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Sat, June 4th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Many think that their inevitable death will offer the answers to all of life's mysteries. When Brandon Cayce dies, he discovers the opposite is true: His death is the beginning of a whole new mystery. Cayce is the star of "Deadman," a new ongoing series from Vertigo by writer Bruce Jones and artist John Watkiss coming in 2006. CBR News spoke to Jones about the series.
Sat, June 4th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
In January of 2006, legendary artist Joe Kubert returns to writing and drawing one of the characters with whom he's most closely associated, in "Sgt. Rock: The Prophecy," a six-issue mini-series. The story takes Rock and Easy Company into the Russian Front in a desperate mission that just might shorten the war. Kubert spoke to CBR News about the project.
Fri, June 3rd, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Geoff Johns has announced he'll be taking a short break from DC's "JSA" title with inker Keith Champagne stepping in to handle the writing chores of "JSA" #78 - 80.
Wed, June 1st, 2005 | Category: TV/Film
On July 8th the characters that ushered in the Marvel Age of comics, The Fantastic Four, finally burst onto the silver screen. CBR News spoke with Michael France, co-writer of the "Fantastic Four" film, about the movie and what it's like adapting the adventures of some of his favorite comic characters for the big screen.
Tue, May 31st, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This August in a special two-part storyline of "Teen Titans," Gail Simone and Rob Liefeld revive one of the DCU's heroic legacies, Hawk and Dove. Simone spoke with CBR News about the new duo, fufilling the dream of writing The Titans and working with a controversial artist like Liefeld.
Fri, May 27th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
The long wait for the fans of the cancelled cult sci-fi western series "Firefly" is almost over. This September, the feature film "Serenity" hits theaters and in July, Dark Horse will release a three-issue "Serenity" mini-series that bridges the gap between the TV series and film, co-written by Joss Whedon and Brett Matthews. CBR News spoke with Matthews about book.
Fri, May 20th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
In June, Pocket Books will release "Superman: The Never-Ending Battle," the latest entry in their JLA series of original novels. CBR News spoke with writer Roger Stern about the novel, which not only pushes Superman and the JLA to their limits, but forces the Man of Steel to answer some difficult questions about freedom and security.
Thu, May 19th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
Snake-Eyes is one of the most popular G.I. Joe characters, but his past is still something of a mystery. This August, Brandon Jerwa and Emiliano Santalucia give readers the definitive origin of Snake-Eyes in "Snake-Eyes: Declassified" from Devils Due. Jerwa briefed CBR News on the project.
Wed, May 18th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This June, Marc Sumerak and Carlo Barberi take readers on an action packed adventure across Egypt as they reveal the exploits of the young girl who would become the X-Men member Storm in "Ororo: Before the Storm." Sumerak gave CBR News the scoop on the series.
Fighting Mercenaries and Mythical Beasts for College Credit: Lombard, Guice, and Brown talk "Olympus"
Mon, May 16th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, May 12th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
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."
Thu, May 5th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
"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.
Fri, April 29th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, April 28th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, April 21st, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This May, new "Superman" writer Mark Verheiden will have the task of guiding the Man of Steel through the deadly world of the post "Countdown" DC Universe. The former "Smallville" scribe spoke to CBR News about Superman and the challenges that lie in wait for the Man of Steel.
Mon, April 18th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
This month Greg Rucka takes readers on a quest to solve the mystery of "The OMAC Project," which will cause some big changes in the DCU. Then over in "Gotham Central," some more big changes are afoot. CBR News spoke to Rucka about both of these series with a handful of preview art to whet your appetite.
Wed, April 13th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
"Manhunter" is not your standard DC superhero book. It mixes superhero action, with courtroom drama, and gray colored noir style morality. CBR News spoke to "Manhunter" writer Marc Andreyko about the series, its unique character, where the book is headed, and how new readers can try an issue risk free.
Mon, April 11th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
The massive villain jailbreak that took place in "New Avengers" left a huge mess for Marvel's heroes. This month in the pages of "Spider-Man: Breakout" Spidey begins cleaning up that mess by trying to end a gang war between two groups of villain escapees. CBR News spoke to writer Tony Bedard for the lowdown on the project.
Fri, April 8th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
In the Battle of the Bulge American forces had to contend with a surprise German onslaught and arctic like temperatures. In Image's "Common Foe," those same soldiers find themselves hunted by something ancient, evil, and ravenous. CBR News spoke with co-writer Shannon Denton for the latest.
Mon, March 28th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books
As if being a teenager wasn't trouble enough Carmilla Black has to deal with guilt over her adopted parents' death, the effects of an unwanted super power and her megalomaniac birth mother. Black AKA The Scorpion is the star of a new arc of Marvel's "Amazing Fantasy." CBR News spoke with writer Fred Van Lente about the book. Includes an 11-page preview of #7.