Aaron Renier has just made a big splash with his new pirate-themed graphic novel for all ages, The Unsinkable Walker Bean from First Second Publishing. In it, young Walker Bean must honor his beloved grandfather by facing his fears and returning a pearl skull to its proper place…but finds himself caught up with a band […]
Even if you’ve never seen a Charlie Chaplin film, you know the figure of the Little Tramp, with his bowler hat, loose-fitting clothes, cane and, of course, that mustache. But that’s only a portion of his body of work—and if you’ve never experienced a Chaplin film before, or only seen them on TV or video, […]
Eric Shanower and Skottie Young discuss their adaptation of OZMA OF OZ, with exclusive preview pages!
Zombies, cowboys, and politics. What more could you ask for? Moonstone’s Rotten has quickly earned a loyal following since it launched last year to raves from the likes of Ed Brubaker and Mark Waid. In the old West, William Wade has been dragged out of retirement by the U.S. government – “stop-loss,” they call it […]
If you grew up in the 1980s, and you’d like to see some of your favorite childhood films in their original 35 mm formats, this weekend might be your last chance. The Escapism Film Festival, which begins tonight at the Carolina Theatre, features a wide variety of genre films in 35mm prints. Of the 12 […]
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS NC Theatre @Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Through Sept. 26 It’s rather odd how a retro-chic musical adapting a Roger Corman B-movie whose highlight is a giant man-eating plant puppet became a mainstay of musical theater. And yet, NC Theatre’s production Little Shop of Horrors proves the show remains as punchy and […]
The director of Adult Swim’s METALOCALPYSE talks his new, ultra-brutal comic from Dark Horse.
Joe Hill talks about the upcoming TV adaptation of his IDW comic LOCKE & KEY.
Emma Donoghue is having a good week when I call her up at her home in London, Ontario. The Irish-born author’s seventh novel, Room, has just been shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize and received what will be the first of two rave reviews in The New York Times. The book is already a […]
Gamma radiation certainly doesn’t affect Bruce Banner’s paternal ability. Not only does the Incredible Hulk now have a sword-wielding rapidly-grown son named Skaar acting out, but there’s the matter of Hiro-Kala, the long-lost-also-fully-grown twin of Skaar, who happens to have the cosmic-shaking Old Power, took down the planet-eater Galactus, and recently wreaked havoc in the […]