Cover - Charmed Season 10 #14

David Seidman:

  • Wow... my 40th #Charmed comic book cover for @zenescope! This is for season 10, issue 14 and the first time we see all four Charmed Ones together on the cover. Thanks to all the fans for making this so much fun.
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Preview - Charmed Season 10 #11

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Tentative Cover, Summary & Release Date - Charmed Season 10 Volume 2

Charmed Season 10 Volume 2

 

Together, the Halliwell sisters have access to the greatest source of pure magic the world has known: the Power of Three. But now that their eldest sister Prue has been resurrected, a strange magic threatens to tear them apart. As Prue prepares to resurrect a powerful demon for answers, the remaining Halliwells look to their past to find out if they're asking the right question.

 

Paperback: 148 pages

Release Date: December 10, 2015

 

* As the title says, info on Vol. 2 (cover, summary and release date) is so far tentative.


UPDATE - The #10 cover will be used as the cover for this volume.

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Cover Teaser - Charmed Season 10 #14

David Seidman:

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Season 10: Behind the Scenes + Charmed #13 Solicit

Pat Shand:

  • It’s TV month at Diamond Previews, hence the little logo. There’s an error in the solicit. As we’ve already established Giorgia Sposito is drawing this issue, not Elisa! Giorgia did an awesome job here, and Elisa is back for the rest of the season starting with #14.

Pat Shand:

  • There’s no new Charmed issue this month, so I figured I’d do something special for you all. Whenever I get a trade paperback or a comic book reprint, the first thing I look for is extras… and in those extras, there’s nothing I love more than behind-the-scenes. Hell, I learned how to write comic books from studying scripts, outlines, and pitches in the back of my favorite graphic novels.
  • So I figured I’d do something similar for you. Here’s a look at some of the process behind Charmed: Season Ten #5, from outline to script to layouts to pencils to colors to letters.

You can read Pat's full behind the scenes post on Tumblr

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Summary & Release Date - Charmed Season 10 #13

CHARMED SEASON 10 #13


Publisher: ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Pat Shand (A) Elisa Feliz (CA) David Seidman
  • COURT OF LOVE
    Phoebe and Coop stand before the Court of Love, awaiting judgment for Coop's actions. Piper and Leo approach the Elders for help with the Prue dilemma. Paige and Henry find themselves contemplating a future apart. Ben and Kyra join together to help Prue descend into the Demonic Wasteland for answers.
    Yeah, none of this is going to go well.

Release Date: 11/4/2015

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Script Teaser

On Tumblr, Pat Shand posted a script teaser for an upcoming issue X

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Latest for Social Media #18

Anonymous asked: Hey Pat! You've been pretty generous lately with Charmed spoilers and previews, so I just have to try and ask! You've said that #18 is a game-changer.. can you give us a hint as to why it is? Or, I don't know, maybe you could just let the title slip.. promise we won't tell anyone.


Pat Shand: #18 actually became #17. There is a subplot involving Cole’s death during #14 - 16 that was originally an issue unto itself, but considering there were such big character moments, I cut the issue and made it into the B-story for #14-16. That bumped off one issue for the season, making the third volume more condensed. Essentially more stuff happens in each issue!
So yeah, #17 is Effigy, and I definitely can’t say why it’s a game-changer. I’m still deciding if the final arc needs the extra issues or if we need to do another one-shot in the fourth volume, but I’m currently thinking it might be better to end at #22. I know that most Charmed fans probably won’t like that we might get two issues less than Season Nine’s twenty-four, but overall it might make for a stronger overall season, and that’s more important than initial outcry.
So essentially… hang on, trust us, and we’ll deliver. It might not be how you expect, but we promise it’s a hell of a ride. X

Anonymous asked: These is actually two questions: 1) How can there be a Belthazor Cult in the Westland, because i understood that he became something of a pariah for demons after Cole fell in love with Phoebe? 2) Does this means that Belthazor could return in the future because in the show it was (almost) establish that Cole and Belthazor were two separated beings in reality and if that's true them is posible for him to return? I know this is asking to much, but if you can answers for me i'll be much appreciated.

Pat Shand: A problem that I’m running into with the Charmed fandom on the Belthazor statue issue is this, and this is confusing me a bit. The show never depicted demons, or any supernatural race, acting as a single entity. The show only revealed a very small area of the Wasteland, so the intent of the Belthazor statue is to show that A) some demons are still loyal to who Belthazor/Cole was as a demon, B) not all creatures in the Demonic Wasteland are vanquished/incorporeal (something we already knew from the show), C) some demons separate the idea of Belthazor and Cole – we know the Charmed Ones did, and D) we don’t know everything there is to know about the Wasteland.

