Looks like I missed this news on Monday, but Variety are reporting that vfx company Rhythm & Hues Studios is planning to adapt the first volume of Jeff Lemire’s Essex County trilogy, Tales From the Farm, into a feature film. The movie will be filmed under the working title of “Super Zero”, and is set to [...]

Deadline.com has the scoop that the movie & television writer/producer/director known as McG (Joseph McGinty Nichol) has launched a new comic and graphic novel imprint, with the intention of creating transmedia properties out of original ideas. The imprint’s first title will be Haunted City, which is based on an idea by screenwriter Chap Taylor. Taylor [...]

[Update: I've joined the mo party. Check out my space here http://us.movember.com/mospace/1158122/, and donate!!!!] For those of you unfamiliar with Movember: “Movember challenges men to change their appearance and the face of men’s health by growing a moustache. The rules are simple, start Movember 1st  clean-shaven and then grow a moustache for the entire month.  [...]

From the press release Markosia Enterprises solicited the much anticipated original graphic novel The Dark in the January 2010 edition of Diamond Comic Distribution’s Previews catalogue (order code: JAN100699). 100 pages in length, the graphic novel contains the complete story as devised by UK scribe Chris Lynch and US based artist Rick Lundeen and has [...]

As a follow-up to Diamond Distribution’s Top 20 Publishers, Top 300 Comics, and Top 300 TPBs & GNs for December 2009, I have used the raw data to construct the sales charts for small press titles, published in December 2009. To see the charts for independently published comics for December 2009, please click here. What [...]

The Dark is an upcoming graphic novel, published by AAM Markosia. Written by Chris Lynch, with artwork by Rick Lundeen, the book is a science-fiction story with a superhero slant, which tells the story of Daniel Abbot, a fringe scientist, and the creator creator of Memetech - a technology that encodes information and memories into [...]

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Babel actress Adriana Barraza is in negotiations to join the cast of Thor, the Paramount Pictures & Marvel Studios adaptation of the classic Marvel Comics title of the same name. It is not known what role Barraza will play, but she will be joining a cast that includes Chris [...]

From the press release: Stan Lee Takes Over The Super Hero Squad Show This Week! The Mayor’s up for re-election of Super Hero City, but the evil Egghead has his own plans for control of The Super Hero Squad Show! This Saturday at 7:30pm Eastern on Cartoon Network, the legendary Stan Lee returns as the [...]

I just confirmed with Diamond Distribution that due to Thanksgiving in the U.S. last week, new comics will not be arriving at stores on Wednesday this week, but will instead be hitting shelves on Thursday, December 3rd. However, if you live in Canada, you may still pick up your comics on Wednesday 2nd, as Canadian [...]

Robot Comics have supplied Hypergeek with more preview pages from Igor Noronha’s new iPhone comic LAN #0. These preview pages are in addition to the previous preview which Robot Comic supplied Hypergeek with, which you can find here. The preview has supplied with the following press release: Igor Noronha’s (Zuda Comics‘ SIDEWISE) first creator-owned work [...]