INTERVIEW: Chuck Palahniuk welcomes you to the wonderful world of coloring and castration.

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The mind that changed our perspectives on the childish idea of an imaginary friend is taking the innocent notion of a coloring book and warping it into a complex emotional symphony dealing with ideas such as legacy, fame, and survival. Author, Chuck Palahniuk has dubed this collection of short stories, Bait: Off-Color Stories for you […]

6 Days of Bait: Alise Gluskova, romantic fight promoter.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only get to see here on The Beat. We’re a couple of days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for you to Color. To count down, we’ve got reader’s digest style questionnaires answered […]

6 Days of Bait: Marc Scheff, how to color a rug.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only get to see here on The Beat. We’re days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for you to Color. To count down, over the next few days we’ve got reader’s digest style […]

6 Days of BAIT: Kirbi Fagan, an unexpected shining moment in life and literature.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only see here on The Beat. We’re days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for You to Color. To count down, over the next few days we’ve got reader’s digest style questionnaires answered by some of […]

6 Days of BAIT: Lee Bermejo, “add all the devil horns” you’d like.

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What’s up everybody! Welcome to a very special series you’ll only see here on The Beat. We’re days away from Dark Horse publishing the enigmatic Chuck Palahniuk’s new collection of short stories/adult coloring book, Bait: Off-color Stories for You to Color. To count down, over the next few days we’ve got reader’s digest style (yep, carbon-dating myself) questionnaires answered […]

Interview: “intelligent ca ca”, Chuck Palahniuk talks about his current storm of creativity

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It’s been quite a week for master purveyor of words and professional mind f**k*r Chuck Palahniuk. The off the wall comic book sequel Fight Club 2 has a collected edition in stores now. He’s in the final hours of a successful Kickstarter campaign to adapt his novel Lullaby to independent film. If that weren’t enough, he just announced a new […]

Meanwhile, elsewhere at ComicsPRO: Fighting with Chuck Palahniuk and heading for the Boom RV

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The press isn’t allowed at ComicsPRO, but who needs reporters when you have social media? Faith Eein Hicks made a moving speech about Strange Adventures, her local comics shop, and Fight Cub 2 author Chuck Palahniuk charmed people by fighting with them. Here’s a twitter snapshot of what else has been going on, mixed with […]

Chuck Palahniuk Leaks Details on New One-Shot Comics and FIGHT CLUB 3?!

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UK Comics Shop Orbital hosts a podcast interview series called “Orbital in Conversation.”  In the most recent episode, Orbital Events manager Chris Thompson speaks with renowned literary author and current comics scribe Chuck Palahniuk about Fight Club 2 and Palahniuk’s take on the various strengths and weaknesses of the comics medium. If you’re a structural reader, I highly suggest […]

Advance Review: Is Fight Club 2 a Cash In or a Cash Cow?

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There are many layers of irony to the mere existence of Fight Club 2.  The original novel, beneath its hyper-masculine exterior, is a critique of traditional masculinity and mass-market consumerism.  It reinforces the notion that there is something wrong with capitalist America even as it undercuts the validity of Project Mayhem’s response to those ills.  […]