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The Thrilling Adventure Hour Comes to BOOM! Studios for New Comic Book Series

From creators Ben Acker and Ben Blacker and artist M.J Erickson, the new series launches in July From the press release, a synopsis: Frank and Sadie Doyle are the toast of the upper crust - headliners on the society pages…and they see ghosts When one night of having a drink (or ten) with friends goes horribly, and[...]

Lucasfilm Brings The Thunder With Their Publishing Panel At NYCC

More details will be released tomorrow at the IDW panel.A pair of children's books are also on the schedule for 2018 — Star Wars Makers Lab, a non-fiction how-to book, and the Adam Rex-illustrated Are You Scared of Darth Vader.Finally, panel members Ben Acker, Daniel Jose Older, and Delilah Dawson admitted that they are working on[...]


Exclusive Extended Previews Of Kings Quest #5 And Brickleberry #3

First up is the fifth and final issue of Kings Quest by Ben Acker, Heath Corson and Dan McDaid.. this leads into the new Flash Gordon series that is going on now Then we have the third issue of Brickleberry by the creators of the series Waco O'Guin, Roger Black and Frank Forte.Kings Quest #5 writer:[...]

Kings Quest #1 Writer's Commentary With Ben Acker And Heath Corson

A Writers’ Commentary: Ben Acker and Heath Corson talk Kings Quest #1, on sale now from Dynamite Cover is by Marc Laming and Lara Margarida Interiors by Dan McDaid and Omi Remalante.PAGE ONE:BEN ACKER: Let me start by saying that I love this book I love the story and I love the characters, but the[...]

Ben Acker And Heath Corson Talk Kings Quest

Writers Ben Acker and Heath Corson talk about Kings Quest #1 (of 5), on sale in May from Dynamite Cover is by Marc Laming.BYRON BREWER: Ben and Heath, this is the BIG ONE fans of these characters have been waiting for! What’s it like to handle all these classic characters?HEATH CORSON: Oh, man, right?! All[...]

Too Many Writers? Del Col And McCreery Interview Acker And Blacker

Harry Houdini #5, talk with writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker about KING: Flash Gordon #3, both on sale now Art by Lee Ferguson.ANTHONY DEL COL & CONOR McCREERY: You guys love your pulp classics (Yay, Thrilling Adventure Hour) What is it about this meta-genre that gets you all frisky and ready to write? And[...]

The Process Art Of Lee Ferguson For King: Flash Gordon #3

The series is written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker and connects to the other King Features characters like The Phantom, Prince Valiant, Mandrake the Magician and Jungle Jim The cover art here is by Declan Shalvey.For more information on King: Flash Gordon #3, click here.We have a look inside at[...]

Acker And Blacker Talking King: Flash Gordon #2

Here we have the other half of the writer-to-writer interview with Fred Van Lente, writer of Magnus: Robot Fighter #12, talking with Ben Acker and Ben Blacker about KING: Flash Gordon #2, both on sale March 11th Interior art by Lee Ferguson.FRED VAN LENTE: Wow I mean Lee Ferguson, right Right? I know that's not[...]


First Look Inside King: Flash Gordon #1

This series is being written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker with art by Lee Ferguson and a first issue covers by Darwyn Cooke and Rob Liefeld.For more on King: Flash Gordon #1, click here.We have another first look, this time inside the new King Features crossover from Dynamite, King: Flash Gordon #1 This series is[...]

Acker And Blacker Take On Flash Gordon

Byron Brewer chatted with the writers of the upcoming Flash Gordon series Ben Acker and Ben Blacker about taking on a character that inspired so much of the science fiction that followed.BYRON BREWER: Halfway through a miniseries celebrating the 100th anniversary of King Feature Syndicate Could you see the story you are telling now as[...]

Exclusive First Look Inside New Flash Gordon Series From Dynamite

The book is being written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker and will have a Darwyn Cooke cover for issue one.Dynamite is doing a big crossover event featuring five characters from King Features Syndicate: Flash Gordon, Jungle Jim, Prince Valiant, The Phantom and Mandrake the Magician Each character will get a five-issue miniseries before its all pulled together into one series[...]

"I Grew Up With The Defenders Of The Earth" – Ben Acker Talks Flash Gordon

As part of Dynamite's new King Features launch next year, Ben Acker will be taking on Flash Gordon Byron Brewer chatted with the writer about the new series and how all of the characters tie together leading into the crossover event.BYRON BREWER: First off, Ben, how does it feel to be part of such an[...]

Thrilling Adventure Hour Is On The Move

Daniel Löf writes for Bleeding Cool: Listen up Thrilling adventure fans! There is a lot going with the nations favorite new podcast in the style of old time radio! Ben Acker & Ben Blacker had a lot of interesting things announce Thrilling adventure has been going on for 10  years back 2005, starting at the M-Bar,[...]

NYCC: I Is For Immersion: Building Immersive Worlds With Image Comics

Jake Barlow writes for Bleeding Cool:The first of four Image panels at NYCC included a plethora of talent, namely Kelly Sue Deconnick, Jamie McKelvie, Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Kyle Higgins, Jason Latour, Brandon Montclaire and Tim Seeley The theme was world building and how to get readers lost in stories, where the only thing that[...]