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Kansas City Star Puts Jai Nitz Allegations on Front Page, Adds More

Intern for the Kansas City Star, Nicole Asbury has followed up on previous reporting over comic book writer Jai Nitz, accused of sexual harassment earlier this year. In doing so, and across 4000 words, she has uncovered more details about the allegations made at the initial time of reporting, what happened next and why. And […]

Dark Horse Cancels Astro Hustle After Allegations of Predatory Behaviour Made Against Writer Jai Nitz

Jai Nitz Responds to Allegations of Predatory Behaviour, as More Details Emerge

This weekend, former editor-in-chief of Her Campus Hannah Strader wrote a guest article for the site, regarding an encounter with comic book writer Jai Nitz two years ago when she was twenty-two. She wrote about Nitz being invited to appear at her class at the University of Kansas, the assignment being to research who he was […]

Explore the Lost City with Zack Kaplan and Alvaro Sarraseca: AfterShock June 2018 Solicits

AfterShock launches a new series this June with The Lost City Explorers by writer Zack Kaplan and artist Alvaro Sarraseca. Plus, Animosity, Pestilence, Her Infernal Descent, Cold War, Brothers Dracul, A Walk Through Hell,and Dark Ark continue their runs. Details below. BABYTEETH Vol 2 Trade Paperback / $14.99 / 128 pages / color / on sale 06.13.18 writer: Donny Cates artist: Garry Brown color: Mark […]

Fu Jitsu #5 cover by Wesley St. Claire

Fu Jitsu #5 Review: Ridiculous and Fun Sci-fi Martial Arts

Fu Jitsu is readying his Quantum Kung Fu alongside his former romantic partner, the android Rachel. She reveals some startling information to Fu, and he goes to meet Robert Wadlow on the field of battle one more time. This is it: the final confrontation between Fu Jitsu and the World's Tallest Man. I'll be the […]

Fu Jitsu #4 cover by Wesley St. Claire

Fu Jitsu #4 Review: Takes Its Own Ridiculousness Far Too Seriously

Fu Jitsu unleashes the might of the August Inferno Cannon mecha upon Robert Wadlow, the World's Tallest Man. This is a weapon stolen from an alternate dimension with a vast array of hyper-advanced weaponry. Will this be enough to bring down Wadlow, his Atomic Katana, and his clairvoyance? Fu Jitsu #3 left me more perplexed […]

Fu Jitsu #3 cover by Wesley St. Claire

Fu Jitsu #3 Review: Golden Age Admiration, But With A Hyper-Dense Plot

The Golden Arm and Shaolin Lad, aka Johnny Unitas and Fu Jitsu, are locked in battle with French Revolution as he threatens to drop his flying fortress on the city of Baltimore. Later, they must also confront Robert Wadlow and his Atomic Katana. Fu Jitsu has some fun ideas. The numerous historical figures that brush up […]

Rough Riders: Ride or Die, Cold War, And Animosity Coloring Book- Aftershock February 2018 Solicits

Rough Riders: Ride or Die by creators Adam Glass and Patrick Olliffe as well as Cold War by Chris Sebela and Hayden Sherman are coming out through Aftershock in February of 2018. Also, Animosity is receiving a coloring book by artists Rafael de la Torre, Juan Doe, Mike Rooth, Kelsey Shannon, and others. BLOOD BLISTER #4 (MR) / $3.99 / 32 pages / Color / on sale 02.14.18 writer/artist: Phil […]

Suicide Squad: Black Files Mini-Series Launching In August From DC Comics

DC Comics made a few solicitation announcements via Nerdist this afternoon, and here's one for Suicide Squad fans:  A new mini-series called Suicide Squad: Black Files featuring a pair of stories in the debut issue: Finally, there's a new six-issue Suicide Squad miniseries launching on August 2. Suicide Black Files # 1 is a double […]

Jai Nitz And Jack Jadson Take A Bite Out Of Hellina For… The Ravening

The latest Boundless project through Kickstarter project is a spinoff from the nineties demonic bad girl comic Hellina, also recently revived by Boundless. With characters, Izzy and Corrie, daughters of the vampire lords of House Morcego and House Volmaan who Hellina killed, now in their own comic, The Ravening.by Jai Nitz and artist Jack Jadson. Struggling with how to keep […]

Chasing Chasing Hitler: A New Comic About Comics' Greatest Villain

By Jai Nitz In October of 2015, the New York Times polled its readers and asked, "If you could go back and kill Hitler as a baby, would you do it?" That pretty much sums up the kind of debate we've come to expect from the Gray Lady, but a month later it became national […]

How Mike Costa Made Me The Man I Am – Jai Nitz On Hellina

Jai Nitz writes, Some years ago at San Diego Comic Con, my friend Zander Cannon introduced me to an up-and-coming comic book writer. This writer was living in LA, writing comics full time, and complaining about it. Meanwhile, I was living in Kansas, barely scraping a comic writing career together, and living as a pauper. […]

Pop Culture Hounding ECCC – With Adam P. Knave, Sean E. Williams, Andrew Losq, Josh Shalek, Fabian Rangel Jr., And Jai Nitz

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode87.mp3] Following on from last week's episode with Paul Allor, Curt Pires & Jason Copland (which you can still listen to here), this time around I present the second of three shows recorded live at Emerald City Comicon. In this second installment I catch up with the hilarious Artful Daggers crew of […]

Pop Culture Hounding Dream Thief's Jai Nitz

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/PCHPodcastEpisode79.mp3] After last week's chat with Greg Rucka (which you can still listen to here), this time I catch up with Jai Nitz (Green Hornet, Paper Museum, El Diablo) who wrote my favorite mini-series of last year, Dream Thief, which has just been released in trade this week from Dark Horse Comics. […]

Mark Waid Gets Grimm With Writer Jai Nitz

As we reach the penultimate Mark Waid interview, he sits down with Jai Nitz to talk about Grimm: The Warlock the Dynamite Entertainment series based on the popular TV show. Mark Waid: Jai, how familiar were you with the GRIMM show before you started? Now? Where does the story "fit" in TV continuity? Jai Nitz: […]

Disrespecting Cake Donuts And Calling Van Damme Great – Jai Nitz on Grimm: The Warlock

As the television series Grimm hits the midpoint of it's third season, Dynamite Entertainment is chugging along with their comic adaptions. Jai Nitz takes the writing reins on this new four-part story that cross monster hunting with basketball. Chris Roberson caught up with Nitz about the new series and his bad-mouthing a certain type of pastry. CHRIS ROBERSON: […]

A Look Inside The Art Of Sean Phillips

Jai Nitz chats with legendary artist Sean Phillips and Eddie Robson about the new art book from Dynamite Entertainment. JAI NITZ: For Eddie, what's your favorite memory of Sean's work. For me it's the cover to Shade #62. I remember Vertigo made a mini poster of it. I taped a bunch of them together and […]