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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. Big Girls #6 Cover Credit: Image Comics 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 called Jacks and considered[...]
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[...]
Epic Meal Time's Harley Morenstein: YouTube Creator Spotlight
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
Credit: Image Comics 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[...]
Stillwater #2 Review:
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
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[...]
Seven Secrets #2 Review:
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? Big Girls #2 cover by Jason Howard Credit: Image Comics Big Girls #2 continues from the cliffhanger at the end of the[...]
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. The cover of Big Girls #2 Credit:[...]
Big Girls #1 Review:
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: All-New Science Fiction
Image Credits: Image Comics 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
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. Skybound/Amazon Prime Video "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 to craft a world[...]
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 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[...]