Top 5 Hot Picks #101

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Every week before new comic book day InvestComics gives fans our Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #463 and new comics coming this Wednesday 2/22/17.HULK Top 5 2-22-17

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Super Sons #1 Joker

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Captain America Steve Rogers #12 – Taskmaster knows Cap’s secret. Let the fun begin. Well not for Cap, but for us readers.
Elektra #1 – A new series for Marvel’s assassin. Written by Matt Owens and art from Juan Cabal.
Monstress #10 – Comic readers know by now that Marjorie Liu’s Monstress has been an amazing read. Issue ten this week. That is all.
Old Guard #1 – This comic has shown strong sales right out of the gate. Written by Greg Rucka, nuff said.
Quantum Teens Are Go #1 – A new Black Mask Comic? Why yes we’ll check this out of course thank you. Written by Magdalene Visaggio and art by Eryk Donovan.

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Captain America Steve Rogers #12 - Paul Renaud

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Elektra #1 Bill Sienkiewicz

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Monstress #10 Sana Takeda

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Old Guard #1

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Quantum Teens Are Go #1

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Here are the rest of the comics that appeared in this weeks InvestComics Hot Picks #463.

Thunderbolts #10 - Jon Malin

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Incredible Hulk #449

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Detective Comics #951
Justice League Of America #1
Batgirl #8
Astro City #41
Thunderbolts #10
Incredible Hulk #449 (1997)
Spider-Man Deadpool #14
Revolutionaries #2
Animal Noir #1
TMNT Universe #7
Cosmic Scoundrels #1
Judge Dredd Annual #1
My Little Pony Annual #1
Visitor How And Why He Stayed #1
Jim Henson Power Of The Dark Crystal #1
Belfry #1
Old Guard #1
Sun Bakery #1

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Best Comic Covers Of The Week 2-22-17

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New comic book release day 2/22/17. New comic releases are subject to change.
These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week. Listed below is the comic book with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?

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Elektra #1 – Bill Sienkiewicz
Monstress #10 – Sana Takeda
TMNT Universe #7 – Freddie Williams II
Batgirl #8 – Chris Wildgoose

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Elektra #1 Bill Sienkiewicz

Elektra #1 – Bill Sienkiewicz

Monstress #10 Sana Takeda

Monstress #10 – Sana Takeda

TMNT Universe #7 Freddie Williams II

TMNT U #7 – Freddie Williams III

Batgirl #8 Chris Wildgoose

Batgirl #8 – Chris Wildgoose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TMNT

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Action Comics #974 – Clay Mann
Elektra #1 – Marco Checchetto
Captain America Steve Rogers #12 – Paul Renaud
Suicide Squad #12 – Lee Bermejo

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Action Comics #974 Clay Mann

Action Comics #974 – Clay Mann

Captain America Steve Rogers #12 - Paul Renaud

Cap Steve Rogers – Paul Renaud

Elektra #1 Checchetto

Elektra #1 – Marco Checchetto

Suicide Squad #12 - Lee Bermejo

Suicide Squad #12 – Lee Bermejo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taskmaster

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Detective Comics #951 – Rafael Albuquerque
Action Comics #974 – Gary Frank
Kamandi Challenge #2 – Kenneth Rocafort
Thunderbolts #10 – Jon Malin

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Detective Comics #951 - Rafael Albuquerque

Detective Comics #951 – Albuquerque

Action Comics #974 - Gary Frank

Action Comics #974 – Gary Frank

Kamandi Challenge #2 - Kenneth Rocafort

Kamandi #2 – Kenneth Rocafort

Thunderbolts #10 - Jon Malin

Thunderbolts #10 – Jon Malin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thunderbolts

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Deathstroke #13 – Bill Sienkiewicz
Curse Words #2 – Ryan Browne
Elektra #1 – Elizabeth Torque
TMNT Universe #7 – Adam Gorham

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Deathstroke #13 - Bill Sienkiewicz

Deathstroke #13 – Bill Sienkiewicz

Curse Words #1 -Ryan Browne

Curse Words #1 – Ryan Browne

Elektra #1 - Elizabeth Torque

Elektra #1 – Elizabeth Torque

TMNT Universe #7 - Adam Gorham

TMNT U #7 – Adam Gorham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deathstroke

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Reggie and Me #3 – Howard Chaykin
Kiss Demon #2 – Tom Mandrake
Surgeon X #6 – John Watikiss
Astro City #41 – Alex Ross

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Reggie and Me #3 - Howard Chaykin

Reggie And Me #3 – Howard Chaykin

Kiss Demon #2 - Tom Mandrake

Kiss Demon #2 – Tom Mandrake

Surgeon X #6 - John Watikiss

Surgeon X #6 – John Watikiss

Astro City #41 - Alex Ross

Astro city #41 – Alex Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elektra

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Kamandi

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New Comics #463 – Video

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InvestComics Hot Picks #463

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Batgirl #8

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Detective Comics #951

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Justice League Of America #1

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Astro City #41

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Batman

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Detective Comics #951 begins a new storyline from writer James TynionIV, ‘League of Shawows’. Art by Christian Duce.
New JLA series begins; Justice League Of America #1, written by Steve Orlando and art by Ivan Reis.
Writer Hope Larson continues the ‘Son of Penguin’ storyline in Batgirl #8. The second appearance of Penguins son; Ethan Cobblepot.
Astro City hits its 100th anniversary issue; Astro City #41. This issue will have a couple of character introductions. Covers by Alex Ross, written by Kurt Busiek and art from Brent Eric Anderson.

It’s hard to believe the Thunderbolts will be celebrating their 20th anniversary in Thunderbolts #10 this Wednesday. Way back in Incredible Hulk #449 (1997), we got our first look at the then Thunderbolts team. The team has changed a number of times over the years, but that 1997 book was their first appearance. The 20 year old comic is still relatively affordable in some places on Ebay. Make sure you click our RED link to see the pricing and availability.
The Spider-Man Deadpool #14 cover shows Deadpool and Spidey at a comic convention. There are a few Deadpool cosplayers vying for position for an opportunity photo with Wade and there are many Deadpool cosplayers scattered throughout. It’s fun/silly comic cover scenes like this that wind up getting speculators in a frenzy over a first appearance somewhere. Maybe this cover features the first appearance of Rabbitpool? Bunnypool? Afropool?

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Incredible Hulk #449

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Thunderbolts #10

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Elektra #1

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Spider-Man Deadpool #14

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For some reason, when the Elektra character debuts a new series, it always starts off red hot, but then tails off. We have faith this will not be the case for the new series beginning on Wednesday. Look for quick initial interest for Elektra #1, written by Matt Owens and art from Juan Cabal. If you like it, be sure to support the comic and buy the next issue(s).

Indie Hot Picks;
IDW Publishing delivers a few comics on this week’s Hot Picks list.
Revolutionaries #2 features the all new Storm Shadow.
If you’re an animal lover, there’s a comic for you this week. Check out IDW’s Animal Noir #1. Writer/artist Izar Lunacek tells the tale of animals that talk, wear clothes, smoke and investigate a prey fantasy film. We think this may not be a comic for the kiddies.
TMNT Universe #7 reveals the new Metalhead.
IDW also offers up Cosmic Scoundrels #1, Andy Suriano and Matt Chapman bring this web series to life. Two annuals; Judge Dredd Annual #1 and My Little Pony Annual #1.

