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Gerry Duggan to Launch Substack Comics Too, But First a Book of Photos
It's a globe-spanning experience that provides a peek behind the curtain in Hollywood, and behind the scenes in comic books." Photos include those of Patton Oswalt, Meredith Salinger, Matt Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Brian Posehn, Bob Odenkirk, Weird Al Yankovic, Tom Lennon, Jon Hamm, Brian Michael Bendis, Jason Aaron, Rick Remender, Clint Eastwood, David Lynch, Martin[...]
Rob Liefeld Says Goodbye to the X-Men With Love Letter to Claremont/Byrne/Austin
I was 24 years old when I opened Extreme, a kid leading kids, I had plenty of flaws but the results with these amazing talents speak for themselves. When I talk of talent and launching talent, I know what I'm talking about. Andy Park Marat Mychaels Dan Fraga Norm Rapmund Jeff Matsuda Danny Miki Jaime Mendoza Eric Stephenson Chap Yaep Matt Hawkins Marlo Alquiza Todd Nauck Lary Stucker Aron Lusen Chris[...]
Eric Stephenson Talks Jim Lee, Obliquely – Daily LITG 13th June 2020
Including a leaked letter from Eric Stephenson to Image Comics creators about DC Comics Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters, a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Eric Stephenson Talks Jim Lee, Obliquely – Daily LITG 13th June[...]
pacific comics
A trademark had been registered for "PACIFIC COMICS PC" by Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson, for the purposes of publishing comics. A little Pacific Comics history First a little history; Pacific Comics was founded in 1971 as a mail order comic store, by teenage brothers William and Steve Schanes Three years later, it launched as a physical[...]
Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition
It's reboot time. Eric Stephenson (Down) Publisher of Image Comics, no one has quite the power – and willingness to use it – to take a completely unknown comic book creator and make them the talk of the town as well as pulling mainstream comic creators from their Marvel and DC teat Stephenson is the bottleneck[...]
Joshua Luna Blasts Image Comics for Anti-POC Double Standards
However, Image partner Erik Larsen took to Twitter to imply that Image Publisher Eric Stephenson is the partner Luna was referring to, and also to toss his own opinion into the mix, even though he noted this was the first time he's even heard of the book Larsen said that Luna "crying racism and taking[...]
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Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson is moving up in the world According to a press release sent out by Image, Stephenson has joined the Image board of directors, an esteemed group that includes Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri, and Jim Valentino In the press release, Image did some bragging about their success under[...]
Image Names New Brand Manager Sean Edgar After David Brothers Departure
A day after David Brothers announced on Twitter that he had quit his job as Brand Manager for Image Comics, the publisher has announced a replacement. "Image Comics is pleased to announce that Sean Edgar—formerly the Comic Books Editor/LIve Music/Photo Editor at Paste Magazine and contributor to The Atlantic, NPR, Playboy, and Stereogum—will be joining the[...]
Image Creators Speak Out About Howard Chaykin's Divided States Of Hysteria
I'm not holding my breath. Soon after, Image announced a second print of the sold-out book, seeming to capitalize on the controversy it with the press release headline: CHAYKIN'S THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA SPARKS INDUSTRY CONVERSATION First issue rushed back to print in order to keep up with customer demand In the press release, Image Publisher Eric Stephenson[...]
Things Heat Up In They're Not Like Us #12
What was once a dry storyline showed a spark that I hoped would turn into something brighter. From Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane, They're Not Like Us #12 is an overall better reading experience than we've seen in the past few issues. I had almost given up on the series for good[...]
Is There A Glimmer Of Hope To Be Found In They're Not Like Us #11?
From Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane, They're Not Like Us #11 tried…but didn't really succeed However, I don't want to be completely negative here There was a glimmer of hope… [WARNING: SPOILERS FOR THEY'RE NOT LIKE US BELOW!] At this point, the secret society isn't enough[...]
Deflated By Issue #10 Of They're Not Like Us
I can't believe we've already arrived at the tenth issue of They're Not Like Us, from Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane. Normally, I'm quite satisfied after reading a new issue of They're Not Like Us, but something is falling flat for me I described issues #8 and #9 as build[...]
