Pulp 2.0 Press is pleased to announce the upcoming December release of the 25th anniversary edition of SCARLET IN GASLIGHT, the classic graphic novel starring two of literature’s immortal characters, SHERLOCK HOLMES and DRACULA. Written by Martin Powell and illustrated by Seppo Makinen this thrilling supernatural mystery-adventure has been reviewed by no less than the Washington Post who said that SCARLET IN GASLIGHT is “…more satisfyingly cinematic than many of the movies.”
This special collector’s edition features:
- remastered artwork from the artist
- a special introduction from noted pulp writer and scholar Win Scott Eckert (CROSSOVERS 1&2, THE EVIL IN PEMBERLEY HOUSE)
- a comprehensive interview with Martin Powell on the origins of SCARLET IN GASLIGHT conducted by Michael Leal.
For more on the 25th Anniversary Edition of Scarlet In Gaslight, visit the Pulp 2.0 Press website at http://pulp2ohpress.com/scarlet-in-gaslight-the-25th-anniversary-edition-due-in-december-2011/
PROGRAMMING NOTE: Scarlet In Gaslight Author Martin Powell and Pulp 2.0 Press Publisher Bill Cunningham will join the Earth Station One Crew in December for the Sherlock Holmes episode to talk all things Holmes and to tell us more about Scarlet In Gaslight.
By Raymond Wong, Source: Dvice.com
Did you think Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 wouldn’t crush every previous record in sight? Because it did. Tuesday’s Modern Warfare 3 launch was so large, Activision managed to sell 9.3 million copies across four platforms — shattering last year’s day one sales Black Ops by 2.3 million. FPS fever is still alive!
Statistically, Activision’s been able to successfully increase its sales for the Call of Duty franchise every year. 2009′s Modern Warfare 2 sold 6 million, followed by 2010′s Black Ops with 7 million and now Modern Warfare 3 is the king with 9.3 million. Activision says that 1.5 million people lined up at midnight around the world to get their Modern Warfare 3 on. Continue reading
By Matthew Reynolds, Source: Digital Spy.com
Star Trek Online will relaunch as a free-to-play game early next year.
Originally scheduled for this year, the title will make the transition on January 17, 2012.
Current monthly subscribers will receive 400 free Cryptic Points each month.
The first payments will take place early in December as a thank you to loyal customers.
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by Kiel Phegley, Source: Comic Book Resources
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Starting in February’s “DC Universe Presents” #6, Dan DiDio will introduce a new era for the Challengers alongside artist Jerry Ordway. The second arc in the New 52 anthology title (a first arc starring Deadman by Paul Jenkins and Bernard Chang wraps in issue #5), the Challengers feature imagines a new start for the team where the entirety of its membership will play a role…and one where they may not all make it out alive. Continue reading
by Liza Foreman, Soucre: Indiwire.com
The time may be right for William Gibson’s 1984 cyberpunk classic Neuromancer (which won the Nebula, Hugo and Philip K. Dick awards) to get made. Producer Peter Hoffman has been trying to turn this influential dystopian novel (which coined the word cyberspace) into a film for years with Vincenzo Natali (Cube) but costs were prohibitive for this sci-fi hacker space tale. Gibson’s best-known films are Robert Longo’s Johnny Mnemonic, which the writer adapted from his novel, and Abel Ferrara’s New Rose Hotel, based on a Gibson short story. Continue reading
By Adam Frucci
If you have a child, it’s your responsibility as a parent to raise him or her right. And by right, I mean as a huge nerd. You can start by getting them this ride-in Dalek. Continue reading