I have a love/hate relationship with Mark Millar's work. When I was getting back into comics as an adult, his work with Frank Quitely and Bryan Hitch on The Authority and The Ultimates were fairly instrumental in keeping me reading. As time went on, though, and his
Despite all the fuss surrounding Marvel's The Avengers and the upcoming Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World and Guardians of The Galaxy movies, it's worth remembering that Marvel Studios isn't the only movie studio making Marvel movies, and Fox reminded everyone of that fact yesterday by announcing that it was signing Mark Millar on as creative consultant for its X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises.The shy-and-retiring Millar, who wrote The Ultimates and Civ
Online harassment is, sadly, so much a part of the Comics Internet - Hell, the Internet in general, depressingly - that it can sometimes be very easy to become immune to it, even accidentally; insults or abuse become glossed over as we tut to ourselves, think troll and move on to something else
Opened with a keynote address by Publisher Eric Stephenson that emphasized personalities and relationships in the comic book scene, the first Image Comics Expo in Oakland, California, came with more major publishing announcements than we expected. Among the new creator-owned book
It's been an entertaining week for fans of the carnival barking-as-comics-promotion stylings of Mark Millar. The bestselling writer of Marvel's Civil War and Icon Comics' Kick-Ass has been rolling out new artwork and information from Millarworld, his line of creator-owned titles released through Icon and Image Comics. High concept collaborations with artists like Dave Gibbons (Secret
Mark Millar's earned a reputation as an aggressive self-promoter over the years, often using crass advertising to sell his projects -- a technique that's paid off in issues sold and titles adapted to feature films and other multimedia. In an interview posted at Comic Book Resources today, the creator has taken a new, but similarly brazen approach to peddlin
While best known to American comics fans for his work as a designer of such logos as The Invisibles, Batman and Robin and Flex Mentallo, Rian Hughes is admired among British readers for the comic book artwork he created earlier in his career. Among the most popular of that ma
Fresh Ink! Online: Host Blair Butler returns for this week's episode as she and guest, writer Jay Faerber (Dynamo 5, Near Death), share their picks from last weeks comics including Batman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Wolverine, Cold War, Birds of Prey, Fear Itself, and Key of Z.
Movies: Mark Millar and Tony Harris' still unfinished War Heroes comic is being looked at by Universal.