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Marc Silvrstri Redesigns Witcblade For 2024 Relaunch From Image Comics
As part of the Kickstarter for The Complete Witchblade Vol 3, Marc Silvestri will be releasing the Witchblade #1 Preview edition ahead of the series relaunch in 2024 He has released the black-and-white cover of the new design for Witchblade, but in order to see the colour version, and the rest of the comic, you[...]
Cyblade/Shi: The Battle for Independents Preview
The comic book Witchblade created by Top Cow founder and owner Marc Silvestri, editor David Wohl, writers Brian Haberlin and Christina Z, and artist Michael Turner was published by Top Cow/Image Comics from 1995 to 2015, and along the way was adapted into a television series in 2001, as well as an anime, a manga and[...]
Hexagon July 2021
color – US$19.95. Chicago's superheroine, the fearless leather-clad, bike-riding Phenix, and the mysterious Italian enchantress Sibilla, once fought together alongside Top Cow's Witchblade against the infamous mass murderer, Gilles de Rais in Blood Oath (2003) But the story of their first encounter has never been told — until now! In these pages you'll discover how Phenix[...]
Witchblade 1/2
Top Cow is crowdfunding for the Complete Witchblade Hardcover Collection, a limited edition reprint of the series created by Marc Silvestri and featuring art by Randy Green, David Finch, Brian Ching, Billy Tan, and the late Michael Turner The hardcover will have an exclusive Kickstarter dust jacket and every copy will be signed by co-creator Marc Silvestri. There[...]
Twenty Five Years Later – Witchblade's Hero Stands the Test of Time
Just three years before Top Cow's debut of Sara Pezzini in the Witchblade franchise, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Rob Liefield, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, and Whilce Portacio separated from the comic industry conglomerates Marvel and DC and formed Image Comics. A cover of Witchblade #1 Credit: Top Cow Although the two newly formed distributors were releasing top[...]
Comics and Complication: Depictions of Women in Western Comics
This week we look at how western comics have depicted women over the years. Internal image from Witchblade #1 Credit: Top Cow Productions Sarah Pezzini, in the scant Witchblade armor, is a striking image in any rendition, fully equipped and covered or with next to nothing left to the imagination First impressions depend on one's unique introduction[...]
Hermes Press has picked up a successfully Kickstartered comic book written and pencilled by Izik Bell and painted and edited by Alexa Lo looks to recreate the nineties/noughties style of comic familiar to readers of Witchblade and The Darkness, with a new superfiction title called Metalshade Which for all intents and purposes looks like the[...]
Medieval Spawn and Witchblade #2 cover by Brian Haberlin
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The story turns its attention to the previous wielder of the fabled Witchblade and how she fell We meet Sea Hawk, a seeker of artifacts of power He learns of Starling, a young girl of magic blood who could wield the weapon should she find it Sea Hawk decides to take Starling under his[...]
Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool
It is wall-to-wall piss and vinegar, and I loved it. Losses Medieval Spawn and Witchblade #1 cover by Brian Haberlin 5. Medieval Spawn and Witchblade #1 Already stretching my definition of a "loss," Medieval Spawn and Witchblade #1 earns a spot on this list for how dull this opening issue is There are few characters that even near interest, and the plot is[...]
Witchblade Continues While Bonehead Gets a Collected Edition: Top Cow May 2018 Solicits
Top Cow's Witchblade series by writer Caitlin Kittredge and artist Roberta Ingranata continues onwards this May of 2018 Plus, Bryan Hill and Rhoald Marcellius's Bonehead series gets a collected edition All of this comes from Top Cow More details below. WITCHBLADE #6 STORY: CAITLIN KITTREDGE ART / COVER: ROBERTA INGRANATA MAY 2 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99 Alex Underwood as survived dying, demons, and the perils of hosting[...]
Witchblade #1
Witchblade #1, the first issue in a new series with a new Witchblade host from creative team Caitlin Kittredge, Roberta Ingranata, and Bryan Valenza has sold out at Diamond and will see a second printing in stores on the same day Witchblade #2 comes out The book first hit stores on Wednesday, December 6th Though the book[...]
Witchblade In The Works At NBC
Even though their last attempt didn't work, NBC is jumping back into the comic book world… but this time with a property from Marc Silvestri and Top Cow. The plan is to reboot Witchblade, the story of police detective Sara Pezzini who ends up possessing an ancient artifact of supernatural origin called the Witchblade[...]
Top Cow's Groupees Bundle Offers 39 Digital Trades for $15
The first two issues of each of the following series: Postal, Think Tank, The Tithe, Magdalena, Aphrodite IX, Artifacts, The Darkness, Witchblade, Velocity, Madame Mirage, Cyberforce, Angelus and Symmetry. The second tier starting at $5 gets you get trades and lots of them 14 of them The first volumes of the following titles: Postal, Think Tank, The[...]
