Rich is back with his second parody cover, plus news of LITG's early return starting next week and what you can expect from the column.
Updated 5/20/05 with an "alternate" Countdown to LITG cover!
With the imminent return of "Star Wars" to theaters, Tony takes a look at another space-opera, "Crusher Joe," the brainchild of "Dirty Pair" creator Takachiho Haruka.
Steven continues his Creating Comics Step By Step series, this time discussing the importance of dialogue. Then, it's thoughts on DC's new logo, a handful of reviews and much more.
Augie takes a spin around the web this week to take a look at some of the news stories floating around. From DC's new logo to blogger habits, there's something here for everyone.
Joe and Matt sit down to discuss "Eisner/Miller," the new 300 page book from Dark Horse featuring candid conversations between Will Eisner and Frank Miller. What did they think? Is this essential reading? Click on in to find out.
The countdown begins ... or something along those lines. Click on in to see what's next for Rich Johnston and Lying In The Gutters.
Steven continues the "Creating Comics Step By Step" series with the first work on dialogue, that which TV has to offer, John Byrne and race relations, comic reviews and much more.
So, the DC/Humanoids/Rebellion 2000 AD deal fell apart a couple of weeks back, but the question remains why? What opportunities were missed? Who really looses out in this situation? Joe & Matt talk about it in this week's The Basement Tapes.
This week Tony leaves the Land of the Rising Sun and checks out the American Manga "Van Von Hunter" by Mike Schwark & Ron Kaulfersch from Tokyopop.
Steven continues his "Creating Comics Step By Step" this week with the sixth chapter in the series covering characterization.
Augie reviews the upcoming "Filler" graphic novel from the creators of "Teenagers from Mars," and runs through some notes from recent podcasts.
Joe & Matt sit down to talk about the "Sin City" feature film, what's next for Frank Miller's career and what the success of the film, both commercially and critically, means for the future of non-super hero comics headed to the big screen.
Steven continues his Creating Comics series with step five, the setting. Plus, a whole boatload of reviews, reader e-mail and much more.
Is there a downside to comic book celebrity? Joe and Matt explore the downside of hitting it big in the comics industry as a creator and what it means when you've attained that top status.
James checks in to talk about the winner of the Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics, a creator long time CBR visitors should be familiar with, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey.
This week Tony checks in with Tokyopop's "Planetes," a highly recommended bit of manga that's sure to entertain fans of "The Right Stuff," "Apollo 13" or even your average scifi fan.
Steve continues his step-by-step lesson on creating comics, this week spending more time looking at the challenges of plot, plus reader e-mail and much more.
Augie looks at the "Sin City" movie to see how far stylization can go, gives Jim Lee's "Superman" a chance, and looks back to the horror tale, "Freak Show." Updated 4/13/05 with Pipeline Podcast #13.
Joe and Matt sit down to talk about the big summer event comics including the recent "Coundown to Infinite Crisis" and the upcoming "House of M." What do they really mean for the industry? And what drives these events?