ZENESCOPE CREATORS SPEAK ON… GRIMM TALES OF TERROR #1

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and the creative team behind Zenescope Entertainment’s GRIMM TALES OF TERROR #1, which marks the company’s return to the horror anthology format that put us on the map, has a message for readers and retailers!
“GRIMM FAIRY TALES and WONDERLAND, and of course our SE7EN prequel back in 2006 were all definitely spawned from horror. This brings those elements back into the forefront a little more than they have been. With Grimm Tales of Terror, we’re blending horror with some dark humor and delving into urban legends, classic horror stories from Poe, and even original stories. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”

- Ralph Tedesco, writer and co-creator

 

“Fans of our original GFT issues, Tales from the Crypt, and Twilight Zone will feel right at home with Tales of Terror. It features retellings of classic and beloved stories, and also some new ones that will prove just as tantilizing. And then you have the deeply moody art of Antonio Bifulco that is sure to thrill and terrify. This is really a series no horror fan should miss.”

- Nicole Glade, editor

GFT vs. WONDERLAND #1 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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ZENESCOPE CREATORS SPEAK ON… GFT vs. Wonderland #1!

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and the creative team behind Zenescope Entertainment’s highly anticipated GFT vs. WONDERLAND #1 has a message for readers and retailers!

“For years, Zenescope readers have had the chance to follow Sela Mathers in Grimm Fairy Tales and beyond as she’s battled alongside and against the likes of Robyn Hood, Hesling, Red Riding Hood, and many, many more. The readers have followed Calie as she struggled to save her daughter, her sanity, and her life across two worlds in various Wonderland books. But the readers have never gotten to see Sela and Calie together. That’s what makes GFT vs. Wonderland special. You have two great characters at the peak of their powers crossing paths. Will they be friends? Will they be bitter enemies? And what on Earth or Wonderland could possibly threaten them both? It’s an event, and you should be there.”

- Troy Brownfield, writer

 

“When I read Troy’s script, I envision Sela and Calie two strong warriors that are determined, beautiful, and independent. It’s like having two Wonder Womans in one book!”

- Luca Claretti, artist

And now, here’s a first look at preview pages from series artist Luca Claretti!

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GFT vs. WONDERLAND #1 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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JOE BRUSHA SPEAKS ON… Grimm Fairy Tales #100

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and Joe Brusha, Zenescope co-founder and writer of GRIMM FAIRY TALES #100, has a message for readers and retailers!

“It’s hard for me to believe we are getting ready to publish our 100th issue of Grimm Fairy Tales. It seems like not that long ago we publishing issue #1 and then trying to figure out how we were going to find enough fairy tales to make it to issue #25. It’s been a blast writing and planning the series and seeing how it has evolved over the last eight years. As excited as I am to be publishing issue #100, I’m even more excited for the direction the series is going to take in #101. It’s going to be a great jumping on point for new readers and I think current fans are going to love it even more. The best way to describe I can describe it is Harry Potter meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”

- Joe Brusha, Zenescope co-founder and co-writer of GFT #100

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Grimm Fairy Tales #100 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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GFT #101A cover by ARTGERM!

ZENESCOPE CREATORS SPEAK… on Realm War #1

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and the creative team behind Zenescope Entertainment’s climatic REALM WAR #1 has a message for readers and retailers!

“This is a series that fans can’t afford to miss. Not only is it the culmination of the Age of Darkness storyline, but the fate of all the characters in the Grimm Universe is at stake and no one is safe. There will be a lot of twists and turns before the end and not everyone is going to survive the series. It’s going to be an exciting and surprising ride.”

- Joe Brusha, writer and co-creator

 

“Realm War is a must read for fans who’ve been enjoying all of the Age of Darkness releases. Grimm 100 ends on such a great cliffhanger, you’ll definitely want to know where it goes from there and how the Age of Darkness story will end!”

- Ralph Tedesco, co-creator

And now, the first look at preview pages by artist Sami Kivela and colorist Maxflan Araujo!

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Realm War #1 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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CREATORS SPEAK… on GFT #100!

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and the creative team behind Zenescope Entertainment’s GRIMM FAIRY TALES #100 has a message for readers and retailers!

“The fact that we’ve hit an issue #100 is such a great feeling and it proves that we have a dedicated and loyal fan base. We’re looking forward to really blowing readers away with both the artwork and story.”

- Ralph Tedesco, co-writer and co-creator

“If you are a current reader of Zenescope’s Grimm Universe books – Grimm Fairy Tales, OZ, Wonderland, Robyn Hood, etc. – then this book is absolutely a must read, it is going have a major impact on the Grimm Universe.  If you have never picked up an issue of Grimm Fairy Tales, give it a try!  I’m confident you will enjoy it.   From a personal perspective, after doing strictly covers for over two years, I’m extremely excited to be back on interiors for this issue, and I think that shows through in the final product. Grimm Fairy Tales #100 is loaded with non-stop action and colorful characters, really highlighting the epic nature of the Grimm universe, and I couldn’t be happier with how it has come out.  Ivan Nunes is doing amazing things with the colors. We’re celebrating the 100th issue of Grimm Fairy Tales in style, so preorder now and don’t miss out!”

