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The Comics Industry Talks &#8211 Breaking Into Comics

The Comics Industry Talks – Breaking Into Comics

Not entirely sure how this one started. Maybe people started talking about DC's Creator Development Program again, or maybe one creator decided to share and then all the others jumped on. Maybe people just got bored and all had the same idea. At any rate, twitter is awash at the moment with various comic creators, […]

The Autumnlands: Tooth And Claw &#8211 24 Trades Of Christmas

The Autumnlands: Tooth And Claw – 24 Trades Of Christmas

Back in the beginning of June I had the pleasure of sitting next to Kurt Busiek while attending the Phoenix Comic Con I hadn't met him previously, but really enjoyed talking with him over the weekend He turned me on to his Image comic series The Autumnlands that he's doing with artist Benjamin Dewey and[...]

Kurt Busiek On Satire Censorship and Bad Little Childrens Books

Kurt Busiek On Satire, Censorship, and Bad Little Children's Books

Let's try again.Kurt Busiek is a veteran comic book writer who took to Twitter yesterday to share his thoughts on the controversy with Abrams Books, the publisher of Bad Little Children's Books:https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805136550036008961https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805137165147455488https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805137568719216640https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805137990905303041https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805138433949634560https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805138769737183232https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805139566982090752https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805139959334125568https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805140212305100800https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805140645505421312https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805140957016379392https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805146177259720704https://twitter.com/KurtBusiek/status/805146390405922817Changing the subject, Busiek also had something to say..[...]

Comic Cons And Tax Codes &#8211 Updated

Comic Cons And Tax Codes – Updated

I went into the show down $62 in licenses so I could be there for four days.I sat next to Kurt Busiek, who brought no books with him because he didn't have the tax licenses The number of times he had to explain that to someone at his table asking to buy a copy of[...]

Fanboy Rampage: When Is A Comic Not A Comic

Fanboy Rampage: When Is A Comic Not A Comic

And today on Twitter it was between Tony S Daniel, Greg Capullo, Kurt Busiek, Jonathan Ross and others.Here is a smattering of what went down Feel free to follow individual timelines for nuance, comprehension and context Consider these a few headlines...https://twitter.com/TonyDanielx2/status/673196721329979392Not just today When Sandman #19 was given a World Fantasy Award, it was just[...]

From Strip To Script &#8211 Taking On Ultron

From Strip To Script – Taking On Ultron

Which meant I finally had an outlet for all my curiosity about the franchise.The highlight of the Busiek/ Pérez run is probably considered to be the Ultron arc*, where Ultron murders an entire country and then kidnaps his convoluted extended family to copy their personalities into robots…basically, it’s the Avengers against an army of Ultrons[...]

Busiek And DeCampi Take Up The Gauntlet

Busiek And DeCampi Take Up The Gauntlet

Comic book writers Kurt Busie, Alex DeCampi and friends had a conversation on Twitter. It started off so nicely. What place tasteful indeed. Well, DeCampi delivered. And so Kurt had to join in… So there you are, suitably shocked. Surely there's nothing more that Kurt could do that… Egads. Let's all have another look at Thanos shall […]


Tooth And Claw #1 &#8211 The Magical Equivalent Of Fracking

Tooth And Claw #1 – The Magical Equivalent Of Fracking

But fracking is the clearly only available solution to our energy crisis, until the next crisis when we can start burning the forests.Today's Tooth & Claw #1 début from Image Comics, by Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey, gives a magical anthropomorphical land still full of the kind of petty power struggles common in our own[...]

A Comic Show &#8211 From Axis Inversion To Image Incantation

A Comic Show – From Axis Inversion To Image Incantation

I know that sounds corny, but Kurt Busiek knows fantasy and wrote a compelling anthropomorphic sorcery world, with a great champion that may be very relatable Benjamin Dewey's art would make this worth reading even if it wasn't written by a master of the craft Birthright #2 by Joshua Williamson was even better than #1,[...]


Y2Kang &#8211 The Kurt Busiek Marvel Event That Never Happened

Y2Kang – The Kurt Busiek Marvel Event That Never Happened

At the Marvel 75th Anniversary Panel discussing the art of the event, with Tom Brevoort, Kurt Busiek, Brian Bendis, Tom DeFalco, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom and more, telling their tales of working on "event" comics, and how the form grew.During which, Kurt Busiek talked about an approved Marvel event that never happened.Talking about working on[...]

Alex Ross Cover for Kurt Busieks Tooth And Claw #2

Alex Ross' Cover for Kurt Busiek's Tooth And Claw #2

And now Alex Ross is giving Kurt Busiek a hand with a variant cover to Tooth And Claw #2, announced now to help push retailers' orders as the Final Order Cut-Off date comes closer Expect to find this book by Busiek, Benjamin Dewey, Jordie Bellaire and John Roshell on next week's Advance Reorders chart as[...]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Kirby: Genesis Continues With Issue #1

Free On Bleeding Cool – Kirby: Genesis Continues With Issue #1

Today is Kirby: Genesis #1 by Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross and Jackson Herbert It was part of their huge event in 2011 We showed you the #0 yesterday.For more of the Kirby: Genesis series either check out the sale going on at Comixology through tomorrow, or click here for the Dynamite website.With Jack Kirby's[...]

Free On Bleeding Cool &#8211 Kirby: Genesis #0

Free On Bleeding Cool – Kirby: Genesis #0

The issue was written by Kurt Busiek with Alex Ross doing pencils and covers and Jackson Herbert doing inks.Most of the event are part of the Kirby: Genesis sale on Comixology this weekend if you want to read more.. but it ends on Sunday.Though Jack Kirby's birthday was yesterday, Dynamite wanted to do one[...]

Thors Comic Review Column &#8211 Green Arrow Godzilla: Cataclysm Astro City Hexed

Thor's Comic Review Column – Green Arrow, Godzilla: Cataclysm, Astro City, Hexed

It never ceases to amaze me that Kurt Busiek is still able to find unexplored plot points and archetypes from comics and write amazing stories that would fit into the hidden corners of any superhero universe Not only that, but his stories about seemingly insignificant details give the readers new perspectives of things that are[...]

44 Pages Of Comics For $2.99 &#8211 Thats How You Launch A New Comic

44 Pages Of Comics For $2.99 – That's How You Launch A New Comic!

Tooth & Claw, the new anthropomorphic comic from Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey was announced at Image Expo just before San Diego Comic Con, and will launch on November the 5th. Remember, remember. But also remember that it will cost just $2.99 - but be 44 pages long - that's story pages A double (or more) standard issue length. I'm[...]

Image Comic Comic-Con Recap

Image Comic Comic-Con Recap

Here is a recap of our coverage of their panels and announcements.Eric Stephenson's Key Note SpeechGrant Morrison To Return To Spawn? We'll Find Out Very ShortlyHere Is Your Image Comics Expo Goodie BagWhy You Have To Fight For The Future Of ComicsRick Remender's Tokyo Ghost With Sean Murphy And Matt HollingsworthFrom Under Mountains By Claire[...]