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Thor’s Comic Review Column – Green Arrow, Godzilla: Cataclysm, Astro City, Hexed

This week’s comics include: Green Arrow #34 Godzilla: Cataclysm #1 Astro City #14 Hexed #1 Green Arrow #34 (DC Comics, $2.99) By Graig Kent “The New 52” botched up a lot of things in its reboot of the DC Universe, …

JH Williams III’s Art For The New Blondie Album Is Here At Last!

The award-winning comic artist on Sandman: Overture with Neil Gaiman, Promethea with Alan Moore, Desolation Jones with Warren Ellis, and the ground-breaking Bat Woman with W. Hayden Blackman, J.H. Williams III, has been teasing his artwork on the upcoming Blondie album …

Don’t Stop Believin’ – Asbury Park Comicon Rocks On This Weekend In New Jersey

I had the good fortune of attending the very first Asbury Park Comicon. It was in a vintage bowling alley surrounded by little traces of the indie music scene, and the atmosphere couldn’t have been cooler. But what was cooler …

Live From The Comic Shop – Sandman: Overture, The Wake, Revenge, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Silver Surfer

It’s been a struggle this winter to make it to the shop on a regular basis with snowstorms well-timed for Wednesdays and general lurginess sweeping the world, it seems, but today it was time to find some true grit, if …

Sandman Overture #2 Is Just Bloody Beautiful

So we waited. And waited. And it was worth every second, Sandman Overture #2 is published today, and it is as beautiful and wondrous a comic book as issue 1 last year. Any excuse to read that first issue should …

JH Williams III Talks To Bleeding Cool About Sandman Overture

By David Dissanayake, This past Saturday, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco began displaying J.H. Williams III’s original art from Sandman: Overture as part of the museum’s ongoing Grains Of Sand: 25 Years of Sandman original art exhibition.  I …

How To Sneak Preview Sandman Overture #2 Early, In San Francisco

This Saturday, the  Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will have special guest JH Williams III popping by to their Sandman exhibition for a presentation from 7pm to 9pm. This is the print of his work being made available exclusively …

Essential 8 Comics For Reaching The Comic Book Curious – Why Allie Brosh is a Bigger Deal than Batman

By Erik Grove When I got married, I was wearing Superman boxer shorts. I wore a Superman t-shirt under my black sports coat and my groomsmen wore Batman t-shirts. My nephew? He was the ring bearer and he was Robin. …

Sandman Overture Slips #2 Further Into March

It was originally solicited to come out in December, two months after issue 1. But Sandman Overture #2 by Neil Gaiman and JH Williams III was late and was resolicited to come out in February. Then it slipped into the …

Flashback Friday – Batman: The Black Glove

By Alexander Webb Welcome to the first installment of Flashback Friday with your comic book (and fitness!) consigliere, Alex. Today, we will take a look at a storyline from 2007 that eventually led into one of the most explosive events …

Sam Kieth Joins Mike Allred, Paul Pope, J.G. Jones, and More for Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream

By Nikolai Fomich Locust Moon Press’s Josh O’Neil, Chris Stevens, and Andrew Carl have put together a fabulous collection of comic art talent to celebrate the first great master of comic art himself, Winsor McCay, and his seminal comic strip Little …

Sandman Adverture

The advertisements in Sandman Overture #1 did seem to be rather oppressive. Repeated double page spread for more Sandman books or more books you might like if you liked Sandman, even an inner cover page ad with a galactic background …

Live From The Comic Shop – Prepare To Be Dazzled By Sandman: Overture, The Fox, Five Ghosts: The Legend Of The Masamune

I’m writing live from my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey, and trying to sum up my reactions to what can only be described as a massive week for comics. This is the week for the release of …

Sandman Overture Was Written For One Person. JH Williams III.

A double page spread, made up of the teeth of The Corinthian. Or the pages of Destiny’s book. The panels of an ornate window of the panelling of the wooden walls, transformed into the panels of the comic. As ever, …

Bringing JH Williams To Class Sparks Using Creator-Owned Comics In Education – The Bleeding Cool Interview With John Bultena

When I reported on JH Williams III’s panel at San Diego Comic Con this past summer, replete with mind-bending artwork from his numerous projects from Batwoman to preview art of The Sandman: Overture, I noticed what a stellar job the …

Sandman Overture To Be Fully Returnable To Comic Stores

It is possible that some retailers have forgotten how issues of Sandman sell. Its final issue, 75, was fifth on Diamond’s ordering charts. Since then, the popularity of Sandman and Neil Gaiman has grown. The Endless Nights hardcover had a …

Batwoman – An Arsenic Lullaby?

I’ve made it clear that I really enjoy DC’s Batwoman comic book. I find it artistically inventive, a dazzling display of comics storytelling. I think Williams and Blackman created something special in this comic, within a structure that many would …

The Batwoman #25 You’ll Never Get To Read

JH Williams III found out that Marc Andreyko was taking over Batwoman and that he would be writing the series from issue 25, rather than the expected issue 27, by reading about Baltimore reports about Dan DiDio onstage. Sadly, I …