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Essential 8 Comics From The Shelf For March – Time Machines, Flashbacks And Secret Agent Men

By Erik Grove It’s late March and I’ve got a lot of comic books on my mind. I’m looking forward to a great weekend in Seattle next weekend at the Emerald City Comicon (say hi to me! tweet @erikgrove to …

The Charlton Arrow – A Tribute To Charlton Comics

Charlton Comics was a publisher based out of Connecticut that closed it’s doors over 30-years ago. It was part of a larger publishing company that printed their own magazines and started doing comics to keep the presses running. They were …

John Byrne’s Star Trek Mission Becomes Ongoing

Legendary creator John Byrne did the Star Trek Annual 2013 as a photonovel and it sold out with a second print coming. Well, IDW is not one to miss the obvious… so this May Byrne will kick off a new …

98 Cents? Don’t Spend It All At Once

In an industry where comic creators aren’t that happy discussing exactly what they get paid, John Byrne has been relatively forthright. On Marvel: Received a royalty check from Marvel yesterday. For $0.98!! I wonder what that cost them to process? …

Tuesday Runaround – “Women Aren’t Supposed To Be Artists”

Getting The Munchies Dean Haspiel will be reading his new comic, “Cannibal Sativa,” which was published in Akashic Books’ THE MARIJUANA CHRONICLES, at WORD, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, today at 7pm, featuring Jonathan Santlofer, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Amanda Stern, Jan Heller …

Swipe File – Steven Paul Judd And John Byrne

There was an acrylic painting posted on Facebook by a Native American artist named Steven Paul Judd. Here’s a page from John Byrne’s Fantastic Four #268, “The Masque of Doom”. In Swipe File we present two or more images that …

IDW To Publish John Byrne’s Star Trek Photo Novel Fanfic Remix, Bringing Back Gary Mitchell

Well here’s a thing. Since the beginning of the year, John Byrne has been playing with a project on his message boards. Taking the concept of the Star Trek photo-novels from the seventies, where episodes were released as photo comics. …

John Byrne Makes An Offer You May Not Be Able To Refuse

John Byrne posted that he had uncovered around 800 photocopies of his pencil artwork from a certain period, including various stages of its completion. Amazing Spider-Man, Lost Generation, Hidden Years, Amazon, True Brit and more. And rather than throw them …

BC Mag #4: Next Generation: John Byrne In IDW’s Modern Age

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Keith Davidsen John Byrne is an industry icon, a pioneer whose historic runs on superhero comics cemented his place as a master storyteller with a legion of comic fans. But in recent years, he’s built …

The First Half Of The Colonized #1 – Zombies Vs Aliens WIth Sim And Byrne Covers

Here’s the first half of Colonized #1, the new comic written by IDW head honcho Chris Ryall, drawn by Drew Moss, with covers by Dave Sim and John Byrne. Aliens vs zombies, what could be more natural?

John Byrne’s Second Same-Sex Wedding Proposal In A Year

SPOILERS for today’s comics below: I don’t mean that John Byrne has received two offers of marriage from men over the last year. Though I know to what extent some people will go to get original comic art by the …

Our First Look At John Byrne’s Doomsday Point One. From Last Year, (UPDATE)

Courtesy of JohnByrneSays on Twitter, a glimpse at some preview art John Byrne posted last year for the project finally revealed as Doomsday Point One. And another…

SCOOP: John Byrne Returns To Doomsday

Originally published by Charlton in the seventies, then republished by Fantagraphics in the eighties, Doomsday + 1 was John Byrne‘s first “proper” comic book series, created with Joe Gill. In which a South American country fires nuclear missiles against the …

A Publishing Deal, Uncovered

It’s unusual for comic book creators to talk about their pay situations. It’s not the done thing. And then it sometimes it gets too much and it explodes everywhere, injuring various passer bys. Look forward to a piece on just …

John Byrne – Our Robert Heinlein

John Byrne’s The High Ways has its first issue published by IDW. A sci-fi procedural thriller, it’s my favourite Byrne book for a long time. Principally because the voice is untempered by licence or audience or even nostalgia, and it …

BC Mag #2: Comic Book Feuds

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston People understand Hollywood feuds exist, but find it strange similar behaviour might be exhibited in a field as lowly as that of, say, the comic book industry. But people are people, human nature …

Fanboy Rampage: John Byrne Vs… John Byrne?

Here is a very special Christmas present for you all. Discussing Galactus, on the 5th of October, John Byrne posted on his message board, replying to an earlier poster. Such a great character. Why, oh why, did the second FF …

IDW To Publish John Byrne Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition

The IDW Artists Edition are works of joy, the product of Scott Dunbier at the publisher, reprinting the artwork for classic stories as close to the original boards as possible, then reproducing them on Bristol board as well, for added …