If there's one thing Brian Wood can write the hell out of, it's conflict. Whether it's Conan's barbarian ways, DMZ's political maneuvering or Ultimate X-Men's struggle for survival, Wood can make it gripping, intense and believable -- which is why the idea of his taking on George Lucas' famous space opera in a brand new Star Wars series from Dark Horse is so exciting.One of Dark Horse's San Diego Comic-Con announcements, the publisher has revealed that Wood will be teaming with artist
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On sale this week from Dark Horse is The Massive #1, beginning the ongoing voyage of the Kapital and its crew as they seek their lost sister ship, the titular Massive, in the wake of "The Crash," the kind of apocalyptic ecological disaster that's been predicted for many years. Co-created with artist Kristian Donaldson
Nearly a full year since the project was first announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego, The Massive #1 is finally setting sail from Dark Horse Comics next week. Created by Brian Wood (DMZ, Ultimate Comics X-Men
Serialized between 2005 and 2008 and available now as an uncommonly handsome hardcover collection from Oni Press, Local was one of the early definitive works of writer Brian Wood and artist Ryan Kelly. The 12-part series demonstrated Wood's devotion to the sel
Created by Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson, The Massive is a new ongoing series that depicts life after "The Crash," the kind of apocalyptic ecological disaster that's been predicted for many years. Naturally (no pun intended), The Massive's environmental themes make it the
It's going to be a lovely July, when Dark Horse beautifies new comics racks with illustrations by such auspicious artists as Peter Bagge (Reset #4), Massimo Carnevale (Conan the Barbarian #6), Gilbert Hernandez (Fatima: The Blood Spinners #2), Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT), and J.P. Leon and Rafael Grampá (The Massive #2). Naturally there are some great comics behind the images, including some by Brian Woo
On sale this week is Dark Horse Presents #10, the latest issue of Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series. Featuring no distracting advertisements, the 80-page book contains new material by such reliably entertaining comics creators as Brian Wood & Kristian Donaldson ( new The Massive!), Colin Lorimer (introducing UXB), Carla Speed McNeil (new Finder!), Steve Niles & Christopher Mitten (new Criminal Macabre), Evan Dorkin & Sarah Dyer (new Milk and Cheese!), Thomas Yeates & Al Gordon (new Tarzan!), Steve Horton & Michael Dialynas (new Amala's Blade!), Andrew Vacches & Geof Darrow (introducing Dead Reliable) M.J. Butler & Mark Wheatley (new Skultar!) and more.
One of the most exciting books to be announced at this year's Image Expo was Mara, an upcoming six-issue mini-series from writer Brian Wood (Northlanders, Conan the Barbarian), artist Ming Doyle (The Loneliest Astronauts, Fantastic Four) and colorist Jordie Bellaire (Hulk: Season One, Betrayal of the Planet of the Apes) about a star volleyball athlete named Mara who develops super-powers in a war-obsessed dystopian future. The book itself is still a while off, but we spoke to Wood and Doyle to find out just what we can expect and get a look at some concept art!
ComicsAlliance: According to the announcement, Mara is a book about fame and super-powers in a "war and fit
Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics, we're pleased to be the first to show you artist Rafael Grampa's marvelous variant cover artwork for The Massive #1. Illustrated by Kristian Donaldson and on sale later this year, The Massive