As regular ComicsAlliance readers know all too well by now, I have an all-consuming obsession with Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean, a newspaper comic strip that is usually devoted to chronicling the various miseries of its characters. In last month's strips, a joke about the announcement of DC's relaunch raised the question of whether
Comic-Con 2012 has featured a few big announcements from several publishers. Not to be outdone, Image dropped a few of their own. At their panel on Saturday, Editor-in-Chief EricStephenson was joined on stage by Matt Fraction, Joe Casey, Darick Robertson, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Howard Chaykin, Chris Roberson, James Robinson and Greg Rucka, each of whom will be doing new projects for the publisher in the coming year.
Stephenson opened the panel by himself and announced a f
In one of the first major announcements to come out of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Dynamite Entertainment has confirmed Masks, a new mini-series that not only sees the first team-up of classic pulp heroes like the Shadow, the Spider and the Green Hornet, but also sees Alex Ross' first full interior work on a comic in years. The book is written by Chris Roberson (MonkeyBrain Comics, iZombie).Although he's contributed pages to other
Most likely - unless you've skipped the rest of the Internet for the last few days as well as the most recent War Rocket Ajax - you already know about the existence of Monkeybrain Comics, the new digital publisher founded by Chris Roberson and Allison Baker. But maybe you don't know what's awaiting you in the five launch titles ju
This week on ComicsAlliance's War Rocket Ajax podcast, longtime friends of the show Chris Roberson and Allison Baker join us to talk about their brand new project, Monkeybrain Comics! They've been teasing it for weeks, but in our interview, we talk about exactly what led to the decision to get into publishing comics, the lineup of creators they've approached to be a part of it, and how they plan to approach creator-owned comics in the digital age -- and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #119: That's Not a Monkey with Chris Roberson and Allison Baker
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After walking away from DC and Marvel Comics, Chris Roberson's comic work has been confined to the pages of his creator-owned Memorial series from IDW. It appears that's about to change, if a new series of teaser images for MonkeyBrain Comics is anything to go by.For the last week, Roberson
Chris Roberson, you're not alone. During a recent interview, Roger Langridge announced that, like the Memorial, iZombie and former Superman writer, he will no longer work for Marvel or DC Comics due to concerns over creator rights at the Big Two.Langridge, whose projects for Marvel have included the critically-acclaimed (and Eisner Award-nominated) Thor The Mighty Aveng
Writer Chris Roberson announced yesterday that he would seek no further work at DC Comics because of his concerns about the company's treatment of creators, though he intended to complete his planned work on the Fables spinoff Fairest. The professional fallout for his criticism of the publisher's ethics appears to have been swift, as Roberson posted
Former Superman writer and iZombie co-creator Chris Roberson announced last night on Twitter that the conclusion of iZombie marked his last work for DC Comics, citing concerns about the company's business practices and its treatment of creators, and noting his agreement with the recent CA piece by David Brothers on the subject. Roberson provided more details on his decision to ComicsAlliance in the