Kieron Gillen's Spotlight At San Diego – This Time He's Bringing His Mum

By Joe Glass I should probably start this article with a disclaimer, in the interests of transparency. I am a friend of Kieron Gillen, and have known him for some years now from doing conventions in the UK, starting as an attendee to now an exhibitor with my own books. Kieron has always been at […]

The Phonogram Wrap Party Of 2016 – A Decade Of Delight

This week sees Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen travel to ECCC for Image Expo, and transporting their special brand of DJ and dance to the Image Expo Social. But before that, they had to have one last night in London, in a bar close to Kings Cross station to virtually spin their discs. One year […]

The Wicked + The Divine #14 – We've Seen It All Before. Literally.

I've regularly been impressed with Kieron Gillen's scripts that stretch artwork in comics into more and more pages, extending the reader experience without extending the cost, and time, of creating accompanying comic book artwork. Whether that's making every other panel the beat of a number, throwing in blank pages with speech balloons t carry the […]

Phonogram Just Beat Me Up With Its Pipe Wrench

This week saw the return of Phonogram from Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, with a round of publicity to back it all up. I was talking about Phonogram: Immaterial Girl #1 to a fellow comic book reader in London yesterday, in their twenties. And so happy to buy the most recent issue of the series. […]

A Comic Show – Secret Wars, Bombshells And Batman

 Aaron Haaland writes, Hey Fandom! This is the week I've been waiting for, Secret Wars #5 is here! Sure, it's a lot of talking and not action (that's coming with #6), but there's answers to all my questions. I'm a happy Marvel boy. Star Wars Lando #2 was every bit as good as #1. The […]

In One Week, In Two Weeks – This Damned Phonogram

In one week we get the launches of This Damned Band, Dark Coridor, Jirni Vol 2, John Flood, Red Sonja/Conan, Shadow Vol 2, And in two weeks? Adam 3, King Tiger, DC Bombshells, X-Files Season 11, Boy-1, Beauty and, finally, Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl. DARK HORSE COMICS AGE OF REPTILES ANCIENT EGYPTIANS #3 $3.99 ANGEL […]

Kieron Gillen, On Taking A Break From The Marvel Universe

If there is a new Miss America comic from Marvel, as rumoured, it won't be written by Kieron Gillen, despite his rather fun run with her on Young Avengers. But the writer of that book, with critically acclaimed runs on Journey Into Mystery, Thor, Iron Man and returning to his work on SWORD with Secret […]

Phonogram And Justice League On The June Previews Covers For August 2015

Next week's Diamond Previews will have covers featuring Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, finally making its debut from Image Comics after being promised years ago –  and Justice League from DC Comics for the Darkseid War by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok. Other Diamond Gems of the month include Dark Horse's King Tiger as part of […]

NYCC: 3/4 Of The Kieron Gillen Panel

Jake Barlow writes for Bleeding Cool:  Lets do some maths. What do you get when you add a Bleeding Cool reporter, New York's famous Friday evening traffic and a particularly lazy and disinterested taxi driver? The answer is 3/4 of a Kieron Gillen panel! After opening the creaking doors of the panel room fifteen minutes late and grabbing […]

Will It Be Kieron Gillen Who Gives Us Doctor Strange?

He has written a comic about a magic boy and his magic dog, Journey Into Mystery. He has written a comic about music and magic, Phonogram. He is writing a comic about magic and music, The Wicked + The Divine. He also once wrote a comic about a Spider-Hulk fighting a Thor-Hulk when drunk. But […]

Will You Forgive Young Avengers For The Phonogram Delay?

At NYCC, Marvel will probably announce this new Young Avengers series from Phonogram creators Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. But we already know one side-effect. Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl has been delayed until next year. Kieron writes; Some good news and some bad news. That are entirely unconnected, though we understand that people are going […]

Phonogram: The Singles Club #1 For Free – By Kieron Gillen And Jamie McKelvie

Phonogram: The Singles Club, the second volume of the series from Image, by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, has now hit digital. The first issue is free, downloadable on ComiXology, but we also took this opprtunity to make it available free on Bleeding Cool as well, below. [issuu width=420 height=323 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120522105756-add433a062ff4893ba712b76eb8594b4 name=phonogram2_01 username=richjohnston tag=bleedingcool […]

Speculator Corner: Phonogram

Well it's taken long enough. But with the third and final volume of Phonogram being announced for later this year, Immaterial Girl, it seems there's been a peak of interest in earlier volumes of the comic. And the discovery that they are rather hard to find. And the creative team are doing rather critically acclaimed […]