Jim Rugg on AFRODISIAC, ONE MODEL NATION, THE GUILD with Felicia Day and More

Image, Marvel, Dark Horse: A Comics Renaissance Man By Zack Smith A year ago, Jim Rugg was almost ready to leave comics.  Now, he’s doing books with the likes of Courtney Taylor and Felicia Day. Read his story here!

Eric Shanower and Skottie Young on THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ

Return to The ‘MARVEL’-OUS LAND OF OZ    ENLARGE IMAGE   One of comics’ welcome surprise hits in the past year was Marvel’s adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s original novel of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by noted Oz comic creator Eric Shanower and Skottie Young.  Now, the series continues with The Marvelous Land of …

Incredible Hulk History

Catching Up: HULK SMASH Puny History By Zack Smith With World War Hulks almost upon us, we thought new or casual readers could use an explanation of what’s been up with the Hulk.  After all, the last few years have seen quite a number of transformations, setbacks, and sort-of children enter his life.  Confused?  You …

Jesse Alexander on HOWLING COMMANDOS: SHOTGUN OPERA

Jesse Alexander: TV to Comics with the Howling Commandos By Zack Smith   This May, Marvel takes you back to WWII for an untold tale of Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos. Howling Commandos: Shotgun Opera is a 40-page one-shot by TV writer Jesse Alexander and veteran artist John Paul Leon (most recently seen on …

Barry Lyga on WOLVERINE: WORST DAY EVER

Barry Lyga on Wolverine: Worst Day Ever By Zack Smith   After years of working at Diamond Comic Distributors, Barry Lyga made a name for himself as a young-adult author with The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl, an award-winning novel about a comics fan that features a prominent cameo from Brian Michael Bendis. …

Adam Felber on SKRULL KILL KREW

Adam Felber – Hangin’ With the Skrull Kill Krew By Zack Smith posted: 10 February 2009 09:03 am ET   Well, the Secret Invasion is all over, but the Marvel Universe has a problem – there are still plenty of shape-shifting, skullcap-wearing, bad-complexioned Skrulls hiding among us. Who ya gonna call? Why, the Skrull Kill …

Jonathan Hickman on DARK REIGN: FF and SECRET WARRIORS

Jonathan Hickman – Secret Warriors, the FF and More By Zack Smith   Jonathan Hickman is one of the success stories of the last few years, starting with his acclaimed Image series The Nightly News and continuing through such works as A Red Mass for Mars, Transhuman and Pax Romana. His work brought him to …

Interview with Director Mark Goldblatt (THE PUNISHER)

Escapism screens original Punisher Marvel Comics adaptations are all over the multiplex these days, but the first film adaptation of one of its characters, 1989’s The Punisher, didn’t even make it into theaters. Plagued by distributor troubles, the Dolph Lundgren-starrer wound up being one of the first studio films dumped straight to DVD. Filmmakers tried …

Colleen Coover on X-MEN: FIRST CLASS and More

A Colleen Coover Catch Up – All Things Marvel and More By Zack Smith posted: 2008-06-11 16:52:00 ET It’s impossible not to smile when you see Colleen Coover’s art. The Portland-based artist, previously known for her adult-oriented series Small Favors and the more kid-friendly Banana Sunday from Oni, has gained a new and massive fan …