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The Daily LITG, 14th February 2020 – Happy Valentine's Day John Cassaday

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. And a happy Valentine's Day to all – if you are reading this, then I totally love you. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Bong Joon Ho's […]

The Daily LITG, 14th December 2019 – Happy Birthday John Cassaday 

The Daily LITG, 14th December 2019 – Happy Birthday John Cassaday 

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Were you up for Swinson? The 10 most-read stories yesterday Art Thibert Finally Talks About Getting Blacklisted at Marvel, to Promote His Comic, Chrono Mechanics In […]

John Cassaday's Exclusive Covers and Prints for Humanoids at San Diego Comic-Con 2019

At San Diego Comic-Con, Humanoids will be selling an exclusive edition of their H1 launch comic book Ignited #1 by co-writers Mark Waid and Kwanza Osajefo, artist Phil Briones, and colourist Andrew Crossley, featuring a new cover by Humanoids' Chief Creative Officer John Cassaday. And they will also be giving away a limited edition Ignited print […]

Humanoids Launches All-New H1 Superhero Universe at NYCC with All-Star Creators

Following the hirings of  John Cassaday and Mark Waid as executives, Humanoids has revealed what their H1 initiative is all about: a brand new shared superhero universe by an impressive lineup of creators, all listed at the top of their press release: John Cassaday * Mark Waid * Kwanza Osajyefo * Carla Speed McNeil * Yanick Paquette […]

Now Humanoids Hires Mark Waid as Director of Creative Development

Everything is turning up Mark Waid this week. Just days after being targeted in a lawsuit by Comicsgate leader Richard C. Meyer, one of the few people in comics less sympathetic than Waid himself, Waid has now been named the new Director of Creative Development by publisher Humanoids. Waid's hiring follows the addition of John […]

Writer's Commentary – Leah Moore Talks Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #2

Dynamite has sent us a new writer's commentary from Leah Moore for the book Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #2 she co-writes with John Reppion. Cover by John Cassaday with interiors by Julius Ohta. Page 1: Okay, so last issue we saw May Williams pique The Great Detective's interest. This issue, we follow her to see what she […]

Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of […]

Exclusive First Look Inside Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #1

Leah Moore and John Reppion are back at to tell another mysterious adventure of the World's Greatest Detective, Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man. And the newest case involves a reliable family man who suddenly disappears without a trace. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. John Watson are brought in to discover the final fate of […]

Marvel Releases First Six Legacy Teaser Covers, Changing Industry Forever

Yesterday, Marvel Comics promised us an announcement about their upcoming Legacy initiative that would change the comic book industry, with Legacy affecting every hero, every title, every story. Today, Marvel has begun to deliver on that promise with… six Legacy covers homaging classic past covers, released to a compliant media partner website. Well, you can't […]

The Rocketeer: High Flying Adventures Review: Charmingly Classic Stories Of Heroic Antics

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Rocketeer: High Flying Adventures doesn't waste any time in dropping the reader right into the action. We open with Betty rightfully scolding Cliff for being late to rescue her, and Cliff doing what he does best: winging it. The Rocketeer is one of my personal favorite comic book characters. The old-school, beat-'em-up […]

Writer's Commentary – Benjamin Percy Talks James Bond #1

A Writer's Commentary: Benjamin Percy talks James Bond #1, on sale today from Dynamite. Cover by John Cassaday and interiors by Rapha Lobosco. PAGE 1 Exotic locale? Check. One of my favorite opening sequences—in any Bond film—comes from The Spy Who Loved Me. I'm tipping my hat to it here (without putting 007 in Roger Moore's banana-colored […]

"Mac Is Emotionally Lost." – James Robinson Talks Grand Passion #2

James Robinson talks to Byron Brewer about Grand Passion #2, on sale in December from Dynamite. Cover by John Cassaday. BYRON BREWER: James, in your new series, Grand Passion, with issue #2 on sale in December, the character of Mac seems to have his share of survivor's guilt. His wife having died and him still […]

What's In The Bag? – John Cassaday's KISS Covers Revealed

So, what's in the bagged KISS #1 that shows the KISS Army logo and John Cassaday limited edition? Well, we've got the covers now. There are three variations. 75% of them are the color version below while the other 25% is split between the Black & White edition and the Shadow Edition. So out of […]

All 14 KISS #1 Covers Plus A John Cassaday Blind Bag Variant

Dynamite is pulling out all the stops with their new KISS comics series from Amy Chu and Kewber Baal. Not only do they have 14 covers for the first issue, they have now announced a special John Cassaday 'Blind Bag' variant. This is a new item that comes in a Kiss Army plastic bag and […]

John Cassaday Pays Homage To Gil Kane With Champions #1 Cover

John Cassaday has been taped to do a retailer exclusive cover for Marvel's Champions #1. The fan-favorite artist decided to pay homage to the original Gil Kane Champions #1 cover from October of 1975. Cassaday was only 4 years old when the original issue debuted. The cover is being offered up by Dynamic Forces in either color and […]

James Robinson's Grand Passion Finally To Be Released

This seems a long time coming… Back in July of 2013, Rich ran a story about James Robinson (Squadron Supreme, Starman) doing a new book called Grand Passion at Dynamite. Flash forward three years, one month and a week and Dynamite sends out a press release about James Robinson's Grand Passion coming out this November. At […]

Writer's Commentary – Michael Uslan On Lone Ranger / Green Hornet #1

A Writer's Commentary: Michael Uslan talks Lone Ranger/Green Hornet #1, on sale this week from Dynamite. Cover is by John Cassaday. Page 1 I definitely wanted to open this saga with the dual traditional openings from the Lone Ranger and the Green Hornet radio shows. Putting them side-by-side shows just how parallel these two characters were […]

The Tipping Point From John Cassaday, Paul Pope, Eddie Campbell And More Launches This Weekend

The cover is by Enki Bilal. The creators are Naoki Urasawa, John Cassaday, Boulet, Bastien Vivès, Bob Fingerman, Katsuya Terada, Frederik Peeters, Emmanuel Lepage, Taiyō Matsumoto, Paul Pope, Atsushi Kaneko, Keiichi Koike, Eddie Campbell, each writing and drawing their stories. And each story based on the concept of "the tipping point", the moment that turns inaction into […]