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Thought Bubble Festival Announces Details Of Novembers Digital Show

Thought Bubble Festival Announces Details Of November's Digital Show

Willow Wilson, Duncan Fegredo, Kieron Gillen, Ben Oliver, David LaFuente, Alex Norris, Andy Belanger, Lee Garbett, Shelly Bond, Erika Price, Ram V and the premiere of a new documentary on UK comics icon Ian Kennedy, produced and directed by Phillip Vaughan.The weekend will also host exclusive events and content including fromComiXology, Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels,[...]

Avatar Sells Out Of Cinema Purgatorio Box Sets Completely

Avatar Sells Out Of Cinema Purgatorio Box Sets Completely

As well as the title comic by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill, completely told in the series, the others including supernatural paramedical drama Code Pru, by Garth Ennis and Raulo Cacares, the Mad Max-meets-Pokemon of Modded by Kieron Gillen and Ignacio Caleres, Kaiju-procedural The Vast by Christos Gage and Gabriel Andrade, and the giant-ant-American-Revolution period drama A More Perfect Union by Max Brooks and Michael Dipascale.Well, it seems that my urging[...]

Alan Moores Cinema Purgatorio All 18 Issues For $40 FOCing Now

Alan Moore's Cinema Purgatorio, All 18 Issues For $40, FOCing Now

It belongs on every film student's bookshelf alongside Understanding Comics.The others including supernatural paramedical drama, Garth Ennis and Raulo Cacares continue their Code Pru, the Mad Max-meets-Pokemon of Modded by Kieron Gillen and Ignacio Caleres, The Vast by Christos Gage and Gabriel Andrade, A More Perfect Union by Max Brooks and Michael Dipascale CINEMA PURGATORIO COMP STORY BOX SET AVATAR PRESS INC SEP191549 Get the complete story for a song!  This set has all EIGHTEEN issues of[...]

Ten Months In The Life Of Kieron Gillen Writing About The Eternals

Ten Months In The Life Of Kieron Gillen Writing About The Eternals

Kieron Gillen, amongst a number of comic creators, publishes a newsletter Everyone should read it Not everyone does Like a number of creators (Warren Ellis started this one) he talks about projects he can't yet talk about, with codenames When the project is revealed, he reveals the codename, which allows one to trawl back through[...]

First Preview Of Esad Ribics Art In The Eternals #1 For November

First Preview Of Esad Ribic's Art In The Eternals #1 For November

The Eternals #1 is coming from Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribic in December from Marvel Comics Here's a look ahead at what one might expect No words, just pictures, that'll do for now, folks...[caption id="attachment_1257453" align="aligncenter" width="600"] First Preview Of Esad Ribic’s Art In The Eternals #1 For November[/caption][caption id="attachment_1257455" align="aligncenter" width="600"] First Preview Of[...]

Ludocrats #4 Review: Fun From Top To Bottom

Ludocrats #4 Review: Fun, From Top To Bottom

That’s an enormously tricky narrative feat to pull off, and the script from Jim Rossignol and Kieron Gillen make it look effortless.Then there’s this literal bombardment of wonderful, ridiculous, and interesting ideas, Gatling gunned at the reader without pause or context, all expanding the mad scope of this wonderful continuity This preposterous parade of possibility[...]

Marvel Launches Eternals in November With Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribic

Marvel Launches Eternals in November With Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribic

Not a bit of it, Marvel is launching a new Eternals series by A-Listers Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribic. And they have given up waiting on the schedule of the movie, currently in February.Kieron is well known for co-creating The Wicked + The Divine, Star Wars' Doctor Aphra, Phonogram, Die, recently returning to Marvel Comics for[...]

Die #12 Review: Ill-Considered Last Page Reveal

Die #12 Review: Ill-Considered Last Page Reveal

RATING: HONORABLE MENTION.Die #12 By Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans 'THE GREAT GAME,' Part Two-Designer Sid Meier described games as a series of interesting decisions 'May you live in interesting times' is a curse Both things are true, and both are true here.From its inception, Die #12 has played fast and loose with the pop culture strings of[...]

