For my first column, I wanted to highlight one of the massive (at least for me) reveals from this years Electronic Entertainment Expo (or E3 for short). Nintendo shocked all of us old school gamers by announcing the first proper Metroid sequel in 13 years!!! Samus Returns, is a reimagining of 1991’s Metroid 2, where Read MoreComments Off on Gaming Point Of Lou: Samus Returns!!!!
2016 continues to show that successful comic book movies do not necessarily spark any interest in the comic books they are derived from, as the third month of the year continued a downward trend in sales figures. Only three titles rose above that all-so-important 100k mark in March, with Marvel maintaining dominance. Of the top Read MoreComments Off on State of the Industry – March 2016
MAD Magazine artist and humorist Al Jaffee nailed a formal record from the Guinness Book recently that will be difficult to break. I think I easily speak for all of the FtH team that we can commend Mr. Jaffee with his incredible longevity and biting wit. For some pictures and a little more on Al Read MoreComments Off on Al Jaffee, Guinness World Record Holder
With DC sales dropping like a sinkhole in Florida, it’s been expected that some form of creative announcement from the co-publishers, Jim Lee and Dan Didio would be forthcoming. Little more than a month ago, the company revealed their intent to give the whole DCU a revamp with the umbrella title of Rebirth. Groans were Read MoreComments Off on DC Rebirth Announcement: Win or Lose
As many at this page are aware, I’m an avowed fan of Charlton Comics, the long-defunct company from Connecticut considered by most to be an also-ran or bottom tier publisher. I wrote a brief interest piece in December (read it HERE) that stirred up some interest and drove me to discover something I was then Read MoreComments Off on Charlton – The Movie
NBM has been a key publisher of esoteric works for 40 years now, and are celebrating by redesigning their logo. As a fond fan of their publications, I’d like to celebrate with them by giving them a showcase here. If you like fantasy, translated works from France, Germany or Spain (and beyond), non-fiction works or Read MoreComments Off on NBM Publishing 40 Years in Business