On sale this week from BOOM! Studios is the first issue of Day Men, a new series that introduces readers to the human helping hands of the violent vampire elite who rule the world in secret. Written by Matt Gagnon (Freelancers) and Michael Alan Nelson (Supergirl), Day Men is a cool organized crime-tinged take on the enduringly popular vampire genre, but the major selling point for the series is that it marks the return to monthly comics of one of the American industry’s most talented but elusive artists: Brian Stelfreeze. Does the final product live up to the auspicious occasion? Yes and no, but that it exists at all might be more important.
The recent cancellation of Superman Family Adventures left a lot of readers -- especially those around here -- gnashing their teeth over another blow against fun, all-ages adventure comics. If you're on
This week on War Rocket Ajax, Chris and Matt are joined by Mike Norton, the creator of Battle Pug, and the conversation goes off the rails in a way that hasn't happened in quite some time. They talk about why Mike loves
With the end of the New York Comic-Con, convention season has once again come to a close, and that means the end of another round of entries in my ongoing sketchbook. Schlepping this thing around the country is definitely one of the most fun things about conventions for me, even if my theme isn't quite as good as Gavin from 4thLetter, who has artists drawing "The Macho Man" Randy Savage with var
The comics medium attempts to answer a lot of big questions: If you could change anything in history, what would it be? What would it be like to live among gods? Is he strong? (Listen, bud, he's got radioactive blood
A sketchbook-and-how-to-draw-comics guide that, in the words of its creators, "helps you to be awesome" sounds like... well, an awesome idea, doesn't it? No wonder, then, that the Kickstarter to fund I Draw Comics has reached almost twice its goal within two days of launching.The project is the result
Heavens to Murgatroyd! It's the debut of an Atomics ongoing, It Girl! and The Atomics #1, by writer Jamie S. Rich and artist Mike Norton with covers by creator Michael Allred!
For those of you not initiated in Allred's longstanding Madman mythos, the Atomics are a reformed gang of teenaged mutant street beatniks (you read
Writer and artist Mike Norton's webcomic Battlepug came from humble beginnings. Pressured to come up with an original idea for a t-shirt, Norton whipped up a gag image of a Conan-style warrior riding a giant pug. But the idea had legs. In Febr
Although impossible to top the blitzkrieg of news that came out of the Image Comics Expo in February, this year's Emerald City Comicon did come with some cool news from the indie comics publisher who this year celebrated its 20th anniversary. The occasion was recognized by a presentation that included announcements of new Image projects like Tony Harris'
Namco Bandai Games will launch a webcomics publishing effort known as ShiftyLook in March, aiming to revive interest in its dormant game properties by adapting them to new comic stories that will be available online and on mobile devices. Each series will receive twice a week over a three-month span. In an interview wi