Lemire & Nguyen’s Descender to Begin 2nd Arc in November


Descender is back!  After a slightly longer than average hiatus, the series’ second arc, entitled “Machine Moon,” will begin in November. The first arc of Descender made waves when it debuted at the beginning of this year.  Writer Jeff Lemire turned the classic premise of a boy and his dog on its head, setting their adventure in a […]

Dustin Nguyen & Derek Friedolfs to Illustrate Young Justice League for Scholastic in “DC Comics: Secret Hero Society”

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You first heard about it from us a few weeks back— a secret project being produced by Eisner-nominated Lil’ Gotham co-writers Dustin Nguyen and Derek Friedolfs in partnership with all-ages book publisher Scholastic and DC Comics.  Finally, we have the official announcement. The first of three illustrated novels licensed by Scholastic, Secret Hero Society: The Study Hall of […]

Sony picks up Lemire & Nguyen’s Descender after a “competitive bidding war”


People in Hollywood are STILL liking indie comics. Descender, one of the mighty Image armada by Jeff Lemire and Dsutin Nguyen, has just been picked up by Sony after what THR called “a competitive bidding war.” That could be only four figures…or more figures. The book comes out in March. I’m running out the door so here’s the PR:

SDCC ’14: Jeff Lemire Explores A Futuristic Universe Through A Child’s Point Of View In ‘Descender’


By Kyle Pinion Announced at Image Expo this year at San Diego Comic Con, Jeff Lemire’s first ongoing series with Image, Descender, is described thusly: Ten years ago massive, planet-sized robots called “The Harvesters” materialized without warning and invaded the orbits of all the United Galactic Council’s worlds wiping out entire planets and civilizations before […]

On the Scene: Long Beach Comics Expo Photo Extravaganza


The semi-annual Long Beach Comics Expo landed on May 11th with a substantial line-up of guests and also some smart choices in programming. Guests included Rich Avons, Joe Benitez, Brian Buccellato, Ale Garza, Joel Gomez, Ray-Anthony Height, Vince Hernandez, Drew Johnson, David Mack, Frank Mastromauro, Dustin Nguyen, Nei Ruffino and more, showing a strong representation in […]

Review: Li’l Gotham #1 – Finally! An All-Ages Batman!


It’s only taken the best part of two years, but now we’re finally back in a world where people younger than 14 can pick up a Batman book, in the form of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolf’s Li’l Gotham. And wouldn’t you know, it also turns out to be the best of all the Batman […]

INTERVIEW: Dustin Nguyen’s Big Ideas behind LI’L GOTHAM


I caught up with longtime DETECTIVE COMICS and BATMAN artist Dustin Nguyen at WonderCon to find out about the L’IL GOTHAM phenomenon, a regular series that started as digital only from DC in October 2012 (having formerly appeared in annuals in 2009), casting the heroes and villains of Gotham City in a stylized mode with […]

Lil’ Gotham Arrives Today as a Digital-First Comic


Yes we’re all attempting to adjust to life in this new, crazy, Disney-owning-Lucasfilm landscape, but let’s return to comics for just a little bit, okay? Because DC have announced that that artist/creator Dustin Nguyen’s Lil Gotham series will be released as a series of digital-first stories starting today.