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'Swamp Thing': Steve Niles, Mark Millar Dig Derek Mears' Swampy Look

But the one image that understandably got the most attention was the one of Derek Mears' Swamp Thing (all of which you can find below) - and so far, reactions have been pretty positive.[caption id="attachment_1036168" align="aligncenter" width="667"] DC Universe[/caption]Two names in particular that you can add to that list: comic book author and novelist Steve[...]

Horror Writing

12 Halloween Horror Writing Tips

I've worked on some 30 Days of Night comics for IDW, The Grimm Fairy Tales series for Zenescope and did Savage for Image among other projects Over on my social media this month I've been sharing a daily Halloween Horror Writing Tip and figured I'd collect the first dozen here for anyone who is interested.A[...]

IDW Reboots 30 Days Of Night In December With Niles, Kowalski, Templesmith, And Wood

But after a series of strange events and horrific killings, the question becomes, what lurks in the shadows? 30 Days of Night is reborn in an all-new reimagining of the series designed to titillate the mind and horrify the senses!   The classic 2002 three-issue horror series by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith that spawned numerous[...]

30 Days Of Night, A Comic That Changed The Industry, Turns 15

IDW has released a new 15th anniversary edition of 30 Days of Night.Folks don't talk so much about the series, but at the time you had two realitively unknown creators, Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith, putting out a three-issue series from a brand new publisher and then suddenly all hell broke loose I'd met Steve[...]

30 Days Of Night – 24 Trades Of Christmas

30 Days of Night was a straight forward vampire novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith They had worked together on Spawn the Dark Ages but neither were household names at the time The book came out from IDW Publishing, a company created by former Wildstorm employees and who had published books by Ashley Wood[...]

IDW Brings G I Joe, Transformers, Star Trek And More To ComicBlitz

Upcoming titles include 30 Days of Night, Jem and The Holograms, Angry Birds, Skylanders, Samurai Jack, The Maxx, Danger Girl, and even more from the initial wave of titles. This coincides with the cost of their unlimited plan being dropped from $9.99 to $7.99 a month for access to over 4,500 comics and graphic novels They[...]

The Biggest Things Selling At Comic-Con Are Intellectual Properties

Sony won a bidding war for a new comic called 30 Days of Night from a new publisher called IDW It put the IDW and the creators Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith on the map It started the trend of every creator and publisher looking at their comics as intellectual property that could make money[...]

The Comic Book Face Of Erectile Dysfunction

Well, comic book colorist Charlie Kirchoff noticed a familiar face with an unfamiliar name the other day.Yes, some of you may recognize horror/comic writer Steve Niles co-creator of 30 Days Of Night and creator of Criminal Macabre But his name isn't Austin Wilson Nor is it the website of one of Steve's fans who posted his[...]

Ben Templesmith Drawing Batman

Ben Templesmith, co-creator on 30 Days of Night as well as having drawn Gotham By Midnight, has posted this little instagram video showing how he makes his art with a Batman piece.  It's #saturdaybaturday 17! Bruce had some bad LSD Original art now up at 78SQUID.com #art #comics #cosplay #batman #bignaturals #horror[...]

IDW And Farrago Team Up To Host Free Digital Comics Via App

IDW has heralded their partnership with Farrago by bringing 10 #1 issues of fan-favorite comics to the app for free, including work by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith, Jonathan Maberry, Chris Roberson, Ashley Wood, and many more.Those comics and the dates they will be available are: Now: 30 Days of Night #1 Mystery Society #1 Winterworld #1 Zombies vs Robots #0On[...]


IDW Grows Game Line By Partnering With Pandasaurus Games

IDW Games launched recently with Kill Shakespear and 30 Days of Night and now it's growing even more by partnering with Pandasaurus Games This brings the vault of Pandasarus' games to print including some long sold out ones.Starting off with Tammany Hall in June, a game where the players “take power, rule New York.”  Other titles[...]

Talking Horror With Steve Niles

Over a decade ago Steve Niles took the comic industry by storm with the release of 30 Days of Night Ever since Niles has been terrifying his fans with scary tale after scary tale regardless if he was reimagining classic horror, shooting vampires into space or even visiting the suburbs of Gotham City Now writer[...]

Manu Bennett, The Pop Culture Hydra, Heads To The Jersey Comic Con

The actor played one of the crew ran by Robert Patrick (Terminator 2) where Bennett played the aptly named character of Bennett.A year later he popped up again as Deputy Billy Kitka in the movie 30 Days of Night starring Josh Hartnett, Melissa George and Danny Huston Directed by David Slade, the movie adapted the[...]

IDW Launches IDW Games, With Kill Shakespeare And 30 Days Of Night

Now IDW are doing the same thing, in a deal with Pandasaurus Games, creating IDW Games. IDW Games will specialize in high-quality big-box games developed around several of IDW’s key properties, beginning in the late spring of 2014 with Kill Shakespeare and 30 Days of Night Readers and gamers alike will now be given the chance[...]

Ministry Front Man Al Jourgensen To Launch Comic Book Series

He has worked for IDW Publishing doing covers for 30 Days of Night, KISS, The X-Files and Mars Attacks.Rolling Stone is reporting that Ministry's Al Jourgensen, one of the early innovators of the Industrial Music scene, has decided to step away from music for a bit and try his hand at comic books Teaming with[...]

Niles Teases New Project with Worm

Steve Niles of 30 Days of Night fame, teased a new project today with horror artist Damien Worm by showing off the first character sketch Worm is known for his twisted and dark art but doesn't seem to have any published comic work that I could find.  Started work on new project with artist Damien Worm[...]

Has David Slade Revealed Who He Wants To Star In His Daredevil Reboot?

Other times, this low hanging fruit is rotten stuff.You be the judge of what value is held in this potential newslet.Empire saw a Twitter exchange taking place between Hard Candy and 30 Days of Night director David Slade and a fan Slade has been working on the new Daredevil reboot, working with screenwriter David James[...]

Avatar Plug of the Week: Ferals #2

If you haven't guessed, it's a big release week for Avatar Press and its sister company, Boundless Comics. The stars have aligned perfectly to give their fans a whole lot o' reading material for Hump Day tomorrow. And speaking of humping, let's check in on the fearsome canine villains of this next Avatar Plug and […]

Trade In Your Copies Of Twilight For 30 Days Of Night At San Diego Comic Con

The "Sparkles For Blood" program.IDW, publishers of 30 Days Of Night, and promising that anyone who hands in a copy of a Twilight novel at their booth (#2643) at San Diego Comic Con will get a free 30 Days Of Night graphic novel.There has been much mocking of the Twilight franchise created by Stephanie Myers,[...]