As far as the second question, if I understand what you’re asking, the answer was already covered in depth in #5. The entire Cole/Belthazor scene, which is most of the issue, is essentially a long, dramatic answer to that question. X

 

charmedcupidwitch asked: If there was ever a power of two spin off which two sisters would you want to be in it? I'd want Prue and Paige.

 

Pat Shand: I don’t think I’d be interested in a Power of Two spinoff. It takes away the core of what Charmed is instead of adding to it. I would be interested in the following spinoff ideas…

Paige training her new charges
Kyra and a “new” character we bring in at the end of #10
Leo/Cole set between seasons nine and ten X

 

Anonymous asked: Pat, are you sure issue 10 will get us in peace enough to give a full Charmed free month? Or you're totally aware that maybe fans will attack you until Issue 11 reaches shelves (ona certain good way)?

 

Pat Shand: Well, I will put out something fun during the month off that might whet readers’ appetites. X

 

Anonymous asked: Hi Pat, I know it's kind-of a spoiler, but is the Angel of Death's fate going to be adressed soon? He was stabbed with the (unactivated?) athame, so I doubt he was destroyed, otherwise all hell would have broken loose (again).

 

Pat Shand: If the Angel of Death had gotten stabbed a second time, that would be reaaaally bad. As for now, he’s fine. Probably hurting pretty bad, but not destroyed. X

 

Anonymous asked: Hi Pat, are Cupids able to see bits of everyone's love life or just their charges?

 

Pat Shand:  It depends where they are in the hierarchy. Most can only see their charges.

The Judge sees all. X

 

Anonymous asked: First of all, Charmed Season 10 is great! I have a question (maybe it's a request of spoiler -like you say- but I have to try ahah).. Now that Ben is in Cole's body, he have his son powers or he's just a mortal?

 

Pat Shand:  He’s mortal. Prue could’ve given him Cole’s powers – hell, Prue could do almost (almost!) anything she wants now. But she didn’t. X

 

Anonymous asked: Now that Cole is back (well, his body) the fandom now has a new debate, about who is Team Prue+Cole/Ben and who's not, what do you think about it? (I'm not asking a spoiler or something about future issues, just want to know your opinion as a Charmed fan)

 

Pat Shand:  Honestly, it struck me as really odd that it was even a debate. Prue hardly knows who Ben is, so I don’t know what’s the deal with the assumptions they’ll be paired off. I’m not going to say where those two characters are headed, but dang – the discussing I’ve seen is almost 100% a debate about them getting together, which is a HUGE logical leap from their only interaction so far, which was basically “Let me get you out of my brother-in-law’s body.” X

 

Anonymous asked: Pat i really like how ypu show Phoebe still struggling with the lose of Cole.. I think it helps readers take a step and realize that despite being one of the most powerful witches in history that she's still normal with normal emotions. I think the show sometimes rushed the grieving process. Wonderful job.

 

Pat Shand: I’m glad you feel that way. I noticed that a few times during the show, that the narrative would very quickly move past the mourning, especially on the Phoebe/Cole front. Phoebe, for me, is someone who feels more deeply than others, so I think it’s important to show that. X

 

Anonymous asked: Well i think that the debate about the pairing of Prue and Ben is because one, if not the biggest desire of the majority of the charmed fandom, is to see Prue finally happy, alive and having her own family with her own childs ( even Paul has written about it in his book mentioning Prue's desire to have a "Prue Jr"!) and we know that the series will sadly end in 12-14 issue :) but i totally understand that for you it's crazy ! (but aren't we, us fans, crazy?!)

 

Pat Shand: I get you! I do, however, think that having children is currently the very, very last thing on Prue’s mind. It’s funny, a major theme of this season is subverting the idea that marriage + children = happy ending for these characters. X

 

Anonymous asked: Remember the fictional issue #25's cover? Should we forget about it or you still have plans for it?

 

Pat Shand: I tried to get it included in the trade, tried to get it used for an issue… it just never works out. X

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Preview Pages - Upcoming Issues

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Submit your Questions - Interview with Elisa Féliz

Exciting news! CharmedComicFan10 is going to have an interview with Elisa Féliz!

Here is your part: Submit your questions in the sidebar page or in the comments below.

You can submit a total of 3 Qs.

Submit your questions until Sunday (8/9/2015) when i will pick a selection of them for the interview.

 

P.S By submiting Qs you agree that if picked they may be slightly altered (the wording, not the meaning) or combined with others but you will surely be credited for them in the final interview.

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Cover - Charmed Season 10 #13

Pat Shand: Happy Sunday, Charmed fans! X

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Preview Piper - Charmed Season 10 #13

Giorgia Sposito:

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Interview with Pat Shand - Charmed Season 10 #10 (SPOILERS)

Under the cut you can read my interview with Pat Shand talking about the events of #10!

