Comics, Etc.

Stan Lee’s "Time Jumper" Motion Comic to Debut July 24, 2009

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2009
Stan lee’s POW! Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment are teaming up to produce Lee’s latest superhero creation Time Jumper, which will debut as a motion comic on the Apple iTunes Store on July 24, 2009. The 10-part series will be composed of 5-to-8 minute episodes available for 99-cents each, chronicling the adventures of […]

Surgical Spirit: "Black Jack" Volumes 2, 3 and 4 Get a Clean Bill of Health!

by Jameson June 19, 2009
There are some books simply too good to review— books that really don’t require the help of some meager assessor; that are happy enough to stand tall without third party endorsements. In essence, there are some books that make my job more without meaning than I could ever succeed at. Vertical have been hot on […]

Eric Powell on Why "The Goon" Needed to be Animated

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2009
MTV’s Splash Page weblog spoke to comic book artist Eric Powell recently about the upcoming CGI animated adaptation of his series The Goon, published by Dark Horse Comics. Powell stated, “I always felt that the material would work better animated, just because of the bizarre nature of the characters and the atmosphere of the stories,” […]

CBR Previews "Incredibles" and "Muppet Show" Comics

by Ed Liuon March 23, 2009
Comic Book Resources has posted 2 exclusive previews for BOOM! Studios’ The Incredibles: Family Matters #1 and The Muppet Show #1. The spinoff comics are the first of many coming soon that will expand on several Pixar animated movies. The Incredibles: Family Matters is written by Mark Waid with art by Marcio Takara, and The […]

Exclusive Preview of CGI "Goon" Movie at Ain’t it Cool News

by Ed Liuon March 16, 2009
Aint It Cool News has posted two exclusive screenshots from The Goon, the new CGI feature film based on the Dark Horse comic book written and drawn by Eric Powell.

World’s Finest Online Catches Up with Matt Wayne on "Brave & Bold" Comic

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2009
The World’s Finest Online has spoken with writer Matt Wayne about his work in the Batman: The Brave and the Bold tie-in comic book. Wayne is the regular writer for the comic book, saying that, “After a dark ‘n gritty Batman for my entire adult life, it’s great to see a superhero back where the […]

NYCC2009: One Note Samba – Thoughts on This Year’s Con

by Ed Liuon February 13, 2009
New York Comic Con #4 is done now. Random thoughts while I can still remember them. – Don’t think this is the big wrap-up. There’s still more NYCC stuff coming. I have roundtable interviews about Wonder Woman with Bruce Timm, Lauren Montgomery, and Michael Jelenic coming up. – I should point out that I took […]

BOOM!’s Paul Morrissey on Pixar/Disney Comics

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2009
Comic Book Resources has spoken with Paul Morrissey, editor of BOOM! Studio’s licensed Pixar comic books, which include The Incredibles: Family Matters and Cars: The Rookie. Morrissey discusses how he deals with the weight of expectations in working with the Disney/Pixar properties, how he selects writers and artists for the comics, what it’s been like […]

CBR Talks with Mark Waid on "The Incredibles" Comics

by Ed Liuon January 22, 2009
Comic Book Resources has spoken with BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid about his work writing the upcoming The Incredibles comic book. Waid discusses the contents of the first story arc, which center on Mr. Incredible slowly losing his super powers, and also discusses the positive licensing relationship with Pixar, the artwork of series artist Marcio […]

"Batman: Black and White" Gets Motion Comic Treatment

by Ed Liuon December 10, 2008
Warner Premiere and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution have announced that Batman: Black and White is the latest DC Comic to be converted into the “Motion Comics” format, which adapts a comic book in semi-animated form through subtle movement, voice overs, and music. Comic stories to be adapted will include works by Darwyn Cooke, Bruce Timm, […]