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Comic Book Creatros Of Sandman React To... Sandman
Private commission. Rick Veitch: With all the hoopla surrounding the new Sandman series on Netflix, it got me wondering Am I the only writer, other than Neil Gaiman, to have written Morpheus in a DC comic? Swamp Thing #84 March 1989 Script by me, pencils Tom Mandrake, inks Alfredo Alcala, lettering John Costanza, edits Karen Berger. Not[...]
The Comic Creators With Special Thanks In Netflix's Sandman, And Why
First, here are all the credits as listed for Special Thanks: Episode 1:  Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling. Episode 2: Gardner F Fox, Bob Haney, Paul Levitz, Joe Orlando, Jack Oleck, Nestor Redondo, Jack Sparling, Alex Toth, Mike Sekowsky, Mark Hanerfeld, Bill Draut Episode 3:  Stephen Bissette, Mike Carey, Steve Dillon, Gardner F[...]
What We Can Know About Thunderman From Alan Moore And Rick Veitch
And it turns out, it may be a reference to a "lost" project of Alan Moore, originally planned with Rick Veitch Known by some as Superverse, it was planned in the late nineties as a Jack Kirby-style project to be published by Image Comics As Veitch posted to Facebook, picked up by AlanMooreWorld;  It was a[...]
Marvel Comics To Publish Entire Alan Moore Miracleman In Omnibus
But they are also going to collect the entire Alan Moore/Garry Leach/Alan Davis/Chuck Austen/Rick Veitch/John Totleben run in an omnibus form. That means the original Warrior Magazine stories, including the story from the Marvelman Summer Special They will also include the additional scenes included in the Eclipse Miracleman issues The Warpsmiths story by Garry Leach from[...]
Alan Moore & Rick Veitch Swamp Thing Original Art Up For Auction
There is a Heritage Auction listing for the piece below that reads "Rick Veitch and Alfredo Alcala Swamp Thing #63 Story Page 19 Original Art (DC, 1987) After devising a plan to kill Swamp Thing, Dwight Wicker orders all vegetation to be removed from the workplace Created in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image[...]
mazimortal
Such as Rick Veitch, who this week launched a new book in his King Hell Heroica series of graphic novels, Boy Maximortal part two And continuing the body horror, supernatural and comic book industry history and satire that have made u this very different tale of Superman As DC Comics is showing us a Superboy[...]
Rick Veitch's the One #6 cover by Rick Veitch
government is taking a victory lap in Bog's defeat, but they are celebrating far too early. Rick Veitch's the One #6 cover by Rick Veitch Rick Veitch's The One #6 rounds out the reprint of this bizarre series in a spectacularly bombastic, if overly-wordy, fashion Earth is finished thanks to the battle between the superiors The One[...]
Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew
Can they solve the mystery? Rick Veitch's the One #6 cover by Rick Veitch Rick Veitch's the One #6 The war between the superbeings is literally destroying Earth Their collisions are breaking the planet part There are two paths: the One or the Other Which one could save the world? Black Science #37 cover by Matteo Scalera Black Science #37 Grant[...]
Rick Veitch's the One #5 cover by Rick Veitch
Meanwhile, Egypt is wandering the decimated city in fear, and Doc has another run-in with the One. Rick Veitch's the One #5 cover by Rick Veitch The fifth installment of Rick Veitch's The One is an odd mixture of further waxing philosophy while two godlike men destroy a city with their mere collisions. This is something of come[...]
The One #4 cover by Rick Veitch
Back with Larry, Egypt, Guda, and the Doc, Larry continues his bizarre transformations. The One #4 cover by Rick Veitch The tension and action increases with The One #4 Superhumans rage across both Moscow and New York, and people are being swiftly and brutally killed in their wake The comic doesn't mince words about how easily these[...]
Unicron Returns to Transformers and the Brat Pack Returns to Comics: IDW Publishing July 2018 Solicits
Plus, Rick Veitch's Brat Pack returns, relive the Star Wars comic strips, and more new projects from the publisher. This is in addition to their regular G.I Joe, Transformers, TMNT, and other offerings Full solicits below. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Transformers: Unicron #1 (of 6)—Cover A:[...]
The One #3 cover by Rick Veitch
Gob proves difficult to convince. The One #3 cover by Rick Veitch The One continues its psychedelic exploration through its own wild world with an oddly optimistic and upbeat issue This story was sold to me as a proto-Watchmen, and the subtitle is The Last Word on Superheroes While I do love superheroes (as any follower of[...]
