For anyone who has read (or played the video game version of, or watched the movie adaptation of) Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim, it's difficult to wrap the tale without feeling good about love... and video games, and music, and cartoons. Inspired by this associated goodness, friends Simon Lai, Alex Ha, Charles Murakam
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It's never a good sign when a headless corpse turns up in an alley, but when it turns out that the head is still there and just invisible? That's when things start to get a little strange. That's how the story kicks off in Bad Medicine, the new series from Oni Press and the creative team of Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Christopher Mitten and Bill Crabtree. A few weeks back, I wrote about h
Over the past few years, the writing team of Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir have been quietly producing some of the most solid character-driven comics on the market. They've done it everywhere, from independent OGNs to webcomics, and even a story that introduced TV's King Tut to the Batman comics. This week, they've te
Serialized between 2005 and 2008 and available now as an uncommonly handsome hardcover collection from Oni Press, Local was one of the early definitive works of writer Brian Wood and artist Ryan Kelly. The 12-part series demonstrated Wood's devotion to the sel
Pity the poor Coyote. For more than six decades, he has been trapped inside our television screens, condemned to the Sisyphean task of attempting to murder the Roadrunner. But what if Wile E. Coyote final
I've been a pretty big fan of Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt's The Sixth Gun since it kicked off, but this week, they've given me another reason to love that book: a silent issue. In next week's Sixth Gun #21, they've put
This evening at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle, Washington, Bryan Lee O'Malley announced that his hugely acclaimed and best-selling Scott Pilgrim, a six-volume black and white graphic novel series from Oni Press, will be reissued as a deluxe, resized, full-color hardcover series beginning this year. The new coloring comes courtesy of Nathan Fairbairn, known to ComicsAlliance readers for his
On sale this week from the newly redressed Oni Press is The Secret History of D.B. Cooper #1. Written and drawn by Brian Churilla, the series posits that everything we know about the famous folk hero/criminal -- who in 1971 ransomed a hijacked plane for $250,000 before parachuting into the wilderness of the American Northwest, never to be seen again -- is all an elaborate C.I.A. cover-up. As put forth in this funny yet also quite serious new comic, the truth is that Cooper was a highly valued government assassin possessed of metaphysical abilities that granted him access to a dark realm of consciousness shared by all mankind. But when Cooper went rogue, the famous airline hijacking was a clever plan to ensure that everybody in the United States would help the government track down their missing agent and his non-existent bag of money.
When ComicsAlliance first decided to devote a February fortnight to highlighting great sexy comics and the great artists who produce them, Ross Campbell was the first creator I thought of. Not only has the cartoonist a master of the female form, he's also one of the few artists who
Belated Valentine's Day sexiness from the Tumblr of Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O'Malley, with Ramona, Kim Pine, Lisa Miller, and Wallace Wells in pin-up poses.