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Cover image for VICTORY #3 CVR D COHEN
Dynamite Comics has a Fire And Ice comic book based on the 1983 animated fantasy film directed by Ralph Bakshi and a collaboration between Bakshi and Frank Frazetta, based on characters co-created by Bakshi and Frazetta, from a screenplay written by Conan comics writers Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas, in its new August 2023 solicitsWritten by Bill Willingham and drawn by Leonardo Manco[...]
Bill Willingham Fables Returns With #151 - But First, Batman vs. Bigby
DC Comics has announced the return of the popular DC Vertigo series Fables with Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham as a DC Black Label beginning with Fables #151 as well as a six-issue mini-series Batman vs Bigby! A Wolf in Gotham by Bill Willingham with pencils by Brian Level, inks by Jay Leisten, and colours[...]
Bill Willingham Writes Vampirella in Dynamite September 2020 Solicits
Bill Willingham, creator of Elementals from Comico, Coventry from Fantagraphics and Fables from DC Comics, is writing a one-shot Vampirella comic for September, Trial Of The Soul Here's the solicitation, along with everything else Dynamite has coming out in September, including more Vampirella, Dejah Thoris and The Boys. VAMPIRELLA TRIAL OF THE SOUL ONE SHOT CVR[...]
The Daily LITG, 22nd December 2019, Happy Birthday
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday A-List Marvel Creator Admits to Tracing Other Creators' Work So Why Were Copies of Marvel Comics' Incoming #1 Destroyed Anyway? "Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3" Reveals Several New X-Men Skins Confirmed: The Venom Island of Venom #21 is The Same One From Amazing Spider-Man #347 3,124,461[...]
AfterShock Launches New Anthology Comic, Shock, with Neil Gaiman, Marc Guggenheim, Jim Starlin, Charles Vess and More
Presented in the European Album format (same as the recent Animosity: the Rise hardcover for LCSD), this handsome hardcover features the creative talents of Bill Willingham, Marguerite Bennett, Mike Carey, Jim Starlin, Michael Zulli, Charles Vess, Michael Gaydos, Andy Clarke, Andrew Robinson, Sarah Delaine, Phil Hester, Paul Jenkins, Neil Gaiman, Dalibor Talajic, Travis Moore, Brian Azzarello, Francesco[...]
Lark's Killer Rolls On By Comics' Vet Bill Willingham, Devil's Due/1First January 2018 Solicits!
Comics veteran Bill Willingham's Lark's Killer continues its run with DC Comics artist Travis Moore (JSA All-Stars). Malefic, under Dan Schaffer, and Lords of Gore, by D B Stanley, continue their runs with #5 and #4 respectively. Lark's Killer #6 1/10/18 (W) Bill Willngham (A) Travis Moore (C) Sean Forney Cover A – Travis Moore, Cover B – Sam Lofti, Cover C – Bill Willingham Wrapping up the first LARK'S KILLER[...]
Bill Willingham's Lark's Killer, Previewed At Phoenix Comicon For $20
Lark's Killer by Bill Willingham and Mark Dos Santos is 1First Comics' big launch of 2017 The first brand new comic created by Willingham since Fables. And those at Phoenix Comicon can get a 33 page preview of what's in store with the Lark's Killer 2017 Phoenix Comicon preview for $20 at booths 647,746, AA1613. Those lucky enough to[...]
SCOOP: The Return Of The Elementals From Dynamite Entertainment
The Elementals was a superhero team written and drawn by Bill Willingham and published by Comicon in the mid-eighties A dark superhero story, it was very much a precursor, in audience at least, for the success of Miracleman, Watchmen, Dark Knight, The One and more. It ran for years,m and was the thing Willingham was best[...]
Exclusive First Look At Cezar Rezak's Art For The Greatest Adventure
The series pulls together the bast creations of author Edgar Rice Burroughs into a single epic adventure written by Bill Willingham and drawn be Cezar Rezak Covers for the first issue are by Cary Nord, Rags Morales and Roberto Castro and the book goes on sale April 12th. I got to chat with Willingham about the[...]
Bill Willingham On Edgar Rice Burroughs And The Greatest Adventure
When Dynamite announced The Greatest Adventure, a new comic series featuring the vast universe of characters created by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the thing that got me the most interested was that Bill Willingham (Fables) was going to be writing it If anyone could pull together characters like Tarzan, John Carter and the Mucker into a[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #1
In the series, Bill Willingham not only gets us to question exactly how 'legendary' is supposed to be spelled, but he gives a steampunk make-over to the heroes of the Dynamite Universe including the Green Hornet, Kato, Vampirella, Red Sonja, The Six Million Dollar Man and more The new look characters are drawn by Sergio[...]
Bill Willingham And Cezar Rezak Go On The Greatest Adventure
Bill Willingham (Fables) is teaming up with artist Cezar Rezak (Warlord of Mars) for an all-new limited series featuring the Edgar Rice Burroughs characters of Tarzan, Korak, John Carter and Dejah Thoris The Greatest Adventure is a planet-hopping series that starts when a crash landing reveals a secret plot by a mysterious cabal of scientists to[...]