Ludocrats #3 Review: Who Would Ignore A Sensible Plan

Ludocrats #3 Review: Who Would Ignore A Sensible Plan?

Yes, my mistake."The writing from Kieron Gillen and Jim Rossignol is a delicate balance of madness and clarity, and it cannot be stressed enough that it's never an easy thing to do Add to that the literal building busting visuals, the clever quips, the mad metaplot, there's really only one word for a book like[...]

How Kieron Gillen Grabbed the Warhammer at Marvel Comics

How Kieron Gillen Grabbed the Warhammer at Marvel Comics

Kieron Gillen has been talking (lots) about picking up the Warhammer.. hammer at Marvel Comics, a new comic book line based on the RPG from Games Workshop, of which he has talked a lot in the pub and occasionally brought along painted figures On his newsletter, he revealed it was the real name for his[...]

DIE #11 Review: Literary And Engaging

DIE #11 Review: Literary And Engaging

If you have no idea what's going on and have never read this work, you're gonna be completely lost and have no idea what in the name of Gary Gygax is going on here.[caption id="attachment_1226564" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of DIE #11 published by Image Comics with the creative team of Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans,[...]

Kieron Gillen and Jacen Burrows Create Warhammer 40K Comics For Marvel

Kieron Gillen and Jacen Burrows Create Warhammer 40K Comics For Marvel

Last September the news came that Marvel had the comic book license, secured we later learnt by Marvel publisher John Nee, formerly of WildStorm, Warners, Cryptozoic and with most excellent contacts.A year later, the first book will be published, Warhammer 40K: Marneus Calgar in October, from tabletop and RPG gaming obsessive Kieron Gillen, writer of[...]

Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

Ludocrats #2 Review: The Professionals are at Work Here

Kieron Gillen, Tamra Bonvillain … names you’ve seen a lot. The rest of the team aren’t exactly slouches and this … well …Baron Otto Von Subertan is quite a figure — his Volstagg-ian proportions are only dwarfed by his deep devotion to being a Ludocrat, someone who rules but is never boring To say he is[...]

Ludocrats #1 Review: The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year

Ludocrats #1 Review: The Craziest Damned Thing To Happen This Year

Where to begin? Well, this is less a script from talented scribe Kieron Gillen and more of a felonious assault on the collective psyche with a fully automatic dictionary Words are wielded like waves by a tsunami: for example, the elegant evil of Voldigan the Perdifous would make Starscream swoon with jealousy He's not even[...]

Netflix Speculators Pay $200 for Once &#038 Future #1

Netflix Speculators Pay $200 for Once & Future #1

But months later, Doctor Kieron Gillen & Dan Mora’s Once & Future #1 debuted, setting a company record for it’s biggest creator-owned launch and joining its prestigious 50K club.[caption id="attachment_1204130" align="alignright" width="350"] Netflix Speculators Pay $200 for Gillen and Mora’s Once & Future #1 Art from Boom Studios.[/caption]Even with full returnability and retailers ordering at[...]

A Brief History Of Kieron Gillen Ahead Of Ludocrats #1 FOC

A Brief History Of Kieron Gillen, Ahead Of Ludocrats #1 FOC

I was in the pub last night with Kieron Gillen and friends He said something very funny about his upcoming series from Image Comics, Ludocrats, but I can't remember what it was Anyway, it's inspired me to run this Brief History Of Kieron Gillen, what with Ludocrats #1 being FOC'ed this weekend. A Brief History Of[...]

When Warren Ellis Made a Bot Think Kieron Gillen Had Died (He Hasnt)

When Warren Ellis Made a Bot Think Kieron Gillen Had Died (He Hasn't)

Not every site is so circumspect, especially when it comes to announcing deaths.That's where comic book writer and bon vivant, Dr Kieron Gillen found himself last week He has posted a slide from his Guardian Masterclass on comic book writing, pointing out the very real dichotomy between writer and artist in comics, and realising what[...]