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Image At 25: How 'Chew' Proved How Much Fun Comics Can Be
There's a point for every monthly comics fan when it really sinks in that there's a whole world of comics beyond the Big Two, and that point looks different for everyone. As someone literally born months after Image was, and thus missed out on the '90s boom and bust, for me it was Che…
Layman And Kieth Debut New Series 'Eleanor & The Egret'
Aftershock Comics has emerged as one of the most interesting new publishers in a long time, making a bold impact on the industry with titles like Insexts and Captain Kid. Headed up by editorial veteran Mike Marts, Aftershock has assembled an all-star line-up of talent, and today announced that Chew&…
Get Ready For A Showdown 'Predator Vs Judge Dredd Vs Aliens'
I've been pretty up front about this before, but whenever 2000 AD's Judge Dredd manages to find himself thrown into a crossover with Aliens or Predator, the result is pretty amazing. In fact, I'd venture to say that they're arguably some of the best licensed crossover comics of a…
It’s Dumb & Tickles Our Funny Bones: John Layman Talks 'Chew'
For five years, Chew has been one of the most funniest, most surprising comic books on the stands. Rob Guillory and John Layman's series about a police officer who gets a psychic impression from anything he eats --- and the bizarre supporting cast that surrounds him --- has introduced readers t…
San Diego Comic-Con 2015: What We Saw On Friday
Not everyone can make it to San Diego Comic-Con to see what's happening in person, but ComicsAlliance has you covered! We know that it's not just about the news that comes out of the biggest con of the year --- it's also about seeing the booths, checking out new collectibles, and putt…
David Tennant Joins Animated 'Chew' Adaptation
The acclaimed Image comic series Chew, from writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory, is getting its own movie adaptation — well, an animated one, anyway. The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun and The Guild’s Felicia Day have already joined the voice cast for the upcoming film, which…
Marvel Announces Mark Waid's S.H.I.E.L.D. And More
Marvel really likes to spread its announcements around at San Diego Comic-Con, and that's never more evident than at the publisher's final panel of the weekend, which it calls 'Next Big Thing', possibly because Columbo has a prior claim on using the phrase, 'One More Thing,&…
War Rocket Ajax Early Edition: Southern Bastards, CMYK
This week, Chris and Matt get a little sidetracked while talking about Batman Eternal #4, which is scripted by John Layman and has art by Dustin Nguyen, and get into a discussion about writing comics like TV shows. After that, their discussion about Southern Bastards #1 by Jason Aaron and Jason Lato…
DC Comics Announces New Weekly Series 'Batman: Eternal'
From 52 to Countdown to Trinity, there was a three year period in which weekly comics were a staple of DC Comics' publishing initiative. Now the publisher is returning to the format, as today DC Comics announced Batman: Eternal, a year long weekly series focusing on the Dark Knight and Gotham City.…

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