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Belfry #1

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Old Guard #1

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Quantum Teens Are Go #1

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Sun Bakery #1

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Image Tribute Covers

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Judge Dredd Annual #1

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Cosmic Scoundrels #1

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A new Hellboy spinoff series from Mike Mignola and Paul Grist; Visitor How And Why He Stayed #1 (Dark Horse).
Fans of the 1982 movie The Dark Crystal have something to really look forward to this week. Check out Jim Henson Power Of The Dark Crystal #1 from Boom Studios. Written by Simon Spurrier and pencils by Nichole Matthews. Jae Lee provides the cover(s).

Every new Black Mask comic release sells out (mostly). They offer up Quantum Teens Are Go #1. Written by Magdalene Visaggio and art by Eryk Donovan.

Image one shot; Belfry #1 will probably sell out. Writer/artist Gabriel Hardman delivers a horror story that may have fans asking for more. It starts here.
Speaking of sold out comics, Old Guard #1 will probably join Belfry #1 as the duo will show strong sales out of the gate. Old Guard #1, a story of old soldiers that won’t die. Written by the awesome Greg Rucka and art from Leandro Fernandez.
A sold out comic from Press Gang in 2016 makes its way to Image comics. The Anime style Sun Bakery #1 from writer/artist Corey Lewis.
Image Comics also continue their very cool tribute covers. Click the Image above and see which tribute covers you can grab on Ebay.

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Animal Noir #1

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Revolutionaries #2

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Visitor How And Why He Stayed #1

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Hot Picks Top 5 #70

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Every  week before new comic book day, here are the Top 5 NEW comics to speculate/read from this Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #432 and new comics coming this Wednesday 7/13/16.

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New Super-Man #1 – We love the new Super-Man comic. Buy it and you’ll love it too!

Nightwing Rebirth #1 – Nightwing enters the DC Rebirth era. It starts here with Tim Seeley (art) and Yanick Paquette (writer).

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 – Fan favorite Ethan Van Sciver returns to Green Lantern.

Civil War II Gods Of War #2 – Marvel says it will introduce the Gods of War team here.

Civil War II #3 – The Marvel solicit is labeled ‘classified’. See why this Wednesday!

New Super-Man #1

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Nightwing #1 Babs Tarr

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Gods of War #2

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Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1

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Civil War II #3

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IC 100 Club Pick: X-Men #10 (1965)

Conan The Slayer #1

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Horizon #1

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Civil War II Amazing Spider-Man #2

Horizon #1

Sabrina #6

Reliquary Mayhem & Magic #1

Aspen Universe Revelations #1

Dredd Dust #1

The Adventures of Miru #1

Terra Flats #1

Conan The Slayer #1

Powerpuff Girls #1

Mickey Mouse Shorts Season 1 #1

Mighty Yeti One Shot

Voltron Legendary Defender #1

Paybacks #1

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InvestComics Hot Picks #432

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IC 100 Club Pick: X-Men #10 (1965) graded 4.5. This is the first Silver Age appearance of Ka-Zar. Although it’s a lower grade, the price is right for this Silver Age beauty. Priced at only $98.99 with free shipping. Jack ‘King’ Kirby art and cover. Stan Lee writes. An absolutely great Silver Age book for $98.99. 

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Gods of War #2

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Civil War II Amazing Spider-Man #2

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Civil War II #3

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Rocket Raccoon and Groot #7

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Check out Rocket Raccoon and Groot #7 for some of Rocket Raccoon’s origin. More of his past revealed in this issue.

Here’s some Marvel Civil War stuff;
Marvel’s Civil War II #3 is labeled ‘Classified!’ We need to read it now. What’s going to happen within these pages that Marvel is so secretive about? C’mon Wednesday, get here!
And speaking of secrets, Civil War II Amazing Spider-Man #2 will reveal a person to turn on Peter that he’d never expect. Who will it be?
Civil War II Gods Of War #2 will introduce the team; Gods Of War.

The InvestComics Hot Pick of the week goes to DC’s New Super-Man #1. Many fanboys cannot wrap their heads around the fact that Super-Man is an Asian character in this series. The ridiculous notion that fanboys actually think their opinions matter is comedic onto itself, but some of the uproar shows how far off some of the actual thinking is from fanboy comic fans. Adult comic fans accept the change and or just go with the flow. They’ll give it a shot, they like it, they like it, they don’t, they don’t. Some fans need to booster up a bit and try new things once in a while and stop judging a book by its cover, or in this case; race. Which is even worse.

This total new take on “Super-Man” is a refreshing one. Buy this comic and give it a shot. Writer Gene Luen Yang and artist Viktor Bogdanovic are the creators and that in itself is enough to make us want to give this comic a try.

Nightwing Rebirth #1

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Nightwing #1 Babs Tarr

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Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1

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New Super-Man #1

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DC’s successful Rebirth line continues. It’s such a hit that many comic book stores are limiting their customers to one one copy each. Here are two to look out for this week. Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth #1 will bring back fan favorite Ethan Van Sciver to a Green Lantern title. Nightwing Rebirth #1; creators Tim Seeley (art) and Yanick Paquette (writer) are going to be responsible for making Nightwing a major part of the DC Universe once again. The Babs Tarr variant will be a sold out comic.

Any new Image comic proves to be a great story. Horizon #1 is no exception. Follow the story of Zhia Malen, her first appearance, and the invasion of her planet…..from planet earth.

Sabrina #6 from Archie Comics will give us the origin of Salem. Yes, the cat! Awesome!
Best selling author Sarah Fine starts on her 4 issue series; Reliquary Mayhem & Magic #1, from Jet City Comics.
Aspen Entertainment readers get ready for Aspen Universe Revelations #1! This comic will start the new look Aspen Universe and combine all of their characters. It’s Marvel NOW! And DC Rebirth, but from Aspen Entertainment.

Horizon #1

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Sabrina #6

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Aspen Universe Revelations #1

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Reliquary Mayhem & Magic #1

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Here are a bunch of number one indie titles that you must check out!

Dredd Dust #1 (Rebellion). The Adventures of Miru #1 (Action Lab Entertainment). Terra Flats #1 (Alternative Comics). Conan The Slayer #1 (Dark Horse). Powerpuff Girls #1 (IDW). Mickey Mouse Shorts Season 1 #1 (IDW). Mighty Yeti One Shot (Graphic India). Voltron Legendary Defender #1 (Lion Forge). Paybacks #1 (Heavy Metal).

Conan The Slayer #1

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Dredd Dust #1

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Paybacks #1

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The Adventures of Miru #1

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Hot Picks – Top 5 #40

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Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #402 and new comics coming this Wednesday 12/16/15. Click the link to read the article now.

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Super Zero #1 – After-Shock Comics delivers their latest hit right here. Writer’s Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner will give the goods. Pick up Super-Zero #1.

