Declan Shalvey


Starve Is A Gourmet Transmetropolitan For The 21st Century

It’s a science fiction comic that begins with renowned media individual who has abandoned society, let himself go and found a new way of being, only to find himself tracked down by those he thought he had abandoned and drafted by the law back to doing what he once was, right in the public eye. […]

Orbital In Conversation With Declan Shalvey

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/OiCPodcastEpisode133.mp3] Following on from last week’s episode with Jason Latour (which you can still listen to here), this week I’m back with Declan Shalvey (Deadpool, Moon Knight, Injection) at the launch of his exhibition in the Orbital Gallery. Declan & I discuss how he broke into comics, the perils and pitfalls of […]

Declan Shalvey’s Project Superpowers: Blackcross Cover Loses Its Dress

This is one of the most unique covers I have ever seen. It’s a cover by Declan Shalvey for Dynamite’s new Project Superpower; Blackcross #1 by Warren Ellis and Colton Worley. Now, other than seeing the outline of a guy on fire, it’s not really obvious what is going on here. The guy is burning […]

Preview: Warren Ellis And Declan Shalvey’s Injection

Warren Ellis has shared a preview of his upcoming Image comic book with Declan Shalvey, Injection, on his newsletter. And reminds us what it’a all about. Once upon a time, there were five crazy people, and they poisoned the 21st Century. Now they have to deal with the corrosion to try and save us all from […]

Who Is Drawing The Multiversity Guidebook Anyway? (TO UPDATE)

Grant Morrison has written the Multiversity Guidebook. But who is drawing it? The DC Comics website lists Ben Oliver, Chris Sprouse, Dan Jurgens, Cameron Stewart, Klaus Janson, Gary Frank, Nicola Scott and “Various”. Whereas Amazon lists Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jae Lee, Jon Bogdanove, Gary Frank, Todd Nauck, Chris Sprouse, Andrew Robinson, Duncan Rouleau, Cameron Stewart, Pete […]


Ch-Ch-Changes – Marvel And DC Comics In October, From Action Comics To All-New Miracleman

Another look at upcoming comics, that might differ from how they were originally solicited… Justice League #34 will be drawn by Scott Kolins, not Doug Mahnke and Keith Champagne. It also has the cover above by Jason Fabok, originally intended for his first issue #26. Superman/Batman #16 will be drawn by Marc Deering and Diogenes Neves and not Jae Lee. Though […]

A Jonathan Hickman Page From This Years’s CBLDF Liberty Annual

The CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014, supporting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, is publishing by Image Comics on the 8th October –  with the Final Order Cut-Off date set for Monday. The writers on the comic are Jeff Parker, Stan Sakai, Marc Guggenheim & Tara Butters, Jonathan Hickman, Brian Wood, Amy Chu, Al Ewing, Robin Furth, […]

SDCC 2014: The Image Panel After The Image Expo Panel

And if they really want to do a job, they’ll do a post-con panel on Monday too. Because if you’re still standing and functional and able to perform comiconing on Monday after San Diego, then you’re serious.  But anyway, here’s an archive of Joe Glass’s Image Panel liveblog: The first Image panel of Comic-proper, featuring Nick […]

SDCC 2014: Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way Panel

By Joe Glass Another comic con, another opportunity for Marvel to share with everyone the multiple paths of getting into this crazy industry of comics. The panel was headed by Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso and Marvel talent scout, CB Cebulski, along with a team of talent including Declan Shalvey (having just come off a successful stint on […]



The One You See Coming – Saying Goodbye to Warren Ellis’ Moon Knight

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt I’m not the world’s biggest Warren Ellis fan. It’s not that I’m critical of any of his work, because that’s not true. I’ve pretty much loved everything I’ve read that he’s written, but not to the point that I’ve had to devour everything he’s ever done (I imagine this might change […]

Things to Do In Birmingham This Summer If You Like Comics

By Olly MacNamee With the summer finally here and the holidays only around the corner, thoughts may very well turn to summer holiday excursions and days out. For me, the highlight of Birmingham’s summer is the welcome return of the much-lamented Birmingham International Comic Expo on Saturday August 2nd. Although, for those of us in […]

Booze Geek – Moonray And Moonknight

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Moonray Brewery: Terrapin Beer Co. Once in a while, you come across a beverage just a little more peculiar than the others and you have to try it.  A new addition to my store, I decided to try Terrapin Beer Co.’s Moonray, a part of their Side Project series, a beer […]

The Magic Formula For Breaking Into Comics (The Marvel Way) At ECCC

Erik Grove writes for Bleeding Cool from ECCC in Seattle, Every comic convention I’ve ever been to has had a “breaking into comics” panel. It’s a no-brainer. When you ask creators what question they are usually asked most, most say it’s “how did you break in?” I’ve been to several of these panels. It’s how […]

Ellis Tells Us The Fell #10 Script Is Done, But…

In his new newsletter Orbital Operations, Warren Ellis caught his fans up on some of his current projects including the long waited for next issue of Fell with Ben Templesmith. FAQ: Ben’s had the FELL #10 script for a couple of years, but his life is massively busy and complicated. I know he’s broken ground […]


Interview: Rachel Deering Talks In the Dark, Crowdfunding and Horror

Alasdair Stuart writes; Rachel Deering wears a lot of hats. She’s part of the team who produce the Amelia Cole comics from Monkeybrain, has her own horror series, Anathema and is in the final stages of bringing In The Dark into land. A huge horror anthology filled with some amazing creative talent, it’s Kickstarter campaign […]

Breaking Into Comics The Marvel Way

Michael McDermott writes for Bleeding Cool: Just like Martin and Kendrick… Michael has a dream. It’s a simple one really, I’d like to pay my bills writing comics for a living. So, with this in mind, I sat my @$$ in the front row of the instructional Marvel panel on how to do so on […]