Outer Darkness arrives in November from Image / Skybound
A spacehsip encounters mysteries and horror in outer space.
John Layman (Chew, Eleanor and the Egret) is currently working on a new series with artist Nick Pitarra (The Manhattan Projects). The Beat sat down with him at San Diego Comic-Con and he talked with us about the visual madness that makes Leviathan more than just another monster story.
Family is at the center of Farmhand, specifically main character Zeke’s relationships with the family he was born into and the family he chose. Rob Guillory has created a comic lending that sense of family, occasional wackiness in a similar vein as CHEW, and a foreboding tinge of horror together to excellent results. I interviewed Rob […]
Dynamite will be bringing the TV detective trio back for new adventures.
April will see a new title from AfterShock by the marquee duo of John Layman and Sam Kieth with the intriguing title of Eleanor and the Egret. Here’s the pitch: A slightly surreal tale of an art thief and her sidekick, a talking egret who gets just a bit bigger after each successful caper, as they […]
Sometimes in corporate comics, men in suits strive for creators to produce material that is more in line with other works in order to create a shared universe. This makes it hard for writers and artists to really maintain their own distinctive voices. However, sometimes a project can fit in the genre of a creator-owned work and […]
Phoenix Comicon took place on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31. Apparently, preview night and Sunday were the best days. Honestly, I felt like I was going to Emerald City or San Diego Comic-Con, but I can park near the venue. The parking fees raised, but they’re fairly reasonable considering the location. Downtown Phoenix […]
Comics is an unpredictable world to wander through. One day everything is understandable and safe, Chew sits on the shelf next to Revival, and the world is as you’d expect. But then one day Mike Norton, Tim Seeley, John Layman and Rob Guillory announce that this May, rather than having everything in its right place… […]
Week three brings a number of Batman villains to the forefront, as well as a surprising disconnect with the main Forever Evil storyline. Hardly any of the comics this week seem to have much of a tie-in to the event they’re supporting, which is unexpected. That aside, it’s business as usual with mothers getting killed, […]