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Your First Look At The Remastered Miracleman #1

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

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 Veitchs Maximortal

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

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 a Superman story for DC Comics. After the initial protests, and subsequent withdrawal by artist Chris Sprouse from the project, I was told by a senior DC source that […]

Rick Veitchs Cover For The Return Of Arthur

Rick Veitch's Cover For The Return Of Arthur

How's that for an early Christmas present? Rick Veitch draws the cover for the return of free counterculture broadsheet newspaper Except it's no longer free But it does give you a lot for about five bucks And includes an appreciation from Alan Moore... GIANT-SIZED Broadsheet newspaper Sixteen gigantic 15″ x 22.75″ pages (8 color, 8 b/w) Available Dec[...]

Is Marvelman Closer Than We Think

Is Marvelman Closer Than We Think?

CORPORATION DELAWARE 1600 Rosecrans Avenue Manhattan Beach CALIFORNIA 90266Attorney of RecordEli BardType of MarkTRADEMARKRegisterPRINCIPALLive/Dead IndicatorLIVEMarvel Comics paid the late Mick Anglo a million dollars for his rights to Marvelman, but Todd McFarlane's trademark ownership of Miracleman had been a bit of a sticking point.No longer it seems.Could this be leading to a final, long awaited,[...]

Al Jazeera Covers Rick Veitchs The Big Lie

Al Jazeera Covers Rick Veitch's The Big Lie

But Rick Veitch's The Big Lie, out last week, does give an account of the events of 9/11 ten years ago in a fashion that may be familiar.And now Al Jazeera has covered the comic, as part of a wider piece on Truthers Here's the video clip in question...[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iyCYetSJqdE[/youtube][...]

The Big Lie Isnt Just A Truther Text… Its An EC Comic

The Big Lie Isn't Just A Truther Text… It's An EC Comic

Rick Veitch is old school Coming into comics in the seventies, he worked on  horror and war comics with a twist that were heavily influenced by the origins in William Gaines' EC comics Something nasty in the woodshed, a overall sense of foreboding, the grisly only finally revealed in the last panels It's a sensibility[...]