With the devastating news coming out of the UK today, there is at least one bright spot – when 2000 AD reaches its 2,000th issue in September, some of its most prominent creators will are returning as well.
Though it began in 1963 in the UK, the television series Doctor Who was a bit slower to make its way into the America pop-culture consciousness. But for a few glorious months in the 1980s, Marvel Comics had the monthly adventures of my favorite Doctor of all… Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Doctor Who #15 awaits!
All of the covers for the Dark Knight III: The Master Race have been approved, which means we’re getting a look at all of the variant covers. The latest to be revealed? DAVE GIBBONS!
With the success of the Kingsman: The Secret Service movie, it makes sense that the trade paperback is getting solicited again in July. When it does arrive, look for a new cover featuring the movie’s stars.
Comic publishers today like to tout certain issues as “great jumping-on points.” I’ve never understood that theory, as ANY issue can serve as a jumping-on point if you do it right. Case in point: My first issue of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ game-changing ‘Watchmen’. Your Major Spoilers (retro) review of Watchmen #9 awaits! *Today’s Retro Review contains adult themes and language, and partial blue nudity. Reader discretion is advised.* Comic publishers today like to tout certain issues as “great jumping-on points.” I’ve never understood that theory, as ANY issue can serve as a jumping-on point if you do it
Press Release Dark Horse Comics will publish the milestone 200th issue of its Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic book anthology DARK HORSE PRESENTS in February 2015, featuring the story MASKS by Gillian Flynn, the bestselling novelist of GONE GIRL, with art by Dave Gibbons, the bestselling artist of WATCHMEN recently named the first ever comics laureate. The 200th issue of the celebrated anthology will feature a HELLBOY cover by Gabriel Bá, an APE-X variant cover by THE GOON creator Eric Powell, and stories by some of the biggest names in comics, including legendary HELLBOY creator Mike Mignola, GROO Creators Mark
Press Release Bestselling graphic novelist Dave Gibbons is to become the first Comics Laureate. The announcement was made by internationally acclaimed comics authority and graphic novelist Scott McCloud at the launch of new charity Comics Literacy Awareness (CLAw) at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival on 17th October.
Press Release IDW Publishing dropped a bombshell today, announcing two blockbuster Artist’s Editions produced under license from DC Entertainment. And these offerings are truly blockbusters—Jack Kirby’s New Gods Artist’s Edition and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen Artifact Edition. For the first time ever, readers will be able to see up close Kirby’s energy and dynamic storytelling, and Gibbons’ intricately designed and beautifully realized pages, as they never have before—as close as possible to how they looked on the artist’s drawing boards!
Press Release The original cover art for Watchmen #1 – the issue that began the most influential graphic novel series of the 1980s – is expected to bring $100,000+ as part of Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Signature® Auction Feb. 21-22 in New York. The cover art for issues #2 and #3, along with a color cover guide for issue #1, are also featured in the grouping, which comes to auction from The Shamus Modern Masterworks Collection.