Why Marvel’s ‘Spider Island’ Shouldn’t Work — And Why It Definitely Does
"Spider Island" shouldn't be good. I mean, when you get right down to it, there's nothing about it that seems like it would work: Throwback villains, a big high concept involving three other franchises and a handful of second-stringers that get their own mini-series, tie-ins from characters that are related purely by the narrow geography of the Marvel universe, it all sounds like it sho
Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente on ‘HERC’ #1: Meet The New God, Same as the Old God
With the final issue of Chaos War, writers Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente brought the three-year saga of Incredible Hercules to a close, but as it turns out, they weren't done with the character just yet. This week, Pak and Van Lente send the Lion of Olympus on the next chapter of his three-thousand year-long story with HERC #1, in which Hercules, having lost his strength, invulnerability and immort
Link Ink: ‘Herc’ Launching in April, Iron Pizza and PBS Rules
Upcoming: Out of Chaos War comes Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente and artist Neil Edwards' Herc #1, an ongoing series debuting in April that pits a far more mortal Hercules against new challenges in a decidedly more street-level setting. Digital: Much of Ben Templesmith's IDW work (Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, Welcome to Hoxford and more) is now available digitally on iTunes through a new Templesmith-cen