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And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was

Posted by Travis Ellison... this History Of The DC Universe image used to appear in the DC Comics lobby, outside the elevators. I think I briefly saw it once on an attempt to gatecrash the place during one NYCC several years ago. It’s gone now, replace by a New 52 panel instead, which will be […]

Howard The Duck Omnibus Returns To Print And Digital

Howard The Duck has always had an infamous history from the changes demanded by Disney years ago, to issues between Marvel and co-creator Steve Gerber to the 1986 George Lucas flop (the second lowest grossing film in Marvel history, barely beating out Punisher: War Zone). But the character is loved by fans and the ominbus […]

In Memory – The Gene Colan Scholarship

Clifford Meth writes; Following earlier discussions with Gene, and this morning with his daughter Nanci, I am setting up the Gene Colan Scholarship at the Joe Kubert School. In lieu of flowers and such, if you would like to contribute to this scholarship in Gene’s memory, please make your check payable to “Joe Kubert School” […]

Friday Trending Topics: Gene Colan

Influential artist Gene Colan died Thursday night. Much of the talk around the industry today was about remembering him, his work, and what it means to us. I found myself wishing, as I have on a couple previous of these occasions, that I’d done more to let people know how important the person has been to comics […]

Taking Daredevil Out Of Hell’s Kitchen

When I attended New York Comic Con before people would choose to pay my way, I used to stay with a friend in Manhattan a fair few blocks up from the show. And so I’d walk through Hell’s Kitchen several times a day. I knew it was Hell’s Kitchen because it has plaqeus up telling […]

Friday Runaround – Remembering Gene

“There isn’t anything I have to be afraid of. Love is the answer” – Gene Colan, from his final interview with Clifford Meth. As “Gene Colan” is trending on Twitter worldwide, we remember the man and his work. Clifford Meth: I am terribly saddened to lose Gene. He was a gentle and deeply spiritual man, […]

Legendary Comic Book Artist Gene Colan Has Died

Clifford Meth has reported that legendary comic book artist Gene Colan died last night at the age of 84. Colan is perhaps best remembered for his stylish, brooding work on Marvel’s 1970s Tomb of Dracula series, but the artist’s lengthy career spanned both titles and decades, beginning with Fiction House’s Wings Comics in 1944 and […]

Captain America Versus The Status Quo

What’s up with superheroes these days? When they’re not renouncing their citizenship of America one minute then celebrating America the next, they’re killing every man in Britain by chopping off their testicles or having fistfights with superheroic embodiments of Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and Wikileaks. Why can’t we return to the good old days, when […]

Why Can’t Howard Look A Little More Like Donald Now?

Here’s a preview to the new Fearsome Four comic by Brandon Montclare, Ryan Bodenheim and Michael Kaluta, a reactive title to the Fear Itself crossover gripping the Marvel universe. In which Howard The Duck is looking even less like Donald Duck than usual. In case we forget, this is how Howard appeared earlier in his […]

Gene Colan Moves To Rehab

After a recent operation, mentioned on Bleeding Cool last week, the comics legend Gene Colan has left hospital for rehab. However, he has decided that he won’t be going home afterwards and that he’s looking for a hospice to provide long term care, for the rest of his life. While he is no longer drawing, […]

Gene Colan’s Final Work For Sale

Legendary comic book creator Gene Colan is sick. And through long term friend and colleague, Clifford Meth, he is selling off the last of his artwork and signed books to fund his future needs, with the knowledge that he is unlikely to be drawing again any time soon. So Clifford is accepting private bids on […]