The OMEGA/POP GUN WAR artist posts a commission. Merv Pumpkinhead is, of course, from SANDMAN, but he’s also a nod to Jack Pumpkinhead, the character drawn by John R. Neill for the Oz books.
Archives for May 2009
Speaking of sailors, our attention has been drawn to BRAVO ZULU, part of the “Fulfill Your Destiny” campaign to increase minority enrollment in the US Naval Academy. Created by writer and director Deborah Franco, the campaign has included ad spots, but will now expand into a graphic novel, above. According to a spokesperson for Franco, […]
UPDATE: IT turns out that Patton has only been APPROACHED to collaborate. Sorry about that. But maybe if everybody claps, he’ll do it! According to a story in Billboard, Alan Moore is working on a new work which will include an audiobook and a soundtrack and a collaboration with cult fave rocker Mike Patton: Moore […]
Over at CBR, the stupendously talented Brandon Graham (see above) talks more about how KING CITY went from purgatory at Tokyopop to publishing at Image: Graham released “King City” Vol. 1 in 2007 through American manga publisher TOKYOPOP, and gained an Eisner nomination for Best Writer/Artist – Humor in 2008. The company planned to follow […]
Comics and fashion are crossing over more and more. The NY Times today reports on another Marvel book that will star its rich stable of female characters: On Aug. 26, Marvel will release the first issue of “Models Inc.,” a sartorially minded mini-series that unites some of its fashion-friendly supporting characters and pushes them into […]
As reported yesterday, Christopher Handley, the Iowa man arrested for owning drawn material depicting children engaged in sexual acts, has pleaded guilty to possessing obscene visual representations of the sexual abuse of children and mailing obscene material. Handley was arrested after Customs intercepted a package from Japan containing the questionable material specifically “Japanese manga drawings […]