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Batman's Grave

Did Bryan Hitch Cast David Niven as Alfred Pennyworth in The Batman’s Grave?

I didn’t see it in The Batman’s Grave first two issues but it’s there if you look. And clearer in a couple of very specific panels. Because Bryan Hitch is using Sir David Niven as a model for Alfred Pennyworth. You know David Niven?   That’s the fellow. English actor, memoirist and novelist, notable acting […]

Dynamite Publishes Warren Ellis James Bond Omnibus in February

A few years ago, I was talking to Mike Lake, co-founder of Forbidden Planet and Titan, about his difficulty in getting a James Bond comic book published. He had the rights, worked with the Flemyng estate, but had difficulty getting anyone to take his plans seriously. So I introduced him to Nick Barrucci of Dynamite […]

How Gravel Led to Warren Ellis Being Part of Terminator: Dark Fate (Or Not)

The director of Terminator: Dark Fate Tim Miller talked to Screen Crush about the writing process on the new movie, and the writers involved. The reported mentioned he knew that Miller broight in sci-fi writers to brainstorm ideas in the development process. Earlier, Adi mentioned Joe Abercrombie‘s involvement leading to the character of Grace. And he brought […]

NYCC '19: VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios Castlevania Panel

Warren Ellis on How He Got Involved in Netflix India’s Heaven’s Forest and, Yes, Castlevania Season 3 For 2020

We looked at Warren Ellis‘ teasing of his new Netflix series Heaven’s Forest in his newsletter last week, announced officially this week. Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Heaven’s Forest, a Ramayana-inspired epic animated action drama series from Castlevania creator Warren Ellis, executive producers Adi Shankar and Kevin Kolde, and Powerhouse Animation (Castlevania, Seis Manos, […]

NYCC '19: VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios Castlevania Panel

Warren Ellis’ “Project Katra”: New TV Show Announcement Set for Wednesday

Do you all read Warren Ellis‘ newsletter? You should. Broadcaster, writer of comics and novels, screenwriter for Castlevania and much more, back in September 2018, he posted; Another tv-related project got greenlit – you won’t hear anything more about this for like eighteen months, but we’re going to call it PROJECT KATRA for now. Well, it seems like things […]

Batman's Grave

When Snickers Came to The Batman’s Grave

Late comics into London this week saw be go digital. Which is also how I missed out on another Snickers ad managing to destroy a perfectly good comic book story. In the past we have had Snickers ads drawn by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado that seemed to follow on from one of the comic […]

NYCC '19: VIZ Media Presents Frederator Studios Castlevania Panel

“Castlevania” Team Talks Season 3, Favorite Scenes, Vampire Mythology & More

Saturday night of New York Comic Con (NYCC), VIZ Media held its panel for Netflix’s Castlevania. The first two seasons are currently available, with a third season of ten episodes on its way. The panel was moderated by Urian Brown of VIZ Media and featured Warren Ellis, creator and writer of the show; Sam Deats, […]

Warren Ellis Will Be at New York Comic Con – But His Time is Not His Own

Warren Ellis has let his minions on his mailing list know that he is coming to New York Comic Con in October next month. But also tempering certain people’s expectations. He writes, NYCC are hosting a CASTLEVANIA Spotlight Panel on Saturday evening, via the good offices of Viz and Frederator, and I’ll be on it, […]

5 Pages From Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's Trees: Three Fates #1

5 Pages From Warren Ellis and Jason Howard’s Trees: Three Fates #1

Image Comics has released a preview of Trees: Three Fates #1, the first issue of the next volume of the creator-owned series by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, ahead of its release in September. Final order cutoff for the comic is Monday, and Image is hoping it will sell out so they can send out […]

Batman's Grave: Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch Series Launches in October

The Batman’s Grave: Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch Series Launches in October

DC Comics has revealed the name and launch date of the upcoming Batman project by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch. DC’s blog has the official press release, though of course you heard it here first at Bleeding Cool back in March (pip pip). Kevin Nowlan will ink the 12-issue maxi-series, which is called The Batman’s Grave. […]

Laurie Penny

Talking to Laurie Penny About the Switch From British Politics to Hollywood

Laurie Penny is best known – in the UK at least – as a political columnist and activist, writing for the Independent, the Guardian, Time Magazine, Buzzfeed, Vice, Salon, The Nation, Medium and was a contributing editor at the New Statesman. She is – or at least was – a familiar face on British political discussion TV and radio shows, and has written a number of […]

Warren Ellis and Jason Howard’s Trees: Three Fates Coming in September

Warren Ellis writes his newsletter every week. Some people still don’t subscribe. Here’s another reason why you should stop not subscribing and start subscribing by clicking here. Because he’s just put up a solicitation for September for the third chapter of his John Wyndham-ish alien-not-quite-an-invasion series with Jason Howard, Trees. Of which there is meant […]