The Return Of The Nowhere Men In 2016
  That's a first look at the Nowhere Men #8 cover. In an interview with Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson recently, we asked about the status of his comic book. He told us, Nowhere Men will be back in January The plan was to have it out in November or December, but I'm treating it more or less like[...]
A Trippy Dramatic Club Scene In They're Not Like Us #9
From Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane, They're Not Like Us #9 starts in the middle of a trippy club scene where Syd and friends are hanging out But who is that devilish looking woman near the bar? Trouble, that's who What starts out as a fun night quickly turns into trouble for[...]
They're Not Like Us #8: A Lot More Than A Cup Of Tea
From Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane, They're Not Like Us #8 shows us that it's not going to be such a smooth transition for Tabitha and her friends to break away from The Voice Tabitha's in charge now, but what happens when Heasley shows up at her door? A[...]
They're Not Like Us #7 And Some T.S. Eliot
From Image Comics, written by Eric Stephenson, with art by Simon Gane, They're Not Like Us #7 is the start of a new chapter for some of the characters After Syd or Tabitha breaks free from the voice, a few join her: Blurgirl/Dawn Thomas, Wire/Jonah, Runt/Chris, Loog/Danny, and Chuck Free from The Voice, the group[...]
They're Not Like Us #5 Stays Top Notch With Backstory Revelations
[*Warning – mild spoilers for They're Not Like Us #5 below!] I always look forward to reading new issues of They're Not Like Us from Image, written by Eric Stephenson with art by Simon Gane, because I know that I'm going to be reading a well-written, gripping comic They're Not Like Us #5 centers on The[...]
You Can't Not Read They're Not Like Us #4
That's how I feel about They're Not Like Us from Image, written by Eric Stephenson with art by Simon Gane It's such a well-written, emotional story, that I actually feel different when I open up a new issue It isn't a matter of flipping through pages carelessly It's about putting on a whole different reading[...]
Image's They're Not Like Us #3 Is Influential And Memorable
Why am I saying this, you ask? Because that's exactly how I felt while reading They're Not Like Us #3 from Image, written by Eric Stephenson with art by Simon Gane When I started reading this series a few months ago, I knew that it was unique and had the potential to be incredibly influential[...]
Image's They're Not Like Us Is A Game Changer
I'm convinced that They're Not Like Us #2 from Image, written by Eric Stephenson with art by Simon Gane is a game changer As I mentioned in my review of the first issue, They're Not Like Us is heart pounding, honest, and surprising The story focuses on main character Syd, and her induction into a[...]
They're Not Like Us Puts A Hopeful Spin On Being Different
They're Not Like Us from Image, written by Eric Stephenson with art by Simon Gane is one of those comics that captures your attention so well that it grabs the collar of your shirt, pulls you close, and screams "Keep reading!" Issue One manages to do that from the cover alone, where the main character's[...]
Eric Stephenson Writes Manic Street X-Men
Eric Stephenson is an enviable position He gets to see all the Image Comics titles coming in, in various forms as he publishes them, sees their construction, talks with the creators bout what works and what ticks and advises them as best he can, though the creators get the final decision. And then he takes all[...]
A Comic Show – A Sunstone Christmas And A S.H.I.E.L.D. NYE!
Eric Stephenson's new book They're Not Like Us #1 is definitely worth checking out. Get some comics and enjoy your holidays! Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! It's Christmas Eve and week have New Comics Now! We even have a few for new Wednesday's New Year's Eve Wednesday. First there's the book[...]
Image Comic Comic-Con Recap
Here is a recap of our coverage of their panels and announcements. Eric Stephenson's Key Note Speech Grant Morrison To Return To Spawn? We'll Find Out Very Shortly Here Is Your Image Comics Expo Goodie Bag Why You Have To Fight For The Future Of Comics Rick Remender's Tokyo Ghost With Sean Murphy And Matt Hollingsworth From Under Mountains By Claire[...]
Image Comics Publisher Eric Stephenson's Keynote Speech To Image Expo
Here is Eric Stephenson's keynote address to Image Expo, yesterday, held before San Diego Comic Con As ever, we look forward to hearing more from Eric at Bleeding Cool very soon… "The only rules are the ones we create." – Warren Ellis Every time I start writing one of these presentations, I share my initial draft with[...]