One of my favorite genres in comics is the space opera. There have obviously been great space operas in television, books, and movies, but to me there's something about the medium of comic books that makes it especially effective for the genre, particularly when in the hands of Europeans, or at least European-style artists. Moebius, Enki Bi
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Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why each and every week, we turn to you, to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: What are your thoughts on 90s comics? -- @philjacke
A: It feels like I've said this before, but this
Grant Morrison isn't the only creator who's announced that he'll be leaving DC's New 52 initiative in the near future. On Twitter, Rob Liefeld - who's currently anchoring three books for the line - has shared that he, too, is on his way from company-owned characters to creator-owned work.Sharing a link to news of Morrison's de
On sale next week from Image Comics is Prophet #27, continuing the critically acclaimed science fiction saga written by Brandon Graham (King City) and based loosely on the popular 1990s character created by Rob Liefeld. Artist Giannis Milonogiannis (Old City Blues) retu
The third and final DC Comics panel of Thursday's San Diego Comic-Con schedule, covering a wide array of creators and topics, was moderated by VP - Marketing John Cunningham and featured Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, Brian Buccellato, Scott Lobdell, Rob Liefeld, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and editors Bob Harras and Bobbie Chase. Cunningham clarified that the panel was titled "D
The first major DC Comics panel of the Comic-Con weekend in San Diego, celebrating the publisher's Dark and Edge lines, kicked off early Thursday morning with moderator Bob Wayne (VP - Sales) and panelists Jeff Lemire, Jimmy Palmiotti, Rob Liefeld, Brent Anderson, Adam Glass, Joshua Hale Fialkov and Rachel Gluckstern. While it largely consisted of displaying solicitation material and writers and edit
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