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Comic Round Up #2: Best of October 2010

By : Nick Defina November 25, 2010 Comic Round Up
Comic Round Up #2: Best of October 2010

Welcome to Septagon Studios second Comic Round Up! Each month, we try to pick some comic book related stuff that we think is a must see. This can be Comics, Graphic Novels, Comic Videos, useful resources and BIG Comic News. Below we’ve put together a list of our favorite comic book related items, most inspiring comics and best resources from all over the web for the month of October.

Top 5 Comics/Graphic Novels

Insane Jane

Comic’s most crazed champion is back! Trapped in a “Hospital for the Mentally Unhinged” our loony lion-heart must fight for her freedom and survival. With the help of her trusty new side-kick, the forces of evil are on the run. Or, maybe she’s just imagining this. Either way, Jane’s back and she’s crazier than ever!

Scarlet #3

Scarlet has had enough and has planted her flag. The world is broken and she’s going to fix it. But there are those who will not let this stand. In this issue you meet them. The sides are being drawn. The first issue sold out the same week it shipped! Are you going to let that happen to you again? Hop on the Scarlet train for a comic book experience unlike anything else out there!

Sweets #3

After several big breaks in the case, the spree killer’s name is revealed and he’s finally within Detective Curt Delatte’s grasp. With the massive storm inching closer every hour, he may already be too late

Ryder on the Storm

Ryder on the Storm follows Ryder, a private eye hired by the beautiful femme fatale Katrina Petruska to investigate the horrifically bizarre suicide of her lover, Michael Hudson. Ryder’s journey to solve the case and finish Hudson’s work leads him to discover a truth more sinister and terrifying than he could ever have imagined

Duncan The Wonder Dog

What if animals could talk? Would some of them form a militant group in reaction to how humans treat them? Would humans treat them different? Come explore this dense tome of an alternate universe where the lavish renderings recall Dave McKean. …

Top 3 Comic Videos

X-MEN: DESTINY” – TEASER TRAILER

Interview with Steve Niles

Interview with Comics Writer Steve Niles from The Comic Archive on Vimeo.

Walking Dead TV Spot

Top 5 Resources/Apps

The Hot List
Provided by CBR, gives users a deep look into the Twitter Universe and where to follow your favorite comic related projects, creators and movies.

Celtx Media production
Celtx helps you produce all types of media – film, video, documentary, theatre, machinima, comics, advertising, video games, music video, radio, podcasts, videocasts, and however else you choose to tell your story.

NetVibes
Netvibes is the fastest way to track your real-time Web.All in one place and always up-to-date. Instantly create as many different dashboards as you’d like to, track all your latest interests.

Posterous
If you can use email, you can have your own website to share thoughts and media with friends, family and the world. Posterous is NOT a micro blog. There’s nothing micro about it! There are no limits to what you can post.

Cargoh
Cargoh is a place where artists, musicians, designers, and other miscellaneous creative types can be seen, heard, and collected in one community driven marketplace.

Top 5 News Breakers

Get Published with Radical
Looking to have your artwork published in a Radical comic? Well, now is your chance! Radical Publishing is pleased to announce a new contest to test your illustration skills

Boom! Studios Partners with MyDigitalComics.com
BOOM! Studios proudly adds MyDigitalComics (www.mydigitalcomics.com) as another venue to bring you some of the finest, award-winning BOOM! Studios comics digitally this fall.

Wowio Granted Patents for EBook Advertising
In what would appear to be a huge coup for the company, digital comic and eBook publisher Wowio has been issued a Notice of Allowance for a group of 32 claims covering a range of ad-supported eBook concepts and implementations

Get Published By Graphic.ly!
Internationally-acclaimed artist Jim Mahfood is teaming with Talenthouse and Graphic.ly to discover the next great comic book talent.

Nolan’s third Batman movie: The Dark Knight Rises
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a title. Christopher Nolan has announced that his third Batman film will be called The Dark Knight Rises, according to an interview with the Los Angeles Times

Comic Round Up will be back next month with MORE of the best comic stuff on the web! If you have a tip about a useful resource, a great Graphic Novel or some other juicy comic goodness please feel free to send us an email or post it in the comments section below. Thanks!

About the author

Nick Defina wrote 58 articles on this blog.

Nick Defina is the President and co-founder of Septagon Studios Inc. (est. 2003) and Work In Comics (est. 2009) Has an undying passion for comics since the age of 7. He has grown with a diverse background and knowledge of the industry. He’s a self taught webdesign enthusiast and social network addict. He contributes to both the Work In Comics Blog and Septagon Studios Comic Blog. His focus has always been independent comics and small press publishing.

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