Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber's 5-issue "Underground" series from Image Comics gets collected in trade paperback form this Wednesday and the creative team is going to great lengths to get the word out. Working from the idea that more publishers equals more sales, they're angling for nearly every com
Life-defining choices aren't always easy to make. They can mean the difference between a life fulfilled and a life, well, less than fulfilled. Online sneaker purchases, setting a relationship status on Facebook, deciding between a croissant or a bagel breakfast sandwich, these are the things readers definitely won't find in "Revolver," an original graphic novel coming this July from "3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man" creator Matt Kindt
Tomorrow, the first trade paperback collection of Mike Carey and Peter Gross' Vertigo comic book series, "The Unwritten," hits bookstores. Subtitled "Tommy Taylor and the Case of the Bogus Identity," the book revolves around Tom Taylor, the son of a bestselling author named Wilson Taylor who mysteriously disappeared years before the story opens
Everybody knows Marvel's "Amazing Spider-Man" team digs on some Cutting Crew. How else can you explain the Premiere Hardcover coming out this week titled "I Just Died In Your Arms Tonight"?
Sure, in the context of the issues the trade contains (including ASM #600 and ASM Annual #36), it's easy to narrow it down thematically, but as the story highlights also include Aunt May's wedding and a battle with a dying Doctor Octopus, it could just as easily been called "One Wedding And A Non-Funeral."
Instead, Marvel did the right thing. And by "right thing," I mean "the thing
Maybe it's because I'm something of a Scrooge myself, but I really, really get sick of "A Christmas Carol" adaptations. Since Charles Dickens is no longer with us to rake in the dough, the story's public domain status has lead to a pretty watered-down mythos that gets exploited by Hollywood every two years or so
Hey! It's Friday. This week that means new comics. Is that a surprise? I'm mildly surprised. Also, this week, Greg McElhatton returns with some new manga for the kids! The kids love the manga! Here he goes!