Friday, January 29, 2016

Tyler Lives! 'Fight Club 2' Scratch-and-Sniff Bookmark Contest Revival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Milwaukie, OR - Dark Horse Comics has provided 10,000 scratch-and-sniff bookmarks, numbered to correspond to clues in the final issues of Fight Club 2, to select comic shops around the United States!
The scratch-and-sniff bookmarks were produced by Chuck Palahniuk as a special thank-you for the strong support comic shop retailers have shown for Fight Club 2. Retailers are encouraged to reward their loyal customers, especially those reading the corresponding issue, with this special giveaway item.
Each of the numbered scents is representative of a smell from a specific panel in each of the final five issues of Fight Club 2. Fans can visit JoinProjectMayhem.com and try to correctly identify all five scents for a chance to win special prizes for themselves and for their store.
One grand-prize winner will be chosen at random (along with the retailer of their choice) to receive an exclusive Fight Club 2 prize pack that includes a subscription to the series, promo items, and more! Additionally, ten runners-up will receive a copy of the Fight Club 2 hardcover signed by Chuck Palahniuk (as will their retailer of choice). 
Dark Horse Comics announced the first round of the scratch-and-sniff bookmark contest at San Diego Comic Con International 2015, in support of the acclaimed Fight Club 2 series, which is written by Chuck Palahniuk, illustrated by Cameron Stewart and colored by Dave Stewart, with covers by David Mack.
Dark Horse will also be making a handful of bookmarks available to Diamond registered retailers who simply need to email Bookmark@DarkHorse.com with their name, store name, and Diamond account number to be entered into the contest. Winners will be selected at random and will be notified by Friday, April 15, 2016.
For more details on Fight Club 2 scratch-and-sniff bookmark contest, to enter the contest, or to find a comics retailer who has been sent bookmarks by Dark Horse, please visit http://joinProjectMayhem.com/Contest/.
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About Dark Horse
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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FIGHT CLUB 2 #9 | February 24, 2016


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JANUARY 29, 2016, MOUNT LAUREL, NJ: With only a week before Bob's Burgers returns to stands with the eighth issue in the ongoing series, Dynamite offers fans to catch up on all of the hit animated series' comics output with a series-wide half-off sale on digital editions! And best of all, they are DRM Free! Available at http://dynamite.com/digital/

Since 2014, Dynamite Entertainment has published the all-new adventures and antics of the Belcher Family, the beloved cast of the popular FOX animated comedy series. Bob's Burgers follows the ups and downs of Bob Belcher, who runs the Bob's Burgers restaurant with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob has big ideas about burgers, but his family falls short on service and sophistication. The show debuted in 2011 and has since received numerous accolades to the series' offbeat sense of humor.

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This special value menu of digital decadence only runs through Tuesday, February 2nd, so get your order in today! Visit dynamite.com/digital to browse all of these value-priced Bob's Burgers digital comics from Dynamite Entertainment, and don't miss Bob's Burgers ongoing #8 on sale online, in-app and in stores on Febrary 3rd!

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About Dynamite Entertainment:
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The BoysThe ShadowRed SonjaWarlord of MarsBionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more.  Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as VampirellaPanthaEvil ErnieSmiley the Psychotic ButtonChastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt.  In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, Neil Gaiman, Andy Diggle, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Steve Niles, James Robinson, and a host of up-and-coming new talent.  Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's Project Superpowers - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors.  In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011.  The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.

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HEROES AGAINST HEROES IN
JUSTICE LEAGUE vs. TEEN TITANS
ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL HD APRIL 12, 2016

Teen Titans Join the Canon of Super Heroes within the DC Universe Original Movies;
Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack Include Exclusive Robin Figurine