Deadpool #3.1 – Introducing the all Spanish language Deadpool comic! Oh wait and also introducing the Mexican version of Deadpool; Masacre! 

Weirdworld #1 Vol. 2 – ….And while on the subject of introductions, Becca will first appear in this issue. Marvel’s Weirdworld will hit its mark with this new number one restart issue (series).

Silk #2 – The super cool Mark Bagley variant is sold out. 

Squadron Supreme #1 This should be a good team book. Written by James Robinson and art from Leonard Kirk. Squadron Supreme first appeared in Avengers #85 (1971).

 

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Batman Arkham Knight Genesis 5

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Batman Arkham Knight Genesis #5

Batman Europa #2

Kanan The Last Padawan #9

Starbrand and Nightmask #1

Avengers #7 (2013)

Avengers #6 (2013)

Ultimate End #5

Void Of Heroes #2 (Cosmic Times)

Darth Vader Annual

Judge Dredd #1 Vol. 5

Star Trek Starfleet Academy #1

Pinocchio Vampire Slayer Versus The Vampire Zoo

Avengers 85

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Silk 2

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Autumnlands Tooth & Claw #8

Huck #2

Famous Monsters Presents Monster World #1 (American Gothic Press)

Dragon Age Magekiller #1 (Dark Horse)

Steam Wars Holiday Special #1 (Antarctic Press)

Boom Box 2015 Mix Tape #1 (Boom Studios)

Grandpa Simpsons Adventure #1 (Bongo Comics)

Witchfinder General #1

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Batman Arkham Knight Genesis #5 features an appearance by Deathstroke. Awesome cover too. Check out another bat book this week; Batman Europa #2. Batman and the Joker seek out the new character known as Trojan Man.

The new Deadpool comic will introduce the Mexican version of……Deadpool! Meet Masacre in Deadpool #3.1.
Kanan The Last Padawan #9 will have Caleb Dume facing off against General Grievous.
We love the Silk character and we love the Mark Bagley variant cover to Silk #2!
Squadron Supreme #1 debuts on new comic book day. It should be a good team book. Written by James Robinson and art from Leonard Kirk. Squadron Supreme first appeared in Avengers #85 (1971).
An interesting Marvel title this week to check out; Starbrand and Nightmask #1. Pick up the first appearances of Starbrand (new) in Avengers #7 (2013) and the first appearance of Nightmask (character) in Avengers #6 (2013) for cover price or less if you believe in these heroes to advance to greater heights in the realm of the new Marvel universe. Speculators have been put on notice.
Ultimate End #5 will be the last issue. See how it all ends. We’re loving that cover with Miles looking back. *sniff sniff*
Marvel’s new Weirdworld series will introduce a new character named Becca. We like the direction of this new series. Stay with this one. Written by Sam Humphries. Art by Mike Del Mundo. The regular “Flash/Shazam/Black Adam” Lightning bolt cover is awesome as well. Be sure to pick up Weirdworld #1 Vol. 2.
…..And Marvel releases their first Darth Vader Annual this Wednesday.

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What would be better than having Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti on the monthly Harley Quinn and Starfire comics? How about a totally creative controlled NEW comic character by the awesome duo? Yes it will happen and HER name will be Super Zero. Super Zero #1 will be written by Amanda and Jimmy. Dru Dragowski (Super Zero) will become the next big female hero to enter the comic book arena. After-Shock Comics once again, week after week continues to bring it. After-Shock Comics are not gunning for tremors, they’re gunning to split the foundation of the comic industry. ASC will be a force to be reckoned with.

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An all new Judge Dredd series from IDW comes out this week. Judge Dredd #1 Vol. 5 will have several variants available. The Archie variant is a neat one.
IDW will also start on a new Star Trek series. This has nothing to do with the Marvel title from 1996. Star Trek Starfleet Academy #1 will introduce new Star Trek characters so if you’re a Trekkie, you’ll want to get this. Speculators have been notified.
Also from IDW; Pinocchio Vampire Slayer Versus The Vampire Zoo. A fun looking book!

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Image Comics introduces a key character in Autumnlands Tooth & Claw #8.

InvestComics is still a bull on the new Huck series from Image. Get Huck #2 out this week.

Famous Monsters Presents Monster World #1 (American Gothic Press) Co-written by the awesome Steve Niles. Dragon Age Magekiller #1 (Dark Horse) Greg Rucka writes. The ever popular Steam Wars sells out every single new release. This week, Steam Wars Holiday Special #1 (Antarctic Press) has sold out. Grandpa Simpsons Adventure #1 (Bongo Comics). Boom Box 2015 Mix Tape #1 (Boom Studios) will contain several stories within the comic including the debut Bad Mask, which will be a new Boom Box title. Void Of Heroes #2 (Cosmic Times) will continue its storyline that will tie into the mobile video game; Void Of Heroes. Witchfinder General #1 from Devils Due Publishing looks like a fun read.

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InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 1/21/15

Wonder_Woman_InvestComicsStay tuned to InvestComics for a very special announcement on our Social Media outlets tomorrow at 1:30pm Eastern time. This is very big, so be sure to check it out!

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As we have been saying for a couple of months now, changes are coming to the InvestComics website that will be tremendous. We are working behind the scenes to make a new world for all InvestComics fans to enjoy and benefit from. For many many years InvestComics has brought the luxury of giving fans their speculation information from a week to week basis without missing a beat and in return helping the speculator make money. Lots of it. The fans that understand the value of this information will benefit greatly. As too the new fan. The new speculator that comes on board will realize quickly how invaluable this information will be to them on a week in week out basis. Stay tuned for the birth of a new hub for speculators.

Our parent company; Capital Grading Services came back from the Miami Magic Con this weekend. There are some nice books that came out of there that are headed to CBCS. Two books in particular are ONE of a kind books that will have the grading community and fans of this genre buzzing. A photo of those books will go up soon. Truly is awesome. We cannot wait to share it with the Capital Grading Services and InvestComics fans.

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We need not reiterate on here about the Spider-Verse saga going on, but there are constantly new speculators and readers coming to InvestComics so we will touch on it again. For those of you who are regular visitors here, listen up again. Buy anything Spider-Verse. Got it? That’s it. Oh yes, you want an explanation right? The reason is simple. There is one constant with the Spider-Verse books. Introductions and re-introductions of new Spider-Man characters almost every week. Last week it was Punk Spider-Man in Spider-Verse #2. Of course InvestComics was all over that one. Not knowing that Punk was in there, but letting the speculator know that they must buy it. We did poke fun of the idea of Gwen being a “spider-person”, but we made it a point to point it out to our readers! And just for the record, we still think it’s silly, nice turnover money, but our longer term money is on Silk. See how much we love the character Silk in previous articles here on InvestComics. So getting back on topic here, Amazing Spider-Man (2014 3rd Series) #13 will feature every single Spider-Man character in one comic. That’s boss. Who knows what will be happening in these pages? A quick cameo of a new spidey that strikes a cord with fans or maybe a reintroduction that does the same. Anything is possible within the Spider-Verse saga. Any book, any week. It’s a speculator and readers dream here. Fantastic fun to read and fantastic book(s) to speculate on. And don’t forget about Spider-Verse Team Up (2014) #3 this week too!

