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Red Stylo Announces an OPEN CALL for a “Jekyll & Hyde” Double-Sided Anthology

Red Style has been putting out numerous anthologies and they have announced their latest. The theme this year is a call-back to Red Stylo’s literary roots: A Soul Divided/Caged in Flesh, an anthology of original comic stories inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson.

This will be the 7th book in the Red Stylo Presents series of anthologies, with a diabolical twist. Just as Jekyll and Hyde do battle for a single body, A Soul Divided/Caged in Flesh will be a double-sided, dueling collection of stories, with one-half inspired by the tortured Dr. Jekyll and the other entirely devoted to the abominable Mr. Hyde. There will be no middle ground. The two halves will exist together, each fighting for supremacy, but caged tightly in one collection of original works inspired by Stevenson’s horror classic.

Red Stylo has lots of information that you can find at their site and are looking more for “inspired by” than adaptations of the classic work. There’s no limit to the actual genre giving creators an impressive amount of room to work with. You’re also not limited as to your pitch, you can do both! Also, first timers are welcome!

The open call ends February 15th.

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It’s the latter part of the week with new comic releases yesterday.  What did you get?  What do you plan on getting?  While you look forward to a long weekend, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

The Beat – Center for Cartoon Studies awarded $255,000 community development grant for Inky Solomon CenterGreat to see expansion of this.

Media Bistro – How ComiXology Will Support Independent Creators & PublishersAn interesting conversation and well worth the read.

ICv2 – Transformers 3 Earns $13.5 Million on TuesdayOr it doesn’t open as well cause it’s terrible.

The Beat – Adam Sandler wins legal battle against comic bookSeriously?  Guess you’d have to sue every kid who did this too.

Con Coverage:

The Mary Sue – There Will Be a Full-Sized (at Least on the Outside) TARDIS Replica at San Diego Comic Con

MTV Geek – ‘Heroes And Villains’ Android Figures Heading To SDCC!

Comics Alliance – Plastic Avengers Assemble for Exclusive San Diego Comic-Con Mini Muggs Pack

Bleeding Cool – Is Wizard World New England 2011 The Next To Go?

CBR – Fans plan protest at Comic-Con against DC relaunch

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Bleeding Cool – Batman Incorporated #7 And FF #5

CBR – Detective Comics #878

MTV Geek – The Goon #34 and The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #3

MTV Geek – Incorruptible #19 and Amory Wars: In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3 #12

IGN – Scalped #50

MTV Geek – The Sixth Gun #12

Bleeding Cool – Uncanny X-Men #539 And Flashpoint: Canterbury Cricket

Complex – Review: Is “Detective Comics” Still The Best Book At DC?

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The world continued to comment on Action Comics and Superman yesterday.  We’re not going to cover the coverage much anymore, but expect actual commentary as to the politics of what Superman did.  Check out below the rest of the news you might have missed, since I’m sure your day was spent watching the Royal wedding.

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Kotaku – Captain America Weighs in on WikileaksI haven’t read the issue yet, I’m sure I’ll have some opinions and coverage.

Wired – Prolific Comic Writer Bendis Tackles Marvel Universe MMOThis is an MMO I can get into.

Kotaku – Dark Horse Digital Comics Debuts with Dungeon Siege IIIWhatever happened to their press list I was on?  I swear I was at one point….

Kotaku – The Murderous Math of The Darkness II’s “Quad Wielding” – Some details of the upcoming video game.

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Seattle PI – Action Comics #900

Comic Book Resources – Batman Incorporated #5

Comic Book Resources – Detective Comics #876

The Herts Advertiser – New Ultimates: Thor Reborn

Scifi Mafia – Project London

IGN – Scalped #48

Seattle PI – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Paste Magazine – Comic Book & Graphic Novel Round-Up (4/27/11)

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It’s a packed edition of Around the Tubes with lots of stories we missed but also continuing WonderCon coverage and a flood of reviews.  Enjoy!

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Comics Alliance – Sean Phillips & Crime Novelist Don Winslow’s Free ‘Sunset on Sunset’ Comic [Preview]Philips’s work is some of the best out there.

Bleeding Cool – Live From The DMZ LaunchesOne of my favorite series gets a great website dedicated to it.  I can’t wait to see what it has in store.

Comic Book Resources – I Like Marvel’s Re-Numbering PlanI generally agree with this assessment.

Newsarama – New Doc to Explore Comics Code, Fredric Wertham ArchivesThis is a key moment in comic book history.  One every fan and free speech advocate should understand.

Bleeding Cool – A Comic Show – The Best Week In Comics Of The Year So FarA solid week of books.

WonderCon Coverage:

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Judd Winick

Examiner – WonderCon 2011: 35,000 fans, hundreds of superheroes go home happy (Video)

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Rick Remender

Graphic Novel Reporter – Happy Birthday, Wonder-Con: A Review of the Show

Comicvine – Wondercon 2011: The Cosplay Challenge

Comicvine – WonderCon2011: Mattel Booth Tour

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Joe Quesada

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Frank Quitely

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Spider-Man: Edge of Time Interview

GeekWeek – Wondercon ’11: Watch The New THUNDERCATS Trailer in HD

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Floor Wrap-Up

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: J.T. Krul (Part 1-DC Comics)

Comicvine – WonderCon 2011: Jeph Loeb

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Graphic Novel Reporter –Anya’s Ghost

Graphic Novel Reporter – Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon

Graphic Novel Reporter – Beauty and the Squat Bears

Seattle Pi – Elephant Man

Seattle Pi – The Complete Essex County

The Aaugh Blog – Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown

Graphic Novel Reporter – Hellblazer: Pandemonium

Graphic Novel Reporter – Lethe

Waking Brain Cells – Lost & Found: A Graphic Novel Wonderland

Graphic Novel Reporter – Lucille

ICv2 – Mercy Thompson: Moon Called’ Vol. 1 TP

North 40 – North 40

Seattle Pi – Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc

Graphic Novel Reporter – The Rawhide Kid: The Sensational Seven

Seattle Pi – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Graphic Novel Reporter – Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki

Graphic Novel Reporter – Thor: The Mighty Avenger

GeekWeek – Time Bomb

Seattle Pi – Tumor

Graphic Novel Reporter – The Waking