Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are getting back together to adapt a comic book centered around a man who can absorb and pass along pain and his job as a sleeper agent hidden in a massive system of organized crime. It's a little noir with a whole lotta violence, titled Sleeper.
When people talk about the ideal comic-book television show, the name "Gotham Central" always comes up. The story of cops solving cases in Batman's shadow captured people's imaginations — and co-creator Ed Brubaker thinks a TV show is a serious possibility, if the somewhat similar Agents of SHIELD does well.
Happy 2012, comic shop patrons! This Wednesday, there's a bunch of promising new reading material on the stands awaiting your eager eyeballs. And no, the "gangster horror" in the headline has nothing to do with Ice-T smoking a joint with Warwick Davis.
During Marvel Comics' recent Fear Itself story arc, one of the big left-field shockers was the death of Captain America, a.k.a. Steve Rogers' former sidekick James "Bucky" Barnes. However — as readers of Fear Itself #7.1 learned yesterday — Bucky's story isn't quite over. Spoilers on.
This summer, Marvel's been putting its superheroes through the wringer in Fear Itself, a miniseries in which a nefarious Asgardian god called The Serpent has a bone to pick with Odin.
The media may be in a tizzy about Clark Kent's swank new duds in Superman: Earth One, but there are many reasons to get excited this Wednesday. Death debuts in Action Comics and Ed Brubaker's Incognito is back!
The 2010 Eisner Award Winners were announced last night at the at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego. The list of winners includes Captain America writer Ed Brubaker, The Walking Dead, Scott Pilgrim, and Image Comics' food detective series Chew.
What's got us most excited about Marvel's new Heroic Age status quo? Ed Brubaker's Secret Avengers. With an oddball cast of espionage experts and military masterminds, this title looks to give Marvel's flagship superteam a pulpy twist.
Incognito, the noir-flavored Marvel comic from Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, is heading to Fox. Will this real-worldish, superpowered flick fare better than the latest round of comic book movies?
io9 recently chatted with the incomparable Ed Brubaker about his upcoming run on Secret Avengers, the status of the Sleeper movie, and yes, the yahoos who got way too riled up about a Captain America comic.
First he pretends to kill Captain America, and now Marvel Comics writer Ed Brubaker has found himself being attacked by Fox News. How many signs do we need to know that this man clearly hates the United States?
With Captain America: Reborn due in comic stores on Wednesday, we ask: Have Marvel Comics kept the secret to the star-spangled Avenger's resurrection in plain sight all along? We look at our suspecting method of resurrection. Potential-spoilery speculation ahead.
How did Sleeper come about? Did [DC imprint] Wildstorm come to you asking for a pitch, or was this something you'd been trying to do for years?
Now that it's being turned into a movie for Tom Cruise, DC Comics have issued a new edition of forgotten superhero classic Sleeper. But how does it hold up, seven years later? Plus, an exclusive Q&A with writer Ed Brubaker.
Looking for something that breaks out of the straight-and-narrow of everyday life and into something a little more... evil? Then perhaps you'd be interested in Incognito, a new comic about the darker things in life.
Sam Raimi's producing what could be the best comic-book adaptation coming down the pike right now: the movie version of Sleeper, a 12-issue series written by Ed Brubaker. Sleeper is a dizzying noirish spy story about an undercover agent fused with an alien artifact that gives him superpowers, but doesn't help him…
They've been called the comic industry's version of the Oscars, and this year's Eisner Awards definitely did their best to live up to the comparison, offering those that attended emotional acceptance speeches, awkward celebrity appearances, meandering speeches and even sad memorials to recently-departed industry…
San Francisco has a long and proud history of being on the forefront of popular culture - consider the Beats, the Hippies, and Web 2.0! Wait, ignore that last one. But now the City By The Bay has a new group to call its own: the Mutants. Both this week's Uncanny X-Men and No Hero comics feature a new wave of…