jamie mckelvie

An Avenger For The Young

Jamie McKelvie is one of the hottest young comic book artists in the industry right now, with projects such as Phonogram (pictured above), Suburban Glamour, X-Men Season One, Young Avengers and the recent The Wicked + The Divine.But instead of talking about Jamie today, we're talking about his father, Peter McKelvie.After the emergence of the hundreds[...]

The Wicked + The Divine + Saddam Hussein

There's a lot to be said about The Wicked + The Divine #1. And thankfully writer Kieron Gillen has said most of it right here. Some things I'm glad I got, lots I didn't and have necessitated a re-read. Something I remember him also saying once, was about how people interpreted his work and as […]

The Jetpack/Forbidden Planet Exclusive Cover For Launch Of The Wicked + The Divine

Not long now.The Jamie McKelvie exclusive cover for the upcoming launch of The Wicked + The Divine shared by Forbidden Planet in the UK and Jetpack Comics in the US...Both Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie will be launching the comic with a signing a Forbodden Planet London on Wednesday 18th June at 6pm.It's interesting to see the[...]

Young Avengers Wins GLAAD Award For Increased Visibility And Understanding Of LGBT Community

From the GLAAD Awards in Los Angeles, this weekend, reflecting the portraying of gay characters and gay themes in pop culture, Marvel scored a win.Outstanding Comic Book:  Young Avengers, written by Kieron Gillen (Marvel Comics)It was also drawn by Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton with colorist Matthew Wilson and Clayton Cowles and a whole bunch of other folk for the[...]

Tales from the Four-Color Closet – LGBTQ Young Avengers

Tumblr is in tears, critics are applauding, and fans all over kinda wish it wasn’t so.The critically acclaimed and fan-favourite run on Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie et al is finished, with a wonderful, heartfelt and fun farewell to a team they’ve been working on for just around a year now[...]

Is Young Avengers The First Mainstream All LGBT Superhero Team?

Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (and a few friends) comes to an end today, and it also concludes Gillen's Loki story, even more that Journey Into Mystery did The new Loki story picks up in All New Marvel Now Point One today.But before that, we get a revelation.After one or three examples,[...]

Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Graphic Novels of 2013

Young Avengers Volume 1: Style > Substance, from Marvel Comics, written by Kieron Gillen, with art by Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton, colors by Matthew Wilson, and letters by VC's Clayton CowlesYoung Avengers made waves, as a series, from its first issue, and here in one sitting you can appreciate more fully the planning and[...]

Christmas Swag – From Sandman to Doctor Who

Craig Russell's art on issue #50The first collected edition of Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie I hate to admit that I haven't read it yet (though I've been collecting them and not reading them yet to avoid spoilers), but now I can rectify that.A Timelord t-shirt, Whovian of course, with Smith's Doctor[...]

Comics Industry Responds To… Steve Wacker Moving West

— Graeme (@graemem) December 19, 2013 Sad for me, and for Marvel comics, to hear of @StephenWacker’s departure, but sounds like a great opportunity! Good luck Steve!— Jamie McKelvie (@McKelvie) December 20, 2013 @StephenWacker a) I GOT this, don't worry b) Do I still work for you? ;-)— Joe Caramagna (@JoeCaramagna) December 20, 2013 Threads can be found[...]

Young Avengers Reinvents Comics Again. Probably More Than Once.

There is resolution, there is reason, there is music, there is sex, there is parental responsibility and, as you can see from above, there is love.But there's also more of the page-twisting comic play that Young Avengers has been famed for, somewhere between Acme Novelty Library and The Filth.Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie established that[...]

The Postmodern Pinky Swear: The Young Avengers Wrap Party

Almost the entire creative team were there, including Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Annie Wu, Ming Doyle, Matt Wilson, Christian Ward, Becky Cloonan, Joe Quinones and a special appearance by a scale model of Emma Vieceli.Firstly, Gillen asked the audience if anyone minded the panel being recorded An avid podcaster, he recorded the audio and it’ll[...]

Where's Loki? (UPDATE)

This is the cover to issue 13 of Young Avengers, solicited for December. And these are the covers to Young Avengers #14 and 15, solicited for ecember and January, the last two making up the multiple-artist story Phonogram-alike Young Avengers: Afterparty. Which is just the kind of thing to make people think that the title […]

Not Even Captions Are Safe In Tomorrow's Young Avengers

From the opening of Young Avengers #10, out tomorrow. We see the malevolent, monstrous Other Mother in the dimension between dimension. And some Sandmanesque purple prose to describe her very reality. That prose… it's just so delicious, so tempting, so… I would totally deep fry that caption box in batter, wouldn't you? Young Avengers #10, […]

Young Avengers 11 Image Released By Accident

He contacted Marvel to let them know and they gave him permission to release it.The Thor Battle Variant by Deodato Jr and colors by Rain:This is the solicitation text for the issue and the regular cover:YOUNG AVENGERS #11 KIERON GILLEN (W) JAMIE MCKELVIE (A/C) THOR BATTLE VARIANT ALSO AVAILABLE • They say you can never go home[...]

Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh's "Stripped" Event

Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival.Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren Pleece, Roger Gibson, Chris Riddell, Jon Naught,  Stephen Collins, Robin and Lorenzo Etherington, Robbie Morrison, Jim[...]