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Some Quiet Thoughts About Loud! by Maria Llovet

Loud! by Maria Llovet is surprisingly difficult to describe. It feels like an X-rated short feature or a particularly decadent midnight movie. Simplest: A night at a Loud!, a music bar/strip club goes wrong. Disastrously so. Loud! is the Spanish artist's second Black Mask work, and the second thing she's done that she's the writer/artist […]

Black AF: Widows and Orphans #2 cover by Tim Smith 3 and Derwin Roberson

Black AF: Widows and Orphans #2 Review – Better, More Focused, with Art Still Gorgeous

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Anansi and his apprentice sneak into Russia. The country has begun sequestering its black citizens ever since Negromuerte. That means that our two heroes cannot blend into the crowds. Regardless, they sneak into a warehouse where Russian crime lords are auctioning off superpowered black children. Unfortunately, they cannot save them all; our heroes […]

Oh S#!t It's Kim & Kim #1 cover by Eva Cabrera

Oh S#!T It's Kim & Kim #1 Review: A Masterclass in Action-Comedy

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Kim Quatro and Kim Dantzler are bounty hunters, and they have gone corporate. They are now contracted out by a massive company, and their handler is tired of the recklessness of the Fighting Kims. Despite that, the company has a mission for Kim and Kim. They are to recover a painting from a […]

Black Mask Studios and Mr. Robot: Hacking Comics Panel at SDCC

Words and Pictures by Bleeding Cool's Mike Sangregorio:Midday Thursday at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 saw Black Mask Studios (Black, Jade Street Protection Services) discuss their recently announced Mr Robot comic series.The panel was moderated by Black Mask’s publisher, Matteo Pizzolo, and featured a discussion between he and show writer Jeff McKibben, who will be writing the[...]

Black AF Widows and Orphans #1 Cover by Tim Smith 3

Black AF Widows and Orphans #1 Review: Falls Short of its 'Black AF' Predecessor

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] A powered senator is the victim of an assassination attempt by a powered character who appears to be a part of a ninja organization. Among the senator's powered bodyguards is a warrior who once was a part of an organization who trained young powered men and women to be assassins. This warrior and […]

Efficiency And Progress Is Ours Once More – The Dregs #1 Review

It doesn't roar out of the gates like a punch to a smug Nazi's face, it picks itself up from the street, from the corner you just walked past, creeping out into the concrete night daring to be itself, to at best expose the hands on the knives carving out the humans from humanity and[...]

Black Mask Studios Launches Class Of 2016 With The Breakfast Club Of Hogwarts And More

Black Mask Studios, the publishing/production company launched in 2014 by Matt Pizzolo (Occupy Comics, Halo-8 Films), Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion, CEO Epitaph Records, ANTI- Records), and Steve Niles (30 Days Of Night), has unveiled its third slate of comics: a dozen projects principally from new creators bringing bold and unorthodox points of view to their[...]

The Forevers By Curt Pires And Eric Pfeiffer For Black Mask's Class Of 2016

The Forevers by Curt Pires (The Fiction, Mayday) and Eric Pfeiffer (Arcadia) is another new entry in Black Mask's Class Of 2016. Live fast. Live forever. Five friends struggling on the brink of stardom sacrifice everything in a black magic pact that brings them all the wealth and glamour they ever wanted. But now, years later, […]

Space Riders And We Can Never Go Home Get Sequels For Black Mask's Class Of 2016

Black Mask's Class Of 2016 seems to have a couple who are resitting the year… Space Riders vol 2 by Alexis Ziritt and Fabian Rangel Jr is entitled Galaxy Of Brutality. The Skullship Santa Muerte rides again as the creators of Space Riders (one of The Village Voice's Outstanding Comics of 2015) return. An ancient […]

NYCC '15: Your Complete Black Mask Exclusives And Mystery Items

  New York! Once again, New York Comic Con descends upon us all. 4 days of huge crowds, celebrity sightings, street cart food, long walks, and bad smells. And comics. Lucky for you team Black Mask will be at the show in force, signing books and selling convention exclusives. Below is a list of who will […]

The Sights And Sounds Of Hartford Comic-Con

He was a total gentlemen and there wasn’t a time when he wasn’t trying to make something happen in a positive way.”There were also a number of great vendors who brought all the hard-to-find back issues and hot-off-the-indy-press issue ones from the likes of new ‘it’ indy publisher Black Mask Studios (for more on that[...]

Preview 9 Pages Of Ultra-Violent, Lush Clandestino From Black Mask

Clandestino arrives from Black Mask in October, created by artist Amancay Nahuelpan (Young Terrorists, Boy-1), and boy is the art expertise obvious on this ultra-violent but undeniably attractive book. Black Mask describe the book as "a tale of wild outlaws, their love of country, and the revolution that comes from those things. Like Tarantino and […]

We Can Never Go Home Heads To Costume-Altering Reprint For #3 (UPDATE)

While the amazingly valuable and popular Black Mask Studios comic We Can Never Go Home, written by Matthew Rosenberg and Patrick Kindlon, with pretty gorgeous art by Josh Hood is in reprints for issues 1, 2, and 3 in shops currently, Rosenberg let slip that there have been some changes to the reprint for Issue[...]