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Parting Shot: Eric Powell’s ‘The Goon’ Re-Enacts ‘A Christmas Carol’ [Video]

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If there's anything we like more than the holiday season, it's undermining the holiday season, and nobody beats the reverence out of... well, anything, like Eric Powell's gloriously profane The Goon. As part of Dark Horse's ongoing

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Link Ink: ‘Scribblenauts Unlimited’ Superheroes, The Least Powerful People In Comics And HellGoon

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Gaming: It looks like Scribblenauts Unlimited may be the next great source of in-game superhero fan art.

Lists: Tom Spurgeon responds to Bleeding Cool Magazine's list of the "100 most powerful people in comics" with a tongue-in-cheek list of 10 l

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‘The Goon’ Movie Reaches Kickstarter Goal

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Congratulations, Internet: Because of you, we're one step closer to seeing a full-scale Goon movie on the big screen as the Kickstarter to create a feature-length story reel of the finished product closes out, having surpassed its goal.Eric Powell, creator of the Dark Horse Comics series, and director/producer David Fincher launched the crowd-funding campaign l

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Link Ink: The Official ‘Iron Man 3′ Synopsis, An Alternate ‘Regular Show’ Ending And Nightwing’s Weapons

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Movies: The official plot synopsis for Iron Man 3 states, "When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every t

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Eric Powell Launches ‘Goon’ Movie Kickstarter

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Eric Powell, creator of The Goon, is looking for your help to ensure the creation of a Goon movie, which he describes as "a NEW KIND of animated film... one that's LOUD, VIOLENT and OFFENSIVE TO YOUR G

Why You Shouldn’t Be Reading Eric Powell’s ‘The Goon’

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Following up on a similarly sarcastic but inescapably funny variant cover from earlier this year, the latest Dark Horse press release in support of The Goon defies you not to check out the deeply irreverent, typically hilarious, frequently vulgar and always beautifully illustrated series by Eric Powell.

The series follows the adventures of the titular Goon and his diminutive but excessively ornery companion Frankie as they fight (and drink) their way thro

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Parting Shot: ‘The Goon’ Cover Pokes Fun at Superhero Comic Sales Gimmicks

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The Goon takes aim at superhero sales gimmicks on the cover of its 39th issue (not, as it claims, Death of The Goon #1), out on April 25th:

In order to try to compete with the gimmicks and rehashes of the Big

The Goon Gives Zombie Plague Survival Tips In Rarely Seen Animation [Video]

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Among the most beloved creator-owned franchises of Dark Horse Comics is of course The Goon. Written and illustrated by Eric Powell, the series follows the adventures of the titular Goon and his diminutive but excessively ornery companion Frankie as they fight (and drink) their way through every form of fantastical threat, from zombies to ghosts to monsters to robots to cannibals to super scientists and beyond. The Goon mixes over-the-top gore with twisted, laugh-out-l

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The 13 Greatest Hits (and Stabbings, and Gunshots…) of THE GOON

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With its beautiful art and stories that blend genuine tragedy, disturbing horror and the physical comedy that comes from having a main character who makes a habit of punching out street-walking mules, Eric Powell's The Goon is hands down one of my favorite comics on the stands. And this week, after a hiatus lasting almost two years, the book is returning to the stands with The Goon #34, in which the title character takes on what the solicitation describes as "a bunch of gothy vampires."

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ComicsAlliance Reacts to Eric Powell’s ‘Creators Front for Diversity in Comics’ [Video]

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The Eisner award-winning creator of The Goon, Eric Powell released over the weekend a short film promoting The Creators Front for Diversity in Comics, a new campaign for activism in support of creator-owned comics. The movement is targeted at the readers, creators and publishers of Marvel and DC superhero comics, whom Powell characterizes satirically as suborning or participating in the brutal abuse of pro

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