Author’s Note: Random Access Memory is me looking back at the specific comics that shaped my life. Each month I go back in time – in five year intervals – to examine key comics that came out those months. (The idea is that after five years of monthly columns, I will have covered an entire lifetime – in this case, fifty years – of reading comics.) Starting this month I will also list all the comics I read that particular month. This will afford readers the opportunity to chastise me for not reading specific comics, and/or laugh at the horrible,
As we first reported yesterday, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips are bringing Criminal back this year in a magazine-sized one-shot. More details have emerged since, including the release date.
Today, in the pages of The Fade Out #12, Ed Brubaker announced that he and Sean Philips are teaming for a new Criminal One-Shot.
In this issue: Criminal: Coward, DC’s Zero Month, and we want to know – Action Figures, or Statues? All this, plus Rodrigo returns! [podcast]http://traffic.libsyn.com/majorspoilers/msp445.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Show Notes after the Jump!
This week, on the Major Spoilers Podcast, your co-hosts dive into Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ Criminal: Coward. The series’ story arcs are self-contained and focus on different characters, but these central characters inhabit the same world, grew up in fictional Center City, frequent the same bar, and share a common history of two generations of crime. With his partner Ivan, Tommy Patterson ran the city’s most proficient crew of pickpockets and taught the trade to his eight-year-old son, Leo. When Tommy was arrested and imprisoned for the murder of Teeg Lawless, Ivan took care of Leo and explained to
Ed Brubaker hinted around on Twitter for two days about this announcement, but it looks like Variety got the exclusive announcement that the scribe is turning his graphic novel, Coward, into a motion picture.