Jill Thompson

The Daily LITG, 20th November 2019 – Happy Birthday Jill Thompson

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Yesterday we ran a piece about missing Incredible Hulk issues that had plagued some Marvel Unlimited readers for the last couple of weeks. @MARVEL WHO DID […]

Beasts of Burden Returns to Dark Horse in May

Beasts of Burden is returning with a new volume in May at Dark Horse Comics, from the creative team of Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson (for part one). The new installment will be called Beasts of Burden: The Presence of Others and will be split into two parts, with the first hitting stores on May 1, […]

Action Comcs Special #1 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

A Lex Luthor from the future returns through time to enact his final revenge against Superman, and it just may be Lex Luthor of the present that saves the Man of Steel. Then, at a White House Correspondents' Dinner, reporter Clark Kent riffs on Lex Luthor in a vicious comedy routine. Finally, Lois Lane is […]

Avengers #1 cover by Ed McGuinness

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 2nd, 2018: Avengers Assemble!

It's time to dig through the releases of the week and see what's worthy of your money once more. That's right, it's time for Comics for Your Pull Box! As always, here is the link to ComicList so you can see the full catalogue of the week's releases. Apologies again for the lateness of this […]

Jill Thompson

Jill Thompson Paints Wonder Woman for the DC Comics Art Academy

Jill Thompson, artist for Wonder Woman: The True Amazon, sat down in the DC Comics Art Academy for a 20-minute segment. But where most artists do quick sketches, Jill brought a copy of Wonder Woman: The True Amazon with her and used acrylic gesso to prep the inside front cover to allow her to do […]

Jill Thompson Shares Her Unique Art Style

I have to say, I love Jill Thompson's art. Only a hand full of illustrators use watercolors on a regular basis and she is one of the best at it. I mean, look at these images she did for DC's Sandman.  (images from Gallery Nucleus.) Now those are older pieces, but this past summer during […]

Next Week… I'll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?

It's my gaff. My manor. My part of the world. The London Super Comic Con, the largest comic convention in the UK that's dedicated to comic books, is happening next weekend at the ExCel Centre. Bob Layton once told me that he earned more money at that show than any other. It's where the wallets […]

Where In The World Is Beasts Of Burden? (UPDATE: As If By Magic, New Art)

Talking to Comics Alliance, Evan Dorkin remarked upon the future of his Beasts Of Burden comic, an intense action adventure with dogs and cats as the lead characters, created with Jill Thompson for Dark Horse Comics. In that it doesn't seem to have a future. He said, Beasts of Burden is in a coma, Jill [Thompson] hasn't turned in a […]

Does Scary Godmother Update Reveal More Beasts Of Burden?

The Scary Godmother fashion doll kickstartered by Jill Thompson in 2013, is a little on the late side, causing some disquiet amongst backers. But, fresh from San Diego Comic Con, Thompson returned with updates, pictures and a little news. She writes, This is the first time I'm able to share stuff like this because we are […]

Jill Thompson And Grant Morrison's Wonder Woman Books Get Scheduled

In 2012, Jill Thompson told a fan at San Diego Comic Con that she might might working on Wonder Woman again sooner than they thought. Well, it has taken three years. As DC Women Kicking Ass reports, Jill Thompson is writing and drawing a new book, Wonder Woman: The Very Selfish Princess in a storybook […]

Conventional Matters – Not Too Far From Mexico To San Diego For Jill Thompson

This weekend sees the London Super Comic Con. I'll be there on the Saturday, check for me at the Avatar booth if you want to say hi. But there are plenty of other conventional matters occurring around the world… Such as San Diego's parking lottery and Reed Expo heading to China. And such as Jill Thompson who […]

Tim Seeley, Gene Ha, Jill Thompson, Mike Norton And More Step Up For Ed Siemienkowicz

Ed Siemienkowicz, a member of the Chicago comic community was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A freelance artist without insurance, his medical bills are astronomical. A bunch of Chicago comic people have created a series of original pieces of art for auction, including Tim Seeley (above), Gene Ha, Mike Norton and Jill Thompson (below), in an attempt to help. You can see the […]

Celebrating Dark Horse's Women In Comics – Elfquest's Wendy Pini Is Proud To Be A 'Tough, Stubborn, Long-Surviving Woman Pioneer'

Since 1978, the world of Elfquest has inspired the minds and artistic bent of generations of readers, and the unstoppable trajectory of its ever-expanding world has moved through various platforms, displaying the full versatility of the comics medium, from mainstream publishing, to self-publication, webcomics, and now back to print in a new incarnation with Dark […]

From The Team Behind The Image Revolution – She Makes Comics Hits Kickstarter

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization and Respect Films are launching into their next documentary hot on the heels of the ground-breaking feature The Image Revolution. This time, they are taking on the "boys club" of the comics industry through the eyes of female creators and editors, and discussing women in comics history going right back […]