Ben Templesmith Returns to IDW in July with THE SQUIDDER

Ben Templesmith Returns To IDW
With New Series

The Squidder

The Squidder is Coming!


Ben Templesmith returns to IDW Publishing in July 2014 with a new action / horror / scifi / fantasy mini series – The Squidder.


Press Release

This July, IDW Publishing and 44FLOOD come together again to release an all-new four-issue series, The Squidder, from famed comic artist Ben Templesmith. Templesmith returns to IDW as a triple threat with a series in which he writes and provides story, art, and lettering, as well as the primary covers. The Squidder mixes action, horror, science fiction, and fantasy elements with a touch of “Squidly” destruction.

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Major IDW Publishing Announcements From Wonder Con 2014

IDW Announcements Roll Out
at Wonder Con 2014


Multiple New Projects Coming From Publisher


These are just some of the major announcements from IDW Publishing at Wonder Con 2014 this past weekend. Let us know what you’re most excited about in the comments section below!


Press Release

Gabriel RodriguezAt this year’s Wonder Con in Anaheim, IDW unleashed an impressive array of announcements, bolstering its lineup through the fall of 2014 and beyond. Brand-new titles, miniseries featuring fan-favorite characters, new Artist’s Editions, new television deals, and a first-of-its-kind exclusive creator deal rounded out the action-packed weekend.

IDW has secured the amazing talents of Locke & Key co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez by signing him to an exclusive deal. His work has appeared in IDW comics since the very beginning, and will continue to do so exclusively, with his next project being the hotly anticipated Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland with Eisner Award-winning writer, Eric Shanower.

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First Look: Shadowman #13 by Peter Milligan and Roberto De La Torre


Shadowman #13
Here’s your first look at Shadowman #13, written by Peter Milligan & illustrated by Roberto De La Torre, on sale December 4th, 2013 from Valiant Comics.


Press Release

Valiant is proud to present your first look inside Shadowman #13 – the FIRST ISSUE of a shocking new direction for New Orleans’ nocturnal guardian from comics icon Peter Milligan (Hellblazer, Justice League Dark) and visionary artist Roberto De La Torre (Daredevil, Age of Apocalypse)!

When a troubled young man with a history of violence and a penchant for blackouts meets an overwhelming source of power with a mystical scythe, the results are doomed to be destructive. A voodoo loa has possessed Jack Boniface – or so he believes. But after Jack awakens in an alleyway covered in blood, he embarks on a journey across lands of shadows and death to discover if he can expel the dark force that’s seized control of his life…and which may be responsible for a violent rampage throughout New Orleans…

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First Look at Ash and the Army of Darkness #1 by Steve Niles and Dennis Calero


Ash and the Army of Darkness #1

Your first look at Ash and the Army of Darkness #1 by Steve Niles and Dennis Calero, featuring a cover by Ben Templesmith, courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment.


Press Release

Dynamite is proud to show the first look at interior pages for Ash and the Army of Darkness #1, a new comic book that continues the story the smart-mouthed hero of the 1992 cult-favorite film!

Written by Steve Niles, acclaimed author of 30 Days of Night and Batman: Gotham County Line, this series horror/action series with dark comedic overtones will please all Army of Darkness fans! Ash and the Army of Darkness #1, with interior art by Dennis Calero and covers by Ben Templesmith and Dennis Calero hits stores October 30th!

The first issue of Ash and the Army of Darkness is solicited in the September Previews catalog for preorder by retailers worldwide.  Ash and the Army of Darkness #1 features a cover illustration by Ben Templesmith and a subscription cover by Dennis Calero.  And as a special incentive, retailers that match or exceed 120% of their final Red Sonja #1 orders with Ash and the Army of Darkness #1 will allow their orders to be fully returnable.

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Emerald City ComiCon 2012 Sketch Gallery

ECCC 2012 Artist Sketch Gallery!AplBx7SCIAEY9qF

Last weekend, Emerald City ComiCon 2012 was attended by scores of cosplayers, comic book fans, merchants, and writers and artists. Often seen are the scores of cosplayers who are photographed and eventually find their way on to sites like ours.

What you don’t usually see are the Con sketches and commissions that are done by the talented artists who attend these shows. They range from quick little sketches to fully fleshed out commissions that fans often pay good money to acquire.

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