Michael Patrick Sullivan

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Shum Goes “Hyperkinetic” In New Miniseries

Thu, June 19th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Four girls with guns, a delusional robot, a crashed spaceship and a furry bad guy in a comic packed with guns, explosions, aliens and edgy humor, wrapped in a Mike Wieringo cover. That's "Hyperkinetic," the latest miniseries by Howard Shum.

Bullock Reveals the "Secrets of the Seasons"

Wed, June 4th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

All seasons change. Or do they? As "Lions, Tigers & Bears" creator Mike Bullock reveals in his new graphic novel, “Secrets of the Seasons,” those changes have a lot to do with a family of elves called the Gimoles.

WEEK OF THE DEAD IV: Image's Eric Stephenson

Thu, May 22nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

As Image's “The Walking Dead” reaches it’s milestone fiftieth issue, Executive Director Eric Stephenson joins CBR to look back on the book’s origins, what has made it such an enduring series, and to look toward in its future.

WEEK OF THE DEAD II: Charlie Adlard

Tue, May 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With Image Comics’ “The Walking Dead” reaching a landmark fiftieth issue, series artist Charlie Adlard stops by CBR to talk about the book, from reading it, to drawing it, and how it has changed him over the last four years.

WEEK OF THE DEAD I: Robert Kirkman

Mon, May 19th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"The zombie movie that never ends,” Robert Kirkman’s Image series “The Walking Dead” is showing no signs of slowing down as it reaches it’s fiftieth issue. We spoke with Kirkman about the book's history and what's coming next.

Just A Girl (with Superpowers): Hoseley & Humphreys talk "Vix"

Tue, May 6th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Rantz Hoseley ("Comic Book Tattoo") and newcomer Matt Humphreys talk to CBR News about their new Shadowline mini "Vix," a story about a teen girl with superpowers she actually likes.

Casey & Suriano Throw a "Charlatan Ball" at Image

Thu, May 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

What happens when a bottom rung stage magician finds himself in a crazy realm where magic is very real? What doesn’t happen? Joe Casey and Andy Suriano answer those questions and more in Image's "Charlatan Ball."

Mark Andrew Smith Plans to "Kill All Parents"

Wed, April 30th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

It happened to Batman, Superman and Spider-Man, to name a few. A classic origin going back 70 years, writer Mark Andrew Smith has made the death of superheroes' parents the key to saving humanity in “Kill All Parents."

Westerman & Chamberlain Fire Up the "Pretty Baby Machine"

Fri, March 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson and Machine Gun Kelly were the original original gangsters, and now these classic criminals team to take down Al Capone in "Pretty Baby Machine," a new mini from Shadowline.

LeFevre Crafts a New Mythology In "Aletheia"

Tue, March 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

If having your lover killed and your hometown destroyed by the Gods sounds like a Greek tragedy, you're not wrong, but creator Bob LeFevre puts a Sin City-esque spin on mythology with the ambitious "Aletheia."

Hester & Kuhn Get Heat With "Firebreather" Ongoing

Fri, March 21st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

What do you get when you cross a giant evil dragon with a human woman and mix in some teen angst? You get Duncan Rosenblatt, a.k.a Firebreather, the cult fave character whose adventures are going monthly.

Faerber Splits Off with "Gemini"

Thu, March 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Most superheroes have a secret identity. Gemini's is so secret; even he doesn't know what it might be. Creator Jay Faerber talks to CBR News about his new split-personality hero, Gemini.

Riches, Grant and Mandrake Go To "The Safest Place"

Mon, March 10th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

You'd think being unable feel pain would qualify as a super power in a comic book. Think again. Victor Riches, Steven Grant and Tom Mandrake tell a thrilling tale of human slavery, a quest to feel, and of trying to find "The Safest Place."

"Aqua Leung," My Friend

Mon, March 3rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Aqua Leung" is an ambitious new Image Comics graphic novel series that puts a new and often humorous spin on the legend of Atlantis, and creators Mark Smith & Paul Maybury talk to CBR about the project.

Archibald Returns to Save Easter

Tue, February 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Following on the success of their "Archibald Saves Christmas" one-shot, creators Grant Bond and Dwight MacPherson return to the violent, cartoon-noir world of the anarchic aardvark Archibald in "Archibald Saves Easter."

"Urban Monsters" Hit the Road

Thu, February 21st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Four monsters embark on a road trip to Hollywood in Shadowline's "Urban Monsters," and the creators talk to CBR about what the American Dream means when you're not quite (or extremely not) human.

Kurtz & Co. Hold Master Class in "How To Make Webcomics"

Thu, February 7th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News talks to "PvP' creator Scott Kurtz and the cartoonists at Halfpixel, who've joined forces to write the definitive guide for present and future webcomics creators with the aptly named "How To Create Webcomics."

DeZago's "Perhapnauts" Investigate Image

Thu, January 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Todd DeZago spoke with CBR News about the return of "The Perhapanauts," the switch from Dark Horse to Image, and what readers new and old can expect from the upcoming annual.

"Scud's" Back and Schrab's With Him

Wed, January 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

After ten years without a conclusion to his cliffhanger final issue, Scud The Disposable Assassin returns to comics stands as creator Rob Schrab picks up where he left a decade ago.

Casey and Axel 13 Unleash "Krash Bastards"

Tue, January 22nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Joe Casey and artist Axel 13 dive into OEL manga with February's "Krash Bastards" graphic novel from Image Comics. The team talks to CBR about style, substance, and the long road to the racks.