the goon Archives

Hillbilly: Treacherous Toe in Albatross Funnybooks November Solicits
Looks like it is the latest re-acquisition for Dark Horse Comics to follow Star Wars and Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo, and it's the whole Albatross Funnybooks line. Pulpy crime thriller comedy The Goon was originally published in a prototypical form in Best Cellars #1 in 1995 from Out of the Cellar Comics by Eric Powell, but[...]
Fresh Monkey Fiction Debuts Longbox Heroes Collection Action Figures 
The lineup will consist of: The Goon Madman The Rocketeer Mr Monster Cassie Hack The Tick Grendel Onslaught Trooper Black Phantom  Obviously, some of the heavy hitters are Madman, The Rocketeer, and The Tick However, it is great to see figures for The Goon, Mr Monster, and even Black Phantom! Independent comic fans have been waiting for collectibles like this, and Fresh Monkey Fiction and[...]
Eric Powell took his comic book The Goon, first published by Bleeding Cool's publisher Avatar Press and then Dark Horse Comics, and founded his own comic book publisher, Albatross Funnybooks, to publish The Goon and everything else he has had on his mind And now he is taking all of that and turning it into[...]
The Goon #1 Stes Record, Sells For $28,000
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[...]
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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 Animation
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. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Amazing Screw-On Head – Trailer ( That's not the only case of someone trying to bring the look of a[...]
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
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[...]
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 – 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
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. [...]
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
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[...]