Marvel Announces Two All-New, All-Ages Titles for April

Marvel Announces THE AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES ADVENTURES & ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ADVENTURES!

This April, Marvel is pleased to announce the launch of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Adventures #1 and Ultimate Spider-Man Adventures #1, two all-new ongoing comic book titles for comic fans of all-ages! These titles connect with TV’s highly anticipated animation destination, Marvel Universe on Disney XD, debuting Sunday, April 1, the only place to catch Ultimate Spider-Man and season two of The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. With two action-packed animated series and compelling comics, fans will have the chance to further immerse themselves in the adventures of Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and the rest of the Avengers – including special guest stars!

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Trackers Pioneers B.P.R.D. Training Camps

January 23, MILWAUKIE, OR—Do you or someone you know have a penchant for the supernatural? Do you like spending time in the great outdoors? Are you between the ages of 9 and 17? Will you be in Portland, Oregon, from July 16 to July 20? If so, Trackers Earth has the ultimate summer-camp experience for you!

Dark Horse Comics is proud to announce a partnership with Trackers Earth offering officially licensed B.P.R.D. and Hellboy camps, made possible through the generous permission of Mike Mignola, creator of B.P.R.D. and Hellboy.

Layman and McCrea Bring “Mars Attack” Ongoing to IDW in June

John Layman, John McCrea to reimagine cult sci-fi classic in June

San Diego, CA (January 23, 2012)— IDW Publishing and Topps are pleased to announce the multiple Eisner Award-winning creative team for MARS ATTACKS, an all-new ongoing comic series based on the fan-favoriteMars Attacks franchise.

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Aspen Comics Offers YOU the Chance To Be A Superhero in “Idolized”

First, Aspen Comics offered you the chance to vote on what the characters in their upcoming series “IDOLIZED” would look like.  Now, they’re offering you the chance to actually appear as a character in the series.

“IDOLIZED” is Aspen’s first-ever superhero series.  It tells the story of girl with super-powers and a dark past, who seeks revenge, and ultimately finds redemption, over the course of competing in a televised super-hero competition show.  Essentially, it’s “True Grit” meets “American Idol”…with capes.

Now, you can be drawn into an issue of IDOLIZED as one of the superheroes auditioning to win the coveted title of “Superhero Idol”.

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Hero Initiative Relaunches, Rebrands

“Be The Hero”

New logo and new website unveiled

Los Angeles, CA (January 23, 2012) Hero Initiative, the comics’ industry’s leading non- profit dedicated to helping creators in medical and financial need, has rebranded itself for 2012 with a redesigned website and a new, dynamic logo that draws its power from the language of the medium.

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Zenescope Announces “The Waking: Dreams End”

Zenescope Entertainment has announced plans to release a follow up to their hit comic book series, The Waking, first published by the company in 2010.  The new series, entitled The Waking: Dreams End, is written by Raven Gregory (FLY, Return To Wonderland) with interior art by Novo Malgapo (Grimm Fairy Tales).

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Marvel Unveils AVENGERS ART APPRECIATION VARIANTS!

Ever imagine what the Avengers would look like if they existed throughout the ages? Well here’s your chance as Marvel is proud to unveil Avengers Art Appreciation Variants available throughout all of April! With everyone on the edge of their seats for Marvel Studio’s The Avengers, fans will have the opportunity to see their favorite super hero team in the styles of the world’s greatest artists like Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Monet, Pollock, Schielle and more! No fan can miss their favorite Marvel artists like Alex Maleev, Michael Kaluta, Gabriele Dell’otto, Greg Horn, Gerald Parel and more put their spin on these surefire classic covers. So be on the look-out True Believers, because in April – these Avengers Art Appreciation Variants are sure to go fast!

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Steve Niles and Menton3 Debut “Nosferatu Wars” in DHP

JANUARY 23, MILWAUKIE, OR­—When Steve Niles (Criminal Macabre30 Days of Night) premiered artwork from his upcoming collaboration with artist Menton3 (MonocyteProof: EndangeredCrawl to Me) via his Twitter feed, speculation and anticipation spread like wildfire across the Internet. Today, Dark Horse is proud to announce that this new vampiric tale will premiere in Dark Horse Presents!

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DC Entertainment Announces “We Can Be Heroes” Campaign to Fight Hunger Crisis in the Horn of Africa

DC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES “WE CAN BE HEROES,” AN UNPRECEDENTED GIVING CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT THE HUNGER CRISIS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

Featuring Iconic Justice League Characters, Multilayered Campaign To Leverage All Time Warner Advertising Platforms Generating Significant Awareness of the Crisis

Multi-Million-Dollar Commitment Will Support Three Aid Groups Working in Africa: Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps

(January 23, 2012 – New York, NY)  DC Entertainment, home of the world’s greatest super heroes, today unveiled an unprecedented giving campaign to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.  This multi-million-dollar commitment over the next two years will be supported across all Warner Bros. Entertainment’s and Time Warner’s businesses and feature DC Entertainment’s iconic Justice League characters, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg, issuing the call to action, “We Can Be Heroes.”  The announcements were made at a press conference today in New York by Barry Meyer, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros.; Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group; and Diane Nelson, President, DC Entertainment.

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