I’ve got a themed installment for “News Bites” this week: Comics featuring tough female characters. Check out these recent annoucenemnts:
- Zenescope (the publishers of Grimm Fairy Tales and Beyond Wonderland) has obtained the rights to publish comics and graphic novels based on the television series Charmed. Issue #0 is scheduled to ship in June 2010. Comic Book Resources has more details from Zenescope.
- Dynamite Entertainment has picked up the rights to Vampirella. No release dates or creative teams have been announced but you can learn more about this acquisition at Dynamite Entertainment.
- Hack / Slash, starring the tough as nails Cassie, is moving to Image Comics. Newsarama has the details.
- Find out what artist Stephane Roux has to say about the upcoming Zatanna ongoing series.
- Here’s a preview of the new Dead @ 17 minseries, which is being published by Image Comics.