Frank Miller, James Harvey, the art of coloring, the artists reputation and….a mystery


The other day we told you about a Frank Miller DKIII variant cover that had everyone talking about its (depending on your point of view) minimalist and/or shockingly incompetent art style.

After some twitter discussion, artist James Harvey took it upon himself to show that Miller’s recent work might be suffering from a misplaced coloring esthetic.

And then all hell broke loose.

Frank Miller is at it again as his variant to DKIII #4 has everyone talking

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    A Frank Miller variant cover for this weeks Dark Knight III issue #4 has come under fire on twitter. All of Miller’s variants for DKIII have been a bit, um, bold, with things like showing the outline of Superman’s junk and the like. This one has been castigated up and down the tweetosphere, […]

All DC’s red carpet looks from the Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice premiere last night

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  At LONG LAST, the waiting is over and the party can begin! Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice had its world premiere at a star studded screening at Radio City Music Hall last night, March 20th. All the questions over whether Warner Bros. can establish their own cinematic superhero universe will soon be answered. […]

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1 sold 440,000 copies, fueling November comics turnaround


The numbers are in! And DKIII was a hit! According to ICv2, it sold 440,234 copies; I’ve seen the “half a million copies” number floating around, when you add in the deluxe edition I’m sure its up to that. Throw in the $5.99 price tag and you have a nice $2.637 million at retail added to booksellers coffers. (The actual number is less but you get the idea.) Marvel was no slouch either, with 384,969 copies of the $4.99 Star Wars: Vader Down #1 sold.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/10/15: What I hate about the internet


§ Zack Davisson, the late Shigeru Mizuki’s English language translator, has an obituary that gives the great man’s oeuvre more context: His influence on pop culture is so ubiquitous as to be invisible. His immensely popular Kitaro series introduced the world of entertainment to yokai and their realms of spirits, gods, and monsters. If you’ve […]