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The Daily LITG 9th October 2019 &#8211 Happy Birthday Matt Wagner

The Daily LITG, 9th October 2019 – Happy Birthday, Matt Wagner

More details coming soon! 6:3-9:30pm, Cartoon Museum, Wells St, London Delilah Dawson and Kevin Hearne signing The Princess Beard at Park Road Books, Charlotte, North Carolina 7pm. The Goon 20th Anniversary signing with Eric Powell, Aw Yeah Comics, Harrison, New York 5-8pm. Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham, & Raina Telgemeier at Provo Library, Provo, Utah, 7-9pm. [...]

Matt Wagner Takes Grendel on a Devils Odyssey at Dark Horse

Matt Wagner Takes Grendel on a Devil's Odyssey at Dark Horse

Dark Horse has announced a new Grendel mini-series from creator Matt Wagner with colorist Brennan Wagner and letterer Dave Lanphear Hitting stores in October, the eight-issue mini-series will be titled Grendel: The Devil's Odyssey, you know, like that thing Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote about in his yearbook.From the press release: Grendel Prime searches the[...]

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

Batman #54 Review: Treating a Vulnerable Batman

I won’t spoil the payoff, but you can probably guess how a story like this goes—well, when killing a character is off the table.[caption id="attachment_913746" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #54 art by Matt Wagner and Tomeu Morey[/caption]Matt Wagner imbues the comic with a classic comics aesthetic that often highlights the prominence of the muscles and figure[...]

Barzinga: The Lost Episode With Matt Wagner At C2E2

Barzinga: The Lost Episode With Matt Wagner At C2E2

Back at C2E2, Rich Henn and I got to interview Mage creator Matt Wagner With Mage: The Hero Denied out now at comic shops, it seems only appropriate to finally get this episode up for the world.Rich and Wagner are actually friends, so I let Rich take over the interview this time Wagner is a[...]

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

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 […]



Exclusive Extended Previews Of Spirit #12 And White Sand #1

Exclusive Extended Previews Of Spirit #12 And White Sand #1

Will Eisner's The Spirit #12 wraps up Matt Wagner's run on the character while the White Sand graphic novel adapts a never before published novel by Brandon Sanderson.Will Eisner’s The Spirit #12 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner (colorist) cover: Eric PowellThis exciting and action-packed climactic issue of Dynamite’s critically acclaimed series, finally finds[...]

Amy Reeder Does A Quickdraw For Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #6

Amy Reeder Does A Quickdraw For Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur #6

Her time on Madam Xanadu (with writer Matt Wagner and inker Richard Friend) garnered three Eisner Nominations including Best New Series, Best Penciller/Inker (team) and Best Cover Artist.[youtube]https://youtu.be/G-hDsqKKqiQ[/youtube]Let's end the weekend with a quickdraw segment from Marvel Here artist Amy Reeder draw the cover for Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #6[...]

Writers Commentary &#8211 Matt Wagner On The Shadow: Death of Margo Lane

Writer's Commentary – Matt Wagner On The Shadow: Death of Margo Lane

A Writer’s Commentary: Matt Wagner talks The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane #1, on sale now from Dynamite Cover and interior art by Wagner.I’m happy to have been asked to provide a Writer’s Commentary on the first issue of my newest project for Dynamite Entertainment, THE SHADOW: The Death of Margo Lane[...]

The Art Of The Shadow To Feature Ross Chaykin Cooke Wagner And More

The Art Of The Shadow To Feature Ross, Chaykin, Cooke, Wagner And More

For the last four years, Dynamite has been publishing The Shadow and have enlisted some big named artist to draw the pulp hero. Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Matt Wagner, John Cassaday, Darwyn Cooke, Francesco Francavilla, Tim Bradstreet, Wilfredo Torres, Chris Samnee, Jason Shawn Alexander, and many more have put their talents to show he who knows[...]