Burbank, CA (January 29, 2016) – The demonic forces of Trigon infiltrate the minds and bodies of the Justice League, turning the veteran super heroes against their youthful counterparts in the all-new DC Universe Original Movie, Justice League vs. Teen Titans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the film will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on April 12, 2016 on Blu-Ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. Order due date is March 8, 2016.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans will be available on Blu-rayTM Deluxe Edition for $29.96 SRP, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack for $24.98 SRP, and DVD for $19.98 SRP.  The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition will include all components of the Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, along with an exclusive Robin figurine in a numbered, limited edition gift set. Fans can also own Justice League vs. Teen Titans in Digital HD on March 29, 2016 via purchase from digital retailers.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans welcomes the Teen Titans to the ever-expanding canon of classic DC Comics characters within the DC Universe Original Movies. When Damian’s over-aggressive tendencies almost destroy a Justice League mission, he is sent to learn teamwork by training alongside the Teen Titans. However, adjusting Damian’s attitude turns out to be the least of the Teen Titans’ troubles as Raven’s satanic, world-conquering father Trigon begins an escape from his inter-dimensional prison. To complete his return, Trigon must have Raven’s assistance – and to accomplish his goal, he spreads his demonic forces across the globe, infiltrating the minds and bodies of the Justice League to do his bidding. To save the universe and prevent a literal hell on Earth, the Teen Titans must rescue – or defeat – the Justice League, and intern Trigon for all eternity.

The voice cast for Justice League vs. Teen Titans includes several actors reprising their recent Justice League roles – Jason O’Mara (Complications, Terra Nova) as Batman, Jerry O’Connell (Crossing Jordan, Stand By Me) as Superman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Rent) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) as Cyborg and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as Flash. Sean Maher (Firefly/Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) also returns as Nightwing, as does Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin) as Robin/Damian. Making their Teen Titans voiceover debuts are Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, Wicked City) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy and Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Superheroes) as Starfire. Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Daredevil) takes the villainous center stage as Trigon.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, Justice League vs. Teen Titans is directed by Sam Liu from a screenplay by Bryan Q. Miller and Alan Burnett based on a story by Miller. James Tucker is Supervising Producer. Burnett is also co-Producer. Sam Register is Executive Producer.

“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is thrilled to bring the Teen Titans into the fold of amazing characters within the DC Universe Original Movies,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE Vice President, TV Family, Animation Marketing. “This all-new film provides the Teen Titans with the perfect stage – alongside and against the Justice League – for a thrilling adventure that fans will truly enjoy.”

Justice League vs. Teen TitansEnhanced Content
DVD
·      An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.

Blu-ray Combo Pack
·      An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.
·      Featurette – “Growing Up Titan”The Teen Titans have fascinated readers for over 50 years due in part to their stories of valor, as well as earning empathy with comic book readers during their own trials growing up into adulthood.  This documentary spotlights the importance of young voices in the DC Comics mythology, giving generations of readers a team of heroes that mirror their own life experiences.  
·      Featurette – “Heroes and Villains - Raven” – She is the daughter of one of DC Comics’ greatest villains, the demon Trigon.  Raven is a powerful telepath who uses her soul-self as a means for astral projection.  She is integral to the Teen Titans.  This documentary is her story.
·      Featurette – “Heroes and Villains – Trigon – The most fearsome and evil opponent the Teen Titans have encountered is this inter-dimensional demon.  Trigon uses his immortality to shape worlds and exact his control.   This documentary introduces the character and how he raises the stakes for the Teen Titans.
·      From the DC Comics Vault – Two Classic Episodes of DC Comics cartoons

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

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About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Teen Titans Go!, The Tom and Jerry Show and Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production for Cartoon Network, the upcoming Bunnicula for Boomerang, Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim and the forthcoming Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix. As the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Original Movies — for DVD. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Dark Horse Takes Five Spots 2016 YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens List


Dark Horse Takes Five Spots 2016 YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens List
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Last week, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) committee published their much-anticipated 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. Not surprisingly, given the tremendous success of Dark Horse’s 2015 publishing line, the publisher landed five titles on this year’s list!
This year’s Dark Horse selections are as follows:
ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times. By Andrew MacLean. Illustrated by the author. Dark Horse Originals, paper, $9.99 (9781616555665). Alone at the end of the world, Aria and a cat named Jelly Beans search for an ancient relic with immeasurable power.

EI8HT Volume 1: Outcast. By Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson. Illustrated by Rafael Albuquerque. Dark Horse Books, paper, $17.99 (9781616556372). Joshua agrees to go on a mission through time to save his wife, but finds himself in a world outside of time.

