Category Archives: Comics

How Not To Make It ‘About Me’ – Helping A Creator In Need At Seth Kushner’s Save Our Schmuck Benefit In New York

This is probably going to be overly-honest discussion about extraordinary photographer and comics writer Seth Kushner’s “Save Our Schmuck Benefit” that took place at Union Hall in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday night, but the New York comics community are …

First Look At The Valiant By Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt And Paolo Rivera

We’ve been hearing about Valiant’s new upcoming series from the writing team of Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt for a little while now, but we are finally getting a better idea of what The Valiant will look like as this …

Hello Kitty Is Not A Cat. And Never Was. She Is A Human Girl. Also, British.

Well, my mind has been blown. And no doubt will my daughters’ minds when they wake up. In fact I feel like waking them up now. But no, one more night in which they can sleep in the knowledge that …

Talking With Matt Wagner About Grendel Vs. The Shadow, Classic Characters, And Reading New Comics

By Joshua Stone When I went to my first SDCC in 1999, I was often able to sit down and actually have a conversation with an artist or writer whose work I enjoyed and respected. Over the years the opportunities …

Invaders And Secret Avengers On Notice, Storm and Nightcrawler Get Renewed?

I understand that Marvel have informed the editorial and creative teams that both the Invaders and Secret Avengers comics are on notice for cancellation and will survive on an issue-to-issue basis. So if you like the books, now is the …

Advance Review: Roche Limit #1 From Image, Plus Preview

Billionaire Langford Skaargard’s dream of cosmic exploration is no more and Roche Limit, a colony situated on the cusp of a mysterious energy anomaly, has become a melting pot of crime and terrible secrets. When Bekkah Hudson goes missing, the …

‘The Universe Is Actively Out To Torture And Destroy Us’ In Dark Gods – Justin Jordan In The Bleeding Cool Interview

Justin Jordan’s new project, Dark Gods, was announced at SDCC for November release from Avatar Press, with a teaser image from artist German Erramouspe which made it clear that we are dealing with both a horror comic and something quite …

All-New Ghost Rider To Join All-New Ultimates In Cancellation With #12?

The current November solicitations for All-New Ultimates do seem to suggest that the three issues in November, December and January will be that title’s last, taking it to #12. ALL-NEW ULTIMATES #10 MICHEL FIFFE (w) • AMILCAR PINNA (a) Cover …

In One Week, In Two Weeks – Everyone’s Killing Wolverine

This week sees the first of the DC Comics Futures End #1 specials arrive. Then we have the launches of Concrete Park, Grendel Vs. The Shadow, Names, God Hates Astronauts, Dark Tower, Cloaks, Alice Cooper, Ex Con, Red Sonja: Black Tower, Doctor Mirage … and the …

The Death Of Elektra

I understand that the creative team for Marvel’s ongoing series Elektra, namely William H. Blackman and Michael Del Mundo, were told by Marvel that the comic was being cancelled, last week. But they were also told not to worry to much as …

Your Early Signs Of Axis, In Yesterday’s Marvel Comics (UPDATE)

Updated with an Axis promo image just sent out by Marvel… The original article continues below. Spoilers for Uncanny Avengers and Adjectiveless Avengers ahead… So we are looking for telltale signs of the upcoming Axis event to come in yesterday’s …

Look Everyone, The City Of London Is Getting A Mega-City Block

Welcome to Endless City, a proposed skyscraper for London. It is designed to have its own ecosystem, incorporating offices, shops, massive inside parks, entertainment and housing and has been described as a “vertical city”. Sound familiar? Me too. It’s a …

What Is The Demand For DRM-Free Comics? One Example Bob’s Burgers

Seems like two of my recent stories are merging into one here. Yesterday we told you that Bob’s Burgers sold out at the distributor. And Last week Dynamite announced their DRM-Free digital site with a 10 books at $.10 each sale… …

Wake Up And Draw Like Jack Kirby For His 97th Birthday (UPDATE x2)

All hail the King! #WakeUpAndDraw Couldn’t wait! Happy Birthday to Jack Kirby! pic.twitter.com/41kPcBpz0j — Jerry Ordway (@JerryOrdway) August 28, 2014 Quick #WakeUpAndDraw for Jack Kirby’s birthday. Long live the King! pic.twitter.com/gPl4AcUdmE — Dave Howlett (@paskettiwestern) August 28, 2014 for King …

And Finally… The Return Of Lila Cheney

This was the November solicitation for Captain Marvel #9. CAPTAIN MARVEL #9 KELLY SUE DECONNICK (W) DAVID LOPEZ (A/C) • Face front, Carol Corps after the adventures with the Flerkin, Carol’s got her hands full again – this time with …

Cover Process – Marc Laming On Flash Gordon #5

The latest issue of Flash Gordon has a very cool looking cover by artist Marc Laming and we have both the black & white inked version, colored version and then the finished colored cover including logos, etc. The colors were …

A Comic Show – Star-Lord, Superman, And Saga!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, here’s the new A Comic Show video. I’m Aaron of A Comics Shop, filming in our Geek Easy bar. This week’s Guardians of the Galaxy features Star-Lord’s secret …

Karen Traviss Joins G. I. Joe For New Series

British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss takes the reigns of the new G.I. Joe series for IDW as the team adjusts to a new world where Cobra has become the peacekeeping taskforce. This new series will be based more in …