One sale this week is the first issue of Rocketeer Adventures, a four-issue miniseries featuring brand new tales of the cult favorite action hero created by the late, great Dave Stevens. Issue #1 comes with new stories by John C
I've got to admit, I've been pretty skeptical of motion comics since they first hit the scene a few years ago.
Part of my skepticism comes from the fact that I'm a die hard snob about comics as a medium: I believe very strongly in the idea that comics are as valid as any other form of entertainment, and don't need to be anything else. That's not to say that I don't ever wan
I never fully got into Warren Ellis. "Transmetropolitan" seemed uneven to me, and especially when given mature-readers latitude he tends to include tons of... well, for lack of a better term, Ellisisms (Godzilla bukkake, "chair leg of truth", etc
"There are mad and beautiful things beneath the skin of the world we know, that you only see when you look at things on a planetary scale..."
-- Warren Ellis, from the original "Planetary" proposal
With this week's publication of "Planetary" 27, one of the most articulate and influential superhero comics of the last decade finally spirals to its strange end.
And after ten years, six-hundr
A few months ago I was writing profiles for Time.com's online poll leading up to the magazine's annual Time 100 list--basically 100 Person of the Year issues all rolled into one to sell twice as much ad space as the Person of the Year. In any event, my job was to come up with one reason why a person is influential, an