This coming December of 2018, Superman: The Movie becomes 40 years old, and Back Issue Magazine is celebrating with a special focus issue to commemorate the cinematic blockbuster that had us all believing a man could fly. Forty years is a long time to forget how a single event can impact our fair world Read MoreNo Comments on Superman: The Movie, an Anniversary of Filmmaking
Where has The State of the Industry been, all three of you readers have been asking these long, long months. Between moves, job changes and other side projects, The State of the Industry had to take a back seat, and your humble writer is not sorry about it. This column has been a bear Read MoreNo Comments on The State of the State of the Industry
“Surviving in New York Requires like 2 jobs and a little fraud on the side (sic)” ~ from the ‘I’m Still So NYC’ Facebook group, via John Ostrander. As an armchair historian and a comic book fan, I’ve always been fascinated by the intricacies of the earliest days of the comic book form, as well Read MoreNo Comments on Major Direct Currents
“William the Last” #1 Antarctic Press Solicited for October 2018 Brian Shearer, best known for working on IDW titles such as G.I. Joe and Transformers, has had his own webcomic for the last few years. He started self publishing a couple of years ago, but is now bringing “William the Last” to Antarctic Press. The book is a Read MoreNo Comments on William the Last #1 – G.I. Gary Advance Comic Review
Eden #1 Alterna Comics, July 2018 Writer & Penciler: Eric Henson Inker: Michael Babinski Colorist: Steve Downer Letterer: Robert Doan Editors: Jamilla Henson & Todd Dezago Later this month Alterna Comics releases Eden #1, their latest science fiction adventure comic. Eric Henson and his team deliver a solid book to compete with other titles in Read MoreNo Comments on Eden #1- A G.I. Gary Advance Comic Review!
Guess who’s back… Back again… Manster’s back… Tell a friend… I’ve already told you how to get better at fantasy football (try harder!), so it must be time to get back to that which I’ve neglected far too long and bore you once more with this “Manster’s Journey” thing… Let’s bring you up to date Read MoreNo Comments on Manster’s Journey Into the World of Comics (Part 3)
“Analog” #3 from Image Comics Writer: Gerry Duggan Cover Artist: David O’Sullivan Cover Colors: Jordie Bellaire Variant Cover: John McCrea & Mike Spicer Interior Artist: David O’Sullivan Colorist: Mike Spicer Letterer: Sabino “The whole world’s living in a digital dream / It’s not really there / It’s all on the screen / Makes me forget who I am / I’m Read MoreNo Comments on G.I. Gary’s Pull List Pick of the Week – 6/13/18
In April of 2018, Dark Horse released Once Upon a Time Machine Volume 2, a 224 page collection of futuristic interpretations of Greek Myths. It follows on the 2013 success of the first volume, which did similarly modernistic retellings of mythological tales. Chris Stevens, one of the editors, willingly allowed me to ask him a Read MoreNo Comments on Once Upon a Time Machine in June
Last week was the 2018 NFL draft. Most normal people don’t care about the draft, nor should they. After all, why care about a bunch of dudes fresh out of college about to make more money in the next few years than you or I will ever make in our lifetime ? Even if you Read MoreNo Comments on Manster’s Journey Into the World of…Fantasy Football ???
*UPDATE* I’ll put the update right up front here…The Edge Off was fully funded within 4 hours of going live. There are some great offerings including variant covers by Garry Brown and Frank Quitely as well as commissions and original pages of art from Iain Laurie. The commission offerings were sold out almost immediately Read MoreNo Comments on ! UPDATE ! THE EDGE OFF ****A Kickstarter Comic Preview by Manster****