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Co-creators Frank J. Barbiere, Chris Mooneyham, and colorist Lauren Affe return for the beginning of an all-new story arc for FIVE GHOSTS. “Monsters & Men” begins on 10/15 with issue #13, just in time for New York Comic Con. This new arc will bring the acclaimed action adventure series to Eastern Europe and establish a new element of horror to the series. The series is also in development for a television series with Universal.  

Can’t wait for New York Comic Con? Here’s this year’s official New York Comic Con poster featuring Batman – DC Comics’ Dark Knight – drawn by DETECTIVE COMICS co-writer and artist Francis Manapul.  

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Last week saw the release of the new album from DRAGONFORCE “Maximum Overload” their Metal Blade Records debut “Maximum Overload“.   Today the album has debuted on multiple Billboard Charts.  The album was #62 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, #10 on the Billboard Independent Music Chart, #7 on the Billboard Hard Music Chart, and #19 on the Billboard Rock Albums Chart.  

Acclaimed British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss reignites the G.I. JOE franchise with an all-new series. Filled with the kind of gritty realism fans of the author have come to expect, this new take on G.I. JOE is guaranteed to please followers of the classic property and comic readers experiencing it for the first time.  

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, delivers POKÉMON fun and adventure to fans and readers of all ages as it prepares to release a pair of new manga box sets early next month along with a third box set scheduled to debut in early October.  

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Doom legends, Pentagram, are returning to the road this October and November for select shows in the midweast and on the east coast. The confirmed list of dates is below, with a few still to be confirmed. Tickets will be on via local box offices on Friday, August 29th. For more details and to keep track of future updates, visit facebook.com/pentagramusa.  

In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 75th Anniversary, Marvel proudly presents a deluxe collection of its 10 mightiest Masterworks hardcovers – plus the all-new, long-in-demand NOT BRAND ECHH VOL. 1 and the AVENGERS 75TH ANNIVERSARY BY ALEX ROSS POSTER signed by none other than Stan “The Man” Lee!  

There are as many ways to handle a superhero book as there are stars in the sky; so when a new capes book hits the stands it’s best to approach it with some caution. For every Invincible or Jupiter’s Legacy there’s going to be a fistful of forgettable tiles on the shelves. In order to really shine as an indie superhero title in 2014, you have to do something unique; and Sundowners really brings something fresh to the table with its 1st issue.  

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Orange and Sacramento, CA and NYC-based The City Drive Entertainment Group has announced it has completed the long-awaited customized project and has begun packing and shipping the landmark Alter Bridge X Box Set, the comprehensive limited-edition collection of music, film and publishing celebrating the tenth anniversary of the groundbreaking Orlando hard rock band, to fans. The more than 2000 fans that pre-ordered the box set can expect to begin receiving their packages by the end of the month. All the pre-order customers received hand-signed posters from the band earlier in the year.  

Master sound conspirator, Tristan Shone, will bring his cacophonous manifestation of cold, mechanical doom known as AUTHOR & PUNISHER to the streets in the coming months for a clobbering run of live takeovers.  

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Taking a page from heroes METALLICA and GUNS N’ ROSES, Los Angeles breakthrough metal act, BUTCHER BABIES, have recorded an EP of cover tunes that will surely please fans of the band, as well as fans of the artists that performed them originally.  

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Before you get down to moshing in the privacy of your own home, do some serious partying in either Los Angeles or New York when Anthrax’s “Chile On Hell” live DVD is premieres on Monday, September 15, the day before its general release.  

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“Unending, Everliving,” the gruesome new music video by SKELETONWITCH hits the interewebs today for all to see!!! The track — taken from 2013′s acclaimed “Serpents Unleashed” — was put to film by Cleveland, Ohio’s Turnstyle Films, with whom the band also collaborated on the promo clips for “I Am Of Death (Hell Has Arrived)” and “Serpents Unleashed.” SKELETONWITCH guitarist Nate “N8 Feet Under” Garnette says, “This video was a hell of a lot of fun to shoot and is saturated with fake blood — or is it? — as well as torture. My favorite part was getting to hose off a bloody-ass Chance (Garnette, vocals) with freezing cold... 

The biggest comic event of the fall is just around the corner. But first, prepare yourself for Avengers & X-Men: AXIS as the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe set the stage for an epic clash between the Red Skull’s armies and the united front of Avengers & X-Men.  

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