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James Tynion IV And Jeremy Rock's Horror Comic The Eighth Seal Comes To IDW
  IDW are to publish James Tynion IV and Jeremy Rock's The Eighth Seal, previously published as a decampi digital comic by Thrillbent. Out in December, it tells a story about a woman whose visceral nightmares about transforming into a demonic monster start to bleed into reality But this woman isn't just any woman; she is the First Lady of[...]
'All This Over A Kitten' – Preview This Week's Ninjasaur: Stealthatude From Thrillbent
Meanwhile, however, the comic appears digitally on Thrillbent and creator Jason Horn has kindly provided us with a whopping 10 page preview of the series which will be appearing weekly on Fridays on Thrillbent throughout the month of March here The series, called Ninjasaur: Stealthatude is described thus: A dinosaur ninja stumbles upon a mob plot[...]
Empire Trade Paperback To Be Released From IDW In April With A Sequel On Thrillbent
But that's not all…the tale continues in the first issue of its monthly sequel, Empire: Uprising which is being released in weekly digital installments on Thrillbent's website The plot picks up a year after the events that took place in the original Empire storyline. IDW's Chief Creative Officer/Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall spoke about the book: Empire exploded out[...]
Thrillbent Gets Its Own App For All Your Pirated Comics, Too
And talked about how this was a strong method from turning pirates into paying customers. Well, yesterday, unbeknownst to most, the Thrillbent App launched, with a similar function, letting you download Thrillbent comics but also read PDF, CBZ and CBR files. He's what is being sent out, Thrillbent has announced the launched of an all-new Thrillbent Comic Reader iPad App that[...]
First 10 Pages Of The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood
The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood started its life as a digital comic with Thrillbent Now the series by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr and Chee is getting to see print with a cover by Francesco Francavilla thanks to Dynamite The book will make it's debut on October 1st, but the final order cutoff is coming up[...]
From Thrillbent To Dynamite – Christina Blanch Talks The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood
Almost a month ago it was announced that the Thrillbent webcomic The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr, Chee and Troy Peteri was being collected by Dynamite Now Byron Brewer caught up with Blanch and asked about the transition from digital to print and how it might change things. BYRON BREWER: Christina, how did Damnation of Charlie Wormwood make the[...]
Thrillbent's The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood To See Print From Dynamite
And then came The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood digitally from Thrillbent… and now in print from Dynamite. The webcomic by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr, Chee and Troy Peteri is being collected by Dynamite and published with covers by Chee (Wake The Dead) and Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife With Archie). Co-creators Blanch and Carr originally launched the series via[...]
Is Mark Waid's Insufferable Based On Observing Grant Morrison And Mark Millar?
This is how Mark Waid describes the origin of his new Thrillbent series, Insufferable. Mark Waid was Grant Morrison's editor on Doom Patrol, and worked with Morrison, Mark Millar and Tom Peyer on the abortive Superman HIVE pitch that caused such internal ructions at DC Comics that Waid was told he would never write the Superman[...]
Mark Waid Talks Doctor Spektor, Thrillbent And What's Left For Him To Do In Comics
I know that sounds sketchy, but I"m being vague on purpose–because, honestly, that's actually a key (no pun intended) question of the entire Spektor storyline! BC: Besides your writing work, you have Thrillbent which has an amazing list of creative talents associated with it For those who haven't been out to the site, what is Thrillbent and what[...]
Thrillbent Changes Up The Way Kickstarters Are Done
It's clever, it's really well done, and Thrillbent is happy to promote it Writer Scott Massino and seasoned comics artist Scott Kolins with whom I've collaborated in the past, have cooked up a tale about the most terrifying blood-suckers known to man: vampires, family and Hollywood. — Mark Waid, Thrillbent Publisher The idea behind the story is[...]
Mark Waid On The Bullying Of Comic Book Creators
Recently, Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson talked about the bullying of comic creators by big companies. Mark Waid, ex-DC editor, ex-Boom editor-in-chief, current Thrillbent publisher has written "An Open Letter To Young Freelancers" It's hard not to see it as a criticism specifically of reported DC Comics editorial actions of late, a publisher who Waid has[...]
Mark Waid Buys A Comic Shop
Alter Ego's been pretty much a one-man operation forever; Jason's been aching to expand, to move the storefront, to grow the store's market and its community outreach…but while it's always been a worthwhile enterprise, Jason could never stretch his time and resources enough to both run the store and evolve it. Meanwhile, I–having to, on a[...]
Thrillbent Offers Direct DRM-Free PDF Downloads
Mark Waid, of Thrillbent has announced the opening of the Thrillbent store, allowing people to pay to download PDF versions of the Thrillbent comics they have been offering for free in CBZ format. And, in a model that seems to echo Bryan K Vaughan and Marcos Martin's Private Eye digital comic, they are DRM-free and, for[...]
Let's Stop Calling Them Infinite Comics. Let's Call Them Decampi Comics Instead.
They meant the layered panel digital comics that DC call DC2, that Marvel call Infinite Comics and that Thrillbent call… Thrillbent comics. They need a name But it shouldn't be the brand name of a publisher They should be named after their inventor. Alex De Campi. Just as we have Kirby Krackle, Steranko Effects and Bendis-Speak, we should[...]
James Tynion IV On Taking Horror To Thrillbent
Dylan Sutcliff writes; When Thrillbent was announced I visited the site, read a few comics for free on my laptop and was largely unimpressed The experience was disappointingly foreign and unengaging and left me thinking free was the appropriate price. Last weekend at C2E2's Digital First Comics panel, Mark Waid, James Tynion IV, John D[...]
Pop Culture Hounding Fabian Rangel Jr!
[audio:] Chris Thompson writes; It's a great start to the week as Taylor & I break open James Tynion IV & Jeremy Rock's The Eighth Seal from Mark Waid's newly-revamped Thrillbent Comics Plus we take a look at B Clay Moore & Christopher Mitten's beautiful noir-inspired one-shot, Old Dog, that was part of the recent Bad Karma[...]
Mark Waid To Write The Spot! (Possibly) – Afterwards, They Will Explode
He went and did this with Mark Waid. [youtube][/youtube] Thanks Mark! Oh, and go to Thrillbent sometime, everyone. Patrick Willems went to NYCC for Bleeding Cool He went and did this with Mark Waid. [youtube][/youtube] Thanks Mark! Oh, and go to Thrillbent sometime, everyone. [...]
Thrillbending At Baltimore Comic Con
Ryan The Great Unknown reports for Bleeding Cool; On Saturday at Baltimore Comic Con, hours before winning the Harvey Award for Best Writer, Mark Waid held a panel discussing the growth and future of, his digital comic portal Throughout the hour-long panel, Waid kept the conversation light and friendly, his upbeat attitude bringing the room[...]
Mark Waid Launches
Today, Mark Waid launches, showcasing his original new digital comic Insufferable with Peter Krause, in which a villain seems to turn to Kickstarter for his latest venture.It also hosts Luther, a digital adaptation of his Boom! zombies comic, in a venture backed up by Leverage TV's John Rogers More, much more, is to come. Scott[...]
Mark Waid Gets Thrillbent At C2E2 And Launches "Insufferable"
If you're not one of the big companies, then it won't succeed." Though he has already broken down the economics of printing comics on his website,, he broke them down again. Most comics are $3.99 (at which point he emphasized that this wasn't unfair – that was just the price). Diamond make 60% of every issue sold[...]