#SDCC ’16 Batman: The Killing Joke Kills the Audience, Complete with Call from the Joker

Left to Right: Sam Liu, Brian Azzarello, Bruce Timm, Ray Wise, Tara Strong, and Kevin Conroy

By: Nicholas Eskey Those who were unfortunate enough to not be at San Diego Comic-Con’s Ballroom 20 missed out on the world premiere of the animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke. The movie is based off of the graphic novel of the same name, which has gone down as one of the most brutal Batman […]

#SDCC ’16 Dave McKean Talks Art and WWI in his Latest Graphic Novel “Black Dog”


By: Nicholas Eskey Artist Dave McKean is in every aspect a Renaissance Man. He expresses himself in illustration, art installations, music, theatre, writing, graphic design, and more. Notable for his work with author Neil Gaiman on the Sandman comic series cover art, Mr. McKean always finds a way to stay creatively busy. At this year’s […]

Alan Moore’s Secret Q&A Cult Exposed! Part I: You Won’t Believe What They Asked Him!!

The Transcendent Master

Somewhere deep in the bowels of the Internet, unbeknownst to all but the initiated, there’s an organisation that calls itself the Really Very Serious Alan Moore Scholars’ Group. Occasionally they get to actually communicate with the object of their adoration, The Great Moore himself. The most recent manifestation was in December 2015, when The Master […]

DC Entertainment nabs Dan Abnett for exclusive DC and Vertigo work


Writer Dan Abnett (Aquaman) has just been announced for an exclusive deal over at DC. The creator, best known for reimagining Guardians of the Galaxy with his writing partner Andy Lanning has already been announced as the writer of DC’s upcoming Aquaman series during Rebirth. Rebirth is the publisher’s brand new superhero line-wide initiative that […]

Geoff Johns wants you to be monetarily satisfied with DC Universe: Rebirth #1


While readers tip-toe over spoilers from the DC Universe: Rebirth #1 special launching in T-minus eight(ish) hours in New York, author and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns has offered to write checks to anyone who wasn’t satisfied with their reading experience. In an interview with ComicBook.com today, Johns urged readers who weren’t satisfied with […]

Nice Art: Gerard Way offers second update on DC’s YOUNG ANIMAL Imprint


Author, musician and occasional illustrator Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy) is finally getting a chance to take on comics in a bigger role than ever before with DC’s Young Animal imprint. The line includes the following titles: Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye written by Way and Jon Rivera with art from Michael Avon Oeming (Powers), […]

This August John Ostrander Returns to SUICIDE SQUAD


The Task Force X, also known as the Suicide Squad, first appeared in a DC Entertainment comic book called The Brave and The Bold written by Robert Kanigher (The Metal Men) and drawn by Ross Andru (The Amazing Spider-Man) in 1959. A revamped version debuted again in Legends #3 and spun off into an ongoing comic book […]

DC adds last minute changes to Justice League and Action Comics Before Rebirth


DC is altering their superhero line with brand new continuity for each of the different heroes changing costumes, titles and more with the upcoming DC Rebirth reboot initiative. However, before entering a new era of DC, the publisher needs to close out the current version with issue #52’s on all the remaining major series that […]

Charm and North Join Archie’s Jughead ongoing as new creative team


Resident funnyman Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) is departing Archie’s Jughead series along with Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) in the upcoming issue #8. Starting at Jughead issue #9, Ryan North (Adventure Time) will take over writing duties of the series while fill-in artist Derek Charm (Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up) will become the normal penciller on the comic book. Sabrina, the Teenage […]