Graphic novel and movie tie-in publisher Titan Books has launched its new website at www.titanbooks.com, timed to coincide with the San Diego Comic-Con. Unlike your average publisher website, however, there’s a great blog section here that’s already brimming with interviews with such creators as Mike Carey and Frank Quitely. From the press release: As part […]
Slave Labor Graphics, $1.00 Story: Tommy Kovac Art: Andy Hirsch The perpetual regurgitation of public domain properties is something you either reluctantly enjoy or thoroughly despise. For every Wicked or League of Extraordinary Gentlemen there’s a dozen Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. With SLG’s The Royal Historian of Oz, Tommy Kovac and Andy Hirsch take […]
DC, $2.99 Writer: Adam Beechen Pencils: Ryan Benjamin Inks: John Stanisci Colours: David Baron From the first page of ‘Hush Beyond,’ the comic revival of the futuristic Timm/Dini take on Batman, it’s clear that this ain’t your daddy’s/younger self’s Batman Beyond. Kicking off with the aftermath of an inmate escape from Cadmus Labs and the […]
Radical Comics, $1.00 Story: Antoine Fuqua, Wesley Snipes Script: Peter Milligan Art: Jeff Nentrup, Sara Biddle Radical Comics is a relatively new publisher that prints thicker, 52-page books with high production values and movie adaptations in mind. The company has also been beset with plagiarism accusations (Nick Simmon’s Incarnate) and a lawsuit concerning unpaid wages, […]
I recently reviewed Andrew McGinn and David Neitzke’s The Legacy, a hilarious graphic novel about a young artist who inherits his father’s beloved newspaper comic strip “Simple Pleasures” and strives to make it the most offensive and reviled cartoon in America in order to get his commitment cancelled. The Legacy is sharp, genuinely funny and […]
Quite possibly the best downloadable game based on a forgotten 80s toy line you’ll ever play.