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Raising A Glass of Blue Bantha Milk To Dark Horses Twenty-Four Year Tenure On Star Wars

Raising A Glass of Blue Bantha Milk To Dark Horse's Twenty-Four Year Tenure On Star Wars

Peter David, Sergio Aragones, Timothy Zahn, Ben Templesmith, Jan Duursema and many others did.Post-prequels, Dark Horse launched two of their best ongoings: Knights of the Old Republic, written by John Jackson Miller with various artists, and Legacy, by John Ostrander and Jan Duursema.Knights of the Old Republic was such a brilliant concept and soooo good,[...]

44Floods First IDW Project Has A Bite &#8211 Libretto Volume1: Vampirism

44Flood's First IDW Project Has A Bite – Libretto Volume1: Vampirism

Contributing to the whopping 200-page softcover will be Ben Templesmith, David Stoupakis, Riley Rossmo, Christopher Mitten, George Pratt, Menton3, and more.  And those process insights have been teased a couple of times in press releases--we'll get an insider view on some of the art production contained therein.44Flood perfected the development of these art/comics anthologies previously with two contributors: Menton3[...]

Ben Templesmiths Art Love For Twin Peaks

Ben Templesmith's Art Love For Twin Peaks

Artist Ben Templesmith has been fired up about drawing Twin Peaks material.  Could it be that he's heard the announcement of David Lynch's additional footage being filmed for the show, probably for the Blu-Ray edition (As reported on Bleeding Cool here)? And the first thing Templesmith thinks of? BOB And then all art breaks loose[...]

From Comic Book Artist To Organic Ice Cream Guy&#8230

From Comic Book Artist To Organic Ice Cream Guy…

I made friends with Ben Templesmith, Nat Jones, Jay Fotos, Nick Stakal, Ben Roman, Dan Taylor, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Szimon Kudransky, Illka Lessonen and the late Josh Medors I'm sure I'm missing some more.Another one of the artists that I got to know there is Butch Adams Butch and Steve teamed up in 2004 to[...]

Ellis Tells Us The Fell #10 Script Is Done But&#8230

Ellis Tells Us The Fell #10 Script Is Done, But…

In his new newsletter Orbital Operations, Warren Ellis caught his fans up on some of his current projects including the long waited for next issue of Fell with Ben Templesmith. FAQ: Ben’s had the FELL #10 script for a couple of years, but his life is massively busy and complicated I know he’s broken ground on[...]

Why Ben Templesmith Left Ten Grand And Why Hes Now All About The Squidder

Why Ben Templesmith Left Ten Grand And Why He's Now All About The Squidder

New York Times bestselling comic book artist and writer Ben Templesmith has won the Spike TV Scream Award, the International Horror Guild Award and frequent Eisner nominations for his work As one of the four co-founders of dark art collective, 44FLOOD, along with Kasra Ghanbari, Nick Idell and menton3, Templesmith has been part of the[...]

Ben Templesmiths Squidvision Updates

Ben Templesmith's Squidvision Updates

Ben Templesmith has something in the works.. and a catchy tune On his tumblr feed he says "The Squidder is coming along" Turns out its for a graphic novel Templesmith is doing through 44Flood and Kickstarter. The project has already met its goal and then some.. but there are some awesome rewards still available.This how the book is[...]


44Flood &#8211 Ghanbari Templesmith And menton3 &#8211 Partner With IDW Publishing

44Flood – Ghanbari, Templesmith And menton3 – Partner With IDW Publishing

Today, IDW Publishing has announced that going forward, 44FLOOD books will be joining the IDW family!Based in Chicago, 44FLOOD was formed by Kasra Ghanbari,Ben Templesmith, and menton3 Together, 44FLOOD has produced the multi-media, star-studded anthology TOME, which was followed up with the supplemental hardcover collection EXPLICTUS EST LIBER, and the goal-smashing Kickstarter project LUST by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith, and menton3.Beginning immediately 44FLOOD will[...]


