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Did You Get The Surprise Gabriel Rodriguez Dracula #1 Variant Today? 
We told you recently that the Department of Truth team of James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds were getting some good buzz on their Universal Monsters: Dracula limited series from Image/Skybound that hit stores today. This week, retailers got more than just the copies of Universal Monsters: Dracula #1 they ordered – they also found a[...]
MCM, LFCC, Bristol, The Lakes & Thought Bubble Comic Cons In 2022
Guests Confirmed: Howard Chaykin, Brian Stelfreeze, Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Elena Casagrande, Sean Phillips, Jock, Jorge Fornes, Carlos Pacheco, Martin Simmonds, Rob Williams, Laurence Campbell, Cavan Scott, Lysa Hawkins Saturday £18.50 Sunday £16.50 Early Bird Weekend £22.50 VIP £55 Student Saturday £12.50  Student Sunday price: £10 Family Ticket Saturday £40 Family Ticket Sunday £40 Family Ticket Weekend £50 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, to[...]
Lots Of Money To Be Made This Weekend At Thought Bubble In Harrogate
Mure Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Hamish Steele Rachael Stott Jack Teagle Zoe Thorogood James Tynion IV Ram V Christian Ward War and Peas Ronald Wimberly John Allison Kristyna Baczynski David Barnett Ricardo Bessa Ted Brandt Nick Brokenshire Kit Buss Iban Coello Paul Cornell Fernando Dagnino Dani Paul Davidson Michael Dialynas Jonathan Edwards Tom Eglington Gary Erskine Al Ewing Ingrid Gala Joe Glass Paul Goodenough Abigail Harding Luke Healy Peter Hogan Marc Laming Roger Langridge Stephanie Lavaud John Lees Rachel Luckett Robert Luckett David Mack Guillem March Helena Masellis Leah Moore Tomeu Morey Helen Mullane Guillermo Ortego Zu Orzu Gerald Parel Sean Phillips Casey Parsons John Reppion Mike Perkins Jacob Phillips Jamie[...]
The Department of Truth #1 Sixth And Final Covers Were Switched By Mistake
But it does mean that there's going to be a lot more Department Of Truth #1 around than expected. DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 REPLACEMENT 6TH PTG CVR A (MR) IMAGE COMICS JUN219165 (W) James TynionIV (A) Martin Simmonds (CA) Jenny Frison SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when[...]
Department Of Truth, Spawn, Ice Cream Man Top Advance Reorders
This time the series is Image's The Department Of Truth from James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds. Over Half A Million Copies Sold Of Department Of Truth Single Issues Lighting has struck for Image Comics yet again with The Department Of Truth This is no longer just about buzz and hype, people We're watching The Department Of[...]
The Department Of Truth To Be A TV Show
At other times, he decides to name a gangster character after a sports star he loves and ends up getting taken to court over it. Well, at the ComicsPRO retailer event, he decided to mention that the Image Comics series The Department Of Truth by James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds is being turned into a[...]
What connects Blood Moon to The Department Of Truth?
PM Buchan writes for Bleeding Cool: Today, my good friend Martin Simmonds can celebrate the success of the launch of The Department Of Truth issue one, a new Image series about fake news, conspiracies, and the consequences of the convenient lies that we tell ourselves. This is an incredible series that we're all going to be[...]
Department Of Truth #1 Gets A Secret 1:10 Lee Harvey Oswald Variant
The Department Of Truth, the new comic from James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds is published from Image Comics this week There are plenty of variant, tiered and exclusive retailer cover to go round But it appears that there is a secret 1:10 variant cover mixed in either the standard variant cover One featuring a[...]
The Department Of Truth #1 Has Orders Of Over 100,000
Monday was the Final Order Cut-Off date date for the launch of The Department Of Truth #1 from James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds, published by Image Comics Bleeding Cool gets the word that those final orders are the highest that Image Comics has had for a launch comic book in some time, beating out[...]
James Tynion IV Sells Out Of His Own Department Of Truth #1 Variant
The Department Of Truth #1 by James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds In his Empire Of The Tiny Onion newsletter he talks about a lot of covers Other thirty, apparently, courtesy of a lot of retailer-exclusive deals But he is also doing one cover that you can get direct from him Because when creating the[...]
Department Of Truth #1 by James Tynion, Martin Simmonds, Image Comics
He also wanted to revel in what else he has been up to, such as a new Image Comics title for September, Department Of Truth, with Martin Simmonds Previously using a codeword to talk about it in other newsletters, we can now gather up what he has said about it before. The artist and I have[...]
James Tynion IV is twiddling his Batman thumbs
Right now I have lettering for a Green Lantern 80th Anniversary Special Alan Scott story with Gary Frank art that I keep having to pinch myself to remember that it's all real" However it is real, and he provides proof. James Tynion IV and Gary Frank on Alan Scott James Tynion IV and Gary Frank on Alan[...]
Punk's Not Dead #5 cover by Martin Simmonds
In the present, Fergie and Sid return home, and the Oggy situation takes a turn. Punk's Not Dead #5 cover by Martin Simmonds Dorothy is a great character, so it's nice to get more of her story and what led her to the present day Making her sleep around with everyone has become an overused trope in[...]
Punk's Not Dead #4 cover by Martin Simmonds
Culpepper spots Sid in the crowd and recognizes the spirit. Punk's Not Dead #4 cover by Martin Simmonds Punk's Not Dead #4 further establishes the importance of Dorothy Culpepper to this story by connecting she and Sid It also calls into question some of what has been allegedly established thus far in the story, which adds some[...]
Punk's Not Dead #3 cover by Martin Simmonds
People are dancing in the streets. Punk's Not Dead #3 cover by Martin Simmonds Punk's Not Dead #3 shows how hard this book is looking to lean into its supernatural elements There is something more going on here than sparse and unrelated happenings and a dead punk rocker haunting a high schooler Some weird and creepy stuff[...]
Punk's Not Dead #2 cover by Martin Simmonds
Elsewhere, Culpepper and her new partner try to oust a political ghost. Punk's Not Dead #2 cover by Martin Simmonds Punk's Not Dead #2 continues to develop the relationship between Fergie and Sid, and it's an entertaining forced partnership Fergie is a malcontent with a bad attitude, but he's a couple of generations removed from the days[...]
Punk's Not Dead #1 cover by Martin Simmonds
Of course, that last part may yet prove to be a boon. Punk's Not Dead #1 cover by Martin Simmonds Punk's Not Dead #1 is a very promising opening for this new IDW Black Crown series The premise is unique, challenging, and has the anarchy bug in a time where everyone could probably use a jolt of[...]
Selling Comics at Thought Bubble 2013 – Sunday
We had planned to talk about a new project that we're collaborating on, but I'd hit the vodkas by this point and the dance floor distracted me, so I guess we'll have to talk by e-mail. [VS Comics] The last exhibitors that I want to talk about are visionary writer Mike Garley and the VS Comics team,[...]