You wonder if DC and Marvel sucked up some of the retailers’ indie budget in June?
We’ve got a slew of mind-bending preview pages from Salammbô, from legendary Franco-Belgian comic artist Philippe Druillet, due out this November.
Jeremy Holt has yet to receive his “big break” with a book at a Top 5 publisher, but he’s continued plugging away at various comics projects, focusing on art over commerce. Recently his grunge fantasy Skip to the End was released in hardcover, and it may be his finest work to date. I interviewed Jeremy […]
It’s good to see independent comics selling over 20K.
Here’s some blazing news that just arrived in a puff of smoke: Heavy Metal Magazine is publishing a marijuana-themed magazine to add to its famed “generally high” themed classic SF/comics magazine. We hear the new pub, which is aiming for a September release, will be a “Vanity Fair meets Heavy Metal” lifestyle magazine, as devised […]
Imagine a world where every planet has a door that leads to other worlds. And each door has a doorman – an old timey porter who lets you in and out with a smile and a good day. That’s the premise of The Doorman by writers Eliot Rahal and Daniel Kibblesmith and artist Kendall Goode. Kiibblesmith is the […]
For this year’s San Diego Comic Fest, it had a great deal on its plate; A fifth year, a new venue, the announcement of a new Chairman for next year, unseasonal rain, leaking roofs, Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday, X-Men: The Animated Series 25th anniversary, and more. Amid all this, the convention is chugging along. Not […]
by Donald Powell Anyone who has followed Grant Morrison knows that he loves to get his myth in. No comics creator since Jack Kirby has pushed the transformational power of the super hero archetype, how it can serve as a metaphor to live by, and how it can be used as an empowering tool for […]
Jeremy Holt is the perfect example of a grinder. Over the years, he’s forged connections and written good comics to write for Challenger Comics (the under appreciated home of great indy comics), Monkeybrain (the digital-first and quality-driven publisher) and now the new Heavy Metal comics imprint. I interviewed him about the “music as time travel” […]
In the 1990, cartoonist Pepe Moreno created Batman: Digital Justice, one of the first comics to be produced solely through digital programs. Prior to this, he also worked closely with the comics magazine and publisher Heavy Metal throughout the 1980s and then made the transition into video games, designing Hell Cab and a number of successful Beachhead titles. In the midst of all […]