Read Legenderry #1 From Dynamite To Go With Latest Humble Bundle
This is an excellent way to not only expand your digital comic library with some amazing authors like George R R Martin, Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, Neil Gaiman, Bill Willingham, Patricia Briggs, J Michael Straczynski, Kevin Smith and Grant Morrison… but you can also help the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Doctors Without[...]
Bookstore Boycotts Fables Following Bill Willingham's Performance At Gen Con
Initially presented as an all-male panel led by Bill Willingham, author of the recently-concluded Fables series for DC/Vertigo, it received considerable criticism from The Mary Sue, criticism that a number of its panellists agreed with. @GeneHa @GailSimone @sarilys13 @TheMarySue @Lexxercise I tweeted at @cox_caro praising her for the article It was needed. — Jim Zub (@JimZub) July[...]
Full Creative Line-Up For The Fables Farewell #150/Vol 22 OGN
In July, the Fables series will come to an end, culminating in an original graphic novel and final volume to the series, Fables: Farewell. The 168 page book, both issue 150 and volume 22 of the collections in one. The book features a 78 page Farewell story by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy and[...]
A Complete Guide To Self-Publishing Comics: Comfort Love And Adam Withers Talk Shop, Plus Review
Let me name drop: * Michael Avon Oeming (The Victories, Powers) * Bill Willingham (Fables, Angel) * Terry Moore (Strangers in Paradise, Echo) * Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come) * Jim Demonakos (Emerald City Comicon Director) * Steve Sunu (Editor, Comic Book Resources Reviews) * Steve Geppi (President/CEO of Diamond Comic Distributor) That is just a small sample of the many other professionals, mainstream and[...]
ECCC '15: Mouse Guard Celebrates 10 Years With A Foot Squared Hardcover Of Art
Announced at ECCC at the 10 Years of Mouse Guard panel came the news that in July, Archaia will publish through Boom! Studios, an oversized hardcover collecting ten years of Mouse Guard art by David Petersen, including work by Mike Mignola, Stan Sakai, Bill Willingham and more, in The Art Of Mouse Guard 2005-2015. One foot by one[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #2
With Dynamite spinning off three different miniseries (Red Sonja, Green Hornet and Vampirella), it only seems appropriate that we share with out readers one of the issues of Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure written by Fables creator Bill Willingham and art by Sergio Fernandez Davila. The original series is on sale this week at Comixology. With Dynamite[...]
Deconstructing Morrison Part 3: All-Star Superman
Into God, who is, by the same principle that time is." *The dubious honour I speak of is held by Robin: Unmasked by Bill Willingham It was the first objectively bad comic I ever read, and it is the reason that to this day I've never quite been able to give Willingham's work a fair trial[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #1
Dynamite has their big Mega Holiday Humble Bundle available now here and to help promote it, they've sent over a digital copy of Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #1 by Bill Willingham and Sergio Fernandez Davila This book not only reimagines Dynamite's characters in a new way, but it also is the set up to the[...]
Legenderry To Spin-Off Into Three New Titles Staring Red Sonja, Vampirella and Green Hornet
Building upon the characters reimagined by Bill Willingham, the creator of Fables, in the 2014 miniseries Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure, the new Legenderry stories will feature the writing talents of confirmed writers David Avallone and Daryl Gregory, and continue themes and plotlines devised by Willingham. Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure debuted on December 31st, 2013, introducing a[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Legederry: A Steampunk Adventure #1
Here we have another free comic for your entertainment, this time it's Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure #1 by Bill Willingham and Segio Fernandez Davila from Dynamite Entertainment This series took the heroes that make up the regular Dynamite comics and re-imagined them as steampunk counterparts The series was the brainchild of Fables creator and writer[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Legenderry #4
This is the Bill Willingham and Sergio Fernandez Davila series Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure Issue five is hitting shops today and we gave you an exclusive extended preview of it last night Well here you can read the fourth issue in it's entirety. For more on the series, click here. Remember last week when we were[...]
ECCC '14: Bill Willingham on the End of Fables
Gavin Lees writes for Bleeding Cool: Fables has been the landmark achievement of Bill Willingham's career.  For over a decade, he has reshaped fairy tale characters into an allegory of the modern world, and conjured some incredibly memorable and thought-provoking storylines along the way.  It's no surprise that the series has garnered countless awards, and adulation[...]
Preview Of Legenderry #3 And The New Retailer Incentive Plan
Dynamite Entertainment is rolling out a new Retailer Incentive plan to help increase the sale on their Bill Willingham penned hit series Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure. With the third issue they are doing two Final Order Cutoff promotions. FOC Promotion #1: Retailers whose FOC orders of Legenderry #3 [any combination] exceed 90% of their orders for Legenderry #2[...]
Shaping the Big Bad Wolf In The Wolf Among Us – Episode 2 : Smoke And Mirrors
It also brings up some pretty interesting opportunities to build a Bigby Wolf character of your own. There are some narrative shortcuts to create more drama and action, making you ask  questions like 'Why is that character here? Why is this other character not reacting to his presence? Why does he pass from aggressive to understanding[...]