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The Enduring Influence Of 'Watchmen'
Stories set in an alternate history or reality are built from a "point of divergence," a moment at which the fictional reality veers off from our own. Germany wins World War II, Kennedy survives the assassination attempt, etc. In Watchmen that point comes in 1938. Shortly after the publica…
'Jacked' Comes To Its Cuss-Filed Conclusion Next Week
I'm not going to lie to you, folks: You might not have seen it much here at ComicsAlliance, but I've been known to employ some pretty colorful language every once in a while. I can cuss with the best of 'em at the slightest bit of frustration, and if you don't believe me, you sho…
'Supernatural' Creator Eric Kripke On Vertigo Series 'Jacked'
We all wish we had superpowers. Being the first person in the real world to get special abilities has provided the through-line for many superhero tales, and it's an idea that's scary and appealing all at once. It's easier to relate to someone in a familiar situation being endowed wit…
Advanced Look: Vertigo's December Solicitations
Vertigo is making a big push with its 12 new series this fall, with an impressive roster of creators including Gail Simone, Holly Black, Peter Milligan, Gilbert Hernandez, Darwyn Cooke, and Micheal Allred.

Survivors’ Club, The Twilight Children, Clean Room and Art Ops launch next month, fol…
Vertigo Unveils 12 New Titles for 2015
With most of its major hits and standout series having run their course months or years ago, Vertigo has been due for a renaissance for a while now. Judging from the announcements made at San Diego Comic Con late on Thursday, the publisher may be rallying, with 12 new series set to launch in the clo…
2000 AD Summer Special Brings Back Space-Trucking Action
On June 24, 2000 AD is putting out the latest in their line of 48-page seasonal anthologies, and as you might expect, the Summer Special is set to feature all the usual suspects that you get in the weekly prog. There's a Judge Dredd story, of course and Rogue Trooper makes an appearance, and th…
'Supernatural' Creator Pens 'Amped' Comic and TV Show
Quite a few comics projects have been snapped up for TV and movie adaptation within just a few issues of publication, but this may be the first case of a TV version of a comic being announced when the comic is announced.

Variety broke the news this week that Supernatural creator Eric Kripke will te…

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