James Tynion IV And Jeremy Rock’s Horror Comic The Eighth Seal Comes To IDW

  IDW are to publish James Tynion IV and Jeremy Rock‘s The Eighth Seal, previously published as a decampi digital comic by Thrillbent. Out in December, it tells a story about a woman whose visceral nightmares about transforming into a demonic monster start to bleed into reality. But this woman isn’t just any woman; she is the […]

Thrillbent Gets Its Own App For All Your Pirated Comics, Too

Yesterday Bleeding Cool talked about the new iVerse Comics + App launching in November that will let you download new comics but also import your own comics files – wherever you may have acquired them. And talked about how this was a strong method from turning pirates into paying customers. Well, yesterday, unbeknownst to most, […]

First 10 Pages Of The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood

The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood started its life as a digital comic with Thrillbent. Now the series by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr and Chee is getting to see print with a cover by Francesco Francavilla thanks to Dynamite. The book will make it’s debut on October 1st, but the final order cutoff is coming up […]

From Thrillbent To Dynamite – Christina Blanch Talks The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood

Almost a month ago it was announced that the Thrillbent webcomic The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr, Chee and Troy Peteri was being collected by Dynamite. Now Byron Brewer caught up with Blanch and asked about the transition from digital to print and how it might change things. BYRON BREWER: Christina, how did Damnation of Charlie Wormwood make […]

Thrillbent’s The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood To See Print From Dynamite

What is up with the name Wormwood? First there was the Ben Templesmith’s Wormwood from IDW, and then Garth Ennis’ Chronicles of Wormwood from Avatar Press. And then came The Damnation of Charlie Wormwood digitally from Thrillbent… and now in print from Dynamite. The webcomic by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr, Chee and Troy Peteri is […]

Is Mark Waid’s Insufferable Based On Observing Grant Morrison And Mark Millar?

This is how Mark Waid describes the origin of his new Thrillbent series, Insufferable. Mark Waid was Grant Morrison‘s editor on Doom Patrol, and worked with Morrison, Mark Millar and Tom Peyer on the abortive Superman HIVE pitch that caused such internal ructions at DC Comics that Waid was told he would never write the […]

Thrillbent Changes Up The Way Kickstarters Are Done

Thillbent has decided to back a new project by Scott Massino and Scott Kollins called Varney The Vampire and they are doing things very differently and calling on a lot of named talent to help. To start with they are letting you read the first two chapters of the story for free on their website. The first […]

Mark Waid On The Bullying Of Comic Book Creators

Recently, Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson talked about the bullying of comic creators by big companies. Mark Waid, ex-DC editor, ex-Boom editor-in-chief, current Thrillbent publisher has written “An Open Letter To Young Freelancers”. It’s hard not to see it as a criticism specifically of reported DC Comics editorial actions of late, a publisher who Waid […]

Mark Waid Buys A Comic Shop

Comic Writer Mark Waid announced today that he has bought a comic store in Indiana. Announced on his website that he and Christy Branch will be partnering with Jason Pierce to grow Alter Ego Comics. Here is some of what he wrote: “I bought a comics store.” “Why? So you can burn it down?” As some […]

Thrillbent Offers Direct DRM-Free PDF Downloads

Mark Waid, of Thrillbent has announced the opening of the Thrillbent store, allowing people to pay to download PDF versions of the Thrillbent comics they have been offering for free in CBZ format. And, in a model that seems to echo Bryan K Vaughan and Marcos Martin‘s Private Eye digital comic, they are DRM-free and, […]

James Tynion IV On Taking Horror To Thrillbent

Dylan Sutcliff writes; When Thrillbent was announced I visited the site, read a few comics for free on my laptop and was largely unimpressed. The experience was disappointingly foreign and unengaging and left me thinking free was the appropriate price. Last weekend at C2E2’s Digital First Comics panel, Mark Waid, James Tynion IV, John D. […]