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Breaking & Entering: First Time Comics Writer Russell Lissau Talks "Batman Allies Secret Files 2005"
For Russell Lissau, his first comics writing assignment couldn't get much better- writing a Batman story for DC Comics. We caught up with Lissau to learn more about his story and to find out how this assignment came to be.
DC Comics has announced that "The Omac Project" #1 has once again sold out and a third printing with a variant cover is on the way.
Marvel Comics has released preview pages from June's "Giant Size X-Men" #3 featuring a story written by Joss Whedon with art by comics legend Neal Adams.
This August sees the release of the Image Comics horror one-shot "The Faceless: A Terry Sharp Story," the story of a British horror film maker who at night fights a cult of satanists. CBR News caught up with writer Robert Tinnell for a chat and an exclusive five-page preview.
Fighting Mercenaries and Mythical Beasts for College Credit: Lombard, Guice, and Brown talk "Olympus"
The graphic novel "Olympus" hits this Wednesday by Geoff Johns, Kris Grimminger and Butch Guice, about a group of college students who find themselves fighting for their lives against heavily armed mercenaries and monsters from Greek mythology come to life. We spoke with Guice, colorist Dan Brown and editor Francis Lombard about the project.
Art collector/dealer Mark F. McDermott contacted CBR News with the sad news that a collection of silver age art featuring work by Jack Kirby, Curt Swan and Steve Ditko was stolen in Manhattan last week and he's offering a reward for its safe return.
DC Comics has released their solicitation text and cover images for comics and product shipping in August of 2005. Updated
Image Comics has released their solicitation text and cover images for comics and product shipping August, 2005.
Diamond has released the top comic numbers based on actual sales for product shipped in April, 2005, including Market Share, Top 300 Comics, Top 100 Graphic Novels/TPB's and Top 50 Manga.
Paul Jenkins doesn't have time to be bored these days. The writer took time out of his busy schedule to chat about "Mythos," a reexamination of the origins of Marvel's most prominent characters, another "Sentry" mini-series for Marvel, "Pitt/Darkness" at Top Cow, "Revelations" at Dark Horse" and the upcoming video game "The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction."
After two long years the first issue of the "Killer Stunts, Inc." has finally seen print and shipped to comic shops today. We caught up with series creator Scott Alan Kinney for an update, plus we have an exclusive 10-page preview of issue #1.
Through his "Treasury of Victorian Murder" series, Rick Geary has been tackling some of history's biggest moments. This month, Geary examines the murder of our 16th President in "A Treasury of Victorian Murder: The Murder of Abraham Lincoln." We caught up with Geary to chat about the series.
CBR News has learned that Beckett Comics will be moving its publishing concerns to Image Comics this September. We spoke with Beckett President Jeff Amano to find out what this means for the company. Updated 4:15 PM with comments from Image Executive Director Eric Stephenson.
Image Comics has provided CBR News with a six page preview of "Expatriate" #2 by B. Clay Moore and Jason Latour due in stores May 18th.
DC Comics announced today that artist Michael Turner will provide a variant cover for August's "Supergirl" #1, plus "Superman/Batman" #19 will be reprinted as "Supergirl" #0.
Image's "Sea of Red" is a bona fide hit, but July's issue #5 sees Paul Harmon sit in the artists chair instead of the regular duo of Kieron Dwyer and Salgood Sam. What's up? We spoke with co-creator Rick Remender and Harmon to find out.
The weekend of April 29th through May 1st played host to the annual Toronto Comicon and we've got pictures from the show, plus pictures from Warren Ellis' speaking engagment and Brian Bendis' visit to a local children's hospital.
DC Comics will be throwing out the familiar "DC Bullet" and has unveiled a new corporate brand which will be used in all manner of DC product, from comics and toys to TV, film and video releases. Updated with the official press release and the first comic to sport the new logo, "DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy" #1.
The Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing has been announced, falling under the auspices of the Eisner Awards and administered by Eisner Awards administrator Jackie Estrada.
Alias Entertainment's first round of books hits stands next Wednesday. CBR News caught up with Executive Director Mike Miller to learn a bit more about the company and their plans and what titles are in their future.
DC has announced the "Prelude To Infinite Crisis" Special, a 96-page collection featuring key stories that lead up to their major cross-over event coming later this year, "Infinite Crisis."
DC Comics has released a handful of pages from the May debuting "Green Lantern" #1 ongoing series by Geoff Johns and Carlos Pacheco.
Dynamite Entertainment has announced they've acquired the license to publish comics based on the popular SciFi Television series "Battlestar Gallactica."
DC Comics has announced that they've signed legendary artist George Pérez to a five-year exclusive contract working for the publisher.
"Cable & Deadpool" is considered by some to be one of Marvel's most unique and enjoyable reads. Writer Fabian Nicieza's buddy book gives readers action, social issues and a heaping helping of twisted humor. Nicieza spoke to CBR News about what what's in store for Marvel's arsenal toting Odd Couple.
Marvel Comics held a press conference Thursday afternoon to promote their upcoming eight issue, bi-weekly event "House of M." Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Quesada and Tom Brevoort were in attendance to answer questions and we've got a transcript for you.
This July sees the release of the original graphic novel "The King," the story of an enigmatic Elvis impersonator who's taking the world by storm and may be more than you might expect from first glance. We spoke with creator Rich Koslowski to learn more about this Top Shelf release.
The 2005 Harvey Award Nominations have been announced with the awards ceremony to take place the night of June 11th. in New York City.
The string of sell-outs for "Countdown" related mini-series continues, this time seeing "Rann-Thanagar War" selling out and getting a new printing.
Speakeasy Comics has provided CBR News with a five page preview of their June debuting title "Wargod" by George T. Singley with artwork by Freddie E. Williams II.
U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Marvel unveiled their comic in support of the U.S. Troops Thursday at the Pentagon with Spider-Man and Captain America on hand to lend support.
This June Will Pfeifer takes over as the new writer of "Catwoman," following the acclaimed run of Ed Brubaker, who left the book after signing with Marvel, but he's up for the challenge. CBR News got the word on the street from Pfeifer about what's in store for the guardian of Gotham's East End.
Amitai Sandy is a member of the comics group Dimona, a group of five Israeli comic creators who'll soon see their work offered in America. We spoke with Sandy who shared with us details about Dimona's offerings and what the Israeli comics market is like.
It looks like the long running legal battle between Stan Lee and Marvel Comics is finally over, with Lee paid $10 million in a settlement with the company.
At a panel at last weekend's Pittsburgh Comicon, creators DeFalco, Buscema, Frenz, and Olliffe talked about the on again/off again history of Marvel's "Spider-Girl" and what the future holds for the title.
This summer Batman and the Scarecrow will have their first encounter on the silver screen in "Batman Begins." With that in mind DC has decided to reexamine the origin of the Scarecrow in "Year One: Batman/Scarecrow." CBR News spoke with series writer Bruce Jones about the project.
Warner Bros. has announced that the June 19th Nextel Cup NASCAR Race held in Michigan has been named the "Batman Begins 400" and two cars from the race will feature themes based on the feature film.
This July sees the latest adventures of CTU agent Jack Bauer hit comic shop shelves in "24: Midnight Sun." CBR News sat down with writers J.C. Vaughn and Mark L. Haynes for a security briefing on the one-shot.
Continuing their string of recent sell-outs, DC Comics has announced that "Countdown" tie-in "Day of Vengeance" #1 has sold out and is headed back to press with a new cover by Walt Simonson.
According to an article in USA Today, Marvel Comics has produced a specialty comic that'll be distributed to U.S. troops worldwide featuring a "New Avengers" story written by Brian Michael Bendis.