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Dragon Clan Leads Zenescope Entertainments May Releases

Dragon Clan Leads Zenescope Entertainment's May Releases

Zenescope Entertainment is serving up a slate of one-shots featuring new and returning characters for Grimm Universe readers in May 2021 The Pennsylvania-based publisher known for the long-running Grimm Fairy Tales dark fantasy comic and Van Helsing, the comic that the SyFy original TV series is based on, has changed its method of publishing this year[...]

Zenescope Creators On New Comedy Comic Man Goat &#038 the Bunny Man

Zenescope Creators On New Comedy Comic Man Goat & the Bunny Man

This April, Pennsylvania-based publisher Zenescope Entertainment will release the horror/comedy title Man Goat & the Bunny Man Each of the writers behind this wild concept also has a larger role at Zenescope, so today I talked to Ralph Tedesco (co-writer, c0-Founder, and Zenescope's VP of Film & Television), Dave Franchini (co-writer, editor on many of their[...]

Horror/Comedy Man Goat &#038 The Bunny Man Leads Zenescope April Titles

Horror/Comedy Man Goat & The Bunny Man Leads Zenescope April Titles

Zenescope is known for the blend of dark fantasy, horror, and superhero action that defines the tone of their main line of Grimm Universe titles This includes their flagship titles Grimm Fairy Tales, Robyn Hood, Van Helsing, and Wonderland, as well as relatively newer titles like Mystere and Belle. However, they have also released their fair share of comedy[...]

You Can Own Original Cover Art to Spirit Hunters #3 by Renato Rei

You Can Own Original Cover Art to Spirit Hunters #3 by Renato Rei

Zenescope Entertainment has a dedicated base of collectors who collect their many exclusive variant covers as well as original art The company is known for putting out convention-themed covers to all of their titles, featuring characters in cosplay or at specific locations themed to the state in which Zenescope is exhibiting These have become highly[...]

Bidders Take Aim At Original Art For Chris Delaras Robyn Hood Cover

Bidders Take Aim At Original Art For Chris Delara's Robyn Hood Cover

Robyn Hood, which reinvents the classic story of the hero that robs from the rich and gives to the poor as a troubled young woman from Queens, New York, has been one of Zenescope Entertainment's flagship titles for almost a decade now Originally written by Pat Shand and drawn by longtime artists Larry Watts and Roberta[...]

Robyn Hood &#038 Tarot Card Game Lead Zenescope March 2021 Solicits

Robyn Hood & Tarot Card Game Lead Zenescope March 2021 Solicits

In March of 2021, Zenescope's flagship characters Robyn Hood, Van Helsing, and Belle will face off with new villains in one-shots from Joe Brusha, Dave Franchini, and more In addition to the continued comics set in Zenescope's Grimm Universe, a shared world where indie horror and superhero action collides, the Pennsylvania-based publisher will debut their crowdfunded card[...]

Van Helsing 2020 Annual: Bloodlust Review: Great Standalone Story

Van Helsing 2020 Annual: Bloodlust Review: Great Standalone Story

Zenescope Entertainment delivers a graphic novel-sized issue with the Van Helsing 2020 Annual: Bloodlust This marks the first time that company President and longtime writer Joe Brusha takes on the solo Van Helsing title, which was the basis for SyFy's TV series Joined by artist Daniel Mainé, colorists Robby Bevard and Maxflan Araujo, and letterer Taylor Esposito, Brusha tells a standalone story[...]

Belle: Horns of the Minotaur Review: An Exciting Direction

Belle: Horns of the Minotaur Review: An Exciting Direction

Belle: Horns of the Minotaur continues the ongoing adventures of Zenescope's Batman, a monster hunter set in their expanded Grimm Fairy Tales Universe Written by Dave Franchini who has scripted every issue of Belle so far, penciled by Raffaele Forte, inked by Sara Ianniello, colored by Juan Manuel Rodriguez, and lettered by Kurt Hathaway, this one-shot is part of Zenescope's new plan[...]

Grimm Fairy Tales 2020 Holiday Special Review: A Robyn Hood Short

Grimm Fairy Tales 2020 Holiday Special Review: A Robyn Hood Short

In recent years, Zenescope has begun experimenting with its annual holiday special Previous years have seen the issue released as Grimm Fairy Tales Holiday Special 2011, 2012, 2013, and so on Other titles got the treatment instead, with Robyn Hood getting her own toward the end of the ongoing series' run in certain years Now,[...]

Zenescope Debut Grimm Spotlight In February 2021 Solicitations

Zenescope Debut Grimm Spotlight In February 2021 Solicitations

Following their recent announcement of a shift to one-shots and annuals, Zenescope Entertainment is debuting their February 2021 solicitations here at Bleeding Cool This month of releases from the Pennsylvania-based publisher will include the release of a new title, Grimm Spotlight, as well as the conclusion to their first-ever series to make the cover of Previews[...]

