Ben Templesmith Replaced on ‘Ten Grand’ After Cutting Off Contact with JMS

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TweetAn interesting story’s been picked up by Multiversity today, as it appears that artist Ben Templesmith has been replaced on Image’s Ten Grand series with CP Smith. The reasoning appears to be because Templesmith has allegedly gone MIA, and stopped responding to emails from writer J Michael Straczynski or his Joe’s Comics team.

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

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TweetSeptember! 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.

What Should You Buy In August? Seth, Doran, Gillen and more

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TweetAugust! New month, more comics, ’nuff excitement. We have a shuftie round and picked out the comics we’re looking forward to this month:   Jessica Lee: PALOOKAVILLE #21 SETH With an appearance slated for September’s SPX, Seth’s long awaited PALOOKAVILLE #21 couldn’t come out at a better time. With a promised extended continuation of the […]

Here’s All Our News from SDCC in One Place

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TweetOne 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: 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 […]

SDCC13: Image Release their Signing Schedule

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TweetLooking for an autograph from Brian K. Vaughan, Amy Reeder or Jimmie Robinson? I certainly am. But as I’m not at SDCC, you’ll have to get one in my absence. Image have released their signings schedule for the next five days, from A(smus) to Z(ub). Here’s the full list:

INTERVIEW: JM Ringuet on Making Comics at Image

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TweetBy Matt O’Keefe The multi-talented JM Ringuet first arrived on the North American comic scene in 2008 as the artist of Transhuman, one of Jonathan Hickman’s early series for Image Comics. Since then Ringuet has had steady work in the industry, drawing comics such as Image’s Hoax Hunters on a freelance basis. In January 2013 […]

How much content should you get for $2.99?

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TweetBack in the old days of the mid 2000s, comic fans could pick up any standard comic book issue for $2.99. It was the nailed-down price, and for that money they’d get 22 pages. Since those halcyon days wilted, however, more and more we find that we’re paying $3.99 for fewer pages than that. What […]

More Details Emerge About Antony Johnston/Chris Mitten’s UMBRAL

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TweetImage had a lot of guests pop up at their expo to reveal new titles, but Eric Stephenson’s keynote speech also made a number of other announcements, which haven’t yet been reported quite so widely. Amongst them was the announcement of a series which has been trailed extensively through various Image comics over the last […]

Monday’s Review Slate: Lazarus and Pizza Dog

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TweetThis week’s been a big week for comics! All kinds of goings-on were, well, going-on. I’m narrowing it down to just the two comics, though. The ones everybody’s been talking about. Lazarus #1 from Image, and Hawkeye #11 from Marvel. Both books have fantastic creative teams and all the goodwill in the world pushing them […]

Monday’s Review Slate: Captain Midnight and Invincible

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TweetAnother week, and a whole slew of new comics on the horizon. This week I’m going to review a superhero relaunch, as well as one of the longest-running superhero comics around: Captain Midnight #0, and Invincible #103. Heroes, heroes, everywhere!

On the Scene: Image Crowds the Dais at Heroes Con 2013

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TweetOn the opening day of Heroes Con, there were plenty of excellent panels to behold, but Image pulled out all the stops by packing so many artists and writers onto the speakers platform that one had to stand and another was teetering on the edge bravely. Aaron Holland (“A Comic Shop” columnist for Bleeding Cool) […]

Interview: Rob Liefeld talks Brigade and Kickstarter

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TweetRob Liefeld took a short break from comics after his departure from DC. Now he’s back with some familiar faces in a brand new adventure—and he’s turned to crowdfunding like everyone else.

REVIEW: You Really Should Have Read TEN GRAND #1 by Now

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Tweet And if you haven’t, I strongly recommend that you don’t read this full review, or maybe not even any of it, since not knowing anything about the comic before reading it makes for a pretty astonishing experience. TEN GRAND reads like a Choose Your Own Adventure story and you feel convinced somehow that you […]

Is This a Mysterious New Teaser from Image?

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TweetIt’s quite hard to keep track of every comic book series, which is why when Image send over a delightful enigmatic teaser image such as the one below, I fly into a desperate panic. Is this something never seen before, or is this blonde dude somebody I should be well aware of? I do not […]

Image Announce ‘Rat Queens’ from Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch

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TweetBrian Truitt has done it again! The Ultimate American reports that this September, writer Kurtis J. Wiebe and artist Roc Upchurch will being a new series for Image called Rat Queens. Described as a love letter to his last 20 years of Dungeons and Dragons, the series will see an elf, a cleric, a dwarf and […]