Four years ago this month, "Agents of Atlas" #1 hit comic shop shelves from Marvel Comics, and last week, after five series, 29 issues, two spin-off miniseries, and guest appearances in everything from "Thunderbolts" to "Marvel Adventures Avengers," the series came to an end with "Atlas" #5.
It's great to watch shared hobbies bring people together despite their differences. You see it all the time in comics fandom, when people of different ages and economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds come together around a shared love of a favorite character, and it's touching. This
If you ever need a reminder that the early '90s were a strange, strange time for the comics industry, then look no further than Comics FutureStars. Released by Majestic Entertainment in 1993, FutureStars was a showcase for nearly a hundred artists who were thought to be the next wave of up-and-comers who would ride the infamous boom to stardom.
After telling a story that spanned a couple years and a series of successful crossovers, Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness have finally finished telling the story of the Red Hulk, General Thunderbolt Ross. With
This week, Marvel's Agents of "Atlas" get a spin-off as Gorilla Man takes center stage courtesy of "Atlas" co-creator Jeff Parker and Giancarlo Caracuzzo. Considering that the character hasn't had a solo story in about 54 years, this is a pretty momentous occasion, which is why today, I not only sat down with Parker for an interview, but managed to wrangle an exclusive with the Gorilla Man himself, Ken Hale!
ComicsAlliance: First off, Ken, thanks for taking the time to do the interview. I know you've got your hands full these days. And your fee
This week, Marvel's Agents of Atlas get a new start with "Atlas" #1, by Jeff Parker and Gabriel Hardman! If you're already a fan, then you probably know why we're so excited to have one of our favorite team books back on the stands, and if you're not... well, the only thing we can do is try to let
One of the highlights of Portland's Stumptown Comics Festival each year is the Trophy Award and Art Battle that takes place on Saturday night at Cosmic Monkey Comics, where the winners of the festival awards are announced and Portland-based
As MODOK Month draws to a close, I think it's only fitting that we all take a moment to reflect on our personal relationships with the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing. That's why I asked a handful of comics creators including Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker, and Colleen Coover and to write short essays on the theme "What MODOK Means To Me
If you missed Emerald City Comic-Con over the weekend in Seattle, no worries -- we've still got the highlights here on CA. And while we were making our rounds on the floor, we also snapped photos of the entertaining things and people we found, including Jeff Parker, Ben Templesmith, Steve Lieber, Kate Beaton, and the world's gayest He-Man animation cel. Check out the full gallery after the jump!
The use of photo reference is a pretty amorphous technique among illustrators. Painters like Alex Ross tend to use it to capture lighting details, Tony Harris uses it to capture realistic body language and Greg Land seems to use it to capture
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