Shutter #25 To Crossover With Image Founders' Characters For Image 25th Anniversary
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the founding of Image Comics, the 25th issue of Joe Keatinge and Leila del Luca's Shutter will feature appearances by characters from Todd McFarlane's Spawn, Sir Robert Liefeld's Glory, Marc Silvestri's Witchblade, Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon, Jim Valentino's Shadowhawk, and Robert Kirkman's Invincible, according to a press release sent out by[...]
Matt Hawkins Addresses The State Of Top Cow
And I can tell you, after chatting with Matt for an hour or so the other day, the state of the Top Cow is good. When most readers think of the company started by Marc Silvestri, co-founder of Image Comics, they think of two characters: Witchblade and Darkness And for almost twenty years those two titles[...]
If Witchblade Returns, She Won't Be Sara Pezzini – Talking to Matt Hawkins
By Abdulkareem Baba Aminu With Witchblade #185 done and dusted, Bleeding Cool caught up with Top Cow's President/Chief Operating Officer Matt Hawkins, who wrote the final 16 pages of the landmark issue Herewith, are excerpts: Abdulkareem Baba Aminu: Why do you think Witchblade (Sara Pezzini to be precise) has endured all these years, becoming an icon? Matt Hawkins:We[...]
End Of An Era As Final Witchblade Ships This Week
This is a big week for Top Cow starting with the finally of Witchblade After 20 years, the story of Sara Pezzini will be coming to an end with issue #185 Also wrapping up this week is the second arc of Postal with #8 A third arc will begin after a month hiatus allowing artist[...]
Custom Delayed Art Of Witchblade 20th Ann Hardcover In Stores This Week
We have word from Top Cow that the delayed Witchblade hardcover art book celebrating the characters 20th anniversary will finally be hitting stores this week It was delayed by customs even thought the company had some copies in their hands all the way back in September There are only 1,000 copies total and it will[...]
The First 10 Pages Of Top Cow's Switch By Stjepan Sejic
Its a series that can loosely be described as Teenaged Witchblade… very loosely. Bestselling cartoonist Stjepan Sejic (SUNSTONE, DEATH VIGIL) brings to print his popular web-comic SWITCH The new Top Cow series gives nod to the classic Witchblade Universe, but welcomes surprise crossover characters and—at its heart—explores the story of a teen girl trying to understand her mysterious[...]
New Story Arcs For Tithe And IXth Generation This Week From Top Cow
This also kicks off the second story arc and ties directly into this year's Top Cow Talent Hunt. And finally Witchblade #184, the penultimate issue by Marz and Laura Braga. This concludes the Power Broker arc and leads into the final issue of the series that will be in two[...]
What Is Marc Silvestri Working On?
He created Witchblade, The Darkness, Cyberforce and many other iconic characters. So what is he working on? Whatever it is must be a long project and he's teasing the hell out of it For the last three or four months Silvestri has been posting random images from a "secret project" that he seems to be spending[...]
Okay, Well, This Teen Witchblade Definitely Wants To Be The New Batgirl
If you're not sure about Mia Goodwin's Tomboy then Stjepan Sejic's reworking of Top Cow's Witchblade as Switch might do the trick, reprinting his webcomic Twitch that recreates Witchblade as a teenage girl dealing with the new power foistered upon her. As with more a little more clothing sense than the original. Out from Image Comics on October[...]
Top Cow Preview: Witchblade #183 And The End Is Near
On Wednesday July 8th, Top Cow has Witchblade #183 hitting the comic shops It is the first of a two-part story that leads into the double-sized 20th anniversary issue #185 which will also be the final issue of the series. Matt Hawkins, Top Cow's President/COO, said of the finale: We've intentionally designed 185 to be a book[...]
Witchblade #182 And Three Trades In Shops This Week From Top Cow
Big week for Top Cow in comics shops as Witchblade #182 comes out along with three trades: Sunstone Vol 2, The Witchblade Born Again Vol 2 and Cyber Force Rebirth Vol 2… that's a lot of second volumes there Here we have a preview of Witchblade #182 and the covers for the three trades. Witchblade #182 Written[...]
A Look Inside Witchblade #181 By David Hine And Gabriel Rearte
In stores next week from Top Cow is Witchblade #181 by David Hine, Gabriel Rearte and Betsy Gonia It's the second part of the Darkness Falls storyline. Also in stores is Witchblade: Borne Again Volume 1 which collects issues 170-174 by Ron Marz and Laura Braga So this is a good time for you to get[...]