So, what's the deal with Darick Roberston & Garth Ennis's The Boys? Is it a gross-out superhero parody, the book that "out-Preachers Preacher?" Is it a more straightforward narrative, an examination of how power corrupts? Is it a rocking action movie where hard men fight men with hard skin? Is it a story about manipulation and naïveté? Let's go with "all of the above." There are two issues left in Ennis and R
It's taken almost one hundred issues -- and two publishers -- but this November will see Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's cynical superhero thriller The Boys reach its conclusion with an extra-length 72nd issue that wraps up its run in suitably dramatic fashion.Dynamite Entertainment, which took over the publishing of the creator-owned series in 2007 with
More than a few of your favorite Marvel and DC Comics creators have projects that you may not have heard of, depending on how closely you follow their careers. In creator-owned comics, they get to go wild and create a story that springs entirely from their own brow, and I love seeing the results of that. Once a week on Comics
The Eisner-winning writer of Punisher Max, Preacher, The Boys, Battlefields, Hellblazer and Hitman, Garth Ennis has taken to the crowd-sourced fundraising platform Kickstarter to secure financing for his latest project, ERF, which is not a hard boiled and darkly comic story of revenge, war, brutality or depravity, but rather an illustrated book for children. The "evolutionary tale" follows four primordial animals as they emerge from the ocean and emb
Just a few days after we learned that Dynamite Entertainment had done the impossible and secured the rights to reprint Howard Chaykin's legendary The Shadow: Blood and Judgement in a new graphic novel edition, the publisher dropped another pulp bomb on us Monday morning: Garth Ennis will write an all-new The Shadow series for Dynamite. Debuting in April, the book will be drawn by Aaron Campbell (Dynamite's The Complete Dracula, Green Hornet: Year One) and feature cover art
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Around this time of year, I like to get into the Halloween spirit by reading through a few spoooooky comics, and one of the stories that always makes it into the stack is a two-part story from DC's Hitman called "Dead Man's Land." Of course, I don't need much of an exc
Preacher, Punisher Max and The Boys Scribe Garth Ennis' directorial debut Stitched will be screened this summer at San Diego Comic-Con International. Scheduled to premiere July 21 at 8:15 p.m. in room