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JMS Has His Doctor Who Story All Mapped Out

When I got the chance to tell a Doctor Who story, for IDW’s comics line, I used a story I’d had in my head for years, Room With A Deja Vu, with a criminal case taking place in a space …

Pop Culture Hounding Joe Michael Straczynski

by Chris Thompson Following on from last week’s very special new year podcast with the amazing Gerard Way (which you can still listen to here) – I’m pleased to present this new episode recorded live, right here in London, with …

Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics – JMS To Tintin

It’s January! it’s a New Year! So London is covered in rain, gloom and despair. But don’t you fret! There are comic book things! Cameron Stewart, Will Simpson, JMS and Tintin! Saturday 4th January Cameron Stewart is signing at Gosh! …

This Is A Twilight Zone #1 Spoiler – But Is That Nick Barrucci?

This is Nick Barrucci, the publisher of Dynamite Comics, publishers of The Twilight Zone #1 out today, written by J Michael Straczynski. It features the story of a man who changes his identity utterly. But what an identity to change …

Too Many Retailer Covers And Previews For Twilight Zone #1, Legenderry #1 And More Dynamite

So, Dynamite are publishing more new books today than Marvel. And two are launches, Legenderry and The Twilight Zone. And each has a bevy of retailer-exclusive covers below…. does your store have one to itself? THE TWILIGHT ZONE #1 J. …

JMS’ Apocalypse Al Moves Heaven And Earth To Image Comics

Another new Image comic for February. Though you may have heard of it before… The Adventures Of Apocalypse Al, a four part mini-series by JMS, Sid Kotian and Bill Farmer. Was to have come out frtom MTV Geek. And then, …

2000AD Vs JMS – Twilight Zones And Future Shocks

 JMS was quoted, talking about The Twilight Zone comic, saying You can’t do a Twilight Zone story in ten pages, or one twenty-two page comic book; you need to be able to establish and develop the character, and that takes …

What Does Ten Grand Look Like Without Ben Templesmith?

Something like this… a preview of Ten Grand #5 drawn by new artist CP Smith. With “Nothing interesting happens in heaven”… an interesting use of knocked back ink lines for effect.

Monday Runaround – Local Monsters

THINK LOCAL, ACT GLOBAL Samit Basu talks about his new Indian comic, Local Monsters. “They are folks with supernatural powers,” he says about Bengali vampire Bela, Yeti Tashi and North East local Indra. “They have fangs, horns, and the ability …

Reprint Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

The following article was written last week and is reprinted today, along with the publication of the comic. Sometimes I dream of revolution, a bloody coup d’etat by the second rank–troupes of actors slaughtered by their understudies, magicians sawn in …

A Comic Show – Where Are Jeff Lemire’s Haters?

Aaron Haaland of Florida’s A Comic Shop writes; Hey Fandom! I’m back with some New Comics Now including my favorite book of the week, TRILLIUM! So, Jeff Lemire did it again. Trillium is pure comic alchemy; it incorporates the format …

Cemetery Cats From Joe Michael Straczynski From Joe’s Comics

From Ten Grand… “CEMETERY CATS, the first illustrated fantasy novel from Joe’s Comics, tells the story of Kristabel, a cat whose fourteen-year-old mistress has passed away. Kristabel follows her mistress to the cemetery where she joins the other cats who …

First Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

Sometimes I dream of revolution, a bloody coup d’etat by the second rank–troupes of actors slaughtered by their understudies, magicians sawn in half by indefatigably smiling glamour girls, cricket teams wiped out by marauding bands of twelfth men–I dream of …

A Logo Alone

Straight from Bill Sienkiewicz, the logo to Alone, his new series for Image with Joe Michael Straczynski. Two surnames with a lot of less-used consonants between them!

Alone by JMS and Sienkiewicz From Image Comics, As Well As JMS’ Other Creator Owned Comics

Joe Michael Straczynski has announced at Image Comics Expo that he will be bringing Dream Police with Mike Deodato to Image Comics, as well as Lost Souls with Colleen Doran, previously published by Marvel. One of my very favorite projects …

Ed Brubaker, JMS And So, So Many More To Launch New Titles At Image Expo

The Image Expo takes place on July 2nd and they have released their schedule of events, At 2.15pm, Ed Brubaker talks about moving to creator owned comics “Join him as he talks about that decision and what’s next for him …

Image Comics To Make Things Black And White At Expo

This year’s Image Expo is on July 2nd in San Francisco. There will be five black-and-white variant cover exclusives for the show including a Sidekick ashcan. Okay, Stalleite Sam isn;t black and white, but the logo is. And there will …

Orbiting Around The Movement

Chris Thompson writes; Welcome to Episode 111 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we go on the pull with Transformers Spotlight: Hoist #1, lose the flak jackets for Suicide Risk #1, get mobbed up with The Movement #1, pay our …