eric powell Archives

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,[...]
Bleeding Gen Con: Two Of The Best Four Days In Gaming
It has been selling fairly steadily since then. The big announcement has to be the new licenses announced by Pinnacle Entertainment Group: they will produce Savage Worlds-based games based on the Fear Agent comic from Rick Remender, Tony Moore and Jerome Opeña, the Goon comic by Eric Powell and a Flash Gordon game[...]
Eric Powell And Dan Schkade Sign On For Will Eisner's The Spirit
There will also be covers for each issue by Eric Powell But with a new #1, you can't just have one cover… so add in covers by Wagner, Alex Ross and John Cassaday. Will Eisner's The Spirit #1 is set to hit shops this July. [Source: THR.com] The previously announced revival of[...]
Booze Geek – Old Ruffian Barley Wine-Style Ale And The Goon
I felt a good amount of carbonation on my tongue and felt thick. Overall, I was expecting more sweetness out of this beer for being a barley wine ale, but regardless it was a quality brew. What to Drink This To: When I first started getting into comics heavily, one of the first titles I checked out was[...]