comic Distributors on October 25th at participating comic book stores is the 3rd Annual Halloween ComicFest (Hcf), featuring costume contests and giveaways of horror-themed comics. Shops will be giving out 19 free titles this year, and readers can seek out tales of the living dead in Afterlife with Archie #1, Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire, and Max Brooks’ Extinction Parade #1.

Press Release - “Diamond Comic Distributors announces a celebration of comics, comic shops, and pop-culture in October with the third annual Halloween ComicFest (Hcf) event! Communities are encouraged to check out their local comic shop and get free comics while also participating in shop’s special Halloween events such as costume contests, sales, character appearances and more on Saturday, October 25th, 2014!

During Halloween ComicFest, adults and kids can go into a local participating comic shop and get free Halloween and horror themed comics and mini-comics published specifically for Halloween ComicFest.
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J.J. Abrams Offers Fans a Chance to Cameo in Star Wars: Episode VII and Be a “Force for Change”

So this is pretty cool. Star Wars: Episode VII is currently filming in Abu Dhabi, and director J.J. Abrams took some time to make a video offering fans a chance to fly to London (where they're shooting most of the movie) to visit the set, meet the cast, and get a cameo in the movie. Best of all, this contest is part of a charity effort called "Force for Change". Your donation for a chance to be in the movie will fund Unicef’s Innovation Labs, which helps children all around the world. Additionally, even if you don't win the cameo, your donation can still get you cool rewards like t-shirts, posters, and more. The higher the donation level, the more entries you get. Click here to donate, and hit the jump to check out Abrams talking about contest, which also includes a cameo from a new, camel-like alien. Star Wars: Episode VII
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Star Wars and Nasa Wish You a “Happy Star Wars Day!” with a “May the 4th” Video … from Space!

Today is Star Wars Day, so let us extend a heartfelt "May the 4th Be with You!" Nasa also wants to get in on the festivities and has collaborated with Star Wars to bring you an extraterrestrial transmission. Nasa flight engineer Rick Mastracchio is attempting to send a message to Star Wars fans from the International Space Station, but the Empire has other plans. Luckily, a very recognizable little astromech droid is on hand to help out. Hit the jump to watch the Star Wars "May the 4th" video from Nasa. Check out the Nasa and Star Wars "May the 4th" video below (via In celebration of Star Wars Day, Nasa flight engineer Rick Mastracchio hopes to deliver a special message from the International Space Station. Little does he know, however, that the Empire plans to jam his transmissions. Thankfully, R2-D2 is on the case. Click here
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Exclusive Star Wars Posters for “May the 4th” from Acme Archives Featuring Work from Timothy Anderson, Steve Thomas & Amy Mebberson

With Star Wars day arriving this Sunday, we're happy to premiere some exclusive Star Wars "May the 4th Be with You!" posters courtesy of Acme Archives and Dark Ink Art. These new silk screen prints feature artwork from Timothy Anderson, Steve Thomas, and Amy Mebberson, each showing off a facet of the Star Wars universe in their own unique style. Hit the jump to take a look and find out how you can get your hands on them. On Sunday, May 4th at 1 pm Pacific Time, head on over to Dark Ink Art in order to purchase these Star Wars "May the 4th Be with You!" posters. Be sure to follow Acme Archives on Twitter and "Like" their Facebook page to keep up to date with the latest poster news! “She’s Fast Enough for You, Old Man” by Tim Anderson glow in the dark signed silk screen print 250 piece
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Sr Geek Picks: Disney Meets ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Halo’ Avengers, Vintage ‘Star Wars’ Cosplay, & More!

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web for you. Today you’ll find Disney princesses as The Doctors; a trailer for the upcoming Lego Batman movie; twins playing The Hobbit theme on electric harps; an amazing God Of War tattoo; and a Battlestar Galactica flashdrive. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

To kick things off today, Oddee has 11 wonderfully out there sci fi tattoos. Which one is your favorite?

