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Mike Mignola, Eric Powell, Becky Cloonan & James Harren's Christmas
This December, Dark Horse Books will publish Four Gathered on Christmas Eve, four stories from four renowned comics creators: Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Becky Cloonan, and James Harren Powell will be illustrating his story and James Harren's with the rest of the writers illustrating their own stories Eric Powell and Dave Stewart will be colouring[...]
Lake Como Comic Art Festival Full Guest List For 2023
And it looks like he will be debuting images from Zorro: Man Of The Dead there, They join the previously announced Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau, Ryan Ottley, Peach Momoko, Dan Brereton, Jenny Frison, Alexander Lozano, Eric Powell, Sozomaika, Frank Cho, Emanuela Lupacchino, Simon Bisley, Mark Bodé, Cat Staggs, Art Adams, Gabriele Dell'Otto, Lee Bermejo, Travis Charest, Geof[...]
The Goon
The Goon created by Eric Powell (with colours often by Dave Stewart, Robin Powell or Eric himself) mixes both a "comical and violent atmosphere with a supernatural slant, which pits the titular character against undead creatures/zombies, ghosts, ghouls, mutants, skunk-apes with an unnatural hunger for pies, giant squids, mob/gang leaders, extra-dimensional aliens, mad scientists and robots". An early[...]
Hillbilly: Treacherous Toe in Albatross Funnybooks November Solicits
I thought it was funny that there was no Albatross Funnybooks listing in the new Diamond Comic Distributors Previews, where Eric Powell lists his self-published line Looks like it is the latest re-acquisition for Dark Horse Comics to follow Star Wars and Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, and it's the whole Albatross Funnybooks line. Pulpy crime thriller[...]
Atomika: God Is Red Omnibus On Kickstarter, Read Full 1st Issue Free
The Atomika: God Is Red Omnibus Edition features more than 75 pages of new art, including work by Simone Bianchi, Simon Bisley, Tim Bradstreet, Claudio Castellini, Travis Charest, Gene Colan, Glenn Fabry, Gary Gianni, David Mack, Angel Medina, Eddy Newell, Alex Nino, Lucio Parrillo, Eric Powell, John Romita Sr., Steve Rude, Arthur Suydam, and Michael[...]
Eric Powell, Lucky Yates, Mac Cushing and Gideon Kendall are creating a one-shot new comic book from Powell's publisher Albatross Funnybooks out in August Lester Of The Lesser Gods, as a lowlife basement dweller reveals his destiny as a demi-god… Eric Powell and Lucky Yates's New Comic, Lester Of The Lesser Gods LESTER OF THE LESSER GODS[...]
From Manara To Mignola To Madueira - Original Artwork Up For Auction
In excellent condition. This is for the serious players, currently at $1150. Eric Powell Eric Powell Chimichanga #2 Story Page 12 original Art (Albatross Exploding Funny Books, 2010). Eric Powell tones down his humor for the more kid-friendly Chimichanga but does not hold back on the adult cynicism for this page featuring a Gas-XXXtream ad starring an Eminem lookalike[...]
Comics Folk Remember The Late Richard Corben
Rest In Peace #RichardCorben — Eric Powell (@goonguy) December 10, 2020 Rest in Peace RICHARD CORBEN One of my favorite underground artists growing up This is heartbreaking Had a nice chat with him a year ago trying to get him to do a cover for me, but was too busy What a loss[...]
Blood Force Trauma #1 Albatross Funnybooks December 2020 Soliicts
Eric Powell's publishing company, Albatross Funnybooks, is launching a brand new title in December, to accompany The Goon, Tank Girl and the like Jake Smith's throwbaxploitation comic book, Blood Force Trauma #1 Steve Mannion has another Fearless Dawn oneshot While Eric Powell has been busy in lockdown, both writing and drawing the new issues of[...]
The Goon #1 Stes Record, Sells For $28,000
The Goon #1 by Eric Powell was published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press, back in 1999 It has just sold at Heritage Auction in CGC 9.9 condition for $28,800, which is being described as a record-setting amount for a modern comic book, after some frenzied bidding from 43 people by the end of[...]
Hillbilly: Treacherous Toe in Albatross Funnybooks November Solicits
Eric Powell has a bunch of titles scheduled for November 2020 with a few spilling over into December, including the launch of a new Hillybilly mini-=series written and drawn by him, The Treacherous Treason Of 12-Toe Maggie… alongside a new issue of The Goon, also written and drawn by him, Tank Girl and a little[...]
The Scumbag Gets Covers From Eric Powell, Moreno Dinisio, Dave Guertin
A couple of weeks ago we saw Remender tweet issue #2 covers by Andrew Robinson & Moreno Dinisio and Matteo Scalera and I managed to get ahold of a couple of the #3 covers (Eric Powell & Moreno Dinisio and Dave Guertin) with the impression that more will start popping up online very soon… Maybe[...]
Eric Powell Launches La Diabla in Albatross Funnybooks Oct Solicits
Eric Powell is creating a new prelude to Lords Of Misrule, a one-shot La Diabla #1, from Albatross Funnybooks in October 2020, as well as launching a new Tank Girl series, King Tank Girl written by co-creator Alan Martin and drawn by Brett Parson, looking at the character's early years… LA DIABLA #1 CVR A POWELL ALBATROSS[...]
Mondo Godzilla 1
Following last week's release, this week sees three new designs by artists Attack Peter, Robert Sammelin, and Eric Powell The Sammelin poster is of Shin Godzilla and comes in two editions, a regular and limited version Same with Powell's poster paying homage to the first Zilla film The coolest release this week is the Mothra[...]
