Presented by an uncharacteristically reverent Harlan Ellison, Masters of Comic Book Art is a documentary film that offers insightful on-camera remarks from some of the medium's most gifted artists: Neal Adams, Steve Ditko, Will Eisner, Jean Giraud aka Moebius, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Frank Miller and Bernie Wrightson, all of whom muse on their most famous works and the medium that they love. Released on video in 1987, the film is something I'd always heard about but had never seen until it reappeared on YouTube earlier this week. It's especially interesting to listen to the creators
Green Arrow is the latest DC Comics superhero being considered to star in a live-action television series of his own. According to Entertainment Weekly, The CW network is "close" to ordering a pilot for a series featuring the Emerald Archer, currently under development by Greg Berlanti, March Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg. Green Arrow joins a relatively long list of DC superheroes who may make the move to TV, a list that in
Last week's finale to Fear Itself introduced readers to Nul, a manifestation of rage born from the resolution of mankind's battle with the Asgardian god of fear with lasting ties to the Hulk. Beginning in December with the release of Defenders #1 by writer Matt Fraction and his former Uncanny
On sale this week is Dark Horse Presents #2, continuing the celebration of Dark Horse Comics' 25th anniversary and the relaunch of the prestigious anthology series. The 80-page second issue continues stories from creators like Howard Chaykin, Richard Corben, Paul Chadwick, and Carla Speed McNeil and introduces new work from newer talents including Patrick Alexander, Sanford Greene, and Robert Love.
Below you can check out a six-page preview of Dark Horse Presents #2, including variant cov
The writer (or co-writer) of such lauded DC Comics superhero titles as Batwoman: Elegy, 52 and Wonder Woman, Greg Rucka unceremoniously left the publisher in 2010 to concentrate on his creator-owned material (like excellent Stumptown). As such, that Rucka would be writing a new Punisher
After more than four years, Steve Rogers will once again assume the mantle of Captain America, and just in time for his new movie, too. July will see not just the much anticipated release of the Captain America: The First Avenger film but also Marvel Comics' brand new Captain America series, which returns Steve Rogers to the forefront and in his classic costume. The series will be written by longtime Cap architect Ed Brubaker an
On sale in July is the first issue of the all-new Daredevil series from Marvel Comics. Written by Captain America: Man Out of Time's Mark Waid with artwork by the incredible Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin, Daredevil promises to be a heroic reinvigoration of the blind vigilante following a decade spent almost exclusively in noir territory. Marvel's released an advance preview of Daredevil #1 that you can check out after the cut, including a variant cover by Neal Adams.
First announced at C2E2 in March, the new D
This week, DC is releasing Action Comics #900, a milestone issue for the comic that not only introduced the world to the Man of Steel, but kicked off the age of the super-hero way back in 1938. That's why to
For a certain kind of comics and/or illustration fan, nothing could be greater than the privilege of watching their favorite artists at work. This is especially true for admirers of a generation of European creators whose comics seemed like pure imagination drained right out of their minds and onto the pages of countless comic strips and series