2014 Eisner Award Nominations
Apr16

2014 Eisner Award Nominations

Best Short Story “Go Owls,” by Adrian Tomine, in Optic Nerve #13 (Drawn & Quarterly) “Mars to Stay,” by Brett Lewis and Cliff Chiang, in Witching Hour (DC) “Seaside Home,” by Josh Simmons, in Habit #1 (Oily) “Untitled,” by Gilbert Hernandez, in Love and Rockets: New Stories #6 (Fantagraphics) “When Your House Is Burning Down, You Should Brush Your Teeth,” by Matthew Inman, theoatmeal.com/comics/house Best Single Issue (or...

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Marvel Concept Art: ‘Avengers,’ ‘Guardians’, ‘Ant-Man’
Mar19

Marvel Concept Art: ‘Avengers,’ ‘Guardians’, ‘Ant-Man’

ABC’s Tuesday special “Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe” offered glimpses of its upcoming Phase Two projects. Published simultaneously on Marvel’s website are pieces of concept art and snaps of test footage, showcasing “Avengers: Age Of Ultron,” “Ant-Man” and “Guardians Of The...

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‘Revenge’ Takes Comic-Book Form
Feb19

‘Revenge’ Takes Comic-Book Form

From TV soap opera to comic book (or graphic novel if you prefer). “Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne” is due out Sept. 3 from Marvel Comics. The book is written by Erica Schultz and TV series scribes Ted Sullivan, Jesse Lasky and Wilson Pollock, with art by Vincenzo Balzano and Dustin Nguyen. The graphic novel takes place years before Thorne (played by Emily Van Camp on TV) took the guise of a wealthy Hamptons...

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Trailer: Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’
Feb19

Trailer: Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

  Marvel’s high-profile “Guardians of the Galaxy” follows brash adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) who finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a quartet of misfits. When he discovers the power of the orb and the menace it poses...

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New Superman Team: Geoff Johns And John Romita Jr.
Feb04

New Superman Team: Geoff Johns And John Romita Jr.

Big news in the comic book world: Top DC Comics writer Geoff Johns will team up with longtime Marvel Comics artist John Romita, Jr. for a new run on Superman. They will be joined by frequent Romita collaborator Klaus Janson. Johns wrote Superman in Action Comics in the late 2000s. Johns told IGN: For me, as far as the story goes, my tagline for the story is ‘Putting the Man of Tomorrow back in the Man of Tomorrow. It’s really looking...

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