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Things to Do in London If You Like Comics, October 2019

The Daily LITG, 9th October 2019 – Happy Birthday, Matt Wagner

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. If you are getting over your New York Comic Con hangover… The 11 most-read stories yesterday Is Rob Liefeld Going to Sue Marvel Comics? Jonathan Kent […]

Matt Wagner Takes Grendel on a Devil’s Odyssey at Dark Horse

Dark Horse has announced a new Grendel mini-series from creator Matt Wagner with colorist Brennan Wagner and letterer Dave Lanphear. Hitting stores in October, the eight-issue mini-series will be titled Grendel: The Devil’s Odyssey, you know, like that thing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote about in his yearbook. From the press release: Grendel Prime […]

Batman #54 cover by Matt and Brennan Wagner

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

Nightwing teams up with Batman to take down Crazy Quilt in a Gotham museum. Batman insists that he needs no help, but Nightwing sticks around anyway. Dick is staying at Wayne Manor to help Bruce to get over being left by Catwoman. They later team up again to stop the Condiment King. All the while, […]

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Barzinga: The Lost Episode With Matt Wagner At C2E2

Back at C2E2, Rich Henn and I got to interview Mage creator Matt Wagner. With Mage: The Hero Denied out now at comic shops, it seems only appropriate to finally get this episode up for the world. Rich and Wagner are actually friends, so I let Rich take over the interview this time. Wagner is […]




Exclusive Extended Previews Of Spirit #12 And White Sand #1

Dynamite Entertainment has two new books hitting the shelf tomorrow and we have exclusive extended previews for both. Will Eisner’s The Spirit #12 wraps up Matt Wagner’s run on the character while the White Sand graphic novel adapts a never before published novel by Brandon Sanderson. Will Eisner’s The Spirit #12 writer: Matt Wagner artist: […]

Amy Reeder Does A Quickdraw For Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #6

Let’s end the weekend with a quickdraw segment from Marvel. Here artist Amy Reeder draw the cover for Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #6. Reeder is best known for her work on Fool’s Gold, Madam Xanadu and Batwoman. She was discovered through the Tokyopop’s Future Stars of Manga competition. She also co-created Rocket Girl with […]

Writer’s Commentary – Matt Wagner On The Shadow: Death of Margo Lane

A Writer’s Commentary: Matt Wagner talks The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane #1, on sale now from Dynamite. Cover and interior art by Wagner. I’m happy to have been asked to provide a Writer’s Commentary on the first issue of my newest project for Dynamite Entertainment, THE SHADOW: The Death of Margo Lane. Fortunately, […]

The Art Of The Shadow To Feature Ross, Chaykin, Cooke, Wagner And More

For the last four years, Dynamite has been publishing The Shadow and have enlisted some big named artist to draw the pulp hero. Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Matt Wagner, John Cassaday, Darwyn Cooke, Francesco Francavilla, Tim Bradstreet, Wilfredo Torres, Chris Samnee, Jason Shawn Alexander, and many more have put their talents to show he who knows […]

A Look Inside The Shadow: Death Of Margo Lane

Matt Wagner returns to the Shadow this June in a story called Death of Margo Lane. The character of Lane is a bit like Harley Quinn in that she was created for the Shadow radio drama in 1937 before making her print debut in The Thunder King in 1941 in The Shadow Magazine. It was common […]

Matt Wagner Shows Us The Shadow’s Darker Side

Matt Wagner talks about his return to the iconic pulp hero in The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane #1 (of 5), on sale in June from Dynamite. BYRON BREWER: Matt, if the title is true, this is a most unusual tale. The Shadow works with an assortment of allies, but what effect will the […]

Matt Wagner Returns To The Shadow For The Death Of Margo Lane

Matt Wagner is returning to The Shadow just in time for the Death of Margo Lane. Wagner has previous worked on The Shadow: Year One and Grendel Vs The Shadow and he comes back to the classic pulp character along with his son, colorist Brennan Wagner. The new series from Dynamite will kick off on […]

Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8

We have an exclusive extended preview for Will Eisner’s The Spirit which hits comic shops tomorrow from Dynamite. The series, written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Dan Schkade, has been doing a good job of keeping the feel of Eisner’s work while telling engaging and fun stories. Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8 writer: Matt […]

Exclusive Extended Preview For Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6

A lighter week for Dynamite with the holidays approaching, so we only have one exclusive extended preview… but it’s a good one. Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6, which I did an advanced review on, is a great jumping on point for the series by Matt Wagner, Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner. Will Eisner’s The Spirit […]

Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6 Is A Great Jumping On Point

If you haven’t been reading Will Eisner’s The Spirit from Dynamite, the sixth issue that comes out this week may just be the place for you to jump in on. The issue starts with eight pages of story told from the point of view of an ex-solder turned mercenary named Frank. He works in what […]


Dan Schkade’s Process Art For Will Eisner’s The Spirit #4

Here we have a look at some of the process art for Will Eisner’s The Spirit #4 by artist Dan Schkade and colorist Brennan Wagner. It’s based on a script by Matt Wagner. Ebony and Sammy’s trail to discover what has become of their heroic friend leads them next to the infamous P’Gell. The sultry […]

The Spirit Hits Baltimore Comic-Con For 75th Anniversary

Kevin Pearl, who works in Sales and Marketing for Dynamite sent us the following report from Baltimore Comic Con: The 75th anniversary of Will Eisner’s The Spirit continued over the weekend at Baltimore Comic-Con and The Harvey Awards where Dynamite Entertainment closed out the Diamond Retailer Summit with a celebration at The Geppi’s Entertainment Museum […]