Three weeks ago, Image Comics shipped the 220th issue of Spawn, marking 20 years of continuous publication of the supernatural antihero series created by Todd McFarlane. To help commemorate the 20th anniversary of Spa
It is impossible to deny that the enduringly popular comic book creator and Image Comics co-founder Rob Liefeld is a passionate man, especially when it comes to the subject of his chosen field. Liefeld's fervo
Toys: Dark Knight Spud, everyone.
Gaming: "Marvel Heroic Roleplaying," a new RPG from Margaret Weis Productions, arrives in stores February 28.
Novels: Following an outpouring of fan criticism over continuity errors in William C. Dietz's Mass Effect: Deception, Del Rey and BioWare have promised to fix
Image Comics celebrated its 20th birthday today, truly a milestone year in the life of an independent comics publisher. The company was founded on February 1, 1992 by Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Mark Silvestri and Jim Valentino as a means for those popular creators to produce and publish their own original work while retaining full ownership of their intellectual property.The original Image line included such memorable hits as Spawn, Youngblood and WildC.A.T.S., and the 20 years
TV: AMC has ordered 16 new episodes of The Walking Dead for the show's third season, which is three more than the first two seasons. New episodes from the show's current second season kick off on February 12.
Movies: Conan the Barb
DC Comics announced on Friday that Rob Liefeld will be taking over three New 52 titles beginning in May: Deathstroke, which he will write and draw, replacing both writer Kyle Higgins and artist Joe Bennett; The Savage Hawkman, which he will plot, presumably replacing current writer Tony Daniel; and Grifter, which he will also plot, presumably replacing Nathan Edmondson.
This news comes after Liefeld's having replaced Sterling Gates as the writer of Hawk & Dove, which itself was one of the six New 52 titles conformed for cancelation e
It is still very strange for me to accept that among the new comics I'm most looking forward to this year are revivals of characters from Rob Liefeld's infamous Extreme Studios, but that is quite honestly the case
The step-by-step process of how a comic book gets made might be a pretty common bonus feature in paperbacks these days, but back in 1996, the process was a little more mysterious. That's why the Canadian TV show The Anti Gravity Room -- which aired in America on the Sci-Fi Channel -- did an episode where they took their viewers through the whole deal, from plot all the way to publishing. And the
During the boom years of the early '90s, printed comics weren't the only medium that saw a sudden influx of new, extreme super-heroes. The influence of the popular Fox cartoon based on the X-Men was obvious in a second wave of knockoffs similar super-hero cartoons, from the fact that they were based on comics to their blatant attempts to capture the magic of that goofy, synth-heavy X-Men intro where dudes stood around blasting their powers at their own logos. Clearly, none of