Southern Bastards


Comic Book Wins and Losses, Week of May 9th, 2018: No Justice for Deadpool

Welcome to the next installment of Comic Book Wins and Losses! This week, we're going to try something a little different. To limit myself and to, honestly, make these a little easier to construct, there will only be five wins and five losses. This may fluctuate depending on circumstances, but that will be the template […]

Southern Bastards #20 cover by Jason Latour

Southern Bastards #20 Review: 20 Pages of Brutal Bloody Beatdowns

Roberta Tubbs has an arrow sticking out of her hand. She was about to exact her vengeance on Coach Boss, but she's too busy trying to heal her hand to do it. The man who shot it, Boone, has his own justice to deliver to Boss. What follows is a brutal and blood-soaked duel between […]


Southern Bastards #16 "Feminist Agenda" Variant To Raise Money For ACLU, SPLC

Variant covers are a symptom of the plague destroying the comics industry, artificially inflating sales numbers and profits without increasing readers or quality of interior content, continuing the decadent trends of 90s-style excess that nearly bankrupted the industry once before, and putting money into the pockets of controversial retailer Dennis Barger Jr. through his eBay […]


Southern Bastards' Confederate Flag Cover Raises $18,000 For Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

It was born out of rage and frustration. The variant cover created by Southern Bastards' artist Jason Latour in the wake of the Charleston, South Carolina shooting. After being offered to retailers and readers, Image Comics has announced that as a result of the cover, $18,000 was donated to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund. The fund provides direct […]



A Comic Show – Southern Sex Bastard Criminals

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! It's a smaller week, but with a few stand outs. DC had some relevant annuals, Batgirl #42, and some Superman secrets. We also got the first collection of the '94-95 Swamp Thing by Morrison and Millar that made my senior year in high […]


Confederate Flags And Marriage Equality From Image Comics

Image Comics are getting more topical than ever in their promotions. Southern Bastards co-creator Jason Latour posts on Facebook, We were going to wait till next week to post this but in light of stuff happening at the SC capitol today, Jason and I think the timing is right. Presently working on a way to offer proceeds […]

Southern Bastards Picked Up For FX TV Series

The comic Southern Bastards by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour, much loved around these parts and published by Image Comics is to be developed as a TV series for US channel FX. Deadline reports that it, amongst other projects, has been picked up by Scott Rudin Productions, who have just opened offices on the Fox […]

A Comic Show – I'm Starting To Make Mine DC You…

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I'm back with another stack of New Comics Now! Last Tuesday my son, Justice, was born. I spent the last seven days just overwhelmed with his cuteness. First, I couldn't help but mention my three favorite DC You books from last week; Constantine: […]


Orbital In Conversation With Jason Latour On Spider-Gwen And More

By Chris Thompson [audio:http://popculturehound.net/podcast/OiCPodcastEpisode132.mp3] After last week's episode with writer Ron Marz (which you can still listen to here), I find myself back at the pub once again to chat with Jason Latour (Southern Bastards, Spider-Gwen, Winter Soldier) about all the work he's currently doing! Jason & I discuss his early years as a cartoonist, […]

The 7 Coolest Image Titles You Should Be Reading

By Matt Spector Superhero multiverse madness got you down? While waiting for DC and Marvel's collective dust to settle, take a break to catch on these great indie books. Creator owned publisher Image Comics has so much more to offer besides The Walking Dead and Saga. Here are seven of the coolest Image titles that […]

A Comic Show – Secret Wars Battles Convergence

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! We survived Free Comic Book Day and are back for Secret Wars! Big thanks to everyone who helped make our FCBD the best day in the history of the shop, and I hoped you enjoyed the holiday wherever you are. This week it's […]

The Bleed Episode 2.13 – Reading Southern Bastards With Brian Buccellato

By Joseph Kyle Schmidt and Samuel Morse The Bleed is a weekly podcast by Bleeding Cool contributors Joe Schmidt and Sam Morse. The podcast consists of the latest news in comics, creator interviews, and a weekly book club discussion. Sam isn't here. Who gives a shit? LET'S TALK COMICS! (Viscardi: DO NOT SUE, plz) Brian Buccellato joins us for the […]


A Comic Show – Harley & Vader Are My Valentines!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! I'm back with a Valentine's day new comic week! My favorite book this week is Darth Vader #1 by Gillen and Larroca. It hint all the feels of my childhood and tied into Aaron's Star Wars #2 perfectly. Plus my boy Boba Fett […]