Karl Keily

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Writers Talk "Combiner Wars" Event, Transformers Gender Identity & More

Fri, February 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Maighread Scott and John Barber explain the insane ambitions of Cybertron's dark lord Starscream, and why Transformers are "inherently male and female."

"Office Space" and "I, Robot" Collide in Ferrier & Ramon's "D4VE"

Wed, February 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Ryan Ferrier reveals how his own quarter-life crisis inspired "D4VE," a tale about mild-mannered, post-apocalyptic robot dealing with his dead end job.

“Jem and the Holograms'" Takes Center Stage With IDW Reboot

Mon, February 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Kelly Thompson talks rebooting "Jem," the influence of the show's strong women on a generation of girls and the upcoming film while sharing exclusive art.

"Heavy Metal" CEOs Talk Comics Plans, Potential Movie Franchise

Thu, February 19th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

Jeff Krelitz & David Boxenbaum talk plans for an interconnected "Heavy Metal" movie "universe," expanding the company's comic offerings and more.

"Orphan Black" Comic Will Reveal TV Show's "Off-Screen" Moments

Fri, February 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jody Houser talks working with co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett on the "Orphan Black" comic, which promises to add new context to the hit TV show.

Johnson Talks Sowing "Star Trek 3" Seeds in Comic, Borg Hopes & More

Thu, February 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Beam me up, Ahab! Mike Johnson talks about Captain Kirk meeting his white whale, tying the IDW series into the upcoming "Star Trek 3" and more!

Ryall, Niles Plans to Survive the Ongoing "Zombies vs Robots" Apocalypse

Tue, January 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Chris Ryall and Steve Niles share details on their new ongoing series, the upcoming Sony pictures "ZvR" adaptation and more.

Jim Zub Looks Ahead To "Wayward's" Epic Return

Tue, January 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The writer unpacks his Image series' "Buffy in Japan" logline and reveals how "Wayward" blew past initial sales of his other series, "Skullkickers."

IDW & Derek Charm Combine For Team-Up Series “Powerpuff Girls: Super Smash-Up”

Wed, January 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The writer/artist flies solo for the new follow-up to the hit Cartoon Network crossover “Super Secret Crisis War.”

Dixon Talks Re-Teaming with Nolan to Construct "Joe Frankenstein"

Mon, January 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Chuck Dixon discusses working with Bane co-creator Graham Nolan on their creator-owned title, and why he's fine being "no longer welcome" at the Big Two.

Joe Harris Celebrates "The X-Files'" Nightmare Before X-Mas

Fri, December 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Joe Harris says it might not be Santa up on the rooftop next week as he discusses his "X-Files X-Mas Special" and the series' next story arc, "Elders."

Bagge & Haspiel Get Rude and Crude for "Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puketacular" #1

Fri, December 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Peter Bagge and Dean Haspiel discuss getting gross to celebrate 30 years of debauchery with "Garbage Pail Kids Comic Book Puketacular" #1.

EXCLUSIVE: Staples Takes Judge Death Back to His Roots for "Dark Justice"

Fri, December 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Artist Greg Staples discusses Judge Death's return in upcoming "Judge Dredd" epic "Dark Justice," citing "Alien" as an influence on the fully painted project.

Scott & David Tipton Fuse the Future, Franchises in "Star Trek/Planet of the Apes"

Fri, November 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The writers reveal why they're opting for the classic versions of both properties, which comedian is helping with the IDW/BOOM! project and more.

Dille Completes Transformers Leaders' Origins with "Primacy" Finale

Wed, November 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Flint Dille discusses the finale of his epic "Transformers" trilogy, which explored the previously unknown history of Megatron and Optimus Prime.

Anderson Talks IDW's "My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Holiday Special"

Thu, November 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Ted Anderson tells CBR about using the light-hearted "My Little Pony" special to tackle a serious subject, his own school days and more.

Kari Korhonen Launches a Christmas Adventure in "Angry Birds Holiday Special"

Tue, November 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Donald Duck cartoonist talks taking the feathered furies on a North Pole adventure, and why he'd be unlikely to work on any Disney/Angry Bird mash-ups.

Edginton Crafts New Horror for "The Evil Within" Adaptation

Thu, November 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ian Edginton discusses his take on the world of blockbuster video game "Evil Within" and shares which psychedelic space opera is his dream adaptation project.

McCarthy Shifts Transformers Into Gear for IDW's "Drift: Empire of Stone"

Wed, November 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Shane McCarthy discusses returning to his Transformer creation Drift in "Empire of Stone," and his reaction to Michael Bay's "Age of Extinction" film.

Diggle Revisits "Judge Dredd vs. Aliens: Incubus," Shares "Superman/Dredd" Pitch

Thu, October 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Andy Diggle discusses his contribution to the "Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens" collected edition and his unused "Superman/Judge Dredd" pitch.