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Dark Horse to Publish All-Ages Criminy OGN by Roger Langridge and Ryan Ferrier

Dark Horse announced via press release Wednesday that they will publish a new original graphic novel by writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Roger Langridge called Criminy in September. Described as a "humorous, absurd tale about a family on the run," the book's synposis is below: Criminy follows Daggum Criminy as his peaceful life is suddenly […]

Roger Langridge On Why Betty Boop Is Still Relevant

The most famous female cartoon star of all came back this year. All-new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo.) came to Dynamite Entertainment from award-winning writer Roger Langridge and artist Gisele Lagace. The cover art here is by the great Howard Chaykin. Now those comics have been collected for […]

Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge On Wrapping Up Betty Boop

Dynamite has sent us a  Writer's Commentary by Roger Langridge for Betty Boop #4, the series finale, on sale now. Cover by Langridge and interiors by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 A tone-setting splash page, with the essential elements of the story to come all laid out. This month it's movies and fiery pits, and a […]

Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge Breaksdown Betty Boop #3

Dynamite Entertainment has sent over Roger Langridge's Writer's Commentary for Betty Boop #3 which hit stands last week. Langridge did the cover below while the interiors are by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 As a way of setting the tone for each issue, I wanted the opening splash page to resemble a 1930s movie poster. It sort of […]

A Writer's Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1

A Writer's Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1, on sale now from Dynamite. cover by the great Howard Chaykin and interiors by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 When I wrote this story, I still had no idea who the artist was going to be, but the image I had in my head for the splash page […]

Roger Langridge Tries To Tap Into The Dream-Logic Of Cartoons

Writer Roger Langridge talks to Byron Brewer about re-establishing and modernizing the classic Fleisher character Betty Boop and what if any censorship he has to put on himself. The cover art in this article are by Langridge and J. Bone. BYRON BREWER: Roger, with issue #3 of Betty Boop, on sale in December, you have […]

Empowering A 1930's Icon – Roger Langridge Talks Betty Boop

The return of 1930's animated icon Betty Boop continues as Roger Langridge talks about empowering the famous flapper while keeping the elements that made her a hit. Covers for the second issue of the new Dynamite series are by Langrdige and J. Bone. BYRON BREWER: Roger, you have told me that you want to keep […]

Staying In The 30's – Roger Langridge Keeps What Makes Betty Boop Iconic

One of the classic cartoon characters of all time is Betty Boop. A Fleischer Studios character that embodies the prohibition era through speakeasies and jazz music. Former Popeye writer Roger Langridge will be writing the new series for Dynamite and talked with Byron Brewer about the direction for the comic and just what form the original […]

Roger Langridge And Gisèle Lagace Revive Betty Boop With Dynamite At San Diego

After nearly 30 years of her being away, Dynamite is returning Betty Boop to the comic page. This October the publisher will be printing brand new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo) from writer Roger Langridge (The Muppets), artist Gisèle Lagacé (Archie) and colourist Maria Victoria Robado. Join Betty as […]

Sherlock Holmes? Mrs. Hudson? The Baker Street Peculiars Is A Fun Read

Today brings the release of The Baker Street Peculiars from KaBOOM! Written by Roger Langridge, with art by Andy Hirsch, this tale takes place in 1930s London. What's the problem? Giant stone lion statues are coming to life, messing up the city. Who's there to solve the mystery? Well, it would appear to be Sherlock Holmes. But […]

Roger Langridge's Female Sherlock Holmes Comic For Boom! Studios Next Year

I've been a fan of the work of cartoonist Roger Langridge for decades. I even published him in the mid-nineties, a strip called Bill The Clown in those old X-Flies comics. One legal letter later and he was Fred The Clown. In recent years, Langridge has been working on a number of comics with Boom! Studios […]

A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week

Who doesn't love Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts? 2015 has been a Peanuts celebration due to its 65th anniversary, but BOOM! Studios imprint KaBOOM! is taking things to a new level. The world's best-known names in comics, children's books, comic strips, cartoons, and webcomics are coming together to show their love for Shulz with A Tribute […]

Felipe Cunha's Process Art For King: Mandrake The Magician #4

The final issue Dynamite's King: Mandrake the Magician series is coming out this week from Roger Langridge, Felipe Cunha and Omi Remalante and we have a few pages of process art. The series ties to the other King mini-series: Flash Gordon, The Phantom, Prince Valiant and Jungle Jim. The world's greatest magician MUST stop the […]

Stephen Downey's Variant For King: Mandrake The Magician #4

As the final order cut-off is fast approaching for King: Mandrake the Magician #4, Dynamite has sent out these two retailer incentive variants by Stephen Downey. The issue if written by Roger Langridge and drawn by Felipe Cunha. It's also available with the regular Jonathan Lau cover. For more on King: Mandrake The Magician #4, […]

Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge On King: Mandrake The Magician #3

Today we have the King: Mandrake the Magician #3  writer's commentary by Roger Langridge. Art for for the issue was done by Felipe Cunha and Ivan Rodriguez. Page 1 I was originally going to show actual real-world leaders here, but editor Nate Cosby wisely advised against it, so we've got hints and signifiers and great […]