Matt Fraction on THOR: AGES OF THUNDER

MATT FRACTION ON THOR: AGES OF THUNDER Matt Fraction has scripted many of Marvel’s hard-hitters with his tough-as-nails scripts for The Immortal Iron Fist, Punisher War Journal and The Order. Now, he gets to kick ass on a mythological scale…with an uru hammer. Yes, it’s Thor: Ages of Thunder, a look back at the God …

ChrisCross on TAINTED

CATCHING UP WITH CHRISCROSS by Zack Smith When we last spoke to ChrisCross about his issue of Wildstorm’s Midnighter, a lot of our readers were left clamoring for more U.S. comics from the fan-favorite artist. Next year, they’ll get their wish. Cross is returning for a six-part serialized storyline, Tainted, from Big City Comics. In …

ChrisCross on MIDNIGHTER and More

CATCHING UP WITH CHRISCROSS by Zack SmithChrisCross (aka Chris Williams) has earned a loyal fan following from his work on such books as Captain Marvel, Slingers, Blood Syndicate and most recently, Firestorm. His work has also earned raves from the writers he’s collaborated with – Christopher Priest has a page on his web site calling …

Mike Wieringo

AUGUST 22, 2007 The untimely death of Durham artist Mike Wieringo A fantasist’s last sketch BY ZACK SMITH Mike Wieringo at the 2006 Heroes Con in Charlotte Photo by Donna Nolen-Weathington On Aug. 10, Durham-based comic book artist Mike Wieringo updated his Web site, mikewieringo.com, with a detailed sketch of Jarek, the hero of his …

Jonathan Lethem on OMEGA THE UNKNOWN (LINK FIXED)

JONATHAN LETHEM ON OMEGA THE UNKNOWN by Zack Smith ENIGMA THE FIRST: the lone survivor of an alien world, a nameless man of somber, impassive visage, garbed utterly inappropriately in garish blue-and-red. ENIGMA THE SECOND: James-Michael Starling, age twelve raised in near-isolation by parents who (he discovered on the day they “died”) were robots. ENIGMA …

Interview with Artist Simone Bianchi (WOLVERINE)

SIMONE BIANCHI: WRAPPING UP WOLVERINE by Zack Smith We talked with Simone Bianchi when his run on Marvel’s Wolverine started with issue #50, the first part of a massive storyline with Sabertooth that’s been presented in both color and black and white. With the story about to draw to a close with the much-hyped issue …