hero worship Archives

Avatar Plug of the Week – HERO WORSHIP #6
The most original super hero series concludes its first arc today, by writers Zak Penn (Avengers, X-Men II & III movies, Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (Star Wars The Clone Wars TV show)! All of Adam's life has lead up to this surreal moment – from worshiping the godly superhero Zenith to becoming the super-powered Apex to discovering the truth about his idol[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – HERO WORSHIP #5
This year's most original super hero series continues today, by writers Zak Penn (Avengers, X-Men II & III movies, Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (Star Wars The Clone Wars TV show)! The bombshell is dropped and Adam's life is changed irrevocably.  He's seen his idol close up and realizes the hero isn't all that he seems.  Now Mara[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – HERO WORSHIP #4
Zak Penn (writer of the Avengers, X-Men II & III movies, and the Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (writer of Star Wars The Clone Wars) are delivering this year's most original super hero series! Adam thinks his life is over.  His big chance to be a superhero alongside his idol, Zenith, has turned into a nightmare that saw several people[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week – HERO WORSHIP #3
Are you reading this year's most original super hero series? Hero Worship #3 flies into comic shops today! Sometimes when your dreams come true, they turn out to be nightmares. Zak Penn (writer of the Avengers movie, X-Men II & III movies, and the Alphas TV show) and Scott Murphy (writer of Star Wars The Clone Wars)[...]
A Comic Show – Wear The T-Shirt, Order The Magazine
Classic Millar! Hero Worship is a great new Avatar book with a great hook: how pathetic would superhero fanboys be if the hero actually existed? Yes, plz Real life super heroes has been done Uber-fans that would rather chase their hero around town than have sex is something new Prophet is a crazy unique concept[...]
Swipe File: Alex Ross' Superman And Hero Worship
Here's a scene from Hero Worship, published by Avatar Press today, featuring an iconic superhero, Zenith And here… is another iconic superhero By Alex Ross. All he needs now is a cape.   In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree They may be homages, parodies, ironic appropriations, coincidences or[...]
REVIEW: Hero Worship #1 by Zak Penn and Michael DiPascale
Even the name of the hero in question, Zenith, was the titular star of Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell's celebrity superhero of the eighties. What makes Hero Worship different, is that – initially at least – it's not about the hero It's not even about the world at large It's about the superhero's fans and the[...]
Avatar Plug of the Week: HERO WORSHIP #1
We have a whole bunch of new issues hitting stands, and plenty of previews to show off here at Bleeding Cool! First up, we are proud to share the preview for Hero Worship #1, a new comic miniseries written by Zak Penn and Scott Murphy, featuring artwork by Michael DiPascale Zak Penn, as you may know[...]
Avatar Plug of SDCC: HERO WORSHIP #1 Signed Variant Edition Exclusive to Retailers
Zak Penn and Scott Murphy will join Avatar Press at San Diego Comic-Con to celebrate the launch of Hero Worship #1, their new comic book miniseries of superheroes revered — and manipulated — as celebrity icons Penn is Hollywood's premiere superhero screenwriter, with numerous Marvel films under his belt (Avengers, Incredible Hulk, X2, X-Men: The[...]
In-Depth with Michael DiPascale: Hero Worship
Recently, Avatar Press announced that DiPascale would be the artist on Zak Penn and Scott Murphy's Hero Worship, the new, cinematic superhero miniseries coming in July from Avatar Press I had an opportunity to sit down with him at Chicago's C2E2 convention and get the inside scoop. Before I get to the interview, though, it might[...]
Scott Murphy of Star Wars: The Clone Wars Talks Hero Worship
Professionally, Scott Murphy may be best known as one of the Grand Moffs (if you will) steering the Star Wars: The Clone Wars cartoon with its star-spanning, explosive drama week in and week out.  Bleeding Cool previously announced that Murphy would join Zak Penn in launching Hero Worship, an upcoming comic book miniseries to be[...]
Heroes as Celebrities: Zak Penn Discusses Hero Worship
Bleeding Cool previously announced Hero Worship, the upcoming miniseries which represents his first-ever foray into comic storytelling, and presented a nine-page preview of the series earlier this week I recently had the opportunity to ask Penn a few questions about his latest superhero venture, which I humbly present to you below.     BC:[...]
First Look: Nine Pages of Hero Worship
As previously announced on Bleeding Cool, there's a new project forthcoming from Avatar Press called Hero Worship, a mature look at superheroics in the same vein as previous titles like Black Summer and Absolution We're happy to share this exclusive first look at the six-issue miniseries, written by Zak Penn (screenwriter of X-Men, Hulk, and[...]
Swipe File: Hero Worship And Runaways
  Wow... even the colour schemes match... In Swipe File we present two or more images that resemble each other to some degree. They may be homages,
Superhero Screenwriter Zak Penn To Publish First-Ever Comic, Hero Worship
He's been a major creative force in how comics are translated to the big screen. Now, Penn is shifting focus back to the comic market with his new series Hero Worship, a six-issue miniseries being published by Avatar Press Avatar's no stranger to the superhero genre, with groundbreaking series by such industry stalwarts as Warren Ellis[...]