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First Published Comic Goes On Display This Saturday In Ohio
It was cancelled after just one issue making it extremely rare and only a few hundred copies are known to exist. The shops owner, Christopher Rupp, discovered the rare book when he was contacted to appraise a collection for an estate sale earlier this year. "When I first saw this book, I had to do some research[...]
Blank Sketch Variants For Writers Too – Mark Waid, Tim Seeley, Dirk Manning And More
Andrew Kimball and his friends has been taking blank variant editions of a variety of comic books and, instead of having artists draw sketches them, have been asking writers to create stories on them instead. Here are a few examples. Mark Waid Dirk Manning Rob Humphrey Tim Seeley Katie Cook Ryan Browne Andrew Kimball and his friends has been taking[...]
The Rub (2 Of 2) – Write Or Wrong by Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning writes; Before I get to the "meat" of today's column, let me get this quick little bit of business out of the way: I recently launched my first ever Kickstarter campaign to bring my formerly online-only horror-noir series Tales of Mr Rhee to print as both a standard TPB and – much more awesomely –[...]
Podcast: Pop Culture Hounding Dirk Manning
[audio:http://popculturehound.net/podpress_trac/web/2607/0/PCHPodcastEpisode57.mp3] by Chris Thompson After our last episode featuring the triumphant return of Ales Kot (which you can listen to here) and recent film podcast (which you can listen to here) we return to our regularly scheduled programming with writer/columnist Dirk Manning (Write or Wrong, Nightmare World, Tales of Mr[...]
Speculator Corner: Love Stories (To Die For) #1 And Reality Check #1
But will it work? Love Stories (To Die For) Pros: Shadowline has produced a number of "sleeper" hits over the last few years, including 27, Morning Glories, Peter Panzerfaust as well as the recent Five Weapons, recently upgraded to ongoing series status It's a 48 page flip-book containing two self-contained 22-page stories both written by Dirk Manning and each[...]
Big Dog Launches Shahrazad #1 In November
And a few titles that seem slightly familiar. Also, most of the books are written by its president Tom Hutchison, with another by Wayne Gardiner, another by Bleeding Cool contributor Dirk Manning and a new book launching, written by Tom's wife and Big Dog co-owner, Kim Hutchison. After running #0 Prologues through the summer, in November Big[...]
FOC Special: Love Stories (To Die For) #1
A 48 page flip book, it has two 22 page stories written by Dirk Manning and two different artists, Rich Bonk from Spawn: The Dark Ages and Owen Gieni from Glory, for $4.99 Or $2.50 a story. Both tales explore the intersection of love and life, death and hope, and what happens when a person is[...]
Write Or Wrong #74 – Write Angry by Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning writes; Have you ever seen the full "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!" speech from the film Network? If not, or even if you have, it's worth seeing again for the sake of this column. Take a moment to go ahead and watch it and get yourself in the right[...]
Fanboy Rampage: Jennifer de Guzman Vs Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning is a writer for Newsarama and he has also written for Bleeding Cool as well as having work published by Image Comics And yesterday he shared the above meme on his Facebook page Can you guess what happened next? He added the following in comments. However, it is a pet-peeve of mine when I[...]
Tales From The Table: My First Time At San Diego by Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning is the writer/creator of NIGHTMARE WORLD, TALES OF MR RHEE and LOVE STORIES ABOUT DEATH for Image Comics/Shadowline He also contributes to Bleeding Cool with words and/or photos when the muse strikes him accordingly… Before going I get into the details of my first San Diego Comic Con, let me just say this,[...]
All Around 'Transmetropolitan: All Around The World' by Dirk Manning
Dirk Manning writes for Bleeding Cool; Back in September 2010 Bleeding Cool first broke the news of a TRANSMETROPOLITAN Tribute book for 2011…ish. With the book finished and on the verge of (a very limited) release, Project Manager Susan Augér (who donated her time as a freelance volunteer unaffiliated with the Hero Initiative and CBLDF) and book[...]