Announced earlier today at CCI, writer Allen Warner and artist Ale Garza will be debuting a new Wildstorm mini-series this year, "Skye Runner." CBR News spoke exclusively with Warner to learn about this new high fantasy series.
Disney Publishing and Diamond Distributors have partnered with the Maryland Department of Education to create a "Comics in the Classroom" program intended to improve the reading ability of third-to-fifth-grade students, it was announced at the "Bringing Back Comics for Kids" panel on Friday.
Fans of Elfquest rejoiced at the Comic-Con International today when the Pinis announced a new series with DC Comics. The series promises to delight old fans and be accessible to new ones, as they duo explained to CBR News.
Coming in the fall of 2006, "Oz" and "Homicide" creator Tom Fontana will bring his unique storytelling style to comics with the original graphic novel "Batman: Hopeless & Faith," announced today at CCI. We sat down for a chat with Fontana and his artist Cliff Chiang to see what they have in story for readers.
Announced at SDCC, writer Antony Johnston is debuting a new ongoing series from Oni Press early next year. Depicting a unique, post-apocalyptic future, Johnston plans to draw in readers through lots of mystery and action every month.
DC Comics announced a flurry of new projects Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Diego, including "The Death of Magic," by Bill Willingham, "Absolute Crisis on Infinite Earths," a new "Sgt. Rock" miniseries by Joe Kubert, Mark Waid on "The Brave & the Bold," "Superman Chronicles," Jeph Loeb's and Darwyn Cooke's "The Spirit/Batman" and Cooke's new "Spirit" series, plus news that Mark Waid has signed exclusively with DC. Updated with images.
This September, the silver screen adaptation of John Wagner and Vince Locke's graphic novel "A History of Violence" hits theaters. Convention goers were given a sneak peek of the film and a chance to chat with the film's writer, Josh Olson, and the film's director, the legendary David Cronenberg.
Could Justin Timberlake's main squeeze have been sized up for a golden lasso? We ponder that while bringing a manga classic to the states, getting back to Cimmeria, getting mythical with Mike Mignola, changing a lot in "A History of Violence," hearing the calm before the Storm and looking in on Bryan Singer in Australia.
In preparation for the DVD's release, director Francis Lawrence was all set to show slides and get into the mechanics of the movie. But he didn't make it. So actress Rachel Weisz made due, with Brian Azzarello, Tim Bradstreet and Karen Berger along for the ride.
Terry Fitzgerald treated an enthusiastic crowd at CCI Thursday to an exclusive preview of the new "Spawn" animated feature. While still in the pre-production stages, there was still plenty to talk about and look at.
In spring 2006 Howard Chaykin and David Tischman take readers back to sun-drenched and vampire-infested Miami with "Bite Club: Vampire Crime Unit." Artist David Hahn is also back providing interiors and Frank Quitely returns to do covers for the series, which looks at the vampire crime family, the Del Toros, through the eyes of the members of an elite police unit. CBR News spoke to Chaykin about the series.
Steven T. Seagle spoke exclusively with CBR News about his new monthly series, "American Virgin," announced at Comic-Con International today. From sex to violence to history, Seagle is looking to bring a new spin to old themes in the Vertigo series.
DC unveiled their plans for the next year in the mature readers imprint Vertigo with a panel of no less than 20 attendees, including VP/Executive Director Karne Berger, Jill Thompson, Brian K. Vaughn, Brian Wood, Bill Willingham and writer/director Darren Aronofsky.
Top Cow's panel at CCI Friday proved informative and hilarious. The panel highlighted the studio's offerings for the rest of the year with a particular spotlight on "Freshmen," the new series by Hugh Sterbakov and Seth Green about a group of college students given powers that aren't quite super.
Augie checks in with his Day 0 con report that's not exactly a con report! His travels out to the west were an adventure of waiting and more waiting, but he does fit in a review of "The Murder of Abraham Lincoln" and offers up a podcast of the sounds of San Diego.