When the guys at DC comics came up with the idea of Before Watchmen they must have felt like Butch and Sundance looking over that gulley.
DC, $3.99 Writer: Brian Azzerello Art: Rags Monzales Colours: Nei Ruffino When DC resurrected Will Eisner’s The Spirit, the job went to the only man who could; Darwyn Cooke, whose retro-stylised lines and storytelling sensibilities already reflected the optimism of the late 40s and 50s. As with the Spirit, Doc Samson was recently welcomed back […]
DC, $4.99 Story: Brian Azzarello Art: Phil Noto This one-off special is the first in Brian Azzerello’s First Wave imprint, a universe that harks back to the increasingly popular era of pulp heroes, such as Doc Savage, and an impulsive rookie Batman who isn’t afraid to pack a firearm. When Batman is framed for the […]
2008, DC Writer: Brian Azzarello Art: Lee Bermejo Inks: Mike Gray Colors: Patricia Mulvihill The funny books are a confusing puddle to sporadically dip one’s big hairy toe into. While Bryan Singer’s first X-men movie spanked the Box Office, comic readers were confused as to why the sycophantic, bulbous cretin Toad had evolved overnight into […]
Directors: Shojiro Nishimi, Futoshi Higashide, Hiroshi Morioka, Yasuhiro Aoki, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Jong-Sik Nam Writers: Brian Azzarello, Josh Olson, David Goyer, Greg Rucka, Jordan Camera Goldberg, Alan Burnett Cast: Kevin Conroy, Gary Dourdan, David McCallum, Parminder Nagra, Ana Ortiz An anthology of six different shorts from six disparate art teams, Batman: Gotham Knight was perhaps an […]
2002, Marvel Writer: Brian Azzarello Art: Richard Corben Colours: Studio FX It would seem not a day goes by in the life of Bruce Banner in which he is not responsible for levelling a small town or lobbing a tank into a helicopter. By showing the aftermath of these tantrums, Banner illustrates the consequences of […]