Image Comics is pleased to reveal five more exclusive virgin wraparound covers in celebration of artists and the importance and impact they have in defining the comics medium. These covers will showcase KILL OR BE KILLED artwork by Sean Phillips, MONSTRESS artwork by Yoshi Yoshitani, RUMBLE artwork by David Rubín, THE BEAUTY artwork by Jeremy Haun, and EAST OF WEST artwork by Nick Dragotta.
We Believe in Artists will be the first of many initiatives throughout Image’s planned #WeBelieve 2018 campaign highlighting the important, lately overlooked contributions to the comics industry.
Without titles, endorsement quotes, names, logos, or jacket copy, these wraparound covers feature solely the jaw-dropping artwork that fans won’t want to miss.
The bestselling series that will feature one of these exclusive, undressed, breathtaking collectors’ covers will be:
Available on Wednesday, March 7th, final order cutoff deadline on Monday, February 12th:
- EXTREMITY #12 by Daniel Warren Johnson
- I HATE FAIRYLAND #17 by Skottie Young
- THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #34 by Jamie McKelvie
- WITCHBLADE #4 by Roberta Ingranata
- EAST OF WEST #36 by Nick Dragotta
- CURSE WORDS #12 by Ryan Browne
- DEADLY CLASS #32 by Wes Craig
- MAESTROS #6 by Nicholas Pitarra
- VS #2 by Esad Ribić
- KILL OR BE KILLED #17 by Sean Phillips
- MONSTRESS #15 by Yoshi Yoshitani
- RUMBLE #4 by David Rubín
- SPAWN #284 by Todd McFarlane
- BEAUTY #21 by Jeremy Haun
Here’s what would happen if Masters of the Universe met Clive Barker.
Last we heard, David S. Goyer was in talks to direct a brand new feature film adaptation of the iconic Masters of the Universe property, which of course originally made the leap from the toy shelf/small screen to the big screen way back in 1987. That film was home to some awesome monster makeup, and one hell of a badass Skeletor. Continue reading
In this episode AJ is joined by Richard Duron as they cover a wrestle heavy weekend including NXT Takeover Philadelphia and Royal Rumble 2018!!
PORTLAND, OR, 02/01/2018 — Co-creators Seth M. Peck (X-Men) and Jeremy Haun (THE BEAUTY), with colorist Nick Filardi and letterer Thomas Mauer, will release THE REALM, VOL. 1—which collects issues #1-5 of the ongoing dark fantasy series—this March from Image Comics. Musical group Me Like Bees will simultaneously release their companion EP, “The River Divides,” comprised of five tracks inspired by the series.
Fifteen years ago, our world was overrun.
Creatures of myth—orcs, dragons, and other nameless horrors—threw the entire planet into total chaos. Among the wreckage of society, the survivors scrape and struggle to survive. Now, a powerful sorcerer marshals his forces, and a group of warriors must embark on a journey to reclaim our world from the growing darkness.
THE REALM, VOL. 1 (Diamond code: JAN180692, ISBN: 978-1-5343-0501-4) hits comic book stores Wednesday, March 28th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, February 12th.
PORTLAND, OR, 02/01/2018 — ECLIPSE writer Zack Kaplan and all-star artist Andrea Mutti’s (Rebels, Star Wars, Batman Eternal, Prometheus) gritty sci-fi action thriller PORT OF EARTH, VOL. 1 will hit stores this March, collecting the first four issues of the ongoing series.
Aliens have come to Earth. Not in war, and not particularly in peace, but with a business deal: open up a spaceport here on Earth in exchange for advanced technology. But when our alien visitors break Port restrictions and wreak havoc in our cities, it falls to the newly formed Earth Security Agents to hunt down and safely deport the dangerous rogue aliens back to the Port of Earth.
PORT OF EARTH, VOL. 1 hits comic book shops Wednesday, March 14th. The final order cutoff deadline for comics retailers is Monday, February 5th.
Marvel Studios has revealed the first trailer for “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” the sequel to the Paul Rudd-led size-changing hero film from 2015. The new one opens July 6th.
Set in the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. He’s soon confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission and fights alongside the Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from the past.
Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Pena, Hannah John-Kamen, David Dastmalchian, T.I., Judy Greer, Randall Park and Abby Ryder Fortson co-star.
Written by Joshua Williamson and drawn by Andrei Bressan, the comic centers on the Rhodes family, whose young son disappears while playing outside. A year later, a grown man appears claiming to be the son and saying that he has been on another world, ushering the family on a fantastical quest to discover what really happened to their son.
Birthright joins as the third feature project to fall under Skybound’s partnership with Universal. Other titles under the deal include Robert Kirkman’s long-running comic series Invincible and the Skybound/Image comic series Kill the Minotaur.
Paul and Daurio are best known for their work in the family-friendly animation field. In addition to helping steer the Despicable franchise, they worked on Horton Hears a Who! and The Secret Life of Pets, among a slew of others.
Image Comics is pleased to reveal the first seven of 14 exclusive virgin wraparound covers in celebration of artists and the importance and impact they have in defining the comics medium. We Believe in Artists will be the first of many initiatives throughout Image’s planned #WeBelieve 2018 campaign highlighting the important, lately overlooked components of the comics industry.
Based on Joe Kelly and Ken Niimura’s graphic novel of the same name, Wolfe plays a young loner who relates more to the make-believe world of Dungeons & Dragons than the real world.
She also makes life difficult for her older sister, Karen (Poots), who is responsible for taking care of her and her brother. At school, psychologist Mrs. Molle (Saldana) takes an interest in her increasingly worrisome behaviour.
Soon the girl’s imagined life begins spilling into her real one and she becomes obsessed with what she sees as her quest: killing giants.
The film hits theaters, On Demand and Digital HD on March 23rd.
Happy New Year to all of our fans and friends! We want to thank all of you for supporting us through the last year and look forward to sharing our future with you.
We at Forbidden Panel would like to announce that AJ Herrera, our CEO and Founder, is stepping down from his current roll in leadership with the company. He will continue to be a contributor through his writing for the website and the comics as well as hosting our podcast, the PanelCast.
Justin White, previously our Art Director, will now take over as interim CEO. He is the artist for many Forbidden Panel Books including ZKS and is a contributor to Forbidden Tales.
Joey LaBartunek will be taking over as Art Director. His credits include; A Man Called Kraken, Tom Sparks Atomic Detective, and Forbidden Tales.
Daniel Whitfield, a Forbidden Panel artist and creator of The Plagued, will be taking on the roll of Project Manager. His current works include; The Plagued, Forbidden Tales, and many upcoming stories.
Janelle Vendeville, currently a columnist and our website manager/editor, will be expanding her role to include the responsibilities of our new Print and Media Editor.
With these changes in management for the coming year, expect to see some exciting updates to our website and social media sites. Once again, thank you for your years of continued support. We hope you are as excited as we are for the upcoming year!