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Image Comics is pleased to reveal a very special Rob Liefeld variant cover to the #23 issue of Liefeld’s highly anticipated BLOODSTRIKE BRUTALISTS arc featuring story and artwork by Michel Fiffe (COPRA). This variant cover introduces an all-new character—The Pouch!

“Since the moment I introduced The Pouch on my social media, the fans have exploded with support and enthusiasm!” said Liefeld. “The truest definition of ‘because you demanded it!’ The Pouch comes to life on the cover and in an interior story included in Bloodstrike Brutalists 2!”

In BRUTALISTS Part Two, bureaucratic overlords with morbid agendas need love, too. What lengths will they go to? A string of gruesome murders, a deadly disease, and a dark conspiracy; for Bloodstrike, that’s a Tuesday.

BLOODSTRIKE #23 will hit stores on Wednesday, June 27th.

Source: Liefeld variant introduces new character—The Pouch—to highly anticipated BLOODSTRIKE BRUTALISTS

Image Comics is pleased to reveal preview pages from Eisner Award winning co-creator of CHEW Rob Guillory’s forthcoming FARMHAND. The series is set to launch this July.

FARMHAND follows farmer Jedidiah Jenkins whose cash crop isn’t corn or soy… it’s a little more unusual. Jed grows fast-healing, plug-and-play human organs. Lose a finger? Need a new liver? He’s got you covered. Unfortunately, strange produce isn’t the only thing Jed’s got buried. Deep in the soil of the Jenkins Family Farm, something dark has taken root, and it’s beginning to bloom.

FARMHAND is a dark comedy about science gone sinister and agriculture gone apocalyptic. Nature is a Mother.

FARMHAND #1 hits stores on Wednesday, July 11th. The final order cutoff for comics retailers is Monday, June 18th.

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In this episode AJ discusses his idea for an underwater murder mystery.

In this episode AJ tries his power of sleep on the unsuspecting listener while explaining his idea laden with yawns.  Try to stay awake during this riveting episode!!

Premium cable network Epix has handed out a ten-episode, straight-to-series order for “Pennyworth,” a drama set in the Batman universe from “Gotham” showrunner Bruno Heller and executive producer Danny Cannon.

The origin story will revolve around Alfred Pennyworth, loyal butler to Bruce Wayne, in the time when he gives up his position as a former British SAS soldier to work for Bruce’s father Thomas Wayne in 1960s London.

The series is NOT a spin-off of Batman prequel series “Gotham” despite Heller, Cannon and Warner Horizon’s involvement, so actor Sean Pertwee who plays Alfred Pennyworth on that series is not involved. Heller will pen the script and executive produce, Cannon will direct the pilot and executive produce (same arrangement as with “Gotham”).

Jeremy Irons, Michael Gough, Michael Caine, Alan Napier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and William Austin have all played the role of Alfred Pennyworth over the years.

Source: The Live Feed

Source: Epix Orders A Series About Batman’s Butler – Dark Horizons

In this episode AJ is joined by Adam and Jess of AdamJessFX.  Sit as AJ tears apart at their psyche to see why these guys enjoy making horrifying masks.

Follow them on Instagram to see more of their amazing work.

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. In Theaters September 14, 2018

 

Turns out there was good reason Adult Swim was taking its time on deciding to renew their iconic animated series “Rick and Morty,” and it wasn’t a question of if so much as ‘how big a renewal’. Today comes the news and it’s a whopper.

THR reports that in a new ‘longterm deal’, the network has handed out a 70-episode order of the cult cartoon from co-creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. That is more than double the 31 episodes that have aired to date across three seasons and pushes it past the 100 episode number which allows for rich syndication deals.

Should it stick to the current episode count, it would take the show through to a tenth season airing sometime well into the late 2020s, though no time frame for the episodes has been announced.

“Rick and Morty” has become the flagship show of Adult Swim, ranking as TV’s No. 1 comedy, cable or broadcast, among millennials in 2017. To celebrate the news Adult Swim is rolling out a multi-city pop-up, the Rickmobile, to cater to the fervent fan base kicking off May 17th in Atlanta and ending at San Diego Comic Con in July.

Source: “Rick and Morty” To Get 70 New Episodes – Dark Horizons

 

In this new format, join AJ and he sits down and discusses his comic book ideas.  This will be the first in a long series to help relaunch the podcast.

AJ is joined by The Plagued creators Daniel Whitfield and Camille Alaras-Whitfield as they discuss Stephen King, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and their creative process as a newly married couple.

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