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Upcoming comic book solicitations and reviews of key titles along with comic book publishing industry news.

Marvel Announces “Hulk” True Believers Issues For September 2019

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Though I didn’t see a specific Press Announcement about this next crop of the Marvel Comics True Believers line of one dollar comics, I did secure the covers and that’s really all we need for this stuff since they are reprints of classic stories and all available for a buck. I’ve mentioned several times about how much I enjoy these and how I hope they inspire you to get the younger collector in your family started. This September it’s time to “Hulk out”All with “10” editions that will be hitting your local retailer. Be aware that all of these issues are 32 pages in length with the exception of the “Hulk 2099” one which has 40.

TRUE BELIEVERS: HULK – HEAD OF BANNER #1: Reprinting Incredible Hulk (1962) #6

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“True Believers: Hulk – Head Of Banner” #1

TRUE BELIEVERS: HULK – INTELLIGENT HULK #1: Reprinting Incredible Hulk (1968) #272

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“True Believers: Hulk – Intelligent Hulk” #1

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Lady Satanus Storyline Coming

The Press Release:
Coffin Comics announced today, that the new character Lady Satanus is in development for her own story by creator/writer Brian Pulido and co-writer Mike MacLean. The announcement came in advance of her 1st appearance in Lady Death: Blasphemy Anthem #1.

“The sneak preview of Dawn McTeigue’s Lady Satanus cover for the Lady Death: Blasphemy Anthem #1 really created a buzz. And rightfully so,” say co-writer Mike MacLean. “As for the character herself, if you took a wicked, silver-tongued socialite and gave her access to the darkest magics of Hell, you’d have an idea of what Lady Satanus is like.”

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Based on the overwhelming support from Coffin Comics fans of the Lady Satanus sneak preview cover, legendary comic book creator Brian Pulido was forced to take notice. Thankfully, he has a delicious story in mind, “I think the fiends will be happy,” Pulido claims.

The project release date is yet to be announced.

About Coffin Comics:
Coffin Comics is an independent publishing company, founded in September 2007 by Chaos! Comics founder and Lady Death creator, Brian Pulido. Coffin is dedicated to rock-n-roll inspired, supernatural tales and continues to craft authentically rare, small batch, limited edition comic books and assorted items for the discerning collector.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: As I didn’t manage to read “Lady Death: Blasphemy Anthem” #1 where the character was first introduced, I will not really add anything to the mix since I am not in the know. I need to see if my local retailer has a copy somewhere on the racks hidden by those who move the issues around when shopping. Wish me luck since my shop doesn’t order a whole bunch of the Coffin Comics output and instead only adds a handful or more to their order since the demographic of the place leans more Marvel and DC Comics. I’m curious to see what Lady Satanus is about for sure. What do you fellow comic book geeks think about this news? Chime in down below.

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Image Comics “Farmhand” Series Optioned For Television By AMC

The Press Release:
Bestselling comic book series Farmhand, created and illustrated by Rob Guillory, has been optioned for television development by AMC/AMC Studios. Guillory is set to write the pilot for the series and will executive produce alongside LaToya Morgan (The Walking Dead, Into the Badlands).

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“I couldn’t be more thrilled to bring Farmhand to AMC,” said Guillory. “I knew if I was ever going to adapt Farmhand, I’d need partners whose bold vision preserved and complemented my own, and I’ve found that with LaToya Morgan and the fine folks at AMC. Their enthusiasm for this project has been absolutely infectious, and I think together we’re going to make a show that is very unique and very special.”
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The Full 2019 Eisner Award Winners

I hope you’ve been enjoying all of the items from this years Comic Con International: San Diego because its been a blast calling all of these things to your attention. This event is one that really finds me pushing the content envelope of our Pop Culture focuses with the occasional other category as its suitable. So a few months ago I lined out the nominees for the vaunted Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards and if you missed that just click HERE to review. The winners were announced the other day and I’ve only listed those names and not the ones that they beat out for the honor. Take a look and we can catch up again at the close.

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Best Short Story:
“The Talk of the Saints,” by Tom King and Jason Fabok, in Swamp Thing Winter Special (DC)

Best Single Issue/One-Shot:
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man No. 310, by Chip Zdarsky (Marvel)

Best Continuing Series:
Giant Days, by John Allison, Max Sarin and Julia Madrigal (BOOM! Box)
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Marvel Announces “The Dawn Of X” w 6 New Series Coming This Fall

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The Press Release:
With just days until HOUSE OF X #1 hits store shelves, Marvel announced six brand-new ongoing series with a suite of all-star creative teams to take mutantkind further than they’ve ever gone before, kicking off with X-MEN, EXCALIBUR, MARAUDERS, NEW MUTANTS, FALLEN ANGELS, AND X-FORCE!

Announced at Marvel’s Next Big Thing panel at San Diego Comic Con, these new series will build directly from the universe-shifting events of HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X.

“House of X and Powers of X lay the groundwork for a whole new world of X-Men stories for years to come, and the Dawn of X books are the promise of that new world come to life,” said X-Men Senior Editor Jordan D. White. “They are the start of the new era that will change how we think of the X-Men and the kinds of stories we tell with them. It all begins here.”
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