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Big Girls #6 Review: It Gets Very Real Very Fast

Big Girls #6 Review: It Gets Very Real, Very Fast

Jason Howard can apparently aptly call himself "writer," "artist," and "genius" after this superb performance.[caption id="attachment_1322703" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big Girls #6 Cover Credit: Image Comics[/caption]The original status quo was that some pre-adolescent boys would get infected by an atmospheric contaminant and grow big Skyscraper big. Pacific Rim big The resulting gigantic, monstrously deformed boys would be[...]

Big Girls #5 Review: High Concept Science Fiction

Big Girls #5 Review: High Concept Science Fiction

Jason Howard writes, draws, inks, and colors every moment of this wonderfully developed story, with only Fonografiks on hand to deliver effective lettering All of the underpinning philosophical questions boil down to this intense action scene and its tension-filled aftermath It unfolds elegantly, allowing seeds planted in earlier issues to bloom brilliantly Likewise, the fight[...]

Big Girls #4 Review: A Nuanced Exploration By Jason Howard

Big Girls #4 Review: A Nuanced Exploration By Jason Howard

For three issues so far, Big Girls, written and drawn by Jason Howard with artwork by Fonografiks, has told a compelling story about a version of our world where things have gone horribly wrong Certain baby boys mutate into creatures called Jacks, horrific monsters that tower as high and skyscrapers and destroy everything in sight[...]

Big Girls #4 Review: A Gigantic Accomplishment

Big Girls #4 Review: A Gigantic Accomplishment

Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Writer/artist Jason Howard really gives this issue a Shakespearean turn, exposing character motivations and rationales for hard decisions As well, the toe-to-toe battle between the arguable protagonist Ember and the more experienced Apex has a surprising conclusion The facial expressions, body language and actions that develop this plot are superbly engaging.It's hard to[...]

Big Girls #3 Review: Tragic Flashbacks &#038 Egregious Property Damage

Big Girls #3 Review: Tragic Flashbacks & Egregious Property Damage

Big Girls by Jason Howard has delivered two great issues, back-to-back The debut chapter introduced the premise with deep intrigue and pitch-black horror, while the second issue delved into the moral implications of what it really means to just slaughter these "jacks" in order to keep up a safe zone Now, as Big Girls #3 begins with[...]

Big Girls #3 Review: Inventive Science Fiction Adventure

Big Girls #3 Review: Inventive Science Fiction Adventure

Likewise, the tension between Ember and Apex finds a kind of outlet, and the grieving father Martin gets completely radicalized.Writer/artist Jason Howard does it all here, dipping readers deep into his own custom mythos With only the letters of Fonografiks as a collaborator, this story continues as an engaging, inventive new path Two of the[...]

Big Girls #2 Review: A Sci-Fi Thriller Teeming With Moral Ambiguity

Big Girls #2 Review: A Sci-Fi Thriller Teeming With Moral Ambiguity

Big Girls by Jason Howard kicked off with a killer first issue that followed through on a high concept with a thrilling story Can this second issue sustain the intrigue that made the debut issue so compelling?[caption id="attachment_1273033" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Big Girls #2 cover by Jason Howard Credit: Image Comics[/caption]Big Girls #2 continues from the cliffhanger at[...]

Big Girls #2 Review: A Superlative Sci-Fi Accomplishment

Big Girls #2 Review: A Superlative Sci-Fi Accomplishment

The boys are becoming seemingly mindless, mutated monsters that barely resemble humanoids called "Jacks." The women, who grow tall but look (proportionately) normal, protect the remains of human society from the monstrous boys in a dystopian science fiction vision that comes fully formed from the mind of Jason Howard.[caption id="attachment_1267994" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of[...]

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

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

Some of the best speculative fiction takes a big What If question, and, in effort of answering that question, builds characters and entire mythologies. Stephen King, for example, is known to work that way, where he begins with a core curiosity ("What if a vampire came to a small town?") and unravels it all from there. Big Girls by[...]

Big Girls #1 Review: Some All-New Science Fiction Just For You

Big Girls #1 Review: Some All-New Science Fiction Just For You

Image Credits: Image Comics[/caption]The work here done by Jason Howard is really impressive in that every line, every nuance of color and every word of dialogue came from his singular imagination The characters he presents here (the lawman High Marshall James Tannik, the giantess Ember, the vexed Martin Martinez, the focused Dr Slates) are well[...]

Super Dinosaur: Robert Kirkman &#038 Jason Howards Comic Gets Animated on Amazon Prime

"Super Dinosaur": Robert Kirkman & Jason Howard's Comic Gets Animated on Amazon Prime

Skybound/Image comic book series Super Dinosaur from Kirkman and Jason Howard will premiere on Amazon Prime Video beginning October 6 with 13, half-hour episodes.[caption id="attachment_1086487" align="alignnone" width="1480"] Skybound/Amazon Prime Video[/caption] “Jason Howard and I created Super Dinosaur as something all kids would enjoy as much as our own kids do In doing so we were able[...]

5 Pages From Warren Ellis and Jason Howards Trees: Three Fates #1

5 Pages From Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's Trees: Three Fates #1

Image Comics has released a preview of Trees: Three Fates #1, the first issue of the next volume of the creator-owned series by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, ahead of its release in September Final order cutoff for the comic is Monday, and Image is hoping it will sell out so they can send out[...]

Warren Ellis and Jason Howards Trees: Three Fates Coming in September

Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's Trees: Three Fates Coming in September

Because he's just put up a solicitation for September for the third chapter of his John Wyndham-ish alien-not-quite-an-invasion series with Jason Howard, Trees Of which there is meant to be a TV series on the way, from Hardy Son & Baker, the production company founded by Tom Hardy for NBCU International Studios.Ellis writes, NEWS: I don't[...]



Warren Ellis And Jason Howard Are Working On Something Else Between Trees&#8230

Warren Ellis And Jason Howard Are Working On Something Else Between Trees…

At the MIT Media Lab yesterday, Warren Ellis was been interviewed by Kevin Slavin about his life, work and thoughts about stuff as part of a series entitled Mythophysics Of The New Normal.Along the way, he also made mention that he and Jason Howard are taking a break between the second and third volume of his Image[...]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Trees

From Strip To Script – Trees

By Josh HechingerWelcome to From Strip to Script, where I take a page of finished comic art and try to derive a script from it, to see what I can learn from the exercise.I missed the first 'season' of Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's Trees when it was coming out, but ended up catching up[...]

Bleeding Cools 11 Best Comics Of 2014

Bleeding Cool's 11 Best Comics Of 2014

Trees from Image Comics, written by Warren Ellis, with art by Jason HowardSo many titles to choose from, but this one sung to me, steeped as it was in John Wyndham, Edge of Darkness and perfectly timed for modern day concerns of individuals finding a place to be, all at a time when the world[...]


Not Enough Of You Are Reading Trees. Come On Now.

Not Enough Of You Are Reading Trees. Come On, Now.

What, did the eight of you reading TREES think there were going to be lots of happy endings? It's not the first time Warren has made reference that the sales on his Image series Trees with Jason Howard are a little on the low side But for the life of me, I can't understand why[...]