“They told me that Savage Town was too close to the bone for some people out there.”
“My concern with writing was that I would lose this creative spark…”
Poor DC, trapped between having story line surprises and having to market those same surprises. SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS*SPOILERS* This it is with Batman #24 by Tom King, David Finch, Miki and Jordie Bellaire. The issue is previewed in an Article at USA and today, and it doesn’t leave much to the imagination. It would be fun to […]
With this year’s Image Expo taken off the schedule due to Image’s move to Portland, the ECCC Image Panel was the scene of many announcements, including the concluding chapter of Matt Wagner’s 30+ years in the making Mage epic, and much more. So here’s the lowdown, cobbled together from various announcements: • Image Expo will […]
King and Finch’s second outing keeps up the momentum of the first with some key reveals
After making his presence in the comic book industry felt in a big way on a run with Warren Ellis on Moon Knight, Declan Shaley moved over to creator-owned with the writer. They set off on a series more complex and less marketable than one about a white-caped crusader, to great results. I spoke to […]
We’re all getting starry-eyed
Back in May, Image released their August solicits. Buried deep within document is an advert for a reprint of the first trade of Eric Stephenson’s, Nate Bellegarde’s, Jordie Bellaire’s, and Fonografiks’ Nowhere Men Vol. 1, complete with a newly recolored cover. Accompanying an image of the cover is this short blurb: The Eisner-nominated sci-fi hit returns in […]
Story: Brian Wood Art: Andrea Mutti Colors: Jordie Bellaire Letters: Jared K. Fletcher New Hampshire’s state motto, “Live Free or Die,” has always captivated me. It’s raw and aggressive. It’s frenetic and energetic in a way that captures the revolutionary feel of a newborn nation struggling to find its footing. While Breaking Bad may […]
You ever see The Raid? It’s this Indonesian action movie. It (and its sequel) is probably one of the best action movies in recent memory.
The plot of The Raid is ridiculously simple. One cop, in one building, against an army of criminals. It is an hour and a half of dudes wrecking shit. It’s eighty minutes of brutal martial arts. It’s something that’s been done lots–you can describe a ridiculous number of movies that way, thanks to Die Hard–but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s absolutely thrilling, a marvel of craft and assured filmmaking.