Please note that the interview contains spoilers.

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Out Today - Charmed Season 10 #10

Charmed Season 10 #10 is out today!

  • THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN TURNER
    Answers, revelations, and returns!
    Prue, armed with the knowledge of what she has become, decides to take charge of her situation... leaving Kyra with a whole new world at her fingertips. Meanwhile, when Coop and Henry's actions come to light, the Charmed Ones find themselves divided.

Pat Shand:

  • Charmed #10 is “The Curious Case of Benjamin Turner.” This one kinda changes everything. It’s drawn by Elisa Féliz​, colored by Valentina Cuomo, lettered by Christy Sawyer​, and written by me.

For those who want to buy #10 digitally, the issue is now available from Comixology.

The discussion/spoilers page is now open.

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Happy Charmedcomicversary!

Charmed #1 was released 5 years ago today continuing the adventures of our favorite witches!

Remember when we were speculating about a vine demon making an appearence based on the cover?

Charmed lives!

Have a throwback Tuesday and read Charmed #1 for free from Newsarama.

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Cover Teaser - Charmed Season 10 #13

David Seidman posted a cropped image of the Charmed S10 #13 cover on Instagram.

  • David Seidman: Things got weird in the studio over the weekend. #Cherubs X

#13 will be the first issue of the 3rd arc of Season 10. Titled "Court of Love" with interiors by guest artist Giorgia Sposito.

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Preview - Charmed Season 10 #10 (SPOILERS)

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN TURNER

In Shops: 7/22/2015

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Summary & Release Date - Charmed Season 10 #12

Publisher: ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Pat Shand (A) Elisa Feliz (CA) David Seidman

  • VIRTUE
  • Prue gets in touch with her inner self. Kyra returns - again. And the Charmed Ones make a hard decision about Prue's future that will rock the Power of Three to its core.
    Darkness descends in Charmed: Season Ten...

In Shops: 10/7/2015

 

Pat Shand:

  • CHARMED: SEASON TEN #12 is called “Virtue,” and it’s the big finale to our second major arc. I don’t want to say much, because the ways the fanbase is freaking out over the synopsis online already is pretty delish, but in this issue… there’s a fight that’s been a LONG time coming. X
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Preview Pages - Next Four Issues #10-13

Pat Shand:

  • SDCC time! We don’t have any major Charmed announcements this year, so I thought it’d be fun to share a glimpse at the issues currently in production, including our first look at Giorgia Sposito’s work on #13! X

             #10: The Curious Case of Benjamin Turner                   #11: Fear Always Comes Back                             #12: Virtue

                                                                 #13: Court of Love

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Cover - Charmed S10 #12 + Message from Pat Shand

  • "Hey guys! So, #10 leaked early by mistake. Comixology was kind enough to pull it down at my request. I understand some of you are disappointed you didn't get the early read, which I get, but this kind of thing can have a negative impact on sales, so we did what we had to do. To make the wait for the actual release a little easier, here's the cover to #12. As usual, David worked his magic here. This is one of my favorites."
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Preview Panels - Charmed Season 10

Anonymous asked: In honor of pride day! can us fans of charmed who are LGBTQIA get something to celebrate! :) PS Tyler and Kareem best be celebrating today!

Pat Shand: Happy Pride! And you know they are! X

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Anonymous asked: Hi Pat, is there anything you can share about Kareem? He is just mortal, right?         

Pat Shand: Nope, Kareem is a witch! X


Anonymous asked: Could Prue being in Patience's body be the en cause of the problems, in recent issues or does the evil book have something to do with it?

PS: #12 should be an interesting issue for you! X


Anonymous asked: Do you already know how ypu want this season to end and how the ending will set the pace for next season? I love this season and your your awesome!!

PS: Hey! I’m glad you’re enjoying it. The end of the season definitely doesn’t set up a subsequent season, because there probably won’t be one. It’s a very definitive ending.

I’m thoroughly outlined through #18, scene by scene. I’ve written through #11. I have a list of beats I want to hit in the final arc and a few scenes from the finale, but I want to keep it organic because #18 is such a game changer that I’ll want to write that before diving into that final outline. It’ll inform every scene in the rest of the season. X


Anonymous asked: Hi Pat! last year you said that you would probably update some characters to the regular status during the run of the season. Is it the case with Tyler and Kareem?

PS: Yep! Tyler, Kareem, and Prue are in probably every issue moving forward. X


Anonymous asked: Will we see Elizabeth Turner in the comics?

PS: Beyond flashbacks, no. X


Anonymous asked: Hi Pat! What do you think of the relationship between Paige and her biological father Sam? It always bugged me how the writers on the show had a character that could potentially be a source of growth for Paige (and a great connection to the sister's family since he must have been around when they were kids), and used him once every three years. Do you have any plans for him?

