On sale now from Vertigo is Astro City #3, continuing the long awaited return of this most distinctive superhero series by Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson. Known for its vast cast of heroes, villains and civilians, the series has always viewed superheroics from the vantage that matters most: the streets; the people whose lives are impacted for better or for worse by the impossible action in the sky. The new issue delves into that in a major way as we follow the story of a superhero support staffer who contemplates the lethal depths of a very human error.
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Last week, DC Comics released a new paperback of Kurt Busiek and Stuart Immonen's Superman: Secret Identity, and if you haven't read it, this is a pretty good time to remedy that. It's got a premise that's i
Fans of the big-city adventures of Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's critically-acclaimed Astro City are in luck come June. The series is returning at DC Comics as a full ongoing following a three-year hiatus, with the book's original team of Busiek, Anderson and character designer and cover artist Alex Ross at the helm.In an interview with MTV Geek,
Thoughts On A Winter Morning was released fairly quietly this week from the Monkeybrain digital comics collective. Very thoughtfully written by Kurt Busiek (Astro City, Superman: Secret Identity) and exquisitely drawn by Steve Lieber (Whiteout, Underground), the eight-page story is an autobiographical tale that finds its narrator reflecting upon the neighborhood where he grew up in light of the birth of his first child. I was taken aback not just by the uncommon quality of this little 99-cent comic book and how
Here at ComicsAlliance, we value our readership and are always open to what the masses of internet readers have to say. That's why every week, Senior Writer Chris Sims puts his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Of the long history of DC/Marvel crossovers, which one is your favorite? -- @JohnDudebro
A: Back when I was growing up in the '90s, inter-company crossovers happened a lot, and de
Upcoming: Dann Slott and Humberto Ramos' Spider-Island storyline that kicks off in August's Amazing Spider-Man #667 is brimming with action figure potential. And Coming from me, that's a compliment.
Literature: Do you hav
Dynamite Entertainment certainly wasn't bashful about the involvement of Alex Ross when it teased the coming of "Kirby: Genesis" last week, and today the publisher pulled back the curtain on its initial promo image even further to unveil not only more of Ross' work, but also to reveal the involvement of writer Kurt Busiek.
From Dynamite's official press release:
With "Kirby: Genesis," Busiek and Ross are prim
I have been looking forward to the Baltimore Comic-Con for quite a while. While Baltimore is not on the same size as a Wizard World show or San Diego it is still one of my favorite events of the year. T
The world's most famous barbarian will be going through some changes, starting with a relaunch of the Dark Horse comics series after issue #50. First, though, they'll be tying up some loose ends: after Tim Truman and Cary Nord wrap up their adaptation of "Rogues in the House" in Conan #44, original Conan writer Kurt Busiek and artist Greg Ruth will be finishing off Born on the Battlefield, their chronicle of Conan's youth in Cimmeria, with the climactic Battle of Venarium. The last three is