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Vertigo’s ‘Strange Sports Stories’ #1 is So Good We’re Using Sports Metaphors


Over the last several years, Vertigo has revived several forgotten anthology titles with good results: Strange Adventures, Mystery in Space, The Witching Hour and Time Warp. With Strange Sports Stories, Vertigo once again dips into comics history, drafting a lineup of heavy hitters and utility players for odd tales of sports and science fiction coming together in unexpected ways.

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Ivan Brandon & Nic Klein’s ‘Drifter’ Is Image Comics’ Next Sci-Fi Success [Advance Review]


The way things are going, it's won't be much longer before we start referring to Image Comics as "that European sci-fi publisher.... but American." Over the last few years, Image has been host to a string of challenging and offbeat titles with strong Euro SF influences, and so far they've all been exceptional. With the combined comics goodness of Saga, Prophet, Nowhere Men, Black Science, and Starlight, stylish science fiction is trending upwards, and with Ivan Brandon and Nic Klein's forthcoming Drifter, the trend continues.

In advance of the November release of Drifter #1 (final order cutoff is next week, for you pre-orderers and retailers), Image has provided ComicsAlliance with an advance copy of the book, and boy, is it purdy.

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Image Expo: 12 Auspicious Announcements And The State Of The American Comics Union


In the final few hours before San Diego Comic-Con opened its doors to the public for Preview Night on Wednesday, Image Comics Expo took place in an upstairs ballroom at the nearby San Diego Bayfront Hilton, where the publisher welcomed a group of press, creators, and fans to watch as the company announced, discussed and otherwise promote a great variety of upcoming Image titles.

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‘Deathface’ Trailer Shows Off More of Ivan Brandon & Chuck BB’s New Project [Video]


Described by artist Chuck BB (Black Metal) as "...sort of Ivan Brandon's and my homage to straight up, balls-out eighties action movies like Predator, Commando and Rambo," Deathface is one of several comics projects coming up this year from Offset Comics...

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Offset Comics: Ivan Brandon Reveals Details Of New Publishing Venture [Interview]


Teased as far back as Comic-Con weekend in July, Offset Comics is an enigmatic new project devised by Ivan Brandon (writer, Viking, Men of War; editor 24Seven) that's set to launch "soon." Some very handsome illustrations by talented co-conspirators Daniel Krall, Chuck BB and Eric Canete have been released very quietly here and there, offering vague hints, but otherwise very little is known about what Offset is or what it intends to offer...

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Mark Waid Demos ‘Truly Digital Comics’ [Video]


Comics writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Irredeemable) has been uncommonly evangelic about the prospects of digital comics for a while -- I know because I had the privilege of joining Waid for an extended chat on the subject last year, when he was already talking about experimenting not just with digital comics business models but also digital comics storytelling...

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DC Shakeups: Ha Draws ‘Justice League’, Talibao Joins ‘Green Arrow’, Brandon Exits ‘Men of War’


Since our last report on the creative team shakeups in DC Comics' New 52 line (which saw Gail Simone leave Firestorm, Tom DeFalco take over Legion Lost and Paul Cornell exit Stormwatch), the publisher has confirmed additional changes to its roster...

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Give Weird a Chance: Weird War Tales One-Shot [Review]


War! Huh! Yeah! What is it good for? Dinos eating Nazis! Say it again y'all!

DC is continuing its month long project of printing single revival issues of its classic war comics. This week's release is a "Weird War Tales" one shot with three stories...

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