I’ve been a fan of Michael Montenat’s for some time now. His use of heavy blacks gives his art a weight I don’t see from most other illustrators in comics, and I’m surprised he hasn’t already been snatched up by Marvel or DC. But maybe it’s a good thing he hasn’t because it led to Glacier City, […]
Very early on in my journey into the world of creator-owned comics, I stumbled upon and was subsequently blown away by I Kill Giants from Image Comics. I was familiar with Joe Kelly, but it read entirely differently from his work at Marvel and DC. Ken Niimura was a new discovery, and his artwork immediately resonated with […]
The latest comics tale to make it to the big screen is Ken Niimura and Joe Kelly’s I Kill Giants. Currently sitting at 91% on Rotten Tomatoes, the 2009 comic book about a young girl escaping the problems of real life in a fantasy world where she fights evil giants has a chance to put […]
Have a look at Ken Niimura’s current work.
After some delays caused by work on the oversized Walking Dead special, a new chapter of Barrier by Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente is up, with a pay what you wish model for digital downloads via their Panel Syndicate site. Barrier, a follow-up to their stunning The Private Eye, is a SF tale […]
Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin and friends made a big splash with their digital-first, pay-what-you-want series The Private Eye. But they always intended for the publisher they created, Panel Syndicate, to house more than just their stories. The first and to date the only other work to appear on Panel Syndicate is Universe! from cartoonist […]
Panel Syndicate quietly releases new series ‘Barrier” from Vaughan, Martin, and Vicente and you should pick it up!
With The Private Eye by Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente concluded after ten installments, fans are likely wondering what’s next for both Martin and Panel Syndicate, the publisher of the title. Panel Syndicate’s first original title was The Private Eye, released digitally in a pay what you want model. Today, the same creators […]
Today, digital publisher Panel Syndicate released the second and final volume of writer Brian K. Vaughn’s (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and artist Marcos Martin’s (The Amazing Spider-Man, Batgirl: Year One) webcomic, The Private Eye. Collecting issues 6-10 of the series, The Private Eye continues to follow the story of Patrick Immelman, a private investigator working in 2076 after every luddite’s […]
Brian K Vaughan writes to inform us of some Panel Syndicate related business: Hot on the heels of the release of our new series UNIVERSE! from creator Albert Monteys (which we’re proud to share has been a phenomenal global success so far), Marcos and I are pleased to announce the imminent arrival of THE PRIVATE […]