Enter the NPCs!
In the first issue of Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ ‘Die,’ Jumanji combines with Dungeons and Dragons to birth a creepy, fantastical story about trauma, death, rebirth, and friendship.
By Kelly Kanayama Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ upcoming Image comic DIE! has got fans hyped, and for good reason: it looks awesome. I sat down with them to talk about 90s teen nerd aesthetics, changing one’s artistic shoes, and what happens when high fantasy meets midlife crises. Let’s start with the basics: what’s DIE! about? Kieron Gillen: The two-word pitch is it’s goth Jumanji. […]
By Amanda Steele The Image Comics: We Believe in Vision panel was full of creators, both writers and artists, talking about their previous and upcoming comics. The list of panellists: Jason Aaron (Southern Bastards, The Goddamned) Gerry Duggan (Dead Rabbit, Analog) Jen Bartel (Blackbird) Kieron Gillen (The Wicked + The Divine, Die) Stephanie Hans (The […]
Today, artist Stephanie Hans and writer Kieron Gillen announced DIE. This new Image Comics series, launching in December, will explore traditional tabletop gaming tropes through the lens of fantasy and horror. DIE follows a group of six teenagers who disappear during a role-playing game session in 1991, only to reappear without explanation two years later, […]
With previews about to roll out in addition to everything else, DC announced two new October titles: DEADMAN: DARK MANSION OF FORBIDDEN LOVE, starring Deadman by Sarah Vaughn and Lan Medina with covers by Stephanie Hans. HAWKMAN AND ADAM STRANGE: OUT OF TIME by Marc Andreyko (WONDER WOMAN ’77) and interior/cover artist Aaron Lopresti (THE […]
Via Tumblr, the amazing painter Stephanie Hans has gone totally pink for this variant cover for IDW’s Jem comic. Written by Kelly Thompson, with art by Sophie Campbell, this comic is a nice throwback to the Jem and the Holograms most Gen Xers remember as opposed to the Pitch perfect 3 treatment the movie is […]
When Marvel announced Girl Comics four years ago it unleashed a firestorm of outrage (just check out the comments if you care in the link). Now they are announcing a whole month of variant covers by female artists and everyone thinks it’s A-OK! Because suddenly women read comics.
Angela, the character created by Neil Gaiman in another lifetime as part of the Spawn universe, will be receiving her own ongoing series later this year from the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett, Phil Jimenez and Stephanie Hans. I don’t know how we reached this point either, but that’s a packed lineup of creators […]
Moderated by Heidi MacDonald, this was a panel featuring a line-up of European artists discussing the rise and change in foreign comic markets. Panellists Stephanie Hans, Will Sliney, Emma Vieceli and Alvaro Martinez spoke for an hour about the respective comics industries in their home countries, as well as their move into comics and influences. […]