Posts tagged with comics

May 13 2010

The Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia, by Phil Jimenez and John Wells


Normally, I wince at a sight of a $30 paperback, no matter how well-written or attractively packaged, but such was not the case for The Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia. If you are part of the...

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May 10 2010

The Stuff of Legend, by Brian Smith and Mike Raicht


The Stuff of Legend—Book I: The Dark was written by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith (both former editors at Marvel) and illustrated by Charles Paul Wilson III. Their story is set in World War II-era Broo...

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Feb 24 2010

Superheroes and Beyond, by Christopher Hart


Christopher Hart's Superheroes and Beyond: How to Draw The Leading and Supporting Characters of Today's Comics promises to provide "the knowledge necessary to create great comic book characters......

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Jul 10 2009

Wolverine: Prodigal Son, by Antony Johnston


In the grand tradition of alternate-universe fanfiction, writer Antony Johnston and artist Wilson Tortosa have created a shonen manga take on the popular X-Men character Wolverine. Their new series...

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May 19 2009

Pride and Prejudice (Marvel Comic), by Jane Austen


Well, I just got the second issue of Marvel's Pride and Prejudice comic book, and I think it's even worse than the first one. I'm not sure where to start with my complaints, so I'll just type 'em up as they come to me...

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Jan 9 2009

Marvel Illustrated

I was reading a post on AustenBlog about an upcoming Marvel Illustrated adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (not sure how I feel about that), and decided to check out their current offerings, which ...

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Oct 2 2008

It does make a nice change from Shakespeare.

And, in other movie news, Variety is reporting that Kenneth Branagh is in talks to direct an adaptation of the Marvel comic book Thor, scheduled for release in 2010. He doesn't seem like the likel...

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Sep 25 2008

Dupond et Dupont!

Rumors are afloat that Shaun of the Dead's Simon Pegg and Nick Frost will join the cast of Steven Spielberg's adaptations of Hergé's The Adventures of TinTin, thereby increasing the project's cool...

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Sep 2 2008

Luz: Girl of the Knowing

Has anybody else been following Claudia Dávila's Luz: Girl of the Knowing? It's a weekly webcomic about a 12-year-old city girl, Luz, who's looking for information about sustainable survival for ...

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Aug 29 2008

At long, long, long last...

Today, dear readers, is a good day for this country. No matter who wins the next presidential election, we're going to be looking at something different than the traditional "two old white guys" ...

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Aug 6 2008

Garfield Minus Garfield: the book

(I can't believe this comic strip exists... and, having seen proof that it exists, I can't believe how depressing it is.)In February of 2008, Dan Walsh started trotting out a unique webcomic--Gar...

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