WebWatch: Todd Allen's webcomic Division And Rush leaves the Chicago Tribune websites to set out on its own, talking about profane comments in an early episode that ware traced to a Tribune IP address…
1963Watch: Steve Bissette has pulled the plug on an Image revival of his 1963 characters, N-Man, Hypernaut, The Fury and Sky Solo…
After seven long months, still without a contract in hand, I pulled the plug at 12:02 AM this morning; there will be no Image Comics revival of my characters in 2011.
No worries; how can you miss what you didn't even know was stewing?
It was a nice dream, but clearly there was no real enthusiasm or momentum from Image. Given the current market, where traditional print comics continue to dwindle in sales, I cannot blame them. However, the energies and interests of those who were eager and willing to work with me on what continues to be a non-starter should not and cannot be sustained, and I cannot in good conscious continue. It's over.
Nat Gertler's About Comics will be publishing the Tales Of The Uncanny 1963 spinoff later this year instead.
ArcherWatch: David Boller recreates William Tell as a cyborg Swiss superhero…
What we see in the bookstore market is, you're seeing a success there with episodic stories being told even in novels, with continuing characters. It's obvious with things similar to what's being done in the Twilight Saga, but also things like the Jack Reacher novels or repeating characters that you see from novel to novel.
In what is sure to be one of the most acclaimed comics events of 2011, Fantagraphics has announced that they will be publishing a definitive collection of Carl Barks' seminal run of Donald Duck comic stories.
NIGHT MUSIC: THE ART OF P. CRAIG RUSSELL takes you into this artist's professional and personal life for an in-depth look at both his career and his storytelling techniques. You'll also go behind-the-scenes to see Russell hard at work on his comics adaptation of Neil Gaiman's SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS
a preview of Thor: The Mighty Avenger #8, the final issue of the series by writer Roger Langridge and artist Chris Samnee
I shouldn't have read that :(
You may have noticed that Marvel, DC and their various imprints have been expressing confusion for some years as to "what women want" from comics
Antonio Phohias (Spy vs. Spy) was a refugee from Castro's Cuba, and Sergio Aragonés' (the margin art in Mad) parents fled to Mexico from Franco's Spain. Considering your own situation, was it common at Mad to have political refugees or the children of refugees?
There has been some really dodgy looking Scans of Empire Magazines Captain America set photos lately, I just thought I'd upload some better quality ones.One image show's Cap taking on a soldier (or Red Skull) and the other Shows Chris Evans on Set with Hayley Atwell.
And a better look at the ET teaser.
Critics at Newsday and Bloomberg have broken a longstanding tradition by publishing reports more than five weeks before its February 7 opening night. The ambitious $65 million play, Broadway`s costliest ever, is playing in previews as its producers tinker with the product.
Check out Toys*R*Us' exclusive Hal Jordan action figure and a Tomar Re toy that materialized on eBay. They're sinewy, plastic, and (hopefully) spearmint-scented.
"Certainly, that's a big part of this film. He has to be that warrior and he still has to have those elements. That's what makes him Thor. But also, you don't want to watch a guy for too long on screen who's just a jerk all the time.
At preliminary "friends and family" screenings for "Thor," Mr. Feige said he was heartened by feedback that the potential franchise "feels like a Marvel film."