Tag Archives: Nonplayer

No Nonplayer #2 Yet – But There Is A $1.4 Million Kickstarter For Nate Simpson’s Human Resources

In 2011, there was a comic book from Nate Simpson published by Image Comics. It was called Nonplayer. It was amazing and it looked like this. And this. Heavy underordered for this Geof Darrow/Moebius/Chris Ware smash up of gaming and …

The Future Of Nate Simpson’s Nonplayer

  First it was an accident that smashed his wrist up. Now it’s an impending child. The likelihood of more issues of Nonplayer from Nate Simpson is up in the air. Issue 1 launches from Image Comics in 2011 with …

Is Mind The Gap A TV Show In Disguise?

Mind The Gap #1 by Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo and Sonia Oback comes out this week from Image Comics. I’ve read the first issue already… and something strikes me. Jim McCann has said that the comic started out as a TV …

Nate Simpson On The Nonplayer Movie: Where It’s At And Where It Might Be Going

After the news broke that Jane Goldman has been tasked to create a screenplay adaptation of Nate Simpson‘s so-far so-extraordinary comic series Nonplayer, Simpson himself took to the Bleeding Cool forums to shade in some more details. But I still …

Nate Simpson’s Nonplayer Getting Movie Adaptation From Jane Goldman

One of Bleeding Cool’s favourite comic books of last year (if not the last few years) was Nonplayer, Nate Simpson’s rich and detailed fantasy about a woman escaping from her drab real life into a digitally-created otherworld. My biases and …

Now Nonplayer Gets A Movie Deal

Weeks before it was released, Bleeding Cool was so assured of the success of Nate Simpson’s Nonplayer from Image Comics that we were very deliberately asking if other new Image titles would be “the next Nonplayer”. And on its release …

Image Reprints… Everything

Well, it seems like everything anyway. We know that Butcher Baker #1 is getting a second print, with the second issue racing around the corner. Now we discover that Blue Estate #1, Green Wake #1 are getting second prints on …

Wednesday Trending Topics: And Just Who The Hell Is That?

It’s been a pretty interesting Comic Day, with Fear Itself, Nonplayer, and of course the secret of Brightest Day generating some serious discussion.  Meanwhile, the tv/film side of the page reveals more question marks for The Wolverine. I’m ready to …

Wednesday Comics Review: Nonplayer 1 and Fear Itself 1

One is a comic steeped in decades of Marvel continuity. The other is something very new indeed. Fear Itself is the beginning of the big Marvel crossover. Take all the Marvel characters and shuffle them in a bag and see …

Tuesday Trending Topics: Big Fat Spoiler Tag

It’s going to be a hard day to avoid spoilers, I think, on one book in particular. Retailers (and of course, BC readers) were buzzing about this like crazy yesterday.  But it’s another good week in comics, there’s Nonplayer, Fear …

Nate Simpson and Nonplayer: The Bleeding Cool Interview

Nate Simpson is the creator of upcoming comic book smash Nonplayer that Bleeding Cool has sunk all its frankly spurious credibility into. In an attempt to buoy interest in the comic and, vicariously, justify this website’s existence, I talked to …

Butcher Baker IS The New Nonplayer

On Saturday, a copy of Butcher Baker The Righteous Maker #1 by Joe Casey and Mike Huddleston from Image Comics sold for $26 on eBay, three days after it was published at $2.99. Quite a remarkable market jump, though by …

Nonplayer Is Coming…

At WonderCon this week, there were a few hundred copies of Nonplayer by Nate Simpson for sale, ahead of this Wednesday’s release. They sold fast, one per person. I understand it looked a little like the above. And here’s the …

The New Nonplayer – The Red Wing?

There seems to be a spate of upcoming new Image launches with colours in a similarly-structured title. Green Wake, Blue Estate and now The Red Wing. The art from Nick Pitarra‘s blog is pretty gorgeous. But the thing that should …

Saturday Trending Topics: Rob & NonRob

Rob Granito continues to be a major topic of conversation here and elsewhere, including among those at Megacon this weekend.  NonRob topics of interest for the day included Nonplayer, the Hobbit, and Captain America.  Here’s what people read about on …

Speculator Corner – Nonplayer Sells Out Before Shipping

Nonplayer, the new upcoming comic by Nate Simpson from Image, received a spate of publicity before the Final Order Cutoff date for retailers to place orders, when the print run was fixed. From Bleeding Cool, from Comics Alliance, from CBR, …

Stop Nonplayer Becoming The Next Big Speculator Hit

This is a preview of the upcoming Image comic book, Nonplayer by Nate Simpson. Pages posted to his DeviantArt page and embedded in this handy dandy flash viewing file below. Gorgeous yes? Where Jamie McKelvie meets James Jean meets Jeff …