That’s another one in the books! The Eagles soared high above the Patriots in the most American sounding face-off in Super Bowl history. Salute some of our favorite game, comic, and movie related trailers!
Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape Of Water is a beautiful movie due in no small part to the original soundtrack by Alexandre Desplat. In this modern-day fairy tale, a woman falls in love with a charming reptilian water god (as one does) and chaos ensues (as it does). Take a listen to the title track and let it take you to the peaceful depths of love. Also, Michael Shannon is at his MOST Shannon in this film. Give it a watch.
Capcom hit us with another surprise announcement this past weekend. Fans of Street Fighter will rejoice as several classic offerings from the series’ 2D years will be available in one convenient package. The list includes:
- Street Fighter
- Street Fighter 2
- Street Fighter 2: Champion Edition
- Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighting
- Super Street Fighter 2
- Super Street Fighter 2: Turbo
- Street Fighter Alpha
- Street Fighter Alpha 2
- Street Fighter Alpha 3
- Street Fighter 3
- Street Fighter 3: 2nd Impact
- Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike
Several of the offerings will feature online multiplayer. The collection will be available in May for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC.
PRESS RELEASE: BOOM! Studios and The Jim Henson Company announce JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: A DISCOVERY ADVENTURE, an oversized hardcover that offers fans an immersive, interactive experience based on the beloved film. Debuting May 2018, readers are invited to join Jen and Kira on a grand adventure through the world of Thra in their journey to restore the Dark Crystal. Help them find the missing shard, evade Skeksis, and heal their land in this stunning book, gorgeously illustrated by Ann Marcellino.
“I was first introduced to The Dark Crystal via a VHS tape my mother had bought when I was young. The artistry and fantasy nature of the film really stuck with me through the years,” said Marcellino. “I am beyond excited to be working on this book; there is nothing better than working on a project for something you love, and I am really grateful for the opportunity.”
Each page of JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: A DISCOVERY ADVENTURE contains detailed artwork with hidden treasures waiting to be found as readers rediscover the magic of the film, with lush spreads that present Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s fantastical vision of Thra and the wonderful creatures that live there. The book also features bonus challenges that take viewers deeper into the enchanting landscapes, Crystal Castle, and Aughra’s Observatory.
“I hope readers will enjoy looking through the details of the illustrations and maybe even come out of it with a new appreciation for the Dark Crystal world,” said Marcellino.
JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: A DISCOVERY ADVENTURE is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ critically acclaimed Archaia imprint, home to popular series such as Mouse Guard by David Petersen; Rust by Royden Lepp; Bolivar by Sean Rubin; and Jane by Aline Brosh McKenna and Ramón Pérez. The imprint has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company, having published books like the Eisner Award-winning Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand, Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal, and the upcoming Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation comic book series in February 2018.
“Attention to detail and craft has long captivated fans of Jim Henson and The Dark Crystal, and Ann’s illustrations continue that tradition in stunning fashion,” said Cameron Chittock, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “The way she reimagines scenes and locations from the film is mesmerizing. It’s impossible to pore over the images just once.”
Print copies of JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: A DISCOVERY ADVENTURE will be available for sale May 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one); booksellers including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Books-A-Million; or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers like comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For continuing news on JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: A DISCOVERY ADVENTURE and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
Los Angeles, CA (December 1, 2017) - Fox is in development on a new family film franchise that has echoes of NANCY DREW and ELOISE, with Rashida Jones and Kerry Washington teaming up with graphic novel publisher BOOM! Studios to bring the acclaimed graphic novel series created by Eisner Award-winning writer Hope Larson (A WRINKLE IN TIME, DC’s BATGIRL) and artist Brittney Williams (PATSY WALKER) to the big screen.
Set at a historical Miami resort, Goldie Vance—16, mixed race, precocious and highly detail-oriented—has ambitions of becoming the hotel’s in-house detective, but getting embroiled in uncovering an international crime ring will challenge her in ways she never imagined.
Rashida Jones will adapt and direct the project for the studio. Kerry Washington will produce under the banner of her production company Simpson Street, which is overseen by Pilar Savone, and Ross Richie and Stephen Christy will Produce for BOOM! Studios. Adam Yoelin will Co-Produce for BOOM! Studios.
“I’m ecstatic to be collaborating with Rashida and BOOM! Studios on telling this story. Fox is the perfect home for this project. Goldie Vance will steal your heart. She’s already stolen mine!” comments Washington.
Jones adds, “Goldie is exactly the kind of fearless, curious, and funny heroine we need right now. I’m so honored to partner with Kerry Washington, BOOM! Studios, and FOX to bring her world to life.”
Rashida Jones currently stars on TBS’ Angie Tribeca and co-wrote a Season 3 episode of Netflix’s BLACK MIRROR. She also is executive producer on TNT’s dramedy CLAWS and co-wrote the film CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER. Rashida directed the music video for Sara Bareilles “Brave” as well as her own music video “Flip and Rewind,” both of which were incredibly well received.
Simpson Street was established in 2016 by actress, producer, and activist, Kerry Washington. Its first project, HBO’s Confirmation, received an Emmy® nomination for Best TV Movie/Miniseries. Simpson Street uses art, entertainment, and technology to awaken connections within ourselves and with others. The company is currently producing the films City of Saints & Thieves with Will Packer Productions, The Mothers with Warner Bros, The Perfect Mother with Pascal Pictures, and 24-7 with UnbeliEVAble Entertainment and Universal Pictures. They are currently in production on Five Points for Facebook Watch, a co-production with Indigenous Studios.
Controlling the largest library of comic book IP outside of Marvel and DC, BOOM! Studios recently saw Fox take a minority stake in the company, extending BOOM! Studio’s first-look deals at both 20th Television and 20th Century Fox Film. BOOM! is currently in post on the supernatural thriller THE EMPTY MAN for Fox, and is developing MOUSE GUARD with Wes Ball (MAZE RUNNER) attached to direct, Matt Reeves (WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES) producing, and Gary Whitta (ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY) writing, IRREDEEMABLE with Adam McKay (THE BIG SHORT) attached to direct and Tommy Wirkola (WHAT HAPPENED TO MONDAY) writing, and MALIGNANT with Becca Thomas (STRANGER THINGS) attached to direct.
The rumors are true. Mario is back in the breakfast cereal aisle! As early as December 11th, you can pick up this officially licensed Nintendo at your store of choice that features marshmallow powerups. What’s more, new adopters of Mario’s latest adventure on the Nintendo Switch will be able to use its Amiibo functionality to score extra coins and hearts in the game by tapping the box to the console. Let’s hope they’re in high supply and check out the classic Nintendo Cereal System commercial to tide you over!
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Here we are again! The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (unless you don’t know what to get that special someone in your life). The team here at Mighty Ink has decided to give you some helpful suggestions. This time around, Lex Lutz shares what she’d like to see under the tree.