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Cover image for FCBD 2022 INCAL UNIVERSE
Michael Walsh of Secret Avengers, Archer & Armstrong, The Silver Coin, X-Files, Star Wars, Comeback and Carnage has a new graphic novel out in May from Humanoids, called Oates & Elphyne About a family – The Oates – who move to the wilds of Newfoundland only for the youngest daughter to be kidnapped by something[...]
Humanoids Publish New Incal Graphic Novels By All-Star Teams
As previously noted, Humanoids is to publish new comic books expanding the worlds of Alejandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius' The Incal as The Incal Universe starting on Free Comic Book Day in May They have now revealed the titles and creative teams of the three first books being previewed in the first week of May[...]
Humanoids Announce Four Hires, Including Executive Editor Jake Thomas
Humanoids Publishing has recently named Sean Brice as Vice President of Sales and Marketing In his new role, Brice will oversee the sales, marketing, distribution, and consumer strategy for Humanoids English-language publications in Print and Digital.  Sean Brice was, until this month, a Dark Horse employee for nine years when he joined as a Trade[...]
Humanoids To Expand Jodorowsky & Mœbius' Incal Universe With FCBD
Comic book publisher Humanoids is to create new comic books set in the world of The Incal established by its creators Alejandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius in the eighties And it will begin with Free Comic Book Day 2022, previously just referred to as a TBA Silver title, being released on the 7th of May. The Incal[...]
Tim Seeley & Ilias Kryiazis' Graphic Novel Chronophage From Humanoids
Chronophage is a new graphic novel coming from Tim Seeley and  Ilias Kyriazis with a foreword from Tom King, being published by Humanoids in February 2022 Here's the solicitation, a preview, as well as a preview of the latest Humanoids is publishing from the Jodorowsky Library that month, Son of A Gun, drawn by Georges Bess and[...]
The Incal: Taika Waititi Adapting Classic Jodorowsky SciFi Comic
The writer-director has signed on to direct the first feature for Humanoids and Primer Entertainment You should read The Incal before any TV or movie version shows up if you care about comics That applies to any comic property, really The Incal is one of the most original European Science Fiction sagas in the history of[...]
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But Humanoids is fearless, so they signed a three-book deal with Ibrahim Moustafa, and his first book is Count, a science fiction adaptation of The Count Of Monte Cristo. Count cover Credit: Humanoids The Count Of Monte Cristo is a long book, so I should credit Moustafa with a great job condensing the 800+ page original into[...]
Further Deconstructing The Metabarons
Deconstructing The Metabarons from Humanoids isn't what I expected I expected a scholarly dissection of what is now referred to as the First Cycle of the iconic science fiction comic (I wrote about the Second Cycle of the Metabarons here if you're interested.) Deconstructing The Metabarons cover Credit: Humanoids Deconstructing The Metabarons isn't that[...]
Some Thoughts on The Metabarons: Second Cycle
(Rumor has it there's supposed to be another two albums coming, but Humanoids remains mum on that.) The Metabarons: Second Cycle, alt cover The Metabarons (now called The Metabarons: First Cycle) is the iconic gonzo science fiction comic from Alejandro Jodorowsky and Juan Giménez It reads like Jodorowsky's combination of Dune and Star Wars, expertly drawn and[...]
Let's Be Bastards! New Graphic Novel Introduces Space Mailmen With a Violent Twist
Humanoids To Republish Space Bastards In 2021 #humanoids #spacebastards     Last year saw Eric Peterson and Joe Aubrey Kickstart the graphic novel Space Bastards, with artists Darick Robertson, Simon Bisley and Gabriel Bautista. The premise for payment is simple; whoever delivers the package gets the cash, and they can use any means necessary to do so.  Roy Sharpton,[...]
Matthieu Coppet Named Group Chief Operating Officer of Humanoids
Humanoids have named a new Group Chief Operating Officer today: Matthieu Coppet Coppet is set to work alongside CEO Fabrice Giger with a goal of expanding Humanoids It seems that they are already on their way to doing just that, as they also announced earlier this year the acquisition of comics veteran Mark Waid as Publisher[...]
Humanoids Release Alejandro Jodorowsky and Mœbius Incal Short
Ahead of their release of The Incal, a title that all involved are sure to put a very clear emphasis on the second syllable in order to avoid confusion, Humanoids has released a rare Metabaron short story from famed filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky and the legendary Mœbius This is part of their upcoming plans to publish a two-volume[...]
Mark Waid and Ibrahim Moustafa Talk the Future of Humanoids
Now, as restrictions ease and COVID-19… well, continues to spread horrifically, publishers have decided it's time to look toward the future. Mark Waid, comics guru and internet personality, has important news for Humanoids, where he works as Publisher First up, the company has signed Ibrahim Moustafa to a three-book deal The Eisner-nominated writer/artist is known for his[...]
Miss. Better Living Through Crime by Philippe Thirault, Marc Riou & Mark Vigouroux from Humanoids.
On Tuesday, May 5th, Humanoids released a comics bundle through Groupees to benefit The Hero Initiative Like with most bundles, the tiered system is weighted towards the highest tier ($15), which is where you can find Barbarella and The Eyes Of The Cat Humanoids and Groupees are also adding volumes of Legend Of The Scarlet[...]
Steve Geppi Talks Live With Direct Market Pulishers
He will be joined by a number of publishers, including Gary Groth of Fantagraphics with whom Geppi had quite the turbulent relationship with back in the days that The Comic Journal rolled the roost, He is joined by Ross Richie of Boom Studios, Dirk Wood of IDW and former Fantagraphics and Boom editorial employee Mark[...]
