TwoMorrows Publishing October 2008 Solicitations

by Jeff

The kind folks at TwoMorrows Publishing have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the August 2008 Previews, scheduled to ship October 2008.

ALTER EGO 81


edited by Roy THOMAS

AUG084454H TwoMorrows Publishing October 2008 Solicitations

ALTER EGO 81 is our ever-haunted Halloween issue! Behind a new FRANK BRUNNER Man-Thing cover: RICHARD ARNDT throws a spooky spotlight on the late-‘60s black-&-white horror comic Web of Horror, that featured early work by BRUNNER, BERNIE WRIGHTSON, JEFFREY JONES, BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH, WALTER SIMONSON, DAVE COCKRUM, HOWARD CHAYKIN—plus an interview with WOH editor (and sf writer) TERRY BISSON! An amazing interview by JIM AMASH with comics & fine artist EVERETT RAYMOND KINTSLER! ROY THOMAS’ 1971 origin synopsis for the first Man-Thing story! More of BOB ROZAKIS on “The Secret History of All-American Comics, Inc.”—MICHAEL T. GILBERT on BOB POWELL’s art for The Shadow—plus FCA, Comic Fandom Archive—and more! Edited by Roy Thomas.

The 100 page (plus cover), saddle-stitched 8 1/2″ x 11″ magazine with a full color cover and black-and-white interiors retails for $6.95 in the U.S. and ships 8 October 2008.

Previews page 374
Diamond Order Code: AUG084454

HAWKMAN COMPANION


by Doug ZAWISZA

AUG084336H TwoMorrows Publishing October 2008 Solicitations

Instantly recognizable among comic fans, Hawkman is one of the most iconic heroes ever created. Inspired by tales as old as mankind and those much more recent, this four-color legend has left an indelible mark upon the comic industry. Behind a fabulous CLIFF CHIANG cover, this collection contains interviews and commentary from many who have helped Hawkman soar through the ages, including JOE KUBERT, GEOFF JOHNS, SHELLY MOLDOFF, TIMOTHY TRUMAN, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, RAGS MORALES, STEPHEN SADOWSKI, DON KRAMER, BEN RAAB, TONY ISABELLA, DAN JURGENS, ROY THOMAS, STEVE LIEBER, MURPHY ANDERSON and many other top comics creators. Also included is a copious image parade, profiles on the Hawks through the ages, as well as their allies and adversaries, and a timeline of Hawkman’s storied existence throughout the DC Comics Universe. With insight into the character and the creators who made him what he is, the HAWKMAN COMPANION is certain to please any Hawkfan. Written by Doug Zawisza!

The 208 page, 8 1/2″ x 11″ Trade Paperback with full color cover and black-and-white interiors retails for $24.95 in the U.S. and ships 15 October 2008.

Previews page 339
Diamon Order Code: AUG084336

ISBN-13: 978-1-893905-93-1
ISBN-10: 1-893905-93-4

ROUGH STUFF 10


edited by Bob McLEOD

AUG084469H TwoMorrows Publishing October 2008 Solicitations

ROUGH STUFF 10 gets deep into the minds and processes of the top artists in comics, with interviews, articles, never-before-seen penciled pages, sketches, layouts, roughs, and unused inked pages from throughout comics history—plus critiques of newcomers’ work, and more! This issue features an interview with the amazing RON GARNEY, showing copius examples of his sketchwork, complete with Ron’s comments. There’s also art- and commentary-filled features on ANDY SMITH, MICHAEL JASON PAZ, and MATT HALEY, showing how their work evolves from concept and rough, into finished form. Plus: Excerpts from the new book “ALEX RAYMOND, His Life and Art” by Tom Roberts! SEQUENTIAL ART 101, with secrets of teaching comic art by Rough Stuff editor and pro inker BOB McLEOD, plus a new cover by GARNEY and McLEOD, a “Rough Critique” of a promising newcomer, and more! Edited by Bob McLeod.

The 100 page (plus cover), saddle-stitched 8 1/2″ x 11″ magazine with a full color cover and black-and-white interiors retails for $6.95 in the U.S. and ships 15 October 2008.

Previews page 374
Diamond Order Code: AUG084469

WRITE NOW 19


edited by Danny FINGEROTH

AUG084470H TwoMorrows Publishing October 2008 Solicitations

WRITE NOW 19 is a SPECIAL BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ISSUE featuring: a great photo cover of Christian Bale as The Dark Knight! It features Dark Knight and Spirit executive producer Michael Uslan on the writing process for films, Dennis O’Neil on adapting The Dark Knight movie to novel form, Brian Bendis script and Leinil Yu pencils from Marvel’s Secret Invasion #1, mystery and comics writer Max Alan Collins discusses his career and upcoming projects, Mark Millar script and Bryan Hitch pencils from their upcoming run on FF, DAN SLOTT script and STEVE McNIVEN pencils from Spider-Man’s BRAND NEW DAY, inside info on DC’s online Zuda Comics imprint from Ron Perazza, Alex Grecian talks about the making of his Image series Proof!, and more! Edited by Danny Fingeroth.

The 80 page (plus cover), saddle-stitched 8 1/2″ x 11″ magazine with a full color cover and black-and-white interiors retails for $6.95 in the U.S. and ships 22 October 2008.

Previews page 374
Diamond Order Code: AUG084470

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