On sale next week from Archaia is Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard #1 (V2), beginning an all-new anthology series that invites some of comics' most talented creators to tell stories set throughout the endlessly charming, frequently funny and always harrowing mediaval world of mice created by David Petersen. This first issue contains framing sequences by Petersen himself that introduce the mechanism by which new stories by Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Ben Caldwell (Wednesday Comics' "Wonder Woman") and Nick Tapalansky and Alex-Eckman Lawn (Awakening) will unfold: a storytelling contesthosted in old Madame June's mouse tavern. The prize for the best tale? A zeroed out bar tab.
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Good news from Archaia. The publisher of David Petersen's multi-award winning Mouse Guard has announced the second volume of Legends of the Guard, an anthology project that invites some of comics' most talented creators to tell stories set throughout Petersen's endlessly charming, frequently funny and always harrowing mediaval world of mice. Launching in May, the new Legends of the Guard includes contributions from such fan favorites as Eric Canete (TRON: Uprising, Rocketeer Adve
After spending several issues being introduced to Kevin Eastman and Tom Waltz's reimagined TMNT continuity, every fan's favorite hockey-masked sports enthusiast will get to strike out on his own a bit in this week's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries #6: Casey Jones, written by Mike Costa and Ben Epstein, with art by Mike Henderson and covers by Henderson and David Petersen. This most recent tale ab
In an effort to further flesh out its new ongoing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series by Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman and Dan Duncan, IDW has been releasing a steady series of one-shots under the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries banner. So far the series has spotlighted the four core turtle bros, but this weeks' Teenage Mutant Ninja
Seattle's Emerald City Comicon has confirmed that the very talented Adi Granov (Iron Man: Extremis) will provide the cover artwork for this year's edition of Monsters & Dames, a limited edition hardcover book compiling original illustrations from some of comics' best artists including Bill Sienkiewicz, Camilla D'Erricco, Kevin Nowlan, Tony Moore, Bruce Timm, Katie Cook, Francis Manapul & Agnes Garbowska, Mikeatron!, Scott Morse, Phil Noto, Mike Allred, Paul Guinan, Brandon Graham, David Petersen, Moritat, Dustin Nguyen, Nat Jones and many more. Sales of Monsters & Dames go to support Seattle Children's Hospital, who've received more than $20,000 since
As readers of his Eisner award-winning Mouse Guard series know very well, David Petersen is no slouch when it comes to draftsmanship. The artist's work on Mouse Guard and really anything else he draws is characterized by incredibly lush and extremely precise line work. Petersen's backgrounds in particular seem as though they were desig
Kevin Church recently posted two amazing pieces of MIke Wieringo original art that he recently purchased at auction that we can't help but shout out: Sketches of Peter Parker and J. Jonah Jameson. As apes.
What if... Batman had been traumatized by a more cuddly animal? Space Avalanche explores the idea in a webcom
We've all been charmed by "Mouse Guard," David Petersen's story of noble (but adorable!) 12th century talking mice, and anthropomorphic versions of animals have always played a big role in comics from "We3" to Donald Duck. Now, we might be one step closer to giving animals human speech capabil
· Impact University Back for its 4th Straight Year with Peter David, David Petersen and Orson Scott Card!
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Impact Books, the how-to write and draw comics, graphic novels, manga and fantasy art imprint of F+W Publications, Inc., will once again bunker down at Comic-Con International in San Diego, July 25-29, with author signings, contests, giveaways, portfolio reviews and the return of the popu