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The Batman Eternal (2014) #42 book is slated for the debut of Bluebird. Maybe the debut in the Batman Eternal universe, but she actually first appeared in Batman #28 New 52. She’s kind of awesome too.

Batman_and_Robin_InvestComics Winter_Soldier_InvestComicsLast issue in Wonder Woman #37 was the debut of the new Donna Troy on the last page. David Finch and Meredith Finch are turning things around for this title. This week we get more of new Donna Troy in Wonder Woman (2011 4th Series) #38. Stay on top on this speculators. Readers are getting their monies worth here, maybe you will too.

Robin Rises: Omega #1 gave us confirmation that Robin may have superpowers now. See more of this story line in this weeks Batman and Robin (2011 2nd Series) #38.

Bucky takes a ride in the Marvel Universe future, 200 years to be exact. Check out Bucky Barnes Winter Soldier (2014) #4. An interesting read here indeed.

1st_Judge_Death_InvestComics Judge_Death_InvestComicsA couple of cool back issues to maybe search out if you’d like. Judge Death first appeared in 2000 AD #149 (1980). He’ll be in Judge Dredd Classics Dark Judges (2014) #1 this week. And the first appearance of Elfquest was in Fantasy Quarterly #1 (1978). Dark Horse will be giving readers Elfquest (2014 Dark Horse) 1 For $1 #1 this Wednesday.

Powers (2014 Icon) 4th Series #1 will forge ahead with its fourth series restart. Ahead of its premiere television series this time. InvestComics has touched on the Powers series a number of times since 2012. Look for a bump in the comics if the TV series does well.

Check out Dark Horse Presents (2014 3rd Series) #6. Matt Kindt and Scott Kolins debut a new space series called PastAways. Sounds like a fun read, you should check it out.

1st_Elfquest_InvestComics Elfquest_1_InvestComicsImage Comics debuts Reyn (2014 Image) #1. This is also a great looking story that collectors should check out. Look for sellouts on this book.

Here are the rest of the fantastic reads and possible speculation books coming this week. Henchmen I Henchbot (2014 Robot Paper) #1, Burning Fields (2014 Boom Studios) #1, Galaxy Quest The Journey Continues (2015 IDW) #1 and Creeple Peeple (2014 IDW) #1.

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InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 10/29/14

Big things coming down the pike fans. First is the new company making its website debut; Capital Grading Services. The service will be brought to you by Jay Katz, Rafael Rosaio, and Chico Gonzalez. It will be a CBCS facilitator service provider. Take a look at the website and LIKE our Facebook page right HERE as well. You will want to get on board soon (follow us) because we have some big announcement(s) coming up soon. Our first exclusive private signing will be big and space will be limited.

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The spec market will be a little quiet this week, but it is Halloween time again. You know what that means right? Free comics this Wednesday, then the free candy on Friday! What a week!

Deathlok_HasbroAstonshing_Tales_25Last week I gave you an option for that $100 burning a hole in your pocket. This week there is another $100 InvestComics Hot Pick. With the new release of Deathlok (2014 4th Series) #1 headed our way this Wednesday, and with a plethora of variant covers to accompany it, we should really turn our focus onto Astonishing Tales #25 (1974). This of course is Deathlok’s first appearance. The collector can buy a very fine+ copy of this comic right now at $100 easily. A bargain considering all of the play the character is getting these days on S.H.I.E.L.D. Television series. How long before we eventually see him making an appearance on the big screen in a cameo possibly? The character is an interesting one and fans do have a liking for him. There are a few mitigating factors here that do equate to more of a cult following though rather than a popular one to the likes of say of a Deadpool. For many years there were rumors of a possible Deathlok movie, that never came to fruition, but may someday. Instead we get the character on a popular television series. Which doesn’t always account for a first appearance to spike. Movie news spikes a book much quicker. The Deathlok series is on its fourth ongoing go-around. Too many retakes on a series shows that the character lacks the durability to sustain its popular status for too long. So where does that leave the speculator? Well this leaves us with a potential character that may find it’s way as a supporting cast member in a movie one day. The popularity has called for four ongoing series already. That has to account for the cult status, but Marvel wants this dude to work in the worse way. With DC announcing their Cyborg movie, you don’t think Marvel would want to outdo them and show them how it’s done? Maybe, maybe not. The Deathlok character in my opinion has more upside than most other Bronze age first appearances. Astonishing Tales #25 is not only an important first appearance key Bronze book, but it also happens to be Legends’ George Perez’ first professional work. That alone is worth the one bill to buy this comic. Upside guys/gals, upside.

Two major players get into the mix this week. The ever popular Carnage stars in Axis Carnage (2014 Marvel) #1. Who doesn’t love this villain?? Check out this comic for a big reveal in the life of everyone’s favorite symbiote. Harley Quinn gets her own poly bagged comic this week. Not because of explicit content, not because of a major story plot line, not because of a coupon or something, because of the smell…….yes the smell. Supposedly DC Comics has put some sort of a “smell” into the issue. A literal smell. Like in one of the human senses, taste, touch, etc. Smell. They say it smells nasty so they poly bagged it. Really?? Seriously?? This is almost too hard to believe because it sounds absurd. It’s not April first, it’s in their solicit for the comic, so……..oh boy. Can we go back to the absurd amount of variants instead? Actually that is present too. Look for the smelly issue; Harley Quinn (2013) Annual #1. Harley_QuinnCarnageTaking gimmicks to new heights. Next comic companies will put blood in their ink. Oh wait…..dang.

A must buy this week is Image Comics’ Rasputin (2014 Image) #1.

Quite a few independent comics will have to be on your radar this week. Very interesting story lines indeed. Nothing sold out as of yet, so be sure to pick them up at your local shop and make a decision on them. Godkiller Walk Among Us (2014 Black Mask) #1, I Play The Bad Guy (2014) #1, Roman Ritual (2014) #1, Beast Commandos (2014 Amigo) #1, and Phantom (2014 Hermes Press) #1.

Archie Comics starts a new series with the worlds most famous hedgehog; Sonic Boom (2014 Archie) #1. The baddest man in the UK comes this Wednesday with a new number one issue; Dredd Uprise (2014 Rebellion) #1.

A fantastic comic comes out from Marvel this week; Marvel 75th Anniversary Celebration (2014). A look back at 75 years in the Marvel Universe. Brought to you by a bevy of creators within the industry. Get this comic for nostalgic reasons, for great reading material, a history lesson of sorts, and maybe even a nice comic to get Capital Grading Services on top of eventually. Get the various creators from this comic to sign it for you and Capital GS will get it witnessed/graded through CBCS. Sounds like a plan!

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Jay Katz

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InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 8/13/14

Archie_Dark_KnightBack in 2010 Archie Comics made history. Kevin Keller was a national story. It was media frenzy. Riverdale had its first gay character. And this week, without all of the fanfare this time around, Kevin Keller is about to rewrite the books for Archie Comics once again………this time as the first gay superhero. That’s right; Kevin will don a costume as a superhero in Kevin Keller (2012 Archie) #14, thus making him Archie Comics’ first gay superhero. Kevin Keller first appeared in Veronica #202.

