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Alan Brennert and Jerry Ordway Launch Marvel Snapshots, Curated by Kurt Busiek

A couple of months ago, Bleeding Cool scooped the news about a new series being curated by Alex Ross called Marvel Anthology. That Ross would draw the first episode and would write subsequent issues for others to draw or paint. Then last month while Kurt Busiek was guesting on the Marvel podcast he talked about the […]

The Sneakiest of Peeks Ahead at Marvel Comics #1001

Marvel Comics #1001 is out in three weeks. The sequel to Marvel Comics #1000, it continues the same overarching idea of an ongoing story by Al Ewing threaded through a litany one one page stories by the good and the great from Marvel Comics' history. Currently that includes writers Al Ewing, Audrey Loeb, Jimmy Palmiotti, […]

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The DC Primal Age 100-Page Giant is Half-Baked Fun

DC Primal Age is a wonderful idea in theory. Combining the style of the old Masters of the Universe toy line with DC characters is an idea that probably should have happened a long time ago. Now a line of toys from Funko, it is also a 100-page giant comic that can only be found […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of Vandal Savage. […]

Josh's Throwback Corner: Thor vs. Thanos Collection (Thor 1998 Series)

With Thor: Ragnarok having come out a little over a week ago, Infinity War on the horizon, and the promised return of the Mangog to Thor comics, this is a perfect volume to spotlight. Thor vs. Thanos is a volume of the Thunder God's comic from 1999 and 2000 written by Dan Jurgens (Death of […]

Why DC's Infinite Crisis and Superboy Prime are Very Relevant Right Now

Much has been made of some of the current titles being released at the moment, and how they mirror or relate to our current world and political climate. Many comics seem to have metaphors for Donald Trump, or stand in Trump characters, or look at the whole politics of the situation, such as Nick Spencer's […]

Talking Terrificon With Mitch Hallock And Jerry Ordway

Shawn Perry writes for Bleeding Cool… Sup Bleeders, Get ready to feel the pangs of voyeuristic enlightenment because recently I had the unique pleasure of sitting down with the always-insightful producer of my favorite CT-based Comic Convention, Mitch Hallock, along with comic book legend Jerry Ordway (Death of Superman, Crisis on Infinite Earths) to discuss […]

Wanderers, Spies, Magicians, And Jungle Folk – Preview Dark Horse Presents #9

Dark Horse Presents #9 lands on April 15th, bringing us a fresh dose of multi-genre goodness and more GROO. It even has a Groo-licious cover this time. I can't even believe the detail work on those spears! Contributors to DHP #9 include: Fred Van Lente, Alex de Campi, Victor Santos, Mike Grell, Brendan McCarthy, Mark […]

Wake Up And Draw Like Jack Kirby For His 97th Birthday (UPDATE x2)

All hail the King! #WakeUpAndDraw Couldn't wait! Happy Birthday to Jack Kirby! — Jerry Ordway (@JerryOrdway) August 28, 2014 Quick #WakeUpAndDraw for Jack Kirby's birthday. Long live the King! — Dave Howlett (@paskettiwestern) August 28, 2014 for King Kirby's birthday! #WakeUpAndDraw — Newtasty (@newtasty) August 28, 2014 For Hero Initiative #wakeupanddraw #heroinitiative […]

DC Comics Cancels Adventures Of Superman With #17

It was the digital first comic that opened with controversy, the hiring of Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story for the anthology series. The considerable commotion saw artist Chris Sprouse withdraw and, officially, DC were looking for a replacement artist. But actually they weren't, it was a lie to save face. Incredibly embarrassed […]

Wizard World Atlanta: Get Educated On Comic Art, Batman, Spider-Man, And Comic Films

Wizard World Atlanta starts today, and in keeping with some of the recent Wizard Worlds and with help from former Marvel editor and author Danny Fingeroth, the offerings are wide-ranging in terms of comics history, all-star creators, and practical discussions of the comics medium. There are panels on comics art and inking, panels on the […]

The Dude And Adventures Of Superman

I grew up loving Steve Rude's artwork. Nexus was just a gorgeous book and always caught my eye as something unique and different. So when I reported a few days back about the new line up for the digital-first Adventures Of Superman, it made me very happy to see Steve's name along with Jerry Ordway. […]

Niles, Ordway And DeConnick Head Up Next Batch Of Creators On Adventures Of Superman

DC Comics announced the line-up for this springs digital-first anthology series, Adventures Of Superman. The line up includes Steve Niles, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Joe Keatinge, Ming Doyle, Jerry Ordway, Steve Rude, Matthew Dow Smith and more. Here is the line up for March and April: March 10 – "STRANGE VISITOR" 1/3 – Joe Keatinge, Ming Doyle & […]

The Lament Of Jerry Ordway

In a blog post entitled "Life over fifty", comic book artist Jerry Ordway is lamenting his current career options, and how these issues also apply to his peers. A few sample paragraphs; I was offered, and accepted an exclusive DC contract in hopes that this would somehow help me to land a regular assignment, and […]

Will Jerry Ordway Draw Green Lantern Again? (UPDATE)

Inker and penciller Jerry Ordway, new to Twitter, has tweeted; I'm lamenting the poor performance of the Green lantern film yet again, as I use the wonderful character designs, drawing pages for Sinestro. Is this a sign that a) the movie will inform the new Green Lantern comic, b) Jerry Ordway will be pencilling/inking issues […]