Jonathan Callan

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WC: 25 Years of Usagi Yojimbo

Tue, March 3rd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Venerable cartoonist Stan Sakai met with fans at San Francisco's WonderCon to discuss 25 years of his rabbit samurai, Usagi Yojimbo, including the hero's origins, his dealings with the TMNT, animation and film and much more.

WC: Matt Fraction and Michael Chabon

Sun, March 1st, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The two critically-acclaimed writers met in San Francisco at WonderCon Saturday afternoon to talk about genre, literature pitching the "Fantastic Four" movie and taking your toys out of their boxes.

WC: "Spectacular Spider-Man" Panel

Sun, March 1st, 2009 | Category: TV, Film

Fans of "Spectacular Spider-Man" were treated to scenes from the upcoming second season of the hit cartoon, as well as news about the introduction of new characters and developments in the life of the animated Spidey.

WC: Aspen Comics

Sat, February 28th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Aspen Comics staffers Frank Mastromauro, Vince Hernandez, J.T. Krul, David Wohl, Ale Garza, Mark Roslan and Joe Benitez met with fans in San Francisco on Friday to discuss the publisher's latest projects.

Slott: Spider-Man Is Greatest Job In The World

Wed, October 15th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With his top-selling "New Ways To Die" storyline concluding this week, Dan Slott tells CBR what he loves so much about writing Marvel's "Amazing Spider-Man," and why it's the hardest he's ever worked.

Dan Slott Talks Mighty Avengers

Thu, October 9th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Though he can't reveal the team's post-Secret Invasion roster, writer Dan Slott tells CBR News what he can about his and artist Khoi Pham's eagerly anticipated run on Marvel's "Mighty Avengers."

Baltimore: Adam Hughes & Howard Chaykin

Tue, September 30th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Influential comics creator Howard Chaykin hosted a panel in Baltimore spotlighting the venerable Adam Hughes. The pair discussed with fans their respective styles, careers, and what to expect in "All Star Wonder Woman."

Baltimore: Image Comics Panel

Sun, September 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Robert Kirkman, Richard Starkings, Erik Larsen and Jimmy Palmiotti took the stage in Baltimore to share with fans upcoming Image developments, including Kirkman going monthly and Darwyn Cooke on "Madman."

2008 Harvey Award Winners

Sun, September 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

This weekend saw the presentation of the 2008 Harvey Awards, hosted by Kyle Baker and kicked off with keynote speaker Brian Bendis. Brian K. Vaughan, Darwyn Cooke and "All Star Superman" took the top honors. Updated

Baltimore: Cup of B Panel

Sat, September 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

At the Cup of Bendis panel at Baltimore Comic-Con Saturday morning, a number of announcements came down including Slott on “Mighty Avengers,” Spider-Woman series finally scheduled and more.

Baltimore: The Bendis/Kirkman Debate

Sat, September 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

If you were unimpressed by Friday night's debate, the one between Robert Kirkman and Brian Bendis about creator-owned work held today at Baltimore Comic-Con won't disappoint. We've got all the details.

REVIEW - "Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow" DVD

Tue, September 23rd, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

Marvel/Lionsgate's latest direct-to-DVD animated feature sees Tony Stark raising the children of his deceased teammates. The movie exceeds others in Marvel's DVD line, but still leaves much to be desired.

"Dresden Codak" Digs Deep Into Life & Death, Pt II

Mon, September 15th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

We continue with "Dresden Codak" creator Aaron Diaz and his heavily scientific and philosophical webcomic, including its popular D&D-inspired "Dungeons & Discourse," as well as Diaz's influences and reading list.

"Dresden Codak" Digs Deep Into Life & Death

Fri, September 5th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

"Dresden Codak" creator Aaron Diaz talks to CBR about the heavily scientific and philosophical webcomic, elaborating on its presently running, epic storyline "Hob," about a post-singularity robot and the future of A.I.

PvP’s 10th Anniversary with Scott Kurtz, Part II

Thu, August 14th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News continues our chat with "PvP" creator Scott Kurtz, touching this time on his remarks about TOKYOPOP, the future of "PvP: The Series," how he got started in webcomics, and what advice he has for up-and-comers.

Celebrating PvP's 10th Anniversary with Scott Kurtz, Part 1

Mon, August 11th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

Scott Kurtz celebrates the tenth anniversary of his hit webcomic, "PvP," by talking to CBR News about "Moonlighting," weddings, losing your virginity and outgrowing imaginary childhood friends.

REVIEW - Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs

Wed, June 25th, 2008 | Category: TV, Film

CBR reviews "The Beast with a Billion Backs," the long-awaited second of four all- new feature-length "Futurama" adventures. On sale now, the film tackles one of the future's most sensitive topics... polygamy? SPOILERS

Blockbuster Brian Reed, Part II

Thu, June 19th, 2008 | Category: Video Games

Writer Brian Reed talks to CBR News about his work on the video Spider-Man video games "Web of Shadows" and "Friend or Foe," gives fans an update on his Image book "The Circle," and discusses his philosophy of game design.

Blockbuster Brian Reed, Part I

Wed, June 18th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Ms. Marvel" writer Brian Reed talks to CBR about his new miniseries, "Secret Invasion: Spider-Man - Brand New Day" and "Secret Invasion: Front Line," his future plans at Marvel, and he writes comics on X-Box Live.

WW Philly: Garth Ennis Q&A

Mon, June 2nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In CBR's final WW Philly report, we cover the Garth Ennis Q&A session held on Sunday, where Garth discussed his new "Battlefields" series, what made DC drop "The Boys" and whether he'll ever return to "The Punisher."