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Detective Comics #29: From Dystopia to Utopia to Dystopia, Again

By Alexander Webb Creating a utopian Gotham City is nearly unimaginable to most fans. The Gotham we’ve come to know and love is a dark and twisted hell that resonates more with the word, ‘dystopia’ than any synonym of an …

Rising From The East – Explosiveness at The First Comic Con India In New Delhi, Plus Photogallery

Akshay Dhar writes from Comic Con India in New Delhi: I think I’m ready to die now. Well no, not quite, but I’m definitely a little closer to being content enough to shuffle loose this mortal coil willingly after the …

Here Comes A Chew/Revival Crossover From Image Comics In May

Mike Norton asks… What’s this???? pic.twitter.com/PAaPua6egA — Mike Norton (@themikenorton) February 5, 2014 Well, Mike, I’ve just had it confirmed from one of the participants it is the Chew/Revival crossover coming from John Layman, Tim Seeley, Rob Guillory and Mike …

Amazing Arizona Comic Con Aims To Beat Kapow’s Guinness World Record – Down In Robotown

A couple of years ago, the North London comic convention Kapow won two Guinness Book Of World Records for the fastest produced comic book and the most creators on a single comic book for a special issue of Mark Millar‘s …

Can We All Help Clydene Nee, The Face Of Artists Alley At San Diego Comic Con (UPDATE)

Clydene Nee is a regular volunteer staffer at San Diego Comic Con. She works at Artists Alley, hell, she  runs Artists Alley, and has been principle in standing up for the artists and the space at the show every year, …

John Layman Off Batman Eternal Weekly Comic Already

When Francis Manapul and Brian Buccelato moved from Flash to Detective Comics, writer John Layman and artist John Fabok, who had been working on the comic for a year, planned to move onto the new Batman weekly comic, Batman Eternal. …

Rob Guillory Talks About The Bigger Issue In The Diversity In Comics Debate

Rob Guillory works with John Layman on the Eisner and Harvey award winning Image Comic Chew. He got pulled into the diversity in comics discussion that stemmed from the Image Expo today when he was mentioned by another Image artist, …

Poyo Or Bust For 2014

The Chew Smorgasbord got a mention in the Top 11 Graphic Novels of the year. How much of it is down to Poyo is probably up for debate. But the odds are, “lots”. But as cyborg-enhanced chicken killing machines there …

John Layman Sees Drop In Chew Sales, Wonders If It’s Stayed Too Long (Updated)

Update – I’ve known John Layman for a while now and this one still got passed me. Seems his earlier tweet was a bit tongue in cheek and I bit.   Oh, Jesus. I was just venting. Not trying to …

Tracking The Ascendancy of the Crazy Cannibal Book CHEW with John Layman & Rob Guillory at NYCC

John Layman and Rob Guillory swamped a room at New York Comic Con today with a discussion of the rise and rise of the long-process road to success book Chew, coming soon to Smorgasbord Edition, signed and limited at the …

Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Jason Fabok, John Layman, Neal Adams, And More On Weekly Batman Eternal, Detective Comics 27 For Batman’s 75th Anniversary

We told you this one was coming. The 75th Anniversary of Detective Comics #27 is coming up — on March 30, 2014 to be exact — and DC has big plans. USA Today has the word: “It’s a place for …

Francis Manapul And Brian Buccellato’s Next DC Comic Is… Detective Comics

Yesterday we reported that John Layman was writing a new DC comic book, to be announced at NYCC. We also said that he’d continue to write Detective Comics. Well, we think we’re right about the first part. But not about …

John Layman To Announce A New DC Comic At NYCC

At Bleeding Cool, we’re all big fans of John Layman. Chew is a book that we keep under our pillows for when we think we’re alone. Of late, Layman has also been writing DC Comics’ Detective Comics, a return to …

The Limited Red Variant Chew Smorgasbord Edition Of NYCC – And Other Image Exclusives

The Chew Smorgasbord edition, available at NYCC next week, will have a variant red slipcase edition. A 200-copy Signed and Numbered edition, with 150 copies of the red variant exclusively for NYCC. Collecting twenty issues, oversized, 576 pages long for …

As Easy As Falling Off A Chog

The queues for this mother were round the Image Comics block at San Diego Comic Con. The glow in the dark versions have sold for up to $120 on eBay. But you can get your own, your very own Chog …

This Time, Layman And Guillory’s Chew Is In The Works As An Animation, Live Action To Possibly Follow

Though John Layman, the writer of Chew, does seem to be downplaying development of a live action version right now.

Lining Up For A Chog

No, it’s not a line for Mattell. Nor Hasbro. Nor even his favourite Lego. This is a line for John Layman’s Chogs, vinyl recreations of the creatures from Chew, frogs injected with chicken DNA to create an attempt at a …

Swag! It’s Chog, It’s Chog, It’s Better Than Bad, It’s Good

From John Layman and Rob Guillory’s Chog, to the Hello Kitty Uglydolls to, you know, comics, this is my swag so far at San Diego Comic Con… Actually, does free breakfast count as Swag? In that case, here is Bleeding …