In an interview with Blastr, DC Comics Chief Creative Office Geoff Johns revealed the conclusion to a controversial narrative thread that has weaved throughout the publisher’s stories for the last year. Doomsday Clock, a new event book written by Johns, drawn by Gary Frank, and colored by Brad Anderson, will see the greatest DC Universe heroes collide with […]
Speaking of David Gibbons, the subject of the nine-panel grid was debated on Twitter the other day following a conversation spark from J.A. Micheline: okay guys: what's the deal with the 9-panel grid. why is it good. what is the source of the hype. — J. A. Micheline⚡️ (@elevenafter) April 24, 2017 You can dig around […]
Yesterday was a big day for Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to the ever growing Mark Millar cinematic universe, with a new trailer. But the Millarverse will be back on the page too as he announced in a tweet: This would probably be a good time to mention that a new Kingsman comic starts […]
Yesterday, CBR reported that Warner Bros. Animation would be adapting Alan Moore’s and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen into an animated movie. Originally published from 1986-1987 and later adapted into a 2.5-4 hour movie by Zack Snyder in 2009, news of this newest iteration of the series was revealed in an online survey distributed to members of Warner Bros. […]
So yesterday I posted this Instagram Watchmen or Fox!!! #nycc #nycc2016 A post shared by The Beat (@comicsbeat) on Oct 6, 2016 at 10:56am PDT Chiding the Watchmen-styled letting used by Fox on their display here at NYCC. Oddly enough later in the night I was told of a rumor that Fox might be […]
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The comic book Watchmen, penned by Alan Moore and drawn by artist Dave Gibbons, is one of the most revered books in DC Comics’ nearly century-spanning catalogue. However, their treatment of the work’s creators has always been more than a little murky. Many people both within and outside the industry know that DC’s relationship with Moore […]
Hm let’s see, we need an ambassador of comics who can work with schools, educators and more to show how comics can contribute to literacy and learning. We need someone who is smart, distinguished and universally loved…
I know! Let’s get Dave Gibbons!
My—hopefully—last post on Before Watchmen and Alan Moore and the role of the comics creators.