FashionablyGeek has some impressive superhero body paint from New York Comic Con 2012.

ToplessRobot has the 20 most twisted Mars Attacks cards.


Disney meets Doctor Who

New York Comic Con exclusive piece by artist Amy Mebberson.


The Sidecar: The “S” Bomb

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Disney Princesses Doctor Who Mashup

Here's a fun mashup that reimagines the Disney Princesses as The Doctors from the classic BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who. The creatively cute character designs come from artist Amy Mebberson, and they turned out awesome!

She will actually have a print of this available at New York Comic-Con this week at table C16 in Artists’ Alley. So if you're there you should stop by and say hi to the artist. I love walking through artists' alleys at these conventions. There's so much cool stuff to see!

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Funny Disney Pocket Princesses Comics

Here's a humours set of comics created by Amy Mebberson called Pocket Princesses. If the Disney princesses were all thrown into a reality TV show together this is what I imagine it would end up being like. Some of them get along and have fun, others just get annoyed and frustrated with the ridiculousness of the other princesses personalities. Check out some of the comic below, and let us know if they entertain you!
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Tumblr Round-Up: ‘Hunger Games’ – Edgar Wright Triple Bill – ‘The Avengers’ – Green Arrow – ‘John Carter’ and more

The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the stuff we love.

If you have any interesting items that you think we should plug, please email us at


Edgar Wright Triple Bill Mondo Poster By Kevin Tong(via fuckyeahmovieposters)

Pulp Fiction/Mickey Mouse mash-up by Amy Mebberson

Conan The Barbarian / Mickey Mouse mash-up by Amy Mebberson

Pictured above: Sir Alfred Hitchcock, peacocking.

I’m not sure if this is a fan-made poster or not, but True Romance is one of my favorite films of all time so I am posting it.

The Avengers poster by Alain Bala

Straight out of WonderCon this weekend,
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Feminist Friday: Goodbye, Michelle Bachman. Hello, Melissa Harris-Perry.

Welcome to Feminist Friday, a round-up of women-centric stories from the world wide web this week.

You know how you mostly keep your TV on MSNBC just in case Rachel Maddow feels like popping 'round to share her opinions? Well, good news for you: MSNBC is about to get even better. Tulane professor and sometimes Maddow-fill-in Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry announced this week that she will begin hosting her own show on the network starting Feburary 4th.

This is one of those rare occasions when I actually feeling like going, "Squeee!"

And now for something that makes me feel the opposite of squeee: Have you heard about this Florida Representative/Baptist minster who has introduced a bill to the state legislature that would make abortion a felony, punishable by a life sentence in prison. The only exception to the law would be if the mother's life is in danger and half
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25 Science Fiction and Fantasy Film Mashup Illustrations

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Enjoy the following collection of sci-fi/fantasy/comic book mashup illustrations that manage to spark our imagination more than we could ever dream. I mean, come on….Batman vs Jaws?

Pure Gold.

Predator vs. Aunt May (via Steve Requin)

Colossus and Bender (via Marco D’Alfonso)

Batman and Robin meet The Doctor (via Dean Trippe)

Doctor Who meets The Muppets (via Amy Mebberson)

Boba Fett walks into Mordor with Frodo (via Benjamin Collison)

Colossus and Bender (via Marco D’Alfonso)

Hellboy meets Indiana Jones (via Dan Hipp)

Hellboy, Batman and Spawn (via Justin Wood)

Hellboy as Mario and Abe Sapien as Iron Man (via Dan Hipp)

Batman fights Jaws with a lightsaber (via buzzfeed)

Mickey Mouse as Snake Plissken (via Dan Hipp)

Skeletor and Red Skull in the Park (via Marco D’Alfonso)

Star Trek meets X-Men: First Class (via Dan Hipp)

Back to the Teen Wolf (via Philip Tseng)

Darth Vader vs.
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Doctor Who thing of the day: the Muppets as Doctor Who characters

A year ago I featured a sketch of Kermit the Frog as the Eleventh Doctor. Now, the same artist, Amy Mebberson, has outdone herself: (Click here for a slightly larger version.) Ryan, who sent this in (as did, separately, Steve), writes: It's so fun trying to figure out who's who (no pun intended). It took me a long time to even spot the 9th Doctor. I can’t see the Ninth Doctor at all, actually. Where is he? (If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)
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Weekend Meme: Cheyenne Jackson Got Hitched, Roddy McDowall's Home Movies, and Will Eddie Murphy Host the Oscars?

