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the maxx
When we mention Sam Kieth's The Maxx to folks, two things come to mind First and foremost, it's the comic book character that Kieth created – first appearing in Image Comics' Darker Image #1 (March 1993) before spinning off into his own title The series would go on to run for 35 issues, ending its[...]
The Comic Creators With Special Thanks In Netflix's Sandman, And Why
The main comic book credit is "Based on DC Comic The Sandman by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg" with the final credits by Sandman cover artist Dave McKean This included the majority of the initial characters in Sandma .But how about the individual episodes? And for what are they credited? Neil Gaiman just tweeted[...]
One Page Of Neil Gaiman & Sam Kieth's Sandman #1 At Auction
As part of a massive auction of premium comic books and original artwork at Heritage Auctions, taking place today, there is a page of original artwork from the very first issue of Sandman, featuring Dream while captured by his assailants for decades, written by Neil Gaiman and drawn by Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg With[...]
Sam Kieth & Chris Ryalls' The Hollows
The Hollows was a comic book series published in 2012 and 2013 from IDW Publishing, by Sam Kieth and Chris Ryall about a "near-future Japan, where burned-out husks-the Hollows-wantonly devour souls throughout the city Far above, a segment of society lives safely in giant tree-cities, but the problems below have a way of growing out[...]
Sam Kieth's I Before E #1 (Fantagraphics Books, 1991).
By the time that I Before E #1 was released in 1991, Sam Kieth had only had one Marvel gig involving the Hulk — Incredible Hulk #368.  And while that issue captured the imagination of the mainstream comics audience and quickly led to more Marvel work (including a Hulk cover for Wizard shortly after this),[...]
Sam Kieth Original Art Cover For Wizard Magazine's Maxx 1/2 For Sale
This is the original artwork for The Maxx #1/2 by Sam Kieth from 1993 The Maxx was a comic book series he launched from Image Comics Kieth also created a 1/2 issue that was available as a promotional comic from Wizard Magazine And the cover artwork from that issue is up for auction from Heritage[...]
The Daily LITG, January 11th 2020, Happy Birthday Sam Kieth
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, 11.30am-3.30pm Long Beach Comic Expo,  Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA until tomorrow. Viet Thanh Nguyen & Ellison Nguyen signing at Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, Washington 2-4pm. Image Founders Signing – Image Comics President Todd McFarlane (Spawn), Vice President Jim Valentino (ShadowHawk), Chief Operating Officer Robert Kirkman (Oblivion[...]
'The Maxx' Adaptation on the Way From Producer Channing Tatum
Maxx creator Sam Kieth will also be a producer on whatever this will become This is of course not the first time The Maxx has come alive off the comic page, it was also an animated series on MTV, which garnered it an Annie Award for best animated series Those 13 episodes have been fan[...]
Social Activism In Peter David's The Incredible Hulk
Reminiscent of the baroque, dream-like quality of the likes of Sam Kieth, Sharp makes for dynamic images under different circumstances that just aren't appropriate for this grounded, grim tale. The story itself suffers from a weightless take on heavy matters Hulk and Betty stumble into meeting Kate, with the latter taking it upon herself to look[...]
$10,000 For Sam Kieth Drawing Jim Lee And Rob Liefeld?
Sam Kieth drawing Jim Lee's Deathblow and Rob Liefeld's Bloodwulf as well has his own Maxx in a series that predated The Maxx Sam Kieth rarely sells his own art, so this is quite the rarity, and basically the first appearance of all these characters… And it's on eBay for $10,000 Anyone fancy it? Is it worth[...]
San Diego Debut: Neil Gaiman In Hero Comics 2011
Title: Hero Comics 2011 Creators: Richard Starkings, Dougie Braithwaite, John Layman and Rob Guillory and Neil Gaiman, Mike Dringenberg and Sam Kieth Covers by J Scott Campbell or Adam Hughes. Publisher: IDW/Hero initiative Available: Booth #5003 High concept: The new fundraising book features 32 pages of all-new material, including an exclusive "Elephantmen" story by Richard Starkings and Dougie Braithwaite, and[...]