It's a big one this week, with some words of wisdom for Comic-Con attendees, intriguing "Amazing Spider-Man" imagery, "Countdown" artistry, a possible move for the "Degrassi" books and much more in this week's LYING IN THE GUTTERS!
Articles by Rich Johnston
It's a huge week this time out, with a look at some amazing art the CBLDF will auction during San Diego, Jeph Loeb's taking over Marvel, J.H. Williams next DC project, the creative teams on new Titans oriented books, the cut throat world of online comics, art from Jamie Hewlett's "Get The Freebies" and more.
Rich has a look at some of Rob Liefeld's upcoming publishing plans, who may be writing "Batman and the Outsiders," how Martha Washington is saving the world one bag at a time, hunting for snark online and much more!
Some possible updates on Flash plans, Charlie Adlards new french series with an early look at sketches, deaths in comics and how to capitalize on them in the media, a plea for legal digital downloads and much more.
It's a wild week with comics sent to the wrong address and held hostage by the new tenants, a possible addition to Punisher's world, following up on what Ron Marz's next DC project might be, the swipe file, breast reductions and much more in this week's LITG! Updated
Lots of good stuff this week including a possible Luke Cage period piece, news on the new "Flash" series, growing power structures in the industry, how a controversy can end up getting you work and much, much more.
What will David Morell, the creator of "Rambo," be working on for Marvel? Rich has some details, plus a publisher gets in front of non-payment news, bits of news from Toronto, what's in the cards for "Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane," who'll be joining IDW's "Star Trek: Season Four" and much more.
You thought the cover to "Heroes for Hire" was interesting, wait until you see the latest cover Rich has uncovered. Plus, artist commisions and patience, follow-ups from last week, creators respond, what would happen if Agent 355 from "Y The Last Man" and the dinosaur Old Lace from "Runaways" were to meet and much more.
Will Dan Dare be making a come back in comics? Who may be writing him? Rich has some news, plus the new writer of "Excalibur," the deal with "New Avengers" #31, who may be writing DC's next major event, the "Casanova" mix-up that ended up being a plus and much more.
The first artwork from the JMS/Quesada "One More Day" Spider-Man story, the "Transformers" mix-up that's got Chinese factory workers scrambling, a new Vertigo series from Azzarello, what "Coutdown" may be counting down to, "Phonogram's" Jamie McKelvie's new comic and much, much more.
Rich attended the Brisol convention this past weekend and comes back with loads of news and notes from the show, plus an updated on the Ellison/Fantagraphics suit, new "Tank Girl" from Britain, a handful of new DC series and much more.
Rich has the run down for next weekend's Bristol Comics Expo in the UK, international controversies swirling around FCBD, a new exclusive artist at DC, the Groth/Ellison fight and much more. Updated
What Keith Giffen will be working on over at Wildstorm and what JM DeMatteis will soon now be working on at Wildstorm, plus news on a "Hitman" series, a Pat Lee/Alex Milne update, Andi Watson's new Image Comics book and much more.
Lots of stuff this week, including author Sherman Alexie getting two projects at Marvel, more on publisher's not paying up, update to last week's Fight File, numerous projects looking for a home and much more in this week's edition of LYING IN THE GUTTERS!
It's Vol. 2, #100 of LYING IN THE GUTTERS and Rich has a look at the very first LITG ever -- from 1963? Plus, wardrobe malfunctions, "Girls With Slingshots" leaves 360EP, the Dreamwave curse, Krypto needs to be a patient pup and much more.
Rich has word on the next Kirkman/Liefeld book and this time it's for Marvel. Plus, a look at the covers to Warren Ellis' upcoming "Doktor Sleepless," who's following Jodi Picoult on "Wonder Woman" and much more!
Rich takes a look at Bryan Talbot's "Alice in Sunderland" and likes what he sees, what's the status of Jim Shooter's Legion series at DC, Travis Charest explains why he's no longer working on "Dreamshifters," reaction to the new "Lone Wolf and Cub" sequel in Japan and much more!
Editor Pete Tomasi does the writing thing full time, more on the "Captain America" #25 "insider trading" scandal, possible healthcare to come for comic freelancers, the creative team of the upcoming "Great Ten" from DC Comics and much more.
Rich attends the UK premiere of "300" and files a report, then discusses the "Captain America" #25/Wizard eBay sales controversy, a look at multi-media plans for Catpain Marvel in 2008, "Black Summer" talked about in American political circles and much more.