Frank Barbiere Archives

The White Suits: Dressed to Kill – A Bright, Sharp, Deadly Affair
Frank Barbiere writes this visceral noir-driven espionage tale and stands back as artist Toby Cypress crafts a furious and stylish fever-dream of a graphic experience. The tail end of the Cold War sees the Russian underground scourged by the presence of a finely attired gang of ruthless criminals Their actions are felt directly on the cold[...]
Frank Barbiere Talks Solar: Man of the Atom #7 With Preview
Peter Milligan, writer of Terminal Hero #4, had a couple quick questions for Frank Barbiere about Solar: Man of the Atom #7, both on sale November 19th PETER MILLIGAN: In its own jokey way, there seems to be a lot of parent/child, father/daughter transaction going on Would you say this is at the core of what the[...]
Black Mask Unveils New Line Up With Grant Morrison, Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith And More
Black Mask Studios, the publishing/production company founded by Brett Gurewitz (Bad Religion), Matt Pizzolo (Occupy Comics) and Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) is unveiling its second wave of new releases. Black Mask is coming off of the recent announcement that the series Five Ghosts, by Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham had been picked up as a TV series[...]
Thor's Comic Review Column – Teen Titans, Dark Engine, Translucid, Black Market, Seconds, Life With Archie, Journey Into Mystery: Sif, And A Few Words For Those Who Can't Handle Change In Funnybooks
Black Market #1 By Bart Bishop Writer Frank Barbiere has most recently written The White Suits for Dark Horse and a New Avengers Annual for Marvel, but this is my first experience with him Artist Victor Santos, meanwhile, best known for his Filthy Rich with Brian Azzarello, is also new to me Needless to say going in[...]
Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia In July If You Like Comics (UPDATE)
Wednesday, July 16th Forbidden Planet at 832 Broadway in New York will host writer Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Solar, Blackout, New Avengers Annual) at a signing for the launch of his new comic with Victor Santos from Boom!, Black Market  from 6:30 to 8:30PM. Thursday, July 17th Midtown Comics Downtown will host John Romita, Jr in a signing[...]
Magnus Vs. Solar? Well At Least Barbiere Vs. Van Lente
Out in shops today we have Magnus Robot Fighter #3 by Fred Van Lente and Solar: Man Of The Atom #2 by Frank Barbiere Here we get to see them interview each other You can see previews of both books here. Fred Van Lente: Frank, it seems like we live in a much more gendered[...]
The Science of Superheroes in Solar: Man Of The Atom – Plus Preview
Solar: Man of the Atom debuted this week from Dynamite Entertainment, written by the stellar Frank Barbiere with art by Joe Bennett With it, Barbiere updates a Gold Key character and navigates bringing a classic hero into the modern era, with some big twists in exactly who the hero is going to be early on in[...]
Things To Do in New York This Week If You Like Comics
The event is free and open to the public. The Presentation will be by Jeffrey Greene on The Artist in Prison.  The presentation will feature hundreds of images of narrative artworks produced in prison, bodies of work by individual artists assembled over years of incarceration, special projects, publications and exhibition installations illustrating over two decades of[...]
Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics
Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts) and Toby Cypress (The Tourist) will be on hand to sign the 1st issue of their brand new Dark Horse series and Ales Kot (Secret Avengers) will also be here to sign the first volume of his hit Image Comics series The event will run from 7 to 9PM.  Thursday, February 20th Dare2Draw[...]
Lock and Load – Preview The White Suits From Dark Horse
New Dark Horse series The White Suits is arriving February 19th, and Bleeding Cool not only interviewed creators Frank Barbiere and Toby Cypress on their "ganster-noir" comic, but got a glimpse of some process art recently However, that's all prelude to actually getting to read the comic, so dig in and dive for cover! Here's a[...]
Solar: Man Of The Atom Series By Frank Barbiere And Joe Bennett
The new Dynamite Entertainment series is written by Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts) and illustrated by Joe Bennett (Iron Man) This is the third Gold Key title being relaunched by Dynamite with Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Magnus: Robot Fighter set for earlier releases The subtitless Doctor Spektor is yet to be scheduled. In Solar: Man of the[...]
Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Graphic Novels of 2013
Five Ghosts Volume 1: The Haunting of Fabian Gray, from Image Comics, written by Frank Barbiere, with art by Christopher Mooneyham, colors by Lauren Affe, and S.M Vidaurri, logos and design by Dylan Todd Five Ghosts was an outsider's chance book, not because of its content or art, but simply because of the degree of[...]
Five Ghosts' Frank Barbiere Turns Buzzkill's Donny Cates Into A Pirate?
Today, Frank Barbiere, writer on Image's Five Ghosts and IRL friend Donny Cates, co-writer on Dark Horse's Buzzkill were taunting each other about the pirate plots of the new Five Ghosts storyline "Lost Coastlines" Barbiere asserted that Cates is this salty-language prone pirate (drawn by Five Ghosts series artist Chris Mooneyham). But wait, just kidding, or[...]
Waid, Pak, Van Lente and Barbiere Bring Back Turok, Solar, Magnus and Doctor Spektor
Dynamite Entertainment ushers in the return of four classic comic series — Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Solar: Man of the Atom, Magnus: Robot Fighter, and Doctor Spektor — through a new licensing agreement with DreamWorks Classics.  The publishing company has signed four of today's most sought-after writers: Greg Pak on Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Frank Barbiere on Solar: Man of[...]