PS: I think Sam is a character with a lot of pathos. He was one of my favorites of the recurring cast, though I do think Sam’s spirit leaving with Patty was a great ending to the character. I don’t know if I would’ve brought him back. But they did, so now the good part about is that I have access to him. I’m going to be plotting out the specifics of the final arc of Season 10 soon enough, so he might fit in there, but it won’t be in a huge role. A big part of Season 10 so far has been expanding the main cast, so a lot of the second half of the season will be balancing everything I’ve introduced and paying off all of their arcs. So, in short, maybe/I’d like to/we’ll see! X


Anonymous asked: I don't know why but as of late I've been a helpless romantic and all I can talk about, think about, etc is Love! I also have been burnt so Im guarded... this leads me to asking about Coop- I'm super interested in the cupid mythology and of love- is this what the cupid one shot is going to be about?!

PS: Hey! I definitely spoke too soon by calling it a Coop/cupid one-shot. It’s more like a relationship one-shot. It acts as the fulcrum of the season, balancing the set-up that came in #1-12 with the payoff coming in the second half of the season. It’s sending the characters off on their final journeys for the season, sort of emotionally defining who they are and where they’re going to go. It’s framed by a Phoebe/Coop story, but there is just as much Piper/Leo, Paige/Henry, and… other characters, who I won’t mention here. X


Anonymous asked: 2 quetions Pat, 1) how is the coexistence between you and all the S10 crew. 2) if you could do ANYTHING you want (either change something from past seasons, or add) with laws free (likenesses, rights, CBS approval and all of that) on this season, what would it be?

PS: My relationship with the Charmed team is interesting, because I’m functioning as writer, editor, and an in-between to CBS. I have to give them more notes than I would normally give if I was just writing the book, because I’m playing three distinct roles. I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Elisa, Valentina, Dimat, or Giorgia in person yet – maybe at a convention in the future.

And as far as if I could do anything, I mean… I kinda am. I’ve only ever gotten one note that changed my plans, and I agreed with it. The only thing I’d do differently if there were no rules would be page count. I’d do longer issues and shorter issues based on a whim. I’ve got the rhythm of a 22 page comic down, so it comes naturally to me, but if I had the freedom to do so, I would expand here and there to give the stories and scenes the extra space to breathe, to really give it that full episode feel. But honestly, I don’t really care about the likeness thing right now – I love the Prue/Patience story, so I don’t feel that it’s limiting to me.

I guess the only other thing is – and this is a bit cheeky – is that, were there no guidelines, I wouldn’t outline, and I would just put gibberish in the solicits. I’d love the freedom to write whatever I want, to change plots last minute, to switch issues around on a whim. It’s impossible in licensed and company-owned comics, because an outline is essentially a promise made that I intend on keeping, but I’d love to just go in with a far, far rougher idea and let loose. I honestly doubt anything would change, because the plotting has all come very natural, but I am also naturally inclined to avoid plotting story much at all, if I don’t have to. I prefer to follow character. X


Anonymous asked: any news of a possible Charmed Halloween or Christmas special issue? (I'd rather xmas because we never got to see an episode on the tv show)

PS: No, there won’t be any special issues. It’ll be a 22 or 24 issue season with no spinoffs. There might be a special extra issue if I end the season at 22. It depends on how the plotting for Volume Four goes. X


Anonymous asked: i thought that the number of issues for this season would be 24 like season 9? there might be one or two issues less? :(

PS: It depends. I don’t want to stretch the story out longer than it has to be, so it’ll be between 22 and 24. Probably 24, but either 22 or 23 is possible. X

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Pat Shand: Charmed #13 has narration from all four sisters, as well as a secret fifth character. It's, in a way, the season's fulcrum. X


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Pat Shand: The same way that #6 is essentially a Phoebe one-shot, #11 is a Paige one-shot, #12 is a Prue one-shot, and #13 is a relationship one-shot with a bit of a heavier lean on Coop/Phoebe than the other two couples. X


PS: Hey guys. The Wasteland is a big, vast area. Just like there are vanquished demons there, there are also creatures indigenous to it, just like every plane of existence. If we can buy a gigantic creature devouring essences, I think we can buy a bunch of lesser, Wasteland-born, Belthazor-obsessive demons.
And as far as absorbing power, not all demons (or humans, or anything) are as resourceful or ambitious as Cole. X

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Preview Panels - Charmed Season 10 #10

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Cover Teaser - Charmed Season 10 #12

David Seidman: Another #charming day in the studio working on a new illustration. #virtue

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Release Date Update - Charmed #11

Previews lists Charmed #11 with a 8/26/2015 release date but as we already know there won't be an issue in August.