Want to capitalize on Kevin Keller #14? Check out the Frank Miller Dark Knight homage variant. An absolute beauty. Buy this, sign it, grade it, sell it. You’ll make some nice cash.

Amazing Spider-Man (2014 3rd Series) #5 will see the new character Silk in full force. Definitely a character you should be following.

Want to know when and where the next big Batman storyline will take place? It’ll take place this fall, but you can catch the very beginning of that major plot line this week in Batman (2011 2nd Series) #34.

Judge Dredd Anderson Psi Division (2014 IDW) #1 will probably sell out this week. It’s a new series focused on Judge Cassandra Anderson. Her first appearance was in 2000 A.D. #150 (1980). Good luck finding that one in Near Mint condition. If the Judge Dredd movie was ever to expand, Cassandra would be a good place to start.

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You’ll probably be seeing a lot of Action Lab Entertainment on the shelf this Wednesday. And this is an awesome thing. Action Lab Entertainment puts out a great product and it’s just a matter of time before the company makes a severe impact on the comic book market. Three number one comics from them hit this Wednesday. And it looks like three empty spots as well if you aren’t quick enough to grab a copy of any of them. F1rst Hero (2014 Action Lab) #1 feels like the best of the bunch, but not to say that Midnight Tiger (2014 Action Lab) #1 and Southern Dog (2014 Action Lab) #1 would not be just as good. Action Lab Entertainment is arriving, don’t miss this train.

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A new series from legends Matt Wagner and Simon Bisley will see some nice sales. Take a look at Tower Chronicles Dreadstalker (2014 Legendary) #0. Most likely some amazing storytelling and art.

An interesting number one issue from Boom this week; Hexed (2014 Boom) #1. Should check that one out.

Catch a new Inhuman named Flint in Inhuman (2014 Marvel) #3.

 

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InvestComics Hot Picks – New Release Comics on 1/29/14

Before jumping in, InvestComics Publications will be releasing The Dawning #3 this week. Issue numbers 1 & 2 are still available to order. You will be able to order issues 1 & 2 on the same page as number 3 when the the issue becomes available on InvestComics. So look for the release on the InvestComics website and the IC social media as well.

Speculators will find a very short week regarding their Hot Picks, but for every short week there is a big one around the corner. With a week like this it’s always good to catch up on some back issues or fillers for your collection.

Knights_of_Pendragon_ExcaliburThe UK Marvel Universe is making its move. Like I said in a previous Hot Picks article, Marvel/Disney is essentially feeling out the UK market to see if it’s worth exploring further (cinema). Of course this is complete speculation, but do know that Disney never does anything for the sake of just “doing it”. I personally think it will happen. Captain Britain, Union Jack or somebody will get the nod eventually to appear in a movie or cartoon down the road. This weeks UK Marvel addition to the shelf will be Revolutionary War Knights Of Pendragon #1, with Union Jack and Dai Thomas getting their names in the solicit spotlight. And their first appearances pan out like this; Union Jack in Invaders #7 (1976) and Dai Thomas in Marvel Preview #3 (1975). The Invaders #5 is without a shadow of a doubt the book to own here. Not only do you get a first appearance in a Roy Thomas story, but a Jack “King” Kirby cover? Yes indeed, a comic to buy and hold onto once the UK Marvel Universe hits the scene in a big way someday. The Knights of Pendragon team first appeared in the Excalibur one shot: Mojo Mayhem (1989) as the Weird Happenings Organization. They then appeared in their own self titled comic; Knights of Pendragon #1 (1990) which lasted only 18 issues.

Oh yes, have I mentioned that the Revolutionary War Knights Of Pendragon #1 is basically sold out? Something might be brewing in the UK Marvel world, and as always you heard it here first!

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Sticking on topic with our friends overseas, UK’s biggest vigilante hero ever gets a new (sold out) release this week: Dredd Underbelly Movie Sequel (2014) #0. If you don’t own Dredd’s first appearance in 2000 AD #2 (1977), you should. Judge Dredd is the UK’s Spider-Man/Superman. He’s their biggest character ever. Good luck getting a near mint copy of this newspaper print though.

Marvel’s Miracleman will continue to do well with the release of Miracleman (2014) #2 this week. It’s sold out on all levels, but be wary here. Do not get caught up in the vortex, you will lose money on this if you’re not a keen speculator. While Miracleman is a great character, he will not sustain his ability in the aftermarket. The old Eclipse Comics and comics before that will hold up, not the new issues. That said, there is money to made in the current market still. Check out the Alan Davis Miracleman #2 sketch variant to maximize your dollar here. It’s a $60 variant, but signed and graded (9.8 or higher) will get you a nice payback.

Guardians of the Galaxy (2013 3rd Series) #11.1 will present the first meeting between The Guardians and the X-Men. Very cool. A $60 Dale Keown sketch variant is even cooler! You may want to get this signed and graded, then go into a hold pattern the closer the movie gets.

A few number one sold out comics to check out this week; Furious (2014 Dark Horse) #1 looks like an all out, very cool super-hero comic brought to you by Mice Templar writer Bryan J.L. Glass. Bravest Warriors (2012) Annual #1 and Adventure Time Special (2014) #1 finish out the week.

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SINISTER DEXTER Comes to IDW!

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2000 AD’s Deadly Duo Finally Comes to America!

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San Diego, CA (May 24, 2013) –It was announced today that the exploits of 2000 AD’s Finnigan “Finny” Sinister and Ramone “Ray” Dexter will be hitting American shores when the long-running world of SINISTER DEXTER is reprinted by IDW in 2014! The pair of futuristic “gun sharks”—read: hit men—will be roaring in hot from Downlode, the European mega-city they call home, and they’ll be bringing an unbelievable cast of characters with them! From the original stories written by Dan Abnett and drawn by Andy Clarke, SINISTER DEXTER chronicles a vibrant, madcap world of futuristic intrigue and action. Deadly ninjas, acrobatic flying car chases, shape-shifting robot assassins, a devious Yakuza? All in a day’s work, dear reader. All in a day’s work.
 
‘”With its deft mix of black comedy and gritty urban action, the exploits of Sinister Dexter have remained a popular mainstay in 2000 AD for the past 17 years,” said 2000 AD’s Editor-in-Chief Matt Smith. “With IDW reprinting a selection of their tales, I hope a whole new audience is going to enjoy meeting the gun-lovin’ criminals.”
 
“I’m happy to expand our relationship 2000 AD,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief. “It’s been a pleasure working with the guys there, and even moreso because the books that we’re producing together are such fun things to expose to this market in an even grander way. Abnett and Clarke’s Sinister Dexter stories are gritty, crazy, and action-packed bursts of adrenaline and I can’t wait to set them loose among American comic readers.”
 
“IDW have demonstrated a real passion for 2000 AD’s stories and we’re delighted to develop our relationship with them further,” said Ben Smith, Publishing Manager for 2000 AD and Rebellion. “It’s fantastic to see the amazing work of two such significant creators as Dan and Andy set to reach even more readers.”
 
