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The Daily LITG, 22nd October 2019, Happy Birthday Steven Grant

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new […]

Moon Knight #189 cover by Jacen Burrows and Mat Lopes

Moon Knight #189 Review: The Truth Does Hurt After All

A train his hijacked by a mysterious individual going by the moniker, the Truth. If that's not bad enough, the self-proclaimed avatar of Ra is making moves across the city. Marc Spector goes through a successful day as Steven Grant before seeing the news story about the Truth's disaster. He subsequently dons the cowl of […]

Now Joshua Hale Fialkov Jumps On Pacific Rim Comic – And You Can Win!

It's a;; about Joshua today. Legendary Comics are producing another comic book series based on their Pacific Rim movie with a story from its writer, Travis Beacham, transformed into a four issue series by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Marcos Marz. And they are launching it with a special competition to win original art from the series... They are also […]

Writer's Commentary – Steven Grant On Jennifer Blood: Born Again #2

Steven Grant's new take on a Garth Ennis character continues with Jennifer Blood: Born Again #2 and we have the writer's commentary about the new issue. I once made the comment that all writing is problem solving. Some people took that as dismissing creative aspects of the work in favor of the craft and mechanics. […]

Review: Jennifer Blood: Born Again #1 – It Feels Very Scottish

This is a review of the recently released Jennifer Blood: Born Again #1 by Steven Grant and Kewber Baal and will contain spoilers. On the surface, the character of Jennifer Blood isn't much more than a female Punisher or a gun toting version of the Huntress. Her origin is a mix of the two with […]

"She's Sane, But She Has Bad Habits." – Steve Grant Talks Jennifer Blood

Steven Grant is probably best known for his run on The Punisher as well as his recent story-turned-film, 2 Guns. Now he is tackling the Jennifer Blood character created by Garth Ennis. Byron Brewer caught up with the writer to talk about how the new series came about and why he likes working for different companies. […]

Steven Grant Gets Bloody With Jennifer Blood: Born Again

Another announcement from Dynamite at the Diamond Retailer Seminar is a new Jennifer Blood series by The Punisher and 2 Guns writer Steven Grant. Jennifer Blood is a character created by Garth Ennis and is now in the hands of Grant who worked on some of the most character defining Punisher stories with artist Mike Zeck. Joining […]

Tuesday Runaround – The Origin Of Assassin's Creed In Steven Grant's X

DECONSTRUCTING ORIGINS Was talking with my 6 yr-old and why each superhero had got their powers. His answer "Doesn't matter; they just have." The perfect origin. — BRYAN HITCH (@THEBRYANHITCH) February 18, 2014 X-CREEDINGLY LIKELY Was Assassins Creed ripped off from Steve Grant and Dark Horse Comics' X series in the nineties? That's the allegation. […]

A Comic Show – Where Are Jeff Lemire's Haters?

[youtube][/youtube] Aaron Haaland of Florida's A Comic Shop writes; Hey Fandom! I'm back with some New Comics Now including my favorite book of the week, TRILLIUM! So, Jeff Lemire did it again. Trillium is pure comic alchemy; it incorporates the format of the single issues into the storytelling! Yes, flipbooks have been done before, but […]

Writer-Owned? Or Creator-Owned?

This was a tweet from Mark Waid, presuming regarding the film 2 Guns, based on a screenplay by Steven Grant, and the 2 Guns comic from Boom! drawn by Mateus Santolouco. Mark Waid was, until fairly recently, editor-in-chief of Boom! Studios. Grant declined to comment, but encouraged people to speculate as they wish and invited […]

BC Mag #5: Freelancing Guns

Bleeding Cool Magazine interview with Eric Esquivel and Steven Grant Eric Esquivel is living the dream. He's the new kid on the block at BOOM!, working on the Freelancers series, and a guy who is very passionate about comics. And we had the opportunity to bring his youthful enthusiasm to a candid conversation with Steven […]

Universal's 2 Guns Gets A Reshuffle: Wahlberg in, Russell and Vaughn Out

It looks like Universal Pictures are taking one step forward and two steps back with their movie adaptation of the Steven Grant and Mataes Santolouco comic series 2 Guns. The project originally had director David O. Russell onboard with Vince Vaughn playing one of the two leads. The original comic was a double-crossing con thriller […]

David O. Russell Considering Comic Book Adaptation Two Guns With Vince Vaughn

In their report on Two Guns, Deadline set the film up like this: About a DEA agent and an undercover naval intelligence officer who unwittingly while they are stealing mob money. Unwittingly what? Answers on a postcard, or the back of a stuck-down envelope please. David O. Russell has entered into negotiations to take the […]

Look! It Moves! #77: Japan's Watchmen And Japan's Battlestar Galactica

In the last few months, I'd seen several comic sites ask what the Japanese equivalent to WATCHMEN was, and I waited for someone to finally point it what it was, since that series has been translated and published in the West for more than two years now. So far, no one has. I would have […]