The One #1 cover by Rick Veitch
Suddenly, the first supermen appear, leaving the world even more reeling than before. The One #1 cover by Rick Veitch Rick Veitch's the One is a biting and macabre allegory of both the Cold War and the idea of superheroes in that chaotic environment. For those who don't know, this IDW publishing of the comic is actually a[...]
Terrifics #1 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo
This one is brought to you by Justin Jordan and Eleonora Carlini. Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Coronation #1 cover by Fiona Staples Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Coronation #1 Boom! Studios adds a prequel entry to the beloved Labyrinth film, focusing on a different young woman attempting to save a boy from the Goblin King. Simon Spurrier and Daniel Bayliss take the helm of this recreation of the Jim Henson tale. The[...]
15 Years After Publishing Rick Veitch's Aquaman Vol 1, DC Comics Gets Round To Vol 2
In 2003, DC Comics collected the first volume of Rick Veitch's Aquaman comic book, Waterbearer, with the first six issues of that year's Aquaman comic. Fourteen years later, they are getting round to the second volume and the final six issues. Aquaman: The Waterbearer Vol 2 9th January 2018 $19.99 In the aftermath of THE WATERBEARER, Aquaman must battle[...]
From Strip To Script – The Question
The first one that came to my mind, for whatever reason, was the short-lived city-shaman version of The Question, by Tommy Lee Edwards (art), Rick Veitch (writing) and John Workman (lettering) The Question was originally created by Steve Ditko for Charlton Comics, but is probably best remembered in one of three ways: as the inspiration for[...]
Marvel Liquidates Miracleman #1-10 In All Its Variants
But the liquidated price, even with a reasonable retailer mark-up will be an absolute bargain for a remastered version of one of the best superhero comic books of al time, by masters of the form in Alan Moore, Garry Leach, Alan Davis and Rick Veitch. And once Marvel have emptied their warehouses, that will be it[...]
When Don Simpson Was Offered An Image Comics Partnership
Megaton Man creator Don Simpson has been posting most entertainingly on Facebook about that project that never happened, the 1963 Annual, that would have topped off the Image Comics series by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette, Rick Veitch and more. To heck with the 1963 Annual — I'm just going to draw the "In Pictopia" Annual —[...]
Miracleman #9 Ignores Rick Veitch's Colouring Instructions (But Only Of 1987)
UPDATE: As Stewart Lee says, "you can prove anything with facts". Rick Veitch gets in touch regarding the piece below, saying "Please update your post about Marvel ignoring my 1987 coloring instructions to reflect that I had complete approval of Marvel's new coloring. And that I think the new version looks fantastic too." Which makes all of the[...]
Here Comes Miracleman #9. Again.
Here are the pencils from Rick Veitch for the new cover for Miracleman #9, the birth issue, out next month from Marvel Comics. The retailer warning for the comic now reads "Miracleman #9 – GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING Please note that the upcoming Miracleman #9 contains graphic content, including a detailed scene of childbirth." This is how they did it[...]
Marvel Comics Ups The Warnings On Miracleman #9
Often Marvel Comics This is how it was solicited. MIRACLEMAN #9 THE ORIGINAL WRITER (W) • RICK VEITCH (A/C) Variant Cover by DAVE MARQUEZ Variant Cover by PAUL RENAUD Variant Cover by ADI Granov • The battle with Gargunza has ended. • The birth of Miracleman and Liz Moran's baby! • And a shocking surprise ending in this groundbreaking issue! • Including material originally presented[...]
Your First Look At The Remastered Miracleman #1
    Marvel Comics are publishing a remastered version of Miracleman from January, by Alan Moore The Original Writer, Mick Anglo, Garry Leach, Alan Davis, Chuck Austen, Rick Veitch, Rick Totleben, Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham We might have mentioned it once or twice. Eventually. Here's a look at the new work, Garry Leach's art, recoloured[...]
Reprint Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake
This is a Robin whose Batman has died, and he's not coping. This kind of territory was most successfully explored by Rick Veitch's Bratpack, one of the more criminally ignored superhero deconstruction stories of the eighties As with that comic, Sidekick looks at the more seedy side of the abandoned sidekick – sexually, financially and morally[...]
Swipe File: Superman Unchained And Rick Veitch's Maximortal
In the nineties, Rick Veitch published the incredible Maximortal, a follow up to his successful Brat Pack series It told the story of True-Man from two different directions, one the goddess who gave birth to him on Earth, the kindly couple who adopted the infant – one tortured and killed by the young True-Man, before[...]
BC Mag #4: Life In The Gutters
Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston There has been all sorts of fuss over the announcement, then retraction that Orson Scott Card was to write