A Look Inside The Shadow: Death Of Margo Lane

A Look Inside The Shadow: Death Of Margo Lane

Matt Wagner returns to the Shadow this June in a story called Death of Margo Lane The character of Lane is a bit like Harley Quinn in that she was created for the Shadow radio drama in 1937 before making her print debut in The Thunder King in 1941 in The Shadow Magazine It was common[...]

Matt Wagner Shows Us The Shadows Darker Side

Matt Wagner Shows Us The Shadow's Darker Side

Matt Wagner talks about his return to the iconic pulp hero in The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane #1 (of 5), on sale in June from Dynamite.BYRON BREWER: Matt, if the title is true, this is a most unusual tale The Shadow works with an assortment of allies, but what effect will the loss[...]

Matt Wagner Returns To The Shadow For The Death Of Margo Lane

Matt Wagner Returns To The Shadow For The Death Of Margo Lane

Matt Wagner is returning to The Shadow just in time for the Death of Margo Lane Wagner has previous worked on The Shadow: Year One and Grendel Vs The Shadow and he comes back to the classic pulp character along with his son, colorist Brennan Wagner The new series from Dynamite will kick off on[...]

Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisners The Spirit #8

Exclusive Extended Preview Of Will Eisner's The Spirit #8

The series, written by Matt Wagner and drawn by Dan Schkade, has been doing a good job of keeping the feel of Eisner's work while telling engaging and fun stories.Will Eisner’s The Spirit #8 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner (Colorist) cover: Eric PowellThe Spirit and his comrades continue their search to uncover the secrets of[...]

Exclusive Extended Preview For Will Eisners The Spirit #6

Exclusive Extended Preview For Will Eisner's The Spirit #6

Will Eisner's The Spirit #6, which I did an advanced review on, is a great jumping on point for the series by Matt Wagner, Dan Schkade and Brennan Wagner.Will Eisner’s The Spirit #6 writer: Matt Wagner artist: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner cover: Eric PowellOnce again, the narrative shifts to an unexpected locale as an ex-GI finds[...]

Will Eisners The Spirit #6 Is A Great Jumping On Point

Will Eisner's The Spirit #6 Is A Great Jumping On Point

How things have changed which will also make things interesting going forward.Matt Wagner does a really good job of pull readers into the world in what could just have easily been the first issue of a series The art by Dan Schkade is really well done and fits the story well and the colors Brennan[...]

Exclusive Extended Previews &#8211 Project Superpowers: Blackcross #6 And Will Eisners The Spirit #5

Exclusive Extended Previews – Project Superpowers: Blackcross #6 And Will Eisner's The Spirit #5

what does Warren Ellis have in store for readers? And Matt Wagner writes another exciting tale of Will Eisner's The Spirit Here we have exclusive extended previews for both books on-sale this Wednesday.Project Superpowers: Blackcross #6 writer: Warren Ellis artist: Colton Worley covers: Tula Lotay, Declan Shalvey, Gabriel Hardman, Colton Worley FINAL ISSUE!The American Spirit is in Blackcross[...]

Dan Schkades Process Art For Will Eisners The Spirit #4

Dan Schkade's Process Art For Will Eisner's The Spirit #4

It's based on a script by Matt Wagner. Ebony and Sammy's trail to discover what has become of their heroic friend leads them next to the infamous P'Gell The sultry femme fatale claims that she certainly does know The Spirit's fate and is willing to share it with them...but only for a price! Tales are told,[...]

The Spirit Hits Baltimore Comic-Con For 75th Anniversary

The Spirit Hits Baltimore Comic-Con For 75th Anniversary

Kevin Pearl, who works in Sales and Marketing for Dynamite sent us the following report from Baltimore Comic Con:The 75th anniversary of Will Eisner’s The Spirit continued over the weekend at Baltimore Comic-Con and The Harvey Awards where Dynamite Entertainment closed out the Diamond Retailer Summit with a celebration at The Geppi’s Entertainment Museum where[...]