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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
If there’s a textbook that exist on making comics, then Eric Powell probably wrote about half of it. The five time Eisner Award winner consistently crafts quality stories with every book he produces. His latest, The Goon: Once Upon A Hard Time is yet another example of how great a work of art comic books can be.
By David Nieves 2015 celebrates 15 years of Eric Powell’s The Goon and Dark Horse is looking to have the character take next year by storm. Today they announced a new series, The Goon : Once Upon A Hard Time. Dark Horse is already promising major consequences for the Goon and his supporting cast in this mini-series. After the tragic […]
Live from San Diego Comic Con, it’s More To Come! Publishers Weekly’s podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In day one of our special San Diego Comic Con 2014 coverage, Heidi interviews Eric Powell – artist/writer creator of The Goon – about his […]