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“X-Men: Days of Future Past” Viral Campaign

Fox have begun the viral marketing campaign for “X-Men: Days of Future Past” with this faux company promotional commercial for Trask Industries. The clip, which initially seems like a commercial for sanitary pads, also includes a glimpse of some Sentinel action.

At the same time, the website Trask-Industries.com is updated and includes a biography of Peter Dinklage’s Bolivar Trask character. The bio also breaks down elements of the plot.

SPOILERS AHEAD

The story starts out in the near future where the “anti-mutant defense system” known as the Sentinel program has been wiping out mutant kind. Wolverine’s consciousness is sent back in time to 1973 into his own younger body where he must get in touch with the younger Professor X and Magneto to stop this grim future from happening.

The site reveals that 1973 is also the year that Trask Industries introduced the first Sentinel production model, the Mark I. The Mark I undergoes numerous upgrades throughout the years and stands 18 feet tall.

The near future scenes, which look to be set in 2023, introduce the Mark X model, the “first complete overhaul of the Sentinel line”. That model sports “next-generation nanotechnology and bioweapon breakthroughs”.

via “X-Men: Days of Future Past” Viral Campaign | News | Dark Horizons.

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“Riddick” Gap Filled By Motion Comic

When “The Chronicles of Riddick” came to a close, Vin Diesels Riddick was seen being crowned king of the Necromongers, the army of religious zealots taking over the galaxy.

It seems a far cry from the upcoming “Riddick” which puts the character back on a desolate planet fighting off mercenaries and the monstrous indigenous lifeforms. So how does he get there?

While the movie is expected to explain quite a bit of it, Universal has released an online motion comic prequel which also fills in some of the gap between the films including what happened to Karl Urbans Vaako.

via “Riddick” Gap Filled By Motion Comic | News | Dark Horizons.

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BOOM! STUDIOS REVEALS CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT IN STORES IN MAY



April 22, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA –
This May, BOOM! Studios is honored to be the home of the first original comic series created and written by Clive Barker himself – CLIVE BARKER’S NEXT TESTAMENT. With interior art by Haemi Jang (HELLRAISER: THE ROAD BELOW) and covers by illustrator Goni Montes, the twelve issue comic event is a bold new exploration of religious themes as only Barker can deliver.

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“Batman: Arkham Origins” Game Hits In October

Following the release of DC Comics and Rocksteady Studios “Batman: Arkham City” video game in 2010, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before the studio planned to revisit the franchise, teasing “Batman: Arkham World” in an animated acceptance speech at the Spike TV Video Game Awards in 2011 and rumors of the studio developing a prequel game featuring the Justice League.

The rumors of the “Arkham” franchises return are, in fact true — but while the game series will get another installment October 25, it will be without Rocksteady Studios. Game Informer revealed its May cover featuring “Batman: Arkham Origins” with concept art of both Batman and Deathstroke the Terminator making his first “Arkham” series appearance, and that Warner Bros. Games Montreal has taken over the franchise from Rocksteady and has full access to the studios modified Unreal engine used to create “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and “Batman: Arkham City.” The game is headed up by creative director Eric Holmes, who served as lead designer for “Prototype” and also wrote the IDW miniseries “Transformers: Megatron Origin.”

As the name implies, “Batman: Arkham Origins” takes place before “Batman: Arkham Asylum” when eight of the worlds greatest assassins come to Gotham City on Christmas Eve to kill Batman.

The change in studio isnt the only major shift from the past two “Arkham” installments — its already been revealed that Paul Dini, who wrote the story for both “Arkham” games, didnt plan to come back for a third time. Game Informer also reports that Warner Bros. Games Montreal will simultaneously release a handheld version of the game called “Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate” for 3DS and PlayStation Vita.

Check out Game Informers coverage video below.

via “Batman: Arkham Origins” Game Hits In October – Comic Book Resources.

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New Forbidden Panel Release: Forbidden Tales

Forbidden Tales is an horror anthology book featuring the works of John Narcomey, Jimmy Purcell, and Forbidden Panel’s own Daniel Whitfield.

Follow the Witch and she takes you on a journey through 3 different stories sure to awake the horror enthusiast in everyone.

With a special preview page by Justin White.

This book will be made available on Friday March 29th at Wondercon.  If you swing by the Forbidden Panel booth and purchase this book, you will get a special $2.00 coupon for digital purchases made at the Forbidden Panel store!

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Forbidden Tales is now available on our store for $5.00.  We have both a CBR and PDF version.  And for a limited time if you enter the code B1EQ4TOVGMZX for $2 off!!!

 

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More “Lives of the Dead” to be explored in The Plagued #2 at WonderCon 2013

The second issue of The Plagued is now available! When an airborne virus consumes the planet turning a tenth of the human population into flesh devouring monsters, life as everyone had known it was over. Family members turned on each other. People killed themselves in masses, and the world fell to the sick and the dead. Watch the infection spread as the world falls apart following the dead in Lives of the Dead. Click below for a sneak peek of The Plagued #2 and details on how to get your copy.

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Bodie Troll ready to wreak havoc (or at least try to) in new series from Red 5 Comics

This Spring, Red 5 comics will have a new addition alongside their other well known characters like  Atomic Robo and Bonnie Lass. Bodie Troll is a “cute, furry, little grump” (think Disney’s Stitch with a
“non-family-friendly” rating) from Hagadorn Village where he strives to strike terror and fear into anyone crossing his path. Much to his dismay, he is anything but scary and everyone’s favorite little guy. When he’s not munching on dirty roots and sour milk, he’s running errands for a fairy godmother. From the Jay P. Fosgitt, issue #1 of Bodie Troll is set to hit shelves this April.

Bodie Troll from Red 5 Comics

Bodie Troll from Red 5 Comics

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn – Part 1 (Live-action Halo Series)

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ZombiU – Trailer – E3 2012

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PlayStation® All-Stars Battle Royale E3 Trailer

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