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Vertigo Resurrected #1: Shoot – A Retrospective On Hard Truths
Eventually released in December of 2010 as part of Vertigo Resurrected, a series of reprints of material from when Vertigo were worth bothering to write for, its cover bills it as a "100-page spectatcular" that boasts additional stories from the likes of Brian Bolland, Brian Azzarello and Esad Ribic, Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely, Garth[...]
Preview The 350th Issue Of Judge Dredd Megazine And This Week's 2000AD
It's the 350th Issue of Judge Dredd Megazine Special this week at a whopping 132 pages (including a free poster) and we also have Prog 1890 of 2000AD this week, both available July 16th in shops in the UK, a little behind that in the USA, and digitally everywhere on the 16th. The special Megazine features[...]
Essential 8 Batman Comics – Celebrating 75 Years of The Batman You Deserve
First, Brian Bolland's art is just spectacular Especially now when you can get a reprint colored to his specifications, the comic is a visual tour de force that is comfortably one of the best ever Second, Alan Moore's story and script is so ominously sparse He demonstrated a real comfort with the visuals and leaves[...]
Whatever Happened To The Cover Of The Killing Joke?
By Alan Moore and Brian Bolland You may have heard of it. Controversial, hated and loved, cherished by some, seen as all that is wrong with comics by others, disowned by its writer and elevated by his fans, there have been essays, books, dissertations about it, and there will be many more to come Each generation[...]
Does Original Killing Joke Artwork Reveal Greater Sexual Intent For Batgirl?
But for many fans, this find will be the most surprising yet. It appears to be an original page from Alan Moore and Brian Bolland's The Killing Joke from DC Comics which differs from the final print image in the comic Brian Bolland, when shown this Twitpic, has confirmed to Bleeding Cool that it is genuine[...]
Killing The Weekend – Sunday Trending Topics
 But there was the first thing, then the final script page, then Brian Bolland's take. Would we get an explanation for why Batman is staring at his glove? Had he picked up a Joker needle? Was it the device he'd use to kill The Joker? Most-Read Comic Stories Sunday: When Brian Bolland Revealed What Happened Between Batman And[...]
Brian Bolland Is Selling His Silver Age Collection
  Brian Bolland is selling his Silver Age comics collection Why? He writes; Why? Well, in a few words: You can't take 'em with you My wife said something to the effect : "In the event of your demise what would I do with all those comics." And I thought – yes – I should sell them[...]
Two More Free Comic Book Day 2013 Titles From Dark Horse And IDW
And their FCBD version will have the Brian Bolland Judge Death stories and some never-previously-coloured Walter The Wobot strips. And, as well as the Star Wars/Captain Midnight/Avatar The Last Airbender FCBD Gold book we mentioned earlier, Dark Horse will also have at the Silver level, a RIPD/Fabulous Killjoys/Mass Effect free comic. First up, an all-ages adventure! Star[...]
A1 To Relaunch Digitally, This Week (UPDATE)
For the fourth (I think) time. Originally spinning out of Dave's time at Quality Communications working on Warrior, he and Garry Leach created Atomeka, to publish A1, containing the creator owned work of Alan Moore, Garry Leach, Brian Bolland, Warren Ellis, Steve Pugh, Ted McKeever, Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean, Phil Winslade and many more, in a[...]
The Art Of Painted Comics From Dynamite – From Adams To Vess…
Dynamite Entertainment is publishing The Art of Painted Comics hardcover in October, featuring painted comic book work by the likes of  Alex Ross, Greg Hildebrandt, Frank Frazetta, Joe Jusko, Michael William Kaluta, Bill Sienkiewicz, Neal Adams, Julie Bell, Joseph Michael Linsner, Glen Orbik, Simon Bisley, Dave Dorman, Phil Noto, Greg Horn, Brian Bolland, Ashley Wood,[...]
IDW Collects All Nineteen Of Brian Bolland's Judge Dredd Stories In October
Gaze into the hardcover of Dredd! JUDGE DREDD: THE COMPLETE BRIAN BOLLAND • Mega-City One, 2099 This vast urban nightmare has sprung up from the post-aploalyptic ashes of North America's east coast Each of the 400 million citizens based there is a potential criminal and only the Judges can prevent total anarchy These future lawmen are judge, jury, and executioner[...]
Do You Know The Whereabouts Of This Brian Bolland Dark Judges Spread?
Are you a Brian Bolland collector? Do you have this piece of work in your collection? Brian Bolland writes; I don't think I've posted this one already No one seems to know where the artwork to this double page spread is My friend Joseph Melchior, who has been selling my last few remaining bits of artwork for[...]
Brian Bolland Begins A Blog
Brian Bolland has started his own blog Where he is showing off upcoming Judge Dredd covers like these… But then also showing off how he creates the work digitally… Jump on here. Brian Bolland has started his own blog Where he is showing off upcoming Judge Dredd covers like these… But then also showing off how he creates[...]
Swipe File: ROD Vs Brian Bolland, Mike Deodato And Friends…
When I bumped into Brian Bolland at the opening of the new Gosh Comics in London, we reminisced about the Erro swiping of his work, and how Bolland was actually able to visit the work in question in France and then confront Erro. Well, Brian, how are your sea legs? The French artist known as ROD has[...]
Garth Ennis – When 2000AD Was The Future
A glance at the roster of talent involved is enough to take the breath away, and it should be remembered that a whole generation of readers was able to pick up almost any given issue and see a dozen of these guys at their very best. So thank you: Pat Mills, John Wagner, Gerry Finley-Day, Alan[...]
Review: Actress And The Bishop #1 by Brian Bolland  From Desperado Comics
Some may expect that from the meticulous designs of Brian Bolland, but this all reprints And it was meant to come out in December, I think But hey. The phrase "said the actress to the bishop" is an earlier, more eloquent version of "that's what she said" in an age when actress was basically a euphemism[...]