Earth Crisis Teams Up with Liberator, Plus New All-Star Line-Up

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That’s Earth Crisis as in the metalcore band, Liberator as in the hit Black Mask Studios comic, and all-star as in “holy crap these are brilliant people”. Not new crisis in DC Multiverse with superhuman Marvel task force spearheaded by All-Star Super-Batman. But feel free to imagine either.

Preview: Ballistic #3

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Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson continue their weirder than weird futuristic adventure.ballistic03_lowres__1_ 00001

Review: Liberator #3 – with extra Bunnies!

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A striking cover from the tremendous Ben Templesmith has garnered Liberator #3 all kinds of attention. If you’ve not been reading this fantastic debut, read on…

Exclusive Interview: Darick Robertson Goes Ballistic!

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Okay, first things first. Have you bought Ballistic yet? Have you back-ordered #1 and pre-ordered #2? Because this comic is selling out everywhere FAST. I hit up artist Darick Robertson for a chat on what is rapidly becoming the runaway hit of 2013.

What Should You Buy in September? Gareth Brookes, Gene Luen Yang, Ed Piskor, Villains Month

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September! New month, new comics, new things to look out for. We had a wander round the solicitations and picked out the comics we’re all most looking forward to this month. Also I got them to pick their favourite DC villains, because there’s a DC Villain Month coming out and well, why not.

Wednesday’s Review Slate: Skybreaker, Liberator and Tom Strong

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This week’s review slate once more races backwards and forwards through time – we’ve got Skybreaker #3, which came out a short while back, along with an issue of Liberator that had bunnies on the front cover, as well as Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril #1.

Here’s All Our News from SDCC in One Place

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One of the things heard most frequently this weekend online was ‘why is there no comic news coming out of SDCC’? You mean aside from the masses and masses of comics news which came out of the convention, right? The Beat covered basically every single comics company you can imagine, and we’ve still got a […]

SDCC’13: Black Mask Studios Take the Indie Comic Back to Its Punk Rock Roots.

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By David Nieves In the latest Thursday night panel, the recently formed Black Mask Studios attracted some die-hard support from fans willing to stay into the late hours of the SDCC to hear what their veteran group of artists had to say about where indie should go.

Advance Review: Ballistic #1 by Adam Egypt Mortimer & Darick Robertson

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Hmm, could this be the next Saga? You may recall our sneak peak at Ballistic #1 last month – the new comic from Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson hits the shelves tomorrow, and if you haven’t pre-ordered you might struggle to get a hold of it in the rush.

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Ballistic #1 by Adam Egypt Mortimer & Darick Robertson

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A super duper exclusive look at two of my favourite pages from the upcoming brilliantly deranged miniseries that is one part Spider Jerusalem punk, one part Mieville madness, and a dash of Cronenberg with a psychedelic Mortimer cherry on top.

Advance Review: Liberator #1 from Black Mask Studios

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A highly charged debut is hot off the presses at Black Mask Studios this Wednesday, with animal rights activists stepping up to the vigilante plate and following in the footsteps of Buddy Baker, grassroots style.

REVIEW: Black Mask Studios Hits the Ground Running with TWELVE REASONS TO DIE

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Black Mask Studios is the ambitiously game-changing publishing company founded to bring out OCCUPY COMICS and much more, headed by Matt Pizzolo (GODKILLER, HALO-8), Steve Niles (30 DAYS OF NIGHT and much more), and Brett Gurewitz (Epitaph Records). In interviews when the company formally announced itself, they touted a new structural framework for comic book […]

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Liberator

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I’ve already pegged this as potentially the debut of the year, and with Liberator #1 now available for pre-order, we get a sneak peek at the new artistic team.