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 …

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 …

Scott Kurtz on PvP, Part Three

by Zack Smith Click here for Part One, and here for Part Two. Our look back at PvP continues with creator Scott Kurtz offering his reminiscences on 10 years of snarky humor, good-hearted trolls, and the occasional panda attack. In this installment, Kurtz looks back at his time doing PvP as a comic through Dork …

Scott Kurtz on PvP, Part Two

A DECADE OF PVP II: THE UGO YEARS AND JADE by Zack Smith In celebration of PvP’s impending 10th anniversary, we’re talking with creator Scott Kurtz this week about his strip – how it evolved, both on-screen and off, and his personal journey through the last 10 years. Today, Kurtz talks about how he came …

Scott Kurtz on PvP, Part One

A DECADE OF PVP I: THE BEGINNINGS by Zack SmithFor what started out as an innocent online strip about video games, PvP (aka Player Vs. Player) has proven to be a groundbreaking work in comics. Not only is it a hugely-successful long-running creator-owned humor series, but it’s also one of the most successful webcomics ever. …

Ryan Rubio on CEMETARY BLUES

GETTING THE CEMETERY BLUES WITH RYAN RUBIO by Zack Smith Ryan Rubio met his collaborator, Thomas Boatwright, the old-fashioned way…at a comic shop. The two put together a print-on-demand comic, the supernatural comedy Cemetery, that’s now coming out as a miniseries through Image this January. Rubio chatted with Newsarama about the new series and the …

’76 with Seth Peck and Tigh Walker

’76 II: SETH PECK & TIGH WALKER by Zack Smith Last time at Newsarama, we talked to half of Image’s ’76 team about Jackie Karma. This time, we head to the second half of the book to talk with Seth Peck and Tigh Walker about their storyline, Cool. Full story here.

Dwight MacPherson on ARCHIBALD SAVES CHRISTMAS

DWIGHT MacPHERSON ON ARCHIBALD SAVES CHRISTMAS & MORE by Zack Smith Dwight L. MacPherson has become a name to watch among up-and-coming comic writers for such darkly funny works as Dead Men Tell No Tales and The Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo, earning raves from the likes of Brian K. Vaughan, Kurt Busiek and …

’76 with B. Clay More and Ed Tadem

’76 I: TALKING TO B. CLAY MOORE & ED TADEM by Zack Smith 1976 was about more than disco fever and fancy-schmancy bicentennial quarters. It was a time when heroes walked across 110th Street like human tornados, throwing down, busting heads, breaking hearts, taking names, and gettin’ it on. Those days are back this January …

Jonthan Hickman on PAX ROMANA and A RED MASS FOR MARS

TALKING TO JONATHAN HICKMAN – PAX ROMANA & A RED MASS FOR MARS Jonathan Hickman’s Image miniseries The Nightly News established the writer/artist as a talent to watch, earning raves from the likes of Brian Michael Bendis and Brad Meltzer. Now he’s back with not one but two new projects from Image Pax Romana and …