Grimm Fairy Tales #42 Review: Classic Blend of Superheroes &#038 Horror

Grimm Fairy Tales #42 Review: Classic Blend of Superheroes & Horror

While Zenescope shifts most of their publishing schedule to one-shot stories told in annuals and quarterlies, Grimm Fairy Tales remains as their one monthly title This long-running series, the company's flagship, is now on the 42nd issue of its second iteration Let's see how this issue, which brings Baba Yaga back into the fold, plays out.[caption[...]

Zenescope Entertainment Announces Retailer Program for 2021

Zenescope Entertainment Announces Retailer Program for 2021

Zenescope Entertainment has officially announced a major change to its 2021 publishing program as well as an initiative to work alongside retailers This year, the publisher, which celebrates its fifteenth anniversary, will shift the structure of its interconnected Grimm Universe The Grimm Universe, an interconnected series of stories made up of the company's flagship title[...]

Zenescopes Van Helsing Slays on Kickstarter With a New Statue

Zenescope's Van Helsing Slays on Kickstarter With a New Statue

Comics publisher Zenescope Entertainment has had a few of their Grimm Fairy Tales spinoffs become breakout hits for them, including Wonderland, Robyn Hood, and especially Van Helsing. Van Helsing, which tells the tale of steampunk vampire hunter Liesel Van Helsing, daughter of the icon from Bram Stoker's novel, has been adapted into a post-apocalyptic thriller by SyFy and has[...]

Zenescope Gets Its First Previews Cover &#8211 Alongside Frodo Baggins

Zenescope Gets Its First Previews Cover – Alongside Frodo Baggins

Zenescope time? It was one of the deals between DC Comics and Diamond Comic Distributors, that they would almost always get on of the covers to the Previews catalogue every month DC leaving Diamond for UCS and Lunar (now just Lunar) freed up a lot of catalogue covers of late, which is why their catalogue[...]

Conspiracy: Planet X Review: Compelling Horror from Zenescope

Conspiracy: Planet X Review: Compelling Horror from Zenescope

Conspiracy: Planet X continues Zenescope's comic anthology of sci-fi horror, but there may be more tying these stories together than what initially seemed.[caption id="attachment_1281354" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Conspiracy: Planet X cover Credit: Zenescope Entertainment[/caption]Up until now, Conspiracy has been structured like some of Zenescope Entertainment's previous anthology series, such as Grimm Tales of Terror and early issues[...]

The Courier &#038 Robyn Hood Lead Zenescope January 2021 Solicitations

The Courier & Robyn Hood Lead Zenescope January 2021 Solicitations

Zenescope Entertainment, an indie publisher that is celebrating its fifteenth year publishing horror and dark fantasy comics, is debuting their January 2021 offerings here at Bleeding Cool The company known for long-running titles such as Grimm Fairy Tales and Robyn Hood, as well as occasional licensed titles including Charmed and Se7en, is following through on what editor Dave Franchini told[...]

Zenescope to Release New Robyn Hood &#038 Van Helsing Comics in 2021

Zenescope to Release New Robyn Hood & Van Helsing Comics in 2021

Zenescope Entertainment has big plans for their titles in 2021, including some stories that may surprise readers who believe they know what to expect from the indie comics publisher Continuing from our conversation earlier this week with VP of Film & Television Ralph Tedesco about Zenescope's plans for virtual conventions, editor and writer of Belle[...]

Zenescope Co-Founder Ralph Tedesco Talks Virtual Conventions

Zenescope Co-Founder Ralph Tedesco Talks Virtual Conventions

Pennsylvania-based comics publisher Zenescope has stood out among publishers as far as the sheer amount of virtual conventions and events they're doing The company's VP of Film & Television, Ralph Tedesco, spoke exclusively to Bleeding Cool about the company's plans for their upcoming slate of virtual content.[caption id="attachment_1273458" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Preview of the new exclusive cover[...]

Belle: Hearts &#038 Minds Review: Horror &#038 Superhero Action

Belle: Hearts & Minds Review: Horror & Superhero Action

After last month's Belle: Ghosts & Goblins, writer Dave Franchini is back with another one-shot continuing the adventures of the character that has essentially become the Batman of Zenescope's interconnected titles, the Grimm Universe In Belle: Hearts & Minds, Franchini crosses the title over with another Zenescope title, the horror comic Gretel, about a witch hunter who kills evil[...]

Belle: Ghosts &#038 Goblins Review: Zenescope Creates Their Own Batman

Belle: Ghosts & Goblins Review: Zenescope Creates Their Own Batman

One of Zenescope's newer series, Belle, takes the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale icon and reinvents her as a Batman-esque supernatural detective Is her latest one-shot, Belle: Ghosts & Goblins, a good introduction to the character?[caption id="attachment_1258755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Belle: Ghosts & Goblins cover Credit: Zenescope[/caption]Belle: Ghosts & Goblins marks a huge improvement in writer Dave Franchini's writing[...]