First off, huge congratulations to Cheyenne Jackson and his boyfriend husband Monte Lapka, who just got married in a beach ceremony in the Hamptons. As Cheyenne tweeted, "It's official, after 11 years together, Zora's no longer a bastard. Just married the best man I've ever known."

The Vatican is so upset that the Irish government called them out publicly for being uncooperative in the pedophile priest problem in that country that they've recalled their official envoy. Seriously, with scandal after scandal, each one finding the church covered up the abuse for decades, they have the balls to play the outraged victim again?

If this article that is about registering the poor to vote being un-American isn't enough to give you an aneurysm, then head on into the comments where it gets so much worse. It seems that for these commenters, you should have to be a wealthy landowner in order to have the right to suffrage.
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Morning Meme: Daniel Craig's Nightmare "Dream House, "X-Men" Tackles Gay Teen Suicide, and Eddie McClintock Talks About His Body

I'm not an expert on comics, but the fact that X-Men: Generation Hope is leapfrogging the whole mutants-as-gays metaphor and dealing directly with gay teen suicide seems incredibly important.

Three years after filming began, Joss Whedon's A Cabin in the Woods with Chris Hemsworth has a release date of April 13, 2012.

The nominees for the MTV Video Music Awards have been announced. Beyond Lady Gaga, I'm not seeing a lot of Glbt representation. I am seeing a lot of anti-gay representation, like Tyler The Creator, Eminem, and knowing I'll anger half the readers, Katy Perry and Nikki Minaj, who I think use and abuse the community.

When Prince William and Kate flew commercial (the horror!) from Los Angeles to London, the in flight entertainment system wasn't working, so they were offered vouchers for travel or $300 credit at duty free. Having evidently resolved to always fly private in the future, they took the shopping spree.
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Muppet Love and Stuffed and Unstrung

This beautiful illustration to your left "We Miss You Jim" comes from Amy Mebberson. It's part of an art project for Tough Pigs which commemorated the 20th anniversary of Jim Henson's passing. The legendary creator of The Muppets died on May 16th, 1990 but his vast contribution to popular culture lives on. And so does his son, who we'll talk about in just a minute.

This Tough Pigs website sounds like it's pitched exactly to me (or anyone of Gen X and early Gen Y) "Muppet Fans Who Grew Up". If you grew up watching Sesame Street or The Muppets or you probably feel an unusually strong pull to creatures made of tangible felt, foam and fur. I feel that so strongly that I often find myself looking at a special effect and thinking "If only that were a puppet." Or maybe that was just during the ghastly "improvements" to
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Exclusive: 'Muppet Sherlock Holmes' Comic On The Way, Check Out Two Covers!

Boom Studios' line of comics based on The Muppets received some well-deserved recognition this year with an Eisner Award nomination, and the sensational, inspirational, celebrational fun will continue this year with even more Muppet adventures.

Along with a "Muppet Show" comic, the publisher's partnership with The Walt Disney Company has also yielded several great, Muppet-themed adaptations of famous literary classics, including Robin Hood, King Arthur, and most recently, Snow White. But they're not stopping there.

In a recent chat with the good folks at Disney, MTV News learned that the next adaptation planned for the line will be "Muppet Sherlock Holmes," and along with some details about the project itself, we also managed to get our hands on the first two covers for the series!

According to Disney, "Muppet Sherlock Holmes" will cast Gonzo as Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective, and Fozzie as his partner, Dr. Watson. The two-issue
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