The Return of Ninjak & Thanos

The Return of Ninjak – Interesting that Valiant, in re-launching their universe from the beginning, is bringing back a late era Valiant character in Ninjak, instead of one of their pillars like Magnus or Solar.  Then again those are Gold Key characters and I’m sure Valiant wants to push their own creations.  Check out the art for Ninjak’s return below, followed by a brief slideshow of Joe Quesada’s incredible art for the launch of the first Ninjak title.

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-The Return of Thanos – This is a little stranger.  The press release which announces what looks like two new series and an appearance in Avengers Assemble (also a new book?) actually, upon closer reading, looks like it’s Marvel re-releasing the awesome Thanos Quest two-part miniseries which led to The Infinity Gauntlet. Stranger, it then looks like Marvel’s retitled The Infinity Gauntlet as Thanos: The Final Threat with a description that sounds very Gauntlet-esque:

From creator Jim Starlin, Thanos: The Final Threat #1 follows the Mad Eternal as he gathers the cosmic Infinity Gems in a bid for interplanetary power! Can even the combined might of the Avengers, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, and others stand up to Thanos might?

I reached out to my one tenuous contact at Marvel for more information but so far I’ve heard nothing back.  Updates when I get them/ suss them out.

After the jump, new promo art for Ninjak & Thanos’ Quest.

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If Only I Had $400 or; Game Gear Hungry!!

I ATE IT ALLTitled, “Attack of the Colossal Battery Devourer – #72” by Kwanchai Moriya. If I had any spare scratch, I would pick this up in a heartbeat. But I don’t, so it can live here on the wall of Modern Borefare forever & for free.  Check out the rest of the rad art on display (and for sale) at the Game Over Gallery store as well as the rest of the interesting bits over at Giant Robot. In addition to art they’ve got toys, accessories, clothing, etc.

Coming soon: a post about how I won a Game Gear due in part to my ability to play sick, VCR programming know-how & the Disney Afternoon.

Things You Want: Video Games as Movie Posters

The Fallout and Skyrim are, in my opinion, the best of the lot. That being said, they’re all incredible and game studios should start cranking these out. These are so much more interesting and evocative over the general bullshot pastiches they throw together. Now I’m curious, who has the best game art?  Take a poll after the jump! take the poll

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