sabato 6 febbraio 2010

'Transformers' Scribes Get 'Locke & Key'

Writer/producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (Transformers) have acquired the rights to Locke & Key.

Two Saturday Student Outings

A good time was had by all.

Last weekend was the finale of the Seattle Public Library's third annual Comixtravaganza, a month-long series of events and workshops with an indie, alt-comics focus. It's all put together by the downtown library's made-of-awesome Teen Services librarians, Hayden Bass and Jennifer Bisson.

I've always encouraged my cartooning students to [...]

It's another edition of Name That Artist - the sensation that's sweeping the Internet!

Okay, maybe not. But these are always fun, aren't they?

I'd like to claim that there's no way anyone's going to get this. But you people ... there's always one of you, isn't there? Knowing exactly which artist this is, even though I've scoured the back issue boxes for obscure works just to [...]

Review: Walt Disney?s Valentine?s Classics (Blog@Newsarama)

Aw thanks, Boom Studios! I didn’t know you cared! The publisher, which currently holds the licenses on a bunch of Disney characters and concepts and has been making fine use of many of them, has put together a heck of a Valentine’s Day present for fans of classic comics featuring the core Disney mouse and [...]

Burgas Says "JLA" Are Comics You Should Own

COMIC SHOULD BE GOOD's Greg Burgas looks back at "JLA," a series relaunched by Grant Morrison that is fondly remembered by fans today and tells you why they're comics you should own.

The Time-Traveler?s Wife: Who is Rip Hunter?s Mother? (Blog@Newsarama)

With Warner Brothers’ The Time-Traveler’s Wife being released on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download on February 9 (good flick, by the way—check it out), I thought I’d take a little look at one of the nagging questions from the Johns/Katz/Jurgens run on Booster Gold: Who is Rip Hunter’s mother? As revealed in Booster Gold 1000000, [...]

Saturday Picture Show

Is this Alan Moore in the first episode of the new series of Lost?
Or at least someone meant to be him? Bleeding Cool apparently inspired this amusing toytake on Siege #2.

The Sun newspaper turn Sir ...

Kirkman and Silvestri's Cosmic Adventure Begins in "Pilot Season: Stellar"

Screenwriter hired for "Daredevil" Movie Reboot

Spider-Man isn't the only Marvel superhero-movie franchise destined for a reboot. Screenwriter David Scarpa has been hired to bring the Man Without Fear back to the silver screen.

Dark Horse Titles On Sale February 10, 2010

Dark Horse has provided previews of titles on sale this week, including "Solomon Kane: Death's Black Riders" #2, "B.P.R.D.: King of Fear" #2, "Groo: Hogs of Horder" #3, and "Jet Scott" volume 1!

The Guinness Book Of World Records Needs A Comic Book Artist

Next year’s Guinness Book Of World Records will feature a special section dedicated to comic books and graphic novels. As part of a list of the best selling, longest lasting, biggest, smallest and most valuable ...

Marvel Novel Previews: ENDER'S GAME, DARK TOWER

Take a look at ENDER'S GAME: COMMAND SCHOOL #5 and DARK TOWER: JERICHO HILL #3, shipping from Marvel Comics on Feb 10, 2010

Marvel Cosmic Previews: MARVEL BOY, IMPERIAL GUARD

Take a look at MARVEL BOY: THE URANIAN #2 and ROK: IMPERIAL GUARD #4, shipping from Marvel Comics on Feb 10, 2010

Chris Roberson on 'Cinderella'

Writer Chris Roberson talks to ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about his two comics at Vertigo, "Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love" with artist Shawn McManus and "I, Zombie" with artist Mike Allred.

Hail Mary for All the Marbles

I’m usually the guy who puts more tragedy in the soup.  Like those old Dupont commercials.  Remember those?  “We don’t make a lot of the products you buy.  We make a lot of the products you buy better.”  Well replace “products” with “comics” and “better” with “more tragic”. Anyway, that’s my story. Sometimes, [...]

Spider-Girl Is Back? And That?s Not All.

Spider-Girl is a curio of Marvel publishing history. Created by ex-Marvel Editor-In-Chief  Tom DeFalco with artist Ron Marz, she is a spinoff character from a What If issue, set in her own future alternate universe ...

Wes Anderson’s SPIDER-MAN

When the name of quirky director Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr Fox) was floated as a possible replacement for Sam Raimi on the Spider-Man franchise, your first thought was, “What a great idea!” and then your second thought was “Oh, no that could never work!” And then you saw this Youtube video

and thought, [...]

A Year of Cool Comics - Day 36

Here is the latest in our year-long look at one cool comic (whether it be a self-contained work, an ongoing comic or a run on a long-running title that featured multiple creative teams on it over the years) a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here's the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today [...]