Pat Shand shared the actual release date on Tumblr:

  • #11 is out 9/02. There is no August release.
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Summary & Release Date - Charmed Season 10 #11

Publisher: ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC
(W) Pat Shand (A) Elisa Feliz (CA) David Seidman
  • FEAR ALWAYS COMES BACK
  • After the fallout of the last issue has settled, life goes on for the Charmed Ones. That is, until an old enemy sets his sights on Paige and her new charges...

In Shops: 8/26/2015 (Not sure if this will be the final release date since there is supposed to be a break in August)

 

Below is the completed cover. Paige's design has changed a bit from when we first saw it.

         Completed Cover                         Previous

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Charmed #11 Cover + Volume 3 titles

Pat Shand:

  • Taking CHARMED: SEASON TEN into its second year… So, hey! We’re nine issues into the season, and we’ll soon be getting solicits for the second half of the series… #12 and on. I know how much you guys love teases, titles, and the wee little details… so here’s the shape of what’s to come!Let’s get this started with a brand new cover. This one is for #11, Fear Always Comes Back. David Seidman, folks! That’s followed by #12, Virtue, which is the finale of the second volume. Now, a bit about the issues that’ll be within Volume Three. I won’t tell you much, but here are some titles. Feel free to speculate however you’d like! #13 - Court of Love (This will be Giorgia Sposito’s guest issue) #14 - The Four Sisters, Part One #15 - The Four Sisters, Part Two #16 - Happy Ending #17 - Effigy. You’ll notice that the puntacular titles have been… I don’t want to say abandoned, but perhaps “dropped off with a babysitter” is a kinder version of it. These titles came to me, and they felt right for the stories. I originally wanted to pun through the whole season, but considering some of the stories here, this felt like a more honest move. Anyway, yay! 2016 is going to be fun. X
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Charmed #10 Release Date Change

Pat Shand mentions this in my latest interview with him but for those who may not have seen it because you avoid spoilers, the release date for Charmed Season 10 #10 has changed.

  • Pat Shand: One thing that I do want to mention, because it might be a disappointment. #9 is coming out early but, because of publishing schedule reasons that won’t really make sense without explaining a bunch of stuff no one cares about, #10 will come out a few weeks later than Previews initially said. So we’ve got #9 early and #10 late, which will kind of give us less of a gap between #10 and #11, at least!

Previews has now changed the date to July 22, 2015.


By the way, Charmed is included in Robyn Hood #11 (also written by Pat Shand). In the issue that was just released Robyn and Marian visit NYCC! Fun!

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Interview with Pat Shand - Charmed Season 10 #8 and #9 (SPOILERS)

Charmed #9 is out today!

Under the cut you can read my interview with Pat Shand talking about the events of both #8 and #9!

Please note that the interview contains spoilers.

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Out Today - Charmed Season 10 #9

Charmed Season 10 #9 is out today!

  • HASTE MAKES WASTELAND
  • Nothing is what it seems when Henry, Coop, and Tyler return from a place they probably should've never gone in the first place. Meanwhile, Prue and an old frienemy are learning about what it means to be the Guardian of the Nexus of the All... and if Prue ever was the Guardian to begin with.
    Change is coming...

I opened the spoilers/discussion page here.

Visit CharmedComicFan10 later today to read my interview with Pat Shand on #8 and #9.

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Preview - Charmed Season 10 #9

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Coop One-Shot + New Guest Artist

ComicsContinuum uploaded an expanded version of their interview with Pat Shand. You can watch it here.

In the interview, Pat reveals that Charmed Season 10 #13 is a Coop One-Shot titled "Court of Love", drawn by guest artist Giorgia Sposito.

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Earlier Release Date - Charmed Season 10 #9

Initially planned for release on the 17th, Charmed Season 10 #9 is now coming a week earlier, on June 10th!

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ComicsContinuum interviews Pat Shand + #9 Preview

In their new episode ComicsContinuum interviews Pat Shand about Charmed Season 10. They also shares some #9 previews during the segment. You can find the interview at ComicsContinuum TV Series: Episode 221 from 12:22 to 13:50.

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Out Today - Charmed Season 10 #8

Charmed Season 10 #8 is out today!

  • Love is a Burning Thing
    When Tyler Michaels discovers his powers evolving beyond that of a firestarter, he seeks out Paige, who has disturbing answers for him. Meanwhile, Coop and Henry plot to pull off the impossible... and they just might have to call on a newly empowered Tyler for help.
  • As a new arc begins in Season Ten, the truth about Prue's isolation at the hands of her sisters will come to light. Everything is about to change!

Pat Shand:

  • Charmed: Season Ten #8 is out today. This one is called “Love is a Burning Thing” and it finally begins to unravel the mystery of what’s happening with Prue. Here’s a glimpse at the issue!

