Comics

Marvel to offer translated comics…finally

One Hundred of Marvel Best-selling, Collections and Trades Available in French, German, and Italian

 Marvel Entertainment, publisher of the most famous Super Heroes in the world — Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, and more, today join forces with Italian publisher, Panini Comics, to launch a vast library of digital Marvel collections and trades individually in French, German, and Italian.

Available on tablets, smartphones, and mobile devices, Panini will launch their translated Marvel trades across the world. The inaugural Marvel and Panini launch catalogue will feature over one hundred Marvel collections which will include some of Marvel’s greatest titles like Civil War, Avengers, Ms. Marvel, Deadpool, and more!  Additional Marvel trades are planned to be added each month to offer an even more immersive deep-dive into the Marvel Universe.

“The arrival of the Marvel titles in a digital format has been a long time coming…. It’s probably one of the most anticipated e-book launches ever in our markets — we are proud to have made this happen and to be able to bring the Marvel experience in French, German, and Italian to brand new platforms.” says Panini Publishing Director Marco Lupoi.

“Marvel has become a global brand with fans all around the world,” says Marvel SVP Sales and Marketing, David Gabriel. “The partnership with Panini will allow us to introduce Marvel’s rich history of action-packed stories to new audiences who are curious about the continuing adventures of the Avengers, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and the rest of the vast Marvel Universe.”

Marvel digital trades, translated by Panini, are now available through comiXology, Amazon Kindle, Google Play Books, Apple iBooks, Kobo, and more.

Comics

Beowulf lives once more

Santiago García and David Rubín team up to put a fresh—and wholly blood-soaked—spin on the violent and savage tale of BEOWULF in a new English translation of the 1,000-year-old myth. It will be collected in a lush, full-color hardcover this December from Image Comics.

The story of Beowulf has inspired an enduring epic poem, become a foundational piece of English literature, and influenced countless great works of fiction in numerous mediums. Now, it’s getting an entirely unique new graphic treatment—packed to the brim with enough brutality and gore to satisfy even the most Viking of sensibilities.

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Conventions

SVCC17 Guest Announcement: The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun

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Fresh off the devastating Season 7 premiere of “The Walking Dead,” Steven Yeun (Glenn Rhee) will [SPOILER ALERT] make his first post-TWD appearance at Silicon Valley Comic Con. Steve Wozniak’s pop culture and technology expo will take place April 21-23, 2017 in downtown San Jose. Pairing science with fiction, Silicon Valley Comic Con aims to inspire and entertain with celebrity appearances, science/tech discussions, film and TV screenings, panels with award-winning authors and artists, cosplay contests and more.
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Back in action

Wow, you guys are still here? I figured it’d be a ghost town by now. Thanks for sticking around! Life got extraordinarily busy with the end of one school year and the start of another, but now that it’s all sorted out I’m back to covering comics, conventions, cinema and more. Let’s get started!