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Black Powder \\ Red Earth Goes Airborne Ranger

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016


BPRE Head Honcho Jon Chang sent along this gif, a tribute to the classic 1987 game Airborne Ranger, developed by MicroProse for the PC and Commodore 64.

If you’re interested in picking up the BPRE graphic novels and related apparel, you can pick it up at www.blackpowderredearth.com.

Black Powder \\ Red Earth Season 2 Complete Now Available

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Black Powder Red Earth

Just like the title says, the Amazon Best Seller ‘Black Powder \\ Red Earth’ Season 2 is now available in its complete edition. The Complete edition features over 250 pages of content in one continuous volume.


The Walking Dead: The Alien

Friday, April 22nd, 2016


Panel Syndicate is offering an exclusive digital ‘The Walking Dead’ comic through a pay-what-you-want model. You can get a copy at the link below:


Black Powder Red Earth – Limited Number Of Signed BPRE Sets

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015


Echelon is offering a limited number of signed BPRE sets for $84 shipped in the US (overseas shipping is an option, but it’ll also be rough on the books). Josh Taylor, the series illustrator, signed 10 complete sets of the BPRE books (volumes 1-7). Each order ships with a free sticker set and another random goodie from the “sold out” bin, which is the the out of print BPRE patch stash that Echelon still maintains. With book 8 due in a few weeks, this collection makes for a timely gift.

If you’re interested, send an email to info@echelon-software.com to purchase and they’ll send you a PP invoice and ship USPS priority.


The Sheriff Of Babylon

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015


It’s Wednesday, so that means new comics, and that includes this new series ‘The Sheriff of Babylon’. It’s co-created by Mitch Gerads, co-creator of The ACTIVITY, a comic which details the actions of the Intelligence Support Activity. It’s a pretty good read, so pick up an issue if you can.

SDCC 2015 – Dark Horse Comics – Black Ops III Comic

Monday, July 13th, 2015


Dark Horse is doing a Black Ops III prequel comic.


They were giving away a free preview at the show. It’s pretty interesting: the special operatives talk in a weird future slang, and new yen is a currency (Shadowrun, much?). I’m curious to see how the full comic pans out when it gets released later this year.


Free Comic Book Day 2015

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

This is a reminder that today is Free Comic Book day. Free Comic Book Day is an event that is held on the first Saturday of every May, where participating stores offer a variety of free comic books provided by all the major publishers.

Rogue Trooper Classics

Thursday, April 9th, 2015


Rogue Trooper is one of my absolute favorite 2000 AD series, and thanks to IDW Publishing some of the earliest Rogue Trooper stories are now collected in trade paperback format, in glorious full-color.


Bongo Comics – McBane #1

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014


Today at the comic book store, we picked up the first issue of McBane, a new comic based around the action hero parody McBane from The Simpsons. Now, in addition to the comic, you also get this awesome movie poster for ‘Have Bodybag, Will Travel’, the latest McBane flick.


What’s really unique about this issue is the comic is also the poster:


Makes it a bit hard to read, but it’s also really cool. In all honesty, though, I’m hoping this stays a one-off kinda thing, and it doesn’t become a trend.



Monday, July 28th, 2014

This video combines two of my favorite entertainment forces, Batman and Dethklok, into a fusion of metal and vigilantism. Fair warning, it’s a bit weird.

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer 2

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy drops August 1st, 2014.


Saturday, May 3rd, 2014


If you’re not aware, today is Free Comic Book Day! Go to your local comic book shop to take advantage of this awesome offer. As you can see, we really cleaned up.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past – Opening Fight Scene

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

This scene from the upcoming X-Men sequel shows the remaining mutant resistance fighting off the upgraded Sentinels of the future. This scene alone gives me higher hopes for this movie.

X-Men: Days of Future Past drops May 23rd, 2014.

Batman: Strange Days

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Batman: Strange Days is a short produced by Bruce Timm celebrating Batman’s 75th anniversary. It’s a blend of Golden Age Batman with Hugo Strange and one of his monster men, mixed with the iconic “Timmverse” art style featured in the DC Animated Universe.

Do You Want A Sequel To ‘DREDD’?

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

If you haven’t seen ‘DREDD’ yet, it’s a damn fine movie adaption of Judge Dredd (it’s on Netflix) and I highly recommend it. Karl Urban, who played the title character, made this video to remind the fans that they’re hard at work at getting a sequel made, and there’s a petition working towards that goal.

You can sign the petition here: 2000adonline.us5.list-manage.com

Judge Dredd Time-Lapse

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Have you seen the Judge Dredd reboot/remake film ‘Dredd’, yet? Well, this isn’t from that. It’s actually a time-lapse of some awesome, high-quality makeup that turns a model’s jaw into one closely representing Dredd’s jaw in the comics, since, y’know, that’s the only part of his face you’re ever supposed to see.

Roll Hard Comic Preview Special Deal

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013


DPx Gear is having a special deal. Purchase either a HEFT 4 Assault or HEST II Assault knife and add an author-signed preview copy of ‘Roll Hard’ to the order, and get both for just $99. That’s a potential savings of over 50% for the knife alone, plus a signed copy of a kick-ass graphic novel to boot.


Thor: The Dark World – Trailer

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Survivorman Comic Book

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013


Les Stroud is getting his own comic book to be released this Fall, based on the Survivorman television show. ‘Survivorman: The Horn of Providence’, which involves Les ‘Survivorman’ Stroud chasing down a stolen artifact from American history, sounds a bit more Indiana Jones than the standard Survivorman affair. The story is being written by Dusty McGowen, with Brian Lucey and Matt Lesniewski on art, and is being published by Blue Water Comics.

Hat Tip: Comicbook.com

Z.E.R.T. Comics

Sunday, July 14th, 2013


The official comic of the Zombie Eradication Response Team, created by Aaron Mauldin and written by Jesse Saunders, with art by Monty Borror. The series is available in both print and digital format, and if you happen to be in San Diego for Comic-Con, you can pick up a limited edition pencil cover variant of issue #2.



FUBAR Press Merchandise

Saturday, May 4th, 2013


FUBAR Press, the people behind the FUBAR series of zombie war comics, has their own store on Etsy. On it, you can currently buy a number of their zombie shooting targets.


The Cost Of Being Iron Man

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013


MoneySupermarket has released an updated infographic detailing the cost of being Iron Man in anticipation for the upcoming ‘Iron Man 3′. Taken into account is his expanded armory of suits, the cost to rebuild his home, his collection of cars, and his super computer. It all comes out to just north of 10 billion dollars; being a super hero just isn’t a poor man’s game, unless your Peter Parker, of course.


‘Kick-Ass 2′ – Red Band Trailer (NSFW)

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Plasma Cutting Batarangs

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Tony Swatton of MAN AT ARMS custom creates 6 hardened steel batarangs that are more practical (in function, at least) than the standard affair seen in the various Batman films.

You Missed – Deadpool In Bullets

Sunday, March 10th, 2013


Created by Mike Oncley for Ltd. Art Gallery in Seattle, this bit of art depicts everyone’s favorite Merc with a Mouth as a mosaic made from spent brass and shotshells.