War is coming. After nearly 20 issues of slow-burning tension between shadowy power brokers that operate on earth (IO) and in space surrounding it (Skywatch), the main actors are ready to move. A familiar set of characters, however, stands in their way…stands in their way with Authority. As Skywatch descends into IO’s territory on earth, […]
Yet more maudlin wallowing in olden days from the author.
She joined the company in April.
PLUS: How Joe Quesada got banned from Batman, and Marvel almost bought WildStorm.
It’s time for a road trip in this Wednesday’s The Wild Storm #13! As Warren Ellis’ and Jon Davis-Hunt’s reimagining of the classic 90s universe continues, tensions escalate between IO, the “secret deep-state agency that runs Earth,” and Skywatch, the organization that runs space. And as their war continues, a former director of IO finds himself […]
Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch– it was the kind of pairing widescreen superhero dreams were made of. And in 1999, when The Authority was launched as a revamp of Ellis’ and Hitch’s groundwork that was laid within the second volume of Stormwatch. Thus, the cinematic era of the cape comic was born. It’s harder to […]
Alex also reviews The Wild Storm #7 and ponders Batman: The Red Death
At SDCC today, Wildstorm Comics veterans gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the company, now an imprint of DC Comics. Wildstorm founder and DC co-publisher Jim Lee was joined by a team of collaborators including Ben Abernathe, Carlos D’Anda, Scott Williams, Ryan Benjamin, Sandra Hope, Lee Bermejo, Dustin Nguyen, Adam Archer, and J. Scott […]
In very exciting news, one-time Beat Contributor Bryan Edward Hill is leading the charge on the newest title in Warren Ellis‘ WildStorm imprint: Michael Cray. Hill, whose commentary on diversity with this very site have been some of my favorite pieces of comics-related writing over the past few years, comes to the project after working […]
Fans were treated to first look at the upcoming anniversary book available this August WonderCon attendees got more than they expected today at the WildStorm 25th Anniversary Panel. This year marks a major milestone for the imprint, and the founder, DC Publisher and artist Jim Lee. To celebrate Jim gathered a group of Wildstorm alumni: […]