Tag Archives: rick veitch

Your First Look At The Remastered Miracleman #1

    Marvel Comics are publishing a remastered version of Miracleman from January, by Alan Moore The Original Writer, Mick Anglo, Garry Leach, Alan Davis, Chuck Austen, Rick Veitch, Rick Totleben, Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham. We might have mentioned …

A Wonderful Short Story By Alan Moore And Rick Veitch You Can Buy For 99 Cents Today

DC Comics is having a 99 cent “V For Vendetta” sale on ComiXology today. Which means all the individual issues of V For Vendetta are 99 cents each, but so are selected issues of the ABC line, like Promethea, Top …

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 …

Swipe File: Superman Unchained And Rick Veitch’s Maximortal

In the nineties, Rick Veitch published the incredible Maximortal, a follow up to his successful Brat Pack series. It told the story of True-Man from two different directions, one the goddess who gave birth to him on Earth, the kindly …

BC Mag #4: Life In The Gutters

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston There has been all sorts of fuss over the announcement, then retraction that Orson Scott Card was to write a Superman story for DC Comics. After the initial protests, and subsequent withdrawal by …

Rick Veitch’s Cover For The Return Of Arthur

How’s that for an early Christmas present? Rick Veitch draws the cover for the return of free counterculture broadsheet newspaper. Except it’s no longer free. But it does give you a lot for about five bucks. And includes an appreciation …

Is Marvelman Closer Than We Think?

Three things have happened very recently. One is that Neil Gaiman’s opposition to Todd McFarlane’s trademark registration for Miracleman was withdrawn. Because Todd McFarlane had abandoned his claim on Miracleman. Word Mark MIRACLEMAN Goods and Services (ABANDONED) IC 016. US …

Al Jazeera Covers Rick Veitch’s The Big Lie

Don’t call it a Truther comic. He wouldn’t like it if you called it a Truther comic. But Rick Veitch’s The Big Lie, out last week, does give an account of the events of 9/11 ten years ago in a …

The Big Lie Isn’t Just A Truther Text… It’s An EC Comic

Rick Veitch is old school. Coming into comics in the seventies, he worked on  horror and war comics with a twist that were heavily influenced by the origins in William Gaines’ EC comics. Something nasty in the woodshed, a overall …

Preview: The Big Lie By Rick Veitch And Gary Erskine Already Tearing America Apart

When the USA Today article about the upcoming Image comic The Big Lie by Rick Veitch and Gary Erskine hit, I’m not sure that they were expecting the reaction that followed, with the Huffington Post and a variety of Truther …

Justin Rhodes Writing Brat Pack Movie (Not That Brat Pack, This Brat Pack)

Rick Veitch‘s Brat Pack comics are on their way to the multiplex, and a writer has just been signed to deliver a screenplay. According to the tracking boards, the job has gone to Justin Rhodes, writer-director of Contract Killers. Contract …

Saturday Internet Morning Runaround – Watchmen Leaked, Tyrese Plugged, Dinosaur Planet And The Rick And Steve Show

Happy Rebellious Stepchild Nation Day to you all… So what’s happening in and around comics then? Well, some celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, some with all-night parties, some with illegally downloading Watchmen: The Director’s Cut which has, Wolverine style, just …