Brandon Montclare

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32: Not Suitable for Children?

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #32 is comic whose flagrant violations of the Comics Code of 1954 are made exponentially worse by the fact that the comic is marketed to impressionable young children. If ever there were a comic that needs the strict regulation of the New Comics Code Authority, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur […]

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Brandon Montclare and Erica Henderson Team Up for 'Secret Book Club'

Erica Henderson may have sadly announced her departure as the regular artist of Marvel's Squirrel Girl, but every dark cloud has a silver lining. Henderson is teaming up with Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur writer Brandon Montclare to create a new series of middle-grade graphic novels called Secret Book Club. Publishers Weekly reported the news, […]

Why Do Heroes Wear Capes And Other Things Asked Of Amy Reeder & Brandon Montclare

In the latest Ask Marvel, fans got to pose questions to Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur writers Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare. The questions ranged from 'When will Thanos die?' to 'Why do heroes wear capes?'. The later leading to an odd misunderstanding between the word 'bull' and 'bowl'. [youtube][/youtube]

The Bleed Episode 2.5: Reading Starlight With Amy Reeder And Brandon Montclare

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt and Samuel Morse The Bleed is a weekly podcast by Bleeding Cool contributors Joe Schmidt and Sam Morse. The podcast consists of the latest news in comics, creator interviews, and a weekly book club discussion. OK, so we might have broken into song a few times this episode. Blame Flash Gordon and Beyonce (/Beyoncé? I […]

Bleeding Cool's 31 Best Interviews Of 2014

For me, interviews are a big part of what I look back on when I consider my experiences in comics at the end of the year. Whether taken from phone discussions, live at conventions, or via e-mail, interviews are how I've gained my greatest insights into the medium, and they've been a continual education for […]

Winter Con: Party On

By Brian Goldberg It was announced earlier this year that Frank Patz of Eternal Con the illustrious Mike Carbo of Big Apple Con fame would be throwing a NYC based winter event on December 5, 2014 I was all sorts of excited.  When I found out that it was at the Resorts World Casino in […]

The Bleed Episode #2: Reading East Of West With Brandon Montclare Of Rocket Girl

The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt, David Dissanayake, and Erik Grove. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, and the pick of the week. This week, we're discussing East of West by Nick Dragotta and Jonathan Hickman. [youtube][/youtube] In our second episode, we are joined by Brandon Montclare, writer of the hit Image Comics […]

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Monday, August 25th The ninety-sixth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 7 pm at BHQFU, 34 Avenue A (near 3rd Street) in New York.  The event will be free and open to the public. Presentations will be by Juliacks, and Alexandra Atiya and Salman Toor. […]

The Bleed – Episode 1: Diving Into Brian Lee O'Malley's Seconds With Dark Engine's Ryan Burton

The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt, David Dissanayake, and Erik Grove. The group meets every Wednesday on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, and the pick of the week. Rest assured, this ain't your daddy's book club. Unless your dad was in a book club that exclusively discussed comics, in which case your dad probably […]

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics(UPDATE)

Wednesday, July 9th JHU Comics at 32 East 32nd Street will be hosting a signing by Reilly Brown (Incredible Hercules, DHP: St. George, Cable & Deadpool) for the launch of Marvel's Deadpool: Dracula's Gauntlet #1. Khary Randolph and Emilio Lopez are also going to be signing copies of their Tech Jacket #1 from Image Comics […]

Frank Miller's On-Again, Off-Again Detective #27 Had Been Off For A Long Time

The much talked about and even parodied cover for Detective Comics #27 may have a longer backstory than we first knew. According to Brandon Montclare, the former editor of All-Star Batman And Robin, The Boy Wonder… the piece was original drawn for that series but they never had a chance to use it. Frank Miller's cover to Detective 27! […]

Live From The Comic Shop: Wraith, Umbral, Rocket Girl Expand Their Genres

I'm live at my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey today and pondering the recent burgeoning of genre comics. Image and Dark Horse continue to roll out new titles along with some of their ongoing that are gaining a following, and noir and occult comics are still prominent from both, with IDW jumping […]

Rocket Girl – The Future Where You Got Your Jetpack

Where is my jetpack, the classic meme screamed. Rocket Girl #1 out from Image today, by Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder attempts to answer that. From a 2013 with flying cars, jetpacks and time travel to a 1985 that made all that possible… And a 2013 that may be taking all that away… so that justice […]

Signings And Screenings – Offsite Events In New York During Comic Con Week

The Javits Center isn't the only place to be during Comic Con week in New York, with plenty of offsite events bookending the con itself. Here's a sampling of comic-shop based signings and events, as well as two hosted by Columbia University's Butler Library. Greg Rucka, Ales Kot, and Frank Barbiere Sign at Forbidden Planet […]

She's A Rocket Girl… And So's He. Amy And Brandon At San Diego Comic Con

Joseph Schmidt writes; It's only Day 2, and Brandon Montclare has already torn a hole in his shoe. His collaborator, Amy Reeder, is telling him he should get shoes like hers, because of "diamond technology." I show her my TOMS, and she makes fun of me. Well played, Amy, well played. We've just found a […]

Amy Reeder And Brandon Montclare's Hallowe'en Eve – Grace Randolph's Between The Pages (UPDATE)

Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare announce their new comic together, Hallowe'en Eve, on today's Between The Panels segment with Grace Randolph for Bleeding Cool. [youtube][/youtube] Kickstarter Rebels! Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder announce their new creator-owned Halloween comic, Halloween Eve, thanks to Kickstarter! Kickstarter continues to change the comic book industry, and host Grace Randolph […]

Grace Randolph's Between The Pages With Brandon Montclare

[youtube][/youtube] While I've been seeing a film I'm not aloud to talk about, Grace Randolph has been in Midtown Comics reading comics. And writing them. Which gives her a great excuse to talk craft with ex DC Comics / Vertigo Editor turned freelance writer Brandon Montclare. And happy to share their observations with Bleeding Cool's […]