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War Rocket Ajax #146: Sean Howe And ‘Marvel Comics: The Untold Story’
War Rocket Ajax #146: Sean Howe And ‘Marvel Comics: The Untold Story’
This week on War Rocket Ajax, we welcome Sean Howe to the show to talk about his amazing history of the people and the company behind some of our favorite characters, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. It's a great book, and in our discussion, Sean talks about defending Stan Lee, the conversations he had with various creators, and his brief correspondence with Steve Ditko (pictured above) -- and yo
Bizarro Back Issues: Ghost Rider Fights All of the Avengers, And Wins (1981)
Bizarro Back Issues: Ghost Rider Fights All of the Avengers, And Wins (1981)
My favorite thing about the new Avengers movie is how well it took the separate stories and elements of movies like Captain America, Thor and Iron Man and blended them into one big story. It worked so well that I almost wished they would've been able to just go ahead and bring in every Marvel Movie, if only for a few minutes...
Link Ink: ‘Comics Express’ Aims to Help Entertain Joplin Youth, Ancient Fraggles Return, Drink ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Wine
Link Ink: ‘Comics Express’ Aims to Help Entertain Joplin Youth, Ancient Fraggles Return, Drink ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Wine
Goodness: Comics Express, a free 24-page comic to be distributed to kids and teens affected by the Joplin, Mo. tornado disaster that features talent from across the industry needs a little help reaching its fundraising goal. You can donate to the project at its IndieGoGo page...
Link Ink: HBO Loves Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’, Buzz and Woody Get Real and Merry Marching in Mint Condition
Link Ink: HBO Loves Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’, Buzz and Woody Get Real and Merry Marching in Mint Condition
TV: Fans will have to wait until at least 2013 to find out for sure, but HBO's plans for adapting Neil Gaiman's American Gods sound pretty legit -- like a $3-4 million budget per episode under Tom Hanks, legit. Sci-Fi: Not every spinoff is sound, but there's at least 10 Star Trek shows that might have been awesome...
Dark Horse President Mike Richardson Discusses the Layoffs and the Future
Dark Horse President Mike Richardson Discusses the Layoffs and the Future
After the news last week that Dark Horse had laid off seven employees -- and the subsequent criticism by a former employee about several significant comics projects and delays in releasing rolling out their digital comics program -- Dark Horse's founder and president Mike Richardson spoke with ComicsAlliance about his perspective on the layoffs and the digital strategy, and his vision for the comp
The Exit Interview: When Disgruntled Creators Speak Their Mind
The Exit Interview: When Disgruntled Creators Speak Their Mind
If you're a disgruntled creator, the internet in 2010 has several outlets for you to vent your displeasure. Facebook has a personal and private feel, despite being open to several hundred thousand of your closest friends. That illusion of privacy makes it easy to say things you would normally keep to yourself, or only mention in private company, to everyone in the entire world...