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A Week In Transphobia In Comics

A Week In Transphobia In Comics

Early in the week, in fact pretty much kicking it off, came news that Drawn & Quarterly had cancelled a book, Sadbøi, by artist Berliac due to a historic transphobic essay and comments that were brought to light.Now, on new comic day of the first full week of Pride Month, Image Comics released Howard Chaykin's[...]


Ruff And Ready Recreated As Nineteen-Fifties Blue Comedians By Howard Chaykin

Ruff And Ready, Recreated As Nineteen-Fifties Blue Comedians By Howard Chaykin

In the Green Lantern/Space Ghost Annual out next week, famed crime/sex comic creator Howard Chaykin is taking on Ruff And Reddy - and like Snagglepuss, is going back to the fifties.After a Satellite Sam-like recap of the history of television and how talking animals made their way into it, we get to meet the comparative[...]

Guest Changes And Crowds &#8211 Big Apple Comic Con 2017

Guest Changes And Crowds – Big Apple Comic Con 2017

Plus shows like this make is easier to talk to creators such as Roy Thomas and Howard Chaykin Overall this is a good comic con that pulls in great talent I sincerely hope volunteers are better informed for next year, as this show will only continue to grow.[caption id="attachment_622829" align="aligncenter" width="500"] //Barbara Eden[/caption][...]

Star Wars Collectible Heaven Is A Fun Way To Spend A Saturday

Star Wars Collectible Heaven Is A Fun Way To Spend A Saturday

here are some highlights:This was the first time I had ever seen one of the Howard Chaykin Star Wars posters in person Only 1000 were made, and they were distributed to some comic shops and offered at SDCC in 1976 for $1 This one was signed by Mark Hamill and sold for $1900 The other[...]

Star Wars Poisoned My Career &#8211 Howard Chaykin Speaks Out

"Star Wars Poisoned My Career" – Howard Chaykin Speaks Out

 “90% of the comic enthusiast out there today will only remember me for Star Wars, which had poisoned my career.”: Interviewing Howard ChaykinBy Olly MacNameeAhead of his storming, expletive laced appearance at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Howard Chaykin attended a much smaller, but intimate, affair right here in the beautiful countryside of Great[...]

Foul Language Poignant Reflection And Gut-Wrenching Honesty &#8211 The Howard Chaykin Panel

Foul Language, Poignant Reflection And Gut-Wrenching Honesty – The Howard Chaykin Panel

By Octavio KarbankA legendary creator, in every sense of the word, comic book creator Howard Chaykin had his own panel today, delivering gut-wrenching honesty, mixed in with foul language and poignant reflections and anecdotes Creator of comics like American Flagg and Satellite Sam, he spoke about everything from just how few comic readers there are,[...]

Roger Langridge And Gisèle Lagace Revive Betty Boop With Dynamite At San Diego

Roger Langridge And Gisèle Lagace Revive Betty Boop With Dynamite At San Diego

and fights ghosts.The book features four traditional comic covers from Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!), Roger Langridge, Gisèle Lagacé, and a Max Fleischer character sheet Special edition variants will include a coloring book cover by J Bone (Super Friends), a Blank Authentix Edition; and a Howard Chaykin "Black & White" incentive edition available to qualifying retailers.Betty Boop #1[...]

Free On Bleeding Cool &#8211 American Flagg #2 By Howard Chaykin

Free On Bleeding Cool – American Flagg #2 By Howard Chaykin

To go with Free Comic Book Day, we have a bunch of free comics for our readers this weekend from Dynamite, all of which tie into the new Groupees Independent bundle being offered up right now from Dynamite, IDW, Image and Oni.The American Flagg series from Howard Chaykin was groundbreaking when it was published by[...]

Midnight Of The Soul Is A Labor Of Love New Miniseries From Howard Chaykin

"Midnight Of The Soul Is A Labor Of Love" New Miniseries From Howard Chaykin

The comic comes from fan-favorite and cult cartoonist Howard Chaykin who has done work on American Flagg! and Satellite Sam.The story is set in 1950 and follows Joel Breakstone, a former G.I., one of the liberators of Auschwitz, and a walking pile of seriously damaged goods He hasn't exhaled a sober breath in five years[...]

