With "Astonishing X-Men" #27 in stores this week, CBR spoke with series
illustrator Simone Bianchi about his acclaimed and distinctive artwork for the best-
selling Marvel title, and about working with writer Warren Ellis.
This week: the Declaration of Independents; what's new in superhero comics, and the dark, unexpected secret between two major rival series; and lots of notes, including "What If?" tales, "Wanted," the unproven RIAA, a new Comics Cover Challenge and more.
Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you an extensive gallery of character designs by
Simone Bianchi, the new artist of "Astonishing X-Men." Written by Warren Ellis,
the team's debut issue is on sale this week.
Editor-in-Chief William Christiansen chugged Red Bull and teased 2009 at
Avatar's hung-over Sunday morning congregation in Chicago, where he told fans
to expect new work from Alan Moore next year.
A near fight, "Anna Mercury" series 2, 300 cans of Red Bull, some career advice
and Godzilla porn highlight Warren Ellis' entertaining - and sometimes disturbing
- 3-hour talk at WizardWorld Chicago.
Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR brings you an exclusive preview of
"Astonishing X-Men" #25 by Warren Ellis and Simone Bianchi. On sale July 2, the
book finds the mutants with a new look, a new base, and a leader ready to defend
them at all costs.
Warren Ellis re-teams with artist Juan Jose Ryp to introduce a new brand of superhuman in Avatar's "No Hero." CBR News talks to Ellis about the miniseries that asks, "How badly do you want to be a superhero?"
Plenty of rumors and notes from NYCC, a new project to come from Warren Ellis,
scans from one of the rarest and most valuable Alan Moore projects, and much
more in Rich Johnston's LYING IN THE GUTTERS for April 21, 2008.
CBR News talks to Mike Wolfer about Avatar’s upcoming “Wolfskin Annual" #1,
co-written with Wolfskin creator Warren Ellis and illustrated by Gianluca