Metal Hurlant - Selected Works-cover
Humanoids sent me a .pdf of their new collection Metal Hurlant: Selected Works contains the best of the non-Alejandro Jodorowsky stories from the 2000's revival of the magazine Metal Hurlant Humanoids already collected the Jodorowsky stories in a small hardcover called Screaming Planet, which you could say Metal Hurlant: Selected Works is a sister release. The[...]
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(Strangely, Humanoids' website doesn't list this edition of Armies anymore Just the softcover.) Dan Brown's colors don't detract from the work, and Brown tastefully adds to it, but given the way Dionnet and Pat Mills talk about the black and white version, I'd like to see that as well. Armies' scene of family mutilation inspires Jodorowsky[...]
The new release schedule from Humanoids, which sees new publications pushed back to at least September.
Mark Waid, Publisher of Humanoids, has released another letter to fans as the company once again adjusts its release schedule Waid says that Humanoids remains committed to delivering previously announced projects and continues to sign new projects as well However, Humanoids' slate of releases has been delayed until December, according to a new schedule posted[...]
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Humanoids has released a preview of Little Josephine, the graphic memoir written by Valérie Villieu with art by Raphaël Sarfati, in bookstores now Much of the comic book industry is currently in a state of shutdown, but distribution through the bookstore market continues While this situation is unpleasant in a lot of ways, it does[...]
Mark Waid Appointed as Publisher Of Humanoids
LA-based comic book publisher Humanoids has issued the following update from Publisher Mark Waid to comic book retailers He writes, After a great deal of internal deliberation and consultation with key retailers, Humanoids has elected to delay shipments to our retail partners for, at minimum, the next four weeks, after which we'll reassess the situation[...]
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Comic book writer/editor/retailer/publisher Mark Waid, in his role as publisher of Humanoids, and channelling a recent history as a rather comic store owner, issued the following statement; A MESSAGE FROM MARK WAID Retailing comics is already a tough way to live, we all know that Now this, on top of that? As a storeowner myself, I have[...]
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"We weren't wholesome or chaste, or bothered about saving the day–we weren't the Famous Five or the Teen Titans! We just wanted to hang around, maybe get a bit wasted, get crushes on whoever was around… I feel like that sort of teen experience is rarely explored in mainstream comics." Nicnevin And The Bloody Queen is[...]
Mark Waid Appointed as Publisher Of Humanoids
Comic book writer, editor and publisher Mark Waid, has been appointed as Publisher of the LA-based published of sci-fi and fantasy comics, originally reprinting European comic in English, but now generating original work such as the H1 shared continuity superhero line, of which Waid has been operating as Director of Creative Development. As Publisher Waid will[...]
INTERVIEW: Fabrice Sapolsky's Comeback Tour for One-Hit Wonder
I'm also a Senior Editor at Humanoids. BC: Sweet Now, One-Hit Wonder … this is something you've worked on before, as noted, with Image Why return to play the hits, as it were? What motivated you to get the band back together? FS: Well… It has been a bittersweet adventure initially. BC: "Bittersweet" how? FS: When I started working[...]
Graphite Digital Comics Service Adds Dark Horse, Valiant, More
According to a press release, Dark Horse, Valiant, Humanoids, and Impact Theory have all signed on to offer their comics on Graphite Series such as Hellboy, The Witcher, Aliens, Umbrella Academy, The Incal, The Metabarons, The Twilight Man, Bloodshot, and Neon Future are named as amongst the Graphit library that now numbers more than 25,000[...]
One More Notch: The Fourth Power & Others [Reviews]
In this case, the big European collection is Humanoids reissuing Metabarons artist Juan Giménez's solo collection called The Fourth Power. Sera And The Royal Stars issue one cover by Audrey Mok Sera And The Royal Stars issue one by Jon Tsuei, Audrey Mok, Raúl Angulo, Jim Campbell, and Tim Daniel: A Persian-influenced swords and magic story[...]
Tale Told By Dead Men: The Night And Others [Comic Reviews]
I feel kinda bad putting new issues of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer and The Life And Death Of Toyo Harada next to a stone cold classic of French science fiction, but c'est la vie. Druillet's The Night Druillet's The Night: "Death…everywhere, Death with its garland of glistening rot…" Created as a response to his wife dying of[...]
Humanoids Launches All-New H1 Superhero Universe at NYCC with All-Star Creators
Following the hirings of  John Cassaday and Mark Waid as executives, Humanoids has revealed what their H1 initiative is all about: a brand new shared superhero universe by an impressive lineup of creators, all listed at the top of their press release: John Cassaday * Mark Waid * Kwanza Osajyefo * Carla Speed McNeil * Yanick Paquette *[...]
Now Humanoids Hires Mark Waid as Director of Creative Development
Meyer, one of the few people in comics less sympathetic than Waid himself, Waid has now been named the new Director of Creative Development by publisher Humanoids Waid's hiring follows the addition of John Cassaday as Chief Creative Officer, all part of Humanoids' new H1 initiative, as first revealed at The Hollywood Reporter. "This opportunity excites[...]
humanoids life drawn imprint
Humanoids has announced a new wave of graphic novels for Life Drawn, the literary imprint launched by the publisher earlier this year to publish more serious artsy comics alongside Humanoids' artsy genre comics The imprint is designed to spotlight "personal stories and provocative, political narratives," and the new lineup of titles seems to fit the bill[...]