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Yondu Gets His Own Series by Zac Thompson, Lonnie Nadler, John McCrea

Yondu Gets His Own Marvel Comics Series, Says Chicken Website

Original Guardian of the Galaxy Yondu will star in his own eponymous solo series from Marvel Comics this Fall, from the creative team of Lonnie Nadler, Zac Thompson, and John McCrea. Marvel announced the news via chicken product promotional website, also giving the site’s hungry readers some nuggets of information in the form of […]

Watch the Trailer for Gerry Duggan and John McCrea’s Dead Rabbit

Hoping to catch a glimpse of Gerry Duggan and John McCrea’s new Image Comics series, Dead Rabbit, before Duggan takes off on his international rock star book signing tour? You’re in luck, superfan! Using the latest in royalty-free trip-hop music and photo slideshow technology, Image has put together a trailer for the book, which you […]

John McCrea’s Process Art For Dark Souls: Legend Of The Flame Cover

Over on his Facebook page artist John McCrea shared his art process for the latest issue of Dark Souls: Legends of the Flame from Titan Comics. McCrea shows his original pencils, inks and then the colors by Mike Spicer. McCrea may be best known for his long run on DC’s Hitman with Garth Ennis. He’s also […]

When Sexy Dogwelder Welded A Dog To John McCrea’s Face

It seems a peculiarly American choice for a Hallowe’en costume to take the outfit of a trade, cut about 9/10 of it away and call it “sexy”. Sexy nurse, sexy firefighter, sexy cowboy, sexy plumber, etc. But no one had done “sexy Dogwelder”. That was until Kelly Kanayama took to the London Super Comic Con […]

Hey Studio Bosses? Your Next Deadpool Is Right Here…

Hitman. By the creator of Preacher, Garth Ennis, and his longstanding collaborator, John McCrea. About a, well, hitman, granted powers of X-Ray vision and slight telepathy, which comes in rather useful in his career. An Irish man Tommy Monaghan, working in New York. Set in the DC Comics universe, specifically Gotham City, he ends up […]

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 […]

The Return Of ‘All-Star’ To DC Comics

All-Star was a DC Comics imprint intended to publish definitive non-continuity new reader friendly takes on DC Comics characters from some of the finest talents in the industry. All-Star Superman by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely led the pack. Followed by the still incomplete All-Star Batman And Robin The Boy Wonder by Frank Miller and […]

Today, Three New Potential Members For Section Eight

Section Eight were the world’s worst superhero team. Created by Six Pack, who had the power of being drunk, they appeared in the Hitman comic, from Garth Ennis and John McCrea. Never hitting the high sales, they managed to crawl to a very respectable sixty issues and were both shockingly silly, savage, scandalous and touching […]

Free On Bleeding Cool – The Boys: Highland Laddie #1 By Garth Ennis And John McCrea

Today we have, free for you to read, The Boys: Highland Laddie #1 by Garth Ennis and John McCrea from Dynamite Entertainment. Everyone’s favorite pint-sized Scotsman gets his own origin story, with art by Herogasm artist John McCrea. Mind reeling from recent events in The Boys, Wee Hughie heads home to Auchterladle- the semi-idyllic Scottish seaside town where he grew up. All […]

Batman Day: What Will You Be Doing On July 23rd To Celebrate?

By Olly MacNamee   With Batman Day landing right in the middle of the week, this could be enough of a reason not to celebrate the Dark Knight’s 75th birthday for some. Heck, I barely celebrate the birthdays of my friends when their birthdays land mid-week, so why go out of my way to celebrate […]

Avatar Press Complete Solicitations For June

We’ve got the Avatar Press solicitations for June and they kick off with three different trades: Crossed: Badlands 9, Stitched 3 and Dicks 2. From there the Patient Zero story continues in Crossed: Badlands, new issues of God Is Dead, Uber and Caliban and we kick off an all new series – Dicks: End Of […]

The Uncanny X-Men #100 Project Launches From The Hero Initiative

The Hero Initiative is launching their Uncanny X-Men 100 project. This is where they get blank covers of a certain issue then give them out to get original sketches from some of the best talent in the industry and then auction them off to raise money for the charity. In this case its Uncanny X-Men #12 […]

New Tricks Uses Comic Industry Names Again

Writer Julian Simpson is at it again. From yesterday’s episode of New Tricks on BBC1. Maybe not as obviously as before. But we have a new character, Margaret Kirby. And Peter Sale. It’s the final episode for actor Alun Armstrong… so he has to deal with a fictional nom de plume of Lawrence Archer. A […]

Avatar Plug of the Week – DICKS (Color) #10 by Garth Ennis and John McCrea

Your prayers are answered, the final issue of Dicks arrives today!  Holiday hijinks are one thing.  But when the Dicks get involved they turn a little merriment into the most offensive yuletide ever!  Nothing is sacred to these two Irishmen.  Garth Ennis and John McCrea open your presents early this year with “Yule Log in […]

Two DC Comics Not To Ignore For Hallowe’en – Lot 13 And Ghosts

With the New 52 and Before Watchmen, Girl With A Dragon Tattoo and Get Jiro taking all the DC headlines, it’s worth checking for a couple of projects that may go amiss otherwise. The first is Lot 13 by Steve Niles and Glenn Fabry, originally comissioned as a Wildstorm creator owned mini-series, it’s tucked in […]

An Unkillable Emperor And An Unharmable Dan – Avatar In May

The latest edition of Previews is just around the bend, and we’re giving you a head start at looking at the March 2012 solicitation artwork for Avatar Press (corresponding to items shipping in May). Caligula Volume 1 Softcover Edition (Cover by Jacen Burrows) David Lapham and German Nobile’s tale of the infamous Roman emperor.  To […]