There are so many artistic tributes to the Star Trek franchise that at this point it's a bit of a challenge to do anything that immediately stands out, but artist Juan Ortiz has produced something that caught our attention. Similar to Francesco Francavilla's Breaking Bad project, Ortiz -- a longtime illustrator/designer for Disney and Warner Bros. who has also provided cover art for DC Comics' Looney Tunes series -- has produced a faux movie poster for all 80 episodes of the original Star Trek series, collected in a coffee table book titled Star Trek: The Art Of Juan Ortiz. Some of the posters have an obvious Saul Bass influence, and others are inspired by various comic book, movie poster, and pulp novel cover art from the '60s.
The last time the Topps trading card company released a new set of Mars Attacks story cards, John F. Kennedy was in the White House. To celebrate the 50th (technically the 51st) anniversary of the originals -- which were reprinted in the '80s and became a Tim Burton-directed movie in 1996 -- the company is unveiling another batch.
Legendary science fiction illustrator Frank R. Paul is probably not an instantly-recognizable name for every ComicsAlliance reader, but for generations of science fiction, fantasy and comic book enthusiasts, his work took the fantastic worlds described on the pages of the pulps and made them real. IDW's recently-publis
They say two things you should never discuss in polite conversation are religion and politics. It used to be sex, religion, and politics, but we all have raging porn addictions now, so, realistically, that topic is no longer off limits
It's been a good year for fans of the original Star Wars trilogy and Dark Horse comics. There's the new Star Wars series by Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda that takes place between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back, (the first issue of which CA's own Dylan Todd reviewed here), and now J.W. Rinzler (The Making of The Empire Strikes Back)and Mike Mayhew (perennial Best Art Ever This Week favorite)are teaming to adapt
While IDW was only able to tease its new The X-Files ongoing comic series back in January, the publisher was ready to reveal the full scope of the project this weekend at Emerald City Comicon. The truth, as it
If, like me, you count yourselves among the pitiable number of Star Wars fans who never rode the original Star Tours ride before Boba Fett blew it up and, sadder still, have yet to experience the upgraded Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction at Disney's assorted theme parks (or even if you have), Hasbro's got new action figures in the pipeline that should provide some consolation. This May two new Star Tours action figure packs will join Hasbro's initial 2011 offerings f
As a big survival horror fan,Dead Space is one of my favorite new video game franchises of recent years. Like any truly scary series, the games are loaded with memorable, haunting imagery that'll keep players awake at night.
If the sight of the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer has left you feeling as if you can't wait until May to find out more about the mysterious John Harrison and the threat he poses to the Federation, don't worry; the story actually gets started next month as IDW launches Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness, an official prologue to the new movie.
Scripted by Mike Johnson from a story by Star Trek Into Darkness co-writer Roberto Orci, Countdown to Darkness features art by the wonderful David Messina and follows the pattern of th
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