Horror operates on the premise that we should be scared of things that lurk in the shadows and creatures that can share or commandeer human bodies. But the first collection of clever action-horror series Cry Havoc shows that shoving weirdness to the fringes only makes it more powerful and more dangerous.
For more than 10 years, Invincible has been a love letter to the superhero genre, paying homage and remixing plot beats and character archetypes into a series that’s become a hit unto its own. That run will be ending next year.
A lot of people think the Punisher and other criminal-killing characters are cool, because they explode judicial system red tape and deliver retribution to bad guys in the swiftest, most ice-cold way possible. A new comic out this week from Image, Kill or Be Killed presents a kind of polar opposite—a chilling new take…
All-America Comix will be starring America Vasquez, a young Latina going on cosmic adventures while rocking clothing styles with patriotic, United States symbols. Yeah, that’s Vasquez, not Chavez. Guess Marvel has officially taken too long to make their America independent.
One of the best feelings in nerd culture fandom is the thrill of watching a grand tapestry of imagination unfurl before you. Descender is killing it in this department, pulling readers into a universe where the stakes feel deliciously high from all angles.
Today most comic artists use computers to assist with their art, but going full digital is still a big leap. In an in-depth essay on SKTCHD, artist Christian Ward shows how he left paper behind starting with Issue #6 of his Image comic ODY-C, a science-fiction reimagining of classic literary epics.
Image Comics held its fifth annual Image Expo in San Francisco this week, where it unveiled the 18 new titles in its 2015 launch lineup. This year's highlights include new projects from Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and Image Comics founder Todd McFarlane (Spawn).
Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro's new comic series Bitch Planet is billed as "Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds." And after just one issue, we're incredibly excited about the story of women on a prison planet — many for the crime of non-compliance. NSFW images below.
Is San Diego Comic Con still for comics? For years, people have bemoaned the fact that SDCC is increasingly about movies and TV, and now comics retailers are giving up. Yesterday, we listed comics as one of the "losers" of Comic-Con, but veteran journalist and Image Comics staffer David Brothers disagrees. Here's why.
Image Comics has released three pages from the forthcoming first-issue of Supreme: Blue Rose, Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay's reimagining of Rob Liefeld's skewed Superman archetype. According the publisher, Blue Rose will "re-introduce the central Image Comics character Supreme with a science-fiction/mystery flavor."
An animated feature adaptation of John Layman and Rob Guillory's uproariously funny cannibal cop comic Chew has been in the works for a while, and it looks like the project is truly moving forward. The Chew movie has a script by Layman and has cast its Tony Chu and Amelia.
Based off of the kaiju-centric, post-apocalyptic graphic novel by Image Comics, Enormous (the webseries) shows what happens when humans become meat for monsters.
Image Comics' Chew stars Tony Chu, an FDA agent with the ability to gain psychic insight into anything he eats—which means occasionally eating bits of people. Now the series is getting animated, with a possible live-action TV series to follow.
Well, this is a weird little thing that could be a very big deal. Image Comics—home of series like Invincible and The Walking Dead—just said it's going to sell its own comics as DRM-free PDFs. You buy a digital comic straight from Image, and you download a PDF than you're free to give to whomever you want. It's the…
Robotic princes pooping placidly, mercenary cats that are also lie detectors, swearing ghosts, spider breasts, and extraterrestrial lovers who are quite literally star-crossed — you will find all this (and more) in author Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples' comic book space opera Saga. Here's what Vaughan (…
Courtesy of Image Comics, here's a preview of Enormous, an upcoming graphic novel about massive fauna — such as creatures who appear to be mutated antelopes — suddenly appearing to grind civilization into paste. This 64-page oversized survival horror comic hits stores on July 5, and we've got an exclusive sneak peek.…
In artist Jamie McKelvie and author Kieron Gillen's Image Comics series Phonogram, a group of British magicians draw their supernatural powers from pop music LPs ranging from Pulp to Robyn to Dexys Midnight Runners. It's a sleek and clever comic with two volumes — Rue Britannia and The Singles Club — and has also been…
Every time James Stokoe releases a new issue of Orc Stain, there ought to be an unofficial global holiday during which everyone across the planet takes the day off to admire the comic's gobsmacking line work. This insane fantasy warfare comic only comes out once in a while, but it's worth it and then some. Courtesy of…
New York Comic Con is a staccato tizzy of panels, press releases, and floor chatter. It can be difficult to keep up with all of the news coming out of the show, so we've narrowed it down to ten reveals that are particularly noteworthy.
In comics this week, Marvel does Something That Makes A Lot of Sense and hands Greg Rucka the keys to Frank Castles. Also, new crazy alternate timeline Batman and a bookshelf collection of Rocket Raccoon stories to display prominently at dinner parties.