Frank Barbiere



Precinct, A New Steampunk Comic From Frank Barbiere And Crizam Zamora For December

Precinct is a new mini-series from Frank J. Barbiere and Crizam Zamora coming out from Dynamite Entertainment in December. In the sprawling, steampunk metropolis of the big city, it’s up to one group to keep the peace and uphold the law-the officers of The Precinct!  Mortimer Hill is a veteran officer who has busted his fair share of […]

Broken World #2 Perfects An Emotional Character Struggle

[*Mild spoilers for Broken World #2 below!] BOOM! Studios new sci-fi thriller Broken World left a mark on me when I read the first issue last month. Written by Frank J. Barbiere, with art by Christopher Peterson, Broken World #2 arrived this week. With the world falling apart around her, Elena Marlowe finds one of […]

The Mythology And Adventure Of Five Ghosts Expands In The Special #1

The mythology of Five Ghosts has gotten large and expansive, but following natural developments to the series itself. It’s what I would call a “sticky” series too, meaning it can easily reach out and encompass even more literary genres and concept without it being too much a stretch due to its framework following the mulitply-possessed […]

Frank Barbiere On The End Of Solar: Man Of The Atom

Keith Davidsen, writer of Reanimator #2, talks with writer Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #12, both on sale now. Covers by Marc Laming and Jonathan Lau. KEITH DAVIDSEN: First off, what are your thoughts on how your original concept/explorations for the Solar story may have evolved or been accomplished over the execution of twelve […]

Broken World Is Frank Barbiere’s Only New Original Series This Year

Frank J. Barbiere‘s career has been on the rise since bursting on the scene with his Image Comics series, Five Ghosts, in 2013. Five Ghosts was recently optioned for development as a TV series at SyFy, which has reignited back market interest in the series. Copies of the first issue are regularly selling for over […]

Advance Review: Being Incredibly Realistic About A Broken World

Despite the things I’ve seen Frank Barbiere write so far, from the smash-hit Five Ghosts with Image, to the sci-fi classic reborn Solar: Man of the Atom from Dynamite, or the crime noir White Suits from Dark Horse, and even his previous superhero series with Boom, Black Market, I didn’t really see the intensity of […]


The Bleed Episode 2-1: Reading Moon Knight Vol. 1 With Frank J. Barbiere

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt The Bleed is a weekly book club by Bleeding Cool contributors Joseph Schmidt and Sam Morse. The group meets Wednesdays on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. We’re back from our Winter Break and BETTER THAN EVER! To help us kick off the New Year, we […]



The White Suits: Dressed to Kill – A Bright, Sharp, Deadly Affair

By Alex Mansfield Sure, those white suits are snazzy as all get-out, but trying to get blood out of those vanilla-enameled beauties has got to be a Sisyphean task. The blood never really gets washed away, though. It seeps its way into the fibers of the psyche and the cultural fabric of our world. Every […]

Frank Barbiere Talks Solar: Man of the Atom #7 With Preview

Peter Milligan, writer of Terminal Hero #4, had a couple quick questions for Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #7, both on sale November 19th PETER MILLIGAN: In its own jokey way, there seems to be a lot of parent/child, father/daughter transaction going on. Would you say this is at the core of what […]

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 […]




Thor’s Comic Review Column – Teen Titans, Dark Engine, Translucid, Black Market, Seconds, Life With Archie, Journey Into Mystery: Sif, And A Few Words For Those Who Can’t Handle Change In Funnybooks

This Week’s Comic Reviews Include: Teen Titans #1 Dark Engine #1 Translucid #4 Black Market #1 Seconds Life With Archie #36 Journey Into Mystery Featuring Sif Vol. 1 and 2 But first, a word or two directed to those who can’t handle change in their superhero funnybooks. 1. An Open Letter to People Complaining About […]

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia In July If You Like Comics (UPDATE)

Wednesday, July 16th Forbidden Planet at 832 Broadway in New York will host writer Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Solar, Blackout, New Avengers Annual) at a signing for the launch of his new comic with Victor Santos from Boom!, Black Market  from 6:30 to 8:30PM. Thursday, July 17th Midtown Comics Downtown will host John Romita, Jr. […]