On sale from now from Top Shelf is Liar's Kiss, the debut graphic novel by writer Eric Skillman, whose work is likely to known to many ComicsAlliance readers in the form of his beautiful cover artwork and designs for The Criterion Collection. Working with artist Jhomar Soriano, Skillman processes his gifts for elegant and provocative visual presentations into a tight comic b
Returning in June with a brand new story is Criminal, the endlessly acclaimed ICON Comics crime series created by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. While always an essential and hugely rewarding read, the s
On sale this week is Incognito: Bad Influences #3 by the consistently excellent creative team of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, creators of Sleeper and Criminal. Published by Marvel's ICON imprint for creator-owned comics, the Eisner-nomi
If you've enjoyed Sean Phillips' soft and gritty style in Incognito or Marvel Zombies, there's no reason at all that you shouldn't have already stumbled across his ever-expanding feed of sketches and watercolored side work. Even his simplest layouts and bare-bones planning stages are feasts for the eyes, especially if you're fascinated by behind-the-scenes looks at process. If you aren't, well, he's still got some Spider-Man and decapitat
Redemption is a tricky thing. How do people really atone for their transgressions? If it's really an eye for an eye, how could someone possibly make up for murder?
One of the greatest tropes in superhero comics is the villain-turned-hero. Though the meme showed up here and there in the earlier
When last we saw Zack Overkill, the ex-super science villain turned reluctant vigilante hero of writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips' Incognito, he was heading off into the sunset in a flying car, the day saved, his life continuing to turn around for the better. But in the op
When readers put down the last issue of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' "Incognito," the super criminal turned office jockey in hiding turned quasi heroic vigilante Zack Overkill had his eyes on a brighter future without the burden of a secret identity
Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillip's Icon crime comic "Incognito" could soon be rendered decidedly less concealed. 20th Century Fox has picked up the story of Zack Overkill and could potentially propel the tale into a major motion picture franchise
Zack Overkill is supposed to be in hiding.
As one half of the superpowered Overkill Brothers, he was once respected and feared as a high-ranking member of the criminal organization Black Death. But after