Preview: Brubaker and Phillips are back with FADE OUT

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The stellar comics making team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips is finishing up FATALE, but fading in on FADE OUT, a new collaboration due in August. The first issue will be 40 pages long, and given its old time Tinsel Town sbject atter, a varient edition will be printed in an oversized “movie magazine replica” format with 8 extra pages of behind-the-scenes art and articles.

Affleck and Damon Producing Brubaker and Phillips’ Sleeper

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Tweet SLEEPER, tone of several series by the dynamic duo of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips is in production again, this time with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck producing. Shawn Ryan, of The Shield and David Wiener of The Killing are set to write the screenplay. Set in the Wildstorm universe, the tale involves an […]

Preview: Fatale #18

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On sale today, Ed Brubaker and Sean Philip’s stylish nor tale stays classy and lovely as always.
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The Lakes Comic Festival Gets Everything Right

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TweetLast weekend I headed south for Kendal, a bustling town in the beautiful Lake District of England for a comics festival with a difference. The Lakes International Comic Art Festival fully embraced a European (Angoulême) approach to the medium, with the whole town celebrating the weekend of events, and perhaps consequently drawing a much more […]

Brubaker and Epting get a touch of Velvet in their new spy thriller

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As part of the new wave of Image creator owned comics by big name talent, Velvet by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting reunites the Captain America team for what is Epting’s first creator owned outing.

Velvet, which goes on sales on October 23rd, is a tale of espionage set in the Cold War. It’s an idea Brubaker had kicking around for years—he estimates that from the time he came up with it to when Epting was finally able to start ten years passed. Although it seems like a long time, Brubaker was able to take more time research, resulting in a stronger story, he said as a press conference this afternoon.

SDCC’13: Genre in Comics: Can Image Do Anything?

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TweetIf today’s “Image Comics and the Genre Fiction Renaissance” panel at Comic-Con can be any guide, there are only two genres in the comic book industry: superheroes and everything else. Image are putting out a lot of ‘everything else’ these days, and genres are crossing like crazy. A panel including Tim Seeley, Mike Norton, Ed […]

IMAGE EXPO: Brubaker and Epting launch ‘Velvet’

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TweetImage are unveiling a whole load of new comics at their Expo today. Next up comes Velvet, a spy series from Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting.

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Announces First Guests

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TweetIt’s not particularly grim oop North if you head to the right parts, and you can’t go wrong with Kendal. It’s a lovely part of the world, and the perfect place for a comic book festival. And conveniently that leads me to mention The Lakes International Comic Art Festival, which will see Sean Phillips and Bryan and Mary Talbot […]

Brubaker and Phillips’ Fatale is now ongoing

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Tweet FATALE, the beautifully drawn and conceived crime comic by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips has been presented as a very well received series of minis up until now, but it seems Brubaker has so many ideas for the main character he’s decided to make it an ongoing. Via PR: Josephine, heroine of Ed Brubaker’s […]

Studio Coffee Run: Ed Brubaker adaptations, RZA + Morrison = Happy!, Arrow scores high ratings, etc.

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TweetEd Brubaker has a veritable slew of projects in development for TV and feature films, including Rising Suns, an espionage thriller to air on NBC and an adaptation of his graphic novel Coward, that Electric City is producing (via THR and Deadline) Woot! Master MC, The RZA of the Wu Tang Clan, is teaming up […]

Preview: Brubaker & Phillips’ FATALE

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Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips are but two of the big-name creators making the move to Image in 2012 — that’s definitely going to be a BIG story for the year — and Warren Ellis has a five page preview of their new book FATALE. Here’s a one-page preview of the five-page preview. The book goes on sale this Wednesday.

30 comics that never were or may never be

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Over the holiday Chris Arrant had a fantastic two part survey of what-ever-happened-to comics, including no-shows like such as All-Star Batgirl and All-Star Wonder Woman, and done-but-long-shelved books like Batman Europa and Daniel Way and Darick Robertson’s Deathlok: Detour, it-sounded-ike-a-good-idea-when-we-were-talking-about-it-in-the-bar projects like Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips’ vampire pirates book Black Sails (above) and something best not thought about too much called “Frank Miller’s Jesus.”

Marvel Solicits: Criminal and Incognito

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Marvel accidentally left these two books out of their solicitations, but any excuse to run some Sean Phillips art makes us happy.

Ed Brubaker, KCRW DJ

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Let’s spin some tunes with The Brub! Ed Brubaker has just completed a stint as a guest DJ for LA’s influential radio station KCRW. Luckily, thanks to modern day technology, we can all listen along and hopefully no one will be singing the Smith’s lyric “Hang the bloody DJ.” PR below.