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Writer's Commentary – Ben Fisher On The End Of The Great Divide
A Writer's Commentary: Ben Fisher talks grand finale, Great Divide, on sale from Dynamite. Cover and interiors by artist Adam Markiewiz. I've been fortunate enough to do a few of these for The Great Divide, and it's more than a little bittersweet to be writing about the final issue (well, at least until a new arc begins!),[...]
Writer's Commentary – Ben Fisher On The Great Divide #5
Dynamite has sent us a Writer's Commentary by Ben Fisher for The Great Divide #5. Cover and interiors by Adam Markiewicz. Page 1 We've tried to end every issue of The Great Divide on a cliffhanger, and the Issue 4 ending was a doozy, with Paul being touched by a number of "vessels."  So this was a fun reveal —[...]
"I Always Wear Gloves Now, Just In Case" – Ben Fisher Talks The Great Divide
Dynamite has sent over a creator-to-creator interview that features Fabrice Sapolsky, writer of Intertwined #3, talking with writer Ben Fisher about The Great Divide #4 Cover and interiors by Adam Markiewicz. FABRICE SAPOLSKY: Ben, I have to admit, you put a lot of creativity in your book I particularly love the bonuses/freebies you put with every issue[...]
Ben Fisher Talks The Conclusion Of The Great Divide
Ben Fisher talks to Byron Brewer about  The Great Divide  #6, the grand finale, on sale in February from Dynamite Covers by series artist Adam Markiewicz. BYRON BREWER: Ben, this miniseries has been such a personal project for you as a writer As the conclusion nears in February, did you tell the story you wanted to tell? BEN[...]
Writer's Commentary – Ben Fisher On The Great Divide #3
A Writer's Commentary: Ben Fisher talks The Great Divide #3, on sale now from Dynamite Cover and interiors by Andy Markiewicz. Page 1 One of the (many) things that I enjoy about writing this series is exploring its unique world order through different lens and personality types  Issue 3 is our first real look into the psyche[...]
"I've Never Had More Fun Writing A Comic" – Ben Fisher On The Great Divide
Ben Fisher talks to Byron Brewer about the penultimate issue of The Great Divide, on sale in January from Dynamite. Covers by Adam Markiewicz and Javi Laparra. BYRON BREWER: Ben, you have got to be loving the reception this book is getting, from regular comics fans to sci-fi nerds! BEN FISHER: We're continuously amazed and grateful for all the support[...]
"We Took A Lot Of Chances With This Book." – Ben Fisher Talks The Great Divide
Ben Fisher talks to Byron Brewer about The Great Divide #4, on sale in December from Dynamite. Covers by Adam Markiewicz and Kevin Stokes. BYRON BREWER: As December approaches, Ben, what do you have in store for Maria and Paul in issue #4 of The Great Divide? BEN FISHER: Our protagonists learned some potentially world-changing information in issue #3,[...]
It Can Be Easy To Let Dystopia Become The Dominant Character Of An Apocalyptic Story
Writer Ben Fisher talks about the November issue of his Dynamite series, The Great Divide #3, with Byron Brewer. Covers by Adam Markiewicz and Ben Dale. BYRON BREWER: Ben, usually there is a heavy gloom that falls over a book set in "a post-apocalyptic world," bringing down everything and making any other atmosphere/mood almost impossible[...]
Writer's Commentary – Ben Fisher Talks The Great Divide #1
A Writer's Commentary: Ben Fisher talks The Great Divide #1, on sale today from Dynamite Grab your copy and follow along. Cover by Mike Henderson and interiors by Adam Markiewicz. Page 1 I knew from the first draft of the script that I wanted to open with a "man runs into a bar" joke It sets a thematic[...]
From Grumpy Cat To Post-Apocalyptic Drama – Ben Fisher Talks The Great Divide
Ben Fisher, best known for writing Grumpy Cat, is now shifting gears and working on a post-apocalyptic drama series called The Great Divide He talks with Byron Brewer about the first issue that will be on sale from Dynamite in September. Cover A by Mike Henderson, Cover B by Adam Markiewicz, Cover C by Kyle Strahm. BYRON BREWER:[...]
Dynamite Tuesday: Fisher And Markiewics Bring The Great Divide
Smuggling Spirits creators Ben Fisher and Adam Markiewicz are bringing The Great Divide to Dynamite Entertainment. In story, humanity awakens in the near future to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death The survivors isolate themselves, many driven mad by fragments of memories absorbed from the dead[...]
Grumpy Cat Hardcover Collection Close To Selling Out During Pre-Orders
The popularity of Grumpy Cat continues as Dynamite has announced that they are almost sold out of the 100,000 hardcover collections for the Misadventures of Grumpy Cat & Pokey miniseries. The third and final issue of the miniseries just hit stores last week and featured the writing of Ben Fisher (Smuggling Spirits), Ben McCool (Captain America[...]
Grumpy Cat – I Know What You Did Last Summer, I Just Don't Care Preview
I Just Don't Care by Ben Fisher and Steve Uy We have the first few pages from the Halloween themed issue that includes the two fury felines heading to a haunted house and a variety of fun Halloween costumes. To get a copy, you have to pick up the latest Groupees bundle, Women of Dynamite, that[...]
Groupees Gets Exclusive Grumpy Cat Comic
The comic is written by Ben Fisher with art, colors and cover by Steve Uy. To check out the current Groupees bundle with the Grump Cat exclusive, click here. I've heard of a retailer exclusive, a convention exclusive and even a digital exclusive… but this may be the first bundle exclusive… The current Dynamite Entertainment bundle[...]
Fisher, McCool And Young Talk Grumpy Cat #1
With the upcoming release of Grumpy Cat #1, Byron Brewer sat down with writers Ben Fisher & Ben McCool and editor Rich Young to talk about the new series Cover art by Steve Uy, Ken Haeser and Tavis Maiden. BYRON BREWER: Grumpy Cat has been popular since her photos hit social media in 2012 Can you give[...]
4 Writers And 5 Artists Make Up The Grumpy Cat Creative Team
Dynamite, as their final Pre-SDCC announcement, has sent out the list of the creators involved in the new Grumpy Cat comic book series. The series writers include Ben Fisher (Smuggling Spirits), Ben McCool (Captain America and the Korvac Saga), Royal McGraw (Detective Comics), and Elliott R Serrano (Army of Darkness) The interior artists will be Ken[...]