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1952. By Mike Mignola and John Arcudi. Illustrated by Alex Maleev. Dark Horse Books, paper, $19.99 (9781616556600). Hellboy goes on his first mission.

Nanjing: The Burning City. By Ethan Young. Illustrated by the author. Dark Horse Originals, hardcover, $24.99 (9781616557522). This harrowing tale follows a Chinese captain and one of his soldiers as they try to escape the city of Nanjing in 1937, which has been overrun by the invading Japanese army.

Satoshi Kon’s Opus. By Satoshi Kon. Illustrated by the author. Dark Horse Manga, paper, $19.99 (9781616556068). When one of his characters doesn’t like the ending of a mangaka’s series, he steals the last page and the mangaka falls into the world of his story to resolve the mess.
“Dark Horse has long recognized how much fun librarians are as well as the important role they play in placing our books in front of not only graphic novel readers but potential readers, too,” said Dark Horse’s VP of book trade sales, Michael Martens. “For that reason we are happy to again have a number of our titles selected for the YALSA 2016 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. Thank you, YALSA, on behalf of all our authors, illustrators, and employees.”
Dark Horse congratulates the editors, writers, and artists who worked on each of the above titles and thanks the Young Adult Library Services Association for recognizing these works.

Dark Horse Comics Debuts Yearlong 30th Anniversary Variant Program


Dark Horse Comics Debuts Yearlong 30th Anniversary Variant Program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—2016 marks 30 years since Dark Horse Comics erupted onto the scene with their very first title, Dark Horse Presents. Since 1986, Dark Horse Presents has won multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards and launched some of comics’ greatest heroes.
This week, Dark Horse is releasing a new variant program which will continue throughout 2016. Every month, one comic will be selected to have a very special 30th Anniversary variant cover paying homage to a specific issue of Dark Horse Presents. Additionally, each issue serves as a perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
Now on comic store shelves is the Hellboy Winter Special, which features Mignolaverse debuts by Tim Sale (Captain America: White), Michael Walsh (Secret Avengers), Chris Roberson (iZombie), and Chelsea Cain (Heartsick, One Kick). The Mike Mignola cover artwork is a throwback to the very first issue of Dark Horse Presents (1986).
Continuing where the Rise of the Tomb Raider game left off, Lara Croft takes on fresh adventures in a new comic series by Eisner Award–winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer). Hitting stands in February, the stunning variant cover by JoĆ«lle Jones harks back to Dark Horse Presents #9 (1987).
In March, Dan Abnett begins Predator: Life and Death, the first chapter in a new story cycle involving Predators, Aliens, and the mysterious Engineers from Prometheus! The variant cover, drawn by Dark Horse senior editor Chris Warner, is a return to Warner’s original cover for Dark Horse Presents #35 (1989).
And in April, Brian Wood brings his sharp storytelling to Aliens: Defiance, while rising star Tristan Jones draws the scariest xenomorph you’ve seen in years. The variant cover features incredible artwork by original Aliens artist Mark A. Nelson and evokes Dark Horse Presents #40 (1990).
More 30th Anniversary variant covers will be revealed soon, so make sure to head to your local comic shop to pick up these extremely collectible Dark Horse covers!

HELLBOY WINTER SPECIAL ONE-SHOT (MIKE MIGNOLA VARIANT COVER) On sale now - Diamond #NOV150011


TOMB RAIDER #1 (JOELLE JONES VARIANT COVER) | On sale February 17 | Diamond #DEC158392 | Retailers whose orders total 10 copies or more of the regular or variant cover will qualify to have their order made fully returnable.


PREDATOR: LIFE AND DEATH #1 (CHRIS WARNER VARIANT COVER) | On sale March 2 | Diamond #JAN160128 | Retailers who order 15 or more copies of Predator: Life and Death #1 (any combination of the David Palumbo and Sachin Teng covers) are eligible to order any quantity of the 30th Anniversary variant.


ALIENS: DEFIANCE #1 (MARK A. NELSON VARIANT COVER) | On sale April 27 | Diamond #FEB160011 | Retailers who order 10 or more copies of Aliens: Defiance #1 are eligible to order any quantity of the 30th Anniversary variant.

