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‘Dante’ Review (Image Comics)

Written by Jason Ning, Matt Hawkins | Art by Darick Robertson | Published by Image Comics

Dante is one of the most impressive titles I have read in some time (I feel like i’m saying this a lot lately). The sign of a good book for me is that it has me gripped right from the very first page. Matt Hawkins and Jason Ning’s casual use of phrases like “I have something to confess, sometimes I kill people” and of course a few well placed curse words, really grabbed me. I got a couple pages in and started to feel like I had seen this before, like it was gonna be the hit-man with a heart of gold cliche. All my worries were alleviated when you find that yes, our main character has family but he also has the mind to scram if needed (you know like Dexter).

Dante is the story of well…
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Comic Book Review: Dante, One-Shot

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Courtesy of Top Cow Productions Inc.

If Matt Hawkins is writing a book, most likely I am reading it. The one-shot issue of “Dante” (also co-written by Jason Ning) is no exception. As the book beings we are quickly thrown into Dante’s world, where he is a top assassin. But Dante is living a double life, as he also plays the role of a loving husband and father in a “normal” family setting. After years of servitude, Dante decides he wants out and thinks he can get off without any consequences. On one of his last jobs, Dante takes with him the man who is going to eventually replace him. During the job, he quickly realizes that he has been set up. While attempting to get away he accidently kills a young Asian boy, this ends up having grave consequences as the boy’s grandmother curses him which causes
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Horror Highlights: The Night Evelyn Came Out Of The Grave, Fear, Inc., Dante, Don’T Knock Twice

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Like Evelyn, the soundtrack for The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1981) has risen to visit the Earth once more courtesy of Mondo and Death Waltz Recording Company. Also in today's Highlights: three new clips from Fear Inc., details on the one-shot comic, Dante, and a look at the Don't Knock Twice demo Trailer.

Mondo and Death Waltz Recording's The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave Vinyl Soundtrack: From Mondo: "Death Waltz Recording Company is proud to exhume another classic soundtrack from the world of horror cinema with Bruno Nicolai's incredible score to the 1981 Emilio Miraglia Giallo The Night Evelyn Came Out Of The Grave (aka La Notte Che Evelyn Usci Dalla Tomba). The film is as mad as its title; Evelyn is dead before it starts and her previously institutionalized husband Alan, who has begun to murder strippers as a form of therapy, is duped by
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Image announces supernatural one-shot Dante

Writer and Top Cow COO Matt Hawkins, co-writer Jason Ning and artist Darick Robertson are teaming up for the gritty supernatural thriller one-shot Dante, which is set for release in January.

“When Cryptozoic and Strange Turn asked if I’d be interested in working on a book with Darick Robertson, I had to pinch myself at first to see if I was dreaming it,” said Hawkins. “Darick is one of those artists that writers dream of collaborating with, and working with him was one of my most fulfilling experiences in comics thus far!”

“Working with Matt, Jason, and the whole Cryptozoic team was an excellent experience,” added Robertson. “The script is moody and gritty, which fit nicely into my artistic wheelhouse. The colors are by the ever incredible Diego Rodriguez, and I believe this is some of our best work to date.”

Dante was a family man with a wife
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Bravo announces 11 new series, including 'Top Chef' and 'Real Housewives' spin-offs

Bravo announces 11 new series, including 'Top Chef' and 'Real Housewives' spin-offs
With their upfronts happening tonight, Bravo announced that it has greenlit 11 new unscripted series, including spin-offs for Top Chef and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, as well as season orders for eight of their returning favorites. Viewers can expect to see another season of Flipping Out, Tabatha Takes Over, Million Dollar Decorators, Million Dollar Listing Lost Angeles, Top Chef Masters, Chef Roble & Co., Pregnant in Heels, and Inside the Actors Studio.

Click below for a description of Bravo’s new shows.

New Series Greenlights:

Silicon Valley (working title)

Produced by Den of Thieves with Jesse Ignjatovic and Evan Prager
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