Jeff Lemire is a writer who can balance working on sensitive and thought provoking creator owned work such as Trillium and Descender with working on some of the biggest franchises in mainstream superhero comics. While at Marvel Comics he currently writes Extraordinary X-Men and Moon Knight, he had a lengthy stint at DC Comics recently, and Comixology has assembled those runs into a neat little sale.
From humble beginnings in the UK small press scene, to his work on one of the most iconic Batman and Joker stories of all time, and his instantly recognizable covers on a range of titles, legendary artist Brian Bolland has blazed a trail through the last forty years of comics history.
In magical practice, the term magnum opus has a different meaning than in popular context. Latin for "the Great Work," its been used since the early alchemists, and taken on various shades of metaphorical meaning through different traditions, but they're all essentially referring to the same thing: the total actualization of one's will, and the creation of the idealized self. Grant Morrison, the most inventive writer in comics, has been at it for a while now.
DC Comics began its week-ish slate of Comic-Con programming with an "All Access" panel which mainly spotlighted previously announced publishing plans including the recently launched Trinity War and forthcoming Forever Evil and gave readers an opportunity to get some questions answered by: VP of Sales Bob Wayne, Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, Justice League Dark/Animal Man/Green Arrow writer Jeff Lemire, The Flash co-writer and colorist Brian Buccellato, Batgirl and The Movement writer Gail Simone, Fables artist Mark Buckingham, Fairest cover artist Adam Hughes, Li'l Gotham co-writer Derek Fridolfs and Injustice: Gods Among Us writer Tom Taylor.
Courtesy of DC Entertainment, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books and collected editions going on sale in May 2013 from the publisher's Vertigo line for mature readers...
The shorts in this weekend's DC Nation on Cartoon Network are all about the education: When Aquaman is out of town, who better to deal with the dangers of the aquatic Black Manta than a hero who swims with the fishes (literally)...
It's been over a week since DC Comics announced any creative team changes on their New 52 superhero line, so we were pretty much overdue when the publisher's The Source blog announced several pencil artists coming and going in a series of posts Thursday...
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
* "Troglodytes... cavemen"
^ One interpretation superimposed on another
% The germs of the transcendental terms
* ^ ACTION COMICS #2
Grant Morrison and Rags Morales are joined by Brent Anderson for five pages of this issue, as part of DC's ongoing "no, really, let's make this stuff come out on time" efforts...
Cupcakes: Chef JB Cada and Stephanie Santos have baked up some awesome Game of Thrones cupcakes at The Regali Kitchen in the Philippines.
Design: RedBubble is coming to NYCC next month and t-shirt designers can get in on the visit by entering a contest to have their design printed and distributed at the show, among other even bigger prizes...