This week Laura Hudson spoke at length with the back-from-hiatus Achewood creator Chris Onstad in a wide-ranging interview, Fiona Staples' beautiful cover for her upcoming book with Brian K. Vaughan Saga caught the notice of painter Dave Dorman for an unusual reason and Diamond Comics Distributors released its list of the top-selling comics of the just-ended 2011, giving direct market watchers plenty of data to mull over. And that is, obviously, just the tip of the comics news iceberg. For the ship-threatening bulk of news hidden below the surface, click past the cut to read what else we covered at ComicsAlliance this week.



  • Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell's Glory #23, for Image Comics
  • DC's Shade #4, featuring art by Darwyn Cooke and J. Bone
  • Nick Bradshaw's art on upcoming issues of Marvel's Wolverine and The X-Men
  • Nathan Edmondson and Nic Klein's Dancer for Image (plus some pages from Edmondson's The Activity)