Some really cool web comics...

Now, I think most fans of the blog know about this guy's web comic, but I've got to throw in his banner here... If you ever took two of the baddest MF-ers in SF/F/H and had Neil Simon write for them, it wold be this strip! This guy's comic of two pals living the bachelor's […]

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According to this Hollywood Reporter article, there were some movie updates in December that I completely missed.

Chris Columbus is directing Sub-Mariner, which is being written by David Self (Road to Perdition and Thirteen Days).

Nick Cassavetes will be directing Iron Man.

Paul Greengrass (Bourne Supremacy) will be directing The Watchmen.   [Read more...]

Science fiction comics

Occasionally, columnist Mike Bullock writes the Industrial Evolution section at Broken Frontier. A few days ago, his latest article was all about science fiction comic books. Not superheroes, not horror, and not dark fantasy. We're talking wholesale sequential science fiction.

Oh my...

"A child's instinctual need for the comfort of a stuffed animal is rooted in a reality long forgotten by the adult world. The hidden truth is that these companions have been defending children since the dawn of time." With those words, creator Mike Bullock kicks off his new four-issue mini-series, LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS, debuting […]

Elric

Think we should review comics? Hate the idea? Let us know... Michael Moorcock's Elric returns to comics with the legendary Walt Simonson delivering the artwork. What more could you want? Before Elric became the legendary figure fantasy fans know and love, he was a young man still trying to find his identity and carve his […]

KFYI #45: The darker side of comics

On our last show, Mike read a story about Identity Crisis, a fast-selling comic book series from DC Comics. Now dark comics are nothing new, Marvel has been exploring the seedier side of super heroes for a while, and small presses like Beckett Comics are taking the idea of "graphic novel" to a whole new dark level.

Is this a trend we'll see in the future? Is it telling about our society when the last bastion of "truth, justice and the American way" which is DC comics switches over the the dark side?   [Read more...]