Reprinted from The Independent Weekly  26 MAR 2008 The Wedding Singer Raleigh The Wedding Singer Memorial Auditorium, Progress Energy Center—Movies-turned-musicals (and movies-turned-musicals-turned-movies) are becoming increasingly common fare on Broadway. After the success of the stage version of Hairspray, New Line Cinema was looking for another of its films to “musicalize” and found it in The […]

Mike Allred on MADMAN

MIKE ALLRED ON THE MADMAN TO COME by Zack Smith We spoke to Mike Allred last fall at the launch of his “Madman in Space” storyline from Image’s Madman Atomic Comics, which just concluded last week with issue #7. If you’ve been reading (SPOILER ALERT) you now know that Madman’s longtime girlfriend Joe has been […]


GRANT MORRISON: ALL-STAR SUPERMAN, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE by Zack Smith   Our extended talk with Grant Morrison finally concludes with a look at some of his other DC projects. Morrison’s Eisner-winning work on All-Star Superman with his frequent collaborator Frank Quitely has been hailed as some of the most imaginative and touching Superman stories […]

Scott Kurtz on PvP, Part Four

 DECADE OF PVP IV: IMAGE AND THE FUTURE by Zack Smith Click here for Part One, here for Part Two and here for Part Three. Our look back at PvP’s decade-long history finally concludes with a special extra-length chat with creator Scott Kurtz, as he discusses what it’s been like working at Image, branching out […]