The great Phil Noto is a master at catching those little moments of empathy. He excels at finding pathos in characters' faces, at capturing that tiny flicker of the eyes, that small turn of the mouth or tilt of the head, the moment that expresses the soul of character. He's awesome, is what we're saying. And that makes him a great choice for
Benefit Cosmetics is combining forces with Marvel Comics to launch a comic book inspired by Benefit's beauty products, entitled SpyGal. Marvel assembled the team of acclaimed writer James Asmus (Uncanny X-Men, Captain America) and masterful artist Phil Noto (Batgirl, X-23) to bring SpyGal to life in this beautiful limited edition release, which will be available on Benefit Cosmetics makeup counters everywhere this month.
Obviously we're big Phil Noto fans around here, so Marvel was kind enough to hook us up with some high resolution versions of
On sale now from BOOM! Studios is Higher Earth #1, beginning a new ongoing series from writer Sam Humphries (Ultimate Comics Ultimates, Our Love Is Real) and artist Francesco Biagini (Elric: The Balance Lost). The story is set across multiple Earths whose citizens serve (whether they k
We already told you the great news about Dark Horse bringing Jeff Parker and Erica Moen's beloved Bucko webcomic to print, but the Oregon-based publisher came to Seattle's Emerald City Comicon with a few more cool announcements to make. Readers can look forward to brand new series Colder, an ongoing horror/crime from title writer Paul Tobin (Small Favors, Spider
Gaming: DC Universe Online players can now access "XP Booster Box Two-Pack" (100 Station Cash) and "Bandito and Buckaroo Styles" (50-200 Station Cash).
Toys: Mattel's Mattycollector is having a sale through March where collectors can save up to 30% on select figures.
Music: Rapper Richie Branson has released a (NSFW)
The former cover artist of Birds of Prey and a celebrated illustrator of comic books as well as sexy pin-ups, Phil Noto responded to last week's Catwoman #1 controversy -- where DC Comics published a comic book in which Batman and Catwoman have graphic "on-camera" sex -- with some characte
Next week's release of Justice League #1 marks the beginning of a new era for DC Comics, whose superhero titles and characters will throughout September undergo a radical reconfiguration where many will be newly created, relaunched, reimagined or even abandoned. Among the casualties wil
One of my favorite songs is "Being Boring" by Pet Shop Boys. It's a sweet 1990 synthpop ode to times past whose lyrics tell a story about, among other things, dressing up, glamorous parties, friendship, and reflecting upon all those things many years hence upon the discovery of old photographs. The track immediately played in my mind when I laid eyes upon this series of beautiful i