Interview: John Romita Jr. on career planning, Kick-Ass and rape scenes


John Romita Jr. talks about facing a world of options for his career and addresses concerns over Kick-Ass 2.

CLiNT Magazine Flames Out

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Over on CBR, Titan publishing have announced that CLiNT magazine – the one established by Mark Millar, which was to promote and expand his ‘Millarworld’ brand – will end with issue 2.8 this month.

Fight! Jim Carrey vs Mark Millar over Kick-Ass 2 gun violence


The fight will be gentlemanly fisticuffs only. Carrey—who has been coming out pretty strongly for gun control in recent months—portrays Colonel Stars and Stripes in the KICK-ASS 2 film coming out in August. (BTW, we get a strong Sergeant Hatred vibe from this, image; do you?) But in two weekend tweets, Carrey distanced himself from […]

Advance Review: Jupiter’s Legacy #1 – A Brave New World


An intriguing beginning, containing a single panel that is worth the cover price alone.

Justice League movie reportedly beset by usual WB woes


It was not a very good day for DC comics yesterday. Not only did their editor in chief and executive editor engage in a humiliating display of Kool-Aid fueled happy talk with enough papering over to remodel Versailles, but a whole new round of enthusiasm-sapping rumors about the Justice League movie made the rounds The word this time: Will Beall’s script sucks and has to be scraped before a decent director can be hired. Juicy rumors abound:

Kapow! Comic Convention Not Returning in 2013 (Maybe 2014)


Lucy and Sarah Unwin, who have run London’s Kapow Comic-Con since 2011, have today announced that the convention will not be held in 2013 due to work commitments elsewhere. Heavily connected to Mark Millar’s ‘Millarworld’ production company, the convention last year saw Dan DiDio, Eric Stephenson and Joe Quesada all make the flight across the […]

Studio Coffee Run: Arrow, The Walking Dead, Kickass 2, The Hobbit, etc.

Alo' Govnah - David Morrisey makes his eagerly anticipated debut in this Sunday's episode, Walk With Me

  While the 2nd episode of Season 3 of The Walking Dead dropped in the ratings from the first episode, it still topped the ratings for all non-sports related programming ratings ages 18 – 49.

Ron Marz, Mark Millar, Comics Industry Act to Shut Down Cyberbully

Abusive attacks via Twitter aren’t new, but have certainly increased in media visibility over the past few months. Racist and sexist comments and threats have been detailed repeatedly in the mainstream press recently, often aimed at various prominent people in society. It also exists on a personal level, sadly, with personal attacks and bullying on […]

Kirkman, Millar, and Niles gab about the creator-owned world

CBR has a nice roundtable on creator-owned comics that rounds up Robert Kirkman, Mark Millar, and Steve Niles. Since they are all “strongly for” the piece doesn’t really ignite any banter, but it does allow many long, entertaining manifestos. For instance, how Millar terrorized Alan Moore when he was a teen.

Con Report: The Complete Kapow Compendium

Lokis, Storm Dogs, Hepzibahs, Mark Millar, Publishers and Fans. Kapow Comic Convention 2012: what did we learn?

2000AD's Dredd-full graphic novels for 2012

It’s 2000AD’s 35th birthday—which seems kind of young, as its brand is so ubiquitous in UK comics—and they will be releasing a bunch of GNs this year by the likes of Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, John Wagner, Pat Mills, and Ian Edginton, and artwork from Brian Bolland, Chris Weston, Steve Dillon, Dave Gibbons, and D’Israeli:

Millar and Quitely present JUPITER'S CHILDREN in September

Mark Millar is announcing a slew of Millarworld projects this week, exclusively on CBR, and here’s the long-rumored project with Frank Quitely: JUPITER’S CHILDREN, a 12-issue maxiseries.

Weekend roundup: Kapow!; Millar has four new titles

It was another busy weekend for comics around the globe, as the MoCCA Fest in NYC saw indie crowds gathering to buy the latest literary comics. Meanwhile in London, it was the inaugural Kapow! festival, organized by Mark Millar and his friends. From all accounts, although the show sold and had a capped attendance of only around 5000 people, it did achieve some of that “Movie-con magic”:

Kibbles 'n' Bits — 10/25/10

Are Muslim comics ruining America? Is Mark Millar the Simon Cowell of comics? What comics would you give to a 13-year-old girl? What is the secret of the 9-panel grid and what does it mean for your future? These and other sensationalistic questions will be answered in today’s Kibbles ‘n’ Bits!

Trailer pitch: CLiNT Magazine

In just a few short weeks, Mark Millar and his friends reinvent the comics anthology magazine with CLiNT, a 100-page monthly magazine featuring comic strips from Millar, John Romita Jr., Steve McNiven, Tommy Lee Edwards, Jonathan Ross, Frankie Boyle, and comics, including the Millar/Romita Jr. Nemesis, and others by “up and comers.” There’s now a short trailer online, too. The issue goes on sale on September 2, 2010. You can also get palsy with CLiNT on Twitter or Facebook, so you can even get it to be your neighbor in Farmville.

Followup on the news: Earth One, NEMESIS, etc., etc., etc.

The Earth One story has been mostly cleared up as J. Michael Straczynski has responded to Robot 6 with a clarification: This was the actual exchange, as I remember it. Someone asked me on the panel if Superman Earth One was only coming out as a hardcover or as issues at the same time or […]