VIZ MEDIA DELIVERS A BRAND NEW NARUTO NOVEL TO READERS WITH THE DEBUT OF NARUTO: SHIKAMARU’S STORY

New Novel Is The Second Release In A New Series Focusing On Key Characters From Masashi Kishimoto’s Smash Hit Ninja Action Series, NARUTO

San Francisco, CA, January 28, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers the next release in a continuing series of NARUTO prose novels focusing on key characters from the internationally acclaimed ninja action series.

NARUTO: SHIKAMARU’S STORY was written by author Takashi Yano and will be released in print and digitally in early February. The book tells the story of the current head of Team 10 and the Nara Clan and features original cover art by Masashi Kishimoto. Allies and enemies from the famed NARUTO series take center stage in these fast-paced adventures, with each novel focusing on a particular clan mate, ally, team…or villain

NARUTO: SHIKAMARU’S STORY
MSRP: $10.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN / $6.99 Digital · Available February 2nd
Two years after the Great Ninja War, Shikamaru spends his days racing around, hands full as one of Konoha’s key protectors. Then, large numbers of ninja from every region are reported missing. Even Sai disappears. And the place where the missing shinobi end up is the mysterious empire, the Land of Silence. As a ninja, as an adult, to protect all that he is responsible for, Shikamaru must do battle with the shadow of a new generation.

Also don’t miss NARUTO: KAKASHI’S STORY, the first book in the series of NARUTO novels, available now in print and also digitally.

Manga author/artist Masashi Kishimoto was born in 1974 in rural Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Like many kids, he was first inspired to become a manga artist in elementary school when he read Dragon Ball. After spending time in art school, he won the Hop Step Award for new manga artists with his story, Karakuri. After considering various genres for his next project, Kishimoto decided on a story steeped in traditional Japanese culture. His first version of NARUTO, drawn in 1997, was a one-shot story about fox spirits; his final version, which debuted in Japan in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999, quickly became the most popular ninja manga in the world. The series would also spawn multiple anime series, movies, novels, video games and more. Having concluded the series in late 2014, Masashi Kishimoto has kept himself busy this year with the side story, Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring, and writing the story for the latest NARUTO movie, Boruto: Naruto the Movie, both of which focus on the title character's son, Boruto.

VIZ Media is the North American master licensor for NARUTO and publishes the bestselling NARUTO manga series in print and digitally and also distributes the NARUTO and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series and feature films. Additional information on NARUTO is available at www.Naruto.com.

About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, California, VIZ Media distributes, markets and licenses the best anime and manga titles direct from Japan.  Owned by three of Japan's largest manga and animation companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media has the most extensive library of anime and manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. With its popular digital manga anthology WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, BLEACH and ONE PIECE, VIZ Media offers cutting-edge action, romance and family friendly properties for anime, manga, science fiction and fantasy fans of all ages.  VIZ Media properties are available as graphic novels, DVDs, animated television series, feature films, downloadable and streaming video and a variety of consumer products.  Learn more about VIZ Media, anime and manga at www.VIZ.com.

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Regular, B&W Sketch covers Drawn By Tyler Kirkham Available To ComicConBox Subscribers


JLA FINAL-Box11-333.pngEL SEGUNDO, Calif., January 29, 2016 — Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) and DC Comics today announced that the “JLA #1” with variant cover by Tyler Kirkham. ComicConBox™ will be available in the March box, the 11th exclusive box to be issued.

While out on a drive, Barry Allen investigates a strange blue glow coming from a house, and ends up encountering Jasonar and Saranna, beings from the dimension known as Kalanor. Changing into the Flash, Barry learns that these aliens come from another dimension which has been under the rule of Despero, a despotic ruler who has access to super weapons. Jasonar and Saranna had come to Earth to build a device which would absorb the weapons' power source. Offering to help, the Flash calls the Justice League together for a meeting in order to help Jasonar and Saranna in their mission to stop Despero. Writer: Gardner Cox ; Penciler: Mike Sekowsky; Inker: Bernard Sachs.

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