Category Archives: Comics

Daredevil Street King Energy Edition To Be Joined By Punisher

We reported a couple of weeks ago that retailers would be receiving, one per store, an edition of an upcoming issue of Daredevil with a Daredevil-branded bottle of the energy drink SK Energy taking over the whole cover. We then …

Agent 87 And The Black Train

Agent 87 and the Black Train, written by Robert Geronimo, illustrated by Chilly Bliss. Release date October 9th 2014. Mary Williams, Editor. Ascalon Press Agent 87—spy, linguist, and master of disguise—is making her debut in Agent 87 and the Black Train. When Agent 87 goes undercover …

Kickstar-TIN-g A New Comic From Ilya D

Ilya D writes, Well here we are. The tense moment before any Kickstarter campaign where one has to wonder, “is this just going to be a giant failure?” and “should I have included sexual reward tiers?”  I’m happy to say …

Murder & Midnight: Book One

Writer – Jon Eastman. Artist – David Ward. Letterer – Kelly Eastman. Kickstarter ends Sunday 9/21/2014 at 9:00PM PST. Books are scheduled to ship in January of 2015. Jon Eastman writes, Murder & Midnight is a fantasy graphic novel trilogy about a man named …

Ripping On John Byrne

We recently looked at Erik Ladd‘s serious of John Byrne commissions over the years, montages of Spider-Man villains. But one prominent villain was missing… John Byrne wrote on The John Byrne Forum, You may have noticed a paucity of commission …

“I Decided To Strip Our Series Down To A Grittier, More Street Level Book.” – Aaron Gillespie Talks Purgatori

The relaunch of the Chaos Comics characters by Dynamite Entertainment has been doing very well expanding from one six-part miniseries to four series and some one-shots. Leading the way is the vampire goddes herself Purgatori. We caught up with Aaron …

Writer’s Commentary – Steven Grant On Jennifer Blood: Born Again #2

Steven Grant‘s new take on a Garth Ennis character continues with Jennifer Blood: Born Again #2 and we have the writer’s commentary about the new issue. I once made the comment that all writing is problem solving. Some people took …

The Artistic Process – Francis Manapul On Detective Comics #34

Back in August, Francis Manapul concluded his run with Brian Buccellato on Detective Comics with issue #34. Over on his blog/tumbler, Manapul posted some of his thumbnails to rough sketches to finished pencils process and it’s fascinating to see how …

Long Beach Comic Con To Announce Dwayne McDuffie Award

Long Beach Comic Con has announced (through 13th Dimension) that they are going to be announcing a Dwayne McDuffie Award. McDuffie was a comic and television writer who created the animated TV series Static Shock as well as co-founding Milestone …

Reality Not Included Volume 2

Contributors: Chelsea Back, James Bourne, Chris Hayes, Morgan Gibbons, Joey Majdali, Kevin Merriman, Stephanie Merriman, Jed Henry, Matthew S. Armstrong, Aaron Austin, Audrey Bagley, Andrea Ballestaero, Markham Carroll, Sarah Cotton, Kendall Hale, Spencer Hawkes, Shane Hunt, Cheryl Johnson, Kienan Lafferty, …

Why Dave Sim Is Wrong About His Next Comic Book

Dave Sim has been releasing his latest update, as he struggles with internet access. In which he tells us the funeral home that he has arranged his death rites at, is closing, so it will be moved to Westmount Memorial …

Fetch: An Odyssey, More Fulfilling Than Potato Salad

Fetch: An Odyssey. Created and Written By: Evie Dunn. Co-Written and Inked By: Martin Dunn. Co-Written and Pencilled By: Derrick Fish. Colored By: Gab Contreras. On Kickstarter now ,project Ends October 11th, 2014.  Created by 7-year-old Evie Dunn FETCH is the epic story of a young …

Being Pop Culture Hounded By Greg Ruth Of Conan And The Lost Boy

By Chris Thompson How do you follow up the amazingly frank Episode 100 with Scott Snyder (which you can still listen to here)? I really don’t know … So instead, I’ve decided to do something completely different with Episode 101, …

Your Comics Events At The Brooklyn Book Festival On Sunday

This Sunday sees the grand return of the always lovely Brooklyn Book Festival. Seriously, the whole day is a gracious experience wandering among publisher tents, meandering to panels with cultured and interesting authors, surrounding Borough Hall in Brooklyn. In essence, …

Avengers Omnibuses For 2015 – Uncanny, Volume 2, Perez And Busiek…

Three Avengers Omnibuses of different flavours on the way… Rick Remender’s Uncanny Avengers gets an Omnibus,  collecting Uncanny Avengers #1-25, #8AU  and Annual #1. After Professor X’s death, Captain America creates a new Avengers unit comprised of Avengers and X-Men, humans and mutants …

The Excavation Of Michael Zulli And Stephen Murphy’s Puma Blues

It is quite possible we are about to become Dover Books biggest fans. We’ve called them the excavators of the eighties, after their plans to remaster and reprint A Sailor’s Story and The Bozz Chronicles, both with new unseen material …

Hawkeye Slips Its Notch Again…

Put it this way. When it’s finished it’s finished. Eeking out the final numbers just delays that inevitable day. I don’t know if you’ve seen this yet but looks like Hawkeye #21 & #22 are once again delayed. Hawkeye #21 …

The Moral Maze: Commission And Be Damned

One of the industry’s best artists, Sean Gordon Murphy tweets; Got a colorist asking for hi-res files that he/she can color, then sell as prints while I get nothing. What is wrong w/ some people? — Sean Gordon Murphy (@Sean_G_Murphy) …