A Comic Show – The Power Of Kirkman Compels You!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I'm Aaron from A Comic Shop and The Geek Easy, back from Heroescon and ready to talk new comics now! The biggest book of the week is Outcast #1 by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta. As if a new #1 by The Walking […]

Trees #1 Sells 6,000 Copies More Than Ordered, And Slowly Continues To

I really liked the new Warren Ellis/Jason Howard comic book Trees. I'm sure I mentioned that a few times. In his Orbital Operations newsletter, Warren Ellis writes, Oh, the continuing stoooory of the TREES #1 overprint: according to Image, we have under 6000 copies of the overprint left. That means we sold around 44,000 copies […]

Orbiting Around Chew/Revival, Trees, Doctor Spektor And More With Fred Van Lente And Crystal Skillman On King Kirby

Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. [audio:] They say: Welcome to Episode 153 of The Orbiting Pod! This week, we reactivate our tastebuds with Chew/Revival, take root with Trees #1, make an appointment with Doctor Spektor #1, take a peek under the hood with C.O.W.L. #1, and […]

Trees Shows Humans Are Only One Tiny Piece Of Existence

By Dylan Gonzalez There are some weeks when I am reading comics and the work is so good, I think to myself, this would make a great movie.  Then I stop and realize I love that this is a comic and exists solely as a comic.  I kept thinking that on the day when I […]

That Ending Of Trees #1 And The Ending Of Edge Of Darkness (SPOILERS)

I really liked Trees. Here's just one of the reason. Spoilers on. Warren Ellis on the BBC's Edge Of Darkness. On the writer. Totally missed this: the writer Troy Kennedy Martin died yesterday. Today, he's probably best remembered by most as writer of THE ITALIAN JOB and KELLY'S HEROES. To me, he'll always be the man […]

A Comic Show – Warren Ellis Warns Trees Are Bad!

Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom! This week Image gave us some new hotness, DC had lots of Bat books, and Marvel Original Sins tie in. Warren Ellis' Trees #1 is a speculative fiction post apocalyptic story set ten years from now after we were invaded by tree-like structures […]

Warren Ellis And Jason Howard's Trees – Your New Favourite Comic Book

Take an anthill. Stick a twig into it. Watch how all the ants scurry around, rebuilding, reorganising, attacking the stick, climbing the stick, coping with the stick. Because that's what ants do. Which is what happens to humanity in Trees, the new comic from Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, published from Image Comics tomorrow. The […]

SCOOP: Warren Ellis And Jason Howard's Trees, From Image, For May (UPDATE)

On the back of tomorrow's Previews, a new surprise May solicitation to keep you on your toes. Trees, from Warren Ellis and Jason Howard, who recently worked together on the digital comic Scatterland. And there's a preview inside as well. Thanks to the retailer who sent the above image across… expect Image Comics to officially […]

Jamie Hewlett's Wonderful Trees

After the success of Jamie Hewlett's work on Gorillaz, combined with his relative lack-of-a-rock-and-roll lifestyle, he is one of the richest living comic book artists on the planet, only beaten (I think) by David Choe. As a result, living in Paris with his wife and actress Emma de Caunes, he can basically draw what the […]