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The Sneakiest of Peeks Ahead at Marvel Comics #1001

The Sneakiest of Peeks Ahead at Marvel Comics #1001

The sequel to Marvel Comics #1000, it continues the same overarching idea of an ongoing story by Al Ewing threaded through a litany one one page stories by the good and the great from Marvel Comics' history.Currently that includes writers Al Ewing, Audrey Loeb, Jimmy Palmiotti, Declan Shalvey, Vita Ayala, Howard Chaykin, Kaare Andrews, Frank[...]

Top Alternative Publisher Comics of 2017 #4: Captain Kronos #1 by Dan Abnett and Tom Mandrake

Top Alternative Publisher Comics of 2017 #4: Captain Kronos #1 by Dan Abnett and Tom Mandrake

Sue me.This is one of those comics that was just plain fun and stuck with me long after other comics faded from my mind. Captain Kronos #1 by Dan Abnett and Tom Mandrake is swashbuckling, vampire-murdering, bloody fun.[caption id="attachment_768719" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captain Kronos #1 cover by Mike Perkins and Andy Troy[/caption]Captain Kronos is joined by his allies, Carla and Grost, as[...]


Pathfinder Worldscape Red Sonja #1 Review: Wordy but Fun

Pathfinder Worldscape Red Sonja #1 Review: Wordy but Fun

While it is bothersome, it’s not fatal.Tom Mandrake, Moritat, and Matt Gaudio’s art styles call upon classic comic styles as well The characters have impressive figures, the world is well-detailed, and the action is kinetic and visceral Mohan’s colorwork keeps things lively and eye-catching, and the overall comic is visually appealing.Despite the wordiness, Pathfinder Worldscape:[...]

Writers Commentary &#8211 Joe Gentile Talks Justice Inc.: The Avenger

Writer's Commentary – Joe Gentile Talks Justice Inc.: The Avenger

The book is drawn by Alexandre Shibao and comes with this cool cover by veteran comic artist Tom Mandrake. Pgs 1-2: In this scene, our artist (Alexandre Shibao) and our colorist (Natalia Marques) do a good job of giving off a surreal “trippy vibe” to these pages We were hoping that we could give the reader a[...]

Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter #1 Review: Bloody Fun

'Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter' #1 Review: Bloody Fun

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_729918" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Captian Kronos #1 cover variant by Tom Mandrake[/caption]Time to throw up another disclaimer (been doing this one a lot lately), I’ve not seen the original Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter film by Hammer Horror I’ve also not read the House of Hammer comics in which the character was originally adapted to[...]

Writers Commentary &#8211 Erik Burnham Talks Red Sonja: The Long Walk To Oblivion

Writer's Commentary – Erik Burnham Talks Red Sonja: The Long Walk To Oblivion

The cover is by Moritat with interior art by Tom Mandrake.And welcome to the writer commentary for Red Sonja, the Long Walk to Oblivion I'm your host, Erik Burnham.It's funny; there's not a lot of walking in the issue, but it sounds cool When it comes to titles for comic books starring pulp adventure heroines,[...]

Artist Kewber Baals Commentary On KISS #7

Artist Kewber Baal's Commentary On KISS #7

Cover by Tom Mandrake.Drawing KISS has really been a big challenge for me It's not just an urban story, with superpowers and such, in a world that already exists when you open the window of your home This is a whole new world, with its own history, visuals, colors and giant robots! Upon receiving the[...]

Hammers Captain Kronos To Return In The Pages Of A Titan Comic

Hammer's Captain Kronos To Return In The Pages Of A Titan Comic

The new series will be written by Dan Abnett and drawn by Tom Mandrake.The series is the second from Titan, following The Mummy by Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire, and is based on the 1974 film that starred Horst Janson and Caroline Munro It told the story of a vampire hunter and expert swordsman that[...]


Amy Chu On Telling The Backstory Of KISS: The Demon

Amy Chu On Telling The Backstory Of KISS: The Demon

Covers: Kyle Strahm, Tom Mandrake, and Michael Adams.BYRON BREWER: Amy, I just marvel at a writer being able to write a wonderfully serious sci-fi take on KISS as you have, much less two! Tell us how KISS: The Demon came about.AMY CHU: Thank you! I'm really enjoying the opportunity to expand the KISS world[...]

Tom Mandrake On The Last Days Of Kickstarting Kros

Tom Mandrake On The Last Days Of Kickstarting Kros

Tom Mandrake writes for Bleeding Cool,A lot of people have been asking--'Why a Kickstarter?' The story goes something like this-- one day, about 10 years ago, John said, “Let's put on a play”, and I said, “Well, my dad's got the parts for a barn—all we need is someone to build it!” And that's what[...]

John Ostrander And Tom Mandrake Turn To Kickstarter For Kros Graphic Novel

John Ostrander And Tom Mandrake Turn To Kickstarter For Kros Graphic Novel

Kros: Hallowed Ground is a 128 page horror graphic novel by veteran comic book creators John Ostrander and Tom Mandrake. Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. The blood soaked battlefields of the Civil War draw Vampires who descend to feed on the wounded and dying as Blood calls to Blood One man, a Vampire Hunter named Kros, stands against them, waging[...]

Reprint Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

Reprint Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

There, next to quadratic equations and early clumsy fumblings are the words above.Sidekick is a new comic book by JMS and Tom Mandrake out next week about a second string, Flyboy, who has lost the first string This is a Robin whose Batman has died, and he's not coping.This kind of territory was most successfully[...]

First Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

First Review: Sidekick #1 By JMS And Tom Mandrake

There, next to quadratic equations and early clumsy fumblings are the words above.Sidekick is a new comic book by JMS and Tom Mandrake out next week about a second string, Flyboy, who has lost the first string This is a Robin whose Batman has died, and he's not coping.This kind of territory was most successfully[...]

Doctor Who: A Room With A Deja View Released For The Week Of San Diego

Doctor Who: A Room With A Deja View Released For The Week Of San Diego

IDW have just confirmed it. As Comic Con International: San Diego starts to groan into existence, on Wednesday, July 22nd, so my first Doctor Who comic with EricJ, Doctor Who: A Room With A Deja View is published. Basically, it's now become a San Diego Comic Con comic, as much as the Complete Strangers In […]