Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Oni Press announced its latest ongoing creator-owned book, The Auteur, which is slated to make Hollywood start feeling a burning sensation in the spring of 2014. So what's it all about? Having had the opportunity to check out an advance copy of the first issue by Rick Spears (Black Metal), artist James Callahan (Barf Comics) and colorist Luigi Anderson, I can say that at first it seemed to be about an unhinged movie producer desperate to bounce back from the biggest box office flop of all time. By the end of the issue, however, the better question seemed to be "What isn't this comic about?" For answers -- along with a first look at six intense preview pages from The Auteur #1 -- we may or may not have interrogated Spears.
This week, ComicsAlliance's War Rocket Ajax podcast gets brutal with the creators of Oni Press's Black Metal, Rick Spears and Chuck BB! They tell us all about what it was like to make a bone-crushing, head-chopping adventure through Hell for kids, and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #101: Friendship is a Sword with Rick Spears and Chuck BB
(WARNING: Contains NSFW language)
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The life of a freelancer in any creative field can be challenging, but for comic book writers and artists, it's especially interesting. After all, it's not easy to schedule inspiration when deadlines loom and working from home, as many freelancers do, presents countless distractions and temptations to waste time (personally, I've been watching the ice cream man drive by my window all afternoon)