Fans of Chris Onstad's long-running Achewood webcomic can rejoice as the strip has finally emerged from hiatus, and the bizarre adventures of Ray and his delightful cadre of alcoholic, foul mouthed, anthropomorphic friends can continue. For the first time in nearly a year, new content has been posted at achewood.com, with the promise of more to follow. Though Onstad's webcomic Achewood has been running for nearly ten years, it was only recently that it started to turn heads.
Dark Horse, the publishers of such renowned comics as Sin City, Hellboy, and The Mask, may have gotten themselves in some creator-related hot water. According to the Swedish newspaper Metro, John Ajvide Lindqvists, creator of Let the Right One In (Swedish horror novel turned Swedish horror film turned American cult success), takes issue with how Dark Horse plans to adapt and use his work into American comics.
Dark Horse has said that it has plans to not only make a graphic novel adaptation of Lindqvists' book, but also produce prequels and sequels, expanding upon his story. According to Lindqvists:
Nobody has asked me about this and I think that the project stinks. I am looking into this matter and hope that they have no right to do this.
Bleeding Cool News has tipped us off to some serious and unexpected discounts. As of this post, Amazon.com is listing a huge number of Marvel trades and omnibuses at $8.24 or $14.99 a piece. Many are even hardcovers.