Catch-Up: Recent Articles!

Though I’ve had a number of big pieces the last few months, I haven’t taken the time to update them here!  Let’s rectify that. Here’s some of my best pieces from the last few months. Here is a two-part interview with Jim Starlin on his run on Marvel’s WARLOCK — including his creations Drax, Gamora […]

Tom Scioli on TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE at IDW

Scioli’s Ultimate 80s Team-Up: TRANSFORMERS / G.I. JOE by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 09 January 2014 Time: 11:00 AM ET CREDIT: IDW View full size image We’ll be blunt: We love ‘80s cartoons. We love the insane Kirby-style riffs of writer/artist Tom Scioli (Gødland, American Barbarian). So when we found out Scioli was going […]

Tom Waltz on DUKE NUKEM: GLORIOUS BASTARD

In 1991, Duke Nukem blew video game fans away with the first in a series of increasingly-politically-incorrect shoot-em-ups that pitted the viewer against the likes of Octobrains, Pigcops, and the limits of good taste. Now he’s set to return in the long-delayed sequel Duke Nukem Forever which will come out this summer, really, honestly, we […]

Eric Powell and Tracy Marsh on GODZILLA from IDW

Oh no, there goes Tokyo!  Yes, the King of the Monsters has returned to comics with IDW’s all-new Godzilla: Monster World series in March 2011.  And they’ve got an all-star crew bringing death and destruction – Eric Powell  of The Goon co-writing with Tracy Marsh and doing covers,  Phil Hester on the art, and Alex […]

John Rogers (LEVERAGE, BLUE BEETLE) on his DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Comic

He May Write TV, but JOHN ROGERS is Really Just a D&D Nerd By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor posted: 16 September 2010 03:07 pm ET Dungeons & Dragons comics have been around since the 1980s, but IDW’s new take on the classic role-playing game looks to take the series to a whole new level with […]

Jack Kent’s KING AROO at IDW

IDW Adds KING AROO To Its Library of American Comics By Zack Smith  Though it’s not one of the best-known American comic strips, Jack Kent’s King Aroo is regarded as a classic by those who’ve had a chance to read it. Now, a comprehensive collection of the strip is finally available after almost six decades […]

Bob Schreck on Moving to IDW

SDCC 09 EXCLUSIVE: Bob Schreck Speaks on Move to IDW By Zack Smith Later today at Comic-Con International: San Diego, longtime industry stalwart Bob Schreck will be officially announced as a new Senior Editor at IDW. Previously known for his work as Senior Group Editor at Dark Horse and founding Oni Press along with a […]

IDW’s STARSTRUCK, Part 3

The Starstruck Chronicles III, Xandau and Looking Ahead By Zack Smith Starstruck #2, page 20  ENLARGE IMAGE Our interview with the creators of IDW’s Starstruck re-presentation concludes today, with a look at what it took to bring this new series to readers, and what its return means to the creators. Read the full interview here!

IDW’s STARSTRUCK, Part Two

The Starstruck Chronicles II: Helping Gene Colan By Zack Smith Starstruck #1, page 1  ENLARGE IMAGE Our three-part interview with the creators of IDW’s Starstruck continues today, with a look at the staged reading of the original play to help comics legend Gene Colan, a look at the new material in IDW’s reprints, and more. […]