True Blood Comic Book Issues 1-5 8-piece set

December 3, 2010

Get True Blood Comic Book Issues 1-5 8-piece set at Shop The Shows.

True Blood Comic Book Issues 1-5    8-piece set True Blood Comic Book Issues 1-5 8-piece set

True Blood Comic Book 8- piece Set includes four issues of #1 in each of the covers that were originally available, as well as issues 2, 3, 4, and 5.










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True Blood Comic Revealed at NY Comic Con

October 13, 2010

Fourth Issue Celebrated at True Blood Party

True Blood Comic NY Comic Con

HBO and IDW Publishing hosted at party at this years NY Comic Con to unveil the 4th issue of the comic series. Fans of HBO’s series True Blood, who might be going through withdrawal now that season 3 is complete, can rejoice at the release of the comic which was celebrated with blood-red cupcakes, Fangbanger drinks and array of actual costumes from the show still sporting “blood” stains.

Writers David Tischman and Mariah Huehner sat down with MTV to discuss a few details about the comic. When asked what makes the comics stand out from the show Mariah said:

“We’re able to do things visually that you can’t really do on the show. We happen to have a monster that’s on a scale that I don’t think the show has been able to do yet.”

David added

“I think that the premise for the comic is that all the characters are trapped inside Merlotte’s over the course of a night, and they’re trapped by this monster that you wouldn’t really see on TV, who can rip somebody’s head off and throw it across the room. What the monster is demanding is that each of them tell this story that is their most emotionally shameful moment.”

Mariah described how forthcoming Alan Ball has been with is time and his ideas when they sat down to form the outline for the comic:

“We got to meet with him and they were in the middle of doing the show, and they took a couple of hours out to meet with us and sit down and make sure the story really gelled. They came in with some ideas and we sort of bounced them back and forth, and we all kind of decided on different takes that would work.”

I think it would be safe to say that thinking of our beloved characters describing their most shameful moment would make us want to grab a copy right away! The entire interview can be found in its entirety here.

SOURCE: MTV — NYCC 2010: ‘True Blood’ Comic Kicks Off New York Comic Con!
(Photo Source: MTV Inc)

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Sneak Peak at True Blood Comic Issue #6

September 23, 2010

Double Cover True Blood Comic Issue to Arrive Just in Time for the Holidays

True Blood Comic #6 Cover

HBO has finally released the covers for True Blood‘s Comic Issue #6, which is sure to be on every Truebie’s holiday wishlist.

Shipping on December 22nd, the issue will make sure fans of every character (sorry Pam lovers) will be equally pleased come holiday season.

Cover #1 will feature Sookie, Eric, Bill, Jason, Jessica, Lafayette, Tara and everyone’s favorite bar owner Sam.

Cover #2 will showcase the all human trio Jason, Lafayette and Tara.

True Blood Comic Issue #6 second cover featuring Jason, Tara and Lafayette.Of course, you will have to order two or more copies of the issue to ensure you receive one with your favorite vamp, human, fairy or shifter, because HBO will randomly distribute the covers.

HBO’s description of the issue:

“Sookie and Eric, Tara and Sam, Jason and Lafayette—they’ve all spilled their guts, revealing their deepest, darkest secrets—feeding the trickster spirit’s need for shame; hoping he’ll release them when they’re finished. Now it’s Bill’s turn, and the 184-year old vampire’s story of personal regret in post-civil war Louisiana is the most shameful of all! But the sun is coming up, and it’s up to Sookie to uncover the spirit’s true intentions. Will she discover the monster’s secret in time?”

The comic will be 32 pages long and cost $4.99. You can visit the HBO Store for more information.

Source: Store.HBO.com — True Blood Comic Issue #6

(Photo Credit: HBO, Inc.)

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True Blood Comic Debut at Comic-Con 2010

August 10, 2010

True Blood Comic Cover ArtAs most of you know there was a lot of True Blood buzz at this years Comic-Con with the released the new True Blood Comic Book from HBO and IDW Publishing. The comic book tells the story in between season 2 and season 3. You get to see all your favorite True Blood characters and you get a chance to delve a little deeper into the back stories of the characters than the show does.  Alan Ball who created the television series also put in quite a lot of input into the comic stories as well and HBO and IDW Publishing have high hopes for the success of the comic series.

(Photo credit: IDW Publishing)

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True Blood Comic Books Featured at Comic-Con 2010

August 7, 2010

San Diego’s local network, FOX 69, featured the new True Blood comic books, published in collaboration with HBO and IDW Publishing at Comic-con 2010. The reporter interviewed True Blood comic book writer David Tischman, Chris Ryall, and Chief Creative Officer of IDW Publishing. They both writers state how important it was for the comic characters to stay true to their TV counterparts – both in looks and in words. After watching, I’m not sure what was more amusing – the reporter in the costume or the anchor playing with a Yoda doll. Enjoy watching the video.

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