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A New Way To View Comics: TubeComics From Black Mask Studios On Youtube

Get ready comic fans, because you’re about to have the opportunity to experience comic books in a whole new way. Publishing and production company, Black Mask Studios will now have a YouTube channel for a new format called, ‘tubecomics.’ The channel will enable ad-supported binge viewing of comics across devices. Developed by Black Mask co-founder […]

Black Mask Unveils New Line Up With Grant Morrison, Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith And More

Black Mask Studios, the publishing/production company founded by Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion), Matt Pizzolo (Occupy Comics) and Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) is unveiling its second wave of new releases. Black Mask is coming off of the recent announcement that the series Five Ghosts, by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham had been picked up as a TV […]

Frank J. Barbiere And Chris Mooneyham’s Five Ghosts, Confirmed As A TV Pilot For Syfy

Yesterday Deadline reported I’ve learned that Syfy is finalizing a deal to develop a drama series based on Five Ghosts, the comic created by writer Frank J. Barbiere and artist Chris Mooneyham. The TV adaptation will be written by hot feature writer Evan Daugherty (Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White and the Huntsman) who will executive produce with BenderSpink’s Chris Bender and Jake Weiner, […]







Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Graphic Novels of 2013

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon Graphic novels this year, whether stand-alone or part of an ongoing series of collections, whether collaborations or the work of a single creator, have increasingly become the  experience of choice for a large body of comics readers. And then there’s the appeal of gathering the collections even if you’ve […]


Five Ghosts’ Frank Barbiere Turns Buzzkill’s Donny Cates Into A Pirate?

Twitter sometimes reaches new heights of strangeness on weekends. Today, Frank Barbiere, writer on Image’s Five Ghosts and IRL friend Donny Cates, co-writer on Dark Horse’s Buzzkill were taunting each other about the pirate plots of the new Five Ghosts storyline “Lost Coastlines”. Barbiere asserted that Cates is this salty-language prone pirate (drawn by Five […]


Swipe File: Swamp Thing And Five Ghosts

Above we have the published cover to Five Ghosts #4. And below the cover to Swamp Thing #27 coming out in January. Reach for the stars! In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or works of the lightbox. […]



Five Ghosts Haunts The Mainstream

By Hannah Means-Shannon The success of the Image series Five Ghosts, which last week completed its first arc before it moves on to a one-shot and then ongoing series, is one of the stories that makes comics fans and creators go a little teary-eyed. Less than a year ago, Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham decamped […]

BC Mag #4: Hot Comics = Ca$h!

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston The rule used to be, the first print is hot, and the second print is not. And for the most part that held, Todd McFarlane Spider-Man #1 notwithstanding. After all, who wants a dirty smelly fourth print of a comic when you can have a shiny, bright, significant […]

Five Ghosts Spooks The Advance Reorders Chart

It’s time for another look at which comic books retailers are scrabbling to get more copies of ahead of their publication. As always second prints and variants and overrepresented, as as the chart is measured in dollars rather than units ordered, higher prices can skew the chart in their favour. Marvel’s dominance in the chart […]

Pop Culture Hounding Frank Barbiere And His Five Ghosts

[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode23.mp3] by Chris Thompson It’s time for a savage review this week as we look at Frank Cho’s return to Marvel with Savage Wolverine #1. Did it claw its way to the top of the heap or simply drive us berserk? Find out now. Then Taylor chats with writer Frank J. Barbiere, whose Five Ghosts […]