- Anthony Spay, artist

And now, the first look at five preview pages by artist Anthony Spay and colors Ivan Nunes!

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Grimm Fairy Tales #100 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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ZENESCOPE CREATORS SPEAK… on Wonderland #25!

The cut-off for pre-order dates for July releases is quickly approaching, and the creative team behind Zenescope Entertainment’s WONDERLAND #25 has a message for readers and retailers!

“The past seven years have been a delicate, carefully orchestrated chess match between Wonderland’s major players.  Issue #25 is when they flip the table over and go for each other’s throats.  The game is over, and it’s time for the real war to begin.”

- Eric M. Esquivel, writer

 

“I’m better with pictures than with words, so I’d prefer to let the Queen of Spades speak for me:

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- Manuel Preitano, artist

“Fights, deaths, comebacks! Too much action on 22 regular pages of Wonderland? Well, imagine what we have in the double that! Yes, this will be WONDERLAND #25. Pre-order NOW!”

- Leonardo Paciarotti, colorist

And now, the first look at five preview pages by artist Manuel Preitano!

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Wonderland #25 is available for pre-order at your local comic book retailer now!

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Zenescope Previews: Grimm Fairy Tales 2014 Annual, The Dark One: Age of Darkness One-Shot, & Robyn Hood: Legend 3

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Realms Fall: Part 1 of 4

Part 1 of the countdown to Grimm Fairy Tales 100 and Realm War! For almost two years now, Sela has been fighting evil as a member of the Realm Knights, a team of Highborns and Falsebloods brought together by a government agency called HiboCorp. However, as the Dark Horde appropriates modern weaponry in their bid for world domination, the Realm Knights discover that the Horde’s influence is deeper than they could have imagined…

Story by Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco, and Pat Shand
Written by Ralph Tedesco
Artwork by Andrea Meloni
Colors by Valentina Cuomo
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A by Jason Metcalf/Romulo Fajardo Jr.
Cover B by Alfredo Reyes/Sanju Nivangune
Cover C by Ivan Nunes
*Wizard World Philly Exclusive (Limited to 350 copies) by Michael Dooney/Ula Mos
*Wizard World Philly Exclusive (Limited to 100 copies) by Michael Dooney/Ula Mos

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The Dark One: Age of Darkness One-Shot

The Dark One has joined with Lucinda, his Dark Queen, in a war against humanity. Together, they built an army and are preparing to plunge the world into an Age of Darkness. However, the Dark One harbors a centuries-old secret that will threaten the integrity of the Horde, should his queen
find out.

Story by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Raven Gregory and Heather Finley
Artwork by Ricardo Silva
Colors by Mario Gonzalez
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A by Bary Kitson/Mirka Andolfo
Cover B by Paulo Siqueira/Sean Ellery
Cover C by Dodie Mondero
*Phoenix Comic Con Exclusive (Limited to 500 copies) by Paul Green

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Robyn Hood: Legend 3 of 5

Robyn’s ragtag team of rebels has been divided and Robyn and Will must face the Sheriff of Nottingham’s army on their own. However, when the truth of Will’s impeding fate comes to light, Robyn is down another soldier in the face of the greatest foe she’s ever fought. Will she live up to her legend, or be snuffed out for good?

Written by Pat Shand
Artwork by Larry Watts
Colors by Slamet Mujiono
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A by Harvey Tolibao/Ivan Nunes
Cover B by Abhishek Malsuni/Shashank Mishra
Cover C by Chris Ehnot/David Delanty

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Grimm Fairy Tales 2014 Annual (Age of Darkness), Dark One: Age of Darkness One-Shot, Robyn Hood: Legend 3 of 5 on sale Wednesday (5/14/14) on shop.zenescope.com

Grimm Fairy Tales 100 and Realm War: Age of Darkness Announcement

Zenescope’s GRIMM FAIRY TALES #100 to herald an Age of Darkness in “Realm War.”

HORSHAM, PA May 2014 — As Zenescope Entertainment closes in on its landmark issue that’s been the heartbeat of the company for almost a decade, fans and retailers noticed the company began labeling many of its popular Grimm Fairy Tales (also known as GFT) titles with the “Age of Darkness” brand. Age of Darkness is a way to tell readers which titles connect, in one way or another, to the universe altering events of Grimm Fairy Tales #100 and the subsequent twelve-issue GFT Realm War “Age of Darkness” series that is set to release right after 100.


