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Jean-Marc Lofficier Takes Guardian Of The Republic on a Big Hexagon Crossover – and an Eric Powell Cover

We like to keep an eye on Jean-Marc Lofficier‘s Hexagon Comics USA line, European comics mostly written by Jean-Marc Lofficier, translated into English and distributed solely through his website, Amazon page or at conventions. Selling enough copies to make it more than worthwhile, as well as making certain comics available to a wider English speaking audience. Retailers can purchase […]

Tom Sniegoski and Scott Brown Spins Off The Goon Into Unholy Bastards Vs The Future

Tom Sniegoski and Scott Brown Spins Off The Goon Into Unholy Bastards Vs The Future

In January, Eric Powell‘s Albatross Funnybooks is putting out a Goon spin-off with The Unholy Bastards, from Tom Sniegoski and Scott Brown, with Powell doing the cover. Here’s the listing from their January 2020 solicitation. Just the one… UNHOLY BASTARDS VS THE FUTURE ONE SHOT NOV191382 (W) Tom Sniegoski (A) Scott Brown (CA) Eric Powell […]

BOOM! Reveals First Look at Eric Powell Art Book

BOOM! Reveals First Look at Eric Powell Art Book

In a shocking move meant to embarrass the comics legend, BOOM! Studios will soon publish a book highlight all of Eric Powell’s mistakes. Called The Art (And Many Other Mistakes) of Eric Powell, the book purports to reveal scandalous tales, family gossip, and illegally obtained medical records alongside a less salacious collection of other artwork […]

Eric Powell's The Goon Will Publish Out Of Order

Missing Goon? No, Eric Powell’s The Goon Will Just Publish Out Of Order

We just ran the October solicitation for The Goon #7 and the second Goon Omnibus. But it’s the upcoming two issues that currently concern us. We don’t know how, we don’t know why, though we may suspect who. But the upcoming issues of The Goon #5 and 4, will be published out of order. This […]

Eric Powell Wants to Start a "Gives No @#$%s" Mad Magazine Replacement

Eric Powell Wants to Start a “Gives No @#$%s” Mad Magazine Replacement

The comics world is still reeling from the news that DC Comics will stop producing new content for Mad Magazine and will instead release issues full of reprinted material, but some comic book creators are taking action. Eric Powell took to Twitter on Thursday to tease launching a satire magazine of his own at Albatross […]

BC FCBD Roundup: Dimensions Collide with 'Grumble VS. The Goon'

BC FCBD Roundup: Dimensions Collide with ‘Grumble VS. The Goon’

Free Comic Book Day 2019 was yet another embarrassment of riches, with just about every comic producing company out there putting a bunch of great, free comics in our eager little hands. But what if you missed something? What if you missed Free Comic Book Day entirely? Is there any hope of catching the books […]

BOOM! to Expose Scandalous Eric Powell Stories in New Art Book

BOOM! to Expose Scandalous Eric Powell Stories and Gossip in New Art Book

While political junkies continue to hold out hope of finally getting their hands on the Mueller report (sorry, probably not going to happen), comic book fans will have a chance to get the real dirt later this year. Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios announced plans Friday to publish an an Eric Powell art book this October […]

Hellboy, The Goon, and Frankenstein: Three Tales to Chill Your Holiday Spirit

The tree has been trimmed, the lights hung with care, and all about your household good cheer is abundant. This time of year is rife with reflection on time with family and loved ones, perhaps a chance remembrance of good times passed. Sometimes, it’s also good to reflect on the darkness that makes us yearn […]

Eric Powell States the Obvious: Oversaturation and Tired Gimmicks are Killing Comics

At the Diamond Retailer Summit dinner at C2E2 in Chicago, Eric Powell took the stage for the Albatross Funnybooks presentation, and he used the opportunity to state the obvious: “oversaturation of products and tired gimmicks like alternate covers are killing our business.” After a heavy sigh and some scattered applause from the crowd, Powell launched […]

Powell And Buscema Talk Chimichanga: The Sorrow Of The World’s Worst Face

Eric Powell is back with Chimichanga: The Sorrow of the World’s Worst Face and he has Stephanie Buscema doing the art this time around. I got a chance to talk to both recently about the return to Wrinkle’s Traveling Circus and just what readers may find in the big top. DAN WICKLINE: What made this the […]

Get Eric Powell’s Colouring Book – Alongside His New Hillbilly Series

Creator of The Goon, Eric Powell has resurrected his old self-publishing company Albatross Funnybooks to put out his new series. Hillbilly. An Appalachian Mountain fantasy epic that tells the story of Rondel. A lonely figure who wanders the wooded hills among witches and magical creatures as a folktale hero to those who dwell in this […]

Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8

We have an exclusive extended preview for Will Eisner’s The Spirit which hits comic shops tomorrow from Dynamite. The series, written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Dan Schkade, has been doing a good job of keeping the feel of Eisner’s work while telling engaging and fun stories. Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8 writer: Matt […]

A Halloween Treat – Eric Powell’s Cover For The Spirit #6

Back when we showed some of Dynamite’s solicitations for December, you may have noticed that the cover for Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6 was not included even though we had the solicitation text. We knew the cover was to be done by Eric Powell, the regular cover artist. Well, here we are over a month […]

Bleeding Gen Con: Two Of The Best Four Days In Gaming

By Christopher Helton So, Gen Con happened, and then my computer broke. It has a been a busy couple of days here at the convention, but because of my computer issues, the articles won’t be day by day like they were last year. It has been a busy convention, and one that has been full of […]

Eric Powell And Dan Schkade Sign On For Will Eisner’s The Spirit

The previously announced revival of Will Eisner’s The Spirit by Dynamite has finally gotten an artist attached. Already signed on to write the scripts is comic legend Matt Wagner. Now you can add Dan Schkade for interior art with colors by Brennan Wagner. There will also be covers for each issue by Eric Powell. But […]

Booze Geek – Old Ruffian Barley Wine-Style Ale And The Goon

By Dylan Gonzalez Beer: Old Ruffian Barley Wine-Style Ale Brewery: Great Divide Brewing Co. ABV: 10.2% I returned to the mountains of Colorado for this week’s edition of Booze Geek. Though, considering the name of the brew, I probably would not have made it far up said mountain and just gotten my butt kicked at […]