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The Goon #1 Sets Modern Day Comic Record Sells For $28800

The Goon #1 Sets Modern Day Comic Record, Sells For $28,800

The Goon #1 by Eric Powell was published by Bleeding Cool's own publisher, Avatar Press, back in 1999 It has just sold at Heritage Auction in CGC 9.9 condition for $28,800, which is being described as a record-setting amount for a modern comic book, after some frenzied bidding from 43 people by the end of[...]

Rick Remender Had Plans for a Dark Horse Mega-Crossover Event

Rick Remender Had Plans for a Dark Horse Mega-Crossover Event

Superstar comic book writer Rick Remender revealed an outline for a crossover between Fear Agent, The Goon, Hellboy, The Mask, Aliens, and Predator Sadly, it was not to be.The coronavirus pandemic has shut down comic shops and halted the publication of new comics, leaving many comic book readers, along with the media, without anything to[...]

An Argument for an Awesome Age of Adult-Focused Animation [Opinion]

An Argument for an Awesome Age of Adult-Focused Animation [Opinion]

It's a blast to watch, and testament to the fact that the art style that drew people to Hellboy in the first place could be adapted to animation.https://youtu.be/3q-BtUye51sThat's not the only case of someone trying to bring the look of a comic to an adaptation, either! Director David Fincher tried to bring Eric Powell's phenomenal[...]

BC FCBD Roundup: Dimensions Collide with Grumble VS. The Goon

BC FCBD Roundup: Dimensions Collide with 'Grumble VS. The Goon'

The Goon is just about the greatest thing to grace comics pages ever Mash them up and you get Grumble VS The Goon, with story and art from the creative teams of both books There's also a back-up story from Eric Powell's Hillbilly, which is worth every moment of your valuable time.Here's the downside: Grumble[...]

Hellboy The Goon and Frankenstein: Three Tales to Chill Your Holiday Spirit

Hellboy, The Goon, and Frankenstein: Three Tales to Chill Your Holiday Spirit

Originally published in 1997 as part of the Hellboy: Christmas Special, A Christmas Underground can be found in Hellboy Volume 3: The Chained Coffin and Others.The Goon: A Christmas Story Eric Powell is a demented genius The opening two pages of this story have two kids talking about what they're going to get for Christmas, a[...]

Bleeding Gen Con: Two Of The Best Four Days In Gaming

Bleeding Gen Con: Two Of The Best Four Days In Gaming

By Christopher Helton So, Gen Con happened, and then my computer broke. It has a been a busy couple of days here at the convention, but because of my computer issues, the articles won't be day by day like they were last year. It has been a busy convention, and one that has been full of […]

Booze Geek &#8211 Old Ruffian Barley Wine-Style Ale And The Goon

Booze Geek – Old Ruffian Barley Wine-Style Ale And The Goon

I felt a good amount of carbonation on my tongue and felt thick.Overall, I was expecting more sweetness out of this beer for being a barley wine ale, but regardless it was a quality brew.What to Drink This To:When I first started getting into comics heavily, one of the first titles I checked out was[...]

Discussions With Scott Allie &#8211 Fight Club2 Release Date Frankenstein Underground Lady Killer Past Aways Ei8ht The Goon Rebels Rat God And Even More (UPDATE)

Discussions With Scott Allie – Fight Club2 Release Date, Frankenstein Underground, Lady Killer, Past Aways, Ei8ht, The Goon, Rebels, Rat God, And Even More (UPDATE)

Rich having sold out in first and second issues, that's at the forefront of conversation.Scott Allie joins us today to talk about Lady Killer, "retro" comics, Fight Club 2, Ei8ht, The Goon: Once Upon a Hard Time,  Past Aways, Rebels,  Rat God, Abe Sapien #23, Frankenstein Underground, Hellboy in Hell and Baltimore: The Cult of[...]

Big Trouble In Little China: Big Fun In Licensed Comic

Big Trouble In Little China: Big Fun In Licensed Comic

T, and WCW comic books helped put a black eye on potentially fun licensed series.  Often poorly written, with little thought or effort seemingly put into them, licensed books were often a sure sign of a stinker to be steered clear of.  That's not to say that all licensed comics are bad, in fact the last decade has been something of a renascence for licensed titles. [...]



Dark Horse Halloween &#8211 Fancy Up Your Pumpkins

Dark Horse Hallowe'en – Fancy Up Your Pumpkins

Dark Horse Comic has gotten into the Halloween spirit by posting a series of pumpkin carving templates on their facebook page. Here are a few of the ones they put up, with more available on the above link.

Eric Powell To Create Sequel To Chimichanga

Eric Powell To Create Sequel To Chimichanga

Eric Powell was in France for a film festival and during an interview with MDCU Comics, he revealed that he is currently working on a sequel for his comic series from 2009, Chimichanga. When Wrinkle's Travelling Circus' most adorable little bearded girl trades a lock of her magic beard hair for a witch's strange egg, […]

Steve Mannions Fearless Dawn Is Underground Comics Meets Classic Sci-Fi

Steve Mannion's Fearless Dawn Is Underground Comics Meets Classic Sci-Fi

Hell, this is to the old pulp science fiction what The Goon is to classic horror At times the book feels like it should have been on the shelf next to the classic underground comics of the seventies So if you are looking for something fun that doesn’t have ninety tie in books, pick up[...]

Eric Powell Smirks Slyly To Ryan King About Assorted Goonery

Eric Powell Smirks Slyly To Ryan King About Assorted Goonery

He's been talking to Eric Powell at WonderCon.Ryan King: Allow me to begin by saying congratulations on the constant success of your Dark Horse comic series The Goon The quirky sense of humor, dark seriousness, and glorious monster mayhem make it a top of the pile read whenever an issue is released Not to mention[...]