As The Wicked + The Divine’s Imperial Phase comes to a close and the series’ endgame approaches, writer Kieron Gillen and artist Jamie McKelvie reflect on the meaning of the work and their own success.
§ Nice Art: Sometimes you just gotta quote the Onion. Courtroom Sketch Artist Has Clear Manga Influences § Kieron Gillen offers some solid advice on surviving work for hire in an interview with Jennifer De Guzman for Comics Experience CE: Were there times in your career when you felt like you weren’t surviving, at least […]
Comics have always been a huge part of my life, from my questionable six year old speculator phase (when I was convinced that any issue #1 was a prospective goldmine) to my pretentious preteen obsessions with the “great works” of comics (feverishly studying anything labeled with the words “sequential storytelling”). But it wasn’t until I […]
The Wicked + The Divine transforms into “Pantheon Monthly” for its 23rd issue
Writer Kieron Gillen hasn’t succumbed to the newsletter thing yet (I think?) he sticks with the old fashioned Tumblr method of communicating with friends and readers! So old fashioned. While I Ws running around last week, Gillen posted a BOMBSHELL post about things he’s working on, including a New SEERIT Marvel project. And other secret […]
Labor day is one of the more bittersweet holidays. On the one hand, it represents an extra long weekend of fun in the sun, family barbecues, and poolside relaxation. On the other hand, it’s the end of summer. For our luckier readers, that means very little. For those of us in the Northeastern United States, […]
There’s “still room in comics to play for keeps.”
By Anne M Kletcha Deep in the grubby sump of one of those so-called ‘Social Media’ sites, there is a clump of aging comics fanboys called The Really Very Serious Alan Moore Scholars’ Group, known to its sad and lonely adherents as TRVSAMSG. When they’re not annotating everything in sight, or calling down ancient evils […]
Darth Vader was arguably the strongest of Marvel’s Star Wars modern publishing line that rebooted last year. While Jason Aaron‘s (Ghostrider) Star Wars title continues to push the line forward and retain an immense quality, Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine) and Salvador Larroca’s (Invincible Iron Man) beloved work on the Vader series has made […]
“What is dead may never die.” Wait, wrong series.