Among the most beloved creator-owned franchises of Dark Horse Comics is of course The Goon. Written and illustrated by Eric Powell, the series follows the adventures of the titular Goon and his diminutive but excessively ornery companion Frankie as they fight (and drink) their way through every form of fantastical threat, from zombies to ghosts to monsters to robots to cannibals to super scientists and beyond. The Goon mixes over-the-top gore with twisted, laugh-out-l
Consider writer Tim Seeley, interior artist Wellington Alves and covers artist Eric Powell are the new Masters of the Universe and they won't even have to don furry briefs... as far as we know. The trio wi
With its beautiful art and stories that blend genuine tragedy, disturbing horror and the physical comedy that comes from having a main character who makes a habit of punching out street-walking mules, Eric Powell's The Goon is hands down one of my favorite comics on the stands. And this week, after a hiatus lasting almost two years, the book is returning to the stands with The Goon #34, in which the title character takes on what the solicitation describes as "a bunch of gothy vampires."
The Eisner award-winning creator of The Goon, Eric Powell released over the weekend a short film promoting The Creators Front for Diversity in Comics, a new campaign for activism in support of creator-owned comics. The movement is targeted at the readers, creators and publishers of Marvel and DC superhero comics, whom Powell characterizes satirically as suborning or participating in the brutal abuse of pro
The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome
Most Americans typically associate 4th of July celebrations with food and fireworks, but for those attending yesterday's "Red, White and Brews" event for the newly launched pop culture website SEEN in New York City, the day will likely be remembered for its footwear as well.
"The Shield's" Michael Chiklis may not have had much to work with in the Fantastic Four film series, but by golly if fans didn't love him for trying.
Of course, that's not to say he couldn't be destined for further comic adaptation dominance in another franchise.
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