Mark Russell


Batman: Gotham Nights #15 Review: Worth The Price Of Admission

Batman: Gotham Nights #15 Review: Worth The Price Of Admission

Credit: DC Comics[/caption]This script by Mark Russell very smartly shows how the Bat is able to overcome such intensely violent odds, using a kind of "captain's log" style of voiceover with captions, where he explains himself to an audience he does not see It likewise presents something that seems simple on the surface but has[...]

Mark Russell Comes to Humanoids at Comic-Con@Home

Mark Russell Comes to Humanoids, at Comic-Con@Home

Mark Russell is one of my favourite modern comic book writers A funny, satirical prose writer, he has shown no primadonna attitude when it comes to taking on a variety of IP, and twisting it to his nefarious means, whether that's Batman, The Flintstones, Snagglepuss, Red Sonja or Jesus Christ Man, that last license must[...]

Captain America Marvels Snapshot #1 Review: A Pyrrhic Victory

Captain America Marvels Snapshot #1 Review: A Pyrrhic Victory

Unfortunately, the detonation of the Madbomb changes the course of his life, leading him to deliver the truth to power in ways that he never could have expected.[caption id="attachment_1226615" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Captain America Marvel's Snapshot #1 published by Marvel Comics with the creative team of Mark Russell, Ramon Perez, Rico Renzi, and[...]

Marvels Snapshot: Captain America Is Anything But Nostalgia

Marvels Snapshot: Captain America Is Anything But Nostalgia

Mark Russell is a political and satirical comic book writer who often finds himself writing comics like Flintstones, Batman, Snagglepuss, The Wonder Twins, Lone Ranger and Red Sonja, but still keeping the political satire and commentary He also happens to be rather funny But today sees his writing the much-delayed Marvel Snapshots: Captain America will very little[...]

Batman: Gotham Nights #7 Review: At Best Its a Bit Icky

Batman: Gotham Nights #7 Review: At Best It's a Bit Icky

From a meta sense, is it a fond farewell to a halcyon era, or is it another example of certain types of criminals getting away with their crimes?[caption id="attachment_1216272" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The cover of Batman: Gotham Nights #7 published by DC Comics with the creative team of Mark Russell, Ryan Benjamin, Richard Friend, Alex Sinclair,[...]

Mark Russell Writers Commentary on Red Sonja #15 and Grocery Clerks

Mark Russell Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja #15 and Grocery Clerks

Mark Russell has a Writer’s Commentary on this week's Red Sonja Volume 5 #15, on sale now from Dynamite Entertainment.[caption id="attachment_1210879" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mark Russell's Writer’s Commentary on Red Sonja #15 Art from Dynamite.[/caption]Page 1:I love establishing shots They not only keep the location of the story straight in the reader's mind, it gives the[...]

Batman: Gotham Nights #4 Review: A Fascinating Bit Of Comeuppance

Batman: Gotham Nights #4 Review: A Fascinating Bit Of Comeuppance

On top of breaking so many laws, they're also awful people -- buying a modeling agency to have beautiful women on call and control their immigration status, setting up a party drug to corner the market on the lost and desperate, all while laughing over drinks at the Fluttering Swan Country Club outside of Gotham.[caption[...]

Swamp Thing: New Roots #1 Review: A Dig At Frankenscience

Swamp Thing: New Roots #1 Review: A Dig At Frankenscience

Without leaning as heavily on humor, this issue follows in the tracks of Wonder Twins to prove that Mark Russell is one of the smartest, subversive writers working in mainstream comics today With an apparent crystal dig at real-world Frankenscience, Swamp Thing takes a clear stand against GMOs created by a company called Sunderland Foods[...]

Swamp Thing Tries To Take Immortal Hulks Clothes Back

Swamp Thing Tries To Take Immortal Hulk's Clothes Back

Art from DC.[/caption]Well, it appears that DC Comics are a little narked at Marvel stealing their thunder, and in lockdown, released a new series Swamp Thing: New Roots as a digital-first-but-previously-appeared-in-Walmart comic by Mark Russell, Marco Santucci and John , to steal it back The Beet Goes On, we have a destructive environmental revenge force[...]

Creator Credits For Swamp Thing Giant #4 and Wonder Woman Giant #4 Released

Creator Credits For Swamp Thing Giant #4 and Wonder Woman Giant #4, Released

Swamp Thing Giant #4 includes these new stories, under a direct-market only cover by Marco SantucciStrategic Outcomes, a 16-page story written by Mark Russell with art by Marco Santucci At Sunderland's request, the U.S military is testing ways to annihilate the monstrous threat known as the Swamp Thing From swamp to city they'll hunt him, and[...]




Year Of The Villain Gives The Riddler His Mid-Life Crisis &#8211 Spoilers

Year Of The Villain Gives The Riddler His Mid-Life Crisis – Spoilers

Today's Year Of The Villain special by Mark Russell, Scott Godlewski, Marissa Louise and Travis Lanham looks like it was one of the final titles edited by Molly Mahan before she left to be Senior Narrative Editor at Riot Games in Los Angeles.But she seems to have left quite the change behind her.The comic book[...]


Ahoy Comics to Publish Controversial Jesus Comic Second Coming

Ahoy Comics to Publish Controversial Jesus Comic, Second Coming

Ahoy Comics has picked up Second Coming, the controversial comic by Mark Russell and Richard Pace that was originally set to be published by Vertigo until DC Comics, under assault from conservative religious groups, trying to find their way under a new corporate organization, and still suffering from the effects of showing Batman's naked penis[...]

Jesus Returns in March at Vertigo and He Wont Like What He Finds

Jesus Returns in March at Vertigo, and He Won't Like What He Finds

Second Coming, by Mark Russell and Richard Pace, sees Jesus Christ return to Earth and move in with a superhero, Sun-Man, known as the "Last Son of Krispex." And just as would likely happen if the real (fictional) Jesus were to return in real life, this fictional Jesus is none too pleased to learn how[...]


Exclusive Preview – Judge Dredd: Under Siege #1

Exclusive Preview – Judge Dredd: Under Siege #1

IDW Publishing has sent us an exclusive preview of Judge Dredd: Under Siege #1 from writer Mark Russell (The Flintstones, God Is Disappointed in You) and artist Max Dunbar (Gears of War, First Strike).The series is a dark, satirical reboot of the iconic character allowing Russell to become a sci-fi social commentator allowing him to[...]

Superman Special #1 Review: DCs Continued Superman Quality Streak

Superman Special #1 Review: DC's Continued Superman Quality Streak

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Superman and Superboy have a promise to keep for Captain Storm on Dinosaur Island, and the two Kents return to save the only surviving member of the Losers. In another story, Superman returns to Earth after a long mission in space, exhausted and drained of energy. Unfortunately, a giant insect is attacking Metropolis, […]