Patton Oswalt Pitches a Star Wars/Marvel Crossover Movie

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TweetPatton Oswalt has been rather busy over the last few weeks. When not convincing the World that he should be cast as The Penguin in the next Batman movie, he’s appearing in Parks and Recreation, and delivering a message of unity. And that message of unity is for the union between Star Wars and Marvel. […]

INTERVIEW: Jimmie Robinson Hits Out with Five Weapons!

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TweetJimmie Robinson can do basically anything. Writer, artist, designer and letterer, his most recent work Five Weapons has been receiving great acclaim from fans and critics alike. Set in a school for young would-be-assassins, the series sees the weaponless Tyler Shainline come to school and find himself immediately ducking and diving from the attentions of […]

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Liberator

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TweetI’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.

MEGA-INTERVIEW: Cliff Galbraith on the Meteoric Rise of the Asbury Park Comicon

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TweetIf you’ve been following the history of the Asbury Park Comicon, which opened only a year ago in March of 2012, you know it’s been a strange, yet rather astonishing ride, but imagine how much stranger it must be for founder and indie comics creator Cliff Galbraith. What started in a bowling alley turned music […]

Interview: Eddie Campbell — “My theory is that we cannot stand the idea that the universe is random…”

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TweetIn May Top Shelf in the US and Knockabout in the UK will be co-publishing The From Hell Companion. The Top Shelf website describes it as An astonishing selection of Alan Moore‘s original scripts and sketches for the landmark graphic novel, with copious annotations, commentary, and illustrations by Eddie Campbell. Here for the first time […]

Behold: Bartkira! An intriguing comics jam proposal

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Tweet Ryan Humphrey posted this fantastic Simpson/Akira mash up comic on his tumblr last night and it’s been picking up a healthy number of notes since. The comic (which you can see below) is really striking, mainly, I think, because of those splashes of colour against that rich cream background, in the sense of drama and dynamism […]

A Salute to The Pope in Comics

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TweetAs we celebrate the arrival of Pope Francis, let’s look back on the great popes in comics history. Of course, the DEFINITIVE papal statement in comics—and one of the greatest in all of literature—is Cerebus in CHURCH & STATE: And more: And from South Park.

Kick-Watcher: The way it should be: Lars Brown’s Penultimate Quest

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Tweet Kickstarter has been a talking point in the comics industry ever since its conception, most recently and prominently for the fallout between Mark Andrew Smith and the problems he’s been having with his Sullivan Sluggers book. My experience with the platform has been limited: I use it purely as a pre-order service and since May last […]

Review: The Adventures of Superhero Girl

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TweetSometimes a book comes out that I’m so ridiculously excited about I get paranoid that I’m going to be disappointed in some way. And then it arrives and turns out to be even better than I hoped for. It becomes the book I take everywhere with me to thrust in people’s faces and say, “READ”. […]

Interview: Will Brooker on My So-Called Secret Identity, A New Kind of Superhero Comic

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TweetRave reviews from across the press, prominent features in the mainstream media, and plaudits from huge names within the industry; this new comic is off to a flying start.

Advance Review: Viva Lost Vegas #1 (spoiler-free!)

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TweetReuniting the team behind the Eisner award winning Return of the Dapper Men, Lost Vegas is a fun mix of science fiction space play and hustler inspired shenanigans  Oh, and it is very, very pretty.

Mini Marvels: Hawkeye #8 – My Bad Penny

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TweetHey bro. Bro! You reading Hawkguy bro? Missin’ out bro.

WHAAM! – Rian Hughes, Roy Lichtenstein, and IMAGE DUPLICATOR

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London’s Tate Gallery are running an exhibition of work by Roy Lichtenstein, who is famous for stealing ‘appropriating’ panels from comics and representing them as works of high art. The exhibition runs until the 27th of May, if you’re interested.

Review: Batman Incorporated #8 – The Boy Wonder Returns

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Tweet(Spoilers!) Well, we can’t say that we didn’t know it was coming. From early on in the run, Grant Morrison has said in interviews and at convention appearances that his six year Batman run would end in heartbreak.

Review: Completely Happy!

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TweetThe concluding issue of Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson’s Happy! has finally made its way to the shelves, and has seemingly divided critics right down the middle. It’s perhaps no surprise to anyone who has seen my Happy earrings that I loved it, but let’s have a proper look…

Review: The Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz: bio, booze and books

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TweetThe Infinite Wait by Julia Wertz Koyama Press I have a complicated and knotty relationship with auto-bio comics, beset by apprehension and cynicism. There’s no doubt the genre produces some interesting material- Art Spiegelman, Seth, Robert Crumb, to name but a few, but more recently I’ve found a lot of it to be, quite frankly, boring. The […]