Tag Archives: Jordie Bellaire

The One You See Coming – Saying Goodbye to Warren Ellis’ Moon Knight

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt I’m not the world’s biggest Warren Ellis fan. It’s not that I’m critical of any of his work, because that’s not true. I’ve pretty much loved everything I’ve read that he’s written, but not to the …

Inside The Life Of A Colorist With Michael Garland – Plus A Sneak Peek At Boom’s The Empty Man

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Comics books are truly the result of a collaborative team of creative individuals. If we are fortunate, each week we’ll be lost in a seamless story assembled by writers, artists, pencillers, …

Booze Geek – Moonray And Moonknight

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Moonray Brewery: Terrapin Beer Co. Once in a while, you come across a beverage just a little more peculiar than the others and you have to try it.  A new addition to my store, I decided …

The Magic Formula For Breaking Into Comics (The Marvel Way) At ECCC

Erik Grove writes for Bleeding Cool from ECCC in Seattle, Every comic convention I’ve ever been to has had a “breaking into comics” panel. It’s a no-brainer. When you ask creators what question they are usually asked most, most say …

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 …

Essential 8 (More) Women in Comics – It All Starts with Batman’s Anatomically Correct Costume

By Erik Grove Last week’s Essential 8 column generated a great deal of feedback. Some of it was critical. Most of it was supportive. One thing was clear though – there are a lot more women deserving of recognition and …

Why You Shouldn’t Just Read Numbercruncher, You Should Read It All At Once

Numbercruncher is a fabulously strange comic. It first appeared serialized in the pages of Judge Dredd Megazine in black and white, then as a 4 issue miniseries with colors added, and has now been collected in hardback by Titan. Written …

Five Things About Zero Issue 5

By Alasdair Stuart Ales Kot is one of the most interesting, innovative writers working in the field today. His previous work including Change, Wild Children and a couple of really fun issues of Suicide Squad are all well worth tracking …

Five Reasons Why Tom Strong Is a 21st Century Hero In The Planet of Peril #6

But there’s more than one Tom in Tom Strong and The Planet of Peril…Does that complicate things? A little but not so much. Tom in any parallel universe has a hard time concealing a few innate qualities, particularly when under …

Live From The Comic Shop – The Flash, Tom Strong, Five Ghosts, Sledge-hammer 44, Black Science, Pretty Deadly

This week is rightly being described as “massive” for comics, given the Thanksgiving holiday, it seems like companies would very much like you to be reading comics while noshing on a turkey drumstick or in the post-food haze of couch …

Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, Jordie Bellaire Relaunch Moon Knight For Marvel In March

Moon Knight will get a new Marvel Now series from Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire in March, breaking from the LA Times: A mercenary brought back to life by an ancient Egyptian god, the moneyed, gadget-equipped vigilante alter …

Live From The Comic Shop: Sex Criminals, Tom Strong, The Wake, Rat Queens, Super!

And the autumn just keeps gathering steam, which for those on the East Coast of the USA is beginning to feel like a build toward New York Comic Con where announcements are already being teased and big creators are shuffling …

Quantum And Woody #1 Sells Out Of 21,000 Print Run

Again, part of our “you give me the statistic, I’ll give you the plug” program. Valiant’s new rebooted Quantum and Woody #1 sold out early last week with a second print go on sale August 21st. With a print run …

Cammy’s Covers – Fearless Defenders To Winter Soldier

Cameron Hatheway writes; The Fearless Defenders #5 by Mark Brooks Ah, this cover brings back some awesome memories from my childhood. Arriving over at Paolo’s house on the weekends, putting in Street Fighter, and playing for the rest of the …

ECCC IDW Panel: The Truth Is Still Out There – X-Files Returns, With Chris Carter

Dustin Hall writes from ECCC: IDW had the unenviable task this year of closing out a monumental Emerald City Con. They seemed eager, though, happy to finally have an opportunity to show off story details on their upcoming projects, from …

Con Wars: Vs The Colourists

Colourist Jordie Bellaire posted on her tumblr, addressed to an unnamed comic convention who had decided not to list comic book colourists as guests at their next event Your archaic view of creatives is part of what keeps jobs of …

Review: Mara #1 – From Massive To Massachusetts

Louis Falcetti writes; Mara is a comic with a special appeal for massholes (for the international set, a “masshole” is a person from the state (commonwealth)(republic) known as “Massachusetts”, it refers to our tendency to be enormous assholes because we …

Preview: Spirit Of Hope

I’ve written a short one page piece with artist Mike Collins for the upcoming Spirit Of Hope anthology from Comic Book Alliance, to raise money for victims of the earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand. Edited by Alan Cowsill, Spirit …