Poyo’s Spec and Drek for July 10th, 2019

The last few weeks have been exciting with some winners plus some surprise winner books.

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Unearth #1 Gets 3 Exclusive Artist Editions

If you had a chance to watch the New Comic Spec Review video I put up last night, I mentioned the upcoming Image release, Unearth #1. The book is written by Cullen Bunn and Kyle Strahm with art by Baldemar Rivas. Each of the creators is releasing a limited edition cover for the book. Check out the details below. Continue reading “Unearth #1 Gets 3 Exclusive Artist Editions”

Poyo’s May Previews Indie and Small Publisher Spotlight

Every month, we get small glimpses of what books are on their way to store shelves.

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Things I Like and Don’t Like for the Week of May 15th, 2019

It’s that time again, where I tell you what’s really grinding my gears for the week of May 15th, 2019.

Some weeks it’s mostly likes, other weeks it’s dislikes.

So what’s grinding my gears this week?

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Cullen Bunn Teams with Kyle Stahm & Baldemar Rivas on New Horror Series UNEARTH

A new book by Cullen Bunn (Cold Spots, Harrow County andmany others) teaming up with Kyle Strahm (Spread) and Baldemar Rivas. I swear Cullen Bunn is a story telling and writing robot.

Here’s the full Image Press release for this new chilling horror series:

The X-Files meets Jeff Vandermeer’s Annihilation with the mounting terror of a classic Stephen King novel in the forthcoming series Unearth—an all-new horror series from Cullen Bunn, Kyle Strahm, and Baldemar Rivas launching this July from Image Comics.

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From Option to Screen – The Books We’d Love To See Adapted Part II

Every week, hundreds of new comic books hit the local shelves. Many of these are long ongoing titles while others come and go quickly, being mini-series or one shots.

Last fall we visited a bunch of the books and titles that had options or media deals that have not gone beyond the option or if they did, they’re still in the wee early stages of ever getting turned into a show.

This is where we dive into the books that either haven’t been optioned or if they did, it’s long expired that we would all love to see and welcome being adapted into a television show or movie. Welcome to Part II of Books We’d Love to see Adapted.

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Spread Convention Exclusives Available from Kyle Strahm

I showed off some of the rare Spread variants in the Spread Cover Gallery for no other reason than I love this book. Kyle Strahm has made available several of the exclusives, invluding the convention only “Fat Jack” action figure variant. Check them out. Continue reading “Spread Convention Exclusives Available from Kyle Strahm”

Variant Envy: Spread NYCC Variant

Kyle Strahm and Justin Jordan have been very good to me. They let me have first crack at showcasing the NYCC Spread #1 variant from last year. Well, they are doing it again. So they are giving the sneak peek to us first. Here is the NYCC Spread Variant preview for this year:
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Trade Waiting: Spread

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Here is another chance to read on of the favorite series on comicsheatingup.net, Spread. Spread is the story of No and Hope in a post apocalyptic waste land where a “The Thing” like creature inhabits people, animals, the land, and what ever, and they are not even the most dangerous things out there. Continue reading “Trade Waiting: Spread”

Black and White Spread convention teaser hits ebay

Man I need money. I need money to buy this book. The Spread combines a couple of things I loved growing up, The Baby Cart Assassin movies, also known as Lone Wolf and Cub, the looks of the Lone Wolf and Cub manga, and John Carpenter’s The Thing (by the way, if you know Swedish, they tell you in the beginning of the movie what is going on, a spoiler without ever knowing it.) Continue reading “Black and White Spread convention teaser hits ebay”