Frank Barbiere Archives

Writer's Commentary – Frank Barbiere On The Precinct Trade
Normally we get commentary tracks for individual issues, but here Frank Barbiere talks The Precinct Collection, issue by issue, on sale now from Dynamite Cover for issue #1 is by Joe Benitez; issues #2-5 covers are by Sergio Davila. Precinct #1: The opening to any story is always extremely important, but doubly so when you're establishing a[...]
Writer's Commentary – Frank Barbiere On The Final Issue Of Dejah Thoris
A Writer's Commentary: Frank Barbiere talks the grand finale, Dejah Thoris #6, on sale now from Dynamite The cover is by NEN and interior art by Francesco Manna. PAGES 1 – 2 It was important for me here to really show how bad things are going in Helium Valoris doesn't want to just conquer Helium, he wants to[...]
"The World Of Barsoom Is Just So Unique…" – Frank Barbiere Talks Dejah Thoris
Dynamite has given us a new Writer to Writer interview, this time David Avallone (Twilight Zone: The Shadow) talks with Frank Barbiere about Dejah Thoris #5. Cover by NEN, with interiors by Francesco Manna. DAVID AVALLONE: I read somewhere that you discovered the John Carter mythos through his cameo in League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 2[...]
Frank Barbiere's Commentary On The Final Issue Of The Precinct
A Writer's Commentary: Frank Barbiere talks Precinct #5, on sale now from Dynamite, as the miniseries wraps. Cover is by Sergio Davila, with interiors by Crizam Zamora. PAGE ONE Crizam and Dinei did an excellent job with this page It's a big, fun opening and really sets the stakes for the series finale. PAGES TWO – FIVE I really enjoyed[...]
"Valoris Seems To Be A Bit Of A Simple Villain…" – Frank Barbiere On Dejah Thoris
Frank Barbiere talks Dejah Thoris #5, on sale in June from Dynamite. Cover art by NEN. BYRON BREWER: Frank, how is it working with artist Francesco Manna on this new version (so to speak) of Dejah Thoris? FRANK BARBIERE: Collaborating with Francesco and colorist Morgan Hickman has been great Both of them are very talented artists who have brought[...]
Frank Barbiere Uses Fight Scenes As Turning Points In Dejah Thoris
Genevieve Valentine, writer of Xena: Warrior Princess #1, talks with Frank Barbiere about Dejah Thoris #3, both on sale now from Dynamite. Cover is by NEN with interiors by Francesco Manna. GENEVIEVE VALENTINE: A good action scene needs enough space to breathe visually (especially when it's also propelling character and plot at the same time, as in[...]
Frank Barbiere Talks Dejah Thoris Leaving Everything Behind In New Series
Nancy Collins, writer of Army of Darkness: Furious Road #1, talks with writer Frank Barbiere about Dejah Thoris #2, both on sale March 2 from Dynamite Cover is by NEN, interiors by Francesco Manna. NANCY COLLINS: What lead you to take Dejah Thoris so far outside her normal comfort zone, stripping her of her title and[...]
Writer's Commentary – Frank Barbiere on Dejah Thoris #1
Writer Frank Barbiere comments on issue #1 of the new Dejah Thoris comic from Dynamite Cover art by NEN, interrior art by Francesco Manna. PAGES 1 & 2 I knew I wanted to open the book with a glimpse of what was to come, that being Dejah in her new "Larka" identity and in heated combat I[...]
"She Is No Longer Royalty" – Frank Barbiere Talks The Big Changes To Dejah Thoris
Frank Barbiere is back, this time talking to Byron Brewer about the recently relaunched Dejah Thoris series for Dynamite Cover art by NEN. BYRON BREWER: Frank, has it been a challenge to write this very different take on a Dynamite icon, Dejah Thoris? FRANK BARBIERE: It's been a great experience, as it's really just a new story[...]
Steampunk, Crime, Fantasy And Magic Make Up The Precinct
Frank Barbiere continues his story of The Precinct Set in the steampunk world created in the Dynamite series Legenderry, Barbiere tells the story of a detective and a magic user trying to stop a murdering monster Here Byron Brewer talks with Frank about working on the series and where it may go Cover art by[...]
"We're Not Rebooting The Character" – Frank Barbiere Talks Dejah Thoris
With the recent redesigns of Vampirella, Red Sonja and Dejah Thoris along with new first issue, folks may have gotten the idea that the books were beeing rebooted… Frank Barbiere makes it clear that it's not the case with Dejah Thoris #1 Covers by Nen and Jay Anacleto.  BYRON BREWER: Frank, Dejah Thoris has done it[...]
We Always Keep Our Monsters Hidden In The Dark – Review Of Precinct #1
The new steampunk cop series from Frank Barbiere and Crizam Christhian Zamora follows a cop named Mortimer HIll and a acolyte named Josephine Winters as they try to figure out where these giant steam-powered monsters are coming from This story is set in the world of Legendarry created by Bill Willingham for Dynamite Entertainment. The story[...]
Exclusive First Look Inside The Precinct By Barbiere And Zamora
Debuting this December is a new series for Dynamite called The Precinct by Frank Barbiere and Crizam Zamora The series is set in the steampunk universe created by Bill Willingham in Legendarry and has been carried on in multiple mini-series We have an exclusive look inside the first issue. In the sprawling, steampunk metropolis of the[...]
BOOM! Studios Plans For Before And During NYCC(UPDATE)
The 2015 New York Comic Con, which will take place at the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side during the weekend of October 8-11. BOOM! has partnered with several comics retailers for New York Comic Con exclusives and a pre-show signing event. Midtown Comics will offer for purchase at its booth (#2036) a New York Comic Con[...]
Broken World #2 Perfects An Emotional Character Struggle
Frank Barbiere's script is incredibly well-written with just enough action and suspense to keep you glued to the page Christopher Peterson's art has a smooth realistic feel to it that brings the intensity of these situations to life Overall I think this comic is just going to keep getting better and better Don't miss out[...]
The Mythology And Adventure Of Five Ghosts Expands In The Special #1
Our Demon here moves through the skull incarnations of different animals on their armor-clad body (and the actual "human" origin of this demon is discussed too, but I'll leave that for you to discover). The second story contained within this 32 page special is written by Five Ghosts co-creator Frank Barbiere and drawn by Jamie Jones[...]
Frank Barbiere On The End Of Solar: Man Of The Atom
Keith Davidsen, writer of Reanimator #2, talks with writer Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #12, both on sale now Covers by Marc Laming and Jonathan Lau. KEITH DAVIDSEN: First off, what are your thoughts on how your original concept/explorations for the Solar story may have evolved or been accomplished over the execution of twelve issues? FRANK[...]
Advance Review: Being Incredibly Realistic About A Broken World
Despite the things I've seen Frank Barbiere write so far, from the smash-hit Five Ghosts with Image, to the sci-fi classic reborn Solar: Man of the Atom from Dynamite, or the crime noir White Suits from Dark Horse, and even his previous superhero series with Boom, Black Market, I didn't really see the intensity of[...]
The Bleed Episode 2-1: Reading Moon Knight Vol. 1 With Frank J. Barbiere
The group meets Wednesdays on Google Hangout to discuss news, the latest comics, creator interviews and the pick of the week. We're back from our Winter Break and BETTER THAN EVER! To help us kick off the New Year, we brought on Frank Barbiere If you haven't heard of Frank, go back and relive the year 2014 because you were[...]