Alex De Campi was fooling around on twitter saying that all she wanted was a comic about Frank Castle and Bucky sitting on the sofa talking about bad action movies. While they cleaned their guns. Jim Acosta volunteered to draw it. And thus was born Hell’s Kitchen Movie Club. Sadly there has been only one episode […]
by Elana Levin It is not too late to fall in love with a new superhero universe in comics. In a time where some publishers have made it clear that they don’t really care if people who aren’t cisgender heterosexual, non-semitic, white men read their stories, Catalyst is making it entirely clear that they do […]
When you talk about dynamite collaborations, the team of Alex De Campi, Carla Speed McNeil and Jenn Manley Lee on No Mercy is about as superstar as it gets. A savage yet humane story that starts out in the “teenagers left on their own create a new society that reveals what people are really like” […]
A bunch of new comics and other major news will roll out at ECCC over the next few days, and here’s an announcement of a new creator owned Dark Horse tilte: Bankshot by Alex de Campi, artist ChrisCross (Convergence: Justice League of America), and colorist Snakebite. It’s described as all out action by de Campi. The five-issue mini series launches in June.
Renaissance woman Alex De Campi is not only a writer and director…she also letters her own comics and now she’s shown you how you can too! I am one of those rare writers who letter their own comic books. It started off, as so many things do, because we couldn’t afford a decent letterer. Then […]
Update: As noted in the comments section, Cullen Bunn took to his Twitter last night to announce that Green Lantern: the Lost Army has indeed been cancelled. Looks like bad news comes in droves. Hot on the heels of DC’s announcement that Omega Men, Doomed, and three other series have been cancelled, DC solicited the final issues of Digital First […]
Being in comics is great, it’s a golden era, new readers, yadda yadda. But this golden era is mostly the product of people slaving away at drawing boards and computers for long hours and a meagre living. And now here are some numbers to prove it. David Harper, formerly of Multiversity, has just launched […]
The Phoenix Comicon looked like a blockbuster success. The attendance figures are predicted to hit over 80,000 passes sold, but there were some issues the fans wouldn’t have noticed. The Arizona Department of Revenue were on site making sure all the exhibitors had acquired a Phoenix Privilege (Sales) Tax License before the con opened it’s doors. The Phoenix […]
Comics most famous ginger takes on the Predator.
It’s great to see writer Alex De Campi back in comics. She’s a singular creator with a singular style. Grindhouse: Door Open at Midnight comes out from Dark Horse next month. It’s an anthology of twisted tales, with art by Simon Fraser, Gary Erksine, Frederica Manfredi, Francesco Francavilla, Dan Panosian, Chris Petersen and more. Heidi MacDonald […]