Movie Review: MACHETE

Reprinted from the Independent Weekly MACHETE (**) — You know how some people say, “If you’ve seen the trailer,  you’ve seen the whole movie?”  Such is the case with Robert Rodriguez’ satire/hommage to the low-budget action flicks of the 1980s, spun off from the fake trailer in 2007’s Grindhouse.  Danny Trejo is all stone-faced menace […]

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 […]

Mike Allred on Madman, Pt.2

TALKING TO MIKE ALLRED II: THE MOVIE, OTHER WORK, AND THE FUTURE by Zack Smith Click here for Part One. Newsarama: Mike, there’s a new Madman figure out from Marvel Toys. You had a figure out from Graphitti in the 1990s, but this one is getting a much wider distribution. How’s it feel to see […]

Mike Allred on Madman, Pt.1

TALKING TO MIKE ALLRED I: THE CAREER, MARVEL, & MORE by Zack SmithMike Allred was one of the major creator-owned success stories of the 1990s with his Harvey-winning creation Madman. Though it’s been a while since Madman graced comic shelves, Allred has stayed busy with such projects as X-Force/X-Statix at Marvel, and such creator-owned books […]