Have you ever wondered how an artist settles on the right image to place on the cover of a comic? Which elements to include, what's important, and how to show it?
Americatown is a new Archaia series from The Americans screenwriter Bradford Winters, Borgias screenwriter Larry Cohen, and newcomer artist Daniel Irizarri, which tells the story of Americans fleeing a collapsed economy to build new lives in a Buenos Aires slum. It's a story about family, politics, and poverty, and the challenge of devising a single image to capture the mood and intent of that tale fell on cover artist Mike Choi. In this feature, Choi reveals his process in putting that cover together.
Not everyone can make it to San Diego Comic-Con to see what's happening in person, but ComicsAlliance has you covered! We know that it's not just about the news that comes out of the biggest con of the year --- it's also about seeing the booths, checking out new collectibles, and putting faces to names of your favorite creators. Thankfully talented photographer Pat Loika is on hand to document as much as he can for your enjoyment.
Thor began his Marvel adventures by journeying into mystery, but now the Odinson is expanding into astonishing territory. This November, writer Rob Rodi ("The Mighty Thor: Loki"), artist Mike Choi and cover artist Esad Ribic take on the Asgardian in "Astonishing Thor" #1, the first issue of a new limited series -- essentially ringing fans three consistent doses of Mjolnir's might for the time being
With a Deadpool movie on the horizon in 2012, there's no lack of the Merc with a Mouth lately in Marvel Comics, as the wise-cracking assassin gives even Wolverine a run for his money as the most omnipresent character in the Marvel U
You've probably already heard the news out of the recent Complex magazine cover story (online now, and on stands soon) that G4 hottie Olivia Munn was cut from "Iron Man 2" -- and then reshot for a totally different, as-yet-unspecified role. Her photo spread for the magazine, which involves her cavorting with woodland animals and riding a unicorn, among other things, is all over the in
Penny Arcade Expo, founded by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik of the "Penny Arcade" webcomic, has already eclipsed E3 as the video game event of the year, and it's also begun to attract talent beyond the world of gaming
Top Cow Productions is pleased to announce its plans for WizardWorld Chicago taking place on August 9th through August 12th. In addition to bringing along the joint convention exclusives which debuted at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Top Cow will bring a few new surprises.
Our friends at Top Cow have provided Comics Alliance with a 5 page preview of the new The Darkness: Level 5.
The Darkness: Level 5 (W) Paul Jenkins and David Wohl (P) Mike Choi (C) Sonia Oback (Cov) Keown, Choi
The Darkness Level series comes to a thundering conclusion! In this finale issue, Jackie accepts his birthright and the true power of The Darkness is revealed. Don't miss the climactic battle between Jackie and his Uncle Paulie. Paul
Top Cow Productions is proud to announce the upcoming release of the collected The Darkness Levels limited series. The Darkness Levels consist of six self contained single issues, each of which parallel a level in The Darkness video game and add depth to The Darkness mythos established in the video game.
The Darkness Levels Trade Paperback captures the intensity and horror of the video g
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