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New ‘Batman, Black And White’ Miniseries Coming In September


Published in 1996, DC Comics' Batman: Black and White remains one of the most celebrated anthologies in the history of mainstream comics. Originally a four issue miniseries that was collected into one volume, its popularity spawned similarly styled back up stories in the pages of Batman: Gotham Knights, which led to two more collections.

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Intrigue Abounds In Scott Snyder & Sean Murphy’s ‘The Wake’ #1 [Review]


I didn't really think I'd be comparing Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's new, 10-issue Vertigo series The Wake to Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic's Thor: God of Thunder after the first installment, but here we are.

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Snyder And Murphy On ‘The Wake': A Vast But Claustrophobic Sci-Fi & Horror Adventure [Interview]


Next month, writer Scott Snyder and artist Sean Murphy team up for the new Vertigo mini-series The Wake. Early promo materials are short on details, but they say this much: The series is a "thrilling new underwater horror adventure" in which the U...

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Sean Murphy’s ‘Punk Rock Jesus’ Asks All The Right Questions [Review]


They say two things you should never discuss in polite conversation are religion and politics. It used to be sex, religion, and politics, but we all have raging porn addictions now, so, realistically, that topic is no longer off limits...

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‘Beyond’ DC Digital: New Creators and Titles Including Sean Murphy, Kyle Higgins, Annie Wu and ‘Batgirl Beyond’


The "Beyond" titles of DC Comics' acclaimed digital-first series are getting something of a software update this summer in the form of new creative teams and titles, some of which are particularly good news for longtime fans of the universe which first debuted with the Batman Beyond animated series all the way back in 1999...

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Parting Shot: Murphy, Shimizu, Guarnaccia and Crabapple Discuss ‘The Art of Illustration’ [Video]


If you've never checked out PBS's YouTube series Off Book, you're missing out. Every other Thursday the web series debuts a new segment focusing on the cultural impact of various artistic and writing endeavors...

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The Charles Xavier Memorial Awards: ComicsAlliance’s Best Comics of 2012, Part 2


We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-sponsored visibility for self-publishing; and the ascension of the fan artist from bedroom dreamer to Tumblr tycoon...

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Scott Snyder And Sean Murphy Announce New Vertigo Title ‘The Wake’ [NYCC 2012]


Scott Snyder has had a busy convention. Yesterday DC Comics announced that Snyder and Jim Lee will be collaborating, for the first time, on a new Superman title in 2013. And at today's Vertigo panel, it was revealed that Snyder will team-up with his friend and previous collaborator Sean Murphy on The Wake, a new Vertigo miniseries set to debut next year...

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Parting Shot: The Time Marvel Tried to Take the Rights to Sean Murphy’s Convention Sketchbook


Artist Sean Murphy discusses the legal response from Marvel after he sold a few dozen of his Wolverine ABC sketchbooks at conventions. Murphy had previously expressed concern about the implications for creators after Marvel stipulated that Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich pay $17,000 for selling unauthorized Ghost Rider merchandise at conventions...

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Link Ink: Lightsaber Attacks at Toys ‘R’ Us, Craig Thompson’s Upcoming Projects, 8-Bit X-Mas Tree


Crime: Police arrested a 33-year-old man after he allegedly attacked shoppers at a Portland, Ore. Toys 'R' Us with a blue lightsaber toy. The dude apparently resisted arrest and managed to deflect a taser cable before getting tackled and taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation...

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