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Inkblot #1 Review: Comfort Food Fantasy for Cat Lovers

Inkblot #1 Review: Comfort Food Fantasy for Cat Lovers

Inkblot is a brand new fantasy series from Image Comics created by Emma Kubert and Rusty Gladd that stars a librarian in a fantasy world and a mischievous black cat Gladd, in the backmatter, breaks down their collaboration, saying, "The art comes first [Emma's] pencils, my inks, her colors, and finally, my words It's a seldom-used process these[...]

Bliss #2 Review: Caitlin Yarsky Does Eisner-Worthy Work in Bliss

Bliss #2 Review: Caitlin Yarsky Does Eisner-Worthy Work in Bliss

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Bliss started off very good and approaches great here with this second issue, which dives deeper into the consequences of a decision made in the name of a father's love Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarski work beautifully together, with inventive pages that could often each be a standalone art piece with as much[...]

Big Girls #1 Review: Pandemic-Era Gender Exploration as a Horror Comic

Big Girls #1 Review: Pandemic-Era Gender Exploration as a Horror Comic

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Big Girls #1 introduces the concept fluidly, concisely, and with grace, feeding the reader all of the information they need to know very quickly so that the rest of the comic can focus on answering the book's core What If? question. Jason Howard is terrific as both a writer and an artist, delivering scenes of[...]

Invincible Artist Ryan Ottley Says Series Animation Looks Amazing

Invincible Artist Ryan Ottley Says Series Animation Looks "Amazing"

During Skybound Xpo and Comic-Con@Home, fans were introduced to the upcoming animated Amazon series' voice cast; following that, Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment used their Image Comics FCBD (Free Comic Book Day) issue to offer a look at the animated artwork ( with co-creator Cory Walker serving as lead character designer) Now, artist Ryan Ottley is[...]

Big Girls: How Ideological Extremes Hit Close to Home

Big Girls: How Ideological Extremes Hit Close to Home

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]The us vs them of Big Girls is palpable and completely adaptable to any narrative its readers would assign to it; us vs them, feminism vs sexism, socialism vs capitalism, etc In fact, this comic hits close enough to home in its social commentary that it's hard not to apply even the most[...]

Monstress: Talk-Stories Miniseries From Liu and Takeda Follows Kippa

Monstress: Talk-Stories Miniseries From Liu and Takeda Follows Kippa

Image Comics has announced a new spinoff miniseries for Monstress, as well as a paperback collection of the fifth arc, and a special limited edition hardcover The spinoff from creators Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda, Monstress: Talk-Stories, will follow the character Kippa as she tells the story of a significant moment from her childhood This two-issue miniseries[...]

Bliss #1 Review: A Comic Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda

Bliss #1 Review: A Comic Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda!?

The Coyotes team of writer Sean Lewis and artist Caitlin Yarsky reunite for a new comic over at Image, the surrealist Bliss This new eight-issue series, which examines the morality of a murderer who committed his crimes in order to save his sick son, debuted last week with its first issue. Coyotes was as beautifully drawn as it was unique, but[...]

Chu #1 Review: The Better Call Saul to Chews Breaking Bad

Chu #1 Review: The Better Call Saul to Chew's Breaking Bad

Credit: Image Comics.[/caption]Saffron is a Cibopars, which means that she is able to learn secrets from those with whom she shares meals.. and this issue starts with a big one After the opening serving, the comic becomes an Ocean's Eleven-esque caper that quickly devolves into a shower of puke and blood in one of the most[...]

Barack Obama Goes Topless for DieDieDie #14 Cover in October

Barack Obama Goes Topless for Die!Die!Die! #14 Cover in October

It looks like Robert Kirkman, superstar comic book writer and 3rd most famous person to come from Kentucky behind Colonel Sanders and Abraham Lincoln in that order,  is hoping to have a last-minute influence on the upcoming U.S. presidential election. Kirkman, along with co-writer Scott M. Gimple and assists Chris Burnham and Nathan Fairbairn, will […]

Paper Girls Co-Showrunner Introduced Themselves and Their Glasses

Paper Girls Co-Showrunner Introduced Themselves and Their Glasses

Christopher Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire) took to Twitter to not only introduce the social media world to the new cord he has for his glasses to keep him from losing them, but he did it in a pretty smooth way: with an image of his glasses sitting on the daily room notes binder for[...]

Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

To say he is “whimsical” would be like calling the Pacific Ocean “a puddle.” He starts off the issue a drooling amnesiac riddled with more than a dozen syringe harpoons, fired from the guards of the Hyper-Pope.[caption id="attachment_1223186" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Ludocrats #2 published by Image Comics with the creative team of Kieron[...]

Skullkickers Being Developed as 2D Animated Comedy-Adventure Series

Skullkickers Being Developed as 2D Animated Comedy-Adventure Series

It’s a great time to make our mark in this space."[caption id="attachment_1222759" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A look at promo art for Skullkickers (Image: Jim Zub, Edwin Huang and Chris Stevens)[/caption] SKULLKICKERS is a sarcastic send-up of sword & sorcery stories about a trio of mercenaries who kill monsters and cause mayhem in their quest for money, fame[...]

Reaver #8 Review: Trying To Be The Shepherd

Reaver #8 Review: Trying To Be The Shepherd

Luckily, as noted, he's got some unexpected backup from a diminutive bloodthirsty torturer called Rekala who's got a mission that aligns with his own -- to save children taken from the streets and sent into a life of horror.[caption id="attachment_1216250" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Reaver #8 published by Image Comics with the creative team[...]

The Back Order List 5/20/2020: Lots of DC Ludocrats and Red Sonja

The Back Order List 5/20/2020: Lots of DC, Ludocrats, and Red Sonja

Plunge #3, main and variant cover, also not around for Diamond to send more copies of.[gallery columns="2" ids="1212461,1212460,1212465,1212466"] Image and Boom get in One Each Image Comics had only one notable Back Order List addition, the great Jaime McKelvie cover for the Ludocrats #1 As was predicted earlier Buffy The Vampire Slayer #14 from Boom did sell[...]

Ludocrats #1 Review: The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year

Ludocrats #1 Review: The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year

He's not even the third craziest person in this book as each personage excels more in the main occupation here: being ludicrous.[caption id="attachment_1209537" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Ludocrats #1 published by Image Comics with a creative team of Kieron Gillen, Jim Rossignol, Jeff Stokely, Tamra Bonvillain, and Clayton Cowles.[/caption]With absurdism as a mission statement,[...]

Diamond Says 20th May For New Marvel Comics Image IDW and More

Diamond Says 20th May For New Marvel Comics, Image, IDW and More

Now here is everything from Marvel, Image, IDW, Boom, Dark Horse, Action Lab, Oni Press, Titan, Vault, Zenescope and more, also from Diamond.DARK HORSE ART OF GUILD WARS COMPLETE ARENANET 20TH ANN ED HC (C: 1-1-2 05/20/20DARK HORSE BANG #1 (OF 5) 3RD PTG 05/20/20DARK HORSE BLACKWOOD MOURNING AFTER #3 (OF 4) CVR A FISH 05/27/20DARK HORSE BLACKWOOD MOURNING AFTER #3 (OF[...]

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel DC Image and More

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

DC also has the archival Justice League of America: A Celebration of 60 Years.[caption id="attachment_1190772" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Radical Shift Of Gravity, one of a number of comics published this week.[/caption] Dark Horse, Dynamite and IDW this week Boom Studios, Vault and Image Comics list no comics published this week at all Dark Horse lists Baltimore Omnibus Vol[...]

Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Comics has made four of its staff members redundant The publisher cited the effects of the current global situation, and the closure of comic shores, as well as Image Comics's own Portland offices.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Image Comics make four staffers redundant.[/caption]Newsarama identified two of the staff members Graphic designer/production artist Carey Hall, you[...]

Rick Remenders Image Comics Art Dump is a Cure for Coronavirus Blues

Rick Remender's Image Comics Art Dump is a Cure for Coronavirus Blues

Earlier today, we looked at Remender's rejected pitch for a Spider-Man story bursting with bug-themed baddies.Now, we've collected all of Remender's tweets showing off concept art, designs, promotional artwork, and others from the all-star lineup of artists that have partnered with Remender for creator-owned comics at Image.Black Science meets Spawn cover by @ScaleraMatteo pic.twitter.com/zDK70c1YNy — Rick[...]