Randy Reynaldo on ROB HANES ADVENTURES

ROB HANES Has Modern Day Indy ADVENTURES On Web & Print By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 17 August 2010 10:54 am ET   Rob Haes is an old-school adventurer in every since of the word.  His all-ages stories have been published since the early 1990s by writer/artist/publisher Randy Reynaldo, and earned a cult following from fans […]

EX MACHINA Retrospective with Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris and More, Part III

By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 19 August 2010 05:00 pm ET     Our tribute to Ex Machina concludes today, with thoughts from writer Brian K. Vaughan, artist Tony Harris, colorist JD Mettler and editor Ben Abernathy.  But first, a special guest essay by writer Mike Carey (The Unwritten,  Lucifer, Hellblazer, X-Men, the Felix Castor novels), a great fan of […]

EX MACHINA Retrospective with Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris and More, Part II

By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 18 August 2010 01:57 pm ET Read Part one by clicking here Part II of our special three-part tribute to Wildstorm’s Ex Machina with writer Brian K. Vaughan, artist Tony Harris, colorist JD Mettler and editor Ben Abernathy continues today, with more insights into the book’s creation and a ton of behind-the-scenes […]

EX Machina Retrospective with Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris and More, Part I

EXit MACHINA Part 1: Origins With the Creative Team By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 17 August 2010 01:28 pm ET Above Exclusive Image: Tony Harris’s unused Ex Machina “Great Machine” logo. ”This is the story of my four years in office, from the beginning of 2002 through the godforsaken 2005. “It may look like a […]

North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Preview

In its 15th year, the N.C. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival has mainstream clout  by Zack Smith     North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Thursday, Aug. 12–Sunday, Aug. 15 Carolina Theatre Individual film tickets $9; 10-film pass $75 in advance or $80 at the door As California’s Proposition 8 is overturned and TV […]

Simone Bianchi on THOR: FOR ASGARD

BIANCHI Channels Frazetta, Tolkien in THOR: FOR ASGARD By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 06 August 2010 01:32 pm ET  With a film you may have seen mentioned one or two places on the Internet coming out next year, it’s no surprise that Marvel Comics is bringing out the big guns….or swords…hammer(?)…or the Mighty Thor. […]

Theater Review: DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

Forgiving is not forgetting in Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden  by Zack Smith Anton Chekhov is credited with establishing the rule that if you introduce a gun in the first act, it must go off in the third. So abides Ariel Dorfman, who, in Death and the Maiden, introduces a gun in the first […]