While specific plans have yet to be announced, it’s certain that between the thousands of pages of explosively excellent material, there are more than a few worthwhile collections to be had!

About IDW
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; HBO’s True Blood; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

About 2000 AD and Rebellion

2000 AD is the Eisner-nominated, multi-award winning 32 page, British weekly anthology – an explosive cocktail of sci-fi and fantasy, infused with irony and wry black humour. Home of iconic characters such as Judge Dredd, Halo Jones, Strontium Dog and Rogue Trooper, over the last 35 years it has launched the careers of some of the top names in global comics, including Alan Moore, Mark Millar, Grant Morrison, Brian Bolland, Steve Dillon, Jock, and Peter Milligan.
 
2000 AD, its monthly sister publication The Judge Dredd Megazine, and its extensive range of graphic novels are available to buy online, through a dedicated iPad app, from major magazine retailers in the UK and Europe, and from all good comic stores in the US.

Paul Leonard-Morgan – Dredd 3D

I recently had the privilege of Interviewing Composer Paul Leonard-Morgan for InvestComics. Yes fortune was on my side. Mr. Leonard-Morgan is an award winning composer and quickly becoming a household name. His credits are quite impressive; Cinema – Limitless, Television Documentary – J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life, and Music Group – Snow Patrol. The video “Amazing Awaits” which aired on NBC is provided below as a sonnet to this man’s amazing work thus far. This is one of my personal favorites. But, we also must touch on another masterpiece of Mr. Leonard-Morgan’s that will be hitting U.S. theaters on September 21, 2012. A NEW Judge Dredd movie. Judge Dredd! Dredd 3D!

And now Mr. Paul Leonard-Morgan.

Jay Katz: Thank you very much for coming to InvestComics to chat with us Mr. Leonard-Morgan. Tell us a little bit about yourself…

(JK): When did you first develop a love for the arts?

PLM: I’ve always been into music, as my mum’s a music teacher, so there would always be music waking us up every morning. Just occasionally it would have been nice to sleep late on a Saturday morning! It was only when I went to Glasgow that I started getting into the whole band scene, and getting interested in how the classical and modern worlds could combine.

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(JK): You went to school at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

PLM: I was there for 3 years, studying film music, but I ended up working with tons of bands at that stage. Glasgow had such a vibrant music scene, with all the bands recording in this great studio called Cava, which was in a beautiful old converted church. It was definitely the right time to be doing music in Glasgow.

(JK): Within your bio, it states that you developed a reputation as a composer, arranger and producer at the Academy. How does one get a “reputation” like this? And for those of us not familiar, can you tell us the differences of the three?

PLM: It does? I’ll have to have a word with my manager! I guess what they mean is that people started using me for lots of different things. I was classically trained, so was really at home writing for orchestra. I play loads of instruments, but 2 of my main ones are violin and piano. So I was composing concertos at the Academy. Then these bands would start contacting me, asking me to help out on their albums. If they wanted to have real instruments playing on their songs, then they needed to have someone around who could write for orchestra, so I would come up with new tunes to go over the top of theirs and work out which instruments should play what. That’s what arranging is. If you listen to a track like The Verve’s “Bitter Sweet Symphony”, the strings at the start of that are taken from a track by The Rolling Stones, and were written by an arranger. So any time you hear real instruments on a track, they’re written by an arranger. Film directors would hear some of the bands I had worked with, then get me to go and score their films. Then some of the bands would come in with a guitar and play a melody, and then ask me what I would do with it. So I would come up with a vibe for drums, work out what direction, musically, to take the tune and get all the musicians in. That’s what a producer does. So basically, people gradually heard my stuff and started getting me in to work on their projects, and word of mouth kind of did the rest.

(JK): The equivalent of the Oscars/Grammy’s and the Emmy’s here in the U.S., but in the U.K. would be BAFTA (British Academy Television Awards) and the Ivor Novello Awards (Honoring Excellence in Music Writing). You have been nominated and won a BAFTA award and have been nominated for an Ivor Novello. One of your works that were awarded was a successful British Television Show called Spooks (MI-5 in the US). What was your reaction when you found out you were nominated for these prestigious awards?

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PLM:  Everyone always goes on about awards not meaning anything, but it was actually pretty cool. I got a BAFTA for the first film score I did, called Pineapple, and then the first Television drama I scored, called Fallen, was nominated for a BAFTA and an Ivor Novello. BAFTA’s are a huge honour, but the Ivor Novello nomination almost means more, because it’s voted for your fellow composers. The fact that they thought my score was really bold and original affirms your belief in what you do. As far as Spooks goes, that was also unexpected, as it wasn’t the first series of the drama, but my 3rd series of it, so trying to keep the music fresh and integral to the show is a real challenge.

 

(JK): After watching that scene, we’re going to shift gears here too. You not only are involved with television and movie scores, but rock bands too? What was your involvement with the rock band known as Snow Patrol? And do you have any other links within the pop culture “MTV” genre?

PLM: When I was starting out my career in Glasgow, my studio was in the back of Cava Studios. As I said earlier, all these bands would be recording in the main studio, and they would come to me for help with strings, etc. Glasgow had such an awesome music scene, with bands like Mogwai, Belle and Sebastian, Snow Patrol, Franz Ferdinand, Travis, etc, all coming out at the same time. Everyone always used to hang around in the same bars! I had been doing a bit of stuff with Belle and Sebastian, and got on really well their drummer, Richard Colburn. Snow Patrol asked the two of us to do a remix of one of their tracks. We did a funky Northern Soul vibe for it. Fun! So from there I would be working with other bands. Isobel Campbell went solo from B & S, and I worked on all her albums. She’s awesome, and such a talented singer. She’s done a few collaborations with Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees) which have been great to work on. Then when I came to LA, I did a bit of electronic programming for No Doubt’s new album for their producer, Spike.

(JK): Keeping up with the pop culture theme here. You know Harry Potter too! Well not Harry himself, but one better. You worked on the documentary special called  J.K. Rowling – A Year in the Life. It’s a captivating piece of work watching and listening to J.K. Rowling detail her story. Here’s a three part question. What was this like for you working with such a successful brand? Do you approach this differently at all? And how do you fit your mastery of music to this?

PLM: That was a really interesting project. I was one of only 6 people in the world to know the project was happening, as it was filming over the space of a whole year. James Runcie, the director, who I had worked with before, was actually filming her when she wrote the very last sentence of the entire Harry Potter series. He was sitting around in her hotel room for about a month waiting to get the shot!

I didn’t really approach scoring this differently at all. I knew I didn’t want to do a Harry Potter rip-off. That wasn’t what it was about. It was much more to do with showing Jo’s personality and background – her life story. So I wanted to come up with themes that identified with her, rather than her characters. Though, interestingly enough, there are many parallels between her life and her characters in the books.

(JK): You composed the soundtrack for the Bradley Cooper/Robert de Niro movie Limitless. What was it like scoring that, and how does the score compare to others that you’ve done?

