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[...]