And now, in June, Mignola is crossing over his Hellboy with the Fearless ones, to be published by Eric Powell's Albatross Funnybooks. FEARLESS DAWN MEETS HELLBOY ONE SHOT MANNION CVR APR201482 (W) Mike Mignola, Steve Mannion (A) Mike Mignola (A/CA) Steve Mannion It's all out pulp adventure as Mike Mignola's Hellboy teams up with Steve Mannion's legendary underground comic[...]
Tom Sniegoski and Scott Brown Spins Off The Goon Into Unholy Bastards Vs The Future
In January, Eric Powell's Albatross Funnybooks is putting out a Goon spin-off with The Unholy Bastards, from Tom Sniegoski and Scott Brown, with Powell doing the cover Here's the listing from their January 2020 solicitation Just the one… UNHOLY BASTARDS VS THE FUTURE ONE SHOT NOV191382 (W) Tom Sniegoski (A) Scott Brown (CA) Eric Powell From the pages of[...]
BOOM! Reveals First Look at Eric Powell Art Book
In a shocking move meant to embarrass the comics legend, BOOM! Studios will soon publish a book highlight all of Eric Powell's mistakes Called The Art (And Many Other Mistakes) of Eric Powell, the book purports to reveal scandalous tales, family gossip, and illegally obtained medical records alongside a less salacious collection of other artwork[...]
Eric Powell's The Goon Will Publish Out Of Order
But the upcoming issues of The Goon #5 and 4, will be published out of order. This Wednesday will see the publication of The Goon #5 by Eric Powell from Albatross Funnybooks Some people, whose last copy was The Goon #3, will wonder where #4 went Did they miss it? Did it not get delivered? Are[...]
Eric Powell Wants to Start a "Gives No @#$%s" Mad Magazine Replacement
Eric Powell took to Twitter on Thursday to tease launching a satire magazine of his own at Albatross Funny Books. "I think we need satire more than ever right now," Powell tweeted "With Mad closing shop, wondering if I shouldn't launch something new at @AlbatrossEFB." I think we need satire more than ever right now[...]
BC FCBD Roundup: Dimensions Collide with 'Grumble VS. The Goon'
There's also a back-up story from Eric Powell's Hillbilly, which is worth every moment of your valuable time. Here's the downside: Grumble VS The Goon is an original, made exclusively for Free Comic Book Day affair The back-up Hillbilly story, however, can be found in the first Hillbilly graphic novel, which is fantastic. That being said, a[...]
BOOM! to Expose Scandalous Eric Powell Stories in New Art Book
Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios announced plans Friday to publish an an Eric Powell art book this October called The Art (And Many Other Mistakes) of Eric Powell, featuring not only the titular superstar comic creator's art, but also, according to the press release, "scandalous tales, family gossip, illegally obtained medical records, behind-the-scenes character designs, sketches,[...]
Hellboy, The Goon, and Frankenstein: Three Tales to Chill Your Holiday Spirit
Originally published in 1997 as part of the Hellboy: Christmas Special, A Christmas Underground can be found in Hellboy Volume 3: The Chained Coffin and Others. The Goon: A Christmas Story Eric Powell is a demented genius The opening two pages of this story have two kids talking about what they're going to get for Christmas, a[...]
Eric Powell States the Obvious: Oversaturation and Tired Gimmicks are Killing Comics
At the Diamond Retailer Summit dinner at C2E2 in Chicago, Eric Powell took the stage for the Albatross Funnybooks presentation, and he used the opportunity to state the obvious: "oversaturation of products and tired gimmicks like alternate covers are killing our business." After a heavy sigh and some scattered applause from the crowd, Powell launched[...]
Powell And Buscema Talk Chimichanga: The Sorrow Of The World's Worst Face
Eric Powell is back with Chimichanga: The Sorrow of the World's Worst Face and he has Stephanie Buscema doing the art this time around I got a chance to talk to both recently about the return to Wrinkle's Traveling Circus and just what readers may find in the big top. DAN WICKLINE: What made this the right[...]
Get Eric Powell's Colouring Book – Alongside His New Hillbilly Series
Creator of The Goon, Eric Powell has resurrected his old self-publishing company Albatross Funnybooks to put out his new series Hillbilly. An Appalachian Mountain fantasy epic that tells the story of Rondel A lonely figure who wanders the wooded hills among witches and magical creatures as a folktale hero to those who dwell in this gritty[...]
Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisner's The Spirit #8
The series, written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Dan Schkade, has been doing a good job of keeping the feel of Eisner's work while telling engaging and fun stories. Will Eisner's The Spirit #8 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner (Colorist) cover: Eric Powell The Spirit and his comrades continue their search to uncover the secrets of[...]
A Halloween Treat – Eric Powell's Cover For The Spirit #6
We knew the cover was to be done by Eric Powell, the regular cover artist Well, here we are over a month later and… being as such with a name like The Spirit… we can now show you the cover with and without trade dress on Halloween. Once again, the narrative shifts to an unexpected locale[...]
Free On Bleeding Cool – Will Eisner's The Spirit #1 By Matt Wagner And Dan Schkade
The issue is written by comic legend Matt Wagner with art by Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner and a cover by Eric Powell. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's iconic and ground-breaking character, Dynamite Entertainment is proud to present an all-new ongoing series featuring THE SPIRIT Scripted by Eisner Award-winning author, Matt Wagner,[...]