PLM: Limitless was an awesome film. Sometimes when you watch a film for the first time, you just know it’s going to be a hit. It was like that with Limitless. And when I spoke with Neil Burger (the director), it was great, because he wanted a really different vibe of a score. The main character took a drug which made him incredibly bright and able to use all of his brain, so I created sounds and little motifs to indicate what as going on in his brain. Recording orchestras, reversing them and making them sound odd. And being encouraged to be as off-the-wall as possible, but at the same time really modern and tuneful. That’s a challenge, but wicked fun! What is it with me and scoring films with drugs?!

(JK): Your impressive resume even covers animation score. Is there a different mindset when scoring animation or is it all relative?

PLM: Animation is incredibly good fun. There’s not so much a different mindset, but you definitely need to use your imagination more. In traditional films, there are everyday sounds which I am composing along with – cars, atmospheres, every day sounds. In animation, all you’re looking at is the visuals, with a rough voice-over. Everything is added at the end. But it’s still the same vibe. After a while you forget they’re animations and just think of them as characters, so you treat them like you would any other film.

(JK): Okay, so since this is a “comic book” web site there is this one particular movie that you have worked on that we should talk a little bit about. Judge Dredd; Dredd 3D. You composed the entire score. How did it come to fruition that you were going to get the monumental task of composing such a cult hero in a remake and did you have any prior knowledge of the character?

PLM: Yeah, kind of a relevant question! I had finished scoring Limitless a few months earlier, which had been No.1 at the Box Office world-wide. I had gone in and had a chat with the producers, Andrew MacDonald and Allon Reich, and the writer, Alex Garland. We got chatting about musical styles, and how I might treat Dredd. I’m not a huge fanboy, but I grew up with Dredd. He’s such an iconic character. He also scared the shit out of me! I always wanted to ride a Lawmaster…

(JK): Have you seen the original Stallone Dredd movie from 1995? Did you revisit the movie to get any ideas of the character or did you research the comic books? What vibe if any did you come away with regarding the character Judge Dredd?

PLM: I’ve never actually seen the original Stallone movie, and when I told the producers this, they told me not to. What we’ve strived to make in this film is a completely unique, bold and modern experience. And I reckon we’ve done that – it’s completely different to any film and score I’ve seen or heard before.

(JK): Why do you think in your honest opinion that the 1995 film did not fare so well? How much is attributed to a score when a film does not meet expectations?

PLM: From the point of view of fans, I would say that it didn’t go down well because they tried to make Dredd something he never was. Forget about the fact that Sly took his helmet off, and bearing in mind I haven’t actually seen it, it seems to me that the essence of Dredd was lost in it. He’s one bad-ass mofo, and sees things in black and white. He’s not a traditional super-hero in the Hollywood sense, but more a mix of Robocop and Dirty Harry. Dangerous and edgy, not a nice, safe super-hero.

(JK): Can we assume that you have seen the film to most of its capacity to score it? What can you tell fans what they are to expect from it?

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PLM: Yes, I have to see the film to score it. Many, many times! I think fans should be so excited. I love dark characters, and that’s what I always took Dredd to be from the comic books. Visually, the film is unique. It’s raw, gritty, brutal and dark as hell. The cinematography’s stunning. They used this camera which filmed at about 10000 frames per second, creating some mind-boggling visuals. Can’t wait to see it in 3D!

From a music point of view, I wanted to create a sound which fitted a future set in 100 years time, so traditional orchestra went out the window. I started off doing some electric guitar-based stuff, but it felt too safe and overly-produced. In the end I went down a really electronic vibe, taking all my 80’s synths, and present day sound modules, creating some really fucked up sounds and putting them through every distortion and fx pedals known to man! For the slow-mo stuff, we tried this software called Paul, which internet geeks will know as the software they used to slow down Justin Bieber’s track and make it into something actually listenable to… I then composed and recorded a whole load of tracks, slowed them down by thousands of percent, and added some realtime score over the top of it. Between that and the visuals, it takes you into a completely original world. And, it must be said, Alex Garland is a genius. Both as a collaborator and as a creative mind.

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(JK): Do you ever “hear” your work even with a visual of something, even if you know nothing of the subject matter? Did this happen with Judge Dredd?

PLM: I truly believe that does happen. When I see visuals, whether it’s of a film or of a graphic somewhere, it sets off a creative side of my brain. Melodies and sounds just start coming into it. I know it sounds pretentious, but it’s actually really exciting. It’s starting point. With Dredd, just seeing the visuals got me thinking about sounds, more than themes. Thinking about what would work in 100 years time, and what kind of traditional sounds wouldn’t work.

Dredd 3D Trailer

(JK): With Super Hero films being a global mainstay right now, would you like to compose more Super Hero films in the future?

PLM: Definitely, but I would love to score something a bit lighter in the next month or two! I need to escape Dredd’s authority!

(JK): What comic book movies have you seen and what soundtracks within this genre do you feel absolutely rock?

PLM: I’m still gagging to see the Avengers. I loved the Iron Man films, and it goes without saying The Dark Knight stuff was awesome. I was never blown away by the Spiderman films, though I haven’t seen the reboot yet. As for soundtracks, the really ominous Dark Knight stuff was fab, and Kick-ass was fun! I know it’s not traditional, but the Akira films were awesome.

(JK): So what does a man of your stature listen to when they are driving or at their home?

PLM:  My 15-moth old daughter singing in the back of the car! Actually, I don’t get a chance to listen to that much music, as soundtracks are massively full-on, but I love bands like Feeder, dance stuff like Pendulum, and stuff like Louis Armstrong and The Rat Pack. Kind of eclectic!

(JK): Okay Mr. Leonard-Morgan we’re going to wrap this up, but before we go tell us what you’re working on these days, the future and where we can find you so that we can all marvel at your work!

PLM: Since finishing Dredd, I’ve been scoring Pete Travis’ new project, The Blindman of Seville, and I’ve just started work on the new John Cusack film, The Numbers Station. To listen to my music, you can check out my facebook page or my website. I might even put up a sneak peek of the Dredd score…

Facebook:  LINK HERE

Website:  http://www.paulleonardmorgan.com

Thank you so much for your time and we all look forward to checking out everything you are working on as well as Judge Dredd!

 

Photo by Alexander Newton

Additional Questions:

(JK) The Olympic Games 2012 in London start July 27 – August 12. You have the very distinct honor of composing the US Olympic Anthem ‘Glory of Pursuit’. Where did you look to get the inspiration to write such a privileged piece?

PLM: I was asked to compose it by the US Olympic Committee in 2007. It was a fantastic experience, and one which took me to Colorado Springs to premiere it in front of Olympic Gold medallists. The USOC had heard some of my previous music, and asked me to write a piece of music which reflected the spirit of the athletes, and optimism and belief which they have. Just thinking of an athlete getting up at 5am every day, for years on end, just for a 10 second sprint or a throw of a javelin as the end target, that was inspiration in itself. They are incredible.

(JK) How would you describe the music?

PLM: Uplifting, anthemic, hopeful.

(JK) Composing an Olympic theme that will reach across the entire world, would you consider this the pinnacle of your career so far?

