King Features Archives

Hagar the Horrible news
Hägar the Horrible, who's been plundering comics since 1973, will be making his way to television as an animated series thanks to King Features and The Jim Henson Company, according to Deadline Based on the Dik Browne strip, the family sitcom comes courtesy of producer and writer Eric Ziobrowski (Fresh Off the Boat) The series[...]
the cuphead show
The wave of video game-to-television-series announcements continues, with Netflix and King Features Syndicate set to bring indie game sensation Cuphead to the steaming service in the new animated series The Cuphead Show! Game creators Chad Moldenhauer and Jared Moldenhauer will serve as executive producers for Studio MDHR, with C.J Kettler (Carmen Sandiego) executive producing for[...]
NYCC '15: 100 Years Of King Features Syndicate
With the release this week of KING OF THE COMICS: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF KING FEATURES SYNDICATE, a proud section of sequential art history gets a grand focus. KING OF THE COMICS is a beautiful hardcover collection from IDW, edited by Dean Mullaney, and including such cartoonists as Ray Billingsley, Jeff Keane, Brian Walker, Hilary Price[...]
First Look Inside King: Jungle Jim #1
We have another first look, this time inside the new King Features crossover from Dynamite, King: Jungle Jim #1 This series is being written by Paul Tobin with art by Sandy Jarrell and a first issue cover by Darwyn Cooke. For more on King: Jungle Jim #1, click here. We have another first look,[...]
Rob Liefeld Covers Flash Gordon And The Phantom
Dynamite has gotten Rob Liefeld to do up a set of covers for their King Features crossover event These FOC (final order cutoff) incentive covers are on King: Flash Gordon #1 and King: The Phantom #1 Here are the covers and what your retailer has to do to get them Let your LCS know soon[...]
Acker And Blacker Take On Flash Gordon
What sounds like a great law firm name – Acker, Blacker & Brewer – is actually our latest interview for Dynamite's King Features crossover Byron Brewer chatted with the writers of the upcoming Flash Gordon series Ben Acker and Ben Blacker about taking on a character that inspired so much of the science fiction that[...]
"He Was First!" – Roger Langridge Talks Mandrake The Magician
Next year Dynamite is kicking off the King Features crossover event which is five miniseries that will all merge into one Part of that event is a Mandrake the Magician series written by Roger Langridge Byron Brewer chatted with the writer about taking on such a classic character. BYRON BREWER: Roger, what is there about Mandrake[...]
Legenderry, King Features And Red Sonja #100 In Dynamite's February Solicitations
Here we have some of their other big releases for the month including the new Legenderry spin-off series, the King Features comics and Red Sonja #100. LEGENDERRY: VAMPIRELLA #1 (OF 5) Covers: Joe Benitez, Cedric Poulat, Sergio Davila Writer: David Avallone Art: David Cabrera A return to Bill Willingham's fantastical steampulp world of LEGENDERRY! Vampirella comes home from[...]
"I Grew Up With The Defenders Of The Earth" – Ben Acker Talks Flash Gordon
As part of Dynamite's new King Features launch next year, Ben Acker will be taking on Flash Gordon Byron Brewer chatted with the writer about the new series and how all of the characters tie together leading into the crossover event. BYRON BREWER: First off, Ben, how does it feel to be part of such an[...]
Peter David Vs. Nick Barrucci Vs. Daniel Herman Over The Rights To Phantom
Dynamite are also publishing comics featuring The Phantom with the new Kings crossover series launching in January. On his Facebook page while promoting his version of The Phantom, Peter David was asked, I'd ask how Hermes Press can have the license when Dynamite also has the Phantom license but then I realize it's King Features Syndicate, and[...]