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Pop Culture Hounding Joe Michael Straczynski
Michael Straczynski, otherwise known as JMS! Joe and I discuss the many and varied comic projects he has going on at the moment, including Terminator for Dark Horse Comics, Twilight Zone for Dynamite Entertainment, and his continuing work on the Joe's Comics imprint with Image Comics (Ten Grand, Sidekick, Protectors Inc.) We also discuss his background with[...]
Why Ben Templesmith Left Ten Grand And Why He's Now All About The Squidder
After acting as the launch artist on J M Straczynski's Ten Grand series earlier in the year, Templesmith was dropped as artist at the beginning of September At the time, Straczynski said "If we were doing a graphic novel we'd hire him again in a heartbeat." Well, now Templesmith IS working on a new graphic[...]
Thirty-Three Thoughts About Thirty-Two Comics – Painkiller Jane, Captain America, Batman/Superman, Batwing, Green Arrow, Mighty Avengers, The Movement, Superman Unchained, Red Sonja Legends, Detective Comics, Action Comics, Iron Man, Longshot, The Star Wars, Victories, East Of West, Amazing X-Men, Ten Grand, Spawn, Grindhouse, Occultist, Fatale, Uber, Absolution, Drumhellar, Alex + Ada, Baltimore: Infernal, Cobra Files, Dark Cybertron, Morning Glories And Classic Dredd
What kind of dangers could it summon forth? The spirit of Chuck Austen there, in Amazing X-Men. Ten Grand takes its own trip into the afterlife, but it gets a little more sweary I find such a Peter Capaldi-type voice on the Grim Reaper to be strangely comfortable But does anyone really care? Well, thank you Batman, appearing[...]
What Does Ten Grand Look Like Without Ben Templesmith?
Something like this… a preview of Ten Grand #5 drawn by new artist CP Smith With "Nothing interesting happens in heaven"… an interesting use of knocked back ink lines for effect. Something like this… a preview of Ten Grand #5 drawn by new artist CP Smith With "Nothing interesting[...]
Ben's Okay, Folks.
After today's earlier reported news that Ben Templesmith was to be dropped from the Image comic book Ten Grand after he didn't respond to communication from Image or the book's writer Joe Michael Straczynski, naturally, some people were concerned Including us. Earlier tonight, Ben did reply to emails I sent to him, assured me, and all[...]
Templesmith Vanishes From Ten Grand, Replaced By CP Smith
When J Michael Straczynski decide to relaunch his Joe's Comic line, it was with Ben Templesmith on art for their flagship titles Ten Grand As of this evening, that has changed According to an announcement On the Fan's Of J Michael Straczynski facebook page Templesmith has been out of communication for over a month and has now[...]
Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen Of Today's Comics – Batwing, Shadowman, Avengers, Deadpool Kills Deadpool, Ten Grand, Dexter, Pandora, Phantom Stranger, Transformers, GI Joe, Victories, Emily And The Strangers, Abe Sapien, Batman Inc, 47 Ronin And Dark Skullkickers
Ben Templesmith on Ten Grand shows exactly how well still pictures can portray moving events with more kineticism than film Man, that's impactful My teeth hurt just looking at it, The Dexter comic finally arrives And… yes, it feels a little weird that it doesn't match the visual portrayal of the TV show But since it's[...]
Ten Grand Launches At No 25 In May's Top 100 Comics & Graphic Novels Chart
So what can we see? Ten Grand from JMS and Ben Templesmith launched at 25th place, though it was returnable ( and also that its place will have been discounted on the chart).  he Wake #1 only made it to number 40, showing that retailers have more confiednce in Image than Vertigo. Green Lantern #20, hough[...]
Orbiting Around The Movement
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/podpress_trac/web/8446/0/orbital-podcast111.mp3] Chris Thompson writes; Welcome to Episode 111 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we go on the pull with Transformers Spotlight: Hoist #1, lose the flak jackets for Suicide Risk #1, get mobbed up with The Movement #1, pay our dues with Ten Grand #1, go on patrol with The Activity # 12, head for the stars[...]
A Comic Show – We'll Have To Wait Until 2099 To Get Peter Back!
And Superior Spider-man leaves us without and hope…in this era… Bedlam and Great Pacific volume one's are out, value priced and with dollar first issues that I'll give my people free! Image makes it so easy to try something new! Ten Grand by JMS and Templesmith was creepy cool Yes it felt like Hellblazer minus London[...]