Archives for April 2011
Post-Coital Thor, the AVENGERS extortionist, Shaky Kane, Chris Ware’s weekend, and what’s up at Image.
Yesterday was the big day for the launch of Dark Horse’s digital store — and apparently it was a hit — at least one server melted from the onslaught of fans, according to a press release:
We’d venture the opinion that a fairly entertaining film could be made of Mark Ruffalo just wearing Hulk Hands.
BTW, is this the slowest news week ever or what? Is everyone just exhausted from the brutal spring convention schedule? Probably.
It’s a newish comics chat show, set at Brave New World in Santa Clarita with hosts Bryan J Daggett and Atom! Freeman with guests Mark Waid and Andy Khouri, this time out talking about digital comics. The show airs live Tuesday at 7 pm on Justin.tv’s Geekweek channel, or on YouTube right this very minute. We’d definitely spend an hour listening to this crew.
Why do all the mutants have English accents?
Jennifer Lawrence, hot off her Oscar nod, is steamy as Mystique!
X-MEN: FIRST CLASS opens on June 3rd.
via Alex Segura, a DVD cover for the great episode where “goatee” and “Evil Spock” became forever synonymous. While we’re at it…here’s Hanuka’s sketches for an illustration in the New Yorker accompanying a review of…SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK. AND for added fun, go read “The Dirties” from MEATHAUS by Tomer and brother Asaf.
The parade of free award-nominated online comics reading continues with Frank Stockton’s “Hamburger for One” which was nominated for an Eisner in the “Best Short Story” category. It’s the almost painful story of an awkward teen boy and his attempts to interact with his world.
Read the whole thing in the link. The original story appeared in POPGUN #4.