Brian Wood tackles Vikings at Vertigo with NORTHLANDERS, a new ongoing series. Wood is also DC exclusive for 2 years. The Brub and the Fraction on IRON FIST. More WHAT IF. More Illuminati.
Archives for 08/04/2006 7:23 pm
The comics loving New York Times has a lovely full-page comic by Hope Larson on the Op-Ed page today. Click on the image for the whole thing.
Pata at Irresponsible Picture begs for guidance, and we heartily concur: And so I ask: Where is my JP Stylebook? Writing on Japanese entertainment in English is, to be nice about it, a linguistic minefield. We’re talking about a culture that uses the English language for ornamental purposes, and then trying to communicate its niceties […]
But there is a sadder, darker side to the Hollywood/comics relationship. You see, sometimes you can make a very successful indie superhero movie that everyone enjoys greatly despite its flaws, and have your studio go out of business, leaving everyone bravely saying, “Someone will put it out!” In the case of HELLBOY 2 there’s a […]
As if on cue, Universal announces an option on THE LEADING MAN, by B. Clay Moore and Jeremy Haun, and published by Oni Press. Marc Platt will produce through his Marc Platt Productions along with Eric Gitter via his Closed on Mondays Entertainment, which has a partnership with Oni Press. Written by B. Clay Moore […]
Have you heard???Graphic novels serving as inspiration for movies? It’s true! Graphic novels serve as rich source material for film producers looking for ready-to-visualize stories, and they’re viewed as product extensions of comic book publishers, video game makers and television series. [snip]Where comic book publishers once feared the dwindling numbers of their core audience, young […]
It seems that these days comics — excuse us, GRAPHIC NOVELS — are being showered with more love than Lindsay Lohan at a nightclub opening. It almost makes us long for the days when we had a scrap on our hands and we had to fight for every teensy bit of respect. We like an […]
Marvel will announce a new class of “Young Guns” at Saturday’s Cup ‘o Joe panel. You’ll recall this programme began in 2004 with the announcement of six artists — Steve McNiven, Adi Granov, David Finch, Trevor Hairsine, Jim Cheung, and Olivier Coipel — who were destined for greatness — a.k.a high pressure assignments. It did […]
Jim Mahfood and his crazy pals are putting on another party Saturday during WizWorldChi. If you are sick of Knuckles, you should definitely GO. It’s in the city! * CHICAGO LIVE ART JAM!!! * Wizard World After Party, Fool! On the Paint: Food One Jose Garibaldi Dave Crosland Mike Huddleston Mike Bianco On the Tunes: […]
PR that we’re too tired to write a funny intro to: The Actionopolis world tour continues! Next stop: Wizard World Chicago! Comic-Con International in San Diego saw over a dozen Actionopolis authors and illustrators and even a panel discussion spotlighting the new line. Those Actionistas who weren’t at that show were busy preparing for Wizard […]