I opened the spoilers/discussion page here.

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5 Years CharmedComicFan

It's CharmedComicFan's anniversary today!

The site was created on May 18th, 2010 to share the latest news for the upcoming Season 9 comics!

 

With Season 10 now running and the novels coming soon, things are looking great for us Charmed fans!

Thank you all very much for visiting!

 

( Original CharmedComicFan / CharmedComicFan10 / CharmedNovelFan )

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Preview - Charmed Season 10 #8

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Latest from Social Media #16

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Anonymous asked: Hi Pat, You are great because you are so close to the charmedfans! Im so excited about charmed season 10 and i enjoyed all issues so far except issue 6 because i think its was a little boring (no action scenes). I like the relationship between Cole and Phoebe and issue 5 was my favorite! I want to ask you why Piper didn't has any storylines this season,she didn't even use her powers anymore. Will she use anytime soon her power to revert molecules back to their original form? Thank you.

Pat Shand: Only six issues in and you’ve already decided that Piper isn’t getting an arc this season, huh? Seems hasty. Anyway, Piper has been using her powers all season. She’s done molecular immobilization, combustion, and acceleration multiple times. I’m not going to have her do molecular reversion this season, however, because she was only able to access that power at the height of her possible future strength at the end of Season Nine. X


Anonymous asked: If someone else killed knox (say last season he got killed in the cross fire during thematic switch) would kose have died too or did it only work one way meaning if only kose get's killed then knox died too but not the other way around. Also - say someone else killed knox- would the agreement somehow still been on (or say leo got killed by someone would the charmed ones still be bound to help knox or would the agreement been broken)

PS: I think death on either end would nullify the agreement, but Kose may have dark enough magic that he could do some sort of bind on Knox’s soul even after it passes in. Knox, however, wouldn’t do the same to Leo. X


Anonymous asked: Mr Shand! This new issue is amazing! I wanted to ask because in the comics, not draw the tattoos of Piper and Phoebe. Actually, the tattoos are Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano. But to look like based on the appearance of the actresses, should draw them tattoos. Thank you for this spectacular Season 10!

PS: Okay, so, this is such a strange thing about the tattoos. For some reason, they are the easiest things to miss! For example, I remember that the biggest complaint about the Buffy and Angel comics were the fact that Angel and Faith’s tattoos were constantly missing. In Charmed, it’s completely my fault. I have to talk to CBS to see if we want to start using them or if it’s too late to add them in now. X


Anonymous asked: Pat, my first: the 10x07 it´s awesome! Good Script and good drawings.

PS: Thanks! I love this message because I was honestly a bit nervous about #7. After it went to print, I began to wonder if I tried to cram too much in, if it should’ve been a two-issue arc instead of a one-shot. I try to balance the fact that this is a comic book that needs to be a visually striking story with the desire to give y’all an episode’s worth of content every month. I was a bit unsure how I did this time, so I’m glad you’re liking it. X


Anonymous asked: The titles you announced- are they a play on words or puns like the other titles? I cant tell

PS: #11 is a direct reference to a previous villain and 12 references a popular quote: “Patience is a virtue.” Take from that what you will! X


Anonymous asked: completley hypothetical... if season 11 were to happen and they asked you to stay on as editor (but not writer) would you?

PS: While I would be flattered by the offer, it would be an emphatic no. Editing a licensed property is a singularly difficult task, and coming off of both an editorial and writing position in Season Ten, I wouldn’t have it in me. A season is such a commitment, and I feel that all I can give Charmed is my 100% all, heart/soul/etc, for one season. X


Anonymous asked: I'm very curious about the process - what makes a licensed material like charmed more difficult or different than say robyn hood.

PS: Great question. The short of it is the approval process. After I get a script for Robyn Hood or Wonderland approved, the only one who gives notes on the art is me. On Robyn Hood especially, because I’m also writing it, it’s a very fluid process. On Wonderland, the writer (Erica J. Heflin) might chime in, or on either title, the art director (Chris Cote) may have a rare note. But it’s a very quick and straightforward process. With a licensed property, after I approve something on my end – from a plot to a script to pencils to colors to letters to a cover mock-up – it has to then be approved by the licensor. It’s an entirely different process with things I just don’t have to worry about on other titles, such as likenesses or longterm continuity. It’s a rewarding experience and I love CBS – I couldn’t ask for better licensors. They’re smart, kind, fair, and they treat me like one of their own! It’s really a time thing. Honestly, the only reason I can fit editing that book into my schedule is because I’m also writing it, so it streamlines my process a bit. Editing another writer on Charmed would be impossible for me if I wanted to keep writing other titles, and writing will always be my main priority. Hope this makes sense! X


Anonymous asked: can't believe you're pairing Prue and Kyra!!! My favorite sister and one of my favorite recurring character! if someone told me something like that would happen when i was watching season 7 in 2004-2005, i would never have believed it! it's just the perfection! THANKS!

