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A question Microsoft has answered many times in recent days to their more DRM-centric service with XBox One and how it relates to Steam is,’ will they be offering the types of sales that Steam does?’ Everytime, they have been quick to remind people that Steam doesn’t allow you to lend your games out, like you can with XBox One. If this code is any indication, they may not be able to say that about Steam much longer.
Dynamite sent out a press release today announcing a new zombie book called The Mocking Dead by Marvel Zombies writer Fred Van Lente and artist Max Dunbar. The book will take a satirical approach to depicting a zombie outbreak and how humanity would react. In response to the news, thousands of humorless comic book readers immediately began drafting letters to Dynamite complaining that they found all of Van Lente’s jokes, which they have not read yet, extremely offensive and disrespectful to the storied history of zombie comics.
The octogenarian nearly spit out his mouthful of Moxie Cola he was drinking when he heard the news.
80 year old Stanley Moore of Los Angeles, CA, is one of the youngest living fans of pulp heroes, so he is naturally part of the prime demographic being targetted by Dynamite Entertainment in the launch of their two new super-mega-crossover event comics, Codename: Action and King’s Watch. Codename: Action will be a six issue event that unites the ultimate super-spy, Captain Action, with classic pulp heroes including Green Hornet, Kato, the Spider, and Black Venus. It will be written by Chris Roberson with art by Jonathan Lau. In a risky move for a comic targeted at older fans who might not appreciate modern settings and topics, the comic will be set during the Cold War. Kings Watch will be written by Jeff Parker with art by Marc Laming, and will see classic pulp heroes Flash Gordon, The Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician team-up to fight an invasion of nightmarish monsters.