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Tim Seeley & Ilias Kryiazis' Graphic Novel Chronophage From Humanoids
Chronophage is a new graphic novel coming from Tim Seeley and  Ilias Kyriazis with a foreword from Tom King, being published by Humanoids in February 2022 Here's the solicitation, a preview, as well as a preview of the latest Humanoids is publishing from the Jodorowsky Library that month, Son of A Gun, drawn by Georges Bess and[...]
The Human Target - A Much Better Sequel To Watchmen Than The Others
It's The Human Target time! Tom King as a writer is one heavily influenced by Watchmen and if anyone was going to do Rorschach, it would be him After all, in recent years we have had a number of unauthorised sequels and prequels to Watchmen DC Comics gave us a bevy of Before Watchmen prequels[...]
Tom King and Elsa Charretier Sitting in a Tree, T-W-E-E-T-I-N-G
Tom King and Elsa Charretier Sitting in a Tree, T-W-E-E-T-I-N-G What could their secret project be? No idea, but we bet it's about P-T-S-D. Well, that's what all King's other comics are about Anyway, Tom King and Elsa Charretier have taken to Twitter to officially announce their collaboration on an unnamed creator-owned project that both have[...]
Mindless Speculation: Tom King, Ed Brubaker and Substack Comics?
If it was ten years ago, fifteen years ago, and someone made us an offer like that, I would have been one of the first people to jump at it because it would have been like holy f*ck, getting paid to do exactly what I want to do… you know a lot of these guys[...]
Jonathan Kent, The New Superman, Out As Bisexual From DC Comics
For years, Tom Taylor has struggled with a case of mistaken identity, being constantly confused with fellow comic book writer and fellow Tom, Tom King But with the announcement that Superman — Jonathan Kent, that is — will be coming out as bisexual, Taylor added a new name getting credit for his work: "The Great[...]
Batman Catwoman Special #1 Delayed Another Four Months
DC Comics has informed comic book readers that "initial orders for Batman/Catwoman Special #1" by Tom King and John Paul Leon "originally solicited in DC Connect #12 for release in July, have been cancelled The issue will be re-solicited at a later date, with more details coming soon." Comic book creatorJohn Paul Leon died of cancer[...]
Rorschach Did It 35 Minutes Ago (Rorschach #12 Spoilers)
Rorschach, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen, by Tom King and Jorge Fornes reaches its conclusion today, with the final issue #12 from DC Comics Including a guest appearance from the creative team… Rorschach #12 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes. The series has followed an unnamed detective, following the threads of an attempted assassination of the Republican[...]
Tom King Confirms Rorschach Needs To Wear His Mask
Tom King is the writer of Rorschach, the twelve-issue unauthorised Watchmen sequel drawn by Jorge Fornes, currently being published by DC Comics With one issue to go, he has also been attending Awesome Con in his home town of Washington DC Although not everything went smoothly for this ex-CIA agent-turned-comic book writer He tweeted out[...]
Supergirl: Woman Of Tomorrow As Phoenix?
The first, Supergirl: Woman Of Tomorrow #2 by Tom King and Bilquis Evely sees her take a special kind of Red Kryptonite Classically shown to cause odd behavior or bizarre transformations, albeit temporary and non-fatal, the effects of red kryptonite typically last anywhere from one to two days And Supergirl has her own explanation for[...]
Rorscah - Who Killed Osama Bin Laden?
This week sees the tenth issue of Rorschach #10, the unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes being published by DC Comics Which included another dive into the alternate history of the Watchmen world in 2021, going back a couple of decades. Why Watchmen Never Had A 9/11 (Rorschach #10 Spoilers) And it looks[...]
The Human Target From Tom King and Greg Smallwood
Tom King tweeted a very nice tease earlier today which was then retweeted by DC Comics publicist Clark Bull on his personal account, which seemed to suggest a Justice League International comic book was to be announced Given that it looked pretty much like Fire, Blue Beetle, Guy Gardner, and Rocket Red. The Human Target From[...]
Batman Catwoman Special #1 Delayed Another Four Months
One of his final projects was the Batman/Catwoman Special, intended to run between two arcs of the Batman/Catwoman series, and reunited John Paul Leon with Tom King Planned to be published in July, comic book retailers have been told that the issue in question has been delayed until the 21st of December We don't yet[...]
Tom King Explains The Difference Between Rorschach and The Comedian
Rorschach is an unauthorised sequel to Watchmen by Tom King and Jorge Fornes Ostensibly the investigation of an attempted assassination of a Presidential candidate by someone dressed as Rorschach And set in the world of Watchmen many years later It has gone on some entertaining tangents that may well double back into the narrative[...]
Strange Adventures #10 Review: Let’s Make A Deal
Likewise, Tom King's script does some great work in using literary allusions (the book dedication, the analysis) to give the work some heft and narrative significance. However, there are two basic problems The first, of course, is the issue of the structure of the issue: a woman reading a letter and flashing back to things that[...]
Selina Kyle Gets Plastered In Batman/Catwoman
In today's Batman/Catwoman #5 by Tom King, Clay Mann, and Tomeu Morey, Selina Kule rewrites a famous kids Batman song, for her own, more adult-appropriate needs, that of getting rather drunk. Selina Kyle Gets Plastered In Batman/Catwoman #5 But how accurate is this choice of language? For some reason I thought "plastered" was colloquial to Brits and[...]