Interview: In-depth talk with Vivek J. Tiwary about the expanded paperback edition of the FIFTH BEATLE


Before Abbey Road, before Ed Sullivan, before countless records sold and souls touched, before they even were the Fab Four, the Beatles were an obscure band from an obscure, culturally irrelevant port town. No one believed they would amount to anything. Pop music and pop musicians were ephemeral, their identities and talent only as good for their […]

31 Days of Halloween: Lester Fenton And The Walking Dead by Kyle Baker


Kyle Baker is well into the spirit of the season with Lester Fenton And The Walking Dead, a standalone graphic novel with a timeless tale of terror: On the verge of a prom date with the school’s hottest cheerleader, a mild-mannered nerd must cope with his father’s return from the dead. But when he uncovers […]

Nice Art: Kyle Baker’s variant cover for Black Panther #3 AND FREE COMICS


   Via this month’s solicits. I had the pleasure of hanging out with Kyle a bit and interviewing him for an upcoming “More to come” podcast. Circuit Breaker, his long brewing series written by Kevin McCarthy for Image is just out, and Baker is reprinting his graphic novels in a handy smaller size. You can […]

Image in March: Circuit Breakers, The Discipline and Power Lines debut


Image’s March solicitations are out, and in addition to the usual goodies like Saga, Injection, No Mercy and many many more a few news series and OGNs are debuting: • Circuit Breakers, a long in the making five issue series by Kevin McCarthy with art by Kyle Baker finally comes out. The series explores J-Pop […]

Play Kyle Baker’s Mass Murderer of Steel game


Inspired by the backlash against MAN OF STEEL’s property destruction, Kyle Baker has ceated a flash game called MASS MURDERER OF STEEL that allows you to enjoy it endlessly. The game play is actually quite enjoyable as a tussling Zod/Superman smash into buildings and women scream. “Enjoy high-flying mass destruction as you ignore the hideous […]

Tezuka-esque CIRCUIT BREAKER by McCarthy and Baker is coming from Image Comics

We’ve alluded to this a few times, but Kyle Baker has posted some art from a new Image book by himself and Kevin McCarthy called CIRCUIT BREAKER, which is:

When Kevin sent me his story about a little girl robot in futuristic Tokyo, I thought it would be funny to draw it in the style of my favorite Japanese cartoonist, Osamu Tezuka!

Fiffe Files: Kyle Baker

It’s Kyle Baker’s birthday today so wish him a happy birthday over on Facebook, visit his blog, leave a comment, and buy tons of his books while you’re at it. For the occasion, I wanted to spark a discussion about the differences between digital vs hand drawn comic art. What better artist to focus on […]