Bens Okay Folks.

Ben's Okay, Folks.

After today's earlier reported news that Ben Templesmith was to be dropped from the Image comic book Ten Grand after he didn't respond to communication from Image or the book's writer Joe Michael Straczynski, naturally, some people were concerned Including us.Earlier tonight, Ben did reply to emails I sent to him, assured me, and all[...]

Templesmith Vanishes From Ten Grand Replaced By CP Smith

Templesmith Vanishes From Ten Grand, Replaced By CP Smith

When J Michael Straczynski decide to relaunch his Joe's Comic line, it was with Ben Templesmith on art for their flagship titles Ten Grand As of this evening, that has changed According to an announcement On the Fan's Of J Michael Straczynski facebook page Templesmith has been out of communication for over a month and has now[...]

Live From The Comic Shop: God is Dead Baltimore: Infernal Train 12 Reasons to Die

Live From The Comic Shop: God is Dead, Baltimore: Infernal Train, 12 Reasons to Die

Ben Templesmith does some splendid cover art for the issue, with details that cast the story in its own archetypal elements: religion, physical violence, and the shadow of sullied souls This issue’s written by Matthew Rosenberg and Patrick Kindlon, with art by a variety of illustrators as per Black Mask’s community ethos (led by Breno[...]

Long Rumored Simon Bisley Series Comes Out Digitally

Long Rumored Simon Bisley Series Comes Out Digitally

Jackson (Hitman: Absolution) and colored by Ryan Brown (The Tower Chronicles) and it will include pieces by guest artists Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Choker, Fell), Glenn Fabry (Preacher, Sandman), and Kan Muftic (senior concept artist on the smash hit video games Batman Arkham Asylum, and Arkham City).The project is described as: "Set in present day[...]


Tattoo Time: Ben Templesmith And Xochitl Gonzalez

Tattoo Time: Ben Templesmith And Xochitl Gonzalez

 This is Ben Templesmith and this is one of his biggest fans, Xochitl Gonzalez, at the Phoenix Comicon What she is showing off, and what Ben Templesmith is pointing towards, is his artwork blazoned across her chest.According to Warren Ellis' site, it's not the only Templesmeith tattoo she is wearing either.Some people claim to be[...]

Aim Your Ire Up: Occupy Comics #1 Review

Aim Your Ire Up: Occupy Comics #1 Review

Ben Templesmith's “Clever” shows that the scariest creations to come from Templesmith's dark art worlds might be the least fictional as his skeleton bankers move across a poisoned landscape “Occupy Shadows” is a lighter note, a story from Ronald Wimberly about how the different sides of the class line react in a crisis.One of[...]

When Occupy Comics Occupied Forbidden Planet New York

When Occupy Comics Occupied Forbidden Planet, New York

Ben Templesmith (10 Grand/30 Days of Night) couldn’t make the event due to a date with a plane bound for Phoenix Comic Con, but signed a hefty stack of books ahead of time to support the launch Kot, Haspiel, and Wimberley did as much sketching as signing as fans cued up throughout the hour and[...]

Ben Templesmiths Cover To Liberator #3

Ben Templesmith's Cover To Liberator #3

Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator #3 from Black Mask, everyone.Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator #3 from Black Mask, everyone.Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator #3 from Black Mask, everyone.Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator #3 from Black Mask, everyone.Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator #3 from Black Mask, everyone.Ben Templesmith's cover to Liberator[...]

Ben Templesmiths Cover To Warren Ellis Dead Pig Collector

Ben Templesmith's Cover To Warren Ellis' Dead Pig Collector

Warren Ellis writes; You did not see this.  This was never here.  This is certainly not the original raw art for the cover to the forthcoming ebook single DEAD PIG COLLECTOR what I wrote, by the brilliant Ben Templesmith.  Dearly beloved, I was never here and this certainly didn’t go out to you first.[...]