PS: They’re two of my favorites as well! It felt like such a natural fit to me. X


Anonymous asked: Oh my god you're doing a research about Prue and Barbas, and from my favorite episode ever, Shannen was so wonderful, and the swimming pool scene was so emotional, like the very end of the episode were she's in the attic!!! Prue, the sister who was a affraid to say i love you is back, can't believe it...I fall in love with her since this moment :) Please please please make Prue kick Barbas' ass, i need to see this :)) Thanks for bringing him back <3

PS: The Prue/Barbas relationship is really interesting to me, and I think the issue will surprise everyone. X


Anonymous asked: Hi Pat! are we gonna see soon Elise again? In issue 6 even if it was short, she was great :)

PS: Yeah, she is in #8! X


Anonymous asked: on a scale from 1-10 how much is charmed 8 rocking the fandom on it's release... also will we be seeing a new "picture" now that prue is back... prue piper phoebe had their sister picture... and we saw multiple ones of piper phoebe and paige throughout the series s1-8... it's time for one with all the sisters

PS: That’s a super hard question to answer, because there is no way to gauge that really… But each issue in the next arc really tries to outdo its predecessor with the shock factor. The surprises all come from a place of character and heart rather than twists for twists sake though! X


Anonymous asked: I dream of a Prue one-shot. Pretty please?

PS: No one-shots are on the slate… but #12 is Prue-centric! X


Anonymous asked: I'm fine with Charmed ending after s10. It has to end sooner or later, and we got five more years worth of stories thanks to you guys, so I've made my peace with it. That said, how do you approach being the one that has to craft a fitting series finale after 10 seasons? Do you already have something in mind? Not asking for spoilers (I know by now that you won't give them anyway), just wondering how you feel about it and what's the thought process behind it all.

PS: I have a lot of it figured out, definitely. As far as essentially ending a series after ten seasons, my thoughts on the finale – and the season as a whole piece of work – were inspired by Scott Snyder on Batman. Every story arc he’s done, he’s told the ultimate Batman story, and he’s said that in interviews. He never pulls any punches, because why would he – he’s writing Batman! The core of it, though, is that Snyder writes what he wants to read, and the fans follow. That’s how I’m doing this season. I’m examining what I care about in Charmed and what I have to say about these characters, and I’m doing it! I hope fans are satisfied by the end, but I honestly can’t let myself think much about that! X

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Kyra - Charmed #9

Pat Shand: Drinking coffee and making notes on the Charmed: Season Ten #9 lettered proof at Panera. A loooot of Kyra in this one! I love writing Kyra in Charmed, because come on… Who wouldn’t want to write for someone played by Charisma Carpenter?! X

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New site - Charmed Novel Fan

I created a new site for those who want to follow the Charmed Novel news in one place.

Bookmark CharmedNovelFan.

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Preview Panel - Charmed #8

Pat Shand: (...) here’s a bit from Charmed #8 where Paige and Tyler do some good, old-fashioned BOS consulting. X

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CHARMED: THE WAR ON WITCHES, a new Charmed Novel written by Paul Ruditis, coming this May

Paul Ruditis announced this on Twitter:

Secret project reveal today! I can finally let the Kit out of the bag! I mean CAT! Let the CAT out of the bag! Don’t know WHY I wrote Kit!!
To everyone I ever told it was ridiculous to think that I’d ever write another CHARMED novel, I apologize. I was wrong. So very wrong. CHARMED: THE WAR ON WITCHES 1st ebook in a new line based on the TV show! Pubbed by @HarperCollinsCa & @JoeBooksCo http://www.harpercollins.ca/press-releases/16/harpercollinscanada-set-to-publish-e-books-based-on-hit-tv-series … CHARMED: THE WAR ON WITCHES takes place between seasons 9 & 10 of comic books. Meaning: Everyone alive then? Still alive! Sisters united! Whew. Been holding on to that secret for like two years now. More information to come soon!

 

PRESS RELEASE:

HarperCollinsCanada Set to Publish e-Books Based On Hit TV Series
Ghost Whisperer and Charmed to release this spring and summer
TORONTO—HarperCollinsCanada announced today that the company will publish original content based on popular, long-running TV shows, starting with Ghost Whisperer and Charmed. Licensed by CBS Consumer Products, the content will be published initially as e-book novels, serials and collections, starting this spring, with the addition of printed books in the future. E-books will be made available world-wide.
"The reading experience gives these already hugely popular shows a completely new dimension," said Steve Osgoode, Vice President of Digital Product at HarperCollinsCanada. "Books are the perfect medium for these wonderful storylines to endure and flourish for years to come."