Howard Chaykins Star Wars Original Art At London Super Comic Con

Howard Chaykin's Star Wars Original Art At London Super Comic Con

Howard Chaykin appeared at the London Super Comic Con this past weekend, accompanied by an exhibition of his original art from the original Star Wars series for Marvel Comics Here's a look at some of the pages that were on display, courtesy of Promotopia Pictures for Bleeding Cool.[...]

Next Week&#8230 Ill Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You

Next Week… I'll Be At London Super Comic Con. Will You?

If you see me, say hi, I always appreciate it.Here's a look at what's waiting for me.Attending creators include Brian Bolland, Frank Cho, David Finch, Humberto Ramos, Mike Zeck, Marv Wolfman, David Aja, Heather Antos, Mahmud Asrar, Jeremy Bastion, Simone Bianchi, Mark Buckingham, Howard Chaykin, Ian Churchill, Katie Cook, Steve Dillon, Duncan Fegredo, Meredith Finch, Gary[...]


Todays Black Hood Is From Duane Swierczynski And Howard Chaykin

Today's Black Hood Is From Duane Swierczynski And Howard Chaykin

This is a special one-shot issue from writer Duane Swierczynski and legendary artist Howard Chaykin. “Flor de Muerto” After the soul-crushing events of “Bullet’s Kiss,” disfigured cop Greg Hettinger leaves Philly and checks into a Southern California rehab clinic But a plane ride can’t separate Greg from his troubles A fellow patient believes her former drug[...]

Dark Horse To Reprint Fafhrd And The Gray Mauser By ONeill Chaykin And Simonson

Dark Horse To Reprint Fafhrd And The Gray Mauser By O'Neill, Chaykin And Simonson

In June next year, Dark Horse is reprinting the old DC Comics swords and sorcery series Fafhrd And The Gray Mauser by Dennis O'Neill, Howard Chaykin and Walter Simonson as Fritz Leiber's Fafhrd And The Gray Mouser: Cloud Of Hate And Other StoriesDark Horse had previously reprinted the Mike Mignola issues, but now appear to be publishing[...]

NYCC 15: Howard Chaykin On Black Hood And More From The Dark Circle Panel

NYCC '15: Howard Chaykin On Black Hood And More From The Dark Circle Panel

Howard Chaykin would serve as guest artist for this issue The idea was to give Michael Gaydos a break so that he could get caught up Issue 6 would see Greg Hettinger leaving Philly to go to a rehab facility in California As expected trouble finds Greg in California Swierczynski completed for Chaykin being able[...]

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 2)

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 2)

By Cat TaylorHoward Chaykin at Wizard World Comic-Con in Nashville, Tennessee: He had a lot of opinions and wasn’t afraid to share them (Part 2, find Part 1 here)Despite presenting a somewhat “prickly” personality at his first panel, Howard Chaykin, delivered an enormous amount of information and was incredibly entertaining Plus, he turned out to[...]

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 1)

Howard Chaykin Entertains At Wizard World Nashville (Part 1)

By Cat TaylorHoward Chaykin at Wizard World Comic-Con in Nashville, Tennessee: He had a lot of opinions and wasn’t afraid to share them (Part 1)I knew it wasn’t going to be a boring panel when Howard Chaykin marched into the programming room and looked around with mock disgust as he shouted, “Only eight people showed[...]

Preview Of The Relaunched Archie #2

Preview Of The Relaunched Archie #2

Here we have a preview for Archie #2 by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples with covers by Staples, Howard Chaykin with Jesus Aburto, Erica Henderson, Paul Renaud, Paolo Rivera, and Chrissie Zullo. The new school year continues to bring with it daunting new challenges and interesting changes for the teens of Riverdale High But there’s one thing[...]