PLM: I’m hoping I haven’t reached the pinnacle of my career yet! But it was certainly an experience which I will never forget, from recording the orchestra in Glasgow in front of the USOC, to be flown over to premiere it in Colorado Springs, to the lifelong friends I’ve made through it. Awesome.

(JK) What did you think of NBC’s final imagery with your music for their promo? It’s quite inspirational.

PLM: Love it. The whole feel-good factor of the whole campaign is something which wouldn’t necessarily work in the UK, but I love it!

Visit Paul Leonard-Morgan’s website by clicking on the Image below.

 

 

 

 

IDW Prepares Judge Dredd Reprint Program

Plans for Classic Material Expand to Monthly Series

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San Diego, CA (August 8, 2012) – Following their Comic-Con announcement of the new ongoing JUDGE DREDD comic’s creative team, IDW Publishing is proud to announce expanded and refined plans to offer new editions of beloved Judge Dredd material as well.

Once again showing a willingness to tailor books to fan requests, IDW’s first hardcover collection of classic Judge Dredd comics, JUDGE DREDD: THE COMPLETE BRIAN BOLLAND, will first appear as a fully black-and-white edition, presenting crisp, clean, and stunning pages of Brian Bolland artwork as they first appeared. Bolland’s amazingly detailed linework will be on full display in this oversize hardcover edition.

“Fans have been very vocal to us about wanting to first see Bolland’s amazing pages in pristine black-and-white,” said IDW’s Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief and JUDGE DREDD editor Chris Ryall. “The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimate Collections presented the original Eastman/Laird stories in gorgeous black and white, and that’s what fans have told us they’d like to see here at the start, too. We’re happy to give them what they want, especially since Brian Bolland’s art is so stunning even without color.”

Owing to the TMNT model again, IDW is also preparing to give the fans of colored art a chance to experience this artwork in full color as well. “In the spring, we’ll do as we did with Classic Doctor Who and TMNT Classics, and release the best Dredd stories as monthly color comics,” continued Ryall. “So anyone who loved what we did with that material—applying the most modern coloring techniques to these beloved pages—will also be able to re-experience these Dredd tales in vibrant color.”

Charlie Kirchoff, who has done such a masterful job re-coloring Doctor Who stories by Dave Gibbons, John Ridgway, will tackle Bolland’s Judge Dredd material for the monthly comics. This ongoing 32-page comic series will also see all-new colors applied to classic work by Carlos Ezquerra, and many other fan-favorite artists.

“I first experienced Judge Dredd in the form of the Eagle Comics reprints from the early ‘80s, so it’ll be fun to pay that forward and let a new generation of readers also experience that material in monthly color comics, albeit with the benefit of 21st century coloring and printing techniques,” Ryall said.

IDW has other archival Judge Dredd projects planned to complement the full slate of 2000 AD/Rebellion books, in the form of hardcovers that collect the work of other beloved Judge Dredd artists, TREASURY EDITION-sized comics, and some other special things other than the new ongoing series, which launches in November alongside the Brian Bolland collection. Whatever your preference for Judge Dredd material, there’s no doubt justice will be coming your way in late 2012 and beyond!

JUDGE DREDD: THE COMPLETE BRIAN BOLLAND ($49.99, 248 pages, B/W, HC) will be available in November 2012. Diamond order code: APR12 8054. ISBN 978-1-61377-488-5.

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Swierczynski and Daniel to Helm JUDGE DREDD

Swierczynski and Daniel to Helm JUDGE DREDD
The acclaimed creators will take readers to Mega-City One this winter!

[Judge Dredd Image]San Diego, CA (July 14, 2012) – After announcing their partnership with the legendary 2000 AD at WonderCon 2012, IDW Publishing is proud to announce Duane Swierczynski and Nelson Daniel as the creative team for their brand-new JUDGE DREDD series! The announcement was made to a capacity crowd during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2012 celebrating Dredd’s 35th anniversary.

”I’ve loved the work both Duane and Nelson have done for us separately—they’ve both been responsible for some amazingly action-packed and thrilling comics like Godzilla and The Cape,” said IDW’s Chief Creative Officer, Chris Ryall. “So partnering them on Judge Dredd is only going to amp up the excitement here.

“What’s more,” Ryall continued, “while Nelson will be running point on the main story’s art and colors, we’ll also be doing back-up stories in each issue that are tied to the ongoing storyline and that will be illustrated by some big-name talents as well. Folks like Paul Gulacy, Jim Starlin, and many others. Add to that covers by people like Ashley Wood, Carlos Ezquerra, Zach Howard, Whilce Portacio, and so many others, and there will be lots of exciting new artistic interpretations of Dredd to come.”

2000 AD’s Matt Smith echoed Ryall’s excitement “Ever since we announced the deal with IDW, Dredd fans all over the world have been eagerly awaiting news of which writer and artists will be coming to Mega-City One. We’re really pleased with the creative line-up, which will bring a new dimension to Dredd for a whole new generation. It’s been great to see the reaction 2000 AD and Judge Dredd have had at SDCC 2012–and with the new film out in September, 2012 really is the year of DREDD!”

IDW’s JUDGE DREDD series will see new adventures from the legendary character—originally created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra for the lauded British anthology magazine 2000 AD—who has seen a long and storied career as one of comics’ most popular and enduring characters. For this take on Dredd, IDW and 2000 AD wanted to put creators behind the wheel that hadn’t worked with the character before, creating new stories that would appeal to new Dredd fans, as well as long-time lovers of the rich world of Mega City One.

“I discovered Judge Dredd at the tender age of 15 through a somewhat unlikely source: a bootleg Commodore 64 game where you move Dredd through a digital Mega-City One and pretty much shoot everything in sight. Jonesing for more, I realized that Dredd was a UK import, and super-tough to find here in the U.S. Over the next 25 years, I snapped up all the Dredd stories that I could, savoring them like exotic treats smuggled through customs,” Swierczynski enthused. “When IDW announced an American version a while back, I was over the moon — never even thinking that I would be approached to write this new version. Needless to say, this is the opportunity of lifetime, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. The 15-year-old in me may never recover.”

Daniel shared in the excitement “Judge Dredd is one of my three favorite characters, I’m really excited. Everything in Megacity is amazing, everything is possible, and that’s something I want to draw.”

Citizens, consider yourselves advised; this November, comics are the law!
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About IDW Publishing

IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; HBO’s True Blood; the BBC’s DOCTOR WHO; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coasts Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, and Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio.

IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, while Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

About 2000 AD

2000 AD is the legendary multi-award winning 32 page, weekly anthology – an explosive cocktail of sci-fi and fantasy, infused with irony and wry black humour.

The home of iconic characters such as Judge Dredd, Halo Jones, Strontium Dog, and Rogue Trooper, it launched the careers of some of the top names in global comics, including Alan Moore, Mark Millar, Grant Morrison, Brian Bolland, Steve Dillon, Jock, and Peter Milligan.

2000 AD, its monthly sister publication The Judge Dredd Megazine, and its extensive range of graphic novels are available to buy online, from major magazine retailers in the UK and Europe and from all good comic stores across the US.

Visit the online home of 2000 AD at www.2000adonline.com, ‘like’ us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/2000-AD/146588986365 or follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/2000AD