Content for all the properties will be developed by Toronto-based packager Joe Books, a company known for its expertise in television, movies, music, books and cross-platform media.

"We've crafted these stories to appeal to die-hard fans and newcomers alike," said Jody Colero, President at Joe Books. "It is exciting to see how they evolve and take on new possibilities. I'm really looking forward to seeing how fans react."

The first Charmed novel, The War on Witches, is written by Paul Ruditis, the author of numerous companion books and novels for TV shows like Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek, The Walking Dead and The West Wing. He co-authored both of the official Charmed episode guides along with writing several earlier Charmed novels and the New York Times bestselling comic book series revealing the show's "unaired" ninth season. The War on Witches will be on sale May 26, and the first Ghost Whisperer novel will be on sale this summer.

About HarperCollins
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 65 unique imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year, in over 30 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

Joe Books is a Canadian publishing house and book packager. Partners include Disney, HarperCollins, Diamond Comic Distributors, Koch Media, CBS Consumer Products and NBC-Universal. Joe Books offices are located at 567 Queen St. West in Toronto, ON, M5V 2B6. Find out more at www.joebooks.com.

For further information contact Rob Firing, Senior Director, Publicity, Communications and Speakers' Bureau at HarperCollinsCanada, 416-975-9334 ext. 2357. Email rob.firing@harpercollins.com.

 

Description:

Having won the ultimate battle against the forces of darkness, Piper, Phoebe, and Paige—, The Charmed Ones—, are looking forward to a hard-earned, peaceful future. But when Phoebe’s former love, Cole, returns from the dead and the sisters are reunited with Prue, now imprisoned at the magical convergence between the realms, a dangerous new threat emerges.
As seemingly normal mortals violently steal the magic of witches, The Charmed Ones must shield their kind while protecting themselves from a modern-day witch hunt.
Charmed: The War on Witches continues the story of the Halliwell witches, picking up where the hit television series, Charmed, left off. With only the Book of Shadows to guide them, the Halliwell sisters are the fulfillment of their ancestor Melinda Warren’s prophecy that three sisters descending from her line would become the most powerful witches of all time. As The Charmed Ones, the sisters use the Power of Three to protect the innocent and banish evil from the Earthly realm.

 

Pre-Order Links:

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/book/charmed-the-war-on-witches/id989772751?mt=11 
Kobo: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-CA/ebook/charmed-the-war-on-witches 
Amazon: http://www.amazon.ca/Charmed-War-Witches-Paul-Ruditis-ebook/dp/B00WR2BUDK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1430417165&sr=8-1&keywords=9781443445979 
Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Paul_Ruditis_Charmed_The_War_on_Witches?id=JdSxCAAAQBAJ 
B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/charmed-paul-ruditis/1121816093?ean=9781443445979&itm=1&usri=9781443445979

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Previews and Summary - Charmed Season 10 Vol. 1

[w] Pat Shand [a] Eliza Feliz & Dimat [c] Valentina Cuomo [l] Jim Campbell & Christy Sawyer [e] Paul Ruditis [cover] David Seidman [trade design] Christopher Cote

 

The Power of Three was threatened when their dead sister, Prue, was resurrected in the body of a coma patient. For a time, the sisters' magic was thrown off balance... but now, having relinquished the Power of Three, Prue has been imbued with the magic of the Nexus of the All, a mystical convergence with untold potential. Though the Power of Three is once again in harmony, Prue must never leave the location of the Nexus, or the sanctity of magic as a whole will be compromised.

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Out Today - Charmed Season 10 Volume 1

Charmed Season 10 Volume 1 is out today!

 

The Volume collects Charmed Season 10 #1-6 

Price: $15.99 ($19.99 CAN) / Page Count: 156 / Format: Softcover, Full Color

  • When an ancient evil older than time itself targets the Charmed Ones, the girls realize they'll need to enlist some additional help. Calling on the services of their estranged sister, Prue, and the former demon, Cole, they will face what is perhaps the most powerful enemy of their lives!

Pat Shand:

  • CHARMED: SEASON TEN Volume One is out today! It collects #1-6 in this beautiful trade paperback. Tweet me your copy!

Since there are no bonus content - spoilers in the volume, feel free to discuss about it in the comments below.

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Cover - Charmed Season 10 Volume 1

Release Date: 4/29/15.

  • When an ancient evil older than time itself targets the Charmed Ones, the girls realize they'll need to enlist some additional help. Calling on the services of their estranged sister, Prue, and the former demon, Cole, they will face what is perhaps the most powerful enemy of their lives! Collects CHARMED SEASON 10 #1-6!
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