EXCLUSIVE: BOOM! Studios to publish Eric Powell’s upcoming art book about his success and his many, many, many, many failures and mistakes!
Eric Powell’s Albatross Funnybooks company has had some interesting titles such as Hillbilly, and the Spook House anthology but the creator best known for one of independent comics most cult followed characters didn’t come out of the gate with its heaviest hitter. That was until now…2019 marks the 20 year anniversary of The Goon and he’s finally […]
The artist is celebrating by drawing Spock.
Eric Powell’s Albatross Funnybooks will celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of The Goon with its first ever Free Comic Book Day title in 2019, Grumble vs. The Goon. The Goon and his pal Franky will meet Tala and Eddie, from the pages of Grumble, in an interdimensional adventure, chock full of death, mayhem… and dog catching. […]
A signing tour and other activities are in the works to mark Goon’s 20th anniversary next year.
In the late 90’s, Eric Powell brought The Goon to comics. Set in a macabre world which still stands the test of time. A simple town in depression-era America found itself overwrought with abhorrent creatures; the peoples’ only hope was a self-appointed protector made of whoop ass, The Goon. A character who looked like anger, cement, and […]
Ten years ago it wouldn’t have even been conceivable to bring names like Metallica, GWAR, or Tom Morello to San Diego Comic-Con. As the movie studios, game publishers, and money took over the entire city from the convention center through the Gaslamp it quickly became a magnet for everything that transcended genres of pop culture. […]
This whole Comic-Con is going to be about the last hold-outs to the comics format getting in on the fun isn’t it? Slayer is joining other musical acts with their very own comic, based on their new Repentless album and videos. It was announced back in May that Slayer would be playing a concert at Comic-Con (at the House of […]
Eric Powell gained a huge following with The Goon, but now he’s got his own self published line called Albatross Funnybooks and a debut book, “Hillbilly” which went on sale this week. CBR has all the details, and though the bvook would appear to star a more violent Alan Moore it’s actually about “Rondel, a man born with no eyes, yet cursed with terrible vision, who is out to rid the world of foul demons and witches.”
Spoiler: This book looks amazing!
On the SDCC floor we caught up with creator of The Goon, Eric Powell, to talk about what could be the end for one of comic’s biggest cult icons as he wraps up The Goon: Once Upon a Hard Time. Read his thoughts about the challenges facing the modern creator owned era, an update from Hollywood, […]