Deadline announced today that Universal Television has optioned the rights to Image’s Eisner-nominated The Wicked + The Divine.
Archives for May 2015
One of the big critical darlings of last year, Lumberjanes is a fabulous comic series written by Noelle Stevenson and Grace Ellis, with art by Brooke Allen and co-created by BOOM! Studios editor Shannon Watters. For those unfamiliar, it follows a group of young women spending the summer at scout camp, where they encounter supernatural […]
Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Andrea Sorrentino Colorist: Marcelo Maiolo Letterer: VC’s Cory Petit Wolverine is grizzled, dirty, and tired — but Old Man Logan is downright nasty. Logan’s resolve is killing now in the midst of Secret Wars, his motivations are questionable, his ‘costume’ is covered in blood — welcome to the new Old Man […]
The facing page Twix ad is only a one-off…but it is enough to destroy the comics industry as we know it?
While an attempt to crowdfund its new line didn’t work, Archie Comics is moving full speed ahead with their reboot, and the planned Jughead title by Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson is coming out this fall. Henderson had been drawing Unbeatable Squirrel Girl for Marvel, so you can kind of draw a line there. The […]
Denver Comic Con is a bit of a puzzler. It’s a huge, fast growing show that entertains many people, but it’s also had a lot of problems with crowding, ownership and some eye-rolling over the claimed number of attendees. It also has a strong educational focus, which is good, but a rather chaotic panel schedule, […]
UPDATE 2: According to sources inside DC, the half-page ads will only appear in books releasing this June. This makes the advertising experiment concurrent with the Divergence relaunch of DC’s comic line. UPDATE: An earlier version of the article indicated that Chris was upset with the job DC did integrating the art with the advertising. […]
So…while you were away DC Comics just shifted their Multiversity concept. I know, I know, DC does this all the time. The last specific instance being in 1985, when this whole Crisis business first started. However, yesterday’s Convergence #8 revealed the publisher’s ulterior motives for the event. Spoilers for Convergence #8. This might sound completely ridiculous, but […]
The gorgeous Albertine bookstore at the French Embassy. —- I’m in the middle of Book Expo/Book Con hubbub but I wanted to draw beat readers attention to the conference on French-language comics held this past Tuesday as a kickoff for BEA. The invite-only event was organized by BIEF, a French books organization, but agent/translator Ivanka […]
Is it August yet? Today Titan released the first six pages of Paul Cornell’s four Doctor crossover and we’ve got War Doctor, a callback to a 6-part serial from Season one of Doctor Who (that’s CLASSIC Who season one), and Clara being shady with the 12th Doctor and knowing his history (that he himself seems […]