The week in review: No one did anything they didn’t want to

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Now that the outrage-o-tron has moved from torture to movie casting, here is a round-up of reactions to the “Torture Cover” post the other day. Actually I don’t even need to write anything, as the Outhouse already summed it up with CROSSED TORTURE VARIANT CONTROVERSY SPARKS SURPRISINGLY CIVIL DEBATE ON INTERNET. It’s true. No one was blackballed, castigated or petitioned. The effects and provenance of disturbing material were widely debated, but it was generally decided by everyone involved that those who like it can like it, those who want to throw up can move right over to the toilet.

Garth Ennis Returning to The Punisher in 2014 for New Miniseries

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TweetThis has only just been picked up online by fans – and subsequently by me – but in an interview on ComiXology’s podcast ‘The ComiXologist’, writer Garth Ennis has mentioned that he will be writing a new Punisher miniseries in 2014.

C2E2 – Liveblogging “Making Comics the Avatar Way” (New Garth Ennis Projects)

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TweetC2E2 has invaded Chicago and we’re liveblogging the “Making Comics the Avatar Way” panel, which should be kicking off momentarily.  Get ready to start hitting reload. Jim Kuhoric looks to be doing this solo. They start from the point of what the other publishers won’t let the creators do. It’s not all extreme, but that’s […]

NYCC in audio with Morrison, Ennis, etc.

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TweetJamie Coville recording a bunch of panels from New York Comic Con and here they are for you listening pleasure: New York Comic Con 2012 (October 11 – 14) – 126 Photos

Garth Ennis talks about launching Dynamite’s new Crime Line With “Red Team”

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Tweet Crime comics are something that are usually popping around in the background of the direct market, but usually only one or two takes hold at a time.  In recent years, Vertigo held the crime candle, but their line of original graphic novels folded and Scalped came to an end.  Today, Dynamite is announcing their plan […]