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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, …

Melksham Comic Con 2013 – Bigger, Better, Badasser

Matt Gatty writes for Bleeding Cool: The difficult second album. “We have to get bigger”. Those of you that have been reading Hickman’s run on Avengers will probably be familiar with that line. That line has been the main idea …

Things To Do: Trifecta, Wordburglar, Caption And John Miers

Si Spurrier reminds us that there’s a 2000AD-esque signing at Forbidden Planet and London today, 6-7pm. Rob Williams, Al Ewing and Si Spurrier, celebrating the release of the big unholy Dredd-world crossover thing, Trifecta. Wordburglar lets us know that on …

Britain’s Better With Mutants! X-Men Legacy Brings A Very British Solution To The M-Word Problem (Spoilers)

Over in Uncanny Avengers, Uncanny X-Men and All New X-Men, they’ve been fighting over the use of the word mutant, or M-Word, and on what side individual mutants are on. Today, Cyclops calls Dazzler an “Uncle Tom of mutants”. It’s …

REmake/REmodel: Mystico

Instructions from Spurrier-appointed vicetyrant @OldHat: “Restored to life through Dr. Slade’s vita-ray, Mystico, a seer of ancient Egypt, has placed his magic powers at the service of humanity.” Now, based out of a club, he works with the American and …

Mindcruncher From Numbercruncher

Okay, the visuals and sound aren’t the greatest. But this is Si Spurrier‘s presentation of his new series from Titan Comics, Numbercruncher, out last week, from the Diamond Retailer Lunch. Isn’t it mysterious?