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Heavy metal riff machine HYBORIAN will be embarking on a run of headlining U.S. tour dates tomorrow, November 14 in St. Louis, MO!  The trek will then conclude on November 24 in Lawrence, KS. The full itinerary is as follows:  

The critically-acclaimed co-creator and artist of The Pervert, Remy Boydell, returns to Image Comics this April for sophomore graphic novel, 920London. Boydell’s early works include Tender Objects, Victim Pheromone, Death Paradise, and Recovery Blogger and followed by Boydell’s debut graphic novel, co-created with Michelle Perez, The Pervert which was featured prominently in the award-winning comics magazine Island, included in Vulture/New York Magazine’s “Best Comics of 2018” round-up list, and nominated for both a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and a Lambda Award.  

Legendary Comics announced today a new graphic novel, THE WITCHES OF SILVERLAKE, from singer-songwriter and actor Simon Curtis, with art by Stephanie Son, set for release in early 2021. The original story follows Elliot Green, who, after his dad dies, moves across country to Los Angeles where his mother has accepted the position of Vice Principal at one of the most prestigious private schools and where he is currently enrolled.  

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There have been countless books penned about the leading grunge bands – namely, Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Surprisingly, few have been assembled about the mighty Soundgarden. But this is about to change, with the arrival of Dark Black and Blue: The Soundgarden Story.  

Bluefall by Andrew Trainor (Amazon, July 31, 2019) explores the world of virtual reality and its potentially destructive impact on our financial stability. Bluefall is an exciting, fast-paced graphic novel inspired by the works of Ernest Cline, Alan Moore, Neal Stephenson, and Brian K. Vaughn. With beautiful and vivid illustrations by Dillon Snook that jump off the page, Bluefall is a world you won’t want to leave but may be terrified to enter.  

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Sam Ryser’s influence on the global DIY punk scene has been enormous, through his musical output as well as elaborate designs for his and other bands’ artwork. After years of designing flyers, record covers, t-shirts, and tour posters, he opened up the art and oddities shop DRIPPER WORLD in a converted shipping container in Bushwick. This space gave him a headquarters for not only distributing this art but also acting as a sort of showcase for his own projects and artwork, alongside those of his contemporaries and influences.  

A new fully authorized visual history book, Ministry: Prescripture, by author Aaron Tanner has been announced today via Rolling Stone. Published by Melodic Virtue, the book is in a limited-edition run of 2,000 copies and contains over 200 pages of rare and unseen photos, artwork and other ephemera that spans Ministry’s entire career.  

Fantoons, the LA-based publisher releases the highly anticipated officialRUSH graphic novel chronicling the making of the band’s classic album A Farewell to Kings; the first in their ongoing relationship with the famous rock n’ roll power trio.  

Dynamite announces the first collection of Mark Russell’s acclaimed run on Red Sonja for release in November. The volume, titled Scorched Earth, reprints issues 1 through 6 of the currently ongoing series and the Lord of Fools one-shot special. This tale of metal and blood chronicles the She-Devil of the Hyrkanian Steppes through becoming queen of her homeland, political and physical bouts with Dragan the Magnificent of Zamora, the introduction of her nephew Kryon, past and present tangles with supernatural forces and much more!  

Marvel announces a multi-year deal with Scholastic to introduce new original stories featuring Marvel’s most iconic Super Heroes to young readers around the world. With a shared commitment to representing all types of characters and stories, Marvel and Scholastic will work together to craft exciting, relatable stories with characters who resonate with the millions of kids Scholastic reaches.  

Musician Simón Díaz, known throughout Venezuela as “Tío Simón” remains a vital part of the country’s cultural legacy, and forever in the memory of all who knew his musical work. To celebrate his immense cultural impact, Fantoons is poised to release a bilingual children’s book of Spanish and English words with a Venezuelan twist, to encourage children to both learn the words themselves, as well as the culture behind them.  

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As George Takei‘s graphic memoir, They Called Us Enemy, hits its fifth incredible week on the New York Times Bestseller List, fans of the the iconic actor/author/activist have even more cause to celebrate.  

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