John Paul Leon Archives

Michael Davis On John Paul Leon In Batman/Catwoman Special From DC
This week, his essay on the late John Paul Leon ran in Batman/Catwoman Special #1, by Tom King and John Paul Leon, the first work of Davis that DC Comics has published in decades In the light of this, Davis posted to his MD world page Facebook (which he has hardly used over the past[...]
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Today, DC Comics has published the Batman/Catwoman Special by Tom King and the late John Paul Leon, with Mitch Gerads and friends completing the comic book in question in tribute to John, including our own Michael Davis The comic itself was intended to branch two arcs in the main Batman/Catwoman series which, once upon a[...]
Dave Gibbons Draws Rorschach For DC Comics One More Time
Tomorrow sees DC Comics publish the Batman/Catwoman Special, the comic book written by Tom King and John Paul Leon intended to bridge the gap between two arcs of the Batman/Catwoman comic But John died while drawing the comic book It has now been finished by his friends and colleagues, led by Mitch Gerads and will[...]
Thank FOC It's 27th December 2019 -
This is an attempt to sift through them all and find the most relevant items. What's FOC-ing this weekend? Batwoman/Catwoman One-Shot will be a moral to the life and work of John Paul Leon, and will have a 1:25 tiered cover. How did Cloaked #1, Sonic The Hedgehog: Imposter Syndrome #1, King Of Spies #1, Lady Mechanika: Monster[...]
Michael Davis Writes Essay For John Paul Leon Batman/Catwoman Special
This week, the Batman/Catwoman Special, originally to be created by Tom King and John Paul Leon, goes to Final Order Cut-Off from DC Comics Originally planned for earlier in the year, John Paul Leon died while working on the issue Now his friends and colleagues have completed the comic book in tribute and in memory[...]
Jim Krueger Talks To Bleeding Cool About Earth X and Eternals
Not Eternals, but rather Earth X by Jim Krueger, Alex Ross and the late John Paul Leon Spoilers going forward obviously. Earth X was a comic book series that launched in 1999 and ran for several years in one form or another It showed a possible near future for the Marvel Universe, and also revealed that[...]
Batman Catwoman Special #1 Delayed Another Four Months
DC Comics has rearranged the schedule for the Batman/Catwoman Special #1 by Tom King and the late Static co-creator John Paul Leon It will now be published in an expanded form on the 25th of January, 2022 John Paul Leon died from cancer while drawing this comic book, in May this year, at the age[...]
Batman Catwoman Special #1 Delayed Another Four Months
DC Comics has informed comic book readers that "initial orders for Batman/Catwoman Special #1" by Tom King and John Paul Leon "originally solicited in DC Connect #12 for release in July, have been cancelled The issue will be re-solicited at a later date, with more details coming soon." Comic book creatorJohn Paul Leon died of cancer[...]
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Comic book creator John Paul Leon died in May this year, aged 49, after being diagnosed with cancer Co-creator of Static for Milestone Comics, he first worked at Michael Davis' artist studio and majoring in illustration at New York's School of Visual Arts, studying under artists such as Will Eisner, Walter Simonson, and Jack Potter and gaining a[...]
Batman Catwoman Special #1 Delayed Another Four Months
Comic book creator John Paul Leon died on the 2nd of May 2021, after being diagnosed with cancer, at the age of 49 One of his final projects was the Batman/Catwoman Special, intended to run between two arcs of the Batman/Catwoman series, and reunited John Paul Leon with Tom King Planned to be published in[...]
Marvel And DC Comcis Tributes To John Paul Leon
Comic book creator John Paul Leon passed away six weeks ago A tribute to the man was published in Marvel Comics titles last week One appears in DC Comics titles this week They both run below. Marvel Tribute To John Paul Leon Joe Quesada wrote "J.P Leon was a unique talent, admired and envied by all for[...]
John Paul Leon, Of Dreams & Relations - Michael Davis, From The Edge
Michael Davis writes about his friend and student, John Paul Leon. John Paul Leon was part of an elite group, the Bad Boy Studio Mentor program That program's goal is to help people of color gain entry into comic books and related businesses It does not stop there-the main goal is to pay it forward[...]
John Paul Leon's Family Issue Statement and Fundraiser In His Memory
The family of John Paul Leon, who died yesterday, has issued the following notice, as well as a donation page.  JOHN PAUL LEON (1972-2021) John Paul Leon, one of the most revered and masterful artists and storytellers in the comic book industry, passed away Sunday morning at l0am, May 2nd, 2021, after a 14-year battle with cancer[...]
John Paul Leon Has Passed Away At The Age Of 49
Comic book creator John Paul Leon died this morning, the 2nd of May 2021, after being diagnosed with cancer, at the age of 49 I spoke with Michael Davis earlier this week about the man and his life, as he rose through Davis' artist studio, as well as majoring in illustration at New York's School[...]
Did John Paul leon Cast Jake Gyllenhaal as John Constantine?
If you are in the neighbourhood, check them out. JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER #2 (MR) (W) Simon Spurrier (A) Aaron Campbell (CA) John Paul Leon John's return to London isn't going as smoothly as he'd hoped…though it's already been just as bloody as he could have expected! Enormous angels straight from the mind of William Blake are tearing people[...]
LATE: Batman: Creature Of The Night #4 Must Be Out This Year
Batman Creature Of The Night is a prestige mini-series that has been a long time coming from Kurt Busiek and John Paul Leon. The first issue came out in late November 2017, intended to be a companion piece to Batman: Secret Identity. Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime…and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save the[...]
Truth Or Consequences – Michael Davis, From The Edge
According to the film (now seen by how many thousands?), Static was created by Dwayne McDuffie, Robert Washington, and John Paul Leon. I have nothing but LOVE for what the filmmakers attempted to do, but those credits are just wrong. Dwayne McDuffie, Derek Dingle, Denys Cowan, Christopher Priest, & myself, created Static. John Paul & Robert Washington more[...]
Earth X And Universe X Hit ComiXology's 99 Cent Sale On Monday
An alternative future of the Marvel universe from Jim Krueger, Alex Ross, John Paul Leon, Doug Braithwaite and more. Twenty-eight issues, Earth X #0, X, 1-12 and  Universe X #0, X, 1-12 are all at 99 cents/69 pence from where I'm sitting, though the final chapter Paradise X has yet to be made available. Hitting the[...]
The New Comic Book Work Of Jonathan Ross And BLVD
At the BLVD booth (#1223), Tommy Lee Edwards, Trevor Goring, John Paul Leon, Sean Chen and Bernard Chang are selling a new comic, theBVLD Storybook 1.0 With five chapters featuring five very different stories by Jonathan Ross. British broadcaster Jonathan Ross has already had success with Tommy Lee Edwards on Image title Turf, with another book[...]