The comics medium attempts to answer a lot of big questions: Given great power, would you use it responsibly? What means are justified, when the ends are noble? If your life had a face, could I punch it? In that spirit, ComicsAlliance's Matt Wilson is asking comics creators, retailers and commentators some big questions of his own.
While the publisher's San Diego Comic-Con programming was focused on its various franchises like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dark Horse Presents, Star Wars and Bioware, Dark Horse made a number of new and returning horror comics series announcements throughout the SDCC weekend. Among them are new comics by Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz, Steve Niles, Christophe
Rocktober? Shocktober? Mohawktober? Here at ComicsAlliance, we just can't decide what we want to celebrate this month, so we're bringing you a different monthly theme every day! Today, we're celebrating the second most brutal fictional death metal band of all time, Dethklok, seen above performing the pretty amazing act of poisoning readers with their own blood in the pages of Eric Powell and Brendon Small's Dethklok vs. The Goon! Join us f
On sale now in finer comics shops is Dark Horse Presents #5, the latest issue of Dark Horse's prestigious anthology series. Featuring no distracting advertisements, the 80-page book contains material by such reliably entertaining comics creators as Steve Niles, Carla Speed McNeil, Howard Chaykin, Neal Adams, Steve Parkhouse, Geof Darrow and Mike Mignola. Among the stories is a new work by The Goon creator Eric Powell about a suicidal robot in space, as well as an all-new installment of Andi Watson's popular Skel
Among the most beloved creator-owned franchises of Dark Horse Comics is of course The Goon. Written and illustrated by Eric Powell, the series follows the adventures of the titular Goon and his diminutive but excessively ornery companion Frankie as they fight (and drink) their way through every form of fantastical threat, from zombies to ghosts to monsters to robots to cannibals to super scientists and beyond. The Goon mixes over-the-top gore with twisted, laugh-out-l
Consider writer Tim Seeley, interior artist Wellington Alves and covers artist Eric Powell are the new Masters of the Universe and they won't even have to don furry briefs... as far as we know. The trio wi
With its beautiful art and stories that blend genuine tragedy, disturbing horror and the physical comedy that comes from having a main character who makes a habit of punching out street-walking mules, Eric Powell's The Goon is hands down one of my favorite comics on the stands. And this week, after a hiatus lasting almost two years, the book is returning to the stands with The Goon #34, in which the title character takes on what the solicitation describes as "a bunch of gothy vampires."
The Eisner award-winning creator of The Goon, Eric Powell released over the weekend a short film promoting The Creators Front for Diversity in Comics, a new campaign for activism in support of creator-owned comics. The movement is targeted at the readers, creators and publishers of Marvel and DC superhero comics, whom Powell characterizes satirically as suborning or participating in the brutal abuse of pro
The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals and fans that is variously excellent, clever, funny, innovative, and numerous degrees of awesome
Most Americans typically associate 4th of July celebrations with food and fireworks, but for those attending yesterday's "Red, White and Brews" event for the newly launched pop culture website SEEN in New York City, the day will likely be remembered for its footwear as well.
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