CBR chats with Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley, who attended WWC strictly as
a true fanboy. Hurley tells us about his favorite books, authors, the rumors of a
FOB comic, and his thoughts on "celebrity comics."
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.
DC Executive Editor Dan DiDio along with other DC staffers met with fans last Sunday to discuss their mutual love of comics, touching on longtime faves and recent controversies, including "Death of the New Gods."
There was a lot of mooing at the Top Cow panel: "Dragon Prince," a half-boy, half-
dragon from Ron Marz, the wild success of "Wanted," a Marc Silvestri art book
and Witchblade on your phone!
The original founders of Image Comics (minus one Jim Lee) met at WizardWorld
Chicago this past Saturday afternoon to tell stories, reflect on the past and give
some hints of future projects.
A laid-back panel led by Wildstorm Comics editor Shannon Denton and featuring
several Wildstorm creators gave WizardWorld Chicago ettendees a look ahead to
the end of the world and beyond.
It's a big year for Star Wars fans with the "Clone Wars" television series and "The
Force Unleashed" video game coming this fall. On Saturday at WW Chicago,
Lucasfilm gave fans a glimpse of what's in store for both projects
The animated film bridging the gap between "Batman Begins" and "The Dark
Knight" was unveiled for the first time ever to a crowd of eager fans in Chicago,
and CBR was there for every bat-minute!
Amongst the creative changes and new titles announced this weekend, one of the
most welcome surprises was that Marvel Comics will once again ask that oh, so
popular question: "What If?"
Robert Rodriguez and Rose McGowan are set take on the She-Devil with a
sword, Phil Hester is ready to write "Masquerade" and Dynamite announced
plans to reprint every issue of "2000 AD"
Gail Simone, Aaron Lopresti and Greg Rucka took to the WizardWorld Chicago
stage on Saturday to discuss the challenges and rewards of telling stories about
DC's Amazonian princess.
Fans attending WizardWorld Chicago got the chance to get the scoop on DC
Comics' "Batman R.I.P." from the storyline's penciller himself, Tony Daniel, at his
panel this past Saturday night.
Top Cow is reviving William Harms' critically acclaimed "Impaler" series, which
casts real-life Dracula Vlad the Impaler as a vampire hunter as opposed to lord of
When "Secret Invasion" ends, a new war begins for Nick Fury and his new team in
the ongoing series "Secret Warriors." CBR spoke with writers Jonathan Hickman
and Brian Bendis about their new title.
The second half of 2008 is going to be a memorable one for "Ultimate Spider-
Man" fans. CBR News spoke with writer Brian Michael Bendis about his plans for
the book through "Ultimatum" and beyond.
In October's "Danny Ketch: Ghost Rider," Simon Spurrier and artist Javier Saltares
reveal the title character as more than the villain he currently appears to be. We
spoke with Spurrier.
Charged with the not so easy task of making cosmic cool in Marvel U., the British
writing team of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning -- AKA DnA -- delivered the goods
and, as a result, have landed themselves an exclusive deal.
Jeph Loeb often found himself working with Michael Turner, who provided the
visuals for "Superman/Batman" for Supergirl's return to the DCU. Loeb shared
some thoughts with CBR News about the passing of his friend.
Circumcising pickles, getting backed up on "BSG" and catching heck from Jim
McCann, creative whirlwind Brian Michael Bendis teased and announced and
generally had a blast with Todd McFarlane's sandwiches.