Two years ago, after New York Comic-Con, I invited--dragged might be a better word--Ryan Kelly and Kieron Gillen out to dinner with me and a few friends. I had in mind that they'd become friends and someday work together, and my nefarious scheme seems to have paid off
Comic books have a history of attempting to tie-in with US Presidential Elections; in 2008, remember, Image Comics' Savage Dragon endorsed Barack Obama before the election, and Marvel Comics' Amazing Spider-Man hung out with him following his inauguration. But no comic's storyline has ever
Image Comics is currently undergoing both a critical and commercial renaissance, with the likes of Prophet, Saga and Fatale winning over readers new and old, and a whole slew of new books from the likes of Matt Fraction, Greg R
One of my favorite genres in comics is the space opera. There have obviously been great space operas in television, books, and movies, but to me there's something about the medium of comic books that makes it especially effective for the genre, particularly when in the hands of Europeans, or at least European-style artists. Moebius, Enki Bi
Comic-Con 2012 has featured a few big announcements from several publishers. Not to be outdone, Image dropped a few of their own. At their panel on Saturday, Editor-in-Chief EricStephenson was joined on stage by Matt Fraction, Joe Casey, Darick Robertson, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Howard Chaykin, Chris Roberson, James Robinson and Greg Rucka, each of whom will be doing new projects for the publisher in the coming year.
Stephenson opened the panel by himself and announced a f
A common complaint from comic book fans about a number of creator-owned comics is that they're little more than "movie pitches with pictures," but as Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson asks, what's so wrong with that, exactly...?"Let's pretend for a moment th
Starting next month, Robert Kirkman's Invincible universe will become a little bit safer as Guarding The Globe returns for Free Comic Book Day, previewing an all-new monthly series launching in September by writer Phil Hester and artist Todd Nauck.Like the original Guarding The Globe mini-series from 2010 -- perhaps best remembered for a teaser ad
Upcoming: Though The Walking Dead For Kids! was only an April Fool's Day joke at ECCC, G-Man creator Chris Giarusso really is illustrating recreations of twelve iconic Image covers to celebrate the publisher's 20th anniversary, including Youngblood # 1 (for Youngblood #71) in May.
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