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Archive for July, 2006

The first computer-generated comic book

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Wow. A little piece of history is discussed here. The book in question is called Shatter, and it was the first computer-generated graphic novel, way back in 1984. Honestly, I didn’t even know they HAD Macs back then! I’ve heard of Shatter — some of the guys at Comi-Corps talk about it — and another […]

Bendis! Review: NEW AVENGERS #22

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

Fanboy, you must have had a rough day or something or I would have never beaten you to the punch in reviewing the latest issue of New Avengers (#22 to be precise), featuring my main man, Luke Cage. (Did you like how I slipped in that “main man” thing? I’m going for a retro-blaxploitation vibe.) […]


Thursday, July 27th, 2006

OK, I think I saw this movie on SCI FI Channel a million years ago, so I have to admit that I’m not a big Highlander fan and I wasn’t going to even pick this one up, but it was 25¢ and so how could I pass that up? Well, somehow, even with all the […]

Bendis! Review: POWERS #19

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

It’s been too long since the last issue of Powers, but here’s the latest fix. I think this one actually had more sex in it than the monkey sex issue (which is probably like the gold standard of weird sex in quasi-mainstream comic books, but maybe that’s just my opinion). Anyhow, it’s the start of […]

More Bendis. Because You Know You Want It.

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Found even more Bendis links, most of them growing out of the San Diego Comic-Con: The Ultimate Power mini-series Bendis on Mighty Avengers Even More Mighty Avengers C.B. Cebulski story includes Bendis mention so you have to read it IGN Coverage of Civil War Panel at San Diego

Powers Online Begins!

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Check it out! http://comics.newsarama.com/powers/

Reviews are Coming In!

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Reviews for the book have begun to trickle in. Check ’em out and see who’s saying things like… “Barry Lyga is a YA author to watch!” “…easily one of my favorites of the year…” “…this is definitely one of the best books of 2006.”

New Comic Book Companies

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Where the heck are they all coming from? Suddenly there’s a bunch of new companies coming out of the woodwork. Fox Studios has teamed up with HarperCollins (they’re a real book publisher) to publish graphic novels. Fangoria (guys who do a bunch of horror stuff) are going to launch comics. And Virgin (yeah, the record […]

Bendis News from Comic-Con

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Well, it’s not that surprising (at least to those of us around here), but Brian Michael Bendis was all over some of the announcements from the big festival, Comic-Con International: San Diego, even though it wasn’t expected to be a big time for announcing stuff from my favorite writer. The big news concerns the new […]

Coolest. News. Ever.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2006

Oh, my God. This is the single best news I’ve ever heard. This so cool I can hardly stand it: POWERS Goes Online as a Daily Strip! How cool is that? It’s too cool, that’s how cool it is! This post written by…Me!

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