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Cyborg #1 Recreates *That* Scene From Green Arrow/Green Lantern

By Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams, from mid-seventies Green Lantern.At its heart, it wondered why superheroes allowed injustices to continue under their noses.Well, today's Cyborg #1 by David Walker and Ivan Reis does something similar The comic stars a man whose life has been saved, twice, by a transforming cyborg infusion which, with this issue, has seen[...]

The Top Five Batman Villains Of All Time?

By Brandon Engel One of the most memorable things about any Batman franchise ever created, are the villains. Some are quasi-anthropomorphic. Some are permanently disfigured. All of them favor spandex. In light of the recent announcement that the series from the sixties (which featured Adam West in the titular role) will finally be released on […]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #23 – Take Notes

Dennis O'Neil, returns to New York University every Wednesday, for his evening class on writing comic books and graphic novels at the university's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He's already written a string of columns in line with his teaching on Bleeding Cool. And now he's writing some more… Last week, I promised that […]

Trailer For Batman Documentary Legends Of The Knight

Despite an appearance from our very own Dennis O'Neil and an interesting looking "subplot" with Batman producer Michael Uslan, who explains his drive to get the '89 movie made, this seems to be a film "by the fans and for fans."It looks less like any kind of investigative or even inquisitive documentary than a love-in, almost a[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #20

Dennis O'Neil, returns to New York University every Wednesday, for his evening class on writing comic books and graphic novels at the university's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He's already written a string of columns in line with his teaching on Bleeding Cool. And now he's going to write some more… Lesson one: I […]

Alan Grayson, Green Lantern Of Florida

Alan Grayson was the Congressional candidate who sent out an e-mail espousing the philosophies of Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams' Green Lantern.Now he's taken to the stage...Alan Grayson was the Congressional candidate who sent out an e-mail espousing the philosophies of Dennis O'Neil and Neal Adams' Green Lantern.Now he's taken to the stage...[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #17 – Making Pictures

Dennis O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor. He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies, Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing Batman-related titles in the nineties. A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he is currently lecturing at the NYU on […]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #10 – End Times

We grope around until we find something that works for us and we use it until it doesn’t and then we grope some more.My favorite mantra: There is seldom any one absolutely, inarguable, unimpeachably right way to do anything.There’s just the way, whatever it might be, that’s okay for here and[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #9 – Continuity Day

You don’t want to bore your readers with irrelevancies and you don’t want to distract them from narrative elements that are important.My, my, and aren’t I just the little doctrinaire munchkin during the holiday season!Dennis O'Neil teaches a ten week course on Writing Comics And Graphic Novels at the New York University[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #8 – Bester Both Worlds

Which means that you are not as important as the story and neither are your writers.  Of course, the story wouldn't exist without them, and I'm not suggesting that we eliminate editors from the process, either; it's nice having a backstop.  But getting the best possible story, given constraints of talent and circumstance--that's the prize.Dennis[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #7 – A Beached Hero

Denny O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor. He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies, Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing Batman-related titles in the nineties. A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he is currently lecturing at the NYU on […]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #6 – Whoever Knows Fear…

Denny O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor. He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies, Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing Batman-related titles in the nineties. A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he is currently lecturing at the NYU on […]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #5 – Network King

Denny O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor. He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies, Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing Batman-related titles in the nineties. A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he is currently lecturing at the NYU on […]


How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #3 – Homogenized For Safety

Denny O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor. He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies, Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing Batman-related titles in the nineties. A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he is currently lecturing at the NYU on […]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #2 – Recommended Reading

[caption id="attachment_7865" align="alignleft" width="276" caption="Photo by Ed Catto"][/caption]Dennis O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies,  Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing  Batman-related titles in the nineties A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #1 – First Class Discipline

[caption id="attachment_7315" align="alignleft" width="276" caption="Photo by Ed Catto"][/caption]Dennis O'Neil has a long history in the comics industry as both a writer and editor He's best known for writing Green Lantern/Green Arrow and Batman, through the seventies,  Spider-Man in the eighties and for editing  Batman-related titles in the nineties A widely published novelist and screenwriter, he[...]