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Fans can enhance their experience by reading any or all of the Age of Darkness branded titles, yet there are four issues that are important to read in leading up to the anticipated GFT #100. Most of which are currently available for preorder in Diamond Previews May Catalog. The reading order of essential Age of Darkness issues is as follows:

  1. Grimm Fairy Tales 2014 Annual – May 14th release date
  2. Grimm Fairy Tales Realm Knights Age of Darkness one-shot – July 2nd release date
  3. Grimm Fairy Tales 2014 Giant Sized Edition – July 2nd release date
  4. Grimm Fairy Tales #99 – July 2nd release date
  5. Grimm Fairy Tales #100 – July 16th release date
  6. GFT Realm War “Age of Darkness” #1 – July 23rd release date

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Grimm Fairy Tales #100 arrives in stores July 16th and sets the stage for the brand new twelve part Realm War series, which is a direct continuation of the events that occur during issue 100.


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“Simply put, Realm War is a twelve issue ‘what if’ extension of Grimm Fairy Tales #100,” says Zenescope Editor-in-Chief and series co-creator, Ralph Tedesco “It’s epic, action-packed, and extremely fun. Hardcore fans and readers who are enjoying the Age of Darkness story arc are going to love this. Yet it begins at a point where new readers can jump on very easily.”

Meanwhile, Zenescope will be forging along with Grimm Fairy Tales #101, set for an August release that will run concurrently to Realm War. But #101 will begin a brand new, separate story arc that Zenescope says will not be a reboot of the franchise, but will definitely be new-reader friendly.


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“The new GFT arc will be a great jumping on point for new readers looking to begin the series without any confusion. The events of Grimm Fairy Tales #101 will begin in a different reality than those occurring simultaneously in the Realm War series,” says Tedesco.”And readers can choose to pick up either or both series without feeling like they’ve missed something. But for those who choose to read both, the mystery of the separate story lines will definitely pay off at the end of Realm War.”

“We spent a lot of time on working this all out,” stated Zenescope President and story co-creator Joe Brusha. “The idea with Realm War is to give long-time fans the big payoff they deserve after following this series for nine years. And that’s important to us. Meanwhile with Grimm Fairy Tales #101, we’re able to simultaneously start something both fresh yet familiar that’s easy for new readers to jump into while still appeasing the seasoned fans. With these two series, readers are literally getting the best of both worlds.”

Zenescope Previews: Grimm Fairy Tales 97 & BAR Maid 5

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The Tooth Fairy

She’s one of the prettiest and sweetest dentists who’ll ever clean your teeth… By day. But by night, the Tooth Fairy is an entity found in children’s nightmares. And the Dark Queen has an important job for her. The Grimm Universe introduces a brand new character that will keep you away from the dentist!

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Story by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Shane McKenzie
Artwork by Antonio Bifulco
Colors by Pradeep Sherawat
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Renato Rei/Stephen Schaffer
Cover B by Giuseppe Cafaro/Stephen Schaffer
Cover C by Ale Garza/Luis Guerrero

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B.A.R. Maid 5 of 5 (Final Issue)

Cassidy leads the final showdown between the rebels and the Japanese Imperial Army. As the secret weapon the Japanese have been working on is finally uncovered, our heroes find themselves in a dilemma that they cannot possibly escape.

Created by Clayburn Moore
Story by Joe Brusha and Clayburn Moore
Written by Pat Shand
Artwork by Jacob Bear
Colors by Rohvel Yumul
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Pat Shand

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Cover A by Ivan Nunes
Cover B by Pasquale Qualano/Wes Hartman
Cover C by Franchesco!
*Retailer Exclusive (Limited to 500) by Franchesco!
*Incentive Cover by Franchesco!

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Grimm Fairy Tales 97 (Age of Darkness) and B.A.R. Maid 5 of 5 on sale Wednesday (5/7/14) on shop.zenescope.com

Zenescope Previews: Grimm Fairy Tales 96

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Fire And Ice

Sela and Baba Yaga are forced to put aside their differences and join forces against Koschei the Deathless. Will their combined power be enough to defeat this minion of the Dark Queen, or will both fall to an evil that feeds off of their attacks?

Story by Joe Brusha and Ralph Tedesco
Written by Anthony Spay and Nicole Glade
Pencils by Sergio Osuna
Colors by Maxflan Araujo
Letters by Jim Campbell
Edited by Nicole Glade

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Cover A by Emilio Laiso/Mirka Andolfo
Cover B by Marat Mychaels/Sanju Nivangune
Cover C by Renato Rei/Stephen Schaffer
Salt Lake City Comic Con (Limited to 500) Abhishek Malsuni/Shashank Mishra
*Salt Lake City Comic Con (Limited 250 variant) Abhishek Malsuni/Shashank Mishra

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Grimm Fairy Tales 96 (Age of Darkness) on sale Wednesday (4/2/14) on shop.zenescope.com