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This Is 2014. Do You Know Where Your God Is?

In the last two weeks, Avatar Press have published four issues of God Is Dead, the series created by Jonathan Hickman for the publisher in which God dies, and all the other gods seize their opportunity to return. Two issues …

A Comic Show – With Outcast, Low, Sandman, And Bodies, Who Needs Heroes?

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I’m back from San Diego Comic-Con and ready to talk New Comics Now on A Comic Show! Okay, first I talk some about the con, then it’s Kirkman’s …

The Truth About Who Cable Is. Or What. (SPOILERS – And Rob Liefeld UPDATE)

So this is how X-Force #5 ended. Cable goes explodo. In days gone by this might have been of note, but the comic book reading public is blasé these days. I remember watching those old black and white adventure serials …

Snyder, Carey, Staples, DeConnick, Gillen – And Me – On Six Gun Gorilla

So anyway, there’s this comic called Six Gun Gorilla by Si Spurrier and Jeff Stokely that came out from Boom! Studios. And it’s being collected. And I’ve just read through it all with glee. “Six-Gun Gorilla is one of the most …

The X-Force/Strikeforce Morituri Crossover That Isn’t. Shhhh.

From last month’s X-Force #4… Or is that “We who are about to die…?” And from yesterday’s X-Force #5, we find out more about that world. Yeah. That’s Strikeforce Morituri, isn’t it? Yes, that’s definitely Strikeforce Morituri… the comic created …

Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen And Max Brooks Talk Avatar Comics At Diamond Retailer Day (VIDEO)

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con… Avatar Press’ presentation to retailers, including Si Spurrier, Kieron Gillen and Max Brooks talking about Disenchantment, Crossed, Uber and Extinction Parade. Sorry for blinding …

Free Comics From Si Spurrier And Kieron Gillen

It’s possible I may see them both in the pub tonight. So I’d better get on their good sides in case I can get them to buy me a pint (or a glass of Kieron‘s bottle of wine). Si Spurrier …

Faeries Are Just Really Racist Aren’t They?

Welcome back to Disenchanted, Si Spurrier and German Erramouspe‘s grown-up fairytale comics, a free webcomic from Bleeding Cool’s publisher Avatar. The new issue just went up. The first collection is out in print later this year, but is all still …

Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics – Miracleman And Numbercruncher

Wednesday 15th January Orbital Comics: Miracleman #1 signing with artist/co-writer Garry Leach, from 5pm. And from 6pm… Si Spurrier signing Numbercruncher at Forbidden Planet. Thursday 16th Creating a Graphic Novel (six week course run by Simone Lia) begins. 57 Arts, …

Three Hundred Skottie Youngs?

Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso revealed the makeup of last week’s Marvel Retreat to CBR, made of up writers “Brian Bendis, Dan Slott, Jason Aaron, Matt Fraction, Jonathan Hickman, Mark Waid, Rick Remender, Kieron Gillen, Sam Humphries and, making his debut, …

Is This The New Thing Si Spurrier Wasn’t Allowed To Talk About At The X-Men Panel At NYCC? (UPDATE)

I think it very well may be. Rock-He Kim is a Korean storyboard artist, who painted those rather funky Ultron covers for Age Of Ultron, and puts out comics work like this… UPDATE: Oh look, it’s X-Force… Thanks USA Today. …

Friday Runaround – What Is A Superhero Anyway?

WHAT TO DO IN LONDON TONIGHT COMICA PR: WHAT IS A SUPERHERO? with Kieron Gillen, Si Spurrier, Will Brooker, Richard Reynolds & Alex Fitch Tickets: £6.00 from WeGotTickets Where: Foyles Bookshop, 3rd Floor Gallery, London, WC2H 0EB A SECOND DARKNESS Christopher …

Si Spurrier’s Numbercruncher And The Art Of The Feint

Earlier this year, Titan Comics publisher the series Numbercruncher, by Si Spurrier and PJ Holden. It sunk. It didn’t help that it was a really, really bad format to publish the comic in. Serialised did not do it any favours. …

Disenchantment, The Anti-Fables But With Even More Maps

Today sees the beginning of Disenchanted, the new weekly webcomic from Bleeding Cool publisher Avatar Press, written by Si Spurrier, with full art by German Erramouspe. Welcome to Vermintown: a vast and vile city of a million inch-tall malcontents. Sprawling …

Will X-Men Legacy Get An Issue Three Hundred?

So, the original X-Men Legacy comic (the then-retitled X-Men/New X-Men comic) ended with issue 275. The new X-Men Legacy comic written by Si Spurrier ends soon, with issue 23 and 24 solicited with the line “One thing’s for sure: as …

“A Little Bit Trainspotting, A Little Bit Ocean’s Eleven” – Si Spurrier On Disenchanted And Free Comics

Elizabeth Heyman talked to Si Spurrier at NYCC about Disenchanted, a comic published by Bleeding Cool’s owner, Avatar Press. It had been a huge weekend for Disenchanted writer Simon Spurrier by the time I sat down to talk with him …

Forgotten Planet And How Aspiring Writers Aren’t Forgotten

Pete Rogers writes for Bleeding Cool: My first-ever comic script was called Darwin, it was about a murderous talking chimp and Andy Diggle was right, it was terrible.  I made the classic mistake of showing my work too early, not …

ReMake/ReModel: Little Boy Blue And The Blue Boys

The challenge (as set by Spurrierminion#1 Oldhat.) You have been hired to be the art side of a reimagining of LITTLE BOY BLUE AND THE BLUE BOYS, a comic that ran from 1942-1948 in Sensation Comics. The writer, of course, …